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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


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.

 

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.

VA, CHARLOTTESVILLE – Charlottesville YMCA Aquatics Club – Head Coach – Listed 2/08/17

Head Swim Coach
VIRGINIA, CHARLOTTESVILLE
Charlottesville YMCA Aquatics Club (CYAC)
Listed February 8, 2017

FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports to: Branch Executive Director

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Charlottesville YMCA Aquatics Club (CYAC) Head Swim Coach develops, organizes and executes a high quality, member-focused YMCA Competitive Swim program.  This position will implement both Short Course and Long Course competition with YMCA and USA Swimming opportunities.  This year-round program will be based at the Brooks Family YMCA 10 lane/25 yard competition pool opening June 2017.

CYAC began in 1977 and currently has 250 swimmers.  It is the largest YMCA swim team in Central Virginia. Many of CYAC’s athletes are nationally ranked both in YMCA and USA Swimming.  In 2016, CYAC was the National Virtual YMCA Meet Champion, winning the overall Boys and Girls titles (out of 153 teams and 8,498 swimmers).

CYAC is located in Charlottesville, Virginia.  Numerous publications have consistently ranked Charlottesville one of the best places to live in the U.S.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules and directs personnel and volunteers as needed.
  2. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals.
  3. Ensures records of staff certifications are current and complete.
  4. Designs and implements a comprehensive year-round training program.
  5. Monitors daily swim team activities to adhere to all state, local and YMCA health and safety regulations.
  6. Secures and schedules pool facilities as needed. Maintains accurate records of rental time and reviews bills in a timely manner as they are presented.
  7. Creates practice groups and schedules swim team practices and meets.
  8. Attends the highest level of competition and sees that all swim meets are attended by team coach.
  9. Oversees individual and team meet entries.
  10. Supervises athletes at meets.
  11. Establishes motivational protocols and goal setting process for swimmers.
  12. Sets attendance and discipline policies for swimmers.
  13. Maintains office hours.
  14. Attends all pertinent meetings (team, LSC, YMCA, etc.)
  15. Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information to include website, meet information, team information (team records and achievements).
  16. Oversees the purchase of training equipment for both pool and dryland training.
  17. Assists with CYAC fundraising.
  18. Develops and monitors program budget to meet fiscal objectives.
  19. Models relationship-building skills in all interactions. Responds to
    all member and community inquiries and complaints in timely manner.
  20. Compiles program statistics. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation
    in program.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent.
  2. ASCA Level 5/4 Achievement.
  3. Competency with Team Manager and Team Unify software platforms.
  4. Typical requirements within 30 days of hire include: completion of: Child Abuse Prevention for Supervisory Staff; Working with Program Volunteers; CPR; First Aid; AED; Bloodborne Pathogens.
  5. Completion of YMCA program-specific and trainer certifications (list).
  6. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.

COMPENSATION / BENEFITS
Salary will be dependent on the experience and expertise of the applicant and will be very competitive on a national basis.  In addition, the Piedmont Family YMCA offers benefits that include health insurance, retirement plan, and paid time off.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions of position and to supervise program activities.

APPLICATION PROCESS
All interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Mr. James Hargrove, Director, Piedmont Family YMCA, via email address: hargrovej1@comcast.net

 

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

 

 

VA, WAYNESBORO – Shenandoah Marlins Aquatic Club (Waynesboro Family Y) – Director of Competitive Swimming – Listed 11/29/2016

Director of Competitive Swimming
VIRGINIA, WAYNESBORO
Shenandoah Marlins Aquatic Club
Waynesboro Family YMCA
Listed November 29, 2016

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 base is mid 30’s with negotiable incentive package and signing bonus. Health and Retirement included.  Deadline to submit is January 31st, 2017.  Our target is to have our Director of Competitive Swimming in house by the beginning of Long Course Season but we are not opposed to moving faster if the right candidate arises.  Please submit resume and cover letter to Jeff Fife at jefffife@ntelos.net.

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

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

VA, CHARLOTTESVILLE – Charlottesville YMCA Aquatics Club – Head Coach – Listed 2/08/17

Head Swim Coach
VIRGINIA, CHARLOTTESVILLE
Charlottesville YMCA Aquatics Club (CYAC)
Listed February 8, 2017

FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports to: Branch Executive Director

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Charlottesville YMCA Aquatics Club (CYAC) Head Swim Coach develops, organizes and executes a high quality, member-focused YMCA Competitive Swim program.  This position will implement both Short Course and Long Course competition with YMCA and USA Swimming opportunities.  This year-round program will be based at the Brooks Family YMCA 10 lane/25 yard competition pool opening June 2017.

CYAC began in 1977 and currently has 250 swimmers.  It is the largest YMCA swim team in Central Virginia. Many of CYAC’s athletes are nationally ranked both in YMCA and USA Swimming.  In 2016, CYAC was the National Virtual YMCA Meet Champion, winning the overall Boys and Girls titles (out of 153 teams and 8,498 swimmers).

CYAC is located in Charlottesville, Virginia.  Numerous publications have consistently ranked Charlottesville one of the best places to live in the U.S.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules and directs personnel and volunteers as needed.
  2. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals.
  3. Ensures records of staff certifications are current and complete.
  4. Designs and implements a comprehensive year-round training program.
  5. Monitors daily swim team activities to adhere to all state, local and YMCA health and safety regulations.
  6. Secures and schedules pool facilities as needed. Maintains accurate records of rental time and reviews bills in a timely manner as they are presented.
  7. Creates practice groups and schedules swim team practices and meets.
  8. Attends the highest level of competition and sees that all swim meets are attended by team coach.
  9. Oversees individual and team meet entries.
  10. Supervises athletes at meets.
  11. Establishes motivational protocols and goal setting process for swimmers.
  12. Sets attendance and discipline policies for swimmers.
  13. Maintains office hours.
  14. Attends all pertinent meetings (team, LSC, YMCA, etc.)
  15. Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information to include website, meet information, team information (team records and achievements).
  16. Oversees the purchase of training equipment for both pool and dryland training.
  17. Assists with CYAC fundraising.
  18. Develops and monitors program budget to meet fiscal objectives.
  19. Models relationship-building skills in all interactions. Responds to
    all member and community inquiries and complaints in timely manner.
  20. Compiles program statistics. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation
    in program.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent.
  2. ASCA Level 5/4 Achievement.
  3. Competency with Team Manager and Team Unify software platforms.
  4. Typical requirements within 30 days of hire include: completion of: Child Abuse Prevention for Supervisory Staff; Working with Program Volunteers; CPR; First Aid; AED; Bloodborne Pathogens.
  5. Completion of YMCA program-specific and trainer certifications (list).
  6. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.

COMPENSATION / BENEFITS
Salary will be dependent on the experience and expertise of the applicant and will be very competitive on a national basis.  In addition, the Piedmont Family YMCA offers benefits that include health insurance, retirement plan, and paid time off.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions of position and to supervise program activities.

APPLICATION PROCESS
All interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Mr. James Hargrove, Director, Piedmont Family YMCA, via email address: hargrovej1@comcast.net

 

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

VA, WAYNESBORO – Shenandoah Marlins Aquatic Club (Waynesboro Family Y) – Director of Competitive Swimming – Listed 11/29/2016

Director of Competitive Swimming
VIRGINIA, WAYNESBORO
Shenandoah Marlins Aquatic Club
Waynesboro Family YMCA
Listed November 29, 2016

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 base is mid 30’s with negotiable incentive package and signing bonus. Health and Retirement included.  Deadline to submit is January 31st, 2017.  Our target is to have our Director of Competitive Swimming in house by the beginning of Long Course Season but we are not opposed to moving faster if the right candidate arises.  Please submit resume and cover letter to Jeff Fife at jefffife@ntelos.net.

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

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

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

 

 

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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

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

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.

114 - Summer & Camp Positions

CA, WALNUT CREEK – Walnut Creek Swim Club – Summer League Full Time Assistants – Listed 11/2/2016

Summer League Full Time Assistant Coaches
CALIFORNIA, WALNUT CREEK
Walnut Creek Swim Club
Listed November 2, 2016

The Walnut Creek Swim Club is in search of full time assistant coaches for the 2017 Spring/Summer Season!

Walnut Creek Swim Club (WCSC) is a summer recreational swim team for ages 3 to 18 years old. From novice to competitor, we strive for improvement and success for each of our swimmers. We value the growth of our swimmers individually, as well as a team, both in and out of the pool.  We are both competitive and fun-loving!

Serious applicants have reason for excitement:

  • We have approximately 110 eager and committed aquatic athletes
  • Our home for practice and dual meets is Larkey Pool. This 10-lane pool is in the midst of beautiful renovation and modernization.  With the backdrop of Larkey Park, it is a W.C. gem.
  • Daily M-F swim practice responsibilities occur mainly between 7a and 10:30a
  • The team is well supported by very dedicated and hardworking parents
  • WCSC hosts the annual W.C. All City Meet which is enjoyed by the swim community and is an excellent revenue source to help fund our team.
  • There are many fun-filled social activities for swimmers, coaches and families throughout the season.

WCSC is unique – Unlike most other rec swim teams, it is not affiliated with a neighborhood club pool. We earn our membership by creating an exceptional team culture where swimmers, parents and coaches feel they are part of a supportive family:

Our beliefs:
* Youth sports are a platform for character development.
* Striving to win and do our best is what we do. Growth is why we do it.
* We win by focusing on the mastery of the sport, not by focusing on winning.
* Swimmers should strive to make themselves, their teammates and the sport better.
* Parents should focus on their children’s growth through life lessons.
* Swimmers, parents and coaches must respect rules, opponents, officials, teammates and themselves.

Our website: https://www.teamunify.com/Home.jsp?team=recwcscwcsc

You’d be a great candidate if you hit many of these traits below:
* You are enthusiastic about seeing your athletes improve as swimmers and people.
* You put effort into every athlete regardless of talent or motivation.
* You are punctual, detail-oriented and self-disciplined.
* You believe in the power of positive reinforcement.
* You are a student of stroke technique.

Assistant Coach 1

  • Able to coach and relate to all age groups.
  • Ability to respect and take direction from Head Coach and perform in all areas including: pattern and mirror the practice plan of head coach.
  • Ability to adjust and think on their feet.
  • Ability to take a concept and improvise or flesh out the concept to more detailed scope ie: understand basics of progression.
  • Willing to be in the water with the 8&U swimmers and enjoy this age group.

Other skills: Team Unify, meet entry, timeliness, respectfulness and thoughtfulness in thinking through situations as they arise.  Other responsibilities include directing pool set up and breakdown.  Availability April 9-August 12. As well as Awards Night TBA.  Competitive Salary based on experience.

8&U Assistant Coach-2

  • This position would be the “Go to” coach for the development of the 8&U program as well as the pre-swim team Starfish Program.
  • Ability to work with the Head Coach to develop a general season plan and work week to week implementing skills that will transition into familiar skills sets for swimmers as they advance to later age groups.
  • Strong communication skills with the younger swimmers and parents.
  • This coach must possess a passion for working with young children and a nurturing attitude.

    Other skills: Team Unify, meet entry, timeliness, respectfulness and thoughtfulness in thinking through situations as they arise.  Other responsibilities include directing pool set up and breakdown.  Availability April 9-August 12. As well as Awards Night TBA.  Competitive salary based on experience.

    If you are interested, please contact directors@walnutcreekswimclub.org
    We’d love to hear from you!

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