This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Swim Team Director oversees the development, organization, and implementation of high quality Swim Team programming. Resume deadline: April 21, 2021

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

1. Develop, implement, supervise, and evaluate all swim team activities.

2. Hire, develop, schedule, and evaluate swim team personnel.

3. Coordinate and attend association swim team practices and swim meets.

4. Maintain accurate, complete, and timely records of all swimmers, including registration, attendance, skills, and achievements.

5. Communicate effectively with parents and swimmers about skill improvement, practice requirements, meet schedules, and other details.

6. Coordinate swim team volunteer involvement.

7. Be safety-conscious, maintain order and enforce rules during practices and meets to ensure swimmer safety and respect.

8. Develop and monitor the program budget to meet fiscal objectives.

9. Carry out all administrative functions, including updates to the team website and operating systems.

10. Organize or participate in Y activities, such as staff meetings, trainings, special events, and fundraising. 

11. Create an encouraging learning environment through personal enthusiasm and positive team spirit.

12. Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  •  Two or more years of swim coaching experience preferred, Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred, or acceptable combination of experience and education.
  •  Strong communication skills (verbal, written, and interpersonal)
  •  Current certifications in place within 30 days of hire: 
  •  Child Abuse Prevention
  •  American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid/Oxygen for the Professional Rescuer
  •  American Red Cross Safety Training for Swim Coaches
  •  Bloodborne Pathogens
  •  Current certifications within 60 days of hire: 
  •  USA Swimming Coach 
  •  Current certification with 6 months of hire:
  •  Principles of YMCA Competitive Swimming and Diving
  •  ASCA Level 1
  •  Proficiency with Daxko, TeamUnify, and USA Swimming software within 60 days of hire or prior to first swim meet.
  •  Ability to work effectively with swimmers, staff, and volunteers.
  •  Possess working knowledge and demonstrated success related to competitive swim techniques and training methods.
  •  Commitment to inclusion and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two or more years of swim coaching experience preferred, Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred, or acceptable combination of experience and education.

• Strong communication skills (verbal, written, and interpersonal)

• Current certifications in place within 30 days of hire: 

   o  Child Abuse Prevention

   o American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid/Oxygen for the Professional Rescuer

   o American Red Cross Safety Training for Swim Coaches

   o Bloodborne Pathogens

• Current certifications within 60 days of hire: 

   o USA Swimming Coach 

• Current certification with 6 months of hire:

   o Principles of YMCA Competitive Swimming and Diving

   o ASCA Level 1

• Proficiency with Daxko, TeamUnify, and USA Swimming software within 60 days of hire or prior to first swim meet.

• Ability to work effectively with swimmers, staff, and volunteers.

• Possess working knowledge and demonstrated success related to competitive swim techniques and training methods.

• Commitment to inclusion and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

• Ability to work extended hours, including weekdays and weekends when necessary.

Physical Demands:

• The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, and depth perception.

Pay Rate: 38,000 – 45,000 annualized

Work Dates/Times: Weekdays/ Weeknights / Weekends, as needed

Contact: Submit Cover letter and resume to [email protected]