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The Clarence Swim Club is currently seeking a Program Director & Head Coach for the Clarence Learn to Swim Program. The Clarence Learn to Swim Program is a year round lessons program for beginner and intermediate level swimmers, preparing children for competitive swimming at the Club Level. Additionally, CLTS offers an adaptive swim program in which swimmers with disabilities may learn basic stroke technique in a 1:1 setting and prepare to compete in Special Olympics. CLTS completes over 1,200 registrations per year.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have 5 or more years of coaching experience, preferably with head coach or head age group coach experience. The candidate must possess current USA Swimming coach certifications, 4 year college degree, and pass background screenings prior to employment. Proficiency in Team Unify is preferred. Experience in supervising staff and directing team activities, including helping plan club events, is preferred.

Responsibilities
1.In-water, hands on, instruction of swimmers from the most beginners to intermediate levels, preparing swimmers to compete at the club level.
2.Ability to develop and manage learn to swim program
3.Effective communication skills with swimmers, parents, coaching staff, Board of Directors;
4.Supervision and education of part-time instructors
5.Ability to manage team website and coordinate online registrations through Team Unify Website.

Salary

Compensation is based on experience.

 

Contact Tom Steuer  716-597-4495 or coachsteuer@hotmail.com


Moon Aqua Club, Moon Township, PA (15 Miles NW of Pittsburgh)

Moon Aqua Club in Moon Township, PA, a non-profit, parent-operated organization is currently seeking a Head Coach to further develop and lead the organization’s aquatics program. This position will report to the board of directors of the club, and will oversee the success and performance of the Assistant Coaches, swimmers, and learn to swim programs.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Competitive swimming experience.
  • 3+ years of coaching experience.
  • ASCA Level III.
  • Experience in a leadership role, e.g. head/senior coach, lead age group coach.
  • Experience with Team Unify.
  • Experience with USA Swimming registration.
  • Experience with creating and providing team meet entries.

 

Primary Duties:

  • Management of the team.
  • Fostering synergy and partnership with Moon Area School District varsity swim program.
  • Developing and presenting future vision of aquatics program to BOD for continued growth and improved swimmer performance.
  • Responsible & accountable for all aspects of the ‘wet’ side of the club business.
  • Attract, retain and develop swimmers of all ages and abilities.
  • Provide overall instructional plan for all swim levels.
  • Actively engage in coaching athletes.
  • Operates all club related programs are in compliance with USA Swimming and AMS Rules & Regulations.
  • Provide regular performance evaluations of all Assistant Coaches.
  • Provide regular updates about the club to its members via newsletter chair, website updates, email blasts, etc.
  • Attend LSC House of Delegates meetings.
  • Attend swim meets.
  • Attend Board of Directors meetings as non-voting member and coaching staff liaison.
  • Coordinate & communicate with Meet Director and BOD to determine club’s home meet schedule.
  • Assists with establishing annual operating & capital budgets.
  • Recommends, solicits, reviews, and interviews assistant coaching staff as needed with BoD review & approval.
  • Educates, supervises, and evaluates all assistant coaches.
  • Coordinates & delegates duties and assignments where applicable.
  • Actively works on retention, growth, and performance of the club.


Compensation: Competitive salary based on candidate’s experience.  The position is available to be filled immediately. Please forward your resume to Heather Patterson at president@moonaquaclub.org. Phone: 724-466-9243


The Clarence Swim Club, a member of USA Swimming, located in Clarence NY is seeking part time assistant coaches. Coaches must have or be able to acquire CPR, First Aid and Lifeguard training.

Applicants will have to pass a USA Swimming background check as well as pass an athlete protection course. 

Experience is preferred but not necessary.

If interested please contact Head Coach Tom Steuer ,  716-597-4495 or coachsteuer@yahoo.com


ASSISTANT COACH JOB DESCRIPTION

 

The Buffalo City Swim Racers (BCSR) is seeking a part-time assistant coach to work in all levels of the program including but not limited to learn-to-swim through competitive levels.  Hours per week can range from 4-12 hours depending on responsibilities.  Opportunity for additional hours may become available as BCSR creates additional programming.  

Coaching aspects for daily workouts

  • Writes workouts a week at a time, one week in advance
  • Keeps a neat and organized workout log available for inspection by the head coach at any time
  • Keeps daily attendance
  • Arrives 15 minutes early for all workouts and begins workouts on time
  • Wears team issued gear and maintains an overall professional manner
  • Workout design includes a researched dryland program which is age and skill appropriate
  • Creates workouts designed to develop swimmer for the next group
  • Helps swimmers set performance goals
  • Helps swimmers set outcome goals
  • Includes quality stroke work as part of the workout plan
  • Maintains control of all swimmers in workout
  • Has authority to dismiss an swimmer temporarily-contacts head coach as soon as possible
  • Supervises locker room before and after practices

 

Administrative

  • Keeps an organized notebook including:
    • Attendance
    • Seasonal planning
    • Workouts
    • Best times
    • Rosters
  • Writes monthly reports including:
    • Attendance by age and sex
    • Writes column for monthly newsletter
    • Attends board meetings upon reasonable request of head coach/executive director or board president
    • Disburses meet information
    • Attends all staff meetings

 

Swim Meets

  • Selects individual’s meet events and reviews with each swimmer
  • Recommends individual’s meet schedule (with parent approval)
  • Has prompt attendance on all scheduled meet days-15 minutes prior to warm-up time
  • Structures individual and group warm-ups and ensure safety that complies with USA Swimming warm-up procedures
  • Attends pertinent meetings at all meets
  • Wears team colors and maintains a neat appearance
  • Speaks to each swimmer before and after each event
  • Observes all swims
  • Records split times for all swims

 

Other

  • Supports head coach and team policies
  • Conducts himself/herself with the highest moral and ethical standards
  • Follows the chain of command starting with the head coach to board president to board of directors
  • Establishes an environment that fosters positive team attitudes, encourages self-discipline, sportsmanship and responsibility
  • Promotes the organization
  • Maintains current USA Swimming coach membership including completion of all required safety courses
  • Maintains full compliance with USA Swimming Code of Conduct
  • Positive role model to athletes
  • Seek and attend  educational opportunities offered by the organization or beyond

 

For more information, contact Mike Switalski at 716-359-4729 or by email at coachmike@buffaloracers.org.