director of athletics resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Experienced athletic director who is passionate and dedicated to improving the athletic experience both at school and around the league, who has established himself as a leader among his peers, and who is trusted by both local, league, and state organizations as an effective and experienced site manager. Strives to consistently include a diverse group of peoples in the athletic experience by creating a welcoming environment that impacts all individuals with the goal of making sure each and every student maximizes their potential and sets high standards for his or her self.

Work History
08/2015 to Current
Director of Athletics Park University Parkville, MO,

Oversaw all aspects of the athletic programs that are sponsored by the school. This includes the hiring of staff and coaches, ordering of equipment for teams, promoting events, games, matches, and meets. Skilled in budgeting and allocating funds, facilitating operation. Supervised all sports personnel and resolved any administrative issues. Collaborated with the coaching staff on scheduling athletic contests and practices throughout the sports season, ensuring no scheduling conflicted occurred between different teams. Recipient of the IAABO Board 10 Basketball Officials "Pasquale 'Babe' Amendola Athletic Director Award" (2018). Served as the site director for both the Naugatuck Valley League and the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference postseason soccer, basketball, and baseball tournaments. Active participant in the Naugatuck Valley League, serving as the girls' soccer chairperson (2015-present), indoor track and field co-chairperson (2018-2020), league secretary (2019-2020), league awards/tournament chairperson (2020-2021), fall sports covid committee member (2020), winter sports covid committee member (2021, student-athlete leadership conference planning committee member (2021), and the outdoor track and field co-chairperson (2021). Built relationships with student-athletes and advocated for their participation in leadership positions both in the school, in the Naguatuck Valley League, and in the Connecticut Interscholastic Conference, including but not limited to the creation of the school's first Student-Athlete Advisory Board, the creation of the school's first Class Act Council, winner of the first ever CAS-CIAC Battle of the Fans, and facilitated student appointments to the CIAC's Student-Athlete Advisory Board, the CIAC's Student Equity Board, and the CIAC's Sportsmanship Committee. Advocated for the inclusion of a community service component with all teams and by all student-athletes.

08/2009 to 08/2015
Assistant Director of Athletics Garfield School District Re-2 Rifle, CO,

Collaborated with the Director of Athletics in all aspects of the Athletic Department and was instrumental in acting as the "administrator in charge" during each winter sports season when the Director of Athletics fulfilled his coaching duties.

03/2008 to Current
Varsity Golf Coach Sacred Heart High School City, STATE,

Instructed young men and women ages fourteen to eighteen on proper techniques and fundamentals in order to become successful in the sport of golf. Handled emergencies and first aid problems that occurred. Created practices based on the individual skill of each golfer. Led team fundraising. Supervised the team during practices, matches, and team travel to away matches.

08/2004 to Current
Social Studies Teacher Sacred Heart High School City, STATE,

Developed and implemented lesson plans using a variety of instructional strategies: student centered learning, technology, and modified instruction. Worked one-on-one or in small group situations assisting students in completing assignments and reaching behavioral goals. Incorporated daily strategies to improve SAT/PSAT scores through the use of primary source documents and persuasive essays. Assessed student learning during class time, closure activities, and homework. Managed student behavior to ensure a cooperative classroom and school community. Established a positive and safe learning environment through positive feedback and incorporated sensitivity to the diverse needs of the students. Communicated to parents via phone and email regarding academic, behavior, and truancy concerns of students. Supervised school field trips. Recipient of the Rev. Cornelius Teulings Community Service Award (2011).

Expected in to to
Certified Athletic Admistrator: Athletic Administration
National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators - Indianapolis, IN

Relevant Courses Taken

  • Strategies for Organization Management
  • Enhancing Organization Management
  • Legal Issues (Risk Management, Title IX, Sexual Harassment, Social Media, Transgender Participation, Event Management and Security, Intellectual Property)
  • Emergency Management of Interscholastic Athletic Events
  • Dealing With Challenging Personalities
  • Leadership Training Instructional Methods and Techniques
Expected in to to
Master of Science: Secondary Eduaction/Social Studies
University of Bridgeport - Bridgeport, CT

Cumulative GPA to date 3.953

Expected in 05/2003 to to
Bachelor of Arts: History/Political Science
University of Connecticut - Storrs, CT
  • Graduated with 3.382 GPA
  • Graduated cum laude
  • Member of Phi Alpha Theta (National Honors Society)
  • National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association
  • Connecticut Association of Athletic Directors
  • Connecticut High School Coaches Association

Connecticut State Commercial Driver License (School Bus, Class B)

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School Attended

  • National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators
  • University of Bridgeport
  • University of Connecticut

Job Titles Held:

  • Director of Athletics
  • Assistant Director of Athletics
  • Varsity Golf Coach
  • Social Studies Teacher


  • Certified Athletic Admistrator
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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