Applications due 07/31/19
Location: Knoxville, TN, USA
Full Time Age Group Coach Position
Tennessee Aquatics (TNAQ) is currently accepting applications for a Full-Time Age Group coaching position. Tennessee Aquatics is a USA Swimming registered year round swimming and diving team serving athletes of all levels by offering USA Swimming and USA Diving competitive programs, USMS masters swimming, non-competitive swim groups, and lessons programs. Tennessee Aquatics is a Level 3 Program in USA Swimming’s Club Recognition Program and is consistently one of the top teams at Junior Nationals. The club trains at the University of Tennessee’s Allan Jones Intercollegiate Aquatic Center and the University’s Student Aquatic Center, allowing our athletes access to 30 SCY lanes and 18 LCM lanes during the competitive season.
Tennessee Aquatics is looking for an individual who is energetic, knowledgeable, ethical, and able to effectively communicate with parents, fellow coaches, and swimmers of all ages. Candidates should be organized, professional, and understand the importance of leading by example while inspiring a love for swimming and healthy competition. Candidates must be able to work as part of a coaching team and be, or become, ASCA Certified Level 1. Candidates must also be, or become, current on all applicable certifications (First Aid, CPR, Safety Training for Swim Coaches) required by USA Swimming for non-athlete coach membership. Starting date is August 18, 2019.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, management of meet entries, attendance at meets (1 to 2 per month), roster management, attendance at coaches meetings, writing/coaching practices, administrative duties as assigned with office hours, tracking performance, and communicating with parents/conducting parent meetings. Candidates must be able to work in conjunction with other staff to develop progressive season plans that help swimmers develop proper stroke techniques and optimal swim progressions. Coaches are also expected to help grow the competitive team’s membership and help plan and organize team activities/events.
Age Group Practices: afternoon practices are held Monday – Friday 4:30-7:00 PM throughout the school year (summer schedule is different), Saturday practices are held at 7:30-10:00 AM. Additionally, the coach will be required to attend 1 to 2 meets a month.
Coach Membership Requirements: www.usaswimming.org/coachmember
Intellicorp Level 2 Criminal Background Check
Athlete Protection Training (APT) Course
First Aid, CPR, Safety Training for Swim Coaches
TN State Concussion Waiver (http://health.state.tn.us/tbi/concussion.htm)
Salary is commensurate with experience and skill set. If interested please send a resume, cover letter, and references to Larry Hough at [email protected]
How to Apply
If interested please send a resume, cover letter, and references to Larry Hough at [email protected]