Aug 10, 2022

Arizona Seals Swimming Academy-Club Head Coach

  • Az Seals
  • Copper Sky, Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Maricopa, AZ, USA
Full time Head Coach

Job Description

Arizona Seals Swimming Academy is seeking an engaging, motivated and experienced Head Coach to bring a positive, energetic, and forward-thinking presence to the team. Arizona Seals Swim club is a year-round competitive swim program located in Maricopa, Arizona serving youth in Pinal County. The team consists of approximately 80 swimmers, trains over four different group levels, and utilizes one outdoor 25-yard, eight-lane pool year-round.  

Our focus is creating a positive and rewarding environment in which each athlete can excel by providing each swimmer the opportunity to achieve their highest personal goals on and off the pool deck. Arizona Seals is a nonprofit 501c(3), coach-facilitated organization supported by a parent run volunteer Board of Directors, that cooperatively work together to create a culture that aims to develop well-rounded swimmers and students.

Arizona Seals has a history of successful swimmers who have competed at all levels of competition (local, state, sectional, and national).

The ideal candidate would be able to start on September 12, 2022.

Coaching Responsibilities:

  • Provide structured practices tailored to meet the needs of each training group
  • Coordinate swimming, dryland training, and meet schedules seasonally (SCY and LCM)
  • Develop, lead, and support assistant coaching staff
  • Serve as primary on-deck coach of upper age group and senior level training groups
  • Prepare meet entries and ensure adequate coaching coverage for all swimmers participating
  • Oversee individual group placement and advancement of athletes
  • Attend all Board of Director, parent, and coach’s meetings
  • Develop long-term goals and foster team spirit by exhibiting positive team building attitude
  • Work cooperatively with the Board of Directors to administer team goals
  • Communicate in a professional and timely manner with coaches, athletes, and parents
  • Manage overall team administrative functions

Qualifications:

  • Three plus years of coaching experience preferred
  • Experience leading and mentoring swimmers and coaches of all levels
  • Strong coaching acumen including solid knowledge of stroke technique and training 
  • Displays enthusiasm and a desire for continued growth in an environment of respect, integrity, caring, and understanding 
  • Strong organizational and clear communication skills
  • Passion for competitive swimming
  • Proficient computer skills including HyTek, Team Unify, Meet Manager, Office, Social Media
  • Maintain current coach credentials as required by USA Swimming
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Legal authority to work in the United States and able to pass background checks

Compensation:

  • Salary range is $40,000 - $50,000 based upon experience
  • Optional funding for health care
  • Funding available for travel, professional dues, continuing education and coach development

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should send a letter of interest describing coaching philosophy and resume via email to the team President, Brock Armstrong at arizonaseals@gmail.com. All inquiries and submitted resumes will be confidential. Application materials will be reviewed as they are received with interviews starting immediately. References will be required. Once the position is filled, the posting will be removed. Arizona Seals is an equal opportunity employer.

 


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