Head Assistant – Sierra Marlins Swim Team

Applications due 04/26/16

Job Description:

SMST Job Description

Marlins Job Requirements

  • ASCA Level 3 or higher certification
  • Current Coach Member in good standing with USA Swimming (background, CPR, First Aid etc.)
  • 5+ years swim coaching experience
  • Proven success coaching Novice through Championship, Age Group Swimmers (5 to 14 yrs. old)
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Cooperative and respectful communication style with swimmers, parents and co-workers
  • Recognition of the value of every swimmer and the “developmental” nature of Age Group kids.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Well-versed in Team Unify, Hy-Tek Team Manager and Meet Manager
  • Passion and enthusiasm for competitive swimming and a “desire to excel” professionally.

Direct Coaching Responsibilities

  • On Deck Coaching
  • Group 3/Pre Senior – 4 hours/day 6 days a week
  • Be Available 15 minutes before/after practice for parent/swimmer communication
  • Promote and add team activities for groups
  • Meets – 1-2x per month
  • Travel – local, plus 2x/year min

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Weekly emails to groups
  • Website Management
  • Assist in New Member Registration
  • Manage groups on TU
  • New Member Recruitment/retainment
  • Managerial assistance/guidance – Team functions


  • Season Planning for Age group program (swimming/dryland)
  • Meet Scheduling – Age group program
  • Team Travel – Age group program
  • Athlete Education
  • Coach Education and Development
  • Assist in Staff Hiring

SMST Duties

  • Represent SMST at Zone/LSC level – all star team, etc.
  • Help organize team wide activities/relays/tents, etc.
  • Attend team meetings
  • Parent Correspondence/email Communication and Education
  • Oversee parent volunteer schedule


  • Set a good example for participants to follow exemplifying the highest moral and ethical behavior
  • Respect the judgment of officials, abide by the rules of the event
  • Treat opposing athletes and coaches with respect
  • Coach in a positive manner, giving kids messages for life as well as swimming

Compensation – 40k+

How to Apply

Email resume to [email protected]

Contact Information

Scott Shea

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