Jul 30, 2019
Our team culture emphasizes technique, and we are looking for an individual who shares this passion and is knowledgeable in the 4 competitive strokes. Great position for someone interested in coaching and still in school with afternoons available.
Effectively instruct swimmers on efficient stroke technique
Understand progression of each competitive stroke and turn
Understand foundations of swimming (breath control, balance, buoyancy, streamline, head position, etc) and use that information to identify breakdown in stroke technique.
Changes instructional delivery based on audience age and ability level.
Understands developmental differences (physical and cognitive) between 6-13 year olds
Apply knowledge to groups which may contain multiple levels of development.
Effectively manage groups of swimmers.
Clear/precise instructions and directions
Positive, age appropriate language
Represent program philosophy when communicating with swimmers, parents, and staff
On time arriving at least 5 minutes before scheduled practice time
Smile while coaching, happy, fun, passionate disposition
Preventative safety instruction: jumping, running, diving, properly sharing lane space, etc.
Aware of swimmer safety at all times
Responds in an emergency
The position will start beginning of September. Your schedule will be as follows: Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays from 3:45pm – 6:00pm, Wednesdays 3:15pm-6:00pm and Fridays 3:45pm-5:15pm. There will be occasional swim meets on the weekends as well.
You will need to be certified in CPR/AED, First Aid, and Safety for Swim Coaches, or be able to obtain them within the first month of working. Must clear background check. Pay range will be $20-$25 an hour DOE. Includes retirement benefits and limited access to the facility. Extra hours can always be obtained with swim lessons during the Fall.
Pacific Coast Marlins
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