Age Group Coach

Job Description:

Team Description:

Karishim Swim Club (KASC), a competitive swimming club in Newton, MA, is currently accepting applications for the position of Age Group Coach.  We are looking for a coach who is a dynamic team player and is excited to help KASC continue its growth in both size and achievement. We are looking for someone to contribute our athlete’s growth both in and out of the pool.

 

Job Details:

  • Prepare practices on a weekly basis based on phase of training and swimmer’s needs/ability
  • Maintain a focus on technique, skill development athlete development
  • Submit all written practices to Head Coach at beginning of each week during training phase of employment
  • Work closely with the Aquatics staff and other coaches to promote the club as a whole
  • Participate in weekend swim meets as required
  • Attend all coach’s meetings (approximately 4-5 per year)
  • Help determine swimmers’ events for meet entries
  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • Coordinate training methodologies, drills and practice group goals with Head Coach
  • Recruitment, retention and athletic development plans for new athletes
  • Open communication with parents to ensure education and communication on all aspects of long term athletic development
  • Develop roles and responsibilities of parents, swimmers and coaches as well as individual athletic plans
  • Maintain good membership standing with USA Swimming and New England Swimming

Applicant Coaches must be:

  • USA Swimming certified or be willing and able to become USA Swimming certified within the first 30 days of employment
  • Able to exhibit strong effective teaching/communication skills
  • Knowledgeable of stroke/skill technique, season and workout planning as well as dryland training/technique
  • Prior USA Swimming coaching experience with athletes of all ages.
  • Interested in working with all levels

 

Preferred:

  • be ASCA certified
  • Lifeguard, CPR/AED, First Aid certification

 

 

 

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the KASC family!

How to Apply

Please submit a letter of application, résumé and at least 3 professional references to Head Coach Lauren Gale at [email protected]

Contact Information

Lauren Gale

phone: 617-558-6490

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