Have a passion for coaching and working with kids? Love to swim? Join our awesome swim family! We are looking for a highly motivated and energetic individual to support our growing competitive swim program. The Head Age Group coach will be responsible for working with our 9-12 year old athletes as well as partnering with our Head Coach to develop a shared vision for technique, training and performance excellence that align with our mission and values.
Colorado Blue is a growing USA Swimming Sanctioned Swim team with 100+ swimmers from ages 7-18 located in Aurora / Denver, Colorado. Colorado Blue is part of Swimming Simply. We aspire to become a USA Swimming Gold Club, and to send our swimmers to national and international meets within 2 years.
DATES & HOURS
This is a part-time position and hours will include (subject to change based on the season)
Evening and weekend work is required for this position. This position will also be required to lead the program at travel meets, approximately 1x a month. Practice times are still approximate and can be discussed with the right candidates.
School Year Schedule (subject to change during the summer)
Saturdays: 6:45am - 9:45am
Weekend Meets are approximately 1x a month
This position is (on average) between 2-3 hours a day of coaching, and likely 1-2 hours a day of admin / meeting / email
Plan and manage all practices for the age group program
Manage outreach to and recruitment from local Summer League teams and other lessons programs
Mentor junior coaches
Serve as the lead coach for the 9-12 training groups
Attend staff meetings
Communicate important information to other coaches, athletes, and parents
Respond to electronic communication
Complete meet entries
Maintain all required coaching certifications
**There is also the unique opportunity to coach HS Girls and Boys Swimming at Adams City High School. This would add ~75 minutes of practice prior to Colorado Blue for 7 weeks of girls season (Nov-Jan) and boys season (March-May). Swimming Simply and COlorado Blue is partnering with Adams City to support their growing swim program!
3+ years of coaching experience
A demonstrated track record of developing high-performance athletes
Previous competitive swimming experience
The ability to obtain and maintain all required USA Swimming certifications including passing a background check
Lifeguarding/First Aid & CPR/AED certifications
Must be able to lift, push and pull up to 50 pounds in weight
Must be able to pass a criminal background check.
$20-25/hour, depending on experience
Bonuses available, depending on the performance of the company