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.