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HEAD COACH

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
San Antonio Wave

with San Antonio Wave

The San Antonio Wave is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Head Coach to lead and build our year-round competitive swim team.

Responsibilities/Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Day-to-day swim team operations (wet-side)
  • Hiring, management & mentoring coaching staff
  • Coaching and supervision of swim groups daily as needed
  • Development of schedule and staffing for practices & meets
  • Regular & timely communication with swimmers, parents, coaches, board members, staff & pool landlords
  • Working directly with the Board of Directors re: annual budget, hosting meets, fundraising & other projects as needed
  • Attendance and leadership at swim meets
  • Attending and reporting key metrics at monthly Board meetings
  • Serving as team representative to South Texas Swimming and attending all necessary meetings
  • Development and oversight of dryland program
  • Fostering team unity and spirit among all training locations
  • Administration – tasks such as meet postings, communications, accounting & registration are supported by two part-time personnel

Preferred Qualifications/Attributes Include:

  • Current coach member in good standing with USA Swimming (background check, CPR, First Aid, Safety Training for Swim Coaches)
  • A minimum of 3 years of head coaching experience
  • Experience supervising & mentoring staff of 3 or more coaches
  • ASCA Level 3 or higher certification
  • Ability to provide consistent, positive motivation in a technique-oriented swim program
  • Professional and effective communication skills
  • Solid personal ethics – including honesty, respect and integrity
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of Hy-Tek and Team Unify software
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Compensation is commensurate with experience.

Assistant Swim Coach

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

with Sevier Aquatic Club

JOB TITLE: SAC Assistant Swim Coach
REPORTS TO: SAC Head Swim Coach

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:
Under general supervision of the Head Swim Coach, help plan and organize a competitive swim program for the Sevier Aquatic Club. Assist in organizing meets and oversee daily practices as directed. Analyze performance and instruct swimmers in proper technique and training strategies.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
1. Help plan, develop and implement programs to attract swimmers into the program from the surrounding community.
2. Help develop and implement a seasonal and yearly training program including a “dry-land” strength-training program that will compliment water training and help swimmers reach their maximum potential.
3. Coach students individually or in groups, demonstrating proper swimming technique and observing students to detect and correct mistakes.
4. Performs the duties of the Head Swim Coach in his/her absence.
5. Confer with participants and parents to report swimmers’ progress, explain rules and regulations and any other important swim team information.
6. Help maintain team records and prepare monthly reports regarding practice attendance, etc.
7. Help organize and set-up all meets hosted by Sevier Aquatic Clu.
8. Keep up-to-date on latest swim techniques and training methods.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Have the ability to develop the physiological, psychological and developmental needs of participants.
• Knowledge of current aquatic coaching techniques, training and teaching methods.
• Working knowledge of Hy-tek Team Manager and Meet Manager software to submit entries and run meets.
• Skill in communicating in writing and/or in person on a one-on-one basis and before groups for the purpose of influencing, motivating and convincing.
• Ability to work independently and to plan and organize programs.
• Ability to analyze the needs of students with varying levels of physical and mental ability.
• Ability to administer first aid and other life saving precautions according to prescribed procedures.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: At least one year experience coaching competitive swimming or any combination of education, training, and experience providing the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform essential job functions.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Work takes place in and around pool facility. Traveling needed to attend swim meets, and, when necessary, meetings, clinics and conferences.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: First Aid, CPR, Safety Training for Swim Coaches, and Background Check.

Assistant Age Group Coach

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

with COM Aquatics Swim Team

COM Aquatics Swim team in Midland, Texas is seeking to hire an age group coach who will bring passion and stroke/development expertise to our growing team.  The specific groups this coach would be working with will be determined by their previous experience.  The ideal candidate has a background in competitive swimming and coaching, and possesses patience and passion for working with children.  COM Aquatics just celebrated our 50th anniversary, was inducted into the Texas Swimming & Diving Hall of Fame and has 7 pools at our own facility, including a 10 lane, 50 meter pool.  We have National and Junior National qualifiers and are looking for someone to help continue our journey towards new levels of excellence by creating life-changing environments where success is certain.

Silver Creek Valley Country Club seeking age group/developmental coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Silver Creek Valley Country Club

with Silver Creek Valley Country Club

Silver Creek Valley Country Club in south San Jose, California is seeking to hire an age group/developmental coach who will bring passion and stroke/development expertise to our growing year-round team, El Tiburon. The ideal candidate has a background in competitive swimming and swim coaching, and possesses that certain something that allows them to work well with children. The person hired will coach our novice and intermediate groups five days a week (two hours), and attend meets approximately every three weeks. Our hourly rate is extremely competitive for this area and has the potential to expand to include benefits. Extra income can be generated by offering private instruction. El Tiburon was started three years ago with the vision of building slowly and rationally into a highly competitive year-round program. The team’s swimmers have achieved Far Western level times and will be moving into senior level swimming in the coming year.We also have a summer team that will be part of this coach’s duties.

Associate Head Coach/Head Age Group Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club, Other
Greenwich YWCA Dolphins

with Greenwich YWCA Dolphins

The Greenwich YWCA Dolphins Swim Team has a 48-year tradition in competitive development and has been recognized as a 2018 Silver Program of Excellence in USA Swimming’s Club Excellence Program after 4 consecutive seasons of Bronze level recognition.

Our goal is to help each swimmer reach the highest possible level of development and competitive achievement. Team members and their parents work with the coaches and staff to attain these objectives. Dedicated, experienced coaches constantly strive to instill confidence and pride in all team members while working to improve various stroke disciplines, endurance and overall racing skills.

The team has 3 local training sites, with the host pool in central Greenwich serving 200-225 members. In 2016 the team had 4 members compete at the USA Olympic Trials.

The Dolphins are a member club of Connecticut Swimming, Inc. We provide our members with an ample series of meets, starting with our popular “in-house” Grand Prix Meets for all age groups and competition at the local, regional, state, zone and national level.

Our unique style of collaborative coaching has all staff members working periodically with all seven of our team levels. This candidate’s work will focus in the 8-13-year old age group levels where they will lead practices.  The candidate will also supplement coaching the entry level and most Senior groups.

The ideal candidate must have high energy and will have 2-4 years of USA coaching background.  The candidate also needs a strong record of teaching, leadership, a strong work ethic and the ability to interact with all YWCA staff and the parent’s advisory group.

Additional skills should include strong verbal and written skills.  They should also have excellent computer skills and be competent with Word, Excel, Outlook, Hy-Tek Team Manager, Hy-Tek Meet Manager and Team Unify web site management. Colorado Timing Equipment experience is helpful.

The candidate will report to the Head Coach and CEO of the YWCA.

Additional skills should include a Bachelor’s Degree and valid certifications as a USA Swimming Coach, Safety Training For Swim Coaches, Lifeguard Training and CPR for the Professional Rescuer.

Salary commensurate with experience beginning at $49,500, which includes Medical, Dental and Retirement programs. Candidates will be subject to background checks per YWCA of Greenwich policies.

 

Greenwich, Connecticut is located 30 miles outside of New York City. The YWCA of Greenwich web site is www.ywcagreenwich.org  Our team brochure can be accessed here: https://www.teamunify.com/ctgywd/UserFiles/File/2017_Dolphins_BRO_R5.pdf

 

Metro Aquatics Associate Senior Coach

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

with Metro Aquatics

Metro Aquatics is searching for an enthusiastic and dedicated Associate Senior Coach to work with
our High School, Sectional, and Elite Racing Team groups. The Associate Senior Coach will work
closely alongside the Head Coach and must be capable of autonomously running each aspect of the
senior program.

Metro Aquatics is part of the Metro Parks Tacoma swim teams program, which serves over 400
swimmers (10% African American/Black; 18% Latino/Hispanic; 22% Asian; and 48% white). 40%
of our team members qualify for free/reduced lunch. The Associate Senior Coach must be capable
of creating a positive and inclusive environment that welcomes youth from ethnically diverse and
resource-challenged populations. Our mission for senior coaching to assist all swimmers in
identifying and achieving success, whatever success means for each individual.
Metro Aquatics is a parks-owned, coach-run, USA-Swimming Club Recognition Level 3 competitive
swimming program located in Tacoma, Washington. In the past ten years, our senior program has
had 99% annual lifetime bests in primary events; a top-40 finisher at the U.S. Olympic Trails and a
U.S. Paralympic Trials champion. Metro Parks currently operates developmental swim teams in
seven facilities and year-round competitive programs in three pools.

In the performance of respective tasks and duties all Metro Aquatics coaches are expected to:
• Maintain a positive attitude and set an example of good sportsmanship.
• Have excellent administrative and organizational skills.
• Build community enthusiasm and team camaraderie.
• Ensure athlete retention and participation in selected meets and team events.
• Emphasize proper technique and conditioning.
• Motivate swimmers in a positive manner.
• Resolve conflicts in a professional, tactful manner.
• Prove to be highly punctual.
• Conduct oneself in a professional manner in the pool and in the community.
• Support the mission and philosophies of Metro Parks Tacoma.

Essential Duties
• Ensure swim team and other aquatic program participants’ safety and wellbeing.
• Assist Head Swim Coach in determining senior competition and practice schedules.
• Assist Head Swim Coach in developing training group guidelines for senior program.
• Assist Head Swim Coach with implementation of all senior program goals and curriculum.
• Assist the Head Swim Coach in overseeing meet registration process for senior swimmers.

Qualifications
• Adequate coaching and/or swimming experience. Inexperienced coaches with good
character references are encouraged to apply.
• Membership in good standing of USA Swimming and certifications in AED, CPR, First Aid
and Lifeguard Training.
• Must be able to have a Washington State drivers license within 6 months of starting.

Additional Information
• Must be able to travel to meets.
• Must be able to work irregular work hours, with some weeks working in excess of a 40-
hours.
• Must have visual and auditory ability to respond to critical situations and physical ability to
act swiftly in an emergency
• Must be organized, observant of deadlines, and have excellent communication skills with
supervisor, parents and students

Equal Opportunity
All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to age,
color, national origin, citizenship status, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital
status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Competitive Swim Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club, Other
VillaSport Athletic Club & Spa

with VillaSport Athletic Club & Spa

VillaSport Athletic Club and Spa offers exciting and fulfilling career opportunities for those who thrive in a fast-paced, energizing environment.  Our resort-style clubs are where fitness, family and community all come together.  As a growth company with ambitious expansion plans, VillaSport is looking for talented and motivated people who can grow with us and deliver best-in-class customer service on a scale not seen in the industry.
If you are a high-performing, outgoing, service-oriented individual looking for a chance to make a difference, you belong at VillaSport.  We offer a fantastic work environment, competitive wages, and a 401(k) plan with a generous company match of up to 4% of your compensation.

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position works closely with the Aquatics Director in developing, coordinating, and managing the VillaSport Competitive USA Swim Team in a safe and responsible manner.  This person will be provided with general supervision by the Aquatics Director and will need to be organized, self-motivated, resourceful, and able to successfully manage the programs with minimal direct supervision.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Familiarity with aquatics industry
Certified USA Swimming Coach in good standing
Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
Competitive swimming background
Minimum of 3 years coaching USA competitive swim teams and a minimum of 3 years instructing swim lessons
Experience coaching and developing swim curriculum for children and adults
Minimum of 1 year in management or supervisory swim team role
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
American Swimming Coaches Association – Level 2
American Red Cross Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
Safety Training for Swim Coaches – required prior to hire date
Current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification may substitute for Safety Training for Swim Coaches and First Aid/CPR/AED
Associates Degree or higher

For more information about VillaSport please visit our website at www.villasport.com

Assistant Coach – SwimAtlanta Swim Team

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

with SwimAtlanta

Position: Assistant Coach

Full-Time with benefits

Salary based on experience

 

SwimAtlanta  is currently seeking an assistant head coach for elite level Age Group and Senior swimmers.

 

Interested candidates should have a passion for the sport, experience with competitive swimming and coaching, excellent communication skills, as well as a strong work ethic and eagerness to learn and grow as a coach and professional. Applicants must have all certifications up to date. We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic reliable individual who can not only lead the swimmers but also work well with others. Great organizational skills and time management are essential.

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Coaching all levels of age group swimmers with a focus on technique and development
  • Work with Head Coach to create and implement season plans, prepare meet and practice schedules, and schedule tryouts and substitute coaches
  • Attend swim meets
  • Help with pool maintenance
  • Communicate consistently and effectively with team membership and other team administrative duties
  • Office hours

 

 

 

Head Coach Gatewayves Swim Team

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Other
Gatewayves Swim Team swimming for Gateways Sports and Pools, Inc.

with Gatewayves Swim Team swimming for Gateways Sports and Pools, Inc.

Gateway Sports & Pools Inc., a non-profit dedicated to teaching competitive youth sports, especially swimming, is looking to hire a full-time Head Coach for the Gatewayves Swim Team. In line with the Gateway Sports & Pools Inc. Mission Statement, the Head Coach will provide leadership, and foster the growth of Gatewayves.

Job responsibilities include, but are not restricted to: Serve as primary, on-deck coach of all age-level training groups. Supervise all assistant coaches and other swim team staff. Increase the number of athletes who swim into their high school and collegiate years, and increase the number of athletes who qualify for championship opportunities.

Supervise and develop assistant coaching sta including: coordinate stroke and training principles throughout all levels; oversee group placement and advancement of athletes; and serve as on-deck coach of lower level training groups as needed;

Oversee all administrative aspects of team activities, including: meet selection, planning and registration; coordination of home/hosted meets; practice scheduling for all training groups; maintaining team statistics; and team promotion locally and within Metropolitan Swimming and USA Swimming; writing club newsletter and articles for website, social media, and print. Involved in team functions including the organization of volunteers, team photos, socials, board meetings and season ending banquets. Maintains records, rosters, spreadsheets, coach’s certifications, and record board and meet participation. Responds to all parent and swimmer inquiries and complaints in timely manner.

Qualifications: 3+ years’ experience as a Head Coach or Assistant Coach of a Metropolitan Swimming and USA Swimming affiliated club; ASCA Level 2 certification or above strongly preferred; Experience leading and mentoring assistant coaching staff; All certifications current and in good standing with USA Swimming or required prior to starting; Solid knowledge of stroke theory and training physiology; Proven success coaching, motivating, and inspiring swimmers at all levels, from developmental through national level; Proven capability to develop talent at all levels.

Licenses / Certifications / Registrations all Current Status:

ASCA Level 2-3 Certification

Current Member of ASCA and USA Swimming

Safety Training for Swim Coaches Certifications

Red Cross Lifeguard and First Aid

Red Cross CPR-PR/AED

 

Benefits:

Competitive Salary

Medical, Dental and Vision Plan

Paid Vacation and Sick

Travel Reimbursement

 

 

 

Ideal Candidate possesses: A passion for competitive swimming, along with a personal desire to succeed professionally and advance the team as a whole; Clear, cooperative, and tactful communication style; Strong organizational skills and attention to detail; Solid personal ethics, including honesty, respect and integrity; Attitude to effectively communicate with swimmers, parents and coaches Ability to inspire swimmers and coaches to be their best Energetic, enthusiastic and motivational Experience with and knowledge of HyTek programs (Team Manager and Meet Manager) and Team Unify.

 

INQUIRIES: All interested applicants please email resume and cover letter to [email protected] or call 347-229-7326

Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division III)
University of California, Santa Cruz

with University of California, Santa Cruz

Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach

Office of Physical Education, Recreation and Sports

https://opers.ucsc.edu/

Job #: 1808086

Full Time; Six Month Contract – $15,660.00 Annually

UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.

Involves directing or assisting with developing the student-athlete physically, competitively and emotionally. Enhances the execution of competitive sports, manages team, recruits, fundraises and may determine competitive schedules.

In partnership with head coach, the assistant coach helps develop strategies for developing and maintaining large and / or highly visible intercollegiate sports programs. Responsible for overseeing specific aspects of the sports program including, but not limited to, individual goalkeeper player development, teaching goalkeeper position

skill-work, planning and execution of practice and games, opponent scouts/film breakdown, on and off-campus recruiting, conditioning programs, fundraising events, and various administrative duties for team travel. Must be attentive to detail; keep accurate records; and possess an ability to work with a diverse constituency, including but not limited to students, parents, coaches, faculty, staff administrators, prospective students, and other outside contacts. Must foster an environment of NCAA compliance. May provide guidance to other personnel. Assumes head coach responsibilities as needed. Additionally staff are expected to embrace the NCAA DIII philosophy and UCSC Principles of Community. The Assistant Coach reports directly to the Head Coach. Work schedule often includes: evenings, weekends, and holidays.

At UC Santa Cruz, we strive to enrich the total educational experience by promoting physical activity, encouraging health and wellness, building community, and cultivating leadership. Through our diverse offerings of athletics, classes, workshops, outdoor adventure trips, intramural sports leagues, tournaments, clubs, drop-in activities, and recreational facilities, we strive to provide opportunities for UCSC students, staff and faculty, retirees, alumni, and local community members to participate. As one of the largest student employers on campus, we also have many work-study and non-work student jobs in our facilities and programs. Our goal is to provide a wide variety of professional programs and physical activities that promote and enhance community, learning, leadership, lifelong wellness, and academic success.

Coaching positions available under this recruitment: Men’s Soccer, Men’s Volleyball, Men’s Basketball, Women’s Soccer, Women’s Volleyball, Women’s Basketball, M&W Cross Country, M&W Track and Field, Men’s Swimming, Women’s Swimming, and M&W Dive; 2-months 50% time (pre and post month) and 4 months 100% time.

Qualifications include:

Bachelor’s degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training with a college-level program.

Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with athletic participants.

Ability to demonstrate sound judgment and decision-making; be an effective problem solver and effectively communicate verbally and in writing.

Specialized knowledge of the team sport or activity, as well as basic technical expertise in coaching principles.

Current knowledge of applicable rules and standards of the affiliated athletic conference, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) or National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), as well as other associations and agencies to which the campus adheres, and at all times avoid any and all violations of these rules and standards.

Possess CPR/AED/First Aid certification or have the ability to obtain it within 60-calendar days of hire.

Needs to maintain NCAA certified recruiter status.

Candidates must have the ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends.

Selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal history background check.

Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 07-22-2018

D&J Sports Seeks Full-Time Retail Store and Swim Meet Staff

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team Other
D&J Sports

with D&J Sports

D&J Sports has an opening for full-time retail store and swim meet staff in Austin and San Antonio. This person will be responsible for the day-to-day retail store operations including sales, stock and team business for the area.

***Applicant must be willing to relocate to the Austin, TX or San Antonio, TX  for this position.

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES

Areas of responsibility include:

Retail store sales and events

Replenishing the showroom floor

Promoting and marketing the business

Dealing with customer queries and complaints

Overseeing pricing and inventory control

Maximizing profitability and meeting sales targets

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Basic computer skills which include but not limited to Microsoft Word and Excel and ability to use a company provided e-mail

Exceptional organizational, time management skills and attention to detail

Ability to be able to handle multiply accounts in a timely matter and maintain relationships in a competitive industry

Proficiency in inventory software, databases and systems

Able to work with several materials such as polyester, nylon or other such materials

Able to create a team environment and the ability to work with others in a retail environment

Reliability/dependability — no attendance issues

Able to handle several tasks at a time and remain focused

Knowledge of the sport of swimming is preferred but not required

Able to travel to events on an as needed basis which will include nights or weekends

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

– A degree in any discipline is acceptable for entry into this position

– Basic computer skills such as Microsoft Word and Excel required

– Exceptional multi-tasking skills and the ability to handle more than one customer at a time

– Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

– Swimming or sports related knowledge is preferred.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This position will require you to work in a fast pace environment and be able to handle multiple tasks at one time.

Driving retail and team sales to maximize profits and market share and a team leader than can maximize your potential.

Able to travel to events on an as needed basis.

Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division III)
University of California, Santa Cruz

with University of California, Santa Cruz

Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach

Office of Physical Education, Recreation and Sports

https://opers.ucsc.edu/

Job #: 1808087

Full Time; Six Month Contract – Annual Salary of $15,660.00

UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.

Involves directing or assisting with developing the student-athlete physically, competitively and emotionally. Enhances the execution of competitive sports, manages team, recruits, fundraises and may determine competitive schedules.

In partnership with head coach, the assistant coach helps develop strategies for developing and maintaining large and / or highly visible intercollegiate sports programs. Responsible for overseeing specific aspects of the sports program including, but not limited to, individual goalkeeper player development, teaching goalkeeper position skill-work, planning and execution of practice and games, opponent scouts/film breakdown, on and off-campus recruiting, conditioning programs, fundraising events, and various administrative duties for team travel.

Must be attentive to detail; keep accurate records; and possess an ability to work with a diverse constituency, including but not limited to students, parents, coaches, faculty, staff administrators, prospective students, and other outside contacts. Must foster an environment of NCAA compliance. May provide guidance to other personnel. Assumes head coach responsibilities as needed. Additionally staff are expected to embrace the NCAA DIII philosophy and UCSC Principles of Community. The Assistant Coach reports directly to the Head Coach. Work schedule often includes: evenings, weekends, and holidays.

At UC Santa Cruz, we strive to enrich the total educational experience by promoting physical activity, encouraging health and wellness, building community, and cultivating leadership. Through our diverse offerings in athletics, classes, workshops, outdoor adventure trips, intramural sports leagues, tournaments, clubs, drop-in activities, and recreational facilities, we strive to provide opportunities for UCSC students, staff and faculty, retirees, alumni, and local community members to participate. As one of the largest student employers on campus, we also have many work-study and non-work student jobs in our facilities and programs. Our goal is to provide a wide variety of professional programs and physical activities that promote and enhance community, learning, leadership, lifelong wellness, and academic success.

Coaching positions available under this recruitment: Men’s Soccer, Men’s Volleyball, Men’s Basketball, Women’s Soccer, Women’s Volleyball, Women’s Basketball, M&W Cross Country, M&W Track and Field, Men’s Swimming, Women’s Swimming, and M&W Dive; 2-months 50% time (pre and post month) and 4 months 100% time.

Qualifications include:

Bachelor’s degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training with a college-level program.

Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with athletic participants.

Ability to demonstrate sound judgment and decision-making; be an effective problem solver and effectively communicate verbally and in writing and for live media presentations.

Specialized knowledge of the team sport or activity, as well as basic technical expertise in coaching principles.

Current knowledge of applicable rules and standards of the affiliated athletic conference, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) or National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), as well as other associations and agencies to which the campus adheres, and at all times avoid any and all violations of these rules and standards.

Some special conditions include:

Successfully pass a pre-employment background check

Possess CPR/AED/First Aid certification or have the ability to obtain it within 60-calendar days of hire.

Needs to maintain NCAA certified recruiter status.

Candidates must have the ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends.

Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 07-22-2018

Volunteer Assistant Swim Coach / Hurricane Aquatics Assistant Swim Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club, College (Division I)

with University of Miami / Hurricane Aquatics

The University of Miami, a Division I member of the NCAA and a member of the ACC, is accepting applications for a Volunteer Assistant Swim Coach. This person will also serve as a paid assistant for Hurricane Aquatics (CANES), a USA Swimming affiliated club. Under the supervision of both Head Coaches, this person will have the opportunity to play an important role in the success of the programs, while gaining valuable experience at both the college and club level. This position has proven to be a great way to develop coaching skills and advance coaching careers.

Responsibilities will be largely based on the candidate’s strengths, but will include:

  • Participating in design of season plans, daily workouts, and meet line-ups
  • On deck coaching of various groups, and working one-on-one with swimmers to help them improve
  • Participating in coaching education
  • Gaining knowledge in NCAA, ACC, FINA and USA Swimming rules, and support the head coaches in ensuring that the athletes adhere to those rules
  • Assisting in meet, practice and event management
  • Learning to use and become proficient in sport specific software (Meet Manager, Team Manager, etc)

In order to serve in this position the candidate must be eligible to work for the university, and must comply with all NCAA, ACC and USA Swimming rules.

The candidate must be current in the following certifications or be prepared to acquire certification prior to coaching:

  • CPR, First Aid, Safety Training for Swim Coaches, Concussion Training
  • USA Swimming membership in good standing
  • Athlete protection training, Safe Sport training
  • Background checks through USA Swimming and the University of Miami
  • Foundations of Coaching

Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division III)

with University of the South

Primary Function: Assist head coach with planning, organizing, and directing one of the University-sponsored athletic programs.

Typical Duties & Responsibilities: 

1. Instruct student-athletes individually or in groups in techniques and fundamentals of the respective sport.
2. Organize and execute effective team practices and coaching under the direction of the head coach.
3. Assist head coach with student-athlete assessment.
4 Identify, evaluate, and encourage application and acceptance of student athletes in accordance with University, NCAA, and SAA policies and regulations.
5. Assist Aquatics Director in all pool operations (staffing, training, coordinating the cleaning of pool, and chemical balancing on the water).
6. Assist in meet administration.
7. Participate in speaking engagements for the Sewanee Club and support community initiatives.
8. Instruct students in one or more physical education courses.
9. Perform collateral departmental duties, as required, such as intramural coordination, event management or coaching a secondary sport.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education or related field

Experience: 1-3 years coaching experience at high school or collegiate level or experience competing as an athlete at the collegiate level. Knowledge of NCAA rules & regulations

Job Related Skills: Knowledge of HY-Tek software, and functional knowledge of Excel, Word and Google Documents. Also, knowledge of how to use social media to promote the men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs.

Licenses/Certification: Valid Tennessee Driver’s license; NCAA Compliance certification

Working Environment: Work is performed in office environment with significant amount of time spent either outdoors on playing fields, in pool area, or other athletic facility as specific sport(s) requires. Significant travel required for recruiting and competition.

EEO Statement: The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.

Non-Discrimination Statement: The University of the South’s policy against discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, and retaliation is consistent with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 34 CFR Part 106, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and 34 CFR 104.7, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act of 2008. In addition to contacting the Title IX Coordinator, who is the compliance coordinator, persons with inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and 34 CFR Part 106 may contact the Regional Civil Rights Director, U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Region IV, 61 Forsyth Street S.W., Suite 19T70, Atlanta, Georgia 30303.

Assistant Coach Swimming and Diving

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division I)
Iona College

with Iona College

Iona College seeks applications for Assistant Coach Swimming and Diving, a full time 12-month position.  In accordance with all NCAA, Conference and College policies and procedures, the position will report to the Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach and the duties include assisting, developing, identifying with the Head Coach with all aspects of recruiting; daily planning and training of team members; developing and assisting with dry-land and strength program and to coordinate same with staff of strength and conditioning; assist in all aspects of administrative duties (i.e. NCAA rules and compliance; travel coordination and departmental meetings, etc); alumni relations and fund raising development; supplement and support Director of Aquatics with administrative operational support as required and other duties as assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that all relevant institutional, conference and NCAA rules and regulations are followed including, but not limited to: player eligibility, recruiting, financial student aid, scheduling and academic progress.
  • Recruiting coordinator: Recruit quality athletes capable of pursuing the baccalaureate degree in accordance with the rules and regulations of the governing bodies and in such a manner that reflects the best’s interests of the program and the university.
  • Coordinate with Head Coach for the development of recruiting weekends, including promotion, travel, speakers, student hosts, meals, class attendance and administrative meetings.
  • Travel Coordinator: Plan and coordinate travel in conjunction with athletic department coordinator. Create and distribute itinerary for all team travel.
  • On deck coaching: Assist Head Coach in all aspects of planning and implementing daily work outs.
  • Assist and coordinate with Head Coach and Strength and Conditioning Staff workout programs for pre-season, in-season and post season.
  • Work with Assistant Director of Athletic Facilities as needed to ensure coordination of events scheduling.
  • Assist with routine maintenance of timing and scoreboard systems.
  • Assist the Head Swimming and Diving coach in all fundraising activities for the swimming and diving program, keeping in mind the goal set forth by the Athletics Director for the program.
  • Participate in annual continuing education pertaining to NCAA rules.
  • Relate in a positive and effective manner with officials, opponents’ coaching staff, high school coaches, parents, media and the public.    
  • Demonstrate sincere interest and provide strong leadership in the personal, athletics, and academic development of student athletes. 
  • Provide information relating to the accomplishments and endeavors of the team and individual team members and Alumni to the Associate Athletics Director of Sports Information.
  • Assist the Head Swimming and Diving Coach in preparing eligibility documentation for submittal to the Associate Athletics Director – Compliance.   
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested by the Head Swimming and Diving Coach.
  • Collaborate with Head Coach on ensuring budgetary compliance

 Required Experience:

Education: B.S. degree required from a recognized college or university. Master’s preferred

Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of collegiate swimming and diving coaching experience.

 Specialized Skills: Experience coaching at the college, high school or equivalent club level; meet management background; computer skills including Word, Excel and Hy-Tek software and competitive background. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Competence in leadership, and decision making. Excellent interpersonal skills. Strong initiative, detail and follow up skills with students athletes and staff members.  Demonstrates professional image on and off the field. Skills in counseling, and mentoring athletes.             

Physical Requirements: Work is performed in a coaching, athletic, competitive indoor environment. Must be in excellent physical health to handle fast pace environment.  Able to stand for long, extended periods of time.         

Job Location: New Rochelle, New York, United States 

 

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