Jun 21, 2019

13004 - Head Swim Coach

  • EXOS
  • Tampa, FL, USA
Full time Other

Job Description

We're seeking a Head Swim Team Coach to join our team. As our new Head Swim Team Coach you will:

  • Be approachable and visible to all club members and all swim team families.

  • Bring an enthusiastic and energetic approach to each and every practice.

  • Develop strong, lasting relationships with all swimmers on the team and the lap swimmers.

  • Assist in recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training and supervising all assistant coaches.

  • Assist with New Employee Orientations for all assistant coaches.

  • Develop and lead weekly coaches meetings.

  • Develop methods to track swimmers progress throughout the season.

  • Develop a dryland training program and execute during daily practices.

  • Keep current with research in aquatics related areas.

  • Assist the lifeguards with the enforcement of pool rules and in helping lap swimmers find lanes

    available to them.

  • Assist with the development and marketing of all Aquatics programs.

  • Attend and assist running Aquatics special events and conducted at our facility as needed.

  • Assist with the promotion our swim team both within the club (flyers, bulletin boards, swim instructor

    bios, signage on deck during lessons, member newsletter) and outside the club (website content,

    posting flyers, Community Fairs).

Required Qualifications:

  • Current Red Cross Lifeguard certification (AED, CPR, First Aid) or Coaches Water Safety and

    AED/CPR and First Aid.

  • ASCA Level 2 certified or above.
  • Current USA Swimming certified coach.
  • Extensive experience working with children and teenagers.
  • Strong background in competitive swimming.

  • Must have at least two years of supervisory experience

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Excellent verbal and communication skills.

  • Strong service orientation and attitude; the ability to provide members, guests and staff with exceptional service in a friendly and professional manner.

  • Superior communication skills

  • Ability to relate to diverse populations.

  • Enthusiastic, responsible and team-oriented.

Physical Requirements:

  • Exposure to variety of weather elements.
  • Requires long periods of standing.
  • Moderate use of computer terminal screen, right or left hand use, Typing.
  • Grasping and gripping movements
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. Some lifting may require additional assistance from another staff person.
  • Employee expected to use discretionary judgment and ask for assistance from another employee if an item is perceived to be too heavy to lift without assistance.
  • Use of personal safety equipment required.
  • Frequent use of pool and cleaning chemicals.
  • Continuous exposure to moderate to loud noise.
  • Occasional exposure to bodily fluids.
  • Occasional lifting, pulling, climbing, kneeling, and bending.

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