Developmental Group Coach – Rochester Swim Club

Applications due 08/21/18

Job Description:

Location: 21 Elton Hills Drive Northwest, Rochester, MN, USA

The Rochester Swim Club, a 400+ member aquatics organization in Rochester, Minnesota has a fall opening for a dynamic, fun and energetic Developmental Coach to lead our growing club. The coach will oversee the developmental side of the age group (12 and Under) program.

Located in beautiful southeast Minnesota, Rochester is home to the Mayo Clinic and IBM and has a strong swimming history. Our 400+ athletes span all competitive levels. With a strong swim school already in place we are dedicated to teaching and developing swimmers of all ages, skills and competition levels.

Our primary training facility is a newly renovated 8 lane 50 meter indoor
pool with moveable bulkhead. The facility is Short Course (16 lanes) September through March and Long Course (8 lanes) April through August. This facility also has a 4 lane, 25 Yard warm water pool used for our swim school and our bridge program between swim school and swim team in the evenings.

Duties of the Coach:

(A) Individual is a Team Player and understands the obligations of working within a larger coaching staff. Positive/Can-Do attitude and orientation is a must.

(B) Coach directs all aspects of Developmental 12-u Age Group swimmer training and competition in conjunction with Head Age Group Coach and Head Admin Coach.

(C) Work with Head Admin Coach and Club CEO to guide team activities, including meets, training trips, special events, and team building activities.

(D) Develop and Implement strategies in conjunction with the Head Admin Coach to recruit, retain and grow team enrollment in support of the Club’s goals.

(E) Work in conjunction with Head Admin Coach and Swim School coordinators to ensure ongoing success of the program in introducing swimmers to competitive swimming.

(F) Communicate with membership with weekly newsletter duties and email inquiries, handle all meet entries for groups they are responsible for, attends and contributes to weekly staff meetings.

(G) Weekly schedule for this position is 20-25 hours per week Monday thru Friday with 1-2 Weekends per month during competitive seasons. Our weekday schedule generally concludes no later than 7:30 pm each night. For Fall 2018 our Developmental Groups generally do not practice on Weekends.

(H) Basic knowledge of Team Unify platform and Google Office Suite is expected.

This is a year round, salaried position based on qualifications and experience. ASCA Level 1-2 Coach Certification preferred. Benefits for this full-time position include Health Insurance, 401K with match, HSA with employer contribution and other benefits (mileage and meals) for swim meets. All professional memberships (Red Cross, AAU/USA Swimming and ASCA Certifications) are paid for by the club.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should forward cover letter outlining experience and coaching philosophy, resume, three references with contact information and salary requirements to John Bradley at [email protected].

Contact Information

John Bradley

Rochester Swim Club
PO Box 7796
Rochester, MN 55903

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