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January 31st, 2006, 05:01 PM
Atlanta Rainbow Trout, Inc.
SWIM COACH
Effective Date: 01/31/2006

SUMMARY
Atlanta Rainbow Trout(ART) is the premier aquatics club in Mid-town Atlanta, GA. The club participates in Swimming, Water Polo and Diving. The swim team welcomes swimmers of all levels fast, slow, and everywhere in between. ART is a member of United States Masters Swimming (USMS), United States Water Polo (USWP), United States Diving and International Gay and Lesbian Aquatics (IGLA). Several members also participate individually in triathlons. For more information visit www.atlantarainbowtrout.com

JOB DESCRIPTION
The team seeks a dynamic, experienced coach to supervise, manage and facilitate weekly practice, as well as occasional meets.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The primary role;
o Lead the team workouts,
o Be a source of information and education
o Be a motivator toward success.
Participate in the development of a season plan targeting specific meets.
Conducts swim team practices (2-3 times per week)
Provides on-deck instruction at team-focus swimming meets.
Promotes swim team participation.
Performs related duties as required (e.g. Stroke clinics in lieu of a practice.)
Responds regularly and promptly to work.

EXPERIENCE
Prior coaching experience preferred
Prior experience in competitive swimming preferred

SKILLS & ABILITIES
The ideal candidate will be a creative coach who understands the needs of highly competitive swimmers as well as the goals and priorities of new swimmers and fitness goals of non-competitive swimmers.
Knowledge of and experience with competitive swimming including recent stroke enhancements and Masters Swimming rules.

OTHER
Open mindedness, patience, and a sense of humor

Please send resumes to the attention of Francois du Plessis at francois@duplessis.com