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Varsity Cheerleading Head Coach

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TCA was founded on the purpose of educating and developing the whole person for the glory of God, we integrate faith with learning because we believe God created us in His image to be lovers and learners of Him, of our neighbors and of all creation. Our students are challenged academically through rigorous curriculum in 21st century classrooms. We are dedicated to preparing our students to pursue higher education at the country's most prestigious and challenging colleges and universities. Through a combination of called and caring teachers, low student turnover and active family involvement, the TCA experience is one of community. Families, faculty and students develop long-standing relationships built on a pursuit of excellence in every area and a shared commitment to Jesus Christ.

Trinity Christian Academy is looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic and knowledgeable employee to join our education community who meets the following criteria:

  • Has a desire to work in a private, independent, conservative, evangelical Christian college preparatory school
  • Understands, supports and carries out the mission, philosophy and core values of TCA and be committed to instilling these Biblical truths in the lives of our students
  • Is a born-again Christian with spiritual maturity in academic and leadership abilities that will enable them to teach God’s truth and be active in their local Christian church whose beliefs are in alignment with TCA’s Mission Statement and growing in their personal walk with Christ
  • Exhibits the highest Christian virtue and personal decorum, serving as a Christian role model (1 Timothy 4:12) both in and out of school (Luke 6:40)
  • Has a passion for their areas of specialty, as well as the ability to communicate effectively with students and parents
  • Welcomes the opportunity to disciple and mentor students, helping develop godly character in their lives


We are looking for a dedicated coach and Christ follower to be our Varsity Cheerleading Head Coach for the 2024-2025 school year. The head Varsity Cheer coach must have the ability to jump, stunt, dance and cheer. TCA’s Athletic Department utilizes sports and competition to teach transformational, life-giving biblical truths to each student-athlete. As a coach at TCA you will not only help student athletes improve their athletic ability, you will remind them of the importance of academics, instill a Christian work ethic (Col. 3:23) and help strengthen their faith in Christ.


  • A strong commitment to the positive development of the cheer program at TCA
  • Ability to instill teamwork and community within a group of girls pointing them to Christ
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working with high school girls in cheerleading
  •  Knowledge, skill and ability sufficient to maintain high standards of safety in all aspects of coaching at practices as well as competitions (jumps, cheers, stunts, tumbling, etc.)
  • Ability to build a good rapport with, and mentor students
  • USA Cheer Cheerleading certified

General Responsibilities

  • Responsible to oversee TCA Cheer Program (8th grade, JV and Varsity)
  • Prepare schedule for, attend and coach cheerleaders at all Varsity cheer practices during football and basketball season (3-4 per week)
  • Prepare schedule for, attend and supervise cheerleaders at all Varsity football and basketball games (home and close away)
  • Work with Varsity officers to prepare pep rallies 
  • Responsible to oversee TAPPS Cheer Competition with aid from the competition coach
  • Works with Athletic Department in arranging transportation to all cheerleader events, away games, competition, summer camp and summer work week
  • Oversee practice schedule for 8th and JV squads
  • Choreograph and teach pep rally routines working with officers
  • Use to mix music
  • Attend some 8th and JV football and basketball games
  • Organize and oversee summer cheer camp for 8th, JV and Varsity squads (June)
  • Organize and oversee summer work week for 8th, JV and Varsity squads (August)
  • Organize cheerleader awards program
  • Teach jumps, stunts, cheer techniques and dance routines
  • Responsible for fittings and ordering for all cheer uniforms for 8th, JV and Varsity
  • Responsible for cheer tryouts and parent meetings for 8th, JV and Varsity
  • Organize, approve and purchase supplies for all school decorations with help from assistants
  • Arranges and coordinates the parent meeting, cheer clinic and tryouts for 8th, JV and Varsity
  • Responsible for Little Trojan Camps in the summer, with help from the assistants
  • Oversee all cheer communication from 8th, JV and Varsity
  • Assist with all football programs
  • Communicate with parents and administration
  • Work with assistants to plan the end of year banquet
  • Attend head coach meeting with the Athletic department
  • Agree with and support TCA’s Doctrinal, Biblical and Mission statements and Christian values

Physical, Mental and Environmental Requirements

  • Regularly works inside but some outdoor time required for games and practices
  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and pull items
  • Ability to demonstrate jumping, stunting, dancing and cheering
  • Ability to move items weighing up to 50 lbs. (cheer mats)
  • Ability to assist with stunting and lifting cheerleaders
  • Early mornings and late nights required
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, which may be required for long periods of time, and may involve climbing stairs and walking up inclines and on uneven terrain
  • Maintaining composure in dealing with colleagues, parents and students
  • CPR certification required

Job Details

Position:   Varsity Cheerleading Head Coach 
Department:   Athletics
Reports To:   Chief Administrative Officer
Start Date:  Immediately
Hours:   Seasonal 

The intent of this posting is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by employees of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

If you have applied for a position at TCA within the last 12 months, please contact Dina Brown and ask to have that application submitted for the new position that you are interested in. We encourage you to send a cover letter for the new position, as well as updated references and employment history, if applicable. Depending on the new position that you are applying for, we may have additional application questions that you will need to answer. If so, Dina will contact you.