Athletic Director/PE Coach

Perryville, MO, US, 63775-2308

The Archdiocese of St. Louis Catholic Education and Formation features an expansive coalition of schools that allow our children to develop a sense of purpose and value, receive a higher quality education, join a welcoming community and feel secure in a a dynamic future.  We have a rich history, with its establishment 200 years ago by St. Rose Phillppine Duchesne.  A coalition of schools serving over 50,000 students (PreK-12) within an 11-county area.  The educational experience provided to our students and their families is rooted in a higher calling from God to honor and celebrate the gifts He has given us.

Job Responsibilities
Administer guidance for SV sports programming. Manage and maintain the SV Sports Handbook. 
Enforce SV Sports Handbook policy and procedures. 
Schedule seasonal parent meetings.
Confer with coaches to establish games, events, and practice schedules.
Work with coaches to determine travel arrangements, eligibility, etc. 
Schedule travel arrangements for field trips, athletic travel, and any SV bus usage 
Establish season, conference, and district schedules and work with other schools to create schedules
Select, recruit, and oversee coaching staff.
Co-produce a postseason plan with league officials.
Maintain orderly, clean, and safe facilities and equipment.
Generate and file team statistics and student physicals promptly.
Comply with school and MSHSAA policies 
Discuss student eligibility with school administrators.
Develop and regulate the budget and appropriate spending for equipment, facilities, salaries, referees/umpires, and more.
Qualifications and Skills
In addition to a passion for sports and an enthusiasm for coaching and mentoring, hiring an athletic director with strong people and communication skills is a must. From students and faculty, to parents, community members, media, and staff, athletic directors must interact with an array of groups on and off campus. That makes communication across various audiences a must-have for a successful athletic director. The pressure to win is just as important to athletic directors as it is for players and coaching staff. The typical list of qualifications and skills can include:
Strong interpersonal communication
Ability to manage relationships with coaches, school administrators, staff, students, and parents
Skilled at providing motivation and direction to the coaches
A resourceful leader that delegates tasks effectively
SV athletic competition attendance and ongoing professional development are necessary
Strong analytical, administrative, and multitasking skills
A proven track record with creating and overseeing an athletic department's strategic plan
Education & Experience Requirements
A bachelors degree in sports management, health, physical education, or other related fields is preferred
Five years of athletic, coaching, or teaching experience is preferred 
Knowledge of fundraising and promotional events

Job Summary

Job Responsibilities

Job Requirements

The Archdiocese of St. Louis Catholic Education and Formation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital, parental, veteran or disability status.  
Pre-Employment Screening 
All candidates receiving an employment offer must submit a pre-employment screening. The screening will include criminal background check, Family Care Safety Registration, drug screen, employment and educational licensure/certification verification, health screening, and any other screenings deemed necessary for employment. Any offer would be contingent upon successful completion of any required screening. 

Our Mission

We are a unique community—diverse in our talent, but unified in our drive to create together, face challenges together and grow together. Our values push us to empower, propel and inspire new ways of turning possibilities into realities. Our competencies define the behaviors that guide who we are, how we are inspired and how we inspire of others to succeed.


Work/life balance is so important to the archdiocese. After all, our business is about making life easier and better—and we want that for you and your career just as much as our consumers and their day-to-day lives. That’s why we offer flexible working times, remote working options, generous paid vacation increasing with service, and personal leaves of absence.

As well as being able to make the most of life at home, you’ll also be able to contribute to the Archdiocese sponsored volunteer events. You can discover more about who we’re working with near you, and you can always ask us more about this at events and interviews—we love to see how passionate our people are about giving back.