Job Title: Upper School Junior Varsity Head Volleyball Coach

Location: Shaker Heights, Ohio

Type:  Exempt

Job Type: Part-Time (Seasonal); Season runs from August to November




Hathaway Brown School is seeking a dedicated and experienced Upper School Head Junior Varsity Volleyball Coach to lead and inspire our student-athletes. The ideal candidate will have a passion for coaching, a commitment to the holistic development of student-athletes, and the ability to create a positive and inclusive team culture.


1. Coaching:

  • Develop and implement effective and age-appropriate training programs.

  • Instruct student-athletes on the fundamentals, strategies, and rules of volleyball.

  • Foster a positive and competitive team environment.

2. Player Development:   

  • Provide individualized feedback to players for skill improvement.

  • Support players in setting and achieving personal and team goals.

  • Encourage a commitment to academic success and sportsmanship.

3. Program Administration:   

  • Coordinate practice schedules, game schedules, and team logistics.

  • Collaborate with the athletic department on program development and enhancement.

  •  Attend school and athletic department meetings as required.

4. Communication:

  •    Maintain open and transparent communication with players, parents, and school administrators

  •  Provide regular updates on team progress and achievements.


- Previous coaching experience at the high school or collegiate level.

- Extensive knowledge of volleyball rules, strategies, and training techniques.

- Strong leadership and communication skills.

- Commitment to fostering a positive and inclusive team culture.

- Ability to motivate and inspire student-athletes.


- Valid coaching certification or willingness to obtain one.

- Background check clearance.

- Availability for afternoon practices and evening games during the volleyball season.


Interested candidates should submit the following documents to

- Resume highlighting coaching experience and qualifications.

- Cover letter expressing interest in the position.

- List of professional references.


Hathaway Brown School has a rich 148-year history of educating and empowering girls. As Ohio’s oldest continually operating college-preparatory for girls, Hathaway Brown has earned a reputation for academic excellence and innovation in the region and around the country. Home of the Learn for Life signature approach, Hathaway Brown has long been devoted to a fusion of cutting-edge curriculum and experiential learning. Our approximately 850 students and 225 faculty and staff come to Hathaway Brown from 89 different communities in Northeast Ohio, and enjoy our stunning 16-acre campus in Shaker Heights, Ohio – just minutes from the cultural attractions of downtown Cleveland.


Hathaway Brown School is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning community through our admission policies, hiring practices, professional development, curricular and extracurricular programming, and school culture. We believe that these communities must be centered on the work we do. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people who are members of other marginalized communities. Click here to be directed to our full DEI Statement.

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We hope to meet you in-person for an interview. Until then, take a virtual tour of our 16-acre Shaker Heights campus. Amenities include an aquatics center, on-site infant and toddler center where many faculty and staff children learn and grow together, and a dining hall where you can enjoy healthy and free lunch daily. 


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