Mar 10, 2019

Alligator Aquatics Head Age Group Coach

  • Alligator Aquatics
  • Arlington Heights, IL, USA
Full time Head Age Group Coach

Job Description

Alligator Aquatics Head Age Group Coach

Job Opening: 4/1/19

 

Alligator Aquatics is a privately run, not for profit (501c3), USA Swimming club based in Arlington Heights, Illinois which operates primarily out of Prospect, Wheeling, and St. Viator high schools. We have approximately 150 swimmers ages 6 and up, across every skill level from developmental to collegiate swimming. Our mission is to help swimmers of all ability levels achieve their goals and to inspire passion and dedication in our athletes. Alligator Aquatics has a 45 year heritage of developing well rounded, competitive swimmers. The Alligators has an active board, experienced coaching staff of 6, and a committed parent support-base.

 

Job Description:

Alligator Aquatics is looking to hire a coach to oversee the development of our age group swimmers. This coach will be primarily responsible for coaching swimmers ages 11-13 as well as assisting with 10 and under and senior swimmers as necessary.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead coach for swimmers age 11-13 including the development and implementation of a training plan
  • Assist in coaching senior swimmers, 10 and under swimmers, and masters swimmers as necessary
  • Attend practice 6 days per week, including some early mornings
  • Attend meets on weekends (approximately 2 per month)
  • Limited travel to local, regional and national meets
  • Work with head coach and other staff members to further the vision of Alligator Aquatics
  • Communicate and interact with parents in a professional manner
  • Review and assist head coach with meet entries

Key Qualities:

  • Knowledge of latest stroke technique and training methods
  • Knowledge of dryland training methods
  • Energetic and passionate about the sport of swimming
  • Willingness to learn and develop as a coach
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Minimum Requirements:

  • Two years experience coaching age group swimmers and an extensive background in competitive swimming
  • CPR and First Aid Certified
  • Up to date with all necessary USA Swimming certifications including, but not limited to, athlete protection training and coaches safety training

 

Compensation will be commensurate with experience

 

To Apply: Send all inquires and applications to head coach, Alec Hayden, at hayden.alec@gmail.com


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