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Head Coach – Swimming

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

Date posted: June 6, 2022

Location: 316 Washington Ave, Wheeling, WV, USA

with Wheeling University

Responsible for fulfilling all position specific requirements to create a viable NCAA D-II swimming program.  Must be able to travel out of town for extended time periods and have the ability to work extended hours, such as evenings and weekends. Requirements include a valid, current driver’s license; NCAA Compliance Certification; and First Aid, CPR and AED certification.  Proficient in using recruiting software program Front Rush.

Minimum Education Level Required Bachelor’s Degree

 

Minimum Experience Level Required Three years’ experience as a collegiate assistant coach.  Experience as a head coach and player is preferred.
Physical Demands Required Required to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear and use hands to handle and feel objects; lift and / or move up to 50lbs; reach with hands and arms, climb and balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; occasionally lift and / or move up to 100lbs; have vision abilities that include close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment Regularly exposed to outside weather conditions and moderate noise level that can be loud depending on the circumstances.
Compliance Responsibilities Required Required to ensure NCAA, conference and University policies and mandated requirements are correctly interpreted and met and documentation is maintained per policies and procedures; maintain qualifications and certification(s) and complete required annual training.
Other Required to have a valid driver’s license; NCAA Rules Compliance Certification; and First Aid, CPR, AED certification.
Key Accountability Coaching
Job Duties Trains and prepares student athletes.  Teaches sport-specific skills, tactics and philosophy; schedules and directs practices; conducts sport-specific physical training and conditioning for student athletes both in and off season.  Ensures athletes are making satisfactory academic progress; works with the Faculty Academic Representative, the Academic Coordinator and Registrar to monitor athlete’s grades; establishes and coordinates study halls; provides mentors and tutors as needed; and ensures all student athletes are academically eligible per NCAA and conference requirements and entered correctly into the NCAA Compliance Program; and maintains regular office consultation hours. Other duties as assigned.
Performance Standards ●      Able to perform duties with minimal supervision.

●      Ability to take and give direction

●      Can coach athletes regardless of performance level.

●      Helps athletes use their talents to achieve key goals.

●      Ability to recognize athletes’ potential and works to build on it.

●      Supports athletes going outside of their comfort zone.

●      Encourages repeating and building upon areas of strength.

●      Suggests methods to improve performance.

●      Models success behaviors, a positive work manner and constant self-improvement.

Key Accountability Graduate Assistant (GA) Supervision
Job Duties Responsible for overseeing GA’s.  Includes hiring, training, directing, monitoring and performance feedback.  Other duties as assigned.
Performance Standards ●      Gives feedback, instruction and encouragement.

●      Sets standards for professional behavior.

●      Creates a positive work environment.

●      Communicates what is expected and holds others accountable.

●      Ensures there are resources to complete work assignments.

●      Builds rapport by listening, talking and encouraging others.

●      Promotes cooperation and commitment within the team.

●      Manages staff in a way that improves their ability to succeed.

●      Coordinates ideas and resources to meet goals.

Key Accountability Scouting and Recruiting
Job Duties Accountable for scouting and recruiting of future student athletes.  Includes following all NCAA, conference and University regulations and guidelines; assessing athletic talent and academic performance of potential student athletes; determining who meets the athletic requirements and University academic standards; and coordinating scholarships per the University’s approved model.  Other duties as assigned.
Performance Standards ●      Ability to perform duties with minimal supervision.

●      Able to communicate the University’s mission, vision and values.

●      Maintains an approachable, professional demeanor.

●      Builds rapport by listening, talking and encouraging others.

●      Capitalizes on formal and informal networks to meet a goal.

●      Displays passion and dedication for the University.

●      Articulate and outgoing.

●      Proficient (or ability to become proficient) with recruiting software.

General Support
Supports the sport’s program.  This includes representing the University in all sport specific activities; assisting the Sports Information Director in the organization of sports information materials such as media guides, press releases and community public relations programs; assists with program budgets; purchases uniforms and equipment; coordinates pre-season medical exams for student athletes; scout’s opponents and prepares game plans; establishes itineraries and makes travel arrangements.  Other duties as assigned.
●      Displays a positive demeanor.

●      Capable of prioritizing needs with deadlines.

●      Ability to relate to others in a professional, positive manner.

●      Promotes events / activities.

Assistant Swim Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team High School
  • Sport Swimming
Castilleja School

Date posted: June 3, 2022

Location: Castilleja School, Bryant Street, Palo Alto, CA, USA

with Castilleja School

Work collaboratively and collegially with the Swimming coaching staff to coordinate
& provide the leadership, supervision, and organization of the swimming program, while carrying out
the objectives of the total athletic program of Castilleja School.
ESSENTIAL EXPECTATIONS:
 Overtly support and act in accordance with the school’s mission and values.
 Perform duties and responsibilities as described in the below job description.
 Uphold the school’s professional standards of personal presentation, punctuality,
professional courtesy & discretion.
 Represent the school effectively to all of its constituents.
 Maintain a professional demeanor on and off campus.
 Maintain professional credentials, as appropriate.
 Honor the confidentially of school, family & employee information.
 Comply with all school policies and procedures.
 Work effectively and collegially with administrators, faculty and other staff.
 Develop goals to advance the school’s strategic objectives and engage in relevant
professional growth.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
 Be knowledgeable of rules and regulations as it relates to Castilleja, the League
(WBAL), Conference (CCS) and State (CIF).
 Model sportsmanlike behavior and maintain appropriate conduct towards officials,
spectators, parents and student-athletes.
 Work constructively with parents/guardians, faculty, staff, and students – even under
stressful conditions.
 Model and encourage sportsmanlike conduct in all phases of athletic participation.
 Work as a partner with the swimming coaching staff:
o Formulate objectives and goals for the swimming season.
o Assume supervisory control over all phases of the swimming program.
o Apply discipline in a firm and positive manner to each student-athlete
individually, and treat each team member with respect and in a fair manner.
o Establish and maintain open communication with student-athletes, parents,
the Athletic Department, Faculty and Staff.
o Email in meet results following each athletic contest to the Athletic
Department, any appropriate league representatives and/or online resources,
such as Max Prep.
o Go over all rules, regulations, and expectations of student-athletes at the
beginning of the swimming season, including the guidelines of the team
captain(s) will be voted on and the expectations of team captain(s).
o Always begin and end practice on time.

o Assume responsibility for accompanying the student-athletes to all off-
campus practices and meets, which includes either riding the bus to and from
the location or receiving approval to drive a school issued van.
o Attend ALL scheduled practices and meets.
o Notify the Athletic Director 48 hours in advance if you cannot attend a
practice and or meet.
o Schedule contests in collaboration with the Athletic Director.
o Attend pre-season and post-season meetings as required.
o Provide the Athletic Director with a current roster and update as needed and
keep the Athletic Director informed in a prompt manner if any players quit or
are released from the team.
o Be aware of any medical problems, which might exist with any team
members.
o Notify Castilleja Athletic Trainer immediately in the case of an injury. If the
injury is life –threatening, call 911 immediately.
o Assume responsibility for constant care of facilities and equipment being used.
o Notify Athletic Director of any additional equipment needs.
o Ensure that all equipment and facilities are locked following every practice or
meet.
o Organize and schedule practice sessions on a regular basis with the idea of
developing the student-athlete’s greatest potential.
o Arrive at the practice site at least ten minutes prior to the starting time.
o Attend all coaches’ meetings as announced by the Athletic Director.
o Promptly inform Athletic Director of conversations with parents.
o Make sure all equipment and facilities are ready in sufficient time prior to
games and meets.
o Always have medical & emergency information of team members at all
times.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
 Minimum of one-year prior coaching experience at the high school, club or college level.
 Possession of valid, unexpired CPR and First Aid certifications.
 Bachelor of Arts or Science preferred.

Co-Head Coach

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

Date posted: June 3, 2022

Location: Roanoke, VA, USA

with CCA Marlins

 

The CCA Marlins (CCA), a board managed, non-profit year-round competitive swim team located in beautiful Roanoke, VA, is seeking applicants for a full-time position as a Co-Head Coach/Aquatics Director.  The CCA Marlins manage aquatics programs ranging from developmental to national swimming levels at two locations in the Roanoke Valley, the Carter Athletic Center and Lancerlot Sports Complex.  We strive to create a fun, safe, and encouraging competitive environment.  Our mission is to instruct swimmers with positive reinforcement and goal setting in order to achieve their highest potential.  We believe that swimming is one of the best ways to develop a positive body and mind.  In addition to creating better swimmers, it is our goal to help mold and shape more productive, confident, and successful adults.

 

Major Duties and Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

·         Manage marketing and communication of program to ensure transparency with swimmers, parents and other    interested parties.

·         Oversee day to day aquatics activities, including pool water quality monitoring, safety and cleanliness of facilities, pool.

·         Recruit, retain and develop swimmers at all levels according to USA Swimming guidelines and best practices.

·         Manage and develop coaching staff to ensure optimal personal development of coaches and swimmers.

·         Oversee all financial aspects of program, including annual budget and reporting, fundraising and program financial model.

·         Develop and manage swim program, including coaching practices and techniques to create environment to ensure swimmers meet or exceed mutually established goals.

·         Identify and champion participation in key regional, state and other USA certified swim meets.

·         Attend staff and board meetings as required.

·         Ability to work well with all levels of swimmer abilities and ages.

Candidate Requirements:

·         Certified or willing to be lifeguard, CPR, and First Aid certified thru American Red Cross.

·         Strong knowledge of current stroke techniques with a certification of ASCA Level 3 Minimum required

·         Implement and oversee dry land program.

·         Candidates must have experience coaching swimmers of all ages, especially senior (high school aged) swimmers preferably with a minimum of 5 years of coaching experience.

·         Experience swimming at competitive senior level or college preferred.

·         Must have all USA Swimming Certifications including a Background Check, Athlete Protection Training, Safety Training and CPR, and be in good standing with USA Swimming and their LSC.  Willing to have background check performed.

·         Possess good written and verbal communication skills.

·         Candidates should have experience with Team Unify, Team Manager, Hy-Tek, and Microsoft Office.

The ideal candidate should be energetic, supportive, and enthusiastic. We are looking for a Mentor/Co-Head Coach who has a passion to coach and teach our swimmers. You should be as interested in our members’ character development as they are in their development as swimmers.   If you run up and down the pool encouraging, motivating, and cheering your swimmers to perform at their highest level, then you are who we are looking for.

Competitive salary and benefits based on experience and expertise.

We will continue to accept resumes until the position is filled.

 

 

 

Assistant Aquatics Director/Assistant Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Aquatics Staff
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
JCC Bridgewater Tide

Date posted: June 2, 2022

Location: 775 Talamini Road, Bridgewater Township, NJ, USA

with JCC Bridgewater Tide

Assistant Aquatics Director/Full Time Assistant Coach Needed

Work Days: Tuesday – Saturday

 

Immediate Opening: The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center is looking for an Assistant Aquatics Director to assist our Aquatics Director in all facets of the department. In coordination with the Aquatics Director, the Assistant Aquatics Director will grow the lesson program, oversee hiring and retention of new lifeguards, and ensure the continued success and operation of the aquatics department.

 

This candidate will also get the opportunity to coach with the JCC Bridgewater Tide (BWTD) as an assistant with developmental swimmers. BWTD is a growing team of over 140 swimmers, and was the first team in the state to achieve SafeSport Recognition.

 

Position Tasks:

  • Coordinating and running private, semi private, and group lessons in coordination with the Aquatics Director
  • Teaching weekly swim lessons to children in the Early Child Center
  • Assisting with the training and onboarding of lifeguards
  • Supervising the pools, which includes chemical readings, pool maintenance, and overseeing lifeguards
  • Being the professional staff member on duty on Saturdays
  • Working with the BWTD Head Coach to develop the Pre-Competitive, Tidal Waves, Bronze, Silver, and Junior practice groups
  • Writing swim practices as needed
  • Coaching at USA Swim meets on weekends as needed
  • Directing the Summer Swim Club, overseeing the club on Saturdays, as well as some weekdays and holidays
  • Lifeguarding some hours during the week
  • Supporting the mission of the JCC, and assisting in JCC events throughout the year

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience as a lifeguard and/or group swim lesson instructor
  • Strong customer service, communication and organizational skills
  • Willingness to maintain working knowledge of current swimming techniques and training methods
  • Ability to create a positive, inclusive environment where all swimmers are inspired to improve and succeed
  • Willingness to obtain up-to-date USA Swimming, American Red Cross Lifeguarding/Water Safety Instructor, and CPO certifications within 60 days of being hired

 

Salary is commensurate with experience, and will range from $40,000-$45,000. Full-time benefits include subsidized health insurance, access to a dental plan, 401k, paid time off, and payment for USA and ASCA membership. We also provide opportunities for professional development, such as payment for American Red Cross certification and ASCA courses.

 

 

Head Age Group Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
JCC Bridgewater Tide

Date posted: June 2, 2022

Location: 775 Talamini Road, Bridgewater Township, NJ, USA

with JCC Bridgewater Tide

Head Age Group Coach Needed
Work Days
: Sunday – Thursday

 

Immediate Opening: The JCC Bridgewater Tide (BWTD), located in Bridgewater, NJ, is seeking a Head Age Group Coach to grow and develop the base of our program so these swimmers develop into successful athletes once they reach the senior level. In coordination with the Head Coach, the Head Age Group Coach will take BWTD to new levels of success. The Head Age Group Coach will work Sundays through Thursdays.

 

Position Tasks:

  • Designing season plans in coordination with the Head Coach
  • Assisting the Head Coach with team admin
  • Writing practices for Senior, Gold 1, and Gold 2 groups, and leading practices when available
  • Assisting with other practice groups as needed
  • Running the Summer League swim team, including working meets and creating meet lineups
  • Availability to work USA Swim Meets on weekends
  • Working with the Head Coach to recruit new swimmers and schedule tryouts
  • Being the professional staff on duty on Sundays
  • Assisting with Summer Swim Club on Sundays, as well as some weekdays and holidays
  • Ensuring proper maintenance and cleanliness of pools
  • Lifeguarding some hours during the week
  • Supporting the mission of the JCC, and assist in JCC events throughout the year

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Coaching membership in good standing with USA Swimming
  • ASCA Level 2 or similar coaching experience
  • Knowledge of TeamUnify and Microsoft Office
  • Strong communication and organization skills
  • Willingness to maintain working knowledge of current swimming techniques and training methods
  • Ability to create a positive, inclusive environment where all swimmers are inspired to improve and succeed
  • Willingness to obtain up-to-date USA Swimming and Lifeguarding certifications within 60 days of being hired

 

Salary is commensurate with experience, and will range from $40,000-$45,000. Full-time benefits include subsidized health insurance, access to a dental plan, 401k, paid time off, and payment for USA and ASCA membership. We also provide opportunities for professional development, such as payment for ASCA courses.

 

Chattahoochee Gold Full Time Age Group / Senior Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
Chattahoochee Gold Swim Club

Date posted: June 2, 2022

Location: Woodstock, GA, USA

with Chattahoochee Gold Swim Club

Chattahoochee Gold is a coach owned top 25 VCC team located in the north suburbs of Atlanta GA.  We have 3 sites and roughly 700 swimmers on the team of all levels up to Olympic Trials.  We are looking to hire at least one full time staff member to join the Gold Family.

An ideal candidate would have 3 plus years coaching experience and be comfortable with Age Group or Senior swimmers.  It is important that the candidate be a self-starter that has solid understanding of technique and energy systems, but must be willing to learn.

Gold offers great pay and benefits including:

401k with corp match

Healthcare

Paid Vacation

Paid Educational opportunities

Admin Support Team

Salary will vary based on experience level but will likely be in the range of 40-50k

 

Head Age Group Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
Eagle Swimming Association

Date posted: June 1, 2022

Location: Atascocita, TX, USA

with Eagle Swimming Association

Head Age Group (5-14 yr olds)                                   Competitive Salary

Mainly Age Group 3 & Jr Prep groups                           commensurate with experience

(9-12/14-year-olds – A swimmers & above)

 

Requirements

  • ASCA Level III or above.
  • Must have (or obtain prior to being on deck) certifications in Adult & Pediatric/Child CPR and AED, as well as Safety Training for Swim Coaches (STSC).
  • Must be able to pass a background check
  • Minimum 3-5 yrs. coaching experience preferred
  • Passionate about swimming & teaching & developing age-group athletes.
  • Knowledge of competitive swimming and all swimming strokes (Backstroke, Breaststroke, Butterfly, Freestyle)
  • Must possess/be able to demonstrate:
    • Professionalism,
    • leadership skills,
    • Decision-making ability (in the interest of athletes & organization),
    • Timely & professional communication (written & verbal) with coaches, parents, and swimmers,
    • & be willing to follow directives from the Head Coach & board.
  • Must possess good problem-solving skills and have the capability to act rationally and calmly in all situations.
  • Ability to work with and maintain professional relationships with staff & high school coaches.
  • Must have a working knowledge of Team Unify & Hytek.
  • Responsible management of team funds.

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for developing our Age Group program swimmers (ages 5-14) to be ready to compete at the Jr & Sr Levels.
    • Develop and maintain a season plan for the Age Group Program that shows increased knowledge of the progression of our age group program and develops innovative techniques that show success and improvement. (This includes yardage and technique goals as well as how the group is being differentiated).
    • Responsible for writing a monthly report on the prior month’s success, needs for improvement, and goals for the next month.
  • Work collaboratively with the head coach to develop and follow through on program goals to enhance a club that is consistently trying to meet its mission/vision while always trying to innovate.
  • Assist Head coach as needed.
  • Supervise swimmers in the pool area at all times.
  • Responsible for helping maintain a safe atmosphere by adhering to all USA swimming rules and regulations and providing positive and constructive feedback to our swimmers and parents.
    • Must show an ability to work with and communicate well with all age group parents and athletes.
    • Greet, acknowledge, and interact with members at all times.
    • Create an educational, safe, and inviting experience for all participants.
    • Initiate, develop, and maintain positive relationships with all participants
    • Provide a safe, clean, and organized pool area
  • In charge of:
    • Aiding head coach with setting calendar – practice & meet schedules
    • Aiding head coach with staffing and staff schedules
    • Staff mentoring & development (including professional development)
    • Aiding head coach with team/organization planning & development (including help starting & staffing a learn to swim program)
    • Meet entries for age groups swimmers
  • Aid in the management of age group travel.
  • Maintain team practice and master calendars and report the monthly calendar to our school district (rental) liaison.
  • Run monthly meetings with age group coaches
  • Vacation – two weeks in August and one in March built-in as well as one during either Thanksgiving or Holiday Break (concurrent with school breaks), or upon request and approval.

Junior Program Director

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
Peddie Aquatic Center

Date posted: June 1, 2022

Location: 155 Etra Road, Hightstown, NJ, USA

with Peddie Aquatic Center

The Peddie School is seeking a dynamic, inspiring Junior Program Director to help support our nationally-renowned swim team and continue its success. The Peddie Aquatic Association has a legacy of success by consistently placing among the top teams at Sectionals, Junior Nationals, the U.S. Open, and US Nationals. In 2021 PAA was recognized by ASCA as a Top-100 Age Group Team. Peddie has produced a number of athletes that have represented the United States at various international competitions, including the Olympics. Peddie Aquatics is a multi-tiered program consisting of a swim school all the way to pre-competitive and competitive teams. The Peddie Aquatic Association calls The Peddie School Natatorium home, located in Hightstown, NJ just 10 miles from Princeton, and 30 miles from the New Jersey coast. 

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Daily coaching responsibilities will include the direction of the Junior Performance practice group, which features our top-level age group athletes. The group is made up of competitive swimmers ages 11 to 14.
  • Will assist with evaluating swimmers’ techniques, developing swim programs, and overseeing daily training, while recruiting new team members & preparing for swim meets.
  • Develop, promote and manage the competitive swim team in an efficient and fun manner consistent with the Peddie Aquatic Association standards.
  • Train and evaluate qualified coaches to effectively operate all levels of the Junior Program. 
  • Develop and implement seasonal and long-term plans for the progression of our age group program and develop innovative techniques that demonstrate success and improvement.
  • Maintains safety at all times during practices, swim meets, or other team functions. Acquire and maintain necessary certification as established by USA Swimming.
  • Work to create and implement an age-appropriate strength and dryland program to facilitate athletic development and smooth transition between groups.
  • Assist in overseeing the Peddie Swim school, with awareness to help bridge swimmers into the age group program. 
  • Develop and implement team and individual goals with the swimmers and Head Age Group Coaches, and monitor the progression of the athletes and team in reaching these goals.

 

Administration:

  • Work with the Head Coach and the rest of the staff to ensure the club’s mission, vision and values are achieved.
  • Demonstrate a cooperative, prompt, and respectful communication style with swimmers, parents, community members, and members of the staff.
  • Maintain and update website information regarding practice schedules, meet entries, news, etc.
  • Create meet entry files and submit entries to meet coordinators. 
  • Maintain a professional standard of safety, appearance, and readiness.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in physical education or related field preferred.
  • Must be CPR/AED certified (lifeguard certified preferred) and maintain current USA coaching certifications.
  • Competitive swimming experience, knowledge of competitive swimming, or previous coaching experience is required.
  • Experience in personnel supervision, recruitment, training, and development of staff and volunteers.
  • The ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with staff, volunteers, members, parents, and the general public is essential. 
  • Good organizational and written/oral skills are necessary.

Assistant Swim Coach

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

Date posted: June 1, 2022

Location: 639 Howard Rd, West Point, NY, USA

with Army West Point Athletic Association

The Assistant Coach is responsible for supporting the Head Coach by coaching Cadet-Athletes, recruiting highly qualified potential Cadet-Athletes, overseeing team travel, monitoring the academic progress and overall well-being of Cadet-Athletes in his/her primary group, and inspire cadet leaders of character through an extraordinary Division 1 athletic experience.

ARETE Swim Camp 24th Year Coach/Counselor – June 26-30

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Other
  • Sport Swimming
ARETE Swim Camp Inc

Date posted: June 1, 2022

Location: 285 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ, USA

with ARETE Swim Camp Inc

The ARETE Swim Camp seeks one good coach/counselor that loves swimmers and swimming, and is willing to work five long days to give our swimmers a great experience. Our 24th year of camp will be conducted Sunday June 26 to Thursday June 30 at Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, New Jersey. A three hour training period is also required which can be conducted by Zoom if necessary.

Three-time USA National Team Coach, and soon to be American Swimming Coaches Association Hall of Fame Coach Chuck Warner, is the camp founder, director and works with the camp and staff every day. We offer a daily curriculum of experiential games, technical development and fun to help each of our campers stive for their greatest potential.

This unique blend of inner and outer development of the campers has caused some to call the ARETE Swim Camp, “the best swim camp in the world.”

Our four core points of focus of the camp are:

  • Immediate Skill Improvement
  • Self-image Development
  • Teamwork
  • Wow!! Experiences

Coach/counselor responsibilities Include but are not limited to:

  • 24 hours supervision for a group of about twelve campers.
  • Two ninety-minute swim sessions that you will assist in instruction
  • Help w/video recording and analyzing with your group.
  • Assisting with Inner Engineering.
  • Coordinating planned activities for campers during unscheduled time.
  • Attendance and monitoring at lectures and other scheduled camp activities
  • Registration and checkout beginning 6/26/22 at 11 am, ending 6/30/22 at 5 pm.
  • Staff training module 6/24/22 10 am-1 pm or by Zoom (an alternative time can be arranged).
  • Other duties as assigned by camp director

Compensation: $500-800 stipend, room, board, shirts, plus time with a terrific staff and eager group of swimmers.

 

Swim Coaches for Nationally Ranked Swim Team

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Recreational
  • Sport Swimming
Greater Somerset County YMCA

Date posted: May 31, 2022

Location: Bridgewater, NJ, USA

with Greater Somerset County YMCA

Greater Somerset County YMCA (GSCY) is a local nonprofit committed to strengthening community by connecting all people to their potential, purpose and each other. At GSCY, we focus on empowering young people, improving health and well-being, and inspiring action in and across communities. By bringing together people from different backgrounds, perspectives and generations, we ensure that we all have access to the opportunities, relationships and resources necessary to learn, grow and thrive.

To learn more about GSCY, visit our website: http://gscymca.org 

Our  nine-time NJYMCA State Champion swim team has 500+ swimmers with a legacy of success regionally and nationally with swimmers having achieved Olympic Trials and Junior National Teams. Our swim team is a Silver Medal program recognized by USA Swimming as one of the top-200 teams in the nation. The swimmers ages range from 6 to 18 years and the team competes year-round in YMCA and USA-sanctioned meets.
We are currently seeking highly qualified lead swim coaches to join our growing team.  We are looking for individuals who share our commitment in strengthening the community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. We enable swimmers to grow as individuals, achieve their goals, and expand their overall potential in a safe and supportive environment.
HOURS: School year – evenings and weekends.  Summer – mornings, evenings and weekends
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 
  • Coaches team of 250 swimmers ages 7-18 years
  • Motivates and develops individual team members
  • Assists in year-round competitions in both YMCA and USA sanctioned swimming events
  • Effectively communicates team information to Swim Team and parents

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have personal competitive aquatics experience, preferable at collegiate level.
  • Must possess ASCA level 1 or higher.
  • Must have ARC Swim Coach Safety Training, CPR/AED and First Aid certifications.
  • Lifeguard certified preferred.

Benefits of working part-time at GSCY include:

  • FREE Individual Membership Access to any YMCA in the Nation.
  • 10% Discount on most programming at Greater Somerset County YMCA.
  • Access to one of the leading retirement programs “Y Retirement Fund” from the first day of employment.
  • Opportunities for professional development, mentoring, growth, and promotion throughout the YMCA Movement.
  • Supportive and inclusive community for people of all backgrounds and access to Employee Resource Networks.

Greater Somerset County YMCA is a drug free work environment. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information who share our values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.

Part Time Age Group and Masters Coach

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

Date posted: May 30, 2022

Location: 2650 Waldemere Street, Sarasota, FL, USA

with Sarasota Tsunami Swim Team

Two coaching opportunities with the #1 age group team on the Florida Gulf Coast.  Both are strong part time positions. One is at our Sarasota site, coaching both age group and masters for more hours.  Both early morning and early evening hours options.

Second is a position working with Junior and Senior level swimmers at our Manatee site.  After school hours to early evening.

Both positions are 6 days per week plus meets approximately once a month.  20 – 25 hours per week.

Associate Head Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
Fox Valley Swim Team

Date posted: May 30, 2022

Location: Naperville, IL, USA

with Fox Valley Swim Team

Job Posting: Associate Head Coach

Application Deadline: June 15, 2022 

Anticipated Start Date: August 15, 2022

Applications will be reviewed as submitted

Overview:

Fox Valley Swim Team (“FOX”), located in Naperville, Illinois, seeks a full-time Associate Head Coach. More information on FOX can be found on our team website, www.foxswimteam.com.

FOX is a competitive club swim team serving approximately 360 swimmers ages six through college. FOX is recognized as one of the highest performing swim teams in Illinois and the Midwest, having had US Olympic Trials qualifiers, Senior and Junior National swimmers, and age group champions in our 25 year history. FOX was recognized as a USA Swimming Silver Medal Club in 2021 and currently ranks top 100 nationally in the Virtual Club Championships. Our mission is to fully develop each individual’s ability to realize his/her goals through quality year-round training while developing well-rounded student athletes, encouraging team spirit and sportsmanship, and fostering a life-long love for the sport of swimming.

FOX trains at the Neuqua Valley and Waubonsie Valley High Schools, as well as the Naperville Fry Family YMCA. FOX hosts several meets each year and will host the 2023 Illinois Swimming SCY Age Group Championships in March. 

FOX is a 501C4 non-profit overseen by an elected board of directors. The associate head coach is supported by the head coach, a team administrator, lead age group coaches, assistant coaches from developmental through elite senior levels, and parent volunteers.

Naperville is located roughly 35 miles west of Chicago with approximately 148,000 residents and is recognized nationally and internationally as a top community in which to live. In 2021, Niche.com ranked Naperville as the best city in America to raise a family and 3rd best city in America to live.

The Associate Head Coach will work with and under the direction of the Head Coach. 

General Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Head Coach to lead our team’s mission to fully develop each individual’s ability to realize his/her goals through quality year-round training, while developing well-rounded student athletes, encouraging team spirit and sportsmanship, and fostering a life-long passion for the sport of swimming. 
  • Maintain and increase overall club participation, and consistently qualify swimmers at the highest levels of competition.
  • Ensure full compliance with all USA Swimming policies.
  • Foster a culture of team unity and strength among parents, swimmers and staff.
  • Act at all times with integrity and as a positive representative of FOX to the membership and the community at large.

On-deck Coaching Responsibilities (~15-20 hours/week):

  • Serve as lead coach for assigned age group(s). The successful candidate may serve in either a “traditional” head age group or head senior coach capacity, based on experience.
  • Develop season and practice plans for lead group(s)
  • Attend any meet sessions and team events as assigned
  • Assist during fall and spring team tryouts
  • Train, develop and mentor Lead and Assistant coaches to ensure a reliable, cohesive and positive environment with an emphasis on teamwork and personal growth

Administrative Responsibilities (~15-20 hours/week)

  • Work with Head Coach to create full season training plans for stroke technique progression, dryland progression, training progression and taper strategies for all levels and effectively communicate to swimmers and coaches
  • Assist Head Coach with staff scheduling and recruiting, as required to ensure continuity and coaching quality
  • Assist Head Coach in developing and implementing growth strategies
  • Provide a stable, professional, and positive environment for all FOX athletes.
  • Develop annual and quadrennial plans with the Head Coach.
  • Work with head coach to develop in-house coach, athlete and parent education opportunities
  • Effective communication with parents and swimmers of objectives and goals for athletes.
  • Become an active member of Illinois Swimming LSC leadership through participation on LSC committees.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Member in good standing of USA Swimming and current on all certifications
  • Outstanding leadership and motivational skills with a strong sense of personal integrity
  • A passion for the sport and thorough mastery of swim stroke mechanics and current coaching techniques
  • Experience using TeamUnify, Team Manager and Meet Manager
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Good collaborator with ability to delegate efficiently

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 5+ years of coaching experience, with at least 2 years as a lead coach
  • Experience hosting large meets, including prelim/final meets 

Compensation:

Salary: $45,000-$55,000

Benefits: FOX provides an additional $5000 annual stipend to cover healthcare costs to all full time employees. Coaches also have the opportunity to teach private lessons through FOX to create additional income.

Assistant Coach- Annapolis Swim Club

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
Annapolis Swim Club

Date posted: May 28, 2022

Location: Arundel Olympic Swim Center, Riva Road, Annapolis, MD, USA

with Annapolis Swim Club

Annapolis Swim Club is seeking part-time coaches to assist with our Age Group and Senior Level training groups. Coaches should have 1-2 years of previous competitive coaching experience, and/or past competitive high school or collegiate swimming experience. Coaches will be expected to lead or assist practices between 2-4 days per week, attend swim meets once per month, and complete all USA Swimming Certification Requirements prior to starting. ASC is looking for enthusiastic and energetic coaches to help teach and inspire our athletes, and build to the great foundation of our current coaching staff.

Illinois Swimming Performance Director

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

Date posted: May 27, 2022

Location: 1400 E Touhy Ave, Des Plaines, IL, USA

with Illinois Swimming

About Us:

Illinois Swimming, Inc. is one of 59 Local Swim Committees (LSC) organized under USA Swimming, the National Governing Body for competitive swimming in the United States. We are chartered to advance the aims of USA Swimming in our geographic boundaries and administer competitive swimming through the furtherance of our mission:

To promote and achieve excellence in performance through education, innovation, service and committed leadership. Illinois Swimming is committed to providing a safe and supportive environment for all participants. To do so we have athlete protection policies and guidelines in place.

The Position:

The Performance Director is a new position to the organization, which will report to the Board of Directors, through the direct supervision of the General Chair. Their primary roles will be to manage the affairs of the organization, be its emissary both within and outside of the swimming community, expand its membership, and aid in athlete and club success.

The Board seeks an individual with both athletic and business sense. The candidate who is selected will demonstrate understanding of swimming in all its facets, have a passion for promoting the sport to diverse groups, have a grasp of the process for creating elite athletes, and be dedicated to the advancement of our organization and its members. We are looking for a confident and enthusiastic individual willing to partner with our Board and committees to maximize the potential of the LSC, its athletes and its member clubs. The Board envisions that the ideal candidate will grow with us, and that there is potential for personal and professional advancement in the role. We seek a person with a high level of initiative, strong planning, organizational, and time management skills and the capability to understand the business needs and governance oversight of a non-profit USA Swimming organization.

Key Responsibilities:

Internal Development and Strategy Implementation:

The Performance Director shall:

  • Be a liaison between LSC committees, membership, and the Board of Directors, and will take part in Board meetings and take part in strategic planning. The ideal candidate will be able to add original ideas to the organization’s strategic planning and ensure the sharing of best practices between USA Swimming and members, and among members themselves.
  • Act as the primary driver of ISI’s strategic initiatives to increase competitive success of athletes, expand membership, and provide programming and educational opportunities to both athlete and non-athlete members.
  • Chair ISI’s Performance Committee and function as liaison to the technical committees (Age Group, Senior, Coaches, Open Water, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).
  • Maintain performance metrics to measure the success of the strategic initiatives.
  • Create programming for member clubs staff development, including programs to recognize top-performing coaches and clubs and opportunities to improve club organizational effectiveness and “build the base.”
  • Aid clubs in program implementation as well as club efficiency, parent education and volunteer involvement.
  • Interface with USA Swimming staff and committees to ensure a prompt and complete flow of information and ideas related to the development of clubs, coaches, and athletes to our members.
  • Provide organizational continuity in the planning and implementation of strategy.
    • Attend BOD and House of Delegate meetings.
    • Participate in budget process.
    • Work with the Governance Committee to conduct orientation and onboarding of BOD members.

Program Facilitation:

The Performance Director will:

  • Be involved in the planning and execution of:
    • Championship Meets
    • Athlete Recognition Banquet
    • Meetings and symposiums
  • Attend all major Illinois Swimming events.

Organizational Ambassador:

The Performance Director will:

  • Act as liaison as needed with other governing bodies including NFHS, IHSA, NCAA, and YMCA.
  • Promote member opportunities at the Zone and National level.
  • Aid in the identification and cultivation of sponsors and other partners to advance the organization.
  • Extend hospitality to guests of the organization.

Other Important Skills and Qualifications

  • An ability to engage in a friendly manner in the exchange of ideas, an openness to new ideas and a willingness to take direction from the BOD; able to build consensus between parties.
  • A willing partner to elected and non-elected volunteers, and an ability to collaborate with others in the execution of policy, programming and the implementation of our goals and mission.
  • Timely and effective communication with stakeholders.
  • Understanding and observance of the organization’s Bylaws, Rules and Policy and Procedures as established by the House of Delegates and Board of Directors.

Required Qualifications:

  • Non-Athlete member of USA Swimming, or the ability to obtain that membership prior to commencement of position; continued ability to maintain that membership. Knowledge of USA Swimming and its rules and structure.
  • Compliance with all current requirements and recommendations of USA Swimming on new hires, and willingness to meet all such expectations.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Master’s degree or equivalent work experience preferred.
  • Seven years’ experience in coaching in YMCA or USA Swimming setting, showing development of athletes with a preference to having developed national level athletes.
  • Verbal and written skills sufficient to communicate effectively with athletes, coaches, volunteers, staff, and members.
  • Proven ability to develop positive professional relationships, work in a collaborative environment and build effective relationships both within and without an organization.
  • Computer skills including proficiency in MS Office suite and email. Preference for those who can effectively use Team Unify, QuickBooks, SWIMS database, and social media.
  • Willing to work weekends and evenings as needed to succeed in position.
  • Ability to travel to events and to interact with members and clubs to build relationships as needed to further the mission of the organization.
  • History of increased responsibility and achievement in prior employment.
  • A demonstrated personal commitment to advancing the sport of swimming at all levels.

About the Position:

  • Our office staff works in a hybrid environment, remotely and onsite as needed. Reliable high-speed internet at residence is needed. The remote work expectation includes full-time availability and work in the appropriate hours to succeed in the position.
  • The Performance Director should be able to travel to the office, usually one or two days a week, and throughout the geography of our organization as needed.
  • Compensation will be commensurate with experience with benefits including a health insurance stipend, matching retirement contribution plan and paid vacation.