Tri Valley Masters Assistant Swim Coach

Job Description:

Date posted: July 19, 2022

Location: Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center, Black Avenue, Pleasanton, CA, USA

Tri Valley Masters (TVM) is seeking an assistant Coach for a USMS affiliated program in Pleasanton, CA. As an assistant coach, you will plan and lead the lunch time workouts and provide technical instruction for various levels of adult athletes. The assistant coach currently takes direction from the team’s Board of Directors.

The right candidate will bring enthusiasm, creativity and high-energy in order to grow and strengthen our family of swimmers. We are rebuilding our team after the pandemic and looking for someone ready to take on the challenge. This is a part time job with unusual hours and the ideal candidate will have a flexible schedule. There is opportunity for growth in pay, as the team grows in numbers.

 Coaching

  • Coach (5) 90-minute practices each week (Mon-Fri lunch 11:30 – 1:00)
  • Create a welcoming environment on deck and in the pool for all levels and abilities of swimmers
  • Analyze stroke technique and provide feedback to swimmers
  • Develop a training plan with specific objectives and workouts that support those goals for swimmers of varied abilities

 Administrative

  • Track attendance every practice
  • Attend and support our annual fundraiser the Del Valle Open Water Festival event
  • Stay current with conditioning and stroke techniques
  • Acquire and maintain all certifications required/recommended by USMS
  • Maintain good rapport and communication with pool staff and year-round age group coaches

Required Qualifications:

  • Passionate about motivating swimmers and other coaches
  • Desire to cultivate a sense of community and family among team members
  • In-depth knowledge of swimming stroke techniques, starts, turns
  • Strong communication skills and teaching ability
  • Experience working with swimmers of all levels
  • Lifeguard certification

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Personal experience swimming on an age-group club, high school, college team, and/or a USMS team
  • Knowledge of USMS rules, events, and policies

 

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send a resume to [email protected]

Contact Information

Audrey Gillette