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Head Coach: Collingswood Marlins Summer Swim Team

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club, Recreational
Collingswood Marlins Swim Team

Location: 215 Hillcrest Ave, Collingswood, NJ 08108, USA

with Collingswood Marlins Swim Team

The Collingswood Marlins summer swim team is seeking an experienced swim coach for the 2020 swim season during which the Marlins will be competing in the National Division of the Suburban Swimming Association of South Jersey. We are looking for a high-energy, motivated individual to lead approximately 140 swimmers of all ability levels in our competitive summer swim league. Afternoon practices are held from 3:15 pm through 6:15 pm on weekdays beginning approximately Tuesday, May 26th at Roberts Pool in Collingswood, New Jersey . Weekday morning practices are held at the same location from 7:15 am through 10:30 am beginning Monday, June 24th. Regular season swim meets are held on Saturday mornings from approximately June 20th through July 25th with the League Championships scheduled for both Saturday and Sunday, August 1st and 2nd. Time trials are typically scheduled the Saturday prior to the first meet, and a Masters Meet will be held on approximately Sunday, July 26th. The team-wide banquet to celebrate the season is held shortly after Championships. The ideal candidate would have head coaching experience, strong leadership and communication skills, the ability to connect with children from grades K-12, and an infectious enthusiasm for the sport of swimming.

The ideal candidate will work together with the assistant coaches to carry out the day-to-day responsibilities of leading the team, under the supervision of the Marlins Parent Board and the Collingswood Director of Recreation.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Promote a fun, safe and team-oriented environment
  • Plan and run practices for each age group
  • Maintain control and safety of swimmers
  • Provide stroke technique instruction to beginning, intermediate, and advance swimmers
  • Supervise the swimmers during practices, meets and any other swim periods.
  • Prepare meet lineups following guidelines outlined in team bylaws (Hy-Tek experience desired)
  • Maintain swimmers’ meet results in Hy-Tek
  • Review meet results, including disqualification issues, and work with swimmers to improve performance
  • Help with setup and breakdown of all practices and swim meets
  • Supervise efforts of assistant coaches
  • Attend practices, meets, the annual Masters Meet, and the end of season banquet
  • Supervise distribution of team awards
  • Serve as the primary communicator to assistant coaches, parents, and swimmers.
  • Attend and participate in Collingswood Marlins Parent Board Meetings.
  • Report unusual maintenance problems or irregularities to Collingswood Director of Recreation or Pool Manager.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by supervisors.

Requirements include:

  • Valid CPR/AED, First Aid certification
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all ages: Kindergarten through parents
  • Ability to problem solve and act calmly and rationally in all situations Preferred experience:
  • Experience as a head coach or minimum 2 years of experience as an assistant coach

Preferred experience as a head coach or minimum 2 years of experience as an assistant coach

 

Head Swim Coach – YMCA of San Diego County

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Recreational, Other
YMCA OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY

Location: 8355 Cliffridge Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037

with YMCA OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY

Looking for a job outdoors?

Do you have a passion for coaching Swim Teams?

Are you 18 or older?

Join us at the Y as a Head Swim Coach!

GROW YOUR CAREER AT OUR Y LOCATION(S) BELOW!

North Coastal – Dan McKinney Family YMCA

 

Y would I apply?

  • FREE Complete Gym Membership
  • FREE Workout Classes
  • FREE Pool Access
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  • Build Your Resume
  • Opportunities for Growth
  • Community Involvement
  • Looking for Benefits? We’ve got you covered:
    • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
    • PTO (Sick time, vacation days, personal days and holidays)
    • Retirement Contributions

 

Sound good? (We think so, too!) Here’s what you would do:

  • Prepare swim team area for workout
  • Conduct appropriate stretching and warm-up/cool-down activities
  • Maintain safety and discipline during workouts and meets
  • Schedule and host team swim meets
  • Respond to the individual needs of participants
  • Assist in providing a variety of demonstration, explanation, and practice and skill correction during each workout
  • Assist in effective communication with athletes and parents in a friendly manner and providing appropriate encouragement
  • Attend staff and aquatics’ trainings

 

“OK, I’m sold!” What do I need to qualify?

  • Must be 18 or older
  • Must have 3 years of experience coaching
  • Must have 2 years of experience in competitive swimming
  • Current Certifications:
    • CPR PRO/AED for Professional Rescuer
    • First Aid
  • The Certifications above must be from one of the following certifying organizations:
    • American Red Cross
    • American Heart Association
    • American Safety & Health Institute
  • Must complete Principles of Competitive Swimming & Diving within 30 days of hire
  • YMCA or American Red Cross Lifeguard certification desirable (will be required if supervising off-site events)
  • YMCA or WSI Swim Lesson certification desirable
  • Safety training for Swim Coaches desirable
  • YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor (YSL) Certification desirable
  • Familiarity with Meet Manager and Team Manager software desirable
  • Must have visual and auditory ability to respond to critical incidents and physical ability to act swiftly in emergency situations
  • Must have ability to observe participant activities adequately, to enforce safety regulations and to apply appropriate policies and procedures
  • CPR/AED, both Adult & Infant/Child, and First Aid Certification within 30 days of hire and must be from one of the following certifying organizations:
  • American Red Cross
  • American Heart Association
  • American Safety & Health Institute

 

Marlins Of Raleigh Swim Team Seeks Full Time Lead Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Marlins Of Raleigh Swim

Location: Raleigh, NC, USA

with Marlins Of Raleigh Swim

The Marlins Of Raleigh Swim Team is seeking a full time lead coach for our AG 3 Black and Pre Sr groups at our North Raleigh Site.

MOR is a USA Swimming Gold Medal club the past 4 years with 650 swimmers.  The Raleigh Area is a hot spot for swimming with a summer league of over 85 teams and 11,000 swimmers from which to draw.  Raleigh is rated annually as one of the best places to live in the US and also has a highly rated music scene.

REPORTS TO: Head Coach and N. Raleigh Head Age Group coach

SALARY: Commensurate with coaching experience with range of $34,000-$38,000.  Retirement match program of up to 3% of salary after 1 year subject to the terms and conditions of the plan.

Education: College graduate preferred.

Experience: 1-2+ years coaching experience.

Eligibility: Must currently reside in the United States

JOB GOAL: To align with the policy and procedures set forth by the Marlins Of Raleigh Swim Team and to lead the AG 3 Black Group and Pre Sr. practice groups in developing age group athletes to make an uncompromised commitment to striving to be the best that they can be.

Qualifications:
CPR/AED, Safety Training for Swim Coaches, APT, Background check and in good standing with USA Swimming.  CPO certified preferred or get certified once coach arrives.
Proficient in use of Team Unify and/or Team Manager
Abides by applicable USA Swimming Codes of Conduct and Safe Sport Requirements
Pass USA Swimming background screen and reference check
ASCA Level 2 preferred

Performance Responsibilities:

Embrace MOR culture and take initiative
Passion for coaching and working with age group athletes
Comprehension of stroke technique fundamentals
Basic understanding of dryland training for developmental athletes
Plan, prepare, and conduct group practices in accordance with MOR group goals
Provide accurate attendance records and post meet evaluations
Assist with set up & tear down of all MOR hosted meets
Run MOR clinic programs
Expand Lesson program at Greenway location
Maintenance of Greenway pool during Sept-May.  Pool used mainly for programing only.
Recruit swimmers from summer league by attending summer league meets and conducting clinics
Attend weekly staff meetings
Commit to continued coaching education
Arrival at practice and meets at minimum 15 min prior to arrival of athletes
Will require afternoon, evening and weekend hours

Communication:

Communicate all actions regularly between
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

Professionalism:
Model proper dress, language, demeanor and sportsmanship for the athletes
Create an educational, safe and inviting experience for all participants

Interested Applicants:

Email resume, list of references and other supporting documentation to:  Paul Silver, Head Coach Marlins Of Raleigh Swim Team.  [email protected]

For more information go to www.marlinsofraleigh.com or call 919-851-3000

Start Date: April 13, 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Part-Time Assistant Swim Coach + Lessons Instructor

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Sahuarita Stingrays Swim Team

Location: 16230 S Starlight View Ln

with Sahuarita Stingrays Swim Team

Sahuarita Stingrays is looking for a part-time assistant swim coach, primarily working with ages 12 & under. Qualified candidates should be very responsible, prompt and enthusiastic about coaching and teaching. Coaching experience of at least 2 years is preferred, but not required. A history of competitive swimming, or a teaching background is also helpful.

Our coaching staff focuses on high quality technique instruction, keeping things fun, and racing every day. We have swimmers of all levels from total beginners to Olympic Trials qualifier. Our swimmers go on to succeed in high level competitions, high school and college swimming. Coaches working with us can expect to learn a lot and have a fun time working with a high-energy group of kids.

Successful applicants must be (or be eligible to become) a certified USA Swim Coach, including passing criminal background check.

Lessons and learn-to-swim opportunities paid by the lesson. Deck coaching is hourly. Coach will be expected to attend and coach at 1 or 2 weekend meets per month (up to 15 per year), mostly in the greater Tucson metro area.

Opportunity for quick advancement to lead coach given good performance, reliability.

Assistant Swim Coach – Cayman Islands

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Stingray Swim Club Cayman Islands

Location: Olympic Way, George Town, Cayman Islands

with Stingray Swim Club Cayman Islands

The primary coaching responsibility for this position will be preparing the 10 to 13 year old swimmers for the senior and high performance groups. Swimmers will need to be introduced to and begin implementing complex training concepts. The pre-senior ‘Gold Group’ has six 2 hour swimming sessions per week and three 30 min dryland sessions per week. The position will require the coach to plan and guide all 9 sessions.

Other coaching responsibilities will include assisting the head coach with the more junior groups as well as the senior program. Three training groups exist in the senior program and coaching assignments will be at the discretion of the head coach.

In addition, responsibilities include coaching at all scheduled meets (both on island and overseas), management of meet entries and results, maintenance of the Team Unify website, and routine administration assignments for the club.

Experience/Qualifications

The successful applicant must have a minimum of three years previous experience of coaching and motivating swimmers at all levels in a club competitive swim programme, and an excellent knowledge of current swimming techniques, training methods and FINA Rules. Minimum certification of ASCA Level 2 Swimming Coach or equivalent is required; a Bachelor’s degree would be an advantage. Must also have relevant safety certifications, including First Aid, and CPR.

The ideal candidate will have strong leadership skills and be committed to attending Club fixtures including competitions both on Island and overseas which will require working evenings and weekends on a regular basis.

Excellent communication skills along with effective time management, planning and organizational skills are required. Ability to design and implement effective swimming programs for all levels of swimmers. Must be familiar with Team Unify website technology and Meet Manager programs and have a high level of literacy for writing emails, news items, notices and website communications.

HEAD COACH – VIRGINIA GATORS

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Virginia Gators

Location: 1130 Overland Rd SW, Roanoke, VA 24015, USA

with Virginia Gators

HEAD COACH – VIRGINIA GATORS

Virginia Gators Swimming (GATR) seeks a full-time, salaried Head Coach as Doug Fonder retires from coaching after 32 years as the Gators’ leader.

Recognition and Achievements:

The Virginia Gators is a USA Swimming Level 4 Club Recognition organization.  The Gators’ were ranked 9th in USA Swimming’s Club Excellence program in 2019 and have been in the top 25 for the last 3 years.  Gators’ swimmers are consistently top regional and national performers and currently hold 3 National Age Group Records and 97 Virginia Swimming State records.

 

Some Responsibilities include:

  • Oversee the Virginia Gators’ competitive swim program
  • Monthly reporting to Board of Directors
  • Oversight, hiring, discipline, termination and training of coaches and staff
  • Compensation of coaching staff within budget
  • Responsible for all Coaching certifications
  • Meet schedule and what swimmers and coaches attend
  • Organization of all home meets
  • LSC Representative
  • Facilities management

Head Coach, Hampton Dolphins Swim Club

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Hampton Dolphins

Location: Allison Park, Hampton Township, PA, USA

with Hampton Dolphins

Job Summary:

The Hampton Dolphins Swim Club is seeking an experienced, energetic and competitive head coach to join our dynamic team. The individual will be responsible for the club development from beginner to elite levels, club administration, oversight of training plans and staffing, and providing a long-term strategic direction. In addition, the head coach will promote the mission of the Hampton Dolphins and core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility in all job-related functions.  This is a full-time, year-round salaried position.

 

Job Requirements:

A successful candidate should possess:

  • A passion for the sport and thorough mastery of swim stroke mechanics and current coaching techniques.
  • Strong written and verbal communication, interpersonal skills and the ability to supervise and lead staff.
  • Be highly visible, approachable and responsive with swimmers, parents, coaching staff, Board of Directors, community partners and other staff and meet officials as needed.
  • Strong strategic, creative, problem-solving and organization skills.
  • Experience and familiarity with Team Unify Software, including meet entry, general communication and overall team administration.
  • High level of maturity, patience and dependability while working with swimmers of all ages and abilities.
  • USA member Swim Coach in good standing.
  • All appropriate and valid licenses/certifications/registrations for USA Swimming and swimmer safety.
  • Current U.S. work authorization is required for this position.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
    • A minimum of 4-year coaching experience at a club or higher level
    • ASCA Certification (Level 2 or above)
    • Previous Head Coaching experience

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide constant feedback and mentoring to assistant coaches and swimmers to facilitate improvement.
  • Provide leadership, day-to-day management, and strategic planning.
  • Manage all administration duties related to the team.
  • Design and implement a comprehensive and progressive competitive swim program meeting the needs of beginner, competitive and elite athletes, by creating a season outline containing practice schedules, workout goals, and important events, such as meet schedules, to present to HD Board.
  • Overall responsibility for the scheduling of assistant coaches. Ensuring that there are an appropriate number of coaches for each training event and all swim meets.
  • Immediately notify the HD Board of any broken equipment or unsafe aspects of the pool.
  • Organize and facilitate coaching staff training sessions.
  • Attend and be active at board meetings and communicate to the board any issues that may affect swimmers or coaches.
  • Maintain structure and discipline within the coaching staff and swimmers while encouraging and promoting team participation in a positive manner.
  • Assist the board in developing an aquatics programs in cooperation with the Hampton School District.

Assistant Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Other)
Keiser University

Location: 2600 N Military Trl, West Palm Beach, FL 33409, USA

with Keiser University

Keiser University is a regionally accredited, not-for-profit university with over 20 campus locations in the state of Florida.  The Keiser University Flagship Campus is located in West Palm Beach, Fl. and is home to all 25 NAIA Varsity Athletic Teams that the University offers.  For more information about Keiser Athletics go to www.kuseahawks.com

 

DESCRIPTION
The Assistant Swimming Coach will report to the Head Swimmming Coach and be responsible for assisting in the recruitment, maintaining roster size, practice planning, meet scheduling, and budget management of the Keiser University’s Swimming Program.
Responsibilities: The Assistant Swim Coach will:
• Assist in the planning, organization and the on-going development of the athletic programming and activities of the program.
• Assist in the building of a cohesive and competitive program.
• Recruit academically and athletically qualified, full-time student-athletes to participate in the program.
• Promote the academic progress and graduation of student-athletes, including assisting with enforcement of a study program.
• Assist athletic department in athletic issues as needed.
• Abide by the rules and regulations of the league in which you will be competing.
Expectations: We expect the Assistant Swim Coach to:
• Submit all required assignments on or before designated due dates.
• Report any known violations or concerns to administration
• Conform to all Athletic Department policies and procedures as required.
• Represent Keiser University and the Athletic Department as a team player, as a professional, and as a role model for all student-athletes.
• Attend regularly scheduled Athletic Department Staff meetings.
• Possess a valid CPR Certification
• Communicate with all coaches/trainers regarding their meet needs.
• Possess a valid State of Florida Driver’s License and be responsible for driving Keiser University vehicles and/or rental vehicles when assigned for away contests.

Part Time Age Group Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Select Team of Aquatic Racers

Location: Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area, TX, USA

with Select Team of Aquatic Racers

Select Team of Aquatic Racers, located in The Colony/Frisco and Carrollton/Farmers Branch area of Texas, is seeking a part-time competitive team swim coach. Practice hours are late afternoons/early evenings Mondays – Fridays some weekend practice and meet responsibilities are available as well. Possible hours can vary 15-25 hours per week. Position may extend to increased hours or full time and salaried as swim team growth progresses.

Opportunities for coaching lessons are available.

Job requirements and responsibilities:

  • Experience with competitive swimming (as swimmer and/or coach):
    • YMCA, summer league, school team, lessons program experience acceptable
    • USA Swimming team experience preferred
  • Knowledge of all 4 strokes, streamlines, flip turns, and racing starts is required
  • Experience working with children ages 5 and up preferred
  • Lifeguard certified preferred
  • Must be at least 17 years of age
  • Outgoing and encouraging to swimmers and helpful to families
  • Ability to lead practices with the guidance of the head coach
  • Timeliness is expected
  • On the job training is required

Association & Maryland Farms YMCA Swim Team Coordinator

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
YMCA of Middle Tennessee Swim Club

Location: 5101 Maryland Way, Brentwood, TN 37027, USA

with YMCA of Middle Tennessee Swim Club

Consistent with the Christian mission and vision of the YMCA of Middle Tennessee, and in cooperation with other YMCA staff, under the direction of the Senior Aquatics Director, the Association Swim Team Coordinator will model the YMCA’s unwavering commitment to aquatic safety. S/he is responsible for overall operations of the YMCA Swim Team program and must maintain communication, standards, and fiscal responsibility achieve our vision of becoming a leader of Swim Team in our service area.

Essential Functions:

  • Model the YMCA core values: Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility
  • Represent the YMCA and build relationships with Aquatics Directors, Center leaders and volunteers from area aquatics organizations
  • Develop and ensure outstanding customer/member service
  • Communicate with all parties involved regarding upcoming meets, results, requirements, trainings, and updates
  • Maintain current and relevant information within electronic communications including YMCA website, social media, emails and advertisements
  • Supervise all aspects of the Maryland Farms Swim Team program, including hiring, recruiting volunteers, training, coaching and any disciplinary action to ensure the program’s success
  • Set up, manage, and clean up after Association and Center swim meets
  • Lead staff and volunteers in the development of program strategies and meet all Association program standards
  • Ensure compliance with all Association policies and procedures
  • Order and maintain all supplies for use with Association and Maryland Farms Swim Team including, but not limited to, ribbons, suits, meet software, enrollments, etc.
  • Coordinate management and maintenance of equipment and facilities used
  • Participate in special events, activities and meetings, including staff meetings, trainings, and assigned committees as requested
  • Coach all Maryland Farms and USA sessions  according to the standard and guidelines set by the YMCA Coach Program
  • Attend and/or provide appropriate staff for all USA swim meets – home and away
  • Complete all paperwork and forms required for each swim meet
Minimum Requirements:

 

Qualifications:

Passion, enthusiasm, and commitment to the mission and cause of the YMCA

Superior supervisory skills and an enthusiastic personality with the ability to inspire and motivate staff, volunteers, members and participants to create a culture of service within our Centers

Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community

  • Must present a professional image and possess conflict resolution skills, and demonstrate sound judgment and initiative
  • Must be highly organized with the ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to travel to multiple locations and ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends
  • Minimum 21 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent required, college degree in a related field preferred
  • One to three years of experience with Swim Team or comparable YMCA experience

Certifications Required:

  • Before start of 1st shift: New Hire Orientation training
  • Before start of 1st shift: Basic Life Support, First Aid, and Emergency Oxygen
  • Within 30 days of hire:  Membership Software Training, Foundations of Coaching 101 and 102, USA Swimming Certification
  • Within 60 days of hire: Intro to Listen First, Living Our Cause training, and YMCA Principles of Competitive Swimming and Diving
  • Within six months of hire: Certified Pool Operator certification

Aqe Group Coach

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

Location: 333 Nahanton St, Newton, MA 02461, USA

with Jewish Community Center

Team Description:

Karishim Swim Club (KASC), a competitive swimming club in Newton, MA, is currently accepting applications for the position of Age Group Coach.  We are looking for a coach who is a dynamic team player and is excited to help KASC continue its growth in both size and achievement. We are looking for someone to contribute our athlete’s growth both in and out of the pool.

 

Job Details:

  • Prepare practices on a weekly basis based on phase of training and swimmer’s needs/ability
  • Maintain a focus on technique, skill development and athlete development
  • Submit all written practices to Head Coach at beginning of each week during training phase of employment
  • Work closely with the Aquatics staff and other coaches to promote the club as a whole
  • Participate in weekend swim meets as required
  • Attend all coach’s meetings (approximately 4-5 per year)
  • Help determine swimmers’ events for meet entries
  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • Coordinate training methodologies, drills and practice group goals with Head Coach
  • Recruitment, retention and athletic development plans for new athletes
  • Open communication with parents to ensure education and communication on all aspects of long term athletic development
  • Develop roles and responsibilities of parents, swimmers and coaches as well as individual athletic plans
  • Maintain good membership standing with USA Swimming and New England Swimming

Applicant Coaches must be:

  • USA Swimming certified or be willing and able to become USA Swimming certified within the first 30 days of employment
  • Able to exhibit strong effective teaching/communication skills
  • Knowledgeable of stroke and skill techniques
  • Knowledgeable of season/workout planning and dryland training/technique
  • Prior USA Swimming coaching experience with athletes of all ages
  • Interested in working with all levels

 

Preferred:

  • be ASCA certified
  • Lifeguard, CPR/AED, First Aid certification

Assisiant Senior/ Age Group Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Crimson Aquatics- Wellesley

Location: Wellesley, MA, USA

with Crimson Aquatics- Wellesley

We are seeking qualified and dynamic coaches to work with our Age Group/ Senior Programs (ages 11-16). Qualified candidates will have a background in competitive swimming, previous coaching or teaching experience, and expertise in swimming technique. A positive attitude and a passion for working with young people are essential. Compensation is highly competitive.

This coaching position entails:

  • Attending and assisting in swim team practices and meets
  • Providing instruction which emphasizes the importance of proper technique, teamwork, and sportsmanship
  • Organizing productive workouts under the direction of the Head Coaches
  • Other duties, as needed

Qualified individuals must demonstrate:

  • Thorough knowledge of swimming technique and teaching skills
  • The ability to effectively manage young athletes while motivating and engaging them
  • Effective communication with parents, athletes and other coaches

Assisiant Senior/ Age Group Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Crimson Aquatics- Wellesley

Location: Wellesley, MA, USA

with Crimson Aquatics- Wellesley

We are seeking qualified and dynamic coaches to work with our Age Group/ Senior Programs (ages 11-16). Qualified candidates will have a background in competitive swimming, previous coaching or teaching experience, and expertise in swimming technique. A positive attitude and a passion for working with young people are essential. Compensation is highly competitive.

This coaching position entails:

  • Attending and assisting in swim team practices and meets
  • Providing instruction which emphasizes the importance of proper technique, teamwork, and sportsmanship
  • Organizing productive workouts under the direction of the Head Coaches
  • Other duties, as needed

Qualified individuals must demonstrate:

  • Thorough knowledge of swimming technique and teaching skills
  • The ability to effectively manage young athletes while motivating and engaging them
  • Effective communication with parents, athletes and other coaches

Director of Aquatics and Head Swim Team Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club, Other
Decatur Family YMCA

Location: 220 W McKinley Ave, Decatur, IL 62526, USA

with Decatur Family YMCA

Decatur Family YMCA

Job Title: Director of Aquatics and Head Swim Team Coach

FLSA Status:  Full Time Exempt

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer                                     Revision Date:  2/4/2020

                                                                                                                                                                 

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.  Serves as head swim team coach and teaches the fundamentals of competitive swimming in a positive environment.  As leader of the highly competitive YDSC Gators swim team, the coach will provide every member an opportunity to improve their skills be successful at his or her level of ability, from novice to elite-level competitors.   Provides Develops, organizes and implements high quality YMCA aquatic program(s).  Develops an annual budget for programs and work within the budget and overall YMCA financial policies in implementing programs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Supervises and directs program activities to meet the needs of the community and fulfill YMCA objectives. Establishes new program activities and expands programs within the community, in accordance with strategic and operating plans. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations.
  2. Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules and directs personnel, coaches and volunteers as needed. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate and retain staff and achieve goals. Ensures records of staff certifications are current and complete.
  3. Monitors daily pool operations to adhere to all state, local and YMCA health and safety regulations.
  4. Conducts and ensures proper maintenance of pools. Secures and schedules pool facilities. Maintains accurate records of pool chemical levels and facility maintenance.
  5. Conducts lifeguarding, swim instruction, First Aid and CPR trainings.
  6. Facilitate and run swim team practices with the support of assistant coaches. Design and oversee training plans for swimmers and develop methods to track swimmers’ progress throughout the season. Set goals with swimmers and monitor phases of individual swimmer development including but not limited to stroke technique, starts and turns, and interval timing.
  7. Be approachable, visible and communicate openly and develop strong relationships with all Y members and swim team families.
  8. Creates and schedules swim classes, water fitness classes, and swim team practices
    and meets.
  9. Perform all administrative tasks of the swim team including maintaining Team Unify, Meet Mobile and planning and organizing all swim meets.
  10. Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information.
  11. Develops and monitors program budget to meet fiscal objectives.
  12. Assists in YMCA fund raising activities and special events.
  13. Monitor swim lessons to ensure instructors are teaching proper technique, swimmers are progressing, progress reports are being accurately completed and communicated with parents.
  14. Assists with Program Committee meetings
  15. Compiles program statistics. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation
    in programs.
  16. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

YMCA COMPETENCIES (Team Leader):

Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Ys values. Ensures a high level of service with
a commitment to changing lives.  Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition. Cultivates relationships to support fund-raising.

Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives. Builds relationships
to create small communities. Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience. Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support.

Operational Effectiveness:  Provides others with frameworks for making decisions. Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities. Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team. Effectively creates and manages budgets. Holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure progress.

Personal Growth: Shares new insights. Facilitates change; models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change. Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance.  Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent.
  2. Five years of competitive swim coaching experience preferred.
  3. Certified USA Swim Coach and ASCA level 3 certification preferred.
  4. Minimum age requirements may apply; for example, minimum age of 21.
  5. Training requirements within 90 days of hire include completion of: Child Abuse Recognition & Prevention; CPR; First Aid; AED; Bloodborne Pathogens; Harassment at the Y and Y101.
  6. Completion of Aquatics trainer certifications including lifeguarding, CPR and First Aid.
  7. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of
    the community.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions and to supervise program activities in a wide variety of indoor and outdoor locations (depending upon the programs).

 

Staff Member’s Signature_______________________________________________Date_____________

Supervisor’s Signature_________________________________________________Date_____________

 

This is a full-time position with full-time benefits including Medical, Dental, Retirement, and paid time off.  To apply please email a cover letter and resume to [email protected].

 

 

 

DECATUR FAMILY YMCA

220 West McKinley Ave. Decatur, Il 62526

Phone 217-872-9622  Fax 217-872-4294

www.decaturymca.org

 Age Group Coach & Dryland Coach – Part Time

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Lakeside Aquatic Club

Location: Flower Mound, TX, USA

with Lakeside Aquatic Club

We are seeking an enthusiastic and organized Dryland coach as well as an Age Group coach (2 positions).

Age Group Coach: Dedicated to developing  quality age group swimmers through our established curriculum focused on fundamental stroke technique.  This coach will be working directly with our Head Age Group Coach to establish technically efficient swimmers.

Responsibilities:

  1. Conduct – 5-6 workouts per week for approximately 25-30 hours a week. Attends 1-2 swim meets a month.
  2. Plan, prepare, and conduct team practices in accordance with the LAC curriculum.
  3. Prepare, approve and submit swimmers’ meet entries.
  4. Recommend practice level placement and changes for all swimmers in currently in practice groups and in one group below current training group.
  5. Assist other coaches/instructors as needed within LAC, and communicate regularly with counterpart group coaches at each site.
  6. Creates smaller workout groups within the larger group for the purpose of providing more challenging workouts to all swimmers in the group

Qualifications:

  1. College Degree (preferred)
  2. One year competitive swim coaching experience (preferred)
  3. ASCA Level 2 Certified Coach (preferred)
  4. 5 years competitive swimming experience (preferred)
  5. Energetic, patient and gives simple instructions.
  6. Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills
  7. Computer proficiency, including email, Internet navigation, and Microsoft Office software.

 

Dryland Coach: Implement exercise program for swimmers ranging from 10-18 years old.  This person would be working directly with our Dryland Coordinator to run trainings at their respective site in the afternoon/ evenings.

Responsibilities:

  1. Conduct dryland/ weight workouts in the evenings, 5-6 days per week for approximately 15-20 hours a week.
  2. Plan, prepare, and conduct dryland practices in conjunction with team’s Dryland Coordinator and accordance with the LAC curriculum.
  3. Create smaller workout groups within the larger group for the purpose of providing more challenging workouts to all swimmers in the group

Qualifications:

  1. Certified in Group Exercise, Personal Training, or working towards a degree in the area of fitness.
  2. Energetic, patient and gives simple instructions.
  3. Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills
  4. Computer proficiency, including email, Internet navigation, and Microsoft Office software.

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