Director of Athletics

Job Type: Administrative
Job Category: Athletic Leadership
Employment Type: Full-Time Permanent

This opening calls for specific teaching qualifications set by the school.

CalWest’s partner school in the San Francisco Bay Area seeks a Director of Athletics to begin in July 2024. 

CalWest Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and/or other educational requirements listed on the job description
  • Requisite skills commensurate with the position
  • A reasonable commuting distance to the CalWest client school, or a willingness to relocate
  • Authorization to live and work in the United States

Client School Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management or other related fields (Master’s degree, preferred)
  • A minimum of 3 years experience as a Director of Athletics or 5 years as an Associate Director of Athletics 
  • Valid CPR/AED/First Aid (American Red Cross or American Heart Association) 
  • Valid California driver’s license and clean driving history 
  • Familiarity with the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) regulations 
  • Operational knowledge of Google applications (including Google Doc, Sheets, Slides) and Gmail, preferred 
  • Operational knowledge of applications that support athletics management programs, such as Teamsnap, Arbiter, Max Preps, preferred


  • Facilitates, coordinates, and manages the Athletic program to ensure that it succeeds in keeping with the school’s mission 
  • Managing the year-long, 6-12 Athletic calendar 
  • Creating, managing, and administering the structure, policy, and offerings of the Athletic program 
  • Updating and distributing the Athletic handbook annually 
  • Adhering to the school, California Interscholastic Federation (CIF), and Central Coast Section (CCS) policies and regulations 
  • Ensuring that coaches, scholar-athletes, parents, and others in the school community adhere to the rules, regulations, and guidelines outlined by the WBAL and CIF 
  • Managing the Upper School Athletics budget and overseeing the Associate Director of Athletics in managing the Middle School Athletics budget 
  • Coordinating the Upper School Athletics program schedule of practices, games, transportation, and officials and supporting the Associate Director of Athletics in managing the Middle School Athletics program schedule 
  • Recruiting potential athletic coaches and ensure required trainings in partnership with Human Resources 
  • Developing and providing athletes with opportunities needed to ensure their physical development and overseeing control of training room and training assignments 

Salary Range

$140,000 – $175,000

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