Swim Job: Greenwood Athletic and Tennis Club seeks Age Group Swim Team Coach

THIS  POSITION  HAS   BEEN  FILLED.  

JOB DESCRIPTION

Greenwood Athletic and Tennis ClubGreenwood Athletic and Tennis Club is seeking an Age Group Swim Team Coach. Under the direction of the Head Coach, the Age Group Coach is responsible for all aspects of coaching assigned age groups of the Greenwood Tiger Sharks (GTS) Swim Team program, including on-deck and at meets.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • American Swim Coaches Association (ASCA) Certification – Level 2 or above preferred
  • Minimum two years’ experience in a Competitive Swim Coach position preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in health and recreation, physical education or related field preferred
  • Annual registration with USA Swimming
  • Coaches Safety Training and annual CPR and AED certification required
  • First Aid certification preferred
  • Ability to conduct swim lessons and perform water rescue
  • Effective presentation, teaching, communication and customer service skills
  • Effective marketing and organizational skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and organizational skills
  • Demonstrate a healthy lifestyle through maintaining and /or improving a commitment to good health and a priority and integrity for physical fitness (i.e., non-smoker, exercise regularly, etc.)

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Exemplify the structure, philosophy and direction of the GTS Swim Team program, including Department Conduct Guidelines
  • Implement annual action plan for swim team program; set goals with Head Coach
  • Develop and implement group/individual goals for assigned age group(s)
  • Attend all meets, evaluate races and re-evaluate training/goals for group/individuals accordingly
  • Will require early morning, evening and weekend hours
  • Design, implement and participate in group team building activities – coaches and swimmers
  • Adhere to practice schedules, meet schedule and training program design with input from GTS coaching staff
  • Complete meet entries for age groups as needed; know requirements and act with integrity
  • Coordinate travel accommodations for the team when necessary; supervise swimmers and staff according to USA Swimming Meet Protocol, Team Trip Rules
  • Coordinate with other coaches to ensure a seamless transition when swimmers advance to the next group
  • Develop and implement group and individual goals for each assigned age group
  • Evaluate individual swimmers performance in meets and re-evaluate training/goals for group/individuals accordingly
  • Collaborate with Head Coach to design all printed materials (i.e. brochures, flyers, Pulse newsletter, posters) related to department promotion; update supply of promotional materials throughout the club
  • Contribute to content of GTS team newsletter
  • Submit website updates to Head Coach
  • Develop and implement marketing strategies to promote and advertise the program, within Colorado Swimming and nationally
  • Respond to member/parent/swimmer comment forms, phone calls and e-mails within 24 hours of receiving
  • Assist in locker room management during peak pool usage times
  • Assist swimmers with planning and applying for college, and attend National Signing Day as needed
  • Meet with Head Coach / Assistant Coach(es) monthly
  • Carry out facility operations, policies and procedures
  • Participate in club-wide events whenever possible (i.e. Member Appreciation Events)

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and current resume to Crystal Garland, Aquatic Coordinator, at [email protected]

About Greenwood Athletic and Tennis Club

Located in the heart of the Denver Tech Center in Greenwood Village, Colorado, Greenwood Athletic and Tennis Club provides a truly unique fitness experience. This expansive 153,000-square-foot athletic and tennis club is Denver’s premiere full service health club offering over 125 group exercise classes per week including Spinning®, Les Mills’ BodyPump™ and BodyStep™, Pilates mat, Thermal Yoga® and many other classes. The tennis facilities include seven indoor clay tennis courts and five outdoor hard courts. Aquatic facilities include an 8-lane, 25 meter indoor lap pool, a seasonal outdoor Splash pool for the kids, a seasonal adult lounging pool, and all year outdoor 6-lane, 25 meter lap pool with heated decks and aquatic locker rooms. With gorgeous mountain views and a friendly, caring staff, Greenwood Athletic and Tennis Club provides not just a fitness experience, but “The Best Part of Your Day!”®

Swimming News / Swimming Job is courtesy of Greenwood Athletic and Tennis Club.

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