South Carolina Swimming Seeks Sport Performance Director, Salary Range of $55K and Up

Job Description:

This position reports to the SCLSC Board of Directors and the Sports Performance Committee. This position directs and coordinates SCLSC activities directly related to the growth and performance of SCS; SCS member clubs; and SCS athletes. Primary activities of the Sport Performance Director (SPD) shall relate directly to USA Swimming’s three core objectives: Build the Base; Promote the Sport; Achieve Sustained Competitive Excellence.

Core Activities Include:

  • Club and Coach consultant including regular “in the field” contact with Coaches; Athletes and Volunteers
  • Develop SCS Sport Performance goals and objectives as leader of the Sports Performance Committee
  • Implement, coordinate and evaluate LSC performance related programs, services, education and communications
  • Positively represent and promote SCS, and SCS athletes, coaches and volunteers as a professional “face” of the LSC
  • Help facilitate effective LSC and Club governance; Guide and enhance LSC and club strategic planning
  • Promote SCS achievement to enhance visibility and assist with marketing the sport
  • Advance educational opportunities for SCS athletes, coaches, parents and volunteers
  • Serve as a resource to inspire and empower high performance at every level of SCS

Required Skills:

  • Proficient in: computer skills; Power Point, Excel, Video analysis, various databases, etc.; electronic and social media.
  • Possess strong organization, communication, and presentation skills
  • Disciplined, goal oriented self-starter who can work effectively and independently to accomplish designated tasks and roles
  • Work effectively with diverse constituencies within, and outside the LSC

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • USA Swimming Non-Athlete member in good standing.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in related field/s. Masters or equivalent career experience preferred.
  • Minimum ten years of experience in club coaching; minimum five years USA/YMCA head coach.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and competency in swim club operations, administration, and governance; Familiar with LSC Boards and Governance
  • Understanding of USA Swimming’s structure, role, goals and objectives, and resources
  • Ability to travel locally, regionally and nationally as necessary. Committed to work evenings, weekends, and flexible hours as needs dictate.

Compensation: Salary range of $55K and up commensurate with professional qualifications, experience and record of achievement.


How to Apply

Interested candidates please direct your resume and questions to the SCS Sports Performance Committee c/o Jon Mengering, [email protected] or (301) 442-7859.

Contact Information

Jon Mengering

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