Thursday, January 16, 2020

Swim Team Management Program Recommendation Needed

The Haddon Hall Hammerheads are in need of purchasing a swim team management/website program and we would love recommendations. We are starting from scratch as our Webmaster who developed and managed our previous website/program is retiring.  Are there any recommendations for TSA Swim Team Manager, Hy-Tek, SwimTopia, TeamUnify....or others? Any insight would be greatly appreciated! Thank you!

Sunday, January 12, 2020

Crooked Creek Crocs is Hiring Coaches for 2020


The Crooked Creek Crocs, a community pool located in Fuquay-Varina, is hiring coaches for the 2020 summer season. The Crocs are seeking applicants to join our coaching staff.

The primary goal of the Crooked Creek Crocs is to offer a fun and competitive summer swim program to the youth of the Crooked Creek Community. The coaches' key objectives are to aid swimmers in mastering strokes, setting and achieving goals, practicing good sportsmanship, and developing confidence through swimming.

The positions run from the beginning of May through July. The work schedule will include weekday evening and morning practices and 8 meets throughout the season (includes mock meet and championship meet).

Duties include, but are not limited to, developing seasonal goals, workouts, creating meet lineups, coaching throughout swim meets, data entry, assisting with set up and tear down of meets, and keeping records and reports, as necessary.

For more information on the Crocs team, visit crookedcreekcrocs.webs.com

To apply: submit cover letter and resume to crookedcreekcrocs@gmail.com

Monday, January 6, 2020

Harmony Hammerheads Swim Coach Position

The neighborhood of Harmony (6880 Turner Creek Road, Cary, NC) needs another summer swim coach from the end of May to the end of July.

Our practices are on Monday and Wednesday evenings (coaches need to be there from 5:30 to 8:15 pm), Saturday mornings (coaches need to be there 7:30 to 10:15 am). Coaches need to also be at the six Tuesday night meets.  Coach presence at home meets is from 4:00 to about 10:30 pm and away meets typically 5:00 to 9:30 pm. More hours can also be billed by meet lineup preparation, post meet data management, and other non-pool activities.

Qualifications are having competitive swimming experience at the high school level or above. This could be from a year-round private club (Wave, Yota, Titans, etc.) or from a varsity high school team or even a college team. It is critical that the coach is able to arrange reliable transportation to practices.

Please visit our webpage to see a little about the team:
https://www.teamunify.com/rectsahh

Contact Joe Watts
joe9113656[at]gmail[dot]com
for more information.

Go Hammerheads!

Monday, December 9, 2019

Banbury Woods / Hunters Landing seeking Head Swim Coach

Banbury Woods/Hunters Landing TSA summer league swim team is looking for a head coach. 

Our team has 75-80 swimmers, ages 4-18 for the mid-May through mid-July season. Our afternoon practices are from 4-7:30pm Monday-Friday. We are in search of an experienced, mature coach capable of teaching new swimmers all four strokes, dives and competitive turns, and tweaking the technique of our seasoned swimmers. This candidate must also teach the importance of good sportsmanship, team spirit, and community. We have assistant teen coaches at each practice. 

Interested candidates should send a brief summary of relevant experience, contact info, and at least 2 references to Shelly Smith at s307cm@gmail.com or Ann Worthington at Tothebeach27@gmail.com

Interviews will be held in late December/early January.

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Cary Park Sea Dragon Summer Swim Team 2020 Accepting Coaching Applications


Cary Park Sea Dragon Summer Swim Team 2020 Accepting Coaching Applications- application deadline December 31, 2019.

Cary Park Sea Dragons in Cary, NC is accepting applications for energetic and skilled Head Coach and Assistant Coaches for Summer 2020 to help lead our community summer swim team!  If you have a love for children and have swimming or coaching experience, we welcome you to send your resume to us for consideration.  Coaches work together in groups of 3-5 and independently and must be able to work in a cooperative team environment.

Summer 2020 will start mid-May through the end of July.  Coaches lead morning and afternoon practices Monday-Thursday and morning practices Friday & Saturday.   The season includes 6 dual meets generally on Tuesday evenings as well as 1 to 2 end-of-season meets on a Saturday & Sunday.  Preferred candidates will be available for all meets and most practices, beginning in mid-May. Please indicate any prior commitments that may conflict with swim practices or meets. Please refer to the tentative team schedule below.

Coaches are expected to swim in coaches relays at the meets, and if age-eligible (age 18 or younger), are strongly encouraged to join Cary Park Swim Club and swim for Cary Park during meets. You may learn more about our team at www.caryparkswimteam.com.

Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR certifications will be required prior to the start of season.

Competitive pay offered.  



Please email resumes, summer availability, and a list of 2-3 references by December 31, 2019 if interested:

Subject:  CP Sea Dragons Head Coach Application or CP Sea Dragons Assistant Coach Application

To:  caryparkswimteam@gmail.com

Thank you for considering joining the Cary Park Sea Dragons!!



Tentative CPSD Schedule 2020

May 16th: Coaches’ Preseason Meeting
May 18th: Afternoon Practices Start 4:30-7:30 pm
May 23rd: 1st Saturday Practice and Meet the Coaches Event
June 6th: Team Picture & Time Trials 7am - 12 pm
2020 Summer Swim Meet Schedule (home vs. away not yet known) 4 pm-10:30 pm
  1. Tuesday, June 16th
  2. Tuesday, June 23rd
  3. Tuesday, June 30th
  4. Tuesday, July 7th
  5. Tuesday, July 14th
  6. Tuesday, July 21st
  7. Cary City Championship TBD, but likely July 18th 
  8. TSA Championships at TAC, July 25th or  26th 

Practice Schedule - 2020
Practice will begin on Monday, May 18th.
No Practices on Monday, May 25 or Saturday, July 4.
Likely no Saturday practice on July 18th because of the Cary City Invitational or July 25th because of TSA Championships.

 
Afternoon Practices
Monday through Thursday
Afternoon weekday practices begin on Monday May 18th.
AgesPractice Time
11 & Up4:30 - 5:30pm
6 & Unders5:30 - 6:15pm
7 - 85:30 - 6:30pm
Mini-Sea Dragons6:15 - 6:45pm
9 - 106:30 - 7:30pm

 

*No Tuesday afternoon practices once swim meets begin.
 
Saturday Practices
Saturday morning practices begin on Saturday, May 23rd.
AgesPractice Time
8 & Unders8:30 - 9:30am
9 - 109:30 - 11:00am
11 & Up9:30 - 11:00am

 

* Likely No Saturday Morning Practice on July 18 for Cary City Invitational or July 25 for TSA Championships.
*No Saturday morning practices for Mini Sea Dragons.
 
Morning Practices
Monday through Friday
  Morning weekday practices begin on Monday, June 15th.
AgesPractice Time
7 - 88:00 - 9:00am*
9 - 10 8:00 - 9:00am*
11 & Ups9:00 - 10:00am
Mini Sea Dragons10:00 - 10:30am
6 & Unders10:00 - 10:45am

 

* Wednesday mornings following Tuesday night swim meets, the 7-10 year-olds will practice at 9AM with the 11&Ups.

Friday, November 22, 2019

The Club at 12 Oaks Seeking Swim Coaches 2020


The Club at 12 Oaks is a private country club located in Holly Springs, NC. Each Summer, our young members participate in the Triangle Swim Association, Southern League (TSA) from late-May through July. Our Youth Department is currently seeking energetic, friendly, and experienced individuals to join our Coaching Staff.
Working on a 3-4 person coaching team, coaches will work with different age groups in training sessions to build confidence, gain techniques, and have fun! Each coach is responsible for working independently as well as on the team to further each swimmer's goals. Coaches will be in the water during practice giving guidance and support.
Candidates requirements:
  • Must have experience working with children.
  • Must have prior experience as a swim coach or assistant.
  • Must have Lifeguard CPR Certification (or be willing to get it before May 1, 2020.)
  • Must be able to promote, lead, teach, and conduct sessions in and out of the water.
  • Must be capable of controlling a group of children and maintaining order.
  • Must be able to enforce rules, act as a role model, and be spatially aware while promoting a fun and safe environment.
  • Must be professional at all times.
  • Must be well-spoken and an effective communicator to children, staff, management, and parents.
  • Must be responsible, have integrity, and a strong work ethic.
  • Experience with Swimmingly and Swimtopia a plus.
Have full availability from May 27th - July 28th which will include but is not limited to the following:
May 27th - June 12th (Evening ONLY Monday-Friday): 
Ages 9/10*, 11 & Up: 4:30-5:30pm
Mini Torpedoes: 5:30-6:00pm
Ages 6 & Under: 6:00-6:30pm
Ages 7/8: 6:30-7:15pm
Ages 9/10: 6:30-7:30pm
June 15th - July 24th (AM and PM): 
Morning Schedule (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday)
Mini Torpedoes: 9:00-9:30am
Ages 6 and under: 9:30-10:00am
Ages 7-8: 10:00-10:45am
Ages 9 and up: 10:45-11:45am
Evening Schedule (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday): 
Ages 9/10*, 11&Up: 4:30-5:30pm
Mini Torpedoes: 5:30-6:00pm
Ages 6 & Under: 6:00-6:30pm
Ages 7/8: 6:30-7:15pm
Ages 9/10: 6:30-7:30pm
*The 9/10 year olds will have an option of either practice time. They can join the 11&Up or 7/8 group. Should they come at 6:30pm they will go an extended 15 minutes.
All meets are on Tuesday evenings.
Championship Meet date TBD.
All interested parties should send their resume to Kylie Elliott, kelliott@theclubat12oaks.com




Thursday, May 2, 2019

Looking for an assistant coach for the Crabtree Swim Machine

The Crabtree Swim Machine is looking for an assistant swim coach! Our club is located about one mile west of Crabtree Valley Mall, just off of Glenwood Avenue. Our team had roughly 100 swimmers last year and we expect to have a similarly sized roster this year.

Familiarity with TSA rules and procedures (as a swimmer and/or coach) would be a big plus! We are especially interested in applicants with some experience setting meet lineups and filling out heat sheets.

Please contact swim team coordinator Julie Schroeder (weizelika@gmail.com) if you have any questions or would like to apply.

Monday, April 29, 2019

Assistant Coach/ Swim Instructor needed at The Raleigh Racquet Club 

Job Description

The Raleigh Racquet Club is looking to fill the position of Assistant Swim Coach & Swim Instructor for the summer 2019 season. A qualified candidate will be able to complete the following requirements:
Raleigh Racquet Club - Assistant Swim Coach & Swim Instructor
  • The Assistant Swim Coach (ASC) position is a part-time, seasonal position beginning May 20th till July 18th.
  • Swim Instruction would be from May 18 - September 29
  • The ASC will be expected to assist in the coaching and supervision of weekly practice sessions and organize swimmers for the 6 weekly meets. The ASC will be supervised by the Head Coach
  • Swim instruction hours will be based on demand and can start when the pool opens May 18 and can go into September
Duties and Responsibilities
Specific responsibilities and expectations include but are not limited to the following:
  • Coach weekly practices and manage swim meets – morning and evening practices 2-3 hours M, W, Th, F, meets Tu 4 hours
  • Help prepare workouts in advance taking into account varying skill levels of the swimmers and receive feedback from the swimmers, head coach, and club manager to make adjustments as needed to ensure workouts are clearly communicated to the swimmers by the coaching staff
  • Ensure all practice changes, pool closures, upcoming activities, volunteer duties and competitions are communicated to swimmers and parents
  • Help plan end of season award banquet
  • Encourage team participation and provide swimmer feedback
  • Enforce the posted pool rules and regulations – maintain a safe environment
  • Other duties as required
  • Instruct children in swimming lesson at a variety of levels. Learn to swim through advanced swimmers.
Rate of Pay – $12.00-$18.00 per hour
Practices -
May 29th – June 10th Afternoon practices M-TH 5:30-6:30
June 11th- July 18th Morning and Afternoon practices
6 Tuesday Night Meets – starting Tuesday June 11th
Job Types: Part-time, Temporary

Saturday, April 13, 2019

FREE LANE LINES

FREE - Lane Lines 

Southall Swim & Racquet Club has available for FREE 5 x 75' maroon/white lane lines with storage reel included.  See photo below.  Please email management@southallswim.com. 

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

MacGregor Downs Seeks Head Swim Coach

The MacDolphins are seeking an experienced, high energetic Head Swim Coach for their summer season which runs May 13th- June 30th. The seven -week swim season includes 5 meets (one championship meet) and a learn-to-swim program (MacMini’s). 

Qualities for the coaching position should include:
·      High passion for the sport of swimming.
o   Love to work with swimmers of all ages, show professionalism at all times and bring high energy to both practices and swim meets.
·      Great communication skills with staff, swimmers and parents.
o   The Head Coach needs to have open communication and be comfortable talking, directing and working with the entire swim team.
o   Must be comfortable working with various abilities as this swim team ranges from learn-to-swim to competitive swimming.
·      Experience:
o   Head Coach should have experience with doing meet entries and meet line up.
·      Certifications:
o   Required to have current certification in CPR and First Aid and must provide a copy.

The MacDolphins is a seven- week swim season, a Head Coach who can give 100% is highly sought after.  All interested parties should send their resume to Charlotte Freeman,cfreeman@macgregordowns.org

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Abbington Alligators Assistant Coach Opening - Filled

Abbington Alligators Swim Team - TSA 2018 Division 3 Champions!!


The Abbington Alligators Swim Team is seeking a professional and dedicated Assistant Coach for the 2019 summer season.  Having first fielded a team in 1999, Abbington has grown from a team of 50 swimmers to around 150 swimmers ages 4-18 years old.  As we enter our 20th year, we are looking towards another exciting season! We desire coaches who will motivate and teach swimmers while maintaining a fun and exciting team and family atmosphere.  Our swim season runs from Mid May through late July.  We provide very competitive salary to our coaching staff. 

Duties will include, but are not limited to: day-to-day team management, development and supervision of age group appropriate workouts, supervision and management of junior coaching staff, assisting in preparing and submitting meet entries, attending swim team planning/parent meetings. 

The ideal candidate should have the following: 

Assistant Coach
-       Preferred swimming at college level - Competitive or Club
-       Coaching experience preferred
-       Ability to demonstrate good sportsmanship for teaching and motivating young swimmers
-       Enjoy working with swimmers of all ages including pre-competitive and competitive level swimmers
-       Ability to teach proper stroke technique
-       Ability to manage Junior Coaches
-       Ability to work with other coaches to develop swim meet line-ups
-       Must have access to e-mail and text
-       Strong communication and organizational skills 
-       Must be certified in First Aid, CPR, and Certified Water Safety Instructor - we will cover these costs


Please send all resumes to Whitney Swenson at wbswenson@yahoo.com.


Please free to contact me directly to inquire about the assistant coaching positions at 508.561.9028. 

Whitney Swenson   
Abbington Alligators Swim Board
Apex, NC

Monday, March 25, 2019

RSA in MAYpril: Seasonal Clinics for Summer League Swimming



RSA in MAYpril seasonal clinics are designed for children, ages four to eighteen, who are interested in summer league swimming.  Offered on weekdays and weekends, the clinics feature one hour classes and focus on skills needed for summer swimming success.  Led by RSA’s professional swim team coaches, the curriculum includes instruction in stroke technique, starts, turns and finishes, as well as reinforcement drills. 

The Firefish clinics are designed for four to six year olds and are taught in RSA’s warm water instructional pool with in-water and on-deck coaches. Firefish curriculum focuses on the elements of freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke, with an emphasis on FUN.  Participants do not have to be able to swim 25 yards unassisted or be proficient in their strokes, but participants must be able to swim independently.

The Wahoo clinics are designed for seven to eighteen year olds who are taught in a six-lane lap pool.  Wahoo curriculum focuses on the four strokes, (Backstroke, Breaststroke, Butterfly and Freestyle), as well as starts, turns, finishes and drills.  Participants must be able to swim 25 yards unassisted. 
Clinics are held at RSA’s Sonner Aquatic Facility located at 1013 Jones Franklin Road in Raleigh, NC.  Clinics include:

Weekday Firefish: Mondays and Wednesdays: 10:00 am

4/22/19-5/15/19; 8 classes: $180.00

Weekday Firefish: Tuesdays and Thursdays: 5:00 pm

Session 1:      4/23/19-5/02/19; 4 classes: $99.00
Session 2:      5/07/19-5/16/19; 4 classes: $99.00

Weekend Firefish: Saturdays OR Sundays 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm

Saturdays:     4/20/19-5/11/19; 4 classes: $99.00
Sundays:        4/07/19-5/05/19; 4 classes: $99.00

Weekend Wahoo: Saturdays OR Sundays:  2:00 pm and 3:00 pm

Saturdays:     4/20/19-5/11/19; 4 classes: $99.00
Sundays:        4/07/19-5/05/19; 4 classes: $99.00

There are no classes on Sunday, 4/21/19. For Weekend Wahoos, age is determined by the participant’s age as of 6/01/19.

Registration is open online at www.swimrsa.org via the RSA in MAYpril Clinics button on the home page or the WSA tab on the home page.  For more information, contact us at clinics@swimrsa.org or 919-859-4881.