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    Head Masters Coach

    This is a part-time position.

    Canyons Aquatics Club (Canyons) is seeking a Head Masters Coach for a USMS affiliated program in
    the Santa Clarita, CA area. This coach will plan workouts and provide technical instruction for various
    levels of adult athletes. The right candidate will also work with the Canyons Head Coach and General
    Manager to grow and improve the program.

    Administrative Duties
    • Register the club and swimmers with USMS
    • Supervise masters assistant coaches
    • Attend scheduled meetings with Head Coach and General Manager
    • Serve as the club contact for USMS and attend all LMSC meetings as necessary
    • Update “Places to Swim” on the website with current information
    • Host USMS sanctioned swim meets and fitness events
    • Host swim clinics and other educational opportunities for club members
    • Identify, recruit, and develop club sponsorships
    • Involve the Master’s program in community service opportunities such as the USMS sponsored
    initiative “April is Adult Learn-to-Swim Month”
    • Organize a support team consisting of club members and volunteers

    Coaching Duties
    • Set goals for the team
    • Develop a seasonal plan for the team
    • Help each swimmer set individual goals
    • Write workouts using main set
    • Track Attendance every practice
    • Attend all group workouts as scheduled (mornings, evenings, and open to start a new group
    during Lunch time)
    • Offer stroke development clinics
    • Travel to events
    • Attend continuing education offerings for swimming coaches
    • Write monthly report to the head coach and Board of directors

    • Hard working and passionate about swimming
    • Have a strong understanding of stroke mechanics and training principles
    • Have/be willing to secure all required USA Swimming certifications
    • Must have prior coaching experience and competitive swimming experience/ triathlon
    • Must be 18 years of age or older
    • ASCA Level 2

    Summary of Qualifications
    • Minimum 5 years of professional work experience
    • Current membership in USMS
    • Minimum of Level 2 USMS Masters coach certification (or will obtain within six months of hire)
    • Ability to motivate adult athletes in a positive manner
    • Demonstrated proficiency in teaching stroke development, stroke correction, and proper
    • Understanding of the rules of USMS as described in the rulebook
    • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to multitask
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Excellent writing, listening, and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to make clear recommendations and decisions
    • Knowledge of Hy-Tek Meet Manager a plus
    • Proficient on TeamUnify platform

    • Work with Masters swimmers to schedule/attend competitions as individuals or a team.
    • Attend meets/competitions as scheduled
    • Work with the Head Coach of O2 to design/implement training programs.
    • All candidates being considered must pass a background check prior to employment
    Compensation is commensurate with applicant’s job qualifications.

    Canyons Aquatic Club
    24655 Rockwell Canyon Road
    Santa Clarita, CA 91355

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