Albuquerque, NM- Assistant Coach- Charger Aquatics- Posted 12/8/21


Contact Email: butcher@aa.edu
Address of Job: 6400 Wyoming Blvd NE Albuquerque, New Mexico 87109
Phone Number: (505) 858-8871
Team Name: Charger Aquatics
Position Type: Assistant Coach
Organization Type: Club

Job Description:

Lead Group Coach and Program Coordinator
Position Title: Charger Aquatics Senior Assistant Coach

Reports To: Charger Aquatics Director of Competitive Swimming
FLSA Classification: Exempt

Status: Full Time, 40 Hours, 12 Months

Position Summary:
Charger Aquatics is seeking an experienced, dynamic and positive individual for the position of Senior Assistant Coach. This position is responsible for serving as Lead Coach for the Senior Regional and Age Group Regional practice groups, as well as performing administrative duties. The Senior Assistant Coach will also serve as the Meet Director/Coordinator for all CAQ-hosted Events, as well as assist with Summer Programming. The Senior Assistant Coach will work in partnership with the Head Coach on all aspects of the Senior Program.

Essential Functions:
Coaching

  • Act as the Primary Coach for the Senior Regional and Age Group Regional practice groups
  • Establish a positive practice environment, while teaching self-discipline, dedication and responsibility
  • Develop and maintain seasonal and quadrennial training plans
  • Design and implement a framework for swimmer development through the Senior Program
  • Attend all swim meets according to Competition Schedule set by CAQ Head Coach
  • Assist/Substitute with other practice groups as needed

Administration

  • Communicate effectively with athletes, parents, and volunteers
  • Perform website updates as needed
  • Complete meet entries and coordinate entry to all CAQ-attended events
  • Support club operations as needed
  • Attend all Staff Meetings

Meet Director/ Coordinator

  • Organize all CAQ-hosted Swim Meets
  • Update Meet information, create event files, and submit Sanctions for Meets
  • Coordinate volunteers and officials for CAQ meets
  • Work with vendors to promote and increase revenues for CAQ meets
  • Communicate with other teams regarding participation at CAQ meets
  • Coordinate Meet Bids for CAQ to host NMS Championship Meets
  • Submit Financial Reports following each event for CAQ and NMS

Summer Programming

  • Assist the Head Developmental Coach with daily operations of CAQ Summer Programming (i.e. swim lessons, Pre-Team, ThinkSummer pool usage)
  • Assist the Head Developmental Coach with necessary administrative support of CAQ Summer Programming (i.e. Registration, Payroll, Billing, other Office-work)

Qualifications
Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Current Coach Membership with USA Swimming Required
  • ASCA Level 3 Preferred, ASCA Membership Required
  • USA Swimming Administrative Official credentials preferred

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent human relations skills
  • Effective verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and understand new software applications
  • Strong knowledge of Google software (Sheets, Docs, Forms, etc)
  • Knowledge of Hytek Meet Manager, and Team Manager software
  • Familiarity with TeamUnify website development software

Experience

  • Minimum 4 years experience in coaching, preferably in a Senior Program
  • Previous Competitive Swimming experience
  • Prior experience managing an aquatics or similar athletic program is desired
  • Prior experience in swim meet operations is desired

Working Environment:

  • Work ranges from Pool Deck (primarily indoors), as well as an Office Setting.
  • Work hours are variable depending on practices, needed administrative work, and time of year.
  • Weekend and evening work including, but not limited to, swim practices, swim meets, parent meetings, team banquets, and other miscellaneous CAQ events.

Salary/ Benefits
This position offers a full benefits package, Salary is commensurate with experience

About the Organization
Charger Aquatics is a USA-Swimming, year-round competitive swim team offering top-notch professional coaching and technique instruction for all ages and abilities. Our programs include age group swimming as well as a masters program, which ranges from highly competitive to general conditioning. Our goal is to provide every swimmer with an opportunity to improve their swimming skills, develop a life-long love for the sport and achieve success at the highest level possible. We structure practices in a positive, well-maintained environment that fosters not only great swimmers, but also great individuals. The coaching staff at Charger Aquatics has experience coaching swimmers at all levels, from Novice to High School to National Champion. Their goals are to make the Charger experience enjoyable for all swimmers they coach and to help the athletes reach their highest potential. Charger Aquatics is part of Albuquerque Academy and the Outreach Program associated with the school.

Charger Aquatics is a two-time Silver Medal Club in 2020 and 2021, and three-time Bronze Medal club.

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