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Coach Wanted
Team Brandywine
Job Title Junior Coaches Position
Job Description

Junior Coaches – Brandywine Swim Team

 

The Brandywine Barracudas, an NVSL swim team located in Fairfax, Virginia, is looking for experienced Junior Coaches for the 2019 summer season.  Brandywine is seeking highly motivated and proactive candidates to assist in the coaching and mentoring of our team of roughly 90-100 swimmers. Junior coaches will also support the head coach in the planning and meet plans for practices and all competitive and developmental meets.

 

Duties and responsibilities include:

> Assist in the planning and implementing of practice regimens for swimmers ranging across age groups from Grade K-12 and varying skill levels

> Evaluate ability of athletes to swim four strokes (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly) legally and instruct swimmers in stroke mechanics to achieve and maintain a competitive, consistent, and legal swim

> Must be experienced in practice and training programs to lead swimmers in practice

> Work with the head coach in support of preparing and lining up swimmers during swim meets

 

Qualifications:

> Must have a swimming background

> Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience with year-round competitive swim league (or 3-5 years of summer league swim)

> Must have a deep passion for swimming and love working with kids

> Must be able to clearly and calmly communicate with swimmers, team members, coaching staff, parents, and team representatives

> Proficiency and ability to swim legally in all four strokes (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly); and ability to lead and instruct all swimmers

> Must be willing to get in the water to demonstrate instruction

> Must participate in team-sanctioned activities and functions

> CPR certification (Preferred)

 
Interested candidates should contact Peter Tao (cell 703-989-3290) and Chris Fasano at Brandywineteamrep@gmail.com