Humboldt Swim Club

Humboldt Swim Club is a non-profit, board-governed, head-coach charged swim team located in Arcata, CA. The team  practices at the Arcata Community Pool and the Humboldt State University pool.  Humboldt Swim Club was formed 1993. In 1998, Humboldt Swim Club merged with North Coast Swim Club to better serve the local swimming community. Humboldt Swim Club is a member club of Zone 3, Pacific Swimming, a division of USA Swimming.

The mission of Humboldt Swim Club is to provide the youth of our community with a USA Swimming club and to promote the sport of swimming in our area. The team currently has 105 members ages 6 and up from novice to Junior National qualifiers.

About Arcata, CA

Arcata, CA is located in the heart of northern California’s coastal redwood region. The redwood coast is known for outdoor activities includes hiking, biking, backpacking, surfing, fishing, camping, river rafting, kayaking, golf and more. Humboldt State University, located in Arcata, and nearby College of the Redwoods provide excellent educational opportunities, as well as entertainment and culturally enriching activities. Arcata is located approximately 275 miles north of San Francisco, and overlooks historic Humboldt Bay. Arcata enjoys a desirable quality of life including a small town atmosphere, moderately priced housing, high quality elementary schools, light traffic and large expanses of rural open space. The temperate climate of the region is characterized by warm winters and cool summer temperatures.

Oct 06, 2018
Humboldt Swim Club has an immediate opening for a positive, experienced, enthusiastic head coach for their year-round competitive swim team. Humboldt Swim Club is a non-profit, board-governed, head-coach charged swim team located in Arcata, CA that practices at the Arcata Community Pool and the Humboldt State University pool. The team participates in an average of one meet per month at various venues throughout Northern California and Southern Oregon. The mission of Humboldt Swim Club is to provide the youth of our community with a USA Swimming club and to promote the sport of swimming in our area. The team currently has 105 members ages 6 and up from novice to Junior National qualifiers. Duties include but are not limited to: On deck coaching and supervision of senior group Development and oversight of training program for all groups Develop, mentor and supervise part-time/age-group coaches Development of schedule and staffing for practices and meets Attendance and leadership at swim meets Establish and maintain relationships with regular and timely communication with swimmers, parents, coaches and board members Serving as team representative with Pacific Swimming The ideal candidate has: 2+ years’ experience as a head coach of a competitive swim team An impeccable understanding of swim stroke mechanics Experience supervising and mentoring a staff of 2 or more age group coaches ASCA level 2 or higher Bachelor’s degree and personal experience in competitive swimming at the college level Track record of swimmer retention, recruitment Track record of swimmer development at the national level Requirements: Must pass a background check from USA Swimming and complete the USA Swimming head coaching requirements. Position is open immediately. Applications accepted until position filled. Salary based on experience with incentives including swim team membership growth, ASCA certification level and team performance. Please email resume, along with coaching philosophy, names of references and salary expectation. 
Humboldt Swim Club Arcata, CA, USA Full time