Director of Swimming

Applications due 10/12/18

Job Description:

Benefits: Full Medical, Vision, HRA, Life, & Y Retirement

The YMCA of Hannibal is seeking a full-time Director of Swimming.  The ideal candidate would have a proven track record of successfully coaching participants from beginner swim lessons to competitive swim team levels.  Job Summary and Responsibilities are listed below:

Job Summary:

The Director of Swimming is responsible for the coaching, management and operation of the Hannibal Hurricanes Swim Team, Group and Private Swim Lesson Program, and Master Swim Program.

 

Director of Swimming General Responsibilities:

Swim Team

  • Plan, prepare and conduct swim team practices.
  • Hire and Work with assistant coaches to develop and administer appropriate plans for all swimmers in the HHST Swim Team.
  • Be proficient in creating work outs for all age groups and skill levels
  • Work with assistant coaches to ensure continuity in athlete development.
  • Actively participate in and work with the Heartland Area, River Country, and Ozark swim leagues in order to assure team participation in all available swim meets, invitational meets and championships meets
  • Attend scheduled Practices and Swim Meets
  • Prepare meet entries and provide on deck coaching at all age group meets.
  • Maintain accurate records of attendance and training. Plan and monitor incentive program for swimmers.
  • Establish group guidelines for swimmers and evaluate athletes periodically and make recommendations for progression through the program.
  • Work closely with Aquatics Director in coordinating pool needs; practice times, meets, etc. As well as tracking monthly swim fees
  • Work closely with Wellness Director in coordinating dry land sessions for the swimmers
  • Perform various administrative duties, including communication with parents via email, phone, bulletin board, mailbox system and team website.
  • Coordinate parent volunteer responsibilities in the areas of; home and away swim meets (timers/recorders, officials, score keepers, and runners), swim team fundraising, and working with any parent volunteer leaders.
  • Be proficient with Hytek (meet manager and team manager), On Deck, and Colorado Timing System.  Maintain routine maintenance of CTS

Swim Lessons/Master Swim

  • Plan, prepare and staff group/private swim lessons.
  • Oversee quality and development of swim lessons/master swim program
  • Interact positively with swimmers, parents, co-workers and the general public
  • Have knowledge of proper swimming skills and be able to communicate these clearly to swimmers

 

Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • W.S.I and/or YMCA Lifeguard Instructor Certification
  • CPR, First Aid, AED, Blood borne Pathogens Instructor Certification
  • YMCA Progressive Swim Certifications preferred
  • Certified Lifeguard, Principles of Aquatic Leadership, Swim Instructor certified preferred
  • USA swimming coach’s certification
  • Minimum 2-year experience as a swim instructor or swim coach.
  • Knowledgeable in “Meet Manager” software for swim meet scoring
  • College Degree preferred

 

Physical Qualifications:

Swimming, speaking, hearing, seeing, reading, writing, typing, lifting, walking, standing

Working Conditions:

The Director of Swimming will work in both an office setting with use of computer and other office equipment to perform job functions, as well as performing on the pool deck and other areas of the Aquatics Center.

Please submit resume and applications to Eric Abts, Executive Director by Friday, October 12th 2018 by mail to:

YMCA of Hannibal #1 YMCA Drive, Hannibal MO 63401 or by email [email protected]

How to Apply

Please submit resume and applications to Eric Abts, Executive Director by Friday, October 12th 2018 by mail to:

YMCA of Hannibal #1 YMCA Drive, Hannibal MO 63401 or by email [email protected]

Contact Information

Eric Abts

#1 YMCA Drive

phone: 5732210586

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