Jun 10, 2019

Head Coach

  • Rattler Swim Club
  • San Fernando, CA, USA
Full time Head Coach

Job Description

Rattler Swim Club (RTLR) is looking for an enthusiastic Head Coach who will continue to grow the program, foster athlete development, and create a positive and productive training environment.  We are a 501c(3) program with a supportive board located in San Fernando, CA.  We operate out of the San Fernando Regional Pool, an outdoor Olympic size (25y x 50m) facility.  The Head Coach will run the Senior training group and work with a staff of four to run the other training groups.

Duties Include:

  • Implement team philosophy on coaching, swimmer development, and team progression.
  • Establish workout groups, practice schedule, and criteria for advancement.
  • On deck coaching of Senior training group (currently consists of 6 - 2 hour pool training sessions and 3 - 1 hour dryland sessions - with an additional 4 morning practices and 2 yoga sessions during summer schedule)
  • Supervise and mentor coaching staff
  • Plan competition schedule
  • Establish and maintain regular and timely communication with swimmers, parents, coaches and board members (via TeamUnify)
  • Attend board meetings
  • Work with LA County staff to maintain pool contracts with pool locations
  • Meet entry submission and payment in accordance with meet deadlines
  • Process monthly billing (through TeamUnify) including meet fees, Family Fundraising Commitments, and other miscellaneous charges.
  • Process payroll on a bimonthly basis

Ideal Qualifications:

  • Three (3) years as a head or senior coach
  • Current USA Swimming certification
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to interact with all levels of athletes, parents, Board of Directors, and outside personnel (Spanish speaking is a huge advantage).
  • Good team management skills, highly organized
  • Up-to-date understanding of current coaching techniques through research and continuing education
  • Familiarity with TeamUnify platform
  • Bachelor’s degree and college swimming experience preferred

**Must pass USA Swimming background screening and complete coach requirements

**Minimum 3 references

Salary based on qualifications and experience.

Please visit rattlerswimming.org to learn more about our club.  Please email resume to forest@rattlerswimming.org.  

For any questions, please contact Forest Riek  (forest@rattlerswimming.org) or Liz Dercks (coachliz@rattlerswimming.org)

Deadline: June 30, 2019

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