Orangevale TigerSharks Head Coach

Job Description:

The Orangevale TigerSharks are a summer competitive swim team with an emphasis on fun! Swimmers with or without swim team experience who can swim one 25 yard length of a pool may join this OV Parks sponsored team. The program focus is on developing swimmers in a supportive and team oriented environment. Parents and families factor in on the fun, assisting with swim meets and team socials. The season runs from May through July each year. Practices are held in the afternoon starting in May then in the morning or afternoon in June and July. Swim meets are held in June and July. The TigerSharks swim in the Valley Foothill Competitive Aquatic League (VFCAL) with Arden Manor Pirates, Auburn Robalos , Cordova Blue Marlins, Placerville Dry DigginsDolphins and Life Time Sugar Bears.

Under the direction of the Recreation Supervisor, the Head Swim Team Coach is responsible for the safety, instruction, and training of children participating on the Orangevale TigerSharks Swim Team. They will conduct daily practices and create daily workouts for each age group to enable the swimmers to develop their endurance, form, technique and assist in preparation, set-up, and take down for swim meets. They will prepare the swim meet seeding and entry requirements. The ideal candidate will need to have an understanding of recreation swimming and put an emphasis on bettering individual time, learning strokes and make swimming fun. Must be available for the entire 2018 summer season and attend all swim meets. This position will maintain a commitment to the operation of a safe and effective aquatic environment, and assures all facilities are left in the same or better condition after swim meets and practices. They will also maintain a positive atmosphere with regards to sportsmanship, goal setting, and a positive learning environment for all. This position performs other duties as assigned. Previous swim coaching experience required.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Prepares daily practices for swimmers
  • Coaching and providing input for swimmers and assistant coaches
  • Fostering a positive team environment that inspires excellence by leading by example
  • Effectively communicating and working with other coaches, the parent board, pool staff, volunteers, parents and swimmers in a positive and professional manner
  • Promotes and enforces water safety procedures including performing emergency response as needed
  • Attends swim team meets, socials, and events
  • Works with all swimmers and parents in determining appropriate goals; and, fosters in swimmers, important attitudes and skills such as discipline, goal setting, time management and healthy habits that will benefit them throughout life
  • Oversees and manages the process of meet selection, meet entries, scheduling and coordinating of home and away meets
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Responsible for the day-to-day direction, hands on guidance and involvement in all aspects of the TigerShark swim team, including working with swimmers, parents and coaching staff

Qualifications and Skills

  • Must have swim coaching experience
  • CPR and Water Safety or Lifeguard training prefered

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $5,000.00 to $6,000.00 /year

How to Apply

Applications are available on ovparks.com

Contact Information

Jason Bain

6826 Hazel Ave
Orangevale CA 95662

phone: 916-988-4373

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