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Swim Camp Counselors/Coaches – Longhorns Swim Camp

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team College (Division I)
Longhorns Swim Camp

Date posted: February 12, 2020

Location: 403 Deloss Dodds Way, Austin, TX 78712, USA

with Longhorns Swim Camp

The Longhorns Swim Camp at The University of Texas at Austin is seeking 23-30 mature, enthusiastic, team oriented, and knowledgeable counselors/assistant coaches for its 2020 camp sessions.   This is an excellent opportunity for professional education and networking for both established and up and coming coaches to work with and learn from the Texas coaching staff, as well as multiple Olympians and National Team members.   The position provides coaching experience with a variety of ages and ability levels.  The camp counselor is someone who loves the sport of swimming, demonstrates reliability and attention to detail, enjoys being around and works well with co-workers/children/adolescents, is willing to learn, and is a great teammate.

Duties and skills of camp staff include, but are not limited to:

  1. Abide by all University of Texas, Texas Athletics, and Longhorns Swim Camp policies and procedures.  Required educational modules for The University of Texas will be provided.
  2. Supervise, coach, and apply guidance to a maximum of 175 campers per session in both dormitory and pool settings for four one-week sessions, May 24 – June 19.
  3. Provide a safe, positive environment where campers learn, have fun, and be excited about swimming while in attendance.
  4. Follow the head coaches lead while coaching/supervising camp sessions, while also relying upon personal experiences to interact effectively with campers.  Teach proper technique and mechanics.
  5. Be involved and work in a team oriented environment with the camp staff to provide an excellent life experience for all attendees.  Organize check in and check out times with campers and parents, as well as camp store operations.
  6. Organize supervised recreational times and activities.  These are assigned areas of responsibility, including supervision of the dorm areas, short field trips on/off campus, guest speakers, etc.
  7.  Maintain a professional appearance at all times.  The highest standards of behavior are expected of staff, role models, and supervisors as representatives of The University of Texas.  Must agree to work in an alcohol, tobacco, and drug-free environment.  Inappropriate language and behavior is never tolerated.

The University of Texas at Austin does not discriminate on any basis prohibited by applicable law including race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, or Vietnam era or special disabled veteran’s status in recruitment, employment, promotion, compensation, benefits or training. It is also the university’s policy to maintain a work environment free from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.

Complete employment information can be found at LonghornSwimCamp.com
Questions should be directed to Jon Alter at [email protected]

Team Operations Coordinator – Mission Viejo Nadadores

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Aquatics Staff
  • Level of Team Club
Mission Viejo Nadadores

Date posted: February 10, 2020

Location: 27474 Casta Del Sol, Mission Viejo, CA 92692, USA

with Mission Viejo Nadadores

This job is rated as Part Time, but will be re-assessed after a probationary period for Full-Time employment.

Job Goal: Team Operations Coordinator is responsible for supporting the coaches, administration’s development, strategy and implementation of competitive sports programming for the Mission Viejo NadadoresPrimary focus of thposition is to coordinate and direct sporting competitions (swimming) and other special events, such as fundraisers and community led events. Specific responsibilities include supervising and training volunteers, working with local sponsors, hotels and vendors, creating competition facility layouts, hiring additional event services, and creating strategic fundraising plans. Additional responsibilities include, managing social media accounts, seeking in-kind donations and other sponsorship opportunities, develop marketing ideas and administrative duties that include but are not limited to day-to-day office work. 

As the Team Operations Coordinator, youre someone who loves sports, is reliable, creative, highly organized, detailoriented, customer service minded, willingness to learn and develop new skills, communicates well and is a self-starter with strong and never-ending work ethic. You must be a great teammate as you’lbe working closely with the coaching staff, team support staff and the various branches of the organization such as Swim School, Masters and Dive team. 

Job Breakdown: 

60% Competition Director 

  • Oversee compliance with vendor, sponsor, and competition contract(s) 
  • Contact and confirm Meet Vendors attendance 
  • Hire janitorial, security, lifeguard, and transportation services 
  • Prepare home facility to host a competition 
  • Staff event by coordinating volunteers, meet directors and coaching staff 
  • Order rentals, awards, and other competition needs 
  • Cater VIP hospitality 
  • Produce Profit and Loss (PNLs) reports for individual project oversight 
  • Prepare concession stand accordingly  
  • Seek in-kind donations from community businesses 
  • Create and collaborate parking plan for shared use parking lot 
  • Work with local hotels for room blocks for visiting teams 
  • Assist guests 
  • Direct and oversee day of event or competition from start to finish  
  • Must work competition and event weekends 

30% Other Special Events Director and Marketing Coordinator 

  • Organize 1day competitions 
  • Organize and oversee team bonding home events  
  • Coordinate annual fundraiser  
  • Develop a curriculum of sponsorship levels  
  • Create Sponsorship agreements 
  • Develop strategies to encourage donors to contribute 
  • Identify fundraising opportunities 
  • Develop fundraising activity plans that maximize participation or contributions and minimize costs 
  • Design and produce social media posts, flyers and promo videos for the purpose of advertising fundraising events and/or team 
  • Recruit and direct volunteers for fundraising events 
  • Monitor progress of fundraising drives and provide bi-weekly reports 
  • Manage Social Media Accounts 
  • Solicit Corporate Donors and events marketing the team 

10% Administrative and Other Responsibilities 

  • Answer and direct phone calls 
  • Produce and distribute correspondence memos, letters, and forms 
  • Provide general support to visitors 
  • Provide information by answering questions and requests 
  • Maintain supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies 
  • Use Microsoft Office programs 

Skills: 

  • A proven ability to effectively and efficiently manage/organize multiple priorities with competing deadlines 
  • Demonstrated experience in analysis, decision making, and problem-solving skills 
  • Strong interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills 
  • Good teamwork with a strong attention to detail and follow through 
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills 
  • Strong business acumen and financial knowledge when overseeing events 

11-12 Division Director of the Mission Viejo Nadadores

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

Date posted: February 10, 2020

Location: 27474 Casta Del Sol, Mission Viejo, CA 92692, USA

with Mission Viejo Nadadores

JOB GOAL: To align with the policy and procedures set forth by the Mission Viejo Nadadores and to assist the Head Age Group Coach, Associate Head Coach and Head Coach in developing age group athletes to make an uncompromised commitment to the pursuit of excellence, through the process of striving to be the best that they can be, to acquire life enhancing attributes such as integrity, discipline, teamwork and sportsmanship. 

Performance Responsibilities: 

  • Embrace and advocate the Mission Viejo Nadadores’ Culture 
  • Facilitate an independent athlete environment to promote autonomy 
  • Thorough knowledge of stroke development and technique with an emphasis on race strategy 
  • Comprehension of dryland training for pubescent athletes and the introduction to power training 
  • Plan, prepare, and conduct group practices in accordance with our curriculum for the Nadadores 
  • Provide detailed race performance feedback  
  • Track practice and meet performance to continually assess, process of performance goals 
  • Assist with set up & tear down of all MVN hosted age group/senior/Master’s level meets 
  • Assist with MVN Staff in facilitating Events (MVN hosted or community events) 
  • Commit to continued coaching education  
  • Development and dissemination of a comprehensive season plan for the entire age division 
  • Promote and market growth of the senior division for overall team membership numbers 
  • Monitor, rosters and registration for entire assigned age group  
  • Assign coaching coverage for each group within the division 
  • Participate in all group/team activities 
  • Mentor all new hires with oversight of Head Age Group Coach within the 14&under division regarding specifications pertaining to the training and parent/coach interactions 

 On Job Requirements: 

  • Determine meet schedule in collaboration with the Head Age Group Coach/Head Coach for the entire age division 
  • Run parent orientation meetings at beginning of each season and train assistants in such endeavors 
  • Be available to run point or assist during one-on-one parent interactions  
  • Attend the assigned meets for the practice group 
  • Attend all MVN staff led events/meets 
  • Attend all staff meetings as assigned by the Head Coach and/or Head Age Group Coach 

Communication: 

  • Train and mentor all assistants and continually assess coaching performance 
  • Communicate all actions regularly between Head Age Group Coach and Head Coach 
  • Excellent email communication to parents with timely response (within 24 hours) 
  • Continually assess goals with athletes and communicate to parents in a patient and respectable manner 
  • Coordination between age group coaches and Head Age Group Coach to ensure seamless transitions during redeployment 
  • Meet with Head Coach/Assistant coaches at a frequency as determined by the parties involved 

Professionalism: 

  • Model proper dress, language, demeanor and sportsmanship for the athletes 
  • Create an educational, safe and inviting experience for all participants 
  • Stay informed of all Geographic Committee, LSC and National Governing body roles and functions 
  • Monitor all MVN programming and be informed 

AGE GROUP LEAD COACH – AUSTIN, TEXAS

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

Date posted: February 9, 2020

Location: 12332 Ranch Rd 620 N, Austin, TX 78750, USA

with Waterloo Swimming

Waterloo Swimming, LP (WS) is looking for an energetic, enthusiastic, and knowledgeable Swim Coach to direct/lead one of our age group swim groups at Waterloo Swimming. You will be responsible for working with an assistant coach helping you run this group.  Entering Waterloo Swimming you will be going through our Rotation Program…learning our swim lessons business, leading programs, assisting Lead Coaches and becoming a Lead Coach.

Duties and skills of the Lead Swim Coach include but are not limited to:

  1. Abide by the American Swimming Coaches Association Code of Ethics, the USA Swimming Code of Conduct, and Waterloo Swimming policies and procedures.
  2. Plan, prepare, and conduct team practices in accordance with our curriculum, practice schedules, and be supportive of the overall philosophy and direction of Waterloo Swimming.
  3. Grow, coach, oversee, and manage our Waterloo Swimming program by writing and executing workouts, attending meets, entering swimmers into meets via software, running clinics, and social functions. Teach proper swim techniques and stroke mechanics
  4. Is willing and motivated to work/be involved on multiple fronts within the organization- leading or assisting with fundraisers, special events and team-builders, clinics, camps, evaluation process, attend home and away meets, and participate in coaches’ education opportunities.
  5. Assist other coaches/instructors as needed within Waterloo Swimming and communicate regularly with counterpart group coaches. Recommend group practice assignments for each swimmer. Substitute for other coaches as needed. Prepare and submit swimmers’ meet entries and attend assigned swim meets.
  6. Interact effectively with parents
  7. Keep records and reports as directed by the Head Coach. Maintaining a safe pool environment during practices (water quality checks/pool area clean up/etc)
  8. Model proper dress, language, demeanor, and sportsmanship for swimmers. Exhibit daily a passion for helping swimmers maximize their potential
  9. Possess USA Swimming certifications and credentials commensurate with the position.
  10. Work with the Waterloo Leadership Team to make the program the preeminent swim program in Texas. Work within our Waterloo culture of being an Athlete-Centric center of excellence; getting Results through FUNdamentals; supporting Attendence+Effort=Success philosophy; and, building out our #swimfamily culture

Wilton YMCA Wahoos Assistant Swim Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Wilton Wahoos Riverbrook Regional YMCA

Date posted: February 8, 2020

Location: 404 Danbury Rd, Wilton, CT 06897, USA

with Wilton Wahoos Riverbrook Regional YMCA

The Wilton Wahoos Swim team (www.wywahoos.org), is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic Part time Assistant Swim Coach(s) to join its staff. The Wilton Wahoos (WYW) is USA Swimming Level 4 Recognized competitive swimming team in Fairfield County. Our team is comprised of 250 swimmers aged 6-18 that compete as a member of the Connecticut Swimming LSC at the Regional, State, and National Level, with swimmers regularly competing at the YMCA National Championships, and USA Swimming’s Junior National and National Championships and Olympic Trials. Founded in 1972, the Wahoos’ rich history includes Olympic Medalists, YMCA and NAG Record holders, and 34 men’s, women’s and combined YMCA National Team Championships.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Current USA Swimming and YMCA coach credentials or the ability to become certified within six weeks of hire.
  • Competitive swimming experience at high school or college level.
  • Must be certified in First Aid, CPR and Lifeguarding. Preferably have completed YMCA Principles of Swimming and Diving course.
  • Must be knowledgeable in proper competitive stroke techniques, to be able to teach this in an active setting and be a team player.
  • Must be knowledgeable in proper competitive stroke techniques, to be able to teach this in an active setting and be a team player.
  • Previous coaching or teaching experience is preferred.
  • Ability to travel to away meets around the State of Connecticut.

 The position offers approximately 8-20 hours as scheduled per week on weekday evenings and Saturday mornings.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working on deck and in the water with the Wahoo Age Group program under direction of Head Age Group Coach.
  • Weekend swim meets approximately once per month. (These hours could be in addition to the 8 -20 hours per week.)
  • Assist Head Age Group Coach with meet entries, squad assessments, and tryouts evaluations as needed.

The Assistant Swim Coach position is an hourly position.

Benefits include:

  • Riverbrook Regional YMCA adult membership
  • Paid meet travel expenses
  • Paid continuing coach education
  • YMCA and Wahoo program discounts for family members.

 

Assistant Swim Coach- part time

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Other

Date posted: February 7, 2020

Location: 165 Haverhill St, Andover, MA 01810, USA

with ANA Hurricanes

General Function: 

To represent the YMCA personally, professionally and in a manner in accordance with the mission and goals of the YMCA.  The Assistant Swimming Coach, under the supervision of the Swim Team Director, provides safe, motivational and knowledgeable leadership to the members, volunteers and program participants.

All MerrimackValley YMCA staff will help champion a culture of service excellence and support and advocate the mission and values of the YMCA.

 

Education/Know How:

  • Current CPR, First Aid, and Coaches Safety Training Certifications
  • Ability to achieve “Principles of YMCA Competitive Swimming and Diving” certification within 6 months of hire
  • Must have at least 6 months of coaching or teaching experience
  • Must have good human relations skills to facilitate positive relationships with community agencies, staff, volunteers, parents, members and program participants

 

Working Conditions:

  • Responsible for day-to-day coaching on pool deck at various locations on and off-site. Be available for all YMCA team meets as assigned.

 

Physical & Mental Demands:

  • Able to stand/move while on shift for 4 – 5 hours on the pool deck without sitting
  • Ability to perform exercise equipment instruction, demonstration, and promote safe and effective training protocols
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Able to reach, bend, kneel and use /demonstrate aquatic training equipment
  • Able to work and communicate clearly and effectively as part of a staff team both verbally and in writing
  • Must remain flexible for job specific and general YMCA trainings and mandatory staff meetings

 

 

Essential Functions:

  • All coaches are expected to be on deck ten minutes prior to the start of their practice
  • Must pass all USA Swimming and YMCA Background checks and Child Protection Trainings
  • Must remain up to date with all required certifications and trainings
  • Each coach will be responsible for taking roll of the swimmers assigned to their practice group
  • Each coach is responsible for obtaining and recording their practice group’s goals, and help guide these goals in a positive, purposeful direction
  • Coaches are expected to attend a monthly staff meeting, which will be announced each month
  • All coaches are expected to make a reasonable attempt to meet all members of the swim team
  • Each coach will have his or her own unique duties assigned by the Head Coach
  • Keep safety as a first priority. Emphasize personal safety and emotional well being with staff, volunteers, members and program participants.
  • Attend all practices as scheduled
  • Communicate with parents as to progress and / or problems
  • Be available to staff team tryouts in August and September
  • Attend league sponsored meetings and clinics when necessary

 

Customer Service:

  • Initiate and represent a high quality of service and connectedness with all members, participants, parent volunteers and potential members in the aquatic center and throughout the YMCA
  • Be knowledgeable about various YMCA programs and events information.
  • Be available to members, program participants and staff for questions, concerns, comments and follow up as needed.

 

Financial Development;

  • Supports Annual Campaign resulting in achievement of our annual fund-raising goal.
  • Actively promote membership within department. Increase visibility and credibility of YMCA programs.

 

Other Duties:

  • Wear your staff shirt and ID badge for all shifts.
  • Attend staff trainings and update your skills as position demands.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

 

Effect on End Results:

  • Growth and high retention of participants who understand the YMCA Mission and Goals.
  • Staff, volunteers and members will be developed through activities which assist them to identify their skills, develop values and chart a positive direction, assisting them to reach their full potential.

Aquatics Director

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Aquatics Staff
  • Level of Team Other
YMCA of Greater Montgomery

Date posted: February 7, 2020

Location: Montgomery, AL, USA

with YMCA of Greater Montgomery

Job Description

The Aquatic Director is responsible for developing markets and providing supervision of the aquatic programs and facilities as assigned including but not limited to the Bell Road Y and Goodtimes Pool locations.

Essential Functions Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

•Promote, administer and lead in development and implementation of Aquatic programs and services, including program participation recruitment and retention, and special events.
•Develops and implements the aquatic training programs including swim lesson instructors and lifeguard training.
•Plan, organize, implement, and evaluate all activities for the aquatics programs.
•Develop, implement and monitor Aquatics budgets.
•Inspect and maintain all aquatic facilities and equipment as assigned.
•Maintain knowledge of current trends in Aquatics and be able to implement new programs and ideas.
•Maintain adequate records to evaluate, control, and measure the effectiveness of assigned areas of responsibility.
•Recruit, hire, train and supervise all full and part-time employees in areas of responsibility.
•Provide leadership for supervised staff including, but not limited to, demonstrating outstanding customer service, serving as a resource for problem solving and planning appropriate training experiences.
•Provide instruction and support for answering telephone, giving tours, receipting all fees received and managing communications with members.
•Serve in a leadership role in annual campaign.
•Assist the Executive Director as needed in managing the branch facilities and programs.
•Substitute for subordinate employees if required for adequate department coverage.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certifications

Required for hire: CPRO/FA Certification, a nationally recognized Pool Operator Certification, current YMCA or Red Cross lifeguard certification, Lifeguard Instructor Certification, Swim instructor certification, First Aid, CPR and AED

Required within 30 days of employment: Bloodborne Pathogens, Child Abuse Prevention

Head Coach – Swim Team

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Recreational
JCCSF

Date posted: February 7, 2020

Location: 3200 California St, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA

with JCCSF

The Head Swim Coach is the leader of this experience and thereby responsible for planning and leading all activities involved in the operations of the JCCSF Swim team, including teaching the swimmers stroke development through guided workouts and preparing participants for competitive swim meets. The Coach is expected to attend all swim meets and team functions throughout the year, manage the team data base for all athletes and is also responsible for creating and maintaining a clean and safe environment for the swim team participants.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create thorough, age -appropriate workouts focusing on technique, endurance, stroke development, drills, etc.
  • Create a seasonal training plan emphasizing goal completion, endurance and time improvement.
  • Record all work outs and track daily attendance.
  • Maintain a consistent presence at all swim team events such as meets, social events, meetings, etc.
  • Maintain consistent communication with program participants and staff regarding program information, philosophies and goals. Update families periodically to keep them connected and involved.
  • Engage parents and cultivate relationships to create a collaborative swim team environment.
  • Assist in coordinating and executing swim team competitions and meet registrations. Record times at swim meets.
  • Work along side Swim Team Coordinator in managing all JCCSF Swim Team registration systems and processes.
  • Take lead in swim team social event planning.
  • Coordinate with other coaches on specific areas of expertise.
  • Take active role with program promotion.
  • Lead and mentor assistant coaches.
  • Assist in maintaining a clean and safe environment for swim team participants.
  • Be committed to the mission and goals of the JCCSF.
  • Additional duties as required.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2+ years swim instructor/coaching experience preferred.
  • 4+ years experience as a competitive swimmer.
  • Must have current CPR and First Aid Certification.
  • Enthusiastic, dynamic presence with good communication skills

Director of Aquatics

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Other
Camp Skylemar

Date posted: February 7, 2020

Location: Camp Skylemar Rd, Naples, ME 04055, USA

with Camp Skylemar

Camp Skylemar is in search of a well-qualified and experienced Aquatics Director, from mid-June through mid-August.  Skylemar, located in southern Maine, offers top-notch instruction and enjoyment in water and land sports, for 200 boys, ages 7-17.  The setting is spectacular, with 240 acres of fields and forest, and best of all, Trickey Pond.

Trickey Pond, known one of the State’s cleanest and most transparent bodies of water, is the ideal setting for our popular and well-managed swimming and boating program.  Swim instruction and free-play, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, waterskiing, wakeboarding and fishing are favorite activities on our virtually private, three mile long lake.

We are in search of a Aquatics Director who:

–        Is a teacher or coach, with experience directing an aquatics program

–        Shares our belief that nothing is more important than safety

–        Is comfortable teaching all levels, from the fearful to the competitive

–        Is WSI and/or LGI certified

–        Can train, motivate and supervise a staff of 15 collegiate lifeguards

Known for our outstanding staff and attention to the individual child, Skylemar is a fantastic place to work.  We provide full scholarship ($13,750 tuition) for the children of our staff members, salary of $7,000-$9,000, housing, meals and travel expenses.

 

Head Coach – Sedona, Arizona

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
Sedona Swim Team

Date posted: January 13, 2020

Location: Sedona, AZ, USA

with Sedona Swim Team

Beautiful Sedona, AZ is seeking a Head Swim Coach.  Under the supervision of the Board of Directors, the Head Swim Coach will be responsible for carrying out the overall team goals and objectives while promoting fun and team spirit.

Requirements include:

Up to date in USA Swimming Coaching credentials or ability to obtain within 30 days or less.  Lifeguard certification.  USMS Coaching certification or ability to obtain within 60 days or less

Must possess the knowledge and ability to teach all competitive strokes, rules and regulations to team members

Must be able to plan practice sessions and swim meets, bring creative programming ideas to the team, maintain equipment, lead an awesome coaching team and show a responsible attitude toward the team.

In addition to the above requirements, it is expected that the Head Swim Coach will bring his/her position maturity, responsibility, positive values and sincere interest in working with people and shaping young athletes.

We are a year round team that administers to all USA competitive training groups:  Bronze, Silver, Gold and Senior levels.  As well as having a fun and supportive US Masters Team.