Jun 17, 2019

Byron Tiger Sharks- Swim Club Head Coach

  • Byron Park District
  • Byron, IL, USA
Part time Head Coach

Job Description

• Organize and attend all scheduled practices and swim meets.
• Effectively design and plan a workout curriculum for all levels with the goal of improving swimmer skills and times.
• Provide constant feedback to participants to facilitate improvement.
• Supervise and evaluate assistant and junior coaches.
• Enforce aquatic rules and policies by maintaining constant surveillance of participants.
• Establish and maintain good communication with participants, parents, coaches & supervisors
• Maintain a positive attitude and act in a professional manner when interacting with patrons, program participants, parents and other staff, at all times.
• Verify that swimmers have all required paperwork/registrations/memberships completed.
• Introduce new families to the sport of competitive swimming and answer their questions
• Maintain a positive team environment and enforce our Code of Conduct policy.
• Create a season outline containing practice schedules, meet schedules, workout goals, fundraising goals, and events to present to the Superintendent of Recreation.
• Enter swimmers into swim meet events and provide Superintendent of Recreation with required documents to host teams and/or Illinois Swimming. Communicate swim meet information and entries to parents and swimmers.
• Create and maintain the team’s Team Unify website and Facebook page or communicate necessary information to post with the Byron Park District in order to inform participants and parents of upcoming events, registration deadline, schedule changes, etc.
• Coordinate the operation of all home swim meets, including meet referees, officials, timers, concession workers, etc.
• Act as primary responder in case of injury, accident or illness in the pool area and complete required forms.
• Develop and organize team fundraising as applicable.
• Encourage individuals to obtain swim official certifications and inform them of upcoming training courses.
• Set-up and help maintain facility and equipment.
• Follow all Byron Park District policies, procedures and guidelines.
• Maintain good safety awareness and follow all safety guidelines and procedures.
• Wear appropriate Byron Park District, Byron Tiger Sharks or swim attire.
• Complete required US swim coach trainings and attend in-service trainings and staff meetings.
• Complete additional duties as assigned by supervisor.

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