Feb 11, 2020

Assistant Swim Team Coach

  • Aquatic Jobs Network
  • Framingham, MA, USA
Part time Assistant Coach

Job Description

Assistant Swim Team Coach

 280 Old Connecticut Path, Framingham, MA

Job Description

At the MetroWest YMCA, our cause defines us. We know that lasting personal and social change comes about when we all work together. That’s why, at the Y, strengthening community is our cause. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.

Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively impacts the lives of the people in your community. Working at the Y, you’ll discover more than a job – you’ll enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you.

The Assistant Swim Team Coach will provide leadership, coaching and motivation for participants on the youth swim teams.

Responsibilities and Duties

1. Coaches participants in accordance with YMCA guidelines and conducts practice drills as created by the Head Coach and/or Aquatics Director.

2. Builds effective, authentic relationships with swimmers and parents. Encourages parental involvement and identifies potential volunteers.

3. Engage in positive behaviors that make members feel welcome, connected and confident in their choice to be a part of the Stingrays Swim Team.

4. Maintains records as required – attendance reports, progress reports, etc.

5. Attends staff meetings and trainings as scheduled.

6. Be able to coach in the water and/or from the pool deck as necessary depending on skill or level. Give feedback and corrections for each swimmer throughout entire practice and maintain a safe environment at all times.

7. Follows all YMCA policies, rules, regulations and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures. Completes incident and accident reports as necessary.

8. Sets up and puts away team equipment. Keeps equipment organized during practice time and reports damaged equipment to the Aquatics Director.

Qualifications and Skills

1. USA Swimming Certifications for Levels I, II, and III

2. Swim Coaches Safety Certification

3. YMCA Competitive Swim Level 1 & 2 Certifications

4. Possess knowledge of swimming and safety skills in addition to coaching techniques.

5. Currently certified in or currently working towards the following:

  • BLS for Health Care Providers CPR
  • American Red Cross Professional Rescuer CPR
  • ASHI CPR for the Professional
  • NSA or ARC Standard First Aid
  • Lifeguarding Certification

Benefits

YMCA membership privileges.

The MetroWest YMCA is a nonprofit organization with the goal of strengthening the foundations of our community. We do this through programs that help build a healthy mind, body and spirit for all, and our programs are built around our three focus areas: Healthy Living, Youth Development and Social Responsibility. The Y is open to all, and we pride ourselves on the diversity of our members and employees. As an employer, the Y seeks to recruit energetic professionals, encourage work-life balance, and provide opportunities for growth and development. EOE


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