Athletics/Activities | Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted High School | Available: 11/06/2023 | Closing: Until Filled



Job Description/Duties:

The head gymnastics coach will be responsible for leading the HLWW gymnastics team and program within the philosophy of the HLWW Activities Department and in accordance with the MSHSL.  This person must build relationships and work successfully with student-athletes, assistant coaches, parents, the community, the Activities Director, school administration, as well as other programs and coaches in the district.  This person oversees all things HLWW gymnastics from elementary to high school including but not limited to the following:

  • Varsity, Junior Varsity, Junior High student-athletes

  • Coaching staff 

  • Student volunteers and team managers

  • Equipment and supplies for all team levels (Grades 7-12)


Scheduled Hours and Days per Week:

2023 Season Dates: November 6, 2023- February 24, 2023

Practice and Meet times as scheduled throughout the season – there will be weekend and

evening competitions. 


Job Goals: 

  • To instruct athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy and physical training necessary for them to realize a degree of individual and team success. 

  • At the same time, the coach must instruct and demonstrate behaviors that lead to socially acceptable character development, self-discipline, self-confidence, and pride of 

accomplishment in the student athletes. 

  • To upgrade his/her knowledge and skills through coaching clinics, observations, consultation, etc. 


Public Relations:

  • Organizes parents, coaches, players and guests for preseason meetings. 

  • Promotes cross country within the school through recruiting athletes who are not in another sports program and promotes cross country outside the school through news media or in any other feasible manner. 

  • Responsible for the quality, effectiveness and validity of any oral or written release to local media. 

  • Responsible for maintaining good public relations with news media, booster club, parents, officials, volunteers and fans. 

  • Presents information to news media concerning schedules, tournaments and results. 


Required Materials:

Current Staff: District Application

Non-Staff Members: Letter of Interest and employment application through AppliTrack found on school website – including resume and 3 letters of recommendation

Teaching Openings:
There will be teaching openings available at the start of the new school year.  See website for open positions.


All inquiries regarding the head coaching position, as well as potential teaching/employment positions within the district, should be directed to the Activities Director, Joe Puncochar