Beverly, MA — Sharks — Seeks Head Coach — Posted April 14th, 2021

Address of Job:
Street Address: 254 Essex Street
City: Beverly
State / Province: MA
Postal / Zip Code: 01915

Team Name: Sharks
Position Type: Head Coach
Organization Type: YMCA
Job Description:

Do you have a competitive drive and the ability to inspire a team of athletes?  Are you seeking a role in competitive swimming that will allow you to utilize your experience and abilities to help develop young swimmers while acting as a role model in the competitive swim community?  This may be the role for you…

The YNS Sharks Head Coach will help assure that all local YMCAs provide a high quality and comprehensive Swim Team and continue to expand as needed in each community. The YMCA of the North Shore SHARKS is a YMCA/USA Swim Team located on the North Shore of Boston. We are a 6 site team with up to 300-500 swimmers including,  competitive age group swimmers from age 5 -18 of varying levels, pre-competitive swimmers and Masters Swimmers. In this role, the Head Coach will ensure that all swim team staff are striving to bring all casual relationships at the YMCA to committed relationships.  On a regular day you will manage the scheduling, staffing, and overall quality of swim team operations, ensure the requirements for both YMCA and USS swimming meets are met, organize and direct developmental and age group programs in regard to seasonal plans, workouts, meet planning, quadrennial planning, create and oversee the implementation of a comprehensive competitive swim training plan, and build a community of engaged parents and volunteers to support the needs of the program.

To thrive in this role, you must have proven leadership and supervisory skills and previous coaching experience leading to the inspiration and success of swimmers from a variety of backgrounds and ages.  You must have the ability to communicate effectively and build relationships with staff, swimmers, volunteers, and program participant parents.  Additionally, you must be knowledgeable about Y and USA Swim Team regulations and policies and have the ability to organize and coordinate multiple priorities in a fast paced environment.


At least 2-5 years of proven success in a leadership role, including staff supervision at a multi-site location preferably in a head coach position Certified in ASCA, USA Swimming, YMCA Swimming, and/or Lifeguard/RedCross Safety Training for CoachesFluent w/ Team Unify and Meet ManagerPrevious experience coaching Masters Level Swimmers Ability to assess swimmers capabilities and develop training plans to meet the needs of individual swimmers ensuring swimmer development while effectively communicating stroke technique.

For further assistance you may contact the HR department at 978-564-3463.

The YMCA is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religious creed, protected genetic information, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran’s status.

Salary/Benefits: $70,000-$75,000 per year

In addition to a quality work environment, our YMCA offers competitive salaries, benefits, and professional development opportunities including; Health/Dental benefits; Retirement Fund; Paid Vacation and Sick Time; Free YMCA membership; Reduced fees on YMCA programs; Certification and training program; Tuition reimbursement and more!

Contact Email:
Contact Phone Number: (978) 522-0456
About the Organization:

As one of the largest non-profits in the area, our Y impacts1 out of every 3 people on the North Shore. Our Ys give staff a huge opportunity to make a difference in the lives of local children, adults and families. Through our various fitness and wellness programs we create a healthier and happier community. Our youth development programs give kids and teens a chance to learn and grow, while making long lasting friendships. Being a socially responsible organization, we’ve made it our mission to provide services to all regardless of their ability to pay.  Y staff are brimming with enthusiasm and passion because they see the positive impact they’re making. If you’re ready to be a part of something that makes you proud- you’re ready for a career at the Y.

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