Head Swim Coach

Applications due 05/31/18

Job Description:

Position Summary:

Join the Penobscot Bay YMCA, one of the fastest growing YMCAs in Northern New England. Live on the beautiful coast of Maine, surrounded by abundant natural resources, great schools and modern YMCA facilities. Established swim team with nearly 100 swimmers and a history of high achieving athletes. We are looking for a high energy professional to bring passion to the pool deck each day and share that love for swimming with our athletes. We are open to this being a full or part-time position based on the candidate.


Job Description:

Penobscot Bay YMCA is seeking a successful and proven Competitive Swim Director / Head Coach. Under the direction of the Aquatics Director, this individual is responsible for the management of the swim team in accordance with the rules and regulations set forth by the YMCA of the USA, USA Swimming and the Penobscot Bay YMCA. The person filling this position needs to possess knowledge of competitive swimming and be able to utilize various instructional techniques based on age and ability. This individual is expected to form positive relationships, mentor as appropriate and effectively communicate with coaching staff, swim team members, parents and the Penobscot Bay YMCA Community in general. The successful candidate must have a vision for growth and be willing to work within the Aquatics Department and community to develop a larger, year-around competitive swim program.


Essential Functions:

Directs and supervises program activities to meet the needs of the community and fulfill YMCA objectives. Establishes new program activities and expands program within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations.

¨ Hires, trains, schedules and directs personnel and volunteers as needed. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals. Ensures records of staff certifications are current and complete.

¨ Monitors team activities to adhere to all state, local and YMCA health and safety regulations.

¨ Plans and monitors all aspects of training and competition, including swim team practice and meet schedules.

¨ Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information.

¨ Develops and monitors program budget to meet fiscal objectives.

¨ Assists in YMCA and Swim Team fund raising activities and special events.

¨ Effectively communicates to all competitive swimming stakeholders including; participants, parents, assistant coaches, members and fellow Y staff members.

¨ Compiles and manages program statistics and data. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation in program.

¨ Create and implement developmentally appropriate training programs for all swim team athletes.

¨ Instruct swim lessons and stroke development clinics.

¨ Creates and maintains a positive, supportive team environment, where all athletes grow and develop into healthy young adults.

How to Apply

Please email your cover letter, resume and completed job application to [email protected] Applications can be found by visiting the Careers page on our website: http://www.penbayymca.org/index.php?submenu=aboutus&src=jobs



Contact Information

Susan Howland

PO Box 840

phone: 2072363375
fax: 2072368458

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