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.

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, Philip 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 the 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 Coaches must attend the pre-season DCIAA sport meeting with officiating directors.
  • Receipt Acknowledgement for Athletics Extra Duty Pay Procedures. Coaches must review and sign the  Receipt Acknowledgement for Athletic Extra Duty Stipend Pay Procedures.


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

Athletics Updates

Winners Lacrosse: Spring 2017 Registration Is Live

Posted on 26 Feb 2017
Registration for the Winners Lacrosse 2017 spring season is live! SWW @ Francis Stevens is set to have girls and boys lacrosse teams. All 5th through

DCIAA Wrestling: Free Clinic on February 24, 2017

Posted on 12 Feb 2017
The DCIAA is partnering with Wrestle Like a Girl, Beat the Streets, and Olympic wrestlers to put together a free wrestling clinic for DCPS middle and

Winners Lacrosse: Free Clinic on February 20, 2017

Posted on 12 Feb 2017
Winners Lacrosse is offering a free lacrosse clinic for 5th through 8th grade boys and girls on Monday, February 20, 2017. This is a great chance to w

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