Jun 17, 2018
The Hershey Aquatic Club (HAC) is a highly respected and competitive 130+ member, USA Swimming Level 2 competitive swim program, located in Hershey, Pennsylvania. HAC primarily competes in USA Swimming in Middle Atlantic swim meets in addition to local league meets in Central Pennsylvania. HAC also participates in USA Swimming meets at the Olympic Trials, Nationals, Junior Nationals, Sectionals, Zones and Junior Olympics levels.
We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Developmental Age Group Coach to head up our developmental age group swimmers. This entails working with swimmers ages 6-12 years with a wide range of abilities. The Developmental Age Group Coach will oversee training activities of assigned groups and oversee one to two assistant coaches. The Coach will conduct age appropriate workouts focusing on mainly on stroke development, technique, endurance, and appropriate age level drills.
This position is expected to start September 2018. The interested Applicant must have at least five (5) years of prior swim coaching experience, preferably with swimmers new to the sport, and advanced 9-10 year old swimmers. They must have a willingness to coach under the philosophy of the HAC head coach, strong motivational and communication skills, and the desire to implement new coaching techniques acquired via coaching education.
The Applicant will be supervising primarily elementary school age swimmers, and must be available in the Summer (beginning in June) Monday through Friday 10:00a.m.-12:00p.m. Additionally, the Applicant must be available in Spring, Fall and Winter between the hours of 4:45 p.m.-8:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Other duties include attending swim meets on average twice per month during the winter season and weekly dual meets during the summer season and, organizing and administering a non-competitive, developmental swim program twice in the spring and once during the summer.
The Applicant must be certified, or be willing to obtain certifications, in CPR, First Aid (Safety Training for Swim Coaches), and be a USA/ASCA Coaching Member.
Salary would commensurate with prior coaching experience. Eligible for retirement benefits after two years. Continued education provided.
Provide competitive swimming instruction to beginning members of the Hershey Aquatic Club Swim Team - developmental training group (Ages 12 and under)
Provide personal and social development for lifetime skills 3. Develop and improve the technical and physical skills of swimmers 4. Provide a fun, energetic, and enjoyable environment 5. Orient young people to competition 6. Attend swim meets and team events 7. Consistent attendance and performance.
Hershey Aquatic Club
Hershey, PA, USA