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Fitter and Faster Seeks Registration Sales Managers

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team Other
Fitter and Faster

with Fitter and Faster

Over the past two years Fitter and Faster has enjoyed it’s highest number of clinics and registration sales than ever before. They need help keeping up with the demand for clinics and filling them up! So, they are looking for two part-time or full-time professionals to join their sales and marketing team as Registration Sales Managers.
Currently Fitter and Faster has four people in their sales and marketing department. If you love swimming; talking with people on the phone; have diligent follow up skills; and are motivated by accomplishing goals – this may be the job for you!

The key responsibility for the Registration Sales Managers is to make sure that all competitive swimmers and coaches in communities throughout the USA and Canada know about upcoming clinics – and that they sign up.

Please take a look at the full job description for this position.  https://fitterandfaster.com/career/registration-sales-manager/

Submit your resume and cover letter here: https://fitterandfaster.com/contact-us/

Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swim Coach

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

with Washington College

Washington College, a NCAA Division III member of the Centennial Conference, will be accepting applications for the 10-month position of Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swim Coach. The individual hired will be responsible for assisting the Head Men’s and Women’s Swim Coach in all phases of the Division III swimming program, within college, conference and NCAA rules and regulations with an emphasis on recruiting highly qualified prospective student/athletes. Additional responsibilities include assisting with management and staff for the Casey Aquatics Center, as well as assisting with youth swimming lessons and the competitive youth team in Chestertown.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree required along with past competitive and/or coaching experience, preferably at the collegiate level. Valid driver’s license required as travel is necessary for the position at both the college level and the age group level. Red Cross certification in Lifeguard Training, CPR and First Aid required.

 

Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse cultural environment and encourages applications from women, minorities, disabled persons, and veterans.

Assistant \Swimming Coach The College at Brockport

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division III)
The College aqt Brockport.edu

with The College aqt Brockport.edu

The College at Brockport is seeking an Assistant Coach for the Golden Eagles Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving program. The position can be constructed as a 10 month or 12 month contract depending on what suits the accepted candidate. Includes $10,000 salary , tuition waivers for graduate classes, on-campus housing, and meals also provided.

The candidate should possess the desire and ability to help recruit and build a winning Division III team and have an open mind towards new and unique methods of training.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

* Bachelor’s Degree

* Acceptance into a Graduate Program at The College at Brockport

* College swimming or coaching experience

* Red Cross certification: Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR

* Valid driver’s license

 

Duties include but not limited to:

* Recruiting: Identify and contact prospective student-athletes that meet the requirements of the college. Including: off-campus visits, arranging on-campus visits, and be primary contact with admissions regarding all recruiting processes.

* Implement and facilitate practices within the prescribed training methods

* Maintain all team social media

* Arrange team travel including meals and hotels

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Start Date: August 1, 2018

Contract Duration: 2 years

 

Aquatics Director/Head Coach

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

with Friends Select Aquatics

Friends Select School is a 550-student, co-educational, prekindergarten through twelfth grade, college preparatory, independent school located in Center City Philadelphia. The school carries out its mission in a manner reflective of the spiritual and social testimonies of the Religious Society of Friends.

Friends Select School is currently seeking applicants for a full-time Head Aquatics Club Coach/Aquatics Director to lead our year-round age group team of approximately 70 athletes. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, facilitating practices of the Gold group, coordinating coaching staff, attending meets, and other administrative responsibilities.

Qualifications:

  • Meet all USA Swimming coaching requirements, ASCA level 2 or higher
  • At least four years of swim coaching experience with head coach experience preferred
  • Current Lifeguard Instructor and Lifeguard certifications
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication, decision making and conflict resolution
  • Have excellent organizational skills
  • Possess the administrative skills needed to carry out the various responsibilities of the program which include but are not limited to the management of swimmer enrollment, oversite of fee payments, request for payment submittals, time card management, and other administrative responsibilities as outlined in the job description.

This position would be eligible for the benefit package available to all full-time employees at the school. The annual salary will be commensurate with experience.

Head Swim Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club, Other
Penobscot Bay YMCA

with Penobscot Bay YMCA

Position Summary:

Join the Penobscot Bay YMCA, one of the fastest growing YMCAs in Northern New England. Live on the beautiful coast of Maine, surrounded by abundant natural resources, great schools and modern YMCA facilities. Established swim team with nearly 100 swimmers and a history of high achieving athletes. We are looking for a high energy professional to bring passion to the pool deck each day and share that love for swimming with our athletes. We are open to this being a full or part-time position based on the candidate.

 

Job Description:

Penobscot Bay YMCA is seeking a successful and proven Competitive Swim Director / Head Coach. Under the direction of the Aquatics Director, this individual is responsible for the management of the swim team in accordance with the rules and regulations set forth by the YMCA of the USA, USA Swimming and the Penobscot Bay YMCA. The person filling this position needs to possess knowledge of competitive swimming and be able to utilize various instructional techniques based on age and ability. This individual is expected to form positive relationships, mentor as appropriate and effectively communicate with coaching staff, swim team members, parents and the Penobscot Bay YMCA Community in general. The successful candidate must have a vision for growth and be willing to work within the Aquatics Department and community to develop a larger, year-around competitive swim program.

 

Essential Functions:

Directs and supervises program activities to meet the needs of the community and fulfill YMCA objectives. Establishes new program activities and expands program within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations.

¨ Hires, trains, schedules and directs personnel and volunteers as needed. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals. Ensures records of staff certifications are current and complete.

¨ Monitors team activities to adhere to all state, local and YMCA health and safety regulations.

¨ Plans and monitors all aspects of training and competition, including swim team practice and meet schedules.

¨ Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information.

¨ Develops and monitors program budget to meet fiscal objectives.

¨ Assists in YMCA and Swim Team fund raising activities and special events.

¨ Effectively communicates to all competitive swimming stakeholders including; participants, parents, assistant coaches, members and fellow Y staff members.

¨ Compiles and manages program statistics and data. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation in program.

¨ Create and implement developmentally appropriate training programs for all swim team athletes.

¨ Instruct swim lessons and stroke development clinics.

¨ Creates and maintains a positive, supportive team environment, where all athletes grow and develop into healthy young adults.

Assistant Coach, Men and Women’s Swimming

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

with The College of Wooster

Assistant Coach, Men and Women’s Swimming

SUMMARY:

Assists in the coaching duties of the Men Women’s Swimming programs governed by NCAA Operating Bylaws.  Oversees one or more specified areas of the sporting discipline or component of a team and assists the Head Coach with all aspects of recruitment and training of student-athletes, and the total organization and administration of the program, as assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists the Head Coach in organizing, preparing, and conducting individual and team practices, training, and competition.
  • Assists with the design of workout programs and training routines to improve athletic performance.
  • Assists, as directed with implementing and supervising athletic training, strength, and conditioning workouts, provides technical support and training to athletes, as appropriate to the sport.
  • Conducts recruitment of student-athletes in accordance with NCAA rules.
  • Assists, as assigned, in planning and arranging team travel; may coordinate personnel and equipment transportation and accommodations.
  • May perform administrative duties including working with purchasing/facility manager on ordering and maintaining equipment and supplies, and event management.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge and understanding of the specified sports program.  Knowledge of NCAA regulations and guidelines governing the recruitment and retention of student-athletes.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

Must have a valid Driver’s License, CPR, First Aid, and appropriate sport specific certification.

 

 

 

 

 

ATOM Seeks Full Time Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Aquatic Team of Mecklenburg (ATOM)

with Aquatic Team of Mecklenburg (ATOM)

Aquatic Team of Mecklenburg (ATOM) is currently seeking an energetic, knowledgeable and passionate full time swim coach for our sites in the Uptown and Southpark areas of Charlotte, NC. Applicants should be able to write practices, administer dryland workouts, complete meet entries, attend meets, and communicate with parents. Applicants will also be responsible for creating a culture of care and hard work. The coach would be on deck five days to six days a week and an average of one to two meets per month. Applicants should have a minimum of two years of coaching experience. Wage based on experience and expertise.

ATOM is a growing club located in Charlotte, NC that has emerged as a presence on the State, Sectional and National Level. They have continually qualified swimmers for competition at the highest level and have produced National qualifiers, State record holders, Nationally ranked athletes, Sectional and State Champions all while focused on developing swimmers within the program and teaching the fundamentals of swimming to all ages. ATOM also has a rich history of producing athletes who have competed on the collegiate, national and international level. The team currently has just over 160 swimmers, and is focused on creating an environment where all swimmers can be successful.

Assistant Coach – Chad Le Clos

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

with Team CleC

Job Title: ASSISTANT COACH – CHAD LE CLOS
Contract: Fixed Term (1 – 2 years)
Location: Europe, Middle East, and Africa (with travel)

SCOPE

Chad le Clos is one of swimming’s biggest global stars with World, Olympic and Commonwealth titles and an unbelievable journey to date, having first burst into the public eye when he beat his childhood hero, Michael Phelps at the London Olympics.

We have an exciting opportunity for a young coach to join Team CLeC as Assistant Coach to work with Chad across all aspects of his training and performance on his way to becoming the fastest in the world.

Team CLeC are hard-working and strive to go the extra mile in order to be the best they can be.  Our existing team is made up of Head Coach Andrea Di Nino, world renowned Italian coach with over 20 years’ experience which includes success at multiple Olympic, World and Commonwealth games, as well as academic research in swimming; Dryland Coach Silvio Barnabá, also current strength and conditioning coach of U20 Italian National Basketball Team; and Performance Manager Jonathan Guy, who are all dynamic and passionate individuals.

For more information see www.chadleclos.com

JOB PURPOSE

  • Assistant Coach for Chad le Clos, working with Head Coach Andrea Di Nino
  • Oversee the day-to-day coaching programme
  • Manage all training sessions with Chad le Clos
  • Assist with schedule management; including WADA, event entries and travel itineraries
  • Travel with Chad le Clos to Energy Standard Training Camps and International competitions as required

EXPERIENCE

  • It is essential that the candidate has at least 2 years’ experience with:
    • proven coaching qualifications
    • comprehensive understanding of the global elite swimming set up (former elite swimmer would be considered an advantage)
  • Degree in physiology or sports education would be considered an advantage

SKILLS

  • Passionate and self-motivated individual
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent verbal communication skills – English preferred first language or fluent written / spoken
  • Strong written skills, with experience of the Microsoft Office suite
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong organisation and time management skills
  • Discretion and understanding of confidentiality matters

OTHER

  • Desire to learn from Head Coach Andrea Di Nino, and Dryland Coach Silvio Barnabá
  • Flexibility to travel where / when required by Chad / Head Coach

Start date:   ASAP
Salary:    Competitive
Applications: Please send your CV and a covering letter to [email protected]
Deadline: 30/05/2018

Swim Coach (Dover campus)

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

with UWCSEA

UWC South East Asia is a K-12 international school that provides a life-defining educational experience to more than 4,500 students spread over two campuses in Singapore.  UWCSEA educates individuals to embrace challenge and take responsibility for shaping a better future. Join us as:

SWIMMING COACH (Full time)

UWCSEA Phoenix Swim Team is searching for an energetic swimming coach to join our program. The successful candidate will be responsible for the planning and implementation of training sessions for a junior squad, as well as assisting the Head Coach with the coaching of the middle and high school performance squads. As a school program, there are also curriculum PE and Learn-to-swim commitments, which are delivered in line with the UWCSEA ethos. This would be an ideal position for an experienced coach of junior swimmers and/or learn-to-swim.

Responsibilities

  • Assist the Head Coach with the middle/high school competitive squads
  • Coaching of the competitive and non competitive Junior School squads (aged 7-11 years) including detailed session planning
  • Assist teachers with PE aquatics classes, including learn-to-swim, stroke development and other aquatics activities
  • Lead learn-to-swim (LTS) classes – including detailed lesson plans
  • Complete swim meet entries (through ‘Team Manager’ – training available)
  • Attend and coach at meets in which the Swim Team is competing
  • Positive and energetic delivery of sessions
  • Ensure the pool area is safe, secure and presentable at all times
  • Arrange set up and clearing of equipment for swim classes and swim events
  • Responsible for pool monitoring equipment maintenance, storage and pool facility upkeep
  • Maintain necessary administrative log records
  • Assist with planning and running of Phoenix competitions and the UWC local service program
  • Coach/teach for 1 week at the start or end of the October, December and April school holidays
  • Coach/teach during the Chinese New Year school break when necessary
  • Coach/teach for 2 weeks at the start or end of the July/August school holiday.

Personal and Professional Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Minimum FINA Level 2 Coach or UKCC Level 2 certified (or International equivalent) – training may be available for strong candidates
  • Minimum 1 year swim coaching experience
  • Certified First Aider (preferred – training available)
  • Computer skills (‘Team Manager’ and ‘Meet Manager’ – training available)
  • Competent working with children of different ages
  • A team player with good interpersonal skills
  • An ability to communicate confidently and respectfully with International School parents and staff. This will include regular e-mail communication and an understanding of the International School environment.
  • Evidence of previous squad planning would be beneficial

Blue Legend Assistant Swim Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Blue Legend Swimming Academy

with Blue Legend Swimming Academy

Job Description:

Starting from 2014, Blue Legend has more than 500 students in both Sugarland and Katy area. Our proven swim curriculum has been carefully developed to increase a student’s swim technical skills, encourage a love of learning, and promote self-esteem. Now Blue Legend Swimming Academy is seeking a part-time/full-time swim coach to work with our group swim program consisting of our Basic, Elementary, Intermediate, Advanced and Pro program. This entails working with age group swimmers ages 4-15 years with a wide range of abilities. The assistant swim coach will oversee training activities of assigned group. Instruct groups lessons focusing on technique, endurance, stroke development and drills, etc.

Lessons are from 5:15 pm-8:15 pm on Tue, Wed, Fri and 5:30 pm-8:30 pm on Mon, Thurs, Sat. On Sat and Sun, the group lessons are from 14:00 pm-19:00 pm. Right now, the locations are at Dynamic Fitness of Dairy Ashford Rd and Alt 90 on Tue, Wed, Fri, Sun on Sugarland; Dynamic Fitness at I-10 and Baker Cypress Exit on Mon, Thurs and Sat on Katy. We practice all year except some of the FBISD and Katy ISD holidays.

Job Responsibilities:

The position is responsible for the safety of the participant in the class. Work hours as scheduled which includes beginning and ending class on time; remaining after class to answer parent questions as needed, and clean up equipments and supplies. Instructs and evaluate students participating in swim lessons. Coach students in groups, demonstrating proper swimming technique and observing students detect and correct mistakes. Submits completed report cards, skill sheets on time. Attends mandatory meetings and training sessions as scheduled. All new team members must complete the training, regardless of experience. Act immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency. Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times, and maintains a high stars of customer emergency. All other duties as assigned and appropriate.

Job Requirement:

Consistent attendance and performance is a must

Energetic with main focus on stroke development.

Experience working with children in large groups

Must have a background of 3 or 4 years of competitive swimming or minimum of one year experience as a swim instructor

High school diploma, GED or equivalent required

Certification of CPR, AED and First Aid (Preferred)

ASCA Level 3 Certification or higher (Preferred)

Pool Supervisor

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Aquatics Staff
  • Level of Team Other
City of Klamath Falls Ella Redkey Municipal Pool

with City of Klamath Falls Ella Redkey Municipal Pool

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Under direction of the Parks Manager, the Ella Redkey Municipal Pool Supervisor is responsible for performing various management responsibilities in relation to the day-to-day operation of the City Pool. Salary of $4,211 – $5,896 per month DOE plus an excellent benefits package.  The Ella Redkey Municipal Pool is a geothermal heated outdoor pool.  This unique pool is connected to the City’s geothermal heating system keeping the pool temperature up to 85 degrees.  Some of the many programs offered by the Ella Redkey Pool include lap, open, masters and family swims, swim lessons, water aerobics, private parties, special events, fundraisers, and much more!

Job offers for this position are contingent on passing a pre-employment drug screen and background investigation.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Education and/or Experience:

BS/BA in Recreation or Physical Education and two years of experience with demonstrated skill in organizing and implementing leisure activities. Equivalent work experience may be substituted for education.  Two years relevant experience must include: 1) experience in developing aquatic and recreational programs, 2) customer service training and experience; 3) training in management and supervisory techniques; and, 4) experience providing swim lessons, water aerobics lessons, master’s swim lessons, or water polo instruction.

License/Certifications:

Lifeguard Instructor (LGI) Certification, Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) or Certified Pool Operator (CPO) Certification, Group Exercise or Aquatic Exercise Instructor Certification, American Swim Coaches Association (ASCA) Level 2 Coaching Certification, Water Safety Instructor (WSI) or other National Lesson Instruction Certification, National Aquatic Management School Certification or course completion, CPR and First Aid Certification. Bloodborne Pathogens Training.

Full Time Coaches

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team Club
Canyons Aquatic Club

with Canyons Aquatic Club

Canyons Aquatic Club has potential for multiple openings on our coaching staff.
We are seeking both a Head Age Group Coach and other full/part-time coaches. This is a great opportunity to work with a USA Swimming Silver Medal Team in the beautiful Santa Clarita Valley, just 45 minutes north of central Los Angeles. Canyons has a 40-year history of excellence in the highly competitive Southern California LSC, and we are aiming to take an already successful club to new heights with our swimmers and dedicated parent-member base.

Candidates should have lots of energy and passion for the sport to better motivate their swimmers, but also have excellent organizational and discipline skills, have deep knowledge about the technical aspects of the sport. Candidate will also be called upon to support the club in other areas, such as meets directing and fund-raising efforts.

Canyons is also looking for candidates that will support and carry out the mission of Canyons Aquatic Club and the philosophy of growth put forward by the Head Coach of a program that fosters the long term development of the swimmer as a person first and as an athlete that has limitless potential when equipped with the right tools and support throughout the development processes.

Experience expectations:
• Up-to-date USA Swimming credentials.
• Spotless background and reference check.
• A Head Age Group Coach will be set apart by having demonstrated the ability to lead and encourage other staff members effectively, to set up training plans for all ages and abilities that systematically teach both the foundational and technical aspects of the sport along with a strong clerical and organizational mindset.
• A Coach joining as a full or part time will have multiple years of experience and a hunger to grow.
• Ability to create strong connections with swimmers and parents alike and help swimmers achieve their goals.
• Ability to work with different ages and ability levels.
• Experience/knowledge of technology (video, social media, etc).

Job expectations:
• Work with the Head Coach and staff to design, organize, and implement a training and performance culture that leads to long-term performance success.
• Lead diverse groups of swimmers towards their path of excellence
• Fully participate in the dry side of meet logistics and planning.
• Have the ability to build a schedule that adjusts to shifting and demanding expectations.
• Attend weekly staff meetings.
• Maintain a positive and encouraging environment.
• Assist with other training groups as needed.

FINIS seeks Team Sales Representative

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team Other
FINIS

with FINIS

At FINIS our vision is to improve the quality of swimming. We express that vision through innovative product development, convenient customer service, and ultimately the sharing our unique technical knowledge with everyone. Passionate about swimming and the water, our entire staff is a dedicated and highly ambitious TEAM focused on achieving our vision.

The FINIS workplace is a dynamic and fast-paced environment that thrives on innovation, leadership and success. Whether you are an experienced professional or a recent high school graduate, you can contribute to FINIS’s vision. To learn more about FINIS and possible employment opportunities, please send inquires and resumes to [email protected].com.

 

The FINIS Sales & Marketing Team is seeking the best and brightest to take our brand to the next level. This is a Team Sales Representative role, responsible for prospecting and developing new business.

Successful candidates for this position will beresults-driven, with a genuine passion for competitive swimming. This role will be responsible for selling and promoting FINIS to teams, coaches,and retail accounts. At FINIS, we love two things: swimming and innovation. The draw to the water is in our blood, and our passion to educate drives us to constantly challenge the status quo-we are looking for individuals that are ready to do the same!

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

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All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including gender, pregnancy, childbirth, or medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), religion, marital or registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

FINIS seeks Independent Sales Representative

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team Other
FINIS

with FINIS

At FINIS our vision is to improve the quality of swimming. We express that vision through innovative product development, convenient customer service, and ultimately the sharing our unique technical knowledge with everyone. Passionate about swimming and the water, our entire staff is a dedicated and highly ambitious TEAM focused on achieving our vision.

The FINIS workplace is a dynamic and fast-paced environment that thrives on innovation, leadership and success. Whether you are an experienced professional or a recent high school graduate, you can contribute to FINIS’s vision. To learn more about FINIS and possible employment opportunities, please send inquires and resumes to [email protected]

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.

Lead Site Competitive Swim Coach/Aquatics Director

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team Club, Recreational
YMCA of the North Shore

with YMCA of the North Shore

This is an exciting new opportunity that will play a key role in an existing Y location that within 18-20 months will transition into an entirely new facility in the same community with expanded aquatics capabilities and opportunities.

The Lead Site Coach/Aquatics Director is responsible for acting in a leadership capacity for all coaches, lifeguards and aquatics instructors at this particular site. This role is charged with development, implementation and management of all Competitive Aquatics and Aquatics programs. Key to this role is attracting, retaining and transitioning swimmers of all ages and abilities through the levels of our learn to swim programs, water activities and further achieving a successful conversion rate of swimmers to the Competitive Aquatics programs. Through dynamic planning, high quality engagement, and direct service, our competitive swim coach and aquatics directors provide guidance on the technical and physical skills of swimming, help coordinate and participate in swim meets (both home and away), create an environment of fun, relationship building, belonging and personal achievement while fostering a lifelong love of swimming and the water. This role also carries with it the responsibility of managing staff and handling the administrative duties as they relate to the programs and operations of this aquatics department.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Competitive Aquatics

    • Act as the Lead Site coach as part of a larger swim team organization.

    • Develop and Lead structured swim team practices focusing on stroke technique, competition preparedness, relationship building and collaboration based on the YNS competitive swim schedule.

    • Maintain consistent, clear, effective and positive communication with youth and parents on the team. Personally build relationships with YMCA members through daily interactions.

    • Attend, on an as needed basis, all swim team events such as meets, meetings, trainings, social events, etc.;

    • Keep detailed and accurate records as needed including attendance, work-outs and swimmer progression. Lead site specific events and assist in association wide swim team social event planning, as necessary.

    • Work collaboratively with the local Y aquatics staff to support member engagement. Be proactive and flexible in addressing community needs regarding competitive aquatics.

    • Keep up to date on all competitive aquatics trends and events in an effort to maintain

    • Assist in creating thorough, age-appropriate workouts focusing on technique, endurance, stroke development, drills, etc.

    • Assist in coordinating and executing swim team competitions and meet registrations. Record times at swim meets.

    • Act as an engaged and participative member of the entire site and its operations

Aquatics

    • Actively participate in the in-water instruction programs provided at this site

    • Direct and supervise YMCA Aquatics and Competitive Aquatics programs and activities

    • Establish and innovate new programs and scheduling to increase and improve the quality of programming and quantity of registrants in aquatics programming.

    • Recruit, hire, train, develop and manage staff for all components of the Aquatics operations

    • Monitor daily operation of site pool(s) in accordance with local, state and YMCA health and safety guidelines and regulations

    • Manages and maintains all pool operation and programming equipment

    • Adhere to all safety guidelines for pool and aquatics operations according to local, state, YMCA and Risk Management guidelines and regulations.

    • Provide excellent member service and engagement

    • Participate in the development of marketing efforts for aquatics programming

    • Participate in annual YMCA fund raising and special events, as needed

    • Manages all reporting relative to programming, activities and pool operation management

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should be local to the Gloucester, MA area 

  • Bachelor’s degree or commensurate work experience

  • At least 21 years of age with 3-5 years experience as a Competitive Swim Coach, preferably in a leadership capacity

  • Current USA Swimming and or YMCA Swim coach credentials

  • Must be able to demonstrate proficiency of swim skills in accordance with YMCA standards and have a strong foundation in stroke mechanics and be able to communicate effectively with swimmers and their parents

  • Enthusiastic presence with good communication skill

  • Certifications: CPO, CPR, AED, Basic First Aid certification or willingness to obtain

The YMCA is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religious creed, protected genetic information, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, veteran’s status, or sexual orientation.

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