Head High School & Club
Swim Coach (combined position)
Columbus North High School
Donner Swim Club
Columbus North High School Head Coach
Reports To: Brian Lewis, Athletic Director
Columbus North High School (CNHS) is a public high school of 2,100 students in Columbus, Indiana with a strong academic and athletic reputation. In swimming, the Bull Frogs have 10 Boys State Titles, and 31 top-5 finishes to go along with 1 Girls State Title and 14 top-5 finishes. It is anticipated that the boys will have about 30 returning swimmers/divers for the 2021-2022 season, and that the girls will have about 30 returning swimmers/divers. The CNHS Natatorium has an 8-lane 25-meter pool with a moveable bulkhead to adjust to 25 yards for competition, along with a separate full-size diving well with two 1-meter boards and one 3- meter board.
The Head Coach serves as a motivational figure who inspires high morale, builds team cohesiveness, communicates effectively and provides positive reinforcement. The position will lead 3-4 assistant coaches and 60 swimmers.
Essential CNHS Duties:
Donner Swim Club Head Coach
Reports to: Donner Swim Club Board of Directors
Donner Swim Club (DSC) is one of Indiana oldest and most successful Swim Clubs. DSC was formed in 1948 and incorporated in 1965. DSC has nearly 140 swimmers utilizing a year-round pool, and one warm-weather pool. The Club uses the CNHS Natatorium (8-lane 25m/y facility with separate diving well, seating for 500) and the outdoor Donner Park Pool (8-lane 50m facility with separate diving well, seating for up to 1,000).
DSC has a strong tradition for hosting successful meets, hosting long course championship meets as long ago as 1959 (LC Age Group State) and as recently as 2012 with the USA Swimming Central Zone 14 & Under Championship. DSC also often hosts divisional championship short course meets for Indiana Swimming. The Club hosts three invitational meets (2 short course, 1 long course) during a normal year.
DSC swimmers have always been competitive in the water, and in open water competition as well. The DSC records can be found at www.donnerswimclub.org. The Club has had members on the USA Swimming Junior National Team, USA Swimming Olympic Trials, and USA Swimming Open Water Olympic Trials qualifiers.
Essential DSC Duties:
About Columbus, Indiana
Columbus has a population of around 48,000, yet has been ranked sixth in the nation for architectural innovation and design by the American Institute of Architects, right behind Chicago, New York, Boston, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. In addition to the Columbus Historic District, the city has numerous buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places, including seven National Historic Landmarks of modernist architecture.
In November 2010, Forbes Magazine selected Columbus as one of the top ten best small cities to raise a family, saying Columbus is one of the cities that, “sweep our ranking of quiet, prosperous, and family-friendly places…these places boast solid average incomes, good educational prospects, low costs, short commute times, and high rates of home ownership.” National Geographic Traveler ranked Columbus 11th on its historic destinations list in late 2008, describing the city as "authentic, unique, and unspoiled." The Columbus Parks and Recreation Department was named the #1 Park system for its size by the National Recreation and Park Association.
In 2014, Area Development ranked Columbus the #1 small metro in the U.S. and an impressive #2 overall out of all 379 surveyed metropolitan statistical areas in the nation. Columbus is the headquarters of the engine company Cummins, Inc.
Columbus is located on I-65 between Indianapolis and Louisville; within 90 minutes of three international airports (including Cincinnati), making it easily accessible.
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