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Team Mosby Woods
Job Title Head Coach Position
Job Description
2021 MOSBY WOODS SWIM TEAM
Head Coach Position

Our Team: 

The Mosby Woods Swim Team, a NVSL Division 9 swim team, is seeking a Head Coach who can bring leadership, experience, enthusiasm, dedication, and good technical skills for the 2021 season.  Located in the heart of Fairfax City, we have a large team with approximately 150 swimmers ranging from ages 5 to 18, as well as another 20 in our developmental Guppy feeder program (ages 5 and 6). Our team has a rich history with the NVSL for over 50 years.  Join our team and enjoy the small town feel at one of the fastest pools in the NVSL! For more information, you can visit our team site at https://mosbywoods.swimtopia.com/


Head Coach Responsibilities:

  • Create and implement practice plans for swimmers at all levels of ability, including dry land practices in the event of inclement weather;

  • Manage coaching staff

  • Conduct and lead all team practices;

  • 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;

  • Prepare for all meets, collaborating with Team staff on swimmer eligibility and meet seeding;

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

  • Coordinate and attend Friday night pep rally activities;

  • Coordinate and lead appropriate team-building activities; this may be during established or outside of regularly established practices times;

  • Maintain effective communications and working relationships with the Swim Team Leadership Committee and general membership.


Requirements :

  • Previous Head Coach or extensive assistant coaching experience.

  • Previous competitive swimming experience is strongly preferred.

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

  • Strong knowledge of NVSL and USA swimming rules preferred.

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

  • Positive team spirit.

  • Current lifeguard certification.

  • Pool Operator certification (if not held; willingness to secure).


Interested applicants should submit resume, references, and salary requirements via email to the Mosby Woods Swim team leadership at mosbywoodsraiders@gmail.com.