Aug 22, 2019

Madras Swim Team Coach

  • Madras Aquatic Center Recreation District
  • 1195 Southeast Kemper Way, Madras, OR, USA
Part time Head Coach

Job Description

Madras Aquatic Center Recreation District 1195 SE Kemper Way Madras, OR 97741 541-475-4253

MADRAS SWIM TEAM (MST) HEAD COACH JOB DESCRIPTION
Part-Time Employment
Salary: $16.00- $20.00/hour, will average approximately 16-20 hours per week
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Provide youth swim coaching to the Madras Aquatic Center Recreation District (MAC Rec. District), Madras Swim Team and Master Swimmers.
CONTRACT DATES: Monday, August 5th, or sooner
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Maintain and coordinate all coaching duties with all facets of the MST Team, including organizing and planning of all practices and game strategies, scheduling of competitive meets, training and health education of athletes, and recruiting of athletes for the program.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Utilizes developmentally appropriate teaching techniques to instruct diverse participant groups. 2. Knowledge of the rules and regulations of swim meets, swimmer eligibility, stroke and turn and other related aspects of competitive swimming. 3. Plan and execute structured workouts and coordinate competitive events. 4. Observes athletes detect and correct mistakes; provides feedback on performance. 5. Adapts teaching approaches to the age, experience, and ability of participants. 6. Promotes team spirit and good sportsmanship at all times. 7. Effectively communicates verbally to supervisors, staff, and participants. Keeps participants and parents informed about their progress. Informs coordinator and/or supervisor of any safety issues or concerns. 8. Ensures the safety of all program participants by enforcement of pool policies and rules; submit Accident/Incident Reports to the Supervisor within 24-hours of the incident. 9. Maintains professionalism at all times. 10. Perform related duties as assigned 11. Work closely with and communicate with the MST board of directors, and assist with fundraising efforts 12. Seek and establish sponsorship for MST
13. Report to Pool Manager to schedule home meets and practices.
BEHAVIORS
1. FREQUENT INTERACTION WITH OTHERS a. The job requires a strong "people orientation," versus a task orientation. 2. VERSATILITY a. The job calls for a high level of optimism and a "can-do" orientation. 3. CUSTOMER-ORIENTED a. The job demands a positive and constructive view of working with others and the ability to work with youth ranging from ages 3-18 on a daily basis.
TECHNICAL SKILLS:
1. Experience with Microsoft programs, social media, and basic website management. Ability to use and set up a timing system. 2. Education preferred: Graduation from high school or GED equivalent is desirable. 3. Experience preferred: 1 year previous swim coach experience. 4. Licensure/Certification required: Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR Safety Training for Swim Coaches must be obtained within a month after hire. The lifeguard class will be offered after the hire date if needed. USA Swimming Coach membership must be completed within 1 week of hire. Must possess a valid driver’s license and clean driving record (as defined by the insurance carriers’ guidelines). ASCA Level II certification and above is a plus 5. Job Knowledge: Knowledge of swimming techniques and teaching tools, exercise physiology, stroke development, competitive swim strategies, training, and physical health, swimming rules and regulations. 6. Special requirements: Applicants must be physically capable of sustained walking, standing, climbing. Applicants must be willing to work flexible hours; including evenings, weekends, and holidays. Applicants must be willing to work outdoors in varying weather conditions.
How to Apply
Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Cover letter, resume, and references should be submitted to:
Eric Bostard
ebostard@macaquatic.com


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