Huntsville Swim Association (HSA), a USA Swimming Bronze Medal Club with over 40 years of excellence in swimming in Huntsville, Alabama, is looking to fill the position of Age Group Coach.
Huntsville Swim Association boasts a swimmer roster of over 550 swimmers, is perennially ranked inside the top 100 in USA Swimming’s Virtual Club Championships, and swims out of one of the best facilities in the country. The Huntsville Aquatics Center consists of two 8 lane x 50 meter pools, with seating capacity for around 1500 in the main competition pool.
The ideal candidate will have a passion for the sport of swimming, a commitment to developing young swimmers, and a strong desire to grow and learn professionally. While previous coaching experience is not required, a strong knowledge of the sport of swimming is a must. At least ASCA Level 2 coaches are preferred.
The successful candidate will have earned at least a bachelor’s degree and have demonstrated administrative skills. The position requires proficiency with Windows software, and knowledge of Team Unify systems and Hy-Tek systems is highly preferred.
Candidates must be U.S. citizens. Candidates must have current certifications or be willing to achieve certifications in Athlete Protection Training, CPR, First Aid, USADA training, and Coaches Safety Training within 30 days.
Candidates must pass a criminal background check from USA Swimming.
Duties will include coaching and overseeing our top 9-10 age group swimmers, supervising assistant coaches for this group, assisting with at least one other age group, supporting meets, maintaining office hours, communicating with parents, participating in staff projects as assigned by the head coach, and planning and supporting team activities.
The position is open as early as August 1st. Salary is negotiable, depending on experience. The position does come with full health, dental, and vision insurance. It also comes with a 3% match on any 403b retirement contributions. The option to coach high school and summer league teams for additional pay also exists, as well as the ability to teach learn-to-swim lessons. Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Head Coach, Matt Webber (firstname.lastname@example.org), to express interest in the position.