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Scholastic chess coaches/volunteers wanted

(Posted 10/12/2022) Seattle Prep is looking for a new chess coach! Please email William Liu if you are interested: WLiu@seaprep.org.

This is a paid position. A general outline for a season is below. Practices can be nuanced and I would work with the coach. Students usually practice 3x a week, but both former coaches Dave and Chris were good with holding players accountable for practice but also being flexible enough that they could draw kids that had some other after school commitments. Most of the season is during winter which is good b/c we have the least amount of conflicts with other co-curriculars. They kept it pretty social (though competitive) and encouraged kids who weren't necessarily traditional chess kids to participate.

General notes: Late Oct: practices start, and continue through end of state tournament in March. Early December: Metro starts, Mini-Teams Tournament. January: Metro continues, State Individual at the end of the month. February: Metro concludes. Readying for end of season. Beginning of March: State Team, end of season, team banquet.

Please contact William Liu with questions.