11-12 Division Director of the Mission Viejo Nadadores

Applications due 03/07/20

Job Description:

Location: 27474 Casta Del Sol, Mission Viejo, CA 92692, USA

JOB GOAL: To align with the policy and procedures set forth by the Mission Viejo Nadadores and to assist the Head Age Group Coach, Associate Head Coach and Head Coach in developing age group athletes to make an uncompromised commitment to the pursuit of excellence, through the process of striving to be the best that they can be, to acquire life enhancing attributes such as integrity, discipline, teamwork and sportsmanship. 

Performance Responsibilities: 

  • Embrace and advocate the Mission Viejo Nadadores’ Culture 
  • Facilitate an independent athlete environment to promote autonomy 
  • Thorough knowledge of stroke development and technique with an emphasis on race strategy 
  • Comprehension of dryland training for pubescent athletes and the introduction to power training 
  • Plan, prepare, and conduct group practices in accordance with our curriculum for the Nadadores 
  • Provide detailed race performance feedback  
  • Track practice and meet performance to continually assess, process of performance goals 
  • Assist with set up & tear down of all MVN hosted age group/senior/Master’s level meets 
  • Assist with MVN Staff in facilitating Events (MVN hosted or community events) 
  • Commit to continued coaching education  
  • Development and dissemination of a comprehensive season plan for the entire age division 
  • Promote and market growth of the senior division for overall team membership numbers 
  • Monitor, rosters and registration for entire assigned age group  
  • Assign coaching coverage for each group within the division 
  • Participate in all group/team activities 
  • Mentor all new hires with oversight of Head Age Group Coach within the 14&under division regarding specifications pertaining to the training and parent/coach interactions 

 On Job Requirements: 

  • Determine meet schedule in collaboration with the Head Age Group Coach/Head Coach for the entire age division 
  • Run parent orientation meetings at beginning of each season and train assistants in such endeavors 
  • Be available to run point or assist during one-on-one parent interactions  
  • Attend the assigned meets for the practice group 
  • Attend all MVN staff led events/meets 
  • Attend all staff meetings as assigned by the Head Coach and/or Head Age Group Coach 


  • Train and mentor all assistants and continually assess coaching performance 
  • Communicate all actions regularly between Head Age Group Coach and Head Coach 
  • 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 
  • Coordination between age group coaches and Head Age Group Coach to ensure seamless transitions during redeployment 
  • Meet with Head Coach/Assistant coaches at a frequency as determined by the parties involved 


  • Model proper dress, language, demeanor and sportsmanship for the athletes 
  • Create an educational, safe and inviting experience for all participants 
  • Stay informed of all Geographic Committee, LSC and National Governing body roles and functions 
  • Monitor all MVN programming and be informed 

How to Apply

Email resume, cover letter and references to Sarah Dawson, Team Operations Director:

[email protected]

Contact Information

Sarah Dawson

27474 Casta Del Sol

phone: 9493802552

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