Fox Mill Estates

  • 2019 Summer Swim Coaching Position

    Sun, 7-22-2018 | David Mika

    Job Description:

    The Fox Mill Estates Swim and Tennis Club summer swim team, the Foxes (FME) , are seeking one experienced Head Coach and one Assistant Coach for the 2019 swim season. The Foxes are a well-established team located in Herndon, Virginia. The Foxes currently compete in Division 9 of the Northern Virginia Swim League (NVSL).

    The ideal candidates would have Head and Assistant coaching experience, strong leadership and communication skills, the ability to connect with children from grades K-12, and an infectious enthusiasm for the sport of swimming. The candidate will work closely with our Swim Team Representatives, Advisory committee, and parents to provide a delightful and challenging summer swim experience

    In our Head Coach we are looking for a high-energy, motivated individual to lead approximately (160) swimmers of all ability levels in our developmental and competitive summer swim league as well as coordinating and managing our assistant and junior coaches.The Head Swim Coach, has duties and responsibilities to organize, implement, manage and direct the FME Team swim programs. They will instruct FME swim team members in how to use equipment and proper technique for swimming competitions.

    Our Assistant Head Coach will be an individual who can support the Head Coach focusing on organization of team practices and swimmer operations as well as analysis of trends and outputs from meets.  They will support the Head Coach in coaching and leading the FME swim team members in competitive swimming activities by establishing an environment that fosters positive team attitudes, encourages self-discipline, sportsmanship, and responsibility.

    Both positions will require the coaches to be in the water and interacting with the swimmers.

    FME primary Swim Season starts the Tuesday after memorial day with Afternoon practices Monday-Friday.  Once Fairfax County Public Schools have ended for the school year, practices are held in the mornings Monday-Friday.

    Developmental swim meets are held on Monday evenings and Competitive Meets are Saturday mornings throughout Northern Virginia until the end of July, with our All Star meet, held the first weekend in August.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    To be considered please forward your resume and references and salary history to the Fox Mill Swim Team Committee at FMESwimTeamCommittee@gmail.com.