Sep 30, 2022

Full-Time Lead Group Coach (Houston, TX Area)

  • Blue Tide Aquatics
  • Kingwood, Houston, Texas, USA
Full time Head Age Group Coach Age Group Coach

Job Description

Blue Tide Aquatics (BTA) is a USA Swimming Silver Medal club located in Kingwood, Texas. Our growing team of 260 athletes trains at three sites: Kingwood High School (8 lanes, 25 yards), Kingwood Park High School (8 lanes, 25 yards) and our own BTA pool (6 lanes, 25 meters). 

BTA has an immediate opening for a motivated and experienced coach to lead (and assist) with groups for the 2022-2023 season.  This person will work with the Head Coach and other Lead Coaches to teach young athletes proper movement patterns as well as to develop their overall skill competency and strength. 

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, self-motivated, and responsive to feedback. Priority will be given to those traits as well as their proven track record of achievement in developing young athletes.  

Job Expectations

  • Lead or assist with practices on weekday afternoons/evenings and Saturday mornings.
  • Assist in the development of the Age Group Programs in coordination with the other coaches. 
  • Coach with energy, passion, and engagement.
  • Attend team events, swim meets and fundraising activities
  • Administrative duties required within role as well as other responsibilities based on skills/strengths.
  • Any other job duties, as assigned, from the Head Coach.

Qualifications & Preferences

  • Minimum of 2 years coaching experience required for full-time positions. Prior competitive swimming experience preferred.
  • Strong stroke technique background.
  • Proficiency in running multi-level workouts for athletes with varying skill/experience levels.
  • Patience and ability to have fun while teaching both younger and older swimmers.
  • Maintain all coach and safety certifications. Member in good standing with LSC and USA Swimming.

Compensation and Benefits

This position is full-time.  BTA offers a competitive salary, commensurate with experience, as well as paid vacation time and financial support for professional development.

Application

Interested candidates should email a resume to Tricia Etter, BTA Secretary at: secretary@swimbluetide.org


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