Jul 09, 2024

Head Swim Coach Bend Swim Club

  • Bend Swim Club
  • 800 Northeast 6th Street, Bend, OR, USA
Full time Head Coach

Job Description

Skills Needed

You bring a proven track-record of building successful swim programs, as a head coach and/or age group coach, that performs at a high level competitively. You can successfully balance the needs of the competitive swim program with developmental / learn-to-swim programs that effectively utilizes the entire coaching staff and puts athletes first. Most of all you want to lead, and grow, a swim team in beautiful Central Oregon.

Your coaching experience

  • 7+ years coaching experience demonstrating a record of successful leadership with both developmental and elite swimmers in technique, race strategy, stroke mechanics, age-appropriate dryland training techniques and training methodologies. Strong understanding of overall balance of training for distance, sprint, and taper techniques.
  • Ability to analyze swimmer performances and to create appropriate training sessions that reflect those observations.
  • Current USA Swimming coach member in good standing, including lifeguard, first aid and all required USA Swimming coach courses and certifications.
  • Competitive swimming experience, preferably at or beyond a collegiate level.
  • Prior experience working in a non-profit organization and working with a Board of Directors to establish annual business plans that support diverse swim group needs is beneficial.

Your essential responsibilities

  • Team and athlete development, including development and oversight of all swimming and dryland programs.
  • Ensure competitive opportunities for all athletes and execution of hosted meets.
  • Serve as the primary coach for one or more training groups.
  • Regular communication with athletes, team families, and community stakeholders.
  • Responsible for the hiring, training and development of staff.
  • Supervise and manage day-to-day business operations.
  • Attend and participate in regular meetings with the Board of Directors.
  • Partner with the Board of Directors to develop and implement policies and procedures.

Pay and benefits

Everyone deserves to reach their fullest potential. We are prepared to offer the following:

  • A salary range of $80,000 to $100,000 
  • Relocation assistance
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Monthly health and wellness stipend
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Three (3) weeks paid time off a year to spend however you want

The Head Swim Coach position reports to the Board of Directors.

Compensation is dependent upon many factors, such as: skills, experience, and relevant past roles.

The role is a full-time exempt position with irregular hours including evenings and weekends. The position also requires working weekends with participation in meets at a local, state, regional and national levels.

 Contact Patrick Henry swimcoachstaffingsolutions@yahoo.com


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