Location: 1 N Grand Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108, USA
with Saint Louis University
The Department of Athletics at Saint Louis University (NCAA Division 1) is now accepting applications for the Graduate Assistant Swimming Coach position beginning the 2020-2021 school year. The Graduate Assistant will assist in all aspects of the program, from coaching student-athletes, season planning, team travel, recruiting, and other duties as assigned, all the while functioning in compliance with NCAA, Atlantic 10, and Saint Louis University rules and policies. They must represent themselves and Saint Louis University with integrity while demonstrating a commitment to the university and athletic department’s vision and values. Candidates must have excellent organizational and communication skills.
This position provides 9 credits per semester (fall and winter) of tuition toward a graduate degree as well as a monthly living stipend. Applicants must be accepted into Saint Louis University’s graduate school and meet minimum requirements required for graduate assistantship. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to Saint Louis University Head Swimming and Diving Coach Jim Halliburton
Location: Alfred, NY, USA
with Alfred University
Alfred University seeks applicants for a graduate assistant for Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving. The Graduate Assistant will assist the head coach while working towards a master’s degree. Candidates must be accepted into a graduate program at Alfred University (https://www.alfred.edu/admissions/graduate/index.cfm). This position covers the length of their graduate school commitment. The University provides free tuition and a stipend.
Location: Charlotte, NC, USA
with RITTER Sports Performance
Do you value both the “art” and “science” of coaching when it comes to strength & conditioning?
Do you value the assessment, programming and evaluation process for athletic performance?
Do you want to coach and impact people beyond traditional strength coach or personal trainer barriers of your physical location?
Do you have a passion for the sport of swimming and working with swimmers and coaches?
If you answered “YES” to all of these questions you may be a great candidate to become a Performance Coach with the RITTER Sports Performance Team.
Learn more and apply for this online and part-time position with RITTER.
- Coach assigned individual and team customers through our online training applications to become empowered while pursuing and exceeding their goals
- Create specific strength training and dryland programs tailored to each customers’ goals, history, and current situation
- Host initial phone consultations with assigned customers to cover their assessment results as well as preview their training program
- Respond in a timely manner to all customer communication
- Update training programs as needed (weekly/monthly/quarterly) following RITTER Training Principles
- Commitment to fully engage and coach customers as assigned
- Effectively communicate, train and assess customers in an online training situation
- Desire to learn and grow in both the science and the art of coaching
- Specific experience with the sport of swimming, including creating strength programs and effectively communicating with coaches and swimmers
- Ability to commit at least 20-hours a MONTH to this position
- Personal Training or Performance Coach certification along with professional liability insurance
- Customer’s expressed satisfaction with program/coaching
- Customer refers others to RITTER Programs
- Customer’s progress/achievement of stated goals and length of training tenure
- Competitive hourly rate based on experience
*This is a remote, part-time position and does not require relocation.
Location: 1114 Potter St, Bellingham, WA 98229, USA
with Bellingham Bay Swim Team
Bellingham Bay Swim Team has an immediate opening for an experienced, dynamic, highly skilled and energetic Head Coach.
Located on Bellingham Bay with Mount Baker as its backdrop, Bellingham (population 90,000) is the last major city before the Washington coastline meets the Canadian border. It’s 85 miles north of Seattle and 50 miles south of Vancouver, B.C.
Bellingham is an acclaimed outdoor recreation haven and known for its subdued, healthy and authentic vibe. It’s been named “Best Place to Play Year Round,” “Adventure Town USA,” and “Best Place to Retire and Live,” by various media. While many come here to play hard and sweat, others take in the scenery, laid-back vibe and relax.
Please check out these links for additional information on Bellingham:
Info on Bellingham Schools:
The Bellingham Bay Swim Team (BBST-PN), (www.bellinghambayswimteam.org) of Bellingham, Washington (USA) is seeking a dynamic, motivated, highly skilled Head Coach for its year-round competitive swim program.
We are seeking an ASCA level 4 or higher Head Coach for our competitive swim team, but may consider the right candidate with a lower ranking. BBST is a USA Swimming affiliated team with a 23-year history. We currently have approximately 90 swimmers in five progressive training groups: Bronze, Silver, Gold, & Senior A/B that train year-round with a staff of 4 certified coaches. These groups are designed to provide athletes with a fun team atmosphere where swimmers of similar ability and commitment practice together and TEAM is emphasized in a competitive setting.
BBST has developed swimmers from beginning age group to nationally-ranked athletes and relays. This includes numerous current members that are zone and junior national level athletes along with former athletes that have qualified for USA Olympic Trials & National Junior Championship Teams.
Many of our BBST alumni have gone on to swim collegiately at top-ranked universities, including Texas A&M University, University of Pacific, Columbia University, and the University of Hawaii.
BBST is a nonprofit 501c3 organization under the direction of a volunteer parent run Board of Directors elected annually by the membership.
The mission of the Bellingham Bay Swim Team is to provide an environment for swimmers to develop exceptional character through discipline and commitment to our shared values in the pursuit of excellence in competitive swimming.
- Establish an environment that fosters positive team attitudes and encourages self-discipline, sportsmanship and responsibility.
- Develop and maintain seasonal and quadrennial plans for the progression of our age group program and develops innovative techniques that show success and improvement. (This includes yardage and technique progressions, as well as how the groups are being challenged through competition and differentiated for movement up the team roster groups).
- Develop and implement team and individual goals with the swimmers and the Board of Directors, and monitor the progression of the athletes and team in reaching these goals.
- Design swimming and dryland curriculums for all BBST roster levels to promote stroke development and physical conditioning appropriate for the athletes’ current level of fitness and physical/emotional development, while maintaining an appropriate level of challenge necessary to produce improvement in speed, fitness, and progression to the next team roster level.
- Provide social/emotional support for athletes and differentiated programming to meet each athlete’s needs.
- Demonstrate a cooperative, responsive and respectful communication style with swimmers, parents, community members, staff, and the board of directors.
- Effectively supervise and delegate responsibilities for a staff of 3-5 coaches. This includes practices as well as meets.
- Practice continuous improvement and professional development for self and assistant coaches; work to achieve next level of certification.
- Oversee all aspects of daily club operation in support of the swimmers, membership, and team mission and values. Strong organizational skills are a must.
- Prepare and present monthly Coach’s Report at Board of Directors’ meeting.
- Conduct monthly staff meeting with assistant coaches.
- Communicate with other teams and/or PNS regarding meet participation and entries.
- Maintain and update website information regarding practice schedules, meet entries, news, etc.
- Various administrative functions such as pool scheduling.
- Participate in monthly Board meetings as the board’s chief advisor. Head Coach is an Ex Officio non-voting member of the board.
- Work with the Board to ensure club mission, vision and values are achieved.
- Act as a team representative while attending LSC meetings.
- Maintain accurate records of individuals and relay performances, meet participation, practice attendance and more.
- Develop, and implement BBST Board policies and procedures.
- Maintain professional standard of safety, appearance and readiness.
- Facilitate and participate in club fundraisers.
- Must be CPR/AED certified and maintain current coaching certification.
- ASCA level 4 but may consider the right candidate with a lower ranking.
- Strong track record as an outstanding technical swim coach with demonstrated leadership and communication skills.
- Advanced experience coaching various ages and skill levels in a competitive environment.
- High-level swimming experience at the club and collegiate level.
- Experienced with TeamUnify and HyTek
- Ability to set and achieve individual and team goals and encourage others to do the same.
- ASCA level 4 or higher
- Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience
This is a year-round, salaried position with benefits including an opportunity for performance and fundraising based incentives. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Links about the Bellingham Bay Swim Team:
Location: 130 Auto Dr, Prince Frederick, MD 20678, USA
with Calvert Aquatics Club
- Help the Head Coach with the team’s planning including swim meet selection.
- Help plan hosted meets with swim meet committee
- Provide for appropriate placement, mentoring, development, and feedback of athletes
- Help and follow Head Coach’s training schedules, group placement and advancement guidelines
- Communicate with team members and families via group meetings, newsletters, email, website and individual meetings
- Work with the local high school coaches and summer league coaches to recruit new athletes
- Participate in the local swim committees (LSC) of USA Swimming
- Assist with additional practices, fundraisers, team social events
- Assist with marketing
- Enforce rules and regulations of the team, MD LSC, and USA Swimming.
- 3+ years of experience as a Coach of a USA Swimming affiliated club or college team
- USA member Swim Coach in Good Standing
- All appropriate & valid licenses/Certifications/Registrations for USA Swimming, ASCA
- ASCA Level 1 or higher preferably
- Experience with Team Unify software can be helpful
- Experience with Dryland will be considered.
Other Important Details:
This position is expected to start April 13th, or until we can find the right candidate.
Chosen candidate will initially coach two groups: 11-12, and a development group with ages from 7 to 11 years of age.
Working hours on pool deck will be Monday thru Friday, from 4:15 to 8:00pm, and Saturday from 8 to 11am, plus weekends with swim meets (usually once per month).
Please provide salary requirements for full time position. Part time salary up to $18/hour depending on qualifications. Salaries are negotiable. Yearly contract with optional renewal every.
CAC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion or sexual preference. If you’re looking for a great opportunity to work with outstanding families, grow a solid local club into a regional force, CAC is looking forward to hearing from you!
Location: Pleasanton, CA, USA
with Pleasanton Seahawks
Work alongside the Senior Elite/Head Coach with the Senior Elite training group. Roughly 17 hours/week plus one meet per month.
Also acts as the primary Coach for the Intermediate 1 Group (11-13 years old). Roughly 7 hours/week plus one meet per month.
Salary is roughly $37k/yr.
- Salary includes meet pay, but not potential bonus pay.
- Lesson income available.
- Other group opportunities available.
Location: 5795 Lewiston Rd, Niagara Falls, NY 14305, USA
with Niagara University
Niagara University invites applications for a full time Assistant Men & Women’s Swimming and Diving Coach. The Assistant Swimming & Diving Coach assists the head coach in developing student athletes academically and athletically for the Swimming program.
Required qualifications include a bachelor’s degree or high school diploma with outstanding high level amateur or professional playing and/or coaching experience; At least one year of experience coaching swimming at the high school, college or higher competitive level or at least three years’ experience competing at the college level or higher. A valid New York State driver’s license is required that satisfies both University and insurance company underwriting rules and regulations for driving a motor vehicle. Must also be able to operate a motor vehicle in Canada; Must pass NCAA recruiting exam within the first year of employment.
Strong interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communication skills; Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; Working knowledge of coaching and teaching techniques and the ability to effectively use them. Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays when necessary. Ability to receive telephone calls, respond to inquiries and communicate with others by telephone. Ability to travel when necessary. Knowledge of recruiting techniques and the ability to effectively use them. Proficiency to handle various office machines including but not limited to: computer keyboard, computer software applications, calculator, copy machine and fax. Knowledge of academic eligibility rules. Ability to drive a personal or university vehicle for the purpose of university business.
NIAGARA UNIVERSITY is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with our Catholic mission, Niagara University is committed to providing equal employment and educational opportunities and will not discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex (gender), national origin, religious preference, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristic, status as veteran or disability. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Ryan Thompson, Esq., Title IX Coordinator, Office for Equity & Inclusion, 716-286-8324, [email protected], www.niagara.edu/oei, Office Location: O’Shea Hall, B27. For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.
Niagara University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. A copy of the Student Right to Know Annual Security Report is available at: http://www.niagara.edu/safety
with Oakland University Swimming and Diving
The Department of Athletics at Oakland University (NCAA Division 1) is now accepting applications for the Graduate Assistant Swimming Coach position beginning the 2020-2021 school year. The Graduate Assistant will assist in all aspects of the program, from coaching student-athletes, season planning, team travel, recruiting, and other duties as assigned, all the wile functioning in compliance with NCAA, Horizon League, and Oakland University rules and policies. They must represent themselves and Oakland University with integrity while demonstrating a commitment to the university and athletic department’s vision and values. Candidates must have excellent organizational and communication skills.
This position provides 9 credits per semester (fall and winter) of tuition toward a graduate degree as well as a monthly living stipend. Applicants must be accepted into Oakland University’s graduate school and meet minimum requirements required for graduate assistantship. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to Oakland University Head Swimming and Diving Coach Peter Hovland and Associate Head Coach Stacy Busack-LaRose.
Location: 72 Spring St, Danvers, MA 01923, USA
with St John's Prep
EAGLES/EDGE seeks a part-time swim instructor to teach lessons being offered in the John A. Driscoll ’90 Aquatics Center, which is located in the Leo and Joan Mahoney Wellness Center on the school campus.
Responsibilities & Requirements
• Teach effective group swim lessons to children of varying ages and/or adults of all skill levels, following SJP curriculum.
• Demonstrate proper stroke technique.
• Utilize lesson equipment, communicate clearly for multiple types of learners.
• Prepare lesson plans and conduct an organized and engaging class with up to six swimmers.
• Maintain the safety of all individuals in and around the pool. Be able to work with children of all comfort levels.
• Communicate and enforce all regulations and pool rules in a personable and professional manner.
• Set up the pool for lessons.
• Must be available during daytime, weekday hours.
• ARC Lifeguard/CPR/AED/First Aid Certification and WSI preferred but not required. Minimum one year of swim instructor experience preferred.
• Excellent organizational, team, and communication skills.
• Minimum age of 16 years old.
• Physical ability to perform essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Location: 72 Spring St, Danvers, MA 01923, USA
with St John's Prep
EAGLES/EDGE is the auxiliary programs of St. John’s Prep in Danvers, MA. St. John’s Prep is an inclusive, Catholic, Xaverian Brothers Sponsored School for young men in grades 6 through 12. Founded on the Xaverian values of compassion, humility, simplicity, trust and zeal, we educate students to be, do and stand for good in the world. We enroll 1,500 students from more than 60 communities.
• Perform primary and secondary lifeguard responsibilities during normal operation hours of the John A. Driscoll ’90 Aquatic Center at St. John’s.
• Maintain the safety of all individuals in and around the pool.
• Open and/or close pool facility. We are especially looking for guards who can work roughly 5:30 am to 8 am during the school year.
• Communicate and enforce all regulations and pool rules in a personable and professional manner.
• Communicate any potentially dangerous elements of the facility.
• Test the water, record, and report imbalances to the supervisor.
• Set up the pool for various activities such as laps, classes, etc.
• Be able to respond to an emergency and contact/activate EMS.
• ARC Lifeguard/CPR/AED/First Aid Certification required. WSI preferred but not required. Minimum one year of lifeguard experience preferred.
• Excellent organizational, team, and communication skills.
• Minimum age of 16 years old.
• Physical ability to perform essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Location: 1001 E 17th St, Bloomington, IN 47408, USA
with Indiana University
The primary role of the individual in this position is to provide administrative and coaching assistance to the head coach. Responsible for promoting the philosophy and objectives of the program within the scope of applicable Indiana University, Big Ten Conference and NCAA regulations.
Bachelor’s degree and one year of coaching experience.
Combinations of education and related experience may be considered.
Possess a valid driver’s license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.
Knowledge and skill in the sport of swimming. Knowledge of NCAA guidelines.
Strongly prefer the proven status of a power 5 recruiter.
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: CH
Job Function: Athletic Affairs
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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Equal Employment Opportunity
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.
Location: 620 S Brainard Ave, La Grange, IL 60525, USA
with La Grange Stingrays
La Grange Country Club
Head Swim Coach
Located in La Grange Illinois, La Grange Country Club was founded in 1899 and has become THE family club in the western suburbs of Chicago. The Club is privately owned and has a unique set of amenities that set’s itself apart with a brand-new aquatics center that features a 6 lane 25-meter pool, 2 diving boards and a zero depth children’s pool.
The LGCC swim team is a summer recreational swim team with a long history of success. The Stingrays compete in the oldest country club swim league (CCSL) in the nation and compete against 5 area clubs in the immediate area. We have approximately 200 swimmers ranging in age from 5 – 16 years old. Our season starts the end of May and concludes with the Championship meet the second week of July. LGCC Stingrays will be entering the 2020 season as reigning CCSL Champions.
Our current swim coach has decided to leave after the 2020 season and will provide a unique opportunity for the new coach to learn everything there is to know about our program. A successful candidate will bring passion for the sport of swimming with a desire to teach proper technique to all levels of abilities while providing over the top team spirit in a warm and fun environment.
- The head coach is expected to be available for all events including practices Monday through Friday (8:00 am – 11:00 am) as well as all swim meets.
- Attend periodic meetings and events as the season approaches with the swim committee, CCSL and Junior Sports Sign Up.
- Work closely with Assistant Coach in supervising all swim coaches preparing and executing practices and meets.
- Provide stroke technique instruction to all levels of swimmers in a fun and positive environment.
- Supervise and ensure safety for all swimmers in and around the pool.
- Create lineups and prepare all meet entries following guidelines in CCSL league by-laws.
- Maintain swimmers results in Hy-Tek.
- Communicate clearly and often with parents regarding swimmers and team matters with a minimum 12-hour response time.
- Ensure internal website is updated in a timely manner.
- Maintain a positive and supportive attitude toward coaches, swimmers and parents at all times.
- Work closely with Pool Manager, Dive Coach and Club General Manager to ensure all practices and meets are well coordinated throughout the season.
Qualifications & Requirements:
- Must have strong organizational skills and have the ability to effectively communicate with all ages of swimmers as well as their parents.
- Ability to problem solve and act calmly and rationally in all situations
- Minimum 2-year experience as a head coach for an organized swim team.
- Knowledge in Team Unify and Hy-Tek is a positive
- Valid CPR/AED, First Aid Certification.
- Must be able to be on the pool deck for several hours during the warm months.
Date Position Available:
Salaried position: $4,000 for the first-year escalating to $6,000 for the second year.
Location: 2000 Pennington Rd, Ewing Township, NJ 08628, USA
with The College of New Jersey
Aquatics Coordinator (Part Time)
The College of New Jersey is seeking a part time Aquatics Coordinator. This position resides in the Athletic Department, within the Division of Student Affairs and reports directly to the Assistant Athletic Director for Facilities & Operations.
The Aquatics Coordinator is responsible for lifeguard and student staffing including hiring, training and scheduling lifeguard staff, lifeguard staff and pool safety management, supervision of lifeguard performance and scheduling, recruiting and training student maintenance and timing system staff (Colorado Timing System and Meet Manager). The Aquatics Coordinator also assists with aquatics event management and timing system operations, membership management including membership programs and retention, and general aquatics maintenance. This is a part time position.
The College of New Jersey Athletic Department strives for excellence in providing a nationally competitive athletic and academic experience. We support the well-rounded student-athlete by developing the student-athlete academically, athletically and socially in preparation for life after college. We aim to recruit, advance and graduate student-athletes who are committed to personal growth, character development, serving the greater good of the campus and community, and embracing the ideals of the NCAA Division III Philosophy. The College of New Jersey provides equitable opportunities for men and women to participate in nationally competitive athletic programs under the guidelines of the New Jersey Athletic Conference and the NCAA.
TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 “Most Competitive” schools in the nation by Barron’s Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter – an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ’s seven schools – Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College’s campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings, including the fourth-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review.
• Lifeguard certified | LGI/First Aid/CPR/AED
• CPO Certified
• Certified in CPR, AED and first aid.
• POM – Pool Director Training Certified
• Certifications in Preventing Disease Transmission & Oxygen Administration preferred
• This job involves physical labor.
• Must be able to stand and to be physically active for multiple hours per day.
• Must be able to assist with preparation related to facility and equipment set-up and breakdowns – lifting and moving items as needed.
• Working hours may be irregular and vary, including nights and weekends as needed.
Education and/or Experience
• Bachelor’s Degree required
• 2-3 years aquatic management experience
• Experience with Colorado Timing System & Meet Manager software
Qualified candidates should apply online and submit a letter of interest, resume (CV), as well as the names and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be considered until a viable finalist has been found. Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks.
To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.
Location: Olympic Way, George Town, Cayman Islands
with CAYMAN ISLANDS AQUATIC SPORTS ASSOCIATION
Technical Director – CAYMAN ISLANDS AQUATIC SPORTS ASSOCIATION
Working with the Cayman Islands Aquatic Sports Association (“CIASA“) Board, the Technical Director will play a key role in the development and implementation of the CIASA Strategic Plan, liaising with stakeholders to effectively deliver all aspects of the plan at every level from Learn To Swim through to and including High-Performance Competitive Swimming.
Planning and Implementation
- Direct and manage the delivery of the CIASA Strategic Plan, monitor progress and conduct regular reviews.
- Where appropriate identify process enhancements and new strategic initiatives for CIASA Board consideration.
- Develop implementation plans as well as design and document associated policies, procedures and systems.
- Produce budget plans and contribute towards the development of a funding model to capitalise on CIASA funding opportunities and investment sources.
Swimming Development & Water Safety
- Work closely with the Cayman Islands Government Department of Sports to develop an exciting, vibrant and sustainable programme of school swimming. Liaise with Head Teachers and Heads of Department in the implementation of a swimming syllabus to ensure every child receives quality swimming instruction. This includes the development of and the teaching of water safety and competition.
- Work closely with the Cayman Islands Government Department of Sports to develop an education programme for school swim instructors.
- Direct CIASA’s Community Development Programme to ensure opportunities are extended to the wider community with the aim of promoting water safety and increasing engagement in aquatic activities at every level.
- Conduct evaluations of Learn To Swim schemes aiming to achieve the CIASA kite mark standard, offer advice and support as required, and provide recommendations to the CIASA board.
- Implement and manage the CIASA Awards Scheme recognising water confidence, skills, speed, and distance achievements or to ensure CIASA’s learn-to-swim partners are using their own programme.
- Promote the formation of new swimming clubs in outlining areas of the islands and liaise with interested parties to initiate development plans.
- Work to introduce new water safety agencies work with current appropriate agencies to raise awareness of water safety through education and training programmes.
- Produce qualification standards for international meets and contribute to the national selection of athletes and team staff in conjunction with the CIASA Representative Team Committee, Commonwealth Games Committee, Island Games Committee and National Olympic Committee.
- As required by CIASA, as National Team Head Coach and/or National Team Manager, act as National Team Head Coach and/or National Team Manager at international competitions with responsibility for directing and managing the team staff and athletes and creating a team environment conducive to optimum performance.
- Liaise with FINA and the international organising committees on logistical arrangements and entries for international events, and assist with the development and organisation of CIASA domestic Open Water and Pool events as well as CARIFTA and Island Games.
- Prepare performance analysis reports for benchmark competitions (pre, during and post-meet) for distribution to the coaches, team managers and the CIASA Board.
- Direct and manage the National Squad programme with a focus on the development of swimming skills and technique, and ensure the delivery of activities that are designed and tailored specifically to each National Squad level with an eye toward the individual development of each squad member.
- Establish a competitive programme for Masters swimming and identify suitable domestic and international racing opportunities for approval by the CIASA Board.
- Work closely with Special Olympics Cayman Islands (SOCI) to integrate SOCI swimmers into CIASA Registered Clubs and CIASA Designated Competitions.
- Maintain a confidential database of swimmer rankings and CIASA/National swimming records and prepare and distribute record certificates.
- Maintain a database of contact information for the Representative Team Members.
- Conduct assessments of identified talented swimmers and arrange a suitable programme and opportunities to fulfil their potential.
- Provide advice and guidance on off-island academic and swimming opportunities for swimmers seeking to move off-island for educational purposes.
Professional Development, Education & Support
- Establish individually tailored Coach Development Plans for club coaches and act as mentor and support for club coaches in all aspects of their specific professional development programme.
- Develop and implement a swimming coaching and teaching Apprenticeship scheme to provide work experience, encouragement, mentoring and support to participating individuals including those involved in the Government’s programmes.
- Liaise with the Officials Committee to ensure the provision of appropriate education and training opportunities for Technical Officials.
- Lead a forum for coaches to discuss technical coaching issues, and establish and manage a Coaches and Teachers Association to offer professional advice and in house seminars and clinics.
- Implement an information and advisory service for registered swimmers, parents, coaches, teachers and officials covering all areas of the Swimming Development and Competitive programmes.
- Provide advice and guidance to swimming clubs on such matters as principles of training, land conditioning, competition calendars and other related technical matters, and assist with on deck support for clubs when requested and approved by CIASA.
- Assist the Board of Directors of CIASA in communicating and implementing CIASA’s Vision, Values and Objectives and overall direction.
- Liaise with the CIASA President and CIASA Vice President to ensure that all of CIASA’s obligations to, and enquiries from, the CIOC, Island Games Committee, FINA, UANA, CCCAN and CARIFTA are met in a timely manner.
- Liaise with the CIASA Treasurer regarding the preparation of budgets and reconciliation of accounts from competitions.
- Liaise with the Chairman of the CIASA Open Water Committee to ensure proper planning, preparation and evaluation occur for each open water swim. Assist the CIASA Open Water Committee by co-ordinating with the Flowers Group in respect of the promotion, development and organisation of the Flowers’ sea swims.
- Liaise with the Chairman of the Facilities/50m Pool Committee with respect to the maintenance or improvement of existing swim facilities (as applicable) and the plans for the 50m Pool on Grand Cayman and the 25m Pool on Cayman Brac.
- Liaise with the Board of Directors of CIASA and CIASA registered clubs in respect of the promotion of masters’ swimming and the development of other aquatic disciplines in the Cayman Islands.
- Liaise with the Chairman of the CIASA Representative Team Committee to ensure that all RTC obligations are met in a timely and appropriate manner. Assist the Chairman to ensure that all National Team members and parents have met their obligations in terms of signing and abiding by the Representative Team Agreement and other specific agreements required for individual CIASA team events.
- Liaise with the Chairman of the CIASA Fund Development Committee to ensure that all potential information requested by fund development partners or potential partners is obtained as well as to ensure that all CIASA obligations are met for fund development partners.
- Liaise with the Chairman of the CIASA Booster Club to ensure that all obligations and comments are met by CIASA and liaise generally with the Booster Club.
- Assist the Board of Directors of CIASA to ensure that all Club Development, club documents, club reports and other obligations are met in a timely manner.
- Liaise with the Technical Officials Committee.
- Act as Chairman of the CIASA Coaches Committee and conduct meetings with Head Coaches of CIASA registered swim clubs and meetings with all coaches.
- Maintain the FINA and UANA entry and games management systems.
- Lead or assist in the development and organisation of all FINA schools or clinics for coaches, athletes and/or officials.
- Liaise with, or act as the Chairman of any CIASA Committee established from time to time (as applicable).
- In conjunction with the CIASA press officer, actively and positively promote all aspects of the CIASA swimming programme via press and media opportunities, and regularly update the CIASA website with news and information items.
- Act in an advisory capacity to stakeholders, agencies and interested individuals on all aquatics matters as appropriate.
- Attend international competitions, conferences and workshops as requested by the CIASA Board and report back findings and key messages.
- Perform any other relevant duties that may be requested from time to time by the CIASA Board.
Experience & Skills
- A passion for excellence with a strong desire to excel and evidence of achieving high levels of professionalism, technical delivery and quality standards.
- Experience of developing strategies, executing plans, and knowledge of the principles of budgeting and finance.
- Proven track record of formulating, implementing and delivering a successful swimming programme catering for swimmers of all levels and abilities.
- Experience of coaching national swimmers who have achieved success at international age group and youth level.
- Experience of working in collaboration with coaches, athletes and support services in a high-performance environment.
- Strong interpersonal skills and experience of operating effectively with a wide range of audiences including swimmers, external stakeholders, coaches, teachers, parents, partner organisations and press and media.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
- Strong background of experience (and applicable and current formal qualifications) in competitive swim coaching at the national age-group level and higher.
- Graduate-level aptitude or Further Education qualification to degree level.
- Computer literate with a good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
- Experience of delivering a Swimming Development programme across multiple clubs and/or organisations.
- Experience of coaching swimmers to senior international level with results on the World and Olympic stage.
- Knowledge of School Swimming programmes.
- Experience in implementing Swimming Award schemes.
- Possess current CPR and First Aid certifications.
Salary range starting from US$75,000+ per year, with health and pension benefits.
Location: 114 W Woodschurch Rd, Flemington, NJ 08822, USA
with Hunterdon County YMCA
The Hunterdon County YMCA Stingrays swim team is looking for a passionate part time coach to work with us!
The Hunterdon County YMCA Stingrays is a year-round competitive swim team offering high-quality, professional, coaching and technique instruction for ages 6 to 18 years. Our team competes in both YMCA and USA Swim meets. The goal of our team is to provide every member an opportunity to improve swimming skills and achieve success at his or her level of ability from the novice swimmer and beyond while instilling the YMCA core values.
Under the direction of the Director of Competitive Aquatics and upper level Swim Team Coaches, the Swim Team Coach will facilitate, develop, promote and reinforce technique standards with designated coaching groups. Come join a team that thrives on love of aquatics, teamwork, and community!
Please note that this part time position does require an individual to work evening and weekend hours.