Swim Job: Newport Beach Swimming seeks Assistant Coach

JOB DESCRIPTION

newport beach swimmingNewport Beach Swimming is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic coach to lead, teach and develop our 8 & under age group, and learn-to-swim programs. We are a year-round USA team, with a winter Junior Guards training program, and a summer league within the Orange committee of our Southern CA LSC.

This position can grow over time if the coach is a good fit with the organization. We are looking for a high energy, passionate coach who will inspire the swimmers to be their best. The ideal candidate will have great communication skills and work well in a team environment. Position starts at $20 per hour, plus $24 for every 30-min. private lesson. We have more swimmers/parents interested in lessons than we can currently provide, so plan to be available 3:30-7:00 pm daily (a lesson before and after the 2.5 hours of practice = $100).

RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Lead practices Monday-Fridays 4:00-6:30 pm, some days providing in-water instruction.
2. Connect with swimmers and parents, creating long-lasting relationships with our team.
3. Provide private swim lessons before or after swim practices.
4. Document teaching progressions, drills, videos, workouts etc…daily on planning calendar.
5. Grow both swim groups, adding new swimmers with referrals, and lead new coaches.
6. Increase USA swim meet participation and coach 1 to 2 meets each month.
7. Help coach Sat. morning practices 7:00-9:00 am, and fill in when needed for other age groups and masters practices.

REQUIREMENTS

The preferred candidate has at least three years coaching experience, is a member in good standing with USA Swimming (possess CPR, First-Aid, and Safety Training for Swim Coaches and Athlete Protection Training certifications, USA Swimming Background check, Foundations of Coaching Courses, Rules and Regulations test). A desire and passion for developing age-group swimmers is essential. Enthusiastic, loyal and highly motivated team players are ideal candidates.

HOW TO APPLY

Review website, and email resume/photo to: [email protected] 

We would like to fill this position immediately.

ABOUT NEWPORT BEACH SWIMMING

Newport Beach Swimming is constantly striving to learn, improve and perfect our technique, racing ability and coaching instruction, as we build and become a nationally top-ranked team for all age groups in USA Swimming.

Swimming News / Swimming Job courtesy of Newport Beach Swimming.

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