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Coach Wanted
Team Little Rocky Run
Job Title Assistant Coach Position
Job Description

Assistant Coach Job Description:

The Little Rocky Run Stingrays, an NVSL Division 2 neighborhood swim team is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant Coach for the 2019 summer swim season.  The Stingrays team consists of approximately 200 swimmers who reside in the Little Rocky Run community located in Clifton, VA.

Our ideal candidate will have some coaching experience, in addition to strong stroke development and technical skills, possesses a great attitude, and a strong desire to work with swimmers of all ability levels, ages 5-18.  

Our program starts after Memorial Day weekend, with afternoon (after school) daily practice sessions, and switches to morning daily practices after the last day of school for Fairfax County.  Practices during the summer begin approximately 8am and conclude at approximately 12pm. Practices and home meets are held at our community pool.

Our meet schedule consists of both home pool and traveling away NVSL meets on Saturday mornings and WFDL (developmental) meets on Monday evenings from mid-June until the NVSL Divisional Championship Meet at the end of July.   Daily morning practices for select swimmers who qualify for the NVSL Individual All-Star meet continue until the All-Star Meet on the first Saturday of August.

Assistant Coach Responsibilities:

> Help with the implementation of practice plans designed by Head Coach. ;

> Instruct swimmers in correct stroke, turn, start and finish techniques;

> Ensure all swimmers receive constructive and appropriate feedback regarding performance and swim technique during practices and at meets;

> Support and collaborate with the Head Coach on swimmer eligibility and meet seeding;

> Attend all time trials, NVSL and WFDL meets, and required social events;

> Maintain effective communications and working relationships with Head Coach and Board of Directors.

Requirements:

> Previous coaching experience.

> Previous competitive swimming experience strongly preferred.

> Experience working with children of all ages and ability levels.

> knowledge of NVSL and USA swimming rules strongly preferred.

> Effective communication, organization, leadership, and collaboration skills.

> Positive team spirit.

> Current lifeguard and CPR/AED certifications.

How to apply:

Interested applicants should submit resume, references, and salary requirements via email to the Little Rocky Run Team Representatives, Kristen Elder and Eileen Goff, at teamrep@lrrstingrays.com.