Lead Assistant Coach - Whakatane Swimming Club
Swimming New Zealand
Auckland, New Zealand
5d ago

Lead Assistant Coach

Full time (30 hours +)

Whakatane Based

  • Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge?
  • Do you have a passion to help develop enthusiastic kids into confident swimmers?
  • Are you looking for a reason to move to beautiful and sunny Whakatane?
  • Whakatane Amateur Swim Club (WASC) are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Lead Assistant Coach to join their Club to support the Head coach and help develop the kids into driven young adults through the discipline of swimming.

    WASC provide a high purpose environment that consistently produces high performing swimmers that compete at Regional and National events.

    Another key part of this role is to help the Club grow in both membership and revenue.

    Responsibilities :

  • Supporting the head coach in the delivery and execution of daily training programmes and long-term training plans.
  • Coach squads (predominantly juniors) of all ages and stages and fitness squads.
  • Plan, organise and attend Club events and target meets.
  • Assist in the implementation and compliance of all Club policies.
  • Assist the Head Coach in forming and maintaining networks and working relationships as appropriate with key stakeholders.
  • Undertake database and administrative tasks as required.
  • Produce documentation on results, reports and presentations to support the role as required.
  • Explore areas of potential growth for the Club in both membership and revenue.
  • Proactive with upskilling and training opportunities.
  • The opportunity to increase hours with an employment partnership with the Whakatane Aquatic Centre.
  • Key Skills Required

  • Demonstrate sound organisational skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, engaging effectively with all age groups.
  • Previously demonstrated computer literacy and knowledge of Microsoft Office and other relevant swimming programmes.
  • Be flexible and adaptable.
  • Be aware of Occupational Health & Safety principles.
  • Hold a current First Aid certificate or Resuscitation Certificate.
  • Previous experience of the swim coaching environment and success in the swimming environment.
  • Be motivated to assist swimmers to develop and achieve their swimming goals.
  • Swim Coaching qualifications / accreditations (eg. Teacher of Swimming & Water Safety and / or Teacher of Competitive Strokes) or be working towards attaining these accreditations.
  • Full clean NZ drivers’ licence.
  • Full time 30 hours minimum. Start date - Term 1, 2022.

    If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for, please apply today or request a job description by emailing kiri adcam.co.nz

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