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ACE Coaching Positions

Aquatic Club of Elkhorn Coach Positions

 

Part Time Assistant Coach Position

POSITION:  The Aquatic Club of Elkhorn swim team (ACE), located in Omaha, Nebraska is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Age Group Coach. The candidate will be an assistant coach for our developmental and competitive age group swimmers.

The Aquatic Club of Elkhorn swim team (ACE)  is a non-profit, board-run, year-round competitive swim team located in Omaha, NE with over 150 members. Our team consists of swimmers 6-18 years of age and group levels from novice to elite. We combine fun and hard work to produce long-term success for our athletes in and out of the pool.

ACE strives to develop leaders with integrity, discipline and excellence for athletes, families, and coaches in the Midwest. We are committed to athletic excellence while providing a positive, educational, and healthy environment for all members.

More information about our team can be found at:  www.aceotters.com 

Qualifications:

  • College Degree. (preferred)
  • Current CPR, First Aid, Coaches Safety, Safe Sport certifications, and membership in good standing with USA Swimming.
  • Be able to pass a pre-employment background check.
  • Strong knowledge of stroke-mechanics, technique fundamentals, and training methods for developmental and competitive age group swimmers between the age of 6-14.
  • Competitive swimming experience and/ or swim coaching experience. 
  • Candidates must possess integrity, strong communications skills; and a passion for helping swimmers maximize their potential.
  • Availability to work late afternoon and / or evening hours on weekdays, including extended weekend hours on meet weekends.
  • US Citizen or employment visa to work in the USA.

Position Requirements & Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the running of daily practices. This must be done in a direction that supports the coaching philosophy and direction of the club as established by the Group Coach and Head Coach.
  • Require approximately 5 - 12 hours per week. 
  • Attend swim meets, meetings, and team functions as assigned on the schedule. 
  • Arrive at practice and meets at minimum 15 min prior to arrival of athletes
  • Must be patient, and an excellent role model for swimmers of all ages through appearance, language, demeanor and sportsmanship.
  • Provide constructive feedback to swimmers at practices and following races at meets.
  • Assist or substitute for other coaches as needed.
  • Must adhere to all rules, regulations and policies of USA Swimming,  Safe Sport, Midwestern Swimming and ACE.

Compensation:

Hourly rate, will vary depending on qualifications and experience

To Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a resume and references to Kim Berndt, at [email protected]. The Aquatic Club of Elkhorn will be accepting applications immediately and will continue to interview candidates until the position is filled.

 

Part Time Age Group Coach Position

POSITION:  The Aquatic Club of Elkhorn swim team (ACE), located in Omaha, Nebraska is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Part Time Age Group Coach. The candidate will work with our developmental and/ or competitive age group swimmers.

The Aquatic Club of Elkhorn swim team (ACE)  is a non-profit, board-run, year-round competitive swim team located in Omaha, NE with over 150 members. Our team consists of swimmers 6-18 years of age and group levels from novice to elite. We combine fun and hard work to produce long-term success for our athletes in and out of the pool.

ACE strives to develop leaders with integrity, discipline and excellence for athletes, families, and coaches in the Midwest. We are committed to athletic excellence while providing a positive, educational, and healthy environment for all members.

More information about our team can be found at:  www.aceotters.com 

Qualifications:

  • College Degree. (preferred)
  • Current CPR, First Aid, Coaches Safety, Safe Sport certifications, and membership in good standing with USA Swimming.
  • Be able to pass a pre-employment background check.
  • Strong knowledge of stroke-mechanics, technique fundamentals, and training methods for developmental and competitive age group swimmers between the age of 6-14.
  • Strong background in competitive swimming with a minimum of two years coaching experience.
  • Candidates must possess integrity, strong communications skills; and a passion for helping swimmers maximize their potential.
  • Experience with Team Unify and OnDeck. (preferred)
  • Availability to work late afternoon and / or evening hours on weekdays, including extended weekend hours on meet weekends.
  • US Citizen or employment visa to work in the USA.

Position Requirements & Responsibilities:

  • Create, collaborate and implement appropriate seasonal plans in accordance with the Aquatic Club of Elkhorn’s training philosophy to further develop the potential of the swimmers of all levels to form a fluid progression plan.
  • Write and direct structured age-appropriate workouts focusing on stroke development and technique implementing a variety of drills. 
  • Provide constructive feedback to swimmers at practices and following races at meets.
  • Keep detailed and accurate records as needed including attendance, work-outs, and swimmer progression.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with all ages to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Arrival at practice and meets at minimum 15 min prior to arrival of athletes
  • Require approximately 5 - 10 hours regularly per week. 
  • Attend swim meets, meetings, and team functions as assigned on the schedule. 
  • Assist with set up & tear down of all ACE hosted meets
  • Must be patient, and an excellent role model for swimmers of all ages through appearance, language, demeanor and sportsmanship.
  • Must adhere to all rules, regulations and policies of USA Swimming,  Safe Sport, Midwestern Swimming and ACE.
  • Substitute for other coaches as needed.

Compensation:

Hourly rate, will vary depending on qualifications and experience

To Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a resume and references to Kim Berndt, at [email protected]. The Aquatic Club of Elkhorn will be accepting applications immediately and will continue to interview candidates until the position is filled.