Mar 08, 2024

Part Time Coach

  • Hurricane Aquatics
  • Coral Gables, FL, USA
Part time Age Group Coach Assistant Coach

Job Description

CANES is seeking an Assistant Coach to work with swimmers ages 11-17, 4-6 days per week.  The coach will assist in both water and dryland workouts and work independently with small groups of athletes on stroke technique

Position Expectations:

  • Reports to the Head Coach

  • 4-5 afternoons per week, and Sat morning, includes a minimum of one meet per month. 

  • Working knowledge of USA Swimming and FHSAA rules.

  • Working knowledge/application of stroke technique, swimmer development, and race strategy.

  • Working knowledge of human movement and the mechanics of swimming as it relates to dryland work.

  • Working knowledge and the ability to teach clock management and interval training for swimmers learning how to train on intervals.  Ability to coach 2-3 intervals at a time during sets.

  • Possess strong skills in public relations and written/verbal communication, good word

processing skills, and experience with swimming computer software.

  • Ability to work in sunny, hot, and humid environments for long periods.  And train athletes safely in similar conditions.  Ability to adapt the practice to changes in weather on short notice.

 

Certifications current or able to acquire upon hiring:

  • CPR. First Aid, Safety Training for Swim Coaches, Concussion Training,  and membership in good standing with USA Swimming.

  • Athlete protection training,  Safe Sport training, a background check through USA Swimming

  • Foundations of Coaching 101 and 201

Duties:

  • Coach a group of 11-17 YO competitive swimmers on stroke technique/ video analysis

  • Work with staff to execute water and dryland workouts for swimmers ages 11-17 YO

  • Assist with test sets or main sets as needed.

  • Attend one meet per month on a weekend.

  • Opportunity to increase  responsibilities/hours based on performance

  • Opportunity for additional income with private swim lessons (optional).

Preferred start: ASAP, no later than Augusst 15, 2024

Please send a resume and letter of interest to:

Liz Kershaw - Head Coach

coachlizkershaw@gmail.com

 

Mission Statement: Hurricane Aquatics is a safe and supportive environment that teaches swimmers of all ages and abilities to work together for greater success by encouraging teamwork, developing a strong work ethic, building self-confidence, and refining leadership skills.


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