Team Phoenix Aquatics – Head Coach
This position is open immediately for the Short Course 2011-2012 season, and will be filled when the ideal applicant is found.
Club: Team Phoenix Aquatics is a non-profit 501c3 organization established in 2007 that serves the city of Danville, IL and surrounding communities. We currently utilize an 8 lane 25 yard pool located at Danville High School. Our mission is to provide our local community with an aquatics program that develops all levels of swimmers and fosters self-improvement, personal growth, physical training, a healthy lifestyle and a lifelong love of swimming that extends well into adulthood. We also strive to create a family atmosphere by encouraging team unity, parental participation and social interaction.
Position: Team Phoenix Aquatics is seeking a qualified applicant to assist in training our swimmers ranging from ages 7-17.
Responsibilities: This is a part time position, offering up to 10 hours per week. Duties include evening practices Monday through Thursday 5:30-7:30, Fridays 5:30-6:30 and attendance at meets on weekends when scheduled. Coach is expected to keep accurate records of attendance and practice logs and develop strong season plans that help swimmers develop proper stroke techniques and optimal swim progressions.
Qualifications: Applicants (if not previously certified) must be willing to complete certification in CPR and water safety and become a registered coach member of United States Swimming, which requires a criminal background check. A college degree and previous competitive swimming and /or coaching experience are preferred, but not required.
Compensation: Pay will be based on experience and qualifications. Coach will be compensated for traveling to meets (mileage & hotel). Professional (certification) costs and continuing education (certifications, clinics, etc.) costs will be covered by the club.
Applicants: Please submit a resume with references and a cover letter to:
Deanne Clapp (President - Team Phoenix Aquatics)
Team Phoenix Aquatics
P.O. Box 1172
Danville, IL 61834