Jun 14, 2019
Beautiful coastal town seeking a head age group coach/ assistant coach to work with swimmers ages 6 ~ 17 and assist to expand our team. Prior swim coach experience and knowledge of aquatic/swim team programs is required
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Membership in USA Swimming and successful completion of all required certifications
Plan and schedule all MAVS programs; develop curriculum, schedule and staffing plan for all routine practice sessions
Attend in coach capacity and manage all staff during all practice sessions
Participate in staff recruitment and evaluation activities
Evaluate programs seasonally and report back to the MAVS Board with recommendations on new or expanding business ideas
Make recommendations on training (seminars, conventions, workshops, and other extended learning opportunities) for MAVS coaches and lifeguards
Complete an accurate and timely monthly timesheet
Attend all swim meets in which MAVS swimmers are participating in
Communicate with MAVS Board, parents, and swimmers in a courteous and timely manner during on deck hours when appropriate, by phone, and/or
Report planned and unplanned absences to the MAVS Board and coaching staff andensure that proper coaching coverage is provided for all practices and/or swim meets
Submit a schedule for meets and other scheduled activities to MAVS Board on a quarterly basis?
Ensure that accurate daily attendance records for all MAVS groups are maintained
Supervise swimmers in accordance with Board guidelines regarding travel procedures and Code of Conduct, as outlined in the "Mavericks Swim Association" (MAV) Handbook
Manage communication; web site, meet information and team records
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Inspiration – Motivates and develops self-motivation among swimmers of all abilities; Challenges and supports athletes to maximize their personal and team-oriented potential; Creates a physically and emotionally inclusive culture among and between staff and swimmers.
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions.
Customer Service - Responds promptly to customer needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills. Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information.
Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives.
Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others.
Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; made by Board of Directors
Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles.
Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.
Quantity Completes work in timely manner.
Minimum of 5 years coaching experience as head or assistant coach
ASCA Level 2 Certification or higher
Member of ASCA and USA Swimming
Competitive swimming experience required
Experience with swim meet and team management software: Team Unify
Current CPR for the professional Rescuer, AED and First Aid certifications
Current Oxygen Administration certification
Current Lifeguard certification
Current WSI or YSI
Safety Training for Swim Coaches certification
Mavericks Swim Association
Half Moon Bay, CA, USA