Apr 10, 2024

Sharks Assistant Lead Site Coach - YMCA of the North Shore

  • YMCA of the North Shore
  • Beverly, MA, USA
Full time Associate Head Coach

Job Description

Do you have experience in competitive swimming and sound knowledge of the progressive development of swimmers?  Are you seeking a role that will allow you to utilize your experience and abilities to help develop youth as they advance through all levels of swimming?  This may be the role for you...

The YNS Sharks Assistant Lead Site Coach will help bridge the transition of swimmers from swim lessons to pre-team swimmers and beyond to higher-level competitive training groups. All the while shaping their growth as people, athletes, and teammates and helping them strive to reach their full potential. 

The YMCA of the North Shore SHARKS is a YMCA/USA Swim Team North of Boston providing high-quality and comprehensive swim team experiences for youth throughout the North Shore of Boston.  We are a 4-site team with over 300 swimmers including,  competitive age group swimmers from age 5 -18 of varying levels, pre-competitive swimmers, and Masters Swimmers.

In this role, you will directly instruct the swim team athletes at various levels and develop their fundamentals, training strategies, and race strategies. On a regular day, you will manage curriculum development, lead structured swim team practices, coordinate and execute swim team competitions, and team meets, and partner with lead coaching staff and volunteers.  Additionally, you will ensure consistent and clear communication with all stakeholders while modeling relationship-building in all interactions and supporting the needs of multiple sites. 

To thrive in this role, you have proven leadership and supervisory skills and previous coaching experience with a thorough and demonstrable ability to advance swimmers through the foundations of competitive swimming. You should have strong relationship-building and communication skills to effectively build relationships with staff, swimmers, volunteers, and program participant parents and guardians.  Additionally, candidates should have knowledge and experience with YMCA and USA Swim teams.

In addition to a quality work environment, our YMCA offers competitive salaries, benefits, and professional development opportunities including;

  • Paid training and development

  • Advancement and growth opportunities within our seven YMCA locations.

  • Free YMCA membership and employee discounts on programs.

  • Health and dental insurance for full-time employees.

  • 3 weeks paid vacation in addition to generous paid sick and personal time for full-time staff.

  • Retirement fund with 8% company contribution (once vested/no match required).

  • Employer-funded life insurance.


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