Applications due 07/27/21
Date posted: July 8, 2021
Location: 282 Saunders Ave, Louisville, KY 40206, USA
The Lakeside Swim Team in Louisville, KY is looking to add a Full-Time Senior/Age Group Coach to its staff for the upcoming 2021 short course season. The coach will align with policies and procedures set forth by the Lakeside Swim Team and lead a Senior Training Group (13 & older) and an Age Group training group (12 & U) or offer a specialized talent or skill that will enhance the program (dryland certification, etc.…) The position requires on-deck coaching daily, with some early mornings, as well as office hours during the week and swim meets (both local and travel).
The ideal candidate has:
*Competitive swimming experience at the Collegiate and/or Club level and/or at least 3 years in a leadership coaching position, prior 13 and over lead positions a plus.
*Ability to design and implement a comprehensive training program that supports the program and prepares athletes to be their best and reach full-potential.
*The desire to pursue a professional career in coaching and has a passion for coaching/teaching young athletes, with the ability to relate and motivate every level of swimmer.
*A great background in teaching stroke mechanics and embraces a sound developmental philosophy that is in line with the Lakeside program.
*Strong communication skills with swimmers, parents and coaches and is team first driven coach.
*Strong administrative skills off the deck as this position will involve every aspect of the program. This coach will write workouts and help create the meet schedule both local and regional. Office duties are assigned within the staff in an effort to maximize the talent we have.
*Ability to recruit new swimmers and assist with the recruitment through summer leagues.
*Model proper dress, language, demeanor and sportsmanship for the athletes.
*Create an educational, safe and inviting experience for all levels of swimmer.
*Current USA Swimming Certifications – CPR, First Aid, CST certs and be able to pass the USA Swimming coaches background check.
*Team Unify experience is preferred, other skills and experience are a plus.
*A college degree preferred. Specific fields of expertise are valued.
*Must currently reside in the United States.
Lakeside Swim Team is a 400+ member USA club located Louisville, KY. Founded in 1928 Lakeside has an outstanding tradition and commitment to excellence, we are a competitive swim team and are driven to maintain a high level of performance, in a healthy and supportive process. We are looking for a coach that is both eager to learn and can bring their own knowledge/experience to our program.
Learn more about our program:
Team Unify Lakeside Swim Team : (teamunify.com)
How to Apply
Please email resume, cover letter and be able to supply references if requested to:
1928 Woodbourne Ave
Louisville, Ky 40205