Applications due 08/01/14
We are looking to hire an Age Group Coach that would lead, design and foster systematic growth from the youngest novices to the appropriate High Performance Age Group level programs while working within the Team Mission Statement/Vision/Values (see website).
Essential Job Tasks include:
1) Abide by the USA Swimming Code of Conduct, and Machine Aquatics policies and procedures. 2) Plan, prepare, and conduct team practices in accordance with the Head Coach and Senior Coaching staff. 3) Establish a local presence and reputation with Potomac Valley LSC, summer league via clinics, volunteering etc. 4) Plan and execute team-building and social functions. 5) Provide administrative support for Meet Entries.
Preferred qualifications include:
1) Coaching membership in good standing with USA swimming. 2) Current ASCA Membership (level 3 or higher is preferred, but equivalent experience will be considered). 3) A college degree (preferred, but not required). 4) Candidates should have experience that illustrates exceptional communication and motivation skills with children, taking into consideration varied social, emotional and physical attributes, possess an attitude of inclusion and team building, 5) Must be prepared to develop talent, rather than manage great athletes. 6) Must want to increase the number of athletes that swim into their teen years and increase the number of athletes that qualify for championship opportunities.7) Should have a record of producing well-rounded swimmers with sound biomechanics.
Salary will be commensurate with experience. Full Time Benefits (after brief probation period) include Medical, Paid Vacation/Holiday, cell phone and the Club pays for USA membership and background screening, professional development/certifications, attendance at clinics…
Candidates must be available for travel to D.C. area during August 2014. MACH will reimburse 100% to the successful candidate. Start date is negotiable. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. To learn more about our club, please visit our website at www.machineaqutics.com.
About Machine Aquatics
Machine Aquatics is a coach-owned club in the Metropolitan, DC area. Our team is a USA Swimming Silver Medal Swim Club and home to 500+ competitive age group swimmers and 100+ Stroke School swimmers, ages 5-20+ with a number of current USA Swimming National & Olympic Trial qualifiers. The team trains in multiple locations in Fairfax County, Virginia and Price George’s County, MD both in private clubs and public recreational facilities. Fairfax County is home to a dozen of the best public and private schools in the country and is a progressive, safe place to raise a family while being only minutes from downtown Washington, D.C.
How to Apply
Applicants that wish to be a part of a successful, growing team in a highly enthusiastic and competitive Metropolitan area should forward a cover letter outlining interest in our organization, resume or vitae, including 3 references, and one page statement on coaching philosophy and values to: MACHINE AQUATICS email to [email protected] Subject Heading: Coaching Position.