San Antonio Wave

Founded in 1983, The San Antonio Wave is a year-round competitive swim team comprised of approximately 300 athletes, ranging from beginning age-group swimmers to those who compete at State Championships, Sectionals, and National level meets.

The Wave is a technique-oriented program and is proud to have been part of the journey for two Olympic gold medalists.

The Wave currently trains at three locations – the University of Texas at San Antonio, Alamo Heights High School & Smithson Valley High School - and at an additional location for long course season, Trinity University.

The Wave is a 501c3 non-profit organization with oversight provided by an elected, parent volunteer Board of Directors that works in collaboration with the team’s Head Coach. 

Jul 20, 2018
The San Antonio Wave is looking for enthusiastic age group coaches to work with multiple groups within our program. Preferred Qualifications/Attributes Include: Previous competitive swim coaching experience Strong technique background & teaching base Comfortable working with swimmers of all ages and ability levels Good interpersonal and communication skills Positive and patient coaching style Solid personal ethics - including honesty, respect and integrity Must be energetic, a self starter, and have a passion for swimming Pay is commensurate with experience and is competitive for the South Texas LSC. The club provides for meet compensation, travel reimbursement, professional certifications, and continuing education. Please email your cover letter, resume, and references to:  president@sawave.org  .  All submissions are in strict confidence.
San Antonio Wave San Antonio, TX, USA Part time
Jul 20, 2018
The San Antonio Wave is seeking an enthusiastic, experienced Head Coach to lead and build our year-round competitive swim team.   Responsibilities/Duties include, but are not limited to: Day-to-day swim team operations (wet-side) Hiring, management & mentoring coaching staff Coaching and supervision of swim groups daily as needed Development of schedule and staffing for practices & meets Regular & timely communication with swimmers, parents, coaches, board members, staff & pool landlords Working directly with the Board of Directors re: annual budget, hosting meets, fundraising & other projects as needed Attendance and leadership at swim meets Attending and reporting key metrics at monthly Board meetings Serving as team representative to South Texas Swimming and attending all necessary meetings Development and oversight of dryland program Fostering team unity and spirit among all training locations Administration - tasks such as meet postings, communications, accounting & registration are supported by two part-time personnel Preferred Qualifications/Attributes Include: Current coach member in good standing with USA Swimming (background check, CPR, First Aid, Safety Training for Swim Coaches) A minimum of 3 years of head coaching experience Experience supervising & mentoring staff of 3 or more coaches ASCA Level 3 or higher certification Ability to provide consistent, positive motivation in a technique-oriented swim program Professional and effective communication skills Solid personal ethics – including honesty, respect and integrity Strong organizational skills and attention to detail Working knowledge of Hy-Tek and Team Unify software Bachelor’s Degree Compensation is commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should email a cover letter that includes your coaching philosophy & vision, resume, references, and salary expectations to:  president@sawave.org .  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  All submissions are in strict confidence. 
San Antonio Wave San Antonio, TX, USA Full time