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Thanks for your interest in coaching on a STUDENTathleteWorld International Tour! If you love to travel and have an interest in representing the United States in international competition, this will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. We receive thousands of applications for these positions each year, so we please ask that you follow our process below. We are looking for hard-working, intelligent, and dedicated coaches. We look forward to getting to know you!
Step 1 – Register
Step 2 – E-mail in Resume
Now that you have registered, the next step for you is to send us your resume. Please e-mail it to email@example.com.
Step 3 – Arrange Video Chat Interview With Tim Ryerson
Please use the calendar below to schedule a video chat with SaWUSA President Tim Ryerson. During the call, Tim will discuss your coaching background and determine if you’re the right fit for one of our tours. You will have the opportunity to ask questions about the trip and the coach selection process. Please make sure to be prepared for the video chat, and make sure not to miss it!
Step 4 – Receive Official Offer
If you are the right fit for our program, Tim will talk to you about a spot on our Coaching Staff and what that entails. We have Trip Leader positions, Head Coaching positions, and Assistant Coaching positions. We want our staff to buy into our mission and philosophy of International sports travel and be great communicators. We also want our staff to grow with us. It’s typical for coaches to start as Assistant Coaches and grow into the role of Head Coach and eventually, a Trip Leader. Partially-funded travel, free travel, and even financial compensation are available at each step in the process.
Step 5 – E-mail in Athlete Recommendations
Your next step for is to compile a list of athletes that might be interested in one of our trips. Please send data on athletes (name, email address, phone numbers, school, athletic information, etc.) in electronic form (Microsoft Excel or similar). Please try to include as much information as possible and e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you just have one athlete, you could also use this form.
Step 6 – Personal Athlete Recommendations
Please download the attached document and give to any athletes you feel would be a good fit for our tours!
DOWNLOAD INVITATION (PDF)
Step 7 – On-line Profile / Contract / Waiver
This important step gets you officially registered for the trip. Please see the PDF below which will walk you through the process. You need to create an account by clicking APPLY/LOGIN from any page on this website. The direct link is apply.studentathleteworld.com. The questions pertain to athletes, but you still need to fill it all out. The PDF below explains how to do that.
HOW TO REGISTER AS A COACH (PDF)
Step 8 – Background Check
If you are a new coach to our program, we will need to run a background check. This is a requirement of our insurance policy. There may be a small charge for this background check.
Step 9 – Team Gear
We love our coaches to be outfitted in SaWUSA gear when possible. Please check out our SAWUSA STORE and purchase some awesome SaWUSA gear. Be proud and wear Red, White, and Blue on the trip!
Step 10 – Submit Your Press Release
Congratulations, you’ve been selected to coach for STUDENTathleteWorld! Be sure to spread the word on social media using the hashtag, #STUDENTathleteWorld. In addition, download/edit the press release below and send it to your local newspapers, media outlets, as well as your school/organization.
DOWNLOAD PRESS RELEASE (WORD)
Step 11 – Submit Passport Information
Your passport information can be added directly to your on-line account. Make sure you add it 120 days prior to departure. If you need a passport, please click the link below to get special STUDENTathleteWorld rates on passport services.
Step 12 – Communication with SaWUSA and Your Team
From this point forward we will work with you personally to help you as you communicate with your team prior to the trip. It’s really important that you stay in close contact with our staff and your team to ensure an awesome experience for all!
Step 13 – Experience a Career Highlight
You are going to love traveling with us. We hope it’s one of the highlights of your coaching career!