West Memorial Tiger Sharks looking for swimming coaches

Job Summary

The West Memorial Tiger Sharks is a growing swim team seeking a new Head Coach and an Assistant Coach. Candidates should be energetic, enthusiastic, and have strong leadership skills. Practices are held during the week at the West Memorial Pool, located in Katy, at the corner of Mason Road and Kingsland Blvd.  Submit resumes to sckettler@yahoo.com.


Responsibilities and Duties

Provide leadership, instruction and motivation to every swimmer.

Teach strokes, techniques, and sportsmanship at various levels and age groups.

Plan workouts and review with Executive Board. These should include appropriate technique, stroke development, team spirit, etc.

Maintain a safe and positive teaching environment.

Follow all WHALe protocols to ensure safety of swimmers in the water and on the pool deck.

Guide and manage Assistant/Junior Coaches.

Promote and assist with fundraising efforts.

Assist with administrative matters relating to the team and swim meets.

Effectively communicate each athletes progress to the swimmer and parents where appropriate.

Determine swimmer event placement and relay participation to give team best chance to win, while also allowing for swimmer’s development.

Attend all practices and swim team events such as meets, meetings, social events, etc.

Responsible for all meet and invitational entries in a timely manner.


Qualifications and Skills

Experience as a competitive swimmer preferred.

Prior Head Coach or Assistant Coach Experience preferred.

2+ years – swim coaching experience preferred.

Enthusiastic, dynamic presence with good communication skills.

USA Swimming certification and completion of successful background check Other Information.

Pass background check and pre-employment screening prior to employment.

Provide a cover letter, resume and three professional references.

All inquiries are confidential