Head Coach & Curriculum Manager

Applications due 01/01/20

Job Description:

Location: Singapore

Summary of position

We are looking for someone with a competitive swimming background, who is passionate about educating children through sports. Someone who not only cares about the next gold medal, but more so about the long-term development of every learner.

 As Head Coach & Curriculum Manager you will manage all aspects of the Competitive Swim Team. As such you will be required to co-create the holistic curriculum and corresponding season plans, and implement it accordingly through daily coaching sessions, swim meets and other relevant activities. 

Responsibilities

  • Work with Sports Lab Program Executive and external experts to create the curriculum content aligned with the X Lab vision.
  • Develop a corresponding season plan with training phases, swim meets, overseas trips & relevant activities to help swimmers reach their highest potential both in and out of the pool.
  • Attend, oversee and coach swimmers during all daily swim- & land trainings, stroke corrections, swim meets and activities that the competitive swim team is involved in.
  • Organize and conduct quarterly parent-student-coach review sessions to set season goals and evaluate progress in accordance with the assessment criteria of the curriculum. 
  • Communicate any relevant information – including promotion of holistic long-term curriculum – to parents and swimmers, and handle all related enquiries.
  • Attend regular workshops and courses, and use the learnings to continuously improve the curriculum and coaching staff.
  • Develop and mentor other coaches to promote a learning environment in which coaches are able to grow to the highest standard of coaching.
  • Fulfil administrative tasks related to the program; e.g. meet entries, attendance report, student performance tracking, and minutes of attended workshop.
  • Help with recruitment of swimmers by being a positive ambassador of X Lab during meets, advocating the X Lab vision during events & talks, and supporting marketing activities.

Requirements

  • Degree in either education, pedagogy and psychology related, or kinesiology, physiology and sport science related.
  • Minimum 3-5 years coaching experience with a background in competitive swimming at national or international level preferred.
  • Demonstrated passion for swimming, youth development and vision of X Lab Pro.
  • Demonstrated ability to design a structured curriculum and corresponding season plan.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate and inspire swimmers of all ages and create a positive learning environment.
  • Demonstrated team player with an open mindset to learning, improving and tweaking the status quo.
  • Excellent understanding of training principles and technique development.
  • Excellent writing, communication, and relationship-building skills.
  • Knowledge of Hy-Tek Meet Manager and Team Manager preferred.
  • Work 40 hours per week out of which 20+ hours coaching on the deck during mornings, evenings and weekends when required.

How to Apply

Email application letter and resume to [email protected]

Contact Information

Koen Peperkamp

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