Head Swim Team Coach

Applications due 02/28/15

Job Description:

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Greenwood Athletic and Tennis Club is seeking a Head Swim Team Coach. Under the direction of the Aquatic Coordinator, the Head Coach is responsible for all aspects of coaching assigned age groups of the Greenwood Tiger Sharks (GTS) Swim Team program. Position includes the oversight of all administrative, marketing, budgeting, communication, social and parent volunteer responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • American Swim Coaches Association (ASCA) Certification – Level 3 or above preferred
  • Minimum two years’ experience in a Head Coach position preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in health and recreation, physical education or related field preferred
  • Annual registration with USA Swimming
  • Coaches Safety Training and annual CPR and AED certification required
  • First Aid certification preferred
  • Ability to conduct swim lessons and perform water rescue
  • Effective presentation, teaching, communication and customer service skills
  • Effective marketing and organizational skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and organizational skills
  • Demonstrate a healthy lifestyle through maintaining and /or improving a commitment to good health and a priority and integrity for physical fitness (i.e., non-smoker, exercise regularly, etc.)

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Recruit, hire and evaluate all swim team staff and provide on-going training as needed
  • Schedule coaching staff practice times, office time, requirements for meet attendance and manage coaches time-off requests and substitutions
  • Provide on-deck leadership during all practices
  • Will require early morning, evening and weekend hours
  • Monitor coaches’ performance; provide feedback on a regular basis, including annual formal performance evaluations
  • Familiarize coaching staff with all responsibilities of the GTS Swim Team program and the larger mission of Greenwood Athletic and Tennis Club as a whole
  • Design and lead the structure, philosophy and direction of the GTS Swim Team program, including annual GTS Team Handbook, Department Conduct Guidelines and Swimmer Code of Conduct
  • Design training program for each assigned age group; assist coaching staff with designing training programs for their respective age groups
  • Develop and implement group and individual goals for each assigned age group
  • Evaluate individual swimmers performance in meets and re-evaluate training/goals for group/individuals accordingly
  • Develop practice and meet schedules with input from GTS coaching staff
  • Coordinate facility and staffing needs for dry-land training
  • Collaborate with GTS coaching staff to complete meet entries for assigned GTS group and other groups as needed
  • Coordinate travel accommodations for the team when necessary; supervise swimmers and staff at meets according to National/Sectional Meet Protocol and Team Trip Rules
  • Recruit a seasonal parent representative volunteer for each training group and coordinate effectively to assist with social events, travel and support
  • Coordinate ordering of and sale of all swim team apparel and any other fundraising activity for the team
  • Develop and implement marketing strategies to promote and advertise the program, within Colorado Swimming and nationally
  • Develop and implement annual budget for Greenwood Tiger Sharks and complete and submit monthly variance report
  • Complete all personnel paperwork as needed, including coaches payroll, and forward to Human Resources
  • Complete all administrative paperwork, including invoices, A/P, P&L statements for all fundraisers, etc.
  • Collaborate with GTS coaching staff and Graphics Administrator to design all printed materials (i.e. brochures, flyers, Pulse newsletter, posters) related to department promotion
  • Oversee production and distribution of weekly or bi-weekly team newsletter; contribute to team information and articles for team newsletter
  • As needed, update GTS pages of website with assistance from the Director of Marketing and Public Relations
  • Assist in locker room management during peak pool usage times
  • Assist swimmers with planning and applying for college, and attend National Signing Day as needed
  • Meet monthly with Aquatic Coordinator and coaching staff
  • Carry out facility operations, policies and procedures
  • Participate in club-wide events whenever possible (i.e. Member Appreciation Events)

About Greenwood Athletic and Tennis Club

Located in the heart of the Denver Tech Center in Greenwood Village, Colorado, Greenwood Athletic and Tennis Club provides a truly unique fitness experience. This expansive 153,000-square-foot athletic and tennis club is Denver’s premiere full service health club offering over 125 group exercise classes per week including Spinning®, Les Mills’ BodyPump™ and BodyStep™, Pilates mat, Thermal Yoga® and many other classes. The tennis facilities include seven indoor clay tennis courts and five outdoor hard courts. Aquatic facilities include an 8-lane, 25 meter indoor lap pool, a seasonal outdoor Splash pool for the kids, a seasonal adult lounging pool, and all year outdoor 6-lane, 25 meter lap pool with heated decks and aquatic locker rooms. With gorgeous mountain views and a friendly, caring staff, Greenwood Athletic and Tennis Club provides not just a fitness experience, but “The Best Part of Your Day!”®

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and current resume to Crystal Garland, Aquatic Coordinator, at [email protected]

Contact Information

Crystal Garland