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Girls Preparatory School

Chattanooga, TN

Strength and Conditioning Coach and Teacher

Girls Preparatory School (GPS) was founded in 1906 to provide girls with the necessary courses to pursue a college education. GPS has proudly graduated almost 6000 young women since then. Currently, 131 faculty and staff serve 600+ girls in grades 6-12 with a college preparatory curriculum that includes a full complement of humanities, arts and STEM courses, and co-curricular programs of leadership development, athletics, performing arts, and community engagement.

Position Summary:
The candidate for this position will develop a comprehensive strength and conditioning program that considers the needs of all GPS athletic teams and will also tailor workouts for individual athletes outside of their competitive seasons.  The candidate should have the ability to provide expert instruction in the use of weight machines and conditioning equipment for all students. Additionally, they will be expected to design and maintain a class environment favorable to girls’ athletic and personal growth and to establish effective rapport with students while maintaining proper classroom management. Daily instructional plans should implement 21st-century pedagogical approaches. They will work within a team setting of shared ideas and constructive feedback in a collaborative manner. Click here for a full description.


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Deborah Smith


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