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FL, TAMPA – Tampa Preparatory School – Assistant Swim Coach – Listed 04/22/2017

Assistant Swim Coach
FLORIDA, TAMPA
Tampa Preparatory School
Middle School & Varsity
Listed April 22, 2017

Responsibilities & Certifications:

  1. Assist Head Middle School and Varsity Coaches with the following:
  • Planning and implementation of practices both in the water and dry land.
  • Teaching proper stroke mechanics to swimmers of all ability levels.
  • Teaching swimmers proper rules and regulations related to high school swimming.
  1. Attend all practices and competitions along with:
  • Assisting with set-up and teardown for every home competition.
  • Assisting with meet line-ups as needed.
  • Knowledge of how to run Team Manager and Meet Manager preferred.
  1. Administrative Duties:
  • Responsible for ensuring swimmers in the water have turned in all required paperwork to athletics administrator.
  • Responsible for taking attendance daily.
  • Assisting in the distribution and tracking of team apparel.
  1. Required Certifications:
  • CPR/First Aid/AED
  • Lifeguard/Safety Training for Swim Coaches
  • USA Swimming Coach preferred.
  • Background check (required by the school)
  1. Compensation:
  • This position is a stipend position only. Compensation will be based on experience and duties fulfilled.

Please contact Tampa Preparatory School Athletic Director Mike Flynn (mflynn@tampaprep.org) with any inquiries.

NE, OMAHA – Brownell Talbot Aquatics – Aquatics Director / Head Coach Boys and Girls Varsity Swimming – Listed 04/20/2017

Aquatics Director / Head Coach Boys and Girls Varsity Swimming
NEBRASKA, OMAHA
Brownell Talbot Aquatics
Listed April 20, 2017

Position Starting:  June 1, 2017

Our Vision
Brownell Talbot Aquatics will be the recognized authority and leader in compassionate coaching and competitive swimming instruction for young people. BT provides programs that will exemplify three aquatic components: educational, recreational, and competitive programs. BT Aquatics achieves excellence in innovative programming, customer service, and technical proficiency while building on the tradition of excellence at Brownell Talbot School.

Purpose
BT Aquatics strives to make a positive difference in the lives of its team members by promoting good sportsmanship, biomechanically sound techniques, nutrition, healthy lifestyle, balance, commitment, responsibility, love for the sport of swimming, and self respect. We are committed to creating an environment where each individual athlete may realize his or her own potential. We believe that the healthiest motivation for a student is the motivation that comes from within, and we endeavor to draw out each student’s natural energy, hope, and courage, thereby fueling the pursuit of their dreams.

Position General Description
The aquatics director is a year-round, full-time position, responsible for implementing the school’s vision for cutting-edge aquatic programs for preschool through grade 12 and furthering the school’s mission. The aquatics director will collaborate with Head of School and will work closely with the activities director, executive director of business and finance, and the director of facilities and campus safety.

The aquatics director:

  • Oversees and coordinates the recruitment, training, scheduling, certification, and performance of employees of the facility; supervises the day-to-day activities of staff.
  • Oversees and coordinates the administration of the facility, to include scheduling of facility operations and contract management.
  • Oversees the maintenance of the pools, to include chemistry, climate control, cleanliness, and related maintenance.
  • Ensures that all appropriate water, environmental, health, and safety standards are maintained; ensures the pool is compliant with all local, state, and national requirements and current on all necessary certifications required for operation.
  • Develops, implements, and oversees a variety of aquatics programs for students, faculty, staff, and/or members of the general public.
  • Responsible for leading and developing the youth competitive swim team and the high school varsity swim team.
  • Leads swim practices to promote stroke development and physical conditioning.
  • Participates in and teaches aquatic and safety certification training sessions, as necessary.
  • Participates in the development of annual operating budgets and provides fiscal direction.
  • Develops and maintains records of operational facility usage; monitors and maintains inventories of pool equipment and supplies.
  • Represents the organization at various community and/or business meetings, committees, and task forces; promotes existing and new programs and/or policies.
  • Communicates effectively with parents, students, school administrators, and community partners in regards to the aquatics program.
  • Works with marketing and communications to promote the BT Aquatics program locally, nationally, and internationally.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Proven program builder with ability to drive revenue while balancing changing priorities.
  • High-level vision with practical implementation ability.
  • Minimum of 5+ years administrative experience, preferably in an aquatics environment.
  • BS required and MA preferred, preferably in the areas of Physical Education and Leadership.
  • Experience managing daily operations of multiple pool facilities.
  • Experience teaching and coaching swimming.

Preferred Certifications:

  • Current USA Swimming Coach certification
  • Current State of Nebraska High School Coach certification – or willing to get
  • ARC Lifeguard Instructor
  • Pool Operators (CPO or Nebraska)
  • Programs: TeamUnify, Meet manager helpful, + Colorado Dolphin Timing System & IST Timing System

Application process: Interested candidates are invited to visit www.brownell.edu/careers to obtain an application. Please submit the completed application, resume, and cover letter to careers@brownell.edu.

 

NY, PROSPECT PARK – Prospect Park YMCA – Lifeguards – Listed 04/20/2017

Lifeguard
NEW YORK, PROSPECT PARK
Prospect Park, YMCA
Listed April 20, 2017

Salary:   $12.00 p/h – $16.50 p/h, part-time

The
YMCA of Greater New York reaches half a million New Yorkers through programs that focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Prospect Park YMCA is seeking qualified individuals who will be responsible for the health and safety of patrons using the facility.
 
Responsibilities:
Must be Instructor Ready: uniform, pocket face mask/gloves, whistle and rescue tube.
Continuous and active scanning of the pool.
Ensure instructional equipment remains in good condition; have all equipment ready prior to classes and put away after.
Know and understand the Emergency Action Plan and Emergency Evacuation Routes.
Enforce aquatics safety rules consistently and fairly.
Perform second duties, as requested, only when not lifeguarding.
Maintain positive relationships with members and staff.
Follow the directions of the YMCA of Greater New York aquatic supervisors, in accordance with the YMCA aquatic standards.
Must attain the YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor certification within 90 days of hire.
Maintain certification level of physical and mental readiness.  Responsible for recertification before expiration.
Actively participate in training sessions, designated meetings and special events.

Qualifications:
High School diploma or equivalent.
Current YMCA Lifeguard certification or equivalent.
Current CPRO, First Aid and Emergency Oxygen certifications.
Demonstrate swim strokes, lifeguard rescues and CPRO/FA/EO skills.
Must be willing to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays.
Excellent hospitality skills.

We offer an exciting and innovative work environment with a culture committed to serving all members of our community.  As a leading not-for-profit, community service organization, our Association relies heavily on fundraising to support the wide range of programs we proudly provide the communities we serve.  Our expectation is that all staff promotes participation of their branch fundraising efforts in some capacity.

If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, please forward your cover letter and resume with subject line “Lifeguard” to awhitsell@ymcanyc.org or to:
Prospect Park YMCA
Attn.:    Amy Whitsell
357 Ninth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER    DRUGFREE WORKPLACE

 

NY, CONEY ISLAND – Coney Island YMCA – Lifeguard – Listed 04/20/2017

Lifeguard
NEW YORK, CONEY ISLAND
Coney Island YMCA
Listed April 20, 2017

Salary:   $12.00 p/h – $16.50 p/h, part-time

The YMCA of Greater New York reaches half a million New Yorkers through programs that focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Coney Island YMCA is seeking qualified individuals who will be responsible for the health and safety of patrons using the facility.
 
Responsibilities:
Must be Instructor Ready: uniform, pocket face mask/gloves, whistle and rescue tube.
Continuous and active scanning of the pool.
Ensure instructional equipment remains in good condition; have all equipment ready prior to classes and put away after.
Know and understand the Emergency Action Plan and Emergency Evacuation Routes.
Enforce aquatics safety rules consistently and fairly.
Perform second duties, as requested, only when not lifeguarding.
Maintain positive relationships with members and staff.
Follow the directions of the YMCA of Greater New York aquatic supervisors, in accordance with the YMCA aquatic standards.
Must attain the YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor certification within 90 days of hire.
Maintain certification level of physical and mental readiness.  Responsible for recertification before expiration.
Actively participate in training sessions, designated meetings and special events.

Qualifications:
High School diploma or equivalent.
Current YMCA Lifeguard certification or equivalent.
Current CPRO, First Aid and Emergency Oxygen certifications.
Demonstrate swim strokes, lifeguard rescues and CPRO/FA/EO skills.
Must be willing to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays.
Excellent hospitality skills.

We offer an exciting and innovative work environment with a culture committed to serving all members of our community.  As a leading not-for-profit, community service organization, our Association relies heavily on fundraising to support the wide range of programs we proudly provide the communities we serve.  Our expectation is that all staff promotes participation of their branch fundraising efforts in some capacity.

If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, please forward your cover letter and resume with subject line “Lifeguard” to otangul@ymcanyc.org or to:
Coney Island YMCA
Attn.:    Oytun Tangul
2980 West 29th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11224

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER  ♦  DRUGFREE WORKPLACE

 

NY, CONEY ISLAND – Coney Island YMCA – Aquatics Supervisor – Listed 04/20/2017

Aquatics Supervisor
NEW YORK, CONEY ISLAND
Coney Island YMCA
Listed April 20, 2017

Salary:   $12.76 p/h – $15.95 p/h, full-time

The YMCA of Greater New York reaches half a million New Yorkers through programs that focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Coney Island YMCA is seeking a qualified individual who will be responsible for maintaining safe conditions in and around the swim area at the Branch.  The incumbent will promote a safe and positive atmosphere, in accordance with YMCA aquatics policies and procedures.

Responsibilities:
Must be Rescue Ready: uniform, pocket face mask/gloves, whistle and rescue tube.
Must be Instructor Ready:  uniform, lesson plans, maintaining records (attendance, track progress and complete end of session report).
Continuous and active scanning of the pool.
Assist the Aquatics Director with maintaining records and ensuring participants/parent concerns are addressed in a timely manner.
Ensure instructional equipment remains in good condition; have all equipment ready prior to classes and put away after.
Instruct participants according to YMCA aquatics program standards: using all 5 components, guided discovery, effective class organization and positive relationship with participants
Know and understand the Emergency Action Plan and Emergency Evacuation Routes.
Report all issues concerning pool schedule, safety equipment, swimming program, and pool maintenance to Aquatics Director, in a timely manner.
Organize and perform private swim lessons, when needed.
Provide on deck supervision during program times.
Enforce aquatics safety rules consistently and fairly.
Maintain positive relationships with members and staff.
Must attain the YMCA Lifeguard certification within 90 days of hire and YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor certification within 120 days of hire.
Maintain certification level of physical and mental readiness.  Responsible for recertification before expiration.
Actively participate in training sessions, designated meetings and special events.

Qualifications:
High School diploma or equivalent.
Current YMCA Lifeguard certification or equivalent.
Current YMCA Swim Lessons certification or equivalent.
Current CPRO, First Aid and Emergency Oxygen certifications.
Demonstrate swim strokes, lifeguard rescues and CPRO/FA/EO skills.
Excellent hospitality skills.
Must be available to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays.

We offer an exciting and innovative work environment with a culture committed to serving all members of our community.  As a leading not-for-profit, community service organization, our Association relies heavily on fundraising to support the wide range of programs we proudly provide the communities we serve.  Our expectation is that all staff promotes participation of their branch fundraising efforts in some capacity.

If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, please forward your cover letter and resume with subject line “Aquatics Supervisor” to otangul@ymcanyc.org or to:
Coney Island YMCA
Attn.:   Oytun Tangul
2980 West 29th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11224

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER  ♦  DRUGFREE WORKPLACE

 

NY, CONEY ISLAND – Coney Island YMCA – Swim Instructor – 04/20/2017

Swim Instructor
NEW YORK, CONEY ISLAND
Coney Island YMCA
Listed April 20, 2017

Salary:   $12.00 p/h – $20.00 p/h, part-time

The YMCA of Greater New York reaches half a million New Yorkers through programs that focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.  The Coney Island YMCA is seeking individuals who will be responsible for maintaining safe conditions at the branch, and promote a safe and positive atmosphere in accordance with YMCA of Greater New York aquatics policies and procedures.  The Swim Instructor will also provide swim instruction for different ages and ability levels and motivate his/her participants.

Responsibilities:
Must be Instructor Ready: uniform, lesson plans, maintain records (attendance, track progress and complete end of session report).
Instruct participants according to YMCA aquatics program standards: using all 5 components, guided discovery, effective class organization and positive relationship with participants.
Ensure instructional equipment remains in good condition; have all equipment ready prior to classes and put away after.
Must attain the YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor certification within 120 days of hire.
Know and understand the Emergency Action Plan and Emergency Evacuation Routes.
Enforce aquatics safety rules consistently and fairly.
Maintain positive relationships with class participants, parents, non-class members and staff.
Promote other aquatics programs and have knowledge of pool schedule and programs.
Maintain certification level of physical and mental readiness.  Responsible for recertification before expiration.
Actively participate in training sessions, designated meetings and special events.

Qualifications:
High School diploma or equivalent.
Current YMCA Swim Lessons certification or equivalent.
Current CPRO, First Aid and Emergency Oxygen certifications.
Demonstrate swim strokes and CPRO/FA/EO skills.
Must be willing to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays.
Excellent hospitality skills.

We offer an exciting and innovative work environment with a culture committed to serving all members of our community.  As a leading not-for-profit, community service organization, our Association relies heavily on fundraising to support the wide range of programs we proudly provide the communities we serve.  Our expectation is that all staff promotes participation of their branch fundraising efforts in some capacity.

If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, please forward your cover letter and resume with subject line “Swim Instructor” to otangul@ymcanyc.org or to:
Coney Island YMCA
Attn.:    Oytun Tangul
2980 West 29th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11224

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER  ♦  DRUGFREE WORKPLACE

SC, GREENVILLE – Team Greenville – Head Coach and Aquatic Complex Asst. Mgr. – Listed 04/19/2017

Head Swim Coach and Aquatic Complex Asst. Mgr
SOUTH CAROLINA, GREENVILLE
Greenville County, Parks, Recreation, & Tourism
Team Greenville/Greenville County Aquatic Complex @ Westside Park
Listed April 19, 2017

We are seeking a dynamic, passionate, and capable individual to join our dynamic and award-winning team as Head Swim Coach and Aquatic Complex Assistant Manager.  At GCPRT, we are all about building community through our people, parks, & programs – and this position provides great opportunity and meaningful work in an outstanding environment.

We offer a Competitive Salary (final compensation determination based on individual experience/qualifications) and a Complete benefits package including retirement.

Our Team Greenville is a year round program of Greenville County Rec and is regularly recognized as a Silver and Bronze level USA swim club.  Team Greenville offers a diversity of competitive, instructional and fitness opportunities for all ages and abilities. The competitive program typically numbers 200 or more swimmers and we plan to grow! Team Greenville practices at the state of the art Greenville County Aquatic Complex at Westside Park – a 52,000 square foot indoor facility boasting both a 50 meter by 25 yard deep water competition pool and a separate five lane, 25 yard, warm water; teaching, therapy, recreation, and fitness pool.

Essential responsibilities include:

  • Overall planning, organizing, and implementation of swimming programs within GCPRT including USA Swimming, United States Masters Swimming and recreational competitive swimming.
  • Recruits, trains, supervises, schedules swim coaching staff and volunteers; and assists in supervising aquatic complex staff as needed.
  • Schedules all swim team practice, program and meet scheduling. Coordinates effective registration procedures, accurate fee collections, maintain rosters.  Oversees meet entry procedures and entry preparation.  Maximizes pool usage effectively for practices and meets.  Helps coordinate use of pools and scheduling.  Schedules and supervises swim meets.  Orders and maintains inventory of necessary program equipment, materials and supplies. Assists in maintaining timing equipment and with set up and breakdown activities.
  • Cultivates a team approach and works harmoniously with staff of all levels.  Communicate efficiently and effectively with all staff, membership, department, and community through newsletters, bulletins, website, appearances, team handbook, booster club, etc.
  • Assists with the operation, supervision, maintenance, and programming of aquatic facility.
  • Develops and administers a program budget, establish fees, assist in fund raising activities, recruits new members, develops programs and secures facility for program usage, liaise with booster club.
  • Evaluates programs for effectiveness and profitability.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Four years relevant experience – strongly prefer national caliber level experience with proven results such as coaching Junior National Qualifiers and Olympic Trials qualifiers.
  • National certification of at least ASCA Level 3 or higher as a swimming coach..
  • A passion for swimming and team excellence, exceptional leadership and communication skills, basic knowledge of pool chemistry and controllers, and Microsoft Office proficiency.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (significant relevant experience may be substituted for this requirement).
  • Must possess (or obtain after hire): safety training for swim coaches and CPR/First Aid/AED certification. Additionally prefer Starguard Lifeguard Training Certification, instructor certification, and CPO &/or AFO certification.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Experience with the following systems is a plus: Team Unify, MM Manager, Colorado Timing, RecTrac.

#yeahTHATgreenville
The Greenville County Parks, Recreation & Tourism is nestled in Upstate South Carolina close to the Blue Ridge Mountains and only three hours from the beach. The area has combined traditional southern charm, stunning natural beauty and an unexpected contemporary cool which has combined to create one of America’s hottest emerging destinations and fastest growing cities. From a revitalized downtown ranked among “America’s Ten Best” by Forbes Magazine to downtown Greenville’s one-of-a-kind Liberty Bridge, quaint shops, boutiques, and fabulous restaurants to a world-class collection of museums, galleries, and theaters to some of the most beautiful lakes, rivers and mountains in the world, Greenville is everything they say it is and more. http://www.visitgreenvillesc.com/


ABOUT GREENVILLE COUNTY PARKS, RECREATION & TOURISM
Creating community through people, parks and programs.
We believe parks and programs offer more than venues for recreation – they create community.  Parks improve our quality of life by promoting health and wellness, fostering cultural unity, supporting economic development, and protecting the environment.  Our mission is to be a leader in providing diverse, dynamic, ever-improving recreational opportunities in a sustainable manner.  We are the largest provider of public leisure opportunities in the greater Greenville, South Carolina area with over fifty five parks and recreation facilities.  Our sites provide the setting for a variety of programs for citizens of all ages.  Visit www.greenvillerec.com

To apply, please visit http://www.greenvillecounty.org/apps/OnlineApplications/ViewOpenJobs.aspx?type=PRT  and submit your online application.   Look for the heading Head Swim Coach & Aquatic Complex/Asst. Mgr.  (Be sure to also upload your resume within the application as well).

Questions regarding the position?
Contact Merv Faassen de Heer at 864-679-SWIM or email him at MFaassendeheer@greenvillecounty.org

MT, BOZEMAN – Bozeman Swim Club – Rated Head Coach – Listed 04/19/2017

Rated Head Coach
MONTANA, BOZEMAN
Bozeman Swim Club, (BSC), The Barracudas
Listed April 19, 2017

Position Evaluation Scores

Score Area
1.7 Compensation and Benefits
4.5 Club & Coach Stability
4.5 Authority and Responsibility
10.7 Total Score  (15 = Max)

(for a copy of the Position Evaluation click the link below)
 Position Evaluation for Bozeman Barracudas

SEEKING HEAD COACH TO BUILD SUCCESSFUL PROGRAM

The Bozeman Swim Club, (BSC), the Barracudas, is in beautiful Bozeman, Montana.  We are seeking a full-time, top tier Head Coach with a proven track record to build our successful program in partnership with our non-profit parent Board and active volunteers.  We are an age-group based program with 130 swimmers ages 5 and up with athletes ranging from the beginning swimmer up to and including athletes qualifying for upper level meets.  We are a Positive Coaching Alliance partner and boast a respectful family culture rich in tradition and excellence and routinely challenge for or win Montana team titles.  The club swims in an 8-lane, 50-meter facility.  A removable bulkhead is currently being procured to allow practice and competition in a short course format.

Bozeman is an active, growing community in Southwest Montana.  It is home to Montana State University and offers a range of recreational and cultural activities well beyond those of other similar-sized communities.  World-class fishing, skiing and hiking is right outside our doors and Yellowstone National Park, multiple wilderness areas and federal/state forests and parks are located nearby.

The Barracuda Head Coach will lead all aspects of our competitive swim program including:

  • Supervision of assistant coaches including hiring and firing,
  • Coaching and/or oversight of all groups/levels of athletes,
  • Development of the competitive program (both in-water and dryland training) within the framework of the Club’s mission and core values,
  • Athlete registration, team management and meet entries,
  • Annual and seasonal plan development and review,
  • Tracking athlete/team performance,
  • Management and evaluation of athlete goal setting and tracking,
  • Development of seasonal meet schedule for approval by the Board, and
  • Parent meetings and athlete communications

Desired Qualifications include:

  • Energetic, dynamic and positive leader that works well in and independent role, possesses strong leadership, organizational and administrative skills;
  • A strong background in competitive swimming with a minimum of 3 to 5 years’ progressive coaching experience with a history of leading both novice and high-level age-group swimmers;
  • History of working successfully to develop competitive, high-level swimmers by advancing athletes through an age-group program;
  • ASCA Level 3 or higher certification;
  • Serve as a positive role model for young athletes maintaining high ethical and moral standards;
  • Ability to effectively communicate appropriate goals and progressions to swimmers and parents;
  • Coaching member in good standing with USA Swimming and current on all background checks and certifications/training including athlete protection, first aid, CPR, AED, coaches safety, etc.;
  • Ability to effectively communicate and work with other coaches, the Board of Directors, the local swim center management/staff, volunteers, parents and athletes and be a strong advocate for the sport of competitive swimming
  • Ability and desire to serve in various capacities in support of the Montana LSC;
  • Proficient computer skills and effective knowledge of Team Unify, Hy-Tek Team Manager, Meet Manager, Main Set, and Microsoft applications (MSWord, Excel, etc.);
  • Ability and commitment to abide by USA Swimming Code of Conduct;
  • A clean driving record and the ability to travel to all scheduled meets both intrastate and interstate;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Strong knowledge of stroke technique, training, dryland progressions, and taper strategies for a range of swimmer ages and abilities;
  • Ability to embody the Club’s core values including respect, family and personal development and instill and educate swimmers and parents about the role and value of excellence, commitment and competition in high-level performance;

Compensation will be based on experience.  We offer a competitive compensation package including retirement savings plan, education allowance, travel expense reimbursement and health savings plan.  Anticipated start date is August 15, 2017.  This job announcement will remain open until filled.

Please send cover letter, resume reference and an general indication of compensation requirements by email to Bozeman Barracuda Board of Directors c/o Matt Yovich, myovich@treccorp.com.

 

TX, THE WOODLANDS – Woodlands Swim Team – Rated Head Coach – Listed 04/18/2017

Rated Head Coach
TEXAS, THE WOODLANDS
Woodlands Swim Team (“TWST”)
Listed April 18, 2017

Position Evaluation Scores

Score Area
3.4 Compensation and Benefits
3.9 Club & Coach Stability
4.0 Authority and Responsibility
11.3 Total Score  (15 = Max)

(for a copy of the Position Evaluation click the link below)
 Position Evaluation for The Woodlands

The Woodlands Swim Team (“TWST”), located in The Woodlands, TX just north of Houston, is searching for a Head Coach with a proven track record to lead and direct our year-round USA Swim Program in order to take us to the next level! TWST is a USA Swimming Silver Medal Club and has achieved Level 4 Club Recognition. We have a 300+ roster including State, Sectional, Junior National, National and Olympic Trials qualifiers. The team swims at the Conroe ISD Natatorium which is a state of the art aquatic center rivaling many college natatoriums featuring a 65 meter indoor pool with dual movable bulkheads. Additionally, the team boasts a family culture rich in tradition that includes coaches and volunteer parent committees working towards the success of the athletes in a competitive and encouraging environment.

The Head Coach will lead all aspects of the program including:
•           Coaching supervision including hiring/firing and coaching assignments in conjunction with the Head Age Group Coach
•           Crafting a Team vision
•           Writing, reviewing and running workouts
•           Season plan creation and review
•           Tracking athlete/team performance
•           Meet bids and maintaining the season meet calendar
•           Meeting attendance including Parent and Board
•           Budget and financial review
•           Fundraising/Swim-a-thons
•           Directing and review of administrative functions/team
•           Scheduling and updating practice/pool time with leaseholders

Desired Qualifications:
•           Energetic, dynamic and positive leader who is effective in an independent environment and possesses strong leadership, organizational and administrative skills
•           Experience with a wide range of swimming levels (learn-to-swim through Olympic Qualifiers)
•           Bachelor Degree
•           ASCA Level 5 certification preferred
•           Member in good standing with USA Swimming and current on all background checks and certifications
•           Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•           Strong knowledge of stroke technique progression, dryland progression, training progression and taper strategies for all levels with the ability to effectively communicate and teach all to swimmers/coaches/parents
•           Strong core values that include integrity, hard work, patience and respect
•           Proficient computer skills and working knowledge of Team Unify, Team Manager, Meet
Manager, Main Set and other technology/software useful for developing swimmers

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter to twstjobs@gmail.com

OR, NEWBERG – George Fox University – Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach – Listed 04/18/2017

Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach
OREGON, NEWBERG
George Fox University
Listed April 18, 2017

Salary Commensurate with experience
Full Time
Vacation and sick leave; holidays; medical, dental, life, disability insurance; retirement plan; and tuition remission.
Work Schedule:  Full-time, 10 months
Start Date:  July 1, 2017 – Standard contract date of August 15th-June 15th

The Big Picture:  George Fox University is seeking a proven winner who is prepared and excited to launch men’s and women’s intercollegiate swimming. In addition to a sustained and consistent level of coaching success, the ideal candidate for head coach will be a person of integrity, a spiritual leader, and a source of inspiration to student-athletes, fans, and alumni.

The Details:

  • Launch what will become a nationally prominent men’s and women’s swimming program that will contend for conference, regional, and national honors.
  • Recruit talented, high caliber student athletes who perform in the pool and in the classroom, as well as contribute to the mission of the university.
  • Manage a roster of at least 50 student athletes.
  • Lead fundraising efforts in support of Bruin Athletics.
  • Adhere to the stated philosophy and established guidelines set forth by George Fox University, NCAA Division III, and the Northwest Conference.
  • Oversee and manage assistant coaches.
  • Manage practice schedules and program budgets.
  • Schedule travel arrangements for team.
  • Oversee home meet management.
  • Facility scheduling and maintenance.
  • Collaborate with university Admissions, Sports Marketing, Student Life, Academics and Alumni & Parent relations to ensure that student athletes are fully integrated into campus culture.
  • Administrative and/or teaching responsibilities may be included.
  • By actions, words and lifestyle, be a Christian role model to students, whether through casual contact or in a formal advisory role.

Qualifications/ Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • Successful coaching and recruiting experience required, preferably at the collegiate level.
  • Extensive knowledge of swimming required, including strong familiarity with NCAA rules and guidelines.
  • Extensive experience managing/directing swim meets.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Evangelical Christian commitment and lifestyle consistent with the university’s mission as described on our website.
  • Candidates should value an environment that reflects the diversity of God’s kingdom, engages in global concerns, and connects culturally.

Certifications Preferred:

  • Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor.
  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor.
  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Trainer.

Reports To: Director of Athletics

About George Fox University Athletics:
Our Vision:
 To be the team to beat in NCAA Division III sports with the most formative athletic experience in the country.
Our Mission: To provide a competitive experience that breeds athletic excellence, academic success and Christ-like character.
Our Values: Christ-centered community, high respect for the sport, relentless pursuit of excellence, integrity in all things, self-discipline for success, total commitment to team.

As Oregon’s premier Christian university, George Fox offers a wide variety of opportunities to serve in a Christian community that delivers the promise that each student will Be Known – personally, academically and spiritually. In athletics, our mission to take the student athlete and foster them in a competitive environment so that when they leave campus and head into the world, they are high achievers who expect excellence in all they do. Our hope is that through athletics, young men and women learn essential life skills that prepare them to be Christ followers and world changers.

ONLY APPLY to https://georgefoxstaff.applicantpool.com/jobs/141780.html

KS, WICHITA – Greater Wichita YMCA – Head Coach – Listed 04/18/2017

Head Coach YMCA
KANSAS, WICHITA
Greater Wichita YMCA
Listed April 18, 2017

POSITION TITLE:  Competitive Coach – Swim
REPORTS TO:  Senior Program Director
FLSA CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt/Hourly
DATE APPROVED:  November 2016

GENERAL FUNCTION:  The Competitive Swim Coach provides leadership and management for the branch swim team in the area of staff, budget, fundraising, as well as the program and membership experience in accordance with all Greater Wichita YMCA policies, procedures and standards.  A 40 hour work week will be necessary to accomplish the assigned duties.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Competitive Swim Coach is responsible for implementing Association policies and procedures by leading and directing the swim team operations in the following areas:

STAFF DEVELOPMENT

  1. Recruit, hire, train, develop, schedule and manage a high performing coaching staff focused on providing exceptional service and instruction and work well as a team.
  2. Develop strategies to provide support and motivation to staff for the achievement of goals and retention.
  3. Review and evaluate coaching staff performance.
  4. Maintain assistant coach retention through positive reinforcement and support.
  5. Responsible for documented coaches meetings/development and trainings.
  6. Ensures coach certification records are current.

TEAM OPERATIONS

  1. Effectively communicate the mission, vision and values of the Wichita YMCA.
  2. Ensure the swim team complies with YMCA standards and methods of operation.
  3. Integrate member-service and engagement strategies into all interactions with parents to ensure positive team recruitment and retention.
  4. Build and expand the program enrollment and participation.
  5. Keep accurate records of retention, member and non-member participation.
  6. Monitor and evaluate delivery and effectiveness of team and coaches for the highest possible level of quality.
  7. Be visible to coaches, parents and members.
  8. Respond to all parent, member and community inquiries and concerns regarding the team within 24 hours.
  9. Communicate swim team information, changes and needs in a timely manner to supervisor and branch staff.
  10. Provide written and verbal communication to all team parents and coaches for clear understanding of practices, travel and YMCA team policies.

FISCAL MANAGEMENT

  1. Develop, monitor and meet or exceed budget targets.
  2. Produce effective and efficient coaching schedules within set payroll budget parameters.

STRONG COMMUNITY CAMPAIGN | FINANCIAL DEVELOPMENT

  1. Provide leadership for assigned aspects of Strong Community Campaign, special events and other fund development to ensure fundraising goals are met.

FACILITIES DEVELOPMENT

  1. Maintain complete familiarity with all risk management procedures and policies.
  2. Maintain program area and equipment in an orderly, clean and safe condition. Report any irregularities to maintenance personnel.
  3. Keep an up to date inventory on all equipment, materials and supplies.

OTHER

  1. Serve as a member of the branch management team performing specific duties which support the overall success of branch operations.
  2. Communicate information promptly to all branch leadership and departmental staff.
  3. Attend applicable training and conferences to further professional development.
  4. All other duties as assigned.

EFFECT ON END RESULT:  Provide leadership and guidance to ensure the achievement of goals and objectives of the swim team program with high levels of participation, satisfaction, performance and retention of members, participants and staff.

Qualifications:
MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Minimum age of 21
  2. Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent
  3. Minimum of two years’ experience in coaching, program development and management
  4. Minimum of two years’ experience and proven success managing finances

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Visual, auditory and verbal ability to communicate effectively
  2. High levels of alertness, concentration and initiative
  3. Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform job responsibilities
  4. Ability to lift 50lbs and stand, walk or sit for extended periods of time; occasionally stoop/bend
  5. Maintain a neat and professional appearance at all times

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  2. Ability to work accurately at a fast pace
  3. Strong communication skills
  4. Possess excellent human relations skills
  5. Organization, planning and monitoring skills
  6. Strong skills in hiring, training and supervising staff
  7. Learn all emergency procedures and action plans for the branch
  8. Work schedule that reflects the needs of the branch and team includes evenings and weekends
  9. Current certifications CPR-Pro, AED, FA and O2 or acquire within 60 days of hire
  10. Must attend New Employee Orientation within 30 days of hire.

Apply for this job online:
https://careers-ymcawichita.icims.com/jobs/1341/competitive-coach—swim/login
 

GA, ATLANTA AREA – Dynamo Swim Club – Full Time Coach – Listed 04/18/2017

Full Time Coach
GEORGIA, ATLANTA
Dynamo Swim Club
Listed April 18, 2017

Dynamo Swim Club is seeking a full time coach.  Dynamo Swim Club is a Gold Medal, Podium Club team.  This position will include coaching two groups and administrative responsibilities.  The squads will be competitive age group swimmers, mainly 12-under but possibly high school age as well. The coach will be responsible for approximately 12-18 hours of on-deck coaching per week, and will typically attend 1 weekend meet per month. The groups practice Monday-Friday and on Saturday mornings.  The coach will be responsible for all administrative duties for primary groups and seasonal, weekly and daily planning.  This coach may assist with other competitive groups and participate in weekly staff meetings.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
3 Years coaching and managerial experience
Competitive swimming experience at the club or collegiate level.
Strong communication, organizational, and administrative skills
Desire & passion for working with and developing swimmers of all ages
Enthusiastic and highly motivated team player
Current USA Swimming Coach certification requirement, passing all background checks

To find out more about the program, please visit www.dynamoswimclub.com

Inquires reply to Jason Turcotte –  Jason@dynamoswimclub.com

NY, POTSDAM – Athletics Department at SUNY Potsdam – Assistant Coach – Listed 04/11/17

University Assistant Swimming/Diving Coach
NEW YORK, POTSDAM
Athletics Department at SUNY Potsdam
Listed April 11, 2017

The Athletics Department at SUNY Potsdam is seeking an Assistant Swimming/Diving Coach.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  Assist with all aspects of running a men’s and women’s swimming/diving program at the Division III level including recruiting qualified student athletes.  We are seeking candidates who possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues and who have demonstrated a commitment to creating, fostering and sustaining an inclusive environment.  Bachelor’s Degree and competitive swimming experience required.  College swimming experience, Lifeguard/CPR certification, and experience running HY-TEK swim meet software preferred.  This is a part-time, temporary position with a salary of $12,500. To apply visit https://employment.potsdam.edu/postings/3584, job posting U-00211, complete an on-line application, and upload a separate document with the names/contact information of three professional references. We are, especially, seeking candidates who have engaged in professional development activities to enhance knowledge of diversity, equity and inclusion and have worked collaboratively across various departments in fostering success of underrepresented groups and inclusive environment for all.  Position is open until filled.

IL, ROCK ISLAND – Rock Island School District – High School Positions – Listed 04/05/17

High School Coaches
ILLINOIS, ROCK ISLAND
Rock Island School District
Listed April 5, 2017

The following positions are open for application in the Rock Island/Milan School District #41 for the 2017-18 school year.   If you wish to apply for a position, please apply on-line at rockislandschools.org. If you are a District employee applying, please apply as an external candidate:

https://www.applitrack.com/risd41/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp?internaltransferform.Url=&category=Miscellaneous

These positions will remain posted until filled.

Non-Certified Positions

1 position, (Job ID: 1044)
Head Swim Coach (Boys & Girls) / RIHS
Certified in an approved teaching area or complete an approved State of Illinois coaching program;
Completion certified CPR training;
Broad knowledge of IHSA and NCAA rules, guidelines, and procedures
***$10,272 coaching stipend***

1 position, (Job ID: 1045)
Assistant Swim Coach (Boys & Girls) / RIHS
Certified in an approved teaching area or complete an approved State of Illinois coaching program;
Completion certified CPR training;
Broad knowledge of IHSA and NCAA rules, guidelines, and procedures
***$3,346 coaching stipend***

NY, HAMILTON – Colgate University – Diving Coach, Men’s and Women’s Teams – Listed 04/04/2017

Diving Coach: Men’s And Women’s Teams
NEW YORK, HAMILTON
Colgate University
Listed April 4, 2017

Division/Department
: P/DF-Athletics

Full time/Part Time: Full-Time

Working hours: days, evenings, overnights, occasional weekends as needed

Job Description: Colgate University, an NCAA Division I member of the Patriot League Conference, invites applications for the Diving Coach position for the Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Program.

This is a ten-month position with full benefits for 12-months. Position provides opportunities for additional income during summer months through facility and event management for Lineberry Pool.

Reporting to the Head Coach of the Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving program; the responsibilities will include, but are not limited to assisting the head coach in all aspects of the program; recruiting; training and player development; monitoring student-athlete academic progress; coordinating team travel; and extensive daily administrative duties as assigned by the head coach.

Qualifications
(Education and Experience)
: A Bachelor’s degree is required. Candidates must possess excellent communication skills, computer skills and knowledge and commitment to all University, League, and NCAA regulations. A current valid driver’s license, in accordance with the University’s Driver Safety and Motor Vehicle Use Policy is required. A valid and current CPR and First Aid certification is needed.

Additional Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience coaching men’s and women’s diving or competing at the Division I level is desirable.
A Master’s Degree is preferred.

Job Open Date: 03-30-2017

Job Close Date: Open Until Filled

Application Types Accepted: Athletic Faculty Demographic Summary

Special Instructions to Applicants: Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Expected travel is 50%.
Colgate University is committed to the principle of institutional control in administering its athletics program in a manner consistent with the NCAA, ECAC, and Patriot League rules. Each individual involved in the athletics division is obligated to maintain competency and knowledge of the rules, to act within his or her realm of responsibility in full compliance with the governing legislation, and to report any violation of NCAA or conference rules of which he or she is aware.

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training at all levels of the employment. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Females/Persons with Disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Apply Here:  https://careers.colgate.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=163941

 

NC, CHARLOTTE – Mecklenburg Swim Association – Head Age Group Coach – Listed 04/03/2017

Head Age Group Coach
NORTH CAROLINA, CHARLOTTE
MECKLENBURG SWIM ASSOCIATION
Listed April 3, 2017

Mecklenburg Swim Association (MSA Swimming) in the Charlotte, NC area is looking for a coach to lead in our Age Group Programs. MSA current has 450 year-round swimmers on the team. MSA recently opened a 10-lane Indoor Pool owned by the team. Responsibilities of this position include coaching, managing the age group coaching staff, assisting in dryland, as well as administrative duties related to the groups and overall team operations. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, at least 4-5 years’ experience with swimming as a coach, excellent organization and communication skills, and a desire to study and progress as a coach and a professional. Should have at least ASCA level three coaching certification, or ability to obtain quickly. This is a great opportunity with a competitive salary based on experience with bonus opportunity, paid vacations, and retirement plan. Please send resume with cover letter, to headcoach@msaswim.com.

UAE, DUBAI – Water Nation Sports Academy LLC – Head Coach – Listed 03/31/2017

Head Coach
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, DUBAI
Water Nation Sports Academy LLC
Listed March 31, 2017

Water Nation Sports Academy LLC located 10 minutes from Deira City Center in Dubai, is seeking applications for Head Coach and Director of the Aquatics Program.

Our preference is for an ASCA Level 5 Coach (US Standards); however, ASCA Level 4 & 3 coaches (US Standards) with compatible and demonstrated experience and excellent references from eminent swimming coaches will also be considered.

The Head Coach will have full responsibility over Water Nation Sports Academy LLC’s competitive high school and club swimming program; the position is Full Time.

The Academy has a 5 lane aquatics center on a school campus and learn to swim pool adjacent to the main pool with capability to invest on more pools.

Salary is approximately US$40000 per annum – tax free in UAE) plus incentive program and benefits are competitive based on years of experience and ASCA certification. Medical insurance benefits will be extra. 4 weeks paid leave after every 12 months service. Return ticket to home after 12 months.

Those who can join at short notice will be preferred. Initial one month accommodation (boarding only) will be arranged by the company.

Application Deadline:  Applications will be taken until the position is filled.
Please submit a cover letter and resume electronically to info@waternation.country.

More information about Water Nation Sports Academy LLC can be provided upon request.

SC, GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG – Y-Spartaquatics Swim Club – Head Age Group Coach – Listed 03/29/17, Updated 04/11/17

Head Age Group Coach
SOUTH CAROLINA, GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG
Y-Spartaquatics Swim Club
Listed Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Updated April 11, 2017, new Salary notation, contact information, deadline date.
Application Deadline, May 1, 2017

Who We Are:
Y-Spartaquatics Swim Club (YSSC) is a USA Swimming and National YMCA Swimming & Diving affiliated nonprofit, in South Carolina’s “Upstate” region, which offers competitive aquatic programming for people of all ages and ability levels.  After being initially established as a YMCA learn-to-swim program in the early 1970s’, we have grown from a small swim team into one of the top professional aquatic instruction, teaching and training programs in the United States; as well as one of the largest competitive swimming operations in South Carolina.  Additionally YSSC has, twice, been awarded the Gold Medal in USA Swimming’s Club Excellence program and currently holds Silver Medal status. Today, under the umbrella of the YMCA of Greater Spartanburg, we are fortunate enough to be able to impact over 3,000 youth and families in the Greenville-Spartanburg area every year.

Job Description:
We are looking to hire a qualified individual, for the position of Head Age Group Coach, who can build upon our tradition of excellence.  The position reports directly to the Head Coach / Director of Competitive Swimming.  This person would be in charge of creating and executing a strategic plan consistent with the YSSC vision, mission and training philosophy; as well as managing the overall direction of our age group program.  He or she would also serve as the lead coach for our Age Group Blue (9-10) and Age Group Yellow (11-12) training groups.

A detailed description of our team structure can be found here:
https://www.teamunify.com/scsyssc/UserFiles/File/Training%20Group%20Progression%20(MTY).pdf

Minimum Qualifications:
Ability to pass a YMCA background check.
Ability to obtain USA Swimming membership.
1-3 years’ experience as an age group coach, swim lesson instructor or teacher.
Experience working effectively with swim parents and other stakeholders.
Prior experience as an athlete or coach for the sport of swimming.
Strong administrative, communication and project management skills.
Experience with TeamUnify, Hy-Tek Team/Meet Manager and Microsoft applications.

Preferred Qualifications:
A passion for kids, a love for the sport and an eagerness to collaborate with other professional coaches.
A willingness to make a positive, impactful difference in a child’s life.
A successful track record with developing 12 & under athletes for future success in higher levels of the sport.
Experience managing or developing a comprehensive athlete progression from age group to senior swimming.
Experience working within a medium to large sized multi-site program.
Current coaching membership in good standing with USA Swimming.
Experience working for a YMCA Swimming & Diving Program [Preferred, but not required] American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) membership [Level 3 or higher, but not required].
A Bachelor Degree from an accredited college/university.

Compensation:
This is a full-time salaried position with benefits to commensurate with experience. The approximate salary range is $40,000 to $46,000/yr.

How to Apply:
Send a letter of application, resume and reference list (3 to 4 references) to the contact below.  In your letter of application please include the thing you most enjoy when it comes to working with kids.

Contact Information:

Name:         Samantha Brock
Title:           HR Coordinator
Fax:             (864) 585-4135
Office:         (864) 585-0306
Website:      http://www.GoCukes.com/
E-Mail:         SBrock@SpartanburgYMCA.org

Address:      YMCA of Greater Spartanburg
                      151 North Ribault Street
                      Spartanburg, SC, USA 29302

Link to official job description:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BzRlG-42qHcpaG55Y3c0RTJZQ2M

CALIFORNIA, SAN RAFAEL – Pacific Coast Marlins – Assistant Swim Coach – Listed 03/29/17

Assistant Swim Coach
CALIFORNIA, SAN RAFAEL
Pacific Coast Marlins
Listed March 29, 2017

We are looking for an assistant swim coach for our USA year round swim team located in San Rafael, CA.  The next session of spring/summer will be starting at the beginning of April with practices held Monday-Friday 3:30pm-6pm.  Within this time period, we have 3 different practice groups/levels. Our team culture emphasizes technique, and we are looking for an individual who shares this passion and is knowledgeable in the 4 competitive strokes.

In addition to coaching, the right candidate could take on hours as a swim instructor, lifeguard, and/or pool and lifeguard manager.

You will need to be certified in CPR/AED, First Aid, and either Lifeguarding or Safety for Swim Coaches, or be able to obtain them within the first month of working.  Must clear background check. Pay range will be $18-$25 an hour DOE.  Includes retirement benefits and limited access to the facility.

If interested in the position, please email Buffy Patterson at bnp94903@yahoo.com and tell me more about you and what you are looking for.

CO, PARKER – Life Time Fitness – Head Coach – Listed 03/28/17

Head Site Coach
COLORADO, PARKER
Life Time Fitness
Listed March 28, 2017

Life Time Fitness is seeking a head site coach for its Parker Colorado site.  We are seeking someone who is looking to grow and develop the program.  Responsibilities would include running daily practices, administrative duties, and monthly attendance at swim meets.  This is a full time position with full benefits package including, health insurance, 401k option, and PTO accruement.

Start date no later than May 1st, 2017

Essential Qualifications:
1.  Bachelor’s degree.
2.  Minimum 1-3 years’ experience competitive coaching with demonstrated effectiveness.
3.  Knowledge of Team Unify.
4.  Ability to effectively communicate and be a positive influence on swimmers, parents, and staff.

License and Certification Requirements:
1.  USA Swimming Coach Member.
2.  Valid United States Driver’s License.
3.  CPR, First Aid, and Swim Coaches Safety or Lifeguard Certification.
4.  USA Swimming level 2 background screen.

Interested candidates must send a resume, and three references to Eric Adams, eadams@lifetimefitness.com

AR, BATESVILLE – City of Batesville – Aquatics Coordinator – Listed 03/21/17

Aquatics Coordinator
ARKANSAS, BATESVILLE

City of Batesville
Listed March 21, 2017

Summary: The Aquatics Coordinator will manage the operations and programs of the Aquatic Department at the Batesville Community Center.  Responsible for supervising water safety instruction, lifeguard, water aerobics instructors, and others assigned by the Parks Director.  Must demonstrate a strong personal commitment to the mission and goals of the Batesville Parks and Recreation Department while carrying out their assigned responsibilities in accordance with City of Batesville Policies and applicable laws.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following, but are not limited to:
1.  Plan, schedule, supervise and coordinate the operations of the City of Batesville aquatics programs; plan and direct recreation activities, athletic events, sporting events, games, classes and special events; evaluate and analyze issues and recommend solutions; assure activities are in compliance with all laws, policies, regulations, goals and safety standards.
2.  Coordinate and supervise the daily activities of assigned aquatics staff; plan, prioritize and assign tasks; orient and train staff, conduct in-service training, monitor work and evaluate performance; coach and instruct employees as required; establish and enforce work methods, procedures and standards.
3.  Assure that staff maintains safe, playable and aesthetically pleasing aquatics recreation venues and events and adhere to policies and procedures for efficient and safe operations.
4.  Coordinate and manage operations of City of Batesville aquatics programs; programs include aquatics venues and swimming pools, special events, classes, athletic contests and sports and wellness programs; organizes, promotes and evaluates diversified special events, alternative activities and special programs suited to the needs of participants and potential participants; allocates staff, supplies and equipment.  Instructs classes and lifeguards as assigned / needed.
5.  Monitors and recommends the maintenance of aquatics recreation venues, equipment, materials and other assets; inspect recreation program venues and pools, identifies conditions needing repair or maintenance and requests maintenance services.
6.  Analyzes aquatics programs, operations and service delivery issues, reports all accidents and incidents and reports and recommends solutions to supervisor; evaluates existing programs for effectiveness and participation and recommends program revisions; reports and resolves complaints, requests safety conditions, security issues and illegal activities.
7.  Maintains program accounting and administrative records, manages expenditures, tracks revenue and monitors budgets; oversees procurement activities for supplies and equipment in accordance with City of Batesville purchasing policies; prepares operational, statistical and financial reports on recreation programs, special events and cost recovery analysis.
8.  Promotes, organizes and stimulates good relationships with neighborhood and community groups and other agencies; interprets and explains City of Batesville aquatics programs and philosophies to groups and individuals, community resources, committees, staff and volunteers; coordinates with other City of Batesville departments and community agencies.
9.  Ensures staff certifications are current and all rules and regulations as set forth in the Department of Health code are met.
10.  Supervise, evaluate and make recommendations with regards to staffing and disciplinary issues.
11.  Supervise aquatics concessions, volunteers and instructors.
12.  Schedule all reservations for use of the Batesville Community Center Indoor and Outdoor Aquatics Facilities.
13.  Provide minor maintenance for the aquatics facility, purchase all chemicals, cleaning supplies and parts as needed.
14.  Manage Batesville Torpedo Swim Team, provide instruction, schedule swim meets/practices and coordinate all financial and budget revisions.
15.  Responsible for scheduling all required service calls on pool equipment.
16.  Supervise and coordinate all activities such as swim lessons, water aerobics, deep water aerobics, swim team practices, swim meets, movie nights, triathlons and therapy sessions.
17.  Assist community center staff with activities, sales and daily transactions, events and set-ups.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  Directly supervises volunteers and program staff for the Parks and Recreation Adult and Youth Aquatics Programs.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include: Assisting in the process of interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Qualifications Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1)  Education and / or Experience:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent four year degree or four years of experience in a related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
2.  Language Skills:  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from parents, sponsors, or the administrators of the grants which help to fund the program.  Ability to create presentations and write articles for publication.  Ability to effectively present information to top management and public groups.
3.  Computer Skills:  Ability to enter information, create reports, and locate information in a database.  Enter digital photographs and manipulate them to create flyers and posters.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  Current Arkansas Driver’s License, Lifeguard Certification, Water Safety Instructor, Certified Pool Operator and/or Aquatic Facility Operator Certification

Other Skills and Abilities:
Ability to interface well with citizens, fellow employees, and city officials.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Ability to effectively supervise.
Ability to complete Assigned projects with a minimal amount of direct supervision.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1)  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee frequently is required to walk and talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift objects weighing 20 pounds.
2)  This position requires the potential employee to live within a radius of ten contiguous land miles of The Batesville Community/Aquatics Center. Employee would have 30 days from hire date to comply.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those and employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with the disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work inside as well as in outdoor weather conditions.  Due to the outdoor work necessary the employee may be exposed to wet, and / or humid conditions.

To apply, visit http://www.batesvilleparks.com

NJ, BRIDGEWATER – JCC Bridgewater Tide – Head Coach – Listed 03/10/17

Head Coach
NEW JERSEY, BRIDGEWATER
JCC Bridgewater Tide
Listed March 16, 2017

Immediate Opening:
  Swim team is seeking a Certified USA Swim Coach with a top level USA swim team to lead the vision and operations of the Competitive Swim Program.  We offer a program that allows swimmers to achieve high levels of athletic success on a state and national level. We also enjoy a “family” culture that includes age group coaches and a committed volunteer parent committee with a diverse and dedicated group of swimmers and families.  This position also comes with a part-time administrative staff person.

Year round enrollment of 120 swimmers.  Program offers comprehensive approach to development; swimmers experience an environment of fitness, nutrition, mental training, sportsmanship and camaraderie resulting in confidence, self-esteem and athletic achievement. Responsible for all operations of a year-round swim team program including short course, long course and recreational summer team.

The Swim Team Head Coach is a member of the JCC Professional Staff.  The JCC is a social service agency providing fitness, recreational, social, cultural and educational programs for the entire community.  The state-of-the-art facility includes both a 5 lane 25 yard indoor salt based heated pool and a 5 lane 25 meter outdoor salt based heated pool that has a dome enclosure during the colder months so it can be used year round.  The outdoor/domed pool is primarily used for swim team.  The team also utilizes part of the indoor pool.  The facility also includes a gymnasium, fitness center, group fitness studios, Early Childhood Center (ages 6 weeks through Kindergarten), Summer Day Camp (ages 15 months through 9th Grade), After School Program (Grades K-6) and Summer Swim Club.  For additional information, visit the JCC website at www.ssbjcc.org.

Minimum requirements include:

  1. American Swim Coaches Association Level 3 Certification.
  2. Strong organizational, leadership and administrative skills.
  3. Effective Communication Skills to communicate with both swimmers and parents.
  4. Proficient computer skills.
  5. Ability to develop and manage an Age Group/Senior swimming program.
  6. Skills necessary to recruit, retain and facilitate growth and performance of swimmers.
  7. A willingness to maintain working knowledge of current swimming techniques and training methods.
  8. Experience in Supervision of part-time assistant coaches.
  9. Professional and upstanding behaviors consistent with USA Swimming and ASCA Code of Ethics;

Salary is based on experience and qualifications.  Competitive Benefits Package.

Send resume to psilberfein@ssbjcc.org

CA, HUNTINGTON BEACH – Golden West Swim Club – Head Age Group Coach – Listed 03/16/17

Multiple Positions: 

Head Age Group Coach and Age Group Coaches
CALIFORNIA, HUNTINGTON BEACH
Golden West Swim Club
Listed March 16, 2017

Golden West Swim Club is a 501c3 nonprofit parent governed club that trains out of multiple facilities in Huntington Beach, CA. We are seeking a Head Age Group Coach and Age Group coaches for multiple competitive team groups. The groups vary in age. On deck coaching would include between 20-30 hours a week, as well as 1-2 weekend meets per month. The coaches will be responsible for season, weekly, daily planning, as well as maintaining the Team Unify program.  The position has the potential to be full-time for interested and available candidates.

Desired Qualifications for Head Age Group:

  • 10 years of Coaching and managerial experience with a proven record of success at all levels.
  • Candidate must have current USA Swimming Coach
  • Certifications
  • Strong administrative, communication and organizational skills with Senior Level swimmers and parents.
  • Desire & passion for developing swimmers of all ages
  • Expertise with technique development and training
  • Enthusiastic and highly motivated team player

Desired Qualifications for Age Group Coach:

  • Coaching and managerial experience and/or competitive swimming experience at the club or collegiate level.
  • Candidate must have current USA Swimming Coach Certifications
  • Strong administrative, communication and organizational skills with swimmers and parents.
  • Desire & passion for developing swimmers of all ages
  • Expertise with technique development and training
  • Enthusiastic and highly motivated team player

There are also numerous additional coaching and administrative opportunities available for interested candidates. Compensation is competitive and based on experience.

To find out more about the program, please visit our website at http://www.goldenwestswimclub.org

HOW TO APPLY

Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to CEO/Head Coach Tracy Maurer at coach.tracy@goldenwestswimclub.org

CA, LOS ANGELES – Rapids Swim Team – Age Group Coach – Listed 03/03/2017

Age Group Coach
CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES
Rapids Swim Club
Listed March 3, 2017

Team Description:
Rapids Swim Club is a youth serving, non-profit (501 c3), year-round competitive swim team with a rich history in serving Los Angeles County residents. Our swimmer base consists of swimmers ages 5 – 18 (in general), from novice to Junior National skill level.  Rapids Swim Club currently has over 50 registered year-round swimmers. Rapids Swim Club participates in the very competitive Southern California Swimming LSC and practice at Los Angeles City College pool (8-lane 25-meter pool)

Qualifications:
– Minimum 2 years prior coaching experience as a USA Swimming certified coach
– Must be current on all USA Swimming coach membership requirements
– Must be in good standing with all USA Swimming safety and background check requirements

Responsibilities:
– Support, develop and show measurable success at coaching groups for intro group and assisting Bronze, Silver and Gold group. (please visit website for more group information – www.rapidswimclub.com and work in cooperation with the team director to identify direction and objective for each group.
– Coaching responsibilities will start at 4:00pm and end at 7:00pm from Monday – Friday and 1:00pm to 3:00pm on Saturday. ( schedule may change if needed )
– Develop a season plan inclusive of swim meets, team building activities, parent communication and milestones that you expect to achieve for each group.
– Complete swim meet entries in a timely manner taking into consideration the individual needs of each swimmer entered in the meet.
– Attend swim meets that include the participation of swimmers that you coach.
– Coordinate goal meetings with each swimmer and align coach/swimmer goals for the season.
– Attend monthly coach’s meetings and share best practices.
– Attend monthly committee meetings when requested to do so.
– Develop and maintain a dryland program that includes age-appropriate activities that will help in each swimmer’s core strength development.
– Attend and support team activities that may be outside of the coaching realm.
– Take attendance at each practice.
– Communicate effectively with the administrative staff, parents and swimmers
– Communicate any time-off that does not fall within the vacation time description in the benefits section.

Compensation and Benefits:
– Salary or Hourly commensurate with experience
– Generous swim meet stipend
– Continuing education opportunities

Send cover letter and resume to gorapidsswimclub@gmail.com.

IN, SOUTH BEND – Irish Aquatics – Head Age Group Coach – Listed 03/02/17

Head Age Group Coach
INDIANA, SOUTH BEND
Irish Aquatics, Inc
Listed March 2, 2017

CLUB DESCRIPTION:
Irish Aquatics is year-round club operating primarily out of Rolfs Aquatic Center on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. We have 100-150 swimmers annually.

POSITION:
This is a part time (25-30) hours per week, salaried position that reports directly to the Head Coach. The start date is April 10, 2017.

COACHING DUTIES:

  1. Serve as the lead for all 12 & Under swimmers.
  2. Work with the Head Coach to plan seasonal training plans.
  3. Plan and lead daily practice for the Silver group.
  4. Keep record of practice sessions and swimmer attendance.
  5. Deliver regular reports to the Head Coach on the progress of the group.
  6. Utilize and guide age group assistant coaches for each practice.
  7. Establish and maintain communication with swimmers and their parents.
  8. Attend competitions as assigned by the Head Coach.
  9. Create a positive team environment conducive to learning and fun.
  10. Assist the Head Coach in finalizing meet entries for the 12 & Under swimmers.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Coaching and/or competitive swimming experience
  2. Certified in CPR/First Aid or able to obtain certification before starting
  3. Safety Training for Swim Coaches
  4. Must pass pre-employment screening and a background check
  5. ASCA Level 2 certification preferred

COMPENSATION:

  1. Salary commensurate with experience
  2. USA Swimming membership and certification renewals covered by the club
  3. Approved expense reimbursement for travel

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume with references to:

Matt Dorsch
Head Coach
mdorsch@gmail.com

NJ, BRIDGEWATER – JCC Bridgewater Tide – Swim Team Assistant Coach – Listed 03/01/17

Swim Team Assistant Coach
NEW JERSEY, BRIDGEWATER
JCC Bridgewater Tide
Shimon and Sara Birnbaum JCC
Listed March 1, 2017

Immediate Part-Time Opening:
  The JCC Bridgewater Tide Swim team is seeking a qualified USA Swim Coach to assist the Swim Team Director and assistant coaches in the daily operations of our Swim Program.  We offer a competitive program that allows swimmers to achieve high levels of athletic success on a State and National level. We also enjoy a “family” culture that includes committed coaches and a supportive volunteer parent committee with a diverse and dedicated group of swimmers and families.

The Assistant coach will be responsible for all aspects of coaching a designated practice group and will attend all meets in which they are assigned.  Practices are Monday-Friday and Sundays.  Morning practices will be required as needed.  Meets are generally 1-2 weekends a month, with more during Championship seasons.

The Tide has a year round enrollment of 180-200 swimmers that compete on both USA Swimming Short Course and Long Course teams, a Competitive Stroke Clinic in the spring, and a summer league team that competes in the NJ Swimming and Diving Conference. The JCC boasts an excellent facility includes both a 5 lane 25 yard indoor heated pool and a 5 lane 25 meter outdoor heated pool that has a dome enclosure during the colder months so it is utilized all year round.

Minimum requirements include:

  1. Coaching experience.
  2. Effective Communication Skills to both communicate with swimmers and their parents.
  3. Ability to develop and manage an Age Group swimmers.
  4. A willingness to maintain working knowledge of current swimming techniques and training methods.
  5. Professional and upstanding behaviors consistent with USA Swimming and ASCA Code of Ethics;

Salary is based on experience and qualifications.  Competitive Benefits Package.
Send resume to Paige Silberfein, JCC Associate Executive Director, psilberfein@ssbjcc.org

NJ, BRIDGEWATER – JCC Bridgewater Tide – Head Age Group Coach – Listed 03/01/17

Head Age Group Coach
NEW JERSEY, BRIDGEWATER
JCC Bridgewater Tide
Shimon and Sara Birnbaum JCC
Listed March 1, 2017

Immediate Full-Time Opening:
  The JCC Bridgewater Tide Swim team is seeking a Certified USA Swim Coach to assist the Head Coach in the daily operations of our top level USA Swim Program.  We offer a competitive program that allows swimmers to achieve high levels of athletic success on a State and National level. We also enjoy a “family” culture that includes committed coaches and a supportive volunteer parent committee with a diverse and dedicated group of swimmers and families.

The Head Age Group Coach will be responsible for all aspects of coaching designated practice groups and will attend all meets that the team attends.  Practices are Monday-Friday and Sundays.  Morning practices will be required as needed.  Meets are generally 1-2 weekends a month, with more during Championship seasons.  This position will also have administrative responsibilities including but not limited to meet entries, communications with parents, meetings with athletes, and management of team rosters. The Head Age Group Coach will also oversee our Summer League program as well.

The Tide has a year round enrollment of 120 swimmers that compete on both USA Swimming Short Course and Long Course teams, a Spring Training program, and a summer league team that competes in the NJ Swimming and Diving Conference. The JCC boasts an excellent facility includes both a 5 lane 25 yard indoor heated pool and a 5 lane 25 meter outdoor heated pool that has a dome enclosure during the colder months so it is utilized all year round.

Basic Job Description:
Communications
Manage the team email account:  Respond to informational/ non-coaching related emails from parents and/or forward emails to appropriate coaches if necessary.  Draft all necessary emails.
Create and maintain distribution lists
Compile necessary Swim Team information for JCC program guides, Board reports, press releases
Set up tryouts for prospective members as needed
Update Website as needed

Registration/ Roster Management:
Coordinate SC/LC registration- help coaches with logistics such as group numbers/lane space, practice times etc.
Update registration packet and information for each season
Send out invitations once coaches determine groups, track responses, and ultimately coordinate roster with JCC CFO.
Update and maintain roster in the database
Handle all aspects of Team, Athlete, Coach and Official registrations with the NJ Swim

Meet entries:
Send out meet entry emails, keep track of sign outs
Process meets entries immediately as meets post
Ensure that all meet entry deadlines are met in a timely manner.
Correspond with meet directors as necessary
Fill out meet paperwork
Process meet results when available
Assist CFO with escrow accounts (provide athlete escrow reports after each meet and help determine replenishments as needed)
Keep track of records in database and team spreadsheet. Complete record breaker certificates for each season.
Work with record board company to order updates each season.

Other Administrative Duties;
Create attendance files and keep track of weekly attendance
Work with head coach, assistant coaches, and parent committee members as necessary in logistics of meetings or team events
Assist in acquiring additional pool space when necessary (bubble up/down, JCC Closures, Long Course Summer Morning Practice)
Assist in drafting team documents as needed (new policies, permission slips, contracts)

Minimum requirements include:

  1. USA Certification
  2. Strong organizational, leadership and administrative skills.
  3. Effective Communication Skills to both communicate with swimmers and their parents.
  4. Proficient computer skills.
  5. Ability to develop and manage an Age Group/Senior swimming program.
  6. Skills necessary to recruit, retain and facilitate growth and performance of swimmers.
  7. A willingness to maintain working knowledge of current swimming techniques and training methods.
  8. Experience in Supervision of part-time assistant coaches.
  9. Professional and upstanding behaviors consistent with USA Swimming and ASCA Code of Ethics;

Salary is based on experience and qualifications.  Competitive Benefits Package.

Send resume to Paige Silberfein, JCC Associate Executive Director, psilberfein@ssbjcc.org

NC, PINEHURST AREA – Sandhills Sandsharks Swimming – Ass’t Coach – Listed 03/01/17

Assistant Coach Position
NORTH CAROLINA, PINEHURST AREA
Sandhills Sandsharks Swimming
Listed March 1, 2017

The Sandhills Sandsharks Swim Team, located in the Pinehurst area of North Carolina, one hour south of Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill, is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Coach. The USA Swimming club is a small team established 30 years ago with approximately 100 athletes.  SSS practices at the O’Neal School and has acquired land on which to build an additional facility.  SSS hosts two Open Water meets each year, and is again hosting Open Water Zones for the second time in June, 2017.

There is room for leadership and advancement for the right candidate as the club grows to its next phase with the development of the new facility.

This position is primarily an on-deck position.  With time and experience, the candidate can advance to a position of greater responsibility within the team.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist Head Coach with Senior Squad and Senior Prep 5-6 days a week, possibly including dryland, morning practices, and long course practices in Sanford in the summer. Adhere to SSS’s philosophy of developing leadership and long term goals.
  • Assist Age Group coach with Age Group practices, with potential to assume leadership of a squad.
  • Oversee/coach programs associated with Sandsharks Aquatics (lessons, summer league, developmental squads, Masters).
  • Possess a positive, encouraging and energetic attitude towards all swimmers.
  • Possess the strong communication skills required for working with parents, swimmers, the Sandsharks Board, and others involved with the team.
  • Attend weekend meets as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Coaching experience at age group level (volunteer work included)
  • Interest in pursuing USA Swimming coaching as a career
  • Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year accredited institution
  • Clean driving record, background check and USA Coaching certification (or willingness to get certification within 30 days of employment.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Professional education opportunities

Application: Please email resume and a cover letter detailing your background, philosophy and strengths, and goals, along with three references to susannecooper@gmail.com

Closing date for resumes is May 1 with a starting date of June 1 or earlier if available.

NC, GREENSBORO – Swim GSA – Age Group Coach – Listed 03/01/17

Age Group Coach
NORTH CAROLINA, GREENSBORO
Swim GSA
Listed March 1, 2017

Swim GSA of Greensboro, NC is accepting applications for a full-time Age Group Coach. Since 1946, Swim GSA has been one of the top teams in North Carolina LSC and is a team with high passion and expectations. The team has about 150 swimmers, ranging from beginners to Junior National qualifiers. The team trains

in the Greensboro Aquatic Center during the fall, winter, and spring and has a 10 lane 50-meter outdoor facility which is used May to August. The coaching staff enjoys a strong active parent base.

The Age Group Coach will be responsible for lead coaching the 11 to 14-year-old group, and assist in the Age Group program (Developmental, Intermediate, Junior, Age Group) under the direction of the Head Coach. Our goal of pushing our team towards senior-level swimming, “#nextLevel” is our team’s mantra with a base of Power, Passion and Performance pushing that mantra along!

Duties include swim meet coaching as assigned, directing our assistant coaches toward more in-depth education of swimming, assisting with meet entries, upkeep of our meet results and team records, assisting with the Active web site, assisting with team calendar and coaching assignments, filling in for other coaching groups as needed and other duties as assigned. In addition, the Age Group Coach will have the opportunity to begin a “learn-to-swim” feeder program.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 6 years of coaching experience
  • Extensive knowledge of competitive swimming, including stroke technique and dryland conditioning.
  • Passion for swimming that allows for a strong communicator and positive motivator; lead, inspire and mentor coaches and swimmers.
  • Knowledge of Hy-Tek and Active team management platforms, as well as

Office suite programs.

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize various demands of team activities.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, with ability to communicate with swimmers, parents, coaches and parent board.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials, administrators, employees, swimmers, parents and coaches

Interested applicants should email a resume and three references to Head Coach Kevin Thornton at kevin@gsaswim.org

The team wishes to fill this position as soon as possible.

VA, WAYNESBORO – Waynesboro Family Y, Shenandoah Marlins Aquatic Club – Director of Competitive Swimming – Listed 03/01/2017

Director of Competitive Swimming
VIRGINIA, WAYNESBORO
Shenandoah Marlins Aquatic Club
Waynesboro Family YMCA
Listed March 1, 2017

Director of Competitive Swimming:  Join our team! The Waynesboro Family YMCA is searching for an energetic, enthusiastic, and growth focused Director of Competitive Swimming.   Our YMCA SMAC (Shenandoah Marlins Aquatic Club) Team (www.smacswimming.org) is the longest standing year-round swim team in the region, boasting numerous Division I swimmers over the past 5 decades.  The Director of Competitive Swimming is supervised by YMCA management and is supported by a dedicated group of parent volunteers.  Our YMCA is located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley looking onto the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains where quality living is affordable. We’ve averaged 80 swimmers over the past two seasons and are looking for a coach to continue the level of excellence while growing the program yearly.  SMAC Swimming has consistently won SMALL TEAM Division Age Group Championships in Virginia.    SMAC boasts a history of talented swimmers with current Y National qualifiers and previous Jr. National and Sr. National qualifiers.

Director of Competitive Swimming is responsible for the organization, delivery, and quality of all things related to the YMCA Competitive Swim Program.  ASCA Level 2 coaching certification or equivalent accepted with 3 preferred combined with direct experience in coaching swimmers.  Knowledge of Hy-Tek software required.  Excellent communication skills a must and ability to supervise assistance coaches and volunteers necessary.

Salary, signing bonus, & incentive package (based on growth, performance, & budget) mid 40’s with potential to reach over $50,000 second season.   Health plan paid in full with 7% retirement (2 year waiting period if not previously vested in YMCA Retirement).  Deadline to submit is March 31st.  Please submit resume and cover letter to Jeff Fife at jefffife@ntelos.net.

CA, ORANGE COUNTY – Gators Swim Club, Nellie Gail Ranch – Age Group Coach – Listed 03/01/17

Age Group Coach
CALIFORNIA, ORANGE COUNTY
Gators Swim Club
Nellie Gail Ranch Location, Groups 3 & 5
Listed March 1, 2017

Team Description:
Gators Swim Club is a youth serving, non-profit (501 c3), year-round competitive swim team with a rich history in serving Orange County residents. Our swimmer base consists of swimmers ages 5 – 18 (in general), from novice to Junior National skill level. Gators Swim Club currently has over 300 registered year-round swimmers with another 100 non-competitive Intro to Gators waiting in the wings. Much of the Gators Swim Club talent comes from its feeder program, Evolution Swim Academy. The Gators Swim Club participates in the very competitive Southern California Swimming LSC and practice at three locations: Avendale Clubhouse Pool in Ladera Ranch (8-lane 25-yard pool), Nellie Gail Ranch Tennis & Swim Club in Laguna Hills (7-lane 25-meter pool and Santa Margarita Catholic High School in Rancho Santa Margarita (50-meter by 25-yard pool).

Qualifications:

– Minimum 3 years prior coaching experience as a USA Swimming certified coach
– Must be current on all USA Swimming coach membership requirements
– Must be in good standing with all USA Swimming safety and background check requirements

Responsibilities:
– Support, develop and show measurable success at coaching groups 3 & 5 assisting with group 6 dry land at Nellie Gail Ranch (please visit website for more group information – www.gatorsswimclub.com) and work in cooperation with the team director to identify direction and objective for each group.
– Coaching responsibilities will start at 3:30pm and end at 7:00pm, Monday – Friday.
– Develop a season plan inclusive of swim meets, team building activities, parent communication and milestones that you expect to achieve for each group.
– Complete swim meet entries in a timely manner taking into consideration the individual needs of each swimmer entered in the meet.
– Attend swim meets that include the participation of swimmers that you coach.
– Coordinate goal meetings with each swimmer and align coach/swimmer goals for the season.
– Attend monthly coach’s meetings and share best practices.
– Attend monthly committee meetings when requested to do so.
– Develop and maintain a dryland program that includes age-appropriate activities that will help in each swimmer’s core strength development.
– Attend and support team activities that may be outside of the coaching realm.
– Take attendance at each practice.
– Communicate effectively with the administrative staff, parents and swimmers
– Communicate any time-off that does not fall within the vacation time description in the benefits section.

Compensation and Benefits:
– Salary commensurate with experience
– Generous swim meet stipend
– Medical benefits*
– 2-week vacation built in to coordinate with end of season
– Personal time-off allowance
– Continuing education opportunities

*Medical benefits active after 90-day probation period concludes.

We are currently interviewing for this position and it will remain open until May 2017 or until the position has been filled.

Please send a cover letter, resume, 3 references and a brief description of your coaching philosophy to Team Director Felipe Delgado at Felipe@evolutionswim.com

CA, ORANGE COUNTY – Gators Swim Club, Ranch Santa Margarita – Age Group Coach – Listed 03/01/17

Age Group Coach
CALIFORNIA, ORANGE COUNTY
Gators Swim Club
Rancho Santa Margarita Location, Group 9
Listed March 1, 2017

Team Description:
Gators Swim Club is a youth serving, non-profit (501 c3), year-round competitive swim team with a rich history in serving Orange County residents. Our swimmer base consists of swimmers ages 5 – 18 (in general). Gators Swim Club currently has over 300 registered year-round swimmers with another 100 non-competitive Intro to Gators waiting in the wings. Much of the Gators Swim Club talent comes from its feeder program, Evolution Swim Academy. The Gators Swim Club practice at three locations: Avendale Clubhouse Pool in Ladera Ranch (8-lane 25-yard pool), Nellie Gail Ranch Tennis & Swim Club in Laguna Hills (7-lane 25-meter pool), and Santa Margarita Catholic High School in Rancho Santa Margarita (50-meter by 25-yard pool).

Qualifications:
– Minimum 4 years prior coaching experience as a USA Swimming certified coach
– Must be current on all USA Swimming coach membership requirements
– Must be in good standing with all USA Swimming safety and background check requirements

Responsibilities:
– Support, develop and show measurable success at coaching group 9 and work in cooperation with the team director to identify direction and objective for each group. For more information regarding group 9, please visit our website, gatorsswimclub.com
– Coaching responsibilities will start at 4:00 pm daily, Monday-Friday and 7:30 am on Saturdays.
– Develop a season plan inclusive of swim meets, team building activities, parent communication and milestones that you expect to achieve for group 9.
– Complete swim meet entries in a timely manner taking into consideration the individual needs of each swimmer entered in the meet.
– Attend swim meets that include the participation of swimmers that you coach.
Coordinate goal meetings with each swimmer and align coach/swimmer goals for the season.
– Attend coaches’ meetings and share best practices.
– Attend monthly committee meetings when requested to do so.
– Develop and maintain a dryland program that includes age-appropriate activities that will help in each swimmer’s core strength development.
– Attend and support team activities that may be outside of the coaching realm.
– Take attendance at each practice.
– Communicate effectively with the administrative staff, swimmers and parents
– Communicate any time-off that does not fall within the vacation time description in the benefits section.

Compensation and Benefits:
– Salary commensurate with experience
– Generous swim meet stipend
– Medical benefits*
– 2-week vacation built in to coordinate with end of season
– Personal time-off allowance
– Continuing education opportunities

*Medical benefits active after 90-day probation period concludes

We are currently interviewing for this position and it will remain open until May 2017 or until the position has been filled.

Please send a cover letter, resume, 3 references and a brief description of your coaching philosophy to Team Director Felipe Delgado at Felipe@evolutionswim.com

101 - Rated Head Coach

MT, BOZEMAN – Bozeman Swim Club – Rated Head Coach – Listed 04/19/2017

Rated Head Coach
MONTANA, BOZEMAN
Bozeman Swim Club, (BSC), The Barracudas
Listed April 19, 2017

Position Evaluation Scores

Score Area
1.7 Compensation and Benefits
4.5 Club & Coach Stability
4.5 Authority and Responsibility
10.7 Total Score  (15 = Max)

(for a copy of the Position Evaluation click the link below)
 Position Evaluation for Bozeman Barracudas

SEEKING HEAD COACH TO BUILD SUCCESSFUL PROGRAM

The Bozeman Swim Club, (BSC), the Barracudas, is in beautiful Bozeman, Montana.  We are seeking a full-time, top tier Head Coach with a proven track record to build our successful program in partnership with our non-profit parent Board and active volunteers.  We are an age-group based program with 130 swimmers ages 5 and up with athletes ranging from the beginning swimmer up to and including athletes qualifying for upper level meets.  We are a Positive Coaching Alliance partner and boast a respectful family culture rich in tradition and excellence and routinely challenge for or win Montana team titles.  The club swims in an 8-lane, 50-meter facility.  A removable bulkhead is currently being procured to allow practice and competition in a short course format.

Bozeman is an active, growing community in Southwest Montana.  It is home to Montana State University and offers a range of recreational and cultural activities well beyond those of other similar-sized communities.  World-class fishing, skiing and hiking is right outside our doors and Yellowstone National Park, multiple wilderness areas and federal/state forests and parks are located nearby.

The Barracuda Head Coach will lead all aspects of our competitive swim program including:

  • Supervision of assistant coaches including hiring and firing,
  • Coaching and/or oversight of all groups/levels of athletes,
  • Development of the competitive program (both in-water and dryland training) within the framework of the Club’s mission and core values,
  • Athlete registration, team management and meet entries,
  • Annual and seasonal plan development and review,
  • Tracking athlete/team performance,
  • Management and evaluation of athlete goal setting and tracking,
  • Development of seasonal meet schedule for approval by the Board, and
  • Parent meetings and athlete communications

Desired Qualifications include:

  • Energetic, dynamic and positive leader that works well in and independent role, possesses strong leadership, organizational and administrative skills;
  • A strong background in competitive swimming with a minimum of 3 to 5 years’ progressive coaching experience with a history of leading both novice and high-level age-group swimmers;
  • History of working successfully to develop competitive, high-level swimmers by advancing athletes through an age-group program;
  • ASCA Level 3 or higher certification;
  • Serve as a positive role model for young athletes maintaining high ethical and moral standards;
  • Ability to effectively communicate appropriate goals and progressions to swimmers and parents;
  • Coaching member in good standing with USA Swimming and current on all background checks and certifications/training including athlete protection, first aid, CPR, AED, coaches safety, etc.;
  • Ability to effectively communicate and work with other coaches, the Board of Directors, the local swim center management/staff, volunteers, parents and athletes and be a strong advocate for the sport of competitive swimming
  • Ability and desire to serve in various capacities in support of the Montana LSC;
  • Proficient computer skills and effective knowledge of Team Unify, Hy-Tek Team Manager, Meet Manager, Main Set, and Microsoft applications (MSWord, Excel, etc.);
  • Ability and commitment to abide by USA Swimming Code of Conduct;
  • A clean driving record and the ability to travel to all scheduled meets both intrastate and interstate;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Strong knowledge of stroke technique, training, dryland progressions, and taper strategies for a range of swimmer ages and abilities;
  • Ability to embody the Club’s core values including respect, family and personal development and instill and educate swimmers and parents about the role and value of excellence, commitment and competition in high-level performance;

Compensation will be based on experience.  We offer a competitive compensation package including retirement savings plan, education allowance, travel expense reimbursement and health savings plan.  Anticipated start date is August 15, 2017.  This job announcement will remain open until filled.

Please send cover letter, resume reference and an general indication of compensation requirements by email to Bozeman Barracuda Board of Directors c/o Matt Yovich, myovich@treccorp.com.

 

TX, THE WOODLANDS – Woodlands Swim Team – Rated Head Coach – Listed 04/18/2017

Rated Head Coach
TEXAS, THE WOODLANDS
Woodlands Swim Team (“TWST”)
Listed April 18, 2017

Position Evaluation Scores

Score Area
3.4 Compensation and Benefits
3.9 Club & Coach Stability
4.0 Authority and Responsibility
11.3 Total Score  (15 = Max)

(for a copy of the Position Evaluation click the link below)
 Position Evaluation for The Woodlands

The Woodlands Swim Team (“TWST”), located in The Woodlands, TX just north of Houston, is searching for a Head Coach with a proven track record to lead and direct our year-round USA Swim Program in order to take us to the next level! TWST is a USA Swimming Silver Medal Club and has achieved Level 4 Club Recognition. We have a 300+ roster including State, Sectional, Junior National, National and Olympic Trials qualifiers. The team swims at the Conroe ISD Natatorium which is a state of the art aquatic center rivaling many college natatoriums featuring a 65 meter indoor pool with dual movable bulkheads. Additionally, the team boasts a family culture rich in tradition that includes coaches and volunteer parent committees working towards the success of the athletes in a competitive and encouraging environment.

The Head Coach will lead all aspects of the program including:
•           Coaching supervision including hiring/firing and coaching assignments in conjunction with the Head Age Group Coach
•           Crafting a Team vision
•           Writing, reviewing and running workouts
•           Season plan creation and review
•           Tracking athlete/team performance
•           Meet bids and maintaining the season meet calendar
•           Meeting attendance including Parent and Board
•           Budget and financial review
•           Fundraising/Swim-a-thons
•           Directing and review of administrative functions/team
•           Scheduling and updating practice/pool time with leaseholders

Desired Qualifications:
•           Energetic, dynamic and positive leader who is effective in an independent environment and possesses strong leadership, organizational and administrative skills
•           Experience with a wide range of swimming levels (learn-to-swim through Olympic Qualifiers)
•           Bachelor Degree
•           ASCA Level 5 certification preferred
•           Member in good standing with USA Swimming and current on all background checks and certifications
•           Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•           Strong knowledge of stroke technique progression, dryland progression, training progression and taper strategies for all levels with the ability to effectively communicate and teach all to swimmers/coaches/parents
•           Strong core values that include integrity, hard work, patience and respect
•           Proficient computer skills and working knowledge of Team Unify, Team Manager, Meet
Manager, Main Set and other technology/software useful for developing swimmers

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter to twstjobs@gmail.com

NC, NAGS HEAD – OBX Swim Club – Rated Head Coach – Listed 02/20/2017

Rated Head Swim Team Coach
NORTH CAROLINA, Nags Head
OBX Swim Club
Listed February 20, 2017


Position Evaluation Scores (click download button on right for details)
Score Area
1.0 Compensation
3.1 Club and Coach Stability
5.0 Authority and Responsibility
9.1 Total

Head Swim Team Coach
The OBX Swim Club located in Nags Head, NC is seeking a Head Swim Team Coach for its year-round USA Swimming program. The OBX Swim Club is a USA Swimming Level 1 swim club that has over 30 short course and long course swimmers. The team swims at the Nags Head YMCA. The Head Coach will supervise all aspects of the program under the direction of the parent board. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, writing and running workouts, season planning, scheduling, managing the website, maintaining the roster, meet entries, attending monthly board meetings, tracking athlete performance, fundraising including an annual open water swim and swim-a-thon, communicating with parents, and budgeting. The ideal candidate is an energetic, positive leader who is capable of being highly effective in an independent setting with a wide range of swimming levels from 8&U beginning swimmers to Junior National level swimmers. Candidates must have USA Swimming coach certification and ASCA Level 1 certification or higher. Applicants must have current background checks and athlete protection course completed and current. Starting date is ASAP. Salary is commensurate with experience and team size. Submit cover letter and resume to barrettcrook@kittyhawkengineering.com.

Desired Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.
• Member in good standing with USA Swimming and current with all background checks and certifications.
• ASCA Level 1 certification (or equivalent).
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to communicate proper stroke technique instruction and development, dry land conditioning, and taper strategies for all levels of swimmers.
• Strong knowledge of stroke technique progression, dryland progression, training progression and taper strategies
• Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills
• Strong core values that include integrity, hard work, patience & respect

Outer Banks, NC
The Outer Banks is a premier outdoor water sports recreation destination visited by millions every year. As the Birthplace of Flight and home to the Wright Brother’s Memorial, The Lost Colony, Jockey’s Ridge and Cape Hatteras National Seashore the area is a playground for the outdoor lover. From hang gliding and kite boarding to fishing and sightseeing, the Outer Banks has some of the best beaches in the United States and is home to the historic towns of Manteo, Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk, Southern Shores, Duck, Corolla and numerous other surrounding communities. Please visit https://www.outerbanks.org/ for more information.

 

102 - Other Head Coach / Site Coach

SC, GREENVILLE – Team Greenville – Head Coach and Aquatic Complex Asst. Mgr. – Listed 04/19/2017

Head Swim Coach and Aquatic Complex Asst. Mgr
SOUTH CAROLINA, GREENVILLE
Greenville County, Parks, Recreation, & Tourism
Team Greenville/Greenville County Aquatic Complex @ Westside Park
Listed April 19, 2017

We are seeking a dynamic, passionate, and capable individual to join our dynamic and award-winning team as Head Swim Coach and Aquatic Complex Assistant Manager.  At GCPRT, we are all about building community through our people, parks, & programs – and this position provides great opportunity and meaningful work in an outstanding environment.

We offer a Competitive Salary (final compensation determination based on individual experience/qualifications) and a Complete benefits package including retirement.

Our Team Greenville is a year round program of Greenville County Rec and is regularly recognized as a Silver and Bronze level USA swim club.  Team Greenville offers a diversity of competitive, instructional and fitness opportunities for all ages and abilities. The competitive program typically numbers 200 or more swimmers and we plan to grow! Team Greenville practices at the state of the art Greenville County Aquatic Complex at Westside Park – a 52,000 square foot indoor facility boasting both a 50 meter by 25 yard deep water competition pool and a separate five lane, 25 yard, warm water; teaching, therapy, recreation, and fitness pool.

Essential responsibilities include:

  • Overall planning, organizing, and implementation of swimming programs within GCPRT including USA Swimming, United States Masters Swimming and recreational competitive swimming.
  • Recruits, trains, supervises, schedules swim coaching staff and volunteers; and assists in supervising aquatic complex staff as needed.
  • Schedules all swim team practice, program and meet scheduling. Coordinates effective registration procedures, accurate fee collections, maintain rosters.  Oversees meet entry procedures and entry preparation.  Maximizes pool usage effectively for practices and meets.  Helps coordinate use of pools and scheduling.  Schedules and supervises swim meets.  Orders and maintains inventory of necessary program equipment, materials and supplies. Assists in maintaining timing equipment and with set up and breakdown activities.
  • Cultivates a team approach and works harmoniously with staff of all levels.  Communicate efficiently and effectively with all staff, membership, department, and community through newsletters, bulletins, website, appearances, team handbook, booster club, etc.
  • Assists with the operation, supervision, maintenance, and programming of aquatic facility.
  • Develops and administers a program budget, establish fees, assist in fund raising activities, recruits new members, develops programs and secures facility for program usage, liaise with booster club.
  • Evaluates programs for effectiveness and profitability.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Four years relevant experience – strongly prefer national caliber level experience with proven results such as coaching Junior National Qualifiers and Olympic Trials qualifiers.
  • National certification of at least ASCA Level 3 or higher as a swimming coach..
  • A passion for swimming and team excellence, exceptional leadership and communication skills, basic knowledge of pool chemistry and controllers, and Microsoft Office proficiency.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (significant relevant experience may be substituted for this requirement).
  • Must possess (or obtain after hire): safety training for swim coaches and CPR/First Aid/AED certification. Additionally prefer Starguard Lifeguard Training Certification, instructor certification, and CPO &/or AFO certification.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Experience with the following systems is a plus: Team Unify, MM Manager, Colorado Timing, RecTrac.

#yeahTHATgreenville
The Greenville County Parks, Recreation & Tourism is nestled in Upstate South Carolina close to the Blue Ridge Mountains and only three hours from the beach. The area has combined traditional southern charm, stunning natural beauty and an unexpected contemporary cool which has combined to create one of America’s hottest emerging destinations and fastest growing cities. From a revitalized downtown ranked among “America’s Ten Best” by Forbes Magazine to downtown Greenville’s one-of-a-kind Liberty Bridge, quaint shops, boutiques, and fabulous restaurants to a world-class collection of museums, galleries, and theaters to some of the most beautiful lakes, rivers and mountains in the world, Greenville is everything they say it is and more. http://www.visitgreenvillesc.com/


ABOUT GREENVILLE COUNTY PARKS, RECREATION & TOURISM
Creating community through people, parks and programs.
We believe parks and programs offer more than venues for recreation – they create community.  Parks improve our quality of life by promoting health and wellness, fostering cultural unity, supporting economic development, and protecting the environment.  Our mission is to be a leader in providing diverse, dynamic, ever-improving recreational opportunities in a sustainable manner.  We are the largest provider of public leisure opportunities in the greater Greenville, South Carolina area with over fifty five parks and recreation facilities.  Our sites provide the setting for a variety of programs for citizens of all ages.  Visit www.greenvillerec.com

To apply, please visit http://www.greenvillecounty.org/apps/OnlineApplications/ViewOpenJobs.aspx?type=PRT  and submit your online application.   Look for the heading Head Swim Coach & Aquatic Complex/Asst. Mgr.  (Be sure to also upload your resume within the application as well).

Questions regarding the position?
Contact Merv Faassen de Heer at 864-679-SWIM or email him at MFaassendeheer@greenvillecounty.org

KS, WICHITA – Greater Wichita YMCA – Head Coach – Listed 04/18/2017

Head Coach YMCA
KANSAS, WICHITA
Greater Wichita YMCA
Listed April 18, 2017

POSITION TITLE:  Competitive Coach – Swim
REPORTS TO:  Senior Program Director
FLSA CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt/Hourly
DATE APPROVED:  November 2016

GENERAL FUNCTION:  The Competitive Swim Coach provides leadership and management for the branch swim team in the area of staff, budget, fundraising, as well as the program and membership experience in accordance with all Greater Wichita YMCA policies, procedures and standards.  A 40 hour work week will be necessary to accomplish the assigned duties.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Competitive Swim Coach is responsible for implementing Association policies and procedures by leading and directing the swim team operations in the following areas:

STAFF DEVELOPMENT

  1. Recruit, hire, train, develop, schedule and manage a high performing coaching staff focused on providing exceptional service and instruction and work well as a team.
  2. Develop strategies to provide support and motivation to staff for the achievement of goals and retention.
  3. Review and evaluate coaching staff performance.
  4. Maintain assistant coach retention through positive reinforcement and support.
  5. Responsible for documented coaches meetings/development and trainings.
  6. Ensures coach certification records are current.

TEAM OPERATIONS

  1. Effectively communicate the mission, vision and values of the Wichita YMCA.
  2. Ensure the swim team complies with YMCA standards and methods of operation.
  3. Integrate member-service and engagement strategies into all interactions with parents to ensure positive team recruitment and retention.
  4. Build and expand the program enrollment and participation.
  5. Keep accurate records of retention, member and non-member participation.
  6. Monitor and evaluate delivery and effectiveness of team and coaches for the highest possible level of quality.
  7. Be visible to coaches, parents and members.
  8. Respond to all parent, member and community inquiries and concerns regarding the team within 24 hours.
  9. Communicate swim team information, changes and needs in a timely manner to supervisor and branch staff.
  10. Provide written and verbal communication to all team parents and coaches for clear understanding of practices, travel and YMCA team policies.

FISCAL MANAGEMENT

  1. Develop, monitor and meet or exceed budget targets.
  2. Produce effective and efficient coaching schedules within set payroll budget parameters.

STRONG COMMUNITY CAMPAIGN | FINANCIAL DEVELOPMENT

  1. Provide leadership for assigned aspects of Strong Community Campaign, special events and other fund development to ensure fundraising goals are met.

FACILITIES DEVELOPMENT

  1. Maintain complete familiarity with all risk management procedures and policies.
  2. Maintain program area and equipment in an orderly, clean and safe condition. Report any irregularities to maintenance personnel.
  3. Keep an up to date inventory on all equipment, materials and supplies.

OTHER

  1. Serve as a member of the branch management team performing specific duties which support the overall success of branch operations.
  2. Communicate information promptly to all branch leadership and departmental staff.
  3. Attend applicable training and conferences to further professional development.
  4. All other duties as assigned.

EFFECT ON END RESULT:  Provide leadership and guidance to ensure the achievement of goals and objectives of the swim team program with high levels of participation, satisfaction, performance and retention of members, participants and staff.

Qualifications:
MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Minimum age of 21
  2. Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent
  3. Minimum of two years’ experience in coaching, program development and management
  4. Minimum of two years’ experience and proven success managing finances

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Visual, auditory and verbal ability to communicate effectively
  2. High levels of alertness, concentration and initiative
  3. Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform job responsibilities
  4. Ability to lift 50lbs and stand, walk or sit for extended periods of time; occasionally stoop/bend
  5. Maintain a neat and professional appearance at all times

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  2. Ability to work accurately at a fast pace
  3. Strong communication skills
  4. Possess excellent human relations skills
  5. Organization, planning and monitoring skills
  6. Strong skills in hiring, training and supervising staff
  7. Learn all emergency procedures and action plans for the branch
  8. Work schedule that reflects the needs of the branch and team includes evenings and weekends
  9. Current certifications CPR-Pro, AED, FA and O2 or acquire within 60 days of hire
  10. Must attend New Employee Orientation within 30 days of hire.

Apply for this job online:
https://careers-ymcawichita.icims.com/jobs/1341/competitive-coach—swim/login
 

CO, PARKER – Life Time Fitness – Head Coach – Listed 03/28/17

Head Site Coach
COLORADO, PARKER
Life Time Fitness
Listed March 28, 2017

Life Time Fitness is seeking a head site coach for its Parker Colorado site.  We are seeking someone who is looking to grow and develop the program.  Responsibilities would include running daily practices, administrative duties, and monthly attendance at swim meets.  This is a full time position with full benefits package including, health insurance, 401k option, and PTO accruement.

Start date no later than May 1st, 2017

Essential Qualifications:
1.  Bachelor’s degree.
2.  Minimum 1-3 years’ experience competitive coaching with demonstrated effectiveness.
3.  Knowledge of Team Unify.
4.  Ability to effectively communicate and be a positive influence on swimmers, parents, and staff.

License and Certification Requirements:
1.  USA Swimming Coach Member.
2.  Valid United States Driver’s License.
3.  CPR, First Aid, and Swim Coaches Safety or Lifeguard Certification.
4.  USA Swimming level 2 background screen.

Interested candidates must send a resume, and three references to Eric Adams, eadams@lifetimefitness.com

NJ, BRIDGEWATER – JCC Bridgewater Tide – Head Coach – Listed 03/10/17

Head Coach
NEW JERSEY, BRIDGEWATER
JCC Bridgewater Tide
Listed March 16, 2017

Immediate Opening:
  Swim team is seeking a Certified USA Swim Coach with a top level USA swim team to lead the vision and operations of the Competitive Swim Program.  We offer a program that allows swimmers to achieve high levels of athletic success on a state and national level. We also enjoy a “family” culture that includes age group coaches and a committed volunteer parent committee with a diverse and dedicated group of swimmers and families.  This position also comes with a part-time administrative staff person.

Year round enrollment of 120 swimmers.  Program offers comprehensive approach to development; swimmers experience an environment of fitness, nutrition, mental training, sportsmanship and camaraderie resulting in confidence, self-esteem and athletic achievement. Responsible for all operations of a year-round swim team program including short course, long course and recreational summer team.

The Swim Team Head Coach is a member of the JCC Professional Staff.  The JCC is a social service agency providing fitness, recreational, social, cultural and educational programs for the entire community.  The state-of-the-art facility includes both a 5 lane 25 yard indoor salt based heated pool and a 5 lane 25 meter outdoor salt based heated pool that has a dome enclosure during the colder months so it can be used year round.  The outdoor/domed pool is primarily used for swim team.  The team also utilizes part of the indoor pool.  The facility also includes a gymnasium, fitness center, group fitness studios, Early Childhood Center (ages 6 weeks through Kindergarten), Summer Day Camp (ages 15 months through 9th Grade), After School Program (Grades K-6) and Summer Swim Club.  For additional information, visit the JCC website at www.ssbjcc.org.

Minimum requirements include:

  1. American Swim Coaches Association Level 3 Certification.
  2. Strong organizational, leadership and administrative skills.
  3. Effective Communication Skills to communicate with both swimmers and parents.
  4. Proficient computer skills.
  5. Ability to develop and manage an Age Group/Senior swimming program.
  6. Skills necessary to recruit, retain and facilitate growth and performance of swimmers.
  7. A willingness to maintain working knowledge of current swimming techniques and training methods.
  8. Experience in Supervision of part-time assistant coaches.
  9. Professional and upstanding behaviors consistent with USA Swimming and ASCA Code of Ethics;

Salary is based on experience and qualifications.  Competitive Benefits Package.

Send resume to psilberfein@ssbjcc.org

VA, WAYNESBORO – Waynesboro Family Y, Shenandoah Marlins Aquatic Club – Director of Competitive Swimming – Listed 03/01/2017

Director of Competitive Swimming
VIRGINIA, WAYNESBORO
Shenandoah Marlins Aquatic Club
Waynesboro Family YMCA
Listed March 1, 2017

Director of Competitive Swimming:  Join our team! The Waynesboro Family YMCA is searching for an energetic, enthusiastic, and growth focused Director of Competitive Swimming.   Our YMCA SMAC (Shenandoah Marlins Aquatic Club) Team (www.smacswimming.org) is the longest standing year-round swim team in the region, boasting numerous Division I swimmers over the past 5 decades.  The Director of Competitive Swimming is supervised by YMCA management and is supported by a dedicated group of parent volunteers.  Our YMCA is located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley looking onto the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains where quality living is affordable. We’ve averaged 80 swimmers over the past two seasons and are looking for a coach to continue the level of excellence while growing the program yearly.  SMAC Swimming has consistently won SMALL TEAM Division Age Group Championships in Virginia.    SMAC boasts a history of talented swimmers with current Y National qualifiers and previous Jr. National and Sr. National qualifiers.

Director of Competitive Swimming is responsible for the organization, delivery, and quality of all things related to the YMCA Competitive Swim Program.  ASCA Level 2 coaching certification or equivalent accepted with 3 preferred combined with direct experience in coaching swimmers.  Knowledge of Hy-Tek software required.  Excellent communication skills a must and ability to supervise assistance coaches and volunteers necessary.

Salary, signing bonus, & incentive package (based on growth, performance, & budget) mid 40’s with potential to reach over $50,000 second season.   Health plan paid in full with 7% retirement (2 year waiting period if not previously vested in YMCA Retirement).  Deadline to submit is March 31st.  Please submit resume and cover letter to Jeff Fife at jefffife@ntelos.net.

TX, KILLEEN/FORT HOOD – Fort Hood Dolphins – Head Coach – Listed 02/20/17

Head Coach
TEXAS, KILLEEN/FORT HOOD
Fort Hood Dolphins
Listed February 20, 2017

The Fort Hood Area Dolphins (FHD) swim team is looking for a new Head Coach starting May 2017. This position will consist of coaching 10-20 hours per week (practices and swim meets). FHD is a non-profit, 501(c)(3), year-round, USA Swimming affiliated club in Central Texas.

FHD is located on the US Army base, Fort Hood, located in Killeen, Texas (located between Waco and Austin). Our team has existed since 1955 and we are looking for a long-term head coach to fill the position for the next 3-5 years minimum.

We are looking for someone who is energetic, flexible, and has experience coaching swimmers of all ages. We are a team comprised of 90% DOD (Department of Defense) families, so we frequently have swimmers moving into (and out of) the area. The next Head Coach of our team must understand that we are not a team that is able to develop many of our swimmers on a long term basis. Typically, we have 1-3 years to develop our athletes before their families are moved to their next duty station. Someone who has previous military experience or affiliation would be an excellent fit for this position.

Credentials:

  • Current USA Swimming coaching credentials, or the ability to complete certification within two weeks of hiring.
  • (Preferred) At least one year coaching a USA swimming member club
  • (Preferred) USA/comparable swimming program experience as an athlete
  • (Preferred) at least ASCA Level 2 Certified (or comparable program)
  • (Preferred) Familiar with OnDeck and MainSet training apps

Job Description:

  • Directs and manages the swim team program as a whole
  • Upholds high integrity and moral values in accordance with the USA Swimming Code of Conduct
  • Provides consistency when other board members, assistants and families move in/out of the area
  • Manages, motivates and helps provide education opportunities for assistant coaches
  • Flexible and creative with training in non-ideal circumstances
  • Develops training schedules & workout groups; coordinates stroke technique and training continuity across all workout groups
  • Manages and submits meet entries
  • Oversees all practices
  • Oversees tryouts and new swimmer evaluations
  • Works with the volunteer parent board, especially in coordinating parent communication and transparency

Please send resume and references to coach@fhdolphins.com

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NC, CHARLOTTE – Mecklenburg Swim Association – Head Age Group Coach – Listed 04/03/2017

Head Age Group Coach
NORTH CAROLINA, CHARLOTTE
MECKLENBURG SWIM ASSOCIATION
Listed April 3, 2017

Mecklenburg Swim Association (MSA Swimming) in the Charlotte, NC area is looking for a coach to lead in our Age Group Programs. MSA current has 450 year-round swimmers on the team. MSA recently opened a 10-lane Indoor Pool owned by the team. Responsibilities of this position include coaching, managing the age group coaching staff, assisting in dryland, as well as administrative duties related to the groups and overall team operations. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, at least 4-5 years’ experience with swimming as a coach, excellent organization and communication skills, and a desire to study and progress as a coach and a professional. Should have at least ASCA level three coaching certification, or ability to obtain quickly. This is a great opportunity with a competitive salary based on experience with bonus opportunity, paid vacations, and retirement plan. Please send resume with cover letter, to headcoach@msaswim.com.

SC, GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG – Y-Spartaquatics Swim Club – Head Age Group Coach – Listed 03/29/17, Updated 04/11/17

Head Age Group Coach
SOUTH CAROLINA, GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG
Y-Spartaquatics Swim Club
Listed Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Updated April 11, 2017, new Salary notation, contact information, deadline date.
Application Deadline, May 1, 2017

Who We Are:
Y-Spartaquatics Swim Club (YSSC) is a USA Swimming and National YMCA Swimming & Diving affiliated nonprofit, in South Carolina’s “Upstate” region, which offers competitive aquatic programming for people of all ages and ability levels.  After being initially established as a YMCA learn-to-swim program in the early 1970s’, we have grown from a small swim team into one of the top professional aquatic instruction, teaching and training programs in the United States; as well as one of the largest competitive swimming operations in South Carolina.  Additionally YSSC has, twice, been awarded the Gold Medal in USA Swimming’s Club Excellence program and currently holds Silver Medal status. Today, under the umbrella of the YMCA of Greater Spartanburg, we are fortunate enough to be able to impact over 3,000 youth and families in the Greenville-Spartanburg area every year.

Job Description:
We are looking to hire a qualified individual, for the position of Head Age Group Coach, who can build upon our tradition of excellence.  The position reports directly to the Head Coach / Director of Competitive Swimming.  This person would be in charge of creating and executing a strategic plan consistent with the YSSC vision, mission and training philosophy; as well as managing the overall direction of our age group program.  He or she would also serve as the lead coach for our Age Group Blue (9-10) and Age Group Yellow (11-12) training groups.

A detailed description of our team structure can be found here:
https://www.teamunify.com/scsyssc/UserFiles/File/Training%20Group%20Progression%20(MTY).pdf

Minimum Qualifications:
Ability to pass a YMCA background check.
Ability to obtain USA Swimming membership.
1-3 years’ experience as an age group coach, swim lesson instructor or teacher.
Experience working effectively with swim parents and other stakeholders.
Prior experience as an athlete or coach for the sport of swimming.
Strong administrative, communication and project management skills.
Experience with TeamUnify, Hy-Tek Team/Meet Manager and Microsoft applications.

Preferred Qualifications:
A passion for kids, a love for the sport and an eagerness to collaborate with other professional coaches.
A willingness to make a positive, impactful difference in a child’s life.
A successful track record with developing 12 & under athletes for future success in higher levels of the sport.
Experience managing or developing a comprehensive athlete progression from age group to senior swimming.
Experience working within a medium to large sized multi-site program.
Current coaching membership in good standing with USA Swimming.
Experience working for a YMCA Swimming & Diving Program [Preferred, but not required] American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) membership [Level 3 or higher, but not required].
A Bachelor Degree from an accredited college/university.

Compensation:
This is a full-time salaried position with benefits to commensurate with experience. The approximate salary range is $40,000 to $46,000/yr.

How to Apply:
Send a letter of application, resume and reference list (3 to 4 references) to the contact below.  In your letter of application please include the thing you most enjoy when it comes to working with kids.

Contact Information:

Name:         Samantha Brock
Title:           HR Coordinator
Fax:             (864) 585-4135
Office:         (864) 585-0306
Website:      http://www.GoCukes.com/
E-Mail:         SBrock@SpartanburgYMCA.org

Address:      YMCA of Greater Spartanburg
                      151 North Ribault Street
                      Spartanburg, SC, USA 29302

Link to official job description:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BzRlG-42qHcpaG55Y3c0RTJZQ2M

CA, HUNTINGTON BEACH – Golden West Swim Club – Head Age Group Coach – Listed 03/16/17

Multiple Positions: 

Head Age Group Coach and Age Group Coaches
CALIFORNIA, HUNTINGTON BEACH
Golden West Swim Club
Listed March 16, 2017

Golden West Swim Club is a 501c3 nonprofit parent governed club that trains out of multiple facilities in Huntington Beach, CA. We are seeking a Head Age Group Coach and Age Group coaches for multiple competitive team groups. The groups vary in age. On deck coaching would include between 20-30 hours a week, as well as 1-2 weekend meets per month. The coaches will be responsible for season, weekly, daily planning, as well as maintaining the Team Unify program.  The position has the potential to be full-time for interested and available candidates.

Desired Qualifications for Head Age Group:

  • 10 years of Coaching and managerial experience with a proven record of success at all levels.
  • Candidate must have current USA Swimming Coach
  • Certifications
  • Strong administrative, communication and organizational skills with Senior Level swimmers and parents.
  • Desire & passion for developing swimmers of all ages
  • Expertise with technique development and training
  • Enthusiastic and highly motivated team player

Desired Qualifications for Age Group Coach:

  • Coaching and managerial experience and/or competitive swimming experience at the club or collegiate level.
  • Candidate must have current USA Swimming Coach Certifications
  • Strong administrative, communication and organizational skills with swimmers and parents.
  • Desire & passion for developing swimmers of all ages
  • Expertise with technique development and training
  • Enthusiastic and highly motivated team player

There are also numerous additional coaching and administrative opportunities available for interested candidates. Compensation is competitive and based on experience.

To find out more about the program, please visit our website at http://www.goldenwestswimclub.org

HOW TO APPLY

Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to CEO/Head Coach Tracy Maurer at coach.tracy@goldenwestswimclub.org

CA, LOS ANGELES – Rapids Swim Team – Age Group Coach – Listed 03/03/2017

Age Group Coach
CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES
Rapids Swim Club
Listed March 3, 2017

Team Description:
Rapids Swim Club is a youth serving, non-profit (501 c3), year-round competitive swim team with a rich history in serving Los Angeles County residents. Our swimmer base consists of swimmers ages 5 – 18 (in general), from novice to Junior National skill level.  Rapids Swim Club currently has over 50 registered year-round swimmers. Rapids Swim Club participates in the very competitive Southern California Swimming LSC and practice at Los Angeles City College pool (8-lane 25-meter pool)

Qualifications:
– Minimum 2 years prior coaching experience as a USA Swimming certified coach
– Must be current on all USA Swimming coach membership requirements
– Must be in good standing with all USA Swimming safety and background check requirements

Responsibilities:
– Support, develop and show measurable success at coaching groups for intro group and assisting Bronze, Silver and Gold group. (please visit website for more group information – www.rapidswimclub.com and work in cooperation with the team director to identify direction and objective for each group.
– Coaching responsibilities will start at 4:00pm and end at 7:00pm from Monday – Friday and 1:00pm to 3:00pm on Saturday. ( schedule may change if needed )
– Develop a season plan inclusive of swim meets, team building activities, parent communication and milestones that you expect to achieve for each group.
– Complete swim meet entries in a timely manner taking into consideration the individual needs of each swimmer entered in the meet.
– Attend swim meets that include the participation of swimmers that you coach.
– Coordinate goal meetings with each swimmer and align coach/swimmer goals for the season.
– Attend monthly coach’s meetings and share best practices.
– Attend monthly committee meetings when requested to do so.
– Develop and maintain a dryland program that includes age-appropriate activities that will help in each swimmer’s core strength development.
– Attend and support team activities that may be outside of the coaching realm.
– Take attendance at each practice.
– Communicate effectively with the administrative staff, parents and swimmers
– Communicate any time-off that does not fall within the vacation time description in the benefits section.

Compensation and Benefits:
– Salary or Hourly commensurate with experience
– Generous swim meet stipend
– Continuing education opportunities

Send cover letter and resume to gorapidsswimclub@gmail.com.

IN, SOUTH BEND – Irish Aquatics – Head Age Group Coach – Listed 03/02/17

Head Age Group Coach
INDIANA, SOUTH BEND
Irish Aquatics, Inc
Listed March 2, 2017

CLUB DESCRIPTION:
Irish Aquatics is year-round club operating primarily out of Rolfs Aquatic Center on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. We have 100-150 swimmers annually.

POSITION:
This is a part time (25-30) hours per week, salaried position that reports directly to the Head Coach. The start date is April 10, 2017.

COACHING DUTIES:

  1. Serve as the lead for all 12 & Under swimmers.
  2. Work with the Head Coach to plan seasonal training plans.
  3. Plan and lead daily practice for the Silver group.
  4. Keep record of practice sessions and swimmer attendance.
  5. Deliver regular reports to the Head Coach on the progress of the group.
  6. Utilize and guide age group assistant coaches for each practice.
  7. Establish and maintain communication with swimmers and their parents.
  8. Attend competitions as assigned by the Head Coach.
  9. Create a positive team environment conducive to learning and fun.
  10. Assist the Head Coach in finalizing meet entries for the 12 & Under swimmers.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Coaching and/or competitive swimming experience
  2. Certified in CPR/First Aid or able to obtain certification before starting
  3. Safety Training for Swim Coaches
  4. Must pass pre-employment screening and a background check
  5. ASCA Level 2 certification preferred

COMPENSATION:

  1. Salary commensurate with experience
  2. USA Swimming membership and certification renewals covered by the club
  3. Approved expense reimbursement for travel

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume with references to:

Matt Dorsch
Head Coach
mdorsch@gmail.com

NJ, BRIDGEWATER – JCC Bridgewater Tide – Head Age Group Coach – Listed 03/01/17

Head Age Group Coach
NEW JERSEY, BRIDGEWATER
JCC Bridgewater Tide
Shimon and Sara Birnbaum JCC
Listed March 1, 2017

Immediate Full-Time Opening:
  The JCC Bridgewater Tide Swim team is seeking a Certified USA Swim Coach to assist the Head Coach in the daily operations of our top level USA Swim Program.  We offer a competitive program that allows swimmers to achieve high levels of athletic success on a State and National level. We also enjoy a “family” culture that includes committed coaches and a supportive volunteer parent committee with a diverse and dedicated group of swimmers and families.

The Head Age Group Coach will be responsible for all aspects of coaching designated practice groups and will attend all meets that the team attends.  Practices are Monday-Friday and Sundays.  Morning practices will be required as needed.  Meets are generally 1-2 weekends a month, with more during Championship seasons.  This position will also have administrative responsibilities including but not limited to meet entries, communications with parents, meetings with athletes, and management of team rosters. The Head Age Group Coach will also oversee our Summer League program as well.

The Tide has a year round enrollment of 120 swimmers that compete on both USA Swimming Short Course and Long Course teams, a Spring Training program, and a summer league team that competes in the NJ Swimming and Diving Conference. The JCC boasts an excellent facility includes both a 5 lane 25 yard indoor heated pool and a 5 lane 25 meter outdoor heated pool that has a dome enclosure during the colder months so it is utilized all year round.

Basic Job Description:
Communications
Manage the team email account:  Respond to informational/ non-coaching related emails from parents and/or forward emails to appropriate coaches if necessary.  Draft all necessary emails.
Create and maintain distribution lists
Compile necessary Swim Team information for JCC program guides, Board reports, press releases
Set up tryouts for prospective members as needed
Update Website as needed

Registration/ Roster Management:
Coordinate SC/LC registration- help coaches with logistics such as group numbers/lane space, practice times etc.
Update registration packet and information for each season
Send out invitations once coaches determine groups, track responses, and ultimately coordinate roster with JCC CFO.
Update and maintain roster in the database
Handle all aspects of Team, Athlete, Coach and Official registrations with the NJ Swim

Meet entries:
Send out meet entry emails, keep track of sign outs
Process meets entries immediately as meets post
Ensure that all meet entry deadlines are met in a timely manner.
Correspond with meet directors as necessary
Fill out meet paperwork
Process meet results when available
Assist CFO with escrow accounts (provide athlete escrow reports after each meet and help determine replenishments as needed)
Keep track of records in database and team spreadsheet. Complete record breaker certificates for each season.
Work with record board company to order updates each season.

Other Administrative Duties;
Create attendance files and keep track of weekly attendance
Work with head coach, assistant coaches, and parent committee members as necessary in logistics of meetings or team events
Assist in acquiring additional pool space when necessary (bubble up/down, JCC Closures, Long Course Summer Morning Practice)
Assist in drafting team documents as needed (new policies, permission slips, contracts)

Minimum requirements include:

  1. USA Certification
  2. Strong organizational, leadership and administrative skills.
  3. Effective Communication Skills to both communicate with swimmers and their parents.
  4. Proficient computer skills.
  5. Ability to develop and manage an Age Group/Senior swimming program.
  6. Skills necessary to recruit, retain and facilitate growth and performance of swimmers.
  7. A willingness to maintain working knowledge of current swimming techniques and training methods.
  8. Experience in Supervision of part-time assistant coaches.
  9. Professional and upstanding behaviors consistent with USA Swimming and ASCA Code of Ethics;

Salary is based on experience and qualifications.  Competitive Benefits Package.

Send resume to Paige Silberfein, JCC Associate Executive Director, psilberfein@ssbjcc.org

NC, GREENSBORO – Swim GSA – Age Group Coach – Listed 03/01/17

Age Group Coach
NORTH CAROLINA, GREENSBORO
Swim GSA
Listed March 1, 2017

Swim GSA of Greensboro, NC is accepting applications for a full-time Age Group Coach. Since 1946, Swim GSA has been one of the top teams in North Carolina LSC and is a team with high passion and expectations. The team has about 150 swimmers, ranging from beginners to Junior National qualifiers. The team trains

in the Greensboro Aquatic Center during the fall, winter, and spring and has a 10 lane 50-meter outdoor facility which is used May to August. The coaching staff enjoys a strong active parent base.

The Age Group Coach will be responsible for lead coaching the 11 to 14-year-old group, and assist in the Age Group program (Developmental, Intermediate, Junior, Age Group) under the direction of the Head Coach. Our goal of pushing our team towards senior-level swimming, “#nextLevel” is our team’s mantra with a base of Power, Passion and Performance pushing that mantra along!

Duties include swim meet coaching as assigned, directing our assistant coaches toward more in-depth education of swimming, assisting with meet entries, upkeep of our meet results and team records, assisting with the Active web site, assisting with team calendar and coaching assignments, filling in for other coaching groups as needed and other duties as assigned. In addition, the Age Group Coach will have the opportunity to begin a “learn-to-swim” feeder program.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 6 years of coaching experience
  • Extensive knowledge of competitive swimming, including stroke technique and dryland conditioning.
  • Passion for swimming that allows for a strong communicator and positive motivator; lead, inspire and mentor coaches and swimmers.
  • Knowledge of Hy-Tek and Active team management platforms, as well as

Office suite programs.

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize various demands of team activities.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, with ability to communicate with swimmers, parents, coaches and parent board.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials, administrators, employees, swimmers, parents and coaches

Interested applicants should email a resume and three references to Head Coach Kevin Thornton at kevin@gsaswim.org

The team wishes to fill this position as soon as possible.

CA, ORANGE COUNTY – Gators Swim Club, Nellie Gail Ranch – Age Group Coach – Listed 03/01/17

Age Group Coach
CALIFORNIA, ORANGE COUNTY
Gators Swim Club
Nellie Gail Ranch Location, Groups 3 & 5
Listed March 1, 2017

Team Description:
Gators Swim Club is a youth serving, non-profit (501 c3), year-round competitive swim team with a rich history in serving Orange County residents. Our swimmer base consists of swimmers ages 5 – 18 (in general), from novice to Junior National skill level. Gators Swim Club currently has over 300 registered year-round swimmers with another 100 non-competitive Intro to Gators waiting in the wings. Much of the Gators Swim Club talent comes from its feeder program, Evolution Swim Academy. The Gators Swim Club participates in the very competitive Southern California Swimming LSC and practice at three locations: Avendale Clubhouse Pool in Ladera Ranch (8-lane 25-yard pool), Nellie Gail Ranch Tennis & Swim Club in Laguna Hills (7-lane 25-meter pool and Santa Margarita Catholic High School in Rancho Santa Margarita (50-meter by 25-yard pool).

Qualifications:

– Minimum 3 years prior coaching experience as a USA Swimming certified coach
– Must be current on all USA Swimming coach membership requirements
– Must be in good standing with all USA Swimming safety and background check requirements

Responsibilities:
– Support, develop and show measurable success at coaching groups 3 & 5 assisting with group 6 dry land at Nellie Gail Ranch (please visit website for more group information – www.gatorsswimclub.com) and work in cooperation with the team director to identify direction and objective for each group.
– Coaching responsibilities will start at 3:30pm and end at 7:00pm, Monday – Friday.
– Develop a season plan inclusive of swim meets, team building activities, parent communication and milestones that you expect to achieve for each group.
– Complete swim meet entries in a timely manner taking into consideration the individual needs of each swimmer entered in the meet.
– Attend swim meets that include the participation of swimmers that you coach.
– Coordinate goal meetings with each swimmer and align coach/swimmer goals for the season.
– Attend monthly coach’s meetings and share best practices.
– Attend monthly committee meetings when requested to do so.
– Develop and maintain a dryland program that includes age-appropriate activities that will help in each swimmer’s core strength development.
– Attend and support team activities that may be outside of the coaching realm.
– Take attendance at each practice.
– Communicate effectively with the administrative staff, parents and swimmers
– Communicate any time-off that does not fall within the vacation time description in the benefits section.

Compensation and Benefits:
– Salary commensurate with experience
– Generous swim meet stipend
– Medical benefits*
– 2-week vacation built in to coordinate with end of season
– Personal time-off allowance
– Continuing education opportunities

*Medical benefits active after 90-day probation period concludes.

We are currently interviewing for this position and it will remain open until May 2017 or until the position has been filled.

Please send a cover letter, resume, 3 references and a brief description of your coaching philosophy to Team Director Felipe Delgado at Felipe@evolutionswim.com

CA, ORANGE COUNTY – Gators Swim Club, Ranch Santa Margarita – Age Group Coach – Listed 03/01/17

Age Group Coach
CALIFORNIA, ORANGE COUNTY
Gators Swim Club
Rancho Santa Margarita Location, Group 9
Listed March 1, 2017

Team Description:
Gators Swim Club is a youth serving, non-profit (501 c3), year-round competitive swim team with a rich history in serving Orange County residents. Our swimmer base consists of swimmers ages 5 – 18 (in general). Gators Swim Club currently has over 300 registered year-round swimmers with another 100 non-competitive Intro to Gators waiting in the wings. Much of the Gators Swim Club talent comes from its feeder program, Evolution Swim Academy. The Gators Swim Club practice at three locations: Avendale Clubhouse Pool in Ladera Ranch (8-lane 25-yard pool), Nellie Gail Ranch Tennis & Swim Club in Laguna Hills (7-lane 25-meter pool), and Santa Margarita Catholic High School in Rancho Santa Margarita (50-meter by 25-yard pool).

Qualifications:
– Minimum 4 years prior coaching experience as a USA Swimming certified coach
– Must be current on all USA Swimming coach membership requirements
– Must be in good standing with all USA Swimming safety and background check requirements

Responsibilities:
– Support, develop and show measurable success at coaching group 9 and work in cooperation with the team director to identify direction and objective for each group. For more information regarding group 9, please visit our website, gatorsswimclub.com
– Coaching responsibilities will start at 4:00 pm daily, Monday-Friday and 7:30 am on Saturdays.
– Develop a season plan inclusive of swim meets, team building activities, parent communication and milestones that you expect to achieve for group 9.
– Complete swim meet entries in a timely manner taking into consideration the individual needs of each swimmer entered in the meet.
– Attend swim meets that include the participation of swimmers that you coach.
Coordinate goal meetings with each swimmer and align coach/swimmer goals for the season.
– Attend coaches’ meetings and share best practices.
– Attend monthly committee meetings when requested to do so.
– Develop and maintain a dryland program that includes age-appropriate activities that will help in each swimmer’s core strength development.
– Attend and support team activities that may be outside of the coaching realm.
– Take attendance at each practice.
– Communicate effectively with the administrative staff, swimmers and parents
– Communicate any time-off that does not fall within the vacation time description in the benefits section.

Compensation and Benefits:
– Salary commensurate with experience
– Generous swim meet stipend
– Medical benefits*
– 2-week vacation built in to coordinate with end of season
– Personal time-off allowance
– Continuing education opportunities

*Medical benefits active after 90-day probation period concludes

We are currently interviewing for this position and it will remain open until May 2017 or until the position has been filled.

Please send a cover letter, resume, 3 references and a brief description of your coaching philosophy to Team Director Felipe Delgado at Felipe@evolutionswim.com

105 - Assistant Coach

FL, TAMPA – Tampa Preparatory School – Assistant Swim Coach – Listed 04/22/2017

Assistant Swim Coach
FLORIDA, TAMPA
Tampa Preparatory School
Middle School & Varsity
Listed April 22, 2017

Responsibilities & Certifications:

  1. Assist Head Middle School and Varsity Coaches with the following:
  • Planning and implementation of practices both in the water and dry land.
  • Teaching proper stroke mechanics to swimmers of all ability levels.
  • Teaching swimmers proper rules and regulations related to high school swimming.
  1. Attend all practices and competitions along with:
  • Assisting with set-up and teardown for every home competition.
  • Assisting with meet line-ups as needed.
  • Knowledge of how to run Team Manager and Meet Manager preferred.
  1. Administrative Duties:
  • Responsible for ensuring swimmers in the water have turned in all required paperwork to athletics administrator.
  • Responsible for taking attendance daily.
  • Assisting in the distribution and tracking of team apparel.
  1. Required Certifications:
  • CPR/First Aid/AED
  • Lifeguard/Safety Training for Swim Coaches
  • USA Swimming Coach preferred.
  • Background check (required by the school)
  1. Compensation:
  • This position is a stipend position only. Compensation will be based on experience and duties fulfilled.

Please contact Tampa Preparatory School Athletic Director Mike Flynn (mflynn@tampaprep.org) with any inquiries.

GA, ATLANTA AREA – Dynamo Swim Club – Full Time Coach – Listed 04/18/2017

Full Time Coach
GEORGIA, ATLANTA
Dynamo Swim Club
Listed April 18, 2017

Dynamo Swim Club is seeking a full time coach.  Dynamo Swim Club is a Gold Medal, Podium Club team.  This position will include coaching two groups and administrative responsibilities.  The squads will be competitive age group swimmers, mainly 12-under but possibly high school age as well. The coach will be responsible for approximately 12-18 hours of on-deck coaching per week, and will typically attend 1 weekend meet per month. The groups practice Monday-Friday and on Saturday mornings.  The coach will be responsible for all administrative duties for primary groups and seasonal, weekly and daily planning.  This coach may assist with other competitive groups and participate in weekly staff meetings.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
3 Years coaching and managerial experience
Competitive swimming experience at the club or collegiate level.
Strong communication, organizational, and administrative skills
Desire & passion for working with and developing swimmers of all ages
Enthusiastic and highly motivated team player
Current USA Swimming Coach certification requirement, passing all background checks

To find out more about the program, please visit www.dynamoswimclub.com

Inquires reply to Jason Turcotte –  Jason@dynamoswimclub.com

CALIFORNIA, SAN RAFAEL – Pacific Coast Marlins – Assistant Swim Coach – Listed 03/29/17

Assistant Swim Coach
CALIFORNIA, SAN RAFAEL
Pacific Coast Marlins
Listed March 29, 2017

We are looking for an assistant swim coach for our USA year round swim team located in San Rafael, CA.  The next session of spring/summer will be starting at the beginning of April with practices held Monday-Friday 3:30pm-6pm.  Within this time period, we have 3 different practice groups/levels. Our team culture emphasizes technique, and we are looking for an individual who shares this passion and is knowledgeable in the 4 competitive strokes.

In addition to coaching, the right candidate could take on hours as a swim instructor, lifeguard, and/or pool and lifeguard manager.

You will need to be certified in CPR/AED, First Aid, and either Lifeguarding or Safety for Swim Coaches, or be able to obtain them within the first month of working.  Must clear background check. Pay range will be $18-$25 an hour DOE.  Includes retirement benefits and limited access to the facility.

If interested in the position, please email Buffy Patterson at bnp94903@yahoo.com and tell me more about you and what you are looking for.

NJ, BRIDGEWATER – JCC Bridgewater Tide – Swim Team Assistant Coach – Listed 03/01/17

Swim Team Assistant Coach
NEW JERSEY, BRIDGEWATER
JCC Bridgewater Tide
Shimon and Sara Birnbaum JCC
Listed March 1, 2017

Immediate Part-Time Opening:
  The JCC Bridgewater Tide Swim team is seeking a qualified USA Swim Coach to assist the Swim Team Director and assistant coaches in the daily operations of our Swim Program.  We offer a competitive program that allows swimmers to achieve high levels of athletic success on a State and National level. We also enjoy a “family” culture that includes committed coaches and a supportive volunteer parent committee with a diverse and dedicated group of swimmers and families.

The Assistant coach will be responsible for all aspects of coaching a designated practice group and will attend all meets in which they are assigned.  Practices are Monday-Friday and Sundays.  Morning practices will be required as needed.  Meets are generally 1-2 weekends a month, with more during Championship seasons.

The Tide has a year round enrollment of 180-200 swimmers that compete on both USA Swimming Short Course and Long Course teams, a Competitive Stroke Clinic in the spring, and a summer league team that competes in the NJ Swimming and Diving Conference. The JCC boasts an excellent facility includes both a 5 lane 25 yard indoor heated pool and a 5 lane 25 meter outdoor heated pool that has a dome enclosure during the colder months so it is utilized all year round.

Minimum requirements include:

  1. Coaching experience.
  2. Effective Communication Skills to both communicate with swimmers and their parents.
  3. Ability to develop and manage an Age Group swimmers.
  4. A willingness to maintain working knowledge of current swimming techniques and training methods.
  5. Professional and upstanding behaviors consistent with USA Swimming and ASCA Code of Ethics;

Salary is based on experience and qualifications.  Competitive Benefits Package.
Send resume to Paige Silberfein, JCC Associate Executive Director, psilberfein@ssbjcc.org

NC, PINEHURST AREA – Sandhills Sandsharks Swimming – Ass’t Coach – Listed 03/01/17

Assistant Coach Position
NORTH CAROLINA, PINEHURST AREA
Sandhills Sandsharks Swimming
Listed March 1, 2017

The Sandhills Sandsharks Swim Team, located in the Pinehurst area of North Carolina, one hour south of Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill, is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Coach. The USA Swimming club is a small team established 30 years ago with approximately 100 athletes.  SSS practices at the O’Neal School and has acquired land on which to build an additional facility.  SSS hosts two Open Water meets each year, and is again hosting Open Water Zones for the second time in June, 2017.

There is room for leadership and advancement for the right candidate as the club grows to its next phase with the development of the new facility.

This position is primarily an on-deck position.  With time and experience, the candidate can advance to a position of greater responsibility within the team.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist Head Coach with Senior Squad and Senior Prep 5-6 days a week, possibly including dryland, morning practices, and long course practices in Sanford in the summer. Adhere to SSS’s philosophy of developing leadership and long term goals.
  • Assist Age Group coach with Age Group practices, with potential to assume leadership of a squad.
  • Oversee/coach programs associated with Sandsharks Aquatics (lessons, summer league, developmental squads, Masters).
  • Possess a positive, encouraging and energetic attitude towards all swimmers.
  • Possess the strong communication skills required for working with parents, swimmers, the Sandsharks Board, and others involved with the team.
  • Attend weekend meets as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Coaching experience at age group level (volunteer work included)
  • Interest in pursuing USA Swimming coaching as a career
  • Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year accredited institution
  • Clean driving record, background check and USA Coaching certification (or willingness to get certification within 30 days of employment.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Professional education opportunities

Application: Please email resume and a cover letter detailing your background, philosophy and strengths, and goals, along with three references to susannecooper@gmail.com

Closing date for resumes is May 1 with a starting date of June 1 or earlier if available.

106 - Aquatic Director/Coach

IL, CITY OF EAST MOLINE – Parks and Recreation – Swimming Coach and Swimming Pool Manager – Listed 2/08/17

Swimming Coach and Swimming Pool Manager
ILLINOIS, CITY OF EAST MOLINE
East Moline Municipal Swimming
Listed February 8, 2017

 

 

For Full Job Description and Salary click download button.

 

The East Moline Municipal Swimming Pool Manager must have the ability to promote the facility and develop fund raising activities; required to hire and manage pool personnel, schedule effectively and conduct specialized staff training.  Manager will develop and implement instructional swim programs; plan and conduct special aquatic events; administer and teach swimming classes.

Must have experience in preparing and implementing annual budgets; maintaining records, writing reports, performing payroll and purchasing supplies.  Must have ability to inform the public about pool and facility regulations, policies and procedures and comply with State of Illinois Department of Public Health rules and regulations.  Will possess the skills to schedule and coordinate activities with United Township High School and coaching personnel.   Coordinate maintenance and custodial duties with United Township High School personnel.  Flexible schedule required to coordinate and manage swim meets and perform other duties as assigned.

Bachelor’s Degree required with emphasis on parks and recreation or related area with an aquatic background.

Certifications required in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, Certifications required or have the ability to gain within one year including American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor, American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, and National Swimming Pool Foundation pool/spa operator.

Salary Range: $40,000 – $50,000 depending on qualifications.

Ability to perform Head Coaching duties for United Township High School Boys/Girls Swimming and Diving Teams, and Glenview Middle School Swim Team; additional coaching stipend

This position reports to the East Moline Municipal Swimming Pool Board.

Law requires all persons hired in these positions to obtain certificates in CPR, First Aid, and Lifeguard Training and re- qualify as required to retain employment.

Visit www.eastmoline.com to apply on-line. Deadline to apply: March 17, 2017. EEO

108 - University Positions

OR, NEWBERG – George Fox University – Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach – Listed 04/18/2017

Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach
OREGON, NEWBERG
George Fox University
Listed April 18, 2017

Salary Commensurate with experience
Full Time
Vacation and sick leave; holidays; medical, dental, life, disability insurance; retirement plan; and tuition remission.
Work Schedule:  Full-time, 10 months
Start Date:  July 1, 2017 – Standard contract date of August 15th-June 15th

The Big Picture:  George Fox University is seeking a proven winner who is prepared and excited to launch men’s and women’s intercollegiate swimming. In addition to a sustained and consistent level of coaching success, the ideal candidate for head coach will be a person of integrity, a spiritual leader, and a source of inspiration to student-athletes, fans, and alumni.

The Details:

  • Launch what will become a nationally prominent men’s and women’s swimming program that will contend for conference, regional, and national honors.
  • Recruit talented, high caliber student athletes who perform in the pool and in the classroom, as well as contribute to the mission of the university.
  • Manage a roster of at least 50 student athletes.
  • Lead fundraising efforts in support of Bruin Athletics.
  • Adhere to the stated philosophy and established guidelines set forth by George Fox University, NCAA Division III, and the Northwest Conference.
  • Oversee and manage assistant coaches.
  • Manage practice schedules and program budgets.
  • Schedule travel arrangements for team.
  • Oversee home meet management.
  • Facility scheduling and maintenance.
  • Collaborate with university Admissions, Sports Marketing, Student Life, Academics and Alumni & Parent relations to ensure that student athletes are fully integrated into campus culture.
  • Administrative and/or teaching responsibilities may be included.
  • By actions, words and lifestyle, be a Christian role model to students, whether through casual contact or in a formal advisory role.

Qualifications/ Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • Successful coaching and recruiting experience required, preferably at the collegiate level.
  • Extensive knowledge of swimming required, including strong familiarity with NCAA rules and guidelines.
  • Extensive experience managing/directing swim meets.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Evangelical Christian commitment and lifestyle consistent with the university’s mission as described on our website.
  • Candidates should value an environment that reflects the diversity of God’s kingdom, engages in global concerns, and connects culturally.

Certifications Preferred:

  • Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor.
  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor.
  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Trainer.

Reports To: Director of Athletics

About George Fox University Athletics:
Our Vision:
 To be the team to beat in NCAA Division III sports with the most formative athletic experience in the country.
Our Mission: To provide a competitive experience that breeds athletic excellence, academic success and Christ-like character.
Our Values: Christ-centered community, high respect for the sport, relentless pursuit of excellence, integrity in all things, self-discipline for success, total commitment to team.

As Oregon’s premier Christian university, George Fox offers a wide variety of opportunities to serve in a Christian community that delivers the promise that each student will Be Known – personally, academically and spiritually. In athletics, our mission to take the student athlete and foster them in a competitive environment so that when they leave campus and head into the world, they are high achievers who expect excellence in all they do. Our hope is that through athletics, young men and women learn essential life skills that prepare them to be Christ followers and world changers.

ONLY APPLY to https://georgefoxstaff.applicantpool.com/jobs/141780.html

NY, POTSDAM – Athletics Department at SUNY Potsdam – Assistant Coach – Listed 04/11/17

University Assistant Swimming/Diving Coach
NEW YORK, POTSDAM
Athletics Department at SUNY Potsdam
Listed April 11, 2017

The Athletics Department at SUNY Potsdam is seeking an Assistant Swimming/Diving Coach.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  Assist with all aspects of running a men’s and women’s swimming/diving program at the Division III level including recruiting qualified student athletes.  We are seeking candidates who possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues and who have demonstrated a commitment to creating, fostering and sustaining an inclusive environment.  Bachelor’s Degree and competitive swimming experience required.  College swimming experience, Lifeguard/CPR certification, and experience running HY-TEK swim meet software preferred.  This is a part-time, temporary position with a salary of $12,500. To apply visit https://employment.potsdam.edu/postings/3584, job posting U-00211, complete an on-line application, and upload a separate document with the names/contact information of three professional references. We are, especially, seeking candidates who have engaged in professional development activities to enhance knowledge of diversity, equity and inclusion and have worked collaboratively across various departments in fostering success of underrepresented groups and inclusive environment for all.  Position is open until filled.

UAE, DUBAI – Water Nation Sports Academy LLC – Head Coach – Listed 03/31/2017

Head Coach
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, DUBAI
Water Nation Sports Academy LLC
Listed March 31, 2017

Water Nation Sports Academy LLC located 10 minutes from Deira City Center in Dubai, is seeking applications for Head Coach and Director of the Aquatics Program.

Our preference is for an ASCA Level 5 Coach (US Standards); however, ASCA Level 4 & 3 coaches (US Standards) with compatible and demonstrated experience and excellent references from eminent swimming coaches will also be considered.

The Head Coach will have full responsibility over Water Nation Sports Academy LLC’s competitive high school and club swimming program; the position is Full Time.

The Academy has a 5 lane aquatics center on a school campus and learn to swim pool adjacent to the main pool with capability to invest on more pools.

Salary is approximately US$40000 per annum – tax free in UAE) plus incentive program and benefits are competitive based on years of experience and ASCA certification. Medical insurance benefits will be extra. 4 weeks paid leave after every 12 months service. Return ticket to home after 12 months.

Those who can join at short notice will be preferred. Initial one month accommodation (boarding only) will be arranged by the company.

Application Deadline:  Applications will be taken until the position is filled.
Please submit a cover letter and resume electronically to info@waternation.country.

More information about Water Nation Sports Academy LLC can be provided upon request.

109 - International Positions

CANADA, ALBERTA – Swim Alberta – Provincial Mentor Coach – Listed 2/7/2017

Provincial Mentor Coach
CANADA, ALBERTA
Swim Alberta
Listed February 7, 2017

Swim Alberta is seeking an individual with a demonstrated history of coaching success in competitive swimming to join our organization. The skills and attributes you would bring to the position include:
• Proven history to develop implement and evaluate technical competitive swim programs at the age group, junior and senior level;
• Demonstrated history to mentor and provide leadership to both coaches and athletes.
• Strong understanding of the long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD) model and the implications to competitive swim programs and competitions.

You currently hold a minimum NCCP Level 3 certification (or equivalent) and have a background or experience with Sport Science Initiatives. Experience developing athletes and coaching at the senior international level as well as a NCCP level 4 would be considered an additional asset that you can bring to the role.

Swim Alberta is the governing body for competitive swimming in the province of Alberta. We embrace employees who value excellence, integrity, innovation and collaboration and who believe strongly in our mandate to provide innovative and world-class athlete development and high performance competitive swimming programs. We seek a Provincial Mentor Coach who has the ability to work in conjunction with our current staff, provincial coaches’ council and Swimming Canada’s national coaches to develop and sustain athlete programs that align with our provincial programming strategies and serve as a pathway to national programs offered by Swimming Canada.

As the Provincial Mentor Coach, you will be responsible for: Provincial Performance Program
• Implementation and continual review of a comprehensive provincial curriculum, and programs that will achieve the performance objectives of the Swim Alberta strategic plan.
• Oversight and leadership of the provincial performance development program (tour teams, games teams and funding) including:
o Technical leadership, planning, administration and communication for all provincial activities: camps, tours, games, testing programs etc
o Team Lead and/or Head Coach for all provincial program initiatives.
o Regular interaction and follow-up with all targeted Alberta Select athletes and their coach of record.
• Implementation of a measurement and evaluation system to monitor and track success and outcomes of provincial programs and funded athletes.
• Attending and contributing to the Swimming Canada provincial coaches and technical leaders’
meetings.
• Provide leadership to the provincial competition structure, including a review and implementation of development and club invitational competitions.

Program Development and Leadership – High Performance Swimming
• Development and Implementation of a High-Performance Strategy that is aligned with the strategic plan of Swim Alberta, and supports alignment with Swimming Canada National Teams including Senior, Junior, Open Water and Para-swimming.
• Implementation, monitoring and review of the Performance Club funding program, ensuring that the delivery of programs and services of the identified clubs align with funding requirements.
o Planning and implementation of IST support for targeted athletes in conjunction with their home club.
o Regular communication, mentoring and visitation with performance clubs.
• Provide leadership to the High Performance Advisory Committee of Swim Alberta.
• Liaison to Swimming Canada National Coaches and technical staff.
• Where appropriate attend national programs developed by Swimming Canada.

Club and Coach Development
• Establish and lead the Alberta Future Coach Program and other identified coach development initiatives and programs that align with the Swim Alberta strategic plan.
• Mentoring initiatives with Alberta coaches.
• Regular visits to club programs throughout the province with a focus on identified athletes and their coaches through the Alberta Select Program.
• Provide assistance and support to clubs both urban and rural as it relates to coach/athlete development.
• Support coach recruitment and retention initiatives.
• Planning and implementation of the Swim Alberta Conference/AGM.

Leadership and Mentoring
• Work closely with the Alberta Coaches Council and the National Team coaches to ensure alignment of programs and services at the provincial level.
• Attend all provincial championships as well as identified national championships/games and club invitational competitions both within the province and outside of the province.

Competitive salary and benefits package will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Deadline for applications is Monday, March 6th 2017. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, proof of certification and three work related references to:

Cheryl Humphrey
Executive Director, Swim Alberta
Email:  chumphrey@swimalberta.ca

The Selection Committee reserves the right to exercise due diligence and call upon additional references to supplement those provided by the applicant.

While we thank all applicants for their interest only those selected foran interview will be contacted, beyond receiving acknowledgement of receipt of your application.

111 - Aquatic-Related Positions

NY, PROSPECT PARK – Prospect Park YMCA – Lifeguards – Listed 04/20/2017

Lifeguard
NEW YORK, PROSPECT PARK
Prospect Park, YMCA
Listed April 20, 2017

Salary:   $12.00 p/h – $16.50 p/h, part-time

The
YMCA of Greater New York reaches half a million New Yorkers through programs that focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Prospect Park YMCA is seeking qualified individuals who will be responsible for the health and safety of patrons using the facility.
 
Responsibilities:
Must be Instructor Ready: uniform, pocket face mask/gloves, whistle and rescue tube.
Continuous and active scanning of the pool.
Ensure instructional equipment remains in good condition; have all equipment ready prior to classes and put away after.
Know and understand the Emergency Action Plan and Emergency Evacuation Routes.
Enforce aquatics safety rules consistently and fairly.
Perform second duties, as requested, only when not lifeguarding.
Maintain positive relationships with members and staff.
Follow the directions of the YMCA of Greater New York aquatic supervisors, in accordance with the YMCA aquatic standards.
Must attain the YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor certification within 90 days of hire.
Maintain certification level of physical and mental readiness.  Responsible for recertification before expiration.
Actively participate in training sessions, designated meetings and special events.

Qualifications:
High School diploma or equivalent.
Current YMCA Lifeguard certification or equivalent.
Current CPRO, First Aid and Emergency Oxygen certifications.
Demonstrate swim strokes, lifeguard rescues and CPRO/FA/EO skills.
Must be willing to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays.
Excellent hospitality skills.

We offer an exciting and innovative work environment with a culture committed to serving all members of our community.  As a leading not-for-profit, community service organization, our Association relies heavily on fundraising to support the wide range of programs we proudly provide the communities we serve.  Our expectation is that all staff promotes participation of their branch fundraising efforts in some capacity.

If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, please forward your cover letter and resume with subject line “Lifeguard” to awhitsell@ymcanyc.org or to:
Prospect Park YMCA
Attn.:    Amy Whitsell
357 Ninth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER    DRUGFREE WORKPLACE

 

NY, CONEY ISLAND – Coney Island YMCA – Lifeguard – Listed 04/20/2017

Lifeguard
NEW YORK, CONEY ISLAND
Coney Island YMCA
Listed April 20, 2017

Salary:   $12.00 p/h – $16.50 p/h, part-time

The YMCA of Greater New York reaches half a million New Yorkers through programs that focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Coney Island YMCA is seeking qualified individuals who will be responsible for the health and safety of patrons using the facility.
 
Responsibilities:
Must be Instructor Ready: uniform, pocket face mask/gloves, whistle and rescue tube.
Continuous and active scanning of the pool.
Ensure instructional equipment remains in good condition; have all equipment ready prior to classes and put away after.
Know and understand the Emergency Action Plan and Emergency Evacuation Routes.
Enforce aquatics safety rules consistently and fairly.
Perform second duties, as requested, only when not lifeguarding.
Maintain positive relationships with members and staff.
Follow the directions of the YMCA of Greater New York aquatic supervisors, in accordance with the YMCA aquatic standards.
Must attain the YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor certification within 90 days of hire.
Maintain certification level of physical and mental readiness.  Responsible for recertification before expiration.
Actively participate in training sessions, designated meetings and special events.

Qualifications:
High School diploma or equivalent.
Current YMCA Lifeguard certification or equivalent.
Current CPRO, First Aid and Emergency Oxygen certifications.
Demonstrate swim strokes, lifeguard rescues and CPRO/FA/EO skills.
Must be willing to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays.
Excellent hospitality skills.

We offer an exciting and innovative work environment with a culture committed to serving all members of our community.  As a leading not-for-profit, community service organization, our Association relies heavily on fundraising to support the wide range of programs we proudly provide the communities we serve.  Our expectation is that all staff promotes participation of their branch fundraising efforts in some capacity.

If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, please forward your cover letter and resume with subject line “Lifeguard” to otangul@ymcanyc.org or to:
Coney Island YMCA
Attn.:    Oytun Tangul
2980 West 29th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11224

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER  ♦  DRUGFREE WORKPLACE

 

NY, CONEY ISLAND – Coney Island YMCA – Aquatics Supervisor – Listed 04/20/2017

Aquatics Supervisor
NEW YORK, CONEY ISLAND
Coney Island YMCA
Listed April 20, 2017

Salary:   $12.76 p/h – $15.95 p/h, full-time

The YMCA of Greater New York reaches half a million New Yorkers through programs that focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Coney Island YMCA is seeking a qualified individual who will be responsible for maintaining safe conditions in and around the swim area at the Branch.  The incumbent will promote a safe and positive atmosphere, in accordance with YMCA aquatics policies and procedures.

Responsibilities:
Must be Rescue Ready: uniform, pocket face mask/gloves, whistle and rescue tube.
Must be Instructor Ready:  uniform, lesson plans, maintaining records (attendance, track progress and complete end of session report).
Continuous and active scanning of the pool.
Assist the Aquatics Director with maintaining records and ensuring participants/parent concerns are addressed in a timely manner.
Ensure instructional equipment remains in good condition; have all equipment ready prior to classes and put away after.
Instruct participants according to YMCA aquatics program standards: using all 5 components, guided discovery, effective class organization and positive relationship with participants
Know and understand the Emergency Action Plan and Emergency Evacuation Routes.
Report all issues concerning pool schedule, safety equipment, swimming program, and pool maintenance to Aquatics Director, in a timely manner.
Organize and perform private swim lessons, when needed.
Provide on deck supervision during program times.
Enforce aquatics safety rules consistently and fairly.
Maintain positive relationships with members and staff.
Must attain the YMCA Lifeguard certification within 90 days of hire and YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor certification within 120 days of hire.
Maintain certification level of physical and mental readiness.  Responsible for recertification before expiration.
Actively participate in training sessions, designated meetings and special events.

Qualifications:
High School diploma or equivalent.
Current YMCA Lifeguard certification or equivalent.
Current YMCA Swim Lessons certification or equivalent.
Current CPRO, First Aid and Emergency Oxygen certifications.
Demonstrate swim strokes, lifeguard rescues and CPRO/FA/EO skills.
Excellent hospitality skills.
Must be available to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays.

We offer an exciting and innovative work environment with a culture committed to serving all members of our community.  As a leading not-for-profit, community service organization, our Association relies heavily on fundraising to support the wide range of programs we proudly provide the communities we serve.  Our expectation is that all staff promotes participation of their branch fundraising efforts in some capacity.

If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, please forward your cover letter and resume with subject line “Aquatics Supervisor” to otangul@ymcanyc.org or to:
Coney Island YMCA
Attn.:   Oytun Tangul
2980 West 29th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11224

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER  ♦  DRUGFREE WORKPLACE

 

AR, BATESVILLE – City of Batesville – Aquatics Coordinator – Listed 03/21/17

Aquatics Coordinator
ARKANSAS, BATESVILLE

City of Batesville
Listed March 21, 2017

Summary: The Aquatics Coordinator will manage the operations and programs of the Aquatic Department at the Batesville Community Center.  Responsible for supervising water safety instruction, lifeguard, water aerobics instructors, and others assigned by the Parks Director.  Must demonstrate a strong personal commitment to the mission and goals of the Batesville Parks and Recreation Department while carrying out their assigned responsibilities in accordance with City of Batesville Policies and applicable laws.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following, but are not limited to:
1.  Plan, schedule, supervise and coordinate the operations of the City of Batesville aquatics programs; plan and direct recreation activities, athletic events, sporting events, games, classes and special events; evaluate and analyze issues and recommend solutions; assure activities are in compliance with all laws, policies, regulations, goals and safety standards.
2.  Coordinate and supervise the daily activities of assigned aquatics staff; plan, prioritize and assign tasks; orient and train staff, conduct in-service training, monitor work and evaluate performance; coach and instruct employees as required; establish and enforce work methods, procedures and standards.
3.  Assure that staff maintains safe, playable and aesthetically pleasing aquatics recreation venues and events and adhere to policies and procedures for efficient and safe operations.
4.  Coordinate and manage operations of City of Batesville aquatics programs; programs include aquatics venues and swimming pools, special events, classes, athletic contests and sports and wellness programs; organizes, promotes and evaluates diversified special events, alternative activities and special programs suited to the needs of participants and potential participants; allocates staff, supplies and equipment.  Instructs classes and lifeguards as assigned / needed.
5.  Monitors and recommends the maintenance of aquatics recreation venues, equipment, materials and other assets; inspect recreation program venues and pools, identifies conditions needing repair or maintenance and requests maintenance services.
6.  Analyzes aquatics programs, operations and service delivery issues, reports all accidents and incidents and reports and recommends solutions to supervisor; evaluates existing programs for effectiveness and participation and recommends program revisions; reports and resolves complaints, requests safety conditions, security issues and illegal activities.
7.  Maintains program accounting and administrative records, manages expenditures, tracks revenue and monitors budgets; oversees procurement activities for supplies and equipment in accordance with City of Batesville purchasing policies; prepares operational, statistical and financial reports on recreation programs, special events and cost recovery analysis.
8.  Promotes, organizes and stimulates good relationships with neighborhood and community groups and other agencies; interprets and explains City of Batesville aquatics programs and philosophies to groups and individuals, community resources, committees, staff and volunteers; coordinates with other City of Batesville departments and community agencies.
9.  Ensures staff certifications are current and all rules and regulations as set forth in the Department of Health code are met.
10.  Supervise, evaluate and make recommendations with regards to staffing and disciplinary issues.
11.  Supervise aquatics concessions, volunteers and instructors.
12.  Schedule all reservations for use of the Batesville Community Center Indoor and Outdoor Aquatics Facilities.
13.  Provide minor maintenance for the aquatics facility, purchase all chemicals, cleaning supplies and parts as needed.
14.  Manage Batesville Torpedo Swim Team, provide instruction, schedule swim meets/practices and coordinate all financial and budget revisions.
15.  Responsible for scheduling all required service calls on pool equipment.
16.  Supervise and coordinate all activities such as swim lessons, water aerobics, deep water aerobics, swim team practices, swim meets, movie nights, triathlons and therapy sessions.
17.  Assist community center staff with activities, sales and daily transactions, events and set-ups.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  Directly supervises volunteers and program staff for the Parks and Recreation Adult and Youth Aquatics Programs.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include: Assisting in the process of interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Qualifications Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1)  Education and / or Experience:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent four year degree or four years of experience in a related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
2.  Language Skills:  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from parents, sponsors, or the administrators of the grants which help to fund the program.  Ability to create presentations and write articles for publication.  Ability to effectively present information to top management and public groups.
3.  Computer Skills:  Ability to enter information, create reports, and locate information in a database.  Enter digital photographs and manipulate them to create flyers and posters.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  Current Arkansas Driver’s License, Lifeguard Certification, Water Safety Instructor, Certified Pool Operator and/or Aquatic Facility Operator Certification

Other Skills and Abilities:
Ability to interface well with citizens, fellow employees, and city officials.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Ability to effectively supervise.
Ability to complete Assigned projects with a minimal amount of direct supervision.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1)  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee frequently is required to walk and talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift objects weighing 20 pounds.
2)  This position requires the potential employee to live within a radius of ten contiguous land miles of The Batesville Community/Aquatics Center. Employee would have 30 days from hire date to comply.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those and employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with the disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work inside as well as in outdoor weather conditions.  Due to the outdoor work necessary the employee may be exposed to wet, and / or humid conditions.

To apply, visit http://www.batesvilleparks.com

DC, NORTHERN VA, MARYLAND – Fitter and Faster Swim Tour – Event Manager – Listed 2/9/17

Event Managers
DC, NORTHERN VA, MARYLAND
Fitter and Faster Swim Tour
Listed February 9, 2017

We want YOU! The Fitter and Faster Swim Tour is looking for hardworking, passionate individuals located within two to three hours driving distance of Gaithersburg, MD who love swimming, people, and thrive on being responsible for the execution of high quality clinics throughout the United States.

One of the many attributes that makes Fitter and Faster Swim clinics different than all other swim clinics is the professional Event Managers who run each event. The Event Managers provide value to participants, coaches, clinicians and others throughout each clinic. They add value to each experience and help create a special atmosphere.

We are looking for Event Managers who think on their feet, assess all types of situations, and pick up the ball and run in a fast-paced environment.

Requirements
• Event experience
• Background in competitive swimming- coaching, swim parent, swim instructor, former or current swimmer
• Well organized, able to manage multiple tasks
• Punctual
• Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems to situation that may arise
• Hard working
• Willing to travel across the United States on Fridays through Sundays on two or more weekends a month.
• Enjoys working with people
• Good with a camera, cropping photos and uploading to Walgreens, CVS etc.
• Great communicator
• Must be located in Washington, DC area
• Be able to drive 4-5 hrs in company work van or car to clinic location
• Flexibility to travel mid Friday afternoons thru Sunday evening

If you are interested in the Event Manager Position please send an email to karen@fitterandfaster.com
Be sure to attach your resume along with a brief note introducing yourself and how you heard about the position.

OHIO AND CHICAGO AREAS – Fitter and Faster Swim Tour – Event Manager – Listed 2/9/17

Event Managers
OHIO AND CHICAGO AREAS
Fitter and Faster Swim Tour
Listed February 9, 2017

We want YOU! The Fitter and Faster Swim Tour is looking for hardworking, passionate individuals located within three to four hours driving distance of clinics in your area, who love swimming, people, and thrive on being responsible for the execution of high quality clinics throughout the United States.

One of the many attributes that makes Fitter and Faster Swim clinics different than all other swim clinics is the professional who run each event.  The Event Managers provide value to participants, coaches, clinicians and others throughout each clinic. They add value to each experience and help create a special atmosphere.

We are looking for Event Managers who think on their feet, assess all types of situations, and pick up the ball and run in a fast-paced environment.

Requirements

  • Event experience
  • Background in competitive swimming- coaching, swim parent, swim instructor, former or current swimmer
  • Well organized, able to manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to troubleshoot different situation that may arise
  • Punctual
  • Hard working
  • Willing to travel across the United States on Fridays through Sundays on two or more weekends a month.
  • Enjoys working with people
  • Good with a camera, cropping photos and uploading to Walgreens, CVS etc.
  • Great communicator
  • Reliable transportation
  • Flexibility to travel Friday afternoons thru Sunday evenings

If you are interested in the Event Manager Position please send an email to karen@fitterandfaster.com
Be sure to attach your resume along with a brief note introducing yourself.

112 - Swim School & Instructional

NY, CONEY ISLAND – Coney Island YMCA – Swim Instructor – 04/20/2017

Swim Instructor
NEW YORK, CONEY ISLAND
Coney Island YMCA
Listed April 20, 2017

Salary:   $12.00 p/h – $20.00 p/h, part-time

The YMCA of Greater New York reaches half a million New Yorkers through programs that focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.  The Coney Island YMCA is seeking individuals who will be responsible for maintaining safe conditions at the branch, and promote a safe and positive atmosphere in accordance with YMCA of Greater New York aquatics policies and procedures.  The Swim Instructor will also provide swim instruction for different ages and ability levels and motivate his/her participants.

Responsibilities:
Must be Instructor Ready: uniform, lesson plans, maintain records (attendance, track progress and complete end of session report).
Instruct participants according to YMCA aquatics program standards: using all 5 components, guided discovery, effective class organization and positive relationship with participants.
Ensure instructional equipment remains in good condition; have all equipment ready prior to classes and put away after.
Must attain the YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor certification within 120 days of hire.
Know and understand the Emergency Action Plan and Emergency Evacuation Routes.
Enforce aquatics safety rules consistently and fairly.
Maintain positive relationships with class participants, parents, non-class members and staff.
Promote other aquatics programs and have knowledge of pool schedule and programs.
Maintain certification level of physical and mental readiness.  Responsible for recertification before expiration.
Actively participate in training sessions, designated meetings and special events.

Qualifications:
High School diploma or equivalent.
Current YMCA Swim Lessons certification or equivalent.
Current CPRO, First Aid and Emergency Oxygen certifications.
Demonstrate swim strokes and CPRO/FA/EO skills.
Must be willing to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays.
Excellent hospitality skills.

We offer an exciting and innovative work environment with a culture committed to serving all members of our community.  As a leading not-for-profit, community service organization, our Association relies heavily on fundraising to support the wide range of programs we proudly provide the communities we serve.  Our expectation is that all staff promotes participation of their branch fundraising efforts in some capacity.

If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, please forward your cover letter and resume with subject line “Swim Instructor” to otangul@ymcanyc.org or to:
Coney Island YMCA
Attn.:    Oytun Tangul
2980 West 29th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11224

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER  ♦  DRUGFREE WORKPLACE

115 - High School

NE, OMAHA – Brownell Talbot Aquatics – Aquatics Director / Head Coach Boys and Girls Varsity Swimming – Listed 04/20/2017

Aquatics Director / Head Coach Boys and Girls Varsity Swimming
NEBRASKA, OMAHA
Brownell Talbot Aquatics
Listed April 20, 2017

Position Starting:  June 1, 2017

Our Vision
Brownell Talbot Aquatics will be the recognized authority and leader in compassionate coaching and competitive swimming instruction for young people. BT provides programs that will exemplify three aquatic components: educational, recreational, and competitive programs. BT Aquatics achieves excellence in innovative programming, customer service, and technical proficiency while building on the tradition of excellence at Brownell Talbot School.

Purpose
BT Aquatics strives to make a positive difference in the lives of its team members by promoting good sportsmanship, biomechanically sound techniques, nutrition, healthy lifestyle, balance, commitment, responsibility, love for the sport of swimming, and self respect. We are committed to creating an environment where each individual athlete may realize his or her own potential. We believe that the healthiest motivation for a student is the motivation that comes from within, and we endeavor to draw out each student’s natural energy, hope, and courage, thereby fueling the pursuit of their dreams.

Position General Description
The aquatics director is a year-round, full-time position, responsible for implementing the school’s vision for cutting-edge aquatic programs for preschool through grade 12 and furthering the school’s mission. The aquatics director will collaborate with Head of School and will work closely with the activities director, executive director of business and finance, and the director of facilities and campus safety.

The aquatics director:

  • Oversees and coordinates the recruitment, training, scheduling, certification, and performance of employees of the facility; supervises the day-to-day activities of staff.
  • Oversees and coordinates the administration of the facility, to include scheduling of facility operations and contract management.
  • Oversees the maintenance of the pools, to include chemistry, climate control, cleanliness, and related maintenance.
  • Ensures that all appropriate water, environmental, health, and safety standards are maintained; ensures the pool is compliant with all local, state, and national requirements and current on all necessary certifications required for operation.
  • Develops, implements, and oversees a variety of aquatics programs for students, faculty, staff, and/or members of the general public.
  • Responsible for leading and developing the youth competitive swim team and the high school varsity swim team.
  • Leads swim practices to promote stroke development and physical conditioning.
  • Participates in and teaches aquatic and safety certification training sessions, as necessary.
  • Participates in the development of annual operating budgets and provides fiscal direction.
  • Develops and maintains records of operational facility usage; monitors and maintains inventories of pool equipment and supplies.
  • Represents the organization at various community and/or business meetings, committees, and task forces; promotes existing and new programs and/or policies.
  • Communicates effectively with parents, students, school administrators, and community partners in regards to the aquatics program.
  • Works with marketing and communications to promote the BT Aquatics program locally, nationally, and internationally.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Proven program builder with ability to drive revenue while balancing changing priorities.
  • High-level vision with practical implementation ability.
  • Minimum of 5+ years administrative experience, preferably in an aquatics environment.
  • BS required and MA preferred, preferably in the areas of Physical Education and Leadership.
  • Experience managing daily operations of multiple pool facilities.
  • Experience teaching and coaching swimming.

Preferred Certifications:

  • Current USA Swimming Coach certification
  • Current State of Nebraska High School Coach certification – or willing to get
  • ARC Lifeguard Instructor
  • Pool Operators (CPO or Nebraska)
  • Programs: TeamUnify, Meet manager helpful, + Colorado Dolphin Timing System & IST Timing System

Application process: Interested candidates are invited to visit www.brownell.edu/careers to obtain an application. Please submit the completed application, resume, and cover letter to careers@brownell.edu.

 

IL, ROCK ISLAND – Rock Island School District – High School Positions – Listed 04/05/17

High School Coaches
ILLINOIS, ROCK ISLAND
Rock Island School District
Listed April 5, 2017

The following positions are open for application in the Rock Island/Milan School District #41 for the 2017-18 school year.   If you wish to apply for a position, please apply on-line at rockislandschools.org. If you are a District employee applying, please apply as an external candidate:

https://www.applitrack.com/risd41/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp?internaltransferform.Url=&category=Miscellaneous

These positions will remain posted until filled.

Non-Certified Positions

1 position, (Job ID: 1044)
Head Swim Coach (Boys & Girls) / RIHS
Certified in an approved teaching area or complete an approved State of Illinois coaching program;
Completion certified CPR training;
Broad knowledge of IHSA and NCAA rules, guidelines, and procedures
***$10,272 coaching stipend***

1 position, (Job ID: 1045)
Assistant Swim Coach (Boys & Girls) / RIHS
Certified in an approved teaching area or complete an approved State of Illinois coaching program;
Completion certified CPR training;
Broad knowledge of IHSA and NCAA rules, guidelines, and procedures
***$3,346 coaching stipend***

TX, SAN ANTONIO – Northside Independent School District – High School Coaches – Listed 2/09/17

High School Swimming and Water Polo Coaches Wanted
TEXAS, SAN ANTONIO
Northside Independent School District
Listed February 9, 2017

High School Swimming and Water Polo Coaches Wanted.  Northside Independent School District, in San Antonio,TX, is seeking certified teachers with a coaching background in swimming and with knowledge or coaching experience in water polo.  Contact Tony Plummer @ anthony.plummer@nisd.net  or call at 210.397.7520

117 - Diving

NY, HAMILTON – Colgate University – Diving Coach, Men’s and Women’s Teams – Listed 04/04/2017

Diving Coach: Men’s And Women’s Teams
NEW YORK, HAMILTON
Colgate University
Listed April 4, 2017

Division/Department
: P/DF-Athletics

Full time/Part Time: Full-Time

Working hours: days, evenings, overnights, occasional weekends as needed

Job Description: Colgate University, an NCAA Division I member of the Patriot League Conference, invites applications for the Diving Coach position for the Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Program.

This is a ten-month position with full benefits for 12-months. Position provides opportunities for additional income during summer months through facility and event management for Lineberry Pool.

Reporting to the Head Coach of the Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving program; the responsibilities will include, but are not limited to assisting the head coach in all aspects of the program; recruiting; training and player development; monitoring student-athlete academic progress; coordinating team travel; and extensive daily administrative duties as assigned by the head coach.

Qualifications
(Education and Experience)
: A Bachelor’s degree is required. Candidates must possess excellent communication skills, computer skills and knowledge and commitment to all University, League, and NCAA regulations. A current valid driver’s license, in accordance with the University’s Driver Safety and Motor Vehicle Use Policy is required. A valid and current CPR and First Aid certification is needed.

Additional Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience coaching men’s and women’s diving or competing at the Division I level is desirable.
A Master’s Degree is preferred.

Job Open Date: 03-30-2017

Job Close Date: Open Until Filled

Application Types Accepted: Athletic Faculty Demographic Summary

Special Instructions to Applicants: Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Expected travel is 50%.
Colgate University is committed to the principle of institutional control in administering its athletics program in a manner consistent with the NCAA, ECAC, and Patriot League rules. Each individual involved in the athletics division is obligated to maintain competency and knowledge of the rules, to act within his or her realm of responsibility in full compliance with the governing legislation, and to report any violation of NCAA or conference rules of which he or she is aware.

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training at all levels of the employment. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Females/Persons with Disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Apply Here:  https://careers.colgate.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=163941