Feb 27, 2024

Germantown Swim Team Head Associate Coach

  • Germantown Swim Team
  • 1801 Exeter Rd, Germantown, TN, USA
Full time Associate Head Coach

Job Description

Position:  Germantown Swim Team (GST), a member of USA and Southeastern Swimming, is seeking positive, motivated and qualified candidates for the position of Head Associate Coach.

Salary: $35,000 annually, plus potential bonuses

Job Description:

This position is designed to assist and support the Head Coach with the day to day operations of Germantown Swim Team (GST). Under the direction and guidance of the Head Coach, the Head Associate Coach will assist the GST program. This is a leadership position that will support and carry out the vision, values, and behaviors of GST through leadership, development, and setting the direction of the team. GST prides itself on creating a positive environment and an enriching experience for all members of the club with the goal to provide every member an opportunity to improve swimming skills and achieve success at their level of ability, from novice to elite-level competitor. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Knowledgeable and able to plan in-water and dryland workouts for groups of 20-30+ swimmers

  • Assisting in coaching groups as assigned by the Head Coach

  • Assisting in planning and executing team events including swimming and social

  • Handle administrative details, including parent communication, meet entries for respective groups, and supervision

  • Attend and coach at all swim meets for respective groups

Key GST Head Associate Coach Responsibilities:

  • Design and execute the seasonal plan for assigned groups

  • Provide positive and motivational leadership and instruction to the age group athletes

  • Conduct swimmer goal meetings, seasonally

  • Conduct parent meetings, as needed

  • Maintain office hours as assigned by the Head Coach

  • Help facilitate staff meetings with the Head Coach

  • Ensure regular communications with parents

  • Ensure administrative and coordination needs and requirements are met both internally and externally

  • Oversee meet entries and attend meets, as required

  • General onboarding of new age group members, including scheduling evaluations, performing skill assessments, collecting new member information

  • Help promote social media reach, post regularly

  • Maintain compliance with USA swimming coaching standards

  • Follow all USA Swimming policies including SafeSport

Team Culture Responsibilities:

  • Model and celebrate the team’s vision, values, and behaviors, act as a positive role model for all team members

  • Be approachable and available for all swimmers 

  • Encourage athletes to strive for their personal best

  • Work collaboratively and respectfully with all coaches, staff, and team leaders to serve in the best interest of the team and its members

  • Be positive, consistent, and use effective motivation strategies when working with swimmers, parents, and coaching staff in all aspects of the program

  • Demonstrate a cooperative, prompt, and respectful communication style with swimmers, parents, coaching staff, and community members

  • Drive team spirit

How to Apply

Position is open immediately.   Submissions will be reviewed upon receipt until the position is filled.   Ideal candidate would be able to start by August 2024. Qualified candidates should email all the following to Head Coach, Collin Dowling (collin.dowling@germantownswimteam.com):

  • A cover letter highlighting your professional coaching objectives as well as a summary of coaching philosophy.

  • A resume highlighting your experience and qualifications.

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