Full-Time Assistant Swim Coach SwimRVA Rapids

Applications due 09/22/18

Job Description:

SwimRVA Rapids
Collegiate School Aquatics Center
5050 Ridgedale Parkway
Richmond, VA 23234

SWIMRVA is a non-profit organization operating throughout the Richmond region to elevate swimming by ensuring every child has access to programming.  SwimRVA also owns and operates the region’s world class aquatics center home to the 2008 Olympic trials competition pool.

The 2018-2019 season will mark the inaugural season with the SwimRVA Rapids operating as a full year-round competitive swimming program.  The response from the Greater Richmond Area has been incredible as the Rapids have already grown to 200 plus swimmers ranging from the young swimmer looking to learn that 4th legal stroke, to athletes looking to compete at Junior Nationals and beyond.  As a result of this amazing response, SwimRVA is seeking an energetic, positive and qualified candidate that will help make this first season an unforgettable one for our swimmers.  This full-time assistant coach will report directly to the SwimRVA Rapids Head Coach and SwimRVA Executive Director.

Duties, Responsibilities & Expectations

  • Help design and execute season plans and individual workouts for abilities ranging from the Age Group, Senior Group and Masters Group.
  • Attend all swim meets as required for this position.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills with both swimmers, parents and staff members.
  • Must be in good standing with USA Swimming.
  • Preference to have ASCA Level 2 or higher (or equivalent experience).
  • Must have a 4-year college degree
  • Must have a strong working knowledge of Team Unify as well as Microsoft Office with skills necessary to provide positive and effective communication both written and orally.

Compensation & Application Procedure

  • Salary will be commensurate with experience.
  • All travel expenses required for out of town swim meets will be covered by SwimRVA.
  • Health and retirement benefits are included.
  • Please send a cover letter, resume’ and three references to Head Coach, Jonathan Kaplan at [email protected]
  • This position will be filled immediately once the best candidate has been discovered.

How to Apply

Compensation & Application Procedure

  • Salary will be commensurate with experience.
  • All travel expenses required for out of town swim meets will be covered by SwimRVA.
  • Health and retirement benefits are included.
  • Please send a cover letter, resume’ and three references to Head Coach, Jonathan Kaplan at [email protected]  
  • This position will be filled immediately once the best candidate has been discovered.

Contact Information

Jonathan Kaplan

SwimRVA Rapids
Collegiate School Aquatics Center
ATTN: Jonathan Kaplan
5050 Ridgedale Parkway
Richmond, VA 23234

phone: 804-271-8271

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