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Athletic Director

Westminster Academy

Memphis, Tennessee 38119

Position Description

Westminster Academy seeks an experienced leader to become our Athletic Director (AD), beginning as soon as May 2023 in preparation for the 2023-24 school year.As an administrative position, the AD reports to the Headmaster and is a member of the school’s senior administrative team.  The AD is responsible for the supervision of daily operations and coordination of all interscholastic sports programs, all PE and summer athletics programs, and achieving strategic goals set by the Board and Headmaster.

The AD will ensure that both coaches and students are trained in InsideOut Coaching methodologies (as articulated in Joe Erhmann’s book InSideOut Coaching: How Sports Can Transform Lives), sportsmanship, teambuilding, and respect for authority.  The ideal candidate will possess an understanding of and desire to grow in the philosophy and methods of classical Christian education.  The AD must recognize that the virtues taught in the classroom are to be lived out in the gym, on the courts, and on the fields of play.  He/she will be passionate about Westminster’s mission and vision and raising young men and women into Christian maturity.

Westminster Academy is committed to teaching all truth as God’s truth through the lens of Scripture and a Christian worldview.  Applicants should be a member in good standing of an evangelical church, demonstrate a faithful walk with Christ, demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to the historic reformed doctrines of the Christian faith (See Statement of Faith), and possess a deep desire to disciple and shepherd students, nourishing their souls in truth, goodness, and beauty.  His/her skillset should include success as a coach, excellent interpersonal communication, organizational and management skills, a commitment to teamwork and collaboration, and an ability to be visionary and proactive in problem-solving and in communicating with parents.

For further information about Westminster Academy, please visit our website:  www.wamemphis.com. Inquiries along with resumes should be addressed to Kathryn Walker via e-mail: [email protected]

To apply for this job email your details to kwalker@wamemphis.com