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Assistant Swim Team Coach - seasonal part time

Edwardsville YMCA
Edwardsville, IL 62025

Location

Edwardsville, IL 62025

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Job Description

The Edwardsville YMCA is looking for a highly motivated swim coach to assist in coaching our Edwardsville Breakers swim team. The ideal candidate must have the technical skills to teach, ability to communicate with swimmers, work well with parents, and always keeping the mission of the Y at the forefront.
Practice schedule: Monday-Friday late afternoon-6pm, Saturday morning 7-9:30am. Must have availability to travel and attend weekend meets as required. This is a seasonal school year position, Early September - end of May. Currently hiring for 1-2 coaches who can start no later than mid-April. Ideal Candidates will be able to return for 2017/18 season. Qualifications

The following certifications are required: Current Lifeguard certification, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid. Prefer YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor or a coaching certification, experience with Team and Meet Manager.
Pay Rate: Hourly
Excellent customer service, adaptability and problem solving skills to ensure swim team member satisfaction and retention.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.
High degree of accuracy with information provided, multi-task oriented; able to take initiative; effective organizational skills; and effective communication skills.
Clear understanding of technical aspects of swimming: stroke technique; diving; turns; etc.
Comes to practice prepared and on time. Good attendance, available to lead all practice times and cover as necessary for head coach.
Accepts mentoring and coaching as a way to improve upon individual and team goals.
Creates a fun, positive, and supportive environment for swim team participants.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
YOU MUST COMPLETE THE YMCA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, http://www.edwardsvilleymca.com/page/careers/