Lead Site Coach – Colorado

Applications due 08/11/22

Job Description:

Date posted: July 27, 2022

Location: Wheat Ridge, CO, USA

North Jeffco Swim Team, seeks a full-time lead coach for our Wheat Ridge location.

NJST is a competitive club swim team serving approximately 280 swimmers. Our mission is to fully develop each individual’s ability to realize his/her goals through quality year-round training while developing well-rounded student athletes, encouraging team spirit and sportsmanship, and fostering a life-long love for the sport of swimming.

NJST Wheat Ridge trains out of an 8 lane 25 yard indoor pool and has access to a 25M 8 lane outdoor pool in summer as well as Meyers pool which is an 8 lane 50M pool.  We are looking for a coach to lead our Wheat Ridge location of 100 swimmers and 2 assistant coaches.

NJST is a 501C3 non-profit overseen by an elected board of directors. The head site coach is supported by the co-head coaches, a team administrator, lead age group coaches, assistant coaches, and parent volunteers.

The Wheat Ridge Lead Site Coach will work with and under the direction of the Co-Head Coaches

General Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Head Coaches to lead our team’s mission to fully develop each individual’s ability to realize his/her goals through quality year-round training, while developing well-rounded student athletes, encouraging team spirit and sportsmanship, and fostering a life-long passion for the sport of swimming.
  • Maintain and increase overall club participation, and consistently qualify swimmers at the highest levels of competition.
  • Ensure full compliance with all USA Swimming policies.
  • Foster a culture of team unity and strength among parents, swimmers and staff.
  • Act at all times with integrity and as a positive representative of NJST to the membership and the community at large.

On-deck Coaching Responsibilities (~12-16 hours/week):

  • Serve as lead coach for 1-2 groups at our Wheat Ridge location and overseeing 2-3 assistant coaches. The Wheat Ridge site has approx. 100 swimmers and consists mostly of 14&U swimmers.
  • Develop season and practice plans for swimmers at the Wheat Ridge location
  • Attend any meet sessions and team events as assigned.  Approx 1 meet per month.
  • Assist during fall and spring team tryouts.
  • Train, develop and mentor Lead and Assistant coaches to ensure a reliable, cohesive and positive environment with an emphasis on teamwork and personal growth

Administrative Responsibilities (~8-12 hours/week)

  • Assist Head Coaches with staff scheduling and recruiting, as required to ensure continuity and coaching quality
  • Assist Head Coaches in developing and implementing growth strategies
  • Provide a stable, professional, and positive environment for all NJST athletes.
  • Develop annual and quadrennial plans with the Head Coaches.
  • Promote excellent programs and onboard new swimmers.
  • Work with head coaches to develop in-house coach, athlete and parent education opportunities.
  • Effective communication with parents and swimmers of objectives and goals for athletes.
  • Participate and promote a yearly swim-a-thon.
  • Meet entries for Wheat Ridge swimmers on team Unify
  • Head coaching/ overseeing coaches of Wheat Ridge Piranhas summer club June-July.
  • Host 3 summer club meets on Saturday mornings June-July.
  • Communicate with Wheat Ridge members thru our email system about upcoming NJST events, meets, meetings etc.

Benefits.  Full-time, salaried employees are eligible for health and dental benefits through the NJST group plan on the first of the month after employment begins.  Full-time, salaried employees, with one year service to the team, will be eligible for the North Jeffco Swim Team Retirement Plan through Vanguard. NJST will contribute up to 5% of gross wages.

Compensation:  Salary: $38,000-$43,000

Benefits.  Full-time, salaried employees are eligible for health and dental benefits through the NJST group plan on the first of the month after employment begins.  Full-time, salaried employees, with one year service to the team, will be eligible for the North Jeffco Swim Team Retirement Plan through Vanguard. NJST will contribute up to 5% of gross wages.

 

How to Apply

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, summary of coaching philosophy and at least three references. For consideration, please submit your materials no later than August 11, 2022. All documents can be emailed to Brett Stoyell [email protected]   All submissions will be acknowledged.

Contact Information

Brett Stoyell

PO Box 746396, Arvada, CO 80006

phone: 3038878495