Penguin Leadership

At AAS we are at the forefront of providing leadership opportunities for our High School students.
Students can earn valuable on-the-job experience and certification, while building their resume for their post high school life.



Become a Certified American Red Cross Lifeguard at AAS. The American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is offered to AAS High School  students a minimum of one time per year. 

The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry—level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize, and respond to aquatic emergencies. Lifeguards provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over. 

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Water Safety Instructor Course

Become a Certified Water Safety Instructor at AAS The American Red Cross WSI training andcertification is offered to AAS HS students once per year. The purpose of the American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor course is to train instructor candidates to teach courses and presentations in the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety program by developing their understanding of how to use the course materials, how to conduct training sessions, and how to evaluate participants’ progress. Upon successful completion of this course, students may be eligible to teach swimming lessons to the AAS community, and to become Coaches in Training (CITs) in order to help with the various programs offered in the aquatics department.

Coach in Traning (CIT)

Become a Coach for a Middle School team and earn your NFHA/CCCA Coaching Certification for Soccer, Basketball, Softball, Volleyball, Cross Country. Students are needed to commit to coaching twice a week, attend planning sessions with their teacher coach, complete online NFHS/CCCA coaching courses in their specific sport as well as introductory coaching courses. Students that are interested in coaching need to have the prerequisite base skill set and understanding of their sport and have the approval of the Athletic Director.

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Fitness Centre Student Supervisor

Become supervisor for our AAS Fitness Centre. High School students can earn job experience working in the Fitness Centre after school, and during the evenings and weekend for SportZone.FC Supervisors and be able to fulfill the duties of the position; punctual, greet guests, provide towel service, clean machines & weight room, ask users to return equipment and wash-down machines and provide laundry service. Fitness Centre Supervisors need to successfully complete a prerequisite interview and evaluations with the Athletic Director.

Penguin Event Officials 

Become a scorekeeper for our Penguin Volleyball and Basketball games during the school year. Each sport and season has a Head Student Scorekeeper Master Scheduler who organizes and manages the scorekeeping assignments. Students from grade 9-12 are provided on the job training for volleyball and basketball scorekeeping. Students are required to assist in pre game set up and post game strike or scoring equipment, management of score sheets, learn how to use the electronic scoreboards and film and upload games.

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