Applications due 10/02/18
Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA
POSITION TITLE: ST. JOSEPH’S PREP HEAD SWIM COACH
REPORTS TO: DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS
St. Joseph’s Preparatory is a Catholic, Jesuit, independent four-year college preparatory school located on the northern edge of center city Philadelphia. Founded in 1851, this highly selective, all male school serves nearly 1,000 young men “to become men for and with others.” Students come from diverse economic, geographic, racial and ethnic backgrounds from throughout the Philadelphia metropolitan area. The Prep develops leaders of intellectual distinction, men of faith and integrity, men who are committed to social justice and community service, men open to growth, and men who are loving. At the Prep, classroom and chapel intersect with the religious formation of mind and heart.
Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the Head Swim Coach will coordinate and manage all aspects of the St. Joseph’s Prep Swim program.
Organize and manage schedules for meets, practices and conditioning workouts in Fall, Winter and Spring Crew seasons
Organize and lead practices and set training plans for all swimmers. Provide direct coaching and feedback both in and out of the pool
Coordinate meet planning, ensuring registration by established deadlines.
Foster a healthy team environment that inspires teamwork, respect, commitment, and a love of swimming.
Lead a program that consistently attracts and retains student athletes.
Work with alumni, parents and administration on fundraising
Develop and communicate clear and specific goals for the SJP Swim team and individual swimmers
Maintain open and honest communication with swimmers, parents, alumni, other coaches and administration.
Develop and demonstrate a good knowledge base of best practice specific to Swimming
Support and collaborate with coaches in other SJP athletic programs.
Support student academic expectations, responsibilities, and achievements.
Be a positive role model in personal management, appearance, ethics, and behavior.
Develop and maintain relationships with collegiate coaches to assist SJP swimmers with college placement.
Ensure that the team, the swimmers, and the coaching staff are all in compliance with PIAA, Archdiocesan and school regulations.
Supervise and develop Swim assistant coaching staff.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
3-5 Years of Experience Coaching
Proven experience coaching in a successful swim program
How to Apply
email resume and interest to Director of Athletics, Dennis Hart, at [email protected]
1733 W. Girard Ave Philadelphia PA 19130