Feb 21, 2024

Assistant Swim Coach

  • Cheshire Y/ Sea Dog Swim Club
  • Cheshire, CT, USA
Part time Assistant Coach

Job Description

Assistant Swim Coach

Part-Time: 15-20 hours per week

Schedule: Mainly 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Sea Dog Swim Club, a reputable name in competitive swimming, is known for its enduring excellence, maintaining a consistent level of high performance over decades, including being a 3-time YMCA National Champion and earning the USA Swimming’s Club Excellence Bronze Medal. Our commitment to excellence and development of young talents continues to set us apart in the swimming community.

Position Overview:
We are seeking a dedicated and passionate Assistant Swim Coach to join our team. This role is perfect for someone who loves the sport of swimming and is eager to work with young athletes, helping them develop their skills and achieve their potential. The hired coach will be working mainly with 12 & under with the possibility of working with 13 & over.

Responsibilities:
– Provide high-quality coaching and support to our 12 and under swimmers and potentially 13 & over swimmers.
– Conduct daily training sessions in alignment with our club’s philosophy and goals.
– Monitor and evaluate the progress of swimmers, providing constructive feedback and encouragement.
– Ensure a safe and positive environment that promotes athlete well-being.
– Collaborate with the coaching team to organize and participate in swim meets and events.

Qualifications:
– Experience in coaching competitive swimming, preferably with younger age groups. – Strong understanding of stroke techniques and training methodologies.
– Ability to work effectively with children and communicate with parents.
– Certifications in Lifeguarding, CPR, First Aid (or willingness to obtain).
– Alignment with Sea Dog Swim Club’s values and commitment to excellence.

To Apply:
Please submit your resume, cover letter, and any relevant certifications to sfarrell@sccymca.org


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