Swim Coach I

YMCA of South Florida - Hollywood, FL (30+ days ago)4.1


The YMCA of South Florida is looking for a Swim Coach to join our Aquatics Team at the Greater Hollywood YMCA. Under the supervision of the Director of Competitive Aquatics the Swim Coach I (Non Certified) will assists in the supervision of all aspects of the recreational swimming program, including teaching, administration and deck coaching as a representative of the YMCA at all team events and functions. They will also monitor the participants for safety and serve all member and non-members of the YMCA in accordance with the purposes and policies of the association.

Essential Functions:
Strong leadership skills and the ability to effectively discipline, counsel, and evaluate job performance
This position must ensure that all members have the opportunity to participate in high quality, mission driven programs in a safe aquatic environment
Computer literate; working knowledge of Microsoft Office, e-mail and Internet
Ability to work independently and utilize initiative, ability to be organized and to meet deadlines
Good judgment and solid decision making skills; strong oral and written communication skills; excellent customer service skills; and an attitude of professionalism and respect
Ability to interact well with all levels of members, parents, staff, management, and YMCA Board of Directors
Ability to handle occasional stressful conditions, react calmly in emergency situations, and work irregular hours
Sensitivity to, understanding, and support of the YMCA mission and core values of caring, respect, honesty, and responsibility
Coaching skills should include stroke analysis, familiarity with current coaching trends, use of video, dry land training and swimmer motivation
All swim coaches have the option to teach Private Competitive Lessons through the YMCA only! Any individual wishing to take private lessons with a YMCA swim coach must do so at the YMCA with all paperwork and finances running through the YMCA system. YMCA swim coaches may not teach free-lance swim lessons at our or any pool paid or volunteer.

Job Requirements:
Strong leadership skills and the ability to effectively discipline, counsel, and evaluate job performance
This position must ensure that all members have the opportunity to participate in high quality, mission driven programs in a safe aquatic environment
Computer literate; working knowledge of Microsoft Office, e-mail and Internet
Ability to work independently and utilize initiative, ability to be organized and to meet deadlines
Good judgment and solid decision making skills; strong oral and written communication skills; excellent customer service skills; and an attitude of professionalism and respect
Ability to interact well with all levels of members, parents, staff, management, and YMCA Board of Directors
Ability to handle occasional stressful conditions, react calmly in emergency situations, and work irregular hours
Sensitivity to, understanding, and support of the YMCA mission and core values of caring, respect, honesty, and responsibility.
Coaching skills should include stroke analysis, familiarity with current coaching trends, use of video, dry land training and swimmer motivation

Certificates and Licenses:
Current CPR certification (For the Professional Rescuer, or Healthcare Provider)
Current First Aid certification
AED Training certification
YMCA or other Swim Instructor
Certified Life Guard
As a condition of employment, you will be required to submit to and satisfactorily clear a thorough Level II fingerprinting background screening.

The YMCA of South Florida is a Drug Free Workplace and is committed to the policy of Equal Opportunity prohibiting discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, political affiliation, age or disability.