Under the direction of the Aquatic Manager and Head Coach, the Assistant Swim Coach is expected to provide support and encouragement to assist swimmers in learning the specific progressive or competitive program. Ensure safety and cleanliness of the program area and adherence to all YMCA safety standards and rules.
Lead swimmers through skill mastery and swim practices.
Provide a safe environment that allows swim team participants to learn YMCA Competitive Swimming and Diving.
Encourage and support swimmers to provide an enjoyable YMCA experience.
Evaluate swimmers skills; provide skills needed to master strokes.
Ensure fair practice and swim meet experience.
Supervise swim practices and meets, ensuring the safety of the swimmers.
Conduct practices with energy and enthusiasm.
Provide support and encouragement to participants.
Incorporate character development objectives into the program to reinforce the YMCA values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
18 years old with High School Degree or equivalent.
2 years of directly related experience in developing and conducting programs.
Current Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer.
Must have taken Principles of YMCA Competitive Swimming and Diving (or attend the first available course.
Some competitive swimming background preferred.
Ability to work a non-traditional schedule including nights and weekends.
Know any computer software that is used for the running of meets and swimmer line ups.
Exhibit strong leadership skills; possess a passion for member service, building and maintaining a culture of member service excellence.
The YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit (“YMCA”) is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to be an inclusive and welcoming environment for all. The YMCA does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring or other terms or conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sex, age, religion, national origin, genetic information, ethnicity, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, military status or application or any other basis protected by state, federal or other applicable law.