POSTING #: 2605

Hours include practices starting at 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday during season, evening meets, and weekend invitational events. The competitive gymnastics season is November 14, 2022 through March 4, 2023.

The Head Gymnastics Coach will be in charge of developing and implementing the Gymnastics program for Sauk Rapids-Rice High School. He/She will instruct participants, oversee safety, and supervise coaches. The Head Coach will oversee a program of student participants, which could be in grades 7-12, on a varsity and junior varsity level.
This assignment also includes being able to assess skills through a try-out process that will occur during the first week of practice in the winter.
The position includes being the leader for directing, communicating, teaching, recruiting, try-outs, practices, demonstrations, advising, organizing and assessing. The Head Gymnastics Coach will also be responsible for a budget and all scheduling of practice.
This positions will report and work closely with the Activities Director to ensure the program is developing and growing.  
The Head Gymnastics Coach will also be asked to:
-Coach and instruct students, individually or in groups, regarding the rules, regulations, and proper use of equipment.
-Supervise of assistant coaches and oversight of duties.
-Assess student’s skills and assigns team positions.
-Develop practice schedules.
-Assign duties to subordinate coaches as necessary.
-Observe students during practice and competition to help determine the needs for individual or team improvement.
-Establish and maintain professionalism while supervising students and coaches during practice and meets.
-Act as a team representative and promotes gymnastics by communicating with parents, visitors, within region, MSHSL, etc.
-Assist with maintaining equipment, supplies, and uniforms.
-Develop and sustain positive relationships with participants and coaches, and provides motivational support and guidance.
-Encourage and promote booster and parent involvement.

-Coaching experience in Gymnastics
-Organization skills
-Supervision experience
-Passion for gymnastics
-Serve as a positive role model for kids
-CPR/First Aid/AED Certification or the ability to become certified at a District sponsored training
-18 years of age
-High School Diploma or GED
-Must be available to work varying practice shifts and nights and weekends for events.
-Demonstrated ability to teach the development of skills and proper techniques in area of specialty
-Ability to lift equipment and to spot children
-Ability to motivate and effectively communicate with students, parents and assistant coaches
-Exercises mature judgment and sound decision-making

Based on the 2021-2023 Sauk Rapids-Rice Education Association’s Master Agreement BA+10 lane at 11%

Applications accepted online at until filled.

Candidates must pass a criminal background check in order to be eligible for employment.