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Football Assistant Coach – 9th grade

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JOB ID: 24000068

Hershey, PA
Job Category: Ancillary (Lifeguards/Summer/Seasonal)

Milton Hershey School (MHS) is one of the world’s best private schools, where students from lower-income families seeking greater opportunity can explore their individual interests to the fullest. Thanks to the generosity of Milton and Catherine Hershey, the school is fully endowed with the resources to ensure every student has what they need to succeed. The school has prepared almost 12,000 graduates to lead fulfilling and productive lives and is expanding to serve more students. 

MHS is currently seeking a High School 9th grade Football Assistant Coach to assist the head coach with the organization and administration of the Football program. Qualified applicants should exhibit a commitment to high achievement and support for all students in a diverse, multi-cultural environment.  Some of the responsibilities include: 

  • Planning and assisting with all aspects of the sports program and creating skill enrichment programs and opportunities.
  • Ensuring the program is competitive and character-building. 
  • Establishing year-round strategies and processes to train & invest in student skill development.

The season begins in August and ends in November. Practices will generally be from 3:15 pm to 6:15 pm - Monday through Friday, with occasional Saturday practices and events. 



  • High School Diploma or equivalent.  Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • At least 1 year of successful coaching experience with demonstrated success in establishing a highly competitive program, while also instilling high quality character. 
  • Must have current knowledge of techniques, rules and regulations, and training theory of the sport.
  • Ability to teach beginning and advanced football skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead & inspire diverse youth.  Experience working with lower income students preferred. 
  • Ability to interact with student athletes at different skill levels in a positive and professional manner.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal & written) required. 
  • Demonstrated exceptional organizational and planning skills.
  • Candidates should demonstrate a high degree of integrity as all MHS staff are role models for students.
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