Blue Iron Swim Team is a US Masters Swimming Club, geared to adult triathletes and fitness swimmers. We are seeking an Assistant Swim Coach for the program.

The Assistant Coach will assist the Head Coach with all aspects of the program, as follows:

The Assistant Coach will be available for:
One practice per week, approximately 1.5 hours (5:45am 7:15am), on either a Tuesday or Thursday
One monthly meeting per month with Head Coach, approximately 1.0 hours, at a mutually convenient day/time/location

The Assistant Coach will have an opportunity to assist with:
One workout per month, approximately 1.5 hours (6:45am 8:15am), on a Sunday
Swim Clinics, approximately 2.5 hours (6:45am 9:15am), on a Sunday
USMS Swim Meets, coordinating , communicating and attending meets (hours TBD)

The Assistant Coach will be able to:
Understand and explain the workout
Answer questions from swimmers
Report important details about the workout to Head Coach
Provide feedback to swimmers on technique
Interact with lifeguard
Report any problems with the pool to either the lifeguard, Head Coach or contact at Agnes Scott College

This is a six month commitment.

The Assistant Coach will be considered an Independent Contractor and will be required to sign an agreement. Assistant Coach will also need to sign a release for a criminal and credit background check and a Drug Free Workplace acknowledgement.

Desired Skills:
High Energy
Excellent Communicator
Good Listener
Efficient Time Manager
Deadline Driven
Strong Organizational Skills
Exceptional Follow-Through
Attention to Details

Educational Requirements:
High School Graduate
College Degree, or In-Pursuit of College Degree

US Masters Swimming Coach (Level I and Level II), a plus
USA Triathlon Coaching certification, a plus
CPR/First Aid/AED

Equipment Requirements:
Mobile Smartphone

NOTE: These items are non-reimbursable.

Swim Coaching, 1 year
Triathlon Coaching, 1 year
Active in Triathlon, 3 years

Flexibility to choose Tuesday or Thursday and a Sunday
Opportunity for Future Programs
Opportunity for Tuition Reimbursement for Relevant Coach Certifications (US Masters Swimming, USA Triathlon)

$25 per hour

Company Information:

Blue Iron Coaching
is a professional triathlon coaching organization with services provided by Coach Mari Fridenmaker. Coach Mari specializes in providing the tools needed for local athletes to complete a Half Iron and/or Full Iron triathlon race. She also guides all athletes who want to take the sport to the next level.

Mari has been coaching athletes since late-2007. She is the Head Coach of Blue Iron Swim Team for age group triathletes, which she founded in November 2010. She is also the Head Coach of Team Blue Iron, experienced age group triathletes who train and race together, which started in December 2012.

Coach Mari is a USA Triathlon Level 1 Certified Coach and a US Masters Swimming Level I and Level II Coach. She is also certified in First Aid, CPR and AED.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and references (business and personal) to Mari Fridenmaker at