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Georgia Southern Diving Graduate Assistant Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team College (Division I)
  • Sport Diving

Date posted: June 27, 2024

Location: Statesboro, GA, USA

with Georgia Southern University

The successful candidate will assist the Head Coach and Assistant Coach in all aspects of the women’s swimming and diving program including coaching, recruiting, training, coordinating team travel, assisting with administrative duties and performing other duties as assigned by the Head Coach.

Strong organizational and communication skills are expected. Candidates must possess enthusiasm for coaching and the sport of diving, and be a highly motivated team player. The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with high ethical standards and exhibit a strict adherence to NCAA, Sun Belt Conference, Coastal Collegiate Sports Association, University and departmental rules and regulations. 

Essential Functions:

  • Development practice materials and lead practice for diving. 
  • Assist with recruiting including and not limited to developing a database, communications (calls/texts/emails), on/off campus recruiting for diving.
  • Assist with travel plans, planning and coordinating program events for diving.
  • Work closely with staff on promoting, supporting, and growing the team & athletic department mission and vision.
  • Provide leadership to facilitate academic and personal success for the team’s student-athletes.
  • Assist with other duties as assigned by the head coach.

Full-Time Age Group Assistant Coach

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

Date posted: June 27, 2024

Location: 6400 Wyoming Boulevard Northeast, Albuquerque, NM, USA

with Charger Aquatics

Charger Aquatics is seeking an experienced, dynamic, and positive individual for the position of Age Group Assistant Coach. This position serves as Lead Coach for the Age Group Championship, and Silver Practice Groups, AM Masters Group, as well as performing administrative duties and assisting with Meet Operations and Summer Pre-Team.

For the right candidate, there may be additional opportunities via the Albuquerque Academy High School program.

Lead Coach, Senior Group (high school age)

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
Southwest Aquatics Team (SWAT)

Date posted: June 27, 2024

Location: Greenfield, WI, USA

with Southwest Aquatics Team (SWAT)

Position Title: Lead Coach, Senior Group
Club: Southwest Aquatic Team (“SWAT”)
Location: Southwestern Milwaukee Area – Wisconsin, USA
Reports To: Competitive Program Director

General Summary:

The Southwest Aquatic Team (SWAT) is a year-round USA Swimming competitive swim team offering high-quality professional coaching and technique instruction for all ages and abilities and an affiliation with a non-competitive “Swim America” program.  As one of the premier USA swim clubs in the Midwest, SWAT prides itself on creating a positive environment and enriching experience for all members of the club with the goal to provide every member an opportunity to improve swimming skills and achieve success at his or her level of ability, from novice to elite-level competitor.

Under the supervision of the Competitive Program Director, the Lead Coach of the Senior Group is responsible for the leadership and direction of SWAT’s Senior group ensuring that all aspects of the program fulfill the mission, vision, and goals of the team.

Essential Functions:

Coaching

  • Serve as the lead coach of our Senior group and attend all practices, meet sessions and functions.
  • Create full-season training plans for stroke technique progression, training progression, dryland, and taper strategies for our Senior group.
  • Manage meet entries for athletes in assigned group.
  • Effective communication with coaches, swimmers, and families of objectives and goals for athletes.
  • Works with senior athletes, senior swim coaches, and parents to ensure that athlete development plans are created, and timelines are understood and supported. This includes developing and supporting plans for athletes interested in swimming in college, when required.

Leadership

  • Lead our team’s mission and philosophy to empower swimmers of all ages and abilities to become the best they can be in the sport of competitive swimming.
  • Act all times with integrity and as a positive representative of SWAT to the membership and the community at large.
  • Foster a culture of team unity among staff, swimmers, and families.
  • Collaborate with competitive program director and lead coaching staff to provide continuity and training progressions across all training groups.
  • Maintain and increase overall club participation, including participation at the highest levels of the sport. (i.e., Wisconsin State Championships, NCSA Championships, Speedo Sectionals, etc.).
  • Other duties and responsibilities assigned by the Competitive Program Director and/or Board of Directors.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Five-plus years of coaching excellence at the Senior level (club/high school/YMCA) that features tangible improvement by elite and developmental swimmers.
  • Member in good standing with USA Swimming and current on all certifications.
  • Extensive background in competitive swimming, stroke mechanics, and understanding of USAS rules and regulations.
  • Prior experience in a leadership role of training, managing, and developing assistant coaches is preferred.
  • Excellent communication, organizational skills, and motivational skills with a strong sense of personal integrity.
  • Experience using Team Unify, Hy-Tek, and Meet Manager.
  • Track record of fostering a culture of team unity among swimmers, parents and staff.
  • Knowledge of strength and conditioning training, dryland, and functional movement.
  • Enthusiasm for continuing coaching education.
  • Legal authority to work in the USA with a valid driver’s license.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with coaching experience
  • This is a full-time position with no health or retirement benefits.
  • If needed, a club-issued laptop computer will be provided. There will be no allowances for internet or phone service.
  • The Lead Coach of the Senior Group will be reimbursed for any incurred expenses that are approved by the Board of Directors.
  • If the Lead Coach of the Senior Group has athletes participating in the club, training fees may be reduced or waived at the direction of the Board of Directors.

 

Women’s and Men’s Swimming & Diving Assistant Coach and Athletics Communications Assistant

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

Date posted: June 26, 2024

Location: 120 Vassar St, Cambridge, MA, USA

with Massachusetts Institute of Technology

General Responsibility:

In collaboration with the Mary Frances Wagley Head Coach of Swimming and Diving, the assistant coaching responsibilities include assisting in the management of all facets of the Women’s and Men’s Swimming & Diving programs to include but not limited to: recruiting, administration, budget management, alumni stewardship, scheduling of competitions, team travel, weekly practice sessions, advising of students, managing social media accounts and compliance with NCAA and NEWMAC conference rules and regulations. In addition, this position will be responsible for duties assigned under the supervision and direction of the Director of Athletics Communications.

 

Essential Duties:

In collaboration with the Mary Frances Wagley Head Coach, assist in leading a high-quality, nationally competitive varsity program that is challenging, well-organized and administered based on sound coaching techniques and instructional strategies and has a positive retention rate. These duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Coaching:
  • Strong knowledge of swimming skills and strategies in one or more areas (e.g., event group training, technique work, practice writing, season planning, strength and conditioning, etc.)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of people in a diverse community
  • Ensure proper safety precautions regarding student-athlete training and health, are followed at all times, including DAPER Risk Management procedures and understanding campus resources around mental health and wellness
  • Recruiting:
  • Assist in all facets of the recruiting process for both Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving programs. These duties are included but not limited to:
  • Identify, assess and contact prospective student-athletes that are academically and athletically qualified for a competitive program at a highly selective STEM institution
  • Organize various recruiting events throughout the academic year
  • Recruit diverse student-athletes that are reflective of the values of the greater MIT community
  • Administration:
  • Create Hy-Tek meet manager files, complete team manager updates, results reporting to the NCAA, NEWMAC and Athletics Communications
  • Coordinate apparel orders and equipment distribution and return
  • Sport-specific budget reconciliation, when appropriate
  • In collaboration with members of the athletic department and/or Resources Development Officers, assist with stewardship responsibilities including creating alumni newsletters and attending departmental alumni activities
  • Participate in collaborative activities across MIT, Division for Student Life and DAPER through meetings, events and activities. These duties include but are limited to:
  • Attendance and participation in DAPER meetings and committee assignments
  • When requested, serve on MIT, DAPER, DSL and Aquatics search committees
  • Adherence to regulations associated with MIT, conference and national governance regulations (NCAA) at the NCAA Division III membership level
  • Member in good standing in sport’s national coaches association or governing body
  • Communications:
  • Under the supervision of the Director of Athletics Communications, complete assigned tasks and fulfill responsibilities as directed and outlined
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

2-4 years coaching experience preferably at the college/university level. A bachelor’s degree is required: a master’s 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 30 days of hire. Employment is conditional upon successful completion of a background check.

Colorado School of Mines: Part Time Asst Swim Coach (M/W)

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division II)
  • Sport Swimming
Colorado School of Mines

Date posted: June 26, 2024

Location: Golden, CO, USA

with Colorado School of Mines

See official job posting for more details.

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to get some collegiate coaching experience, learn and grow while working in beautiful Golden, Colorado!

We are looking for someone to add value to our program by being reliable, consistent and open to learning. In an ideal world, we would love someone to be available to coach all practices and attend meets. However, we are open to someone who can attend most practices, some meets and perhaps do a bit of admin work – we are opening to working with someone who is the right fit.

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

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

Date posted: June 25, 2024

Location: Carbondale, IL, USA

with Southern Illinois University

Identify and recruit quality student-athletes.
Assist with the organization and conduct of practices and competitions, coordinate facilities for game and practice sessions.
Promote the welfare and academic progress of student-athletes.
Ensure the compliance of the program with the University, NCAA, and MVC rules.
Assist with the daily administrative duties directing, managing, leading, organizing and executing the program including team travel and film exchange with other Division 1 programs.
Participate in fundraising and public relations activities, coordinate request for community and regional involvement .
Scouting report on opponents for strategic game planning.
Recruiting evaluations for head coach.
Assist with summer camps.
Principal Challenges

The Richard W. Gilbert Diving Coach at Cornell University

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

Date posted: June 25, 2024

Location: Ithaca, NY, USA

with Cornell University

The Richard W. Gilbert Diving Coach assists the Men’s and Women’s Head Swimming Coaches in the planning and operation of the men’s and women’s diving teams for the preparation and execution of practice and competitions. This position is responsible for the overall training, performance and recruitment of men and women divers, and may assist in other aspects of the swimming teams as assigned by the head coaches. Responsibilities include identifying, recruiting, and yielding student-athletes in accordance with Cornell, Ivy League and the NCAA guidelines.

Help Wanted: Part-Time / Full-time Coaching Staff Members for Old Dominion Aquatic Club

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

Date posted: June 25, 2024

Location: 2500 S Independence Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA, USA

with Old Dominion Aquatic Club

Help Wanted: Part-Time Coaching Staff Members for Old Dominion Aquatic Club
Old Dominion Aquatic Club (ODAC), the oldest year-round competitive swim team on the Southside of Virginia, is seeking enthusiastic and dedicated part-time and full-time coaching staff members. Join our team and contribute to the development of young athletes in a supportive, enriching, and dynamic environment.

About Old Dominion Aquatic Club:
ODAC is renowned for its rich history and commitment to excellence. With the longest-tenured Head Coach in the area (30 years), and between 250 – 350 swimmers annually, ODAC consistently ranks in the top 250 club teams nationally and has received multiple Bronze or Silver medal club designations through USA Swimming’s Club Excellence Program. Recently, an 18 & Under swimmer from ODAC reached the semi-finals at the Olympic Trials in the 200 Breast, achieving top 50 world rankings in the 200 Breast and 100 Breast, while also becoming the 11th and 4th fastest 17-18-year-old in history in the 200 and 100 Breast events.

Qualifications and Experience:
• Experience in swim lesson instruction or year-round coaching is beneficial but not required.
• An eagerness to learn, grow, and thrive in a team-oriented setting is essential.
• Relevant certifications are advantageous but not mandatory. If not in possession of required certifications upon hire, candidates should plan to achieve them within 30 days of hire.

Responsibilities:
• Lead age group practice groups for ODAC’s 12 & Under swimmers.
• Focus on the development and refinement of strokes and specific skill sets.
• Prepare swimmers for advancement to the senior level within ODAC.

Schedule:
• Practice groups are offered 3-6 days a week. Based on strengths of candidates, the program has vacancies in our 8&under, 9-10, and 11-12 practice groups.
• 8 & Under groups: 3 or 5 weeknights a week for 45 minutes.
• 9-10-year-olds: 6 days a week for 1 hour to 1.5 hours.
• 11-12/Senior 3 groups: 6 days a week for 1 to 1.5 hours each night.
• Detailed practice schedule available at ODAC Practice Schedule.

Location:
• ODAC operates at two locations with 6-lane SCM pools:
o Chesapeake, VA
o Virginia Beach, VA

Compensation:
• Hourly pay: $20-$25.
• All professional expenses and training are funded by the club.
• Professional development opportunities are funded by the club.
• Daily rates or per diems provided for meet days/sessions.
• Potential for full-time and salaried positions for the right candidates. If not immediately available, growth potential and advancement would be considered promptly.

 

Mission Statement: The mission of Old Dominion Aquatic Club (ODAC) is to promote competitive swimming as a USA swim team for young athletes at all levels of ability while fostering a safe and supportive environment where our members can thrive both in and out of the water. We define success as the sustained, individual pursuit of excellence bounded only by our swimmers’ desires and personal abilities, allowing them to be the best they can be, achieve personal goals, and have fun in our program. We maintain a system of personal values among which are honesty, integrity, and sportsmanship. We promote a team environment that encourages goal setting, hard work, personal commitment, and camaraderie.

Join us in making a positive impact on the lives of young athletes. Apply today!

Head Age Group Coach / Senior Assistant Coach

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

Date posted: June 17, 2024

Location: 1 Campus Road, Staten Island, NY, USA

with Trident Aquatic Club

Full-time Coaching position with Health Benefits

Responsibilities include:

  • Coaching 6 days per week, 2-4 hours a dqy, including 1-3 drylands.
  • Assistant Senior Coach Duties.
  • Designing and implementing a seasonal training plan for advanced athletes between the ages of 9-13 years old.
  • Attending meets and team events as designated by the Head  Coach.
  • Provide motivation and goal-setting programs to developing age groupers.
  • Maintain group attendance records.
  • Communicate with parents about athletes’ progress and group goals.
  • Create group activities to promote a positive team dynamic.
  • Oversee learn-to-swim program 1-2 days per month.
  • Attend professional development training.
  • Work within the overall program goals of the Trident Aquatic Club.

Must be a USA Swimming-certified coach

Minimum 3 years coaching experience

Swim Instructor I (Harlem YMCA)

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Aquatics Staff
  • Level of Team Other
  • Sport Swimming
YMCA of Greater New York

Date posted: June 14, 2024

Location: New York, NY, USA

with YMCA of Greater New York

Salary: $20.00 – $25.00 Hourly [Seasonal Rate: $24.00+ Hourly*]
*Swim Instructors employed from June 15 – September 6, 2024, will be paid $24.00+ Hourly*

The YMCA of Greater New York is here for all New Yorkers — to empower youth, improve health, and strengthen community. Founded in 1852, today the Y serves a diverse population of more than half a million New Yorkers who learn, grow, and thrive through programs and services at our 24 branches. Community is the cornerstone of the Y. Together, we connect active, engaged New Yorkers to build stronger communities.

To help fulfill our mission, we cultivate a culture of learning, leading, and collaboration to enhance community impact. Through our talented staff and “LEAP” career framework (Leadership, Empowerment, Accountability, Personal Growth), we are committed to a people-first approach that fosters trust, inclusion, growth, and development for all.

The Harlem YMCA is seeking Swim Instructors who will be responsible for maintaining safe conditions at the branch and promote a safe and positive atmosphere in accordance with YMCA of Greater New York Aquatics policies and procedures.  The Swim Instructor will also provide swim instruction for different ages and ability levels and motivate their participants.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Must be Instructor Ready: uniform, lesson plans, maintain records (attendance, track progress and complete end of session report).
  • Instruct participants according to YMCA Aquatics program standards: using lesson guides, guided discovery teaching, effective class organization and positive relationship with participants.
  • Ensure instructional equipment remains in good condition; have all equipment ready prior to classes and put away after
  • Report repair needs to supervisor whenever necessary.
  • Set-up, breakdown and store equipment for each class.
  • Attend mandatory in-service training on a monthly basis.
  • Must attain YMCA Lifeguard certification within 90 days of hire and YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor certification within 120 days of hire.
  • Know and understand the Emergency Action Plan and Emergency Evacuation Routes.
  • Enforce Aquatics safety rules consistently and fairly.
  • Maintain positive relationships with class participants, parents, non-class members and staff.
  • Promote other Aquatics programs; have knowledge of pool schedule and programs.
  • Maintain certification level of physical and mental readiness. Responsible for recertification before expiration.
  • Actively participate in training sessions, designated meetings and special events.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Must be 17 years of age or older.
  • Current YMCA Swim Lessons certification or equivalent.
  • Current Basic Life Support, First Aid and Emergency Oxygen certifications (if required by certification organization).
  • Demonstrate swim strokes and BLS/BFA/EO skills.
  • Excellent hospitality skills.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays.


Benefits:

The YMCA of Greater New York offers a variety of benefits to its staff members including retirement benefits, medical, paid time off, free YMCA membership and more! Benefit eligibility is determined by an individual’s employment status (i.e., full-time or part-time), tenure and/or the number of hours scheduled to work. Click here for more information.

Assistant or Associate Head Coach, Women’s Swimming & Diving

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

Date posted: June 14, 2024

Location: Terre Haute, IN, USA

with Indiana State University

Plays an integral role in all aspects of the Indiana State University women’s swimming and diving program, including but not limited to season planning, recruiting, travel preparation and logistics, ordering of apparel and equipment, budget management, and coaching. Takes lead role within aspects of the program, as assigned by Head Coach.

Lifeguard (Harlem YMCA)

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Aquatics Staff
  • Level of Team Other
  • Sport Swimming
YMCA of Greater New York

Date posted: June 13, 2024

Location: New York, NY, USA

with YMCA of Greater New York

Salary: $18.00 – $22.00 Hourly [Seasonal Pay Rate: $22.00+ Hourly*]
*Lifeguards employed from June 15 – September 6, 2024, will be paid $22.00+ Hourly*

The YMCA of Greater New York is here for all New Yorkers — to empower youth, improve health, and strengthen community. Founded in 1852, today the Y serves a diverse population of more than half a million New Yorkers who learn, grow, and thrive through programs and services at our 24 branches. Community is the cornerstone of the Y. Together, we connect active, engaged New Yorkers to build stronger communities.
To help fulfill our mission, we cultivate a culture of learning, leading, and collaboration to enhance community impact. Through our talented staff and “LEAP” career framework (Leadership, Empowerment, Accountability, Personal Growth), we are committed to a people-first approach that fosters trust, inclusion, growth, and development for all.
The Harlem YMCA is seeking Lifeguards who will be responsible for maintaining safe conditions in and around the swim area at the branch. The Lifeguard will promote a safe and positive atmosphere in accordance with YMCA aquatics policies and procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Must be Rescue Ready: uniform, pocket face mask/gloves, whistle and rescue tube.
  • Continuous and active scanning of the pool.
  • Know and understand the Emergency Action Plan and Emergency Evacuation Routes.
  • Enforce aquatics safety rules consistently and fairly.
  • Perform second duties, as requested, only when not lifeguarding.
  • Maintain positive relationships with members and staff.
  • Follow the directions of the YMCA of Greater New York aquatic supervisors, in accordance with the YMCA aquatic standards.
  • Must attain YMCA Lifeguard certification within 90 days of hire and YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor certification within 120 days of hire.
  • Maintain certification level of physical and mental readiness.  Responsible for recertification before expiration.
  • Actively participate in training sessions, designated meetings and special events.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Must be 16 years of age or older. 
  • Current YMCA Lifeguard certification or equivalent.
  • Current Basic Life Support and First Aid and Emergency Oxygen (if required by certification organization).
  • Demonstrate swim strokes, lifeguard rescues and BLS/BFA/EO skills.
  • Excellent hospitality skills.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays.

Benefits:
The YMCA of Greater New York offers a variety of benefits to its staff members including retirement benefits, medical, paid time off, free YMCA membership and more! Benefit eligibility is determined by an individual’s employment status (i.e., full-time or part-time), tenure and/or the number of hours scheduled to work. Click here for more information.

Lead Group Coach – Houston (Kingwood, Texas)

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

Date posted: June 13, 2024

Location: Kingwood Area, TX 77345, USA

with Blue Tide Aquatics

Summary/Primary Objective of Position

To coach, lead and motivate athletes in practice groups, promoting improvement and growth.

Work with Head Coach and Associate Head Coach to create full season training plans for stroke technique progression, dryland progression, training progression and taper strategies for all levels and effectively communicate to swimmers and coaches.Primary responsibility involves coaching multiple age groups and skill levels. Coordinate training methodology, team drills and practice group goals with age group coaches. As a full-time position, off-deck responsibilities and planning will also be required.

Typical Essential Job Duties/Responsibilities

(These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)

  1. Lead coach of one or more practice groups. This includes planning and implementation of daily workouts, attending meets as well as team and group social events.
  2. Plans and coordinates the work of assistant and volunteers on deck and at competitions.
  3. Assists with team tryouts, individual evaluations, Masters Swim Program, and/or other team-related programs.
  4. Supports and communicates with other administrators and staff.
  5. Knows, interprets, and follows school district policies.
  6. Participates and/or assists in coordination of Swim Club events and functions.
  7. Periodic coverage of other practice groups (sick days, swim meets, etc.).
  8. Certified Pool Operator preferred, but not required.
  9. Any additional duties as assigned by the Head Coach.

Requirements

Member in good standing of USA Swimming and current on all certifications.  Ensures full compliance with all USA Swimming policies. Responds in emergency situations.

Preferred Qualifications & Compensation

3 years of coaching experience, with at least 1 year as a lead coach.

Pay commensurate with experience. Salary range: $38,000 – $52,000.

Compensation

Pay is commensurate based on experience.

Head Swimming Coach Upper Valley Aquatic Center

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

Date posted: June 12, 2024

Location: 100 Arboretum Lane, White River Junction, VT, USA

with Swim Coach Staffing Solutions

Job Title: Head Swim Team Coach                               Department: Swim Team

Reports to: Executive Director                                     

FLSA Classification: EXEMPT

 

Job Summary:
The role of the Head Coach is to develop a regionally strong competitive swim team with 120-160 swimmers while assuring growth of the team competitively and financially. The Head Coach will support the other coaches and interact often with UVAC management staff to assure coordination of swim lane usage, communication about team events, maintenance and cleaning issues, swim meet logistics, and team successes. The Head Coach must be able to promote the team through lectures, press releases and social media.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

  1. Set up squad guidelines. Plan and schedule all UVAC swim team programs
  2. Set up workouts and provide technical direction to all assistant coaches
  3. Provide written evaluations of coaches and programs at the end of short and long course seasons
  4. Work with coaches to make recommendations on professional development and training (seminars, workshops, conventions)
  5. Plan, schedule and conduct practices
  6. Assist and participate in non-swim team UVAC activities, open houses, fund-raisers and special events unless excused by the ED
  7. Responsible for recruiting, hiring, training, development, and performance management of all coaches
  8. Assure that accurate daily attendance records for practices are maintained and delivered to the team registrar
  9. Maintain membership in USA Swimming and complete all safety training for coaches. Including staying current in AED/CPR certifications
  10. Assure that all swimmers have completed the application form and have made payment prior to the start of workouts
  11. Develop and enforce  a coaches and  team travel “code of conduct”
  12. Work with UVAC management to ensure coordination of swim lane usage.
  13. Communicate with the marketing manager on a bi-weekly basis to disseminate information about team results, practices, blogs, and make frequent Facebook postings
  14. Develop and manage annual budget for team income and expenses and assure that the net profit goals are met
  15. Have at least one formal group parent meeting for each season to outline goals, establish parent behaviors, and answer questions as needed
  16. Submit weekly report to the ED by 6 pm on Monday.( If away for a meet Tuesday at 6pm)
  17. Work closely with the parent committee to maximize communication, help direct fund-raising activities, and determine use of the money that is raised
  18. Work with parent committee to host an annual swim team banquet and one other “field trip” type of team building experience
  19. Assure that attendance records are kept accurately and that all registration and meet fee income has been collected by the Team Registrar
  20. Recruitment and scheduling of swim meets as agreed upon annually with the ED
  21. Continue to develop coaching and leadership skills by attending conferences, workshops, reading, and webinars
  22. Determine product, organize orders, and distribute team apparel
  23. Negotiate and maximize the TYR sponsorship to assure we get everything outlined
  24. Perform other reasonably related functions as determined by management

 

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to supervise, motivate, and train other coaches and volunteers
  • Computer literacy with Word, Excel, Power Point, Page maker or similar programs
  • Experience with using swim team specific software such as Team Unify or the equivalent
  • Strong budgeting and planning ability
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • The Head Coach must have dynamic, high energy personnel skills to relate positively with children and their parents.

 

 

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum ASCA 3 level coach, level 4 preferred
  • 6 or more years as a head coach, preferred

 

 

Physical and Schedule Requirements:

The position requires a mix of days, nights, and weekends. Travel to swim meets locally, regionally, nationally, and inter-nationally is also required. Frequent long weeks during meet season should be expected.

HEAD COACH – HAWKEN UPPER SCHOOL SWIMMING & LAKE ERIE SILVER DOLPHINS

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club, High School
  • Sport Swimming

Date posted: June 11, 2024

Location: Gates Mills, OH, USA

with Lake Erie Silver Dolphins

THE POSITION
Hawken School is seeking to hire a full-time, year-round, salaried Head Coach who is a dedicated and experienced coach to lead a high school and institution-owned competitive club program that seeks to develop the character and athletic skills of a diverse group of swimmers of all ages, with a wide range of ability levels. This Head Coach must develop the skills and talents of the team while promoting teamwork, sportsmanship, and encouraging development and excellence. The successful candidate will also collaborate with several key stakeholders, including school administrators, club board members, athletics and aquatics staff, community members, parents, and minor athletes to lead efforts that support the team mission and the growth and development of each swimmer.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES
Applicants should be prepared to balance the following Head Coach roles and responsibilities:

Head Coach – Hawken School
Ensure the success of the varsity program at the highest level of the Northeast Ohio District and Ohio High School State Championships, while cultivating the junior varsity squad and middle school program
Demonstrate excellence in coaching and the development of training plans for the high school swim team
Determine high school meet schedule in collaboration with the Athletic Director and set coach schedules for meet attendance
Communicate effectively with the athletic department, Hawken School Deans, CFO, administrative assistants, transportation providers, custodians, and the general public about student practice and competition schedules
Develop meet lineups for regular season and championship competitions
Effectively communicate with assistants, athletes, parents, and alumni
Promote program internally and externally within the OHSAA guidelines
Perform other duties as assigned by Hawken School Athletics administrators and the Head of School

Head Coach – Lake Erie Silver Dolphins (LESD)
Lead the development, communication, and implementation of: team season planning; tryouts; practice schedules; meet schedules and coaching assignments; LESD coaching staff hiring and training mentoring processes; training group assignments; programming that fosters a culture of positive community building between club, middle school, and high school athletes
Directly oversee the training of two or more practice groups
Manage and mentor a dynamic group of coaches at multiple sites
Collaborate with staff, parents, and volunteers to develop and implement effective communication practices (including, but not limited to, weekly communication to families), budget planning and maintenance, team policies and procedures, the execution of team-hosted events, and the organization and publication of team records and media

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS
Applicants should possess:
A Bachelor’s degree and 3 or more years of USAS coaching experience
Demonstrated team leadership and refined skills in high-quality athletic development
Experience in aquatics and team management with a cohesive coaching philosophy that upholds the values of Hawken School
Knowledge of the policies and guidelines of OHSSA and USA Swimming
Demonstrated competence as a role model for athletes and other coaches
Understanding of all facets of USAS competition administration, including familiarity with meet management tools such as TeamUnify, Hy-Tek, OME, and CTS (preferred)
Demonstrated experience in building healthy, effective, authentic relationships with swimmers, families, staff, and the community
Joyful enthusiasm for working with athletes of all ages and experience working in a diverse community
An eagerness to grow a competitive swimming and aquatics program, including learn-to-swim lessons, camps, and clinics