Jul 09, 2019

Age Group Competitive Head Coach

  • The Metro Atlanta Aquatic Club, LLC
  • 750 Ferst Drive Northwest, Atlanta, GA, USA
Part time Head Age Group Coach

Job Description

Job Description: Head Coach – Age Group Competitive (AGC) Group

The Metro Atlanta Aquatic Club, LLC (MAAC) is looking for an hourly head coach for our Age Group Competitive (AGC) level group. The AGC group consists of age group swimmers between ages 7-13 who may be newer to the sport of swimming. Our swimmers are refining their competition strokes – butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle – and working on building yardage and endurance at practices. 

Coaching Credentials:(Must be completed prior to reporting on first day)

-Foundations of Coaching Course
-USA Swimming Background Check -Safe Sport Training
-CPR/First Aid
-Safety for Swim Coaches

Coaching & Instruction:

-Must coach and instruct swimmers during the training times submitted by the employer and at the discretion of the Head Coach

-Notify Head Coach and Team Manager of all major parent complaints, issues that need to be addressed

-Maintain accurate record of attendance in groups

-Must record all workouts through Commit Swimming App/Website (if applicable)

-Meet coverage is required for all meets where AGC swimmers are participating

-Must prepare and run dryland workouts (30 minutes) for AGC swimmers

-Must have availability to coach Saturday morning practice

-Technical swim planning (including drill work, starts, turns and yardage) required

 

Administrative Duties:

-Maintain appropriate setup and clean up before and after practice each day (including equipment closet and dryland areas)

-Must assist in evaluations for placement for MAAC swim program

-Must adhere to the coaches training manual and hand book
-Must attend coaches meetings (as scheduled)
-Collaborate with Coaching Staff to create, design and manage season plans for AGC Group

-Update and Submit Meet entries through Team Unify for all meets with AGC Swimmers

 

Team Events/Functions:

-Coaches Orientation and Season Planning Meetings

-Attend Team Banquet in Spring
-Attend State Team Dinner in February
-Attend Annual TeamParent Meeting in Fall

Travel, Room & Board:

MAAC will provide the following for all travel meets (if applicable):

-Hotel, room and board

-$40 gas reimbursement for meets that require 20 miles or more of travel.

-MAAC will provide per diem in the amount of $40 for travel meets in which host team do not provide meals and/or MAAC does not provide meals for coaching staff.

-For travel meets, or coaches clinics, MAAC will provide all meals and travel and the coaches will not receive per diem and/or gas reimbursement.

 

Coaches Apparel & Equipment Provided by MAAC:

-5 MAAC T-Shirts

-1 MAAC Hoodie/Sweatshirt

-1 MAAC Polo

 

Dress Code for Practice Sessions:

-Any MAAC t-shirt/polo or sweatshirt

Dress Code for Meets:

-MAAC Polo

 

Training Schedule:

-Please refer to training schedule located on the team website www.maacswim.com

-Coaches are expected to arrive at the pool no later than 15 minutes prior to the assigned practice time

-All practices take place at the Campus Recreation Center at Georgia Tech, 750 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, GA

 

Compensation: 

-Pay Rate $15-17/hour commensurate with experience and references

 

Experience:

-Competitive Swim Experience Required (high school level required, college level preferred)

-Swim Lesson Teaching/Coaching Experience Required

-Club Level Coaching Experience Required (minimum 3 years)

 

Application Requirements:

-2 Professional Swimming References

-5 Sample workouts (for age group swimmers age 8-12; approximately 3000 yards per workout)

-Sample Season Plan (Fall through Spring)


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