The Swimming Coach's responsibilities include analyzing swim techniques and determining skill levels, developing individualized swimming programs, educating swimmers on various techniques and styles, and overseeing training. You should also recruit new talent and prepare swimmers for meets.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Determining ability and skill level before setting up training programs.
Developing and implementing training programs that focus on improving technique, stroke placement, speed, and style.
Teaching brand new swimming styles or strokes.
Educating swimmers on water safety and providing lifesaving training sessions.
Using a range of activities to improve water confidence.
Recording training sessions in order to analyze strokes, techniques, and monitor progress.
Setting training goals and objectives for teams as well as individual swimmers.
Teaching and perfecting skills like flips, kicks, body rolls, floating, and breath control.
Ensuring the pool or training area is clean, well-maintained, and free of hazards.
Scouting swimmers and preparing teams and individuals for swim meets.
Create quarterly non-competition swim meet
Keep consistent with coaching schedule wit at least 2 practices per week.
Ability to determine swimming level and analyze techniques.
Other duties as assigned.
Strong organizational and management skills.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
A positive attitude and willingness to work long hours.