Head Coach for Bozeman Brookies

Applications due 06/27/21

Job Description:

Date posted: May 9, 2021

Location: Bozeman, MT, USA

The Head Coach will be responsible for and direct all levels of the programming and manage the staff. The Head Coach is expected to develop, cultivate, and enhance a culture, philosophy, and vision with an emphasis on excellence, goal setting, development, support, and teamwork. This position is a part-time position with salary range of 30,000-50,000 DOE. The team provides reimbursement for travel and team related expenses and funding for coach educational opportunities.

Requirements include:

  • Education & Certification
    • Bachelor’s Degree and prior collegiate swimmer strongly preferred
    • Current CPR/AED/First Aid
    • Current USA Swimming Coach
  • Experience
    • Minimum 5 years successful previous experience as Head Coach or relevant Assistant Coach experience
    • Effective at leading and establishing a highly successful competitive swim program of 100 swimmers
  • Leadership & Mentoring
    • Experience managing and mentoring/developing coaching staff
    • Ability to recruit and retain highly qualified and effective coaching staff
    • Set expectations and team objectives leading the team to USA Swimming Bronze Medal status
    • Develop and establish a positive, progressive, and winning team-wide culture
    • Provide guidance and support to athletes during the college recruiting process
  • Managing Stakeholder Relationships
    • Collaborate & maintain strong relationship with City of Bozeman Parks & Recreation staff and directors, local high school swimming programs, Montana Swimming, and USA Swimming
    • Establish and maintain regular and timely communications with swimmers, parents, coach and board members, including conducting weekly staff meetings
    • Proficient in fostering productive working relationships with other coaches, and Board Members and be able to encourage creativity and contribution from others
    • Develop referral relationships with learn to swim programs, local schools, and other parents
    • Must be able to attend Board meetings and weekend travel for events/meets
  • Operational Skills
    • Ability to manage, lead, and coordinate multiple sites and programming
    • Develop and oversee training programs for all age groups
    • Plan seasonal and yearly competition schedule for all groups
    • Develop workouts, schedules, and criteria for advancement through collaboration with coaching staff
    • Strong leadership, communication, verbal, and written skills
    • Ability to successfully develop, manage and grow the annual budget
    • Expand the business of Bozeman Multisport Aquatic Club both in team size and revenue
  • Administrative & Miscellaneous
    • Protect confidential information and adheres to policies outlined by USA Swimming and Safe Sport
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, Team Unify, and Hy-Tek Management Software

Application requirements

  • Must pass a Background check(s) including but NOT limited to USA Swimming
  • Must Complete the USA Swimming head coach requirements
  • Must pass a Motor Vehicle Report check
  • Be willing to accept the search committee members on all personal social media platforms

How to Apply

  • Please send email to  [email protected] with the following
    • Resume and Cover letter
      • an overview of aquatic and coaching accomplishments and service
      • statement of coaching philosophy
      • coaching availability and start date
      • general salary expectations

Contact Information

Joni Hardy, Board President

phone: 2064096066