La Salle Opens Search for Head Basketball Coach

Head Basketball Coach

La Salle College High School's Athletic Department seeks a Head Basketball Coach for the 2018-19 season. A founding member of the Philadelphia Catholic League and a member of the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (District XII), La Salle fields basketball teams at the ninth grade, junior varsity, and varsity levels.

Candidates are required to have Basketball knowledge and evidence of a successful coaching experience of at least 5 years on a high school level or beyond. Ideal candidates will have a knowledge of the school mission statement and athletic department philosophy with the ability to integrate both into a workable and visible coaching philosophy. Candidates will also exhibit good communication skills and, respect and recognize youth needs, interests, and accomplishments.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

The development of a comprehensive basketball program by working in coordination with the Athletic Administrator in the following areas:

  • Works with relevant constituencies of the school, including administrators, faculty, and parents.
  • Develops a working relationship with local youth basketball organizations
  • Orders, disburses and collects equipment/uniforms
  • Assumes responsbility of the budget
  • Oversees transportation
  • Steers fundraising
  • Oversees the end of season banquet
  • Organizes daily practice and game schedule
  • Coordinates off season conditioning
  • Monitors the academic progress of student-athlete
  • Manages Public Relations
  • Staffs lower level and assistant coaches
  • Attends League and District Coaches meetings
  • Prepares and promotes student-athletes for a post high school experience
  • Organizes parent pre-season meeting

La Salle seeks applicants from diverse backgrounds and interests committed to the mission of the school. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Please send a current resume, along with the La Salle College High School Application for Employment by May 7, 2018 to Joanna Bonner at


La Salle College High School, a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for young men of varied backgrounds, is conducted in the tradition of St. John Baptist de La Salle. Through a broad and balanced, human and Christian education, La Salle College High School guides each student in the development of his unique God-given talents and fosters a commitment to academic excellence, service, and leadership.

La Salle offers a broad and inclusive academic program, with a strong core of college preparatory requirements. In addition, La Salle features a Microsoft IT Academy, a robust program in music and the arts, and an extensive community service program offering opportunities for involvement on a daily, weekly and year-round basis, including national and international summer service projects. La Salle sponsors an 18-sport athletic program over 40 teams across three levels. La Salle students also participate in over 50 academic, cultural and service activities. State-of-the-art facilities, including a new Student Center which opened in September 2017, foster strong participation among students and faculty.

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