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Coach Wanted
Team Kings Ridge
Job Title Head Coach Position
Job Description

Kings Ridge is looking for a Head Swim Coach for the Summer 2021 season

We are accepting resumes for the position of Head Coach for the 2021 summer swim team season.  Kings Ridge is a competitive swim team competing in the NVSL Division 10-14 for the last several years. We are located in the Kings Park West subdivision in Fairfax, Virginia. Our team is approximately 100 swimmers (ages 5-18). The NVSL season begins after Memorial Day weekend and runs through the first week of August.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop workouts for maximum swimmer performance in sprint based swim meets
    Lead practices for swimmers ranging in age from 5-18 at all levels of ability.
  • Provide instruction and feedback on stroke, turn, start, and finish techniques for all levels of swim ability.
  • Mentor and manage junior assistant coaches and mini team instructors
  • Attend all team related events and activities (daily practices, time trials, competitive and developmental meets, social events, pep rallies and team building events)
  • Coordinate team-building activities
  • Work productively and effectively with Team Reps, team parents, Pool Board and life guards.

Required qualifications:

  • Previous experience as a Head Coach or Senior Assistant for a swim team. 
  • Experience in seeding meets
  • Strong teaching, mentoring and interpersonal skills with the proven ability to motivate team
  • Experience with and passion for working with children of all ages and ability levels.
  • Effective communication, organization, leadership, and collaboration skills. Ability to communicate effectively with coaches, Team Representatives, and parents
  • Knowledge of NVSL and USA swimming rules
  • Current First Aid/ CPR & pool operator certification

Please send resume to krwaterwizards@gmail.com.