Mar 28, 2024

Age Group Coach & Meet Administration

  • WTRC Sharks Swim Team
  • Washington Township RecPlex, Miamisburg Centerville Road, Dayton, OH, USA
Full time Age Group Coach

Job Description

The WTRC Sharks Swim Team, based in Centerville, OH, is looking for a positive, energetic, flexible, passionate, team-oriented and self-motivated coach to lead our Mako (8-10 yr olds) and Lemon Shark (5-7 yr olds) groups.  The WTRC Sharks are a Volunteer Parent Board run 501-3(c) non-profit organization.  We train at the Washington Township Rec Center (25 yard, 8 lanes) throughout the year, as well as, outdoor training at local pools (25 meter and 50 meter, 6-8 lanes) during the summer.

The ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge of stroke mechanics and training techniques. This candidate will also be able to communicate effectively and timely with the coaching staff, swimmers and parents as needed.

This is a full-time position paying $30,000-35,000 per year (commensurate with experience) with medical stipend, phone stipend and retirement options available. The Sharks will cover and/or reimburse approved travel expenses for away meets, certifications both required and supplemental, and continuing education through coaching clinics or USA Swimming online learning programs.

Duties include, but are not limited to: 

*Motivating swimmers of all ages to be great in a positive way

*Developing and implementing a seasonal plan for the Mako and Lemon Shark groups.

*Assisting with Pre-Senior, Senior and other groups as needed

*Meet administrative duties include, but are not limited to, verifying and sending entries for 

away meets in a timely manner, Entry Chair for 3 home meets and eventual home meet 

setup following some training.

*Attending staff meetings as scheduled

*Attending swim meets locally and out of state (Indiana and Kentucky mostly). 2-3 per  

 month

*Attending Sharks’ team functions (Banquet, JO Party, etc.)

*Assisting in recruiting and attending swim clinics at local summer league pools in the        

area. (June-July only)

Requirements:

*Must have, or obtain prior to start date, all relevant USA Swimming coach certifications 

 (Adult & Pediatric/Child CPR and AED, Safety Training for Swim Coaches, USA 

 Swimming Background Check, Athlete Protection Training)

*Must pass Washington Township Background Check

*Preferred, 2 years USA/YMCA coaching experience with 10 and Under 

 Swimmers

* Preferred, 1-2 years experience with Team Unify, Team Manager, and/or Meet Manager software.

*Must have/demonstrate professionalism, decision making skills, a willingness to follow 

 directives from Head Coach, Asst. Head Coach and/or Board.

*Must have a desire to learn and continue coaching education


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