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Dec 05, 2018
Are you a passionate Aquatics professional who would like to build upon your experience in a fulltime role? This opportunity might be for you. The Marblehead Lynch Van Otterloo YMCA is seeking an experienced Aquatics Specialist to lead quality programs and services, including aquatics classes, vacation programs, and special events. The primary responsibilities include supporting lifeguarding needs, providing quality swim instruction, and supporting the efficient operation of the aquatics area. The incumbent for this role will implement association curriculum providing progression to the aquatics program, and increase member program satisfaction and retention through clear, consistent, effective and positive communication with youth and parents across all programs inside and outside our Y. The individual selected for this role will have leadership experience, able to assist onboard and train staff, while ensuring staff records and certifications are up to date. In addition to quality work environment our YMCA offers competitive salaries, benefits and professional development opportunities including; Paid training and development. Grants providing access to FREE college courses needed to advance your career. Advancement and growth opportunities within our seven YMCA locations. Free YMCA membership and employee discounts on programs. Health and dental insurance for full time employees. 2 weeks paid vacation in addition to generous paid sick and personal time for full time staff. Retirement fund with company contribution. Employer funded life insurance. Must have a High School Diploma with experience teaching, youth services, recreation or related field. Must have and keep up-to-date or be willing to obtain the following certifications: Current CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED and First Aid certifications Current Oxygen Administration certification Current Lifeguard certification Current or obtain within 90 days of hire Lifeguard Instructor Must have or be willing to attain YMCA certifications and related permits/licenses as needed. Highly engaging interpersonal skills with ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all segments of the community. Flexible Schedule to adjust to programming needs. Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced environment. ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Must be physically and mentally capable to maintain the skills of required certifications. Must be able to be exposed to chlorine and other pool chemicals. Physically and mentally acts appropriately and immediately to unexpected circumstances. JOB SPECIFICATIONS: School year schedule Sunday-Thursday Summer Schedule Tuesday-Saturday The YMCA is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religious creed, protected genetic information, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, veteran's status, or sexual orientation.
YMCA of the North Shore Marblehead, MA, USA Full time
Nov 28, 2018
Surprise Storm, in Surprise, AZ , Northwest Valley of Phoenix is searching for a part-time assistant coach for both Age-Group and Senior Coaching Opportunities to add to our staff. Coaches are employees of the City of Surprise and more hours and opportunities may be available for the right candidate within our recreation department. We strictly follow the Posture, Line and Balance teaching paradigm, as well as; the Parametric System. Please send an email of interest to   tim.manley@surpriseaz.gov   no resumes please, just tell me about yourself and interest in our program.
Surprise Storm Surprise Stadium, North Bullard Avenue, Surprise, AZ, USA Part time
Nov 28, 2018
Huntsville Swim Association (HSA) in Huntsville, Alabama, is looking to fill the position of Site Director and Senior Assistant Coach.  The position is a full-time, salaried position that also offers Health, Dental, Vision, Life, and Retirement benefits.  The ideal candidate will have at least a bachelor’s degree, strong administrative skills, a passion for developing swimmers of all levels, a positive approach to coaching, and a strong desire to grow and learn professionally.  Previous coaching experience is highly preferred.  A high comfort level with Windows software is a must, and knowledge of Team Unify systems and Hy-Tek systems is preferred.  Candidates must be U.S. citizen, , have or be willing to quickly obtain current certification in CPR, First Aid, and Coaches Safety Training, and pass both the USA Swimming and our club's background check.  Duties will include overseeing our Senior Development group (high school age swimmers),  assisting with the Junior and Senior groups (our top two groups), being the site coordinator and liaison to our practice location on the Army’s Redstone Arsenal,  attending meets, office hours, communicating with parents, and participating in staff projects, planning, and coordination of all team activities.  The position will report to the Head Coach.  The position is open as early as December 9th.  Salary is $32,000 per year, with the ability to earn additional income from both summer league and high school swimming.  Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Head Coach, Matt Webber ( coachmatt@swimhsa.org ), to express interest in the position.   Huntsville Swim Association is a Bronze Medal Club, with multiple National and Junior National qualifiers.  The team operates out of two practice sites, located about five minutes apart, and averages over 500 swimmers throughout the year.  Huntsville has been listed as one of the top 10 cities in American in which to live, and boasts a strong economy due to both the aerospace and technological industries. 
Huntsville Swim Association Huntsville, AL, USA Full time
Nov 27, 2018
Cupertino Hills Swim and Racquet Club has an exciting opportunity for the combined role of Head Swim Coach and Program & Events Manager. This role is part-time during the off-season and full time over the summer. Swim Coach Our team is dedicated to providing a fun and supportive team environment, encouraging healthy competition, and improving swimming technique. We have 120 swimmers. We are looking for a coach who can: Create a positive and supportive team environment Emphasize stroke and turn techniques and conditioning Instill a sense of sportsmanship, loyalty, and willingness to work hard Mentor assistant coaches Plan, monitor, and attend scheduled practice sessions Coach one practice meet on a Sunday in May, five dual meets (Saturdays ~8am-noon in June and July), and one championship meet (July 14) in accordance with Junipero Serra Swim League protocol Attend swim team activities planned by the Swim Team Committee Attend award ceremony following the championship meet. In collaboration with Assistant Coaches, determine awards for swimmers. Announce and distribute awards Coach Off-Season swim conditioning program for youths. Coach ongoing swim conditioning program for adults. Opportunity to provide private swim lessons for additional pay. Program & Events Manager Supervisory Responsibilities, Programs and Committees Manage swim lessons program Oversee and coach any assigned staff and set expectations they execute on responsibilities and tasks to the highest level possible in alignment with Club standards, service, values and member’s expectations Supervise and Manage Club staff, including scheduling Lifeguards and Swim Instructors Partner with the chairperson of the Tennis Committee, Swim Team Committee and Social Committee for all needs Ensure that safety instructions, including specific processes and steps to handle possible pool emergencies are updated and included in Pool Safety Binder Coordinate and oversee execution of special events and social activities, (generally planned in conjunction with Board of Directors, Swim Team, Tennis or Social Committee) Create and post new, attractive in appearance, collateral promoting all events and activities Work with the Club Manager and Club Treasurer in preparing the annual Event budget Perform all duties and responsibilities with highest degree of service, professionalism, timeliness and accuracy. Assist the Club Manager in preparing for the Monthly Board of Directors meeting Provide Board with ideas as to how to increase Program revenues in areas of Swimming, Tennis and Social events, seek approval, and implement upon approval. Provide Club Membership Information to prospective members in support of Office Manager Answer Club phone and office drop-in visits in a timely manner Ensure the website is updated with current and upcoming program and event information, as well as all facility reservations. Develop and send to Club Membership and all employees six Club newsletters per year Current lifeguard and CPR certification required. Background check required.
Cupertino Hills Swim & Racquet Club Cupertino, CA, USA Part time
Nov 26, 2018
Trident Aquatics, located near Tulsa, Oklahoma, is searching for a full time head coach to lead our athletes towards greatness.  Trident is a relatively small club and deliberately roster-capped to provide very individualized attention to our swimmers. We embrace a continuously learning culture and take advantage of emerging technology in our sport. We are coach-owned, and empower coaches to create the culture and standards within our program. Our athletes range in age from 12 to 19, and we have placed swimmers at Sectionals, Futures, Jr. National, National and the Olympic Trials.  Our club is in the process of building our own first-class training facility (expected completion 2019), and this head coach position is expected to evolve into a more expansive, career-building role within the organization. For further insight into our program, visit www.TridentAquatics.Club Compensation: Very competitive, full-time salaried position commensurate with experience and career track. Qualifications: 1) Member in good standing with USA Swimming: Coach Member 2) Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not necessarily required 3) Enthusiasm and demonstrated high-level leadership, acumen and athlete success track record 4) Strong communication skills (swimmer, parent, staff) via oral and electronic means 5) A career-minded intent, with entrepreneurial and developmental skills Please send resume and two references, or direct questions to: Sean Callan Trident Aquatics Club sean@TridentAquatics.Club www.TridentAquatics.Club
Trident Aquatics Club Tulsa, OK, USA Full time
Nov 26, 2018
Blue Tide Aquatics Blue Tide Aquatics has an opening for a positive, experienced, enthusiastic head coach for our year-round competitive swim team.  We are a non-profit, board-governed, coach charged swim team located in Kingwood, Texas operating out of the Humble ISD natatoriums. Blue Tide Aquatics goal is to compete at the highest state levels in our age group program and at a Regional/National level with our High School swimming program. Description Duties of our Head Swim Coach include but are not limited to the following: Development and oversight of the training program for all groups and levels Develop, mentor, and supervise coaching staff On deck coaching/training of our Senior group Development of staff schedule for practices and meets Attendance and leadership at swim meets Establish and maintain regular and timely communications with swimmers, parents, coach and board members Ability to work with and maintain professional relationships with staff, board members, and high school coaches Must possess good problem-solving skills and have the capability to act rationally and calmly in all situations Participate in team projects, planning and programs and support team activities Serve as team representative with Gulf Swimming Prepare and present monthly Coach’s Report at Board of Director’s meeting   The ideal candidate has  Minimum of 10 years coaching experience with a competitive swim team An impeccable understanding of swim stroke mechanics Experience supervising and mentoring a staff of 5-10 age group coaches ASCA level 4 or 5 preferred, will consider strong candidates with ASCA level 3 with proven ability to coach swimmers to the National level Personal experience in competitive swimming at the college, high school, and club level Track record of swimmer retention and recruitment Track record of swimmer development at the national level Ability and desire to work with parents as a part of swimmer development Experience organizing and hosting successful swim meets Other Requirements Must pass a background check with USA Swimming and complete the USA Swimming head coach requirements Current CPR/Safety Training certification Pass a Motor Vehicle Report Check Provide a minimum of 3 references Working knowledge of Team Unify and Hy-Tek systems as well as proficiency in Microsoft Office software (preferred) How to Apply Send the following information to btacoachsearch@gmail.com A letter of application detailing relevant experience and how the applicant is prepared to fulfill the responsibilities of the position. Include a statement describing your coaching philosophy Current resume List of at least three current references with contact information. References will not be checked until final interviews are conducted and agreed upon by you and the team. Salary expectations   A member of our hiring committee will acknowledge receipt of your information and provide next steps.   We are interviewing and working to fill the position immediately. Our exact on deck start date will be determined during the interview process. This is a year-around salaried position.   Our financial package will be very competitive with qualifications and experience.  Additional benefits may include a retirement savings program well as medical reimbursement that will be discussed during the interview process.   Blue Tide Aquatics website: http://www.swimbluetide.org
Blue Tide Aquatics Kingwood, Houston, TX, USA Full time
Nov 20, 2018
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:   Effectively communicate the mission, vision and the values of the YMCA of Southeastern North Carolina Ensure the swim team complies with YMCA standards and methods of operation Ensure the swim team complies with USA Swimming standards and methods of operation Integrate member-service and engagement strategies into all interactions with parents to ensure positive team recruitment and retention Promote, build and expand the program enrollment and participation and support all YMCA programming. Support, develop and show measure success at coaching groups for intro groups and assisting with age group swimmers and senior swimmers with the team director to identify direction and objective for each group. (please visit website for more group information at see following link https://www.teamunify.com/Home.jsp?_tabid_=0&team=ymca-4622 ) On Deck Coaching responsibilities will start at 4:00PM and end at 8:00PM Monday – Friday On Deck Coaching responsibilities will start at 6:00AM and end at 10:00AM Saturday On Deck Coaching summer hours will vary pending pool space and availiblity. Assist with the mentoring of the part time staff remaining consistent with Head Coach’s ideology. Attend swim meets that include the participation of swimmers that you coach. 1-2 weekend a month outside of championship season. Attend and support team activities’ that may be outside of the on deck coaching realm Attend monthly coach’s meeting and share best practices Attend monthly committee meeting when requested to do so Be visible to coaches, parents and members Take attendance at each practice Maintain a workout log for each training group and log all workouts into log books daily Complete swim meet entries in a timely manner taking into consideration the individual needs of each swimmer entered in the meet Develop a season plan inclusive of swim meets, team building activities, parent communication and miles that you expect to achieve for each group Coordinate goal meeting with each swimmer and align coach/swimmer goals for the season Ensure Coach Certifications are current Develop and maintain a dryland program that includes age-appropriate that will help in each swimmer’s core strength and development Communicate effectively with the administrative staff, coaches, parents and swimmers Respond to all coaching staff, parent member and community inquiries and concerns regarding the team with 24 hours Communicate swim team information, changes and needs in a timely manner to the supervisor and branch staff Communicate any time-off that does not fall within the vacation time description in the benefits sections Assist with team tryouts and new swimmer evaluations and the ability to accurately assess individual swim levels for training purposes Take lead role in fund raising for CFAC’s annual team events Pier 2 Pier Swim-a-thon Works with the volunteer parent board, especially in coordination parent communication and transparency Working knowledge of Hy-Tek Team Manager and Team Unify Coaching YMCA Master’s Swim program (additional hours) Coaching YMCA Cardinals Homeschool Swim Team (additional hours) MUST be able to work flexable hours MUST have reliable transportation All other duties assigned   YMCA COMPETENCIES (Leader): Mission Advancement : Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising. Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others. Operational Effectiveness : Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members. Personal Growth : Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. 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: Minimum age of 21 Must be in current and in good standing on all USA Swimming coach membership requirements, safety and background check requirement Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited university or equivalent ASCA Level 1 certification required, (ASCA Level 2 Certification or higher preferred) High level of competitive swimming experience, ( NCAA Division 1 athlete or higher preferred ) Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong knowledge of stroke technique progression, dryland, training progression and taper strategies Ability to communicate proper stroke technique instruction and development, dryland conditioning, and taper strategies for all level of swimmers Be able to constructively take criticism from both peers and directors Maintain a neat and professional appearance at all times Strong core values that includes honesty, integrity, hard work, teamwork, patience and respect   PRIOR EXPERIENCE: Minimum 3 year prior coaching experience and program development as a USA Swimming certified coach or YMCA club, high school coach, or college coach.   PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Visual, auditory and verbal ability to communicate effectively High level of alertness, concentration and initiative Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to preform job responsibilities Ability to observe and instruct proper stroke technique Ability to lift equipment (60lbs), and to lift a small to average sized child and stand, walk or sit for extended periods of time; occasionally stoop/bend
Cape Fear Aquatic Club Wilmington, NC, USA Part time