Applications due 03/31/18
Highlands Ranch Aquatics (HRA) seeks a full-time senior development coach passionate about teaching and motivating young athletes. HRA is a USA Swimming Bronze Medal Club (a top-200 ranked program nationally), with a history of producing State, Zone, Sectional and Junior National qualifiers, as well as developing collegiate student-athletes.
Candidates must have a background in competitive swimming; must be effective communicators with a positive attitude; must possess a thirst for new knowledge and more effective training and teaching methods; and must also be team oriented and willing to work collaboratively with coaches, board members and parents.
The position requires a daily commitment on-deck coaching at scheduled training and competition sessions, developing daily, weekly and seasonal training plans, communicating progress to athletes and families via written reports and/or in-person meetings, as well as various other administrative tasks.
Practices are run out of the Northridge Recreation Center, Littleton YMCA, Eastridge Recreation Center (summer only), and Lowry [CCCS} Pool (summer only). Competitions are generally held 1-2 weekends per month with some travel required. Salary is highly competitive based on qualifications, experience and weekly commitment. Club covers expenses for travel, professional dues, and continuing education.
HRA coaches are expected to meet the following standards:
* Be prepared with daily, weekly and seasonal training plans
* Make every effort to have THREE touch points with each athlete each training session
* Provide specific, constructive feedback to the athletes and parents at practices and meets
Athletes will be taught skills associated not only with competitive swimming, but those associated with personal responsibility, accountability, sportsmanship and citizenship.
How to Apply
Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume and three professional references to Head Coach Eric Fehr at [email protected]