Assistant Swim Coach – Cayman Islands

Applications due 03/08/20

Job Description:

Location: Olympic Way, George Town, Cayman Islands

The primary coaching responsibility for this position will be preparing the 10 to 13 year old swimmers for the senior and high performance groups. Swimmers will need to be introduced to and begin implementing complex training concepts. The pre-senior ‘Gold Group’ has six 2 hour swimming sessions per week and three 30 min dryland sessions per week. The position will require the coach to plan and guide all 9 sessions.

Other coaching responsibilities will include assisting the head coach with the more junior groups as well as the senior program. Three training groups exist in the senior program and coaching assignments will be at the discretion of the head coach.

In addition, responsibilities include coaching at all scheduled meets (both on island and overseas), management of meet entries and results, maintenance of the Team Unify website, and routine administration assignments for the club.

Experience/Qualifications

The successful applicant must have a minimum of three years previous experience of coaching and motivating swimmers at all levels in a club competitive swim programme, and an excellent knowledge of current swimming techniques, training methods and FINA Rules. Minimum certification of ASCA Level 2 Swimming Coach or equivalent is required; a Bachelor’s degree would be an advantage. Must also have relevant safety certifications, including First Aid, and CPR.

The ideal candidate will have strong leadership skills and be committed to attending Club fixtures including competitions both on Island and overseas which will require working evenings and weekends on a regular basis.

Excellent communication skills along with effective time management, planning and organizational skills are required. Ability to design and implement effective swimming programs for all levels of swimmers. Must be familiar with Team Unify website technology and Meet Manager programs and have a high level of literacy for writing emails, news items, notices and website communications.

How to Apply

Please send resume, cover letter, coaching philosophy, and two references. 

The President, Stingray Swim Club

[email protected]

AND 

David Pursley,

Head Coach Stingray Swim Club

 [email protected]

 

Contact Information

David Pursley

phone: 1 345 323-2271

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