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Coach Wanted
Team Parliament
Job Title 2018 Head Coach
Job Description

The Parliament Panthers swim team is accepting applications for the position of Head Swim Coach for the 2018 season.  The team of approximately 90 swimmers ranging in age from 5 to 18,  is comprised of both a  competitive team and a developmental team (Mini Panthers) for our younger swimmers. Our team, which competed in Division 15 during the 2017 season, focuses on developing good stroke mechanics, supporting each other, and most importantly having fun!

We are looking for a coach with strong teaching and interpersonal skills and who has the ability to communicate effectively with swimmers, coaches, team reps, and parents. Our coach should also be willing to work with swimmers of all abilities and demonstrate a strong desire to build team unity. Parliament  is located at 8510 Parliament Dr, Springfield, VA 22151.

Salary

  - This is a salaried  position. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Qualifications:

- Experience with  NVSL or similar competitive swim league.
- Hold current CPR, Lifeguard and Pool Operator’s Licence
- Enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated
- Ability and knowledge to develop swim practice routines that provide stroke instruction to improve swimming techniques of team members.

Duties:

- Lead the coaching staff
- Coordinate with team representatives and data coordinator to facilitate meet prep
- Coach afternoon practices from May 29 until June 15
- Coach morning practices from June 18 until July 27 and some evening practices on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.
- Coach all swim meets, including Time Trials, Relay Carnival, IM Carnival, Divisionals, A Meets,B Meets, and All Stars Individual and Relay.
 - Participate in Friday pep rallies and other social activities.
- Organize team lineups for each swim meet in the team’s swim meet software
- Understand NVSL rules and swim meet protocols

Deadline to Apply:

Candidates should apply no later than March 5, 2018.  Applicants selected for an interview will be notified and interviews will occur in  Mid-March.  Interested candidates should send their resume of qualifications and references to Parliamentswim@gmail.com