Jul 17, 2018

Swim Team Head Coach

  • Gateway Sports and Pools
  • 1434 150th Street, Whitestone, NY, USA
Full time Head Coach

Job Description

Gateway Sports & Pools Inc. is looking to hire a full-time Head Swim Team Coach. The Head Coach would lead, design, and foster systematic growth for our swim team while in line with the Gateway Sports & Pools Inc. Mission Statement.

Job responsibilities include, but are not restricted to: Serve as primary, on-deck coach of all level training groups. Increase the number of athletes who swim into their high school and collegiate years and increase the number of athletes who qualify for championship opportunities.

Supervise and develop assistant coaching sta including: coordinate stroke and training principles throughout all levels; oversee group placement and advancement of athletes; and serve as on-deck coach of lower level training groups as needed;

Oversee all administrative aspects of team activities, including: meet selection, planning and registration; coordination of home/hosted meets; practice scheduling for all training groups; maintaining team statistics; and team promotion locally and within Metropolitan Swimming and USA Swimming; writes club newsletter and articles for website, social media, and print. Involved in team functions including the organization of volunteers, team photos, socials, board meetings and season ending banquets. Maintains records, rosters, spreadsheets, coach’s certifications, and record board and meet participation. Responds to all parent and swimmer inquiries and complaints in timely manner.

Qualifications: 3+ years’ experience as a Head Coach or Assistant Coach of a Metropolitan Swimming and USA Swimming affiliated club; ASCA Level 2 certification or above strongly preferred; Experience leading and mentoring assistant coaching staff; All certifications current and in good standing with USA Swimming or required prior to starting; Solid knowledge of stroke theory and training physiology; Proven success coaching, motivating, and inspiring swimmers at all levels, from developmental through national level; Proven capability to develop talent at all levels.

Licenses / Certifications / Registrations all Current Status:

ASCA Level 2-3 Certification

Current Member of ASCA and USA Swimming

Safety Training for Swim Coaches Certifications

Red Cross Lifeguard and First Aid

Red Cross CPR-PR/AED



Competitive Salary

Medical, Dental and Vision Plan

Paid Vacation and Sick

Travel Reimbursement

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