Assistant Swim Coach-West Senior I-Meadowmont

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Assistant Swim Coach reports directly to their Site Director, Head Age Group Coach, and Director of Competitive Swimming. This position is responsible for the role of coach for the specific training groups assigned and will support the Lead Site Coach with the achievement of the Mission, Vision, and goals of the overall YMCA of the Triangle Area Swim Team.

They are responsible for managing these functions in accordance with the stated mission, goals, and policies established by the administrative staff, governing committees, and Board of Directors of the YMCA.

Job Schedule: Monday; Tuesday; Wednesday; Thursday; Friday; Saturday; Sunday 8:00am - 8:00pm

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Plan, prepare, and conduct team practices in accordance with program strategies, objectives, guidelines, and policies.
  • Attends Swim Meets as assigned.
  • Maintain attendance records for swimmers and practice log/skill list for each training group, and make recommendations for training group level placement and changes.
  • Serve in substitute role as assigned to cover other practice groups when regular coach cannot be present.
  • Assist in organizing extracurricular practice group activities.
  • Attends bi-annual All-Staff training meetings as scheduled
  • Assist in special projects such as, but not limited to, banquets, fundraisers, and award ceremonies.
  • Participates in swimmer recruitment and retentions efforts.
  • Models relationship-building skills in all interactions.
  • Develops friendly and positive relationships among staff, volunteers, parents, and children.
  • Other duties and responsibilities assigned by supervisor.


QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Minimum of 1 year or more of coaching experience, swimming experience, or experience related to the sport of swimming.
  • Maintain necessary certifications including but not limited to Basic Life Support (CPR, First Aid and Oxygen), USA Swimming Certification (Athlete Protection, Coach's Safety, Coaching 101 & 201, Rules and Regulations), and YMCA Principles of Competitive Swimming and Diving.
  • Desire and ability to work with children of all ages.
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse group of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
  • Multi-lingual desired but not required.


WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.? Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to stand, walk, bend, stoop, pull and push.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions of position and to supervise program activities.
  • Hear noises and distress signals in the aquatic environment, including in the water and anywhere around the zone of responsibility. Hearing within normal range, with or without accommodations made of sufficient nature for completion of assigned tasks.