Mar 18, 2024

Dynamo Swim Club - Full Time & Part Time Coaches Needed

  • Dynamo Swim Club
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
Full time Senior Coach Age Group Coach Assistant Coach

Job Description

POSITION: Dynamo Swim Club located in Atlanta, GA is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Coach. We are looking for a passionate and energetic coaches that will fill a full-time position, as well as a part-time coaching positions at our Chamblee and Alpharetta locations. The ideal candidate will work with both age group and senior training groups, with the opportunity for future upward growth within the program. This position reports directly to the Head Age Group Coach and Head Coach.

 BACKGROUND:  For over 60 years, Dynamo Swim Club has continually grown and developed into a model 18 & under swim club in the United States.  Since the early 1980s, Dynamo swimmers have represented the United States at the Olympic Games, World Championships, the Pan American Games, Pan Pacific Championships, The Goodwill Games, and the World University Games.  We are a USA Swimming Podium Club of Excellence, and our program consistently has some of the highest Scholastic All Americans recognitions in the country.  The American Swimming Coaches Association has repeatedly recognized Dynamo’s exceptional training and stroke technique which has resulted in individual and team titles at USA Swimming National and Junior National Championships.  Dynamo was represented by four swimmers in Tokyo, Japan for the 2021 Olympics and Paralympics (including medalists Brooks Curry, Jay Litherland, and Gia Pergolini). Most recently our men’s team were champions at the 2022 Speedo Junior National Championships in Irvine, California.

 PHILOSOPHY:  

1. We train athletes, and we coach people. Our program is grounded in science and experience, and swimming is our vehicle to prepare our athletes for success in and out of the pool.

2. We believe in the team – promoting a positive team culture and atmosphere that encourages athletes to invest in one another and each other’s success; and through their teammates success, they find their own.

3. We teach, train, and compete in all strokes and all distances, putting value in a well-rounded swimmer. We strongly believe in long-term athletic development (LTAD), and dryland is an integral part in our LTAD plan.

Mission Statement:           

To pursue Excellence in Competitive Swimming

Vision Statement:             

To be the model 18 and under club team in the United States 

Core Values:

Gratitude, Grit, Growth, Innovation, Integrity, Respect, and Unity

To learn more about Dynamo, visit: www.dynamoswimclub.com

 

DUTIES: 

  • Establish and maintain relationships and open communications with swimmers and parents
  • Management/running of daily practices.  This must be done in a direction that supports the coaching philosophy and direction of the club as established by the Head Coach
  • Meet with the Head Coach to discuss problems or opportunities.  These meetings should also ensure that the management of the program remains united with one direction.
  • Create a positive team-oriented atmosphere where swimmers learn the values of Dynamo Swim Club

·       Prepare athletes for a successful transition to the next level of Dynamo Swim Club

·       Coach with energy, passion and engagement

·       Continually learn to be a better coach

·       Maintain high standards; personally, professionally, and of athletes

·       Provide opportunities for swimmer goal setting and evaluation meetings

·       Support athletes in their academic goals and pursuits

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

·       College Degree (preferred)

·       Competitive Swimming Experience (required)

·       Swim Coaching Experience (required)

·       Candidates must possess integrity, strong communications skills, and a passion for helping swimmers maximize their potential.

·       Willing to work in a team oriented coaching environment and uphold the the core values and high standards of Dynamo Swim Club

 

COMPENSATION:

· Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Dynamo offers medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits, as well as a 401K plan for full-time employees.

 

APPLICANTS:  Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume with references to:

 

Ian J. Murray

Head Coach

Dynamo Swim Club

ian@dynamoswimclub.com


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