Nov 19, 2021

Age Group Coach

  • Santa Barbara Swim Club
  • Los Banos Del Mar Pool, Shoreline Drive, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Part time Age Group Coach

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Age Group Coach  

EMPLOYER: Santa Barbara Swim Club

REPORTS TO: Head Coach

SALARY:  $50,000 yearly

SUMMARY: To align with the policy and procedures set forth by the Santa Barbara Swim Club and to assist the Head Coach.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Embrace and advocate the Santa Barbara Swim Club Culture
  • Passion for coaching and working with age group athletes  
  • Comprehension of stroke development and technique fundamentals  
  • Basic understanding of dryland training for developmental athletes  
  • Plan, prepare, and conduct group practices in accordance with our curriculum for the Santa Barbara Swim Club.   
  • Keep records and reports as directed by the Head Coach
  • Assist with set up & tear down of all SBSC hosted age group/senior level meets  
  • Assist with SBSC Staff in facilitating Events (SBSC hosted or community events)  
  • Commit to continued coaching education   
  • On Job Time Requirements:   
    • Attend all assigned staff meetings  
    • Attend the assigned meets for the practice group  
    • Entries for the assigned practice group are complete and correct  
    • Arrival at practice and meets at minimum 15 min prior to arrival of athletes  
    • Will require afternoon, evening and weekend hours   
  • Communication:   
    • Communicate all actions regularly between Head Coach 
    • Excellent email communication to parents with timely response (within 24 hrs)  
    • Continually assess goals with athletes and communicate to parents in a patient and respectable manner   
  • Professionalism:   
    • Model proper dress, language, demeanor and sportsmanship for the athletes 
    • Create an educational, safe and inviting experience for all participants   
    • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.  

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • This job has occasional employee supervisory responsibilities. 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred 
  • Certificates required:  CPR/AED, Safety Training for Swim Coaches, APT, Background check and in good standing with USA Swimming and ASCA Level 2  
  • Abides by applicable USA Swimming Codes of Conduct and Safe Sport Requirements  
  • Computer skills required: Microsoft Office Suite, Team Unify and/or Team Manager 

COMPETENCIES: 

  • Diversity - Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce. 
  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values. 
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events. 
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan. 
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings. 
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.  

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

  • Continually required to stand and walk 
  • Continually required to talk or hear 
  • Continually exposed to wet and/or humid conditions  (non-weather) 
  • Continually exposure to outside weather conditions  
  • While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment is usually loud 
  • The employee must occasionally lift and /or move more than 40 pounds 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include: Depth perception, ability to adjust focus 


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