with Waterloo Swimming
Waterloo Swimming is looking for energetic and enthusiastic Assistant Coaches to assist with growing our team. We are a Coach-owned, coach led swim club in NW Austin. We own a brand new 50 meter by 25 yard indoor swim center. We own our water!
Our coaching staff comes from all over the country bringing thought leadership to our deck. Come join a swim club that’s about to make a mark on USA Swimming!
Duties and skills of an Assistant Coach include but are not limited to:
Teaching proper swim techniques and stroke mechanics,
Overseeing workouts for all practice ages and groups,
Attending all meets and team events,
Interacting effectively with parents,
Keeping records and reports as directed by the Head Coach, Head Group Coach
Maintaining a safe pool environment during practices
Following team, USA Swimming policies, rules and regulations,
Modeling proper dress, language, demeanor, and sportsmanship for swimmers, and
Exhibiting daily a passion for helping swimmers maximize their potential.
Pay will be commensurate with prior coaching experience.
No later than October 30, 2016, candidates should have the minimum USA Swimming certifications. A copy of each certification will need to be provided. For course equivalents, please refer to the USA Swimming Coaches Membership Requirements.
This position will ultimately report directly to the the Head Coach. Daily work assignments and / or communicating with your group may be directed by one of our senior assistant coaches.
with Hinsdale Swim Club
with YMCA of Greater Westfield
Under the direction of the CEO the Head Swim Team Coach oversees the operations of the Westfield YMCA Wave Swim Team. Develops, organizes and implements high quality YMCA and USA competitive swimming program. Provides leadership to overall YMCA competitive swim program as well as part time coaches and volunteers. Works with staff to insure YMCA competitive swim program operates at peak performance.
The YMCA WAVE Swim Team is an age group swimming program that focuses on all of our swimmers developing their abilities in a competitive swimming program that stresses overall growth, both personally and athletically, in a safe environment. We actively promote the four core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility as our foundation. This enables our members to develop in a competitive team environment that will give them the skills necessary to be successful in swimming and in life.
As a member of the leadership team responsibilities include membership development, risk management, building supervision, annual giving campaigns, staffing committees as designated, financial development, and attending YMCA functions. This position is responsible for modeling, teaching and exemplifying the qualities and values, which are inherent to the mission and purpose of the YMCA.
with Fitter and Faster
We are looking for successful and enthusiastic event managers to produce events throughout the USA on weekends. The event manager responsibilities include providing outstanding customer service and organizing memorable learning experiences that meet quality expectations.
- Interact with host, participants, clinicians and coaches to ensure satisfaction and the event is on time.
- Proactively handle any arising issues and troubleshoot any emerging problems on event day.
- Manage and sell merchandise available at the event.
- Organize facilities and manage all event details such as promotional material, food athlete transportation, attendee list etc.
- Conduct pre- and post- event evaluations and report outcomes to Performance and Operations Director.
- Allocate and supervise volunteers and their performance.
- Proven running event management experience.
- Willing to work on weekends a minimum of 7 times per year and travel.
- Able to provide references that speak to event management and organization skills and reliability.
- Customer service and sales skills (e.g. ability to sell merchandise).
- Communication/People skills: energetic, pleasant, outgoing disposition with adults and children.
- Swimming experience (competitor, coach, parent).
- Ability to coordinate multiple tasks in an organized manner.
with The FISH
The FISH Swim Team, located, in McLean, VA, is seeking a full time swim coach to work with all levels of the program. Located just outside of Washington DC, we are in a great swimming environment and a wonderful area to start or further a career in swim coaching. We are a team of 350+ swimmers with levels ranging from novice 8 & Unders to Olympic Trial qualifiers. We have a young, close-knit coaching staff that is hardworking, ambitious, and proud of our accomplishments together. Over the past year, we have achieved Silver Medal Club status, our women won the LC Eastern Sectionals in March, we placed second overall at the NASA Showcase Classic, and we’ve had numerous AAA and AAAA times, as well as National Top 10 rankings. We are looking for someone who is just as passionate about the sport as we are, someone who is dynamic and willing to learn, and has a proven record of developing and inspiring swimmers to succeed.
Job Tasks Include:
- Plan and conduct swim practices in accordance with the Head Coach and other coaching staff.
- Attending scheduled USA swim meets, as well as assist with FISH-hosted meets, eventually as Meet Director.
- Recruitment of new swimmers, including conducting summer stroke clinics at several pools in the area.
- Administrative tasks such as meet entries, newsletters, and updating The FISH website.
- Coaching Membership in good standing with USA swimming.
- Minimum 2+ years experience at a Club level preferred.
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
- Knowledge of TeamUnify.
- Knowledge of Hy-Tek Meet Manager and Team Manager preferred.
- Ability to motivate and inspire swimmers of all ages and create a positive learning environment.
- Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
- Strong organizational skills.
Salary is commensurate with experience. Full time benefits include 50% payment toward health and dental plan, paid vacation and sick leave, cell phone, and payment for USA certifications, background checks, etc. We also offer many opportunities for coach growth and development, including ASCA and ISCA clinics, traveling to high level meets, and training trips.
with Blue Wave Swimming
Blue Wave Swimming, based out of the Brandon Sports & Aquatic Center (BSAC) in Brandon, FL, is looking for an hourly Age Group Coach to lead and assist the development of Blue Wave’s swimmers.
Responsibilities of this position: Coaching, assisting/leading in dryland, as well as administrative duties related to the group and overall team operations. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, experience with swimming as a coach or athlete, excellent organization and communication skills, and a desire to study and progress as a coach and professional.
The Age Group Coach is responsible for running practices at our BSAC location for swimmers ages 12 and under and 13 and over. Practice times during the year are Monday – Friday from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm and Saturday, 7- 10 am. Additionally, this individual will attend 1-2 meets/month.
Requirements for this position: The individual should be able to offer excellent customer service to our membership, offer a high level of energy on a daily basis, be a positive person displaying good communication skills, working well with all swimmers, parents and other coaching staff. CPR, First Aid and Safety Training for Swim Coaches is required. Reimbursement will be paid for certification fees. The individual should have at least 2 years of coaching experience with USA Swimming. Expertise in dryland and TeamUnify is a huge plus.
with West Michigan Swimmers (WMS)
POSITION: Head Coach of an all ages USA Swimming program, and a community based Age Group team competing as a part of the West Michigan Swim League
REPORTS TO: WMS Parent Board
LENGTH OF EMPLOYMENT: 3 year contract
COMPENSATION: Salary will be based on experience and qualifications with a base salary range of $35,000 – $45,000, with bonus opportunities and travel expense reimbursement
INSURANCE BENEFIT: Insurance allotment of $200/month, paid monthly
Head Coach, in coordination with the head Varsity coach and under the direction of the WMS parent board, this position will organize and execute training for both summer and winter seasons for West Michigan Swimmers, and the Zeeland Age Groups Swim teams.
Successful candidates should possess:
a four-year degree from a college or university in recreation or a closely related field, or possess an equivalent combination of education and experience in both USA coaching and aquatic management.
the following certifications:
ASCA Level 3 or higher
experience in a head-coaching role in a USA recognized club.
strong written and verbal communication, organizational, and leadership skills with parents, swimmers and colleagues.
5. knowledge in the development and growth of a highly competitive club, both at the developmental and elite levels.
6. ability to effectively fundraise in conjunction with the parent board and function within club board established budget.
7. ability to develop, coordinate and direct various aquatic activities.
8. ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the parent board, recreation staff, aquatic staff, interscholastic coaches, teachers and principals, program participants, parents, volunteers and the general public.
9. knowledge that is specific to all phases of pool management and aquatic program development, including state and local health and safety standards.
10. ability to utilize computer software, technology, and equipment within the pool area.
Applicants must be able to effectively balance his or her roles as both a head coach and age group coach. This will require effective communication with the head pool manager, as well as assistant coaches, instructors, lifeguards, and parents.
Collaborate with varsity programming in order to grow the success of Zeeland Swimming
· Schedule and develop training plans for all abilities.
· Designs and sets team workout schedules and workout groups.
· Determines team meet schedule and sets coach schedule for meet attendance.
· Recommends/selects meet schedule and events for swimmers.
· Responsibility for supervision of athletes at meets and has authority to dismiss swimmer(s) from the team.
· Effectively communicate with assistants, athletes, parents, and governing bodies
· Work to continually grow WMS’s recognition based on USA Swimming’s recognition and club excellence programs
· Recruit and retain swimmers and stay current in trends in aquatics.
· Attend workshops and courses set forth in the annual work plan developed with the Parent Board.
· Develop a professional network with other USA Swimming Coaches.
· Maximize the use of all pools by developing and coordinating new and existing aquatic programming, which may include but not limited to stroke clinics, private lessons, and developing a USA Masters program.
· General maintenance of the pool area and all equipment and recommend new equipment and supplies when needed.
· Communicate effectively with the recreation department, athletic department, building principals, administrative assistants, transportation and custodians, as well as the general public regarding aquatic programs and schedules.
· Educate, supervise and evaluate assistant coaches and staff.
· Represent the team at meetings and swim meets.
· Attend Local Swim Committee (LSC) meetings.
· Participate in club board meetings.
· Produce a monthly coach’s report.
· Participate in budget planning.
· Return phone calls and emails promptly.
· Handle and oversee: meet information, meet results, meet publicity, best times & team records, team files & rosters, team newsletter, and media contacts.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision. Some driving is necessary. Occasionally, yet essential to this position, the individual must meet deadlines with severe time constraints and interact with the public and other workers. Occasionally the position requires the employee to work irregular or extended hours, have direct responsibility for the safety, well-being or work output of other people, and meet demands from several people.
The information in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently hold this position and additional duties may be assigned.
with Karishim Swim Club (KASC)
with Jewish Community Center of Greater Boston
Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education, Recreation Management or related field preferred but not required. A minimum of two years of experience in Aquatics management with a proven track record for success. Current certifications: American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, with First Aid included (or equivalent), American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer (or equivalent), Certified Pool Operator is preferred. American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Instructor preferred but not required.
with Jewish Community Center of Greater Boston
The Lenny Krayzelburg Swim Academy (LKSA) is a unique aquatics education program organized around swimming foundations and designed with an emphasis on safety. From the age of three months, children (and adults) can start at any time–and learn and progress at their own pace! Students are taught the SwimRight® method, which focuses on correct body positioning and proper alignment from the early stages of lessons. Progress is captured in personal swimming journals complete with fun exercises and lots of positive reinforcement! As swimmers advance, they participate in safety tests to confirm their proficiency, enabling them to move ahead with a sense of accomplishment and pride.
To become an instructor, there is a 40 hour training that must be taken. The 40 hours is a mixture of watching videos, learning about the method and program, co-teaching, teaching on your own and a test at the end. You will also be paid for training!
Please reply to [email protected] with your resume if you are interested in the position.
LENNY KRAYZELBURG SWIM ACADEMY
Anyone can be a happy, safe and confident swimmer. This is the philosophy of the Lenny Krayzelburg Swim Academy (LKSA) at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC. LKSA is a unique aquatics education program organized around swimming foundations and designed with an emphasis on safety. From the age of three months, children (and adults) are taught the SwimRight® method, which focuses on correct body positioning and proper alignment. As swimmers advance, they participate in safety tests to confirm their proficiency, enabling them to move ahead with a sense of accomplishment and pride.
with Jewish Community Center
• Ensure safety in and around the pool area at all times
• Anticipate hazardous conditions and take precautionary measures
• Render first aid and CPR within the scope of employee’s certifications
• Maintain pool area so that area is kept clean and safe at all times
• Create a warm and welcoming environment for all members
• Attend training or staff meetings as scheduled
• Maintain appropriate certifications
• Understand safety and emergency preparedness procedures for the JCC
This is an hourly, part-time position. Early am, daytime, weekend and evening hours will be required.
Please email [email protected] with your resume.
with University of Michigan Athletics
How to Apply
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
The Director of Swimming and Diving Operations will report to the Head Coach and will be involved with all aspects of the University of Michigan Swimming and Diving Program.
NOTE: This position is currently under review of the new FLSAregulations and the classification and exemption status could change as a result.
- Provide coaches with administrative support and assist in the daily operation of the Swimming and Diving Program.
- Coordinate all team travel to away competitions including transportation, lodging, meals, itineraries and logistics.
- Work with various departments including Event Management, Marketing, Facilities and Media Relations.
- Schedule and organize special events including team banquets, senior recognition and community engagement events.
- Work with the equipment manager in the ordering, distribution, inventory and collection of equipment.
- Oversee student managers including job responsibilities, scheduling and compensation.
- Assist coaches with recruiting activities including written communication, database maintenance, and campus visits.
- Coordinate filming during competitions and training sessions.
- Coordinate team video presentation at Big 10s, NCAAs and Special Events.
- Coordinate communication to alumni and team supporters.
- Coordinate special projects as directed by Head Coach
- Duties as assigned by the Head Coach.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
- Knowledge of NCAA rules and intercollegiate athletics.
- Communicate effectively with all team members and support staff within Michigan Athletics.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Excellent computer and technical skills including the use of video equipment and software.
- Excellent administrative and organizational skills including the ability to prioritize and complete tasks by established deadlines.
- Represent the Swimming and Diving program in a professional, positive and energetic manner.
- Successfully complete a background check.
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
with DePauw University
Serve as assistant coach of the women’s swimming program, operating under NCAA bylaws. The part-time assistant will report to the head coach, and will assist in all areas required to run a Division III program. This individual is actively involved in the recruiting of student athletes, and day to day operations of the women’s swimming program.
Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential Functions Statement(s)
- Assist head coach in various, day-to-day duties as directed by the Head Coach, such as but not limited to, organizing, preparing, conducting, and evaluating individual and team practices, training, and competition.
- Provide guidance and assistance to student-athletes on a range of athletic, academic and personal issues, as required.
- Assist with practice sessions and game competitions, ensuring all appropriate safety guidelines and standards are maintained.
- Provide additional assistance in the coordination and administration of the program.
- Comply with all rules and regulations as stated in the Coaches Handbook.
- The above duties are expected of the assistant women’s swimming coach. In addition, this individual is expected to support and maintain the rules applied by the Head Coach and the Athletic Director.
- Accountability – Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
- Coaching and Development – Ability to provide guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas.
- Communication, Oral – Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
- Communication, Written – Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
- Diversity Oriented – Commitment to valuing a variety of different experiences, encouraging input and collaboration from campus stakeholders, including being mindful of experiences related, but not limited to: age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, socio-economic status, LGBTQ, and/or job type.
- Relationship Building – Ability to effectively build relationships.
- Safety Awareness – Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee and student safety.
- Team Builder – Ability to convince a group of people to work toward a goal.
SKILLS & ABILITIES
Education: Bachelor’s Degree required
Experience: Previous coaching experience on the high school, club, or college level in swimming.
Computer Skills: Working knowledge of computers, including word processing, excel, and google documents.
Certificates & Licenses: Valid driver’s license. Red Cross certification as a lifeguard preferred. Must maintain first aid, CPR and AED certification throughout appointment.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
- High energy level. Desire to work with young adults.
- Ability to effectively promote DePauw University and athletic experience.
- Ability to act as a mature role model for young adults and to recruit student-athletes.
- Well-developed interpersonal skills; ability to get along well with diverse personalities; tactful, mature, and flexible.
DePauw University is an equal opportunity employer. Women, members of under-represented groups, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
with Piranhas Swim Club
The Piranhas Swim Club is a USA Level 3 swim team has an immediate opening for a strong, energetic, and dynamic leader as Head Coach for our growing USA swim team. Located in Eastern Iowa along the beautiful Mississippi River in Bettendorf, Iowa our membership of 240 year-round athletes spans all competitive levels from novices to Junior National qualifiers. Having gone from a mainly age group team to having recently produced 8 Division 1 swimmers, 4 junior national swimmers and 1 high school girl’s championship title. We are dedicated to teaching and developing swimmers of all age, skill, and competition levels. The Piranhas were formed in 2010 through the merger of two long-standing USA swim teams, the Bettendorf Swim Club and the Pleasant Valley Stingrays. We are the largest USA swim team in the Quad Cities area. The mission of the Piranhas is to promote swimming as a lifelong sport and competitive swimming as an aspect of that sport. We strive to empower every swimmer, regardless of age or ability, to reach his or her highest personal potential, both as an athlete and as a person.
- Oversee a growing program with 240+ swimmers that meets the needs of novice, competitive and elite swimmers.
- Strong organizational skills. Manage assistant coaches, attend board meetings, LSC meetings, and perform other administrative functions such as site management/site scheduling.
- Lead, inspire and mentor coaches & athletes and seek and embrace new/state of the art coaching techniques.
- Developing and maintaining positive relationships with parents, the board of directors, the high school swim coach and USA swimming communities.
- Embrace the concept of a community dedicated to excellence at ALL levels; a strong balance between technique and distance, strong communicator and outstanding track record of mentoring, training and placing staff.
- Current USA Swimming Coach Certification in good standing, with current
Certification and clear background check.
- ASCA Certified level 3 minimum.
- A minimum of 5 yrs. of coaching experience w/prior Head Coaching experience strongly preferred.
- Solid competitive swimming background with focus on technical expertise and experience coaching swimmers of different ages.
- Strong passion for swimming that allows for a strong communicator and positive motivator – both athletes and parent organization.
- Strong organizational management and computer skills; must be
able to fulfill administrative functions required to operate a USA Swim Club.
- Working knowledge of Hy-Tek Team Manager/Meet Manager.
- CPR, First Aid and Coaches Safety training.
- 4-year college degree preferred.
- Compensation: Salary will be based on experience and qualifications in the range of $40,000 – $55,000
Applicants that wish to be a part of a successful, growing team should forward a cover letter outlining interest in our organization, resume, including 3 references and a one-page statement on coaching philosophy and management style to Jenny Staver at [email protected]. All submissions are in strict confidence until a final contract and candidate’s release from previous obligations are complete. Must be able to start in August.
with Greater Nebraska Swim Team
Greater Nebraska Swim Team (GNST) Lincoln, NE is seeking a part time assistant age group swim coach for hours ranging from 10 to 15 hours per week, plus some weekend meets required.
This position will work with our age group swimmers and will be responsible for coordinating training methodologies, drills and practice group goals with head age group coach and head coach.
A primary focus on technique, skill development and long term athlete development is a must.