Jun 29, 2020

Head Age Group Coach

  • East Coast Aquatic Club
  • 2501 Seacrest Blvd, Delray Beach, FL 33444, USA
Part time Head Age Group Coach

Job Description

East Coast Aquatic Club (ECAC), located in Delray Beach, Florida, is searching for a qualified Head Age Group Coach. The ECAC swim program is in good standing with USA swimming and with its governing LSC, the Florida Gold Coast. It is one of the fastest growing team in South Florida with approximately 90 swimmers. For more information about ECAC, please visit our website at : ecacswim.com

WHO WE ARE 

East Coast Aquatic Club is located in Delray Beach, FL. The team was established in July 2013 by John Kjaerulff. ECAC started out as a small group of ambitious swimmers with goals and aspirations to become better swimmers within the Florida Gold Coast LSC and nationally.

Each year, ECAC continues to produce swimmers who qualify for the LSC Championship series, as well as swimmers who represent the LSC at the All-Star Duel meet and Southern Zone meets. Swimmers across all age groups qualify for a multitude of qualifying meets including: The Futures Championship, TYR International Elite Showcases, Speedo Sectionals, USA Swimming Junior Nationals, USA Swimming Open, and USA Swimming Nationals. 

In April 2019, John Kjaerulff stepped down as owner and Head Coach, naming Coach Alison Templin as his successor. ECAC continues to be a team that provides excellent stroke technique and the tools for swimmers to be competitive and reach their fullest potential, with a centered focus on creating an environment that teaches swimmers camaraderie, time management, sportsmanship, discipline, and most importantly, teamwork. 

TEAM PHILOSOPHY

East Coast Aquatic Club is a competitive program designed to give children the opportunity to progress from novice level swimming to championship level swimming at the National level. ECAC strives to be a team that provides excellent stroke technique and the tools for swimmers to be competitive and reach their fullest potential. ECAC promotes a centered focus on creating an environment that teaches swimmers camaraderie, time management, sportsmanship, discipline, and most importantly, teamwork.

FACILITY

East Coast Aquatic Club is a year-round program training at the Aqua Crest Pool in Delray Beach, Florida.  Aqua Crest is an 8 lane 50 Meter x 25 yard pool on the East side and 25 meters on the West side. ECAC is engaged in a long-term contract with the Palm Beach County for pool usage.

JOB POSITION 

The position available is: Head Age Group Coach. 

This is a part time position. Salary is competitive based on experience with potential to earn more through private lessons, swim camps, etc. The position is available immediately, but will be filled by the most qualified and fitting applicant.

Hours: Monday - Friday | 4:15 - 7:15 p.m., Saturday | 8:30-10:30

  • Please note, due to Covid-19 these hours are subject to change.*

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

The Age Group Coach is responsible for training swimmers in the Silver and Gold groups. The swimmers in these group are ambitious and committed athletes with goals and aspirations to reach championship levels. The coach is responsible for writing daily practices, dry land and preparing seasonal plans for his/her groups in accordance with East Coast Aquatic Club’s philosophy. He/she will emphasize teaching all aspects of swimming with a main focus on developing stroke technique, promoting good work ethic, and of course having a lot of fun, while making great efforts to achieve success at the age group level.  The candidate is expected to attend swim meets throughout Palm Beach County and beyond. 

QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate should have at least 2 years of coaching experience with USA Swimming or another FINA federation. He/she must have completed a background check, Safe Sport (athlete protection program), and must be in good standing with USA Swimming. The candidate should be a high energy, positive person with great communication skills, which include working well with swimmers, parents and the coaching staff. 

APPLICATION

Interested candidates should email a resume and at least 2 personal references to Alison Templin via e-mail: swimecac@gmail.com 


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