White Bear Lake Area Schools seeks a dynamic candidate for the position of  Head Varsity Girls Swim and Dive Coach. This position will be responsible for all aspects of a comprehensive program for grades 9-12. The candidate must be able to clearly articulate the values the student will be expected to develop as a participant of the program, this includes sportsmanship, collaboration, teamwork, relationship development, punctuality, leadership, and life balance. Responsibilities include:

 

  • Working partnership with Athletics/Activities office in the hiring of coaches for all levels of the program

  • Work with the Director of Athletics and Activities in scheduling facilities for practices, events, and competitions

  • Hold organizational meetings for returning and new team members and encourage student participation

  • Assess skills of student-athletes and determines team selections, in partnership with other coaches 

  • Schedules and organizes regular practice schedules to provide both individual and team development at all levels

  • Coach and instruct students, individually and in groups, regarding the rules, regulations and techniques

  • Observe students, during events and practice to determine the needs for individual and/or team improvement

  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior and provides proper supervision of team members at all times

  • Monitor the academic performance of team members to ensure that eligibility requirements are met

  • Follow established procedures in the event of an injury

  • Conference with parents/guardians, as necessary

  • Follow state, sectionall, and school district regulations governing the program

  • Model sports-like behavior and maintains appropriate conduct towards students, officials, and spectators set forth by the standards of the MSHSL and White Bear Lake Area Schools

  • Works in partnership with the Athletics/Activities office to follow established procedures for travel, supplies, and uniforms

  • Works in partnership with the Athletics/Activities office to develop a policy for end of season awards

  • Participate in special activities to include Parents’ Night, Senior Night, Open House, student orientations, banquets, award nights, and pep assemblies as deemed necessary but the Director of Athletics and Activities

  • Work in partnership with the White Bear Lake YMCA to increase participation

  • Work in partnership with the WBL Girls Swim and Dive Booster Club to enhance the experience for the student-athletes

  • Model non-discriminatory practices in all activities while creating a welcoming environment for coaches and student-athletes at all levels

  • Ensure adherence toward the required MSHSL training and education for self and each member of the coaching staff

  • Provide opportunities for student-athlete participation in off-season clinics, camps, and program activities

 

Compensation per Schedule C. The posting will be open until May, 20, 2021. Please complete online application and supplemental material at https://www.applitrack.com/whitebear/onlineapp/default.aspx Should you have any questions please contact Director of Athletics and Activities, Brian Peloquin at 651-773-6208 or brian.peloquin@isd624.org