Varsity Football Safeties Coach
Job Details
Seasonal
About TCA

TCA was founded on the purpose of educating and developing the whole person for the glory of God, we integrate faith with learning because we believe God created us in His image to be lovers and learners of Him, of our neighbors and of all creation. Our students are challenged academically through rigorous curriculum in 21st century classrooms. We are dedicated to preparing our students to pursue higher education at the country’s most prestigious and challenging colleges and universities. Through a combination of called and caring teachers, low student turnover and active family involvement, the TCA experience is one of community. Families, faculty and students develop long-standing relationships built on a pursuit of excellence in every area and a shared commitment to Jesus Christ. 

Trinity Christian Academy is looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic and knowledgeable employee to join our education community who meets the following criteria:

  • Has a desire to work in a private, independent, conservative, evangelical Christian college preparatory school
  • Is a committed Christian, active in your local church and growing in your personal walk with Christ
  • Has a passion for your areas of specialty, as well as the ability to communicate effectively with students and parents
  • Has a personal lifestyle and character that are above reproach
  • Welcomes the opportunity to disciple and mentor students, helping develop godly character in their lives
Responsibilities and Qualifications

We are looking for a dedicated coach and Christ follower to be the Varsity Football Safeties Coach. This position is will start in May 2020. 

General Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate a positive, proactive attitude that reflects Christian principles when interacting with student athletes- on and off of the field
  • Cultivate the emotional health of the team with encouragement and positive reinforcement as the primary tool for motivation
  • Assist in the development of TCA's youth football coaches through various camps, clinics and meetings
  • Assist in preparation of a playbook outlining terminology, strategies and philosophy for the TCA football program
  • Work with the Defensive Coordinator to develop game plan on the defensive team
  • Assist with off-season football practice
  • Attend all football practices and games
  • Instruct student athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy and training necessary for playing defense
  • Coaching background with a 3-3-5 or 4-2-5 defense is preferred but not required

Qualifications

  • A strong commitment to the positive development of the football program at TCA
  • Ability to instill teamwork and community within a group of athletes pointing them to Christ
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience coaching high school boys in football
  • Ability to build a good rapport with students and parents
  • Played a college sport is preferred but not required
  • Experience in coaching high school football is required
  • Familiarity with TAPPS rules for football is preferred
  • Available for Spring football in May as well as summer workouts

Physical, Mental and Environmental Requirements

  • Normal physical demands of coaching
  • Night and weekend hours required

Job Details

Position:  Varsity Football Safeties Coach

Department:   Athletics

Reports To:   Head Football Coach

Start Date:  May 2020

Hours:   Seasonal

Salary:   Commensurate with experience


If you have applied for a position at TCA within the last 12 months, please contact Dina Brown and ask to have that application submitted for the new position that you are interested in. We encourage you to send a cover letter for the new position, as well as updated references and employment history, if applicable. Depending on the new position that you are applying for, we may have additional application questions that you will need to answer. If so, Dina will contact you.

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