Applicant must have the ability to work well with athletes, parents, and other coaches. The coach will be expected to continue the growth of the team and must have the interest and skill to develop youth athletes into top competitors and/or lifelong swimmers. Under the direction of the Aquatics Manager and the Head Coach, the Assistant Swim Coach will help manage the swim team in accordance with the rules and regulations set forth by USA Swimming.
Education and Experience:
High School or college competitive swimming experience with knowledge of technical rules of swimming.
Must have some experience in coaching age group swimmers.
Must be willing to obtain a USA coaching certification within the first month of being hired.
Must demonstrate flexibility in the day-to-day operations of the team.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must not be a head coach nor an assistant coach for any other swim team (i.e. summer club teams, high school teams).
Competitive swimming experience from USA sanctioned Swim Club swimming or College competition team.
Demonstrated knowledge and application of sound competitive swimming skills, stroke mechanics and the ability to implement and teach these skills in a positive, healthy manner.
Demonstrated knowledge and ability to coach swimmers in dry-land joint and core strength building, and cardiovascular conditioning.
Strong writing and verbal communication, organizational, and leadership skills.
Demonstrated ability to recruit and retain swimmers.
Ability to demonstrate personal characteristics that will provide appropriate leadership to swimmers, parents, community and the USA Swimming World.