Are you an energetic person with a drive and desire to work with children and help them become better athletes and better people? Do you enjoy the challenge of helping swimmers improve through consistent feedback and helping them to strive beyond their own limitations? If you answered YES, this is the position for you! The Head Swim Coach is responsible for the development of the competitive swimming program and directly supervises the assistant coaches. This position ensures safety of all students in the class as well as creating a positive and fun learning environment. The Head Swim Coach may require shifts ranging from morning to evening hours and weekends.
Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
Two (2) years previous competitive coaching experience (a combination of seasons equating to 2 years, also accepted).
CPR/AED/First Aid, Safety Training for Swim Coaches and Concussion recognition are required or ability to obtain prior to start of season and must be renewed annually.
Our Ideal Candidate:
American Red Cross Lifeguard Training or Water Safety Instructor certification(s) preferred.
Knowledge of the general philosophy of aquatics, recreation, and its application; safety and emergency first-aid procedures; and customer service principle preferred.
Ability to safely extricate individuals from a pool who vary in weight, with or without assistance, at any given time.
Ability to react effectively to all potential mental, physical, and stressful situations inherent to the duties of a First Responder.
Has knowledge of equipment such as pool vacuums, chemical levels and computers.
Has knowledge of Digiquatics Aquatics Software.
Must be highly motivated and take direction well with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to provide superior customer service and resolve customer complaints and escalated problems.
Flexibility to work a variety of shifts.