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Assistant Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Santa Clara Swim Club

with Santa Clara Swim Club

Full Time Assistant Swim Coach- Santa Clara, California

 

The Santa Clara Swim Club, located in the Silicon Valley, is seeking a highly motivated, hard-working individual for a full time coach position. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable about stroke mechanics and have good teaching and communication skills. This individual will also be enthusiastic, patient, and team-oriented.

 

The assistant coach duties will consist of leading or assisting two groups and administrative responsibilities based on the candidates strengths. The assistant coach will also have set office hours. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree with at least 3 years competitive coaching experience and proven success coaching novice through championship level swimmers. The applicant must understand the importance of teamwork and will be committed to helping our program advance. Only candidates with a strong work ethic and passion for the sport should apply. This is a salaried position with benefits.

 

The Santa Clara Swim Club is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that has been developing champions since its founding by George Haines in 1951. His vision to develop world-class individuals through the sport of swimming remains the cornerstone of our program today.


Required Qualifications

  • Successfully pass the USA Swimming and Santa Clara Swim Club background checks
  • Be compliant with all USA Swimming coach certification requirements
  • Experience working with children and teenagers.
  • Background in competitive swimming.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to enthusiastically coach and give feedback to all athletes
  • ASCA Level 3 preferred

Aquatics Manager

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team Recreational
City of Valley Recreation Department

with City of Valley Recreation Department

City of Valley – Job Description

Aquatics Manager/Swim Team Coach

General Statement of Job

The City of Valley has an opening for a full-time Aquatics Manager with the Valley Recreation Department

Under limited supervision, the Aquatics Manager will oversee the indoor pool under the Valley Recreation Department including maintenance, cleanliness, and rental schedule. Manager will oversee part-time lifeguards and swim instructors including scheduling, hiring, and job performances. Manager should have previous swim team and/or swim team coaching experience. Manager must exercise initiative and independent judgment in the job including problem shooting, maintenance issues, and employee and public complaints. Employee must hold lifeguard, 1st Aid/CPR Certifications and CPO certificate or be willing to obtain within the first 6 months of employment if necessary. Employee must also exercise tact and courtesy in frequent contact with program participants, employees, volunteers and the general public. This position will report the Recreation Director.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS
Direct, coordinate and supervise programs including swim lessons, swim team, master swim team and pool special events.
*Schedule part-time lifequards and other pool personnel.
*Have the ability to keep a calm demeanor when speaking with the public
*Order and maintain inventory of pool chemicals and supplies
*Speak and make presentations at schools and civic organizations
*Market youth and adult lessons, swim team, master swim team and pool events to schools and media
*Review utility consumption and strive to minimize cost
*Provides recommendations for assigned division budget
*Monitors HVAC, pool pack, video surveillance and preventative maintenance services ensuring systems are maintained on a scheduled basis
*Assures compliance with City Administrative rules and regulations as related to purchasing, inventory, payroll, personnel actions, budget administration, receipts of funds and related procedures.
*Assist when necessary with other recreation programs
*Performs other duties as assigned by the Recreation Director

REQUIREMENTS

*Bachelor’s Degree and/or 3-5 years experience in aquatic management and swim team coaching or participating on a swim team at the collegiate level; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, abilities, and knowledge.
Certifications, Licenses, and Registrations: A valid Driver’s License or the ability to obtain one may be required. Certified in basic first-aid/CPR/AED and lifeguard. CPO Certified or the ability to obtain one is required.Experience with leading a swim team or have competed on a swim team preferred.
*Excellent organizational and leadership skills
*Good analytical/critical thinking
*Knowledge of basic computer skills

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Employee is required to successfully complete a pre-employment, post-offer physical exam and drug screen.

WORKING CONDITIONS
*Full-time position
*Regularly scheduled hours year-round, with weekend, night work, and/or holiday work.
*Work conditions will be indoor and outdoor in all types of weather

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

*Schedules
*Leadership
*Organization
*Supervise employees
*Prioritize daily work flow
*Work as a team member with other employees
*Meet specified or required deadlines
*Make decisions within specified time restraints
*Communicate effectively with residents, elected officials, other City employees; both oral and written
*Maintain confidentiality
*Work independently
*Handle multiple tasks simultaneously with frequent interruptions
*Deal with others in professional manner
*Maintain professional composure in adverse situations
*Follow department and City policies and procedures

Salary based on experience and knowledge of job. Benefits include state retirement, health insurance, vacation, and sick leave.

 

Assistant Swimming and Diving Coach and Intramural Director

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

with Hope College

The Assistant Swimming and Diving Coach and Intramural Director is responsible for assisting the Head Swimming and Diving Coach in recruiting, training, and coaching members of the Hope College Swimming and Diving teams as well as directing the Hope College Intramural Program.  The Assistant Coach is required to abide by the rules and regulations established by Hope College, the MIAA, and NCAA, and represent Hope College and the swimming and diving programs in a professional manner.  The Assistant Coach is required to pass the NCAA compliance exam with an 80% or better score and maintain first aide, CPR and AED certification. This position is a full-time, ten-month benefit eligible staff position. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Coaching Responsibilities:

  1. Coaching
    1. Serve as assistant coach for the Hope College swimming and diving programs
    2. Practice planning and implementation of swimming techniques and training progressions
    3. Potentially coach a specific training group
    4. Other duties as determined by the head coach
  2. Recruiting
    1. Assist with recruitment of high school and junior college students, including traveling to events, school visits, phone calls, follow-up correspondence and database management
      1. Identification of strong potential student-athletes for Hope College and the swimming and diving programs
    2. Assist with on-campus visits
  3. Game Day Management
    1. Significant involvement with home meet setup and breakdown
    2. Assist with coordination of meet management
  4. Office Operations
    1. Assist in travel planning
    2. Assist in other program logistics
  5. Student-Athlete Mentoring
    1. Develop positive relationships with student-athletes
  6. Continuing Education
    1. Attend professional development seminars and workshops to continually develop coaching knowledge and skills

Other Responsibilities:

  1. Assisting with athletic event management during as assigned by the Athletic Director.
  2. Direct the Hope College Intramural Program to provide an excellent recreational experience for students on Hope’s campus.  Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Captain’s meetings, scheduling regular season competition, playoff schedules, and conducting worker meetings for each of the 4 IM seasons/19 sports offered.
  • Reserve all spaces on campus and off that the IM program uses (including scheduling lights for fields that require them).
  • Surveying students to evaluate IM program effectiveness
  • Recruit, hire, train, supervise, approve work-study hours, and evaluate student workers/supervisors.
  • Maintain injury reports.
  • Update and maintain the IM Website so it’s current, including IM Handbook/rules for play, champions, weather info, meeting/registration times.
  • Purchase and keep an inventory of all equipment needs for the program.
  • Recognize champions each season.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Competitive swimming experience preferred
  • Prior college coaching experience preferred
  • Preferred experience working in the athletic/recreation field
  • Ability to support intramural director effectively and to connect well with students
  • The understanding and support of the mission of Hope College
  • Must believe in and adhere to the mission and beliefs of Hope College, the Kinesiology Department, and Hope College Athletics

Head Age Group Coach

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

with Connecticut Aquatic Club

The Head Age Group Coach of the Connecticut Aquatic Club demonstrates leadership and responsibility for the administration aspects relating to the age group programs of the club.  S/he will be involved in all aspects of the CAC program, including (but not limited to) scheduling, training, performance, and safety.

 Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive, competitive program aimed at athletes age 14 and younger.
  • Plan and conduct 2-3 hours per day of on-deck coaching, working with our Age Groups (ages 9-14).
  • Communicate effectively with parents, swimmers, and other coaches (email, phone, face to face).
  • Coordinate and develop group goals and curriculum.
  • Maintain up-to-date performance reports on age group athletes.
  • Coordinate online meet entries (Team Unify) for all age group meets.
  • Attend all scheduled swim meets, meetings, and team functions as required.
  • Assist Head Coach with planning seasonal practice and meet schedules.
  • Assist with team tryouts and swimmer assessments for group placement.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Coach.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (exercise science, education, or related field preferred).
  • Minimum of 3 years’ successful experience as a swim coach with a USA swim team /YMCA swim team preferred.
  • ASCA Level 2 or above preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Positive and energetic presence with a passion for teaching technique.
  • Proficiency with Team Unify web services, meet entries, and communication.
  • Current CPR, First Aid, Coaches Safety, and Safe Sport certifications and membership in good standing with USA Swimming.

Compensation: This is an hourly position with compensation based on qualifications and experience. Job-related education and travel expenses are covered or reimbursed.  Salary Possible for right candidate.

Other income opportunities with working with Swim Shop owned by Owner/Head Coach.

International Swim Coaches Association (ISCA) Seeks Webmaster

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team Other
ISCA

with ISCA

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The International Swim Coaches Association (ISCA) is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to creating better athletic performance through science-driven swim coaching education. We are in search of an exceptional candidate to serve as our webmaster and assist in digital content management. The webmaster will be tasked with maintaining the ISCA website and server to meet user needs. He/she will also be responsible for making sites easy to use, attractive and secure.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a functional and easy-to-use website for ISCA staff and members
  • Update website theme, plugins, and content on a daily basis or as needed
  • Test websites across browsers, operating systems and devices
  • Update, configure and troubleshoot servers
  • Ensure site security by setting up firewalls and login pages
  • Optimize loading speeds and capacity
  • Debug pages and fix broken links or images
  • Monitor and analyze site performance (e.g. traffic, conversions, SEO)
  • Address user complaints on website

Requirements

  • Proven experience as a Webmaster or Web Developer
  • High knowledge of website management tools, with specific knowledge of WordPress
  • Proficient in HTML/CSS, XML; knowledge of SQL and Javascript is a plus
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Attention to detail and outstanding organizational skills

Preferred:

  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Design or a related field is preferred

Earnings and Salary:

Commensurate with experience.
Candidates will begin on an hourly contract basis, with potential for additional responsibilities and promotion.

PERFORMANCE COACH – (AGE 11-16 ELITE TRAINING LEVEL)

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Other
International Swim Coaches Association (ISCA) & Stars of China

with International Swim Coaches Association (ISCA) & Stars of China

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General Description:

The International Swim Coaches Association (ISCA) and our network partner, Stars of China (supported and supervised by the Chinese Olympic Committee) are looking for an experienced performance coach to lead an elite Chinese junior training group, based at the Ningbo Sports City Complex in the city of Ningbo, China (with additional training site travel to Beijing, Guangdong, and other sister sites).  The coach will be tasked with developing the annual, in-water training program for 30-50 junior national swimmers.

The coach will be responsible for reporting to both ISCA and Stars of China on the development of their training program on a weekly basis, and specifically responsible to ISCA as a liaison and intermediary to help advance science-based coaching education in China.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute an annual training program for an elite selection team of Chinese national swimmers (aged 11-16).
  • Monitor progress of swimmers, including tracking of times and analytics for peak performance.
  • Lead goal-setting sessions, with focus on teaching both coach accountability and individual accountability for performance.
  • Liaise with local Chinese clubs and Chinese Federation to develop a competitive club competition environment, and a stronger club swimming platform in China.
  • Communicate effectively with ISCA, Chinese Federation, local staff, parents, and other stakeholders on season planning and performance meets.
  • Additional responsibilities as needed.

Requirements

  • Proven experience as a high-performance swim coach (specializing in Upper-Level Age Group development or Senior development swimming).
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills,
  • Attention to detail and outstanding organizational skills.
  • University Degree in related field.

Preferred

  • International work experience highly preferred.
  • Advance Degree in Exercise Science, Business, Physiology, or a coach-related field a plus.
  • Fluency or working knowledge of Mandarin a plus.

Earnings and Salary:

  • Salary is negotiable, commensurate with experience.
  • Housing and limited board will be provided to coach, located in walking distance of training facility. One round-trip airfare to China will be provided.

Head Swim Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
City of Elgin

with City of Elgin

The Elgin Cyclones Swim Team is looking for an energetic Senior Coach and Age Group Coach to join our team. This is a part-time position with the possibility of a greater role on the team.

This position reports directly to the Aquatic Supervisor.

Qualifications

  1. Minimum 18 years of age.
  2. Must have knowledge of human physiology as well as knowledge of swimming workouts.
  3. ASCA certified coaches preferred.
  4. Knowledge of age group workouts.
  5. Ability to work pleasantly with patrons and fellow employees.
  6. Ability to enforce all rules and policies of the City at the facility in a diplomatic manner.
  7. Ability to communicate in an open and friendly manner with swimmers, staff, patrons, and parents. This includes email communication.
  8. Be able to handle multiple duties/tasks.
  9. Previous swim team experienced required (previous coach or swimmer).

Responsibilities

  1. Responsible for the safety of all patrons both on the deck and in the water.
  2. Responsible for the instruction of Elgin Cyclone Swimmers.
  3. Attend practices 4-6 days per week.
  4. Attend all meets your swimmers are entered in.
  5. Maintain a positive public image and attitude with good public relations and customer service.
  6. Attend all necessary staff meetings.
  7. Abide by all City of Elgin rules and regulations as outlined in the Employee Manual.

Age Group/Senior Group Coach – Part Time

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team Club

with Flagstaff Snow Sharks Swim Team

The Age group/Senior Coach must be willing to spend approximately 20-25 hours on the pool deck each week, assisting the program’s Head Coach with the age group swimmers, as well as the Senior, Zone and Sectional groups. Full attendance at swim meets (1-2 weekends per month) is also required. The successful candidate ideally will have at least two years of coaching experience at the club or collegiate level, a passion for the sport of swimming, a desire to develop swimmers of all ages, and an eagerness to learn from the Head Coach in a supporting role. They can expect to be involved in many aspects of the program including, but not limited to, season planning, writing and running workouts, strength training, goal-setting and parent involvement.  A strong knowledge of the development of young athletes is preferred, and patience, excellent communication skills, and a team-first mentality are a must. The successful candidate must currently meet all of the training and certification requirements of Arizona Swimming and USA Swimming, and must be willing to regularly engage in professional development.

The salary and benefits for the role are negotiable and will be commensurate with experience and education.

Head Swim Coach and Aquatics Director

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club, Recreational

with Mr.

The candidate will be joining  a Silver Medal club and have the ability to run and manage their own site to grow the club and show their own ability to make a separate site be successful and have a bigger impact on midwest and Iowa Swimming.  We have had multiple futures qualifiers out of this site and are looking for a coach that is willing to build a program of excellence from the swim lesson program up to the elite level.  There is no other program within an hour of this site so this coach will have complete ownership of the community and ability to recruit and foster their own brand within the greater benefits of the whole ACAC club program.  The other portion of the job will be managing the swim lessons and outdoor aquatics facility with the city.

Head Swim Coach – Aquatics Manager

Description of Work

General Duty Statement

Performs work under direction to implement and supervise a wide variety of aquatic programming activities within the City of Fort Dodge, including administration and lead coaching for Ames Cyclone Aquatics Club – Ft Dodge year-round swim club.

Supervision

Works under the general guidance and direction of the Marketing and Operations Supervisor and Parks, Recreation & Forestry Director with independence in decisions related to assignments.  Works closely with the Competitive Swim Program in the community, including the Ames Cyclone Aquatics Club Head Coach.

Supervision Exercised

Supervises City’s seasonal staff, lifeguard operations, aquatic programming, activities and ACAC’s year-round coaching staff, all as assigned.

Essential Functions & Competencies

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles and practices of organized aquatics and general operations and maintenance of aquatic facilities.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate a variety of aquatic programming, lessons, and activities for all ages/abilities, as well as special events.
  • Supervise aquatics program staff, review and evaluate work, methods and procedures; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems.
  • Ability to coordinate training and practice groups through the year-round competitive swim club program; oversee all practices and related activities.
  • Responsible for the quality of services and aquatic programming activities delivered including lifeguard operations and swimming instruction.
  • Organize and conduct community and school CPR and SFA certification classes.
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of appropriate safety procedures and discipline to ensure safety of activity and program participants to minimize the risk to the employer and participant.
  • Demonstrates the ability to recruit and train seasonal staff and volunteers in techniques and proper applications relevant to the activity season.
  • Demonstrates the ability to promote and publicize activities.
  • Demonstrates a full understanding and ability to implement established policies.
  • Demonstrates the ability to maintain the proper paperwork and reports needed for all activities.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office (i.e. Word and Excel) and the ability to learn other appropriate software.
  • Demonstrates the ability to maintain necessary certifications and physical skills to perform safety and rescue operations.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of organized aquatic activities and swim team performance management (i.e. TeamUnify).
  • Ability to take direction and to exercise sound judgment in enforcing rules.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; listening, using tact, patience and courtesy with patrons and the general public.
  • Ability to foster a spirit of teamwork and support when interacting with staff and others.
  • Ability to improve participation in revenue generating programs.

 

Essential Physical & Mental Abilities

  • Clarity of speech and hearing which permits the employee to communicate well with staff and the general public.
  • Vision at the level of 20/40 or better (preferably 20/20) with or without corrective eyewear.
  • Audio acuity (may be corrected) sufficient to hear calls for emergency assistance from a distance of no less than 100 yards.
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs., carry or assist in the movement of objects.
  • Manual dexterity which allows the employee to operate a personal computer or other similar device used in the performance of the job.
  • Personal mobility which permits the employee to effectively demonstrate, instruct, perform life saving functions and water rescues.  This includes the ability to climb ladders and stairs.
  • Ability to pass employment physicals including drug testing.
  • Maintain mental capacity permitting the making of sound decisions and using good judgment.
  • Effectively handle a work environment and conditions that involve exposure to dust, dirt, sewage, loud noises, fumes and odors.
  • Regular, dependable attendance to work at the designated time and place; ability to work nights, weekends and some holidays.

Requirements

Must have at least two (2) years of aquatic management and programming experience, with a minimum of two (2) years coaching experience. Must possess a current lifeguard certificate.  Must have USA swimming coach certification or ability to obtain within the first 3 months of employment, including satisfactory background check.

Prefer a college degree in recreation or a related field.  Competitive swim background is highly desirable. Must obtain CPO certification and lifeguard instructor certification within first year of employment, if not already held upon hire.

Must possess a valid Iowa Driver’s License and meet the requirements of the City’s motor vehicle policy.  Must pass criminal background check, pre-employment physical and drug screen.  Must be able to effectively communicate (orally in person and over the telephone and in writing using electronic devices and handwritten) in English with others.  Bilingual a plus, but not required.

 

Assistant Men’s & Women’s Swimming Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division II)
Fresno Pacific University

with Fresno Pacific University

Position Summary:

The Assistant Men’s & Women’s Swimming Coach reports to the Head Men’s & Women’s Swimming & Diving Coach. The Assistant Coach assists in the day-to-day operations of the program, ensuring that it functions at a high-level and remains in compliance with all NCAA Division II, Conference, and University rules and policies. The Assistant Coach may also serve as the Recruiting Coordinator. One of these positions may also serve as a Graduate Assistant and receive a full tuition waiver to a master’s level program at Fresno Pacific University.

Essential Functions:

Culture

•Be in agreement with the university’s Confession of Faith, have a personal commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, be active in the life of the church and live a life consistent with a commitment to the Lordship of Christ. •Embrace the mission, vision and values of Fresno Pacific University. •Be Christ-centered in all areas while working with staff, faculty, students and guests.

Service

•Assist in all areas of practice planning, scouting, practice activities and individual coaching •Assist in recruitment of student-athletes, under the direction of head coach •Player Wellness: Facilitate a positive team culture that manifests itself on and off the field of play, putting the student-athlete’s well-being first. •Hire and oversee team managers •Input all compliance information into ACS •Direct and supervise student managers and on occasion other assistant coaches •Assist in planning all travel-arrangements •Promote academic success through discipline and accountability •Arrange tutors and communicate with faculty regarding missed classes •Send required information to Admissions regarding all recruited prospects •Organize all schedules: practice, game, classes, player development, and weights •Facility liaison: reserve field times, and meeting rooms •Communicate with training staff regarding the team’s schedule •Facilitate equipment ordering through the direction of head coach •Conduct individual and/or small-group film sessions with players •Assist in coordinating alumni functions •Assist and organize fundraising efforts •Conduct bi-weekly academic meetings with players •Conduct weekly class attendance check •May serve as Recruiting Coordinator at the direction of head coach •Fulfill all assignments to the program as assigned by the head coach •Evening and weekend hours and overnight travel are required. •Other duties as assigned.

Aquatics Coordinator, City of Piedmont

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Aquatics Staff
  • Level of Team Other
City of Piedmont

with City of Piedmont

The Aquatics Coordinator has responsibility for implementing and administering the City’s aquatics programs, overseeing the Community pool site, and supervising on-site staff.  All assignments require a comprehensive knowledge of the development and provision of aquatics programs and services, the ability to organize and oversee the work of staff and/or volunteers, and the ability to execute various administrative responsibilities.  Receives general direction from the Recreation Supervisor.  Exercises general and direct supervision over Assistant Pool Manager, Lifeguards, Swim Instructors, as well as contract workers and/or volunteers.

Aquatics Coordinator

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Aquatics Staff
  • Level of Team Recreational, Other
City of Berkeley

with City of Berkeley

The City of Berkeley is excited to share the recruitment for Aquatics Coordinator. This classification is responsible for the coordination and management of City Aquatics facilities and programs.  We are seeking applications from highly skilled individuals with recreation program planning and coordination experience with an emphasis on aquatics facility management.  The incumbent plans, organizes and implements multi-faceted City-wide recreation and aquatics programs and activities; identifies community swim program needs and recommends alternatives or enhanced programs; inspects pools and facilities and performs routine pool maintenance; provides staff training and professional development.

Successful applicants will have the ability to:

  •  Assist in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures and work standards for the aquatics section
  • Participate in the preparation and administration of the aquatics program budget
  • Plan, organize, assign, direct, review and evaluate the work of assigned staff
  • Participate in the selection of personnel and provides for their training and professional development
  • Evaluate swimming skills and provide in-service training in advanced swimming techniques
  • Develop and ensure enforcement of water safety standards and enforce safety and operating procedures
  • Assist with coaching and water safety training
  • Confer with and provide professional assistance to City departments on aquatics programs and related matters
  • Direct subordinate staff in the daily activities and operations of City aquatics centers and aquatics programs
  • Develop program proposals and recommends fee schedules
  • Evaluate aquatics programs and aquatics center services and recommends improvements
  • Identify aquatics center service needs and develop and implement programs to fulfill these needs
  • Formulate and organize program plans and schedules for seasonal and year-round swimming activities
  • Conduct inspections of aquatics centers and ensure maintenance including review of log books, check of water chemistry and possible backwash, installation of new equipment, cleaning of clogged drains and replacement of underwater lights
  • Order supplies, contact vendors and conduct site inspections for outside maintenance contract work
  • Assess and recommend pool facilities capital improvement needs and secure budgetary cost estimates
  • Maintain contacts with neighborhood groups, schools, volunteers and other community groups and provide necessary coordination for programs and services, and prepare news releases, posters and brochures to publicize aquatics center programs and activities
  • Ensure accurate collection and recordkeeping for program receipts and oversee rental and registration activities
  • Prepare a variety of periodic and special reports related to aquatics center and aquatics program activities
  • Plan and participate in fund-raising and other special events

Assistant Coach, Men’s and Women’s Diving

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division I)
Youngstown State University Intercollegiate Athletics

with Youngstown State University Intercollegiate Athletics

Bachelor’s degree; minimum one (1) year diving coach experience, including Graduate Assistant experience; travel and non-traditional hours; valid driver’s license.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Implements coaching strategies and teaching methods to develop student athletes’ skills and teamwork; analyzes performance of team and adjust strategies as needed; evaluates opponents and develops game strategies; plans and conducts practices and other activities in preparation for competition; manages camps and clinics, if applicable.

Assists with the development of the team budget; analyzes historical expenditure fixtures; compiles projections for budget expenditures for various aspects of team operations (i.e. travel, equipment, recruiting, athletic aid, marketing, etc.); authorizes the expenditures of funds for team operations; monitors expenditures to ensure that they adhere to proscribed limitations; ensures that all expenditures are properly documented and in compliance with university and NCAA regulations; prepares expenditure reports are directed.

Conducts promotional activities for fundraising, recruitment, public relations, and other marketing activities; attends promotional events, community activities, and fundraisers; prepares promotional materials for distribution (e.g. team background, participant bios, letters of interest, etc.); prepares and delivers speeches and presentations at local community groups, fundraisers, athlete events, etc.

Assists with the administration of policies and procedures with respect to academic expectations for team members; communicates with academic advising staff regarding athletic academic performance; meets with athletes to review course load issues, degree requirements, course selections, etc.; counsels athletes on performance issues, study skills, and techniques for academic success.

Identifies and develops team strategy for recruitment; analyzes team needs in order to focus recruitment efforts; creates promotional strategy for contacting and recruiting prospective student athletes; develops promotional correspondence and materials for distribution to prospective recruits; conducts recruiting trips and activities in accordance with developed recruitment strategy; formulates recommendations concerning the award of athletic aid to targeted recruits.

Oversees assigned course loads; compiles lesson plans and related course materials; receives and responds to student inquiries; provides instruction to students in applicable subject matter; reviews student performance to determine appropriate grade or credit.

Recruits, hires, trains, schedules, supervises, evaluates, and terminates student staff and lifeguards for the aquatics center, including providing certification in lifeguarding; verifies and submits student staff and lifeguard payroll for the aquatics center.

Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable OSHA safety standards that pertain to essential functions.

OTHER FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordinates videotape cup-ups of practices and games as directed.

Manages equipment inventory and related duties as directed.

Develops and manages strength training program as directed.

Drives passenger vans as required.

Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.

Performs any and all other related duties as assigned or directed in order to promote, further, and ensure the effective and efficient operation of YSU.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Supervision is exercised over support staff on temporary or intermittent basis and full supervision and management of program is exercised in absence of head coach.

REPORTS TO: Head Coach, Swimming & Diving

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: In accordance with the U.S. Department of Labor physical demands strength ratings, this position will perform light work.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR LICENSURES: CPR/AED/First Aid certifications; ARC Lifeguard Instructor (LGI); ARC Lifeguard Instructor Trainer (LGIT); Annual proficiency in NCAA Certification to Recruit.

**Certifications can be earned once hired.

Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach (2 positions)

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division I)
Youngstown State University Intercollegiate Athletics

with Youngstown State University Intercollegiate Athletics

Bachelor’s degree; minimum one year of four-year collegiate swimming coach experience; demonstrated experience in planning and preparation for meets and practices, on deck coaching, and dry land training; effective communication skills; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; travel and non-traditional hours; valid driver’s license.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Implements coaching strategies and teaching methods to develop student athletes’ skills and teamwork; analyzes performance of team and adjust strategies as needed; evaluates opponents and develops game strategies; plans and conducts practices and other activities in preparation for competition; manages camps and clinics, if applicable.

Assists with the development of the team budget; analyzes historical expenditure fixtures; compiles projections for budget expenditures for various aspects of team operations (i.e. travel, equipment, recruiting, athletic aid, marketing, etc.); authorizes the expenditures of funds for team operations; monitors expenditures to ensure that they adhere to proscribed limitations; ensures that all expenditures are properly documented and in compliance with university and NCAA regulations; prepares expenditure reports are directed.

Conducts promotional activities for fundraising, recruitment, public relations, and other marketing activities; attends promotional events, community activities, and fundraisers; prepares promotional materials for distribution (e.g. team background, participant bios, letters of interest, etc.); prepares and delivers speeches and presentations at local community groups, fundraisers, athlete events, etc.

Assists with the administration of policies and procedures with respect to academic expectations for team members; communicates with academic advising staff regarding athletic academic performance; meets with athletes to review course load issues, degree requirements, course selections, etc.; counsels athletes on performance issues, study skills, and techniques for academic success.

Identifies and develops team strategy for recruitment; analyzes team needs in order to focus recruitment efforts; creates promotional strategy for contacting and recruiting prospective student athletes; develops promotional correspondence and materials for distribution to prospective recruits; conducts recruiting trips and activities in accordance with developed recruitment strategy; formulates recommendations concerning the award of athletic aid to targeted recruits.

Oversees assigned course loads; compiles lesson plans and related course materials; receives and responds to student inquiries; provides instruction to students in applicable subject matter; reviews student performance to determine appropriate grade or credit.

Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable OSHA safety standards that pertain to essential functions.

OTHER FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Videotapes practices, games, and strength training sessions as directed.

Manages equipment inventory and related duties as directed.

Develops and manages strength training program as directed.

Drives passenger vans as required.

Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.

Performs any and all other related duties as assigned or directed in order to promote, further, and ensure the effective and efficient operation of YSU.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

Functional supervision is exercised over support staff on temporary or intermittent basis and full supervision and management of program is exercised in absence of head coach.

REPORTS TO: Head Coach, Swimming & Diving

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

In accordance with the U.S. Department of Labor physical demands strength ratings, this position will perform light work.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR LICENSURES:

CPR/AED/First Aid certifications; Annual proficiency in NCAA Certification to Recruit.

 

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

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division I)
Youngstown State University Intercollegiate Athletics

with Youngstown State University Intercollegiate Athletics

Bachelor’s degree; minimum of 4 years of successful swimming collegiate coaching and recruiting experience with a minimum of 2 years at the NCAA Division I or II level; demonstrated skill in training and instructing collegiate student-athletes; advanced knowledge and experience in managing intercollegiate sport team that includes exercising independent discretion and judgment; knowledge of and proficiency in NCAA rules and regulations; ability to analyze situations and develop solutions; travel and non-traditional hours; valid driver’s license.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Supervises and manages personnel; interviews applicants and makes hiring recommendations; trains and orients new employees; monitors and evaluates job performance; monitors and approves employee leave requests; ensures compliance with university policies and procedures; receives employee complaints and attempts to resolve the issue; assigns and issues lower level corrective action in accordance with university policies and procedures; receives and adjusts/responds to grievances; investigates and effectively recommends more severe discipline action (e.g. major suspensions, terminations, etc.) as warranted.

Provides leadership for team; establishes coaching strategies and teaching methods to develop student athletes’ skills and teamwork; analyzes performance of team and adjusts strategies as needed; develops policies and procedures for student athletes and coaches.

Oversees the administration of the team budget; establishes and allocates budgeted expenditures for various aspects of team operations (i.e. travel, equipment, recruiting, aid, marketing, etc.); authorizes the expenditure of funds for team operations; monitors expenditures to ensure that they adhere to proscribed limitations; ensures that all expenditures are properly documented and in compliance with university and NCAA guidelines; prepares expenditure reports as requested.

Plans and develops team promotional strategies for fundraising, recruitment, public relations, and other marketing activities; attends promotional events, community activities, and fundraisers; prepares promotional material for distribution (e.g. team background, participant bios, letters of interest, etc.); prepares and delivers speeches and presentations at local and community groups, fundraisers, athletic events, etc.

Develops and oversees the administration of policies and procedures with respect to academic expectations for team members; communicates with academic advising staff regarding athlete academic performance; meets with athletes to review course load issues, degree requirements, course selections, etc.; counsels athletes on performance issues, study skills, and techniques for academic success.

Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable OSHA safety standards that pertain to essential functions.

OTHER FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Videotapes practices, games, and strength training sessions as directed.

Manages equipment inventory and related duties as directed.

Develops and manages strength training program as directed.

Drives passenger vans as required.

Develops, coordinates, and implements marketing of aquatics center.

Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.

Performs any and all other related duties as assigned or directed in order to promote, further, and ensure the effective and efficient operation of YSU.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

Supervision is exercised over staff and student staff.

REPORTS TO: Assistant Director of Athletics

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

In accordance with Department of Labor (DOL) strength ratings, this position performs light work.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR LICENSURES:

CPR/AED/First Aid; annual proficiency in NCAA Certification to Recruit.

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