Head Coach & Assistant Coach: UNB Masters Swim Club

UNB Masters Swim Club (UNB MSC) welcomes applications for the positions of Head Coach and Assistant Coach. These are part-time positions beginning September 1, 2021. Hours are variable: up to 8 hours per week (Head Coach) or up to 6.75 hours per week (Assistant Coach).
Reporting to the Club executive, the Head Coach directs the training of masters swimmers at the Sir Max Aitken Pool during practices on Sundays from 7:30-9:30 am and Tuesdays 6-8 am and Thursdays from 7-8 am.
The Assistant Coach reports to the Head Coach, runs practices when the Head Coach is unable to be present, and occasionally works on-deck jointly with Head Coach.
Salary ranges are $18.00-$25.00 per hour (Head Coach) and $15.00-$17.50 per hour (Assistant Coach).

HEAD COACH responsibilities:
-Create workouts for 3 practices per week, with variations according to levels/speed; deliver print version to pool deck for each session; and forward electronically to UNB MSC Secretary weekly.
-Deliver concrete, constructive individual and group on-deck coaching, including attention to technique (including injury avoidance) and aspects of dryland training, e.g. activation.
-Schedule and direct work of the Assistant Coach.
-Record attendance, manage lane assignments, and respond to coaching-related queries from individual members.
-Perform other duties as required.

HEAD COACH requirements/skills:
-Demonstrated experience in competitive swimming and coaching swimmers, preferably of various ages. Must have the interpersonal skills to deal with a group of swimmers of a wide range of ages, abilities, and limitations, and diverse goals, with tact, discretion and courtesy.
-Demonstrated proficiency in the usual electronic tools of creation and communication, e.g. MS Office, webmail.
BOTH POSITIONS requirements/skills:
-Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
-Previous swim coaching experience. Experience in coaching adult athletes, including creating workouts, will be considered an asset.

Email resume and covering letter (the latter can be in the body of the email) to Club President, Val Biskupski mastersswim@unb.ca

In the subject line, please indicate which position you are applying for: Head Coach or Assistant Coach.

START DATE: September 1, 2021. Applications will be reviewed as received until position is filled.