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Coach Wanted
Team Rolling Valley
Job Title 2018 Assistant Coach
Job Description

The Rolling Valley Swim & Tennis Club swim team is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Coach for their 2018 summer swim season. The Rolling Valley Dolphins Swim Team is made up of approximately 120 swimmers ranging from 4 to18 years of age. The team is comprised of a competitive team and a developmental squad (Pups) for our youngest kids.

Rolling Valley is located at 7019 Ashbury Drive in Springfield.  Rolling Valley just completed an exciting undefeated season in Div. 16 and will likely move to a harder division.  We are looking for an Assistant Coach with the following qualifications: 

Experience
  - Coached in the NVSL or similar competitive swim league
  - Developed swim practice routines
  - Taught swim strokes, starts and turns
  - Competitive swim experience

Qualifications
  - Teaching ability, productive but fun practices
  - Able to address both the developmental and competitive aspects of the team
  - Good communicator with both parents and swimmers
  - Mature, responsible, doesn’t need to be supervised
  - Enthusiastic, energetic
  - Can work with kids from ages 4 –18, can command/earn respect from the older kids
  - Cannot be a swimmer for any NVSL team for the 2018 summer season

Duties
  - Attend NVSL Coaches Clinic and NVSL Stroke and Turn Clinic
  - Understand NVSL rules and swim meet protocols
  - Help conduct all practices beginning Memorial Day through NVSL All-Stars
  - Help coach Saturday morning swim meets including Time Trials, NVSL Dual Meets, Divisional Meet and NVSL All Stars
  - Help coach evening meets including Monday B Meets and Relay Carnivals
  - Attend special meetings including parent meeting prior to start of season
  - Assist in preparation of Meet Sheets with team reps
  - Participate in special events including pep rallies and team social events
  - Participate in end of season award banquet

Deadline to Apply:
Candidates should apply no later than February 28, 2018.  Applicants selected for an interview will be notified and interviews will occur in March 2018. Interested candidates should send their resume of qualifications and references to rollingvalley.dolphins@gmail.com.