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North Coast Aquatics Lead Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
North Coast Aquatics

with North Coast Aquatics

North Coast Aquatics is looking for an experienced coach to lead several groups of all ages (8-18yo) at one of our sites in north county San Diego. The position will start early Sept for the start of the short course season. The position would include approximately 20 hours deck (M-F) plus 5-10 admin hours each week. Coach must be available for meets at least once a month.

Although a part time job this position could lead to further opportunity and growth on a club team of 600+ athletes.

Qualified candidates should be USA registered and familiar with Team Unify.

Compensation based on experience

 

Swim Instructor/ Head Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Aquatics Staff
  • Level of Team Other
Ripples Swim School

with Ripples Swim School

Head Coach and Full time swim instructor for children ages 4mos and up.

Head Age Group / Front Range Barracudas

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Front Range Barracudas

with Front Range Barracudas

Front Range Barracudas (CUDA-CO) is a level 3 USA Swim team located in North Metro Denver. CUDA is seeking energetic, passionate and qualified candidates for the position of Head Age Group Coach. Our ideal candidate possesses a strong work ethic and innovate approach to swimming and age group coaching. This position reports directly to the CUDA Head Coach. Expected start date is August 19, 2018.

CUDA:

The primary training facility for our approximately 230-member team is a 10 lane 50-meter indoor pool located in Thornton, CO. Other local facilities are used as well. We host 4 large meets annually (ranging from 700-1,300 athletes) as well as having been the host of CSI’s short course championship for the past six years. We have made measurable growth on USA Swimming’s Virtual Club Championship Rankings, and have a goal to continue that progress.

Duties and Tasks (include but are not limited to):

Lead age group in practice on a daily basis.

Work with Head Coach to design and implement seasonal plans for CUDA age group athletes.

Work with dryland coach to design and implement seasonal strength plans for all CUDA age group athletes.

Assist with planning meet schedule that gives best competitive opportunities to CUDA athletes.
Host and plan well organized information meetings at the beginning of short course and long course seasons.

Responsible for communication and scheduling try-outs (based on space available) for all potential new swimmers.

Responsible for working with vendor on all awards for home meets.

Demonstrate strong and reliable communication skills to parents and swimmers, including, but not limited to, meet deadlines, and informational meeting reminders.

Demonstrate professional and courteous communication skills when interacting with parents, coaches and facility staff members.

Responsible for effectively assessing swimmers and communicating group move ups at the end of each season.

Must maintain all appropriate certifications.

Qualifications
Ability to possess or maintain all required USA Swimming coaching requirements – required

Competitive swimming experience – required

Demonstrated success of swimmers by performance – required

Five years’ experience of successful age group coaching – required

10 years’ experience of age group coaching – preferred

Four-year college degree – preferred

Experience with Hy-Tek Software and Team Unify platform – preferred

Compensation:

Salary negotiable and commensurate with experience. 401k retirement account plus healthcare and dental insurance offered. CUDA will reimburse cost for job specific certifications and to other professional training as directed by the Head Coach.

Head Coach – Teddington Swimming Club – London, England

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Teddington Swimming Club

with Teddington Swimming Club

After nearly a decade as our Head Coach and Head of Swimming, Ed Sinclair is stepping back from daily responsibilities to focus on his family commitments and his own successful private swim business.  As a result, Teddington Swimming Club is seeking a Head Coach to lead our overall swim programme and work with our existing team of talented and committed coaches.

Our expectation is that Applicants will be already part of a coaching team working with national and international athletes within a national organisation, a major club, school or higher education institution, possibly as a lead or squad coach reporting into a nationally recognised Head Coach or Director of Swimming, and now wanting to take a step-up to lead their own swimming programme, build their own brand and profile.

Applicants ideally will have had a proven track record of competing at the highest level in the sport; at Olympic, World, European or Commonwealth Games.

We see this as an opportunity to take the baton from Ed, build on his legacy and our hard work over the last decade and help take our Club into a new era; further developing a top class programme across all our age groups, motivating and inspiring our athletes to achieve, integrating supporting activities such as land conditioning, nutrition, psychology and having a commanding presence poolside.

We would expect you to work flexibly under minimal supervision, be able to plan and prioritise, especially when dealing with incoming emails and calls from parents.  You will have evidence of being able to work in team.  Although perhaps not a seasoned leader, you will be able to demonstrate your ability to lead teams in a collaborative, supportive and respectful style – someone who people want to work with and for. We have invested heavily in building our coaching team in recent years and we value them highly and want them to remain committed to the Club, so it is very important that our coaching team feel you will be someone that will inspire and support them as they develop their own careers.

We are very aware that the cost of living in London is high, and that there are opportunities to supplement income with private activities such as one-2-one coaching, clinics at schools or private camps. However, our expectation is that you will work full time for the Club and that any private professional activities will be very limited and only with the prior approval of the Club’s executive committee.  We have set compensation at a level that we believe reflects both the calibre of candidate we hope to attract and level of commitment we expect but are prepared to be flexible.

Teddington Swimming Club aspires to be known as a Club that delivers a nationally admired and respected swim programme.  We want to be held out as a role model club for what’s possible for our scale and access to facilities.    We want to take the next step to compete consistently for a London Region Arena League podium placing and increase the number of National Qualifiers.

You will want to share this vision and be able to demonstrate that you will be fully committed to the Club – and join us to become part of an exciting future.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Operational Plan (approx. 15% of time). Create in association with the Club’s Executive Committee a four-year operational plan (coaching, conditioning, support services, competitions, training camps and performance culture) to produce top level (National) swim performance by those involved in the Club’s swim programme. Regularly monitor and evaluate the plan to assure optimal results and take responsibility for selecting swimmers to compete at local/national competitions, swim camps and other events.

 

  • Coaching (approx. 70% of time). Define, develop, implement and drive, in association with the other coaches, a progressive programme of swim sessions each week to achieve optimal results and performance at Regional, National and Arena League competitions. Use experience to develop pioneering approaches in the delivery of optimal swim performance in consultation with your network of colleagues in the areas of technique, strength & conditioning, sports science and sports medicine.

 

  • As availability allows in balance of approx. 15% of time:

 

  1. Participate in Club meetings/forums (routine and ad hoc) set up to develop the scope/understanding of the Club’s programme.

 

  1. Develop and uphold administrative/financial procedures to underpin the smooth, efficient and secure operation of the Clubs Swim programme.

 

  1. Promote the TSC programme to County, Regional and National organisations and portray a positive and professional image at all times. Fulfill a key role in attracting the West London’s leading swimmers to the Club.

 

  1. Support initiatives to develop income for the Club, such as an Open Gala.

 

Key Contacts/Relationships

 

  • This role reports to the Club Chairman who is supported by the Executive (Treasurer and Secretary) and the Club Committee;
  • You will be expected to maintain good relationships with the pool operators (principally The London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames and local Schools); and to build relationships with The University of Kingston Upon Thames and/or St Mary’s University.

 

Desirable Qualifications/Training

 

  • Able to work in the UK e.g. Visa etc
  • UKCC Level 3 or above or equivalent overseas award
  • Degree in sport related subject
  • Current first aid, DBS, Safeguarding & Life Saving qualifications

 

Desirable Experience

 

  • Track record of international swimming at senior levels (Olympic, World, European or Commonwealth);
  • Knowledge, experience and understanding of swimmer development;
  • Knowledge and understanding of different coaching philosophies, coach development and developing a performance culture and environment;
  • Proven knowledge, experience and track record of working within a swimming programme delivering results at national and international level;
  • Track record of working effectively with partners;
  • Experience of working within national programmes;
  • Involvement in successful sports promotion and marketing;

 

Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Competencies

 

  • Relevant knowledge and experience of working with national and international swimming groups
  • Emerging leadership potential
  • Demonstrable mentoring experience
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills
  • Excellent inter-personal, motivational and communication skills
  • Appropriate IT skills
  • Understanding of modern sports science and sports medicine
  • Good administrative skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

 

Desirable Personal Attributes

 

  • Possess an outward-facing approach and willingness to network
  • Flexible approach to working hours / duties
  • Team player ~ approachable
  • Polite, courteous and diplomatic
  • Self motivated
  • Aptitude and enthusiasm for problem solving
  • Passion for sport/exercise
  • Clear commitment to continuing professional development as shown on a personal training record

FULL TIME AGE GROUP COACH

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club

with Santa Clara Swim Club

SANTA CLARA SWIM CLUB is looking for an age group coach full of enthusiasm for the sport of swimming, who is ready to learn and grow with our team. You will be primarily responsible for our group 11-14 years old but will also assist with other groups of various ages. The position requires a candidate with strong administrative, communication and people skills and values loyalty to the culture of the club. Candidate must be a team player with a positive attitude and passion for teaching stroke techniques. Must be patient, is a role model for swimmers of all ages and committed to fostering a positive and healthy environment.

Must be a USA Swimming Coach in good standing.
Must have competitive Swim Coach experience.
Current ASCA member (level 2 or higher preferred)
Ability to work with swimmers of all ages and abilities

Assistant Swim Coach – Austin, Texas

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Waterloo

with Waterloo

Waterloo Swimming is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Assistant Coach to assist with growing our team. We are a Coach-owned, coach led swim club in NW Austin. We own a brand new 50 meter by 25 yard indoor swim center. We own our water!

Our coaching staff comes from all over the country bringing thought leadership to our deck. Come join a swim club that’s is making a mark on USA Swimming!

This position will be working with our Age Group Development Lead Coaches, assisting them in developing our young athletes.

Duties and skills of an Assistant Coach include but are not limited to:

Teaching proper swim techniques and stroke mechanics,
Overseeing workouts for all practice ages and groups,
Attending all meets and team events,
Interacting effectively with parents,
Keeping records and reports as directed by the Head Coach, Head Group Coach
Maintaining a safe pool environment during practices
Following team, USA Swimming policies, rules and regulations,
Modeling proper dress, language, demeanor, and sportsmanship for swimmers, and
Exhibiting daily a passion for helping swimmers maximize their potential.

Pay will be commensurate with prior coaching experience.
Required Certifications

No later than July 30, 2018, candidates should have the minimum USA Swimming certifications. A copy of each certification will need to be provided. For course equivalents, please refer to the USA Swimming Coaches Membership Requirements.

Reports To:
This position will ultimately report directly to the the Head Coach. Daily work assignments and / or communicating with your group may be directed by one of our lead coaches.

Assistant Age Group Swim Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
South Pasadena Sea Tigers Swim Team

with South Pasadena Sea Tigers Swim Team

South Pasadena Sea Tigers Swim Team is currently seeking an enthusiastic Assistant Age Group Swim Team Coach to work with developmental and age group swimmers. Under the direction of the Head Coach, the Age Group Coach is responsible for all aspects of coaching assigned age groups of the South Pasadena Sea Tigers Swim Team program, including on-deck and at meets. Candidate must be a team player with a positive attitude and passion for teaching the fundamental stroke techniques. Must be patient with children, is a role model for swimmers of all ages and committed to fostering a positive and healthy environment.

Qualifications:

  • Current USA Swimming Coach Member in good standing (background, CPR, First Aid)
    • Competitive Swim Coaching experience or Extensive competitive swimming experience preferred
    • Current American Swim Coaches Association (ASCA) Member (Level 2 or higher preferred)
    • Technical knowledge/experience or willing to learn: Teamunify’s web/mobile platforms
    • Ability to work with swimmers of different ages and ability levels
    • Strong technique background and teaching base
    • Passionate about the sport of swimming
  • Must be able to follow directions and communicate in English verbally. Must have good problem solving skills and have the capability to act rationally and calmly in all situations.

Responsibilities:

  • Exemplify the structure, philosophy and direction of the South Pasadena Sea Tigers Swim Team program
  • Develop and implement group/individual goals for assigned age group(s)
  • Attend all meets, evaluate races and re-evaluate training/goals for group/individuals accordingly
  • Will require afternoon, evening and weekend hours and early morning hours (when applicable)
  • Participate in group team building activities – coaches and swimmers
  • Adhere to practice schedules, meet schedule and training program design with input from South Pasadena Sea Tigers Swim Team coaching staff
  • Complete meet entries for age groups as needed; know requirements and act with integrity
  • Coordinate with other coaches to ensure a seamless transition when swimmers advance to the next group
  • Evaluate individual swimmers performance in meets and re-evaluate training/goals for group/individuals accordingly
  • Respond to member/parent/swimmer inquiries/comments, phone calls and e-mails in a timely manner (typically within 24 hours of receipt of inquiry)
  • Carry out facility operations, policies and procedures
  • Meet with Head Coach / Assistant Coach (es) monthly or other frequency as determined by the Head Coach
  • Contribute to content of swim team newsletter as needed
  • Greet, acknowledge, and interact with members at all times.
  • Create an educational, safe and inviting experience for all participants.
  • Initiate, develop, and maintain positive relationships with all participants.

Durango Colorado Head Coaching Position

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Durango Swim Club

with Durango Swim Club

Durango Swim Club, in Durango Colorado, has an immediate opening for an experienced and energetic Head Coach.

 

Title: Durango Swim Club Head Coach

Reports to: Durango Swim Club Board of Directors

Position Status: Full-time

 

About Durango:

Durango is a vibrant town located in the southwest corner of Colorado and nestled in the San Juan Mountains with the Animas River running through it. Durango is a destination for all ages and all seasons. Summer brings endless hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, fly fishing, and river rafting opportunities. Durango is also home to Fort Lewis College, a 4-year liberal arts college with over 44 majors and 29 combined NCAA Division II sports teams and intercollegiate club teams. Music in the Mountains, Durango Independent Film Festival and countless other family festivals are always a big hit. The Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is one of the nation’s most popular tourist attractions and it also has special themed trips throughout the year.  Fall brings perfect weather and picturesque scenery for continued outdoor pursuits and excellent photographic opportunities. The fall colors are a kaleidoscopic feast for the eyes and one of the most popular times to visit the area.  Winter brings world class downhill skiing and snowboarding at Purgatory (formerly Durango Mountain Resort). Cross country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, ice-climbing and backcountry skiing are also major recreational pursuits in the area. The more adventurous can explore North America’s only all-extreme ski area in nearby Silverton and Telluride, Wolf Creek and Taos are all a short distance away.  Early spring has some of our favorite snow conditions with endless sunny warm days, and late spring emerges with beautiful wildflowers for all outdoor enthusiasts and photographers. Don’t miss a visit to Mesa Verde National Park to explore the cave dwellings and culture of the Anasazi in one of the nation’s most scenic and visited national parks.  Durango offers sophisticated restaurants and shopping, a budding arts community, diverse cultural attractions, and all while maintaining its down-home atmosphere and friendly welcoming feel.

 

Please check out these links for additional information on Durango:

https://www.durango.org/

Welcome to Durango, Colorado!

https://www.colorado.com/southwest

 

Info on Durango Schools:

https://www.fortlewis.edu/

 

About DGO:

The Durango Swim Club (DGO), (www.durangoswimclub.org) of Durango, CO (USA) is seeking a dynamic, motivated, highly skilled Head Coach for its year-round competitive swim program.

https://www.teamunify.com/Home.jsp?team=codsc

We are seeking an ASCA level 3 or higher Head Coach for our competitive swim team, but we will take applications based on merit. DGO is a USA Swimming affiliated team.  We currently have 90 plus swimmers in five progressive training groups:  Copper, Bronze, Silver, Gold, & Platinum that train year-round with a staff of 3 certified coaches. These groups are designed to provide athletes with a fun team atmosphere where swimmers of similar ability and commitment practice together and TEAM is emphasized in a competitive setting.

DGO has swimmers from beginning age group to nationally-ranked athletes.  This includes numerous zone, sectional and junior national level athletes.

Many of our DGO alumni have gone on to swim collegiately at top-ranked universities, including the University of Hawaii, University of Houston, Vasser, and Pepperdine. DGO is a nonprofit 501c3 organization under the direction of a volunteer parent run Board of Directors elected every three years by the membership.

Our current DGO coaching staff is exceptional.

 

Position Responsibilities:

 

Coaching Requirements:

  • Establish an environment that fosters positive team attitudes and encourages self-discipline, sportsmanship and responsibility.
  • Design swimming and dryland curriculums for all DGO roster levels to promote stroke development and physical conditioning appropriate for the athletes’ current level of fitness and physical/emotional development, while maintaining an appropriate level of challenge necessary to produce improvement in speed, fitness, and progression to the next team roster level.
  • The Head Coach shall demonstrate a working knowledge of competitive swimming strokes, rules, regulations, and safety as applicable and have experience in the techniques of competitive swimming and physical conditioning for the sport.
  • The Head Coach will be required to hold a current USA coaching and Colorado Swimming membership. The Head Coach understands that a current USA registration card shall be worn at all meets and should be available on deck during practices. Renewal of certifications is required.
  • Current CPR, First Aid, and life-guard certification approved by Colorado Swimming.
  • Current Safety Training for Coaches Certification approved by Colorado Swimming.
  • Compliance with all USA Swimming Code of Conduct Rules and Regulations.
  • ASCA Level-3 Certification within 1 year of employment.

 

Swim Program Management:

  1. Be a presence on deck for all practices and supervise or coach all practices. Assign assistant coaches as necessary to ensure practice coverage.
  2. Responsible for group selection and registration approval for all swimmers.
  3. Manage swimming groups, lane assignments, and code of conduct of swimmers at practice and meets.
  4. Discipline of athletes within the program by following all current Colorado Swimming and USA swimming policies. Inform the board of these actions in timely manner.
  5. Attend home and travel meets as set forth in the Annual Plan.
  6. Advise and assist all swimmers on which events to swim at meets.
  7. Responsible for updating meet invitation information on Team Unify and handling of meet entries as prescribed by each meet invitation for all team approved meets.
  8. The Head Coach will update meet results on a current team system.
  9. Supervising responsibility, planning, organization and set-up of all swim meets hosted by the Durango Swim Club with direct help from Administrative Official assigned to the meet, the Meet Director and the Board.

 

Administrative Duties:

  1. The Head Coach will be a member of the Board of Directors. All Board members, including Head Coach, shall abide by all Board Code of Conduct and Durango Swim Club Bylaws.
  2. Attend the CSI (Colorado Swimming Inc.) House of Delegates annually.
  3. Establish an Annual Plan with the Board each year in August prior to the swim season, which includes but is not limited to practice schedule and group expectations, meet and event schedule, budget, and club fees. The Annual Plan shall be reviewed before the beginning of each of the two swim seasons.
  4. Directly supervise, train, determine coaching responsibilities and schedule assistant coaches to cover all practices as written in Annual Plan within the Annual Budget requirements.
  5. Responsible for hiring, firing, and disciplining, of all assistant coaches, and informing board prior to these actions.
  6. Head Coach will complete performance reviews for assistant coaches twice per year and review them with the Board of Directors.
  7. The Head Coach will conduct a monthly staff meeting with assistant coaches.
  8. The Head Coach will advise the Club as to matters pertaining to the swimming Program.
  9. The Head Coach will support the Board to plan the Annual Meeting of the members at the end of the long course season for the purpose of electing new board members.
  10. The Head Coach will work collaboratively with the Board of Directors to support and promote fundraising activities.
  11. The Head Coach will work within the confines of the Annual Budget, as approved by the Board of Directors, for determination of swimmer dues, purchases, travel expenses, team transportation, and assistant coach wages.

 

Communication:

  1. Head coach will maintain team phone number and coach email address.
  2. The Head Coach will be available to speak to all families in the Club at designated times or Club meetings.
  3. The Head Coach shall set up and maintain an efficient communication system with swimmers and parents regarding any information necessary for the day to day functioning of the club. (Ex. schedule changes, clinics, absences, pool closures, etc.). This includes organizing and maintaining a current email list and DGO website for team members and their families on a regular basis.
  4. The Head Coach will plan and run the Annual Meeting of the new members to be held in September with direct help from the Board of Directors.
  5. Communicating with City of Durango staff in order to determine if DGO practice schedule, meet schedule, and pool fundraising will be acceptable to the facility.
  6. Communicating with the City of Durango to establish a respectful environment between the team and the facilities.
  7. The Board of Directors of the Club will assist in any mediation of disputes between the Head Coach/Coaching Staff and swimmers and/or parents of such swimmers.
  8. The Head Coach will foster positive community interest and commitment to the success of the Club by keeping a positive relationship within the swimming community of Durango (Masters, High School, City Recreation Department, etc.) The Board of Directors and the Head Coach will work collaboratively to actively promote the team.
  9. The Head Coach will maintain current communication with the sports staff of the Durango Herald to seek coverage of Club events and results from meets throughout the year.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be CPR/AED certified, lifeguard certified, and maintain current coaching certification.
  • ASCA level 3 but may consider the right candidate with a lower ranking.
  • Experience coaching various ages and skill levels in a competitive environment.
  • High-level swimming experience at the club and collegiate level.
  • Ability to set and achieve individual and team goals and encourage others to do the same.

 

SALARY

This is a year round, salaried position with opportunity for salary increases with the growth of the team. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience within a range of $31,000 to $36,000 annually.

Swim Team Head Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Other
YMCA of Marquette County

with YMCA of Marquette County

Job Description

Provide key leadership to the YMCA of Marquette County Killer Whales Swim Team and assist in the attainment of the goals and objectives of the YMCA of Marquette County.  Project a positive image of the Swim Team and all programs of the YMCA through excellence in program administration, parent and community partnerships.  Effectively develop and utilize resources to achieve efficiencies within program’s span of control.  Infuse all program activities and staff with YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility in accordance with the overall mission statement of the YMCA. The YMCA of Marquette County Swim Team is a year-round competitive swim program with about 100 Marquette-area athletes who train and compete September-March each year and about 40 athletes who train and compete May-August each year.  The program includes a developmental group for ages 9 & Under (Future Stars) as well as Bronze, Silver, Gold and National groups.  We use the YMCA, local high school and University pools for practices.

Qualifications

Required KSA’s Must have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED; college degree preferred.  Be proficient at basic computer skills.  Hold current certifications in CPR, First Aid, Lifeguarding or Safety Training for Swim Coaches and Principles of YMCA Competitive Swimming and Diving. Two years of coaching experience required; previous head coaching experience preferred.

Preferred KSAs:  Experience with a non-profit organization.

Desirable KSAs:  YMCA experience.

Essential Functions

  • Plan, organize, and conduct practice sessions to include dry land and water practice.
  • Provide training direction, encouragement, and motivation in order to prepare swimmers for competitive events.
  • Recruit, interview, hire, schedule, train and supervise assistant coaches and volunteers.
  • Assist with the development and management of annual budget for the swim program.
  • Experience setting up, posting and running meets using Hy-Tek Meet Manager software.
  • Knowledge of IST or similar electronic timing system operations, including troubleshooting and preventive maintenance of electronic components.
  • Experience using TeamUnify software to manage athlete data, meet registration, team entries, team communication and to organize volunteers for home swim meets, fund raising efforts, concessions operations and other team functions.
  • Proven experience organizing volunteers and event workers for at least two large swim invitational’s per year.
  • The ability to oversee and effectively manage assistant coaches who work at multiple pool sites with different age athletes and training groups.
  •  Develop an annual budget and monitor on a monthly basis
  • Fundraising
  • Negotiate pool rental contracts with the local high school and university
  • Work with Swim Team Parent Group to set up and manage all home meets.
  • Coordinate swimmer information for meet entries.
  • Run computer software for scoreboard, timing system, meet entries and team statistics.
  • Communicate schedules and upcoming events with swimmers and parents through website and e-mail.
  • Promote an atmosphere of team cohesiveness by working closely with social committee.
  • All other duties assigned by supervisor.

Required Certifications

Hold current certifications in CPR, First Aid, Lifeguarding or Safety Training for Swim Coaches and Principles of YMCA Competitive Swimming and Diving.

Salary$28,000.00 – $30,000.00

Resumes Accepted Until 6/30/2018

Head Swim Coach – Tulsa OK

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Life Time Fitness

with Life Time Fitness

Do you have a passion for Swimming and living a healthy way of life? We are looking for a passionate Head Swim Team Coach who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and will help our Swim Team members improve their swimming in our state-of-the-art recreational and lap pools, both indoors and out.

A typical day for a Head Swim Team Coach could include:

· Writing and leading Swim Team Group Workouts according to a season plan

· Developing and Coaching Swim Team Coaches on your team

· Registering new participants for the Team

· Maintaining the cleanliness and order of our Aquatics Facilities Duties & Responsibilities

· Creates an educational, safe and inviting experience for all participants

· Initiates, develops and maintains positive relationships with participants

· Responds to member questions regarding Life Time’s programs, policies and procedures

· Provides a safe, clean and organized pool area

· Promotes and sells all Aquatics programs and services

· Ensures use of supplies follow the amount prearranged by the department budget

· Assists in enforcing club and pool policies at all times

· Acts as the liaison between the Aquatics Department Head, USA Swimming, Swim Coaches and Parents

· Participates in weekly 1 on 1 meetings with the Aquatics Manager

· Writes the season plan and workout templates for each season

· Enters the swimmers into the swim meet program

· Schedules Swim Coaches to attend swim meets and represents the Life Time team positively

· Immediately reports suspicious or inappropriate behaviors or abuse relating to youth

Education & Experience

· Four year college degree

· Two years swim coaching experience

· Swim lesson instruction experience preferred

· One year customer service preferred Licenses / Certifications / Registrations

· ASCA Level 2 Certification (mandatory) or higher

· Member of ASCA and USA Swimming

· Safety Training for Swim Coaches certification

· Red Cross Lifeguard and First Aid preferred

· Complete LTU Safety Training before first shift

· Complete all LTU courses within first 60 days of hire

· CPR/AED certification required within the first 3 months of hire

· Successfully complete and pass Life Time Swim Instructor Certification

Benefits All Life Time Team Members receive:

· Complimentary Life Time membership

· Team Member discounts for Life Time products & services

Additional Full Time Benefits

· Medical, Dental, and Vision Plan

· 401(k) Retirement Plan

· Industry-leading Education and Training

· Flexible Spending Account – Dependent (day) Care Account

Co Head Coach – GRENOBLE – FRANCE

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
NAUTIC CLUB ALP'38

with NAUTIC CLUB ALP'38

Co Head Coach – Full Time Position

GRENOBLE, FRANCE

NAUTIC CLUB ALP’38

 

The Nautic Club Alp’38 (NC ALP’38) is seeking a co Head Coach to lead our elite swim group in partnership with our Head coach (Guy La Rocca).  The co Head coach is an integral part to the overall success and legacy of the team. He should have extensive coaching experience, a proven track record of excellence and a passion for working with people. He should have the ability to establish effective working relationships with the other Head Coach and the staff.

NC ALP’38 is a young non-profit swim team formed in 2010 from a combination of two older teams. We are striving for athletic and academic excellence. We are now one of the biggest teams in France (2300 members – 500 competitive swimmers),ranked 11th at the last French Nationals. NC ALP’38 is one of the few teams in France offering college education in parallel to elite training. In France, there are no college swimming programs and clubs are the only place to pursue athletic excellence. Our Elite athletes are training in the pool in the middle of the University of Grenoble Alpes campus and are all going to college. They are from National level to Olympian.

 

SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS:

In addition to a strong coaching background we are looking for a co Head coach that can help us build a swimming program that produces the highest level of competitive excellence in individual and team performance. The co Head coach will report to the team manager, and must develop the skills and talents of the team, promoting teamwork, sportsmanship and encouraging personal development and excellence with unwavering commitment, enthusiasm and drive.

 

BENEFITS:

  • Depending on experience and based on legal French regulation
  • Health Insurrance
  • Unemployment Insurrance

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to NC ALP’38 at [email protected].

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted by the team manager.

 

NAUTIC CLUB ALP’38

9 Rue Fernand Pelloutier

38130 Grenoble, France

http://www.ncalp38.com

 

Thunderbird Aquatic Club Head Coach/Youth Aquatic Manager

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Fidalgo Pool and Fitness Center

with Fidalgo Pool and Fitness Center

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Thunderbird Athletic Club (“TAC”) has an immediate opening for an experienced, dynamic, highly-skilled and energetic Head Coach.

 

Title:                                     TAC Head Coach

 

Reports To:                         Fidalgo Pool & Fitness Center (“FPFC”) Executive Director

 

Position Status:                Full-time – Exempt

 

 

We are located in Anacortes, WA, a city of 16,000 situated on Fidalgo Island, which is connected to the mainland via state highway.  We offer scenic views, a pristine environment, great schools, over fifty miles of maintained forest trails, fishing, kayaking, and whale watching, as well as easy proximity to a variety of cultural destinations—Seattle is ninety minutes to the south; Vancouver, BC a similar distance to the north.  We are the terminus for the San Juan ferry system year-around and the Victoria ferry in the summer.  Our summers:  75 degrees, no humidity, no bugs.  Our winters:  mid-40s, traces of snow, with sun breaks.  Average annual rainfall is 26 inches.  Put simply, Anacortes is a beautiful spot to lay down roots.

 

Please check out these links for additional information on Anacortes:

 

https://anacortes.org/

 

https://www.anacorteswa.gov/

 

Info on Anacortes Schools:

 

www.asd103.org/

 

Info on Fidalgo Pool & Fitness Center:

 

www.fidalgopool.com/

 

About TAC:

 

TAC is seeking a dynamic, motivated, highly-skilled Head Coach for its year-around competitive swim program.

 

 

We are seeking an ASCA level 3 or higher Head Coach for our competitive swim team, but may consider the right candidate with a lower ranking.  TAC is a USA swimming affiliated team with a 40-year history.  We currently have 120 swimmers in five progressive training groups:  Bronze, Silver, Gold, & Senior A/B that train year-around with a staff of four certified coaches.  These groups are designed to provide athletes with a fun team atmosphere where swimmers of similar ability and commitment practice together—utilizing both pool and dry-land conditioning–and TEAM is emphasized in a competitive setting.

 

TAC has swimmers from beginning age groups to ranked athletes and relays.  Many of our graduates have gone onto successful intercollegiate careers at top-ranked universities.  TAC is a nonprofit 501(c) organization under the direction of a volunteer parent-run Board of Directors elected annually by membership.

 

Position Responsibilities

 

Coaching:

 

  • Establish an environment that fosters positive team attitudes and encourages discipline, sportsmanship and responsibility.
  • Develop and maintain plans for the progression of our age-group program, utilizing innovative techniques that drive success, improvement and promotion.
  • Develop and implement team and individual goals with the swimmers and the Board of Directors, monitoring the progress of these athletes and team relative to these goals.
  • Design appropriate swimming and dryland curricula for all TAC roster levels to promote stroke development and physical conditioning, relative to maturity levels, while maintaining an appropriate level of challenge necessary to produce improvement in speed, fitness and progression to the next team roster level.
  • Provide social/emotional support for athletes and differentiated programming to meet each athlete’s needs.

 

 Administration:

 

  • Demonstrate a cooperative, responsive and respectful communication style with swimmers, parents, community members, staff and the Board.
  • Effectively supervise and delegate responsibilities to assistant coaches—practices and meets.
  • Through Team Unify software applications, ensure that club fees are collected on a timely and accurate basis from all enrolled swimmers and their families.
  • Practice continuous improvement and professional development.
  • Oversee all aspects of daily club operation in support of swimmers, membership and team mission and values. Strong organizational skills are a must.
  • Prepare and present monthly Coaching report at Board meetings.
  • Conduct frequent staff meetings with assistant coaches.
  • Communicate with other teams and with PNS regarding meet participation and entries.
  • Work collaboratively with the aquatics director re: pool scheduling.
  • Maintain accurate records of individuals and relay performances, meet participation, practice attendance, etc.
  • Act as a TAC ambassador, actively promoting the program to all concerned.
  • Update and maintain TAC policies and procedures.
  • Maintain professional standard of safety, appearance and dress.
  • Facilitate and participate in club fundraisers.

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

  • Must be CPR/AED certified and maintain current coaching certification.
  • ASCA level 3 but may consider the right candidate with a lower ranking.
  • Strong track record as an outstanding technical swim coach with demonstrated leadership and communication skills.
  • Advanced experience coaching various ages and skill levels in a competitive environment.
  • High-level swimming experience at the club and collegiate level.
  • Experienced with Team Unify.
  • Ability to set and achieve individual and team goals and encourage others to do the same.

 

Salary & Benefits

 

This is a full-time, salaried position.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience with an annual range of $42,000-$50,000.  Full health benefits.  Participation in state-administered PERS retirement system.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

Position is open until filled.  For priority consideration, submit materials by July 2, 2018.  All application materials should be sent to FPFC Executive Director Mitch Everton at [email protected]

 

A complete application consists of:

 

  • Letter of application detailing relevant experience and how the applicant is prepared to fulfill the responsibilities of the position.
  • Statement describing applicant’s coaching philosophy.
  • Current resume.
  • List of three current references, with contact information.
  • Salary expectations.

SFU – full time assistant coach – NCAA II

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division II)
Simon Fraser University swim team

with Simon Fraser University swim team

Simon Fraser University a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II institution invites qualified candidates to apply for the full-time position of Assistant Coach, Swimming.

Reporting to the Head Coach, Men’s and Women’s Swimming, this position is responsible for aiding the head coach in the development and coaching of the SFU Swimming program, within established guidelines, policies and procedures of Simon Fraser University and the Department of Athletics and Recreation.

This position involves all aspects of the varsity program’s operation and administration, including (but not limited to) student-athlete recruitment, student-athlete and team development and measurement; practice and competition scheduling, travel arrangements, fundraising and other duties as deemed necessary for the successful operation of the SFU Swimming Program.

The vision and mission of SFU Athletics and Recreation is to ignite passion in our student-athletes and our communities by making a difference and creating bright futures where winning matters in all that we do.
Role Expectations as an employee of the SFU Department of Athletics and Recreation:

1. Provide leadership in the development of the SFU Swimming program to achieve the objectives that are consistent with the department and the head coach

2. Establish positive relationships with department staff, other university departments and faculties and groups such as clubs, communities, high schools, boosters and alumni

3. Provide guidance and support to student-athletes towards achieving their greatest potential academically and athletically

4. Adhere to the procedures, policies and best practices of the SFU Department of Athletics and Recreation

5. Ensure health and safety, integrity and education welfare of student-athletes

6. Assist in the overall development promotion of the SFU Swimming program

Duties and Responsibilities

 Provide support to the Head Coach
 Assist with the monitoring of the national, provincial, club and community systems to identify and recruit talented student-athletes
 Maintain a positive team culture
 Review and monitor team training (e.g. technical, tactical, physiological, psychological, sport science research and application)
 Assist with the monitoring of student-athletes to ensure their compliance with all team, departmental, university and NCAA policies, rules and regulations
 Training of student-athletes on their individual technical skills to ensure individual athlete growth and development and the team’s competitive success
 Responsible for compliance with all institutional and affiliated athletic association policies, rules and regulations concerning recruiting, financial aid and student-athlete recruitment
Simon Fraser University, Assistant Coach, Swimming – page 2
 Assist in the design and/or monitor team members’ personal development programs and progress with respect to their academic, athletic and community citizenship
 Contribute to the fundraising activities of the program, which includes such duties as:

o Developing alumni relations by administering team Facebook page and organizing other alumni events
o Assist in developing, organizing and coordinating fundraising initiatives to enhance the program’s operating and student-athlete financial assistance budgets and its endowments.
o Developing and running summer camp and/or academy program

 Assist in the administrating program operations, including coordinating team travel and all facility/equipment needs for practices and competitions
 Assist with video breakdown and analysis
 Maintain NCAA certification for off campus recruiting for prospective athletes
 In liaison with the Head Coach, develop certain aspects of the training session and be responsible for implementing those segments
 Promotes program, department and university events and initiatives
 Be present and give feedback at athlete meetings
 Assume head coaching responsibilities in the absence of the Head Coach

Full Time Assistant Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Gwinnett Aquatics

with Gwinnett Aquatics

This is a position tailor-made for a young career coach – we are looking for a “coachable coach” full of enthusiasm for the sport, who is ready to learn and grow with our team. Our goal is to help you become the best possible coach you can be! You will get a high degree of ownership and authority over 2 training groups (one HS-aged, mostly freshmen and sophomores not yet ready for our Senior group; and our top 10&U training group); you will also coach alongside both our Head Coach and Head Age Group Coach, with plenty of opportunities to learn from them. Additionally, we value professional development and will cover expenses for career enrichment opportunities, including local and national coaching clinics, sabbaticals to learn from other teams, and/or additional classwork.

This is a full-time coaching position with benefits. The previous coach in this position has just accepted a Graduate Assistantship and will be working towards her MS while coaching a college team, which we were happy to prepare her for. You can find more information about the team on our website (www.gwinnettaquatics.com). We are an equal opportunity employer, but currently cannot sponsor candidates outside the US or without a work visa.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Commitment to the pursuit of excellence
  • Passion for learning and leading
  • Competitive swimming experience (either coaching or as an athlete)
  • BA or BS degree or equivalent
  • CPR/First-Aid or ability to obtain those prior to employment
  • USA-Swimming Coach Certification or ability to obtain prior to employment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Coaching or teaching experience
  • Background in Strength and Conditioning or related areas (gymnastics, PE)

Responsibilities:

  • Daily promote, both by encouragement and by modeling, Gwinnett Aquatic’s moto of Pursuing Excellence Every Day
  • Adherence to the team philosophy with regards to swimmers’ long-term development
  • Help promote parent education
  • Lead practices to 2 training groups, and assist with a third group (deck hours every weekday and Saturday)
  • Coach at meets, including warm-up supervision (both general and specific), race strategy and feedback
  • Oversee meet entries
  • Represent Ga-Ga within the LSC, taking an interest in helping develop the sport’s governance

Aquatics Director – Western Academy of Beijing

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Other
Western Academy of Beijing

with Western Academy of Beijing

WAB is a leading international IB curriculum school with an enrollment of 1350 students aged 3-18. The student body includes over 50 nationalities and the teaching faculty 22 nationalities.

JOB DESCRIPTION
Role Description / Working Relationships

The Aquatics Director is responsible to the Athletics and Activities Director for overseeing the WAB aquatics activity programs.

The Aquatics Director will manage the daily operations of the pool and ensure a safe, healthy, stimulating and attractive aquatic environment for all WAB programs. He or she will be responsible for the pool as a facility and resource for the school.

Actively promote and provide leadership and support for all PE aquatics programs and ASA activities. The Aquatics Director will be directly responsible for the TigerSharks Swim Team.

The Aquatics Director will regularly schedule professional training sessions for aquatics staff to ensure staff qualifications remain current and that staff members remain proficient in carrying out their responsibilities.

The Aquatics Director will need to work closely with the Properties Department, Principals, WABX Department, PE Departments, and Aquatics Staff.

The Aquatics Director is expected to liaise with and support the PE Departments, through the relevant HOD. The Aquatics Director is expected to attend relevant collaborative planning and scheduling sessions.

Where scheduling permits, the Aquatics Director should be present for all TigerSharks training sessions, and for a number of PE Curriculum lessons as appropriate and necessary.

JOB SPECIFICATION
The WAB Aquatics Director is responsible for:
1. ensuring effective communication and liaison is maintained with the following as required;
• WABX Department
• Principals
• PE Departments
• Properties Department
• Aquatics Staff
• Coaches
• Faculty
• Students
• Parents
• Other community groups utilizing the pool
2. provision of leadership for aquatics programs, including development, evaluation and implementation of programs.
3. in conjunction with HOD’s, provide leadership and support for the provision of the PE aquatics curriculum.
4. leadership of the swimming excellence program (WAB TigerSharks swim team).
5. ensuring coordination across the school’s curriculum, activity programs and community use.
6. schedule and monitor all activities taking place within the pool facility.
7. direction and scheduling of lifeguard/instructor coverage, training and certification.
8. training, scheduling, supervision, and evaluation of aquatics staff and volunteers.
9. ensuring that all Aquatics/PE teachers are kept up to date with their own professional development in line with the requirements to teach swimming and respond to emergencies and to disseminate information about professional development opportunities.
10. maintain records of staff qualifications and expiry dates of these qualifications.
10. updating, implementation and compliance of risk management policies and procedures for the pool facility.
11. ordering, maintenance and proper storage of aquatics equipment necessary for all programs (activities and curriculum)
12. stocking and distribution of WAB swim kit.
13. conducting regular facility audits, including chemical and temperature readings and submission of work orders.
14. promotion of aquatics activities, including overseeing and maintenance of aquatics blog page and the wabx.wab.edu TigerSharks team pages.
15. maintenance, coordination, and vision for the swimming pool area as an instructional, recreational, and competition space and overall upkeep

1. Personal Skills and Abilities
• Ability to establish effective working relationships with staff, students, parents and members of the wider school community
• Positive attitude and ability to communicate both orally and in written form
• Skills in teaching swimming and aquatics
• Empathy for second language acquisition
• Be willing to work as part of a team
2. Knowledge
• A sound understanding of contemporary teaching and learning theories and practice related to aquatics
• A strong knowledge of differentiation strategies
• An understanding of how students learn to swim
• Sound operational knowledge of Hy-tek swim software
Experience
• Successful recent experience as an aquatics teacher
• Experience in pool operation
• Experience as swim meet director
• Experience in staff supervision
Qualifications Preferred
• Degree in physical education, recreation, or related field.
• Qualified swim teacher status
• Qualified lifeguard certification status (Lifeguard Instructor preferred)
• Certified Pool Operators Certification  (CPO)
Physical Demands
• Must have the physical ability to perform all rescue and teaching techniques.

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