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jyoareese
July 10th, 2009, 11:32 AM
Asphalt Green is a non-profit sports and fitness center located in New York City on the Upper East Side. We offer programs, classes, clinics and camps for adults and kids at our beautiful 5.5 acre campus. Our facility includes an astroturf field and two pools - a theraputic exercise pool and a 50 meter/8 lane pool. See www.asphaltgreen.org for more information.

Our AGUA Masters team is looking for a Full Time coach to continue our history of excellence at the masters swimming level. AGUA Masters is one of the premier USMS teams in the United States. We have approximately 150 regularly attending members whose backgrounds range from USMS All Americans and National team members to people who just want to stay in shape and become better swimmers. We have the only indoor 50 meter pool offering long course practices in New York City.

The primary role is to be a team leader who motivates, teaches and encourages our members to achieve their unique personal goals. The ideal candidate will be a creative coach who implements a program that can meet the diverse needs of our membership base, namely competitive swimming, non-competitive/physical fitness, improvement of stroke techniques, social interaction and triathlon training.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Operate a year round training program to include 13 practices a week
• Provide comprehensive and constructive feedback
• Conduct workouts appropriate to all levels of swimming ability
• Work in conjunction with the Asphalt Green Aquatics staff and other coaches on issues that concern the club as a whole

Additional responsibilities include meet management for age group teams, private lessons/coaching and Fitness swim support.

Benefits include a competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits, free use of the Fitness Center and discounts on programs and clasees.

Qualifications:
Demonstrated leadership in managing and motivating a team
Excellent interpersonal skills
Prior coaching and instruction al experience
Current CPR, First Aid, LG certification or ASCA Level 1

Qualified candidates should direct their resume to aghr@asphaltgreen.org OR fax to HR at 212-369-2630

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