Assistant Age Group Coach/Masters Coach
League City, Texas
South Shore Sails (SSS)

This position is available on or before July 2010.

Qualified coaches contact Kyle Sanders at

The South Shore Sails (SSS), a USA Swimming club team, is seeking qualified candidates for an Assistant Age Group Swim Coach. SSS is owned and operated by The Fitness Center at South Shore Harbour, a newly renovated 130,000-square-foot fitness center. SSS does not operate with a parent board. SSS swims in their own 6-lane, 25-meter outdoor, saline pool and rents a 6-lane, 25 yard indoor pool from local high school with access to The Fitness Centerís indoor and outdoor track and state of the art weight/cardio rooms. SSS currently consists of approximately 90 members ranging from 6-15 years of age (25 Developmental, 50 Novice, 15 Senior). The growing team is celebrating our one-year anniversary!

JOB PREREQUISITES: The successful candidate must have a background in age group coaching and development of adolescent athletes; have excellent teaching skills and technical knowledge of competitive swimming. Past participation in competitive swimming is a plus. Current CPR, First Aid, and Safety Training for Swimming Coaches certifications are required. Passing the USA Swimming background check, as well as a club background check is mandatory. ASCA certification is desired, but not required.

RESPONSIBLITIES: The Assistant Age Group Swim Coach/Masters Coach is responsible for the teaching of the Developmental Swim Group (ages 6-8, able to swim Freestyle and Backstroke) and the advancement of these swimmers into the next age group level. The qualified coach also is expected to assist the Head Age Group Coach and attend swim meets 1-2 times per month. Also responsible for coaching and growing a Masters Program that currently consists of 20 members, training five hours per week.