Swimming Jobs

Part-Time Assistant Coaches (Age Group and Senior)

Gator Swim Club

with Gator Swim Club

Gator Swim Club (BGSC-NE) is seeking a part-time Assistant Age Group Coach and a Senior Assistant Coach.  The Senior program is based out of Minuteman High School (Lexington, MA) and Bentley University (Waltham, MA) and the Age Group program is based out of Bentley University (Waltham, MA).  Gator Swim Club is a competitive swim team ranging from novice to Olympic Trial qualifier swimmers. We are looking for passionate and enthusiastic coaches for our growing swim team.

Experience:

Competitive Swimming background

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Available to coach for all scheduled practices between Monday through Saturday.
  • The flexibility to work with the coaching staff to potentially fill in and provide coverage when communicated in a timely manner.
  • The ability to respond to client and/or administrative emails in a timely manner.
  • The availability to coach 1-2 meets/month during regular season and available for ALL championship meets on schedule.
  • Must be able to track meet entries, workout logging, and available for potential periodic phone check-ins.

Compensation:

  • Hourly wage commensurate with experience.

Part-Time Assistant Age Group Coach

APEX Aquatics Association

with APEX Aquatics Association

APEX Aquatics (APEX-NE) is seeking a part-time Assistant Age Group Coach based out of Bosse Sports (Sudbury, MA).  APEX is a competitive swim team ranging from novice to Junior National level swimmers. We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic coach for our growing swim team.

Experience:  

Competitive swimming background.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Available to coach for all scheduled practices between Monday through Saturday.
  • The flexibility to work with the coaching staff to potentially fill in and provide coverage when communicated in a timely manner.
  • The ability to respond to client and/or administrative emails in a timely manner.
  • The availability to coach 1-2 meets/month during regular season and available for ALL championship meets on schedule.
  • Must be able to track meet entries, workout logging, and available for potential periodic phone check-ins.

Compensation:

  • Hourly wage commensurate with experience.

Pool Director

Honey Lake Valley Recreation Authority

with Honey Lake Valley Recreation Authority

About the Position:

Under the administrative direction of the Honey Lake Valley Recreation Authority (HLVRA) Board, the Pool Director shall be responsible for the efficient administration of all matters related to the “Honey Lake Valley Community Pool” and HLVRA. The Pool Director performs professional duties in supervision of the operations of the new community pool through planning, coordination, scheduling, and evaluating a variety of programs specific to aquatics and facility operation. Hires and supervises staff, including but not limited to lifeguards and water safety instructors and is the purchasing agent for the Authority.

Minimum Qualifications Required:

Education and Experience: Graduation from a four year college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, P.E. or a closely related field plus three (3) years directly related aquatics experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Considerable knowledge in planning, organizing, and implementing aquatics programs. Working knowledge of public pool water filtration, mechanical systems and the use of chemicals for public pools and water chemistry. Must be knowledgeable of California Public Policies and Brown Act conformance, public employment rules and policies. Ability to work with the public and possess excellent public relation skills. Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing, familiar with obtaining and managing grant funding, ability to create effective working relationships with employees and the public.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Schedules all pool activities to ensure optimum pool usage; coordinates programming with Assistant Pool Manager and managing facility needs.
  • Develops emergency response plans in conjunction with enforcement agencies.
  • Develops and schedules aquatic programming for the facility to include, classes, swim meets, team sports and training, tournaments, swim lessons, lap swimming, youth swim club and other aquatic programs as developed and assigned.
  • Manages the filtration system and other aquatic operating systems with the assistance of the Assistant Pool Manager. Maintains proper pool chemical balance.
  • Oversees the routine administrating operations of the HLVRA Joint Powers Authority (JPA), and day to day operations of the new community pool. Identifies areas of improvement for the JPA with regard to current services, additional services, and consultation with other service providers. Designs, administers, monitors, and provides ongoing support to all team members. Formulates, analyzes, and presents reports to the HLVRA Board. Presents and explains material to various parties, including, but not limited to, Boards of Directors, members, consultants, and other interested parties.
  • Responsible for carrying out the policy directives and strategic plan of the HLVRA. Delegates tasks to team members as necessary. Conducts regular meetings with team members. Establishes administrative policies and general guidelines for the HLVRA. Monitors contracts between the JPA and service providers. Oversees member relations and dispute resolution. Responsible for contract negotiations on behalf of the HLVRA.
  • Drafts and revises as directed by the HLVRA Board a proposed annual budget and salary plan for the new community pool, including a review of the previous year’s revenues and expenses and a projection of the next year’s revenues and expense; prepare and present to the HLVRA Board.
  • Assists in hiring, training and scheduling qualified lifeguards, instructors and all other pool staff; assists in the supervision of lifeguards, instructors, and other aquatic staff.
  • Conducts training of staff in water safety, first aid, and CPR; ensures that all certifications of staff is maintained. Ensures high program standards are followed; provides regular in-service training to staff as needed.
  • Development of lifeguard deck rotational system for monitoring the pool and all other pool deck operations.
  • Performs regular safety inspections of pool and equipment to reduce hazards and to provide maximum safety to the patrons.
  • Surveys patrons and evaluates programs to determine public needs and how to increase program efficiency and effectiveness; receives patron complaints and suggestions and responds appropriately.
  • Performs related duties as required.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Desired Qualifications:

Certified as an Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) or Certified Pool Operation (CPO).

Certification in first aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer and WSI lifeguard training or equivalent.

Physical Requirements:

Use of hands, arms and legs and other motor skills used for swimming skills. Ability to rescue swimmers in distress. Ability to sit and work long periods of time in varying degrees of weather. Exposure to loud noise, bending, kneeling, lifting heavy objects, walking on slippery surfaces, squatting; uses senses of vision, hearing and smell to diagnose problems

About Susanville and Lassen County:

The upcoming Honey Lake Valley Community Pool is scheduled to open in 2017 and is located at 800 South St. in Susanville, CA. Susanville is located in Lassen County in the heart of North East California, and at 4,200 feet in elevation, residents and visitors enjoy four seasons and easy access to a wealth of year-round outdoor recreation opportunities. There are over 2,700 square miles of public lands, with hiking, biking, cross country skiing, horseback riding, hunting and off-road recreation activities enjoyed by the community. Fisherman and boating enthusiasts will enjoy the numerous lakes and rivers and proximity to Eagle Lake. Susanville families enjoy and support many community activities and events including the Bizz Johnson Marathon, the Lassen County Trails Trust Rails to Trails festival, Mountain Bike races, the Main Street Cruise car show, Lassen County Fair and Parade, Safe and Sane Halloween and the annual Magical County Christmas celebration in the historic uptown area. Susanville offers quality health care at Banner Lassen Medical Center and higher education opportunities at Lassen Community College. Susanville also offers other amenities such as the 18-hole Diamond Mountain Golf Course, the Susanville Municipal Airport, and the Susanville Symphony.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assistant Coach for Summer Rec Team in Sacramento, CA

with Sacramento Stingrays Swim Team

The Sacramento Stingrays Swim Team, a recreational team in the Greenhaven area of Sacramento, is seeking well-qualified applicants for ASSISTANT COACH positions for the 2017 recreational summer swim season (March-July/August) to work with all levels of swimmers (ages 5-18). Our ideal candidate is someone with competitive swimming/coaching experience, high energy and enthusiasm, a passion for the sport of swimming, and an ability to connect with swimmers ages 5 to 18, to help further improve their swimming potential. Under the direction of our Head Coach, Assistant Coaches may run all aspects of coaching – workouts, meet entries, and community outreach/team building activities. Opportunity to coach during the Spring Clinic in addition to the recreational swim season, if the candidate is available as early as March.

**Past Stingray experience is a plus!

All coaches must be Certified Lifeguards with current BLS/CPR certification.

Please submit resumes with cover letters to Tom Wildemann, Stingrays President: [email protected] The Sacramento Stingrays swim at Kennedy High School Sacramento CA.

**Please submit resumes by 1/22/2017.

Head Coach with Riverside Swim Club Barracudas (Riverside, Illinois)

Riverside Swim Club

with Riverside Swim Club

Job Description: Riverside Swim Club is a private club founded over 50 years ago by the residents of our community. RSC has been a summer oasis of swim lessons, swim team and a source of relaxation for generations. Our facilities include three pools featuring an adult pool with lap swimming, three meter and one meter diving boards, a junior pool and a baby splash pad. RSC offers various aquatics programs including swim team, swim lessons and water polo. We also offer a snack bar, locker room amenities and a sport court. Our social calendar provides fun throughout the summer for all ages!

RSC Barracudas Swim Team is a summer recreational swim team with close to 200 swimmers ranging in age from 5-18 years old. All swimmers are required to swim all strokes before joining the Swim Team. Those unable to perform all strokes continue their journey in our Mini Cudas swim program. The season kicks off with practices the first week of June and concludes with the Conference Swim Meet and Team Banquet the end of July.

The Head Coach will be primarily responsible for conducting a swim program which teaches the correct stroke techniques and prepares participants for competing in six swim meets in a fun, positive environment. The Head Coach must also possess the ability to effectively manage and oversee assistant and junior coaches; experience setting lineups and preparing meet entries; work availability for all events including: daily practices, meets, and periodic social events; CPR certification and knowledge of emergency medical procedures.

This is a unique experience for a Head Coach who is interested in a summer filled with camaraderie, hard work and dedication of swimmers and families!

Compensation: Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should submit a resume with references to Tricia McVicker at [email protected]

 

 

Lead Age Group Coach

VELOCITY SWIMMING

with VELOCITY SWIMMING

Velocity Swimming in Wenatchee, WA is seeking a full-time Age Group Coach (ASCA Level 2 preferred).  The Age Group Coach is primarily responsible for lead coaching our 11 to 14-year-old group that includes several Age Group Zone level swimmers.  The Age Group Coach will assist in coordination of our Age Group program (Copper, Steel, and Bronze groups) under the direction of the Head Coach with the goal of pushing the vision of our team towards senior-level swimming.  In addition, the Age Group Coach will direct our small “Swim America” swim lesson program.

Additional expected duties include swim meet coaching as assigned, directing our team captain program, assisting with meet entries, home meet set up and tear down, upkeep of our meet results and team records, assisting with the team unify website, assisting with team calendar and coaching assignments, filling in for other coaching groups as needed and other duties as assigned.  Meet travel per-diem, cell phone allowance, ASCA membership and certifications are paid by the team.  Training opportunities may be paid on an as-needed and approved basis.  Salary range is $2,084 to $2,420 per month dependent on team size and experience.  Current expected range is $2252 per month.  Other part-time work opportunities such as lifeguarding and teaching swim lessons may be available to increase income.

Prospective candidates should be strong leaders who exhibit a desire to assist young swimmers in achieving their goals.  Candidates must also possess a set of skills including but not limited to:  computer skills with specific experience in Hy-Tek and Team Unify team management platforms, and Office suite of programs.  The successful candidate must possess excellent communication skills.

Assistant Swim Coach

Redlands Swim Team

with Redlands Swim Team

Redlands Swim Team, located in Redlands, California, is looking
for a qualified Assistant Swim Coach to join our staff immediately.
Requirements:
• Enjoys working with kids
• Knowledge of competitive swimming and all 4 strokes, starts and
turns
• Ability to communicate professionally with parents and swimmers.
• Excellent customer service skills
• Must be at least 18-yrs-old
• Must complete USA Swimming Coach Membership Requirements
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Attend daily practice Monday – Friday between 4-8 as scheduled,
attend meets as needed, supervise swimmers in the pool area and
during dryland at all times
• Teach groups of swimmers between the ages of 5-18 from novice to
expert
• Give instruction and feedback on technique
• Communicate with parents and swimmers about progress, meet
information, results, and feedback
• Maintain a safe and clean work environment
• Be a positive role model
Compensation:
• Hourly wage commensurate with experience
RST swimmers compete in USA Short Course and Long Course
meets. We practice at 3 Redlands High School facilities and at
Crafton Hills College in Yucaipa
TO APPLY
Email resume and references to [email protected]

Boulder Elks Summer Swim Team Head Coach

Boulder Elks Swim Team

with Boulder Elks Swim Team

The Boulder Elks Swim Team (BEST) has an opening for a Head Coach to lead our team in the pursuit of excellence in the sport of swimming. BEST is a non-profit, summer swim league team based at the Boulder Elks Lodge. The team, comprised of approximately 150 – 200 swimmers, ranges in age and ability from novice through competitive High Schoolers. This is a great opportunity to be a part of a growing team and supportive community.

Team management responsibilities include coach and athlete leadership development that provides for a positive atmosphere for all swimmers. The successful applicant will possess a coaching philosophy that meets the needs of each athlete, including those competing at the highest level as well as providing a clear pathway for younger, developing swimmers. Secondary responsibilities of this position are to grow the BEST Swimming organization through the management of the swim school.

**This is a seasonal position with administrative tasks beginning in January and coaching running from late May through late July**

Required Skills:
3-5 years coaching experience in a team environment, novice through senior
Current coach in good standing with Boulder Valley Summer Swim League and/or USA Swimming (background, CPR, First Aid, etc.). Preferably lifeguard certification.
Proficiency with swim management software (Team Unify & Meet Manager)
Extensive knowledge of stroke technique and swimmer development
Strong written and oral communication skills

Responsibilities and Description:
Work with parent volunteers and the pool manager to send out regular communications and promote swim team registrations.
Be a positive role model and maintain high ethical and moral standards in accordance with the team’s mission and vision. Maintain a positive personal Code of Conduct that falls in line with coaching youth.
Be present for 95% of Summer Swim League practices, meets, and functions.
Communicate directly and openly with the Pool Manager regarding any and all pool related questions and scheduling.
Be passionate about swimming while developing potential and recognizing the value of all swimmers.
Maintain a positive and professional attitude focused on teamwork while meeting the needs of all team members
Design swimming and dryland curriculums for all levels to promote stroke development and physical conditioning.
Demonstrate a cooperative and respectful communication style with swimmers, parents, staff, and board.
Be responsible for a designated age group – lead practices for this age group as well as handle meet entries.
Effectively supervise and delegate responsibilities for a staff of 6-10 coaches. This includes practices as well as meets.
Set team meet and practice schedules for the SCY seasons in conjunction with the pool manager.
Attend board meetings, provide a monthly coach’s report, conduct monthly staff meetings, and execute staff reviews and swimmer evaluations.
Work with Pool Manager to set a budget and coach salaries.
Organize and supervise fundraisers.
Serve as meet director for all home meets.
Show a personal investment and interest in the Elks organization and helping to grow the Elks Lodge.
Organize parent volunteers to help set up and break down meets and fundraisers.
Manage, direct and supervise the swim school (separate stipend)
Serve as the Head Coach for the Elks Summer swim clinics (separate stipend).

HOW TO APPLY
Email cover letter, resume, and three professional references to [email protected]
Please also include salary expectation/requirement

Application review will begin Monday, January 2, 2017

Assistant Age Group Swim Coach

with Macungie Bears Swim Team

The Macungie Bears Summer Swim Team is seeking assistant coaching staff for the 2017 summer season.  Macungie Bears practice at the Macungie Memorial Park Pool daily through July.  The team competes in the Suburban Swim League of the Lehigh Valley.  Meets are held on Monday and Thursday evenings.  Responsibilities include:  attending all practices, swim meets and staff meetings, and helping to plan workouts.  Additional opportunities exist for coaching at invitational and championship meets.

The ideal candidate for this position has a positive attitude and love of swimming, enjoys working with children (grades K-12).  Organization and effective communication with parents, coaches and boards members are essential.  CPR, First Aid, Coaches Safety or Lifeguard certifications are a plus.  Background checks may be required.  Salary commensurate with experience.

If you are an enthusiastic swim coach who would like to be part of a growing aquatics program, we’d like to hear from you!

For more information, visit our website: www.macungiebearsswimteam.com

 

Event Managers- Maryland, Northern VA and Washington DC area

Fitter and Faster Swim Tour

with Fitter and Faster Swim Tour

The Fitter and Faster Swim Tour Presented by SwimOutlet.com is looking for hardworking, passionate individuals who love swimming, people, and thrive on being responsible for the execution of amazing clinics all around the country. Imagine working with Olympic athletes, traveling the country, and working with others who share a passion for swimming. Amazing right? The Fitter and Faster Swim Tour is currently looking for five to six part-time Event Managers located in the Washington, DC area.

The Event Managers are responsible for managing the on-site program for our unique swim clinics. We are looking for Event Managers who can think on their feet, assess all types of situations and troubleshoot solutions, and pick up the ball and run in a fast-paced environment. If you are dynamic, enthusiastic, responsible, and love swimming as much as we do, we want to hear from you!

REQUIREMENTS

  • Event experience is required.
  • Knowledge of the swimming industry and background in competitive swimming is required. (swim parents, coaches, swim instructors, swimmers are encouraged to apply)
  • Must have general computer experience with knowledge of Microsoft Office, uploading and cropping photos.
  • The successful candidate is well organized, able to manage multiple tasks and on-going projects, punctual, and have a strong work ethic.
  • Event Managers must be wiling to travel across the country Friday through Sundays on two or more weekends a month.
  • Must be located in Washington, DC area

Head Age Group Coach

Blue Tide Aquatics

with Blue Tide Aquatics

Blue Tide Aquatics is actively seeking a highly motivated and committed coach to fill the role of Head Age Group Coach / Administrative Team Manager to begin ASAP., The right candidate will have a strong technical knowledge of the sport and a highly motivating demeanor.

Qualifications:

  • Member in good standing with USA Swimming
  • Minimum 3-5 years coaching experience as a USA Swimming certified coach
  • American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) Level 3 or above preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Knowledge base of Team Unify and Meet Manager
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Positive outlook, enthusiasm and care for the well-being of swimmers
  • Ability to effectively communicate goals and progressions to swimmers and parents
  • Ability to work with the entire coaching staff to build a uniform training program

Responsibilities:

Attend and coach all Age Group (14 and under) practices and all scheduled swimming meets including championship meets as directed by the Head Coach. Duties will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Work with the Head Coach to oversee the training of all Age Group swimmers.
  • Cultivate a culture of fun, interactive and highly competitive atmosphere that motivates swimmers to attain and surpass their goals and expectations
  • Ability to interface with parents
  • Demonstrate a commitment to coaching the sport of swimming and continuing professional education
  • Head Coach specific levels of age group swimmers (14 & under)
  • Oversee individual and team entries for all meets
  • Develop and oversee dryland program incorporating a balance of core work, muscular endurance, strength and power.
  • Help create a well-rounded plan that integrates the team’s goals (reaching TAGS, Zones, Sectionals, Jr. Nationals, etc.)

Salary and Benefits commensurate with experience. ($40K-$45K)

Full Time Assistant Coach – Northern KY Clippers Swimming

Northern KY Clippers Swimming

with Northern KY Clippers Swimming

Assistant swim coach – JOB DESCRIPTION:

Northern Kentucky Clippers Swimming, located in Erlanger, KY, is seeking a full time assistant swim coach to work with all levels of the program. Located just outside of Cincinnati, OH, we are in a historic swimming community and a wonderful area to start or further a career in swim coaching. We are a team of 200+ swimmers with levels ranging from novice 8 & unders to Olympic Trial qualifiers. We have a dedicated, close-knit coaching staff that is hardworking, ambitious, and proud of our accomplishments and heritage. In 2016, we have achieved Gold Medal Club status for the first time, won the LSC Open Water Championship for the fifth year in a row, and qualified seven individuals for Olympic Trails (five of which were 17-under). We have won nine 14-under LSC championships since 2005 and have swimmers annually ranked top-10 nationally. We believe in taking a developmental approach to coaching and provided every swimmer equal opportunities to achieve their fullest potential. We are looking for someone who is just as passionate about the sport as we are, someone who is dynamic and willing to learn, and has a proven record of developing and inspiring swimmers to thrive.

 

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Conducting swim practices in accordance with the Head Coach and other coaching staff.
  • Attend scheduled swim meets, as well as assist with Clippers’ hosted meets and events.
  • Recruitment of new swimmers, including conducting swim clinics at summer pools.
  • Administrative tasks are limited but may include meet entries, newsletters, and updates to the website as needed.
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, and travel to national level meets.

Qualifications:

  • Coaching Membership in good standing with USA swimming.
  • Minimum 2+ years coaching experience or relevant competitive swimming involvement.
  • Knowledge of TeamUnify.
  • Knowledge of Hy-Tek Meet Manager and Team Manager preferred.
  • Ability to motivate and inspire swimmers of all ages and create a positive learning environment.
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Strong organizational skills.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Full time benefits include payment toward medical insurance, paid vacation, and payment for USA certifications, background checks, etc. We also offer many opportunities for coach growth and development, including National and regional clinics, traveling to high level meets and training trips.

 

Applications will be accepted until February 6, 2017

Start date is March 13, 2017

A cover letter, resume, and three-profession reference are to be submitted to Head Coach Norm Wright via email [email protected].

Head Coach

Eagle Swimming Association

with Eagle Swimming Association

Head (Jr & Sr Programs, 11-18 yrs – AA swimmer & above).  Salary Range – Minimum $55,000 – Commensurate experience, resume & recommendations. 

OR

Head (Sr Program Only, 14-18 yrs – AA swimmer & above).  Salary Range – Minimum $45,000 – Commensurate experience, resume & recommendations. 

New Head Coach will need to begin in March by taking over the Jr group, and work alongside the outgoing head until his departure in July; upon which he/she will then take over Sr program.  New Coach will also have majority input in hiring Head Age Group coach. 

Requirements

  • ASCA Level III or above.
  • Must have (or obtain prior to being in deck) certifications in Adult & Pediatric/Child CPR and AED, as well as Safety Training for Swim Coaches (STSC).
  • Must be able to pass a background check
  • Minimum of 10 yrs. coaching experience
  • Passionate about swimming & working with kids
  • Knowledge of competitive swimming and all swimming strokes (Backstroke, Breaststroke, Butterfly, Freestyle)
  • Must possess / be able to demonstrate:
    • Professionalism,
    • leadership skills,
    • Decision making ability (in interest of athletes & organization),
    • Timely & professional communication (written & verbal) with coaches, parents and swimmers,& be willing to follow directives from board / owner.
  • Must possess good problem solving skills and have the capability to act rationally and calmly in all situations.
  • Ability to work with and maintain professional relationships with staff & high school coaches.
  • Must have working knowledge of Team Unify & Hytek – TM & MM.
  • Responsible management of team funds.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for developing our Jr & Sr group program swimmers (ages 11-18 – AA swimmers & above) to be ready to compete at the State, Sectional, National & Collegiate levels
    • Develop and maintain season and quadrennial plans for the Sr Group that shows increased knowledge of the progression of our age group program and develops innovative techniques that show success and improvement. (This includes yardage and technique goals as well as how the group is being differentiated).
    • Responsible for writing a monthly report on the prior month’s success, needs for improvement, and goals for the next month.
  • Responsible for attending important Gulf Meetings such as House of Delegates, Board of Directors and Technical Planning meetings and sharing the information on how it impacts ESA.
  • Schedule pool time, practices & meets
    • Set the next month’s pool rental schedule with the school district liaison by the 15th of each month
    • Set up long course pool time during the summer months
  • Hire, train, and maintain staff
  • Develop contracts for staff
  • Responsible for strategic planning such as managing group size, staffing, and determining whether changes need to be implemented for the best of ESA.
  • Invoice meet entry fees monthly on Team Unify
  • Maintain Team records
  • Help maintain ESA equipment
  • Send a weekly email with a schedule and events to the senior group.
  • Send a monthly newsletter to team with a schedule and events.
  • Assist & Mentor Head Age Group Coach as needed.
  • Responsible for helping maintain a safe atmosphere by adhering to all USA swimming rules and regulations and providing positive and constructive feedback to our swimmers and parents.
    • Attend daily practice Monday – Saturday for Jr & Sr groups, as well as attend meets as scheduled / needed.
    • Supervise swimmers in the pool area at all times.
    • Teaching/training groups of swimmer between the ages of 11-18 (AA swimmers & High school aged athletes).
    • Give instruction and feedback on training & technique
    • Communicate with parents and swimmers; meet information, results, and feedback.
    • Greet, acknowledge, and interact with members at all times.
    • Create an educational, safe and inviting experience for all participants.
    • Initiate, develop, and maintain positive relationships with all participants
    • Provide a safe, clean and organized pool area
  • In charge of:
    • Setting calendar – practice & meet schedules
    • Staffing and staff schedules
    • Meet entries
    •   Staff mentoring & development (including professional development)
    • Team / organization planning & development (including help starting & staffing a learn to swim program)
  • Plan & Manage Senior Travel trips
  • Maintain team practice and master calendars and reporting the monthly calendar to our school district (rental) liaison.
  • Run monthly meetings with Staff (and ownership).
  • Vacation upon request (two weeks in August and one in March built in as well as one during our Thanksgiving or Holiday Break).

Aquatics Director

YMCA of Greater Charlotte

with YMCA of Greater Charlotte

POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the Direction of the Senior Program Director, the Aquatics Director leads the administration of the policies, procedures and programs of the branch relating to Aquatics. This position also leads all aquatics personnel and is ultimately responsible for swimming pools and aquatic safety as well as pool maintenance and upkeep.  The aquatics director has staff supervision, budget accountability, fundraising accountability, member involvement accountability and program development, delivery and evaluation responsibility. Key ingredients for a successful department include programs and services that are values centered and mission driven in an environment that is centered on member service.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Manages and supervises program activities to meet the needs of the community and fulfill YMCA objectives. Establishes new program activities and expands program within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations.
• Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules and directs personnel and volunteers as needed.  Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals. Ensures records of staff certifications are current and complete.
• Monitors daily pool operations to adhere to all state, local and YMCA health and safety regulations.
• Responsible for the supervision and scheduling for the effective use of the aquatic facilities, providing assistance with assigned areas.
• Participate on the Association’s Aquatic Task Team and incorporates best practices in the branch.
• Conducts and ensures proper maintenance of pools. Secures and schedules pool facilities. Maintains accurate records of pool chemical levels and facility maintenance.
• Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical incidents and the physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency.
• Conducts lifeguarding, swim instruction, First Aid and CPR trainings.
• Creates and schedules swim classes, water fitness classes, and swim team practices
and meets.
• Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information.
• Participate in and provide leadership for the Community Outreach Campaign within assigned areas of responsibility.
• Develops and monitors program budget to meet fiscal objectives.
• Assists in YMCA fund raising activities and special events.
• Manager On Duty (MOD) as assigned.
YMCA LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES: Team Leader Competencies
Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Y’s values. Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to improving lives. Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition. Cultivates relationships to  support fundraising.
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 or 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
• Bachelor’s degree in physical education /recreation/sports management or five years of applicable experience.
• Must possess a minimum of one year of experience working in an Aquatics supervisory position.
• Minimum age of 21 years.
• Typical requirements within 30 days of hire include:  YMCA Lifeguard Instructor, YMCA Pool Operator or NC State Certified Pool Operator, Child Abuse Prevention Training and New-Hire Orientation.
• Must have current CPR-PR or BLS, First Aid, AED, Blood Bourne Pathogen, or able to obtain within 30 days of employment.
• Excellent conflict resolution and problem-solving skills required. Proven ability to coach staff in these areas preferred.
• Ability to handle multiple tasks, work independently, problem solve and possess effective time management skills.
• Ability to communicate effectively and relate to a diverse group of individuals.
• Must possess a working knowledge of safe and proper techniques for all equipment/chemicals used in the pool area.
• Computer skills: Microsoft Word, Publisher, Excel and PowerPoint

WORKING CONDITIONS:
1. Ability to walk, stand, and sit (including on the floor) for long periods of time.
2. Exposure to communicable diseases and bodily fluids.
3. Must be able to lift and/or assist children up to 50 pounds in weight.
4. Must be able to lift and carry supplies weighing up to 50 pounds.
5. Ability to stand or sit while maintaining alertness for several hours at a time.
6. Position may require bending, leaning, kneeling, walking, pushing, pulling.
7. Ability to speak concisely and effectively communicate.
8. Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical situations and physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency

Head Coach-Summer Team

with Fort Myer Summer Swim Team

Job Description: The Fort Myer Swim Team (FMST) program is seeking one experienced Head Coach for the 2017 swim season.  The Fort Myer Squids are a well-established team located on base at Fort Myer in Arlington County, Virginia. The Squids currently compete in the Red Division of the Colonial Swim League. We are looking for a high-energy, motivated individual to lead approximately (175) swimmers of all ability levels in our developmental and competitive summer swim league, as well as coordinate and manage our assistant and junior coaches.  Afternoon practices begin the Tuesday after Memorial Day from 4-7pm. Once Arlington public schools have ended for the school year, practices are held in the morning from 6:45-10:00 Monday-Friday. Swim Meets are held on Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings throughout Northern Virginia until the end of July, with our All Star meet, held the first weekend in August. .

The ideal candidate would have head coaching experience, strong leadership and communication skills, the ability to connect with children from grades K-12, and an infectious enthusiasm for the sport of swimming. The candidate will work closely with Board members and junior coaching staff to carry out the many day-to-day responsibilities of the coaching staff.

The responsibilities of the job include:

  • Promote a fun, safe, and team-oriented environment
  • Be a role model for the swimmers, especially in the older age groups
  • Identify age- and skill-appropriate drills for each age group to include stroke, starts, turns, etc…
  • Plan and run practices for each age group
  • Maintain control and safety of swimmers
  • Provide stroke technique instruction to beginning, intermediate, and advanced swimmers
  • Coordinate logistics for each swim meet for swimmers and parents
  • Prepare meet lineups (Hy-Tek experience desired)
  • Review meet results (including disqualification issues) and work with swimmers to improve performance
  • Maintain organization of swimmers prior to and during swim meets (At developmental Wednesday meets and competitive Saturday meet)
  • Work with the Board to organize and attend themed pep rallies, as well as other various team-sponsored social activities
  • Provide an encouraging environment while fostering learning and team spirit
  • Willingness to get in the water to fine tune stroke mechanics
  • Help with setup and breakdown of all practices and swim meets
  • Assist in the hiring of assistant and junior coaching staff (as needed), and managing staff throughout the season

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience as a head coach, or extensive experience as an Assistant Coach
  • US Swim Coach Certification or equivalent
  • Valid CPR/AED, First-Aid certification
  • College Degree (preferred)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Effective communications skills (for children and parents)
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)

Salary commensurate with experience.

The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

For more information on our team, visit our website at www.fortmyersquids.com. Interested candidates, please forward your resume and a letter of interest to Chris Spranger, FMST President ([email protected]).