Mar 13, 2020

Head Site Coach - Boise Y Swim Team

  • Boise Y Swim Team
  • Boise, ID, USA
Full time Associate Head Coach

Job Description

The Boise Y Swim Team is a year-round competitive swimming program for young men and women six years of age and older. The team consists of 300 athletes, staffs 9 coaches, and operates in three facilities across the Treasure Valley. The Boise Y completes within both YMCA and USA Swimming organizations, developing athletes that participate at all levels including practice-only swimmers, local and regional competitors, and YMCA National, USA Swimming Junior and Senior National, and Olympic Trial qualifiers.

The Head Site Coach is responsible for managing the Boise Y Swim Team at an assigned site. This position will oversee safety, volunteer and staff development, team member development, seasonal planning, daily workouts, and goal setting.

Key Qualifications:
Three years’ competitive swim coaching experience; ASCA level 3-4 or equivalent; current USA Swim and YMCA Coaching certifications or ability to obtain within 60 days; ability to meet YMCA transportation guidelines; ability to travel up to 30% of the time, including regular overnight travel; ability to effectively communicate with participants and volunteers. Excellent human relation skills and an ability to maintain positive communication with staff and members; ability to address and make solid decisions in emergency situations; excellent verbal and written communication skills including telephone etiquette and computer use; prior experience of successful supervision of staff and volunteers preferred

Physical Requirements:
Must be able to stand at walk while maintaining alertness; must be able to hear and recognize noises and distress signals; must be able to frequently bend, lean, and kneel; must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds; must be able to work in loud, humid environments.

Schedule Requirements:
This is a full time position. Schedule will vary based on practice and meet schedules. Weekends and evenings are expected.

Working at the Y:

Treasure Valley Family YMCA provides a progressive work environment with great benefits for qualifying full-time employees. Benefits include:
• 11% employer-funded retirement plan after two years of service with immediate vesting and ability to make additional contributions to retirement benefits through 403(b) savings plan
• High quality and affordable benefits including health (75% employer paid for family) and dental insurance (50% employer-paid for family)
• Free use of YMCA facilities for immediate family
• Generous paid-time off package, earning at the rate of 24 paid days off per year to start.

At the Y, our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. It’s who we are, who we aspire to be and how we show up every day. We are cause-driven. We don’t just show up, we show up with purpose. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

Join us and help transform lives.


Application Process:
External candidates must complete an online application. If you have any questions regarding the position please visit our website at www.ymcatvidaho.org or contact jobs@ymcatvidaho.org. All current YMCA staff must apply through their Kronos account, and updated resume and cover letter is recommended. Previous YMCA staff must email their updated resume and cover letter to jobs@ymcatvidaho.org with the name of the job they are applying for in the subject line.
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