North Side Swim Team is currently seeking an experienced, enthusiastic, and encouraging assistant coach. The North Side Swim Team (NSST) is a developmental and competitive year-round USA Swimming swim team in Des Moines, Iowa. Its mission is to develop high character athletes by providing a high quality, age appropriate, educational swim training experience and high caliber competition in a safe, healthy, positive environment at an affordable price. The coaching staff must be able to attend all practices for their group as well as any meets their swimmers participate in. The coaching staff works together and supports each other and on occasion may be asked to fill in for another coach and their group if something comes up that they cannot be there.
NSST practices at Des Moines North High School. There may be additional practice locations in the summer. There are two seasons per year: Fall/Winter (September through March) and Summer (April through August).
NSST is looking for a coach to work with its younger age group (5-8 years old) and/or its older beginner group (9-14). Preferred candidates have a prior competitive swimming background and/or coaching or teaching experience. You will work with the Head Coach to administer the season plan and workouts for each practice. Pay to be proportional to experience at an hourly rate. This is a part-time position. You will need to meet all required USA Swimming coaching requirements prior to starting with the team and will be reimbursed after the completion of the season. Start time is no later than April 2024. Time commitment is approximately 5-10 hours a week for practices with the potential of more. Practice and meet times range from 4-8:30 M-F and Sat/Sun 9-1pm; there are typically 5-7 Recreational Club meets per season and 1-2 USA Swimming meets a month. You are required to assist and coach internal meets. USA Swimming meets are as needed from the direction of the head coach. If interested please contact Scott Weinheimer: CoachScott@NSSTOtters.com