Associate Head Coach/Head Age Group Coach

Applications due 08/04/18

Job Description:

The Greenwich YWCA Dolphins Swim Team has a 48-year tradition in competitive development and has been recognized as a 2018 Silver Program of Excellence in USA Swimming’s Club Excellence Program after 4 consecutive seasons of Bronze level recognition.

Our goal is to help each swimmer reach the highest possible level of development and competitive achievement. Team members and their parents work with the coaches and staff to attain these objectives. Dedicated, experienced coaches constantly strive to instill confidence and pride in all team members while working to improve various stroke disciplines, endurance and overall racing skills.

The team has 3 local training sites, with the host pool in central Greenwich serving 200-225 members. In 2016 the team had 4 members compete at the USA Olympic Trials.

The Dolphins are a member club of Connecticut Swimming, Inc. We provide our members with an ample series of meets, starting with our popular “in-house” Grand Prix Meets for all age groups and competition at the local, regional, state, zone and national level.

Our unique style of collaborative coaching has all staff members working periodically with all seven of our team levels. This candidate’s work will focus in the 8-13-year old age group levels where they will lead practices.  The candidate will also supplement coaching the entry level and most Senior groups.

The ideal candidate must have high energy and will have 2-4 years of USA coaching background.  The candidate also needs a strong record of teaching, leadership, a strong work ethic and the ability to interact with all YWCA staff and the parent’s advisory group.

Additional skills should include strong verbal and written skills.  They should also have excellent computer skills and be competent with Word, Excel, Outlook, Hy-Tek Team Manager, Hy-Tek Meet Manager and Team Unify web site management. Colorado Timing Equipment experience is helpful.

The candidate will report to the Head Coach and CEO of the YWCA.

Additional skills should include a Bachelor’s Degree and valid certifications as a USA Swimming Coach, Safety Training For Swim Coaches, Lifeguard Training and CPR for the Professional Rescuer.

Salary commensurate with experience beginning at $49,500, which includes Medical, Dental and Retirement programs. Candidates will be subject to background checks per YWCA of Greenwich policies.

 

Greenwich, Connecticut is located 30 miles outside of New York City. The YWCA of Greenwich web site is www.ywcagreenwich.org  Our team brochure can be accessed here: https://www.teamunify.com/ctgywd/UserFiles/File/2017_Dolphins_BRO_R5.pdf

 

How to Apply

Resumes will close on August 4 with a starting date of August 24. Apply by forwarding by e-mail: Resume and 3 references to:

Nick Cavataro, Head Coach, Greenwich YWCA Dolphins Swim Team, [email protected]

Contact Information

Nick Cavataro, Head Coach, Greenwich YWCA Dolphins Swim Team, [email protected]

YWCA of Greenwich
259 East Putnam Avenue
Greenwich, CT 08630

phone: 9144389115

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