Saturday, February 27, 2016

Weldon Ridge Barracudas Seeking Head Coach for Summer 2016 Season

Weldon Ridge Barracudas Seeking Head Coach for Summer 2016 Season
Are you enthusiastic and engaging with kids? Do you enjoy cheering and encouraging swimmers from the pool deck and in the water? Do you have experience teaching proper stroke and turn mechanics? If you answered “yes” to these questions, we want to talk to you! The Weldon Ridge Barracudas Swim Team is seeking an energetic and professional head coach for the upcoming summer 2016 season.
The ideal candidate will be responsible for developing a consistent, team-wide coaching philosophy for our summer swim team that emphasizes the dual focus of building strong swimmers and promoting a love for being in the water and being part of a team. The head coach works closely with 2-3 assistant coaches to coordinate training sessions that support both individual and team goals. The head coach attends all dual meets and assists in determining and inputting line-ups. This individual must be comfortable working with all age groups (ages 5-18).
General Responsibilities:
·       Develop and coach 100-120 swimmers of varying skill levels and experience
·       Be passionate about swimming while developing the potential of all athletes (as much as you can in a short summer season)
·       Supervise a coaching team made of 2-3 assistant coaches
·       Along with assistant coaches, develop a clear plan for training sessions
·       Attend one mock meet, six dual meets and the end-of-season Cary City meet
·       Assist with pre-meet activities such as determining lineups and filling out heat sheets
·       Be a positive role model, maintaining high ethical moral standards
·       Communicate professionally and effectively with athletes, parents, coaches and swim board members via email and text
·       Previous swimming experience (competitive swimming or rec coaching)
·       Ability to coach swimmers of all skill levels and experience
·       Ability to attend and lead morning and afternoon training sessions
·       Knowledge of TSA rules and regulations
·       Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR certifications are not required, but are a plus
·       Familiarity with Hy-Tek Meet Manager is a plus
The season starts in mid-May and runs through mid-July and includes one mock meet, six dual meets, and the Cary City meet. Supportive environment and competitive pay offered.
If you are interested, please contact Scott Batchelor via email at To learn more about our team, visit our website at

Friday, February 19, 2016

Head Coach Wanted, Community Swim Team

Head Coach Wanted, Community Swim Team

The Brighton Forest community is looking for an energetic Head Coach to lead the community swim team. We are looking for someone who enjoys working with young people and loves the sport of swimming. This is an eight-week commitment, starting with team kick-off meeting on the morning of Saturday, May 21st. The first practice will start the day after Memorial Day (May 31) and the season concludes with the season-ending TSA Championship on July 23.

The Head Coach plays an integral role in the development and leadership of the overall program. With the help of an assistant coach, you will provide a fun and safe atmosphere for our swimmers.

To fit this role, candidates should be outgoing, responsible and have passion for developing young swimmers.

Job responsibilities include:
  • Developing and coaching practices
  • Providing feedback to swimmers after their events at swim meets
  • "Reading" swimmers and assessing their needs
  • Listening and providing direction
  • Completing meet heat assignments per TSA rules

The ideal candidate will have the following skills:
  • 2 years of experience as a competitive swimmer or coach
  • Strong organizational skills
  • The ability to supervising multiple age groups
  • Strong people and “kid” skills
  • Ability to enforce rules in a professional manner, but still maintain a fun, enjoyable atmosphere for swimmers

Commitment includes Monday, Wednesday and Thursday practices, with expectations of being at the Brighton Forest subdivision pool in the evenings for approximately 3.5 hrs. Additionally, there are 6 TSA meets, to be held on Tuesday nights beginning June 14 and ending July 19, and a season ending TSA Championship meet on July 23rd.

Our team is glad to be able to offer a competitive salary.

To apply, please send resume or applicable experience to For more information call Bill Overton at 919-796-0916 or Ann Overton at 919-810-6571.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Looking for lane ropes and recommendations on starting block upgrades

The Meredith Townes Mudpuppies are looking to upgrade their lane ropes and starting blocks. If you have (4) 25 meter ropes in good condition to sell (or gift!) please contact Steve at

Also, we are looking for recommendations on updating our starting blocks. The starting block frames are sound, so would just be interested in new decking. Over the years we have visited pools who seem to have custom fabricated decking; anyone with suggestions or names of individuals who have done this sort of thing previously, we'd love to be in contact with them. Please email to same address as above.


Steve Ross
Meredith Townes

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Swim Coach Needed: Hawthorne Stingrays

The Hawthorne Stingray swim team is looking to hire a swim coach for the 2016 summer swim season. Our team is located off of Leesville/Norwood Road near 540 in North Raleigh.

Candidates for the Coach position should have...
- An enthusiastic, gregarious, welcoming personality
- Previous coaching and competitive swimming experience.
- Knowledge and technical experience in teaching proper competitive strokes.
- Strong ability to motivate swimmers in a positive manner between the ages of 4-18.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with coaches,parents, and swimmers.
- Knowledge and experience of TSA league rules.

Duties include, but are not limited to the supervision and development of swimmers at afternoon swim practices weekdays and Saturday mornings from mid-May through July, management and preparation of swimmers for 6 swim meets on Tuesday evenings and one weekend invitational meet.  

Please send your resume and/or questions you may have to our TSA Rep Derek Speerschneider.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

NOW HIRING Head Coach for 2015 Division Champs MARC Sharks

The MARC Sharks (Division 4, 2016) located in convenient Medfield Estates right off I-40 and Trinity Road, are looking to hire an enthusiastic, organized individual with proficiency in stroke mechanics, the ability to motivate swimmers of all ages and skill levels, and strong communication skills. The Sharks are a 100+ swimmers, TSA South League team (Division Champs for 2012, 2014, 2015) of swimmers age 4 to 18 that is run by an enthusiastic and supportive group of parent volunteers.
Duties include, but are not limited to: day-to-day team management, development and supervision of age group appropriate workouts, assisting in preparing and submitting meet entries, attending swim team planning/parent meetings. Head coaches are also encouraged to mentor and teach their assistant coaches to be better coaches.
The position is part-time from mid-May through the third week in July. Coach must be available weekday mornings and later-afternoon/evenings for practices, Saturday mornings for practices, All day Tuesday for swim meets, and occasional weekend days for invitational swim meets.

Three assistant coaches (all MARC swimmers) will support the head coach in his or her dutes.

The ideal candidate will have prior swim team coaching experience, competitive swim team experience, and be proficient with preparing for meets. Knowledge of TSA rules and regulations, as well as Meet Central app/software is helpful.

Salary starts at $12/hour, with end of summer bonus.
Email for more information and to request an application.

Monday, February 8, 2016

Bilingual (Spanish) Swim Lessons Instructor

Position: Bilingual (Spanish) Swim Lessons Instructor ~RSA is looking for hard working, professional, energetic, fun and enthusiastic individuals to join our team and give swim lessons 

: Raleigh Swimming Association (RSA)~Founded in 1960 RSA is the oldest year-round swim team in the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill ~Triangle area providing the community with quality, year round, aquatic programming. Our Lessons Program takes place at our own pool, the newly renovated ~3 million dollar Sonner Aquatic Facility.

Location: Great central location accessible to all areas of the Triangle ~ just off Highway 40 and 440, at 1013 Jones Franklin Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606

Duties: Lessons are conducted in our brand-new, state of the art, warm water instructional pool. 
Our program works because of relationships built between our instructors and our students in small personal group lessons, 1:4 maximum size.

·       Commit to teaching a particular class time slot or time slots for the duration of the 10-12 week session.

·       Ability to teach proper swimming techniques in a safe, positive and healthy manner to various levels and age groups in accordance with RSA’s instructional guidelines

·       Observe students to detect and correct improper technique

·       Engage participants with fun and dynamic instruction

·       Ability to keep and maintain accurate student progress records

·       Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents in a professional and positive manner

Experience Desired: Fluent in Spanish
Prior experience working with children and creating a positive environment for their development ~Would consider applicants with no previous swim lesson instruction experience if they were an exceptional candidate & willing to be trained.
Preferred: Prior experience teaching swim lessons. Athletes with experience in competitive swimming, diving, water polo etc. also a plus

Work Schedule: Flexible schedule be it by time-slot, day, or your own schedule.   

 To apply for the position please contact Bob Wombacher at:

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Cary Park Sea Dragons Seeking Summer 2016 Coaches

Cary Park Sea Dragons is looking for energetic and skilled swim coaches (Head Coach and Assistant Coaches) for Summer 2016 to help lead our community summer swim team!  If you have a love for children and have swimming or coaching experience, or know someone who does, we welcome you to send your resume to us for consideration.  Summer 2016 will start mid-May through end of July.  Season includes 6 dual meets as well as 1 to 2 end-of-season meets.  Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR certifications will be required certifications prior to the start of season.  Competitive pay offered.  You may learn more about our team at

Please email resumes if interested:
Subject:    CP Sea Dragons Head Coach or CP Sea Dragons Assistant Coach


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

Thursday, February 4, 2016

The division 12 champion Bella Casa Barracudas are looking for three assistant coaches for the 2016 swim season. The Bella Casa Barracudas are a growing team whose primary focus is to share the fun and excitement of swimming with a new generation. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to share their swimming skills with a great group of kids.

Lead an age group practice teaching swimming skills and encouraging kids to their best
Assist with pre-meet activities such as lineups, heat sheets, and other meet paperwork
Gather swimmers for each event and help Clerk of Course with getting swimmers to the blocks for swims
Willingness to try new ideas to help kids learn
Assist other assistant coaches with their age groups
Help lead team in cheers and cheering for teammates
Attend weekly coaches staff meeting to go over plans for the up coming week.

Previous competitive swimming experience (swimming or coaching)
General knowledge of all four competitive strokes and how to get kids to understand
USA Swimming Coach certification desired but not required
Can-do attitude

If interested, please email resume to Mark Rubacky at

Portable lights available for rental by swim teams

Swim Season Portable Light Rental from Triangle Futbol Club Alliance.
$730/unit (no unit minimum).

Rental Period:  6/1-Week of 7/31
Delivery/Set-Up, Fuel and Pick-up Included.
We specialize in difficult set-up logistics!

For more information or to reserve lights, please contact Pete Sadin by email or at 919.696.2026.

Triangle Futbol Club Alliance is a non-profit youth soccer organization that serves over 3,000 families in the Triangle Area.  For more information, visit

Monday, February 1, 2016

Coaching Opportunity - Silverton Sharks

Calling all Coaches. We are in the process of accepting applications for the coaching team for the 2016 Swim season. We are looking for assistant coaches, junior coaches and a stroke/technical coach. Are you interested? Want to have fun? Earn some extra cash? Coaches can also give swim lessons to earn extra money. Send in your application. Attached is the application which MUST be received by February 5. We will start interviewing during February. Email the application to the following link OR if you have any questions. Look forward to hearing from you. Silverton Shark Coach Committee