Associate Head Coach for Y-Spartaquatics Swim Club

Applications due 08/14/22

Job Description:

Date posted: July 27, 2022

Location: 720 Shoals Road, Duncan, SC, USA

Multiple Positions

Duncan, South Carolina

Y-Spartaquatics Swim Club

 

The YMCA of Greater Spartanburg’s Y-Spartaquatics Swim Club, a USA Swimming Level 4 and Silver Medal Club (2020-2022) is looking to hire an Associate Head Coach/Head Senior Coach or Head Age Group Coach along with additional part time opportunities to help build upon the incredible growth we have seen over the past four years. In 2021-22 YSSC was had 450 members, won the Short Course South Carolina 14/Under State Championship, Short Course South Carolina Senior State Championship, and the Long Course 14/Under State Championships. YSSC currently has 7 Summer Junior National qualifiers and has been a ranked in the top 50 of the Virtual Club Championship for the past 5 seasons.

 

Associate Head Coach

The Coach under the direction of the Director of Competitive Swimming/Head Coach will work to deliver developmentally appropriate training to prepare swimmers for the transition from senior to national level swimming.

 

Under the supervision of the Head Coach, the Associate Head Coach is responsible for the Junior and Senior training groups at YSSC. This includes planning for seasonal and long term goals for the program and individual practice groups. They will be the lead coach for two practice groups and supervise the Junior and Senior group coaches. The Associate Head Coach will provide regular communication with families, assist in all aspects of meet management including setup and breakdown. The Coach is also responsible for the administration and overseeing the staffing of our non-competitive groups including our high school and summer league prep programs. The Associate Head Coach will also assist in the YMCA’s Annual Campaign fundraising efforts and other YMCA responsibilities as needed.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor’s degree is required.
  • ASCA Level 3 or equivalent experience
  • USA Swimming Coach Member in good standing
  • Principles of YMCA Coach (may obtain within 3 months of hire)
  • Must accept, demonstrate, and teach the YMCA Character Development Values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility throughout their assigned swim team group.

 

Head Age Group Coach

The Coach under the direction of the Director of Competitive Swimming/Head Coach will work to deliver developmentally appropriate training to prepare swimmers for the transition into senior swimming.

 

Under the supervision of the Head Coach, the Head Age Group Coach is responsible for all facets of the 12/Under program at YSSC. This includes planning for seasonal and long term goals for the program and individual practice groups. They will be the lead coach for two practice groups and supervise the entire 12/Under staff. The Head Age Group Coach will provide regular communication with families, assist in all aspects of meet management including being responsible for submitting team entries for meets. They will develop and track swimmer recognition programs and assist our Director of Recruiting in their annual recruiting efforts within the robust summer leagues in the area. The Head Age Group Coach will also assist in the YMCA’s Annual Campaign fundraising efforts and other YMCA responsibilities as needed.

 

This is a Full Time Salaried position. Salary is commensurate upon experience. Immediate Start Date if possible, but we will wait for the right candidate. The YMCA of Greater Spartanburg is a 12% employer contribution associating in the Y Retirement Plan for employee once vested.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor’s degree is required.
  • ASCA Level 2 or equivalent experience
  • USA Swimming Coach Member in good standing
  • Principles of YMCA Coach (may obtain within 3 months of hire)
  • Must accept, demonstrate, and teach the YMCA Character Development Values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility throughout their assigned swim team group.

 

Target start date: Late August

Either role will be a Full Time Salaried position. Salary is commensurate upon experience. Immediate Start Date, if possible, but we will wait for the right candidate. Benefits include free YMCA membership and programming, employee insurance, PTO and the YMCA of Greater Spartanburg is a 12% employer contribution association in the Y Retirement Plan for employee once vested.

 

Part Time Coaches

Y-Spartaquatics is also looking for qualified young coaches who are excited to take a first or next step in their coaching careers. Several coaches that have started in this capacity have moved onto full time jobs within Gold Medal clubs, Head Coaching and NCAA Division 1 College positions. This is a great environment to learn and grow.

How to Apply

Email resume and cover letter to Director of Competitive Swimming, Dan Mascolo [email protected]

Contact Information

Dan Mascolo

Y-Spartaquatics Swim Club
720 Shoals Road
Duncan, SC 29334

phone: 508-735-6609