The Swim Team Assistant Coach is responsible for supervising swim team practices, providing instruction, and working with the Swim Team Coach in directing the Sholem Swim Team.
- Must be at least 16 years of age
- An understanding of competitive swimming training principles is preferred.
- A knowledge of swimming rules and regulations is preferred.
- Patience and positive attitude.
- Ability to effectively communicate with public and staff and work harmoniously with people in an enthusiastic manner.
- Knowledge of competitive strokes and training techniques.
- Follow all Champaign Park District safety policies and perform all work in a manner that ensures the safety of oneself, the public, fellow employees.
- Demonstrate a high level of professionalism and discretion in all interactions, including maintaining strict confidentiality regarding staff information, communications from supervisors, and conversations with parents or patrons. Uphold the Park District’s policies and standards for data privacy and confidentiality at all times.
- Assist the Swim Team Coach in planning daily practice sessions, contributing to the organization and structure of training routines.
- Direct swimmers in practices and meets in accordance with team policies and procedures, ensuring adherence to established guidelines.
- Assist the Swim Team Coach in preparing meet entries, contributing to the efficient management of participant registrations for competitions.
- Communicate program needs or problems to the Swim Team Coach, facilitating open and clear lines of communication for program enhancement.