Head Masters Coach

Job Description:

O2 Performance Aquatics (O2) is seeking a Head Masters Coach for a USMS affiliated program in Dallas Metro Area, TX. This coach will plan workouts and provide technical instruction for various levels of adult athletes. The right candidate will also work with the O2 Head Coach to grow and improve the program.

ABOUT THE POSITION

Our Masters’ Team is for swimmers over the age of 18 interested in coach-lead swim practices. This group will have a wide focus depending on each swimmers’ goals. Many of our master’s swimmers participate in organized swimming competitions, while others may be tri-athletes or simply looking to train with a group to stay in shape.

This is a part-time position.

Administrative Duties

  • Register the club and swimmers with USMS
  • Supervise masters assistant coaches
  • Attend scheduled meetings with Head Coach and coaching staff
  • Make travel arrangements for the club
  • Serve as the club contact for USMS and attend all LMSC meetings as necessary
  • Update “Places to Swim” on the usms.org website with current information
  • Host USMS sanctioned swim meets and open water and fitness events
  • Host swim clinics and other educational opportunities for club members
  • Identify, recruit, and develop club sponsorships
  • Involve the Master’s program in community service opportunities such as the USMS sponsored initiative “April is Adult Learn-to-Swim Month”
  • Organize a support team consisting of club members and volunteers
  • Create marketing resources such as tri clubs, swim shops, tri shops etc

Coaching Duties

  • Set goals for the team
  • Develop a seasonal plan for the team
  • Help each swimmer set individual goals
  • Write workouts using main set
  • Track Attendance every practice
  • Attend all group workouts as scheduled (9 times/wk – 6 mornings, 3 evenings, and open to start a new group during Lunch time)
  • Schedule assistant coaches
  • Offer stroke development clinics with video filming options
  • Travel to events
  • Attend continuing education offerings for swimming coaches
  • Write monthly report to the head coach and Board of directors

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Hard working and passionate about swimming
  • Have a strong understanding of stroke mechanics and training principles
  • Have/be willing to secure all required USA Swimming certifications
  • Must have prior coaching experience and competitive swimming experience/ triathlon
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • ASCA Level 2

Summary of Qualifications

  • Minimum 5  years of professional work experience
  • Current membership in USMS
  • Minimum of Level 2 USMS Masters coach certification (or will obtain within six months of hire)
  • Ability to motivate adult athletes in a positive manner
  • Demonstrated proficiency in teaching stroke development, stroke correction, and proper technique
  • Understanding of the rules of USMS as described in the rulebook
  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent writing, listening, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to make clear recommendations and decisions
  • Knowledge of Hy-Tek Meet Manager a plus
  • Proficient on TeamUnify platform

REQUIREMENTS

  • Work with Masters swimmers to schedule/attend competitions as individuals or a team.
  • Attend meets/competitions as scheduled
  • Work with the Head Coach of O2 to design/implement training programs.
  • All candidates being considered must pass a background check prior to employment 

Compensation is commensurate with applicant’s job qualifications.

ABOUT O2

 

The O2 Performance Aquatics (O2) has existed for over 20 years in Irving, TX. O2’s USA and Masters program strives to provide the best aquatic experience for swimmers of all ages and abilities through our pre-competitive programs, age group team, and our masters’ team.

We are located in three facilities:

  1. Eastside Aquatics The 75,000 square foot facility that features a 50-meter Myrtha competition pool – one of only two in the state — and sits near Lewisville’s Harmon Campus the pool holds 1.1 million gallons and features 36 lanes, four diving boards (two 1-meter and two 3-meter) and can hold approximately 1,200 spectators. Other additions include new kick-plate starting blocks.
  2. Westside Aquatics Center Host nationals, world water polo attornment, Tags and other big meets.
  3. North Lake College in Irving, the pool had a full renovation and has a brand-new roof, and air system.

How to Apply

HOW TO APPLY

Send cover letter, resume and 3 references to Gilberto Junior at [email protected]

Contact Information

Gilberto Junior

P.O. Box 168173
Irving, TX 75038

phone: (484) 226-5858

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