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Assistant Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Other)
Keiser University

Location: 2600 N Military Trl, West Palm Beach, FL 33409, USA

with Keiser University

Keiser University is a regionally accredited, not-for-profit university with over 20 campus locations in the state of Florida.  The Keiser University Flagship Campus is located in West Palm Beach, Fl. and is home to all 25 NAIA Varsity Athletic Teams that the University offers.  For more information about Keiser Athletics go to www.kuseahawks.com

 

DESCRIPTION
The Assistant Swimming Coach will report to the Head Swimmming Coach and be responsible for assisting in the recruitment, maintaining roster size, practice planning, meet scheduling, and budget management of the Keiser University’s Swimming Program.
Responsibilities: The Assistant Swim Coach will:
• Assist in the planning, organization and the on-going development of the athletic programming and activities of the program.
• Assist in the building of a cohesive and competitive program.
• Recruit academically and athletically qualified, full-time student-athletes to participate in the program.
• Promote the academic progress and graduation of student-athletes, including assisting with enforcement of a study program.
• Assist athletic department in athletic issues as needed.
• Abide by the rules and regulations of the league in which you will be competing.
Expectations: We expect the Assistant Swim Coach to:
• Submit all required assignments on or before designated due dates.
• Report any known violations or concerns to administration
• Conform to all Athletic Department policies and procedures as required.
• Represent Keiser University and the Athletic Department as a team player, as a professional, and as a role model for all student-athletes.
• Attend regularly scheduled Athletic Department Staff meetings.
• Possess a valid CPR Certification
• Communicate with all coaches/trainers regarding their meet needs.
• Possess a valid State of Florida Driver’s License and be responsible for driving Keiser University vehicles and/or rental vehicles when assigned for away contests.

Part Time Age Group Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Select Team of Aquatic Racers

Location: Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area, TX, USA

with Select Team of Aquatic Racers

Select Team of Aquatic Racers, located in The Colony/Frisco and Carrollton/Farmers Branch area of Texas, is seeking a part-time competitive team swim coach. Practice hours are late afternoons/early evenings Mondays – Fridays some weekend practice and meet responsibilities are available as well. Possible hours can vary 15-25 hours per week. Position may extend to increased hours or full time and salaried as swim team growth progresses.

Opportunities for coaching lessons are available.

Job requirements and responsibilities:

  • Experience with competitive swimming (as swimmer and/or coach):
    • YMCA, summer league, school team, lessons program experience acceptable
    • USA Swimming team experience preferred
  • Knowledge of all 4 strokes, streamlines, flip turns, and racing starts is required
  • Experience working with children ages 5 and up preferred
  • Lifeguard certified preferred
  • Must be at least 17 years of age
  • Outgoing and encouraging to swimmers and helpful to families
  • Ability to lead practices with the guidance of the head coach
  • Timeliness is expected
  • On the job training is required

Association & Maryland Farms YMCA Swim Team Coordinator

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
YMCA of Middle Tennessee Swim Club

Location: 5101 Maryland Way, Brentwood, TN 37027, USA

with YMCA of Middle Tennessee Swim Club

Consistent with the Christian mission and vision of the YMCA of Middle Tennessee, and in cooperation with other YMCA staff, under the direction of the Senior Aquatics Director, the Association Swim Team Coordinator will model the YMCA’s unwavering commitment to aquatic safety. S/he is responsible for overall operations of the YMCA Swim Team program and must maintain communication, standards, and fiscal responsibility achieve our vision of becoming a leader of Swim Team in our service area.

Essential Functions:

  • Model the YMCA core values: Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility
  • Represent the YMCA and build relationships with Aquatics Directors, Center leaders and volunteers from area aquatics organizations
  • Develop and ensure outstanding customer/member service
  • Communicate with all parties involved regarding upcoming meets, results, requirements, trainings, and updates
  • Maintain current and relevant information within electronic communications including YMCA website, social media, emails and advertisements
  • Supervise all aspects of the Maryland Farms Swim Team program, including hiring, recruiting volunteers, training, coaching and any disciplinary action to ensure the program’s success
  • Set up, manage, and clean up after Association and Center swim meets
  • Lead staff and volunteers in the development of program strategies and meet all Association program standards
  • Ensure compliance with all Association policies and procedures
  • Order and maintain all supplies for use with Association and Maryland Farms Swim Team including, but not limited to, ribbons, suits, meet software, enrollments, etc.
  • Coordinate management and maintenance of equipment and facilities used
  • Participate in special events, activities and meetings, including staff meetings, trainings, and assigned committees as requested
  • Coach all Maryland Farms and USA sessions  according to the standard and guidelines set by the YMCA Coach Program
  • Attend and/or provide appropriate staff for all USA swim meets – home and away
  • Complete all paperwork and forms required for each swim meet
Minimum Requirements:

 

Qualifications:

Passion, enthusiasm, and commitment to the mission and cause of the YMCA

Superior supervisory skills and an enthusiastic personality with the ability to inspire and motivate staff, volunteers, members and participants to create a culture of service within our Centers

Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community

  • Must present a professional image and possess conflict resolution skills, and demonstrate sound judgment and initiative
  • Must be highly organized with the ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to travel to multiple locations and ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends
  • Minimum 21 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent required, college degree in a related field preferred
  • One to three years of experience with Swim Team or comparable YMCA experience

Certifications Required:

  • Before start of 1st shift: New Hire Orientation training
  • Before start of 1st shift: Basic Life Support, First Aid, and Emergency Oxygen
  • Within 30 days of hire:  Membership Software Training, Foundations of Coaching 101 and 102, USA Swimming Certification
  • Within 60 days of hire: Intro to Listen First, Living Our Cause training, and YMCA Principles of Competitive Swimming and Diving
  • Within six months of hire: Certified Pool Operator certification

Aqe Group Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club

Location: 333 Nahanton St, Newton, MA 02461, USA

with Jewish Community Center

Team Description:

Karishim Swim Club (KASC), a competitive swimming club in Newton, MA, is currently accepting applications for the position of Age Group Coach.  We are looking for a coach who is a dynamic team player and is excited to help KASC continue its growth in both size and achievement. We are looking for someone to contribute our athlete’s growth both in and out of the pool.

 

Job Details:

  • Prepare practices on a weekly basis based on phase of training and swimmer’s needs/ability
  • Maintain a focus on technique, skill development and athlete development
  • Submit all written practices to Head Coach at beginning of each week during training phase of employment
  • Work closely with the Aquatics staff and other coaches to promote the club as a whole
  • Participate in weekend swim meets as required
  • Attend all coach’s meetings (approximately 4-5 per year)
  • Help determine swimmers’ events for meet entries
  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • Coordinate training methodologies, drills and practice group goals with Head Coach
  • Recruitment, retention and athletic development plans for new athletes
  • Open communication with parents to ensure education and communication on all aspects of long term athletic development
  • Develop roles and responsibilities of parents, swimmers and coaches as well as individual athletic plans
  • Maintain good membership standing with USA Swimming and New England Swimming

Applicant Coaches must be:

  • USA Swimming certified or be willing and able to become USA Swimming certified within the first 30 days of employment
  • Able to exhibit strong effective teaching/communication skills
  • Knowledgeable of stroke and skill techniques
  • Knowledgeable of season/workout planning and dryland training/technique
  • Prior USA Swimming coaching experience with athletes of all ages
  • Interested in working with all levels

 

Preferred:

  • be ASCA certified
  • Lifeguard, CPR/AED, First Aid certification

Community Pool Director

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Aquatics Staff
  • Level of Team Other

Location: Flemington, NJ 08822, USA

with Hunterdon County YMCA

The Hunterdon County YMCA is excited to hire a full time/seasonal/exempt Pool Director for the brand new Community Pool opening this summer.  This leadership position is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to lead this new initiative with the HCY; we are looking for someone who is passionate about not only aquatics, but community as well.  The right candidate will come on board in a flexible part time basis in early April (20-25 hours; to be worked out between candidate and HCY) to assist with program and staff planning, and will play a key role under the leadership of the Senior Program Director as we prepare for the inaugural Summer season (opening day is set for May 23rd).  If you have ever desired to be a part of something from the ground up, this is the job for you!

Assisiant Senior/ Age Group Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Crimson Aquatics- Wellesley

Location: Wellesley, MA, USA

with Crimson Aquatics- Wellesley

We are seeking qualified and dynamic coaches to work with our Age Group/ Senior Programs (ages 11-16). Qualified candidates will have a background in competitive swimming, previous coaching or teaching experience, and expertise in swimming technique. A positive attitude and a passion for working with young people are essential. Compensation is highly competitive.

This coaching position entails:

  • Attending and assisting in swim team practices and meets
  • Providing instruction which emphasizes the importance of proper technique, teamwork, and sportsmanship
  • Organizing productive workouts under the direction of the Head Coaches
  • Other duties, as needed

Qualified individuals must demonstrate:

  • Thorough knowledge of swimming technique and teaching skills
  • The ability to effectively manage young athletes while motivating and engaging them
  • Effective communication with parents, athletes and other coaches

Assisiant Senior/ Age Group Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Crimson Aquatics- Wellesley

Location: Wellesley, MA, USA

with Crimson Aquatics- Wellesley

We are seeking qualified and dynamic coaches to work with our Age Group/ Senior Programs (ages 11-16). Qualified candidates will have a background in competitive swimming, previous coaching or teaching experience, and expertise in swimming technique. A positive attitude and a passion for working with young people are essential. Compensation is highly competitive.

This coaching position entails:

  • Attending and assisting in swim team practices and meets
  • Providing instruction which emphasizes the importance of proper technique, teamwork, and sportsmanship
  • Organizing productive workouts under the direction of the Head Coaches
  • Other duties, as needed

Qualified individuals must demonstrate:

  • Thorough knowledge of swimming technique and teaching skills
  • The ability to effectively manage young athletes while motivating and engaging them
  • Effective communication with parents, athletes and other coaches

Director of Aquatics and Head Swim Team Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club, Other
Decatur Family YMCA

Location: 220 W McKinley Ave, Decatur, IL 62526, USA

with Decatur Family YMCA

Decatur Family YMCA

Job Title: Director of Aquatics and Head Swim Team Coach

FLSA Status:  Full Time Exempt

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer                                     Revision Date:  2/4/2020

                                                                                                                                                                 

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.  Serves as head swim team coach and teaches the fundamentals of competitive swimming in a positive environment.  As leader of the highly competitive YDSC Gators swim team, the coach will provide every member an opportunity to improve their skills be successful at his or her level of ability, from novice to elite-level competitors.   Provides Develops, organizes and implements high quality YMCA aquatic program(s).  Develops an annual budget for programs and work within the budget and overall YMCA financial policies in implementing programs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Supervises and directs program activities to meet the needs of the community and fulfill YMCA objectives. Establishes new program activities and expands programs within the community, in accordance with strategic and operating plans. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations.
  2. Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules and directs personnel, coaches and volunteers as needed. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate and retain staff and achieve goals. Ensures records of staff certifications are current and complete.
  3. Monitors daily pool operations to adhere to all state, local and YMCA health and safety regulations.
  4. Conducts and ensures proper maintenance of pools. Secures and schedules pool facilities. Maintains accurate records of pool chemical levels and facility maintenance.
  5. Conducts lifeguarding, swim instruction, First Aid and CPR trainings.
  6. Facilitate and run swim team practices with the support of assistant coaches. Design and oversee training plans for swimmers and develop methods to track swimmers’ progress throughout the season. Set goals with swimmers and monitor phases of individual swimmer development including but not limited to stroke technique, starts and turns, and interval timing.
  7. Be approachable, visible and communicate openly and develop strong relationships with all Y members and swim team families.
  8. Creates and schedules swim classes, water fitness classes, and swim team practices
    and meets.
  9. Perform all administrative tasks of the swim team including maintaining Team Unify, Meet Mobile and planning and organizing all swim meets.
  10. Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information.
  11. Develops and monitors program budget to meet fiscal objectives.
  12. Assists in YMCA fund raising activities and special events.
  13. Monitor swim lessons to ensure instructors are teaching proper technique, swimmers are progressing, progress reports are being accurately completed and communicated with parents.
  14. Assists with Program Committee meetings
  15. Compiles program statistics. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation
    in programs.
  16. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

YMCA COMPETENCIES (Team Leader):

Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Ys values. Ensures a high level of service with
a commitment to changing lives.  Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition. Cultivates relationships to support fund-raising.

Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives. Builds relationships
to create small communities. Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience. Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support.

Operational Effectiveness:  Provides others with frameworks for making decisions. Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities. Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team. Effectively creates and manages budgets. Holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure progress.

Personal Growth: Shares new insights. Facilitates change; models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change. Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance.  Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent.
  2. Five years of competitive swim coaching experience preferred.
  3. Certified USA Swim Coach and ASCA level 3 certification preferred.
  4. Minimum age requirements may apply; for example, minimum age of 21.
  5. Training requirements within 90 days of hire include completion of: Child Abuse Recognition & Prevention; CPR; First Aid; AED; Bloodborne Pathogens; Harassment at the Y and Y101.
  6. Completion of Aquatics trainer certifications including lifeguarding, CPR and First Aid.
  7. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of
    the community.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions and to supervise program activities in a wide variety of indoor and outdoor locations (depending upon the programs).

 

Staff Member’s Signature_______________________________________________Date_____________

Supervisor’s Signature_________________________________________________Date_____________

 

This is a full-time position with full-time benefits including Medical, Dental, Retirement, and paid time off.  To apply please email a cover letter and resume to [email protected].

 

 

 

DECATUR FAMILY YMCA

220 West McKinley Ave. Decatur, Il 62526

Phone 217-872-9622  Fax 217-872-4294

www.decaturymca.org

 Age Group Coach & Dryland Coach – Part Time

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Lakeside Aquatic Club

Location: Flower Mound, TX, USA

with Lakeside Aquatic Club

We are seeking an enthusiastic and organized Dryland coach as well as an Age Group coach (2 positions).

Age Group Coach: Dedicated to developing  quality age group swimmers through our established curriculum focused on fundamental stroke technique.  This coach will be working directly with our Head Age Group Coach to establish technically efficient swimmers.

Responsibilities:

  1. Conduct – 5-6 workouts per week for approximately 25-30 hours a week. Attends 1-2 swim meets a month.
  2. Plan, prepare, and conduct team practices in accordance with the LAC curriculum.
  3. Prepare, approve and submit swimmers’ meet entries.
  4. Recommend practice level placement and changes for all swimmers in currently in practice groups and in one group below current training group.
  5. Assist other coaches/instructors as needed within LAC, and communicate regularly with counterpart group coaches at each site.
  6. Creates smaller workout groups within the larger group for the purpose of providing more challenging workouts to all swimmers in the group

Qualifications:

  1. College Degree (preferred)
  2. One year competitive swim coaching experience (preferred)
  3. ASCA Level 2 Certified Coach (preferred)
  4. 5 years competitive swimming experience (preferred)
  5. Energetic, patient and gives simple instructions.
  6. Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills
  7. Computer proficiency, including email, Internet navigation, and Microsoft Office software.

 

Dryland Coach: Implement exercise program for swimmers ranging from 10-18 years old.  This person would be working directly with our Dryland Coordinator to run trainings at their respective site in the afternoon/ evenings.

Responsibilities:

  1. Conduct dryland/ weight workouts in the evenings, 5-6 days per week for approximately 15-20 hours a week.
  2. Plan, prepare, and conduct dryland practices in conjunction with team’s Dryland Coordinator and accordance with the LAC curriculum.
  3. Create smaller workout groups within the larger group for the purpose of providing more challenging workouts to all swimmers in the group

Qualifications:

  1. Certified in Group Exercise, Personal Training, or working towards a degree in the area of fitness.
  2. Energetic, patient and gives simple instructions.
  3. Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills
  4. Computer proficiency, including email, Internet navigation, and Microsoft Office software.

Executive Director

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team Other
Middle Atlantic Swimming, Inc.

Location: Newark, DE, USA

with Middle Atlantic Swimming, Inc.

Middle Atlantic Swimming is seeking an experienced leader to advocate for the growth and development of a diverse swimming community through education, innovation and a commitment to excellence.

Middle Atlantic Swimming in its continued success, has grown and matured in its existence as a USA Swimming Local Swimming Committee and nonprofit organization. To more efficiently and effectively serve its members and fulfill its mission to advocate the growth and development of a diverse swimming community through education, innovation and a commitment to excellence, the organization has created an Executive Director position.

The priorities for the first 12 months of the Executive Director tenure include:

  • Becoming the face of Middle Atlantic Swimming.
  • Raising visibility and increasing communication to both internal and external communities.
  • Establishing a plan for increased member engagement at all levels – athlete, coach, club, parent.
  • Improving the efficiency of the Middle Atlantic Swimming office. 

The Executive Director will report directly to the Board of Directors and will lead the Middle Atlantic staff.

Key Responsibilities
The Executive Director will provide strategic leadership for the organization based on the strategic direction established in partnership with the Board of Directors. This position requires some flexible weekend and evening work.

  • Leadership
    • Lead program efforts to increase overall involvement with clubs, athletes, non-athletes and constituents within the LSC
    • Serve as the face, voice and main contact for Middle Atlantic Swimming
    • Oversee the strategic efforts of the Middle Atlantic staff
    • Serve as an information conduit between the USA Swimming, USA Swimming Eastern Zone Directors and Middle Atlantic Swimming
    • Serve as the staff liaison for the Safe Sport Committee and Travel Fund Committee
    • Support clubs with needs in the community such as appearing before commissioners, school boards, etc.
    • Support clubs on various challenges by acting as a resource for governance, outreach, staffing, parents, etc.
    • In conjunction with the General Chair, prepare meeting agendas for the Board of Directors
  • Administration
    • Regularly review service providers and supply/vendor contracts
    • Operate under the statutes of each State’s respective laws for the Middle Atlantic region
  • Finances
    • Work with the staff, committees, and Board of Directors to establish an annual operating budget for the organization
    • Submit monthly payroll to processing company and record and distribute checks
    • Respond to requests for W-9s, employee information for unemployment, etc.
    • Prepare insurance documents, payments and compile information for audit for Liability and Workman’s comp for office and employees
    • Prepare audit information for the Delaware Unemployment office

Opportunities for Professional Development
The Executive Director will be invited to attend the annual United States Aquatic Sports Convention, select USA Swimming workshops and other professional development opportunities upon request.

Qualifications
Ideal candidates will share the overall vision for Middle Atlantic Swimming and its values.

Requirements:

  • Must have a bachelors degree
  • Must have budget management experience 
  • Must have human resources experience
  • Must have previous experience in the sport of swimming
  • Eligible for USA Swimming membership (must be able to pass a background check and Athlete Protection Training)

Preferences:

  • General knowledge of nonprofit structure and management
  • Sports marketing experience
  • Strong writing and public speaking skills 
  • Self-starter with the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work well with internal and external participants

Middle Atlantic Swimming offers a competitive salary and benefits.

Graduate Assistant for King University Swimming

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division I)
King University

Location: 1350 King College Rd, Bristol, TN 37620, USA

with King University

Assist head coach in all aspects of coaching duties including but not limited too:

On deck coaching, writing practices, Driving vans, coaching at swim meets, helping with meet line-ups, ordering food, ordering swim gear, proctoring study hall, recruiting, and office work.

The graduate assistant position at King is an important one as there is only one coach for 30 athletes.  As a GA, you will be asked to take on a large leadership position with an expectation of maturity and hard work throughout the year.

This is a great opportunity to test your coaching and management skills.

Part-Time Assistant Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Blue Tide Aquatics

Location: Kingwood, Houston, TX, USA

with Blue Tide Aquatics

We are looking for one part-time coach who is knowledgeable and passionate about the sport. Candidates must enjoy teaching and engaging with young athletes.  The ideal candidate will assist our existing coaching staff on a part-time (Monday through Friday) basis. The candidate also will be responsible for running groups and writing practices, as needed.   Compensation is hourly, commensurate with experience.   BTA swim groups practice daily at two pools, Kingwood High School and Kingwood Park High School.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • 1-3 years coaching experience
  • USA Swimming Certifications (within 30 days)

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist coaches with their specific training groups as needed
  • Some weekend hours and meet travel (within the Gulf) required

CHIEF SWIM COACH

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Glenmark Aquatic Foundation

Location: Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

with Glenmark Aquatic Foundation

We are currently looking to hire a “Chief Swim Coach” to set up a new performance centre in Bhubaneswar, India. As a high performance Chief Swim Coach following will be the roles & responsibilities:

  • Develop the overall swimming development strategy.
  • Lead technical development aspects of the overall program.
  • Creating long, medium and short term objectives with regards to developing swimming capabilities of all trainees at the centre.
  • Providing assistance in monitoring and recruiting young swimmers for the development programs.
  • Enhancement of education and continued professional development of coaches at the centre.
  • Work closely with various stakeholders to help further the swimming ecosystem in the country.
  • Ultimately, contribute in taking young Indian swimmers to the world stage via sustained long term vision.

Remuneration will be as per global market standards, which will accommodate for an expat life in India.

Aquatic Meet Technician

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Aquatics Staff
  • Level of Team Recreational
Greensboro Aquatic Center

Location: 1921 W Gate City Blvd, Greensboro, NC 27403, USA

with Greensboro Aquatic Center

The City of Greensboro Aquatic Center (GAC) is looking for an Aquatic Meet Technician. The individual in this position is responsible for setup, operation and maintenance of a variety of timing equipment, related production equipment and software necessary to conduct swimming, diving and other aquatic competitions. Employee will need considerable knowledge of  Colorado or Omega Timing Systems and swim meet entry software and hardware as well as integration, maintenance and repair of these systems. This position works closely with the aquatic event hosts in conducting competitive meets ranging from age group local swimming to national and NCAA hosted meets. The job is NON-EXEMPT under FLSA.
Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED or an equivalency of education and 3 years of “related” aquatic experience
  •  Minimum of 1-3 years directly related work experience.
  •  Swim meets set up experience (i.e. touch pads, cables, etc.).
  • Proficiency operating a  Colorado or Omega Timing System

An Ideal Candidate Would Also Possess (Preferred Qualifications):

  • ARC First Aid, CPR
  • Previous technical experience with video operations/ camera/DVD playback and sound systems including microphones and music mixing
  • Scoreboard operation/experience
  • Laser pool measurement technician experience
  • ARC Lifeguard certification
  • Administrative Official (AO) certification

 

 

Assistant USA Swim Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Rockford Riptide Swim Team

Location: Rockford, MI, USA

with Rockford Riptide Swim Team

Rockford Riptide (ROCK) a USA Swimming (USAS) competitive swim club and part of the Rockford Aquatics program.

The assistant coach for the Rockford Riptide Swim Team aides in the development of swimmers to learn all four competitive strokes, starts, turns and finishes. Coach works with Rockford Riptide’s head coach/general manager and Riptide USA coaching staff in the development of programs, workouts, swim meets and assessment of incoming and advancing swimmers.  The primary goal of the Assistant coach is to prepare and support the Riptide swimmer in their journey in the sport of competitive (USA) swimming with Rockford Riptide’s Age Group USA Swim Team.

Assistant USA swim coach needed for Rockford Riptide Swim Team

Responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Previous competitive swim coaching experience (2+ years) desired and love for the sport of swimming
  • Ability to meet all USA Swimming certification and coaching requirements (CPR, Safety Training for Swim Coaches, USA Background check, Athlete protection, Lifeguarding, First Aid, etc.)
  • Ability to demonstrate mature judgment, reliability, availability, and ethical behavior including punctuality, confidentiality, and ability to function in a multi-task environment
  • Can clearly define the importance the role the club plays in the scope of Rockford Aquatics.
  • Provide a solid understanding of swimming biomechanics, dryland training, including progression training, drill and clinic style teaching
  • Efficient computer skills including, but not limited to, Email, Excel, Word, Team Manager, Meet Manager, and Team Unify
  • Desire to create a positive training environment for all swimmers
  • Demonstrated ability to work well and communicate effectively with swimmers of all ages/abilities, staff and administrators
  • Take attendance and oversee the conduct of workouts geared to the ability of the swimmers at this level
  • Work directly in and out of the water instructing swimmers of all ages/abilities
  • Provide positive, constructive feedback to swimmers to enhance technique and motivation
  • Manage, observe and evaluate swimmer performance at practices and meets
  • Work with head coach/general manager, Jr Riptide coaches and USA coaches to evaluate incoming swimmers and promote swimmer advancement within the session
  • Work with head coach and assistant coaches in the development of programs
  • Provide on-going communication to Riptide membership regarding and practice updates, team events, swimmer advancement, etc.
  • Attend Coaches meetings as scheduled
  • Knows and conforms to all Club policies, rules, and regulations; Supports the ongoing clinical vision of Rockford Riptide.
  • Notifies Head Coach of any unaccounted athlete absences of more than one week and follows up with family for status
  • Communicates and notifies Head Coach/General Manager of any membership or facility issues or concerns within 24 hours.
  • Takes proactive steps to communicate/educate parents about club policies, procedures, stroke technique, meet entry and registration
  • Willingness for continued education in the profession
  • Conduct parent info meeting each session
  • Attend team events as requested

Compensation and Hours:

Commensurate with experience.  This is a non-salaried position and does include reimbursement of travel costs.

Fall/Winter/Spring Monday – Friday evening availability and some weekends.  Summer AM/PM availability and some weekends 10-20 hours/weekly depending upon season activities.

 

Start Date:        April 2020 or sooner

Locations:         

Practices are primarily held in Rockford, Michigan, at the Rockford High School or at the North Rockford Middle School.

Requirements:    USA Coaching Certification (or eligibility)

Lifeguard Certification

Background check

See www.riptide.org for more information about the club.

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