with Central Kentucky Aquatics, Inc
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Central Kentucky Aquatic Club “The Tiger Sharks” (CKTS) is seeking an experienced Full Time Coach. Must have a passion for the sport and the ability to inspire and guide our team.
We are looking to grow the team and are looking for the right coach to lead the team into the future. We are a non-profit organization managed by a parent board and led by the Head Coach. The board is looking for a coach that will work well with the parents and swimmers to achieve a level of excellence that is expected out of the programs in Central Kentucky. We are seeking a candidate that is dedicated to the long-term success of each of the athletes through progression in skill development and education.
Roles & Responsibilities
1. Responsible for all levels of swimming in the CKTS program.
2. Design or oversee training plans for all age-groups.
3. Oversee seasonal progression of athletes; set goals with swimmers; monitor phases of development with
4. Support and facilitate progress toward USA Swimming Club Recognition and Club Excellence Programs.
1. The Head Coach is a permanent member of the Board
2. Coordinate with the Board and lead the beginning of season registration process
3. Support Strategic Planning Process.
4. Be a contributing presence within Kentucky Swimming, Inc.
5. Assist in marketing and fundraising efforts.
1. Per USA Guidelines
with Grinnell College
Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swim Coach (Seasonal, Part-time)
Responsibilities: Assist the Head Coach and Associate Head Coach in all aspects of the swimming program. Be on deck and help implement training plans for swimming practices. Assess student athletes in practice and competition and provide feedback. Follow instructions from Head Coach and Associate Head Coach for setting up meets, dryland training and mental training.
This position will pay approximately $5,500.
Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree is required. Previous competitive swimming or coaching experience required. Selected candidate will need to successfully complete a background check prior to first day of employment.
with City of Mobile Swim Association
The City of Mobile Swim Association (CMSA) has an opening for a Head Coach/CEO who has a proven track record to lead/direct our non-profit, year-round USA Swim Program and continue our tradition of aquatic excellence! CMSA is a member of Southeastern Swimming (LSC) and is comprised of approximately 185 swimmers, which include Sectional, State, Futures, Junior National, Senior National, and Olympic Trials Qualifiers. CMSA is a Silver Medal Club with Level 3 Club Recognition. The team currently trains at two locations: the 50-meter indoor facility at Bishop State Community College, and the 25-yard indoor facility at Providence Hospital Wellness Center. In addition to a continued tradition of excellence in the water, CMSA boasts a historically strong culture of support from the coaching staff, parent board, and parent membership committed to provide an encouraging and competitive environment which allows all swimmers to reach their highest potential. The anticipated start date is August 2017.
Essential responsibilities include:
• Overall development, planning, organizing, and implementation of all CMSA swimming programs.
• Coordinates all swim team practices, programs and meet scheduling.
• Coordinates effective registration procedures, accurate fee collections, maintain rosters.
• Oversees meet entry procedures and entry preparation. Maximizes pool usage effectively for practices and meets.
• Works with site management to provide for pool use, maintenance and management.
• Recruits, trains, supervises, reviews, schedules swim coaching staff and volunteers.
• Cultivates a team approach and works harmoniously with staff of all levels.
• Schedules and supervises local and team travel swim meets.
• Orders and maintains inventory of necessary program equipment, materials and supplies. Assists in maintaining timing equipment and with set up and breakdown activities.
• Communicate efficiently and effectively with all staff, parents, and community through newsletters, website, appearances, team handbook, etc.
• Develops and administers a program budget, establishes fees, assists in fund raising activities, recruits new members, develops programs and secures facility for program usage.
• Implements and evaluates programs to achieve effectiveness and profitability.
• Works with Board of Directors to craft a Team Vision and long-range planning.
• Attends all Board of Directors meetings; prepares a written Coach’s Report; and sits on the nominating committee.
• Maintains regular office hours.
• Five year’s relevant experience – strongly prefer national caliber level experience with proven results such as directly coaching Junior National Qualifiers and Olympic Trials qualifiers.
• National certification of at least ASCA Level 4 or higher as a swimming coach preferred.
• Bachelor’s degree in a related field (significant relevant experience may be substituted for this requirement).
• Strong core values that include integrity, hard work, patience and respect
• A passion for swimming and team excellence, exceptional leadership and communication skills.
• Member in good standing with USA Swimming and current on all background checks and certifications
• Working knowledge of the following systems: Team Unify, Meet Manager, Colorado Timing, etc.
Please submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected]
with Baylor Swim Club
The Baylor Swim Club located in Chattanooga, TN is now accepting applications for an age group coach and site director to help facilitate its growing competitive swimming program. The Baylor Swim Club is a school supported and coach operated USA Swimming club running on the campus of the Baylor School.
The club’s home pool is the Baylor School Natatorium. This multi-million dollar facility is state of the art, and one of the best in aquatic centers in the country. The indoor pool features 22 short course yard lanes by ten 50 meter long course lanes, and equipped with two moveable bulkheads.
- This coach will be responsible for the direction of our Junior practice group, which features our top level age group athletes. The group is made up of competitive swimmers ages 11 to 14. The group practices Monday-Friday and on Saturday mornings.
- This coach will also be responsible for the coaching and leadership at our growing Hamilton YMCA site. Our developmental program is the beginning level of our program, and it runs in eight week sessions. This is the level in which we hope to create a lifelong love of the sport of swimming. The swimmers in this group are exposed to the four competitive strokes and learning proper technique. They are also introduced to USA Swim meets.
- The Coach will be responsible for approximately 12-18 hours of on-deck coaching per week, and will typically attend one weekend meet per month.
- He/she would be responsible for directing age group practices, developing a seasonal / weekly practice plan under the guidance of the head coach, attend weekly staff meetings, and other various administrative duties. This coach would report directly to the Head Coach.
- Three Years coaching and managerial experience
- Competitive swimming experience at the club or collegiate level.
- Strong communication, organizational, and administrative skills
- Desire & passion for working with and developing swimmers of all ages
- Enthusiastic and highly motivated team player
- Current USA Swimming Coach certification requirement
This person could join our staff in July or as late as August 2017 (objective is to have the position filled no later than early July).
About the Chattanooga Area
The renaissance of Chattanooga’s downtown and riverfront has been featured in everything from The Wall Street Journal to U.S. News and World Report, Parade Magazine and National Public Radio. Among the attractions that add to Chattanooga’s charm are the theatres, laid-back coffee houses, plenty of restaurants, galleries, boutiques, and shopping. Plus, the surrounding mountains and waterways are a breathtaking backdrop for every outdoor sport from whitewater rafting to hang-gliding
Chattanooga is a convenient two-hour drive from Atlanta, Birmingham, Knoxville and Nashville. Our airport is serviced by Delta, U.S. Air, and Northwest Airlines, and an affordable shuttle to and from the international airports in Nashville and Atlanta. Both international airports are two hours away.
To learn more about the Baylor Swim Club and the Baylor School, visit our websites at http://www.baylorswimming.org and http://www.baylorschool.org . Interested applicants should email their resume, cover letter, and references to Director of Operations, Laura Pitman ([email protected])
with Seattle Parks and Recreation
Seattle Parks & Recreation is looking for an Aquatics Manager that is a visionary leader who can develop relationships with staff, community agencies, and community leaders. A strong candidate for this position must possess superior leadership skills, demonstrate sound judgment, initiative, program development and independent thinking and be a great communicator. This position will have both internal and external facing responsibilities.
Main Functions: Reporting to the Recreation Director, the Aquatics Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and supervising the 14 year round direct reports and 2 seasonal direct reports for operation of pools and small craft centers. The Aquatics Manager is also responsible for 72 year-round, staff members, up to an additional 400 summer lifeguards and temporary staff, and an annual budget of approximately $10 million. This position has oversight of 8 indoor pools, 2 outdoor pools, 25 wading pools, 11 spray parks, 2 Rowing and Sailing Centers, 7 boat ramps and 9 lifeguarded summer beaches. The Aquatics Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, supervising, and evaluating aquatics programming in order to provide diverse recreational and instructional opportunities for individuals of all ages.
Managing daily operations at all aquatics facilities, and ensure that all safety, health, and maintenance protocols are consistently enforced. Manages and supervises subordinate supervisor with total direct and indirect supervision of approximately 500 employees. Recruiting, hiring, training, leading and evaluating a staff of aquatics coordinators, lifeguards and others that operate year round aquatic facilities with expansion to add additional seasonal programs. Managing a staff of approximately 200 people year round and an additional 300+ people in the summertime. Monitors performance, evaluates and manages performance expectations. Manages expense budget of about $10M with delegated authority to exercise substantial discretion in allocating financial resources, including budget adjustments, dealing with multiple funding sources and complying with funding source requirements. Manages all revenue streams, including collection, accounting, and routing of funds for recreation programs, facility rentals, contractual relationships, and merchandise sales; maintains accountability for all reports, reconciliations, and expenditures. Plans, develops, creates, implements and evaluates significant programs to achieve broad objectives; defines measurements; Utilizes and applies “best practices” and national standards in risk management decision making.
Develops and implements strategy for targeted outreach in attracting and developing a diverse team; along with strategy for City’s Race & Social Justice initiative in terms of workforce
Develops policy options and recommendations on highly visible or sensitive issues integral to the Seattle Parks and Recreation priority programs, develops recommended solutions to significant policy issues; develops recommendation plans; provides authoritative recommendations of long term impact to elected officials and executive decision makers. Understands programmatic needs of swimming and boating activities. Ensures all aspects of aquatics operations are in compliance with all Washington State Health Department regulations, policies and industry best-practices; ensures all pools have adequate equipment and supplies, and that all procurement is compliant with and City policies. Serves as a key contributor involving aquatic facilities, and capital projects. Proactive identification of routine maintenance needs and capital improvement requirements. Works as part of a team to develop preventative maintenance closure plans. Has a knowledge of pool chemistry and mechanical systems; has technical knowledge of the needs of swimming beaches, boat ramps, small craft centers, and other aquatic program areas. Manages and promotes external relationships/partnerships with Seattle Public Schools, Seattle – King County Health Department, Seattle Police Harbor Patrol Unit, American Red Cross, Children’s Hospital and others. Represents the organization at external meetings and committees throughout the city, as needed; and performing related duties as required.
- A Bachelor’s Degree* from an accredited college or university in Recreation, Business Administration, Public Administration, Leisure Services or related field.
- Five years** of full-time recreation work with final responsibility for planning, coordinating, and implementing a variety of aquatics programs. At least three (3) years of this experience must have been supervisory and have included responsibility for budget preparation/development.
*Two additional years of full-time recreation work with final responsibility for planning, coordinating, and implementing a variety of aquatics programs may be substituted for the Bachelor’s Degree. **A Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university may be substituted for 1 year of non-supervisory experience/non-budget experience. A valid driver’s license which must be presented at the time of application. Applicants must have a good driving record. A Washington State Driver’s license will be required within one month of employment. Current American Red Cross First Aid and CPR will be required within one month of employment.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Demonstrated knowledge of principles, methods, techniques and practices of contemporary, urban, public recreation programming and administration
- Knowledge and demonstrated experience in motivation techniques and delegation skills
- Knowledge of facility maintenance operations and planning
- Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing in a variety of settings (e.g. public meetings, Commission meetings, with the media, staff reports, major studies, etc.)
- Ability to manage and direct a professional staff by ensuring the quality and efficiency of work, the understanding of their responsibilities and the resolution of their questions
- Ability to effectively communicate with the public, answer questions, and resolve problems
- Ability to quickly learn and put to use new skills and knowledge brought about by rapidly changing information and/or technology
- Ability to work in an urban environment with people from a broad range of cultural backgrounds; experience with diversity including economic, ethnic, age, and gender.
- Competent with computer skills including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint; operational knowledge of recreation registration software.
- Able to effectively manage multiple projects and assignments under time constraints and changing priorities
- Able to demonstrate excellent internal and external customer service through verbal, written and electronic communications
- Ability to research, develop and obtain grant funding and to complete a process of tracking and reporting of results and outcomes.
- Proficient spoken and written English
- Specialized training in areas of aquatic management or operation including Better Beaches, Certified Pool Operator, NRPA Aquatic Facility Technical Training, Risk Management Schools, Budget and Finance
- Washington State Boater Safety certification.
- Red Cross certifications related to water recreation and water safety.
with Longhorn Aquatics
Essential functions: Responsible for developing age group program swimmers to compete at the sectional and national level. Responsible for writing age group practices and utilizing assistant coaches to achieve team/group goals. Coach senior or age group level swimmers on a daily basis to aid in a continuous relationship with the swimmers and develop understanding of proper progressions within the program. Assist the Head Coach and Director with recruitment and retention activities for Longhorn Aquatics programs, including developing and organizing program structure to support meet operations, communications and fundraising. Maintain team practice and master calendars and work with TSC liaison for scheduling. Responsible for age group meet entries. Run monthly meetings with age group coaches. Handle disciplinary issues per team policies and in coordination with the Head Coach. Assist the Head Coach with hiring of new staff members. Assist the Head Coach and Director by attending all required meetings at the University, facility, local, state, regional and national levels as official representative of Longhorn Aquatics. Assist Head Coach with the National training groups as assigned by Head Coach including site preparations, set-up and breakdown, driving to locations off of UT campus and attending swim meet competitions. Marginal/Incidental functions Other related functions as assigned.
Required qualifications: Ten (10) years of experience with USA competitive swimming programs or equivalent. Undergraduate degree. Experience working with athletes ages 6-18. USA Swimming coach’s certifications. Appropriate First Aid, CPR and Safety Training for coaches. Experience working and communicating effectively with large diverse groups of people and high profile clientele. Demonstrated experience accepting and providing supervision. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
Preferred qualifications: Masters degree. Experience working within a university environment.
with Flying Fish Swim School
Flying Fish is an indoor year round swim school. We are looking for responsible individuals who love working with children and swimmers.
Work Hours: 4 ~ 40hrs /week, weekdays or weekends around your flexible schedules. Ideal for college (or high school) students, stay home parents, and professionals. Can be an entry level position, we do provide training.
DOE: Part time or full time Open Days: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat & Sun
Compensation: up to $20 per hour.
You will like Flying Fish Because:
- Professional development: We promote future leaders from our own employee.
- Competitive Compensation: periodic reviews and increase pay rate
- Stable year-round job with promotion opportunities
- Flexible work schedule
- Nice and clean indoor facility.
Job Qualifications: must enjoy working with children and possess swimming skills. The candidate must be responsible and have a professional attitude.
Prior experience in swim instruction/aquatics is plus and/or experience working with children is a plus. On-site training will be provided.
Job Functions: Instruct children, teach basic water safety skills, and teach the skills necessary for a student to learn how to swim. Communicate with staff and parents on student’s progression.
We will offer training.
Qualification: Current Red Cross certifications in Lifeguard *Responsibilities and Duties:
- Ensuring the safety and well being of pool patrons by observing and enforcing all pool rules.
- Recognize and respond to emergency situations and provide proper care as trained.
- Administer CPR and First Aid when needed.
- Assist in any emergency situation as trained.
- Assuming custodial duties as assigned.
- Filling out and submitting any necessary forms.
- Maintaining good community and pool public relations.
- Performing all necessary tasks as assigned by the Management.
Submit your resume today for either position!
Can become full time and advance promotion to be a supervisor
with University of Connecticut
The University of Connecticut is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time, paid intern position with the Men’s and Women’s Swimming program. Responsibilities will include: assisting the Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach in planning and organizing all phases of a Division I men’s and women’s swimming program including recruitment of prospective student-athletes; development of the student-athlete; practice and meet preparation; assisting with facility and meet operations, and other administrative duties as assigned by the Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; previous experience as a swimmer or coach at the collegiate swimming level; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; strong commitment to the academic goals of the University; and excellent organizational, communication and public relations skills. USA Swimming Coaching, Lifeguard, CPR and First Aid certifications needed at the time of employment.
Preferred Qualifications: one season of coaching experience with a collegiate swimming program.
Term of Appointment: July 1, 2017 through April 15, 2018
Compensation: $26,640.00 (Annualized)
Appointment Term: Following administrative review, the position may be renewed for a second term. Your temporary appointment may afford you the opportunity to purchase optional State employee health insurance at group rates. You will find specific information, rates and forms on the Human Resources website http://hr.uconn.edu/adjunct-facultytemporary-employee-benefits/. As you consider this option, you should be aware that you have 31 days from the commencement of your employment to enroll in medical and/or dental insurance. For further information, contact Human Resources at [email protected] or (860) 486-3034.
with Chambersburg Memorial YMCA
Under the direction of the Aquatic Director, in cooperation with the Program Services Committee, and consistent with the Mission of the YMCA, the Competitive Aquatics Director (CAD) will serve as the Head Coach and Administrator of the Chambersburg YMCA’s competitive aquatics programs.
Qualifications and Certifications
- Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent preferred.
- Two years related experience preferred.
- Coaching membership in good standing with YMCA and USA swimming.
- Current ASCA (America Swim Coaches Association) Membership (level 3 or higher is preferred, but equivalent experience will be considered).
- Strong knowledge of stroke theory, physiology and athlete progression.
- Candidates should have experience that illustrates exceptional communication and motivational skills with children and their parents.
- Display a desire and willingness to learn and grow with the swimmers and coaching staff.
- Current Life Guard, First Aid, CPR and AED certifications
- Coach should be willing to develop swimmers patiently and appropriately, creating an atmosphere where learning is the standard.
- Primary consideration should be allotted to teaching the fundamentals of stroke mechanics, championship practice habits and a disciplined approach to training and racing.
- Coach should be motivated to develop every swimmer to the highest level of their ability.
- Athletes should be instilled with a love and passion for the sport that will keep them motivated to train harder and set higher standards for themselves as they develop over the course of their age group careers.
Essential Job Functions
- Responsible for overall supervision, direction and administration of all components and all levels of competitive aquatic program areas which include:
- The Competitive Swim Team Programs
- The Competitive Diving Program
- The Masters Swim Team Program
- Other competitive aquatic programs based on community needs and budget guidelines.
- Hires, supervises and monitors the job performance of the competitive aquatic staff/coaches by reviewing their performance, providing training and conducting regular staff meetings.
- Develops a written schedule of all pre-season, season and post-season swim team practices. The schedule will include level descriptions and criteria, the associated fees and any other necessary information.
- Abide by YMCA and USA Swimming Code of Conduct and Chambersburg YMCA policies and procedures.
- Establish a local presence and reputation within the YMCA Swim Coaches Association of Pennsylvania (YSCAP) and the Middle Atlantic LSC.
- Plans, prepares and conducts team practices and integrate appropriate coaching staff members
- Designs and/or oversees season training plans for all groups to include dryland.
- Designs and/or oversees daily workout plans for all groups to include dryland.
- Prepares meet entries and attends designated meets.
- Develops and promotes a team culture that aligns with YMCA values: Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.
- Assures compliance of Y membership status and fees of all program participants.
- Actively recruits and trains parent volunteers to be utilized as volunteer coaches, swim team board members and administrative support of the team.
- Directs the operations of the YMCA’s Swim Team Parents’ Association (CYCAPA) in conjunction with the Sr. Program Director. Attend, assist and support CYCAPA operations and fundraising.
- Completes a monthly report that contains program highlights, attendance and volunteer names and hours of service. Submitted to Director of Development by the third working day of each month.
- Helps prepare the YMCA’s Annual Operating Budget by preparing the Competitive Aquatic portion of the YMCA’s operating budget.
- Oversees and insures the YMCA’s annual operating budget’s income and expense objectives are fulfilled for the above-mentioned areas.
- Strives to continually recruit new swim team members regularly from the aquatic lessons of the Chambersburg YMCA.
- Shares as a member of the Professional Staff of the Chambersburg YMCA, the responsibility for implementing the association’s policies and procedures.
- Works with Aquatic Director in coordinating pool needs and schedules.
- Maintains and assures proper storage of equipment.
- Maintains daily bathing usage log for both pools. These logs contain pertinent information such as attendance figures for classes and recreational swims, chemical readings, temperature (air and water) and turbidity.
- Help keeps pool area neat, clean and free of clutter to assure a safe environment.
- Performs other duties as assigned in a friendly positive manner.
with Heartland Aquatics
Heartland Aquatics – Lincoln, NE
Assistant Head Coach
Heartland Aquatics (HLA) is a parent-board run, 501c3 non-profit swim club in Lincoln, Nebraska, and is seeking a strong, energetic and dynamic leader to serve as Assistant Head Coach for our growing USA swim team. HLA’s current membership is comprised of just over 100 year-round athletes, spanning all competitive levels from novice to Junior National and Olympic Trial qualifiers. HLA’s Mission is to develop swimmers to their fullest capabilities and, in the process, teach life balance, citizenship, and dedication to the rewarding sport of competitive swimming.
Candidates must be enthusiastic about the sport of swimming, working with children of all ages (6-18) and ability levels (novice to advanced). Candidates must be available to coach 4-5 nights per week (minimum of 20+ hours/week), Saturday mornings, meet weekends (2-3 per month, depending on time of the season), and able to take on other administrative duties and required staff meetings as they arise.
As the Assistant Head coach, this individual will be the lead coach for one age group level practice group, will assist in all other age group practice groups and senior level practice groups, and will assist the Head Coach in all team management responsibilities. This position is responsible for working in conjunction with the Head Coach to construct season plans for our age group program, both in water and dry-land. As a lead age group coach, this position is also responsible for monitoring progress of the age group program, communicating important information to age group families, providing content for the team’s newsletter, maintaining the social media accounts and providing monthly coach reports for the Board of Directors.
3+ years of previous coaching experience, including season planning and practice writing
Previous competitive swimming background at the HS level or above
Fulfill all USA Swimming Coach Requirements prior to employment
Knowledge of current swimming techniques & swimming news
Bachelor’s Degree in exercise science related field
Collegiate swimming experience or at the USA Swimming Junior National level
5+ years of previous coaching experience, including season planning and practice writing
Experience with Hy-Tek meet manager software
Experience with TeamUnify website platform
Basic video editing skills
Help oversee a growing program with 100+ swimmers from the novice-national level.
Primary coach for one age group practice group.
Manage assistant coaches in age group program, and support head coach with senior program.
Capture and analyze video to maximize practice experience for athletes.
Attend all team hosted meets, fundraising events, team functions, and promote club brand
Other duties as assigned by head coach
Salary & Benefits:
Commensurate with experience. Heartland Aquatics covers required continuing education costs, reimburses for travel to meets outside Lincoln and required USA Swimming certifications.
Interested parties must provide cover letter, coaching related resume and 3 professional references. Review of candidates will begin immediately. All supporting documents must be received via email, sent to [email protected].
with Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston
Do you have a passion for swimming? The JCC in Newton is looking for a passionate Masters Swim Coach who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and will help our adult members improve their swimming.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Writing and leading Masters Group Workouts including short term and long term plans for swimmers
- Encourage participation and assist in building team unity
- Provide adult swimmers the opportunity to master technique
- Establish training programs to assist adult swimmers to achieve their goals
- Ability to create and maintain a season plan targeted toward pre-defined competitions for swimmers of varied levels of swimming ability
- 4 year college degree
- 2 years swim coaching experience
- Patience and desire to lead a diverse group of adults
- Interest in a hands-on coaching format
- Ability to work with adult swimmers of all abilities; from recreational/fitness to competitive
- Member of US Masters
- Masters Coach certification Level 1 & 2 (Preferred)
- LG/CPR/AED certification required
- Tuesday and Thursday 6:15-7:15am
- Sunday 7:15-8:15am
with ClubCorp/Coto de Caza Golf and Racquet Club
The position of Aquatics Director is responsible for overseeing the operations and programming of the club’s pool environment. Provide a clean, well-maintained and safe aquatic environment in compliance with both club and public health department standards. Oversee all financial aspects of the pool/aquatic department, including working with the Athletic Director as needed to insure that the financial performance of the aquatic department meets budget. To select, hire, coach, mentor and educate the aquatic department employee partners in a manner that reinforces the club’s values and philosophies and insures the operation of the aquatic department meets company standards. Oversee all programming for the aquatic area, including swim lessons, swim team, aquatic exercise classes and related swim activities. Programming accountability also covers the marketing and sales of aquatic programs.
with Swiss Swimming
We are seeking a motivated and committed person for the Swiss Swimming Training Base at Centro Sportivo in Tenero for 1 September 2017 or as agreed for a position as:
Head Coach for Swimming at Swiss Swimming Training Base Tenero (100%)
The Swiss Swimming Training Base in Tenero serves for one thing as the National Performance Centre, while the Training Base at the same time offers a great variety of services and measures for the promotion of athletes, trainers and associations. The activities for the promotion of the squad include, among others, the training camp, individual short stays or the operation of the elite sport recruiting school and repeat courses.
Your main duties:
• You will plan, manage, document and evaluate the sports programme of the Swiss
Swimming Training Base Tenero for the elite and junior segments.
• You will define the training, competition and accompanying measures within the framework of the Swiss Swimming elite sports strategy and the association
• You shall bear responsibility for budgeting and for the maintaining of contact with
the most important partners of the Training Base, such as parents, home trainers,
the Centro Sportivo and schools.
• You will take part in the viewing and selection of future athletes at the Training
• Creation of season planning (training, training camps, competitions).
• Planning, execution, documentation and evaluation of the training.
• Planning and assessment of measures accompanying training (sports medicine,
physiotherapy, training science, etc.).
• Planning, execution, documentation and evaluation of competitions.
• Specialised supervision of Training Base trainers and scholarship coach.
• Accompanying of Training Base measures (camps, competitions).
• Accompanying of Swiss Swimming measures (camps, competitions).
• Support of athletes with regard to measures.
• Involvement with planning, design and evaluation of Swiss Swimming measures.
• Conceptual support.
• Project development and realisation at the Training Base.
• A challenging and diversified range of activities in a dynamic, professional and
• Independent, creative and autonomous activity.
• Work with TOP athletes from Switzerland in the context of an extraordinary
• Specialist management and support from the Training Base trainer team.
• Support from internal association team of experts complemented by external
• Modern conditions of employment in a highly motivated team
Place of work is Tenero (near Locarno, Ticino).
• You possess well-founded training in swimming athletics (Trainer Gold or a corresponding equivalent) with several years of successful professional experience and experience in the support of elite athletes at the highest international level (Olympic Games).
• You are a motivated personality who is enthusiastic about sports, with an entrepreneurial way of thinking, who works very precisely, reliably and carefully.
• You are accustomed with assuming responsibility.
• You are a true leader with a great deal of self-initiative.
• You possess a great deal of social competence and work to maintain collegial
• T eamwork is important to you.
• You are effectively networked in Swiss and international swimming athletics.
• You are fluent in English, Italian and other languages.
• You possess good computer and Office skills.
with Blue Wave
Blue Wave, Brandon, Florida
Part Time, Hourly Coaches
Blue Wave is growing. We are currently operating out of multiple pools within the greater Tampa Bay area. We are looking to add exceptional part time coaches to our Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center (BSAC) facility.
BSAC, like Blue Wave as a whole, is undergoing a renaissance. We have just opened a new heated and cooled ten (10) lane by twenty five (25) yard pool to complement our restored eight (8) lane by fifty (50) meter long course facility. We have dedicated dryland and educational areas, innovative training equipment and training programs and a knowledgeable and experienced staff; all of which is helping to reshape the program into a true high performance organization. It is a great time to be a part of Blue Wave.
Blue Wave is currently organizing community seasonal leagues, developmental programs as well as high performance year round training groups at every level. We are looking to fill a variety positions; from those who love to bridge the gap from swim lessons to swim team through to those looking to learn how to design effective seasonal plans and train high level athletes for long term success. Our Head Coach, Rich Rogers, has a demonstrated ability mentoring coaches. Selected candidates will become more than just staff, they will become part of our family.
The program is institutionally owned and Head Coach run. We have a good group of parent volunteers, but no Parent Board. We are crafting a culture of excellence in which each individual can meet or exceed their innate potential. As we continue to grow, we want to bring on like-minded coaches who like to work hard, have fun and truly love the sport and the profession.
These positions are part time, hourly positions. Many of the coaches on our staff are overqualified and underpaid. They are not in this for the money. Most join our staff because we understand the positive impact a well run swim program like Blue Wave can have on the lives of our community’s children. If you have a similar mindset, and want to be a part of something that is rapidly evolving into something special, we urge you to apply.
BSAC is a certified child care facility. Applicants will have a drug test and undergo a background check prior to employment.
Applications will be accepted until the positions are full. Please send your CV or questions to [email protected]
You can learn more about us at www.BlueWaveSwimming.com
with Northeastern University Swim Club
Northeastern University Swim Club is an organization of nearly 70 undergraduate and graduate students. We are a hard working, fun loving team that is in search of a new head coach to guide our training and competition. The team practices 4-5 times per week (usually in the evenings), and competes in 4 or 5 meets each semester. Practices are 1.5-1.75 hours long and the swimmers average about 4500 yards a practice. We are looking to improve on our technique while maintaining focused workouts for sprint, mid distance, distance and stroke swimmers. Our season runs from September to April (with a break from the beginning of December to mid January), culminating in a national-level championship meet (East Coast Collegiate Club National Championships) in Atlanta, GA. In the past two seasons, we have finished 4th (of 67) and 6th (of 70), respectively. Our men’s and women’s teams both contain elite swimmers who place in the top ten in multiple events.
Our budget allows us to pay about $1000 per semester, as well as cover all meet-related travel expenses for our coaches. Our ideal coach would be energetic, knowledgeable, and willing to help lead the team to achieve the goals we’ve set. We are looking for a coach to take on and share responsibilities with the current coach for the upcoming school year (and subsequent years if possible).
Please reply to this posting with interests and inquiries at [email protected]