Aug 08, 2018

Head Swim Coach

  • Fit-N-Wise
  • Decatur, TX, USA
Full time Head Coach

Job Description

We are looking for a New Head Swim Coach.  This position will work with our Aquatics Coordinator in development and growth of the team.  

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES: (but are not limited to)

  • Provide a friendly, inviting,  and competitive experience in an environment that will enhance the quality of life, physical and emotional well-being for individuals, families and employees through the swim team experience. 
  • Teach proper stroke fundamentals to team members while examining individual fitness needs and goals.
  • Train and help educate the coaching assistants for swim team practice.
  • Design/organize swim team practice schedules and additional swim team functions.
  • Attend all swim meets and provide positive, constructive communication with team members and parents.
  • Must be energetic, enthusiastic and have a motivational personality that enjoys working with children and adults of all ages. 
  • Will handle daily swim team functions, monthly billing, swim meet scheduling, workouts, organization of swim meets, parent volunteers as assigned by aquatics manager. 
  • Will conduct other duties as assigned by aquatics manager.     


REPORT RELATIONSHIP:

  • Reports to FNW Aquatics Manager


Qualifications to be determined by the Manager:

  • 1)  Degree or equivalent experience in PE, Fitness, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, coaching children, youth or adult swimmers. 
  • 2)  Knowledge and ability to demonstrate all swimming strokes (Fly, Back, Breast, Free)


PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

  • 1) ASCA II certification or ability to achieve certification within 30 days of hire.
  • 2) USA Swim Coach qualified or ability to obtain USA Swim Coach Qualification (including all USA requirements within 30 days  of hire. 
  • 3) CPR  
  • 4) Competitive swimming experience preferred  
  • 5) Lifeguard Certification


New Hires will have 60 days to acquire the required Basic Life Support (CPR, ACLS, PALS, BLS, and/or any other life support certifications required for the job).

OSHA TASK CATEGORY THREE: 

  • There is no anticipated risk of exposure to mucous membranes or skin contact with blood, body fluids, or tissues, or a potential for spills or splashed during the performance of the job. 
  • Universal precautions must be observed and protective devices worn by the employee when performing a task that is likely to cause exposure.


Employment standards include current requirements as determined by Federal, State, and Wise Health System policy.


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