TEAM Charlotte Swimming (“TEAM”), based in Charlotte, NC, with over 40 years of excellence in year-round competitive swimming, is expanding their staff and seeking a highly motivated and qualified candidate for a full-time coaching position. TEAM is a USA Swimming club that serves swimmers in both the uptown Charlotte and south Charlotte areas, utilizing high quality lane space at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center (“MCAC”) in uptown Charlotte, the primary aquatic center within the area, along with additional year-round sites in the Matthews and Myers Park areas of Charlotte. TEAM also has access to multiple summer/seasonal pools during the summer season.. TEAM has grown to a club of more than 250 swimmers during the past few seasons, and is excited to be adding to their dedicated and high-energy coaching staff. This is a fantastic opportunity to coach on a competitive, fast growing team, while living and working in the heart of a forever expanding, dynamic metropolitan region of the southeast.
TEAM is seeking applications for a full-time coach position, working primarily with athletes 13 & older. The ideal candidate will have a passion for the sport of swimming, a strong work ethic, and a demonstrated ability to motivate athletes in and outside of the pool. TEAM offers a very competitive salary, including signing and performance bonus opportunities along with paid vacation and sick days. TEAM pays travel meet expenses, professional dues and provides a budget for continuing education. Salary commensurate with experience.
REPORTING DIRECTLY TO THE HEAD COACH, RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Motivating swimmers to compete at their best and over the long term
Help develop, implement and oversee a seasonal training plan for age group swimmers
Helping swimmers to set and achieve their goals
Developing swimmers’ leadership skills and work ethic
Establishing and maintaining regular and timely communication with swimmers, parents, other coaches, the Head Coach, and Director of Operations.
Collaborating with the coaching staff to help manage the day-to-day operations of the club, as well as contribute to the long-term development of the club.
Being flexible, and understanding that unforeseen circumstances may require unforeseen responsibilities!
Must have (or obtain prior to start date) all relevant USA Swimming coach certifications.
Minimum 3-5 yrs. coaching experience as a USA Swimming certified coach.
Passionate about swimming and teaching/development of younger/newer athletes.
Must possess/be able to demonstrate: professionalism, leadership skills, decision-making ability (in the interest of athletes & organization), timely and professional communication (written & verbal) with coaches, parents, and swimmers, and be willing to follow directives from the Head Coach and Director of Operations.
Must have a working knowledge of Team Unify & Hytek, or be willing to learn quickly.
Demonstrated passion for learning, continuing education and improving as a coach who’s active in the community.
HOW TO APPLY
Please submit a letter of interest detailing recent coaching experience and resume with three professional references to:
Kristina Bond, Director of Operations (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Start date is flexible.
ABOUT TEAM CHARLOTTE SWIMMING
Team Charlotte Swimming (TEAM) is a year-round competitive swimming program that seeks to challenge, encourage, and equip each age group athlete with the tools and skills required to swim competitively. We employ 10+ professional coaches, train and learn from over 250 competitive swimmers, and operate out of 4 aquatic facilities in the Charlotte area. We offer a dynamic yet challenging learning environment that emphasizes hard work & great technique, along with a dynamic culture where coaches, swimmers and parents are passionate about the sport of competitive swimming and supporting one another in and out of the pool. TEAM provides each athlete with a comprehensive, data driven program comprised of quality coaching, speed, strength, flexibility & endurance training. Combined with good nutrition, stroke development, mental preparation and goal setting, our club prepares each swimmer to accomplish his/her individual goals in the pool, and in life.