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Coach Wanted
Team High Point Pool
Job Title Head Coach Position
Job Description

High Point Pool is currently accepting applications for a Head Swim Coach for the 2020 summer swim season. Like our fierce namesake, the Hippos are fast in the water and spirited on deck. We love watching our swimmers improve their technique while developing leadership abilities; we pride ourselves equally on strong competitiveness and fun traditions. HPP is looking for an experienced coach who loves helping all swimmers reach their full potential; our ideal coach couples strong technical and organizational skills with a great attitude and a fun-loving personality. HPP is a Division 3 team in the Northern Virginia Swimming League (NVSL). We have about 200 swimmers ages 5-18, including our Junior Hippo (learn to swim) program.

 - Ideally previous Head Coach experience.
 - Knowledge of competitive swimming, swimming technique, and best training practices.
 - Ability to clearly communicate technique to swimmers.
 - Strong communication and interpersonal skills with children, parents, and coaching staff.
 - Experience working with children and competitive level swimmers.
 - Experience managing swim meets and a coaching staff.
 - Certification in CPR/First Aid and Lifeguard/Water Safety and Fairfax County pool operator certificate (team will assist with obtaining if necessary).
 - Knowledge of NVSL rules and procedures.
 - Knowledge of Swimtopia & Team Manager helpful.

Candidates should apply no later than February 1, 2020. Applicants selected for an interview will be notified and interviews will occur later in February 2020. Interested candidates should send their resume of qualifications and references to