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Full-Time Head Age Group Coach

Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics / Alpine Hills

with Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics / Alpine Hills

Full-time Head Age Group Coach, Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics / Alpine Hills: We are looking for passionate, ambitious and technique-minded individuals to contribute to our program and community. We value character building, team building, technique development, long-term development and achieving results. It is essential to accomplishing our goals, that our staff be effective communicators, energetic motivators and consistent innovators. We embrace and encourage coaches to be creative and contribute new ideas to add to our conventional coaching methods. Every member of the staff is expected to be adaptable to the many situations that may arise and the ever-changing and growing landscape of competitive swimming. We look forward to interviewing all potential candidates at their earliest convenience

Desired Qualification

• Competitive swimming experience at the club or collegiate level, and/or 5+ years coaching experience with a leading swim program
• Desire to pursue a career in swim coaching based on a passion for developing swimmers of all ages
• Expertise with current technique development and training methodologies
• Strong communication skills, organization, team-oriented
• Minimum of ASCA Level 2 Certification or comparable

A candidate’s application may also benefit from

• Knowledge and expertise in dryland training
• Experience with event planning

Alpine Hills is a leading, private swim and tennis club providing

• Membership in Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics (PASA), a highly competitive, nationally recognized swim team
• A 25 yard x 25 meter deep-water competition pool, coupled with a fully-equipped weight room and fitness center
• A vibrant, supportive community with a rich history in swimming excellence at all levels
• A competitive salary and generous benefits package based on qualification

Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics – Vision

We envision a program that provides advanced level coaching to develop the total athlete at all levels of development, from beginners to world-class competitors. PASA’s innovative program maximizes the results of time spent in the water by incorporating swimmer specific practices designed to enhance individual development, including strength, stretching, yoga, pilates, mental training, and team building.

To find out more about our program, visit www.teamunify.com/pcpasaah 
To find out more about our club, visit www.alpinehills.us 
To find out more about PASA, visit www.pasa-swim.org 

Graduate Assistant – Assistant Coach, Men’s and Women’s Swimming

Bryant University

with Bryant University

Bryant University, a NCAA D1 member of the Northeast Conference, is seeking applicants for a GA Coaching position for the Men’s and Women’s Swim Team.

Principle Accountabilities

Assisting with all aspects of operating a collegiate program, including daily practices, recruiting, videotaping, home meet management, fund raising, student-athlete academic success, travel, compliance with all NCAA, NEC and Bryant University rules and regulations, etc.

Qualifications

Requires an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution and acceptance into Bryant University Graduate School program (acceptance must be received before candidate will be considered). The ideal candidate will have collegiate and/or high school experience in swimming. Computer skills (MS Office, excel) are required.

The candidate must have the ability to effectively recruit and retain quality student-athletes. The ability to effectively communicate through oral, written and electronic forms along with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate student-athletes in a group or individual setting are also necessary. The candidate must actively support the mission of the university by working with faculty, staff and students to share in our core values. The candidate must complete the NCAA coaches recruiting exam, and travel is required.

Regular attendance at assigned job site and the ability to work collaboratively with co-workers and constituents are essential functions of this position.

Salary

This position will begin August 1, 2014, with an anticipated duration of two years. Compensation includes a full tuition waiver, housing, and a $3,000.00 stipend

Acceptance into Bryant University Graduate School program is a condition of employment. Acceptance must be received before candidate will be considered.

About Bryant University

Throughout its 150-year history, Bryant University has earned a distinguished reputation for innovative academic programs and technology that are marketplace driven and highly attuned to the emerging needs of industry and society. Bryant’s close-knit, student-centered community of scholars delivers challenging academic programs that integrate business and the arts and sciences, with an emphasis on real-world application and a global perspective. Abundant co-curricular opportunities, service learning programs, internships, and practicums allow students to put theory into practice while building character and leadership skills.

Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach

Southwestern University

with Southwestern University

Southwestern University seeks candidates for the position of Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Coach. This is an entry-level position with coaching responsibilities that include, but are not limited to, the administration of daily swimming and diving operations, recruitment, team training, home event management, practice organization, oversee lifeguard staff, and other duties as assigned by the Head Coach and/or Director of Athletics. This is a 9-month, full-time, exempt position with benefits.

Requirements

A bachelor’s degree is required with a master’s degree preferred. The successful candidate is expected to comply with departmental guidelines set forth by Southwestern University, the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference, and the NCAA Division III. Swimming and diving experience as an athlete and/or coach at the intercollegiate level is necessary.

Salary

This is a 9-month, full-time, exempt position with benefits.

About Southwestern University

Southwestern University is a selective, undergraduate institution committed to a broad-based liberal arts, sciences, and fine arts education. Located in Georgetown, Texas, 28 miles north of Austin, Southwestern is affiliated with The United Methodist Church. Southwestern University is deeply committed to fostering a diverse educational environment and especially encourages applications from members of groups traditionally under-represented in academia. Southwestern is a member of NCAA Division III and the Southern Collegiate Athletic Association (SCAC). More information on the University is available at www.southwestern.edu or http://southwesternpirates.com/landing/index. More information on the SCAC is available at http://www.scacsports.com/landing/index .

Assistant Men’s & Women’s Swimming Coach

Drexel University

with Drexel University

Drexel University – Assistant Men’s & Women’s Swimming Coach

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Assist in teaching, coaching, training and motivating men and women student-athletes to perform at the highest level through organized team and individual sessions.
• Foster an environment within the men’s and women’s Swimming program that supports the department mission of personal growth and integrity, diversity, leadership, sportsmanship and a commitment to athletic and academic excellence.
• Assist in selecting and successfully recruit student-athletes that meet the needs and growth of the program, department and institution.
• Work effectively with administrators, professional staff and coaches within the department of athletics to operate effectively within the structure of the organization.
• Communicate with all constituents of the program including professional staff, faculty, students, parents, alumni and friends.
• Ensure that the program complies with all institution and sports-related rules and regulations.
• Work to foster growth of the Drexel Swimming community.
• Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS

• Bachelor’s Degree
• Collegiate Swimming experience as a student-athlete
• Successful coaching experience (collegiate preferred)
• Knowledge of NCAA and conference rules preferred
• Valid Driver’s license with MVR check required

Background Check Disclosure: Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment will be contingent upon the University’s acceptance of the results of the background investigation.

About Drexel University

Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an inclusive and respectful environment enriches the University community and the educational and employment experience of its members. The University prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and any other prohibited characteristic. Please visit our website to view all University Policies and Workplace Postings.

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Event Manager

Fitter and Faster Swim Tour presented by SwimOutlet.com

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The Fitter and Faster Swim Tour Presented by SwimOutlet.com is looking for hardworking, passionate individuals who love swimming, people, and thrive on being responsible for the execution of amazing clinics all around the country. Imagine working with Olympic athletes, traveling the country, and working with others who share a passion for swimming. Amazing right? The Fitter and Faster Swim Tour is currently looking for two to three part-time Event Managers located in the Washington, DC area.

The Event Managers are responsible for managing the on-site program for our unique swim clinics. We are looking for Event Managers who can think on their feet, assess all types of situations, and pick up the ball and run in a fast-paced environment.

The Fitter and Faster Swim Tour has been a force in the swimming world. We are the only turn-key elite level swim clinic operation in the United States. Our mission is to “connect the grassroots of the sport of swimming with elite level athletes, all year round.” We do this through our national platform of events.

In 2013 we went to over 100 cities across the country. In addition, we have also launched the best selling instructional swim DVD series in history. If you are dynamic, enthusiastic, responsible, and love swimming as much as we do, we want to hear from you! If you are interested in a position with a fast growing, dynamic company that’s doing amazing things in the sport of swimming please send an email to [email protected] Be sure to attach your resume along with a brief note introducing yourself.

Requirements

  • Event experience is required.
  • Knowledge of the swimming industry and background in competitive swimming is required.
  • Must have general computer experience with knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • The successful candidate is well organized, able to manage multiple tasks and on-going projects, punctual, and have a strong work ethic.
  • Event Managers must be wiling to travel across the country Friday through Sundays on two or more weekends a month.
  • Must be located in Washington, DC area

 

Team Sales Representative

The Swim Exchange

with The Swim Exchange

Duties are to educate aquatics teams on our Team Outfitting Solutions. We provide a unique online ordering solution for teams allowing parents online access to team merchandise that also raises funds for the team.

Job Requirements

– Knowledge of Aquatics Programs (Swim, Dive, Polo, Lifeguard, Special Olympics, Open Water)

– Knowledge of Aquatics Seasons

 Salary 

This position is commission based.

About The Swim Exchange

The Swim Exchange – www.swimx.com is a swim and water polo team dealer providing Team Outfitting Solutions. We specialize in online parent ordering of team uniforms, team equipment, and team spirit wear. Our program alleviates the stress and headaches associated with team gear – and provides revenue back to the team with no investment of any inventory. We offer a streamlined ordering experience for teams – requiring little time or effort from your coaching staff and team leadership once set up.

Assistant Women’s Swimming & Diving Coach

Florida Gulf Coast University

with Florida Gulf Coast University

Established in 1997, Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) continues to expand academic offerings, which currently include 51 undergraduate, 28 master’s, one specialist and two doctoral programs. With 1,100 faculty and staff, the University is committed to providing personalized attention for students who come to Fort Myers from 48 states and the District of Columbia as well as 95 other countries. Full-time faculty has continued to grow in concert with academic programs, more than doubling in the last 10 years.

Job Duties

This position’s initial duties will include providing assistance to the Head Coach with activities associated with the Women’s Swimming & Diving Intercollegiate Athletics program and student athletes, including recruitment, monitoring academic performance and social development, maintaining discipline and development programs, fundraising activities, coordinating summer camp, pre-and post-conditioning programs, practice, and games; and other duties assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization and one (1) year of coaching experience at the collegiate level or above or three (3) years of coaching experience at the high school level. Current knowledge of NCAA rules. Ability to pass the NCAA certification test annually. Current Swim Coaches Safety certification and CPR/AED certification or ability to obtain within two (2) months of employment. Valid driver’s license and the ability to travel throughout the country.

About FGCU

“Dunk City,” as it became known nationwide during the FGCU men’s basketball team’s historic run in the 2013 NCAA Tournament, is a diverse community of more than 13,000 undergraduate and graduate students who are just as committed to hitting the books as hitting the campus lakeshore beach.

Established in 1997, FGCU continues to expand academic offerings, which currently include 51 undergraduate, 28 master’s, one specialist and two doctoral programs. With 1,100 faculty and staff, the University is committed to providing personalized attention for students who come to Fort Myers from 48 states and the District of Columbia as well as 95 other countries. Full-time faculty has continued to grow in concert with academic programs, more than doubling in the last 10 years.

President / General Manager For Pool Management Company

Columbus Pool Management

with Columbus Pool Management

The President and General Manager of Columbus Pool Management has overall responsibility for the operation of this Columbus company, including hiring, managing staff, opening pools, sales of contracts, customer service, and administration or have strong experience as a Head Swimming Coach.  The newly hired President will be trained in The Pool Management Group methods and operational processes (admin, operations, HR, lifeguard training and more) and will utilize our proven processes.

Job Requirements

We are in search of a candidate that has the personal drive and entrepreneurial qualities to succeed at managing and growing a business.

·         The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 4 years experience in swimming pool management as a supervisor, general manager, or other position requiring extensive employee supervision and customer service.

·         Proven success communicating with customers and managing customer problems.

·         Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish trust and report quickly and maintain strong relationships with customers.

·         Positive attitude and highly adaptable.

·         Ability to multi task and wear multiple hats.

·         A self-starter able to learn quickly and take charge.

·         Willingness to work EXTREMELY long hours in spring and summer months as needed.

Salary

Starting salary of $45,000 to $65,000 with large upside opportunity to increase income with growth of business. The compensation is based on profit sharing and there is no ceiling to compensation. We offer comprehensive benefits to full time employees including medical insurance, long term disability insurance, 401(k), and generous paid time off.

About the Pool Management Group

Columbus Pool Management has been managing commercial swimming pools in Columbus, Ohio, since 1998. The company is part of The Pool Management Group, which is the largest privately held pool management company in the United States. The Pool Management Group is the parent company to 16 swimming pool management companies. Each of its locations have been grown from the bottom up, infused with sophisticated operating processes and risk management strategies. The Pool Management Group is considered one of the thought leaders in the industry and is at the forefront of swimming pool safety and risk management.

Club Swimming Head Coach

Columbia Swim Club

with Columbia Swim Club

Columbia Swim Club (CSC) is seeking an outstanding, experienced Head Coach to join a vibrant coaching and training environment in Columbia, MO. Candidates must demonstrate: successful experience at multiple levels of coaching; a passion for the sport; the ability to communicate broadly within the Club; and positively represent the Club within the LSC and nationally. It is expected that the successful candidate will continue to grow and advance the Club, fostering an environment that develops all levels of swimmers, including at national levels. CSC, a member of the Missouri Valley LSC, is a successful and growing club, having been recognized by USA Swimming with Silver Medal Club and Level 3 Club status. Over 200 swimmers comprise the year-round club, training and racing at the state-of-the-art Mizzou Aquatic Center located at the University of Missouri. Salary and benefits package are highly competitive and Columbia, MO is consistently nationally ranked as one of the bes t Midwestern communities. The ideal candidate will be able to start August 15th, 2014.

Job responsibilities

This position is responsible for ensuring the overall integrity of the club, and reports to the CSC Board of Directors. This position is also the primary coach for the Senior group and provides oversight for all programs and staff. Columbia Swim Club creates opportunity for swimmers to merge passion and commitment with expertise resulting in the highest level of personal performance.

• Directs all aspects of the program

• Manages, motivates, & develops staff of full and part time coaches, & administrative personnel

• Coaches a minimum of one group

• Guides recruitment & retention of swimmers

• Works with Head Age Group and Head Developmental coaches to set training schedules, workout groups and criteria for advancement of all groups; coordinates stroke and training principles

• Mentors/monitors the lead coaches for the Age Group and Developmental programs

• Determines meet participation (including travel trips)

• Oversees parent education

• Provides college guidance to seniors

• Facilitates career growth for staff members

• Works with the Board of Directors to create & execute vision for the team’s growth and continuing success

• Assists with team budgeting

Qualifications

• Strong work ethic & passion for the sport required

• 7+ years coaching experience required

• 5+ years proven leadership/staff supervision preferred

• Proven coaching record with excellent swimmer progression/results

• Proven ability to mentor/ motivate staff to reach potential

• ASCA Level 4 or higher preferred

• Working knowledge of Team Unify & Hy-Tek TM required

• Microsoft Office proficiency required

• Current USA Swimming membership/certifications required

About CSC

Columbia Swim Club is a member of the Missouri Valley LSC and is a successful and growing club, having been recognized by USA Swimming with Silver Medal Club and Level 3 Club status. Over 200 swimmers comprise the year-round club, training and racing at the state-of-the-art Mizzou Aquatic Center located at the University of Missouri. Salary and benefits package are highly competitive and Columbia, MO is consistently nationally ranked as one of the best Midwestern communities.

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Club Swimming Senior Coach

Columbia Swim Club

with Columbia Swim Club

Columbia Swim Club (CSC) is seeking an outstanding, experienced Senior Coach to join a vibrant coaching and training environment in Columbia, MO. Candidates must demonstrate: successful experience at multiple levels of coaching; a passion for the sport; the ability to communicate broadly within the Club; and positively represent the Club within the LSC and nationally. It is expected that the successful candidate will continue to grow and advance the senior groups of the Club, fostering an environment that develops all levels of swimmers, including at national levels. CSC, a member of the Missouri Valley LSC, is a successful and growing club, having been recognized by USA Swimming with Silver Medal Club and Level 3 Club status. Over 200 swimmers comprise the year-round club, training and racing at the state-of-the-art Mizzou Aquatic Center located at the University of Missouri. Salary and benefits package are highly competitive and Columbia, MO is consistently nationally r anked as one of the best Midwestern communities. The ideal candidate will be able to start August 15th, 2014.

Job Responsibilities

This position is responsible for ensuring the overall integrity of the senior and pre-senior groups at the Mizzou Aquatic Center, and reports to the Head Coach. This position is also provides oversight for all programs and staff at the Mizzou Aquatic Center while working closely with the Head Coach to ensure seamless philosophies between the age group and senior programs. Columbia Swim Club creates opportunity for swimmers to merge passion and commitment with expertise resulting in the highest level of personal performance.

• Directs all aspects of the programming at Mizzou Aquatics Center

• Manages, motivates, & develops staff of full and part time coaches at Mizzou Aquatic Center

• Coaches a minimum of one group

• Guides recruitment & retention of swimmers

• Works with Head Age Group and Head Developmental coaches to set training schedules, workout groups and criteria for advancement of all groups; coordinates stroke and training principles

• Mentors/monitors the coaches for the senior groups and pre-senior groups

• Determines meet participation (including travel trips)

• Oversees parent education

• Provides college guidance to seniors

• Facilitates career growth for staff members

• Works with the Board of Directors to create & execute vision for the team’s growth and continuing success

• Assists with team budgeting

Qualifications

• Strong work ethic & passion for the sport required

• 5+ years coaching experience required

• 4+ years proven leadership/staff supervision preferred

• Proven coaching record with excellent swimmer progression/results

• Proven ability to mentor/ motivate staff to reach potential

• ASCA Level 4 or higher preferred

• Working knowledge of Team Unify & Hy-Tek TM required

• Microsoft Office proficiency required

• Current USA Swimming membership/certifications required

ABOUT CSC

Columbia Swim Club, a member of the Missouri Valley LSC, is a successful and growing club, having been recognized by USA Swimming with Silver Medal Club and Level 3 Club status. Over 200 swimmers comprise the year-round club, training and racing at the state-of-the-art Mizzou Aquatic Center located at the University of Missouri. Salary and benefits package are highly competitive and Columbia, MO is consistently nationally ranked as one of the best Midwestern communities.

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Provincial Coach, Provincial High Performance Program Coordinator

Swim Saskatchewan

with Swim Saskatchewan

Provincial Coach – The primary responsibility is to lead the development, implementation, monitoring, management and evaluation of High Performance Provincial Team programs (for e.g. provincial stroke camps, tour teams, staging camps, games teams, athlete selection etc.) of Swim Saskatchewan to achieve the goals in the Swim Saskatchewan Strategic Plan and High Performance Strategic Plan. This will also involve Head Coaching responsibilities at all Provincial Team initiatives and also on the Western Canada Games and Canada Games Teams through attendance at the games and by coordinating the preparation of Team Sask.

To also work with club coaches throughout the province to develop provincial team programs that will improve the selection of Saskatchewan swimmers to Swimming Canada Youth, Junior and Senior National teams.

Job Requirements

  • A demonstrated history of coaching success in competitive swimming at the Senior National level.
  • A proven track record of developing, implementing and evaluating technical competitive swimming programs at the age group, junior and senior levels.
  • Minimum NCCP Level 3 certification (or equivalent).
  • An educational background and extensive knowledge and experience of sport science and high performance sport. A Bachelor’s degree in a sport/exercise science discipline (i.e. Kinesiology, Human Kinetics, Physical Education, etc.) will be considered an asset.
  • A strong understanding of training principles (progressive overload, periodization, tapering, etc.) and athlete development (e.g., Long Term Athlete Development model).
  • A comprehensive knowledge of competitive swimming.
  • Written and oral fluency in English.
  • Proven communication and people skills.
  • Excellent administrative, programming and computer skills.
  • The applicant should be a self-motivated individual who can work and accomplish tasks independently, and has the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work collaboratively with others in working towards common goals.
  • Ability to travel throughout Saskatchewan, Canada and North America.

Key Responsibilities

The primary responsibility is to lead the development, implementation, monitoring, management and evaluation of High Performance Provincial Team programs (for e.g. provincial stroke camps, tour teams, staging camps, games teams, athlete selection etc.) of Swim Saskatchewan to achieve the goals in the Swim Saskatchewan Strategic Plan and High Performance Strategic Plan. This will also involve Head Coaching responsibilities at all Provincial Team initiatives and also on the Western Canada Games and Canada Games Teams through attendance at the games and by coordinating the preparation of Team Sask.

The position will be responsible for the planning and implementation of effective sport science support and services (e.g. athlete monitoring and testing procedures) during the regular swim season and at various provincial team activities.

The position will develop/establish performance standards including testing, monitoring and evaluating swimmers’ progress and success. This will involve performing regular communication and follow-up meetings with swimmers selected to the various Swim Sask High Performance Provincial Teams and with their club coaches in regards to athlete monitoring and testing, which will include the collection, analysis and reporting of data.

The position will require the development and implementation of a regular visitation schedule with all head coaches in the province for the purpose of working with and providing support to those coaches to help develop and prepare swimmers for future involvement at national team activities and to get more clubs in Saskatchewan thinking and operating at a more competitive and High Performance level.

Develop a talent identification program that can be implemented across the province within club programs and between organizations (for e.g. community programs, Red Cross lessons, etc.)

Monitor results of Saskatchewan swimmers and assist club coaches to identify areas in need of further development. Provide recommendations to club coaches and assist with programs for future athlete development.

Provide swim clubs and coaches with technical advice and expertise in whatever capacity might be required and act as a mentor coach and resource person for all coaches when requested.

Liaise and provide support to the university varsity program(s) to ensure the delivery of quality high performance swimming programs in Saskatchewan for post-secondary athletes.

Attend all Saskatchewan Provincial Championships, provincial coaching association meetings and Swimming Canada Provincial Coaches meetings.

Expectations

You must be a team player and understand that when working for a not-for-profit organization it is important to be flexible and be willing to help out whenever required. On occasion this may include assistance with duties that may lie outside the scope of your responsibilities.

You must represent yourself in a professional and respectful manner providing Swim Saskatchewan with a positive image when communicating with both members and external partners (for e.g., Sask Sport).

You must provide a clear criminal record check and clear child abuse registry check.

Salary

A competitive salary and benefits package will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

This is a full time position and hours of work will vary but will include evenings and weekends. This position is partially fund by a grant from Sask Sport Inc. The contract will be a one-year term with possible extension for a minimum of two additional one-year terms.

Head Age Group Coach

Franklin Regional Swim Team (FRST)

with Franklin Regional Swim Team (FRST)

Franklin Regional Swim Team (FRST) is seeking an enthusiastic Head Age Group Coach who will help manage and oversee the growth of the FRST Age Group program. Will also serve as the lead coach for a group with approximately 25 swimmers.

Requirements

Relentless Learner, Enthusiastic Passion for the Sport, College Degree (preferred, not required) At 3+ years of Coaching Experience (required), Competitive Swimming Experience (required), Familiarity or willingness to learn Hy-tek Software or TeamUnify website

Salary 

Salary will be commensurate w/ experience.

About Franklin Regional Swim Team

Founded recently in 2007, Franklin Regional Swim Team (FRST) has dramatically grown in last 2 years going from 60 athletes to 115 athletes during the time span. FRST operates out of a state-of-the-art 50-meter indoor pool on the Franklin Community High School Campus. Franklin, the county seat of Johnson County, boasts a local college as well as many other unique community amenities. Ranking as a Top-10 age-group program over the past 2 years in Indiana Swimming, FRST’s rise to success has been fairly quick. FRST has a mission of teaching life’s values through the sport of swimming; we strive for excellence in every aspect of the “swimming experience.”

Head Coach Position

Parkway Swim Club

with Parkway Swim Club

Oversee program of 300 competitive swimmers/ 200 non-competitive learn to swim athletes; design and administer a world class competitive swim program which meets the needs of the novice competitive swimmer up to the elite competitive swimmer. Parkway Swim Club is a consistent top performer at the Ozark LSC and Region VIII level as well as a perennial USA Swimming Club Excellence medal winner.

Responsibilities for the position include

  • Training the National group of approximately 24 – 35 swimmers.
  • Select, develop, supervise and motivate qualified assistant coaches to ensure the development of swimmers (at all levels of the program) reach their potential as excellent athletes.
  • Manage administrative tasks/duties for coaching staff.
  • Oversee a budget that meets the school district’s goals of being self-sustaining.
  • Provides for a successful competitive swim program in performance and growth for the community.
  • Assist the Booster Board with activities; and actively participate in the local /national swim committees of U.S.A swimming.

Salary 

Salary is extremely competitive and based on the coaching experience and includes full medical & dental benefits, as well as retirement, additional compensation for relocation, reimbursement for coach education and travel to meets.

QUALIFICATIONS

* Minimum ASCA Level 4 or higher, current member in good standing with USA Swimming
* 10 years coaching experience preferred as Head Coach or Head Age Group Coach
* Strong track record as an outstanding technical swim coach with strong leadership skills
* Dedicated to excellence at ALL levels, excellent communicator, and outstanding track record of mentoring, training and placing staff
* Proven problem solver
* Pass appropriate background checks (USA Swimming and school district), CPR, First Aid and Coaches Safety training

Swim Product Development – Manager – Soft Goods

FINIS

with FINIS

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. IT IS NO LONGER OPEN.

FINIS is an exciting growing company in the Swimming industry. Our brand is recognized worldwide as the innovative leader for our sport, and we are looking for the right talent to help take us to the next level.

Olympic Champion Anthony Ervin sporting the FINIS Vapor in one of their new colors

Olympic Champion Anthony Ervin sporting the FINIS Vapor in one of their new colors

The Category Manager – Soft Goods is a brand new opening within the Product Development department. We are looking for a creative design professional that has a strong portfolio of cut-and-sew products, apparel design work, and project management. The Category Manager – Soft Goods would jump right into current projects in development and help drive new innovation. Projects in this role are specific to the swimwear and apparel that FINIS is developing. Tasks will range from new pattern making to final packaging design creation, and everything in between.

The Category Manager – Soft Goods works closely with the Development Manager and other Category Managers to collaborate, direct, and produce products from inception to completion. The resulting work is creative, inspiring, on-time, and aligned with business goals and strategies. The Category Manager – Soft Goods must have strong pattern making skills, a background in cut-and-sew products, a good understanding of the apparel manufacturing processes, and excellent oral and written communication skills.

Responsibilities

• Development of soft-goods products
o Creation of new swimwear patterns, apparel designs, bags and any other cut-and-sew type item

for the FINIS product line.
o Design sketching and modeling of new and ongoing soft goods products
o Rapid prototyping and testing of new and ongoing soft goods products
o Have a keen knowledge of each existing soft goods products and their manufacturing process

• Management of current and future soft goods products
o Using the FINIS Product Life Cycle process to manage and maintain multiple products o Effectively controlling the projects from inception, production and end-of-life
o Work closely with external designers and manufacturing vendors
o Ensure that all deadlines are met and products are to brand standard

• Deliver product proposals, cost analyses, product specifications, and the like
o Regular collaboration and brainstorming with the Product Development and Marketing teams o Work with the sales team to set pricing to meet revenue and profitability goals.
o Conduct necessary user tests and market research

Requirements

  • Minimum BS or BA in Apparel Design, Fashion, or another related field
  • At least 2-3 years experience in Apparel Design, Fashion, Swimwear or Lingerie, Cut-and-SewManufacturing or other related field
  • Past work experience with new product development processes and responsibilities; any experience with swimwear design is a plus
  • Understanding of Pattern Making Software
  • Strong skills with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Must be a fast creative talent who moves efficiently through the phases of creative development while ensuring appropriate input along the way.
  • Strong project management skills, able to manage multiple priorities, anticipate demands, communicate status appropriately, and maintain a high level of operational transparency and accountability
  • Skilled at delivering creative concept presentations
  • Knowledge of sporting goods industry; current or past involvement as a swimmer/triathlete is a plus
  • Please send Resume and Portfolio with application

Pay & Benefits

  • Pay level varies depending on education and experience levels.
  • Employees are eligible for benefits 90 days after the initial hire date. Benefits include medical, dental,flexible spending and 401(k). Profit sharing bonuses also available for salaried employees.

Company Description

Our Vision: “To motivate every person in the world to swim better, swim often, and train smarter.”

FINIS was founded in Northern California with the understanding that improving one’s swimming technique is the secret to swimming faster and enjoying the sport more. This has led the company to introduce truly innovative tools to the swimming and fitness communities. Many of these products are currently used by Olympians, elite Triathletes, and fitness swimmers worldwide. FINIS is growing rapidly and is looking for smart enthusiastic people who want to work in an exciting athletic environment.

Swim Product Development – Manager – Hard Goods

FINIS

with FINIS

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. IT IS NO LONGER OPEN.

FINIS is an exciting growing company in the Swimming industry. Our brand is recognized worldwide as the innovative leader for our sport, and we are looking for the right talent to help take us to the next level.

Jason Dunford, Team FINIS, Red Vapor and ready  (courtesy of Mike Lewis)

Jason Dunford, Team FINIS, Red Vapor and ready (courtesy of Mike Lewis)

The Category Manager – Hard Goods is a brand new opening within the Product Development department. We are looking for a creative design professional that has a strong portfolio of mechanical design work and project management. The Category Manager – Hard Goods would jump right into current projects in development and help drive new innovation. Projects in this role are specific to hard goods products that FINIS is developing. Tasks will range from new product sketches to final packaging design creation, and everything in between.

The Category Manager – Hard Goods works closely with the Development Manager and other Category Managers to collaborate, direct, and produce products from inception to completion. The resulting work is creative, inspiring, on-time, and aligned with business goals and strategies. The Category Manager – Hard Goods must have strong product management skills, a background in rapid prototyping, a good understanding of manufacturing processes, and excellent oral and written communication skills.

Responsibilities

• Development of hard goods products
o Knowledge of design sketching and 3D/surface modeling of new and ongoing hard goods products o Industrial design and mechanical structure analysis of new and ongoing hard goods products
o Rapid prototyping and testing of new and ongoing hard goods products
o Have a keen knowledge of each existing hard goods product and their manufacturing process,including the creating of QC guidelines

• Management of current and future hard goods products
o Using the FINIS Product Life Cycle process to manage and maintain multiple products o Effectively controlling the projects from inception, production and end-of-life
o Work closely with external engineering and manufacturing vendors
o Ensure that all deadlines are met and products are to brand standard

• Deliver product proposals, cost analyses, product specifications, and the like
o Regular collaboration and brainstorming with the Product Development and Marketing teams o Work with the sales team to set pricing to meet revenue and profitability goals.
o Conduct necessary user tests and market research

Requirements

  • Minimum BS in Engineering or another related field
  • At least 2-3 years experience in Design and Engineering, Product Management, Industrial Design, or otherrelated field
  • Past work experience with new product development processes and responsibilities; any experience with
  • Understanding of Solidworks, Rhino3D, or other related CAD software
  • Must be a fast creative talent who moves efficiently through the phases of creative development while ensuring appropriate input along the way.
  • Strong project management skills, able to manage multiple priorities, anticipate demands, communicate status appropriately, and maintain a high level of operational transparency and accountability
  • Skilled at delivering creative concept presentations
  • Knowledge of sporting goods industry; current or past involvement as a swimmer/triathlete is a plus
  • Please send Resume and Portfolio with application

Pay & Benefits

    • Pay level varies depending on education and experience levels.
    • Employees are eligible for benefits 90 days after the initial hire date. Benefits include medical, dental,flexible spending and 401(k). Profit sharing bonuses also available for salaried employees.

Company Description

Our Vision: “To motivate every person in the world to swim better, swim often, and train smarter.”

FINIS was founded in Northern California with the understanding that improving one’s swimming technique is the secret to swimming faster and enjoying the sport more. This has led the company to introduce truly innovative tools to the swimming and fitness communities. Many of these products are currently used by Olympians, elite Triathletes, and fitness swimmers worldwide. FINIS is growing rapidly and is looking for smart enthusiastic people who want to work in an exciting athletic environment.

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