Jan 21, 2019

Assistant Swim Coach-Developmental Age Group

  • Marlins Swimming, Inc.
  • Rochester, NY, USA
Part time Age Group Coach

Job Description

Marlins Swimming is a competitive swim club located on the West Side of Rochester, NY. We offer a year-round USA Swimming program for competitive age group (5-18 years old) swimmers and are seeking an Assistant Coach to work alongside the Program Director/Head Coach and other assistant coaches to enhance the team. The team practices out of local school facilities six days per week.

This position will primarily work with our developmental age group levels reinforcing the technical aspects of swimming. The Assistant Coach position requires a motivated, enthusiastic coach with experience and knowledge in competitive swimming. Candidates should exhibit the necessary professionalism and maturity to communicate with swimmers of all abilities, their parents, and the club's head and assistant coaches. Candidate will be contracted by Marlins Swimming and will work with the head coach to promote the overall success of the club. Compensation will depend on experience and qualifications.

Qualifications:

  • USA Swimming Coach Certification in good standing (or willingness to achieve)
  • Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certified preferred
  • Strong background in competitive swimming
  • Completion of high school
  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Working knowledge of basic USA Swimming rules and regulations

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee and manage swim practices and attend swim meets in a coordinated effort with the Assistant and Head Coach(es).
  • Work with other Assistant Coaches and Head Coach to implement age-appropriate swim programs for all swimmers, including personal goal setting. Inspire and challenge each swimmer to achieve his or her goals and develop positive self-esteem.
  • Display professional behavior at all times when representing Marlins Swimming (e.g., at practices, meets, and other club events).

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