Applications due 09/01/22
Date posted: June 3, 2022
Location: Castilleja School, Bryant Street, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Work collaboratively and collegially with the Swimming coaching staff to coordinate
& provide the leadership, supervision, and organization of the swimming program, while carrying out
the objectives of the total athletic program of Castilleja School.
Overtly support and act in accordance with the school’s mission and values.
Perform duties and responsibilities as described in the below job description.
Uphold the school’s professional standards of personal presentation, punctuality,
professional courtesy & discretion.
Represent the school effectively to all of its constituents.
Maintain a professional demeanor on and off campus.
Maintain professional credentials, as appropriate.
Honor the confidentially of school, family & employee information.
Comply with all school policies and procedures.
Work effectively and collegially with administrators, faculty and other staff.
Develop goals to advance the school’s strategic objectives and engage in relevant
Be knowledgeable of rules and regulations as it relates to Castilleja, the League
(WBAL), Conference (CCS) and State (CIF).
Model sportsmanlike behavior and maintain appropriate conduct towards officials,
spectators, parents and student-athletes.
Work constructively with parents/guardians, faculty, staff, and students – even under
Model and encourage sportsmanlike conduct in all phases of athletic participation.
Work as a partner with the swimming coaching staff:
o Formulate objectives and goals for the swimming season.
o Assume supervisory control over all phases of the swimming program.
o Apply discipline in a firm and positive manner to each student-athlete
individually, and treat each team member with respect and in a fair manner.
o Establish and maintain open communication with student-athletes, parents,
the Athletic Department, Faculty and Staff.
o Email in meet results following each athletic contest to the Athletic
Department, any appropriate league representatives and/or online resources,
such as Max Prep.
o Go over all rules, regulations, and expectations of student-athletes at the
beginning of the swimming season, including the guidelines of the team
captain(s) will be voted on and the expectations of team captain(s).
o Always begin and end practice on time.
o Assume responsibility for accompanying the student-athletes to all off-
campus practices and meets, which includes either riding the bus to and from
the location or receiving approval to drive a school issued van.
o Attend ALL scheduled practices and meets.
o Notify the Athletic Director 48 hours in advance if you cannot attend a
practice and or meet.
o Schedule contests in collaboration with the Athletic Director.
o Attend pre-season and post-season meetings as required.
o Provide the Athletic Director with a current roster and update as needed and
keep the Athletic Director informed in a prompt manner if any players quit or
are released from the team.
o Be aware of any medical problems, which might exist with any team
o Notify Castilleja Athletic Trainer immediately in the case of an injury. If the
injury is life –threatening, call 911 immediately.
o Assume responsibility for constant care of facilities and equipment being used.
o Notify Athletic Director of any additional equipment needs.
o Ensure that all equipment and facilities are locked following every practice or
o Organize and schedule practice sessions on a regular basis with the idea of
developing the student-athlete’s greatest potential.
o Arrive at the practice site at least ten minutes prior to the starting time.
o Attend all coaches’ meetings as announced by the Athletic Director.
o Promptly inform Athletic Director of conversations with parents.
o Make sure all equipment and facilities are ready in sufficient time prior to
games and meets.
o Always have medical & emergency information of team members at all
Minimum of one-year prior coaching experience at the high school, club or college level.
Possession of valid, unexpired CPR and First Aid certifications.
Bachelor of Arts or Science preferred.
How to Apply
Interested applicants should email their resume to Amy Chinn, [email protected]