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Part Time Head Coach for USA Swim Team
North Pole Aquatic Club (NPAC)
Position Summary:
This position is responsible for the operation and development of our USA swimming program under the direction and guidance of the Aquatic Clubs Board of Directors. They will facilitate a positive & nurturing environment for all athletes.  The Head Coach must develop the skills and talents of the team members and coaching staff while promoting teamwork, sportsmanship and encouraging personal development and excellence.
NPAC is a member owned club which operates a year round USA swim team consisting of the club members. The team practices are held at Wescott Pool attached to North Pole Middle School in North Pole, AK. North Pole Aquatic Club team consists of 60-80 swimmers from age 6-18. The team practices throughout the season mostly in the afternoons after school on weekdays and Saturday mornings. This position is a year round part time position.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Oversee assistant coaches and ensure that coaching standards are being met.
  • Provide the environment to improve team members’ stroke technique, endurance, and speed.
  • Attend all weekly practices at their scheduled times.
  • Travel to swim meets to support and coach swimmers.
  • Maintain and promote activities pertaining to the swim team as well as NPAC programs. This includes social and team building events.
  • Act as a role model for all swimmers
  • Create development plans for swimmers, helping them set goals and how they will achieve them.
  • Recruit, retain and grow the team.
  • Ensure open and timely communication with swimmers and parents.
  • Encourage and offer opportunities for children to participate in year-round and summer swimming programs.
  • Promote swimming in a positive and fun learning environment for all ages.
  • Provide assistance to Board of Directors when needed and communicate needs and issues of the team.
  • Responsible for overall safety of team members and assisting staff.
  • USA swimming Level 3 Certification or higher
  • Member of USA Swimming
  • Safety Training for Swim Coaches certification
  • Red Cross Lifeguard and First Aid preferred
  • Experience working with children in large groups.
  • Must be able to communicate with members, management, and staff
  • Proven team management skills
  • High School Diploma/G.E.D. Equivalency
  • USA Swim Coach’s certification level 3
  • 2+ years of coaching USA or Club level swim team
  • Current American Red Cross Lifeguard, CPR, AED, and 1stAid Certifications, strongly preferred, or Safety Training for Swim Coaches Certification
Compensation 25-35k per year based on experience and qualification
Candidates should contact Scott Johnson – North Pole Aquatic Club President with a Resume and Cover letter at

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For a job description and application instructions, go to the Job Openings tab on the Haines Dolphins Swim Team website

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