Are you looking for a part-time summer job that combines your passion for swimming with your love for working with kids? Do you enjoy being a positive role model and helping young athletes reach their full potential? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!
The Greenway Gators Swim Team is a member of the Old Dominion Swim League (ODSL) located in Leesburg, Virginia. We are seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic individual to serve as our Head Coach for the summer season. As Head Coach, you will lead a team of assistant, junior assistant, and volunteer coaches, and work with approximately 100 swimmers from ages 4 to 18.
Our swim team is all about creating a safe, fun, and inclusive learning environment where kids are given every opportunity to maximize their potential while gaining confidence in the water and building lasting community relationships among our families. We stress sportsmanship, teamwork, and personal growth and development, and encourage our swimmers to do their best while cheering on their teammates.
As head coach, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the team’s training, providing swimmers with positive feedback to reinforce proper swim technique, manage practices and seed meets. You will work closely with our assistant coaches to ensure that all swimmers receive the individual attention and guidance they need to succeed.
We are looking for someone who is passionate about coaching and has experience working with young athletes. You should be patient, and encouraging, and have excellent communication skills. In addition, you should have strong organizational skills and be able to effectively manage a team of coaches.
Practices begin Tuesday, May 30. Our summer season wraps up with the ODSL All-Stars meet on Saturday, July 29. Weekly practices are held Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings with evening practices offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Swim meets are held on Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings.
If you're ready to dive into an exciting and rewarding summer job, apply to be our head coach today!