Assistant Swim Team Coach

Applications due 12/29/18

Job Description:

Position Summary:

Under direction of the Head Coach, the Assistant Coach will run practice sessions for swimmers

focusing on technique progressions. The Assistant Coach will help develop the team vision as directed

by the Head Coach and will effectively communicate to and educate practice groups ranging from 10

to 25 swimmers. In addition to communicating with swimmers, the Assistant Coach will also openly

communicate with parents and be available to them as a resource. The Assistant Coach will maintain

proper supervision and discipline over all practice sessions and meets. Most of all, the Assistant Coach

will strive to foster a lifelong love of swimming in all athletes.

Essential Functions:

Assist Head Coach in creating thorough, age-appropriate workouts focusing on technique,

endurance, stroke development, drills, dry land, goal setting, etc.

Lead structured practices

Record all workouts and track daily attendance via On Deck Application

Limit cell phone use to taking attendance during practice

Assist the Head Coach with administrative matters relating to the team, swim meet

arrangements and team performance as well as interaction with parents

Assist in coordinating and executing swim team competitions and meet registrations. Record

times at swim meets.

Attend all swim team events to include, but not limited to, social events and meetings (if

needed).

Attend all home swim meets and commit to out of town meets on weekends as staff schedules

Engage parents and cultivate relationships to create a collaborative swim team environment.

Assist in maintaining a clean and safe environment for swim team participants.

Work directly with coaches, parents, Board of Directors, and swimmers in regard to the

expansion and continued success of the Helena Lions Swim Team.

Notify Head Coach and Treasure of move-ups and/or when a parent communicates that the

swimmer will not be swimming anymore.

Communicate core concepts to multiple age and ability levels simultaneously.

Respond to emails, texts, etc., from parents within a 24-hour time period

Meets and maintains all necessary qualifications, certifications and renewals as set forth by

Montana Swimming

Qualifications:

2+ years experience as a competitive swimmer (preferred but not required)

2+ years swim coaching experience (preferred but not required)

Fundamental understanding of competitive swimming. (Summer League, High School, Age

Group, College, etc.)

Demonstrate proficiency of swim skills and have a strong foundation in stroke mechanics and

be able to communicate effectively with swimmers and their parents

Enthusiastic, dependable, and dynamic presence with good communication skills

Desire to learn and grow as a coach

How to Apply

Email resume to Head Coach Kyle Kallin at [email protected] and the HLST Board at [email protected]

Resumes will be reviewed when received.

Contact Information

Kyle Kallin

PO Box 936
Helena, MT 59624

phone: 406-459-0475