Gonzaga Seeking Head Coach for 2022-23 Season

Coaching Position Opening – Head Varsity Swim Coach

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Gonzaga College High School is seeking an experienced, high school Varsity Swim Coach for the upcoming 2022-2023 season. Candidates will possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree. The ideal candidates will have at least three years of successful coaching experience at the high school or college level and be able to support Gonzaga’s mission of building young men who are religious, loving, academically competent, open to growth, and committed to doing justice.

The Varsity Head Coach serves as the program director. Currently, the Swim program consists of one team that competes in meets at the discretion of the Head Coach. Other duties include assisting the Athletic Director in hiring assistant coaches and scheduling practices, games, and off-season programs for all levels. Knowledge of the Washington DC regional swim scene, both interscholastic and the club level, is preferred.

Gonzaga College High School is committed to leadership in multicultural education and a culturally diverse faculty and staff. The school, therefore, seeks applications from candidates who will contribute to an atmosphere in which all are valued and supported. Gonzaga is a Catholic, Jesuit, college preparatory school founded in 1821, for young men in grades nine through twelve located in Washington, DC. Gonzaga offers a challenging college preparatory curriculum that provides a broad range of major course
offerings including honors and advanced placement courses, complemented by a selection of electives and co-curricular activities. Retreats and Christian service, in the Jesuit tradition, are the hallmark of a Gonzaga education. There are seventeen interscholastic sports teams at Gonzaga, as well as musical and dramatic performing arts ensembles, and many clubs and student organizations.

A resume and cover letter are a required part of the application process. Cover letters should highlight relevant experience and particular areas of expertise in the sport, provide a short statement of coaching philosophy, and demonstrate how said experience, education, and philosophy would add value to the community at Gonzaga College High School. Materials will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

At Gonzaga, the COVID-19 vaccination is required, which includes both initial vaccinations as well as subsequent booster recommendations as may be issued by the CDC. Reasonable accommodations may be made for those with a physician-documented medical condition that prevents them from receiving a vaccine, or an articulated, sincerely held religious belief, consistent with their faith practice, which demonstrates moral objectivity to vaccination.

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