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Basketball, Girls Junior Varsity Head Coach

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JOB ID: 24000062

Hershey, PA
Job Category: Athletics & Coaching

Milton Hershey School (MHS) is one of the world's best private schools, where students in pre-K through 12th grade from disadvantaged backgrounds receive an exceptional career-focused education with housing, meals, extra-curriculars, health care and more—and all costs are covered.  Thanks to the generosity of Milton and Catherine Hershey, who founded the school in 1909, the school is fully endowed and has the resources to ensure students are provided with everything they need to thrive. MHS provides enrolled students a multitude of opportunities, including numerous athletic options with access to state-of-the-art athletic facilities led by a committed coaching staff.

MHS is currently seeking a Basketball Girls Junior Varsity (JV) Head Coach for a one-year ancillary position at High School to lead the organization and administration of the JV Basketball program. Qualified applicants should exhibit a commitment to high achievement and support for all students in a diverse, multi-cultural environment. The season begins in August and ends in October. Practices are generally Monday through Friday from 6:00 pm to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday morning practices. Off season work is flexible and necessary for this position.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Has at least 1 year of successful coaching experience.
  • The candidate should be eager to build the culture of the program & invest in student talent development year-round.
  • Experience establishing a highly competitive program, while also instilling high quality character.
  • Exercises knowledge of current coaching techniques, rules and regulations, and training theory of basketball.
  • Must have the ability to teach beginner and advanced soccer skills while also interacting with different skill level athletes in a positive and professional manner.
  • Has the ability to lead & inspire diverse youth. Experience working with lower income students is preferred.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal & written) and exceptional organizational/planning skills are required.
  • All candidates should demonstrate a high degree of integrity as all MHS staff are role models for students.
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