Frisco ISD Natatorium Assistant Manager/Head Club Coach

Job Description:

Date posted: May 27, 2021

Location: Frisco, TX, USA

Job Title:  Natatorium Assistant Manager – Head Club Coach

Reports to:  Swim/Dive Coordinator

Dept/School:  Athletics Department

Work Year:  226 days

Salary:  Salary will be calculated based on experience.

PRIMARY PURPOSE:
Direct and manage the district USA Swimming (USAS) club team as well as coach the top-level club swim groups.  In coordination with the FISD Swim/Dive Coordinator will oversee the hiring, supervising, and mentoring of all assistant USAS coaches.  Ensure that the USAS staff provides quality aquatics programs to meet the needs of all ages and abilities under the guidelines established by the national governing bodies of United States Aquatic Sports and the American Swimming Coaches Association.  Collaborate with the FISD Swim/Dive Coordinator for programming, scheduling, and facility needs.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education/Certification:
Bachelor’s degree from accredited university

Master’s Degree or Mid-Management Certification preferred
Certified Pool Operator or Aquatic Facility Operator certification (required)

Current American Red Cross Lifeguard, CPR, AED, and First Aid certification (required)

Current American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor certification or willing to obtain within six months of employment.

Current USA Swimming Coach Certified

American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) Level 3 or higher.

Ability to obtain a CDL with passenger, air brake, and safety endorsements (preferred)

Special Knowledge/Skills

Excellent organizational, leadership, communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills

Good knowledge of aquatic facility management, program supervision, and swim and diving meet operations including set up and functions

Ability to manage budget and personnel

Knowledge of district, state, and University Interscholastic League (UIL) governing athletics and organizations

Knowledge of Colorado Timing System and Hy-Tek Team Manager and Meet Manager software preferred

Knowledge of TeamUnify website preferred

Capable of responding calmly in emergency situations

Experience:
Minimum of 5 years of successful swim coaching experience at the club and/or high school level; combination of club and high school coaching preferred

Minimum 3 years of aquatic facility operations experience

Competitive swimming experience

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Program Management:

Coach all competitive age groups including, but not limited to, developing a swim program that is technically appropriate, age appropriate, and developmentally appropriate for both water and dryland training.

Determine age appropriate workout group for each athlete and update group requirements/progression as needed.

Collaborate with Swim/Dive Coordinator for hiring, supervising, and educating all assistant USAS coaches.

Recruit and retain productive coaching staff.

Direct staff meetings as needed.

Manage and mentor coaching staff.

Schedule workout times and qualifying requirements for each group in consultation with assistant coaches.

Manage, lead, and coordinate programming and scheduling at multiple sites.

Establish overall season goals and plans for USAS team.

Collaborate with high school coaches on development of shared athletes throughout high school and club seasons.

Motivate swimmers in attaining scholastic goals.

 

Organization: 

Work as AOD in rotation with natatorium administration for any hosted events.

Collaborate with natatorium administration to coordinate event coverage and scheduling workers.

Update district administration on development and progress of the team.

Communicate with staff, swimmers, and parents in a professional and courteous manner.

Establish annual meet schedule for staff and individual athletes and secure appropriate travel arrangements as needed.

Work with assistant coaches to ensure that the swimmers under their supervision develop appropriately.

Actively promote the swim club using marketing and recruiting tools.

 

Administration:

Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.

Assist in the selection of equipment and instructional materials.

Instruct parents in the rules and etiquette of competitive swimming and provide coaching and counseling of swimmers and parents as needed.

Provide LSC, Regional, and USS representation.

Submit a monthly report on the state of the swim club to the FISD Swim/Dive Coordinator and/or Athletic Department.

Other duties as assigned to aid in the efficient and safe operation of the FISD Aquatic Facilities.

Report to the FISD Swim/Dive Coordinator.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Oversee compliance with USAS, Local Swim Committee (LSC), UIL, and school district policies, regulations, and guidelines.

Ensure every USAS staff member is current on all required trainings, certifications, and professional memberships.

Evaluate job performance of USAS employees to ensure effectiveness.

Manage personnel by providing formative and summative evaluations of job performance.

Recruit, select, train, and supervise all USAS personnel and make sound recommendations about personnel placement, assignments, retention, discipline, and dismissal.

Establish job requirements for all USAS staff.

Maintain an accurate record of all staff members’ accreditation and certification.

Evaluate staff performance and maintain personnel and performance records.

Establish Code of Conduct for all swimmers

Complete other duties as required by the Natatorium Manager.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Maintain emotional control under stress. Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing.  Frequent districtwide and statewide travel; frequent prolonged and irregular hours; outdoor exposure to sun and heat.

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

The Frisco Independent School District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of race, national origin, gender, age, religion, or disability status of otherwise qualified individuals. FISD does not discriminate on the basis of membership or application for membership in the uniformed services.

 

How to Apply

Submit application online at:

 

http://www.friscoisd.org/employment/current-openings/job-openings-view?internaltransferform.Url=&category=Athletics

Contact Information

Melissa Howard

7411 N. 1st Street Frisco, TX 75034

phone: 469-633-6162