Boys Freshmen Head Coach, Assistant JV, and Assistant Varsity – The Nueva School

School: The Nueva School
Position: Assistant Coach, Head FR
Position Type: Part-time
Organization: Prep School


The Nueva School is seeking knowledgeable and passionate basketball coaches for the upcoming high school season. The basketball season runs from the end of October through early March. The assistant coach will assist the head coach in all aspects of the program. These duties include but are not limited to: academic support of student athletes, coaching on the floor (practice and skill development sessions), team transportation, bench responsibilities during games and other duties as needed to continue the success of the program.

The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in a related field, with 3-5 years of coaching experience at an independent school or college level. A candidate will understand the communication needs to facilitate a competitive program in a fast-paced environment, and is capable of solving problems in collaboration with others.

Stipend is competitive and commensurate with experience and availability. Scheduled days and hours include, Monday-Friday, 3:30pm – 5:30pm, with the potential of other two-hour blocks of time in the afternoon/evening.


Boys Freshmen Head Coach

Boys Varsity Assistant

Boys JV Assistant



-Must have excellent leadership and communication skills.

-Understand the fundamentals of the game.

-Support students in academic endeavors along with athletic endeavors.

-Have the ability to motivate student athletes to reach their potential.

-NFHS coaching courses completed (or willingness to complete them within first year).

-Negative TB test and LiveScan fingerprinting.

-CPR and First Aid certification (or willingness to become certified).



-Assist in the planning and implementation of the team’s practice plans

-Assist in the creation and implementation of individual player development plans

-Attend all team functions and gatherings




The Nueva School, an internationally recognized, nonprofit, independent day school, has served gifted and talented students since 1967. Today, Nueva serves more than 800 students PK–12 and is expecting to grow to over 950 students in the next few years. The school occupies two campuses in the neighboring towns of Hillsborough and San Mateo, equidistant between San Francisco and Silicon Valley, serving six different counties throughout the Bay Area of Northern California.

A constructivist school, Nueva is known for its distinctive inquiry-based interdisciplinary studies, project-based learning, and pioneering work in social-emotional learning and design thinking. The Nueva community instills a passion for lifelong learning, fosters social and emotional acuity, and develops the imaginative mind. Our school has received the US Department of Education National Blue Ribbon Award and the American Institute of Architects Award for School Design and Sustainability; recognized as an Apple Distinguished Program; appointed an Ashoka Changemaker School; and was highlighted by the Pulitzer Prize–winning and New York Times best-selling author Thomas Friedman in his book That Used to Be Us in the chapter “Average Is Over.”

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To apply or for any additional questions, please send a cover letter, résumé and the contact information for at least three professional references at  Please indicate the position you are applying for in your cover letter.  For additional information about the positions email Interim Athletic Director, Chris Wade at [email protected].

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