The Athletic Director must first and foremost be a positive role model who enjoys being with, and providing guidance to children. The Athletic Director leads by example, demonstrating a well-developed sense of responsibility with good judgement and common sense. The Athletic Director must be a confident decision maker, able to think on their feet and operate in high pressure situations. Listening skills and conflict resolution skills are essential. The Athletic Director should have a clear understanding of the mission and vision of camp.
The Athletic Director should be patient, compassionate, and approachable, serving as a mentor for all Head Coaches and Assistant Coaches. The Athletic Director should be able to assess a Head Coach’s effectiveness in developing skills in young athletes. Additionally, it is the expectation that the Athletic Director will see themselves as a member of the greater camp community willing to participate in activities beyond supervising athletics. The Athletic Director must understand the nature of camp life and have the ability to adjust plans accordingly and maintain a level of flexibility. This individual must live on site throughout the duration of the camp season.