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Coach Wanted
Team Brookfield
Job Title 2018 Head Coach
Job Description

The Brookfield Swim Club, located in Chantilly, VA, is currently accepting applications for the head coach position for the 2018 summer swim season.  Known as “the Breakers,” the Brookfield Swim Team competed in the NVSL Division 12 during the 2017 swim season, with about 100 swimmers between the ages of 5-18.  We are looking for an enthusiastic head coach who relates well to novice, developing and competitive swimmers and their parents.  The head coach must be available between the last week in May through the first week in August 2018.

Specific duties include
  - Lead all practices and clinics and mentor assistant coaches
  - Schedule regular stroke & turn and start clinics
  - Seed swimmers in NVSL dual meets to maximize team points
  - Complete meet entries within a provided deadline
  - Actively encourage all swimmers during all NVSL and WFSL “B” meets
  - Help individual swimmers of all levels set goals and provide feedback towards goal progress
  - Assist swimmers in remedying disqualifications
  - Encourage team spirit, good sportsmanship and maintain safety of all swimmers
  - Participate in social functions of the team

An ideal candidate will
  - Have strong communication skills
  - Have experience working with children and teenagers
  - Have experience in the preparation and facilitation of team building activities
  - Display knowledge of current best practices in stroke technique
  - Have experience with Hytek program used for meet entries

Qualifications
  - Previous coaching experience.  Head coaching experience preferred but not required
  - Must have pool operator certification, lifeguard, first aid and CPR certification valid through the end of the first week in August 2018

Interested candidates should email their resumes to brookfieldbreakers@gmail.com by December 1, 2017