Swim Job: Texas Terrapins Swim Team seeks Head Age Group Coach

JOB DESCRIPTION

teamlogo_1018_1406335678851Texas Terrapins Swim Team is a coach directed, parent supported, that is seeking an enthusiastic and organized head age group coach with the experience and expertise to direct and lead our age group team that consists of 11 & Under swimmers to the next level. This coach will report directly to the head coach, and also supervise and work with our developmental coach, that assists this position, at all levels.

TTST is located in Cypress Texas and operates out of 2 pools – 1 indoor 8 lane plus 5 lane facility for the age group team, and 1 outdoor 6 lane pool for the senior level swimmers, and a 50 meter 8 lane pool during long course season.

TTST is celebrating its 10th season in existence and has made great strides not only in growth and performance at all levels, but most importantly, developing high character in young swimmers.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Include, but are not limited to, Practices Monday – Fridays 5:00-7:30 pm, and some Sat. mornings, meet entries, coaches meetings, performance tracking, communicating with parents, and conducting parent meetings.

Will work in conjunction with head coach and other staff to develop progressive season plans for character building, goal setting, and both physical and mental training techniques.

In addition to coaching on deck, administrative duties will be assigned per the Head Coach. Head Age Group coach will attend swim meets – usually 1-2 per month. Assist with home school program. Coach is expected to help grow the program through advertising, and recruitment. This coach will stay current on the most effective methods of teaching age group swimmers.

QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate will demonstrate a history of swimmer improvement, positive interactions with swimmers, parents, and coworkers, and the ability to attracting and retaining swimmers. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Team Unify, Meet Manager, and general office skills are also required. Have at least 2 years previous competitive coaching experience. Have a strong work ethic and ability to solve problems while working independently.

Candidates must possess current USA Swimming coach certifications in good standing and pass all required background checks. College degree preferred.

HOW TO APPLY

Contact Coach Mark Boerner [email protected] 

ABOUT TEXAS TERRAPINS SWIM TEAM

The Texas Terrapin Swim Team (TTST) located in Cypress, Texas and is a fast growing, non-profit, year-round competitive USA Swimming Team. The Texas Terrapins Swim Team provides a positive, supportive and fun-filled environment where swimmers can improve their skills and meet their individual goals. Through the guidance of trained, experienced coaches, coupled with the support of their families, we encourage team spirit, sportsmanship and a lifelong love of the sport of swimming.

Swimming Job / Swmiming News courtesy of Texas Terrapins Swim Team.

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