LEAD COACH with Highland Dolphins Aquatic Club (San Mateo, CA)
Under the supervision of the Aquatics Supervisor, create a positive swim team setting. The coach will teach the fundamentals of competitive swimming in a positive environment and provide instruction and guidance during training sessions. The Lead Team Coach is responsible for directing all aspects of swim team development including recruiting, administration, teaching and supervising students of all ages and abilities within the swim team program. Must be able to exercise judgment and initiative.
Essential Knowledge and Abilities:
Visual and auditory ability to observe and respond to critical incidents and the physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency situation. Ability to lead and interact in group activities and perform related physical skills and the ability to stand, walk, sit, stoop, knell or crouch. Ability to climb, push, and pull and lift and carry objects up to 20 pounds. This position performs most duties in an outdoor aquatic environment around wet and/or slippery surfaces. There is exposure to potentially hazardous chemicals, heat, cold, sun and inclement weather conditions.
About Employment at the District: The lead swim coach position is perfect for an enthusiastic, entrepreneurial, team-player with a passion for competitive swimming. This part time position (.6FTE) joins our dedicated supervisory staff and reports to the Aquatics Supervisor. The individual selected for this position must have swim coach experience. The pay range for this coaching position is $22-35/hour, depending on experience. The position can also be elevated to a fulltime, benefited position with additional income from lifeguarding and teaching swim lessons.
The District also provides:
Retirement: Simple IRA with District matching contribution of up to 3%, once eligible.
The Application Process
Applicants must apply through the Paylocity site. The employment application is available at https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/List/4414/Highlands-Recreation-District
Please feel free to contact Aquatics Supervisor, Caleb Fenner by email firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone (650) 341-4251 with any questions. More information about the Highlands Recreation District can be found at www.highlandsrec.ca.gov
The Aquatics Facility: Our Rec Center has a 6-lane, 25-yard pool, a diving well and a baby pool. Our pool is operated year-round, thanks to a dome that covers the pool from November through March. We have a well-established swim lesson program, lifeguard training classes and adult aquatic wellness classes.