Full Time Assistant Coach

Job Description:

Date posted: October 6, 2023

Location: Dexter Community School District, MI, USA

Location: Dexter, Michigan

Salary: $45,000

Other benefits: $1,000 Stipend to assist with health insurance costs
Opportunities for bonuses
Travel expense reimbursement
Paid Vacation
Paid Professional Development

Who We Are
DCAC is a year-round USA swim club dedicated to the wellness of the whole child while enabling our swimmers to achieve their goals at any level of competition whether it be at the local, regional, or national level. Our membership includes swimmers from as young as 5 years old through high school and beyond. We take pride in offering our members a fun and challenging environment while being a key contributor to a rich legacy of swimming excellence in the Dexter Community.

Our Mission
DCAC is committed to developing emotionally and physically sound athletes. We strive to teach the value of sportsmanship and teamwork through our practices and meets. Our coaches will work to instill self-confidence in the children through a supportive environment and encourage self-motivation and personal achievement to allow every swimmer to enjoy their swimming experience and achieve their own personal goals.

Position Summary
The Dexter Community Aquatic Club (DCAC) is seeking an experienced leader that possesses the following attributes:

  • Commitment to upholding DCAC’s values as laid out in our mission statement
  • Possess all USA coach membership qualifications including completion of all required training
  • Investment in growing every child as a swimmer, regardless of current swim performance
  • Demonstrated ability to actively teach swim stroke technique and effectively coach swimmers with varying abilities ranging from beginner to advanced and willing to pull swimmers out of the water for corrections
    Communicates positively and regularly with athletes
  • Has the ability to attend all practices and meets (typically 2 per month) and respond to flexible time demands
  • Desire to teach the “why” of what we are doing
  • Has experience with learn-to-swim lessons
  • Collaborates with the head coach to maintain alignment

Other Duties

  • Develops and oversees our Little Piranha’s learn-to-swim program and hires and trains swim lesson instructors
  • Works with Dexter Community Education to coordinate learn-to-swim program
  • Takes the lead for WISC (local conference summer swim league) and represents DCAC on the WISC board
  • Maintains proper certification as required by applicable regulations

Ideal Candidate will Possess
• Preferably Bachelor’s degree
• Minimum of 2 years of coaching competitive swimmers at all age group levels in a USA recognized club

How to Apply
Interested applicants should submit the following to: [email protected]
• Resume
• One professional reference with contact information

Physical Demands / Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision. Some driving is necessary. Occasionally, yet essential to this position, the individual must meet deadlines with severe time constraints and interact with the public and other workers. Occasionally the position requires the employee to work irregular or extended hours, have direct responsibility for the safety, well-being or work output of other people, and meet demands from several people.

The information in this job description is for compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit the following to: [email protected]

• Resume
• One professional reference with contact information

Contact Information

Coach Mike

Dexter Community Aquatic Club
PO Box 387
Dexter, MI 48130