May 28, 2020

Head Swim Coach

  • Village of Pleasant Prairie
  • Pleasant Prairie, WI, USA
Full time Head Coach

Job Description

Village of Pleasant Prairie

Head Swim Coach

Job Summary

This is a full time position in the Recreation Departments Aquatics Division and is under the direct supervision of the Aquatics Manager/Team CEO and in absence of the Aquatics Manager/Team CEO, the Recreation Director.  The primary purpose of the Head Swim Coach is to provide outstanding service through warm interactions.  The secondary responsibilities are but not limited to: The overall management of the Pleasant Prairie Patriots Swim Team programs including assisting in program development and administration; personnel supervision; aquatic facility and equipment management and open water event coordination. Employees in this classification must represent the Recreation Department in a professional manner, while instructing and monitoring, members, guests, and program participants. A special emphasis on program development and quality instruction.

Requirements - educational, certifications and experience

 

  • ASCA level 4 or 5 preferred, will consider strong candidates with ASCA level 3 with ability to coach swimmers beyond the National level.
  • Knowledge of VVMOST model and how to apply it to a USA Swim Club.
  • Proven track record of achievement as a Bronze, Silver or Gold medal club through USA Swimming within a 3-year period of time.
  • Minimum of 5 yrs. Coaching experience with at least 3 yrs. Head Coaching experience.
  • Experienced with USA Swimming OME, TeamUnify, HY-TEK as well as Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Bachelor’s Degree in sports management, kinesiology or recreation preferred, experience can stand in place of this requirement.
  • Advanced experience coaching various ages and skill levels in a competitive environment
  • LSC leadership experience as either a board or committee member
  • American Red Cross Lifeguard and or Lifeguard Instructor Certification
  • Safety Training for Swim Coaches
  • Coaches Advantage Training
  • Concussion Protocol Training
  • USA Swimming Athlete Protection Training
  • Foundations of Coaching Original or through 101, 201 & Rules and Regs.
  • USA Swimming Business Management Training 101 & 201 or ability to achieve within 6 months of employment.

If you have any questions regarding this position, you can email Steven Frye, Aquatics Director of the RecPlex at sfrye@pleasantprairiewi.gov


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