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Coach Wanted
Team Orange Hunt
Job Title Head Coach for 2022 Season
Job Description

The Orange Hunt Swim and Tennis Club is accepting applications for our Swim Team Head Coach position.

Orange Hunt Swim and Tennis Club is located in Springfield, VA and competed in NVSL’s Division 4 for the 2021 summer swim season. View our club website here. The Shark’s Swim Team typically has about 100 families with 150-190 swimmers across all ages.

We are currently looking for an individual to lead our competitive and fun neighborhood team! The ideal candidate is high-energy, positive, and focused on developing all swimmers. Our team’s focus is not only on stroke technique but also sportsmanship, teamwork, and team spirit! We unanimously won the division sportsmanship award in 2021 and are so proud of our Sharks!

The head coach will be assisted by one to two assistant coaches and will manage several other junior lane coaches.

Our practices begin the day after Memorial Day and continue in evenings until Fairfax County Public School is out at which time they move to the mornings, Monday through Friday. Swim meets are held Monday evenings and Saturday mornings. We will also be holding evening clinics and other opportunities for additional stroke development under the supervision of the head coach. Providing private, user-pay lessons outside practice times is also encouraged and preferred.

Qualifications:
 - Previous NVSL coaching experience
 - Experience in seeding meets
 - Experience managing others
 - Excellent communication skills
 - Lifeguard Certified
 - CPR and First Aid Certified
 - Pool Operator Certificate, if not currently certified willing to secure at the team’s expense

 Preferred Qualifications:
 - Proficient with hi-tek software

Responsibilities:
 - Attend all practices, meets, and events (including social events and setup and breakdown of meets)
 - Create practice workout: all four strokes should be covered, as well as dives, turns, and finishes
 - Develop individual swimmer’s technique and provide feedback to all swimmers
 - Prepare swimmer lineups for meets
 - Provide guidance and feedback to assistant coaches 
 - Foster importance of teamwork and team spirit
 - Interact with parents, swimmers, and fellow coaches in a professional manner
 - Conduct yourself as a positive role model
 - Keep open lines of communication with team representatives  

 Interested applicants should send their resume to swimteamreps@orangehuntswimclub.org. We will remove this posting when we successfully hire a coach, so if you see this, please apply!

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