Location: Giammona Pool @ Westmoor High School (131 Westmoor Ave, Daly City, CA 94015)
Position Status: Part time, minimum weekly hours of 10-15 Hours
Hourly rate: $20 / Hour
Under the supervision of the Head Coach and Board Members, the Assistant Coach is responsible for producing high quality training and implementing a swim program to the swimmers in our community. The Assistant Coach will provide training to a fixed age group but may also be required to coach other groups as well.
Duties / Responsibilities:
Long and short-term planning/scheduling for training and competition for all levels, specifically for entry and novice level swimmers
Assesses swimmer’s skills, monitors athletes during competition and practice, and keeps the head coach informed of the athletic performance of athletes
Efficiently managing pool space with swimmers in each lane
Ability to demonstrate mature judgment, reliability, availability, and ethical behavior including punctuality, confidentiality, positive and constructive feedback, and ability to function in a multi-task environment
Educate swimmers and parents with proper swimmers' etiquette
Attend meets assigned by HC, assist in organized fundraisers, proper work schedule, but can be offered flexibility
Foster a welcoming environment for new athletes with the goal of retaining swimmers
Demonstrated ability to work well and communicate effectively with athletes of all ages/abilities, families, staff and administrators
Ability to meet all USA Swimming certification and coaching requirements (CPR, Safety Training for Swim Coaches, USA Swimming Background Check, Athlete Protection, Lifeguard, First Aid, Concussion, etc.). DCD will reimburse for the cost of any certifications or memberships during and before starting on the job.
Excellent observational skills
Extensive knowledge of and ability to administer or use first aid, CPR, AED, and other lifesaving techniques
Knowledge and experience with on-site protocols, operational procedures, and safety policies
Strong organizational, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
Education and Experience
At least High School Diploma or GED
8+ years minimum in competitive the sport of swimming (USA Swimming, high school swimming and/or collegiate background preferred)
Experience developing athletes and volunteers
Must possess the following certifications from the Red Cross or other equivalent agency: lifeguard training, CPR, AED, Water Safety Instructor and first aid