Athletics/Activities | Coaching | Eagan High School | Closing: 02/08/2023


Head Cheer Coach

Eagan High School

Effective Date of Employment:
Beginning of Season, Beginning of 2023-24 Season
Fall Sideline – August 15, 2023

Application Deadlines:
February 8, 2023 – 4:00 p.m.

Application Procedures:
All Candidates:  Apply online at as an External Applicant

Job Summary:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified, to perform the essential functions.
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities Required)
Some experience as a competitive Cheerleader coach at the high school or college level preferred. Must possess effective coaching techniques and skills. Must possess a thorough knowledge of the rules, regulations, strategies,


  1. Has mandated Coaching Certifications for Competitive Cheer. Proven technical and instructional expertise in Cheer.
  2. Works with cheerleaders during practices and meets.
  3. Evidence of being able to have a consistent and ongoing connection with athletes in the program to create lifelong relationships
  4. Proven skills in organizing individual/team sports including working successfully with young adults, parents, and school administration.
  5. Possess outstanding communication and interpersonal skills in order to provide positive leadership and productive partnerships with parents, the community and associated programs
  6. Evidence of being able to build strong positive relationships with high school students and staff
  7. Holds organizational meetings for team prospects and encourages students to participate.
  8. Assesses skills and assigns team positions.
  9. Develops a regular practice schedule and organizes practice time to provide both individual and team development.
  10. Works with the athletics director in scheduling facilities for practices and competition.
  11. Coaches and instructs cheerleaders, individually or in groups, regarding the rules, regulations, equipment, and techniques of the sport.
  12. Observes cheerleaders, during events and practice to determine the needs for individual or team improvement.
  13. Establishes and maintains standards of behavior and provides proper supervision of students at all times.
  14. Follows established procedures in the event of an injury.
  15. Conferences with parents/guardians, as necessary, regarding the performance of their student.
  16. Follows state, regional, and district regulations governing the program.
  17. Models sports-like behavior and maintains appropriate conduct towards cheerleaders, officials, and spectators.
  18. Acts as a team representative and promotes the cheerleading by communicating with the news media, booster clubs, service clubs, and other organizations.
  19. Follows established procedures for supplies and uniforms.
  20. . Participates in special activities to include parent’s night, banquets, award nights, and pep assemblies.
  21. Maintains eligibility forms, emergency data cards, insurance records, equipment inventory, and other related records.
  22. 22.Follow the rules and expectation of the NFHS, MSHSL, South Suburban Conference, District 196 and Eagan High Schools.
  23. Models nondiscriminatory practices in all activities.
  24. Demonstrated experience and proficiency working with a culturally, ethnically, racially and socioeconomically diverse school community is preferred.

Other Duties:

  1. Attends staff development meetings, clinics, and other professional activities to improve coaching performance.
  2. Performs any other related duties as assigned by the Principal & Athletic Director or other appropriate administrators.

(These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

Responsible To:
Assistant Principal for Curriculum and Athletics

According to contractual agreement.

In District 196, the sky’s the limit for students and employees. That’s because our committed team of educators is dedicated to helping learners explore their infinite possibilities and reach their full potential. Our whole child, “Triple-A” approach provides students and staff boundless opportunities to learn, grow and pursue their interests in academics, the arts and athletics.
District 196 is a Minnesota public school district of choice, serving more than 29,000 students and 160,000 residents in the cities of Rosemount, Apple Valley, Eagan, Burnsville, Coates, Inver Grove Heights, Lakeville and Empire and Vermillion townships. District 196 is the fourth largest school district in Minnesota and among the largest employers in Dakota County, with more than 4,000 full- and part-time employees. District 196 has been named to Forbes’ list of America’s Best-in-State Employers multiple times based on a survey asking employees to rate their employer and how likely they would be to recommend their employer to others.
District 196 has 19 elementary schools (grades K-5); six middle schools (grades 6-8); four high schools (grades 9-12); an optional School of Environmental Studies for juniors and seniors; an Area Learning Center high school program; a K-12 special education school for students with emotional and behavioral difficulties, and a special education program serving young adults ages 18-21. The district also operates three learning centers that provide early childhood and Adult Basic Education services, and offers extensive community education programs and classes for life-long learners of all ages.
Equal Opportunity Employer
As required by Title IX and other state and federal nondiscrimination laws, District 196 does not discriminate in employment or in any of its education programs and activities, including vocational opportunities, on the basis of sex, race, religion, color, creed, national origin, marital status, familial status, disability, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, age or genetic information. District 196 provides equal access to designated youth groups.
The Director of Human Resources, Tom Pederstuen (651-423-7859 – is the designated Title IX Coordinator and has also been designated to respond to employment-related inquiries regarding the district’s non-discrimination policies. The Director of Elementary Education, Sally Soliday (651-423-7782 – and the Director of Secondary Education, Michael Bolsoni (651-423-7712 – have been designated to respond to student-related inquiries regarding the district’s non-discrimination policies. The Director of Special Education, Janet Fimmen (651-423-7629 – has been designated to respond to inquiries concerning the rights of a student with a disability. The mailing address for all directors is 3455 153rd Street W, Rosemount, MN 55068. Title IX inquiries may also be referred to the Assistant Secretary of the US Office for Civil Rights (OCR).