Kansas City Blazers National Team Assistant Coach

Applications due 07/01/19

Job Description:

Location: 7900 Renner Rd, Shawnee, KS, USA

Johnson County Park & Recreation District seeks an energetic competitive assistant swim coach to join our team! This position: Assists in hiring, training, and supervising site coaches, ensuring all programs are implemented in a safe and effective fashion. Sets detailed practice schedules, arranging aquatic facility rentals as needed. Sets detailed development plan for athletes, ensuring appropriate site coaches adhere to and implement the plan to ensure athlete development. Is responsible for ensuring adherence to USA Swimming Safe Sport guidelines. Cultivates and maintains relationships with athlete parents, community organizations, school districts, and other swim groups to ensure productive partnerships are formed and maintained at a level of excellence. Assists in implementing public relations and communication plan to promote the value of the Kansas City Blazers organization. Responsible for designing and organizing clinics and special events. Assists with all meet responsibilities. Assists with travel plans for team travel.

Days/Hours: M-F, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., weekends as needed

Requirements: Education: High School diploma, preferred Bachelor’s degree in Recreation or related field. Experience may be substituted for degree. Experience: Two years swim coaching experience and two years aquatic programming. Knowledge of stroke and turn mechanics. Ability to create collaborative partnerships within the regional swimming community. Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills to supervise and lead part-time staff to provide excellent customer service. Attention to detail in formulating practice schedules and development plans. Project management skills to assist overall membership and budget goals. Knowledge of swimming stroke and turning mechanics. The successful candidate must possess a valid driver’s license and pass driving and criminal history background checks.

We offer great benefits including medical, dental, vision and life insurance. Retirement plans: KPERS and optional 457 deferred compensation plan with a 3% employer match. Vacation and sick leave and 12 paid holidays per year.


How to Apply

Please apply on our website: www.jcprd.com

Contact Information

Susan Scanlon

7900 Renner Rd
Shawnee Mission, KS 66219

phone: 9138263411
fax: 913-826-3414

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