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COVER LETTER

WORST TO FIRST

James E. Worthington

94 Community Dr
DeBary, FL 32713
(407) 668 – 7151
Jim_Worthington@msn.com ...................

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OBJECTIVE

To obtain a position that will allow me to utilize my educational and motivational background, as well as my ability to function effectively in a result-oriented environment.


EDUCATION

Duke University, B. A., Political Science, 1988

Valedictorian, T. Dewitt Taylor High School, 1984


SKILLS

Presentation: Public Speaking and Motivation

Technology: Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher); internet savvy; web site development using Claris Homepage, Lotus Notes and Dreamweaver; maintenance and coordinator of sales for Worst to First web site.

Communication: Organizing and Conducting Workshops; Teaching new concepts; installing and implementing weekly game plans


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Worst to First, Owner, March 1999 - present

  • Developed web site to supplement income.
  • Update site, reply to order requests, fill orders, customer relations, coordinator of sales

Seminole High School, 1997 - present

  • Varying Exceptionalities, Algebra, Applied Math, American Government
  • Head Football Coach
  • Weekly TV show on Time Warner Cable in 1998
  • Record: 30 - 14
  • 2000 Regional Semifinalist
  • 3 Conference Championships
  • 3 State Playoff berths
  • Assistant Athletic Director, 1998
  • Head Weightlifting Coach—two state champions in 1999 & 2000 seasons
  • Managed sale of Goldcards each year making 5-7K in four hours
  • Sales at football games quadrupled the very first season due the promotion of a new brand of Seminole Football.
  • Managed merchandise sales for a $2,000 profit each season
  • Transactions with vendors involving approximately 25K per year.
  • Created numerous incentive products to the promote football program in the school and community.
  • Public Speaking engagements each year at Kiwanis and Rotary Clubs

Pine Ridge High School, 1994 - 1996

  • American Government, VE
  • Inaugural Head football coach
  • Record: 17 - 4; bowl appearance
  • Assistant Athletic Director
  • Head Weightlifting Coach
  • Weekly Public Speaking engagements at Deland Quarterback Club

Taylor High School, 1990 -1994

  • VE, Learning Strategies, Social Studies
  • Assistant football, basketball, baseball coach

Global Homes, Jan. 1989 - June 1989

  • Sale of Manufactured Housing

HONORS

Florida Athletic Coaches Association District Nine Coach of the Year (Volusia and Seminole Counties)

  • 1997 - AAAAA Coach of the Year
  • 1997 - ALL CLASSIFICATIONS Coach of the Year
  • 1995 - AAAA Coach of the Year

Seminole Athletic Conference Coach of the Year, 1997 & 1999

Duke University, Special Teams Player of the Year, 1986

1984 AA Scholar Athlete of the Year - State of Florida


REFERENCES

  • Karen Coleman, Seminole High School, Principal, Sanford, FL (407) 320 - 5100
  • Mike Powers, Seminole High School, Athletic Director (407) 320 - 5058
  • Tommy Morris, Taylor High School, Pierson, FL (904) 749 - 6800
  • Al Gullion, Atlantic High School, Port Orange, FL (904) 322 - 5600