Lead Age Group Swim Coach – Full-time

Description :

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Lead Age Group Swim Coach is a full-time position. This position is responsible for coaching, social media content, helping with pool maintenance and chemicals, teaching private swim lessons, and assisting with admin and meet manager duties. As a coach, this individual will be able to work with young swimmers new to the sport up to high-level swimmers capable of medaling at state meets or getting Sectional cuts and Junior National Cuts. Additionally, the Head Age Group Swim Coach monitors activities at the pool to prevent accidents, rescues swimmers in danger of drowning, and cautions swimmers regarding unsafe practices and safety hazards, maintains order in the pool and adjoining areas, administers first aid when needed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Provides direction, motivation, and skill development to swim team participants
  • Regularly offers positive enforcement and encouragement to participants and/or parents
  • Conducts practice working on all strokes for all swimmers age 14 and younger.
  • Works with swimmers ranging from USA “B” times to USA “AAAA” times, with ages ranging from 7 to 14.
  • Covers the Head Coach’s SR and National groups as needed and works alongside the Head Coach with the SR group on a       daily basis
  • Helps with morning practice
  • Is the Head Summer rec coach and oversees the other summer recreational coaches from the end of May through mid-July
  • Provides quality content for social media and expands online presence
  • Spends 75-85% of the time at the pool and swim meets
  • Plans for and/or assist in planning practice drills and dryland movements
  • Maintains a professional appearance, attitude, and the highest levels of customer service at all times
  • Must be able to attend most/all scheduled swim meets
  • Responsible for email communication with groups led
  • Helps with pool tarps as needed
  • Maintains a safe working environment
  • Follow the Anthem Way values
  • Attendance/Punctuality – is consistently at work and on time
  • Understand and able to effectively use Team Unify and Administrative software
  • Other duties assigned by Aquatics Manager and Head Swim Coach

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS

Education: Associate or Bachelor’s degree

Certifications (must have or be able to obtain within 90 days of employment):

  • Current Starguard Lifeguard certification
  • Current USA Swim Coach Certification
  • CPO (certified pool operator) certification
  • CPR and First Aid certifications

Experience: At least three (3) years of swim coach experience

Skill sets needed: Must have an aptitude for detail and highly effective interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Excellent communication skills are also required for this position.  

Hours: The schedule is flexible and variable within our 7-day work week working mornings, afternoons, and evenings; some holidays, hours/schedules may vary based on needs and swim meets

A valid driver's license and clean driving record are required

Work location: Anthem Community Center – Lap Pool, 41130 N. Freedom Way, Anthem

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be physically and intellectually capable of operating a personal computer, printer, facsimile machine, phone, and various other routine business equipment items
  • Ability to see well enough to read faint or partially obscured writing or printing
  • Must be able to speak, read and write English so that various types of communication may be conducted with people of various levels of education and capabilities both in person and over the phone
  • Perform physical activities (possibly for extended periods of time) that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, with a full range of motions including walking, sitting, standing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, pushing, pulling, twisting, bending, lifting, and carrying
  • Position requires the ability to exert minimal force of up to 20 pounds and occasionally up to 60 pounds of force to move objects
  • Must be able to independently rescue individuals in distress from the swimming pool, lap pool and diving areas.
  • Ability to transport oneself around office and community
Must be physically able to handle the unexpected movements of children which may include abrupt or unexpected movements such as a child(ren) climbing on your back, jumping up to have you catch them, etc.

Contact :

This position reports to Paul Root, Head Swim Coach

How to apply:

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled