St. Andrew’s Episcopal School- Football

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School has a job vacancy for a Boys Football Football Head Coach for the 2024-2025 school year to oversee the effective administration and growth of all aspects of the football program. This is a full-time position with additional teaching responsibilities to be determined.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Football Head Coach

Analyze, demonstrate, and explain basic skills, knowledge, and strategies of football.

Instruct student-athletes in the safety practices associated with football.

Manage and supervise athletic activities, contests, and practice sessions to promote individual growth in athletic skills, teamwork, discipline, respect, and good sportsmanship.

Recruit, train, and supervise assistant coaches in conjunction with the Director of Athletics.

Understand and implement all appropriate rules and regulations according to MHSAA guidelines.

Ensure the integrity and fairness of all sports’ tryouts and selection processes, including appropriate and timely notifications that honors the dignity of students regarding their selection.

Work with administrators and faculty to plan and implement instructional goals and objectives to ensure the overall educational development of student-athletes.

Maintain proper control and discipline in a positive manner by establishing good, wholesome rapport through healthy, professional relationships among students involved in athletic programs.

Monitor and enforce student-athlete eligibility criteria for extracurricular participation.

Establish performance criteria for competition and evaluate student-athletes’ abilities initially and on a regular basis.

Establish and maintain open communication with parents/guardians, students, other coaches, administrators, and faculty.

Work with the Director of Athletics and Assistant Director of Athletics to schedule competitions and coordinate arrangements.

Instruct student-athletes in the proper care and use of materials and equipment.

Maintain a current inventory of all fixed assets within the program.

Oversee the process of ordering, cleaning, repairing, and storing athletic equipment and uniforms.

Accompany and supervise student-athletes during athletic competitions in football during away games.

Instruct and advise students on NCAA regulations with regard to academic requirements for scholarships and recruiting practices.

Apply and enforce student discipline during athletic contests, practice sessions, and while on trips off school property in accordance with the student handbook.

Encourage sportsmanlike conduct in all phases of athletic participation.

Organize and assist with special activities such as homecoming, lower school visits, senior night, banquets, awards night, and pep rallies.

Develop and implement strategies to increase interest in football participation.

Assist with oversight and maintenance of athletic fields and facilities.


Additional teaching responsibilities to be determined.

Serve as the official game administrator for various athletic events.

Serve as an upper school advisor.

Oversee assigned study halls.

Collaborate with colleagues across the middle and upper schools and athletic department.

Attend and contribute in full, divisional, and departmental faculty meetings.

Take an active role in professional activities and attend relevant professional meetings and conferences.

Stay abreast of the latest advances in physical fitness education and coaching.

Physical demands include:

Ability to demonstrate the appropriate skills and techniques to be used by the students.

Ability to visually monitor students.

Ability to operate fitness equipment.

Ability to perform general maintenance duties on equipment and football and track facilities.

Sitting, standing, lifting and carrying (up to 25 lbs.), reaching, squatting, climbing stairs, kneeling, and moving equipment/boxes (up to 25 lbs.)

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time, twelve-month position. Travel and weekend and evening work will be required. As with any independent school, faculty and coaches should be ready to chaperone class trips, perform typical day-to-day duties such as lunch and carpool duties, and engage fully in all school events that develop the student.


Bachelor’s degree in physical education or related field required.

Previous football coaching experience required.

First aid, CPR, and AED certifications required.

Coursework/training required by MHSAA.

Represent the school in the larger community in a positive manner that reflects the values of the school.

Ability to interface and maintain effective relationships with students, faculty, administrators, and parents/guardians.

High degree of cultural competency and demonstrated commitment to working with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Professional written and verbal communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

Proficiency in Google Suite required.. Requires . For more information, please contact DeWayne Cupples at or (601) 853-6038.

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