Jul 18, 2021

Head Coach

  • Vicksburg Swim Association
  • Vicksburg, MS, USA
Part time Head Coach

Job Description

 

 

Vicksburg Swim Association (VSA) seeks Head Coach

 

The Vicksburg Swim Association in Vicksburg, Mississippi (VSA) is a growing 501-c3, age group swim team with a current enrollment of 50+ swimmers.  We offer an active year-round competitive age group program utilizing 1 LCM/SCY outdoor and 2 SCY indoor facilities.

 

The Head Coach must develop the skills and talents of team members, promote teamwork and sportsmanship, and encourage personal development.  He/She is responsible for all aspects of the swimmers’ training, including setting up swimmer groups, practice levels, workouts, practice durations, and goal setting. The Head Coach will be responsible for attending team swim meets each year, making swimmer event selections, and entries via meet manager.  The Head coach works with the VSA Board to host at least 1 home meet each year.  The Head Coach will also foster positive relationships, mentor, and communicate well with existing coaching staff, swim team members, and parents.  The Head Coach is also responsible for attending all LSC coach functions.

 

  • Previous coaching experience is preferred.
  • USA Swimming certifications. ASCA Level 2 minimum preferred.
  • The successful candidate must demonstrate proficiency in the areas of recruitment and retention of swimmers, be skilled in teaching stroke technique, and have the ability to motivate and work effectively with athletes of all ages and abilities.
  • Salary is commensurate with experience & qualifications, and will include incentives and the opportunity to further develop the program.

 

Contact:

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Interested candidates please forward materials including a resume of swimming experience and the contact information for three swimming and/or coaching related references to the VSA Parent Board President at vsaswimpresident@gmail.com.


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