May 16, 2024

Head Age Group Coach - Omaha, NE

  • Aquatic Club of Elkhorn
  • Omaha, NE, USA
Part time Head Age Group Coach

Job Description

POSITION:  The Aquatic Club of Elkhorn swim team (ACE), located in Omaha, Nebraska is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Head Age Group Coach. The candidate will work with our developmental and/ or competitive age group swimmers.

The Aquatic Club of Elkhorn swim team (ACE)  is a non-profit, board-run, year-round competitive swim team located in Omaha, NE with over 150 members. Our team consists of swimmers 6 years of age and older with group levels from novice to elite. We combine fun and hard work to produce long-term success for our athletes in and out of the pool.

ACE strives to develop leaders with integrity, discipline and excellence for athletes, families, and coaches in the Midwest. We are committed to athletic excellence while providing a positive, educational, and healthy environment for all members.

More information about our team can be found at:  www.aceotters.com 

Qualifications:

  • College Degree. (preferred)

  • Current CPR, First Aid, Coaches Safety, Safe Sport certifications, and membership in good standing with USA Swimming.

  • Be able to pass a pre-employment background check.

  • Strong knowledge of stroke-mechanics, technique fundamentals, and training methods for developmental and competitive age group swimmers between the age of 6-14.

  • Strong background in competitive swimming with a minimum of three years coaching experience.

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

  • Proficient in Team Unify Software and Website management. (preferred)

  • Availability to work late afternoon and / or evening hours on weekdays, including extended weekend hours on meet weekends.

  • US Citizen or employment visa to work in the USA.

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

 

Position Requirements & Responsibilities:

  • Assist in creation, collaboration and implement appropriate seasonal plans in accordance with the Aquatic Club of Elkhorn’s training philosophy to further develop the potential of the swimmers of all levels to form a fluid progression plan.

  • Write and direct structured age-appropriate workouts focusing on stroke development and technique implementing a variety of drills. 

  • Provide constructive feedback to swimmers at practices and following races at meets.

  • Keep detailed and accurate records as needed including attendance, work-outs, and swimmer progression.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with all ages to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

  • Attend swim meets, meetings, and team functions as assigned on the schedule. 

  • Assist with set up & tear down of all ACE hosted meets

  • Must be patient, and an excellent role model for swimmers of all ages through appearance, language, demeanor and sportsmanship.

  • Must adhere to all rules, regulations and policies of USA Swimming,  Safe Sport, Midwestern Swimming and ACE.

  • Substitute for other coaches as needed.

Compensation and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience.

Reimbursement of reasonable expenses related to swim meet and travel expenses 

Personal Development – Club will invest in your personal development, subject to approval.

 

To Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter which includes a brief statement of coaching philosophy and experience,  and three professional references to Kim Berndt, at headcoach@aceotters.com

The Aquatic Club of Elkhorn will be accepting applications immediately and will continue to interview candidates until the position is filled.




 


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