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CALIFORNIA, TORRANCE Swim Torrance (TORR) Listed May 20, 2011

Hiring a Rated Head Coach in Torrance, California in May 2011.

Position Evaluation Rating (Download Position Evaluation Word Doc -- click "cancel" if asked for password)

Score/Area
 2.6  Compensation
 3.2  Coach/Club Stability
 2.5  Authority/Responsibility
 8.3  Total

Swim Torrance (TORR), a Level 2 club recognition status USA-Swimming affiliated team in Southern California Swimming’s LSC, located in Torrance, California.

TORR is looking for an innovative and motivating ASCA level III or equivalent coach to lead and build this well-established club. Our club is a USA Swimming year round competitive swim team offering high quality professional coaching and technique instruction for all ages and abilities. As of May 2011, the team had 161 swimmers ranging from 10 & Unders through Seniors. Team produced a High School National Record Holder, multiple Junior National qualifiers, Sectionals qualifiers and Junior Olympics and Age Group Championship qualifiers over recent years.

The team is currently undergoing a growth spurt as local interest in the success of our program grows. The goal of our team is to provide every member an opportunity to improve swimming skills and achieve success at his or her level of ability, from novice to international competitor. We provide training weekdays and Saturdays at The Victor E. Benstead Plunge, a sixteen lane, 25 yard pool located next to the Torrance City Hall facility. The pool bulkhead is removed from June through August each summer to provide an eight lane long course training facility. We also have access to two other satellite pools throughout the year, used as necessary. All of our coaches have access to the most comprehensive training and certification program for youth coaches of any sport in the United States. Swim Torrance, a non- profit club, is run by its elected parent Board of Directors which meets each month.

Torrance is conveniently located in the South Bay region of the greater Los Angeles area, ten minutes from the South Bay’s world famous beach volleyball scene and just 20 miles from downtown Los Angeles. A candidate should be an excellent communicator and have a clear vision for growing the team as well as possessing the skills to mentor and oversee the assistant coaching staff (currently four). The Head Coach must: Be a member/certified in USAS with all USAS required and approved safety training; work in conjunction with Head Age Group coach and Board in setting and coordination of team guidelines, technical direction and the planning of workouts and scheduling of TORR program; develop a Fiscal Year Plan broken down by season; perform evaluation of overall program seasonally, identifying training v. results issues and make recommendations for solutions for implementation; hire, supervise and evaluate coaching staff on annual basis with goals & expectations established; conduct monthly coaches’ meetings with report submission to Board at monthly Board meetings; assist/participate in all TORR activities or special projects ie. Banquets, fundraisers, etc. ; attend scheduled TORR participant USAS meets with oversight of meet entry process and prepare newsletter format meet summary; develop and direct strategies for new swimmer recruitment; manage any facility issues arising, including the procurement of alternate facilities for the purpose of fulfilling our workout commitment as the need arises. TORR is offering a competitive starting salary of $40-50,000 dependent upon candidate’s ASCA level and coaching experience. Applicants must include: a resume with all pertinent job experience, applicant’s physical and e-mail address and phone numbers (both home and cell), a minimum of three references with full contact information and a cover letter outlining your coaching philosophy and statement of your experience. Please send your completed information to Marie Brown, Chairman at CABrown1147@msn.com. Application receipt will be confirmed by e-mail. For more information about Swim Torrance, please visit our Team Unify administered website at www.SwimTorrance.org.


Velocity Swimming[]

Listed May 11, 2011 WASHINGTON, WENATCHEE Position Evaluation Rating (Link to copy of the Position Evaluation)

Score/Area
 2.5  Compensation
 4.1  Coach/Club Stability
 5.0  Authority/Responsibility
 11.6  Total

Velocity Swimming, (VS), is seeking qualified applicants for a Head Coach. Velocity is a recently formed club resulting from the combined forces of Barracuda Swimming and WRAC Swimming. Between these combined clubs we have 40+ years of local swimming tradition. Velocity Swimming is a swim team that ranges in skill level from beginners to junior national swimmers. We are a 501-c-3 organization located in Wenatchee, WA. We maintain a parent based board of directors that looks to the head coach for vision, leadership, and the management of the team and coaching staff. The board of directors provides support and oversight of the business side of the team including fundraising. The team currently maintains in excess of 100 swimmers of all ages and abilities. The team is financially stable and maintains multi-year pool contracts at three facilities both indoor (25 yard) and out (50 meter). The club typically hosts three meets per year, (two outdoor 50 meter events and 1 indoor 25 yard event). Specific Responsibilities of the Head Coach: 1) Developing and implementing a consistent coaching strategy focused on VS’s mission while ensuring synergy between the swim groups’ coaching staff. 2) Managing the coaching staff, including performance reviews, continuous education and coaching certifications. 3) Providing recommendations regarding staffing changes to the VS board of directors and recruiting new coaches. 4) Attend scheduled workouts, (5-6 days a week), coaching a selected group of swimmers. 5) Serving as an advocate for the swimmers and the VS swim program by networking with high school/college coaches and programs. 6) Serving as the liaison between Board of Directors and coaching staff. 7) Educating and communicating to membership the swimming, coaching, and training plans for multiple age group programs. 8) Coordinating VS’s adherence to all requirements of IES/USA Swimming. 9) Developing the 4 Physiological Aspects of Swimming: technique, strength, endurance, and speed. 10) Planning and executing programs for recruiting new swimmers and retaining current membership. 11) Creating a seasonal plan for meet attendance, entering the team into appropriate swim meets, and assuring coaching staff coverage at all meets. 12) Facilitate and encourage goal setting for all swimmers. Administrative Duties of the Head Coach: 1) Coordinating and developing the practice schedules of multiple swim groups with the Head Age Group Coach. 2) Creating the team meet schedule and communicating the information to VS membership in a timely manner. 3) Communicating meet entries and results to VS membership while maintaining team records. 4) Effectively and professionally communicating with coaches, swimmers, parents, board members, and all other supporters of swimming. 5) Attending and participating in all meetings of the board of directors. 6) Assisting the Board to maintain a financially sustained operational plan including: program offerings, pricing, and group sizes.7) Recruiting/membership of swimmers to meet operational plan. 8) Work closely with the local swim community to expand and integrate programs throughout the local area. Candidate Requirements / Credentials: 1) Current USA swimming coach certification in good standing. 2) Minimum ASCA Level 3. 3) At least 6 full years coaching experience (4 years as a head coach or head age group coach in a multilevel program where the candidate reported to a head coach). 4) Coaching and/or competitive swimming experience at the senior, collegiate, national, or international level. 5) CPR/AED/First Aid certification and American Red Cross Life Guard certification. 6) Proven leadership skills including excellent written and oral communication skills, solid time management skills, the ability to work independently, and the ability to manage deadlines. 7) Experience with HYTEK Meet manager and Team Unify are a plus. 8) Successful background check. A competitive compensation package will be negotiated depending on experience. Incentive income may be available. All meet travel and per diem expenses are reimbursed as well as registration and certifications. If you are interested and qualified please send a cover letter and resume with references to: Velocity Swimming, Head Coach Position, PO Box 7033, East Wenatchee, WA 98802. You may also submit via email to: headcoachposition@velocity-swimming.com Interviews will be scheduled and the position will remain open until filled. For more information about our swim team, visit our website www.velocity-swimming.com Wenatchee Washington: We are located in the center of Washington State on the East side of the Cascade Mountain Range. We enjoy 300 days of sunshine per year and the area abounds with recreational opportunities. These range from hiking, biking, boating, cross country skiing to downhill skiing located less than 15 miles away. To learn more about the Wenatchee area go to: http://www.wenatcheevalley.org/

Marlins Swim Team of Owensboro, Kentucky[]

Listed May 6, 2011

Position Evaluation Rating (Link to copy of the Position Evaluation)

Score/Area
 2.9  Compensation
 3.9  Coach/Club Stability
 5.0  Authority/Responsibility
 11.8  Total

Owensboro Marlins Swim Team is looking for experienced candidates to fill the position of Head Coach for its year round USA Swim Team. We are looking for an enthusiastic and proven leader, eager to teach all ages and abilities. Past participation in competitive swimming is a plus. Salary will be commensurate with experience. USA and ASCA certified coaches only please. For more information about our team, visit our website at www.owensboromarlins.com. Interested, qualified candidates should submit cover letter and resume to Mike Leathers at swimdad4@gmail.com

Ames Cyclone Aquatic Club[]

(ACAC) Listed 4/20/2011

Position Evaluation Rating (Link to copy of the Position Evaluation)

Score/Area
 3.5  Compensation
 4.6  Coach/Club Stability
 3.5  Authority/Responsibility
 11.6  Total

The Ames Cyclone Aquatic Club (ACAC), based in Ames, Iowa, is looking for an energetic and positive Head Coach with great communication skills. The Head Coach at ACAC will be leading one of the most successful swim clubs in the state, and working with dedicated swimmers and parents who want to continue to grow and improve. ACAC is a growing club of 125 swimmers, is the only USA swim club within 35 miles, and has a 25yd indoor pool and 50m outdoor pool. As the Head Coach, you will be earning a competitive salary plus benefits, leading a stable, coach-run club that has had the same head coach for the past 8 years, and living in one of the most recognized small communities in the country. In 2010, Ames, home to Iowa State University, was ranked #9 in CNNMoney.com’s list of best places to live offers top-quality education, from kindergarten to grad school, and regularly draws performers like Kenny Chesney and Dave Matthews, along with international symphonies and Broadway musicals. And due to its stable economy, low unemployment and family friendly activities, MSN Real Estate named Ames one of the "Most Livable Bargain Markets" of 2010. ACAC currently has a strong, dedicated Head Age Group Coach, who was recently named Age Group Coach of the Year, at the Winter Short Course 12 & U State Championships. Some of the duties of the Head Coach include inspiring and motivating assistant coaches, swimmers, and parents, hiring and day-to-day management of assistant coaches, and primary coaching responsibility for National and Senior groups. Only high energy candidates, with a passion for the sport, and excellent communication skills should apply. Qualifications include: a college degree (preferred, not required) and current ASCA Membership (level 2-3 or higher). ACAC offers a comprehensive compensation package that includes: Salary range $40,000 - $42,000, performance bonus if applicable, health insurance, and paid phone and data plan. ACAC is also a strong advocate for continuing coaching education including yearly sabbaticals. Interested parties should email a cover letter explaining your coaching philosophy, a resume, and 3 references to Jason Horras, ACAC Board President @ jason@21stcenturyrehab.com


Corona Aquatics Team Crocodiles[]

Listed April 17, 2011

Position Evaluation Rating (Link to copy of the Position Evaluation)

Score/Area
 1.9  Compensation
 3.1  Coach/Club Stability
 3.5  Authority/Responsibility
 8.5  Total

The Corona Aquatics Team Crocodiles is looking for an ASCA certified head coach with the skills and vision necessary to take our athletes and team to the next level. Since 1972, The Corona Aquatics Team (CROC) has been a year-round, non-profit, parent-board run USS team serving the Inland Empire city of Corona, CA. The head coach of the Corona Aquatics Team serves the role of the teams COO of Wet-Side Operations. The CROC board of directors runs the business side of the team and looks to the head coach for vision, leadership, and the complete wet-side design and management of the team and its coaching staff. For more information about our team and the community we serve, please visit www.coronaaquatics.com and www.discovercorona.com respectively. On deck the head coach must be “The Coach”, he must be a strong, consistent, and motivating mentor to both coaches and athletes alike, to the group as a whole and when necessary to the individual; discovering what motivates the individual and structuring his/her training accordingly. He must be a positive role model to both coaches and athletes. He must clearly communicate expectations and set goals with coaches and athletes during practice and at meets to provide a clear roadmap for the success of both the individual and the team. He must balance proper praise and encouragement with effective discipline to build and maintain the trust and respect of coaches, athletes and parents. The head coach is to conduct regular coaches meetings to maintain a concise direction for the team’s coaching efforts, to discuss athlete progress, and to mentor his coaching staff. He is also to maintain the qualifications to participate in the CNUSD – Off Campus Independent Study Program. The head coach must arrive early and ensure workouts start on time. While coaching workout and during competition, close attention to the individual technique of each athlete (both in and out of the water) must be monitored and noted for improvement or corrected immediately if appropriate. Practices should be run in a way that challenges, engages, interests and motivates our athletes. The head coach must remain on the cutting edge of the swimming community, continuing to research and implement new and creative ideas and tools and workouts to ensure maximum long-term improvement of our athletes is realized. The head coach is to work closely with the board of directors to promote and maintain team growth and success. Initiating and promoting special programs such as weekend swim clinics, summer swim club, masters/triathlon clinics, etc. provides the head coach with an opportunity to not only promote the team and grow team membership but also to earn a larger paycheck. He is to attend monthly board meetings and present a coaches report to the board of directors. Interested candidates should forward cover letter, resume and references to David Trueblood at david@coronaaquatics.com. He can also be reached at (714) 448-0224.


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STAR-UBAM Swim Team, of Amherst, New York, a parent owned (501- (c) 3 non-profit organization in the Northern suburbs of Buffalo NY, is accepting applications for a full-time head coaching position. STAR-UBAM is a progressive, competitive swim club with 140+ swimmers that train in multiple locations. The club is looking for a motivated, experienced head coach that is interested in taking our program to the next level and developing a best in class senior/national program. STAR-UBAM currently has a successful and very talented age group program. We have an exciting opportunity for a talented head coach with demonstrated experience and that has a passion for swimming and the energy, ability, and interest to lead and develop a high quality program to achieve our mission to provide the opportunity for swimmers to reach their maximum potential. Candidate must have excellent communication skills and the ability to lead, motivate, and instruct our swimmers, coaches and parents. Responsibilities include: 1) Overall management of the team, 2) Direct coaching of swimmers, 3) Supervision of the assistant coaching staff, both full-time and part-time, and 4) Collaboration with the parent board to fulfill the strategic plan and mission of the team. On deck coaching time ranges from 18 to 25 hours a week and other duties which include but are not limited to: providing for staff needs including appropriate placement/mentoring/development/and feedback , coordinating training schedules and group placement/advancement guidelines, overseeing facility logistics, communicating with team members and families via group meetings/newsletters/email/website/individual meetings, overseeing and managing the team budget, verifying team meet entries, hosting home meets, participating in the local swim committees of USA Swimming, and assisting with additional practices, fundraisers, office duties and coaching programs. Candidate qualifications should include: Be a team player with 5+ years of coaching experience. Candidate to possess ASCA Level 3 or above, current USA Swimming coach certifications in good standing and a Bachelor’s Degree. Candidate will be required to pass appropriate background checks. The preferred candidate shall possess ASCA Level 4 or above. Candidates should have experience that illustrates exceptional management skills, communication and motivation skills, team building and community involvement, and should be able to provide relevant examples of teaching quality technique as well as have a record of producing well-rounded swimmers. Team Unify experience is a plus. Applicants that wish to be part of the STAR-UBAM team should submit cover letter, resume, three references and salary history to Don Edman dedman@roadrunner.com. Additional information may be found on our website at www.ubamswimming.com


Santa Cruz County Aquatics (SCCA) of SANTA CRUZ, California[]

Listed March 23, 2011

Position Evaluation Rating (Link to copy of the Position Evaluation)

Score/Area
 2.3  Compensation
 3.8  Coach/Club Stability
 4.0  Authority/Responsibility
 10.1  Total


Santa Cruz County Aquatics (SCCA), in Santa Cruz, California, is seeking a full time USS Head Coach to start in June, 2011. SCCA is a non-profit organization consisting of approximately 70 year round swimmers and 150 seasonal swimmers. The Head Coach is responsible for daily administrative duties, developing programs for all swim levels, managing and training 3 assistant coaches, and coaching Senior level athletes. The Head Coach attends and/or assigns coaches to all meets and is responsible for all USS and league (CVAL) meet scheduling. The Head Coach coordinates summer swim team and swim school. The Head Coach works closely with a dedicated and active board to develop parent volunteers and fundraising events. For more information about the club, the board and the team, visit our website at http://www.santacruzcountyaquatics.com. Santa Cruz is a world famous surfing community of about 56,000 residents located 75 miles south of San Francisco on the northern edge of the beautiful Monterey Bay. The weather and lifestyle is spectacular, with more than 300 days of sunshine per year. The University of California at Santa Cruz is located in the hills above town. This is casual California coastal community is only 30 miles from San Jose and the Silicon Valley. Lots of outdoor activities, state parks, beaches and redwood forests surround the community. For more information about the community, go to http://www.santacruzca.org/index.shtml. If you would like further information regarding this position, please contact Betsy Maushardt at 831-252-3127. Email cover letter and resume to Betsy Maushardt at emaushardt@hotmail.com


Flyers Aquatic Swim Team of St. Louis, Missouri[]

Listed March 15, 2011 Start date is August 1, 2011

Position Evaluation Rating (Link to copy of the Position Evaluation)

Score/Area
 3.2  Compensation
 3.2  Coach/Club Stability
 4.0  Authority/Responsibility
 10.0  Total

About the Club: Flyers Aquatic Swim Team (FAST) is a parent-owned 501(c)3 non-profit organization serving swimming families in the South St. Louis County area and surrounding communities. We are a premier year round competitive swim team of nearly 250 athletes, serving swimmers of all abilities from the novice to Junior Nationals. The club trains at three locations: 1) Lindbergh High School, a ten lane 25yd/8 lane 25meter natatorium with seating for over 600 spectators and an adjacent weight training facility, 2) Sperreng Middle School, a six lane 25yard pool, and 3) Kennedy Recreation Complex, an eight lane 50 meter pool which is utilized for morning Long Course training during the summer months. FAST is built on a solid financial base, with a very active Parent-led Board and volunteer group that is committed to outfitting the team as needed, as well as supporting the coaching staff in continued education programs. FAST is rapidly approaching Level III accreditation with USA Swimming, striving to provide every member the opportunity to improve their aquatic skills and achieve success at his or her ability level. About the Position: FAST is currently seeking an experienced full-time Head Coach to oversee all programs and operations. The successful candidate will design and administer a nationally recognized aquatics program that emphasizes good sportsmanship, team unity, family participation, and the individual excellence of swimmers. Responsibilities: 1) Overall management of the team, 2) Direct coaching of swimmers, 3) Supervision of the assistant coaching staff, both full and part-time, to execute programs that allow swimmers to reach full potential and progress through our program to the Senior level, high school and beyond. 4) Work directly with one part-time administrator, and 5) Collaboration with the parent board to fulfill the strategic plan and mission of the team. On deck coaching time ranges from 15 to 20 hours a week, and other duties include but are not limited to: providing for staff needs including appropriate placement / mentoring / development / and feedback, coordinating training schedules and group placement / advancement guidelines, overseeing facility logistics, communicating with team members and families via group meetings / newsletters / email / website / individual meetings, overseeing and managing the team budget, verifying team meet entries, hosting home meets, participating in the local swim committees of USA Swimming, and assisting with additional practices, fundraisers, office duties and coaching clinics. Remuneration and Benefits: Salary will be commensurate with experience. Benefits (after brief probation period) include Medical, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Retirement Savings, Flexible Spending Accounts, Paid Sick Time, and Vacation/Holiday Pay. Some relocation assistance is available. Club pays for USA/ASCA membership, professional development, and attendance at clinics. Potential for more income with learn-to-swim lessons, clinics, and other programs. Candidate Qualifications: The successful candidate will be a team player with 5+ years of coaching experience. All candidates should possess ASCA Level 3 or above, current USA Swimming coach certifications in good standing, and a Bachelor's Degree, as well as be able to pass appropriate background checks. The preferred candidate shall possess ASCA Level 4 or above. Candidates should have experience that illustrates exceptional management skills, communication and motivation skills, team building and community involvement, and should be able to provide relevant examples of teaching quality technique as well as have a record of producing well-rounded swimmers. Applicants that wish to be a part of a successful organization and team should forward a cover letter outlining interest in our organization, resume or vitae, application including 3 references, and one page statement on coaching philosophy and values to: FAST Talent Committee Chair, P.O. Box 8595, St. Louis, MO 63126, or email to talentchair@fast-swimming.com. Candidates must be available for travel to St. Louis during March and April, 2011. FAST will reimburse 50% of travel expenses to all candidates and 100% to the successful candidate. Start date is August 1, 2011. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. To learn more about our club, please visit our website at www.fast-swimming.com. To contact the search committee email, talentchair@fast-swimming.com For more information about the St. Louis area, please use the attached link to the local Chamber of Commerce: http://www.stlrcga.org/ Application materials can be forwarded to: Flyers Aquatic Swim Team, PO Box 8595, St Louis MO, 63126, Attn: Talent Committee Chair.

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Fork Union Military Academy (FUMA) Head Coach/Aquatics Director VIRGINIA, FORK UNION Listed May 19, 2011

Fork Union Military Academy (FUMA), a premier college preparatory boarding school in central Virginia, is seeking qualified applicants for a Head Coach/Aquatics Director. FUMA is the reigning Virginia High School Swimming and Diving State Champions, and has produced over 25 individual state champions, state record holders, Junior National Qualifiers, and All-Americans in the last six years. In 2010 the team ranked 5th in the nation on the NISCA Dual Meet Team Rankings for private schools under 900 students. In addition to the high school team, the head coach also runs the USA-Swimming Club, Fork Union Aquatic Club, with over sixty members and won the small team division of the 2011 USA-Swimming Virginia Senior Championship. Both teams train in the multi-million dollar FUMA Aquatics Center. Specific Responsibilities of the Head Coach/Aquatics Director: 1) Developing and implementing an aquatics program consistent with the mission and philosophy of FUMA. 2) Coaching duties include but are not limited to: Primary on-deck coach overseeing daily practice schedule; developing specific training plans for the high school; middle school, and community club teams; managing the coaching staff, including continuous education and coaching certifications; setting season and competition schedules; and providing recommendations to the administration for aquatic program implementation. 3) Serving as the head coach for the community based club team 4) Maintaining and expanding all current aquatic programs including the learn-to-swim program, American Red Cross Lifeguard certification program, and PADI certification program 5) Ongoing administrative duties including, but not limited to: scheduling, budgeting, ensuring compliance with all certification requirements; and involvement with local swim community. Candidate Requirements / Credentials: 1) Current USA swimming coach certification in good standing. 2) Minimum ASCA Level 3. 3) At least 5 full years coaching experience (3 years as a head coach or head age group coach in a multilevel program where the candidate reported to a head coach). 4) Coaching and/or competitive swimming experience at the senior, collegiate, national, or international level. 5) CPR/AED/First Aid certification and American Red Cross Life Guard Instructor certification, or the ability to obtain LGI certification within six months of employment. 6) Current Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) or Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certification, or the ability to maintain one of these certifications within 6 months. 7) Proven leadership skills including excellent written and oral communication skills, solid time management skills, the ability to work independently, and the ability to manage deadlines. 8) Experience with HYTEK Team and Meet manager, and CTS, are a plus. A competitive compensation package will be offered depending on experience. This compensation package includes optional academy housing, health, dental, life insurance, a retirement plan, continuing education, etc. If you are interested and qualified please send a cover letter and resume with references to: Jim Bocci, FUMA Head Swim Coach Search Committee, PO Box 278, Fork Union, VA 23055. You may also submit via email to boccij@fuma.org. This is an immediate fill position. Interviews will be scheduled and the position will remain open until filled. For more information about the academy and our swim team, visit our website http://www.forkunion.com.



Assistant Head Coach/ Head Site Coach

Machine Aquatics of VIRGINIA, FAIRFAX[]

Listed April 28, 2011

Machine Aquatics is a coach-owned club in Fairfax, VA 12 miles outside of Washington, D.C. Our team is a USA Swimming, Level 3, Silver Medal Swim Club and home to 500+ competitive age group swimmers, ages 5-20+ with a number of current USA Swimming National & Olympic Trial qualifiers. The team trains in multiple locations in Fairfax County, both in private clubs and public recreational facilities. Fairfax County is home to a dozen of the best public and private schools in the country and is a progressive, safe place to raise a family while being only minutes from downtown Washington, D.C. The Position: We are looking to hire a Head Site/Assistant Head Coach that would lead a developed Sectional-National Group and develop and grow the groups that feed into said group while working within the Team Mission Statement/Vision/Values (see website). Job Description: Essential Job Tasks include: 1) Abide by the USA Swimming Code of Conduct, and Machine Aquatics policies and procedures. 2) Plan, prepare, and conduct team practices in accordance with Head Coach. 3) Develop and oversee staff at your location. 4) Establish a local presence and reputation in the Potomac Valley LSC, high schools and summer leagues etc. via clinics/camps/networking. Preferred qualifications include: 1) Coaching membership in good standing with USA swimming. 2) Current ASCA Membership (level 3 or higher is preferred, but equivalent experience will be considered). 3) A college degree (preferred, but not required). 4) Candidates should have experience that illustrates exceptional communication and motivation skills with children, taking into consideration varied social, emotional and physical attributes, possess an attitude of inclusion and team building, 5) Must be prepared to develop talent, rather than manage great athletes. 6) Should have a record of producing well-rounded swimmers with sound biomechanics. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Full Time Benefits (after brief probation period) include Medical, Paid Vacation/Holiday, cell phone and the Club pays for USA membership and background screening, professional development/certifications, and attendance at clinics. Applicants that wish to be a part of a successful, growing team in a highly enthusiastic and competitive Metropolitan area should forward a cover letter outlining interest in our organization, resume or vitae, including 3 references, and one page statement on coaching philosophy and values to: MACHINE AQUATICS c/o Candidate Search, email to paris@machineaquatics.com Candidates must be available for travel to D.C. area during April and May, 2011. MACH will reimburse 100% to the successful candidate. Start date is negotiable. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. To learn more about our club, please visit our website at www.machineaquatics.com


Falls Aquatic Swim Team of Great Falls, Montana (FAST)[]

Listed April 27, 2011

We are located in the middle of Big Sky Country with lots of fishing, hunting, skiing, rafting, and the great outdoors all year long. We are a year- round USA swim team, with swimmers from novices to Jr. National / Sr. Sectional qualifiers. We are looking to fill a lead coach position. The right candidates for this position, is someone whom possesses an inherent enthusiasm and passion for swimming fast. And the following experience and abilities: 1) Required to have a minimum of 2 years experience; 2) ASCA Level II or higher certification; 3) Excellent knowledge of the technical and training aspects of competitive swimming and has prior coaching experience; 4) Demonstrate strong leadership and communication skills with the swimmers, parents and other coaches; 5) Instrumental in growing overall team membership. The ideal lead coach will have a strong work ethic, good communication skills, solid administrative skills, and have enthusiasm and passion for helping swimmers maximize their swimming potential. The lead coach will develop a group philosophy and educate coaches on team philosophy for different groups so that there is one standard formula for each group on the club. The lead coach will manage and educate assistant coaches, and is responsible for 60 plus age group swimmers- ages 6-18. The coach will also develop daily, weekly and seasonal plans for workouts and goals of the season. The specific hours and job duties will be determined during the interview process. We are seeking a coach with great leadership, passion, knowledge, & technical skills. Most important is the ability to communicate these skills to our swimmers. The position is 25-30 hours per week plus meets. As well as all USA-S certifications & life guarding (or ability to get all the certifications in the first two weeks on the job). The wage is based on experience, certifications & qualifications. Salary and benefits negotiable upon experience. Hotel expenses, travel mileage, meals, and education are included. FAST is now accepting applications and will continue until the position is filled. Please email resume, cover letter, & references to Falls Aquatic Swim Team P.O. Box 1504, Great Falls, MT 59403, email fallsaquatic@hotmail.com or call us 406-217-5014.


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Potomac Raiders Swim Club]] MARYLAND, CHARLES COUNTY (“RAID”) Listed March 24, 2011

The Potomac Raiders Swim Club (“RAID”) is seeking a motivated Head Coach to lead our team and carry on in our tradition of success. Our active year-round membership utilizes multiple practice locations in Charles County, Maryland. This beautiful suburban/rural area southeast of Washington, DC is also home to several successful high school swimming programs. Our team offers tremendous growth potential, and has the room to expand. This the perfect opportunity for an up-and-coming Head Coach to make a name for him/herself or for a more experienced Head Coach to relocate and build a local swimming dynasty. The position is available to start immediately, but we will hold this position if the right individual has a previous commitment. The Head Coach will have a passion for swimming, provide a positive training experience for all levels/ages of athletes, oversee all levels of our competitive program, and have direct responsibility for training our top senior group. Additional duties may include seasonal planning, workout/dryland training design and implementation, practice scheduling, effectively communicating with athletes, parents, officials, and community members, advising a board of directors and parent volunteer efforts, planning and hosting camps, clinics, and/or competitive events, managing team-related projects and programs, attending swim meets, and other team functions. Qualified candidates must possess USA Swimming Coach certification in good standing, proficiency with Hy-Tek software for swimming, and previous competitive swimming and/or coaching experience. Preference will be given to accomplished ASCA-certified applicants. Competitive annual salary based on experience; incentive bonuses (competition-based and enrollment-based), paid vacation, travel expenses, and professional certification/membership reimbursement available. Please e-mail cover letter and resume in confidence to team Vice President Melinda Dullea at tmcdullea@gmail.com for immediate consideration. Join us online at http://raiderswimming.org.


Belleair Country Club of FLORIDA, PINELLAS COUNTY Listed March 23, 2011

Year Around Country Club, Part Time Growing to Full Time


Private Country Club in Pinellas County Florida is looking for an ASCA swimming coach to coach swim team, for approximately 50-80 children (ages 5-18), for summer and year round leagues. Potential growth and development is high with this team and Country Club. The Country Club belongs to Florida and USA Swimming. Experience necessary. Background check performed. Smoke Free/Drug Free Workplace. Please contact 727-461-7171 ext 113 or email resume to ed@belleaircountryclub.com


Nutmeg Swim Club Listed March 16, 2011

Full Time Head Coach / Assistant Aquatics Director CONNECTICUT, EAST LYME Start date: April 25th

Nutmeg Swim Team, (http://www.nutmegaquatics.com), is a coached owned club located in East Lyme, CT in Southeastern Connecticut. Nutmeg was founded in 1993 and currently has 100 year round swimmers and upwards of 150 athletes during the summer months. The team trains exclusively in a 25 yard, 8 lane indoor pool and a 50 meter, 8 lane, outdoor pool located on the shore at Ocean Beach in New London, Connecticut. East Lyme is a small community, (19,000) and is located half way between New York City and Boston, Massachusetts. It is situated on Long Island sound and near beautiful beaches yet is only a two hour ride from the Green Mountains in Vermont. Nutmeg is seeking a full time, year round, Head Coach/ Assistant Aquatics Director that is knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and passionate about swimming and is looking to help build career in competitive swimming. Duties & Responsibilities: 1) Develop, manage and responsibility for all of our competitive swim programs. 2) Direct our Swim America lesson program. 3) Meet weekly with the owner/ Director of Nutmeg Swimming/ East Lyme Aquatics. 4) Coach the Senior Squad, including creating a seasonal, weekly and daily training program. 5) Plan a progression for each group within the club and work with each assistant coach in supervision of their training group. Provide active day to day management and training of our assistant coaches. To help in the development of our younger swimmers. This includes coaching age group swimmers. 6) Conduct skill clinic with staff prior to the start of season and conduct meetings with all of the coaching staff once every three weeks. 7) Create, maintain, and implement a parent/athlete handbook, and a coaches handbook. 8) Schedule club activities with the parent social director. 9) Produce a monthly news letter. 10) Responsible for all club daily attendance records and registrations. 11) Develop and implement a plan for the growth of the club in cooperation with the Director. 12) Produce meet entries and provide them in a timely manner to our meet entry coordinator. 13) Coach the Middle School Swim Team, (2 month assignment). 14) Coach the Masters Swim Team (3 mornings per week). Qualifications : Minimum four years of coaching experience, 2 as a Head Coach; ASCA level 3 status minimum; Competitive swimming background desired; Bachelor Degree; Working knowledge of HiTek. Salary: $28,000 to $36,000, Based on experience; Three weeks paid vacation; Stipend for travel, hotel, meals at swim meets; travel, and expenses to attend the ASCA World Coaching Conference every other year; allowance for professional certifications and education programs. Start date: April 25th. Contact: E-mail resume to: jack.stabach@eastlymeschools.org Director of Nutmeg Swimming, East Lyme Aquatics, 30 Chesterfield Rd., East Lyme, CT 06333. Jack Stabach, 860-912-9232

Newburgh Sharks of Newburgh, New York[]

Head Coach, Reporting to “Director of Coaching,” Part Time


Listed March 4, 2011

Because this is a part time position, and because the coach is hired as an independent contractor, A Position Evaluation was not required. However, the employer submitted a PE and we believe there is important information included. You may view the PE here.

The Newburgh Sharks Swim Club is seeking qualified applicants for a Head Coach. The Newburgh Sharks is a swim team that ranges in skill level from beginners to junior national and national qualifying swimmers. The Newburgh Sharks is a 501-c-3 organization located in Newburgh, NY and is parent supported and operated by a Board of Directors consisting of coaches and parents. Training occurs at a 6 lane 25 yard pool at NFA where three meets are hosted by the Sharks each year. The Newburgh Sharks have cultivated a unique and successful relationship with the local high school athletes in the area. The primary role for this position will be as Head Coach of the senior level swim group. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: Attend scheduled workouts (5-6 days a week), devise seasonal, weekly, daily workout plans for athletes ranging from Junior Olympic to National level, attend all meets and team functions, provide individual swimmer training on speed, endurance, and stroke techniques; Facilitate and encourage goal setting for all swimmers; maintain a positive and encouraging environment, maintain effective communication with swimmers and parents. Additionally, the coach will work closely with the Director of Coaching in recommending and evaluating the remaining coaching staff for the 2011/2012 season. The required skills and qualifications include: Motivated and enthusiastic with a love for teaching kids. The applicant must have experience creating workouts, devising seasonal planning, and dry land training programs at the age group and/or senior level. The applicant must also maintain USA Swimming certification. Level 2 ASCA coach’s certification is preferred. The applicant must possess the ability to inspire young athletes with all levels of talent and dedication. Previous coaching experience at a senior level is preferred. A competitive compensation package will be negotiated depending on experience. Incentive income may be available. All meet travel and per diem expenses are reimbursed as well as registration and certifications. If you are interested and qualified please send a cover letter and resume with references to NBSharks@gmail.com Attn: Newburgh Sharks Board. Interviews will be scheduled and the position will remain open until filled.

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Aquatics Supervisor NORTH CAROLINA, WILSON [City of Wilson]'s Department of Parks & Recreation Listed May 19, 2011 Last Date to Apply An application is required and must be received in the Human Resources Office no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1, 2011.

The Position: This position serves within the City of Wilson's Department of Parks & Recreation. Major duties of the position include but are not limited to the following: Manages the day to day operations of the City’s swimming program and pools. Plans, develops, organizes, and supervises a wide range of swimming activities. Serves as head coach of swim team; conducts daily swim team practices; monitors water chemistry and filtration; attends swim meets; posts records and prepares press releases; recruits new swim team members. Coordinates team scheduling and events/competitions. Monitors revenues and expenditures in assigned area to assure sound fiscal control and prepares annual budget requests. Assures effective and efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities, and time. Promotes interest and provides information regarding aquatics programs to school officials, other recreation officials, community service groups, other departments, and the general public. Position has direct supervision over part-time and seasonal personnel. Benefits: Salary Range: $45,362 – $67,990. The City provides an excellent working environment as well as benefits package. The package includes sick and annual leave accrual, ten paid holidays, paid life insurance, membership in the North Carolina Local Government Employees’ Retirement System, 5% 401(k) contribution, group medical, dental, and vision plans. To Compete in the Selection Process: Minimally qualified applicants will possess the following: Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions and to be able to answer questions and resolve problems - usually associated with one to three years of experience or service. Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certification required. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated as required. Certified Park & Recreation Professional (CPRP) certification preferred. The Selection Process: Applications may be submitted online at www.wilsonnc.org . The process begins with a complete evaluation of the applications submitted for employment. Only a limited number of persons determined to be most qualified, as reflected by the contents of their application, will be invited to a personal interview. A performance exam covering the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the duties of the vacant position may be administered. The applicant determined to best fit the needs of the position will be given a careful reference and thorough criminal background check, a drug test and any required medical examinations that may be necessary. Location and Contact Information: City of Wilson HR & Risk Services Dept., 1800 Herring Avenue Post Office Box 10, Wilson, NC 27894-0010 Office. (252) 399-2246 Fax (252) 399-2253 TDD (252) 399-2313. www.wilsonnc.org Equal Opportunity Employer


Campbell County School District Associate Director of Activities/Aquatic Center Director WYOMING, GILLETTE

Listed May 19, 2011 Application Deadline: May 31, 2011

NATURE AND SCOPE OF JOB: Performs professional duties and supervision of the operations of the aquatic pools through planning, coordination, scheduling, and evaluating a variety of programs specific to aquatics, within the facility. Assists the Director of Activities with supervision, coordination and direction of assigned activity programs. JOB FUNCTIONS: ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Direct staff to insure proper maintenance, operation and usage of all equipment. 2. Organize and administer a series of regularly scheduled activities. 3. Work closely with the instructional department to insure the accepted curriculum is followed. 4. Recommend revisions or modifications in curriculum. 5. Develop a program of continuous evaluation for all programs run in the Aquatic Center. 6. Employ staff for the Aquatic Center. 7. Evaluate instructional and non-instructional staff. 8. Prepare the Aquatic Center budget. 9. Purchase supplies and equipment for the Aquatic Center. 10. Supervise general operation of the Aquatic Center. 11. Follow health and safety standards as prescribed by local, state and federal laws, rules and regulations. 12. Schedule Aquatic Center facility needs for practice use and interscholastic aquatic competitions. 13. Assumes responsibility for contest management at all home interscholastic aquatic competitions. 14. Work to coordinate the efforts of the swimming club with the aquatic program. 15. Observe and evaluate assigned coaches/sponsors sufficiently in practices and contests to make future recommendations related to job expectations and job assignments. 16. Works collaboratively with the building Activities Directors to develop the best C.C.S.D. Activities Program possible. 17. Perform other duties assigned by the Director of Activities or other appropriate administrative personnel. OTHER FUNCTIONS: 1. Assists the Director of Activities with district activities. 2. Work with students, teachers, parents and administrators to solve problems. SALARY RANGE: $75,773.00 to $131,773.00, DOE. APPLICATION INFO: Must apply using the EdZapp on-line application system, https://edzapp.com/applicant/LoginPrivate.aspx?OriginCode=17227 The district will only accept applications using this method.

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Jenks Aquatic Center Natatorium/Aquatic Center Manager OKLAHOMA, JENKS Re-Listed May 10, 2011

Located just south of Tulsa, Oklahoma, the Jenks Public School District (www.jenksps.org) is renovating the existing 25-meter competition pool and adding a new $19.5 million 50-meter competition pool with 1200+ spectator seats. When finished in early April, 2011, both pools will serve the community with local recreational programs. The grand entrance plaza is sized to graciously receive large groups. Visitors and competitors are greeted with the thrill of events taking place in the lobby lounge and pool through an expansive glass wall. The coaches’ offices, administrative offices and spectator seating overlook the pool. Position Summary: The Jenks School District is looking for a talented and energetic individual to continue the District’s history of excellence at the new Jenks Aquatic Center. The primary role of the Aquatic Center Manager is to manage, plan, organize and coordinate the operations and administration of the Jenks Aquatic Center. The ideal candidate is a creative coach prepared to implement swimming and aquatic related programs that will meet the diverse needs of Tulsa, Jenks and surrounding communities. In addition to having profit and loss responsibilities, the individual will implement program scheduling, and marketing, and manage swimming programs. Click here for full job description. Compensation: Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits could be available after a successful probation period. Contact Information: Interested applicants should apply at www.jenksps.org. Contact Alice Bowling, Director of Community Education Programs, at alice.bowling@jenksps.org

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Andover/North Andover branch of the Merrimack Valley YMCA Listed March 4, 2011 Senior Aquatic Director MASSACHUSETTS, ANDOVER Become a leader in the transformation of a strong aquatic department into a new, world class community center! Seeking motivated, experienced aquatic professional with strong administrative skills and creative vision to lead service-driven busy Aquatics Department in full facility branch YMCA, part of a progressive $10 million association. Five years supervision experience required, management of competitive team coaches preferred. Facility includes two indoor pools with plans to build a new, dramatic aquatics center. Established programs include instructional, conditioning, rehab and swim teams. Responsible for risk management, program quality, scheduling and staff supervision of three full-time staff and 45 part-time staff. Amazing career opportunity for an aquatic leader/visionary to join our YMCA as we plan expansion for the future. BA/BS preferred, current aquatic certifications required. Prefer trainer level. Excellent benefits including 12% retirement and commitment to staff development. Job description available. Send letter and resume to Carrie Anderson, Executive Director, Andover/North Andover YMCA (a branch of the Merrimack Valley YMCA), 165 Haverhill Street, Andover, MA 01810. Email: senioraquaticdirector2011@mvymca.org Salary $45,000-$50,000 annually. http://www.mvymca.org

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Age Group Coach CALIFORNIA, CALABASAS Royal Swim Team Listed May 17, 2011

Royal Swim Team is seeking Assistant Swim Coach with relevant experience for Calabasas HS. ASCA certification is highly desirable. Must possess CPR, First-Aid and Safety Training for Swim Coaches certifications. This individual reports to the Head Coach and assists in the design, planning and implementation of the Royal Swim Team program with primary responsibility for teaching and coaching developmental and age group swimmers and assisting with team swim lessons program. Duties may include but are not limited to; organizing and coaching practices and attending meets. Candidate must be an enthusiastic team player with a flexible, outgoing attitude and passion for swimming. The competitive team is six years old and currently has over 150 swimmers and is looking to build upon this success. Compensation determined by candidate qualifications and experience. We swim Monday through Friday 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm and Sunday 9:00am-11:00am. Send your resume with cover letter and references to royalswimteam@yahoo.com . For questions or additional information, please contact Head Coach Val Bagri at 818-625-5507 or via email



Age Group Coach Part Time, Salaried Position CALIFORNIA, ANAHEIM Anaheim Aquatics Association Swim Team Listed May 10, 2011

The Anaheim Aquatics Association (AAA) is a year-round, competitive age group club located in Anaheim, CA. We are a parent run, non-profit organization. AAA consists of approximately 70 year round swimmers plus additional seasonal swimmers. AAA is currently seeking an Age Group Coach who is a highly motivated, enthusiastic individual with competitive swimming and coaching experience. Successful candidates must have a current USA Coaching Card; pass USA Coaches background check, have previous competitive coaching experience (ASCA Level II is preferred) , knowledge of stroke development and swimming techniques, good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate well with young children and parents. The Coach will be required to conduct daily practices geared towards maximizing the swimmer's potential and attend weekend swim meets as scheduled. AAA offers a very competitive salary based on experience, education and commitment; a range will be given at time of application. Start date is immediate and the position is open until filled. Please send resume to Ken Russell at: kenny@anaheimaquatics.org

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Head Age Group Coach ARKANSAS, SPRINGDALE/FAYETTEVILLE Razorback Aquatic Club AquaHawgs Listed April 28, 2011

The Razorback Aquatic Club AquaHawgs swim team, located in Northwest Arkansas, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Head Age Group Coach. The RAC AquaHawgs are a Bronze Medal Club with approximately 130 members. Our primary practice facility is the Jones Center in Springdale. We also have a satellite practice location in Fayetteville. Candidates should have at least 3 years coaching experience and be ASCA certified Level 2 or above. The Head Age Group Coach will be responsible for overseeing all RAC AquaHawgs Age Group programs. The Head Age Group Coach will also serve as the lead coach for a group of 20-25 swimmers ages 10-14 and will assist with another group of 15-20 swimmers ages 6-10. Salary will be $24,000-30,000, depending on experience. Applicants should send their resume, cover letter and references to Head Coach Scott Berry at aquahawgcoachscott@gmail.com by May 20, 2011. Please visit our website at www.aquahawgs.org for more information about our team.


Falls Aquatic Swim Team (FAST) Listed April 27, 2011


Age Group Coach MONTANA, GREAT FALLS

We are located in the middle of Big Sky Country with lots of fishing, hunting, skiing, rafting, and the great outdoors all year long. We are a year- round USA swim team, with swimmers from novices to Jr. National / Sr. Sectional qualifiers. We are looking to fill an age group coach position. The right candidates for this position, is someone whom possesses an inherent enthusiasm and passion for swimming fast. And the following experience and abilities. 1) Required to have a minimum of 1 year experience either coaching or teaching lessons; 2) Excellent knowledge of the technical and training aspects of competitive swimming; 3) Demonstrate strong leadership and communication skills with the swimmers and parents; 4) Instrumental in growing team membership. The coach will develop daily, weekly and seasonal plans for workouts and goals of the season. The specific hours and job duties will be determined during the interview process. The position is 10-15 hours per week plus meets. As well as all USA-S certifications & life guarding (or ability to get all the certifications in the first two weeks on the job). The wage is based on experience, certifications & qualifications. Salary and benefits negotiable upon experience. Hotel expenses, travel mileage, meals, and education are included. FAST is now accepting applications and will continue until the position is filled. Please email resume, cover letter, & references to Falls Aquatic Swim Team P.O. Box 1504, Great Falls, MT 59403, email fallsaquatic@hotmail.com

or call us 406-217-5014


San Ramon Valley Livermore AquaticsLink title (SRVLA) Listed April 27, 2011


Pre Senior Group Coaching Position CALIFORNIA, SAN RAMON

Pre Senior Group coaching position available for San Ramon Valley Livermore Aquatics (SRVLA) located in the suburban community of San Ramon in the San Francisco Bay Area. The team is located in a thriving swimming area with access in the city to two long course pools and a short course pool. Position has possibilities for a well paid part time position or for the right candidate could provide full time employment. In both cases, medical benefits will be provided. Duties include coaching of Pre-Senior Group, one age group level training group, and administrative duties to be determined based on experience/skills of the candidate. Writing, computer, web site maintenance are examples but other duties may be offered based on skill set of the candidate. Candidates should contact Head Coach Richard Thornton (rtinthewater@aol.com, 925-833-2407). Position will be open beginning June 1, 2011. Preference will be given to qualified candidates who can begin June 1 however the position will remain open until a coach of appropriate experience and skills is hired. Competitive salary based on experience and scope of duties.


Machine Aquatics Listed April 25, 2011 Head Age Group Coach VIRGINIA, FAIRFAX

Machine Aquatics is a coach-owned club in Fairfax, VA 12 miles outside of Washington, D.C. Our team is a USA Swimming Level 3, Silver Medal Swim Club and home to 500+ competitive age group swimmers, ages 5-20+ with a number of current USA Swimming National & Olympic Trial qualifiers. The team trains in multiple locations in Fairfax County, both in private clubs and public recreational facilities. Fairfax County is home to a dozen of the best public and private schools in the country and is a progressive, safe place to raise a family while being only minutes from downtown Washington, D.C. The Position: We are looking to hire a Head Age Group Coach that would lead, design and foster systematic growth from the youngest novices to the appropriate Senior level programs while working within the Team Mission Statement/Vision/Values (see website). Job Description: Essential Job Tasks include: 1) Abide by the USA Swimming Code of Conduct, and Machine Aquatics policies and procedures. 2) Plan, prepare, and conduct team practices in accordance with the Head Coach and Senior Coaching staff. 3) Establish a local presence and reputation with Potomac Valley LSC, summer league via clinics, volunteering etc. 4) Plan and execute team-building and social functions. Preferred qualifications include: 1) Coaching membership in good standing with USA swimming. 2) Current ASCA Membership (level 3 or higher is preferred, but equivalent experience will be considered). 3) A college degree (preferred, but not required). 4) Candidates should have experience that illustrates exceptional communication and motivation skills with children, taking into consideration varied social, emotional and physical attributes, possess an attitude of inclusion and team building, 5) Must be prepared to develop talent, rather than manage great athletes. 6) Must want to increase the number of athletes that swim into their teen years and increase the number of athletes that qualify for championship opportunities. 7) Should have a record of producing wellrounded swimmers with sound biomechanics. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Full Time Benefits (after brief probation period) include Medical, Paid Vacation/Holiday, cell phone and the Club pays for USA membership and background screening, professional development/certifications, attendance at clinics… Applicants that wish to be a part of a successful, growing team in a highly enthusiastic and competitive Metropolitan area should forward a cover letter outlining interest in our organization, resume or vitae, including 3 references, and one page statement on coaching philosophy and values to: MACHINE AQUATICS c/o Candidate Search, email to paris@machineaquatics.com Candidates must be available for travel to D.C. area during April and May, 2011. MACH will reimburse 100% to the successful candidate. Start date is negotiable. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. To learn more about our club, please visit our website at www.machineaquatics.com



Peddie Aquatic Association Full Time Head Age Group Coach Hightstown, New Jersey(PAA) Listed April 25, 2011

Peddie Aquatic Association (PAA) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Head Age Group Coach. PAA is a USA Swimming program owned and operated by the Peddie School, a private boarding high school located in central New Jersey. Peddie Aquatics has been named a Silver Medal Club in USA Swimming’s Club Excellence program since 2008. PAA is committed to building for long term success and is looking for the right coach to join the staff and serve as a foundation for the team’s bright future. Peddie has placed an athlete on the USA National Youth Team in 2009 and 2010. The Peddie School team has sent multiple swimmers on to the World Championships, Pan American Games, Pan Pacific Championships and has had a swimmer in the Olympic Games every year since 1992. PAA is a 200+ member club team with multiple Speedo Championship Series team titles and is looking to take this winning to the national level. PAA practices out of the brand new Peddie School Aquatics Center, a 15 lane 25 yard x 35 meter facility. Qualifications: Previous background experience coaching age group swimmers with a primary focus on 12 and under athletes. Knowledge of USA Swimming and progressions for athletes developing into regional and national level senior swimmers. Strong organizational skills with current certifications in USA Swimming, CPR, First Aid, and an up to date background check with USA Swimming. Strong communication skills and teaching skills are a must. Knowledge of Team Unify and Hy-Tek as well as ASCA certification strongly preferred. Responsibilities: 1. Prepare and execute team workouts as well as coordinate meet entries with Head Coach. 2. Assist Head Coach with continual evolvement of the program structure and attend weekly staff meetings. 3. Maintain effective communication with parents and swimmers. 4. Uphold educational mission of the Peddie School and support the philosophy of the Head Coach and Peddie swim program. Compensation and Benefits: 1. Salary and benefits are provided by the Peddie School and are commensurate with experience. Contact Information: Interested persons should direct their questions, letters of interest, resumes and references, via email to Director of Competitive Swimming and Head Coach of the Peddie Aquatic Association Greg Wriede at PAASwimTeam@Peddie.org. For more information on the Peddie School, please visit www.peddie.org.

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Olympic Cascade Aquatics (OCA) Full Time Head Age Group Coach WASHINGTON, SEATTLE (NORTHEAST SUBURBS) Listed April 6, 2011

Olympic Cascade Aquatics (OCA) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Head Age Group Coach. OCA is a coach owned USA Swimming program located in the Northeast suburbs of Seattle, Washington. OCA’s recent growth and competitive success have made it possible and necessary to reorganize our current staff and created this opportunity. OCA is building for long term success and is looking for the right coach to join the staff and serve as a foundation for the team’s bright future. OCA was established less than two years ago and has seen explosive growth and competitive success. The team has surpassed 150 swimmers and in 2011 the team achieved top 5 finishes as LSC and Regional Championships, as well as a current top 200 national ranking in USA Swimming’s virtual club rankings. OCA has strong facility relationships training at four pools within a 7 mile radius. OCA is a collaborative team coaching environment. The principle philosophies throughout the program are long term athlete development, technical excellence, IM focused training with consistent daily competition. The program is coach owned LLC with associated non-profit booster group/foundation. For more information about our team please go to www.ocaswim.com . Duties include lead coaching responsibility for two practice groups, primary role in program training/development plans, team communication and leadership roles, team administrative support activities, and other duties assigned based on team need and individual strengths. Candidates should be looking for long term coaching home and multi-year commitment to program is desired. Current USA Swimming coach certification in good standing is required. ASCA certification is desired, but not required. The candidate should be familiar with Hy-Tek Meet Manager Software, TeamUnify, and possess good computer skills. This is a full time professional coaching position with some weekends and holiday time expected. Salary range is $30,000- $40,000 depending upon experience and scope of duties. Professional, meet, and educational expenses are paid. Opportunities for additional income exist through related facility management activities. Send cover letter, resume, and at least 3 professional references electronically to Alice Godfred. ocaswimming@gmail.com

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Assistant Swim Coach CONNECTICUT, WESTBROOK Valley-Shore YMCA Listed March 31, 2011

The Valley-Shore YMCA in Westbrook, CT has several openings for Assistant Swim Coaches. The successful candidate will have the ability to work well with athletes, parents and the public. We seek a person who will continue the growth of the team, who has the ability to guide a team and has the interest and skill to develop young athletes into top competitors and/or lifelong swimmers. This candidate must have a thorough understanding of competitive swimming and embrace our team philosophy and YMCA ideals. Under the direction of the Aquatic Director and the existing Head Swim Coach, the Assistant Swim Coach will help manage the swim team in accordance with the rules and regulations set forth by USA Swimming and the Valley-Shore YMCA. Qualifications: 1. High School, college, or YMCA competitive swimming experience with knowledge of technical rules of swimming. 2. Knowledge of USA Swimming and YMCA sanctioned meet standards (e.g., requirements for individual swimmers to qualify to swim in a championship meet). 3. Strong organizational skills. 4. Current certifications in YMCA Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid preferred, but may be completed within 30 days of hire. 5. Possesses the ability to understand children ages 6 to 18 and engage swimmers in a motivating and caring way. Responsibilities: 1. Prepare and execute swim workouts and assist the Head Coach with entries and line-ups for swim meets. 2. Teach all novice swimmers proper stroke technique, correct stroke technique. 3. Maximize swimmer participation at every training session. 4. Maintain a professional and responsible attitude and demeanor at all times which ensures that the members of the MARLINS swim team have an enjoyable and successful experience and learn good sportsmanship. Compensation and Benefits: 1) Salary: Commensurate with experience. 2) Annual discretionary bonus. 3) YMCA benefits including: a) Retirement savings account; b) Free YMCA membership for employee, discounted rate for spouse and dependents; c) A challenging and fun work environment with creative, talented and diverse individuals! Send Application and Resume to: Heather Husted, Aquatic Director, Valley-Shore YMCA, P.O. Box 694, Westbrook Center, CT 06498

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Lead Coach ( 2 positions available) GEORGIA, MARIETTA Stingrays Listed March 21, 2011

Stingrays swimming, is a progressive competitive swimming program located in NW Atlanta, Georgia. Stingrays are a USA Swimming Silver Medal Swim Club and home to 500+ competitive age group swimmers, and a number of current USA Swimming National & Olympic Trial qualifiers. The teams train out of multiple locations in and around the Marietta area including Cobb & Cherokee Counties. Stingrays are led by Head Coach Ian Goss who has been with the program for 20+ years. Position one: We are looking to hire a Lead coach that would lead a full age group competitive program and work within the stingrays Coaching Philosophy. Job Description: Essential Job Tasks include: 1) Abide by the American Swimming Coaches Association Code of Ethics, the USA Swimming Code of Conduct, and Stingrays policies and procedures. 2) Plan, prepare, and conduct team practices in accordance with the Stingrays curriculum. 3) Develop and oversee staff at your location. Compensation: Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience. Preferred qualifications include: 1) Coaching membership in good standing with USA swimming. 2) Current ASCA Membership (level 3 or higher is preferred, but not required). 3) A college degree (preferred, but not required).

Position two: We are looking to hire a Lead coach that would lead an 11 & under age group competitive program and work within the stingrays Coaching Philosophy. Job Description: Essential Job Tasks include: 1) Abide by the American Swimming Coaches Association Code of Ethics, the USA Swimming Code of Conduct, and Stingrays policies and procedures. 2) Plan, prepare, and conduct team practices in accordance with the Stingrays curriculum. 3) Develop and oversee staff at your location. Compensation: Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience. Preferred qualifications include: 1) Coaching membership in good standing with USA swimming. 2) Current ASCA Membership (level 2 or higher is preferred, but not required). 3) A college degree (preferred, but not required).

Contact Information: Interested persons should direct their questions, letters of interest, resumes/references, via email, to Ian Goss rayscoach@gmail.com to see more about the team, check out the website at http://www.stingraysswimming.com we are looking to have this candidate start by mid-Summer 2011, but is negotiable.

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Head Age Group Coach, Full Time Professional Position CALIFORNIA, SANTA MONICA Team Santa Monica (TSM) Listed March 17, 2011

Team Santa Monica (TSM), located in Santa Monica, California, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Head Age Group Coach. Our recent growth and competitive success have made it possible to reorganize our current staff and yield this newly created opportunity. Under the direction of the CEO/Head Coach, the Head Age Group Coach will lead the 12 and under development of the team and will also work frequently with our national group. Day to day responsibilities include managing the administrative operations of the pre-competitive groups, implementation of training programs for the LSC Championship level age group swimmers, assisting the head coach with direct staff management and other duties as assigned. Established in 1967, TSM is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization supported by a parent board and directed by the head coach, who is also a voting member of the board. TSM offers a year-round swimming program of instruction, training, and competition. TSM aims to provide an arena for excellence through its high performance training program. The ideal candidate will share this vision and provide the platform for as many young swimmers as possible to develop into senior level athletes. With recent success in both the pool and open water, including 7 Junior and Senior National Qualifiers, TSM, one of the oldest and most established clubs in West Los Angeles, is experiencing unprecedented growth and new opportunities. Our nearly 100 pre-competitive swimmers and 160 plus competitive team members span from pre-Junior Olympic to Senior National. We swim out of 2x50m pools and 3 short course pools with the most practices at the Santa Monica Swim Center. TSM is one of the few established clubs in West LA to truly be athlete focused and coach directed with all wet issues exclusively directed by the Head Coach/CEO and the coaching team. Our supportive board works very hard to provide some of the most unique experiences for its athletes and coaches. In 2011, TSM swimmers will see action everywhere from Texas to Florida, the Caribbean, and even Australia. Our coaches work together to implement a long term training vision that establishes a love for the process that builds not only world class technical skills but also self-confidence. We are seeking a potential career coach who is motivated and enthusiastic. The ideal candidate will be looking to invest at least 3 years at TSM. A level three ASCA coach or soon to be accredited at that level is preferred. We are looking for an excellent communicator who can exhibit leadership, maturity and professionalism. Competitive swim experience under a high performance coach will also be considered in lieu of advanced ASCA certification. We use the latest coaching tools available and provide regular video feedback to our athletes. The candidate should be familiar with Hy-Tek Meet Manager Software, TeamUnify, and possess good computer skills. In 2011, TSM will invest in its coaching staff with opportunities at the ASCA World Clinic, courses both in swimming and outside the sport, and mentoring opportunities both in and outside the team. For more information about our team please go to www.teamsantamonica.org. This is a full time professional coaching position with some weekends and holiday time expected. Salary range is $35,000- $50,000 depending upon experience. Send cover letter, resume, and at least 3 professional references electronically to D. Kelsheimer, CEO/Head Coach. tsmcoachsearch@yahoo.com

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Age Group Assistant Coaches MASSACHUSETTS, BOSTON AREA Bernal’s Gator Swim Club Listed March 15, 2011 Start date on April 2, 2011

Bernal’s Gator Swim Club is looking to add assistant coaches to our committed staff and growing team. We are a coach owned program under the same owner and director Joseph Bernal since 1969. We have over 200 swimmers on our team and we are looking for experienced coaches that will be committed to being at all the age group workouts on the groups assigned days and meets. We have a very talented growing age group program with NRT and New England Age Group Champions. We also have a very successful senior/national program. We are searching for two coaches that have experience working with 10& Under swimmers and are technically knowledgeable. We are also searching for two coaches that have experience working with 10-14 year old swimmers and have experience working with these age swimmers and have technical knowledge. We have a very experienced long-term staff and would like to continue to grow and add to our staff that is already working with our swimmers. We are searching for coaches that are USA Swimming registered and will have a start date on April 2, 2011. We will keep our search open until we find the right candidates. Please send a resume with three references to bgscswimming@yahoo.com

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Assistant Swim Coach MISSOURI, ST. LOUIS Flyers Aquatic Swim Team Listed March 15, 2011 Start date is August 1, 2011

About the Club: Flyers Aquatic Swim Team (FAST) is a parent-owned 501(c)3 non-profit organization serving swimming families in the South St. Louis County area and surrounding communities. We are a premier year round competitive swim team of nearly 250 athletes, serving swimmers of all abilities from the novice to Junior Nationals. The club trains at three locations: 1) Lindbergh High School, a ten lane 25yd/8 lane 25meter natatorium with seating for over 600 spectators and an adjacent weight training facility, 2) Sperreng Middle School, a six lane 25yard pool, and 3) Kennedy Recreation Complex, an eight lane 50 meter pool which is utilized for morning Long Course training during the summer months. FAST is built on a solid financial base, with a very active Parent-led Board and volunteer group that is committed to outfitting the team as needed, as well as supporting the coaching staff in continued education programs. FAST is rapidly approaching Level III accreditation with USA Swimming, striving to provide every member the opportunity to improve their aquatic skills and achieve success at his or her ability level. About the Position: FAST is currently seeking an experienced Full Time or Part Time Assistant Coach to serve in the stroke school and age group components of our program. The successful candidate will implement a nationally recognized aquatics program that emphasizes good sportsmanship, team unity, family participation, and the individual excellence of swimmers under the direction of the Head Coach. Responsibilities: 1) Primary responsibility to stroke school swimmers as lead coach; 2) Implement the developmental component of FAST programs under the direction of the Head Coach, 3) Direct coaching of swimmers in the developmental level as lead coach and assistant to the age group components of the program, 4) Supervision of the assistant coaching staff for the developmental component of the program. Remuneration and Benefits: Salary will be commensurate with experience. Full Time Benefits (after brief probation period) include Medical, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Retirement Savings, Flexible Spending Accounts, Paid Sick Time, and Vacation/Holiday Pay. Some relocation assistance is available. Club pays for USA/ASCA membership, professional development, and attendance at clinics. Candidate Qualifications: The successful candidate will be a team player with 5+ years of coaching experience. All candidates should possess ASCA Level 2 or above, current USA Swimming coach certifications in good standing, and a Bachelor's Degree, as well as be able to pass appropriate background checks. Candidates should have experience that illustrates exceptional communication and motivation skills with children taking into consideration varied social, emotional and physical attributes, possess an attitude of inclusion, team building and community involvement, and should have a record of producing well-rounded swimmers with sound biomechanics. Applicants that wish to be a part of a successful organization and team should forward a cover letter outlining interest in our organization, resume or vitae, application including 3 references, and one page statement on coaching philosophy and values to: FAST Talent Committee Chair, P.O. Box 8595, St. Louis, MO 63126, or email to talentchair@fast-swimming.com. Candidates must be available for travel to St. Louis during March and April, 2011. FAST will reimburse 50% of travel expenses to all candidates and 100% to the successful candidate. Start date is August 1, 2011. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. To learn more about our club, please visit our website at www.fast-swimming.com To contact the search committee email, talentchair@fast-swimming.com For more information about the St. Louis area, please use the attached link to the local Chamber of Commerce: http://www.stlrcga.org/ Application materials can be forwarded to: Flyers Aquatic Swim Team, PO Box 8595, St Louis MO, 63126. Attn: Talent Committee Chair

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Full Time Position VIRGINIA, NORTHERN VIRGINIA (Fairfax, County) The Fish Listed March 14, 2011 Start Date: ASAP

Job Description: The Fish swim club is seeking a qualified candidate who can coach at all levels and who is willing to learn. Responsibilities for this position include: strong organizational and coaching skills, like: writing work-outs, setting goals, progression schedule and developing long-range season plans; candidate will also be involved with the day-to-day operation of the team; candidate will serve as Meet Director which requires solid knowledge of Hy-Tek Team Manager and Meet Manager software, superb organizational and administrative skills with attention to detail is a must. Candidate needs to have excellent communication skills to connect with the swimmers and parents alike. Candidate needs to be able to work with parent committees. This position will offer a competent coach an opportunity for tremendous development and growth on the local, national and international level. Compensation: Commensurate with experience plus benefits. Job Qualifications: Ideal candidate should have superb organizational and administrative strengths including solid computer skills, preferably 2+ years of USA Swimming coaching experience, as well as experience with organizing and managing meets of 500+ swimmers is a plus. Most importantly, we are looking for an individual who is passionate about the work, who has excellent communication skills, readily accepts responsibility, and who is creative and willing to grow. Background: We are a coach owned and operated team with over 300 members which has been in existence for over 20 years. The team was founded and is owned by Head Coach, Ray Benecki. The FISH Swim Club is a Gold Medal Club Team within the USA Swimming’s Club Excellence Program. The FISH was the home of Kate Ziegler, a multiple World Champion for many years who is also a double World Champion in the 800 and the 1500 m free and was part of the 2008 US Olympic Team in the 400 and 800 meter free. The Northern Virginia area is known for its competitive swimming with thousands of active swimmers. Contact Information: Monika A. Paris – Team Manager – E-mail only please: mparis@pvfish.org. Submit your resume in MS WORD please.

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Part-time Age Group Coach Position MIAMI, FL AK SHARKS Swim Team Listed March 9, 2011

AK SHARKS Swim Team is a coach owned, USA Swimming Silver Medal Club swimming program located in the Palmetto Bay area of Miami, Florida. We utilize a strong Swim America swim school and summer FUNdamental swim camp programs as feeder systems to the swim team! AKS is looking for a well organized, energetic part time age group coach with a great understanding of swimmer development and stroke technique, who is also a "self-starter" with a strong work ethic and a team player. USA Swimming coach certification (completed background check) with experience and ASCA Level 1 or 2 is required. A working knowledge of Team Manager and Meet Manager with excellent communication and general computer skills is preferred. Additional responsibilities are available in our Masters, Swim School and Summer Camp Programs which could develop the position into full time! Salary and benefits is commensurate with experience and job responsibilities. Please submit a resume, cover letter, salary history and contact information for three (3) references to Lou Manganiello at coachlou@bellsouth.net

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Assistant Director of Competitive Aquatics CONNECTICUT, BROOKFIELD Regional YMCA of Western Connecticut Listed February 28, 2011

The Regional YMCA of Western Connecticut is accepting applications for the newly created Assistant Director of Competitive Aquatics position. This position offers the qualified candidate a full-time coaching and administrative role with the Mako Swim Team at our Brookfield, CT YMCA branch reporting to the Director of Competitive Aquatics. The Mako Swim Team is a year-round age group swimming program with 235 participants that practices in our YMCA’s 25 yard indoor pool and rented facilities during the Short Course Season, and in our YMCA’s 50 meter outdoor pool during the Long Course Season. Our teams accomplishments include Yankee Cluster Team Championships for 6 years running, multiple runner-up finishes at the New England YMCA Swimming Championships, and athletes participating and placing at the Eastern Zone Championships, YMCA Nationals, and USA Jr. Nationals. The successful candidate will be responsible for the guidance of the top Age Group squad as well as Senior squads for the team, with a focus on developing athletes who will move into our National Focus training group. Qualifications Required: ASCA Level 3 preferred, Level 2 required. 5+ years coaching competitive swimming at the age-group level or above. Experience designing and implementing successful seasonal plans with a proven ability to develop successful age group swimmers, including USA Swimming/YMCA Swimming National Top 10/Top 16 rankings. USA Swimming, Lifeguarding, and CPR certifications required. Salary Range: $32,000 - $36,000 + full YMCA benefits including Health/Dental Insurance, retirement contributions, and paid vacation. The team covers all travel expenses for swim meets and pays professional membership dues. Interested, qualified candidates should submit a resume and 3 professional references to Rob Bouchey, Director of Competitive Aquatics via email. rbouchey@regionalymca.org (203) 775-4444 x122

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Age Group Coaching Position CALIFORNIA, TORRANCE Swim Torrance (Torr) Listed February 22, 2011

TORR has an opening for a salaried age group coach position. This individual reports to the Head Age Group Coach and assists in the design, planning and implementation of the age group program. The primary responsibility of this coach is leading a group of 20+ 7-10 year old swimmers looking to move from the developmental to Junior Olympic level of competition. Additional duties include but are not limited to: entering swimmers in meets, corresponding with and educating parents, attending and organizing competitions, creating presentations for coaches meetings, and attending clinics. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching strokes to age group swimmers, excellent writing skills, dependable transportation, minimum Level 1 ASCA certification, and demonstrated leadership experience. Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, age appropriate sample workout (90mins), and contact information for three (3) references to Head Coach Jon Carroll at jon.carroll2@gmail.com. This email can also be used for questions. Swim Torrance is a non-profit organization that is board owned and coach administrated. The current roster has approximately 150 registered swimmers. We have a staff of five coaches and operate out of two sites, one of which is an outdoor 50-meter pool. Pay will be commensurate to experience.

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Senior Coach (1 of 2 positions being offered – See next ad for second position) NORTH CAROLINA, CHARLOTTE SwimMAC Carolina Listed February 16, 2011

SwimMAC Carolina, is a progressive competitive swimming program located in Charlotte, North Carolina. SwimMAC has achieved Level 4 status in the USA Swimming Club Recognition program and is a USA Swimming Gold Medal Swim Club. SwimMAC is home to 800+ competitive age group swimmers, current USA Swimming National Team Members, and Olympic Medalists. The teams train out of multiple locations in and around the Charlotte metropolitan area including Huntersville, Davidson, and Concord, North Carolina. SwimMAC is led by C.E.O. & Director of Coaching David Marsh. We are looking to hire a senior coach would lead a senior group, work within the senior division as well as lead one of our 13-14 training groups. Job Description: Essential Job Tasks: 1) Abide by the American Swimming Coaches Association Code of Ethics, the USA Swimming Code of Conduct, and SwimMAC policies and procedures. 2) Plan, prepare, and conduct team practices in accordance with the SwimMAC curriculum. 3) Develop and follow a seasonal, weekly, and daily training and practice plan for assigned groups. 4) Prepare and submit swimmers’ meet entries in a timely manner and attend assigned swim meets. 5) Recommend practice level placement and changes. 6) Assist other coaches/instructors as needed within SwimMAC, and communicate regularly with counterpart group coaches. 7) Substitute for other coaches as needed within SwimMAC, including practice and swim meets. Compensation: Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience. Preferred qualifications include: 1) Coaching membership in good standing with USA swimming. 2) Lifeguard Training certification (preferred, but not required) 3) Current ASCA Membership (level 3 or higher is preferred, but not required). 4) A college degree (preferred, but not required). Contact Information: Interested persons should direct their questions, letters of interest, resumes/references, via email, to amykoso@swimmaccarolina.org To see more about the team, check out the website at http://www.swimmaccarolina.org/ We are looking to have this candidate start by mid-May, 2011.

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Senior Coach (2nd of 2 positions being offered – See above ad for first position) NORTH CAROLINA, CHARLOTTE SwimMAC Carolina Listed February 16, 2011

SwimMAC Carolina, is a progressive competitive swimming program located in Charlotte, North Carolina. SwimMAC has achieved Level 4 status in the USA Swimming Club Recognition program and is a USA Swimming Gold Medal Swim Club. SwimMAC is home to 800+ competitive age group swimmers, current USA Swimming National Team Members, and Olympic Medalists. The teams train out of multiple locations in and around the Charlotte metropolitan area including Huntersville, Davidson, and Concord, North Carolina. SwimMAC is led by C.E.O. & Director of Coaching David Marsh. We are looking to hire a Senior Division coach who would also coach our Senior 1 training group at our south Charlotte site located on the campus of the Charlotte Latin School. Job Description: The Division Coach provides leadership to assigned SwimMAC staff and oversees the development and progression of swimmers at SwimMAC. Through leadership and active communication, the Division Coach influences, develops, and educates coaches, swimmers, and parents within the Division. 1. Provide active, day-to-day management of assigned coaches. 2. Review and apply the philosophy and directives from the Director of Coaching. 3. Develop markers for measuring improvement within the assigned Division. 4. Plan and lead regular monthly meetings for all assigned coaches. 5. Develop appropriate methods to motivate and retain staff. 6. Create, offer, and lead assigned Division coaches in continuing education. 7. Conduct and/or contribute to annual performance reviews for coaches assigned by the Regional Manager. 8. Collaborate with counterpart Division Coaches and coaches of groups that feed into and out of the Division to ensure consistency within SwimMAC programs. 8. Attend Division meetings and report the overall health of the Division, including successes and challenges. 9. Oversee the Division’s roster management for the competitive team practice groups. 10. Meet with the Regional Manager on a regular basis to report the progress of swimmers at the site. 11. Identify and recommend potential volunteer, hourly, and full-time individuals for SwimMAC positions. 12. Leads our Senior 1 training group while working in conjunction with their Senior Division and Senior 1 Coach from the North side of our program to ensure continuity within the philosophy and training plan for this group. Compensation: Salary and benefits is commensurate with experience. Preferred qualifications include: Coaching membership in good standing with USA swimming. Lifeguard Training certification (preferred, but not required). Current ASCA Membership (level 4 or higher is preferred, but not required). A college degree (preferred, but not required). Contact Information: Interested persons should direct their questions, letters of interest, resumes/references, via email, to amykoso@swimmaccarolina.org To see more about the team, check out the website at http://www.swimmaccarolina.org/ We are looking to have this candidate start by mid-May, 2011.

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Full-Time Assistant Coach ILLINOIS, WINNETKA New Trier Swim Club Listed February 16, 2011

New Trier Swim Club, a Silver Medal Club located in Winnetka, IL is looking for a full-time assistant coach to join our staff. NTSC is a year round club with over 400 athletes annually. Consistently one of the top club teams in Illinois and the Midwest, NTSC has been represented at the last two Olympic Trials and consistently sends swimmers to Senior and Junior Nationals. The new member of our staff will be working within our Age Group and Senior programs as a lead coach and an assistant with other practice groups. This is a full time, salaried position with full benefits. Candidates will be an ASCA certified Level 3 coach or equivalent who is a creative teacher eager to be a member of our staff. All coaches must be a certified coach with USA Swimming or able to pass the USA Swimming Background check prior to employment. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. For more information about our team, visit our website at www.swimntsc.org. To apply for this opportunity, please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to Bob Kizer, Head Coach, New Trier Swim Club, P.O. Box 407, Winnetka, IL 60093 or email at bob_kizer@hotmail.com.

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Head Age Group Coach TEXAS, SUGARLAND First Colony Swim Team Listed February 14, 2011

For the career age group coach, this is one of the best jobs in the country! Good salary, stable coach run program, USA Swimming Silver Medal Club, Level IV in USA Swimming’s Club Recognition program, great place to live, good facilities and pool time, and national level swimmers. For the right person, you can take this already good program and make it one of the premier age group teams in the country. We are looking for someone to start on April 15, 2011. If this date doesn’t work for you, talk to us. FCST is a coach run, board supported USA Swimming team located in Sugar Land, Texas (20 minutes south of Houston). Sugar Land was ranked as the nation’s third best place to live by CNN/ Money Magazine. The team trains year round in four outdoor pools, including a recently renovated 9 lane 50m pool, in addition to one indoor 50 meter facility, all within a 7 mile radius. FCST recently placed third in the combined score and won the girls division at the 2010 USA Swimming Winter Junior Nationals. The team currently has five swimmers qualified for the 2012 Olympic Trials and has one athlete on the National Youth Team. FCST’s age group philosophy focuses on the long term success of the individual. Under this philosophy, the successful candidate will direct the age-group program. Duties include primary coaching responsibility for two age-group groups, including the top 13-14 group, and overseeing an age group coaching staff of 5 full time and 10 part time coaches. Only candidates with a strong work ethic and passion for the sport should apply. Candidates should have a proven track record with excellent results at the age group level. Qualifications: Bachelors degree required; minimum ASCA Level 3, ASCA Level 4 preferred; 5+ years coaching experience required; Working knowledge of Hy-Tek Team Manager required. Website maintenance can be taught. We are offering a comprehensive compensation package with health insurance and retirement benefits. FCST is a strong advocate of coaching education opportunities. Salary range is $38,000- $45,000 depending upon experience. Interested parties should email a cover letter that explains your coaching philosophy, a resume, and three references to CoachSearch@swimfcst.com. For more information about our club, visit our website at www.swimfcst.com/swim or call 281-969-8759.

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Head Masters Swimming Coach OKLAHOMA, JENKS Aquatic Center Re-Listed May 10, 2011

Jenks Aquatic Center: Located just south of Tulsa, Oklahoma, the Jenks Public School District (www.jenksps.org) is renovating the existing 25-meter competition pool and adding a new $19.5 million 50-meter competition pool with 1200+ spectator seats. When finished in early April, 2011, both pools will serve the community with local recreational programs. The grand entrance plaza is sized to graciously receive large groups. Visitors and competitors are greeted with the thrill of events taking place in the lobby lounge and pool through an expansive glass wall. The coaches’ offices, administrative offices and spectator seating overlook the pool. Position Summary: The Jenks School District’s Tulsa Masters program is looking for a talented and energetic individual to continue the District’s history of excellence at the masters swimming level. The District has approximately twenty-five regularly attending masters and adult fitness members ranging from former competitive swimmers to people who desire to stay in shape and become better swimmers. The primary role of the Head Masters Swimming Coach is to be a team leader who motivates, teaches, and pushes members to achieve their unique personal goals. The ideal candidate is a creative coach prepared to implement a program that can meet the diverse needs of members including competitive swimming, non-competitive/physical fitness, stroke techniques, social interaction, triathlon training, etc.. In addition to having profit and loss responsibilities, the individual will implement program scheduling and marketing, manage assistant coach(s), maintain program finance, communicate with members, and manage program web page. Practice Schedule: M/W/F - 3 daily workouts; and Saturday morning workouts. Head Masters Swimming Coach is expected to coordinate and supervise all workouts. Compensation: Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits could be available after a successful probation period. Contact Information: Interested applicants should apply at www.jenksps.org Contact Alice Bowling, Director of Community Education Programs, at alice.bowling@jenksps.org


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Head Coach SINGAPORE Singapore American Community Action Council (SACAC Fighting Fish) Listed March 16, 2011

The Singapore American Community Action Council (SACAC) was established in 1973 as a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the local and expatriate community. SACAC includes Counselling and Community Programs in addition to SACAC Sports. SACAC uses the Singapore American School (SAS) campus as its primary training facility for SACAC Sports. The SACAC Fighting Fish Swim Program is seeking a Head Coach to lead the team, manage the coaching staff and coach competitive swimmers. Fighting Fish (FF) offers a comprehensive program consisting of a Swim School (Learn-to-Swim) program, a Pre-Competitive team and a Competitive team with a current enrollment of over 250 swimmers. The program operates in the two 25m pool facilities on the SAS campus. We are a volunteer run, professionally coached team with ten coaching staff and one dedicated administrative staff that are supported and assisted by one of the two SACAC program athletic directors. Swimmers train throughout the SAS academic year, August-May, and the program typically conducts a short summer season. Swimmers span all levels from beginners to accomplished swimmers who target national competitions in both Singapore and abroad. We are looking for a passionate person who has the capacity for coaching both swimming excellence and teaching life skills through swimming. The Head Coach is responsible for all aspects of the team with the volunteer committee serving as a board that provides support as well as long term direction and oversight for the swim program. BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION: 1) Manage all swimming operations of the team including: a) Facility scheduling, b) Squad Levels, c) Summer and school holiday programs, d) Swim School program (school year), e) Pre-Competitive team(school year), f) Competitive team (school year), g) Computer systems that support the squad level structure (We use Jackrabbit, Hytek and the Team Unify website platform as well as a home grown SACAC system), h) Private swim lessons; 2) Manage and develop the coaching staff, including eight current coaches and at least one more assistant yet to be hired; 3) Manage coaches’ compensation and performance evaluations leading to bonus payout and annual increments; 4) Primary coach for the one of our top squads as well as additional coach for other squad levels as determined by schedule. Our top squad consists of swimmers from age 11 to 18+ of various levels, from middle/high school athletes to National level swimmers. This group may be broken up into junior/senior in future due to size. The position involves on deck time of 18 to 20 hours per week plus administration which equals a full time position; 5) Plan the swim meet schedule for the team in conjunction with the committee and attend meets as needed. This includes three home hosted meets per year, numerous team training meets as well as some travel meets (at least two or three target meets per year); 6) Attend and participate in monthly committee meetings; 7) Manage and communicate major equipment needs which are included in an annual budgeting process managed by SACAC. REQUIREMENTS: 1) 5 or more years coaching competitive swimming; 2) Head Coach or Assistant Head Coach experience; 3) Coaching accreditation or equivalent; 4) Bachelor's degree in relevant field, teaching degree preferred. BENEFITS: 1) Competitive Salary, Attractive Benefits and Bonus Plan; 2) Work with a supportive committee and parents; 3) Administrative support; 4) Growing program; 5) 100% volunteer rate among parents; 6) SACAC has a 37 year track record of excellence; 7) The opportunity to live and work in Singapore, the hub of South East Asia;. Applicants that wish to be a part of a successful organization and team should forward a cover letter and resume to fightingfishcoachsearch@gmail.com Please also feel free to peruse the team website at www.thefightingfish.com for more information on the Fighting Fish Swim Program.

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Supervising Assistant Coach SINGAPORE Singapore American Community Action Council (SACAC Fighting Fish) Listed March 16, 2011

The Singapore American Community Action Council (SACAC) was established in 1973 as a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the local and expatriate community. SACAC includes Counselling and Community Programs and SACAC Sports. SACAC uses the Singapore American School (SAS) campus as its primary training facility for SACAC Sports. SACAC Fighting Fish Swim Team, is looking for a Supervising Assistant Coach to have a leadership role, under the direction of the head coach. The role will lead team training, manage junior coaching staff, and coach competitive swimmers. Fighting Fish (FF) offers a comprehensive program consisting of a Swim School (Learn-to-Swim) program, a Pre-Competitive team and a Competitive team with a current enrollment of over 250 swimmers. The program operates in the two 25m pool facilities on the SAS campus. We are a volunteer run, professionally coached team with ten coaching staff and one dedicated administrative staff that are supported and assisted by one of the two SACAC program athletic directors. Swimmers train throughout the SAS academic year, August-May, and the program typically conducts a short summer season. Swimmers span all levels from beginners to accomplished swimmers who target national competitions in both Singapore and abroad. We are looking for a passionate person who has the capacity for coaching both swimming excellence and teaching life skills through swimming. The Supervising Assistant coach is responsible for safety and conduct of coaches and swimmers in the water and on deck. They supervising assistant may act on behalf of the head coach when the team is double booked on meet weekends by taking part of the team to a local or away meet. BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION: 1) Assist Head Coach with management of training and dry land activities. 2) Manage, and develop the junior coaching staff and be the final authority on deck in the absence of the Head Coach. 3 Primary Coach for a squad level as determined by schedule. Supervise coaching of other squad levels in pool at the same time. REQUIREMENTS: 1) 2 or more years coaching competitive swimming; 2) Coaching accreditation or equivalent; 3) Bachelor's degree in relevant field. Teaching degree preferred. BENEFITS: 1) Competitive Salary and Bonus Plan; 2) Work with a supportive committee and parents; 3) Administrative support. 4) Growing program. 5) 100% volunteer rate among parents. 6) SACAC has a 37 year track record of excellence. 7) The opportunity to live and work in Singapore, the hub of South East Asia. Applicants that wish to be a part of a successful organization and team should forward a cover letter and resume to fightingfishcoachsearch@gmail.com. Please also feel free to peruse the team website at www.thefightingfish.com for more information on the Fighting Fish Swim Team


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Head Coach Position HONG KONG Hong Kong Island Stingrays Swim Club Listed March 7, 2011

The Hong Kong Island Stingrays Swim Club is a well established competitive swim team in Hong Kong with approximately 200 swimmers. Fully owned and operated by parents, the Club offers a comprehensive guided age group youth program year round for children of age 3 up to high school level - from the beginning swimmer to the most skilled and competitive swimmer. While Stingrays adheres to its core mission in promoting the values of perseverance, courage, commitment, and camaraderie, the Club seeks to provide a goal oriented competitive environment where swimmers of all ages, abilities, and commitment levels have opportunities to attain personal excellence in the sport. Each year our swimmers compete at Age Group Championships, and Division 1, 2 and 3 meets here in Hong Kong as well as select international meets. Many of our swimmers are also competitive in local biathlon and open water races. Stingrays swimmers have gone on to swim in the US collegiate system; a group swam at the Australian Age Group Championships (2010); several swimmers have been in Hong Kong national team; and one member represented our Club in the World Championships (2008). Our team philosophy is to build stroke fundamentals, promote team spirit and support the long term development of our athletes. We aim to find an energetic and enthusiastic Head Coach who will continue to support our Club mission as we grow and expand our team. We are looking for a Head Coach who can: - lead, motivate and inspire swimmers across all groups in the team; - actively manage and structure the Swim Program for the team including the Learn to Swim Program; - effectively manage and train a staff of no less than 3 coaches; - develop and carry out a budget and a plan of growth for the Club; - develop the team calendar and schedule all club activities; - be responsible for all club communication and dissemination of information to coaches, parents and related entities in the community. Qualifications: - At least 10 years of swim coach experience with at least 2 years Head Coach experience; - ASCA (or equivalent) Level 3 or greater; - Proven ability in developing large swim program including training session design for all levels of the program and a willingness to coach all levels of the program; - Ability to manage a large Learn to Swim Program in addition to competitive swim team responsibilities; - Experience in managing a large team with high level administrative and communication skills; - Appropriate safety certifications including CPR and First Aid; - University degree preferred; - Overseas coaching experience preferred. Interested applicants may submit their resumes, certifications, and expected salary to email: board@hkstingrays.com

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Waterfront Director For Summer Camp MAINE, SOUTHERN MAINE Camp Skylemar Listed April 8, 2011

Camp Skylemar, long considered to be one of the finest camps in the country, is in search of a well-qualified and experienced Waterfront Director. Skylemar, located in southern Maine, offers top-notch instruction and enjoyment in aquatics and land sports for 170 boys, ages 7-17. The setting is spectacular and well maintained, with 200 acres of fields and forest, and best of all, Trickey Pond. Trickey Pond, known as one of the States cleanest and most transparent body of water, is the ideal setting for our popular and well-managed swimming and boating program. Swim instruction and free-play, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, waterskiing, wakeboarding and fishing are favorite activities on our virtually private, 3 mile long lake. We are in search of a Waterfront Director who: 1) Has extensive experience directing an aquatics program; 2) Shares our belief that nothing is more important than safety; 3) Is comfortable teaching all levels, from the fearful to the competitive; 4) Is WSI and/or LGI certified; 5) Can train, motivate and supervise a staff of 15 collegiate swimmer/lifeguards. We seek a smart, fun, safe and dynamic leader, who will inspire kids and staff members to love the water. He/she will execute a Red Cross swim program, and must have the ability to teach teachers how to teach in small groups, sensitively and creatively. As an accredited camp, the Waterfront Director will adhere to high standards established by the directors of Skylemar and the American Camping Association. Also, as a member of our Senior Staff, he/she will be an integral part of camp management overall. Known for our outstanding staff and attention to the individual child, Skylemar is a fantastic place to work. Dates: June 14-August 14. We provide full scholarship ($10,550 tuition) for child or grandchild, $5000-7000 salary range, housing, meals and travel expenses. Interested applicants should see our website (www.skylemar.com), apply online or contact Arleen Shepherd at (410) 329-5995, Arleen@skylemar.com.

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Summer Coach COLORADO, EVERGREEN Hiwan Golf Club Listed March 4, 2011

Hiwan Golf Club is a full service Country Club just thirty minutes from Denver, Colorado in the Rocky Mountains. Hiwan has a decades old swim team, the Hiwan Waves and we need a summer coach that can manage and coach the team. Our swim season is Late May until Early August. Our coach also participates in swim and stroke lessons when not conducting the Monday through Thursday practices. This results in additional lesson compensation. Swim meets are on Fridays and Hiwan belongs to the Rocky Mountain Country Club swim league that competes with other area clubs. Our team ranges from 60 to 100 every year and the parents are incredibly supportive of the team. While the job is seasonal, it still will make for a fun summer for a beginner coach. Familiarity with swim team software is important. THE PAY IS $16.00 PER HOUR negotiable. Contact Dan Sherman, General Manager, Hiwan Golf Club, 30671 Clubhouse Lane, Evergreen, CO 80439. Phone 303-674-3366. Submit resumes and correspondence to: dansherman@mac.com. Fax resume or email. Fax number 303-670-3263. See us at http://www.hiwan.com/webcam.

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Swim School Site Supervisor GEORGIA, ATLANTA AREA Dynamo Swim Club Listed April 20, 2011

Dynamo Swim Club in Atlanta, GA has an opening for a swim school site supervisor. The site supervisor will run the swim lessons program at their site and report to the swim school director. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Please contact Dynamo Swim School director, Lisa Vaughn vaughnl06@yahoo.com with your interest.

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Swim School Principal NEW YORK, NEW YORK Asphalt Green Listed March 25, 2011

Asphalt Green is a non profit sports and fitness center located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. We offer programs, classes and camps at our 5.5 acre campus. The facility includes a superturf field, a 16,000 square foot fitness center and two indoor pools (50m Olympic standard pool and therapeutic exercise). See www.asphaltgreen.org for additional information. We are seeking an energetic and professional individual to manage our highly successful Swim School. The Swim School Principal is responsible for curriculum, teaching methodology and instruction. The overall goal – provide the best swimming instruction in New York City. Asphalt Green’s Swim School provides effective and competitive learning programs for all swimmers, from four month olds in our warm water teaching pool to competitive swimmers in our most advanced classes in the Olympic pool. Reporting to the Director of Aquatics, the individual will manage a large staff including two Assistant Swim School Principals, a Private Lesson Manager, and 30+ instructors. Responsibilities include oversight of our Swim School with over 1400 enrollees per semester; our signature community program – Waterproofing which offers free swimming lessons to NYC elementary school students at 17 schools both on campus and offsite -- reaching 1200 kids each year; and providing instruction for nearly 700 kids enrolled in our Summer Day Camp and Competitive Swim Camp each summer. Candidates should have a desire to work with children and their parents, and strong prior experience in instructional aquatics. Outstanding customer service skills are required, and a background in competitive or instructional swimming programs is preferred. Qualified candidates will have graduated from a four-year college or university with a degree in recreation or a closely related field, and have four years experience in the management, operation and maintenance of an aquatic facilities, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must also have 3-5 years of aquatics program management experience with a focus on planning, administration and budgets at a Y or community center. Current CPR/First Aid/AED and WSI. ASCA or USA certifications a plus..Please send your resume to aghr@asphaltgreen.org EOE

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Application and Interview Tips (in no particular order)

Tip 1. Coaches, you do write a cover letter to send along with your resume -- right? And you craft the cover letter to be specific to the job you are applying for -- correct? Here's a good article in the Wall Street Journal about cover letters. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704187204575101940175633532.html

Tip Number 2: Attempts at humor and sarcasm are very dangerous in the job application adventure and I recommend you avoid them. If you are a natural humor creating personality then keep it bottled up during the interview process. If the interviewer opens the door with his/her humor be very careful in how you respond. Better to smile politely then to try to add to. I have read that crafty interviewers will actually attempt to lure candidates into saying something sarcastic and a person's use of sarcasm often displays a certain bias. "Gottcha!" If you are not a naturally humor generating person then do not try to be in writing or in conversation. Instead, be yourself.

Tip Number 3: (Which is the same as Tip 1, but needs repeating.) ASCA is in the process of looking for an administrative assistant. We placed an ad in Career Builder which clearly stated who we are and asked applicants to submit a cover letter and resume. We received 89 replies in the first three days. Only 10 of the replies included a cover letter and only one of the 10 took the time to write a non-generic cover letter specific to the job we are offering. Do you know what is going to happen to the 79 resumes without a cover letter? They are going in the trash because the candidate couldn't follow instructions and didn't take the time to learn something about ASCA. Follow directions. Learn about the program. Send a custom cover letter.

Tip Number 4. Be well prepared for a telephone interview. Telephone Interview Tips -- 2 page PDF file.





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Important Note About The Position Evaluation Rating System

The scores posted are based upon information employers supply via a questionnaire called The Position Evaluation. The Position Evaluation asks for information on Area Demographics, Program Characteristics such as team numbers and pool availability, Coaches Compensation and Benefits, Club and Coach Stability, and Coaches Authority and Responsibility. The Position Evaluation is a GUIDE, nothing more. It is the responsibility of the coach to explore in depth each item in the Position Evaluation.

ASCA Members may email Guy Edson at gedson@swimmingcoach.org to receive the position evaluation.

Coaches should then review the Position evaluation with the club during the interview process. You can download a Position Evaluation form and survey here.

POSITION RATING SCORES AREA HIGHEST POSSIBLE SCORE Compensation 5.0 Club and Coach Stability 5.0 Authority and Responsibility 5.0 Highest Possible Rating 15.0

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