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Swim Team Head Coach - Central Branch YMCA

OUR CULTURE

We strive to live out our values and mission every day as the YMCA. 

Our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.

The Y staff works hard to serve our members and strengthen the community with values like:

Caring. We show a genuine interest in others, putting them first, and engaging everyone with a positive attitude. 
Honesty. We do the right thing, even when no one is looking. 
Respect. We accept differences and meet people where they are at, honoring others with thoughtfulness and courage. 
Responsibility. We do what we say we’re going to do, taking ownership of our decisions and being good stewards of our resources.

Join us as we transform lives through our loving, caring and serving as employees of the Y.

 

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Central Branch YMCA Aquatics Director, the Swim Team Head Coach is responsible for growing the swim team program. They will consistently develop the abilities of swimmers of various ages and diverse skill levels in spirit, mind and body during the swim season August through March. The head coach organizes and leads the daily practices and swim meets, ensuring a safe and positive environment for the swimmers to succeed in the program goals. They will also communicate regularly with parents throughout the season, using tools like a parent newsletter, face to face conversations, and other means.

 

PAY RATE DETAILS

Pay: $9 - $10/hour depending on experience

Competitive Youth Swim Team all skill levels, ages 4 - 19

Hours:

Swim Season: August - March

Practices: Monday through Friday, 3:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Swim Meets: Saturdays

 

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 18 years of age.
  • Must have previous experience with competitive swimming as a coach or swimmer, or previous experience teaching stroke development and or mechanics.
  • Current Lifeguard or Safety Training for Swim Coaches is preferred; Current Principles of Competitive Swimming and Diving is also preferred.
  • Friendly, helpful and mature human relation skills
  • Excellent organizational and documentation skills.
  • Reliable transportation to attend work.
  • Able to fulfill all demands and skills in spirit, mind, and body as a swim team head coach per YMCA standards.
  • Positive, service-oriented attitude serving diverse groups of people in regard to age, ability, ethnicity, gender, race, economic status, religion, etc.
  • Team player willing to contribute to the culture, mission, and values of the Y.

 

Accepting applications until March 31st, 2019

 

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

  • Free individual membership at all YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne facilities (Allen, Whitley, Wells counties); part-time staff have the opportunity for a small cost to add additional eligible members.
  • Voluntary 403b Retirement Savings Account
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