Applications due 05/31/17
***********This position has been filled*********
Germantown Swim Team (GST) is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Coach/Head Site Coach. GST is a non-profit, city owned, coach run and parent supported competitive swim club based in Germantown, TN, a suburb of Memphis, TN, which has a satellite program in Jackson, TN. We are an age-group based program with 170+ swimmers ages 5 and up, from the beginning swimmer to the Junior National level. The Jackson branch has approximately 50 swimmers and tremendous potential for growth. The closest teams to the satellite program are over 80 miles away.
The position is a full-time position heading up our satellite program and will involve coaching and/or overseeing all groups, as well as developing and implementing a dry-land program, administrative responsibilities and oversight of the entire site and coaching staff. Pay will be based on experience but additional income opportunities are available by establishing and running programs like a Masters group.
Potential candidates should understand the importance of educating swimmers and families about the roles and value of technical excellence, commitment, and competition in high-level performance. Applicants should have a competitive swimming background and at least 3-5 years coaching experience, strong organizational and seasonal planning skills, the ability to communicate effectively with swimmers and parents and the ability to lead, support, and follow depending on the situation. A working knowledge of Hytek Team Manager, Meet Manager,Team Unify and EXCEL is beneficial. All applicants must have or be in the process of getting these certifications; CPR, First Aid and Coaches Safety Training. Potential candidates will also have to have passed or be able to pass USA Swimming background check and the athlete protection program.
This job is perfect for that coach looking for his/her first Head Coaching position.
– Job will remain open until filled
– Pay is competitive and will be commensurate with experience
– Start Date: As soon as possible
How to Apply
Send a resume and references to Head Coach Scott Robinson at [email protected]
1801 Exeter Road
Germantown, TN 38138