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Aug 19, 2018
The McGaw YMCA Swim Team is looking for a lead coach to work with many of our 12&Under groups on the team. The team is located at 1000 Grove St. in Evanston, IL. This position would be 20+ hours a week including weekends for swim meets. There is the potential for extra hours if the applicant is interested in helping with group lessons and private swim lessons. Duties include: developing practices, running structured safe workouts, working with other staff, and staying within the principles and practices of the McGaw YMCA. Prior coaching experience and knowledge of competitive swimming required for this position. The ability to travel to swim meets on weekends is required for this position. Compensation: This is a part time/hourly position and is commensurate with experience. To Apply: Please e-mail Michael Fleming michaelf@mcgawymca.org with resume or if you have any additional questions.
MYST Swim Team Evanston, IL, USA Part time
Aug 19, 2018
Smoky Mountain Aquatic Club is a year-round Swim Team that competes out of two locations in Asheville, NC and one in Waynesville, NC.  JOB DESCRIPTION:  The Smoky Mountain Aquatic Club Assistant Coach must be motivated, energetic, and eager to learn, with a clear passion for teaching and working with children. The assistant coach will be working with athletes ages 4-18 with abilities ranging from the novice to Junior National Level athletes across two locations.  As the team is growing, this position has a potential to become full time.  The Assistant Coach’s primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following duties and tasks: To maintain a safe pool environment during practices and meets. The Assistant Coach will always use best practices when running workouts in water and on deck. Safety is the most important part of being Assistant Coach at Smoky Mountain Aquatic Clu. The Assistant Coach is responsible for maintaining a culture centered around American Red Cross Water Safety and USA Swimming’s Safe Sport. To provide instruction on stroke technique with an eye for improving skills of individuals and the team. The Smoky Mountain Aquatic Club Assistant Coach will work with the Head Coach to design and implement seasonal plans for athletes, including designing practices and dryland sessions. The Assistant Coach will provide constructive feedback to swimmers. The coach’s role is to be a model for positivity, to be an effective problem solver, and understand how/when to use various teaching styles. To attend all required Smoky Mountain Aquatic Club practices, swim meets, and meetings while modeling the proper dress, language, demeanor, and sportsmanship for athletes. The SMAC Assistant coach will attend no more than 6 practices per week. The SMAC Assistant coach will attend weekly staff meetings to go over the day to day operations, administration, and team related items.   The SMAC Assistant coach attends competitions 1 to 2 times per month, with travel lodging and expenses covered by the team. The Smoky Mountain Aquatic Club Assistant Coach will be expected to interact effectively with parents. The Assistant Coach understands the objectives of Western Carolina Aquatic Group and adheres to coaching policies outlined in the Coaches’ Handbook. QUALIFICATIONS Minimum 3 years of coaching experience. (Required) Ability to possess or maintain all required USA Swimming coach requirements. (Required) ASCA Level 2 Certified or higher. (Preferred) Demonstrated success of swimmers by performance. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred Technical skills: Experience with the TeamUnify platform, Hy-Tek Software, and Google Drive. Drivers license and automobile required for travel. COMPENSATION Primary Location:  Asheville, NC Secondary Location:  Waynesville, NC  Schedule : Part-time, with the possibility of becoming a full time, salaried position in the very near future.  Hours include evenings and weekends. 25 Hours per week.  Salary : Commensurate with experience, with incentive bonuses possible. Travel : Automobile and driver’s license required. Start Date:   September 3rd, 2018   OTHER EXPECTATIONS Ability to swim the competitive strokes, teach strokes, and have fun doing so. Provide effective feedback that gives competitive swimmers the opportunity to master technique, stroke mechanics, and skills.  Lead daily practices under the direction of the Head Coach. Ability to write and lead workouts. Must attend and support swimmers at meets. Excellent customer service skills, energetic, enthusiastic, and motivational Excellent interpersonal skills Ability to build an effective coach-athlete relationship with members of all ages and backgrounds. Comfortable working with all age groups, including children. Ability to handle and resolve conflicts in a professional, tactful manner, with immediacy. Ability to tolerate loud noises Firmly and tactfully enforce team policies and procedures. Ability to multi-task and be patient. Ability to acknowledge difficult situations and respond accordingly.   Language Ability – Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization confidently about expectations, rules, and events. Math Ability:   Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, percentages, and enforce ratios for safety.  Ability to apply basic concepts of basic algebra and geometry to help swimmers calculate time percentages, stroke rates, race pace intervals, in order to help improve swimmers working knowledge and needed changes to achieve time standards. Reasoning Ability : Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Treat all swimmers, families, and guests of SMAC with utmost care and respect, always presenting themselves to the SMAC employee standard. Physical Demands:   The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to handle objects, coaching tools, or equipment; reach with hands and arms; ability to climb ladders.  The employee is also required to swim; demonstrate proper strokes, turns, starts; assist swimmers if in distress, or be a part of coaches relay for meets. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  There are outdoor and indoor pools, pool decks that are sometimes slippery. The work is performed in an athletic club environment, but not limited to outdoor pools, or lakes. The noise level is usually moderate to high at swim meets and practice.   HOW TO APPLY Interested candidates should email a resume, cover letter, and references to Scott Simmons at   ssswimming@outlook.com   and Charlie McCanless at   coachmccanless@gmail.com. CONTACT INFORMATION phone: 704-737-2333
Smoky Mountain Aquatic Club Asheville, NC, USA Full time
Aug 19, 2018
JOB TITLE : SAC Assistant Swim Coach REPORTS TO : SAC Head Swim Coach DATE : GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK : Under general supervision of the Head Swim Coach, help plan and organize a competitive swim program for the Sevier Aquatic Club. Assist in organizing meets and oversee daily practices as directed. Analyze performance and instruct swimmers in proper technique and training strategies. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS : Help plan, develop and implement programs to attract swimmers into the program from the surrounding community. Help develop and implement a seasonal and yearly training program including a “dry-land” strength-training program that will compliment water training and help swimmers reach their maximum potential.   Coach students individually or in groups, demonstrating proper swimming technique and observing students to detect and correct mistakes. Performs the duties of the Head Swim Coach in his/her absence. Confer with participants and parents to report swimmers’ progress, explain rules and regulations and any other important swim team information. Help maintain team records and prepare monthly reports regarding practice attendance, etc. Help organize and set-up all meets hosted by Sevier Aquatic Clu. Keep up-to-date on latest swim techniques and training methods. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES : Have the ability to develop the physiological, psychological and developmental needs of participants. Knowledge of current aquatic coaching techniques, training and teaching methods. Working knowledge of Hy-tek Team Manager and Meet Manager software to submit entries and run meets. Skill in communicating in writing and/or in person on a one-on-one basis and before groups for the purpose of influencing, motivating and convincing. Ability to work independently and to plan and organize programs. Ability to analyze the needs of students with varying levels of physical and mental ability. Ability to administer first aid and other life saving precautions according to prescribed procedures. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE : At least one year experience coaching competitive swimming or any combination of education, training, and experience providing the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform essential job functions. WORKING CONDITIONS : Work takes place in and around pool facility. Traveling needed to attend swim meets, and, when necessary, meetings, clinics and conferences. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: First Aid, CPR, Safety Training for Swim Coaches, and Background Check. SALARY:  $28,000 - $30,000 RELOCATION EXPENSE:  Up to $1,000 relocation assistance. All interested applicants please submit resume to saclisa17@gmail.com.
Sevier Aquatic Club Sevierville, TN, USA Full time
Aug 19, 2018
Assistance Age Group Coach, Pompano Beach Florida The Pompano Beach Piranhas is looking for Assistance Age Group Coach to lead the Piranhas USA Swim Team AG Blue group under the general supervision of the Head Swim Coach. The Assistant AG coach will work from Monday through Friday in the afternoon from 4:30 to 6:30 pm and the assigned swimming meet ones a month on the weekend. Job Description The Assistant AG coach will work directly with the Piranha’s 10 and Under AG Blue group, this group is a diverse group of competitive swimmers in developmental stage. The coaches first and most important mission is to fosters athletic advancement among participants in a healthy and proper manner. It’s second objective is to develop a contagious, enthusiastic attitude and motivate young swimmers to achieve their best while having fun. The candidate most plan, organize, conduct practice sessions both in the pool and dryland for his assigned group. Teach and direct training sessions by encouraging hard work and good technique while motivating swimmer’s competitiveness. Other duties and related work or required as directed will include: Assists in running the swim team and special events, assists in maintaining participant records, meet entries, and billing, through computer software. Assists with swim meet set-up, including handling equipment, coordinating information, computer entries, heat sheets, swim meet operations and results. Qualifications High School diploma required Minimum one-year coaching experience on USA Swimming affiliated team or equivalent ASCA Level 1 certified or above All certifications current and in good standing with USA Swimming Possess excellent knowledge of the technical and training aspects of competitive swimming Able to communicate well with parents and swimmers Ability to work independently and in a team environment Competitive Swimming experience would be a plus Compensation will be commensurate with experience. Please email Head Coach, Jesse Vassallo at JVasssallo@pompanopiranhas.com  for more information.
Pompano Piranhas Pompano Beach, FL, USA Part time
Aug 17, 2018
The COHO Swim Club in Deerfield, IL has an opening for an Assistant Age Group Coach this fall. An hourly pay rate will be based on availability and previous experience. If you are interested, please contact Head Coach Nancy Reese at nancy@teamcoho.org or 847-572-2622. COHO Swim Club – Assistant Age Group Coach Applicants who have previously coached intermediate or advanced swimmers and/or taught swim lessons are preferred- but we can train you on the skills to teach if you have an upbeat personality and enjoy working with younger children. Candidates should be available at least 2 evenings between the hours of 5:30-8:30pm (Monday-Friday) and have some weekend availability. Nights and hours worked can be flexible and we can offer between 6-18 hours per week. The Assistant Age Group Coach will work closely with the Head Age Group Coach in providing instruction and training to swimmers ages 14 & under ranging from intermediate to Zone level.
COHO Swim Club Deerfield, IL, USA Part time
Aug 17, 2018
The COHO Swim Club in Deerfield, IL has openings for an Assistant Developmental coach this fall. An hourly pay rate will be based on availability and previous experience. If you are interested, please contact Head Coach Nancy Reese at nancy@teamcoho.org or 847-572-2622. Applicants who have previously coached novice/intermediate swimmers and/or taught swim lessons are preferred- but we can train you on the skills to teach if you have an upbeat personality and enjoy working with younger children. Candidates should be available 2-4 evenings from 5:30-7:30pm (Monday-Thursday). Nights worked can be flexible and we can offer between 4-8 hours per week. The Assistant Developmental Coach will work closely with the Head Developmental Coach in providing instruction and training to swimmers ages 11 & under ranging from novice to intermediate ability level.
COHO Swim Club Deerfield, IL, USA Part time
Aug 14, 2018
RACE Aquatics is seeking a qualified applicants for a full-time salaried Head Coach for USA Swimming Club Team and High School programs. RACE is a USA Swim Club founded in 2007 and is part of Kentucky Swimming LSC.  RACE is a 501c3 non-profit organization overseen by an elected Board of Directors.    RACE Aquatics currently has over 120 swimmers throughout the year and offers 8 different training levels. RACE operates a year round program out of a new 8 lane 25 yard pool and has access to a 50 meter facility for summer long course season.  The ideal candidate would be able to start on or before October 1, 2018.   Bowling Green, Kentucky is located approximately an hour north of Nashville, Tennessee and less than two hours south of Louisville, Kentucky.   Job Responsibilities Include: Serve as primary on-deck coach of senior level training groups and high school programs. Develop seasonal training plans for individuals and groups. Hire (with board approval), manage and support assistant coaching staff including                 -Manage staffing as approved through budget                 -Coordinate stroke and training principles throughout all levels                 -Oversee group placement and group advancement of athletes                 -Serve as on-deck coach of lower level training groups as needed                 -Work cooperatively with the Board of Directors as an Ex-officio member to                                 ◦Develop and Administer the team budget                                 ◦Create and execute a shared vision for RACE growth and success                                 ◦Communicate professionally and regular with coaches, athletes, and parents Manage Swim Lesson program   Qualifications: Prefer 5 yrs. + experience as a Head Coach ASCA Certified, Level 3 preferred Experience leading and mentoring assistant coaching staff All certifications current and in good standing with USA Swimming Strong coaching acumen, including solid knowledge of stoke technique and training physiology Experience in writing and implementing weight training and dryland programs•Bachelor’s degree preferred•Clear, cooperative and tactful communication style•Passion and enthusiasm for competitive swimming and youth mentoring•Experience with HyTek and Team Unify•RACE Aquatics is an equal opportunity employer.      To apply: Please email cover letter, resume and three professional references to Chuck Wolfram at chuck@raceaquatics.org • Salary range is $35,000-50,000 depending on experience and benefits •Legal authority to work in the United States and able to pass background checks. RACE offers a competitive compensation package. •Personal desire to succeed professionally and advance the team as a whole •Strong personal values including honesty, respect and integrity •Strong organizational skills and attention to detail •Proven success coaching, motivating and inspiring swimmers at all levels
Race Aquatics Bowling Green, KY, USA Full time
Aug 13, 2018
Title: Co-Head Age Group Coach Reports to: Head Coach and program owner Hours: 15-30 per week (depending on swim meet weekends) Salary: Commensurate with experience; no benefits Overtime Exempt Head Coach for GPAC Gold 2 group (mainly 11-12 year olds) Develop in water seasonal training plan; keep and track practice attendance; write daily practice in accordance with season plan, macro cycles, and micro cycles. Effectively and professionally communicate with Gold 2 swimmers and families through weekly email updates and monthly group newsletter. Provide monthly group status reports to the Head Coach Oversee all meet entries for Gold 2 group; develop and input relays for all age group events (12 & under) for meets in which we enter relays Attend all team scheduled meets for Gold 2 swimmers   Oversee Administration of In-Water Practices for rest of Age Group Program (Gold 1, Silver, Bronze, and Mini) Ensure that season plans are properly developed and in accordance with team philosophy and goals. Ensure that coaches are following the season plans. Periodically review group practice logs with group head coaches   Provide Oversight and Mentorship for Age Group Head and Assistant Coaches Assist with Bronze, Mini, and Silver groups 2-3 times per week Assist with the administration of Gold group dryland Meet monthly with Bronze, Mini, and Silver group head coaches to review their monthly status reports Assist in the quarterly review of hourly coaching staff Develop coaching schedule for swim meets with co-head age group coach and head coach a minimum of 10 days prior to the start of the meet Conduct monthly age group staff meetings Attend all scheduled full staff meetings   Other seasonal duties as assigned by the Program Owner   Requirements Lifesaving CPR/First Aid Lifesaving/CPR Instructor Certified Pool Operator USA Swimming Background Check USA Swimming Athlete Protection Training USA Swimming coach-membership Ability to lift 50 lbs
Greater Philadelphia Aquatic Club Sewell, NJ Part time