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​A3 Performance Seeks Agents To Join The Fastest Growing Swimwear Brand in America

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team Other
A3 Performance

Location: 300 Chaffee Rd, Oconomowoc, WI 53066, USA

with A3 Performance

A3 Performance is the fastest-growing brand of performance swimwear in America. As an Innovator and Leader in product development, A3 Performance is now taking an innovative approach to brand growth and distribution.

This is where you come in. If you are entrepreneurial in nature and have dreamed of starting your own business, if you want to work in the sport of swimming and have the same drive as an aspiring athlete, an A3 Agent may be your calling.

An A3 Performance Agent is an independent business functioning as a marketing, sales, and service representative of A3 Performance. Enjoy the freedom of owning your own business and the support of the fastest-growing swimwear brand in America!

Associate Head Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
YMCA of NWNC RipTYDE

Location: 775 West End Blvd. Winston-Salem, NC 27101, USA

with YMCA of NWNC RipTYDE

This Associate Head Coach will report to the Director of Competitive Swimming & Head Coach and will be a key part of the TYDE Staff Leadership Team.  In accordance with the Association’s and Branch’s policies and procedures, Associate Head Coach assists the Head Swim Coach in providing direct leadership, planning, instruction, and motivation for all team members; dedicated to strengthening our community.

Some key responsibilities of this position will be to lead select group practices and supervise development of coaches.  Additional responsibilities include recruiting new swimmers, fundraising, Y Annual Giving Campaign,  working with the Head Coach in program development and to organize season practice and meet schedules, and assisting with the organization of home swim meets.  This is a full time position.  Schedule will vary based on practice and meet schedules.  Evening and weekend availability is required in order to coach practices and support athletes at swim meets.

YMCA COMPETENCIES (Leader):

Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Ys 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.  Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.

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.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A passion for swimming with a minimum of five (5) years experience coaching competitive swimmers while creating leaders in and out of the pool is required.  YMCA experience preferred.  A bachelor’s degree is desirable.
  • All YMCA full-time coaches who work with competitive swimmers must maintain current certifications in the following: Lifeguarding, Safety Training for Swim Coaches (including in-water), CPR, First Aid, and Y Principles of Competitive Swimming and Diving and YMCA Legally Required Training or have ability to obtain within 60 days.
  • All coaches must also maintain active membership with USA swimming and appropriate certifications to include: Background Check, APT, Foundations 101 & 201, USAS Rules & Regs or have ability to obtain within 60 days.  ASCA membership is a plus.
  • Must have thorough experience with HyTek Team Manager, Meet Manager, and Team Unify.  Experience with Microsoft Office, Google Applications, and Daxko a plus.
  • Experience with multi-site operations is preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.  Must have the ability to communicate with people in a positive but firm manner and possess mature judgment, sound decision-making, and be a team player capable of developing and maintaining harmonious relationships with all participants, staff, and the general public.
  • Has an attitude of continual personal and professional development.
  • Is innovative in approach and is able to maintain knowledge of the latest research and developments in swimming and swim coaching.
  • Has high personal and professional ethical standards.
  • Must present an appearance and an image consistent with the YMCA.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee must have the ability to hear noises and distress signals in the aquatic environment, including in the water and on the pool deck; remain alert with no lapses of consciousness; see and observe swimmers in the water and on the pool deck; meet any strength and lifting requirements.
  • The employee is required to stand or walk the majority of the shift; the employee is frequently required to push, pull, balance, bend, twist, squat, kneel and reach; the employee must be able to lift and or move objects up to 20 pounds. The employee must be able to lift a small to average sized child. The employee is regularly required to see, hear and talk.
  • The employee is frequently exposed to pool chemicals and cleaning supplies.
  • The work environment includes the swimming pool with some possible outdoor exposure during the workday. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, telephones and photocopiers.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

WET SIDE:

  • Directly coaches at least one practice group: level TBD.
  • Attends swim meets as directed by the Head Coach.
  • Acts as team lead in supervising athletes at meets.
  • Enforces attendance and discipline policies for swimmers.

DRY SIDE:

  • Overseas Management of Western Sites (Yadkin, Statesville and Wilkesboro).
  • Be the primary coordinator of TYDE hosted swim meets, including planning, organization and preparation.  Duty also includes creating meet files and overseeing individual and team entries.
  • Primary coordinator of non-TYDE hosted meets including posting in Team Unify, overseeing team entries and sending entries to host teams.Communicate meet related deadlines and sign-ups.  Pushing meet attendance through coaches and team emails.  Communicating meet results.Assist in Team Travel Meet planning in partnership with team admin staff.  Have ability to travel up to 30% of the time, including overnight travel.Assist Head Coach with staff trainings.
  • Coordinate, track, and submit Y & USAS certifications for all coaches and staff.
  • Coordinate, track, and submit USAS registrations/memberships for all competitive-level swim team members.
  • Assist Head Coach in establishing seasonal practice schedules with staff leadership team.
  • Take lead in working with YMCA NWNC staff to develop swim module/PE program for potential TYDE E-learning Academy program at select sites.
  • Attend and participate in all pertinent meetings (team, LSC, etc.).
  • Assist in providing educational information to parents.
  • Attend activities and events as determined by Head Coach.
  • Perform all other tasks and responsibilities as directed by Head Coach.

 

 

 

 

 

Lead Assistant Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Lakota Family YMCA

Location: 6703 Yankee Road, Liberty Township, OH, USA

with Lakota Family YMCA

The Lakota Family YMCA is looking for a highly qualified swim coach to fill the position of Lead Assistant Coach for our year-round YMCA/USA swim team.  We are located just north of Cincinnati in Liberty Township, Ohio.  We compete as a member of the Southwest Ohio YMCA Swim League as well as being a USA Swimming registered club.  Our club has seen tremendous growth, both in participation and ability level, in recent years.  Our swimmers have been finalists at Ohio Swimming Junior Olympics, USA Swimming Central Zones Championships, YMCA National Championships, Winter Junior Nationals, and the TYR Pro Series.

We have an immediate need for a coach to lead our 11-12-year-old practice groups.  This coach will also be the Lead Assistant Coach and work hand-in-hand with the head coach on the administrative side of the team.  The right candidate for this position is someone who is enthusiastic and can keep the swimmers excited and engaged throughout practices and seasons.  He/she should also enjoy working with swimmers as they transition from more of a technique-based regimen to more of a training-based regimen.  Therefore, this candidate must have a strong knowledge of the technical aspects of all four competitive strokes, as well as starts and turns.

Time Commitment: This is a part time position to start with the highly likely potential to transition into a full-time position within the first year for the right candidate.  This requires 25-30 hours per week made up of a combination of on-deck coaching and administrative work.  Availability for weekend meets 1-2 times per month is also required (intersquad and virtual presently).

Additional required or preferred qualifications:

  • Previous coaching experience: 2 years required; 3 years preferred
  • Proficiency in TeamUnify, Hy-Tek Meet Manager, and Microsoft Office preferred
  • ASCA member preferred

Required Certifications (must be able to obtain within 30 days of hire-Lakota YMCA can assist if needed)

  • YMCA Principles of Swimming and Diving
  • USA Swimming Coach Member – Background Check and Athlete Protection Training included
  • Safety Training for Swim Coaches from an approved organization
  • CPR/First Aid certification from an approved organization

This is a part-time position with hourly rate commensurate with experience with the potential to become full-time within one year.  Opportunities for additional hours exist if desired through teaching group or private swim lessons and/or lifeguarding at the Y.

JUNIOR TEAMS SITE SUPERVISORS/COACHES (Part-time/Full-time)

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Aquatics Staff
  • Level of Team Other
Mission Viejo Nadadores

Location: 27474 Casta Del Sol, Mission Viejo, CA, USA

with Mission Viejo Nadadores

The Mission Viejo Nadadores Swim school is actively seeking applicants for the position as Site Supervisor/Coach, to begin duties on September 1st, 2020. We are looking for enthusiastic coaches who can make swimming fulfilling and relevant for both pre-competitive and recreational swimmers. A successful candidate will be highly self-motivated and able to work independently and also within dynamic situations. An ability to implement a drylands program is critical for our age-group simmers. Willingness to follow all current USA Swimming and Mission Viejo Nadadores rules & regulations is a must.

Full time Age Group Coach with SSAN

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Swim Streamline at Northampton

Location: Spring, TX, USA

with Swim Streamline at Northampton

Swim Streamline at Northampton (SSAN) is seeking qualified applicants for a FULL TIME AGE GROUP COACH. SSAN is a year-round swim team in the Spring/Woodlands area of Houston, Gulf Swimming. In our 12th year, with a roster of 300 athletes, we are seeking an experienced coach to work with our Home school and Age Group Programs.

SSAN is a coach owned program.  All team decisions are based on the continued focus of Building the Base through dedication, excellence, and tradition.

Qualifications:

  • Previous coaching experience required (ASCA level 2 or higher preferred).
  • 3 + years of year coaching experience.
  • Coaching membership in good standing.
  • Candidates should have experience that illustrates exceptional communication and motivation skills with children, taking into consideration varied social, emotional, and physical attributes.
  • Have an attitude of inclusion and team building.

Job Attributes:

  • Ability to work, train, and instruct multiple practice groups either 5:30-7:30 a.m. & 3:00-8:00 pm or 1:00-6:30 pm every day Monday to Friday, plus Saturday morning. Hours subject to change.
  • Must be willing to work and communicate as a coaching team.
  • Strong stroke technique background, patience working with younger swimmers, and keep swimming fun mentality.
  • Strong customer service and decision-making skills
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Must co- work with other Lead Coaches, while working independently with your groups.
  • Must attend all scheduled staff meetings, meets, and practices as assigned.
  • Knowledge of Hytek Meet Manager, Team Manager, and Team Unify, team administration skills are key.
  • Must be energetic, outgoing, a self-starter, and give feedback daily to every swimmer, every stroke, every day!
  • Experience with workout and season planning.
  • All current USA Certifications.

Opportunity:  This position offers a fantastic opportunity for advancement with one of the fastest growing, and rapidly improving clubs.  Salary is commensurate with experience. Health care is offered.

Lifeguard – Cleveland YMCA

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

Location: Cleveland, OH, USA

with YMCA

Looking for a Lifeguard position? All year around? Check out Lifeguard opportunities with the YMCA of Greater Cleveland.

– Inside pools

– Up to 25 hours a week

– Ability to work at multiple locations.

– Opportunity for growth and development!

– FREE Membership!

At the Y, our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.  Join our Greater Cleveland YMCA team in living our cause and helping to provide quality, safe and healthy programs and services in our community.

Position: Lifeguard – West Park Family YMCA

Pay Rate: $8.70 -$9.00

Description: YMCA of Greater Cleveland has an immediate need for Lifeguards who will be responsible for ensuring safety of all participants during open swim and program activities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain CPR, First Aid, other required YMCA certifications.
  • Report to work on time and with appropriate safety equipment (fanny pack) and appropriate clothing.
  • Ensure safety of participants during class and/or open swim.
  • Adhere to Blood borne Pathogen standards and attend annual training.
  • Notify supervisor of any faulty equipment or unsafe conditions.
  • Document any incidents that occur during shift (on daily basis).
  • Monitor chlorine, PH levels/ and track water temperature hourly.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to read, write & understand written directions.
  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Current YMCA or Red Cross life guarding certification and CPR PRO certification.
  • Physical ability to rescue an individual from water.
  • Prior experience helpful.

 About YMCA of Greater Cleveland: Our vision is to be the premier community-based, charitable organization that embraces collaborations to build strong kids, strong families and strong communities.

 

 

Head Coach – Full Time, San Clemente, CA

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

Location: 987 Avenida Vista Hermosa, San Clemente, CA 92673, USA

with San Clemente Aquatics

San Clemente, CA— San Clemente Aquatics Team — Listed August 8, 2020

Applications submitted by August 15, 2020 will receive priority review from the Head Coach Hiring Committee.  Anticipated start date is September 2020.  The position shall remain open until filled.

San Clemente Aquatics Team
San Clemente Aquatics Team is a non-profit (501c3) parent run Board of Directors USA Swimming competitive club. There currently are ~200 swimmers that swim at the San Clemente Aquatics Center, a city owned pool.  The Aquatic Center houses a 50-meter x 25-yard competition pool and a separate 6 lane, 25-yard warm water pool. 

We are seeking an experienced, organized, and an enthusiastic Head Coach to help plan for our continued growth and bring our club to the next level.  You will be managing a coaching staff of approximately six to eight coaches to develop a program that will create a solid foundation for our age group athletes all the while driving continued success with the Senior/National levels swimmers.  The ideal candidate must possess a high degree of emotional maturity, work to motivate children with varied attributes/skill levels and foster strong communication with parents.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Team leader, ambassador and swimming subject matter expert
    • Ability to demonstrate mature judgment, reliability, availability, and ethical behavior including punctuality, confidentiality, positive and constructive feedback, and ability to function in a multi-task environment
    • Ability to meet all USA Swimming certification and coaching requirements (CPR, Safety Training for Swim Coaches, USA Swimming Background Check, Athlete Protection, Lifeguard, First Aid, Concussion, etc.)
    • Create and promote a vision and strategy for growth in collaboration with the Board of Directors and Head Age Group Coach.
    • Attend monthly board meetings
    • Build relationships with local school districts and aquatic staffs
    • Participate in club activities and social events
    • Ensure proper staffing for all meets during the season
  • Athlete development
    • Emphasize proper stroke technique, and understand the progression for each training group
    • Plan, prepare, and conduct team practices based on pre-developed annual training vision
    • Positively and constructively communicate and motivate children with the ability to consider varied social, emotional and physical attributes
    • Manage, observe, and constructively evaluate athlete performance at practices and meets to enhance technique and motivation
    • Work directly instructing athletes of all ages/abilities
    • Assist and guide high school athletes in the college recruiting process
  • Family engagement
    • Take proactive steps to communicate/educate parents about club policies, procedures, stroke technique and meet entry
    • Attend parent meetings (as scheduled)
  • Manage, develop and schedule Assistant Coaches
    • Oversight program development and administration, personnel supervision, and equipment recommendations
    • Determine best fit coaching schedule and training group(s) for each Assistant Coach, aligning the full team of coaches
    • Supervise and develop coaching staff, both on an individual basis and to work cohesively as a team

 

Minimum Qualifications Include:

  • 8+ years competitive swim coaching experience and coaching membership that is in good standing with USA Swimming
  • Demonstrated ability to work well and communicate effectively with athletes of all ages/abilities, staff and administrators
  • Computer proficiency, including email, internet navigation, Excel, Word, Meet Manager, Team Unify Back Office, and Deck Pass
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Enthusiasm for continuing coaching education
  • Experienced with USA Swimming OME, TeamUnify, HY-TEK

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred; experience can be considered in lieu of degree
  • Advanced experience coaching various ages and skill levels in a competitive environment
  • LSC leadership experience as either a board or committee member (is a plus)
  • Experience with dryland training and nutrition
  • Must be a United States citizen or possess a United States Green Card

Compensation:

  • This is a salaried Head Coach position with our club.  Compensation will be competitive to market and commensurate work experience and qualifications.
  • Team pays for all credentials for USA Swimming requirements.
  • Team reimburses mileage for swim meets.

 

Minnetonka Swim Club Full Time Head Junior Coach

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

Location: Minnetonka, MN, USA

with Minnetonka Swim Club

Minnetonka Swim Club is a nationally competitive swim team of 300+ athletes with a rich 10 year history. Minnetonka Swim Club has achieved Level 4 Club Recognition. Minnetonka is a suburb located west of Minneapolis. The team is focused on excellence and inclusion, and institutional support that is second to none. (see Minnetonka Aquatics and Minnetonka Swim Club)

We are seeking an experienced and energized coach to lead our Junior program. As Head Junior Coach, you will be working hand in hand with the Head Coach in developing a Junior program that will create the foundation for continued senior swimming success. With strong institutional support, the Minnetonka Swim Club has resources that will help the ideal candidate reach their full potential. The successful candidate will be an ambitious, driven individual who can commit to Minnetonka Aquatic’s mission. He/she possesses a high degree of emotional maturity, able to motivate children with varied social, emotional and physical attributes, as well as foster strong communication with parents and Minnetonka Aquatics management.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Minnetonka Junior Program including creation of seasonal competition schedules.
  • Create and implement recruitment and retention strategies
  • Develop training templates, schedules and additional programs
  • 15-25 hours of on deck coaching per week plus participation in weekends/swim meets as required
  • Implement, expand and enhance established training progressions
  • Foster strong communication within Minnetonka Aquatics programs, including parents, athletes and coaches/staff
  • Perform various administrative tasks relating to the team

Compensation:

  • Salary commensurate with experience. Full time position includes excellent benefits.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of coaching experience
  • Member in good standing with USA Swimming
  • Collegiate swimming experience
  • Working knowledge of Team Unify and Meet Manager
  • Energetic, dynamic and positive leader
  • Strong organizational, written and oral communication skills
  • Enthusiasm for continuing coaching education

Minnetonka Swim Club Full Time Head Developmental Coach

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

Location: Minnetonka, MN, USA

with Minnetonka Swim Club

Minnetonka Swim Club is a nationally competitive swim team of 300+ athletes with a rich 10 year history. Minnetonka Swim Club has achieved Level 4 Club Recognition. Minnetonka is a suburb located west of Minneapolis. The team is focused on excellence and inclusion, and institutional support that is second to none. (see Minnetonka Aquatics and Minnetonka Swim Club)

We are seeking an experienced and energized coach to lead our 10 & under program and assist our Masters team. As Head Developmental Coach, you will be working hand in hand with the Head Coach in developing a 10 & under program that will create the foundation for continued swimming success. With strong institutional support, the Minnetonka Swim Club has resources that will help the ideal candidate reach their full potential. The successful candidate will be an ambitious, driven individual who can commit to Minnetonka Aquatic’s mission. He/she possesses a high degree of emotional maturity, able to motivate children and adults with varied social, emotional and physical attributes, as well as foster strong communication with parents and Minnetonka Aquatics management.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Minnetonka Developmental Program including creation of seasonal competition schedules working with the head coach.
  • Create and implement recruitment and retention strategies
  • Develop training templates, schedules and additional programs
  • 15-25 hours of on deck coaching per week (including Masters workouts) plus participation in weekends/swim meets as required
  • Implement, expand and enhance established training progressions
  • Foster strong communication within Minnetonka Aquatics programs, including parents, athletes and coaches/staff
  • Perform various administrative tasks relating to the team

Compensation:

  • Salary commensurate with experience. Full time position includes excellent benefits.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of coaching experience
  • Member in good standing with USA Swimming
  • Collegiate swimming experience
  • Working knowledge of Team Unify and Meet Manager
  • Energetic, dynamic and positive leader
  • Strong organizational, written and oral communication skills
  • Enthusiasm for continuing coaching education

Part Time Age Group Coach

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

Location: Mount Pleasant, SC, USA

with South Carolina Swim Club

Primary Responsibilities:  This position is for a lead group coach as well as an assistant to the lead coaches for several other groups.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Learning the SCSC training terminiology, vocabulary and then being able to apply the lessons learned into daily practice.
  • Learning the SCSC Dryland Program and then be able to effectively lead dryland sessons.
  • Inspiring, dedicated coach and swimming subject matter expert
  • Ability to demonstrate mature judgment, reliability, availability, and ethical behavior including punctuality, confidentiality, positive and constructive feedback, and ability to function in a multi-task environment.
  • Ability to meet all USA Swimming certification and coaching requirements (CPR, Safety Training for Swim Coaches, USA Swimming Background Check, Athlete Protection, Lifeguard, First Aid, Concussion, etc.)
  • Must be able to attend all assigned team functions (practices, meets, etc)
  • Must be available to travel for clinics, meets, training camps, etc.
  • Be able to travel to multiple sites each week, in order to run practices.

 

Swimmer development

  • Emphasize proper stroke technique and understand the progression for Age Group and Senior swimming
  • Plan, prepare, and conduct team practices in a cohesive fashion, so we are able to guide swimmers throughout the program.
  • Manage, observe, and constructively evaluate swimmer performance at practices and meets to enhance technique and motivation

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Meet all USA Swimming coaching requirements.
  • Must be a US citizen or currently eligible to work in the US.
  • Have excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Thorough understanding of marketing elements (including traditional and digital marketing such as Social media).
  • Be able to motivate swimmers of all abilities to achieve their full potential.
  • Have previously developed swimmers to Age Group Championships.

 

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • 2-4 years competitive swim coaching experience with a USA Swimming club, and coaching membership that is in good standing with USA Swimming
  • Energetic, patient, constructive, and ability to provide simple instructions
  • Demonstrated the ability to work well and communicate effectively with swimmers of all ages/abilities, coaching staff, and administrators
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Enthusiasm for continuing coaching education

Tiger Shark Swim Team Head Age Group/Assistant Senior Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Tiger Shark Swim Team

Location: Belton, TX, USA

with Tiger Shark Swim Team

Tiger Shark Swim Team Head Age Group/Assistant Senior Coach

Primary Purpose:

Provide swim instruction in a safe, positive learning environment. Assist in supporting the mission and vision of Tiger Shark Swim Team and promoting our programs throughout the community.

Qualifications:

Education/Certification:

College degree (preferred)

Current American Red Cross Life Guarding/First Aid Certification or its equivalent

American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer or its equivalent

American Red Cross Coaches Safety Training certification

USA Swimming Certification

 

Special Knowledge/Skills:

 

Competitive swim experience (preferred)

Must be CPR/AED certified and maintain current coaching certification

Experienced with TeamUnify and HyTek (preferred)

Ability to implement policy and procedures

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Ability to communicate properly with staff, parents, and athletes

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form

Ability to record information, follow verbal or written instructions

Ability to work with students and the general public in a courteous manner

 

Experience:

Two (2) years coaching experience (preferred)

Background in competitive swimming (preferred)

 Position Responsibilities:

Coaching:

  • Establish an environment that fosters positive team attitudes while teaching self-discipline, sportsmanship and responsibility.
  • In coordination with the head coach, 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 yardageand 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 head coach and monitor the progression of the athletes and team in reaching these goals.
  • Implement TST swimming and dryland curricula for all groups 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.
  • 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, members of the staff, and board.
  • Effectively supervise and delegate responsibilities for assistant age group coaches. This includes practices as well as meets.
  • Practice continuous improvement and professional development for self under the direction of the head coach.
  • Support all aspects of daily club operation in support of the swimmers, membership, and team mission and values. Strong organizational skills are a must.
  • Create and submit meet entries in a timely manner.
  • Assist in the tracking of swimmer participation and improvement in meets.
  • Maintain and update website information regarding practice schedules, meet entries, news, etc.
  • Various administrative functions such as practice scheduling and coordinating activities with the aquatics director and head coach.
  • Work with the head coach 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.
  • Under the direction of head coach assist in the creation and implementation of policies to ensure the safety and success of all members.
  • Maintain professional standard of safety, appearance and readiness.
  • Facilitate and participate in club fundraisers.

This is a full-time, benefits eligible position. 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

None specified

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Tools/Equipment Used: Athletic equipment, standard office equipment including computer and peripherals and other instructional equipment; automated external defibrillator (AED); frequent driving, pool maintenance and cleaning equipment

Posture: Sitting; prolonged standing; occasional kneeling, squatting, bending, stooping, swimming

Motion: Frequent walking; repetitive hand motions, running, frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; frequent physical movements associated with sport; moderate grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension and reaching

Lifting:   The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 lbs.

Environment:   Occasional travel; noise level is usually moderate; occasional exposure to outside weather conditions and pool chemicals

Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress; frequent prolonged and irregular hours

Diving Coach – Ashland University

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

Location: 401 College Avenue, Ashland, OH, USA

with Ashland University

Ashland University is currently searching for a new part time diving coach. In this unique position, this coach will have opportunities to learn and grow their coaching style with the resources of one of the best athletic departments in DII. This is a part time stipend position.

Responsibilities:

  • The creation and implementation of a season long training program. This includes:
    • On deck coaching
      • Design and run training sessions
      • In depth technical analysis (TiVo system & Dryboard available)
    • Attendance at the Championship meet (Required)
    • Attendance at dual meets (Desired, but due to part time nature, not required)
    • Attendance at (minimum) 4 afternoon practices per week
    • Integrated weight room training with strength staff
  • The assistance of head coach and recruiting coordinator in recruiting duties. This includes:
    • Talent assessment
    • Meeting & communicating with recruits
    • Scholarship recommendations
  • Other duties as assigned by head coach. Some examples:
    • Social Media engagement
    • Academic check ups
    • Diving board and equipment sanitation (COVID precautions)
    • Assisting in fundraising efforts for AUSD program

Required Qualifications/skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2+ years of college diving experience
  • Lifeguard Certification
  • A desire to teach and learn
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to manage time and make deadlines
  • Enthusiasm and the ability to foster a positive environment in this situation of constant change

Desired Qualifications/skills:

  • College coaching experience
  • Knowledge of NCAA DII rules and regulations

Assistant Swim Coach – MCAC – University Club of Palo Alto

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club, Recreational, Other

Location: Palo Alto, CA, USA

with University Club of Palo Alto

  • Coaching
    • Five to six UC Masters swim practices per week plus partial weekend swim meet coverage*.
    • Five to six Age Group (MCAC) swim practices per week plus partial weekend swim meet coverage*.
      • Organize and develop practice regimens.
      • Provide feedback to athletes and other coaches.
      • Uphold positive group dynamics along with challenging workload.
      • Work to build groups beyond current structure.
    • Four to five UC Sharks swim practices per week plus weeknight and weekends swim meet coverage*.
      • Work with swimmers at an introductory level.
      • Help maintain and build program to ensure UC Member satisfaction.
      • Guide Junior/Assistant Coaches in teaching proper fundamentals to younger swimmers.
    • Introduce weekly/bi-weekly Clinics for UC membership*.
      • Develop and lead various clinics for swimmers of all levels in the following areas:
        • Competition starts & Turns.
        • Stroke Technique.
        • Conditioning or Triathlete based swims.
        • Water Polo.
      • Lesson Instruction
        • Continue five to ten hours per week of lesson instruction.
        • Help train Assistant Instructors to teach proper methods while instructing swim lessons.
      • Administrative Duties
        • Provide timely email and phone communication to departmental notices and inquiries.
        • Assume individual and program billing assignments.
        • Assist with swim team entries for year-round and summer swim teams*.
        • Pool monitoring & sanitation duties.
      • Program Opportunities for Development
        • Introduce Learn to swim program.
        • Fitness classes and personal training.
        • Certified Pool Operator certification.
      • Professional Growth:
        • Aquatic Management available based on performance & membership service.

*when meets & larger group gatherings become available. 

Full time Senior/Age Group Coach

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

Location: 2225 16th street, Santa Monica, CA 90405

with Team Santa Monica

Full Time Coach

Team Santa Monica, located in beautiful sunny Southern California, has been around for the last 65 years and has a storied history in USA Swimming and on the National Stage.

We are seeking an experienced, organized, and positive Coach to help bring our club to the next level. This position is year-round. You will be working with Senior swimmers working towards qualifying for Sectionals and beyond. Also, you will be working with Age Group swimmers working towards qualifying for Age Group Championships.

You must possess a high degree of emotional maturity and be able to motivate children with varied attributes. You must have a strong desire to create a positive training environment for all swimmers to achieve success in the pool and life and be willing to grow to make this your ultimate goal.

Primary Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Inspiring, dedicated coach and swimming subject matter expert
    • Ability to demonstrate mature judgment, reliability, availability, and ethical behavior including punctuality, confidentiality, positive and constructive feedback, and ability to function in a multi-task environment
    • Ability to meet all USA Swimming certification and coaching requirements (CPR, Safety Training for Swim Coaches, USA Swimming Background Check, Athlete Protection, Lifeguard, First Aid, Concussion, etc.)
    • Must be able to attend all assigned team functions (practices, meets, etc)
    • Must be available to travel for clinics, meets, training camps, etc.
  • Swimmer development
    • Emphasize proper stroke technique and understand the progression for Age Group and Senior swimming
    • Plan, prepare, and conduct team practices based on pre-developed annual training plan designed by the Head Coach
    • Positively and constructively communicate and motivate children with the ability to consider varied social, emotional and physical attributes
    • Manage, observe, and constructively evaluate swimmer performance at practices and meets to enhance technique and motivation

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Meet all USA Swimming coaching requirements.
  • Have 4-6 years of swim coaching experience with a USA Swimming club, and 1 year of management/administrative experience.
  • Must be a US citizen or currently eligible to work in the US.
  • Have excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Thorough understanding of marketing elements (including traditional and digital marketing such as Social media).
  • Be able to motivate swimmers of all abilities to achieve their full potential.
  • Have previously developed swimmers to Age Group Championships and Sectionals or Futures level.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • College Degree
  • 4-6 years competitive swim coaching experience with a USA Swimming club, and coaching membership that is in good standing with USA Swimming
  • Energetic, patient, constructive, and ability to provide simple instructions
  • Demonstrated the ability to work well and communicate effectively with swimmers of all ages/abilities, coaching staff, and administrators
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Enthusiasm for continuing coaching education

Salary and Application Requirements:

TSM offers a competitive salary package commensurate with experience.  The package includes a base salary, paid vacation, paid professional development, and travel expense reimbursement for meets.

The position shall remain open until filled.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, coaching philosophy statement, resume and contact information for 3 professional references by email to Head Coach Mohammad Khadembashi: [email protected]

Sirens ASC Synchronised Swimming Coach in Malta

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Sirens Aquatic Sports Club

Location: 123a Hemsija, Ħ'Attard, Malta

with Sirens Aquatic Sports Club

Application for the post of Artistic Swimming Coach

Sirens Artistic Swimming (Synchronised)

Country: Malta

Sirens ASC is one of Malta’s leading artistic swimming clubs. The club is currently seeking to recruit an Artistic Swimming Coach on a full time basis to work with our competitive age group teams, with a main focus on our 13-15 age group and Junior age group.

We are looking for a coach who works with enthusiasm in order to grow and develop the sport within the club, someone who works well within a team environment, is able to engage with the other coaches and most importantly – has a strong passion for the sport and for growing our athletes holistically. The person we are looking to recruit must also be inspiring and a good motivator in order to push our swimmers forward in their development.

The ideal candidate must be fluent in English, both written and verbal, have experience with competitive teams of various levels and be confident when working with Junior age group athletes. The candidate must be willing to work in cooperation with the rest of the artistic swimming coaching team and be ready to work flexible hours, which are likely to increase prior to competition and during school holidays. Coaching qualifications will be considered an asset, whilst a valid First Aid qualification and a clean Police Conduct certificate (issued within the last 6 months) are a must.

Day to day activities will include, together with the artistic swimming coaching team, long and short term goal planning, preparation of a daily, weekly and monthly training plan, as well as effective delivery of the planned sessions. The ideal candidate will ensure that training sessions are carried out with punctuality and discipline as planned. Whilst working in conjunction with the artistic coaching team, the new coach may also be required to help plan and prepare the training schedules, competitions and may work to establish selection and assessment criteria. The selected individual is to convey the principles of fairplay, professionalism and good sportsmanship at all times.

Personal terms will be discussed during an initial interview whilst a competitive salary is being offered.

Interested applicants are to send their CV together with a covering letter and recommendation letters to [email protected]

Closing date for applications: August 5th 2020

 

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