The WTRC Sharks Swim Team, based in Centerville, OH, is looking for a positive, energetic, flexible, passionate, team-oriented and self-motivated coach to lead our Tiger (11-13 yr olds), Hammerhead (6-8 yr olds) and Lemon Shark (6 and Under) groups. The WTRC Sharks are a Volunteer Parent Board run 501-3(c) non-profit organization. We train at the Washington Township RecPlex (25 yard, 8 lanes) throughout the year, as well as, outdoor training at local pools (25 meter and 50 meter, 6-8 lanes) during the summer.
The ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge of stroke mechanics and training techniques. This candidate will also be able to communicate effectively and timely with the coaching staff, swimmers and parents as needed.
This is a full-time position with some stipends available. The Sharks cover/reimburse approved meet travel expenses, certifications and continuing education.
Duties for the coach include, but are not limited to:
*Motivating swimmers of all ages to be great in a positive way
*Planning and implementing a seasonal plan for the Tiger (including dryland),
Hammer and Lemon Shark groups
*Assisting with any other groups as needed
*Administrative duties, such as, meet entry, social media postings, email
communication and newsletter
*Attending staff meetings as scheduled
*Attending swim meets locally and out of state (Indiana and Kentucky mostly). 2-3 per
*Attending Sharks’ team functions (Banquet, JO Party, etc.)
*Assisting in recruiting and attending swim clinics at local summer league pools in the
area. (June-July only)
*Must have, or obtain prior to start date, all relevant USA Swimming coach certifications
(Adult & Pediatric/Child CPR and AED, Safety Training for Swim Coaches, USA
Swimming Background Check, Athlete Protection Training)
*Must pass Washington Township Background Check
*Preferred, 2 years USA/YMCA coaching experience with 12 and Under
*Must have/demonstrate professionalism, decision making skills, a willingness to follow
directives from Head Coach, Asst. Head Coach and/or Board.
*Must have basic working knowledge of Team Unify and Social Media platforms or be
willing to learn
*Must have a desire to learn and continue coaching education
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $35,000.00 - $40,000.00 per year
Ability to commute/relocate:
Work Location: In person