Minnetonka, MN — Minnetonka Aquatics — Seeking Assistant Club Coach, Posted July 12th, 2021


Contact Email: john.bradley@minnetonkaschools.org
Address of Job: 17000 Lake Street Extension Minnetonka, MN 55345
Phone Number: (952) 401-5226
Team Name: Minnetonka Aquatics
Position Type: Assistant Coach
Organization Type: Club

Job Description:

Lead Coach – Minnetonka Swim Club, a part of the Minnetonka School DIstrict

Full-time, full-year position. Requires a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends. This position reports directly to the Head Coach of the Minnetonka Swim Club.

Application available here: https://www.applitrack.com/minnetonka/onlineapp/JobPostings/view.asp?FromAdmin=true&AppliTrackJobId=6230

Primary Objective of Position:
To coach, lead and motivate athletes in practice groups, promoting improvement and growth.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Run group practices, teaching competitive swimming to athletes of a wide range of age and ability, as well as delegating to and supervising assistant coaches to ensure that athletes are learning and improving.
  • Develops seasonal plans and writes practice sets and provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the Minnetonka Swim Club’s athletic development plan to the needs of each athlete.
  • Attend and Coach weekend swim meets as directed.Utilize email, newsletter, social media, and parent/coach meetings to ensure consistent communication outside of practices.
  • Establishes and maintains standards of discipline to achieve an efficient training environment.
  • Complete meet entries in an accurate and timely fashion, ensuring that event selection is age and ability appropriate.
  • Identifies athlete needs and makes appropriate training adjustments and develops strategies for individual training plans.
  • Make competitive determinations and decisions regarding competitions, events and relays.
  • Ensures attendance and participation is tracked on a daily basis; works with Aquatics administrative staff to ensure monthly registration and billing records are accurate.
  • Works in a supportive and collaborative manner with colleagues and supervisors.
  • Maintains and improves professional skills by participating in coach’s education meetings, formal coursework, workshops, and seminars in an effort to stay current with best coaching practices.
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

Job Qualifications:

  • Extensive background in competitive swimming
  • Experience as a swim coach for at least 2 years
  • Current American Red Cross certifications in First Aid, CPR, USA Swim Coach certification
  • Demonstrated ability to apply appropriate skills in performing daily routines.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate a computer, software and meet entry system.
  • Maintain professional composure while dealing with a variety of personalities and situations.
  • Show initiative and function as a self-starter.
  • Effectively communicate and have interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

Salary/Benefits:

Salary range of $36,000-$40,000. Health insurance, 401K, Dental Insurance, etc…

About the Organization:

The mission of the Minnetonka School District is to ensure all students envision and pursue their highest aspirations while serving the greater good. In a community that transcends traditional definitions of excellence, we use learning and teaching as tools to value and nurture each person, inspire in everyone a passion to excel with confidence and hope, and instill expectations that stimulate extraordinary achievement in the classroom and in life.

The mission of the Minnetonka Swim Club is to build a program that promotes lifelong lessons, focusing on swimming successes.

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