Jan 04, 2024

Shaler Area Swim Club - Assistant Swim Coach

  • Shaler Area Swim Club
  • Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Part time Assistant Coach

Job Description

Shaler Area Swim Club

Assistant Swim Coach

Our vision is to empower young people to be champions in and out of the water for a lifetime.

Shaler Area Swim Club (SASC) is seeking a part-time Assistant Swim Coach to compliment our year-round competitive swim staff. We are an AMS and USA Swimming affiliated team. We offer a competitive pay rate, paid training and certification fees, and flexibility as well as a great team of swimmers, families, and Parent Board!

Job Summary:

  • Directly coach at least one swim level, ability to support other levels and group coverage as needed 

  • Write/co-write practice plans as necessary; Lead practices following plans provided.

  • Attends swim meets as determined by Head Swim Coach and Board; Assists in supervising athletes at meets

  • Acknowledge Club Handbook and Policies; Enforce discipline policies for swimmers

  • Establishes an environment that fosters positive team attitude while teaching self-discipline, sportsmanship, responsibility, and respect

  • Demonstrates mature judgment, reliability, availability, and ethical behavior including punctuality, confidentiality, positive and constructive feedback, and the ability to function in a multi-task environment

  • Is a positive role model, maintaining high ethical and moral standards, and adhering to AMS Swimming Coach’s Code of Conduct

Job Qualifications:

  • Experience as a competitive swimmer at the High School/Collegiate level is strongly preferred.

  • Experience as an Assistant Swim Coach, Swim Instructor or Swim Aide is required.

  • Experience working with young children through teenage years in an instructive capacity is required.

  • USA Swimming Coach certification is required. Lifeguard and CPR Certification is required. This can be obtained or renewed if needed after hire.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as the ability to work well in a team environment.

  • Working flexible hours including nights and weekends, and attending swim meets; coordinates with coaching staff meet and practice coverage

  • Ability to coach in the mornings 8-10:30am during the months of June, July and August and 3:30-6pm pm during the months of September through March and 5:30-7:30pm April-May (Monday through Friday) as well as participate in team meets on weekends throughout the swim season. Approx.10-15 hours per week, flexible on days/times.

Please direct any questions and formal application to shalerareaswimclub@gmail.com

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