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Associate Head Coach for Y-Spartaquatics Swim Club position

Applications due 14/08/22

job description:

Date posted: July 27, 2022

Location: 720 Shoals Road, Duncan, South Carolina, USA

Multiple positions

Duncan, South Carolina

Y-Spartaquatics Swim Club

The Y-Spartaquatics Swim Club at the YMCA of Greater Spartanburg, an American Tier 4 and Silver Medal Swim Club (2020-2022) is seeking to hire an Associate Head Coach/Senior Lead Coach or Senior Group Coach. age as well as additional part-time opportunities to help build on the incredible growth we have experienced over the past four years. In 2021-22, the YSSC had 450 members, won the Short Course South Carolina 14/Under State Championship, the Short Course South Carolina Senior State Championship, and the Long Course 14/Under State Championships. YSSC currently has 7 Summer Junior National Qualifiers and has been ranked in the top 50 of the Virtual Club Championship for the past 5 seasons.

Associate Head Coach

The coach, under the direction of the Director of Competitive Swimming/Head Coach, will work to provide developmentally appropriate training to prepare swimmers for transition from senior to national level.

Under the supervision of the Head Coach, the Associate Head Coach is responsible for the Junior and Senior training groups at YSSC. This includes planning seasonal and long-term goals for the program and individual practice groups. They will be the head coach of two training groups and will supervise the coaches of the junior and senior groups. The Associate Head Coach will ensure regular communication with the families, assist in all aspects of meeting management including preparation and breakdown. The coach is also responsible for administering and overseeing the staffing of our non-competitive groups, including our high school and summer league prep programs. The Associate Head Coach will also assist with the YMCA’s annual campaign fundraising efforts and other YMCA responsibilities as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor’s degree is required.
  • ASCA Level 3 or equivalent experience
  • United States Swim Coach Member in good standing
  • YMCA Coach Principles (can be obtained within 3 months of hire)
  • Must accept, demonstrate and teach the YMCA character development values ​​of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility throughout their assigned swim team.

Senior Age Group Coach

The coach, under the direction of the Director of Competitive Swimming/Head Coach, will work to provide developmentally appropriate training to prepare swimmers for the transition to senior swimming.

Under the supervision of the Head Coach, the Age Group Head Coach is responsible for all facets of the 12 and under program at YSSC. This includes planning seasonal and long-term goals for the program and individual practice groups. He will be the head coach of two training groups and oversee all 12 and under staff. The Senior Age Group Coach will ensure regular communication with families, assist in all aspects of competition management, including being responsible for submitting team entries for competitions. They will develop and monitor swimmer recognition programs and assist our Director of Recruitment in his annual recruiting efforts within the region’s strong summer leagues. The Age Group Head Coach will also participate in YMCA Annual Campaign fundraising efforts and other YMCA responsibilities as required.

This is a full-time salaried position. Salary is commensurate with experience. Immediate start date if possible, but we will wait for the right candidate. YMCA of Greater Spartanburg is a 12% employer contribution associated with the Y Pension Plan for employees once vested.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor’s degree is required.
  • ASCA Level 2 or equivalent experience
  • United States Swim Coach Member in good standing
  • YMCA Coach Principles (can be obtained within 3 months of hire)
  • Must accept, demonstrate and teach the YMCA character development values ​​of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility throughout their assigned swim team.

Target start date: End of August

Either role will be a full-time salaried position. Salary is commensurate with experience. Immediate start date, if possible, but we will wait for the right candidate. Benefits include free YMCA membership and programming, employee insurance, PTO and the YMCA of Greater Spartanburg is a 12% employer contribution association into the Y pension plan for employees once acquired.

Part-time coaches

Y-Spartaquatics is also looking for qualified young coaches who are excited to take a first or next step in their coaching career. Several coaches who started in this role have held full-time positions with gold medal clubs, head coaching, and NCAA Division 1 College positions. It is an ideal environment to learn and grow.

How to register

Email resume and cover letter to Director of Competitive Swimming, Dan Mascolo [email protected]

Contact information

Dan Mascolo

Y-Spartaquatics Swim Club
720 Shoals Road
Duncan, SC 29334

phone: 508-735-6609

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