Penguin Leader

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


Lifeguarding Course

Become a certified Ellis & Associates (E&A) Lifeguard at AAS with the International Lifeguard Training Program (ILTP)®. The course is offered to AAS High School students a minimum of one time per year. 

The ILTP® is an objective driven program that produces lifeguards that perform at a higher level than those of other national/international training agencies. It is a unique, comprehensive lifeguard training program; the content includes Health Care Provider level CPR (one and two person CPR, AR, Foreign Body Airway Obstruction, and AED training), Emergency Oxygen Administration training, and First Aid, along with state-of-the-art rescue techniques. The comprehensive nature of the program allows for a complete training curriculum that prepares the lifeguard with one, single course, the continuity of which produces competence and confidence.



AAS Lifeguards
AAS Lifeguards

Swimming Lesson Instructor Course

Become a Certified Swimming Lesson Instructor (SLI) at AAS. The Ellis & Associates (E&A) SLI training and certification is offered to AAS HS students at least once per year.

The purpose of the course is to train instructor candidates to teach courses and presentations in the E&A 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.

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Coach in Training (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.



Fitness Centre Student Supervisor

Become a Fitness Centre (FC) supervisor at the AAS Fitness Centre. High School students can earn job experience working in the Fitness Centre after school.

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. As well as be certified in First Aid / CPR, Concussion protocols and attend Emergency response scenario training sessions.

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Penguin Event Officials 

Become a Scorekeeper and/or a Hudl Game Analyst for our Penguin Volleyball, Soccer 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, basketball and soccer scorekeeping, as well as direction for filming games with Hudl.

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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