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Lawrence Aquahawks
Head Coach

 

Since 1968, it has been the mission of the Lawrence Aquahawks to promote the sport of swimming by providing professional teaching, technique training and competitive opportunities through which swimmers at all levels can reach their full potential.  We are looking for a full time Head Coach to continue this tradition.

 

The Aquahawks are a coach facilitated, board supported, parent volunteer organization that cooperatively works together to create the optimal environment for each and every athlete from novice to national competitor.  The Aquahawks are located in Lawrence, Kansas a dynamic college town.

 

Coaching Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overall team management, to include but not limited to: meet entries, coordination of team travel, fundraising, and recruitment of swimmers
  • Assist in marketing and growth of the team
  • Establish an environment that encourages self-discipline, sportsmanship, responsibility and constructive feedback
  • Develop and implement team and individual goals with the swimmers and monitor the progression of the athletes and team in reaching these goals
  • Timely and professional communications with parents and swimmers
  • Design swimming and dry land curricula for the Pre-National and National Swim groups
  • Assist in selecting the appropriate schedule of seasonal competitions
  • Connecting our senior swimmers with colleges and universities and assisting families in making their child’s goal at the post-secondary level a reality
  • Being a strong advocate for the sport of swimming

 

 

Administration:

  • Demonstrate a cooperative, responsive, and respectful communication style with swimmers, parents, community members, staff and Board
  • Maintain a professional standard of safety, appearance and readiness
  • Practice continuous improvement and professional development for self and assistant coaches; work to achieve the next level of certification
  • Act as a team representative while attending LSC meetings
  • Maintain accurate records of individuals and relay performances, meet participation, practice attendance and more
  • Oversee and evaluate coaching staff

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years of coaching experience
  • Advanced experience coaching various ages and skill levels in a competitive environment
  • Current member in good standing with USA Swimming
  • Must be CPR/AED certified and maintain current coaching certification
  • Experience with Team Unify or like platform, as well as Word and Excel
  • High-level swimming experience at the club or collegiate level
  • Ability to set and achieve individual and team goals and encourage others to do the same

 

 

How To Apply

Interested parties should send a letter of interest, resume and at least two references to [email protected]