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Head Coach – Phoenix Swim Club

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
Phoenix Swim Club

Date posted: June 7, 2021

Location: 3901 East Stanford Drive, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253, USA

with Phoenix Swim Club

Phoenix Swim Club

Head Coach

Opportunity:

Phoenix Swim Club (PSC) is searching for a Head Coach who will build upon the team’s storied history and winning culture as they lead all our swimmers to becoming happy, healthy, and hard-working in the pursuit of personal excellence in and out of the water. The mission of PSC is to provide opportunity and encouragement for each swimmer to fully develop his or her potential in competitive swimming through a safe and supportive environment.

PSC is a coach-led, board-governed, non-profit swim team of approximately 450 swimmers which offers programs for all age levels and abilities. The team operates out of two state-of-the-art and picturesque pools located on the Phoenix Country Day School (PCDS) campus in Paradise Valley, Arizona.

The PSC program is designed to enable each swimmer to systematically progress from the beginning to the elite level of performance by establishing clearly defined priorities, training plans, and performance standards for each level of instruction. Training groups are organized so that all the swimmers in a particular section will be compatible with respect to age, training ability, and commitment levels. The emphasis in the early stages of development is placed on skill and attitude development. As the swimmers’ progress, a more demanding physical and psychological challenge is gradually introduced. The commitment level ranges from approximately two hours per week for the young beginner to “whatever it takes” for the aspiring Olympian. Although participation through all the levels of instruction is the goal for every swimmer, each stage will provide a valuable and rewarding experience.

 

Responsibilities & Requirements:

Experience & Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Current USA Swimming coach certifications
  • At least 5 years of experience as a Head Coach or Age Group Coach
  • Proven track record developing and executing on a comprehensive swim program

Aspirational & Vision

  • Build upon PSC’s positive, progressive, and winning culture
  • Set expectations and team objectives leading the program to higher levels of USA Swimming Medal Status
  • Make swimming and PSC the destination sport of choice in our area

Leadership, Coaching & Mentorship

  • Lead the development and implementation of the team philosophy and culture
  • Mentor coaches and, consequently, swimmers throughout the entire program
  • Proven ability to recruit, retain, manage, and develop top coaching staff

Communication, Collaboration & Stakeholder Relations

  • Collaborate and maintain strong relationships with PSC Board, Phoenix Country Day School, local high school swimming programs, Arizona Swimming and USA Swimming
  • Foster family/member relations through regular and timely communication, and inspire the same among the coaching staff

Operational & Administrative

  • Maintain and expand programs in accordance with strategic and operating plans of the club
  • Responsible for the success of the coaching staff of 10-15 coaches
  • Responsible for preparing and maintaining annual operational budget
  • Responsible for marketing and social media outreach
  • Lead, direct, and engage in value-added programming
  • Provide support for student athletes, including the college recruitment process

The Head Coach will ideally be a person who sets the vision and develops an aspirational culture within the entirety of the program. The successful candidate will refine and implement this vision for technique, training and performance excellence that complements the mission of the Club. The Head Coach will be responsible for all levels of the club setting the tone for a winning culture and leading the program to higher levels USA Swimming recognition.

 

Assistant Swimming Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College ()
  • Sport Swimming

Date posted: June 7, 2021

Location: 21727

with Mount Saint Marys University

General Job Description

Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, Maryland, is accepting applications for the position of a part-time assistant swimming coach. The assistant coach will assist the head coach in all aspects of the men’s and women’s swimming program, including:

  • Recruitment of qualified student-athletes.
  • On deck coaching, meet preparation, and scheduling.
  • Budget management and fundraising.
  • Coordinate team travel.
  • Compile and submit team CARA hours weekly.
  • Serve as the Head Coach/Coordinator of the University club team.
  • Overall administration of a Division I swimming program in accordance with institutional, NCAA and conference rules and regulations.

Academically qualified candidates will be eligible for graduate school tuition remission benefits at the university.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required. Successful collegiate coaching and/or collegiate swimming experience desired.

Successful candidate will have current or will complete course work during the first semester of employment in Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR, and Frederick County Pool Operator certification.

Review of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary

This is a part-time position.

Academically qualified candidates will be eligible for graduate school tuition remission benefits at the university.

Diving Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College ()
  • Sport Diving

Date posted: June 7, 2021

Location: 16300 Old Emmitsburg Road

with Mount Saint Marys University

General Job Description

Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, Maryland, is accepting applications for the position of a part-time assistant Diving coach. The assistant coach will assist the head coach in all aspects of the men’s and women’s swimming and diving program, including:

  • Recruitment of qualified student-athletes.
  • On deck coaching, meet preparation, and scheduling.
  • Budget management and fundraising.
  • Schedule and coordinate team training time and travel to off-site 3M facility and additional competitions deemed necessary by the coaching staff.
  • Overall administration of a Division I program in accordance with institutional, NCAA and conference rules and regulations.

Academically qualified candidates will be eligible for graduate school tuition remission benefits at the university.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required. Successful collegiate coaching and/or collegiate diving experience desired.

Successful candidate will have current or will complete course work during the first semester of employment in Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR, and Frederick County Pool Operator certification.

Review of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary

This is a part-time position.

Academically qualified candidates will be eligible for graduate school tuition remission benefits at the university.

Inspired Assistant Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
Inspire Swimming

Date posted: June 6, 2021

Location: 2603 Timmons Lane, Houston, TX, USA

with Inspire Swimming

Inspire Swimming is seeking passionate coaches to join our staff. Depending on experience and personal objectives, coaches will lead or assist developmental and/or advanced groups of all ages (5-18), although the vast majority of our program is 14 & under.

Inspire Swimming a is a small swim club operating out of a 25 meter outdoor pool at The Briar Club in Houston, Texas.

Mission: Inspire swimmers to reach their full potential both in and out of the pool through meaningful, supportive, and individual coaching.

Expectations

  • Promote our mission and leverage the advantages of a small team environment.
  • Lead or assist practices on weekday evenings and Saturday mornings. In June and July, some practices are on weekday mornings.
  • Attend meets (and potential travel) as required.
  • Administrative duties as assigned.
  • Coaching or teaching experience desired but not required.
  • Competitive swim experience at club, high school, or collegiate level required.

Fitter and Faster Seeks Website & Content Contributor

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team Other
  • Sport Artistic Swimming
Fitter and Faster

Date posted: June 4, 2021

Location: Washington D.C., DC, USA

with Fitter and Faster

Website & Content Contributor

The Fitter and Faster Website & Content Contributor is a part-time position. This professional creates and maintains interesting, accurate, effective, and easy-to-understand pages on the Fitter and Faster Website that describe individual camps that we produce throughout the USA and beyond. This person is also responsible for creating and maintaining “profile” web pages for clinicians who lead our camps!

Responsibilities/Skills

  • Superb writing skills

  • Advanced knowledge of swimming

  • Working with the Fitter and Faster team to effectively explain individual camp experiences

  • Creating and editing Fitter and Faster webpages

  • Must be available to work at minimum 15 hours per week.

  • Accurately communicate their availability to work each week.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and ask the right questions when in doubt

Director of Technology and Communications

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team Other
  • Sport Swimming
American Swimming Coaches Association

Date posted: June 4, 2021

Location: 33309

with American Swimming Coaches Association

The ASCA Director of Technology and Communications develops and executes strategic initiatives and operational activities in the areas of member services, continuing education, organizational growth, e-commerce, marketing and communications.   This position reports to the CEO.

The Director is responsible to:

  • Help develop and manage industry-leading continuing education and certification programs that use the latest technology and strive to raise the bar for coach excellence and professionalism.
  • Oversee the online and live digital delivery of all educational offerings.
  • Continually develop and administer state-of-the-art digital communications strategies, including management of the ASCA websites, internet sales and digital marketing.
  • Produce, write and edit effective and informative content for the website, emails, social media, publications and other media. Seek out, identify and effectively communicate best practices and cutting-edge knowledge.
  • Implement systems for seamless, user-friendly member services that are valuable and easily accessible.
  • Manage technology for clinics and other events.
  • Produce reports and analytics on membership services and communications.
  • Administer innovative strategies and systems to inform and educate members, and to engage them in ASCA and in the advancement of their profession.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of new and existing programs that provide mentoring, recognition and support for all segments of the ASCA membership.

The following experience is preferred:

  • Online learning management systems
  • Recording and editing for educational purposes using editing software such as Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Writing, content creation and sending/posting for email and social media
  • Web server management (Plesk) and website development
  • Managing and working with content management systems such as WordPress, Wix and Whova (Event Application software)
  • E-commerce and payment platforms such as WooCommerce and Stripe
  • Querying MySQL Databases
  • Familiar with the sport of swimming.

Assistant Swimming Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division I)
  • Sport Swimming
University of Michigan Athletic Department

Date posted: June 4, 2021

Location: 1000 South State Street, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

with University of Michigan Athletic Department

Job Summary

The University of Michigan Athletic Department is accepting applications for an Assistant Swimming Coach for the Women’s Swimming Program. This position reports directly to the Head Swimming & Diving Coach and is responsible to perform duties in accordance with University, NCAA and Conference rules, regulations and policies.

Responsibilities

  • Support student-athletes in pursuit of academic goals.
  • Contribute to the recruitment of prospective student-athletes.
  • Train and develop student-athletes to compete at the highest level.
  • Assist with team training plans and competition strategies.
  • Serve as a liaison to assigned support units.
  • Represent the Swimming and Diving program at various University functions.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Head Coach Lakeshore Swim Club

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
Lakeshore Swim Club

Date posted: June 3, 2021

Location: 1 Faustina Drive, Etobicoke, ON, Canada

with Lakeshore Swim Club

Reporting to the Board, the Head Coach will:

  • Design, deliver and provide oversight for year-round swim programming including meets, camps and dry training, for all group levels through active leadership of and collaboration with our coaches
  • Foster a positive team spirit that promotes a safe and inclusive experience for all members
  • Recruit, mentor and lead a team of assistant coaches to ensure the program is being delivered with excellence at all levels including establishing coaching goals and objectives for various competencies of swimmers.
  • Be primary Coach and mentor to the two most senior competitive swim groups.
  • Maintain regular and timely communication with the Board, general Club membership, families and swimmers
  • Participate in Club sponsored events, meets, fundraisers and activities
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory bodies and timely administration to secure pool permits, meet registrations, and all other required tasks

Perform all other duties as required

Required qualifications:

 

  • NCCP Certified Senior Coach Level 3 preferred; Level 2 required
  • Minimum 5 years of coaching experience with demonstrated programming, skills training and leadership experience.
  • Current NLS and Standard First Aid, renewed as required
  • Excellent oral, written, and social media communication skills
  • Proficiency in relevant software applications and TeamUnify website publishing.

Pass required background checks and Safe Sport training.

Graduate Assistant Men and Women’s Swimming Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division III)
  • Sport Swimming
Whittier College

Date posted: June 3, 2021

Location: Whittier, CA, USA

with Whittier College

The Department of Athletics at Whittier College (NCAA Division III) is now accepting applications for the Graduate Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach position beginning the 2021-2022 school year.

This position provides full-time graduate tuition waiver (fall and spring) as well as a stipend. Applicants must be accepted into Whittier College graduate school of Education and Certification and meet minimum requirements required for graduate assistantship.

Responsibilities
The successful candidate will assist in conducting the men’s & women’s swimming program within the philosophy and guidelines set forth by Whittier College, the NCAA, and the SCIAC Conference. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: coaching, recruiting, scheduling, budget management, academic monitoring, and other duties as assigned by the Head Swimming Coach. Bachelor’s Degree and valid driver’s license required.
Strong organizational and communication skills are expected. Experience with intercollegiate swimming and diving program is desired. The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with high ethical standards and exhibit a strict adherence to NCAA, Summit, University and departmental rules and regulations.

Essential Functions

  • Assist with the development of practice materials and help lead practice accordingly under the direction of the head coach.
  • Assist with travel plans, planning and coordinating program events.
  • Participate in scouting and recruitment of prospective student-athletes
  • Assist with other duties as assigned by the head coach.

Education, Experience and Skills Required

  • Must be accepted into Graduate School of Education at Whittier College.
  • Excellent communication, organization, and leadership skills required.
  • Computer literacy with an emphasis on spreadsheets preferred.
  • Some experience using Colorado Timing Systems, Hy-Tek software, and Meet Manager
  • Ability to obtain CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Required to work early mornings and weekends.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a successful candidate is chosen.

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

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division II)
  • Sport Swimming

Date posted: June 3, 2021

Location: 13800 Biola Avenue, La Mirada, CA, USA

with Biola University

Head Swim and Dive Coach

Summary: The Head men’s and women’s Swimming and Diving coach is responsible for establishing an effective team program where student-athletes have a positive intercollegiate experience. They must demonstrate exceptional administrative and technical coaching skills and provide a holistic developmental emphasis within their program.  The head coach is fully committed to the mission and goals of Biola University – to train these student leaders to impact the world for Christ. The head coach will comply with all NCAA Division II legislative requirements, as well as applicable PacWest and PCSC Conference rules and regulations.

Responsibilities:

·       Develop the team to reflect Biola’s mission, and submits and meets annual goals related student-athlete well-being, community engagement, NCAA compliance, academic and competitive success, and other Athletics Department objectives.

·       Develop a Christian spiritual focus consistent to promote individual student-athlete and team spiritual growth.

·       Demonstrates spiritual leadership, administrative excellence, and ability to coach elite college student-athletes with success.

·       Demonstrates behavioral competencies in areas such as, but not limited to, professionalism, communication, inclusivity, and respect for others.

·       Involvement in Athletics Department activities that support the spiritual growth of all student-athletes.

·       Support current student-athletes towards academic success and graduation.

·       Encourage the student body to enthusiastically embrace and support the team and its activities.

·       Proficient use of Biola’s ARMS compliance software (ARMS) including the timely, accurate, and complete submission of all necessary forms.

·       Recruiting:

o   Work closely with the Admissions Department for recruitment of all prospective student-athletes (PSAs).

o   Ensure all recruiting activities are appropriately tracked in ARMS.

o   Follow institutional procedures regarding travel, purchases, and submission of receipts.

o   Know and follow all NCAA Division II legislation for recruiting visits, PSA evaluations, communication with PSAs, and recruiting periods.

o   Target recruitment efforts to result in effective signings of PSAs who are institutionally compatible in Christian faith, academic expectations, committed to graduation and enhancing the Biola identity.

o   Facilitate the provision of all information necessary to determine a PSA’s initial eligibility through the NCAA Eligibility Center.

o   Ensure that all assistant coaches in the program are in compliance with all institutional, NCAA Division II, and PacWest conference rules and regulations regarding recruiting.

·       Builds a collegial environment in decision-making and administrative effectiveness throughout the university campus and within the Athletics Department.

·       Perform all PacWest Conference and NCAA Division II documentation and is responsible for staff compliance with NCAA rules and regulations.

·       Oversee operational budget according to set guidelines by sport and submit to the associate athletic director for internal operations.

·       Prepare competition schedule on time and submit to the assistant athletic director for communications and game management, head athletic trainer, and assistant athletic director for compliance/SWA. 

·       Notify the assistant athletic director for communications and game management, head athletic trainer, and assistant athletic director for compliance/SWA of any roster and schedule changes via ARMS.

·       Organize and conduct collegiate level practice sessions.

·       Work with the athletic department administrative assistant under the supervision of the associate athletic director for internal operations to schedule and book transportation and lodging for all travel needs according to institutional policies.

·       Complete all appropriate forms in ARMS to recommend athletic aid for student-athletes when appropriate.

·       Recommend student-athletes to be honored with awards according to policies established by the Conference and National Offices.

·       Provides assistant athletic director for compliance/SWA with a team roster and all persons who may be in official party when traveling via ARMS 48 hours prior to all off-campus travel.

·       Notify the executive assistant to the director of athletics, assistant athletic director for compliance/SWA and head athletic trainer of any changes to practice schedule as soon as the changes are made by keeping the team calendar in ARMS up-to-date and provide electronic notification as applicable.

·       Inform all team members of specific eligibility regulations and counsel team members with regard to their responsibility to maintain eligibility.  The coach should be alert to potential problems and will receive grade checks from faculty via the Biola Insight system.

·       Submit requests and process the proper forms for the following items according to current procedure policies:

o   Purchases of equipment and supplies approved in the budget

o   Transportation

o   Credit card receipts

o   Entry fees

o   Lodging

o   Recruiting expenses

·       Keep laundry attendant informed of desired procedures and time schedules in writing.

·       Works with laundry attendant and assistant athletic director for facility operations with regard to inventory, issuance, and maintenance of equipment and uniforms.

·       Personally accept responsibility whenever a special (approved by director of athletics) practice is called on weekends, at night, during vacation period, or any other time when the laundry attendant is not on duty; to see that all buildings and equipment used are locked and/or checked by himself/herself personally so as not to confuse or upset the normal procedures used by the persons usually in charge.

·       Keeps the supplies and equipment for that particular sport in full repair and secure. This task includes supervising and coordinating the prudent and safe use of these items during the season and storage during the remainder of the year.

·       Prepare requisitions (according to prescribed procedures in “business operations” section) for equipment or special projects approved in the budget for their sport.  Responsible for follow-up until proper delivery and/or installation is completed.

·       Coordinate hiring of support personnel (assistant coaches, managers, etc.) with the associate athletic director for internal operations as approved in the current budget.  Clearance should be obtained at the beginning of the summer from the director of athletics as to the number, names, and duties of the persons to be hired for the following year. 

·       Accept full responsibility for student-athletes’ conduct and appearance during home or away events and while on trips.

·       Give careful attention to the planning of transportation for a team in order to arrive at a contest with maximum safety and comfort and minimal class interference per Athletics Operations and Compliance Manual policy.

·       Work with assistant athletic director for communications and game management in regard to team pictures and website information.

·       Actively work toward influencing the student-athlete’s conduct, public image, and spirit of cooperativeness in accord with the university objectives.  If university regulations have been violated, the coach MUST inform the director of athletics and disciplinary measures will be taken in consultation with the dean of students.

·       Attend all coach’s meetings, participates in conference coaches committee, and turns in national, regional and conference information requests and ballots.  This task also involves keeping the director of athletics informed of current trends and/or legislation that may affect their particular sport.

·       Attend all divisional and department meetings, as well as monthly meetings with the director of athletics or the associate athletic director for internal operations.

·       Review NCAA rules with student-athletes when appropriate and continually reinforce the importance of compliance.

·       Facilitate the provision of all information necessary to determine prospective student-athlete eligibility.

·       Provide complete and accurate expense reports; performs receipt scanning and credit card coding on time each month.

·       Declare playing and practice seasons and submit them in ARMS to the assistant athletic director for compliance/SWA for review and approval at appropriate deadlines.

·       Ensure the team’s compliance with NCAA rules related to playing and practice seasons including monthly athletically related activity (CARA) logs submitted through ARMS.

·       Monitor the scheduling process, verifying that the schedule meets NCAA sport sponsorship requirements, conference scheduling requirements, and missed class time policies.

·       In conjunction with the assistant athletic director for compliance/SWA, educate student-athletes regarding NCAA regulations governing employment.

·       Annually pass the NCAA Coach’s Certification Exam.

·       Follow the established process for renewal and non-renewal of athletically related financial aid.

·       Annually declare and receive approval from the director of athletics and/or university president for athletically related income.

·       Follow Athletic Department equipment and apparel policies and procedures as described in the Operations and Compliance Manual.

·       Ensure camp/clinic procedures are followed.

·       Ensure all coaching staff maintain current certification in First Aid, CPR and AED.

·       Develop a community engagement plan, submit Community Engagement request forms via ARMS for approval, and work with student-athletes on community engagement activities.

·       Self-report any suspected NCAA violations and annually certify self-reporting on the Certification of Compliance Form.

·       Annually submit team rules to direct supervisor if there is any variance from established department-wide team rules in the Athletics Operations and Compliance Manual.

·       Performs additional duties as assigned.

 

Reports To: Associate Athletic Director for Internal Operations

Assistant Swimming Coach/Triathlon Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division II)
  • Sport Swimming
Emmanuel College

Date posted: June 3, 2021

Location: Franklin Springs, GA, USA

with Emmanuel College

Emmanuel College, located in northeast Georgia, is accepting applications for a full-time Assistant Coach to assist with the Men’s and Women’s Swimming/Triathlon program.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the daily supervision of the head coach, the Assistant Coach is also responsible for the teaching/educating of student athletes, recruitment, retention and academic success of student-athletes in the Men’s and Women’s Swimming/Triathlon program. The Assistant Coach will be responsible to maintain compliance with all Conference Carolinas and NCAA rules and regulations. A full-job description is available upon request by contacting Head Swim Coach, Allen Gilchrest at [email protected] or 808-268-5677 (cell)

Assistant Swimming Coach – University of Iowa Athletics

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division I)
  • Sport Swimming
University of Iowa

Date posted: June 3, 2021

Location: Unnamed Road, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA

with University of Iowa

The University of Iowa Athletics Department seeks applications from self-motivated, results-oriented individuals with the knowledge, ability and interpersonal skills required to serve as Assistant Women’s Swimming Coach – a full-time position, salary commensurate with qualifications and experience, including full University benefits.  The University of Iowa is an NCAA Division I Power Five institution and a member of the Big Ten Conference.  The Department of Athletics manages 21 varsity sports programs and related events with a workforce of approximately 200 regular employees and 300 temporary employees. Athletics is a people-centric organization that operates under a “Win. Graduate. Do It Right.” philosophy. For more information regarding Athletics, please click here.

Responsibilities:  The successful candidate will assist the head coach in the management and coaching of an NCAA Division I women’s swimming and diving program, recruit (domestic and international) as permitted by NCAA rules, conduct on-the-deck teaching and coaching, assist with operations management (e.g., program development, schedule, camps, marketing, public relations), planning team practices, conducting individual workouts, and other duties as assigned. This position requires frequent travel, work in the evenings, on weekends and holidays, a valid U.S. driving license and the ability to meet and maintain University of Iowa Driving Policy standards.

Benefits Highlights: Excellent fringe benefit package including paid vacation and sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans.  The University of Iowa is a Big Ten, nationally ranked research university with 30,000 students located in Iowa City. A vibrant community boasting excellent public schools, safe, comfortable neighborhoods, affordable housing, a highly educated population, and numerous cultural, recreational and sporting opportunities and events contribute to the Iowa City area frequently appearing high on the best-places-to-live listings. Go to “Working at Iowa” to learn more.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent)
  • Three or more years successful intercollegiate swimming coach experience and/or five years of successful head coaching experience with a major high school or USA swimming club program
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, as demonstrated through public speaking engagements, clinician experience, and/or use of effective and creative training/coaching techniques
  • Ability to work constructively and collaboratively in a diverse environment, demonstrating strong interpersonal skills and ability to build trusting relationships
  • A valid U.S. driving license and the ability to meet and maintain University of Iowa Driving Policy standards
  • Ability to utilize basic office productivity software, such as Microsoft Office

Desired Qualifications:

  • Competitive swimming experience at the NCAA level
  • Demonstrated experience in international and domestic talent assessment and proven ability to successfully recruit elite level student-athletes
  • Demonstrates working proficiency and ability to:
    • Utilize an online recruiting database or such as Frontrush (please specify)
    • Utilize an online team communication software such as TeamWorks (please specify)
    • Develop and manage social media websites.

SwimAtlanta Site Director/ Head Coach

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

Date posted: June 2, 2021

Location: Lawrenceville, GA 30044, USA

with SwimAtlanta

SwimAtlanta  is seeking an experienced, dynamic and positive individual for the position of site director and head swim coach. We are looking for a motivated, high energy candidate that will work to grow and develop the site. This individual must have the ability to communicate effectively and build relationships with staff, swimmers, volunteers, and program participant  parents.

Duties/ Responsibilities:

Develop a practice schedule and maintain training groups

Develop a meet schedule

Effectively communicate with parents

Maintain a clean and safe facility

Desired Qualifications:

  • Coaching experience 5 years  in competitive high school/age group swimmers. Head Coach is preferred
  • Candidate should have current certifications in CPR, First Aid, Swim Coaches Safety Training, and current USA Swimming coaches’ registration in good standing.
  • American Red Cross CPR/AED for Lifeguards and Lifeguarding/First Aid certifications, or the ability to obtain within 3 months of hire.
  • Must also pass a background check and have either had current Athlete Protection Training and Concussion Training or be in the process of finishing those courses.

Compensation:

  • Salary commensurate with experience.  Salary will grow as the facility grows. Potential to make over $50,000.

Assistant Coach, M&W Swimming – Willamette University

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

Date posted: June 2, 2021

Location: 900 State Street, Salem, OR, USA

with Willamette University

Willamette University (NCAA Division III) is now accepting applications for the Assistant Coach for Men’s & Women’s Swimming position.

The Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach will assist the Head Coach with all areas associated with the swimming program including: practice preparation and implementation; meet management; student-athlete recruitment and retention; coordination of team travel; dryland preparation and implementation; and community engagement.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following functions, which are not listed in any particular order of importance or significance:

  • Recruits qualified student-athletes for admission to a rigorous academic environment and assist in all areas of recruiting.
  • Assist head coach with practice implementation of assigned groups.
  • Observes all conference, NCAA and university rules and regulations.
  • Assists head coach with team travel arrangements including accommodations and meals.
  • Assists in coordination of meet management for all home dual meets.
  • Assist head coach with preparation and implementation of swimming specific strength and conditioning program.
  • Provides leadership and instruction in the personal and athletic development of student-athletes, including counseling team members in academic, disciplinary and personal matters.
  • Teaches sport skills, strategies and philosophy as well as sportsmanship.
  • Assists program with the Willamette University Swim School as needed.
  • Participates in department and Division planning and staff meetings when available, representing the swimming program and/or Willamette athletic department.
  • Work collaboratively with all coaches and administrative staff within the athletics program to enhance overall department operation and student-athlete experience.
  • Additional administrative responsibilities and duties will be assigned by the Head Swimming Coach or the Director of Athletics.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent required.
  • Experience coaching swimming at the college, high school or club level.
  • Knowledge of all applicable NCAA Division III and Conference rules as they apply to swimming.
  • Must be able to successfully articulate the values of a liberal arts education and the role intercollegiate athletics plays in the development of student athletes.
  • Ability to recruit outstanding student-athletes to a strong academic environment.
  • Possess strong leadership, organizational, communication and management skills; serves as a role model for student-athletes. Ability to effectively teach and coach students in both an individual and team setting.
  • Must demonstrate strong communication and organizational skills and must be able to work effectively with staff, faculty and other members of the University.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in English, both orally and in writing, including the ability to communicate instructions pertaining to athletic matters in an athletic coaching setting.
  • Ability to execute those physical activities required to perform the essential functions of the position.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use computers and basic office software.
  • Ability to effectively interact with a wide variety of people in a manner that positively portrays the University and its programs, personnel, and philosophies.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with diverse colleagues, students, and community members.
  • Must possess a current driver’s license valid in the state of Oregon or the ability to obtain one within 60 days of hire date and satisfactory driving record insurable by the University’s insurer.
  • Ability to work independently as well as establish and maintain harmonious relations with other staff, faculty and students.
  • Successful clearance of a criminal conviction record check.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Collegiate playing experience.
  • Experience coaching at the collegiate level.
  • Knowledge of a variety of software applications such as Meet Manager, Team Manager and the Colorado Timing system.
  • Familiarity with ARMS recruiting software and usage as relates to recruiting and compliance.

Typical Work Schedule:    

Workday schedule varies; evenings, weekends and travel will be required.

Physical Demands & Working Conditions:

Operates in pool, gymnasium, and training rooms. General open office and campus environment. Position involves sitting, movement, and occasional lifting up to 50 pounds in coaching and training situations. Frequent travel and early morning/evening/weekend work is required.

AGUA Full-Time Age Group & Site Lead Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Other
  • Sport Swimming

Date posted: June 1, 2021

Location: 555 E 90th St, New York, NY 10128, USA

with Asphalt Green Unified Aquatics

Asphalt Green Unified Aquatics (AGUA), located in New York City, is seeking an experienced and energized full-time coach to lead our satellite location in Battery Park City and serve as primary group coach to 12 & under swimmers. Successful candidates will be determined, driven individuals who ready to commit to our core values, goals, and mission (aguaswim.com).

AGUA is a USA Swimming Gold Medal Club that has achieved Level 4 Club Recognition and is home to 300+ athletes. Our alumni include Olympic medalists and USA Swimming National and National Junior Team members. We are located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side with a satellite program in Battery Park City (www.asphaltgreen.org). The team is focused on excellence and inclusion, with a robust scholarship program and institutional support.

Responsibilities:

  • Primary coach for Age Group 1, Age Group 2 & Age Group 3 at the Battery Park City location. 15-20 hours of on-deck coaching per week; assist other groups as needed, including those at our Upper East Side location.
  • Collaborate with AGUA coaching staff to implement, expand upon and re-enforce our established training curriculum.
  • Participate in travel/swim meets as required.
  • Foster strong communication throughout AGUA including with parents, coaches and athletes.
  • Plan and execute team-building and social functions.
  • Perform assigned administrative tasks relating to the team and Asphalt Green.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of coaching experience
  • Working knowledge of Team Unify and Meet Manager
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • A member in good standing with USA Swimming

Other Desired Qualifications:

  • Collegiate swimming experience
  • Club level swimming experience
  • Film/video knowledge
  • Enthusiasm and desire for continuing coaching education