Summary
Overview
Work History
Education
Skills
Accomplishments
Certification
Examinations
Additional Information
Timeline
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Janae Saunders

Burke,VA

Summary

Passionate and enthusiastic Basketball Coach versed in training and development strategies to transform athlete performance. Well-developed communication and problem-solving abilities. Applies cutting-edge coaching and development strategies to cultivate winning athletes and teams. Highly motivated and intentional coach ready to learn and help in whatever capacity needed.

Overview

6
6
years of professional experience
1
1
Certification

Work History

Varsity Girls Basketball Coach and Head of Program

Trinity Christian School
2018.05 - Current
  • Developed a culture of Passion, Unity, and Trust to and for the glory of the Lord.
  • Responsible for training and coaching of varsity basketball teams as well as overseeing Junior Varsity and Middle School Teams.
  • Enhanced team performance by implementing effective practice drills and training exercises.
  • Conducted regular assessments of players'' progress throughout the season, setting achievable goals for their development.
  • Developed players'' skills through individualized coaching sessions throughout the summer, resulting in improved game strategies.
  • Analyzed game footage to identify areas for improvement, adjusting game plans accordingly.
  • Collaborated with other coaches and athletic staff to share insights and best practices, contributing to a culture of continuous improvement within the athletic department.
  • Maintained accurate records of player performance, using data-driven insights to inform coaching decisions.
  • Promoted a growth mindset among athletes by encouraging resilience in response to setbacks or losses.
  • Provided constructive feedback during games and practices, enabling players to make continuous improvements throughout the season''s duration.

Assitant Director of Athletics

Trinity Christian School
2020.08 - Current
  • Increased visibility of athletic achievements by creating social media to highlight exceptional performances both on and off the field or court and fostered community outreach and support for athletic teams and events.
  • Operated with genuine concern for welfare and spiritual health of students, staff, parents and community.
  • Fostered a positive and inclusive team culture that prioritized resilience, investment, solidarity, and excellence among athletes and staff alike.
  • Coordinated scheduling logistics for all sporting events, ensuring efficient use of resources while minimizing conflicts with academic priorities.
  • Developed comprehensive plan for athletic department that supported and aligned with mission and vision of institution.
  • Led strategic planning initiatives to establish long-term goals for the growth and development of the department''s various sports offerings.
  • Evaluated coaching staff performance on an ongoing basis, providing constructive feedback and mentoring to support continuous professional growth.
  • Enhanced athletic program prestige by elevating overall team performance and sportsmanship standards.

Education

Bachelor of Arts - Physical Education and Health

Cedarville University
Cedarville, OH
05.2015

Skills

  • Program development of vision, mission, culture, and motivation
  • Individual skill development
  • Team skill development and strategy
  • Effective Verbal and written communication as well as social media content creation
  • Building Relationships
  • Mentoring of athletes in physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual domains
  • Performance analysis
  • Coach orientation
  • Team leadership, building, and developing of captains
  • Lifelong learner and consumer of all things related to coaching and basketball
  • Eager to serve and help in any capacity that will help the program with its vision and mission

Accomplishments

  • Achieved highest win percentage and record through effectively helping athletes develop their skills during the off-season and focusing on team development in season.
  • Voted Coach of the Year by colleagues and peers.
  • Team competed for the State Semifinals in the VISAA State Tournament
  • Quickly developed a basketball program through focus of basketball fundamentals and skills.
  • Created and lead basketball camps for younger students (started with 7 students and have averaged 80-120 ever since the first year)

Certification

  • Ohio 4 Year Resident Educator License - Multi Age (P-12), OH3223485, Health (080115), Physical Education (080305)
  • ACSI Certification

Examinations

  • Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Multi-Age (PK-12), 01/08/2015
  • Physical Education Pearson Test, 01/10/2015
  • Health Education Pearson Test, 03/21/2015
  • EdTPA, 05/2015

Additional Information

Multiple skill and training certifications

Quick learner with a passion for coaching basketball

Timeline

Assitant Director of Athletics

Trinity Christian School
2020.08 - Current

Varsity Girls Basketball Coach and Head of Program

Trinity Christian School
2018.05 - Current

Bachelor of Arts - Physical Education and Health

Cedarville University
  • Ohio 4 Year Resident Educator License - Multi Age (P-12), OH3223485, Health (080115), Physical Education (080305)
  • ACSI Certification
Janae Saunders