Turtles Swim Team – An Illinois swim club located in the northern Illinois area is seeking a part-time age group coach that will work with our two middle level groups. The Turtles Swim Team is run through the Vernon Hills Park District. Ages are primarily between the age of 10 and 13 with group sizes ranging from 15-20. As the first coach many of these athletes will have, the applicant must be enthusiastic, patient, focused on technique and making the sport fun. This hourly position requires candidates to have excellent communication, teaching and people skills. Candidate will report to Head Coach and must be a team player. This is a part time position with employee benefits on programs through the district.
Candidate must be a USA Swimming coach in good standing with competitive coaching experience. Ability to work late afternoons and early evenings is a must. Club hosts meets frequently which will require assistance in running of while athletes are not participating. Club averages 2 meet every month.
- Knowledge of competitive swimming and or previous coaching experience
- obtain necessary certifications: coaches safety training, CPR & First Aid, background check, and athlete protection training
- Passion for the sport of swimming
- Team-oriented, good communicator, positive, and energetic
Pay is based upon experience at an hourly rate. Additionally, the club will reimburse any fees needed for certification and professional growth.
How to Apply
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