RAYS Swim Team, Fredericksburg, VA – Seeking Head Site Coach and assistant coaches

Applications due 07/31/21

Job Description:

Date posted: June 28, 2021

Location: Butler Rd, Fredericksburg, VA, USA

RAYS Swim Team is seeking a Head Site Coach for our Massad YMCA Location.  RAYS were founded in 1979 and operate exclusively around the Fredericksburg area.  We have 4 locations spread evenly over the area and they are the Jeff Rouse Swim and Sport Center, Massad YMCA, King George YMCA and Rosner YMCA.  Our team is consistently 450+ athletes ranging from Developmental – National Qualifiers.

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Stingrays is to provide an organized, competitive swimming program for the youth of the Rappahannock area in association with the Rappahannock Area YMCA of Fredericksburg, Virginia. The program encourages and emphasizes good sportsmanship, self-discipline, and achievement of goals, in keeping with the philosophy of the YMCA in developing mind, body and spirit. The Stingrays recognize that swimming is just one part of a young person’s life. Competition is a major, but not exclusive, measurement of success. All Stingrays’ swimmers should have fun.

Accomplishing the Stingrays’ mission requires commitment from all individuals involved with the team. Swimmers are expected to show their commitment by attending practices on a regular basis, by respecting and supporting their teammates on deck and in the water, and by conducting themselves in a responsible manner at all times. Parents are expected to support the team and their swimmers by contributing their time by assisting at Stingrays’ swimming and social events. In turn, the Stingrays will provide high-caliber swimming instruction in an organized, safe, and friendly environment.

Position:

Full Time Head Site coach who reports directly to the Head Coach.  On Deck approximately 10-20 hours a week with approximately 20-30 hours of administrative duties.  In addition, we typically have 2 meets a month.

Duties:

Establish and Maintain communications with athletes, parents and the facility.

Design and implement Seasonal training plan for Senior and Junior Groups.

Create coaching and practice schedule for Site

Responsible for coaching 2 practice groups, both in the water and dry land

Attend coaches meetings and be able to work with a large diverse coaching staff

Qualifications:

College Degree Preferred (but not required)

Competitive Swim Experience

2+ years of Coaching Experience either as a head site coach or Head coach

Able to meet all USA-Swimming Coaching safety requirements and pass all applicable background checks prior to employment.

Compensation:

Salary – Commensurate with Experience

Approved expense reimbursement for travel

How to Apply

Applicants should submit cover letter, references and resume to:

Anthony Pedersen

Head Coach

[email protected]

www.swimrays.org

Contact Information

Anthony Pedersen