May 20, 2024

Senior/Age Group Coach at Keating

  • Cincinnati Marlins, Inc.
  • 616 West North Bend Road, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Full time Senior Coach Age Group Coach

Job Description

The Cincinnati Marlins are seeking a full time Senior/Age Group Swim Coach. 

A successful candidate will bring an abundance of positive energy and focus to the senior swimmers in the club and will also have responsibilities in the age group program. The Senior Coach will report directly to the Head Coach/CEO. They will work collaboratively with the Associate Head Coach and the South site lead to assist, identify, and guide athletes towards the Senior level within the Marlins. Working with athletes to set and achieve their goals from Age Group State to Trials and into collegiate swimming is an absolute must. This position will consist of on deck coaching, administrative duties, mentoring of assistant coaches, and assisting the Head Coach/CEO with assigned tasks.

We are seeking a team member with a TEAM first mentality who is driven to learn, share, grow, and work hard. Candidates must be energetic, motivated, and be able to encourage all of the athletes in our club with positive energy. Competency in teaching and developing stroke technique is a must. Understanding and previous experience with the USA Swimming American Development Model is preferred.

Senior Coach Responsibilities:

  • Available to coach in the mornings, evenings, and weekends throughout the year.

  • Must be able to attend 1-2 weekend meets per month or more depending on the time of year.

  • Serve as a role model for athletes by demonstrating professionalism in their interactions with swimmers, parents, and fellow coaches.

  • Provide clear and professional communication with swimmers, parents, and coaches.

  • Send weekly updates to their groups’ parents

  • Create a fun and inviting learning environment to encourage growth and retention.

  • Develop and execute programs geared toward competitive Senior Groups or any other assigned role/group.

  • Work directly with the Associate Head Coach to create a development model that fits the vision of the Head Coach/CEO.

  • Attend weekly staff meetings and contribute to the team.

  • Manage staff credentials to ensure that all Marlins Staff members are current in their coaching certifications.

  • Assist in maintaining a social media presence to promote the team.

  • Manage meet entries for swimmers in their group and oversee meet entries for the entire team including meeting entry deadlines

  • Engage in continuing education through USA Swimming, ASCA and Ohio Swimming.

  • Participate in all team functions.

  • Assist with other team responsibilities/needs as directed by the Head Coach/Associate Head Coach.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years working with Senior level swimmers or 5 years working with Age group level swimmers.

  • Proven ability to work in a team environment.

  • Has knowledge and experience of technical, training and skill development aspects of training at all ability levels.

  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner.

  • Problem Solver

  • Enthusiastic

  • Willingness to complete continuing education.

  • Must pass all background checks and maintain good standing coach membership status with USA Swimming.

Compensation:

    • Annual salary will be commensurate with the candidate's experience. Position includes a comprehensive benefits package including health, eye care, and dental insurance.

    • Retirement plan is available after 30 days for all full time employees.

    • Paid vacation and personal days.

    • Reimbursement for approved travel and continuing education will be provided.

    • Relocation assistance available for qualified candidates.


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