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Walter Payton College Prep - Varsity Cheerleading Head Coach

Position Name:  Varsity Cheerleading Head Coach

Job Posting Begin Date:  6/2/23

Job Posting End Date:  6/9/23

Posted By:  Curtis Nunnery

School Name:  Walter Payton College Prep

School Contact Name:  Curtis Nunnery

Contact Phone Number:  312-914-4438

Contact Email Address:

Job Description:  Walter Payton College Prep (Chicago, IL) is seeking a Varsity Cheerleading  Head Coach for the 2021-2022 season. Qualified candidates must have or be able to attain AESP Certification, NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching Certification, or an ISBE license.  The ideal candidate will have experience developing a strong high school (Sport) program with a commitment to academic and athletic excellence. Please email your resume to Athletic Director, Curtis Nunnery, at Reach out to AD Nunnery with any questions about the position as well.


LaSalle-Peru High School - Head Cheer Coach

Position Name:  Head Cheer Coach

Job Posting Begin Date:  5/31/2023

Job Posting End Date:  8/31/2023

Posted By:  Michael Kuziel - Athletic Director

School Name:  LaSalle-Peru High School

School Contact Name:  Michael Kuziel

Contact Phone Number:  815-220-2772

Contact Email Address:

Job Description:  LaSalle-Peru High School is looking for a Varsity Cheer Coach for the competitive cheer program. Previous coaching experience desired. Please find the application

Any questions please contact Athletic Director, Michael Kuziel at for more information.


Central Catholic High School - Cheer Coach

Position Name:  Cheer Coach

Job Posting Begin Date:  5/31/2023

Job Posting End Date:  7/1/2023

Posted By:  Jim Appio

School Name:  Central Catholic High School

School Contact Name:  Nate Thomas

Contact Phone Number:  309-661-7000

Contact Email Address:

Job Description:  Central Catholic High School Mission As a Christ-centered community, rooted in the Catholic faith, we promote lifelong learning through spiritual, personal, and academic excellence in a safe environment while fostering respect, responsibility, and integrity.

Position Summary

Under Central Catholic High School Athletics, the position of the Head Football/Basketball Cheer Coach includes, but is not limited to, the development and coaching of student-athletes while being consistent with the mission of Central Catholic High School. Not only is the candidate committed to the development and promotion of the school's cheer program, he/she is committed to the overall success of the student-athletes spiritually, academically and athletically.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter (including statement of coaching philosophy), resume and references to Nate Thomas, at

Program Season

August - March

Work Hours

Part Time

Responsibilities and Duties

● Coach student-athletes during cheer practices and football and basketball games ● Organize and schedule weekly practice plans.

● Effectively communicate with students and parents expectations of the program.

● Communicate with students and parents weekly and monthly practice, game and travel schedules.

● Coordinate travel to away games and tournaments.

● Promote the cheer program via in school events, 8to18, developing relationships with students at partner schools, etc.

● Motivate the students in their school academics and performance on the field.

● Setting up and taking down necessary equipment for home games and practices.

● Keeping track of school equipment and uniforms while in season and during the offseason.

● Coordinating and hosting the cheerleading postseason awards banquet.

● Run the cheerleading program consistently with the IHSA rules and regulations.

● Perform required duties assigned by the Athletic Director.


1. Have thorough knowledge of cheerleading and cheerleading safety.

2. Be able teach and demonstrate proper skills and techniques of cheerleading to student-athletes.

3. Have a valid driver's license.

4. Cheerleading coaching experience.

5. Ability to attend every practice and game.

6. Ability to effectively communicate with the Athletic Director and Assistant Athletic Director.




Grant Community High School - Assistant Cheer Coach

Position Name:  Assistant Cheer Coach

Job Posting Begin Date:  September 11, 2020

Job Posting End Date:  November 13, 2020

School Name:  Grant Community High School

School Contact Name:  Tom Ross

Contact Phone Number:  847-973-3412

Contact Email Address:

Job Description:   Grant Community is looking for an Assistant Cheer Coach for their highly competitive coed cheer program. Previous coaching experience desired. Email a letter of interest to Athletic Director, Tom Ross at or Head Coach Marissa Kelley at for more information.




About IADA
The mission of the Illinois Athletic Administrators Association is to take an active role in preserving, enhancing, and promoting eductional based athletics within the State of Illinois.  The IADA provides a commitment to professional development of its members in areas of education, leadership, and service.  Working in conjunction with the Illinois High School Association, National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association, and National Federation of High Schools, the IADA wishes to create quality interscholastic athletic participation opportunities for all Illinois students.
Message From IADA
The IADA Board would like to thank you for all that you do for the student athletes of your schools.  We all know the time and effort we put into our positions.  We come from small schools, large schools, middle and high schools; but no matter what, we all share in a common goal, and that is to provide the best educationally based athletic program for our students.

Steve Gertz, IADA President