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Swimming/Housing Graduate Assistant

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team College (Other)

Location: 3200 College Dr, Emmetsburg, IA 50536, USA

with Iowa Lakes Community College

This part time position will assist the Head Swimming Coach and Housing Department with day to day operations working 27.5 hours a week. Position located on the Emmetsburg Campus. Applicant must be expected to enroll in a Master’s Degree Program at their own expense.

Constant

  1. Assist the head swimming coach in the day to day operations of the swimming program.
  2. Assist in the recruitment of student athletes.
  3. Assist in the academic monitoring and success of student athletes.
  4. Housing Assistant – Live on campus.
  5. Responsible for dorm supervision and housing office hours.
  6. Assist with intramural program.
  7. Assist with student activities.
  8. Assist with swim program’s social media.
  9. Other duties as assigned.

Will require flexible hours including weekends and evenings. The additional physical demands normally expected of a coach are required. Must have valid driver’s license, good driving record and provide proof of insurance. Required to travel utilizing personal vehicle.

Employment with Iowa Lakes Community College is dependent upon successful passage of a criminal background check.

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Head Men’s and Women’s Water Polo Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division III)

Location: 639 38th St, Rock Island, IL 61201, USA

with Augustana College

Reports To:  Athletic Director

Overview:
Is responsible for the overall management of the College’s men’s and women’s water polo programs including coaching, recruitment and retention of student-athletes, scheduling and budget management, equipment ordering, viable fundraising, public relations and other duties as assigned.

Status:  Full-time position.  Works on an academic year schedule.

Supervises:  Part-time coaching assistant(s) and student workers

Job Duties:

  1. Responsible for creating an overall positive and successful environment for the student-athletes of the men’s and women’s water polo teams. Provide oversight and evaluation of the daily progress of the team including strength training, conditioning, and student-athlete academic, personal and athletic development.
  2.  Plan, conduct and evaluate practice activities for men’s and women’s water polo team members. Provide group and individual assistance in a manner that engages the athletes and builds commitment to the program.
  3. Work collaboratively with other members of the Augustana staff to integrate efforts and create program success. Assist other staff members with activities as needed to reach the overall goals of the Augustana athletic department.
  4. Meet with prospective students and their family members both on campus and at remote locations as possible. Provide advice and counsel on the admissions process, the Augustana experience and the integral role of the student-athlete in overall campus life.
  5. Hire and oversee part-time coaching assistants and student workers as needed to assist with the program and competition-related activities. Provide feedback?both positive and negative?on work products and outcomes.
  6. Order equipment and supplies and manage operating budget for the program.
  7. Complete auxiliary assignments including teaching physical education activity classes during the academic year.
  8. Actively participate in department and college-wide meetings and events, and adapt work as required to meet overall campus goals.
  9. Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.
  • Three or more years of previous coaching experience, preferably at the collegiate level.
  • A demonstrated understanding of the NCAA Division III environment, requirements, and accountability, with previous coaching or playing experience in a similar setting highly preferred.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to relate to a diverse group of students, athletes, coaches and campus community members.
  • Strong prioritization and organizational skills.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of and accountability to NCAA and CCIW rules and regulations.
  • Demonstrated strong commitment to the academic and athletic success of the student-athlete.

 

 

Graduate Assistant – Eastern Illinois University

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

Location: Charleston, IL 61920, USA

with Eastern Illinois University

The Department of Athletics at Eastern Illinois University (NCAA Division 1) is now accepting applications for the Graduate Assistant Swimming Coach position beginning this upcoming 2020-2021 school year.

This position provides a full-time graduate tuition waiver (fall and spring) as well as a monthly living stipend. Applicants must be accepted into Eastern Illinois’s graduate school and meet minimum requirements required for graduate assistantship.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will assist in conducting the men’s & women’s swimming program within the philosophy and guidelines set forth by Eastern Illinois University, the NCAA, and the Summit League Conference. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: coaching, recruiting, scheduling, budget management, academic monitoring, and other duties as assigned by the Head Swimming Coach. Bachelor’s Degree and valid driver’s license required.

Strong organizational and communication skills are expected. Experience with intercollegiate swimming and diving program is desired. The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with high ethical standards and exhibit a strict adherence to NCAA, Summit, University and departmental rules and regulations.

Essential Functions

  1. Assist with the development of practice materials and help lead practice accordingly under the direction of the head coach.
  2. Assist with travel plans, planning and coordinating program events.
  3. Provide leadership to facilitate academic and personal success for the team’s student-athletes.
  4. Assist with other duties as assigned by the head coach.

 Education, Experience and Skills Required

  • Must be accepted into Graduate School at Eastern Illinois University.
  • Excellent communication, organization, and leadership skills required.
  • Computer literacy with an emphasis on spreadsheets preferred.
  • Experience using Colorado Timing Systems, Hy-Tek software, and Meet Manager
  • Ability to obtain CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Required to work early mornings and weekends.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a successful candidate is chosen.

Aquatics Coordinator

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

Location: 2180 Milvia St, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA

with City of Berkeley

SALARY: $35.21 – $40.87 Hourly
$6,102.46 – $7,084.43 Monthly
$73,229.52 – $85,013.14 Annually
OPENING DATE: 03/16/20
CLOSING DATE: 04/20/20 05:00 PM
THE POSITION:
Amended and re-issued to expand applicant pool. Final filing date is April 20, 2020. Applicants who have already submitted an application, do not need to re-apply.

The City of Berkeley is excited to share the recruitment for Aquatics Coordinator. This classification is responsible for the coordination and management of City Aquatics facilities and programs.  We are seeking applications from highly skilled individuals with recreation program planning and coordination experience with an emphasis on aquatics facility management.  The incumbent plans, organizes and implements multi-faceted City-wide recreation and aquatics programs and activities; identifies community swim program needs and recommends alternatives or enhanced programs; inspects pools and facilities and performs routine pool maintenance; provides staff training and professional development.

Successful applicants will have the ability to:

  •  Assist in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures and work standards for the aquatics section
  • Develop plan, supervise and evaluate all aquatics programs including swim lessons, exercise classes, lap swim, and shower program.
  • Participate in the preparation and administration of the aquatics program budget
  • Plan, organize, assign, direct, review and evaluate the work of assigned staff
  • Participate in the selection of personnel and provides for their training and professional development
  • Evaluate swimming skills and provide in-service training in advanced swimming techniques
  • Develop and ensure enforcement of water safety standards and enforce safety and operating procedures
  • Assist with coaching and water safety training
  • Confer with and provide professional assistance to City departments on aquatics programs and related matters
  • Direct subordinate staff in the daily activities and operations of City aquatics centers and aquatics programs
  • Develop program proposals and recommends fee schedules
  • Evaluate aquatics programs and aquatics center services and recommends improvements
  • Identify aquatics center service needs and develop and implement programs to fulfill these needs
  • Formulate and organize program plans and schedules for seasonal and year-round swimming activities
  • Conduct inspections of aquatics centers and ensure maintenance including review of log books, check of water chemistry and possible backwash, installation of new equipment, cleaning of clogged drains and replacement of underwater lights
  • Order supplies, contact vendors and conduct site inspections for outside maintenance contract work
  • Assess and recommend pool facilities capital improvement needs and secure budgetary cost estimates
  • Maintain contacts with neighborhood groups, schools, volunteers and other community groups and provide necessary coordination for programs and services, and prepare news releases, posters and brochures to publicize aquatics center programs and activities
  • Ensure accurate collection and recordkeeping for program receipts and oversee rental and registration activities
  • Prepare a variety of periodic and special reports related to aquatics center and aquatics program activities
  • Plan and participate in fund-raising and other special events
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
Equivalent to graduation from high school.

AND

Experience:
Five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in recreation program planning and coordination which has included aquatics facility management, life guarding, swimming instruction or coaching, two (2) years of lead level directing. Supervisory or program management experience is desirable. College-level coursework in recreation, physical education or a closely related field may be substituted for the experience outlined above on a year-for-year basis. 30 semester units/45 quarter units will be considered equivalent to one year (2000 hours) of qualifying experience.

Other Requirements

  • Must be able to travel to various locations within and outside the City of Berkeley to meet the program needs and to fulfill the job responsibilities. When driving on City business, maintenance of a valid California driver’s license and satisfactory driving record is required.
  • Possession of a current American Red Cross Lifeguard/ First Aid certificate
  • Possession of a current American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certificate.
  • Possession of a current American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Certificate or equivalent by date of appointment.
  • Possession of a current American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor certificate within six months of appointment.
  • Must possess or obtain a Certified Pool Operator certificate within six months of appointment.

Wabash College Diving Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division III)
Wabash College

Location: 601 Milligan St, Crawfordsville, IN 47933, USA

with Wabash College

Diving Coach

Date Posted: 03/24/20

Wabash College invites applications for the position of Diving Coach. Reporting to the head swimming and diving coach, the diving coach coordinates the diving program for a competitive NCAA Division III program that practices and competes in one of the finest swimming and diving facilities in the country. The position is a part-time stipend position and not eligible for benefits.

Preferred qualifications include prior experience in coaching competitive diving and familiarity with athletic recruiting software. Required qualifications include a bachelor’s degree; availability to attend all practices and meets; valid driver’s license; and adherence to institutional, conference, and NCAA Division III policies and procedures.

Duties include, but are not limited to successful recruitment of academically and athletically prepared diving student-athletes; the highest commitment to student-athlete health and well-being; directing student-athlete skill instruction and development; and assistance in implementing sport-specific strength and conditioning activities. Other duties as assigned by head coach.

The successful candidate will have ability to set up and run club diving team, lessons, and summer camp.

Program goals include: high academic success, strong team culture, producing the top performing diving squad in the NCAC Conference, representation at the NCAA Diving Regional, and NCAA Championship.

Wabash College, a liberal arts college for men, seeks faculty and staff committed to providing quality engagement with students, high levels of academic challenge and support, and meaningful diversity experiences that prepare students for life and leadership in a multicultural global world. We welcome applications from persons of all backgrounds. EOE.

Head Senior Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Aquatic Team of Mecklenburg (ATOM)

Location: Charlotte, NC, USA

with Aquatic Team of Mecklenburg (ATOM)

Aquatic Team of Mecklenburg (ATOM) is a growing Silver Medal Club located in Charlotte, NC with athletes ranging from National qualifiers, Sectional and State Champions to developmental swimmers.   ATOM has a rich history of producing athletes who have competed on the collegiate, national and international level.  The team currently has just over 150 swimmers, and is focused on creating an environment where champions are inevitable.  ATOM is a coach owned club and swims out of three sites – Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center, Queens University, and Fairmeadows Swim Club.

ATOM is currently seeking an energetic, driven, knowledgeable, and passionate swim coach in Charlotte, NC.  Salary based on experience.  Applicants should meet the criteria listed below.

COACHING RESPONSIBILITIES AND EXPECTATIONS:

  • Use ATOM’s core values of Family, Intensity, Respect and Empathy to guide their coaching practices
  • Develop seasonal plans for swimming and dryland
  • Meet with individual athletes and the group as a whole to develop individual and group wide goals
  • Assist swimmers and their parents with the college recruiting process
  • Assist Head Coach in developing a meet schedule
  • Communicate with parents in a professional and timely manner
  • Communicate with athletes in a professional manner and in line with MAAP guidelines
  • Attend all meets and team functions

ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILIES AND EXPECTATIONS:

  • Always maintain a professional standard of safety and comply with ATOM and USA Swimming policies and guidelines
  • Involved in professional development and communicate new and best practices to coaching staff
  • Communicate and collaborate with all staff in order to help maintain a clear progression within the team’s structure
  • Represent ATOM in a responsible and professional manner at all swim meets, team functions, and meetings
  • Attend LSC meetings including (but not limited to) House of Delegates and Technical Planning
  • Complete meet entries and update team records
  • Assist Head Coach, as needed, with ATOM hosted swim meets

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3 years of coaching experience
  • Current USA Swimming member in good standing
  • Experience with Team Unify. Hy-Tek experience preferred, but not required

 

Head Coach Sylvania Tsunami Swim Club

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Sylvania Tsunami Swim Club

Location: 5403 Silica Dr, Sylvania, OH 43560, USA

with Sylvania Tsunami Swim Club

Full Time Head Coach Position in Sylvania, Ohio for a USA swim club. Sylvania Tsunami has on average about 100 swimmers ranging from ages 4-18 years old and practices are held at Sylvania Northview High School. We are a USA Swimming Certified swim club and are a Non-Profit ran club with a parent board of directors.

Job Qualifications:

3+ years with USA swimming as a head coach and 5+ years coaching experience overall. Knowledgeable in and able to communicate current and proper stroke technique and development of dryland conditioning programs and taper strategies for all swimmers from age group through senior swimmers.  The ability to manage and mentor staff of assistant coaches, ensuring implementation of team philosophy and goals.  Ability to communicate with parents and board members along with good interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills

Member in good standing with USA Swimming and current with all background checks and required certifications.
Familiarity with Team Unify, Hy-Tek and other swimming social media and software Programs.

Set program and training schedules for all ages and foster a positive team environment.  Must be flexible to work with pool time availability.

Salary determined by experience

Head Senior Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Razorback Aquatic Club AquaHawgs

Location: 922 E Emma Ave, Springdale, AR 72764, USA

with Razorback Aquatic Club AquaHawgs

RAZORBACK AQUATIC CLUB AQUAHAWGS

Head Senior Coach

Springdale, Arkansas

 

Razorback Aquatic Club AquaHawgs has been a USA Swimming Silver Medal Club located in Northwest Arkansas.  The AquaHawgs are consistently one of the top teams in the state.  Northwest Arkansas is also home to the University of Arkansas, Tyson Foods, Walmart, and JB Hunt as well as one of the fastest growing populations in the United States.

 

Coaching:

  • Establish an environment that encouragesself-discipline, sportsmanship, responsibility and constructive feedback.
  • Develop and implement team and individual goals with the swimmers and monitor the progression of the athletes and team in reaching these goals.
  • Connecting our senior swimmers with colleges and universities and assisting families in making their child’s goal of swimming at the post-secondary level a reality.
  • Timely & professional communication with parents and swimmers.
  • Develop and maintain seasonal plans for the progression of our senior program.
  • Design swimming and dryland curricula for the Senior Hawgs
  • Assist in selecting the appropriate schedule of seasonal competitions
  • Demonstrate willingness to communicate with parents to help swimmers achieve their goals
  • Passionate about swimming and working with athletes

 

Administration:

  • Demonstrate a cooperative, responsive and respectful communication style with swimmers, parents, community members, staff, and Board.
  • Maintain professional standard of safety, appearance and readiness.
  • Practice continuous improvement and professional development for self and assistant coaches; work to achieve next level of certification.
  • Act as a team representative while attending LSC meetings.
  • Maintain accurate records of individuals and relay performances, meet participation, practice attendance and more.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3 years of coaching experience
  • USA Swimming Member in good standing
  • CPR/AED Certified
  • Experienced with Team Unify and HY-TEK as well as Word and Excel.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced experience coaching various ages and skill levels in a competitive environment
  • High-level swimming experience at the club and or collegiate level.

Head Swim Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Other

Location: 677 W Whitehall Rd, State College, PA 16801, USA

with YMCA of Centre County - SCAY Aqualions

The State College Branch of the YMCA of Centre County is seeking an experienced Head Swim Team Coach for their team of 150+ swimmers!

This is a full-time position with a comprehensive benefits package.  Successful applicants will have at least 5 years of coaching experience that demonstrates successful program development and management, character-driven leadership, excellent communication skills, and a personal commitment to the YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility.  The Head Coach will be responsible for developing and supervising practices for all levels of swimmers; hiring, training, scheduling, and mentoring assistant coaches; and working closely with the parent committee on tasks such as recruiting and managing meet volunteers.  Previous experience with Meet Manager and Team Unify software preferred as is a current lifeguard certification; familiarity with the Y-USA swim lesson curriculum; and USA Swimming and YMCA Swim Coach certifications. Expected start date is Spring 2020.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years of aquatic experience as a competitive swimmer or aquatic instructor
  • 2 years of competitive coaching
  • Working knowledge of competitive aquatics in YMCA, USA Swimming
  • Ability to positively lead, communicate, instruct, inspire and motivate swimmers of all ages
  • Current valid driver’s license and access to personal vehicle

Essential Functions

  • Plan, organize, and develop the swim team program.  Plan, attend, and direct team practices as scheduled.  Schedule practice times within the guidelines set by the Aquatics Director.
  • Ensure the safety of participants at all times.
  • Recruit, hire, develop, and train a group of 6 to 8 assistant coaches.
  • Manage and supervise assistant coaches to meet program and safety objectives, and to build a positive team culture that promotes individual growth and team building.
  • Maintain proper team records and file reports as needed.
  • Attend all YMCA league meetings and team meets.  Coordinate entry information to meet all deadlines. Attend/organize USA Swimming meet participation as needed.
  • Relate to the individual swimmers on a personal basis at practice, at meets, and through goal setting, instruction and positive encouragement.
  • Relate to parents’ concerns through individual contact by appointment, phone calls, or emails. Utilize parent board for support and advisory functions. Attend and actively participate in all parent board meetings.
  • Initiate and maintain active communication concerning all aspects of the program with assistant coaches, swimmers, parents and necessary Y staff.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Aquatics Director.

Required Certifications

  • *YMCA of USA Principles of Competitive Swimming & Diving
  • *Current American Red Cross or YMCA of the USA Lifeguard Certification
  • *CPR for the Professional Rescuer for Lifeguards
  • *Administering Emergency Oxygen
  • *First Aid
  • Child Sexual Abuse Prevention training
  • Mandated Reporter training

*Required for coaching deck pass for district and national swim meets

Calvert Aquatics Club Multiple Positions (Full Time Age Group Coach & Part Time Assistant Coach)

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Calvert Aquatics Club

Location: 130 Auto Dr, Prince Frederick, MD 20678, USA

with Calvert Aquatics Club

Calvert Aquatics Club is seeking applicants for assistant coaches. There is one full time position available and multiple part time positions available.

This position is expected to start April 13th, or until we can find the right candidate.
Chosen candidate(s) 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).

Requirements:

• 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.

Grad Assistant- Saint Louis University

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division I)
Saint Louis University

Location: 1 N Grand Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108, USA

with Saint Louis University

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

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

Graduate Assistant – Alfred University Swimming and Diving

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

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.

PERFORMANCE COACH – DRYLAND SPECIALIST

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team Other
RITTER Sports Performance

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.

 

Description

  • 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 

 

Qualifications

  • 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

 

Evaluation

  • 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

 

Compensation

  • Competitive hourly rate based on experience

 

*This is a remote, part-time position and does not require relocation.

Head Coach Bellingham Bay Swim Team

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Bellingham Bay Swim Team

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.

About Bellingham:

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:

https://vimeo.com/195260295

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=du3IWTmevZU

https://www.bellingham.org/communities/bellingham/

https://admissions.wwu.edu/bellingham

Info on Bellingham Schools:

https://www.greatschools.org/washington/bellingham/schools/

 

About BBST:

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.

 

 Position Responsibilities:

 

Coaching:

  • 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.

 

Administration:

  • 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.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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.

  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ASCA level 4 or higher
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience

 

SALARY

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:

https://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/news/5-ways-kettlebells-are-a-fantastic-dryland-training-tool/

https://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/news/scapular-stability-for-swimmers-the-importance-of-developing-iron-scaps/

Calvert Aquatics Club Assistant Coaches (Full Time & Part Time)

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

Location: 130 Auto Dr, Prince Frederick, MD 20678, USA

with Calvert Aquatics Club

Requirements:

  • 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!

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