Nov 05, 2019

Head Coach YWCA Tiger sharks Swim Team

  • YWCA Central Maine
  • Lewiston, ME, USA
Part time Head Coach

Job Description

Head Swim Coach YWCA Tiger Sharks Swim Team


Location: YWCA Central Maine

Lewistion Maine 04240


The YWCA Tiger Sharks Swim Team is looking for a Head Swim Coach. The Tiger sharks  team is a competitive program for swimmers ages 5-18+ years. We are a small but growing team of currently 40 swimmers who compete throughout Maine, in USA  swimming events!

The head coach is responsible for screening/evaluating team members, helping swimmers develop goals, planning practices, scheduling meets, working with parent volunteers as well as providing on deck coaching at practices and all swim meets.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Organize and conduct practice workouts that are developmentally appropriate, well organized, and which demonstrate trackable progression throughout the course of the season.
  2. Develop a team culture that is focused on Youth Development, which rewards effort and commitment, not only results.
  3. Assist swimmers in developing, evaluating, and achieving goals.
  4. Schedule, organize, and administer home and away meets, making sure all necessary paperwork is completed in submitted on time.
  5. Remain current and educated with developments in the field of competitive swimming. Incorporate this knowledge via delivery of Tiger Sharks swim team practices, meets and special events.
  6. Work with Tiger shark Parents who may wish to assist the Head Coach with organizational and administrative functions such as officiating or fund raising.
  7. Keep families updated with team information through email and team Facebook page.
  8. Administer entering swimmers into meets,  running the team online store,  and marketing and recruiting for the team .

Education Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Recreation Management, Physical Education, or other related field preferred.
  • Must be a USA Swimming certified Coach
  • At least 1 year of coaching experience
  • lifeguard certification, first aid, CPR/AED
  • This is a Part time, year round position. Starting pay will be $14 – $17 per hour. Ranging approximately 20-30 hours a week.


How to Apply

Please send your resume and letter of interest to: Will McCorkle Assistant Aquatic Director



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