Riverbrook Regional YMCA

The Riverbrook Regional YMCA has been an integral part of the fabric of our community for over 40 years. Since then, the Y has grown in membership and services as the community has looked to the Y for swimming lessons, health and fitness programs, senior activities, youth and adult sports, early childhood educational programs, afterschool child care, summer day camp, volunteer opportunities, and a values-based environment where everyone is welcome.

The Wilton Wahoos (WYW) is USA Swimming Level 4 Recognized competitive swimming team in Fairfield County. Our team is comprised of 250 swimmers aged 6-18 that compete as a member of the Connecticut Swimming LSC at the Regional, State, and National Level, with swimmers regularly competing at the YMCA National Championships, and USA Swimming’s Junior National and National Championships and Olympic Trials. Founded in 1972, the Wahoos’ rich history includes Olympic Medalists, YMCA and NAG Record holders, and 34 men’s, women’s and combined YMCA National Team Championships.

Feb 08, 2020
The Wilton Y Wahoos are looking for an energetic, motivated, and experienced coach to join our staff as an Assistant Age Group Coach. The Wilton Wahoos (WYW) is USA Swimming Level 4 Recognized competitive swimming team in Fairfield County. Our team is comprised of 250 swimmers aged 6-18 that compete as a member of the Connecticut Swimming LSC at the Regional, State, and National Level, with swimmers regularly competing at the YMCA National Championships, and USA Swimming’s Junior National and National Championships and Olympic Trials. Founded in 1972, the Wahoos’ rich history includes Olympic Medalists, YMCA and NAG Record holders, and 34 men’s, women’s and combined YMCA National Team Championships. After a recently completed multi-faceted renovation, the Wilton YMCA offers elite training facilities for all athletes. A 6-lane 50-meter pool with new moveable bulkheads offers 12 lanes of short course training. A new bubble, installed in 2019, offers protected indoor facilities in the winter and an outdoor training experience during the summer months. An indoor 6-lane 25 yard warm-water pool offers private space for swim lessons, pre-team, and developmental team practice. A newly renovated (2020) Performance Training Center offers private space for our certified dryland coaches to lead swimming-specific functional dryland programs for all training squads. WYW has an immediate opening for a Full-Time, Exempt status, Assistant Age Group Coach.  The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the Head Age Group Coach in daily training and technique instruction with our Age Group Squads ( Maroon and Gold ). The Qualified Candidate will lead our two Developmental Groups ( Super Bronze and Super Squad ) with cooperation with the Head Age Group Coach in developing a season plan, meet schedule, and daily instruction. This position also has direct responsibility for coaching our YMCA Master’s Team which is comprised of approximately 15 -20 swimmers ages 18 and over who participate to compete or to stay fit. A qualified candidate will show passion for the sport of swimming, engage in professional and regular communication with parents and Masters team swimmers  and impart knowledge for implementing enjoyment and engaging skill-based swimming curriculum for their athletes. The Wahoos Assistant Age Group/ YMCA Master’s Team Coach  will strive to incorporate the YMCA Core Values and the Wahoos mission statement; “Excellence in developing personal potential though swimming and providing a safe, healthy and positive environment for all Wahoos.” Previous coaching experience is required, as well as all current USA Swimming Certifications including Safety Training for Swim Coaches, CPR, First Aid, Concussion and a passed background check through USA Swimming. Applicants Must be ASCA members, with Level 2 or higher preferred. This full-time, exempt status position offers the successful candidate paid vacation, health and medical benefits, a retirement plan and full Y membership benefits. All swim meet travel, educational and professional expenses, and cell phone expenses are fully reimbursed. The potential for non-conflicting coaching with summer swim clubs in the local area is also possible. Candidates with the determination to elevate the Wahoo’s to be the very best we can be, may complete our application located on our Y website. https://www.wiltonymca.org/index_employment.php?mode=new In addition to completing the application on our website, please send resume and cover letter to: Maria Bonini, Director of Human Resources mbonini@riverbrookymca.org     Applications will be taken until position is filled.
Riverbrook Regional YMCA Swim meet can be on-site or remote Full time
Feb 08, 2020
The Wilton Wahoos Swim team ( www.wywahoos.org ), is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic Part time Assistant Swim Coach(s) to join its staff. The Wilton Wahoos (WYW) is USA Swimming Level 4 Recognized competitive swimming team in Fairfield County. Our team is comprised of 250 swimmers aged 6-18 that compete as a member of the Connecticut Swimming LSC at the Regional, State, and National Level, with swimmers regularly competing at the YMCA National Championships, and USA Swimming’s Junior National and National Championships and Olympic Trials. Founded in 1972, the Wahoos’ rich history includes Olympic Medalists, YMCA and NAG Record holders, and 34 men’s, women’s and combined YMCA National Team Championships. Minimum Requirements: Current USA Swimming and YMCA coach credentials or the ability to become certified within six weeks of hire. Competitive swimming experience at high school or college level. Must be certified in First Aid, CPR and Lifeguarding. Preferably have completed YMCA Principles of Swimming and Diving course. Must be knowledgeable in proper competitive stroke techniques, to be able to teach this in an active setting and be a team player. Must be knowledgeable in proper competitive stroke techniques, to be able to teach this in an active setting and be a team player. Previous coaching or teaching experience is preferred. Ability to travel to away meets around the State of Connecticut.  The position offers approximately 8-20 hours as scheduled per week on weekday evenings and Saturday mornings. Responsibilities include: Working on deck and in the water with the Wahoo Age Group program under direction of Head Age Group Coach. Weekend swim meets approximately once per month. (These hours could be in addition to the 8 -20 hours per week.) Assist Head Age Group Coach with meet entries, squad assessments, and tryouts evaluations as needed. The Assistant Swim Coach position is an hourly position . Benefits include: Riverbrook Regional YMCA adult membership Paid meet travel expenses Paid continuing coach education YMCA and Wahoo program discounts for family members. Candidates with the determination to elevate the Wahoo’s to be the very best we can be, may complete our application located on our Y website.   https://www.wiltonymca.org/index_employment.php?mode=new   In addition to completing the application on our website, please send resume and cover letter to: Maria Bonini, Director of Human Resources mbonini@riverbrookymca.org   Applications will be taken until position is filled.
Riverbrook Regional YMCA Swim Meets can be on-site and remote Part time