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.
  • 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

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

SWW @ FS Summer Outing at Nationals Park

Posted on 01 Jul 2017
Missing your friends, family, and staff from SWW @ FS? Do you have an itch to head out to the ballpark and watch our Washington Nationals play? If you

DCIAA Free Athletic Physical Days

Posted on 01 Jul 2017
DC Public Schools and DC Interscholastic Athletic Association are hosting a few dates over the summer when students can receive FREE physicals for ath