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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

NC, CHARLOTTE – Mecklenburg Swim Association – Assistant Age Group Coach – Listed 03/13/2017

Assistant Age Group Coach
NORTH CAROLINA, CHARLOTTE,
MECKLENBURG SWIM ASSOCIATION
Listed March 13, 2017

Mecklenburg Swim Association (MSA Swimming) in the Charlotte, NC area is looking for a coach to assist in our Age Group and Developmental Programs coaching mostly 12 and Under swimmers.  This is a great opportunity with a competitive salary ($30k-$32k) with bonus opportunity, paid vacations, and retirement plan. Position to begin in summer of 2017. Please send resume with cover letter, to headcoach@msaswim.com.

MSA current has 400 year-round swimmers on the team. MSA is owns a 10-lane Indoor Pool that opened in Fall of 2016. Responsibilities of this position include coaching, assisting in dryland, as well as administrative duties related to the group and overall team operations. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, experience with swimming as a coach or athlete, excellent organization and communication skills, and a desire to study and progress as a coach and a professional. Should have ASCA level two coaching certification, or ability to obtain quickly. This is a great opportunity with a competitive salary ($30k-$32k) with bonus opportunity, paid vacations, and retirement plan. Position to begin in summer of 2017. Please send resume with cover letter, to headcoach@msaswim.com.

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.

MI, HOLLAND – Holland Community Aquatic Center – Instructional Program Manager – Listed 03/01/17

Instructional Program Manager
MICHIGAN, HOLLAND
Holland Community Aquatic Center
Listed March 1, 2017

Primary Responsibilities:
Oversee all facets of the Holland Community Aquatic Center instructional program, including personnel, budget, programs, and schedules for 7-day per week, multiple-pool, and multiple-shift operations.

Specific Responsibilities:

  1. Provide leadership that ensures successful scheduling and operation of all instructional programs including: School lessons program, evening/weekend community lessons, and special needs programs.
  2. Directly hire, manage, develop, motivate, and evaluate instructional staff.
  3. Provide excellent customer service to with staff, parents, school representative, and community members.
  4. Create an effective and positive organizational environment.
  5. Develop and manage annual budgets for instructional programming and staffing.
  6. Utilize and integrate SwimAmerica programming and techniques into appropriate HCAC instructional swimming programming.
  7. Coordinate with Site Supervisors to provide ongoing training and in-service opportunities for instructional staff.
  8. Collaborate with the management team to achieve overall goals of the organization.
  9. Seek and achieve grant opportunities to advance the instructional program offerings.
  10. Develop and grow community programs including engagement of all age groups and minority populations.
  11. Prepare instructional program participants for additional opportunities including: competitive swimming, lifeguarding, instruction, or other aquatics options.
  12. Recruit and maintain volunteer group for the instructional program.
  13. Identify facility needs and assist staff and guests in all areas of the facility, as needed.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated management experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal and developmental skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • SwimAmerica Site Supervisor Certification, or ability to achieve Site Supervisor Certification.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree of equivalent experience.
  • Current certification as Life Guard Instructor (LGI), Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Instructor or Instructor Trainer.
  • Previous successful experience in supervision of or in a recreational related facility.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.

Benefits and Compensation: Full-Time Benefits: Health/Dental/Vision Insurance Plan Option, Retirement Benefit, and Paid Time Off.  Compensation commensurate with experience and qualifications.

To apply please go to:  http://hollandaquaticcenter.org/employment/

 

CO, FORT COLLINS – Fort Collins Area Swim Team – Lead Group Coach and Program Coordinator – Listed 03/01/17

Lead Group Coach and Program Coordinator
COLORADO, FORT COLLINS
Fort Collins Area Swim Team
Listed March 1, 2017

The mission of Fort Collins Area Swim Team is to provide Fort Collins and the surrounding community with a competitive swimming program that creates World Class Character through Excellence in Swimming by being Athlete Centered, Coach Driven and Board Supported.  FAST is a non-profit organization managed by a volunteer Board of Directors, with club membership composed of parents and guardians of FAST swimmers.   This past year FAST achieved it’s first Gold Medal Club Excellence Award.

The candidate will lead Fort Collins Area Swim Team groups on deck as a coach and function as a program coordinator in an administrative role.  In addition the candidate will implement FAST’s dry land program, attend regular swim meets, and cover other training groups as the coaching staff needs.  A strong background in competitive swimming and prior coaching experience is necessary.  In addition to on-deck coaching duties the applicant will provide administrative support in the areas of meet entries, team communication, and scheduling.

This is a full time salaried position of approximately 40 hours per week including some weekends.  The salary will be based on experience and qualifications.

Position Requirements
– Strong communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.
– 5 years experience coaching competitive swimming required
– Afternoon/evening and some weekend availability required
– Computer skills required to operate our Team Unify platform and Hytek swimming software.
– USA Swimming Coach certification required. CPR, Coaches Safety, Athlete Protection, and Background Check.
– Reliable Transportation

All interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, references, and salary requirements to Mike Novell at mike@fortcollinsareaswimteam.org.  Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

VA, WAYNESBORO – Waynesboro Family Y, Shenandoah Marlins Aquatic Club – Director of Competitive Swimming – Listed 030117

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

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

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


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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.

 

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

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.

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

 

 

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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

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.

CT, EAST LYME – East Lyme Aquatics – Director of Aquatics – Listed 1/30/2017

Director of Aquatics
CONNECTICUT, EAST LYME
East Lyme Aquatics (ELAC)
Listed January 30, 2017

East Lyme Aquatics is seeking a full time, year round, Director that is knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and passionate about aquatic activities and is looking to building a career in coaching and Aquatics Management.

The Director will report directly to the CEO. The CEO reports directly to the owner of the Aquatic and Fitness Center. (East Lyme Board of education)

After the completion of one year, the option may be available to the Director, of taking over as CEO/ Owner of the business as well as the directorship.

East Lyme is a small community, (19,000) and is located half way between New York City and Boston, Massachusetts. It is situated on Long Island sound and near beautiful beaches, 45 minutes from the Rhode Island surf beaches and yet is only a two hour drive from the Green Mountains in Vermont.

East Lyme Aquatic and Fitness Center is located on the grounds between the East Lyme HS and the Flanders Elementary School and has 960 members.  We have an 8 lane 25 yard indoor pool, a complete Fitness Center, outdoor track and Tennis Courts. (See www.nutmegaquatics.com )  We are open 7 days a week Please see our web page for Hours.  Note : The ELA&FC is closed to the public from 11:15am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday when school is in session.

The Nutmeg Swim club is part of ELAC and has 80 swimmers. During the SC season they practice at the ELAC, during the LC season the team practices at the ELAC Pool and the Ocean Beach 50 meter 8 lane outdoor pool during summer break. (See Ocean Beach, New London, CT)

Duties & Responsibilities:
Develop, manage and be responsible for all of programs, to include, but not limited to:
Swim America lesson program.
Masters Swim Team
Middle School Swim Team
Springboard Diving Team and Swim America Swim Lesson program
Head Coach of the USS Nutmeg Swim Club, (founded 1992, approximately 90 members, owned by the CEO.)
Plan a progression for each group within the club and work with each coach in supervision of their training group.
Provide active weekly management and training of your assistant coaches.
Create, maintain, and implement a parent/athlete handbook.
Conduct parent/ Athlete meeting prior to the beginning of SC and LC seasons.
Additional Responsibilities:
Producing a monthly news letter
Responsible for all club daily attendance, records and registrations.
Conduct skill clinic with staff prior to the start of season
Produce meet entries and provide them in a timely manner to our meet entry coordinator
Meet weekly with the CEO of East Lyme Aquatics
Hire staff as needed and approved by the CEO.
Supervise the lifeguard staff
Supervise Aquatic Center staff
Maintain the chemistry of the pool and keep the pool balanced and properly maintained.
Manage payroll and billing
Report weekly revenue and expenses to the ELBOE

Required Work Hours:
Minimum of 40 per week, to include but not limited to the following:
Mon: 8:00am to 12:00am., 4:30pm to 7:30pm
Tue: 4:00pm to 9:00pm
Wed, Thurs:  from 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Friday:   8:00am to 1:00PM
Saturday: 6:00am to 1:00pm,  ( exception for meets)
Sunday: OFF

Qualifications
:
Two years managing an Aquatic Center
Minimum four years of coaching experience, 2 as a Head Coach
ASCA level 3 status minimum.
Competitive swimming background desired
Bachelor Degree
Working knowledge of HyTek

Salary:
$50,000 to $56,000, Based on experience; Three weeks paid vacation; Stipend for travel, hotel, meals at swim meets; travel, and expenses to attend the ASCA World Coaching Conference every two years; allowance for professional certifications and education programs.

Start date:
April 17, 2017, but is flexible by mutual consent of CEO and Director

Contact:
E-mail resume and references to: jack.stabach@eastlymeschools.org
Director of Nutmeg Swimming, East Lyme Aquatics
Jack Stabach, 860-912-9232

OH, CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Marlins – Rated Head Coach – Listed 1/23/2017

Rated Head Coach
OHIO, CINCINNATI
Cincinnati Marlins
Listed January 23, 2017

Position Evaluation Pending
The Cincinnati Marlins (CM) is looking to hire a dynamic, experienced, and committed Head Coach to lead our renowned program with over 50 years of tradition of excellence in swimming. The Cincinnati Marlins, founded in 1961 has grown to nearly 500 swimmers with abilities spanning from recreational to national level competitive swimmers.  The Cincinnati Marlins operates at 4 training facilities with in the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky metro area.

The CM Head Coach will be charged with building upon the tradition of excellence by creating and executing an overall strategic plan consistent with the Cincinnati Marlin vision and philosophy: We believe that competitive swimming teaches a young person many valuable lessons that will benefit them throughout the rest of their lives. We strive to create a positive and encouraging environment for every swimmer.  Our goal is to help every swimmer reach their maximum swimming potential and to achieve more than even they thought was possible.  For some swimmers, that means a chance to pursue the Olympic dream. Others may strive to compete in college, and some, it might mean being a contributor on their high school team. We have a place for all of these swimmers. Along the way, our athletes learn the benefits of supporting one another, how to manage their time, perseverance, sportsmanship and that hard work will lead to success.  Most importantly, as individuals and as a team we believe that competitive swimming is fun!

CM seeks a high-energy individual with experience coaching at a National level.  The CM Head Coach will personally plan and conduct swim practices, and dryland training for CM’s National Team.  Other responsibilities include setting the team meet schedule, hosting well-run meets, and creating an interactive environment in a competitive landscape that motivates swimmers to achieve and exceed their goals.

CM’s Head Coach will work efficiently within the annual budget, effectively communicate with CM’s members, highly emphasize technology to interface with swimmers and parents, be responsible for recruitment and retention, direct and inspire CM’s coaches and staff, and also collaborate with area High School Swim Coaches and Cincinnati Marlins Water Polo coaches.  Additionally, the CM Head Coach will oversee the overall business operations supported by a professional staff.

ESSENTIAL JOB TASKS:

  • Abide by the American Swimming Coaches Association Code of Ethics, the USA Swimming Code of Conduct, and The Marlins Bylaws.
  • Reports to the Board of Directors, preparing financial and narrative reports.
  • Build on the tradition of excellence by creating an overall vision and plan for the team including a comprehensive athlete development/ progression plan, coaching strategies, travel policies, and hiring policies.
  • Oversee business operations of the Club, including the dues schedule and team budget.
  • Prepare and submit swimmers’ meet entries and attend assigned swim meets.
  • Support fundraising activities of the Club
  • Demonstrate strong administration skills, communication, deadlines and project management.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Coaching membership in good standing with USA swimming.
  • Current ASCA Membership, level 5 or higher
  • Demonstrates a successful track record with senior level coaching and previous management experience.
  • Experience with Team Unify, Meet Manager and Microsoft applications.
  • College degree

COMPENSATION:
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience.

HOW TO APPLY:
Interested applicants should direct their letters of interest, resume and 3-4 references to Bob Prangley, blprangley5@gmail.com   Your letter of interest must include your years of coaching experience, vision for the future of the Marlins, and salary requirements. Please direct all questions to Bob Prangley via email.

DEADLINE:
Written applications must be received by February 6, 2017. The expected start date is March 31, 2017.

About the Cincinnati Marlins:
Cincinnati Marlins has been a premier training ground for the Greater Cincinnati area swimmers for over 50 years.  Established in 1961, the Cincinnati Marlins primary training facility is Keating Natatorium, an 8 lane, 50 Meter pool located on the St Xavier High School campus.  The Cincinnati Marlins offer 3 other training sites – Princeton High School, Sycamore High School and Northern Kentucky University.  The Cincinnati Marlins provide programs for varying skill levels from beginners to elite competitors. For more information, visit www.cincy-marlins.com or contact the office at 513-761-3320.

WA, WENATCHEE – Velocity Swimming – Lead Age Group Coach – Listed 1/16/17

Lead Age Group Coach
WASHINGTON, WENATCHEE
Velocity Swimming  (Inland Empire Swimming)
Listed January 16, 2017

Velocity Swimming in Wenatchee, WA is seeking a full-time Age Group Coach (ASCA Level 2 preferred).  The Age Group Coach is primarily responsible for lead coaching our 11 to 14-year-old group that includes several Age Group Zone level swimmers.  The Age Group Coach will assist in coordination of our Age Group program (Copper, Steel, and Bronze groups) under the direction of the Head Coach with the goal of pushing the vision of our team towards senior-level swimming.  In addition, the Age Group Coach will direct our small “Swim America” swim lesson program.

Expected duties include swim meet coaching as assigned, directing our team captain program, assisting with meet entries, home meet set up and tear down, upkeep of our meet results and team records, assisting with the team unify website, assisting with team calendar and coaching assignments, filling in for other coaching groups as needed and other duties as assigned.  Meet travel per-diem, cell phone allowance, ASCA membership and certifications are paid by the team.  Training opportunities may be paid on an as-needed and approved basis.  Salary range is $2,084 to $2,420 per month dependent on team size and experience.  Current expected range is $2252 per month.  Other part-time work opportunities such as lifeguarding and teaching swim lessons may be available to increase income.

Prospective candidates should be strong leaders who exhibit a desire to assist young swimmers in achieving their goals.  Candidates must also possess a set of skills including but not limited to:  computer skills with specific experience in Hy-Tek and Team Unify team management platforms, and Office suite of programs.  The successful candidate must possess excellent communication skills.

Velocity Swimming is one of the top teams in the Inland Empire Swimming LSC and is a team with high expectations.  Swimmer abilities range from beginners to Winter Junior National and Futures Championship qualifiers.  Velocity has won 4 of the past five LSC Championship meets and the last three Long Course Championships in a row.  The team trains in two-6 lane x 25 yard pools 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 the strong parent base and strong support by the local High School programs.

A team of about 120 swimmers, Velocity is located in Wenatchee, WA; the Apple Capital of the world!  Wenatchee’s hilly scenery and the beautiful Columbia River offers many great recreation opportunities.  Approximately 2 and one-half hours from both Seattle and Spokane–Washington State’s two largest cities–Wenatchee offers easy access to major professional sports teams and cultural events.  Additionally, Wenatchee and the surrounding areas have some of the best wineries in the world.

Interested applicants should email a professional resume, and three references to Head Coach John Pringle at coachjohn@velocity-swimming.com.  Applicants must be able to pass a legal background check and be a current certified coach with USA Swimming (or be able to be so upon employment).  Final salary placement will be dependent on qualifications, experience, and team size.  For more information, please contact Coach John Pringle at (509) 884-8917.  The team wishes to fill this position as soon as possible.

FL, LONGWOOD – Patriot Aquatics – Age Group Coach – Listed 1/16/17

Age Group Coach
FLORIDA, LONGWOOD
Patriot Aquatics
Listed January 16, 2017

Full or Part Time Age Group Coach needed for Central Florida team. Competitive swimming experience and at least 1 year of coaching experience necessary.

The coach will work within a 200 +/- member team, which also manages facilities, as well as lessons, camps and summer programs.

You will be in charge of the 12-14 year old swimmers, the highest age group level in our program.

The team is over 35 years old and is based out of a 50 meter pool.

We would prefer a teacher who would coach part time, 2 hours per day 6 days a week.

Doubles 3 x per week with this group in the summer, with the possibility of involvement with our various summer programs.

Full time candidates would act as the business manager for the entire program as well as coaching.

The position will start April 3, 2017

Send resume to jocflybon@aol.com

FL, TAMPA – Tampa Preparatory School – Assistant Swim Coach – Listed 1/7/2017

Assistant Swim Coach, Middle School & Varsity
FLORIDA, TAMPA
Tampa Preparatory School
Listed January 7, 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.

 

PA, MECHANICSBURG — Messiah College — Head Mens and Womens Coach and Aquatic Director – Listed 12/23/2016

Full Time Position Of Head Men And Women’s Swim Coach And Aquatics Director
PENNSYLVANIA, MECHANICSBURG
Messiah College
Listed December 23, 2016

The Department of Athletics at Messiah College currently has an opening for the full time position of Head Men and Women’s Swim Coach and Aquatics Director. The Head Coach serves as the program leader for Men/Women Swimming. As Head Coach, this individual is responsible for operating a program for student-athletes, with differing abilities and skills, and serving as a role model in meeting our complimentary goals in Athletics of “Pursuing Athletic Excellence…Developing Christian Character.” As Aquatics Director, the individual will also oversee the College’s aquatics programs for students and community (including Swim Schools).

Required education: Bachelor’s degree in related field, American Red Cross or YMCA certification in Life guarding; American Red Cross certifications in CPR, AED, First Aid, and WSI; Certified Pool Operator. Education preferred includes: Master’s degree, ARC Lifeguard Instructor and CPR/AED/First Aid Instructor certifications- must be obtained within 1 year of hire.

Required experience: 2 years assistant coach experience; competitive swim experience required. Experience preferred includes: 1 year of head coach experience; 1-2 years of pool management experience.

Other requirements include: Ability to administer NCAA Division III intercollegiate Men/Women Swim programs, including recruiting, scheduling, budgeting, travel, and practice plans; ability to coach, teach, and train student-athletes in skills and strategies specific to Men/Women Swimming to be competitive within the Middle Atlantic Conference; ability to establish appropriate and effective mentoring relationships with student-athletes; demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the stages of student development and the importance of holistic education; ability to be a team player within the Athletics Department and the College; solid judgment and problem solving skills; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; demonstrated commitment to continued learning/professional development (i.e., presentations, publications, serving on regional and/or national committees); and ability to administer aquatics program, including hiring, scheduling, budgeting, and planning appropriate programs.

For additional information and to apply, please see: http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/9872

The College: Messiah College is a Christian college of the liberal and applied arts and sciences and has a student body of over 2,800 undergraduate students including 12.3% of under-represented and 4.0% international students from 29 countries and nearly 600 graduate students including 11.5% of students from under-represented populations.

The College is committed to an embracing evangelical spirit rooted in the Anabaptist, Pietist and Wesleyan traditions of the Christian Church. Our mission is to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society. Messiah College is a teaching institution that emphasizes instruction but values research and public service. Strong support is given to faculty development in teaching and scholarship. For additional information about Messiah College, please see: www.messiah.edu

Diversity: The College seeks to create a work environment and organizational culture that reflects and appreciates the uniqueness that the individual brings to the workplace while striving to provide an atmosphere of success. Messiah’s strategic plan includes a commitment to community engagement in diverse settings and the development of cross-cultural competencies as well as a commitment to developing a comprehensive and integrated approach to global engagement. As such, Messiah College is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body. Successful candidates will evidence similar commitments.

Messiah College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, disability, or veteran’s status in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, or the operation of any of its programs. Consistent with our nondiscrimination statement, the College does not tolerate abuse or harassment of employees, students or other individuals associated with the College. This includes, but is not limited to, vendors, contractors, and guests on the basis of, but not limited to, any of the above categories.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/8bhnmywh6b

MA, HANOVER & QUINCY BRANCHES – South Shore YMCA – Assist. Director, Head AG Coach – Listed 12/1/2016

Assistant Director/Head Age Group Coach, Competitive Swimming
MASSACHUSETTS, HANOVER & QUINCY BRANCHES
South Shore YMCA
Listed December 1, 2016

Position Type:  Exempt/Full Time
Reports to:  Director of Competitive Swimming
Revision Date:  November 15, 2016


POSITION SUMMARY:
This position is responsible for coaching and assisting with administration duties for the South Shore YMCA Strypers (SSYS) swim team and its related programs at the Quincy and Hanover Branches and Lincoln Hancock Community School site.

CORE EXPECTATIONS:

  1. PROGRAM MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT

Aids in the direction and supervision of all swim team program activities to meet the needs of the community and fulfill YMCA objectives. Establishes new program activities and expands program within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans.  Will work with the Director to implement and manage an integrated swimming and dryland program that meets the needs of swimmers of all ages and abilities, with concentration on the Age Group program.  This position will have direct coaching contact hours at practices and meets as well as a range of administrative responsibilities that will include meet entries, season planning, and other duties as assigned by the Director.

  1. STAFF ENGAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT

Aids in the recruitment, hiring, training, management, and development of part time coaching staff.  Directs staff and volunteers as needed. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff.  Ensures records of required staff certifications are current and complete and submitted to both NE Swimming and YMCA of the USA.

  1. MEMBERSHIP ENGAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT

Builds relationships with and among members, responds to inquiries and solves problems.  Creates a safe and supportive community environment, assists in recruiting and engaging new members, and connects members to the YMCA’s cause.  

  1. BUDGET & FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Assists in the planning and management of department budgets as approved in a fiscally responsible manner.  Aids in the administration of members in Team Unify and the YMCA membership system (DAXKO.) 

  1. FACILITY MANAGEMENT

Works with appropriate branch staff to provide program facilities for members that are clean, safe, adequately equipped, well maintained, and attractive. 

  1. VOLUNTEER DEVELOPMENT

Builds and develops volunteer capacity, sharing the social responsibility. 

  1. COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT & SUPPORT

Assists in YMCA fund raising activities/events, and engages in collaborative relationships with community organizations in order to strengthen support and build community.

YMCA COMPETENCIES – TEAM LEADER

Mission and Community Oriented
– Models and teaches YMCA values, inclusion activities, strategies and initiatives; ensures high-level service. Provide volunteers with orientation, training, development and recognition.

People Oriented
– Effectively communicate with audiences of all levels; listen for understanding when dealing with conflict; provide staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support.

Results Oriented – Provides guidance for launching programs and framework for making decisions. Develops plans and manages best practices through team engagement and holds staff accountable for high quality results. Effectively manages budgets and cultivates relationships to support fundraising.

Personal Development – Effectively addresses sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance. Facilitate change and models adaptability and awareness of its impact.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in health, recreation, education or a related field, recommended.
  • USA Coaches Certification (which includes the Foundation Course; Background Screening; Athlete Protection ; Safety Training for Coaches; CPR).
  • Minimum ASCA Level 2 with at least 5 years age group coaching experience.
  • Experience working with a range of athletes – novice to national.
  • CPR, First Aid Certification required.
  • Principals of YMCA Swimming and Diving (within the first 30 days of employment).
  • Meet manager/director experience.
  • Team Unify knowledge and experience.
  • Excellent presentation, teaching/coaching, communication and customer service skills.
  • Must possess outstanding organizational and administrative skills with an eye for detail and forward planning.
  • The position will also need refined knowledge and experience with various software including Microsoft Office, Team Unify, Team Manager and Meet Manager.
  • Skills in time management and task prioritization, staff and volunteer development, planning, supervision and fundraising are important to this position.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds (timing equipment, swimmer equipment boxes, and meet equipment boxes). While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required regularly required to stand, walk, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, or crouch.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Send cover letter and resume to:
Bernardine Dickman, Director of Competitive Swimming
South Shore YMCA,
75 Mill St.
Hanover, MA 02339
C: 617-691-7742

E: bdickman@ssymca.org

W: www.ssymca.org

 

 

MA, WESTFIELD – YMCA of Greater Westfield – Head Coach – Listed 11/29/2016

Head Swim Team Coach
MASSACHUSETTS, WESTFIELD
YMCA Of Greater Westfield
Listed November 29, 2016

POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the direction of the CEO the Head Swim Team Coach oversees the operations of the Westfield YMCA Wave Swim Team.  Develops, organizes and implements high quality YMCA and USA competitive swimming program.  Provides leadership to overall YMCA competitive swim program as well as part time coaches and volunteers.  Works with staff to insure YMCA competitive swim program operates at peak performance.

The YMCA WAVE Swim Team is an age group swimming program that focuses on all of our swimmers developing their abilities in a competitive swimming program that stresses overall growth, both personally and athletically, in a safe environment. We actively promote the four core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility as our foundation. This enables our members to develop in a competitive team environment that will give them the skills necessary to be successful in swimming and in life.

As a member of the leadership team responsibilities include membership development, risk management, building supervision, annual giving campaigns, staffing committees as designated, financial development, and attending YMCA functions.  This position is responsible for modeling, teaching and exemplifying the qualities and values, which are inherent to the mission and purpose of the YMCA.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Directs and supervises all competitive swimming program activities to meet YMCA objectives. Organization, administration, program development, promotion and daily operation of the swim team and other aquatic responsibilities as assigned.
  2. Establishes new activities and expands current competitive program within the community in accordance with YMCA standards.
  3. Insures that program operates within program guideline as directed by state, local and YMCA health and safety regulations. Maintain a clean, safe environment for swim team participants.
  4. Actively market, develop, and promote the swim team and other assigned programs
  5. Recruits, hires, trains and directs part time coaches and volunteers. Reviews and evaluates staff performance on a yearly basis. Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals. Ensures records of staff certifications are current and complete.
  6. Schedule and organize trainings to ensure staff are certified in required areas.
  7. Ensures high quality member-focused programs through innovative program development, evaluations, and ongoing training of staff.
  8. Creates thorough, age-appropriate workouts that are connected to swimmer’s goals, as well as skill development on competitive swimming.
  9. Provides leadership and administrative oversight to all matters relating to the team, inclusive of swim practices, swim meets, team performance and interaction with parents.
  10. Coordinates and executes swim team competitions and meet registrations.
  11. Oversees information management regarding team activity inclusive of meet information and results, parent and swimmer communications and other publicity needs.
  12. Attends swim team events such as meets, meetings, social events and year end banquet.
  13. Actively engages parents and cultivates relationships to create a collaborative swim team environment.
  14. Develops and controls department budgets related to the position.
  15. Ensure pool licensing requirements are met and a risk management policy and protocol is in place to ensure that all property and facilities meet code requirements and are safe for participant use.
  16. Develops, implements, and manages operating plans to promote program and/or membership growth for the YMCA. Executes strategies to ensure that members and/or program participants connect with one another and connect with the YMCA.
  17. Assist as needed with YMCA operations, building coverage, meetings and special events.
  18. Achieve retention goals, as well as growth goals, for department income and special events.
  19. Provides leadership and support to the annual fundraising campaign and volunteer committees/boards as assigned. Assist in special events.
  20. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations and other entities associated with the swim team
  21. Models relationship-building skills (including Listen First) in all interactions. Responds to all member and community inquiries and complaints in timely manner.
  22. Performs other duties as assigned by the CEO.

 Effect on End Result:

  1. Ensuring the safety and welfare of all of the children and adults involved in YMCA programming.
  2. Developing and improving both new and existing aquatics programs to meet the needs of children, parents and families.
  3. To work collaboratively with other agencies, schools, and businesses in the community to provide desired aquatic programming and services.
  4. To have the swim team and aquatics programs grow in usage and numbers of youth/adults being served and to meet the needs of all participants in a safe, unique, creative and exciting experience.
  5. To recruit, train, and maintain a competent and committed aquatics/swim team staff including volunteers.
  6. Departments operated within the approved budgets with respect to income and expenses.
  7. The YMCA of Greater Westfield being recognized as a leading resource for competitive swimming and other aquatic programming for the community.

YMCA COMPETENCIES (Team Leader):

  1. Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Ys values. Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to changing lives. Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition. Cultivates relationships to support fund-raising.
  2. Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives. Builds relationships to create small communities. Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience. Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support.
  3. Operational Effectiveness: Provides others with frameworks for making decisions. Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities. Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team. Effectively creates and manages budgets. Holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure progress.
  4. Personal Growth: Shares new insights. Facilitates change; models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change. Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent preferred.
  2. Two to three years of coaching and leadership experience preferred.
  3. Requirements within 30 days of hire include: completion of: Child Abuse Prevention for Supervisory Staff; CPR; First Aid; AED; Blood borne Pathogens, YMCA Lifeguard Certification.
  4. Principles of YMCA Competitive Swimming and Diving and USA Swimming Coach Certification required.
  5. Obtain CPO (Certified Pool Operator) certification within 6 months of employment.
  6. Maintain certification in field as required for YMCA and USA Swimming.
  7. YMCA Team Leader or Multi-team/Branch Leader certification preferred.
  8. Must possess excellent written and verbal skills and be able to communicate effectively with swimmers, parents and coaches.
  9. Experience working with parents and program volunteers.
  10. Demonstrate an enthusiastic, dynamic presence within the YMCA and competitive swim program.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/OTHER

  1. Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions and to supervise program activities in a wide variety of indoor and outdoor locations (depending upon the programs).
  2. Ability to create and sustain a culture of excellence and work and thrive as part of a cohesive team.
  3. Ability to lift/move heavy equipment and clean when necessary.
  4. Will be required to work early morning, late nights, and weekends.
  5. Requires a flexible schedule to maintain consistency and productivity for this department.
  6. Strong oral communication skills required for occasional public speaking responsibilities and excellent written communication skills with proficiency in all Microsoft Office programs.

How to Apply

BY Email:  aallard@westfieldymca.org
BY Mail:          Andrea Allard, CEO, 67 Court Street, Westfield, MA 01085

 

101 - Rated Head Coach

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.

 

OH, CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Marlins – Rated Head Coach – Listed 1/23/2017

Rated Head Coach
OHIO, CINCINNATI
Cincinnati Marlins
Listed January 23, 2017

Position Evaluation Pending
The Cincinnati Marlins (CM) is looking to hire a dynamic, experienced, and committed Head Coach to lead our renowned program with over 50 years of tradition of excellence in swimming. The Cincinnati Marlins, founded in 1961 has grown to nearly 500 swimmers with abilities spanning from recreational to national level competitive swimmers.  The Cincinnati Marlins operates at 4 training facilities with in the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky metro area.

The CM Head Coach will be charged with building upon the tradition of excellence by creating and executing an overall strategic plan consistent with the Cincinnati Marlin vision and philosophy: We believe that competitive swimming teaches a young person many valuable lessons that will benefit them throughout the rest of their lives. We strive to create a positive and encouraging environment for every swimmer.  Our goal is to help every swimmer reach their maximum swimming potential and to achieve more than even they thought was possible.  For some swimmers, that means a chance to pursue the Olympic dream. Others may strive to compete in college, and some, it might mean being a contributor on their high school team. We have a place for all of these swimmers. Along the way, our athletes learn the benefits of supporting one another, how to manage their time, perseverance, sportsmanship and that hard work will lead to success.  Most importantly, as individuals and as a team we believe that competitive swimming is fun!

CM seeks a high-energy individual with experience coaching at a National level.  The CM Head Coach will personally plan and conduct swim practices, and dryland training for CM’s National Team.  Other responsibilities include setting the team meet schedule, hosting well-run meets, and creating an interactive environment in a competitive landscape that motivates swimmers to achieve and exceed their goals.

CM’s Head Coach will work efficiently within the annual budget, effectively communicate with CM’s members, highly emphasize technology to interface with swimmers and parents, be responsible for recruitment and retention, direct and inspire CM’s coaches and staff, and also collaborate with area High School Swim Coaches and Cincinnati Marlins Water Polo coaches.  Additionally, the CM Head Coach will oversee the overall business operations supported by a professional staff.

ESSENTIAL JOB TASKS:

  • Abide by the American Swimming Coaches Association Code of Ethics, the USA Swimming Code of Conduct, and The Marlins Bylaws.
  • Reports to the Board of Directors, preparing financial and narrative reports.
  • Build on the tradition of excellence by creating an overall vision and plan for the team including a comprehensive athlete development/ progression plan, coaching strategies, travel policies, and hiring policies.
  • Oversee business operations of the Club, including the dues schedule and team budget.
  • Prepare and submit swimmers’ meet entries and attend assigned swim meets.
  • Support fundraising activities of the Club
  • Demonstrate strong administration skills, communication, deadlines and project management.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Coaching membership in good standing with USA swimming.
  • Current ASCA Membership, level 5 or higher
  • Demonstrates a successful track record with senior level coaching and previous management experience.
  • Experience with Team Unify, Meet Manager and Microsoft applications.
  • College degree

COMPENSATION:
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience.

HOW TO APPLY:
Interested applicants should direct their letters of interest, resume and 3-4 references to Bob Prangley, blprangley5@gmail.com   Your letter of interest must include your years of coaching experience, vision for the future of the Marlins, and salary requirements. Please direct all questions to Bob Prangley via email.

DEADLINE:
Written applications must be received by February 6, 2017. The expected start date is March 31, 2017.

About the Cincinnati Marlins:
Cincinnati Marlins has been a premier training ground for the Greater Cincinnati area swimmers for over 50 years.  Established in 1961, the Cincinnati Marlins primary training facility is Keating Natatorium, an 8 lane, 50 Meter pool located on the St Xavier High School campus.  The Cincinnati Marlins offer 3 other training sites – Princeton High School, Sycamore High School and Northern Kentucky University.  The Cincinnati Marlins provide programs for varying skill levels from beginners to elite competitors. For more information, visit www.cincy-marlins.com or contact the office at 513-761-3320.

102 - Other Head Coach / Site Coach

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 030117

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

CT, EAST LYME – East Lyme Aquatics – Director of Aquatics – Listed 1/30/2017

Director of Aquatics
CONNECTICUT, EAST LYME
East Lyme Aquatics (ELAC)
Listed January 30, 2017

East Lyme Aquatics is seeking a full time, year round, Director that is knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and passionate about aquatic activities and is looking to building a career in coaching and Aquatics Management.

The Director will report directly to the CEO. The CEO reports directly to the owner of the Aquatic and Fitness Center. (East Lyme Board of education)

After the completion of one year, the option may be available to the Director, of taking over as CEO/ Owner of the business as well as the directorship.

East Lyme is a small community, (19,000) and is located half way between New York City and Boston, Massachusetts. It is situated on Long Island sound and near beautiful beaches, 45 minutes from the Rhode Island surf beaches and yet is only a two hour drive from the Green Mountains in Vermont.

East Lyme Aquatic and Fitness Center is located on the grounds between the East Lyme HS and the Flanders Elementary School and has 960 members.  We have an 8 lane 25 yard indoor pool, a complete Fitness Center, outdoor track and Tennis Courts. (See www.nutmegaquatics.com )  We are open 7 days a week Please see our web page for Hours.  Note : The ELA&FC is closed to the public from 11:15am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday when school is in session.

The Nutmeg Swim club is part of ELAC and has 80 swimmers. During the SC season they practice at the ELAC, during the LC season the team practices at the ELAC Pool and the Ocean Beach 50 meter 8 lane outdoor pool during summer break. (See Ocean Beach, New London, CT)

Duties & Responsibilities:
Develop, manage and be responsible for all of programs, to include, but not limited to:
Swim America lesson program.
Masters Swim Team
Middle School Swim Team
Springboard Diving Team and Swim America Swim Lesson program
Head Coach of the USS Nutmeg Swim Club, (founded 1992, approximately 90 members, owned by the CEO.)
Plan a progression for each group within the club and work with each coach in supervision of their training group.
Provide active weekly management and training of your assistant coaches.
Create, maintain, and implement a parent/athlete handbook.
Conduct parent/ Athlete meeting prior to the beginning of SC and LC seasons.
Additional Responsibilities:
Producing a monthly news letter
Responsible for all club daily attendance, records and registrations.
Conduct skill clinic with staff prior to the start of season
Produce meet entries and provide them in a timely manner to our meet entry coordinator
Meet weekly with the CEO of East Lyme Aquatics
Hire staff as needed and approved by the CEO.
Supervise the lifeguard staff
Supervise Aquatic Center staff
Maintain the chemistry of the pool and keep the pool balanced and properly maintained.
Manage payroll and billing
Report weekly revenue and expenses to the ELBOE

Required Work Hours:
Minimum of 40 per week, to include but not limited to the following:
Mon: 8:00am to 12:00am., 4:30pm to 7:30pm
Tue: 4:00pm to 9:00pm
Wed, Thurs:  from 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Friday:   8:00am to 1:00PM
Saturday: 6:00am to 1:00pm,  ( exception for meets)
Sunday: OFF

Qualifications
:
Two years managing an Aquatic Center
Minimum four years of coaching experience, 2 as a Head Coach
ASCA level 3 status minimum.
Competitive swimming background desired
Bachelor Degree
Working knowledge of HyTek

Salary:
$50,000 to $56,000, Based on experience; Three weeks paid vacation; Stipend for travel, hotel, meals at swim meets; travel, and expenses to attend the ASCA World Coaching Conference every two years; allowance for professional certifications and education programs.

Start date:
April 17, 2017, but is flexible by mutual consent of CEO and Director

Contact:
E-mail resume and references to: jack.stabach@eastlymeschools.org
Director of Nutmeg Swimming, East Lyme Aquatics
Jack Stabach, 860-912-9232

MA, WESTFIELD – YMCA of Greater Westfield – Head Coach – Listed 11/29/2016

Head Swim Team Coach
MASSACHUSETTS, WESTFIELD
YMCA Of Greater Westfield
Listed November 29, 2016

POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the direction of the CEO the Head Swim Team Coach oversees the operations of the Westfield YMCA Wave Swim Team.  Develops, organizes and implements high quality YMCA and USA competitive swimming program.  Provides leadership to overall YMCA competitive swim program as well as part time coaches and volunteers.  Works with staff to insure YMCA competitive swim program operates at peak performance.

The YMCA WAVE Swim Team is an age group swimming program that focuses on all of our swimmers developing their abilities in a competitive swimming program that stresses overall growth, both personally and athletically, in a safe environment. We actively promote the four core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility as our foundation. This enables our members to develop in a competitive team environment that will give them the skills necessary to be successful in swimming and in life.

As a member of the leadership team responsibilities include membership development, risk management, building supervision, annual giving campaigns, staffing committees as designated, financial development, and attending YMCA functions.  This position is responsible for modeling, teaching and exemplifying the qualities and values, which are inherent to the mission and purpose of the YMCA.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Directs and supervises all competitive swimming program activities to meet YMCA objectives. Organization, administration, program development, promotion and daily operation of the swim team and other aquatic responsibilities as assigned.
  2. Establishes new activities and expands current competitive program within the community in accordance with YMCA standards.
  3. Insures that program operates within program guideline as directed by state, local and YMCA health and safety regulations. Maintain a clean, safe environment for swim team participants.
  4. Actively market, develop, and promote the swim team and other assigned programs
  5. Recruits, hires, trains and directs part time coaches and volunteers. Reviews and evaluates staff performance on a yearly basis. Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals. Ensures records of staff certifications are current and complete.
  6. Schedule and organize trainings to ensure staff are certified in required areas.
  7. Ensures high quality member-focused programs through innovative program development, evaluations, and ongoing training of staff.
  8. Creates thorough, age-appropriate workouts that are connected to swimmer’s goals, as well as skill development on competitive swimming.
  9. Provides leadership and administrative oversight to all matters relating to the team, inclusive of swim practices, swim meets, team performance and interaction with parents.
  10. Coordinates and executes swim team competitions and meet registrations.
  11. Oversees information management regarding team activity inclusive of meet information and results, parent and swimmer communications and other publicity needs.
  12. Attends swim team events such as meets, meetings, social events and year end banquet.
  13. Actively engages parents and cultivates relationships to create a collaborative swim team environment.
  14. Develops and controls department budgets related to the position.
  15. Ensure pool licensing requirements are met and a risk management policy and protocol is in place to ensure that all property and facilities meet code requirements and are safe for participant use.
  16. Develops, implements, and manages operating plans to promote program and/or membership growth for the YMCA. Executes strategies to ensure that members and/or program participants connect with one another and connect with the YMCA.
  17. Assist as needed with YMCA operations, building coverage, meetings and special events.
  18. Achieve retention goals, as well as growth goals, for department income and special events.
  19. Provides leadership and support to the annual fundraising campaign and volunteer committees/boards as assigned. Assist in special events.
  20. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations and other entities associated with the swim team
  21. Models relationship-building skills (including Listen First) in all interactions. Responds to all member and community inquiries and complaints in timely manner.
  22. Performs other duties as assigned by the CEO.

 Effect on End Result:

  1. Ensuring the safety and welfare of all of the children and adults involved in YMCA programming.
  2. Developing and improving both new and existing aquatics programs to meet the needs of children, parents and families.
  3. To work collaboratively with other agencies, schools, and businesses in the community to provide desired aquatic programming and services.
  4. To have the swim team and aquatics programs grow in usage and numbers of youth/adults being served and to meet the needs of all participants in a safe, unique, creative and exciting experience.
  5. To recruit, train, and maintain a competent and committed aquatics/swim team staff including volunteers.
  6. Departments operated within the approved budgets with respect to income and expenses.
  7. The YMCA of Greater Westfield being recognized as a leading resource for competitive swimming and other aquatic programming for the community.

YMCA COMPETENCIES (Team Leader):

  1. Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Ys values. Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to changing lives. Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition. Cultivates relationships to support fund-raising.
  2. Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives. Builds relationships to create small communities. Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience. Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support.
  3. Operational Effectiveness: Provides others with frameworks for making decisions. Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities. Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team. Effectively creates and manages budgets. Holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure progress.
  4. Personal Growth: Shares new insights. Facilitates change; models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change. Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent preferred.
  2. Two to three years of coaching and leadership experience preferred.
  3. Requirements within 30 days of hire include: completion of: Child Abuse Prevention for Supervisory Staff; CPR; First Aid; AED; Blood borne Pathogens, YMCA Lifeguard Certification.
  4. Principles of YMCA Competitive Swimming and Diving and USA Swimming Coach Certification required.
  5. Obtain CPO (Certified Pool Operator) certification within 6 months of employment.
  6. Maintain certification in field as required for YMCA and USA Swimming.
  7. YMCA Team Leader or Multi-team/Branch Leader certification preferred.
  8. Must possess excellent written and verbal skills and be able to communicate effectively with swimmers, parents and coaches.
  9. Experience working with parents and program volunteers.
  10. Demonstrate an enthusiastic, dynamic presence within the YMCA and competitive swim program.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/OTHER

  1. Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions and to supervise program activities in a wide variety of indoor and outdoor locations (depending upon the programs).
  2. Ability to create and sustain a culture of excellence and work and thrive as part of a cohesive team.
  3. Ability to lift/move heavy equipment and clean when necessary.
  4. Will be required to work early morning, late nights, and weekends.
  5. Requires a flexible schedule to maintain consistency and productivity for this department.
  6. Strong oral communication skills required for occasional public speaking responsibilities and excellent written communication skills with proficiency in all Microsoft Office programs.

How to Apply

BY Email:  aallard@westfieldymca.org
BY Mail:          Andrea Allard, CEO, 67 Court Street, Westfield, MA 01085

 

104 - Age Group Coach

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

NC, CHARLOTTE – Mecklenburg Swim Association – Assistant Age Group Coach – Listed 03/13/2017

Assistant Age Group Coach
NORTH CAROLINA, CHARLOTTE,
MECKLENBURG SWIM ASSOCIATION
Listed March 13, 2017

Mecklenburg Swim Association (MSA Swimming) in the Charlotte, NC area is looking for a coach to assist in our Age Group and Developmental Programs coaching mostly 12 and Under swimmers.  This is a great opportunity with a competitive salary ($30k-$32k) with bonus opportunity, paid vacations, and retirement plan. Position to begin in summer of 2017. Please send resume with cover letter, to headcoach@msaswim.com.

MSA current has 400 year-round swimmers on the team. MSA is owns a 10-lane Indoor Pool that opened in Fall of 2016. Responsibilities of this position include coaching, assisting in dryland, as well as administrative duties related to the group and overall team operations. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, experience with swimming as a coach or athlete, excellent organization and communication skills, and a desire to study and progress as a coach and a professional. Should have ASCA level two coaching certification, or ability to obtain quickly. This is a great opportunity with a competitive salary ($30k-$32k) with bonus opportunity, paid vacations, and retirement plan. Position to begin in summer of 2017. Please send resume with cover letter, to headcoach@msaswim.com.

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.

CO, FORT COLLINS – Fort Collins Area Swim Team – Lead Group Coach and Program Coordinator – Listed 03/01/17

Lead Group Coach and Program Coordinator
COLORADO, FORT COLLINS
Fort Collins Area Swim Team
Listed March 1, 2017

The mission of Fort Collins Area Swim Team is to provide Fort Collins and the surrounding community with a competitive swimming program that creates World Class Character through Excellence in Swimming by being Athlete Centered, Coach Driven and Board Supported.  FAST is a non-profit organization managed by a volunteer Board of Directors, with club membership composed of parents and guardians of FAST swimmers.   This past year FAST achieved it’s first Gold Medal Club Excellence Award.

The candidate will lead Fort Collins Area Swim Team groups on deck as a coach and function as a program coordinator in an administrative role.  In addition the candidate will implement FAST’s dry land program, attend regular swim meets, and cover other training groups as the coaching staff needs.  A strong background in competitive swimming and prior coaching experience is necessary.  In addition to on-deck coaching duties the applicant will provide administrative support in the areas of meet entries, team communication, and scheduling.

This is a full time salaried position of approximately 40 hours per week including some weekends.  The salary will be based on experience and qualifications.

Position Requirements
– Strong communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.
– 5 years experience coaching competitive swimming required
– Afternoon/evening and some weekend availability required
– Computer skills required to operate our Team Unify platform and Hytek swimming software.
– USA Swimming Coach certification required. CPR, Coaches Safety, Athlete Protection, and Background Check.
– Reliable Transportation

All interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, references, and salary requirements to Mike Novell at mike@fortcollinsareaswimteam.org.  Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

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

WA, WENATCHEE – Velocity Swimming – Lead Age Group Coach – Listed 1/16/17

Lead Age Group Coach
WASHINGTON, WENATCHEE
Velocity Swimming  (Inland Empire Swimming)
Listed January 16, 2017

Velocity Swimming in Wenatchee, WA is seeking a full-time Age Group Coach (ASCA Level 2 preferred).  The Age Group Coach is primarily responsible for lead coaching our 11 to 14-year-old group that includes several Age Group Zone level swimmers.  The Age Group Coach will assist in coordination of our Age Group program (Copper, Steel, and Bronze groups) under the direction of the Head Coach with the goal of pushing the vision of our team towards senior-level swimming.  In addition, the Age Group Coach will direct our small “Swim America” swim lesson program.

Expected duties include swim meet coaching as assigned, directing our team captain program, assisting with meet entries, home meet set up and tear down, upkeep of our meet results and team records, assisting with the team unify website, assisting with team calendar and coaching assignments, filling in for other coaching groups as needed and other duties as assigned.  Meet travel per-diem, cell phone allowance, ASCA membership and certifications are paid by the team.  Training opportunities may be paid on an as-needed and approved basis.  Salary range is $2,084 to $2,420 per month dependent on team size and experience.  Current expected range is $2252 per month.  Other part-time work opportunities such as lifeguarding and teaching swim lessons may be available to increase income.

Prospective candidates should be strong leaders who exhibit a desire to assist young swimmers in achieving their goals.  Candidates must also possess a set of skills including but not limited to:  computer skills with specific experience in Hy-Tek and Team Unify team management platforms, and Office suite of programs.  The successful candidate must possess excellent communication skills.

Velocity Swimming is one of the top teams in the Inland Empire Swimming LSC and is a team with high expectations.  Swimmer abilities range from beginners to Winter Junior National and Futures Championship qualifiers.  Velocity has won 4 of the past five LSC Championship meets and the last three Long Course Championships in a row.  The team trains in two-6 lane x 25 yard pools 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 the strong parent base and strong support by the local High School programs.

A team of about 120 swimmers, Velocity is located in Wenatchee, WA; the Apple Capital of the world!  Wenatchee’s hilly scenery and the beautiful Columbia River offers many great recreation opportunities.  Approximately 2 and one-half hours from both Seattle and Spokane–Washington State’s two largest cities–Wenatchee offers easy access to major professional sports teams and cultural events.  Additionally, Wenatchee and the surrounding areas have some of the best wineries in the world.

Interested applicants should email a professional resume, and three references to Head Coach John Pringle at coachjohn@velocity-swimming.com.  Applicants must be able to pass a legal background check and be a current certified coach with USA Swimming (or be able to be so upon employment).  Final salary placement will be dependent on qualifications, experience, and team size.  For more information, please contact Coach John Pringle at (509) 884-8917.  The team wishes to fill this position as soon as possible.

FL, LONGWOOD – Patriot Aquatics – Age Group Coach – Listed 1/16/17

Age Group Coach
FLORIDA, LONGWOOD
Patriot Aquatics
Listed January 16, 2017

Full or Part Time Age Group Coach needed for Central Florida team. Competitive swimming experience and at least 1 year of coaching experience necessary.

The coach will work within a 200 +/- member team, which also manages facilities, as well as lessons, camps and summer programs.

You will be in charge of the 12-14 year old swimmers, the highest age group level in our program.

The team is over 35 years old and is based out of a 50 meter pool.

We would prefer a teacher who would coach part time, 2 hours per day 6 days a week.

Doubles 3 x per week with this group in the summer, with the possibility of involvement with our various summer programs.

Full time candidates would act as the business manager for the entire program as well as coaching.

The position will start April 3, 2017

Send resume to jocflybon@aol.com

MA, HANOVER & QUINCY BRANCHES – South Shore YMCA – Assist. Director, Head AG Coach – Listed 12/1/2016

Assistant Director/Head Age Group Coach, Competitive Swimming
MASSACHUSETTS, HANOVER & QUINCY BRANCHES
South Shore YMCA
Listed December 1, 2016

Position Type:  Exempt/Full Time
Reports to:  Director of Competitive Swimming
Revision Date:  November 15, 2016


POSITION SUMMARY:
This position is responsible for coaching and assisting with administration duties for the South Shore YMCA Strypers (SSYS) swim team and its related programs at the Quincy and Hanover Branches and Lincoln Hancock Community School site.

CORE EXPECTATIONS:

  1. PROGRAM MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT

Aids in the direction and supervision of all swim team program activities to meet the needs of the community and fulfill YMCA objectives. Establishes new program activities and expands program within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans.  Will work with the Director to implement and manage an integrated swimming and dryland program that meets the needs of swimmers of all ages and abilities, with concentration on the Age Group program.  This position will have direct coaching contact hours at practices and meets as well as a range of administrative responsibilities that will include meet entries, season planning, and other duties as assigned by the Director.

  1. STAFF ENGAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT

Aids in the recruitment, hiring, training, management, and development of part time coaching staff.  Directs staff and volunteers as needed. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff.  Ensures records of required staff certifications are current and complete and submitted to both NE Swimming and YMCA of the USA.

  1. MEMBERSHIP ENGAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT

Builds relationships with and among members, responds to inquiries and solves problems.  Creates a safe and supportive community environment, assists in recruiting and engaging new members, and connects members to the YMCA’s cause.  

  1. BUDGET & FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Assists in the planning and management of department budgets as approved in a fiscally responsible manner.  Aids in the administration of members in Team Unify and the YMCA membership system (DAXKO.) 

  1. FACILITY MANAGEMENT

Works with appropriate branch staff to provide program facilities for members that are clean, safe, adequately equipped, well maintained, and attractive. 

  1. VOLUNTEER DEVELOPMENT

Builds and develops volunteer capacity, sharing the social responsibility. 

  1. COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT & SUPPORT

Assists in YMCA fund raising activities/events, and engages in collaborative relationships with community organizations in order to strengthen support and build community.

YMCA COMPETENCIES – TEAM LEADER

Mission and Community Oriented
– Models and teaches YMCA values, inclusion activities, strategies and initiatives; ensures high-level service. Provide volunteers with orientation, training, development and recognition.

People Oriented
– Effectively communicate with audiences of all levels; listen for understanding when dealing with conflict; provide staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support.

Results Oriented – Provides guidance for launching programs and framework for making decisions. Develops plans and manages best practices through team engagement and holds staff accountable for high quality results. Effectively manages budgets and cultivates relationships to support fundraising.

Personal Development – Effectively addresses sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance. Facilitate change and models adaptability and awareness of its impact.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in health, recreation, education or a related field, recommended.
  • USA Coaches Certification (which includes the Foundation Course; Background Screening; Athlete Protection ; Safety Training for Coaches; CPR).
  • Minimum ASCA Level 2 with at least 5 years age group coaching experience.
  • Experience working with a range of athletes – novice to national.
  • CPR, First Aid Certification required.
  • Principals of YMCA Swimming and Diving (within the first 30 days of employment).
  • Meet manager/director experience.
  • Team Unify knowledge and experience.
  • Excellent presentation, teaching/coaching, communication and customer service skills.
  • Must possess outstanding organizational and administrative skills with an eye for detail and forward planning.
  • The position will also need refined knowledge and experience with various software including Microsoft Office, Team Unify, Team Manager and Meet Manager.
  • Skills in time management and task prioritization, staff and volunteer development, planning, supervision and fundraising are important to this position.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds (timing equipment, swimmer equipment boxes, and meet equipment boxes). While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required regularly required to stand, walk, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, or crouch.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Send cover letter and resume to:
Bernardine Dickman, Director of Competitive Swimming
South Shore YMCA,
75 Mill St.
Hanover, MA 02339
C: 617-691-7742

E: bdickman@ssymca.org

W: www.ssymca.org

 

 

FL, TAMPA – Tampa Bay Aquatics (TBAY) – One Position:  10 & Under Coach and Head Masters Coach – Listed 11/16/2016

One Position:  10 & Under Coach and Head Masters Coach
FLORIDA, TAMPA
Tampa Bay Aquatics (TBAY)
Listed November 16, 2016

Tampa Bay Aquatics (TBAY) is a coach directed, board supported, nationally competitive swim team with 7 different locations and over 700+ registered USA Swimming athletes.  Our multi-year National Club Excellence Silver Medal Program highlights our tradition of excellence in USA Swimming.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and organized 10 & Under Age Group Coach who will also act as Head Masters Coach and assist as Program Development Coordinator. We are looking for someone who is dedicated to developing quality programs through established curriculums and fundraising techniques.

Head 10 & Under Coach

  • Work closely and directly with TBAY Head Age Group Coach
  • Responsible for all 10 and Under Scheduled Practices
  • Establish a safe and organized learning environment during swim practices
  • Create, implement and enforce all practice planning and development of 10 and Under water programs to include skills, drills, technique and progressions
  • Create, implement and enforce all practice planning and development of 10 and Under dry land programs
  • Submit all meet entries for athletes to Head Age Group coach by indicated deadlines
  • Attend all scheduled and sanctioned USA swim meets and competitions
  • Take daily attendance
  • Develop and maintain recruiting avenues to help build team numbers
  • Develop and maintain relationships within the community
  • Organize and run mini meets in collaboration with Head Age Group coach
  • Develop and implement summer league and swim clinic programs
  • Co- chair fundraising raising campaign for TBAY Annual Gasparilla Races Swim Meet
  • Organize, coordinate and market TBAY Annual Swimapalooza
  • Create, promote and maintain Summer League with JCC
  • Relay and Sprint Meet

Lead Master Coach

  • Responsible to attend two (2) of 6 scheduled masters practices per week
  • Coordinate coaches for all remaining scheduled masters practices
  • Work with Head Age Group coach on scheduling coaching staff
  • Create practice plan for all Masters Sessions
  • Responsible for all new member registrations
  • Updating & Managing Masters Tab on website
  • Manage TBAY Master email & communication
  • Organize, coordinate and market TBAY Annual Swimapalooza

Qualifications

  • Current USA & USMS Swimming Coach Certification & Background check
  • Certification in CPR, First Aid/AED, Lifeguard and Coaches Safety Training
  • Minimum ASCA level 2 preferred
  • Minimum 5-7 Years of USA swimming coaching
  • Excellent knowledge of stroke technique & proven ability to communicate that knowledge to swimmers & coaches

Please send CV/Resume to Head Coach and Program Director Jason Bowes jasonbowes26@gmail.com

 

105 - Assistant Coach

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.

FL, TAMPA – Tampa Preparatory School – Assistant Swim Coach – Listed 1/7/2017

Assistant Swim Coach, Middle School & Varsity
FLORIDA, TAMPA
Tampa Preparatory School
Listed January 7, 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.

 

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

107 - Masters

FL, TAMPA – Tampa Bay Aquatics (TBAY) – One Position:  10 & Under Coach and Head Masters Coach – Listed 11/16/2016

One Position:  10 & Under Coach and Head Masters Coach
FLORIDA, TAMPA
Tampa Bay Aquatics (TBAY)
Listed November 16, 2016

Tampa Bay Aquatics (TBAY) is a coach directed, board supported, nationally competitive swim team with 7 different locations and over 700+ registered USA Swimming athletes.  Our multi-year National Club Excellence Silver Medal Program highlights our tradition of excellence in USA Swimming.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and organized 10 & Under Age Group Coach who will also act as Head Masters Coach and assist as Program Development Coordinator. We are looking for someone who is dedicated to developing quality programs through established curriculums and fundraising techniques.

Head 10 & Under Coach

  • Work closely and directly with TBAY Head Age Group Coach
  • Responsible for all 10 and Under Scheduled Practices
  • Establish a safe and organized learning environment during swim practices
  • Create, implement and enforce all practice planning and development of 10 and Under water programs to include skills, drills, technique and progressions
  • Create, implement and enforce all practice planning and development of 10 and Under dry land programs
  • Submit all meet entries for athletes to Head Age Group coach by indicated deadlines
  • Attend all scheduled and sanctioned USA swim meets and competitions
  • Take daily attendance
  • Develop and maintain recruiting avenues to help build team numbers
  • Develop and maintain relationships within the community
  • Organize and run mini meets in collaboration with Head Age Group coach
  • Develop and implement summer league and swim clinic programs
  • Co- chair fundraising raising campaign for TBAY Annual Gasparilla Races Swim Meet
  • Organize, coordinate and market TBAY Annual Swimapalooza
  • Create, promote and maintain Summer League with JCC
  • Relay and Sprint Meet

Lead Master Coach

  • Responsible to attend two (2) of 6 scheduled masters practices per week
  • Coordinate coaches for all remaining scheduled masters practices
  • Work with Head Age Group coach on scheduling coaching staff
  • Create practice plan for all Masters Sessions
  • Responsible for all new member registrations
  • Updating & Managing Masters Tab on website
  • Manage TBAY Master email & communication
  • Organize, coordinate and market TBAY Annual Swimapalooza

Qualifications

  • Current USA & USMS Swimming Coach Certification & Background check
  • Certification in CPR, First Aid/AED, Lifeguard and Coaches Safety Training
  • Minimum ASCA level 2 preferred
  • Minimum 5-7 Years of USA swimming coaching
  • Excellent knowledge of stroke technique & proven ability to communicate that knowledge to swimmers & coaches

Please send CV/Resume to Head Coach and Program Director Jason Bowes jasonbowes26@gmail.com

 

108 - University Positions

PA, MECHANICSBURG — Messiah College — Head Mens and Womens Coach and Aquatic Director – Listed 12/23/2016

Full Time Position Of Head Men And Women’s Swim Coach And Aquatics Director
PENNSYLVANIA, MECHANICSBURG
Messiah College
Listed December 23, 2016

The Department of Athletics at Messiah College currently has an opening for the full time position of Head Men and Women’s Swim Coach and Aquatics Director. The Head Coach serves as the program leader for Men/Women Swimming. As Head Coach, this individual is responsible for operating a program for student-athletes, with differing abilities and skills, and serving as a role model in meeting our complimentary goals in Athletics of “Pursuing Athletic Excellence…Developing Christian Character.” As Aquatics Director, the individual will also oversee the College’s aquatics programs for students and community (including Swim Schools).

Required education: Bachelor’s degree in related field, American Red Cross or YMCA certification in Life guarding; American Red Cross certifications in CPR, AED, First Aid, and WSI; Certified Pool Operator. Education preferred includes: Master’s degree, ARC Lifeguard Instructor and CPR/AED/First Aid Instructor certifications- must be obtained within 1 year of hire.

Required experience: 2 years assistant coach experience; competitive swim experience required. Experience preferred includes: 1 year of head coach experience; 1-2 years of pool management experience.

Other requirements include: Ability to administer NCAA Division III intercollegiate Men/Women Swim programs, including recruiting, scheduling, budgeting, travel, and practice plans; ability to coach, teach, and train student-athletes in skills and strategies specific to Men/Women Swimming to be competitive within the Middle Atlantic Conference; ability to establish appropriate and effective mentoring relationships with student-athletes; demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the stages of student development and the importance of holistic education; ability to be a team player within the Athletics Department and the College; solid judgment and problem solving skills; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; demonstrated commitment to continued learning/professional development (i.e., presentations, publications, serving on regional and/or national committees); and ability to administer aquatics program, including hiring, scheduling, budgeting, and planning appropriate programs.

For additional information and to apply, please see: http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/9872

The College: Messiah College is a Christian college of the liberal and applied arts and sciences and has a student body of over 2,800 undergraduate students including 12.3% of under-represented and 4.0% international students from 29 countries and nearly 600 graduate students including 11.5% of students from under-represented populations.

The College is committed to an embracing evangelical spirit rooted in the Anabaptist, Pietist and Wesleyan traditions of the Christian Church. Our mission is to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society. Messiah College is a teaching institution that emphasizes instruction but values research and public service. Strong support is given to faculty development in teaching and scholarship. For additional information about Messiah College, please see: www.messiah.edu

Diversity: The College seeks to create a work environment and organizational culture that reflects and appreciates the uniqueness that the individual brings to the workplace while striving to provide an atmosphere of success. Messiah’s strategic plan includes a commitment to community engagement in diverse settings and the development of cross-cultural competencies as well as a commitment to developing a comprehensive and integrated approach to global engagement. As such, Messiah College is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body. Successful candidates will evidence similar commitments.

Messiah College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, disability, or veteran’s status in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, or the operation of any of its programs. Consistent with our nondiscrimination statement, the College does not tolerate abuse or harassment of employees, students or other individuals associated with the College. This includes, but is not limited to, vendors, contractors, and guests on the basis of, but not limited to, any of the above categories.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/8bhnmywh6b

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

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

MI, HOLLAND – Holland Community Aquatic Center – Instructional Program Manager – Listed 03/01/17

Instructional Program Manager
MICHIGAN, HOLLAND
Holland Community Aquatic Center
Listed March 1, 2017

Primary Responsibilities:
Oversee all facets of the Holland Community Aquatic Center instructional program, including personnel, budget, programs, and schedules for 7-day per week, multiple-pool, and multiple-shift operations.

Specific Responsibilities:

  1. Provide leadership that ensures successful scheduling and operation of all instructional programs including: School lessons program, evening/weekend community lessons, and special needs programs.
  2. Directly hire, manage, develop, motivate, and evaluate instructional staff.
  3. Provide excellent customer service to with staff, parents, school representative, and community members.
  4. Create an effective and positive organizational environment.
  5. Develop and manage annual budgets for instructional programming and staffing.
  6. Utilize and integrate SwimAmerica programming and techniques into appropriate HCAC instructional swimming programming.
  7. Coordinate with Site Supervisors to provide ongoing training and in-service opportunities for instructional staff.
  8. Collaborate with the management team to achieve overall goals of the organization.
  9. Seek and achieve grant opportunities to advance the instructional program offerings.
  10. Develop and grow community programs including engagement of all age groups and minority populations.
  11. Prepare instructional program participants for additional opportunities including: competitive swimming, lifeguarding, instruction, or other aquatics options.
  12. Recruit and maintain volunteer group for the instructional program.
  13. Identify facility needs and assist staff and guests in all areas of the facility, as needed.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated management experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal and developmental skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • SwimAmerica Site Supervisor Certification, or ability to achieve Site Supervisor Certification.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree of equivalent experience.
  • Current certification as Life Guard Instructor (LGI), Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Instructor or Instructor Trainer.
  • Previous successful experience in supervision of or in a recreational related facility.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.

Benefits and Compensation: Full-Time Benefits: Health/Dental/Vision Insurance Plan Option, Retirement Benefit, and Paid Time Off.  Compensation commensurate with experience and qualifications.

To apply please go to:  http://hollandaquaticcenter.org/employment/

 

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.

115 - High School

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