Assistant swim coach for age group swimmers (primarily 12 years and younger). We are hiring coaches for both our Jeep Rogers (Blythwood) and Northwest (Irmo) YMCA branches. These positions are available for those interested in coaching during the school year, summer season, and/or year-round

 Required Qualifications: 

1. Must enjoy working with swimmers age 5-12 years. 2. Able to teach proper stroke technique is the primary focus. 3. Provide positive motivation. 4. Guide swimmers in achieving their personal swim goals. 5. May design (depending on experience) or assist in designing and implementing daily and seasonal plans, in consultation with the head coach. 6. Coach at selected weekend meets. 7. Possibly assist in coaching middle and high school level swimmers. 8. Maintain attendance lists, attend staff meeting.

Preferred Qualifications: 

1. Previous coaching experience and/or swim lesson instruction. 2. Competitive swimming background prefered, but not mandatory. 3. Strong technique background. 4. Able to take direction from the Head Coach, but have the ability to work independently. 5. Able to work with fellow coaches. 6. Must be enthusiastic, positive and energetic about the sport of swimming and teaching swimmers. 7. If not already possess, must attain both USA Swimming & YMCA Swimming Certifications & Membership. This includes CPR, First Aid, Safety Training for Swim Coaches, Chld Abuse Prevention, Bloodborne Pathogens, and Y Principles). Lifeguard Certification a plus, but not mandated.

Physical Demands: 

1. Able to easily walk back and forth along pool deck for 1 or more hours. 2. Lifting light weights (10 lbs. and less). 3. Able to work in a warm indoor pool environment for 1 or more hours.

Pay rate: $10/ per hour

Work dates and times: Monday, Wednesday and Fridays, Late afternoon/early evenings. Flexible needs.

Contact: Barry Neville [email protected]

 

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