Head Age Group Coach

Applications due 02/01/18

Job Description:

The Tigard-Tualatin Swim Club is conducting a search for a dynamic Head Age Group Coach. TTSC is a multi-site team that operates out of pools in both Tigard and Tualatin, OR. We currently have approximately 140 swimmers ranging from age 5 to 18.

Scope:

The Head Age Group Coach of the Tigard-Tualatin Swim Club demonstrates leadership and responsibility for the administration of aspects relating to the age group programs of the club.  S/he will be involved in all aspects of the TTSC program, including (but not limited to) scheduling, training, performance, and safety.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive, competitive program aimed at athletes age 14 and younger.
  • Plan and conduct 2-3 hours per day of on-deck coaching, working with our Senior Prep group (ages 11-14).
  • Communicate effectively with parents, swimmers, and other coaches (email, phone, face to face).
  • Coordinate and develop group goals and curriculum.
  • Maintain up-to-date performance reports on age group athletes.
  • Coordinate online meet entries (Team Unify) for all age group meets.
  • Attend all scheduled swim meets, meetings, and team functions as required.
  • Assist Head Coach with planning seasonal practice and meet schedules.
  • Assist with team tryouts and swimmer assessments for group placement.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Coach.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (exercise science, education, or related field preferred).
  • Minimum of 3 years’ successful experience as a Head Age Group or Head Coach with a USA Swimming team is preferred.
  • ASCA Level 2 or above preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Positive and energetic presence with a passion for teaching technique.
  • Proficiency with Team Unify web services, meet entries, and communication.
  • Current CPR, First Aid, Coaches Safety, and Safe Sport certifications and membership in good standing with USA Swimming.

Preferred start date: April 2nd, 2018 (the beginning of our long course season). The position will remain open until filled. Salary range $24,000-$28,000, commensurate with experience.

For more information about our team and programs, please visit our website at www.ttsc.org

 

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Brad Robbins, TTSC Head Coach, at [email protected]

Contact Information

Brad Robbins

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