Coaches’ Corner

Coaches at SWW @ Francis Stevens play an instrumental part in the growth and development of our students. We commit to providing a safe and enjoyable environment for our student athletes. Our coaches are passionate, positive, and professional. Their focus is to improve the student’s technical, tactical, physical, and mental skills while also building student character and self-esteem.

If you are interested in coaching a sport at SWW @ Francis Stevens, please apply for an athletic coaching position through DCPS Extracurricular Application and send your resume to athletic director, Phil Tavares at Coaching stipends are offered for DC Interscholastic Athletic Association (DCIAA) sanctioned sports.

DCIAA Coaching Certification Checklist:

  • Concussion Certification – Coaches must complete the online course, “Concussion in Sports,” offered through
  • Heat Acclimatization Certification – Coaches must complete the online course, “Heat Illness Prevention,” offered through
  • DCPS Coach’s Identification Card – Coaches must complete a background check and receive a DCPS identification card through DCPS Fingerprinting Office. Please note, coaches need to bring with them a copy of their completed Tuberculosis (TB) test to their visit with fingerprinting office.
  • First-Aid, CPR, and AED Certification
  • DCIAA Coaching Test – Coaches must pass this brief DCIAA Coach’s Test offered through the DCIAA on its policies/procedures.
  • DCIAA Coach’s Agreement  Coaches must review and sign the DCIAA Coach’s Agreement.
  • DCIAA Rules Meeting This is completed with DCIAA and officiating directors.


DCPS Payment Forms:


All persons coaching within the DC Interscholastic Athletic Association must adhere to the guidelines set forth in the DCIAA Athletics Handbook.

Athletics Updates

SWW@FS Girls Lacrosse Advance to DCIAA Championship in Our Inaugural Season

Posted on 19 Apr 2018
Hey there tiger family, In case you did not hear, our middle school girls lacrosse team advanced to the championship game! Yay tigers! We are confiden

DCIAA Middle School Summer Program

Posted on 20 Feb 2018
The DCIAA is pleased to announce that this summer we will have our inaugural middle school sports program. The DCIAA will partner with DCPS summer sch

Exchange athletic health forms for Nationals tickets?? Yes, please!

Posted on 18 Aug 2017
Welcome back tiger family! Calling the attention of all students in grades 4-8! We are kick starting our inaugural season of fall sports with an aweso

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