Jan 10, 2019

Swim Team Coach

  • EXOS
  • St Paul, MN, USA
Part time Age Group Coach

Job Description

Overview

EXOS helps people perform at a high level so they can achieve what matters most to them. Since our founding in 1999, we’ve become a leader in proactive health and performance, trusted by more than 150 clients, including corporations, academic institutions, health systems, sports organizations, the U.S. military, community centers, and residential communities. With award-winning facilities and spaces, technology, equipment, and services, EXOS connects people to the solutions they need and provides individualized plans based on time-tested fundamentals and research in order to help people take control of their health and performance.

Responsibilities

We're seeking an Swim Team Coach to join our team. As our new Swim Team Coach you will:

  • Be approachable and visible to all club members and all swim team families.
  • Bring an enthusiastic and energetic approach to each and every practice.
  • Develop strong, lasting relationships with all swimmers on the team and the lap swimmers.
  • Track swimmers progress throughout the season.
  • Assist Head Coach in developing dryland and in-water workout plans.
  • Attend all assigned practices and swim meets
  • Keep current with research in aquatics related areas.
  • Assist the lifeguards with the enforcement of pool rules and in helping lap swimmers find lanes available to them.
  • Assist with the development and marketing of all Aquatics programs.
  • Attend and assist running Aquatics special events conducted at our facility as needed.
  • Assist with the promotion our swim team both within the club (flyers, bulletin boards, swim instructor bios, signage on deck during lessons, member newsletter) and outside the club (website content, posting flyers, Community Fairs).

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Current Red Cross Lifeguard certification (AED, CPR, First Aid) or Safety Training for Swim Coaches and CPR/AED and First Aid.
  • 1 Year experience working with children and teenagers.

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • ASCA Level 1 certified or above.
  • Background in competitive swimming.
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills.
  • Strong service orientation and attitude; the ability to provide members, guests and staff with exceptional service in a friendly and professional manner.
  • Superior communication skills.
  • Ability to relate to diverse populations.
  • Enthusiastic, responsible and team-oriented.

Physical Requirements:

  • Exposure to variety of weather elements.
  • Requires long periods of standing.
  • Moderate use of computer terminal screen, right or left hand use, Typing. Grasping and gripping movements.
  • Occasional lifting, pulling, climbing, kneeling, and bending.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. Some lifting may require additional assistance from another staff person. Employee expected to use discretionary judgment and ask for assistance from another employee if an item is perceived to be too heavy to lift without assistance.
  • Use of personal safety equipment required.
  • Frequent use of pool and cleaning chemicals.
  • Continuous exposure to moderate to loud noise.
  • Occasional exposure to bodily fluids.

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