Daleview Masters Coaching Position Available!

Daleview Pool, located at 901 Daleview Dr., one of the MCSL charter member clubs, is seeking a head coach for their long-standing Masters program. Daleview Masters is a USMS registered club and prior to restrictions boasted a roster of more than 100 athletes! See below for the job description, to apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and two sample workouts to president@daleview.org. Completed applications received by 4/22 will receive full consideration. Later applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Daleview Masters Head Coach
Time Commitment: 6 hours of coaching + additional time for planning/managing coaching staff, depending on enrollment. Ideally, the head coach and an assistant coach would attend each practice.
Practices run Memorial Day through Labor Day (14 weeks):

  • Tuesday 6-7am
  • Tuesday 9-10pm
  • Thursday 6-7am
  • Thursday 9-10pm
  • Sunday 8-9am
  • Sunday 9-10am

The head coach for the Masters program at Daleview will strive to follow the stated goals of
United States Masters member teams. Among them, the successful candidate must:

  • Possess strong knowledge of stroke technique and mechanics, drills and must understand training cycles and season planning.
  • Structure practices and tailor cohesive workouts for all adult (18+) Masters participants, including competitive swimmers, those seeking to improve fitness, triathletes/open water enthusiasts and beginners (defined as being able to swim a length of the pool without stopping and interested in learning strokes).
  • Run a program that is welcoming to all adult swimmers regardless of ability level.
  • Select and manage a coaching staff to take an interest in each swimmer, helping them to set goals and offer motivation.
  • Maintain a standard of excellence in all tasks.
  • Arrive 15 minutes before start time for all practices (on the clock) to prepare the pool (e.g., install lane ropes, remove ladders).
  • Communicate the workout clearly and be engaged with swimmers throughout.
  • Post workouts on Masters-related social media.
  • Make it fun! Plan and implement friendly relays/races for those interested. Work on starts/turns for those interested.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Be a USA Swimming certified coach with experience in adult stroke instruction
    • Have 3+ years experience coaching adult swimmers
    • Be a certified lifeguard
    • Have CPR & First Aid certification
    • Be an effective communicator in person and online

Pay – commensurate with experience; will be compensated for time spent in preparation.

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