Location: 15707 Southwest Walker Road, Beaverton, OR 97006, USA
Tualatin Hills Swim Club
Tualatin Hills Swim Club (THSC) seeks Senior Group Coach
Tualatin Hills Swim Club, a nationally recognized Silver Medal Team and one of the premier clubs in the Pacific Northwest is seeking a full-time coach.
Lead Coach for one of our SR High School Group squads. The squad will be competitive swimmers ages 14-17. The Lead Coach will be responsible for approximately 12-18 hours of on-deck coaching per week, and will typically attend 1 weekend meet per month. The group practices Monday-Friday and on Saturday mornings. The coach will be responsible for all administrative duties for primary group and seasonal, weekly, and daily planning. Participation in our weekly staff meetings.
This coach will assist with other competitive groups.
5 Years coaching and managerial experience
Competitive swimming experience at the club or collegiate level.
Strong communication, organizational, and administrative skills
Desire & passion for working with and developing swimmers of all ages
Enthusiastic and highly motivated team player
Current USA Swimming Coach certification requirement
Location: 200 Redwood Shores Parkway, Redwood City, CA, USA
The Bay Club Company
Under the direction of the Aquatics Director, the Assistant Swim Coach and Instructor is responsible for providing coaching for swim team and stroke school; maintaining a safe and effective learning environment for all ages while focusing on the fulfillment of clients’ swimming goals; achieving personal revenue goals; and providing the best customer service and hospitality to members and guests.
Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS
Provide coaching for swim team and stroke school; provide specific and corrective feedback to each child at each session
Conduct private and semi-private lessons for Bay Club members
Design and deliver effective, consistent, and rewarding sessions and workouts
Provide feedback to help parents decide which program is best for their child and client retention
Maintain accurate, current records on all clients’ progress
Follow swim school progression guidelines
Recruit new swimmers to join swim team and stroke school programs
Enforce all pool rules and aquatics center and club policies
Maintain a consistent work schedule; arrive punctually for sessions
Provide excellent communication with the parents of swimmers as well as all members and staff
Track each client’s sessions and payments
Accurately enter and maintain consistent timely records in the required systems for hours worked and sessions
Actively participate in events, programs meetings and trainings
Assist in the maintenance and cleanliness of the aquatics center
Represent the club in a professional manner through image, dress, communication, and immediate follow through and response
Assist with special club projects, events and promotions
Corporate Goals & Objectives
Promote the company’s safety goals and actively work towards ensuring a safe working environment.
Comply with company policies and procedures.
Actively further corporate objectives and continuously support improvement and positive change, which includes participating on corporate designated committees to improve the company and business operations.
Make professional development a consistent priority.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary job function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, & EDUCATION
Current Lifeguard/CPR/AED – for adult, infant, toddlers
Understand the current best practices in learn-to-swim skills, competitive swim techniques and childhood development
Experience teaching Swim Lessons for all ages
Experience in Competitive Swimming as a participant or a coach
Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, and sales techniques.
Problem Anticipation/ Deductive Reasoning — Ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong and then apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense. Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems and considers the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Oral Comprehension and Expression —Ability to understand and communicate so others can understand ideas and information.
Computer – Ability to develop and maintain computer records in Word, Excel and other software required by TBCC.
WORKING CONDITIONS/ PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work is typically performed outdoors in varying and occasionally extreme (hot) weather conditions.
Ability to arrive at work on time for all scheduled work shifts required. Ability to work weekends, evenings, and holidays required.
Must be flexible, adaptable, and readily able to adjust to changes in work environment.
Position requires daily public contact.
It is sometimes necessary to deal with unpleasant or angry people with the need to problem solve difficult situations.
It is necessary to adapt to a frequently changing environment.
Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
Frequently required to climb or balance and occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
Must occasionally sit for extended periods and regularly walk around the facility
Must occasionally talk and hear
Must frequently move 10 pounds and in the event of an emergency lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required but this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
It is necessary for the position to travel independently to swim meet locations or Clubs on a regular basis.
Location: 16230 South Starlight View Lane, Sahuarita, AZ, USA
The Sahuarita Stingrays of Sahuarita, Arizona is seeking an energetic, engaging, motivated, and
highly skilled Head Coach to lead our year-round competitive swim program in beautiful Southern Arizona . The ideal candidate should provide leadership and guidance to swimmers, assistant coaches and
volunteers. The head coach of the Stingrays should also be capable of developing and implementing a clear
vision for the team
The Sahuarita Stingrays are a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization under the direction of a parent volunteer board
of directors elected annually by the membership. Wet Side–
● Oversees all swim groups and helps develop training plans for each group
● Creates opportunities for competition
● Actively coaches one or more swim groups Dry Side –
● Manage daily operations of the team.
● Provide opportunities for swimmers, families and coaches to communicate with you
● Promote team fundraising efforts Management –
Provide leadership and guidance to the entire Stingray swimming community
● Supervise coaching staff
● Hire coaching staff as needed
● Hold regular coaching meetings Minimum Qualifications:
● Demonstrates exceptional organizational and leadership skills
● Experience in developing swimmers from entry level age group swimmers to National Qualifiers
● Excellent communicator (verbal and written)
● Member in good standing with USA Swimming including being current on all background
checks, certifications, and athlete protection training
● Proficient computer skills (Team Unify, Team Manager, Google Suite)
● Experience in mentoring/developing subordinate coaches
South Carolina is accepting applications for a Volunteer Assistant Coach position with our men’s and women’s swim teams. While working under NCAA Division I and SEC Conference rules and regulations, you will have an opportunity to learn all aspects of administering and coaching a Division I Swimming and Diving program in the SEC.
There will be opportunities to travel to dual meets, championship meets during the season. In addition, there will be an opportunity to coach with our USA Swim Club, Gamecock Aquatics, and Gamecock Swim Camps throughout the year.
Coaching responsibilities during scheduled workouts
Daily administrative operations of the swimming & diving program
Meet management duties
Video & analysis of student athletes
Strength and conditioning of student athletes
Recruitment of student athletes to the program (on campus, phone calls)
Assist with camps/clinics/lessons and other programs developed by Auburn staff
Learn and develop knowledge in compliance with South Carolina, Southeastern Conference, & NCAA rules and regulations.
Minimum education requirement- Bachelor’s degree
Good communication skills, work ethic, positive attitude
Collegiate competitive experience is preferred
USA Swimming certifications
The Marlins Of Raleigh Swim Team is seeking a full time Head Age Group Coach AG 2 and AG 4 practice groups at our Raleigh Site. The AG 4 group is our top 12-Under practice group.
MOR is a USA Swimming Gold Medal club the past 5 years with 650 swimmers. The Raleigh Area is a hot spot for swimming with a summer league of over 85 teams and 11,000 swimmers from which to draw. Raleigh is rated annually as one of the best places to live in the US and also has a highly rated music scene.
REPORTS TO: Head Coach Paul Silver
SALARY: Commensurate with coaching experience, $37,000-$40,000 per year. Retirement match program of up to 3% of salary after 1 year subject to the terms and conditions of the plan.
Education: College graduate preferred.
Experience: 2-3+ years coaching experience.
Eligibility: Must currently reside in the United States
JOB GOAL: To align with the policy and procedures set forth by the Marlins Of Raleigh Swim Team and to lead the AG 4 (top 9-12 year olds)and AG 2 (developmental 9-11 year old practice groups) in developing age group athletes to make an uncompromised commitment to striving to be the best that they can be.
CPR/AED, Safety Training for Swim Coaches, APT, Background check and in good standing with USA Swimming. Proficient in use of Team Unify and/or Team Manager
Abides by applicable USA Swimming Codes of Conduct and Safe Sport Requirements
Pass USA Swimming background screen and reference check
ASCA Level 2 preferred
Embrace MOR culture and take initiative
Passion for coaching and working with age group athletes
Comprehension of stroke technique fundamentals
Strong understanding of dryland training for developmental athletes
Plan, prepare, and conduct group practices in accordance with MOR group goals
Provide accurate attendance records and post meet evaluations
Recruit swimmers from summer league by attending summer league meets and conducting clinics
Attend weekly staff meetings
Commit to continued coaching education
Arrival at practice and meets at minimum 15 min prior to arrival of athletes
Will require afternoon, evening and weekend hours
Communicate with other staff members
Excellent email communication to parents with timely response (within 24 hours)
Continually assess goals with athletes and communicate to parents in a patient and respectable manner
Model proper dress, language, demeanor and sportsmanship for the athletes
Create an educational, safe and inviting experience for all participants
Job Title: Director of Competitive Swimming & Aquatics
FLSA Status: Exempt Starting Salary: $38,721
Reports to: Operations Director Revision Date: 7/6/2021
The Director of Competitive Swimming will be responsible for all aspects of supervision and management of the Great Miami Valley YMCA competitive swim programs and administers, supervises, and develops the aquatics and coaching staff. The Director of Competitive Swimming will also serve as a direct support for pre-competitive team development, including the training of all assistant swim coaches and staff associated with each branch location. The Director of Competitive Swimming will ensure all practices, workouts, and physical requirement are safe and challenging. The Director of Competitive Swimming will also lead efforts for team marketing, retention, and communication strategies that promote recruitment of new members, retention of existing members, and align such efforts across the association.
Develops annual operating goals and objectives in conjunction with branch leadership, and plans for the team enrollment sales, retention, marketing, and communications areas. Monitors the achievement of these plans, taking appropriate action to ensure that all goals and objectives are met. Executes strategies to ensure that members and/or participants connect with one another and connect with the YMCA.
Assumes primary leadership of GMVY Competitive Swim Program.
Develops, monitors, and administers assigned annual budget and maintains a positive fiscal position. Provides and maintains related statistics and reports.
Hires, trains, and supervises staff and volunteers in assigned areas. Ensures that all direct reports have valid certifications including but limited to valid lifeguard certifications. Facilitates communication and provides leadership. Models relationship-building skills (including Listen First) in all interactions.
Provides leadership and support to the annual fundraising campaign and volunteer committees/
boards as assigned. Develops and maintains effective working relationships within the community.
Assures compliance with state and local regulations. Ensures that program and membership standards are met and safety procedures are followed.
Ensures high quality member-focused programs and events through innovative program development, evaluations, and ongoing training of staff.
Assists in coordination of special events and activities as necessary to promote team and member engagement.
Assists in supporting the overall Aquatics department and branch, as necessary.
Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Y’s values. Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to changing lives. Provides staff and 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 of team. Effectively creates and manages budgets.
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.
Bachelor’s degree in business administration, sales & marketing, or related field; or equivalent experience. Experience in sales, marketing, and strong interpersonal communication skills preferred.
Excellent presentation, writing, and negotiation skills and experience with standard business software.
Must have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport and credibility quickly. Professionally and effectively handle media inquiries.
Lifeguard, Basic Life Support (BLS), Oxygen Administration, and First Aid certifications required.
Entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to work in highly flexible, rapidly changing, and ambiguous work environment.
Ability to work a variety of hours, including evenings and weekends.
Ability to establish and maintain collaborations with community organizations.
YMCA Team Leader or Multi-team/Branch Leader certification preferred.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to move, lift, carry, stand, push, pull, and be mobile during work shift.
A frequent amount of sitting, standing and walking, reaching, stooping, kneeling, bending and occasionally lifting and/or moving up to 50 pounds. Lifting requirement of the position may be greater depending on the particular job to be performed.
Ability to perform manual labor.
May be exposed to extreme weather conditions.
This position regularly works with chemicals.
Ability to recognize and react calmly and effectively in the event of an emergency.
CATS Aquatics a USA Swimming Team, located in Libertyville and Vernon Hills, Illinois is looking for assistant age group coach. CATS Aquatics currently use both Libertyville and Vernon Hills High Schools for practices. CATS Aquatics currently has 200+ members in the program.
Assistant Coach responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Work with a variety swimmers on a daily basis.
Working with young swimmers in teaching swimming skills and training skills.
Hours of work will consist of practice time and meet time as assigned by the Head Coach.
Practices are held in the evenings and Saturday mornings during the school year and in the morning and evening during the summer months.
The assistant coach reports directly to the Group Lead Coach
Qualifications: Applicants should have prior coaching experience or swimming experience and hold or be willing to obtain the following certifications: Athlete Protection Training, Coaches Safety Training, CPR and First Aid (as is required to obtain USA Swimming Coaching credentials). Coach must be able to pass a background check as required by USA Swimming and High School District 128.
Compensation: This is an hourly position and the rate will be commensurate with experience.
InterestedApplicants: Submit resume and two letters of reference to CATS Head Coach Jeff Arce at [email protected]
Location: 7500 University Drive, Bismarck, ND, USA
The University of Mary
The University of Mary in Bismarck, ND is seeking applicants for a Graduate Assistant. This is a part-time exempt position. The Graduate Assistant for Women’s Swimming supports the head coach in all aspects of the swimming program. This position will assist in travel planning, recruiting, practice planning, meet management, public relations, scheduling, out-of-pool activities, player communication, and other duties as needed.
Candidates will be invited to demonstrate a willingness to support the Christian, Catholic, Benedictine mission of the University of Mary.
Essential Roles and Responsibilities Include:
Coordinates recruitment, setting up visits and follow-up meetings with potential student athletes
Assists with developing our student athletes with skill development, academic and social skills
Assists in leading and facilitating practices for all athletes
Assists with meet preparation, community events, travel and other office duties as assigned; may coordinate personnel and equipment transportation and accommodations
Assist with social media accounts
Desired Minimum Qualifications, Education, and Experience include:
Bachelor’s degree required and full-time enrollment in a graduate program – must meet eligibility requirements for admission to Graduate Studies at the University of Mary
Previous swimming and/or coaching experience is required
Collegiate swimming and/or coaching experience is preferred
Learns and maintains a working knowledge of NCAA rules, standards, practices, and procedures
Must have knowledge pertaining to competitive swimming
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong communication skills
Upholds and supports the Christian, Catholic, Benedictine mission of the University of Mary
Supports the ongoing implementation of Ex Corde Ecclesiae, the apostolic constitution on Catholic colleges and universities
Builds a culture of ready and earnest hospitality in the Office of Intercollegiate Athletics and throughout the university, in accord with Saint Benedict’s admonition that all be received as Christ
This position also includes:
Graduate Tuition waiver (all 36 credits of Master’s degree)
A stipend is provided ($3,750/12 months)
A partial meal plan is provided (75 meals/semester)
Saint Vincent College is seeking applicants for a Graduate Assistant, Men’s Swimming / Women’s Swimming. This position would be responsible for coaching according to the rules and policies of Saint Vincent College and the NCAA. Education: A baccalaureate degree is preferred. Experience: Prior playing experience or prior coaching experience.
Assists in promoting the intercollegiate programs of the College. Is thoroughly familiar with eligibility rules and abides by Promotes a high standard of athletics based upon the athletic and academic philosophy of Saint Vincent College and the NCAA.
Assists in providing supervision of Athletic Department facilities.
Assists in providing supervision to secure and maintain athletic equipment.
Assists in “game-day”
Is responsible for scouting and recruiting.
Is responsible for assisting the head coach and Athletic
Serves on committees of the College, as requested.
Carries out special projects and responsibilities as directed by the Athletic Directo
The Hinsdale Swim Club, a year-round swim club that has operated for over 60 years, is seeking qualified applicants for the part-time position of Swim Coach. The Hinsdale Swim Club trains primarily in Hinsdale, Oak Brook and Burr Ridge, Illinois (western suburbs of Chicago). The ideal candidate is passionate about the sport of swimming, focused on swimmer development and loves children. The candidate will be an assistant coach of our developmental and competitive age group and senior swimmers. This position will require working late afternoon/evening hours on weekdays, and morning/afternoon hours on weekends, including extended weekend hours on meet weekends.
Previous coaching experience
Maintain the safety and background check requirements required to be a USA Swimming coach member
A thorough knowledge of competitive swimming and stroke mechanics to coach developmental swimmers
Enthusiastic, energetic, positive role model, team-oriented, dependable, good communicator
Availability to work evenings and weekends
US Citizen or visa authority to work in the USA
Pay is based upon experience. The Club will cover the costs of required certifications and USA Swimming membership, as well as reimburse approved professional development fees.
The Age Group Coach (AGC) is responsible for working with 1-3 divisions of age group competitive swimmers ages 10 & Under, 11-12, and 13-14. The AGC primary responsibilities include: Coordination with the Head Coach to develop season training plans, coaching group practices, attending meets, assisting with meet entries, coordinating team schedules, swimmer goal setting and development, and promotion of the Olympus Aquatics mission.
Location: 3601 Pacific Ave, Stockton, CA 95211, USA
University of the Pacific
Teaches and instructs student-athletes how to perform in their sport, including sport-related fundamentals, skills, team concepts, and safety practices.
Nine (9) month position with possible renewal based on identified funding.
Develops a fundamental knowledge and maintains compliance of rules and regulations governing intercollegiate athletics while working within the department’s rules, regulations, and policies.
Supports an environment that emphasizes academics as a priority, making every effort to ensure that all student-athletes meet academic requirements, while working to integrate sports into the academic life of the University.
Oversee and assist in monitoring student-athletes academics, study hall requirements, communication with athletic-student advisers, and facilitates study hours on the road.
Supports discipline in the program, promotes fairness, understanding and protectiveness of student-athletes while motivating them.
Helps to create an environment of cooperation and continuous improvement, maintaining positive communications supporting the athletic program, the University and University staff.
Educates student-athletes by emphasizing fundamental skills, conditioning tactics, meet preparation strategies, and building confidence.
Focus on developing student-athlete’s character in and out of the pool by exposing them to various methods of growth, physically, mentally, and emotionally.
Modeling and building desired traits in building the character and culture of the team by establishing and maintaining team principles, holding team accountable, conducting yourself with integrity, identifying and correcting a bad habit.
Assisting with home swim meet operations. Including communicating the needs of set up and breakdown of swim meet. Facilitating with meet set up and breakdown. Running of the meet. Ordering, paying, and distributing of team meals.
Assisting with arrangements of travel meets; submitting travel roster, requesting per diem, ordering and paying for all travel meals, arranging pick up of food, setting up and cleaning of team meals, researching best quote for hotel arrangement, booking hotel rooms once approved, assign rooming list, completing team bed checks, and all other travel needs.
Participates in marketing and promotional activities with media, alumni and civic group consistent with the objectives of the athletic program on Instagram, Facebook, and twitter.
Participates and assists with recruiting effectively by making phone calls, creating and maintaining email conversations, evaluating and recruiting at swim meets, conversing with parents, giving campus tours, completing and managing all recruiting evaluations, assisting with unofficial and official visits by creating itineraries, booking travel arrangements, assigning hosts, assigning class sit in options, scheduling and any travel-related activities of prospective student-athletes.
Assist in leading and facilitating practices for all swimmers, groups and dry land sessions.
Assist with all compliance forms related to student athletes and perspective student athletes.
Assist with administrative work, planning of fundraising events and volunteer events assigned by Head Coach.
Assist with the completion of CARA practice logs, ordering of team gear and managing assistance with team parent group.
Has strong organization skills, and working knowledge of computer systems and various software systems.
This position serves as Campus Security Authority (CSA) as outlined by the Clery Act. CSAs have federally mandated responsibilities to report crimes that are reported them.
One (1) year of related swimming experience.
Bachelor’s degree in sports related field.
Skills/Knowledge and Expertise:
Working knowledge of NCAA and Conference Rules and Regulations as they pertain to student-athletes.
Knowledge of effective coaching practices.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Positive attitude, proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion.
The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Requires extended periods of sitting, standing and walking. Occasional climbing stairs, bending, stooping and reaching. Requires lengthy durations of time spent outdoors. Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
Work Environment/Work Week/Travel:
Work is performed in a standard office environment and athletic venues during standard business hours, as well as during non-regular office hours to fulfill business needs. Occasional travel required for competition and recruiting.
Valid driver’s license required. Incumbent must also be able to meet the University’s fleet rules and be eligible to drive for University business. The University and its insurance carrier reserves the right to exclude applicants based on their driving record.
This position reports to the Head Swimming & Diving Coach and is responsible to assist with recruiting, game planning and all aspects of the Division I Swimming & Diving program in compliance with all NCAA, Northeast (NEC) Conference and institutional rules and regulations. This is a part time position.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, effectively assisting in coaching a competitive Swimming & Diving program in a manner, which promotes sportsmanship among athletes, ensuring compliance with all NCAA conference, NEC, and institutional rules and regulations; effectively assisting in recruiting qualified student athletes to participate in the athletic program, and effectively promoting Bryant University academic and athletic programs to potential students; ensuring that members associated with the Swimming & Diving program are eligible under NCAA and NEC regulations; assisting the Head Coach in developing and implementing clinic(s), summer camp(s), fundraising events, and effectively monitoring student athlete academic progress; referring or counseling where appropriate, and motivating the athlete; establishing and maintaining good personal relationships with student athletes, parents, staff, guidance counselors, the Community and the media.
This position is best filled by an individual who has 1-3 years’ experience coaching diving at the club, high school, or collegiate level, including 3-meter coaching experience. Experience teaching new dives and techniques related to competitive diving. Experience in analyzing diving performances and identifying areas needed for improvement. Knowledge of current training methods of all aspects of competitive diving. Knowledge of and ability to safely use a trampoline and spotting rig for training and instructive purposes. Bachelor’s degree required. CPR/AED and First Aid certifications must be held or attained upon hire. Current certified pool operator certification (or ability for certification) is preferred.
The successful candidate will have the ability to identify and recruit outstanding student-athletes. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. The ability to manage multiple tasks is essential. This position has non-standard hours and requires the ability to travel with a substantial time commitment. This position is subject to the completion of a criminal background check and division of motor vehicles check. A valid driver’s license is required for travel. Certain requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate persons with disabilities.
Location: 570 East McKinley Street, Chambersburg, PA, USA
Chambersburg Memorial YMCA
Under the direction of the Senior Program Director and Executive Director, in cooperation with the Membership and Program Services Committee, and consistent with the Mission of the YMCA, the Swim Team Head Coach will be primarily responsible for coaching and managing the competitive aquatic team and related operations within the Chambersburg Y in accordance with the goals, purposes and policies of this Association.
Three years of aquatic experience as a competitive swimmer or aquatic instructor
Two years coaching experience preferred.
Working knowledge of competitive aquatics in YMCA and USA Swimming
Ability to positively lead, communicate, instruct, inspire, and motivate swimmers of all ages
Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people
Plan, organize, and develop the swim team program. Plan, attend, and direct team practices as scheduled and within the guidelines set by the Aquatics Director. The coach must be accessible to all levels of swimmers.
Ensure the safety of participants at all times.
Recruit, hire, develop, and train assistant coaches. Mentor and supervise the assistant coaches to meet program and safety objectives, and to build a positive team culture that promotes individual growth and team building.
Relate to the individual swimmers on a personal basis at practice, at meets, and through goal setting, instruction, and positive encouragement.
Analyze performance and instruct athletes in skills, techniques and strategies in preparation for competition and during contests.
Work with the CYCAPA Parent Committee to recruit and manage volunteers.
Develops and monitors departmental budget to meet fiscal objectives. Compiles program statistics.
Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation in programs.
Other duties as assigned by the Aquatics Director, which may include but is not limited to, lifeguarding and assisting with instructing swim lessons as needed.
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
Mandated Reporter training
Required for coaching deck pass for district and national swim meets
Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.
Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.
Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience.
Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths, and limitations, and how they impact relationships. 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.
The Y: We’re for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.