Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Head Coach Wanted, Brighton Forest 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 the day after Memorial Day (May 30) and concluding with the season-ending TSA Championship on July 22.

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 youth swimmers.

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

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

Commitment includes Monday, Thursday and Saturday practices, with expectations of being at the Brighton Forest subdivision pool between approximately 5:15 and 8 pm on weeknights and 8-10 am on Saturdays. There are 6 head-to-head meets, to be held on Tuesday nights beginning June 13 and ending July 18.

To apply, please send resume or applicable experience to boverton121@gmail.com. For more information call Bill Overton at 919-796-0916 or Ann Overton at 919-810-6571.

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