Sandhill Sandsharks Assistant Swimming Coach

Applications due 12/31/20

Job Description:

Location: 735 South Stephans Street Southern Pines, NC

The Sandhills Sandsharks Swim Team, located in the Southern Pines/Pinehurst area of North Carolina, one hour south of Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill, is accepting applications for the position of Age Group Coach. There is room for advancement for the right candidate. The club is a small team established over 35 years ago with approximately 80+ athletes. SSS hosts two Open Water meets each year.

Responsibilities:
o Oversee all aspects of Age Group squads and summer league; coach 5 days/week 2-3 hours a day.
o Adhere to SSS’s philosophy of developing leadership and long term goals.
o Possess a positive, encouraging and energetic attitude towards all swimmers.
o Possess the strong communication skills required for working with head coach, parents, swimmers, the Sandsharks Board.
o Assist Head Coach with administrative duties as needed (2-4 hours/week)/Attend Meets(1-2 a month)
o Communicate weekly with age group squads/parents and respond to all parent communication within 24 hours.
Qualifications:
o Minimum 2 years of successful competitive swim coaching experience with age group and senior level swimmers. ASCA Level 2 preferred
o In good standing with USA Swimming and all coaching certifications.
o Experience with team building skills (running meetings, individual and group goal setting, problem solving).
o Experience with Team Unify
o Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year accredited institution
o Strong time management skills.
Compensation and Benefits:
o Competitive salary commensurate with experience
o Vacation time
o Professional education opportunities

*There is opportunity to become fulltime with a salaried position!

How to Apply

Application: Please email resume and a cover letter detailing your coaching philosophy and strengths, along with three references to [email protected]

Contact Information

Head Coach Harry Traystman;

phone: 18603337057