Head Coach – Annapolis Swim Club

Job Description:

Location: Annapolis, MD, USA

Annapolis Swim Club is looking for a salaried, full time head coach to lead the club to the next level.

Annapolis Swim Club (ASC) is a Board of Directors governed, year round swim club based in Annapolis MD.  Annapolis Swim Club has 170+ swimmers divided into 10 practice groups across 2 pools operated by Anne Arundel County Recreation and Parks.  ASC is a USA Swimming Club Level 3 Recognition organization with Safe Sport recognition.  ASC is looking for a coach with a willingness to help swimmer be the best they can be in and out of the pool while fostering a love for the sport of swimming.

Job Description

  • Oversee the ASC competitive swim program- which includes but is not limited to planning of yearly, seasonal, and daily training goals for swimmers and the club.
  • Build teamwork, ideals and swimmer experiences needed to create healthy club enthusiasm and a competitive spirit with other clubs in the region.
  • Manage a safe environment for swimmers and families of all ages and abilities.
  • Set team meet schedules for the SCY and LCM seasons and assist in organizing home meets including what swimmers and coaches should attend which meets.
  • Communication with swimmers, families, assistant coaches and board members in person and through Team Unify.
  • Attend all local and travel meets as needed and schedule sufficient coaching resources for meet coverage and practice coverage.
  • Attend monthly board meetings, provide a monthly coach’s report, conduct staff meetings, and execute staff reviews and swimmer evaluations.
  • Effectively supervise, mentor and delegate responsibilities to the staff of assistant coaches which will include oversight, hiring, discipline, termination and training of coaches.
  • Compensation of coaching staff within budgetary guidelines
  • Responsible for maintaining all coaching certifications
  • LSC Representative
  • Adhere to all USA Swimming policies, rules and regulations.
  • Recruit, retain, and grow the team.

 

Qualifications

  • Experience as a head coach or head age-group coach at a USA Swimming certified swim club
  • Demonstrated history of successfully developing competitive, high-performance swimmers and successfully progressing them from an age group program to the national level
  • Knowledgeable in and able to communicate current and proper stroke technique and development, dryland conditioning programs and taper strategies for all swimmers from age group through senior swimmers
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Able to motivate swimmers of all abilities to achieve their full potential
  • Able to manage and mentor staff of assistant coaches, ensuring implementation of team philosophy and goals
  • Ability to communicate with parents and board members, and create and follow a sustainable budget
  • ASCA Level 4 preferred
  • Member in good standing with USA Swimming and current with all background checks and required certifications
  • Familiarity with Team Unify, Hy-Tek, and other swimming social media and software programs.

Salary & Benefits: Personal & Vacation benefits. Competitive salary (commensurate with experience)

 

Application Deadline: Open until filled. Priority deadline May 1.  Start date open – no later than August 2020.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send cover letter detailing experience and coaching philosophy, resume, and three professional references to:

[email protected]

Contact Information

ASC Head Coach Search Committee

Annapolis Swim Club
100 Cathedral Street, Suite 6
Annapolis, Maryland 21401