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St. Joseph Prep –  Assistant Varsity Coach 9/29/17

 

Prep Swimming Coach Kelley Voss is searching for an assistant varsity coach for the 2017-18 season. Coach Voss is seeking someone who is open to direction but also able to work independently and has a passion for Prep Swimming. Anyone who is interested please contact Athletic Director Dennis Hart at dhart@sjprep.org or Coach Voss at kvoss@sjprep.org.

 


Lehigh Valley Aquatics  –  Assistant Coach 9/26/17

Lehigh Valley Aquatics in Bethlehem, PA is looking is looking to hire an assistant age group coach for our pre-competitive and competitive team, mainly coaching 10 & Under swimmers. During the school year, we practice at Freedom High School, which has a 6 lane, 25 yard pool.

The ideal candidate must be at least 18 years of age, have a background in competitive swimming and swim instruction for children of all ages, have excellent communication skills, a desire to study and progress as a coach and have a passion for the sport that ultimately translates to the way they act on and off the pool deck. The candidate must also have the ability to relate to children, parents and fellow staff in a mature and consistent manner with our LVA philosophy. This position will also be year-round, with occasional weekend and holiday work required or as needed.

Hours Required for practice:

Mon, Wed & Thu from 5:45-7:15PM

Tue from 5:45-7:45PM

Assigned meets on Fridays and weekends.  Other substitute hours as needed by the coaching staff

The hourly salary/wage would be commensurate with prior coaching experience. If interested or have any questions, please contact us at lehighvalleyaquaticsboard@gmail.com.


Perkiomen Valley High School  –  Head High School Coach 9/26/17

The Department of Athletics at Perkiomen Valley High School has an immediate opening for the position of Head Boys/Girls Swim Coach. This is a part time position. The applicant must be available between the hours 2:00 PM-6:00 PM weekdays, and Saturdays from 8:00 AM – Noon, from mid-November to mid-March. Interested applicants must have prior swim coach experience, a willingness to coach under the philosophy and culture of the Perkiomen Valley School District, strong motivational, organizational and communication skills.

As a staff member of the athletic program under the direction of the Athletic Director, the Head Coach implements approved policies of the athletic program; directs the overall activities of the team; provides for the welfare of the student-athletes; maintains and enhances the school’s standing in the community through the conduct and performance of the players; and fulfills such other duties associated with the team(s) and student-athletes as the Athletic Director may assign.

The authority and responsibility of the Head Swim Coach extend to assistant coaches and all student-athletes specifically involved in the particular sport in providing for the health, safety, physical, mental, and athletic development of each student-athlete as the Athletic Director may assign.

The applicant must possess or able to obtain criminal clearances.  School district online training is required.

Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume, and references to Larry Glanski, Athletic Director, Perkiomen Valley High School (lglanski@pvsd.org)


 

Upper Perk YMCA Gators (UPY) – Part-time Assistant swimming coaches 8/30/17

The Upper Perk Gators are a YMCA and USA Swimming program for swimmers of all ability levels founded on the core values of respect, responsibility, honesty, and caring.  Upper Perkiomen Valley YMCA, 1399 Quakertown Road, Pennsburg, PA 18073. https://philaymca.org/locations/upper-perkiomen-valley/

Requirements:

  • Must have competitive swimming background
  • Coaching experience preferred, but not necessary
  • Must be available evenings and some weekends
  • Coaching and safety training certification is a plus, however, on the job training is available

Please send resume to Michele Heimes at mheimes@philaymca.org. Call 215-679-9622 ext. 3121 with questions.


Hatboro-Horsham Aquatic Association (HHAA) – Head Swim Team Coach and Assistant Coach 8/28/17

HHAA is seeking energetic, experienced, passionate, professional candidates for the positions of Head Swim Team Coach and Assistant Swim Team Coach to begin in September 2017. HHAA is a competitive swim and dive club, located in Horsham, PA, with athletes at all levels of experience, varying from beginners and pre-team to competitors at Junior Olympics and Senior Champs. HHAA competes in the Suburban Aquatic League (SAL) and Mid-Atlantic USA Swimming.  The SAL season runs from September through February including Monday through Friday practices, 5 dual meets in November and December, 2 dual meet finals in January and 2 championship meets in January/February.  Local travel is required for away meets.

 

Candidate Requirements:

  • A minimum of 1-3 years coaching experience
  • Knowledge and ability to communicate proper stroke technique instruction and development, dry land conditioning, and taper strategies for all levels of swimmers
  • Level 3 ASCA certification (preferred)
  • Current USA Swimming Coach Certification in good standing (preferred)
  • 4-year college degree (preferred)
  • Working knowledge of Hy-Tek Team Manager & Meet Manager (preferred)
  • Must pass USA Swimming coach background checks
  • American Red Cross CPR and First Aid are required.
  • Create an atmosphere that encourages good sportsmanship and team spirit

Please send resume, cover letter to Melissa Schmitt at HHAA at melissa.schmitt@cardinalhealth.com


Shippensburg Aquatic Club (SAC) – part-time Assistant Coach -posted  8/22/17

 

Interested applicant would be supervising age group swimmers and must be available in the fall/winter between the hours of 5:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and/or in the summer between the hours of 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Weekend availability (average of 1-2 monthly) to coach meets. Some weekend travel to swim meets may be required. The applicants must be certified, or be willing to obtain certifications, in CPR, First Aid (Safety Training for Swim Coaches), and willingness to become USA Coaching Certified member within 90 days of hire.

Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume, and at least two references  to Angela Facchinei, SAC President, at af6989@ship.edu. Position runs September to July. Applications accepted until position is filled.  Compensation: commensurate with experience.

 


Kennett Area YMCA (KAY) part-time Assistant Coach -posted  8/21/17

Join the Sea Dragon Team at the Kennett Area YMCA! Our Fall Competitive Swim Team is looking to hire an Assistant Swim Team Coach. Candidates must have prior coaching experience with children ages 5-18 yrs. This position will primarily work September through March, though year round Aquatic positions are available.   Candidates must also be willing to work Saturdays due to our meet schedule.   Hourly salary would commensurate with prior coaching experience. If interested or have questions, please contact Head Coach Kelly Burk at kburk@ymcagbw.org.

Hours needed for practice:

Sundays:  3:45-6:30pm Levels 3a & 2a (swimmers between 8-11 years old)

Tuesdays:  6:15-7pm Stroke & Conditioning 10 & under (in water – pre team)

Thursdays:  6:30-8:30pm Levels 3a & Stroke & Conditioning 11 & over

Requirements:
•   At least 18 years of age
•   Experience coaching swimmers of all ages
•   Proven experience working with groups of children
•   Ability to relate to children, parents, off site personnel and fellow staff in a mature and sensitive way, consistent with the YMCA philosophy

Responsibilities:
•    Assist the head coach in delivering a high quality, safe, competitive swim program
•    Assist in recruitment and retention of program participants
•    Lead practices
•    Assist head coach in organizing and managing swimmers at meets.
•    Available to work weekends
•    Uphold all rules and policies of the YMCA
•    Insure the safety and well being of all participants in the group
•    Maintain positive relationships with all participants and lead with enthusiasm

Benefits:
•   Fun, fast-paced work environment
•   Making a difference in someone’s life everyday!
•   Free individual membership with completion of New Employee Orientation. Membership only valid with active employment

 


Blue Eagle Swimming (BLUE) part-time Assistant Coach -posted  8/21/17

Blue Eagle Swimming (BLUE) is seeking qualified applicants for Assistant Coach who would primarily work with our highest level athletes. BLUE is looking for applicants with a technique-first teaching mindset, enthusiasm, and the ability to get the job done with a great attitude.  Employee reports directly to BLUE’s Director of USA Team Operations.
Hourly position with the addition of bonus-based clinic opportunities.

START DATE: Immediate

TEAM DESCRIPTION: BLUE is a USA-S Level 1 Recognition swim team with 155+ members. BLUE swimmers range from novice to elite level. BLUE operates primarily out of the Nazareth Middle School Natatorium during short course months and in outdoor pools during the summer months.

COACHING DUTIES INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
1. Responsible for assisting BLUE’s Navy and Cadet groups.
2. Work with USA Director to implement seasonal training plans.
3. Attend swim meets and/or practices as assigned by the USA Director.
4. Establish and maintain communications with both athletes and parents in a positive and professional manner.
5. Encourage a positive team environment that inspires excellence by leading by example.
6. Support the goals, mission, and philosophy of BLUE.
7. Help direct and create programming aimed at helping BLUE fulfill its mission and its athletes meet their goals.

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
1. Coaching membership in good standing with USA swimming, current or willing to become current on all safety requirements (CPR, First Aid and Safety Training for Swim Coaches) and pass all applicable background checks prior to starting employment.
2. ASCA Level 2 certification preferred but not required.
3. Must successfully complete a background check.
4. Respectful and patient communication style with swimmers, parents, and staff.
5. Competitive swimming/coaching experience.
6. Competent stroke technique knowledge and willingness to learn team technique models and technique development systems.

ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION: Approved expense reimbursement for certifications and meet travel.

Interested individuals should submit a resume and cover letter including related coaching experience, swimming experience and three job/character references. Please submit your resume and cover letter to board@blueeagleswimteam.org

 


Upper Dublin Aquatic Club (UDAC) part-time Age Group Coaches -posted  8/10/17

The UDAC, a 300+ member age-group competitive swimming and diving program, USA Swimming Silver Medal Club, located in Fort Washington, PA, is seeking enthusiastic and dedicated part-time age group coaches.  UDAC competes in regional USA Swimming meets, Middle Atlantic swim meets, as well as in the Suburban Aquatic League (SAL), in Southeastern PA.

The interested applicant should have prior swim coach experience, willingness to coach under the philosophy and culture of UDAC and the UDAC Head Coach, strong motivational and communication skills, and the desire to implement new coaching techniques acquired via coaching education.

The applicant should be willing to work with swimmers of all ages/ranges, but specifically with swimmers ages 5-14, and must be available in the fall/winter and spring between the hours 5:00-8:00 p.m., weeknights.   Weekend availability to coach meets is also required. The applicant must be certified or able to obtain certifications in CPR, First Aid (Safety Training for Swim Coaches), and be a USA Coaching Member (or be willing to attain this status).   Background checks and school district online training are required.

Salary would commensurate with prior coaching experience.

Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume, and references to Kathryn Scheuer, Director of Aquatics, email@udac.us.

 


Penn Charter Aquatic Club (PCAC)– Part-time Assistant Coach -posted  8/2/17

The Penn Charter Aquatic Club (PCAC), an approximately 100 member age-group competitive swimming program, located in East Falls, PA, is seeking an enthusiastic, experienced, and dedicated assistant swim coach for all of its team programing.

Applicants should have prior swim coaching experience and the hourly rate of pay is commensurate with experience.

Applicants should be willing to work with swimmers of all ages/ranges, including junior, blue, silver, gold, and senior team swimmers, ages 5-18.  Coaches must be available in the fall/winter between the hours 5:30-8:15 p.m., weeknights and possibly early on Saturday mornings.  All applicants must be USA Swimming certified prior to starting the position.  Additional background checks are required by the William Penn Charter School prior to employment.

 

Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume, and at least two references to Kevin Berkoff at kberkoff@penncharter.com

 


Tri-Hampton YMCA Swim Team (THY)– Full-time Head Coach -posted  8/2/17

 

GENERAL FUNCTION

Under the direction of the Competitive Swimming Director, oversees and directs the Tri-Hampton YMCA swim team program.  This includes maintaining a high level of communication with fellow coaches and swim team parents, creating a cohesive year-round swim program philosophy across all practice groups, preparing and running daily practices that focus on dryland, technique, and endurance (ensuring that assistant coaches adhere to written practice sets), completing swim meet entries (including focus on relays), seasonal scheduling, planning program, , supervision of assistant coaches at all levels, swimming pool facilities supervision and budget responsibilities.  The Lead Competitive Swimming Coach must be able to answer questions pertaining to all levels of the swim team and areas of the YMCA, assist with the operation of all home meets, as well as assist the Competitive Swimming Director in areas related to the swim team as needed.  The  LCSC will work with the Pre-Age and Senior Lead coaches to assist with team practices and administration.

KNOW-HOW

Previous competitive coaching experience/participation is required, as well as strong administrative, organizational, communication, and computer skills.  Knowledge of Hy-Tek swimming software and Team Unify is preferred.  Certifications in the following safety areas: CPR for the Professional Rescuer/AED, Lifeguard Training or Safety Training for the Swim Coaches, and First Aid.  Minimum ASCA level two certification recommended. Other certifications: YMCA Principles of Competitive Swimming and Diving and USA Swimming Foundations of Coaching.  Must successfully complete and pass a USA swimming background check and YMCA’s background check.

 

PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES

  • Organize and run practices for all Levels.
  • Attend bi-weekly coaches meetings.
  • Oversee the Senior and Pre-Age Group.
  • Report to the Competitive Swimming Director on matters relating to the Tri-Hampton Team (i.e. assistant coaches, practice schedules, team development, etc.)
  • Attend 95% of meet sessions for the Tri-Hampton YMCA swim team.  Coaches also must be in attendance of all travel meets.
  • Reply to phone messages and e-mails in a timely manner (48 hours).
  • Develop and assist with the distribution of the monthly newsletter updating team progress in practice.
  • Knowledge of Team Unify to send monthly news and
  • Keep all required certifications up to date (CPR, Coaches Safety Training, First Aid).
  • Make themselves available to parents after practices.
  • Continue personal education related to the sport of swimming.
  • Attend at least one professional coaching clinic per year.
  • Coordinate all new swimmer evaluations to maintain team registration levels
  • Monitor and adjust meet entries for all meets, including both individual events and relays, based on each swimmer’s readiness, etc.
  • Assist Competitive Swimming Director in developing and maintaining Tri-Hampton YMCA swim team budget.
  • Assist in the supervision and evaluation of part-time coaches.
  • Attend all professional staff meetings to keep informed of all activities at the YMCA.
  • Attend swimmers socials.
  • Perform other duties as designated by the supervisor.

Please send resumes and cover letter to:  Tim Ryan at tryan@cbfymca.org

 


Part Time Assistant Coach – Norristown Area Aquatic Club- posted 7/31/17

The Norristown Area Aquatic Club (NAAC) is actively seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic and committed coach to fill the role of Assistant Coach to begin in September 2017. In 2016 NAAC brought back its USA swimming program and has grown the Age Group section to a year round program and also added a Masters Swim Team to club’s programming. In 2017 we are looking to continue to grow in quality of swimming and the number of swimmers and is actively considering adding additional aquatics programming for its members. This is a great opportunity to be a part of an expanding aquatics program with room to grow technically and professionally.

QUALIFICIATIONS:

  • Minimum 2 years prior swim team coaching experience
  • USA Swimming certified coach, highly desired.
  • American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) Level 2 or above preferred.
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution preferred.
  • Current Red Cross Lifesaving (Safety Training for Swim Coaches), First Aid/CPR, and Lifeguard certification.
  • Ability to pass Pennsylvania and USA Swimming background check and Athlete Protection Training
  • Member in good standing with USA Swimming.

More information available here

 


Part Lead Age Group Swim Team Coach  –Norristown Area Aquatic Club- posted 7/31/17

The Norristown Area Aquatic Club (NAAC) is actively seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic and committed coach to fill the role of Lead Age Group Coach to begin in September 2017. In 2016 NAAC brought back its USA swimming program and has grown the Age Group section to a year round program and also added a Masters Swim Team to club’s programming. In 2017 we are looking to continue to grow in quality of swimming and the number of swimmers and is actively considering adding additional aquatics programming for its members. This is a great opportunity to be a part of a team with room to grow.

QUALIFICIATIONS:

  • Minimum 2 years prior coaching experience as a USA Swimming certified coach.
  • American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) Level 3 or above preferred.
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution preferred.
  • Current Red Cross Lifesaving (Safety Training for Swim Coaches), First Aid/CPR, and Lifeguard certification.
  • Ability to pass Pennsylvania and USA Swimming background check and Athlete Protection Training
  • Member in good standing with USA Swimming.

More information available here

 


Part Time Assistant Coaches – Westtown Aquatic Program – posted 7/28/17

Westtown Aquatics (WAP) is looking for part-time coaches starting Sept. 2017. Westtown Aquatics is located on the grounds of Westtown School. Interested applicants should have prior USA-swimming coaching experience or college level swimming experience.  Hourly rate will be commensurate with experience.  Hours range depending on group placement. Please include – Resume, 3 references, and all current certifications. All inquiries about the positions and submitted resumes will remain confidential. Resumes will be taken until positions are filled. Qualified, interested candidates who wish to apply should send information to Director of Aquatics, Jason Brennan (Jason.brennan@westtown.edu)

 


Hershey Aquatic Club (HAC) – Part Time Assistant Coach – posted 7/3/17

The Hershey Aquatic Club (HAC) is a highly respected and competitive 170+ member  USA Swimming Level 2 competitive swim program, located in Hershey, Pennsylvania. We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Assistant Swim Coach. HAC primarily competes in USA Swimming in Middle Atlantic swim meets in addition to local league meets in Central Pennsylvania. HAC also participates in USA Swimming meets at the Olympic Trials, Nationals, Junior Nationals, Sectionals, Zones and Junior Olympics levels.

The interested applicants must have at least two (2) years of prior swim coaching experience, willingness to coach under the philosophy of the HAC head coach, strong motivational and communication skills, and the desire to implement new coaching techniques acquired via coaching education.

For this part-time position, the applicants would be supervising elementary and/or middle school age swimmers, and must be available in the fall/winter between the hours of 5:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and in the summer between the hours of 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Weekend availability (average of 1-2 monthly) to coach meets is also required. Some weekend travel to swim meets may be required. The applicants must be certified, or be willing to obtain certifications, in CPR, First Aid (Safety Training for Swim Coaches), and be a USA/ASCA Coaching Member.

Salary would commensurate with prior coaching experience.

Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume, and references to Wendy Weller at gwenweller@yahoo.com