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Coach Wanted
Team Truro
Job Title Head Coach Wanted for 2022 Season
Job Description

Truro is looking for a Head Swim Coach for the Summer 2022 season

We are accepting resumes for the position of Head Coach for the 2022 summer swim team season.  Truro is a swim team competing in NVSL Division 12 for the last several years. We are located in the Truro neighborhood in Annandale, VA (off of Little River Turnpike and Guinea Road). Our team includes approximately 110 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 Representatives, team parents, Pool Board, and life guards.


Required qualifications:

  • Multiple years of experience as a Head Coach or Senior Assistant for a swim team

  • Current First Aid/ CPR and pool operator certification or willingness to get certified with team reimbursement

  • Knowledge of USA swimming rules (additional NVSL knowledge preferred)

  • 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

  • Experience in seeding meets preferred


Please send resume to swim@trurohomes.org