Swim Coach I
Evanston, IL Aquatics
Job Type
Part-time
Description

This position is located in Evanston, Illinois


Swim Coach I contributes to the creation of a warm, welcoming, safe, and respectful environment for a diverse community of swimmers and assists in the development of the swim team of the YWCA Flying Fish Aquatics Program. 


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

On-deck Coaching (80%) 

  • Helps to direct daily practices for various groups swim team groups 
  • Attends swim meets regularly 
  • Communicates with staff and swimmers at daily practices 
  • Assists with monitoring and evaluating swimmers throughout each season 
  • Assists Head Coaches as needed 

Program Support Duties (15%) 

  • Reviews meet entries and results 
  • Tracks swimmer’s attendance and development 
  • May be required to communicate with and respond to swimmer inquiries via email, answering voicemail and walk-ins 
  • Helps with fundraising efforts and other related duties as assigned 
  • Back-up coaching, instructor, or lifeguard staff when necessary   
  • Understands and follows all appropriate Illinois and National safety procedures and policies 

ADDITIONAL DUTIES (10%)       

  • Provides and attends staff trainings and participates in agency committees. 
  • Pursues professional development  
  • Understands and adheres to all of YWCA Evanston/North Shore procedures and policies as well as YWCA Employee Handbook.  
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management.
Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 

Education: High School Diploma 

Experience and/or Training: At least two years as an aquatic’s instructor or coach 

Licenses/Certificates: Valid driver’s license, auto insurance 

Technology/Equipment:  

  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite 
  • Reliable access to a personal automobile to attend local and regional swim meets 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

Education  

Experience and/or Training  

Licenses/Certificates 

  • American Red Cross Coaches Safety 
  • American Red Cross Lifeguarding 
  • American Red Cross First Aid 
  • American Red Cross CPR  
  • All Requirements for USA Swimming Membership and Certification 

Technology/Equipment