Assistant Coach (Foothills Swim Team)

Applications due 09/30/17

Job Description:

Assistant Coach position with the Foothills Swim Team in Lakewood, Colorado

Foothills Swim Team is actively seeking a highly motivated and committed coach to fill the role of Assistant Helper Coach to begin in September 2017. Foothills Swim Team is a year-round competitive swimming program offering instruction, training, and competition for young people ages 5 and up. We have over 180 USA registered swimmers and practice at three locations: Carmody Recreation center (50 meters by 25 yards), Lilley Gulch recreation center (6-lane 25 Meter), and Ridge Recreation Center (10-lane 25 yards).

o Minimum 1 + years prior coaching experience as a USA Swimming certified coach.
o American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) Level 1 or higher
o Must be current on all USA Swimming Coach Membership requirements.
o In good standing with all USA Swimming required safety and background check requirements.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

o Support the Head Coach in the implementation of team direction and goals with the age group swimmers and training groups.
o Support the age-appropriate swim programs for the swimmers within your assigned training group as defined by the head coach.
o Support the development of each swimmer within the FST membership so that they achieve to their highest potential.
o Support the meet schedules as assigned by the Head Coach.
o Attend all team functions by directive of the Head Coach.
o The ability to work with the entire coaching staff to build a uniform system.
o Passion and enthusiasm for competitive swimming and a “desire to excel” professionally.

Specific Group Responsibilities:
o Assist and coach any specific groups assigned.
o Help implement the seasonal plan with connection to the teams overall goals and direction.
o Assist when needed with FST’s strength conditioning trainer to better the development of all swimmers.

Compensation and Benefits:
o Hourly pay commensurate with experience
o Full Mileage reimbursements
o Full Meal reimbursements

How to Apply

Contact Head Coach Bill Rose at: [email protected]
Please include a brief statement of coaching experience.

Foothills Swim Team
PO Box 27007
Denver CO 80227

Contact Information

Bill Rose

phone: 417-343-2050

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