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Coaching Positions for 2020

The Trails Swim Team is now accepting applications for Head Coach and Age Group Coaches for the 2020 outdoor summer swim season.

Our recreational swim team is looking for team members with a passion for the sport of swimming who can have fun while coaching! Responsibilities include running practices for your age group. You must be able to communicate and work together with other age group coaches, head coach and parents, instruct all four swim strokes, oversee your age group team at meets and practices, manage meet entries, and contribute to the positive environment of our family-oriented team.

Coaches should be able to create practice sets for his/her age group and need to be able to learn to input line ups on the computer using Team Unify. Working with children is a MUST. Age groups are 8&under, 9-10, 11-12 and 13-18.

Additional responsibilities for Head Coach include managing the coaching team, coordinating practice workouts as necessary, communicating coaching philosophy to parents, managing meet entries, and mentoring new coaches.

Practices are Monday through Friday AM, four Saturday AMs (8-10am), and Monday/Wednesday evenings. Practice times and sessions may be flexible based on coaches availability. Meets are most Tuesday afternoon/evening and two Saturdays (June 20 and July 11). Practices for most age groups include swim and dryland. The season runs mid May through July 11.

Trails is a recreational summer swim team. The goal of our summer league program is to stimulate an interest in competitive swimming and provide a means through which youth may learn and practice Teamwork, Respect, positive Attitude, Integrity, Leadership and a love for Swimming. Trails is also a safe place for competitive swimmers who don't want to lose fitness but need a break from the demands of a more aggressive winter league. We hope that each swimmer will develop a lifetime love for swimming, basic skills in all four competitive strokes, and new friendships with great memories. We have a wide variety of abilities on the team, which has averaged more than 120 swimmers each summer, each age group has 20-35 swimmers.

Salary to be determined based on experience.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION IS JANUARY 20, 2020.

Know anyone looking for a fun job at the pool this summer? Contact Sara or Beth at president@trailsswimteam.org for more information or to submit a resume and cover letter for the 2020 season.

 
  
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