St. Joseph’s Prep Head Swim Coach

Applications due 10/02/18

Job Description:

POSITION TITLE: ST. JOSEPH’S PREP HEAD SWIM COACH

 

REPORTS TO: DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS

 

ORGANIZATIONAL SUMMARY:

 

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.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the Head Swim Coach will coordinate and manage all aspects of the St. Joseph’s Prep Swim program.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • 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:

 

Bachelor’s degree

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]

Contact Information

Dennis Hart

1733 W. Girard Ave Philadelphia PA 19130

phone: 2159781952

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