Applications due 04/18/17
We are looking to hire a qualified individual, for the position of Head Age Group Coach, who can build upon our tradition of excellence. The position reports directly to the Head Coach / Director of Competitive Swimming. This person would be in charge of creating and executing a strategic plan consistent with the YSSC vision, mission and training philosophy; as well as managing the overall direction of our age group program. He or she would also serve as the lead coach for our Age Group Blue (9-10) and Age Group Yellow (11-12) training groups.
A detailed description of our team structure can be found here:
- Ability to pass a YMCA background check.
- Ability to obtain USA Swimming membership.
- 1-3 years’ experience as an age group coach, swim lesson instructor or teacher.
- Experience working effectively with swim parents and other stakeholders.
- Prior experience as an athlete or coach for the sport of swimming.
- Strong administrative, communication and project management skills.
- Experience with TeamUnify, Hy-Tek Team/Meet Manager and Microsoft applications.
- A passion for kids, a love for the sport and an eagerness to collaborate with other professional coaches.
- A willingness to make a positive, impactful difference in a child’s life.
- A successful track record with developing 12 & under athletes for future success in higher levels of the sport.
- Experience managing or developing a comprehensive athlete progression from age group to senior swimming.
- Experience working within a medium to large sized multi-site program.
- Current coaching membership in good standing with USA Swimming.
- Experience working for a YMCA Swimming & Diving Program [Preferred, but not required]
- American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) membership [Level 3 or higher, but not required].
- A Bachelor Degree from an accredited college/university.
This is a full-time salaried position with benefits to commensurate with experience. The approximate salary range is $40,000 to $46,000/yr.
Link to official job description:
How to Apply
Please send resume and 3 to 4 references to HR Coordinator Samantha Brock [email protected], 151 North Ribault Street, Spartanburg SC, 29302. For more information go to www.gocukes.com or call 864-433-9623.
Head Coach Ted Pierson
Middle Tyger YMCA
720 Shoals Road
Duncan SC, 29334
phone: (864) 433-9623