Varsity Swim Head Coach

Pingree School, South Hamilton, MA

Accredited by NEASC

Pingree School is a dynamic and aspirational, independent, coeducational day school on the North Shore of Boston, located on a beautiful 100-acre campus in South Hamilton, where approximately 370 students in grades 9 through 12 solve problems, build community, and learn how to learn. The Pingree community is dedicated to academic excellence and the development of high personal standards. Pingree believes that a love of learning flourishes best in a diverse community that respects truth, curiosity, creativity, humor, and independent and imaginative thinking. Committed to developing global citizens, Pingree actively seeks faculty, staff, and students of character and intelligence from diverse social, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Pingree School seeks an experienced Varsity Swim Head Coach to join our Athletics Department for the Winter 2019-20 season. The co-ed Varsity Swim team competes as part of the Eastern Independent League and competes annually at the NEPSSA championships.

The Head Coach directs and coordinates all aspects of the Varsity Swim program in concert with Pingree’s mission and values. Key responsibilities include preparing for and running daily practices, game day coaching, traveling to and from away games, attending program meetings, responding to requests from the media and prospective student-athletes, and handling administrative tasks as needed. The successful coach will be committed to working with and developing high school students within the context of a day school committed to promoting health and wellness, citizenship, teamwork, and sportsmanship.

Qualification and skills required for position:

  • Ability to teach high level swim is required including strong technical knowledge of the sport
  • A minimum of 2-3 years’ coaching and/or swim experience preferred
  • Passion for working with and developing high school student-athletes
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Commitment to working collegially in a diverse community and communicating effectively with a diverse population
  • Must have valid driver’s license and successfully complete a criminal background check
  •  Some evening and weekend hours are required

To apply for the Varsity Swim Head Coach position, please send a cover letter and resume, along with contact information for two professional references to Laura Ogden, Director of Human Resources, at

Pingree School is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Pingree does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, sex, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, color, religion, national origin, age, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran or active military status, genetics or any other category protected by state, federal or local law.