Pre-Team Swim Coach

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A Pre-Team Swim Coach should be a strong leader, attentive, organized and have strong communication skills. A pre-team coaches responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching advanced skill levels to a large group, a breakdown of all 4 competitive strokes as well as open/ flip turns and communication with class all participants.

• Under the supervision of the Aquatics Manager and in accordance with Country Day mission and values, the Pre-team instructor is responsible for coaching the pre-swim team according to the Country Day program standards
• Create a positive learning environment through personal enthusiasm
• Teach correct technique of all 4 competitive strokes, turns, and starts
• Be safety-conscious, maintain order and enforce rules during lessons to ensure swimmer safety
• Use swim aids effectively to maximize each individual’s practice time
• Biweekly meetings (or more) with the aquatics supervisor to review practice plans
• Participate in all staff meetings and in-service training
• Conduct program evaluations
• Carries out additional duties as assigned by the supervisor

• Must be at least 16 years old
• Previous swim coaching experience is required and must enjoy working with children and have a positive, fun personality
• Must present a professional, mature image, and have excellent interpersonal communication skills
• Position requires walking, squatting, pushing (up to 50 lbs), pulling (up to 50 lbs), use of sight and vocal projection, standing, carrying (up to 50lbs), and lifting (up to 50 lbs)
• Competitive swim team experience needed

• Must successfully complete instructor training to create an understanding of the curriculum
• Must successfully complete, and maintain certifications as deemed necessary by the aquatics manager
• Must successfully complete at least 4 hours teaching under the direct supervision of the Aquatics Manager or an experienced instructor before leading a class independently

• Paid training as well as rewards for continued development and learning
• Encourage creativity and positivity

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