NOW HIRING Junior/Assistant Coach

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION HERE: coach_job-app.

Email completed application with cover letter to medfieldsharks@gmail.com

JOB Description:

The MARC Sharks is looking to hire an enthusiastic, organized individual looking to be trained and mentored to be a swim coach for a TSA Division 2 team. This entry level coach will be proficient in stroke mechanics, the ability to motivate swimmers of all ages and skill levels, and strong communication skills with parents and swimmers. Duties include, but are not limited to day-to-day coaching of all swimmers, assistance with age group appropriate workouts, assisting in preparing heat sheets. The ideal candidate will have competitive swim team experience, and be proficient with preparing for meets. Knowledge of TSA rules and regulations, as well as Meet Central app/software is helpful.

The position is part-time from mid-May through the end of July. Coach must be available weekday mornings and later-afternoon/evenings for practices, Saturday mornings for practices, All day Tuesday for swim meets, and occasional weekend days for invitational swim meets.

Coach-athlete interaction

  • Uses encouragement
  • Works with certain individuals
  • Uses praise
  • Works with all individuals
  • Uses constructive criticism
  • Works with the team
  • Uses appropriate discipline

Teaching Skills

  • Uses demonstrations by getting in the pool with swimmers, especially younger ones
  • Uses questions as a teaching tool
  • Provides constructive feedback

Practice Management

  • Arrives early
  • Workout begins on time
  • Keeps athletes engaged in productive activity

Meet Management

  • Arrives early
  • Provides encouragement
  • Supervises warm-ups
  • Uses praise and constructive criticism

Other

  • Dresses appropriately
  • Punctual
  • Has team spirit and encourages swimmers to show team spirit at meets
  • Positive role model

Pay Rate starts at $7.50/hour

 

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