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Assistant Coach of Men and Women’s Swimming and Diving and Assistant in Communications, Promotions and Marketing

with MIT Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

This is a full-time 10 month (August-May) benefits eligible annual appointment that works in collaboration with the Mary Frances Wagley Head Coach of Swimming and Diving. The Assistant Coaching responsibilities will include assisting in the management of all facets of the Women’s and Men’s Swimming & Diving programs to include but not limited to:  administration, budget management, alumni stewardship, recruiting, scheduling of competitions, team travel, weekly practice sessions, advising of students, and compliance with NCAA and conference rules and regulations.  In addition, this position will be responsible for duties assigned and under the supervision and direction of the Director of DAPER Communications, Promotions and Marketing in the office of DAPER Communications, Promotions and Marketing.  These tasks and responsibilities may include marketing, sponsorship, web site management, writing, graphic design and other related areas.

REQUIREMENTS:

1-3 years coaching experience preferably at the college/university level.  A Bachelor’s degree is required: a Masters degree is preferred.  Proven experience in recruiting to a highly selective institution desirable.  Administrative, interpersonal/communication skills and computer skills are essential. Writing and graphic design experience desirable.  Knowledge of Hy-Tek software required. Appropriate certifications in First Aid, CPR, AED, and Biohazards are required within an appropriate timeline and before the start of the competitive season (per NCAA regulations). Employment is conditional upon successful completion of a background check.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Applications will be accepted until May 15, 2017. Please submit cover letter, resume, 3 sample swimming and/or dryland workouts and the names and contact information of three references. Apply electronically at:  

http://web.mit.edu/jobs/

MIT is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer.  Massachusetts Institute of Technology is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive culture to best support our student-athletes. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

Head Swim Team Coach – YMCA of the Fox Cities, WI

with YMCA of the Fox Cities

Overview

We are seeking a leader to manage the overall operations of our competitive swim team including: Coaching, Staffing, Budgeting, Practice & Meet Scheduling, Recruitment and Advise parent volunteer group. Provide leadership to 1 full time assistant head coach and 8-10 part time staff and on average 160 swimmers in all aspects of the team function. Access to 3 pool facilities on a daily basis. Assist in planning of 2-4 home swim meets with a strongly supported parent volunteer group. Set the vision and expectations while managing the daily responsibilities related to competitive swimming. Offering a high quality competitive swimming program that exemplifies the mission and goals of the YMCA.

Excellent supervisory, communication, relationship building skills and the ability to motivate others is essential. Be part of the YMCA of the Fox Cities, which consists of 5 branches with 43,000 members and has a strong collaborative reach in the community.

 

 

Preferred Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, Health and Physical Education or related field preferred. The Head Coach must be at least 23 years of age (to rent and drive a vehicle out-of-state while on meets) and have a minimum of 5 years of coaching and/or competitive swim experience.  Must have the following educational/certificate requirements or be able to complete within one year of hire: YMCA Lifeguard Certification, First Aid/CPR/AED and YMCA Principles of Competitive Swim Coaching.  USA Swimming: Foundations of Coaching 101, Foundations of Coaching 201, Rules and Regulations for Coaches Test, Complete the Athlete Safety Protection Training, a Level 2 background check.  ASCA Membership (American Swimming Coaches Association) and a minimum of level 3 certification. They must also be certified in or willing to complete during the first year.

Salary/Benefits Salary will be based on experience, with average starting range of $38,000-$40,000. Benefits include Health/Dental/Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation/Holidays, YMCA Retirement of 12% annually, Complimentary YMCA membership and program discounts. There are also opportunities for professional development/certifications.

 

Condors Swim Club – Full Time Age Group Coach

Condors Swim Club

with Condors Swim Club

The Condors Swim Club is looking for a full-time coach for our Clarkstown, NY location. We want a coach excited for the opportunity to grow their career and further their education in the sport of swimming; a coach with a passion for swimming and coaching young athletes.

The coach will primarily focus on our 6 – 12 year olds, but have an opportunity to work with multiple age groups and varying skill levels. We are looking to fill the position for September 1st, but the position is also open immediately. Preference will be placed on candidates that plan to remain with the team at least two years.

Qualifications:

  • Experience producing well-rounded swimmers with good technique
  • Enthusiastic with a desire for continuing coaching education
  • Current Red Cross Lifesaving (Safety Training for Swim Coaches), First Aid/CPR, and Lifeguard certification and all USA Swimming background screenings

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Bonus based on retention and growth of membership, and other criteria
  • Vacation, 401k, and medical benefits or allowance
  • Professional education allowance, including travel and registration for swim clinic attendance

Responsibilities:

  • Lead coach for multiple age groups.
  • Plan and run group dryland
  • Group Meet Entries, Parent Communication, other team administrative duties.
  • Assist head coach with “dry” side of running the team.
  • Occasionally assist head coach with senior group

Charity Operations Manager

Level Water

with Level Water

 Are you energetic, organised and fast-moving?

Take total ownership of program delivery at a fast-growing charity.

 Whenever I meet people, I ask them who they’ve worked with that is great.  Most people only know one or two great people.  If you’re one of them, keep reading.

This role is not for everyone – we have a tiny team, move fast and work very independently.  It feels a lot like working at a startup and you’ll need to have an entrepreneurial spirit.  You’ll be given a lot of space to succeed.

 

Level Water is a charity startup that is growing fast.

We are planning to go from £150k to £1m of charitable spend in the next five years, and you’ll be delivering it.

We provide free one-to-one swimming lessons for disabled children.  Once they’ve learnt the basics we help them integrate into mainstream groups and progress to competitive swimming clubs.  This gives them a chance to be involved in sport, and to develop confidence, self-esteem and resilience.  These skills will help them throughout life.

We have doubled in size every year and are now teaching 450 children a week in 50 pools around the country.

 

We measure our success by the quality and quantity of swimming lessons that we provide.

Your job will be to improve both of those, substantially.  For the right person, this role will grow into a National Operations Director, overseeing a team of 3-5 regional people and with salary growth to reflect it.

Your first role will be to manage new applications for swimming lessons.  That means you’ll pick up emails, decide whether we can help people and then arrange lessons for them.  By the end of your first year you’ll be running our relationship with 100 pools, 500 swim teachers and 1,000 families.  That process is mostly manual now, but one of your first projects will be to move it to a database and automate it as much as possible.  We have several processes that need to be redesigned or designed for the first time, and it’s your job to do that (and make your own job easier).

Once you’ve got that nailed, there are endless possibilities for you to get more involved with.  This year we want to:

– Develop a way of testing new swim teaching approaches

– Build our own network of teacher trainers

– Make sure teachers, families and swimming pools understand our work

– Measure and benchmark our teachers and pools against each other

– Double our operations

The biggest single skill you will need here is to be a self-starter who can make new things happen under your own initiative.

You will probably sit with our Director and we’ll give you an introduction to the charity’s operations, but over time you will entirely design your own workload, choose what to go for and be responsible for your own results.  You will likely travel 4-6 days per month with the occasional overnight stay.

 

To increase the quality and quantity of our lessons, you will need to:

– Be crazy-organised (literally manage relationships with 1,000 people)

– Be persuasive, and convince people to get more involved in our work

– Lead on strategy and planning as well as day-to-day process and execution

– Be positive, and generate enthusiasm in others

– Be sensitive, including conversations about disabilities and telling people we can’t help them

– Teach yourself how to do something new, fast (Rapid prototyping? Employee engagement? Monitoring and Evaluation? Database design?)

– Pick up the phone (not just hide behind email)

This is a great role for the right person, where you can quickly prove yourself and take on more responsibility as we grow.  We run a Results-Only Work Environment (ROWE) which means that you have no fixed hours of work – just do a great job in a way that works for you.

 

Salary range

£25-35k basic, plus performance-related bonus.

 

You will have targets and a bonus

We will agree a balanced scorecard of targets for the year, and a strong steer on what you’ll need to do to get there.  There will be a good bonus linked to that.

 

We can be flexible about your working arrangement

It is our preference that you are in Tunbridge Wells and work full-time.

We don’t work 9-5 and you don’t need to either.

We will agree the outcomes that you’ll deliver each month.

It’s up to you how best to achieve them.

For the right candidate we may be able to discuss remote work.

Graduate Assistant Coach – Men’s and Women’s Swimming

with Saint Louis University

Saint Louis University, a NCAA Division I member of the Atlantic 10 Conference, is seeking applicants for a graduate assistant coaching position for the Men’s and Women’s Swimming Team. This position will assist with all aspects of supporting a collegiate program, including daily practices, videotaping, home meet management, student-athlete academic success, travel as well as compliance with all NCAA, A-10 and university rules and regulations.

An undergraduate degree from an accredited institution and acceptance into a Saint Louis University Graduate School program is required. The ideal candidate will have experience in collegiate and/or high school swimming, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate student-athletes in a group or individual setting. Computer skills (MS Office, excel) are required. Qualified applicants must possess a valid driver’s license.

FINIS E-Commerce Business Development Representative

FINIS, Inc.

with FINIS, Inc.

The FINIS Strategic Account Team is seeking the best and brightest to take our e-commerce presence to the next levelThis role is responsible for optimizing sales and brand presence on strategic e-commerce platforms globally.  The position will report to the Senior Director of Sales. This candidate will thrive in an energetic, fast-paced environment while maintaining the discipline to be methodical and organized to handle multiple priorities.

The way we tell our company story on the e-commerce platform is critical to our success. This role will have a clear understanding of FINIS brand values and how the brand contributes to the company success.  This position will work closely with the appropriate language translation liaisons.  The Strategic Accounts Team is a part of the FINIS Sales and Marketing team. Sound like you? Great! Tell us your story! We look forward to hearing more about you and why you would be a good fit to our team.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop relationships with e-commerce partners, working with them to drive sales through web optimization and enhancement of the FINIS brand and customer experience when shopping FINIS
  • Identify new, strategic e-Commerce opportunities globally
  • Executing all new products on all strategic platforms identified
  • Improve the FINIS catalogs by controlling the content, reviewing the sales metrics and taking the appropriate actions needed
  • Advance the consumer experience when reviewing FINIS products to land the buy box into the shopping cart
  • Increase the ability for consumers to land on FINIS when searching for like swim products
  • Optimize all marketing and data-related activities on the various platforms
  • Work with the Product Marketing Lead in developing marketing campaigns best suited for driving impressions and ultimately sales to the consumer on strategic platforms identified
  • Review analytics through reporting systems to identify areas of success as well as areas needing improvement
  • Work with strategic platforms on providing effective forecasts to our Purchasing team.
  • Quality control of translation content
  • Assist FINIS product development and customer service teams with data from key product reviews
  • Identify and secure the services of 3rd party, e-commerce specialists that works with manufactures concerned about counterfeit product, trademark infringement, MAP pricing and Reviews concerns.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors degree in marketing, business, statistics or related field
  • 3+ Years of e-Commerce sales and analytics
  • Extremely well organized and detailed oriented.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and adapt to a changing and fast-paced environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; strong interpersonal skills, ability to influence all levels of management.
  • Strong communication skills in regards to time estimation and project management
  • Thrives in team settings, but embraces independence and operates under a self-motivated mindset to tackle large projects
  • Highly self motivated
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Collaborative, team player
  • Swimming background appreciated

PAY & BENEFITS

  • Base compensation level varies on education and experience levels
  • Benefits we offer include:
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Medical and Transportation Flexible Spending
    • 401(k)

HOW TO APPLY

For consideration, please email a combined PDF resume and cover letter to [email protected].

ABOUT FINIS, Inc.

In 1993, Olympic Gold Medal Swimmer Pablo Morales and John Mix founded FINIS in Northern California. The Monofin and the center-mount Snorkel were the first products FINIS developed for the US market, and have since continued to focus on creating training tools for swimmers and coaches worldwide. FINIS products are currently available in over 80 countries.

Synchronized Swimming Head Coach

Berkeley Aquatic Synchro

with Berkeley Aquatic Synchro

The Berkeley Aquatic Club is located in Berkeley Heights, NJ and is part of an elite aquatic program with two pool facilities. We are looking for a dynamic leader who is passionate about synchro and is eager to develop a program for this upcoming new team. Coaching experience is preferred with previous synchronized swimming skills a must. Current CPR and First Aid certification required. Good communication skills. We have a pool with LOTS of available pool time and access to training facilities and yoga studio.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement training system of basic skills development for all levels of athletes
  • Structuring and organizing practice time
  • Providing on-deck coaching for swimmers
  • Attend competitions
  • Choreography and routine development
  • Selection and editing of music

 

Interested candidates must be available and willing to participate in further coaches training, and any other training requested by the BAC facility and/or USA Synchro.

 

We have a seasoned part-time staff of synchro coaches for all levels. Current coach also serves as liason with the Parent Association. Our program includes synchro classes for swimmers interested in learning about synchro, a pre-team for development of swimmers before joining the team, and our competitive team, which includes intermediate and age group swimmers.

 

The practice schedule is weeknights and Saturday mornings.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Position is full time. Competitive salary is being offered. Please send your resume and any questions to [email protected].

COLORADO COLLEGE SEEKS ASSISTANT SWIMMING COACH

Colorado College

with Colorado College

JOB DESCRIPTION

Colorado College Men’s and Women’s Swimming Team seeks Assistant Swimming Coach.

DUTIES

Under the general supervision of the Head Swimming Coach, the Assistant Swimming Coach is responsible for assisting with all areas of the Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving program. This includes, but is not limited to: coordinating recruiting; preparing and coaching at practices and competitions;  arranging team travel; creating a positive team environment, etc.

REQUIREMENTS

Successful swimming coaching experience, with collegiate coaching experience preferred. Bachelor’s degree. Computer skills, including a working knowledge of social media platforms, recruiting software, Hy-Tek software, etc.

COMPENSATION

This is a full-time, 9 month position. $20,000 plus BENEFITS.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants should email a letter of application, résumé, and list of references to: Anne Goodman James, Head Swimming Coach, [email protected] 

Deadline

Review begins immediately, and until the position is filled.

ABOUT COLORADO COLLEGE

Colorado College is a private, nationally ranked, liberal arts and sciences college in Colorado Springs. We study in a special one class at a time format, known as the Block Plan. The Colorado College Tigers compete in NCAA Division III, and the SCAC (Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference).

Swimming News / Swimming Job is courtesy of Colorado College

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

with University of the South

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Instruct student-athletes individually or in groups in techniques and fundamentals of the respective sport.
2. Organize and execute effective team practices and coaching under the direction of the head coach.
3. Assist head coach with student-athlete assessment.
4 Identify, evaluate, and encourage application and acceptance of student athletes in accordance with University, NCAA, and SAA policies and regulations.
5. Assist Aquatics Director in all pool operations (staffing, training, coordinating the cleaning of pool, and chemical balancing on the water).
6. Assist in meet administration.
7. Participate in speaking engagements for the Sewanee Club and support community initiatives.
8. Instruct students in one or more physical education courses.
9. Perform collateral departmental duties, as required, such as intramural coordination, event management or coaching a secondary sport.

 

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education or related field

Experience:  1-3 years coaching experience at high school or collegiate level or experience competing as an athlete at the collegiate level
Knowledge of NCAA rules & regulations

Job Related Skills: Knowledge of HY-Tek software, and functional knowledge of Excel, Word and Google Documents. Also, knowledge of how to use social media to promote the men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs.

Licenses/Certification: Valid Tennessee Driver’s license; NCAA Compliance certification

Working Environment: Work is performed in office environment with significant amount of time spent either outdoors on playing fields, in pool area, or other athletic facility as specific sport(s) requires.
Significant travel required for recruiting and competition.

University Information: The University of the South comprises a well-regarded College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. It is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds. The University is located on a striking, 13,000-acre campus on Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau.

EEO Statement: The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.

 

 

Assistant Coach Swimming and Diving

University of New Hampshire

with University of New Hampshire

*****This position has been filled*****

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Assistant Coach, Women’s Swimming and Diving will assist in the training, development and retention of athletically talented student-athletes to compete successfully at the Division I level, while ensuring their welfare. Other responsibilities include coordinating team recruitment and managing NCAA compliance utilizing the department’s compliance software.

The position requires a bachelor’s degree and a successful background in coaching swimming and diving at the collegiate level. The candidate will also have demonstrated a commitment to promoting excellence to achieving ethnic, gender and cultural diversity. Additional preferred qualifications include: experience participating in the sport at the collegiate level, public relations skills, excellent communication, organizational and leadership ability. Candidate should display a sense of humor and a positive attitude. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

For a more comprehensive job description or to apply, visit https://jobs.usnh.edu. Please complete an online application and submit your resume and cover letter online. Applicants are encouraged to submit their materials by May 19th.  The search will continue until the position has been filled.  Applicants for this position are subject to a background check.  The University of New Hampshire is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.  The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status.

For a more comprehensive job description or to apply, visit https://jobs.usnh.edu.

Assistant Swimming Coach

Duquesne University

with Duquesne University

Assistant Women’s Swimming Coach – Position Number 10-352

SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for assisting all phases of the women’s swimming and diving program as it relates to the mission of Duquesne University Department of Athletics. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to coaching, recruiting, budgeting, team travel and providing a positive collegiate experience for student-athletes.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Display an unyielding commitment to honesty and integrity, as well as to compliance with NCAA, Atlantic-10 and Duquesne University regulations.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to assisting student-athletes achieve academic success by creating a positive educational environment that also promotes personal growth for student-athletes.
  • Support the head coach in the development of a sports program that challenges student-athletes to improve and succeed individually and as a team effectively within the structure of the Athletic Department.
      • Provide student-athletes with appropriate on deck coaching by imparting knowledge of the sport and skill instruction.
      • Effectively recruit student-athletes that can be successful within the program and the university’s academic standards.
      • Manage alumni relations and organize community service events for the program.
  • Assist in maintaining Tower Pool, manage and schedule lifeguards, supervise pool scheduling.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A thorough knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations is required.
  • A demonstrated expertise in coaching women’s swimming is required for this position.
  • The ability to lead and motivate student-athletes is a fundamental competency.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Strong understanding of all aspects of social media is preferred.
  • Lifeguarding, CPR and First Aid
  • USA Swimming Certified Coach (Preferred)
  • Certified Pool Operator License (Preferred)

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Previous experience coaching on the collegiate level is highly desirable for this position.
  • A Bachelor’s degree is required and a Master’s degree is preferred.

FINIS, Inc. Graphic Designer (Print)

FINIS, Inc.

with FINIS, Inc.

FINIS, Inc. is on the search for a Graphic Designer (who has a love for the print space) to join our mighty and energetic Sales and Marketing Team! This individual would play a critical role as a member of the Creative Team to help amplify the visual and vocal identity of the FINIS brand.

This position will be based at our headquarters, in Livermore, California, and will report to the Creative Manager. He or she will primarily be responsible for delivering strong print design visuals, as well as taking a leadership role in designing trade show and in-store merchandise spaces. This will include working closely with Sales and Marketing to execute concepts that will optimize the FINIS brand presence and achieve the FINIS mission, vision and values around the world.

As a key contributor to the Creative Team, this member needs a strong understanding on the fundamentals of visual design disciplines and principles. The way we tell our company story is very important to us, so this person must demonstrate a high regard for the FINIS brand and have the ability to push the limits of design by endlessly innovating.

Sound like you? Great. Tell us your story! We are excited to learn why you would be a good fit with our team.

JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Interpret creative briefs and execute visually striking designs that properly reflect the FINIS brand visually and vocally
  • Lead design in print based graphics – including print advertisements, catalog, flyers, packaging, brochures, etc.
  • Execute final print production – including external print house communication and in-house print projects
  • Lead design for US tradeshow, event graphics, and in-store merchandise
  • Manage an organized workspace and archive work properly  
  • Collaborate with members of the Creative, Sales, Marketing and Product Development teams

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with design and support for the FINIS US Custom Team
  • Improves the FINIS user experience by bringing the brand to life and keeping it consistent across various touch points
  • Excellent communication and written skills, maintain openness and respond professionally to customers and other members on Team FINIS
  • Maintain an organized archive of creative assets
  • Flexibility to shift priorities quickly within a fast-paced work environment
  • Capable of working independently and with a team
  • Critical eye for visual consistency
  • Take smart risks and champion new ideas
  • Maintain personal tenacity and resilience throughout the creative process
  • Apply critical thinking to business problems and deliver thoughtful, elegant solutions
  • Be a team player who can operate effectively under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Knowledgeable and passionate about FINIS

REQUIREMENTS

  • 3-5 years professional experience
  • Software: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Bachelors degree in Graphic Design, Visual Communications or related field required
  • Portfolio demonstrating mastery in fundamental visual design disciplines and
    principles – please submit with your application
  • Preferred background in swimming

PAY & BENEFITS

Base compensation level varies depending on education and experience level we offer:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Medical & Transportation Flexible Spending
  • 401(k)

HOW TO APPLY

For consideration, please email a combined PDF resume, cover letter and portfolio (attach or included link) to [email protected].

ABOUT FINIS

In 1993, Olympic Gold Medal Swimmer Pablo Morales and John Mix founded FINIS in Northern California. The Monofin and the center-mount Snorkel were the first products FINIS developed for the US market, and have since continued to focus on creating training tools for swimmers and coaches worldwide. FINIS products are currently available in over 65 countries and are used by US and International Olympic teams, elite triathletes, and fitness swimmers.

Innovative research and design is our highest priority. It’s our personal vow to continue to design and engineer the best technical products in the industry.

Part Time Assistant Swim Coach at Babson College

Babson College

with Babson College

Babson College, located in Wellesley, MA, is seeking a part time swimming assistant coach for the men’s and women’s teams 2017-2018 starting September 1st.

This position assists the head coach in the development and administration of the program.  Duties include but are not limited to the day-to-day organizing, preparing, conducting, and evaluating of practices and competition which includes teaching advanced level skills, and assisting with communication and recruitment of student athletes.

Bachelor’s degree required with previous coaching experience on the high school, club or college level preferred. Must maintain first aid, CPR and AED certification throughout appointment.  Lifeguard certification preferred.

 

Shorewood Swim Club – Head Age Group Coach/Business Manager

with Shorewood Swim Club

Shorewood, Wisconsin

Shorewood Swim Swim Club

Head Age Group Coach

The Shorewood Swim Club is a competitive USA Swimming Team located just north of Milwaukee, WI. The team has 200+ active members, ranging from Novice to National level swimmers. The team consistently places in the top 10 at the WI State meets, and has developed numerous Olympic Trial, National, and Junior National level swimmers. The philosophy of the team is Athlete-centered, Coach-directed, and Parent-supported.

The Position:
We are looking to hire a Head Age Group Coach/Business Manager responsible for ensuring the recruiting, development, and performance of the Shorewood Swim Club Age Group Program, and reports directly to the SSC Head Coach. Other duties would include running Registration and Billing through the Team Unify site.

General Job Duties

Coaching Duties

  • Coaches the Age Group – Gold
    • Designs and implements season plan for teaching and training
    • Designs and implements daily practices
    • Attend all scheduled practices
    • Actively engaged in running effective practices
    • Evaluates seasonal and daily practices
  • Assists with recruitment & retention of swimmers
  • Coaches other groups as assigned by Head Coach
  • Implements training and teaching progressions developed by HC and staff
  • Motivates athletes to reach potential
  • Assists with group placements and criteria for advancement for all groups
  • Recommends individual events and relays for all meets
  • Attends meets as assigned by Head Coach
  • Attends all pertinent meetings at meets
  • Implements parent education
  • Maintain daily attendance records for training groups
  • Has authority to dismiss a swimmer on a temporary basis, with approval of Head Coach
  • Other related duties as assigned by Head Coach

 

Administrative Duties
•   Works with Head Coach to execute vision, mission and objectives for team

  • Monthly written reports to the Head Coach
  • Communicates regularly with Head Coach
  • Works with Board positions as needed
  • Communicates with membership via phone and e-mail
  • Attends BOD and other pertinent meetings
  • Assists with fundraising activities as needed
  • Responds promptly to all parent/swimmer communication
  • Other related duties as assigned by Head Coach

 

Business Manager Duties

  • Registration
    • Work with Board and Head Coach to determine fee structure
    • Maintain and update Registration Calendar
  • Online Registration
    • Set up registration groups, payment options, etc. 4-6 times per year
    • Include pertinent info in online set up (policies, procedures, etc)
  • Billing
    • Enter Meet/Activity Billing (3-4 times each month)
    • Enter Travel Billing (2-3 times each season)
    • Set up individual payment plans (approved by Head Coach/Board)
    • Communication with Board regarding past due accounts
  • Club Communication
    • Respond to new/returning swimmer questions and inquiries
    • Schedule and Manage New swimmer Assessments
    • Meet with Club Treasurer and Head Coach regularly to ensure accurate reporting
  • USA Registrations/Certifications
    • Complete and submit USA Registrations to LSC Chair
    • Complete and Submit all staff/non-athlete Registrations
    • Maintain and coordinate a record of staff certifications

 

Preferred Qualifications Include:

  • Coaching membership in good standing with USA Swimming
  • A college degree (preferred, but not required)
  • Candidates should have coaching experience that illustrates the following traits: organized, good communicator, energetic, team player, shows initiative
  • Must be prepared to develop swimmersrather than manage great athletes.
  • Prior coaching experience working with a USA Swimming team and Age Group athletes for at least 5 years, including time as a Lead Coach for a group
  • Demonstrated record of producing well-rounded swimmers with excellent technique and racing skills
  • Experience with Team Unify web sites

 

 

 

 

Salary
Salary will be commensurate with experience, with a range starting at $40,000-$50,000.  Benefits include Paid Vacation/Holiday, SEP retirement plan, stipend for phone/internet. Shorewood Swim Club also pays for all USA Swimming requirements (USA membership, background screening, STFSC) and lifeguard training (Lifeguarding, CPR, First Aid/AED). There are also opportunities for professional development/certifications, attendance at clinics, etc.

Shorewood Swim Club also offers an excellent working environment, with a stable Head Coach (27+ years), supportive Board, and reasonable working hours (done by 7:30 most evenings).

 

How to Apply: Applicants should forward a cover letter outlining interest in the position, resume, including 3 references, and one page statement on coaching philosophy to:
David Westfahl – [email protected]

 

Deadline: Sunday, May 28th  

Start Date: Flexible- between June 12th and August 15th

Swim Coach and Teaching Assistant

Nexus International School (Singapore)

with Nexus International School (Singapore)

Qualifications and Training

  • Preferably FINA level 2 or ASA level 2 coaching qualification (or international equivalent)
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferable
  • Current Workplace First Aid Certificate

Experience

  • Experience in teaching learners with diverse needs
  • Experience in an international school environment (preferred)
  • Minimum of 2 years swimming coaching experience in a competitive programme

Knowledge and Understanding

  • Practical understanding of effective teaching and learning strategies
  • Relevant curriculum knowledge in swimming coaching
  •  Good knowledge of Hy-Tek swim digital software
  • Knowledge of Team Unify is also an advantage
  • Ability to run land-training sessions for all ages (strength and conditioning certification is an advantage)
  • Excellent communication skills in English (spoken and written)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (work effectively with students, staff, parents, visitors)
  • Computer literate

More information about this role can be found here.