May 22, 2019
The Rockwall ISD is seeking a qualified swim coach for the upcoming season (August 2019). We are looking for a Head High School swim coach that is willing and able to coach with the on-site club team, and perform facility duties as necessary. This position will NOT require a teaching certification, but it is preferred. The HS season runs from August through February, but has an “off-season” component for the remainder of the school year (athletics is co-curricular) which includes water polo. The RISD Aquatic Center is a 56,000 sq.ft, 50 meter X 25 yard facility with 2 movable bulkheads, 2X1m and 2X3m diving boards and a 4-lane swim lesson pool. RACE is a year-round swim team with roughly 375 members that include 13 different levels (visit www.rockwallaquatics.com for more team information). RACE has achieved 3 Silver Level and 3 Bronze Level National Club Excellence Awards from USA Swimming over the last 6 years.
Responsibilities and Expectations
-Write, attend, actively coach and supervise all scheduled/assigned HS and club practices, including every weekday morning, evening, most Saturdays and in the summer (club only).
-Be willing and prepared to coach practice groups, and meets, on weekends and on/around holidays.
-Work closely with RACE head coach on developing a comprehensive program to maximize potential for kids that simultaneously swim HS and club. -Assist Head Coach and/or Head Age-Group Coach with all scheduled/assigned wet and dry duties.
-Along with RHS Head Coach, run the RISD 2nd grade swim safety program during the fall semester.
-Be willing and able to coach HS water polo after swimming season is complete
-Be willing and able to help organize and run swim/polo meets (experience with Team Unify, Hy-Tek Team/Meet Manager and Daktronics preferred).
-Attend all staff meetings and team functions -Prepare for, attend and actively coach meets, meet-related activities
-Be willing to understand, adopt and incorporate Rockwall ISD policies and procedures into your daily work responsibilities.
-Be willing to adopt and incorporate RACE team philosophies and goals into your coaching -Honor and promote RACE Swimming traditions and spirit -Demonstrate, teach and encourage good technique and sportsmanship
-Communicate with swimmers, parents and other coaches in a productive and professional manner (in person or through email, phone, etc.) -Handle disciplinary/behavioral matters professionally
- Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills - Excellent organization skills - Minimum of 3 years of swim coaching experience (UIL and USA preferred)
-ASCA Level 3 preferred - Background in competitive swimming (Collegiate experience preferred) - Proven ability to work in a team environment - Maintain current First-Aid, CPR, AED and lifeguard certification - Successfully complete USA Swimming background check, athlete protection training, and athlete safety training.
-Successfully complete Rockwall ISD background check
-State of Texas Teacher Certification preferred
$50,000-55,000 salary. Commensurable with Experience
Rockwall Independent School District
Rockwall Aquatic Center, T L Townsend Drive, Rockwall, TX, USA