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Pace Academy


Pace Academy is an independent college preparatory school in Atlanta, Ga., with an enrollment of 1,115 students in Pre-First through 12th grade. The school strives to provide an environment that cultivates a spirit of service, respect for diversity, global citizenship and character. Our
commitment to a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture is reflected in a community in which differences are embraced, and students, parents, faculty and staff have a sense of belonging.

At Pace, we hire culturally competent and responsive candidates who believe in the critical importance of diversity, equity and inclusion in the life of a school and can effectively incorporate those principles in their professional roles. Pace actively seeks candidates from historically underrepresented populations.

The school seeks an outstanding educator for Head Volleyball Coach/Athletics Administrator. This is a full-time, 12-month, exempt position that reports to the Director of Athletics. The projected start date is Feb. 1, 2022.

In partnership with the Director of Athletics, oversee the entire volleyball program, including varsity, junior varsity, and Middle School teams and coaches
Work closely with the Director of Athletics on program development, training and coaching of all members of the volleyball staff
Perform all duties inherent to the role of head coach of an interscholastic varsity team
Oversee all facets of day-to-day and gameday management, including filming, sideline technology, statistics, timing schedules, equipment issue, inventory and ordering
Work in partnership with the Director of Athletics to identify and attract potential student-athletes to Pace Academy within the school’s admissions guidelines and processes
Support the rules, regulations and spirit of competition and sportsmanship established by Pace Academy and the Georgia High School Association
With the Office of Communications, coordinate the promotion of the volleyball program (grades six through 12) in conjunction with the mission of the school
Collaborate with the Director of Athletics on hiring, retention, evaluation and professional development of the volleyball coaching staff
Schedule and organize practice sessions
Schedule scrimmages/games in conjunction with the Director of Athletics
Coordinate summer volleyball camp/clinic selections with families of players wishing to be more competitive; work closely with the Office of College Counseling in the
recruitment/placement of players in NCAA/NAIA volleyball programs
Generate additional support for the volleyball program by partnering with others as needed across campus and in the community

NOTE: This individual will also hold an athletics administrative title commensurate with their experience/ability/capability to handle a myriad of responsibilities associated with the management of an athletics department.

Bachelor’s degree
A coaching philosophy that embraces and embodies the mission and core values of Pace Academy
A steadfast commitment to the student-athlete model of high-school athletics
Substantive volleyball coaching experience at the high-school level in a leadership role
Effective leadership, organizational, mentoring, coaching and recruiting skills
Excellent communication skills with players, parents and the Office of Athletics
An earnest, active and ongoing commitment to increasing cultural competency and to valuing and respecting the cultural differences among members of the Pace Academy community and beyond
A coaching philosophy that focuses on growth and process while also incorporating the highest standards of excellence and the expectation of fielding teams that compete for conference championships annually
The ability to manage a volleyball program at all levels and oversee consistent coaching methodology throughout
An understanding of basic computer use and software including Google Suite, Hudl, GroupMe and others

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