Duncan, SC — Y-Spartaquatics Swim Club — Seeking Head Age Group Coach, Posted June 22nd, 2021


Contact Email: dmascolo@spartanburgymca.org
Address of Job: 720 Shoals Road Duncan, SC 29334
Phone Number: (508) 735-6609
Team Name: Y-Spartaquatics Swim Club
Position Type: Head Age Group Coach
Organization Type: Club

Job Description:

  • Head Age Group Coach
  • Duncan, South Carolina
  • Y-Spartaquatics Swim Club

The YMCA of Greater Spartanburg’s Y-Spartaquatics Swim Club, a USA Swimming Level 4 and Silver Medal Club is looking to hire a Head Age Group Coach to lead and direct it’s successful 12/Under program and grow it to new heights. YSSC is a 375 member team which recently won the South Carolina 14/Under and South Carolina Senior State Championships. The Head Age Group Coach under the direction of the Director of Competitive Swimming/Head Coach will work to deliver developmentally appropriate training to prepare swimmers for the transition into senior swimming.

Under the supervision of the Head Coach the Head Age Group Coach is responsible for all facets of the 12/Under program at YSSC. This includes planning for seasonal and long term goals for the program and individual practice groups. They will be the lead coach for two practice groups and supervise the entire 12/Under staff. The Head Age Group Coach will provide regular communication with families, assist in all aspects of meet management including being responsible for submitting team entries for meets. They will develop and track swimmer recognition programs and assist our Director of Recruiting in their annual recruiting efforts within the robust summer leagues in the area. The Head Age Group Coach will also be responsible for maintaining the team bulletin board, creating and coordinating team apparel orders, assisting in the YMCA’s Annual Campaign fundraising efforts and other YMCA responsibilities as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor’s degree is required.
  • ASCA Level 3 or equivalent experience
  • USA Swimming Coach Member in good standing
  • Principles of YMCA Coach (may obtain within 3 months of hire)
  • Must accept, demonstrate, and teach the YMCA Character Development Value’s of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility throughout their assigned swim team group.

 

Salary/Benefits:

This is a Full Time Salaried position. Salary is commensurate upon experience. Target start date is Mid-August, but we will wait for the right candidate. The YMCA of Greater Spartanburg is a 12% employer contribution associating in the Y Retirement Plan for employee once vested.

About the Organization:

The YMCA of Greater Spartanburg’s Y-Spartaquatics Swim Club, a USA Swimming Level 4 and Silver Medal Club is looking to hire a Head Age Group Coach to lead and direct it’s successful 12/Under program and grow it to new heights. YSSC is a 375 member team which recently won the South Carolina 14/Under and South Carolina Senior State Championships. Y-Spartaquatics coaches swimmers of all levels from Pre-Competitive to Olympic Trials, with alumni competing in Tokyo this summer. YSSC is a perennial top 3 finisher at YMCA Nationals, most recently the Women’s team won the 2021 YMCA Festival. We train primarily out of the Middle Tyger YMCA, a 50M x 25Y competition pool and a 4 lane 25Y lesson pool.

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