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January 10th, 2012, 08:28 AM
The Terrapin Masters swim team based in College Park, Md is seeking a full time coahc to lead their team towards completion of a variety of goals.
Terrapin Masters Head Coach Job Description

Position: Head Masters Swim Coach

General Description of Duties:
Provide instruction for a United States Masters Swim Program to the campus and the surrounding community.

Your primary role is to be a team leader who motivates, teaches, and pushes our members to achieve their unique personal goals. The ideal candidate will implement a program that will meet the different needs of all members in the program (competitive swimming, non competitive physical fitness swimming, triathlon/cross training and stroke technique improvement.)

Specific Job Responsibilities:
Create and develop a training program for our year-round program (6-10 workouts/week) for both competitive and non competitive swimmers.
Develop a dry land fitness program.
Keep attendance records and promote swim team participation.
Follow all CRS rules and regulations.
Willing and able to support the team members as well as understand the fitness goals of our non competitive groups.
Manage a coaching schedule while responding regularly and promptly to work.
Provide swimmer feedback and manage different clinics to include stroke, open water and youth clinics.
Prevent accidents and eliminate or minimize hazardous situations to ensure safety of participants.
Travel to meets/ events with Terrapin Masters athletes in a 4hr driving distance or 200 miles.(schedule to be agreed upon quarterly)

Necessary Skills:
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Works well with people and has excellent customer service skills.
Accountable and well organized
First Aid/Adult CPR/AED certified (Professional Rescuer preferred)
Has excellent stroke refinement knowledge
Can effectively coach competitive as well as recreational swimmers
College degree
USMS membership or ability to obtain it within 30 days

Preferred Skills:
Prior experience coaching or swimming at the collegiate level or higher.
American Red Cross Safety Training for Swim Coaches certification or equivalent.
Possesses a passion for the sport of swimming and working with swimmers.
Desire to work in a fun, supportive environment with other aquatic professionals.
ASCA Level 1 coaching certification

Directly-Coordinator of Aquatic Programs

Starting rate: $20.00/ hr

Job Code: AQ3