Jan 10, 2019

Assistant Swim Coach

  • Pacific Coast Marlins
  • Rafael Racquet Club, Racquet Club Drive, San Rafael, CA, USA
Part time Assistant Coach

Job Description

Knowledge

  • Effectively instruct swimmers on efficient stroke technique
    • Understand progression of each competitive stroke and turn
    • Understand foundations of swimming (breath control, balance, buoyancy, streamline, head position, etc) and use that information to identify breakdown in stroke technique.
  • Changes instructional delivery based on audience age and ability level.
    • Understands developmental differences (physical and cognitive) between 6-13 year olds
    • Apply knowledge to groups which may contain multiple levels of development.
    • Effectively manage groups of swimmers.

Communication/Professional Disposition

  • Clear/precise instructions and directions
  • Positive, age appropriate language
  • Represent program philosophy when communicating with swimmers, parents, and staff
  • On time arriving at least 5 minutes before scheduled practice time
  • Smile while coaching, happy, fun, passionate disposition

Safety

  • Preventative safety instruction: jumping, running, diving, properly sharing lane space, etc.
  • Aware of swimmer safety at all times
  • Reinforces rules
  • Responds in an emergency

Professional Certifications

  • CPR/First Aid
  • Safety for Swim Coaches
  • USA swimming Coach

Practices currently are Monday-Thursday 4:15-6:00pm & Fridays 4:15-5:15.  More times will be added in April.  Availability to add additional time by lifeguard/swim instructor.


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