Applications due 08/31/18
Location: 1434 150th St, Whitestone, NY 11357, USA
Gateway Sports & Pools Inc., a non-profit dedicated to teaching competitive youth sports, especially swimming, is looking to hire a full-time Head Coach for the Gatewayves Swim Team. In line with the Gateway Sports & Pools Inc. Mission Statement, the Head Coach will provide leadership, and foster the growth of Gatewayves.
Job responsibilities include, but are not restricted to: Serve as primary, on-deck coach of all age-level training groups. Supervise all assistant coaches and other swim team staff. Increase the number of athletes who swim into their high school and collegiate years, and increase the number of athletes who qualify for championship opportunities.
Supervise and develop assistant coaching staﬀ including: coordinate stroke and training principles throughout all levels; oversee group placement and advancement of athletes; and serve as on-deck coach of lower level training groups as needed;
Oversee all administrative aspects of team activities, including: meet selection, planning and registration; coordination of home/hosted meets; practice scheduling for all training groups; maintaining team statistics; and team promotion locally and within Metropolitan Swimming and USA Swimming; writing club newsletter and articles for website, social media, and print. Involved in team functions including the organization of volunteers, team photos, socials, board meetings and season ending banquets. Maintains records, rosters, spreadsheets, coach’s certifications, and record board and meet participation. Responds to all parent and swimmer inquiries and complaints in timely manner.
Qualiﬁcations: 3+ years’ experience as a Head Coach or Assistant Coach of a Metropolitan Swimming and USA Swimming affiliated club; ASCA Level 2 certiﬁcation or above strongly preferred; Experience leading and mentoring assistant coaching staﬀ; All certiﬁcations current and in good standing with USA Swimming or required prior to starting; Solid knowledge of stroke theory and training physiology; Proven success coaching, motivating, and inspiring swimmers at all levels, from developmental through national level; Proven capability to develop talent at all levels.
Licenses / Certifications / Registrations all Current Status:
ASCA Level 2-3 Certification
Current Member of ASCA and USA Swimming
Safety Training for Swim Coaches Certifications
Red Cross Lifeguard and First Aid
Red Cross CPR-PR/AED
Medical, Dental and Vision Plan
Paid Vacation and Sick
Ideal Candidate possesses: A passion for competitive swimming, along with a personal desire to succeed professionally and advance the team as a whole; Clear, cooperative, and tactful communication style; Strong organizational skills and attention to detail; Solid personal ethics, including honesty, respect and integrity; Attitude to effectively communicate with swimmers, parents and coaches Ability to inspire swimmers and coaches to be their best Energetic, enthusiastic and motivational Experience with and knowledge of HyTek programs (Team Manager and Meet Manager) and Team Unify.
INQUIRIES: All interested applicants please email resume and cover letter to [email protected] or call 347-229-7326
How to Apply
All interested applicants please email resume and cover letter to [email protected] or call 347-229-7326
Winston Sukhoo, Company Director
1434 150'th Street Suite 5
Whiteston NY 11357