Jul 05, 2021

Head Age Group Coach

  • Phoenix Aquatic Club
  • Rockland County, NY, USA
Full time Head Age Group Coach

Job Description

Job Description

The Phoenix Aquatic Club is looking for an experienced, committed, and organized Head Age Group Coach to coach a group of competitive athletes and to shape the expansion of our club and business.

This salary based position offers the opportunity to interact with elite age-group athletes, to create and maintain a mentally, technically, and physically fit program for the younger groups. The Head Age Group Coach directly reports to the Head Coach and functions as important binding piece between the age group and senior level.

Our practice philosophy is to focus on developing physical fitness, athleticism, and an athlete’s mindset while maintaining detailed stroke work as crucial part of everyday practice.

With over 75 years of cumulative coaching experience on staff, we are looking for a candidate who can grow, learn, and become an integral part of our organization in this exciting time of expansion.

Pool Hours

14h - 16h per week including morning & weekend practices

Office Hours

10h - 12h per week

Including practice preparation, planning, and other administrative tasks

Job Duties

  • Coach the Gold Level group of 25 – 30 competitive athletes and assist with other groups as necessary
  • Implement annual, monthly, and weekly action plan for the age group program; set goals in collaboration with the Head Coach
  • Assist the Head Coach in creating annual practice and meet calendars
  • Complete meet entries for age groups
  • Attend all assigned swim meets, evaluate races, and re-evaluate training/goals for group/individuals accordingly
  • Fulfill administrative tasks during office hours as discussed with the Head Coach
  • Respond to member/parent/swimmer comment forms, phone calls and e-mails within 24 hours
  • Contribute to content of PAC team newsletter and submit website updates / news to our members

Requirements

  • Annual Coaches registration and certification with USA Swimming
  • Three years’ experience as a Competitive Swim Coach preferred
  • Display a sense of urgency for the development of the athletes and the program every day
  • Insist on certain aspects of training while maintaining a friendly and positive demeanor
  • Effective presentation, teaching, communication, and customer service skills
  • Display a respectful and professional appearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Technological know-how a plus
  • Marketing skills a plus
  • Experience in TeamUnify management platform a plus

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