Mar 10, 2020

Coach

  • Sea Dragons Swim Club
  • Penfield, NY, USA
Part time Other

Job Description

Sea Dragons Swim Club is seeking an experienced, organized, and positive coach to help bring our club to the next level. You will be working within a program that will create a solid foundation for age group swimmers, while increasing our senior swimming success. You must be able to motivate children with varied attributes, and foster strong communication with parents. You must have a strong desire to create a positive training environment for all swimmers to achieve success in the pool and life. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct 2-6 workouts per week for approximately 10-30 hours a week.
  • Attend 1-2 swim meets a month
  • Emphasize proper stroke technique and understand the progression for each training group
  • Plan, prepare, and conduct practices in accordance with the SDSC curriculum
  • Positively and constructively communicate and motivate children with the ability to consider varied social, emotional and physical attributes
  • Manage, observe, and constructively evaluate swimmer performance at practices and meets to enhance technique and motivation
  • Work directly in and out of the water instructing swimmers of all ages/abilities
  • Assist other coaches as needed
  • Take proactive steps to communicate/educate parents about club policies, procedures, stroke technique, meet entry, and registration
  • Perform various administrative tasks relating to the team
  • 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.)
  • 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

Preferred Skills and Qualification:

  • College Degree
  • 3+ years competitive swim coaching experience and coaching membership that is in good standing with USA Swimming
  • Energetic, patient, constructive, and provide simple instructions
  • Demonstrated ability to work well and communicate effectively with swimmers of all ages/abilities, staff and administrators
  • Computer proficiency, including email, internet navigation (especially usaswimming.org), Excel, Word, Meet Manager, Team Unify Back Office, and Deck Pass
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Enthusiasm for continuing coaching education

Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter to: Jill Martin, SDSC Secretary, at jillkmartin75@gmail.com


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