Provide direct leadership, instruction and motivation for swim team participants, attend all swim meets / team functions, promote the swim team program within association guidelines, and maintain a safe environment. Develops, organizes, and implements high quality program. Understands and employs a philosophy that the team purpose is to develop swimmers skills, teach good sportsmanship, and demonstrate a high level of integrity in a caring and nurturing environment.
Current AHSI BLS, Basic First Aid, and Oxygen Administration certification (or equivalent course from American Red Cross, American Heart Association, or National Safety Council). Any BLS certification is good for only one year.
2+ years experience as competitive swimmer preferred.
2+ years coaching experience preferred.
Must be able to demonstrate proficiency of swim skills in accordance with YMCA standards and have a strong foundation in stroke mechanics and be able to communicate effectively with swimmers and parents.
Will be required to secure and maintain any certifications as outlined by the Aquatic Director and YMCA of South Hampton Roads.
These certifications could include: YMCA and/or national coaching certifications, safety certifications, leadership certifications / training, and certifications that may be required by national organizations in order for the team or swimmers to compete in events at the local, regional, or national levels.
At least 18 years of age.
The YMCA of SouthHampton Roads is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at YSHR will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. YSHR does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or genetics.