Jul 06, 2024

National Team Coach

  • Evolution Racing Club
  • Santa Margarita, CA, USA
Full time Head Coach

Job Description

Evolution Racing Club (ERC) is a distinguished Silver Medal Club recognized in the USA Swimming Club Excellence program. Located in South Orange County, ERC operates under the Southern California Swimming LSC and proudly serves as the official competitive swim team of Evolution Swim Academy, a leading multi-location learn-to-swim program. ERC has achieved notable successes, including qualifying two swimmers for the 2024 USA Olympic Trials, with one reaching the semi-finals of the 200m butterfly. Recent achievements also include a Winter Junior National champion title, a 6th place team finish at the 2022 Winter Junior Nationals West (men's division), and an 8th place finish at the 2023 Winter Junior Nationals West (men's division). ERC has also secured Small & Medium Sized Team Champions titles at Sectionals.

ERC operates across three South Orange County locations, including Santa Margarita Catholic High School (SM). This premier location offers a state-of-the-art 50m pool, dedicated dryland training facilities, and the capacity to host swim clinics and meets.

Position: National Team Coach

Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills, adept at engaging with swimmers, families, coaches, and administrative teams.
  • Strong knowledge of age-appropriate strength and conditioning training, emphasizing functional movement.
  • Expertise in current technique development and targeted training methods.
  • Proven track record coaching swimmers to Sectionals qualifying times and beyond, including Olympic Trials standards.
  • Demonstrated success in mentoring and motivating elite athletes.
  • USA Swimming certification in good standing.
  • Minimum 5 years of head coaching experience at a formal USA Swimming or International swim club.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead weekly practices for the ERC National Team, integrating strength and conditioning sessions.
  • Assist in administrative tasks related to swimmers at the SM location.
  • Attend all swim meets involving national team members.
  • Participate in ERC's monthly coaches meetings and weekly management meetings.
  • Assist in organizing, executing, and concluding ERC-hosted events, including swim meets and clinics.
  • Ensure timely completion of all meet entries.
  • Act as the site leader for SM, overseeing facility closure and liaising with SM staff.

Compensation:

  • Competitive salary based on experience.
  • Quarterly bonus structure.
  • Opportunities for continuing education.
  • Consideration for health insurance stipend.

Application Process:

ERC is currently accepting applications and will continue to interview candidates until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for this role is August 5, 2024. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and coaching philosophy statement to Felipe Delgado at felipe@evolutionswim.com.


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