We are always looking for high energy, passionate coaches who can lead our younger swimmers into the sport of swimming. If you are interested in joining our team in a part-time capacity please send us an email with your resume.

Head Coach Emmett Walling & Jr.Program Director Kirsten Hinds

Age Group Assistant Coach

Job Description

Peddie Aquatic Association is in search of an energetic, part-time (hourly) age group swim coach to assist with coaching developmental level swimmers.

Practice times are in the evenings and Saturday mornings, Sept-July.

This individual will report to the lead coach and needs to assist with running workouts, respond to emails from staff, attend regular staff meetings, and understand how to navigate through a Team Unify website. Attending weekend swim meets will also be an expectation. Other minor duties may be assigned.

Ranked by the American Swimming Coaches Association as a 2021 Top 100 USA Age Group Team,  PAA historically made its mark on USA Swimming by consistently placing among the top teams at Sectionals, Junior Nationals, the US Open, and US Nationals.

PAA trains out of the Peddie Aquatic Center which opened in January 2010, utilizing an eco-friendly design that saves thousands of gallons of water per year and decreases energy consumption overall. At 35 meters long and 25 yards wide, the pool can accommodate 15 lanes, which can be used for multiple aquatics programs at the same time.

Qualifications

Required qualifications include:

  • Enthusiastic and knowledgeable about competitive swimming
    • This can include simply having swum for your high school and/or college or university team(s)
  • An eagerness to learn more about competitive swimming as well as coaching developmental- and age group-level swimmers
  • Availability, as mentioned above

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Prior swim coach experience
  • Prior experience working with swimmers of multiple ages and abilities
    • Teaching swim lessons, etc.

Although not required to apply or begin employment, applicants must be able to complete the following training/checks, as outlined in USA Swimming’s coaching membership checklist

 

If interested please contact Coach Emmett Walling and Coach Kirsten Hinds

 

Strength & Conditioning Coach Job Description

Peddie Aquatic Association seeks an innovative and engaging individual to fill the role of Strength and Conditioning Coach, part-time.  

Reporting to the Director of Competitive Swimming and Aquatics Director, this position is responsible for supporting the aquatics staff in developing and implementing a cross functional program for athletes from our Junior Program up to our Senior Performance group. This Strength and Conditioning coach must be professional, motivated, and able to maintain a positive and effective level of communication with the athletes and coaches. The position is part-time with an hourly rate for 7.5hrs/week currently.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement and monitor strength and conditioning programs for swimmers;
  • Assist in fitness testing, computation of results, and evaluation of individual athletes;
  • Teach proper movement and lifting technique;
  • Assist in the education and enforcement of weight room rules;
  • Effectively and properly motivate athletes to achieve maximum potential in all areas of performance;
  • Collaborate with the Head Coach to assist with all tasks for which he or she is responsible, and manage general operation of the facility in the absence of any other supervisors;

A successful candidate will present the following qualities and experiences:

  • Previous experience in strength and conditioning, physical education, health and exercise science or a related field;
  • Adequate knowledge of athletics and athletic terminology;
  • Interpersonal relationship skills and abilities to manage athletes of various ages;
  • Display the highest ethical and professional behavior;
  • Excellent and timely communication skills;
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively based on the task;
  • Keen problem solving and decision-making abilities;
  • Although not required to apply or begin employment, applicants must be able to complete the following training/checks, as outlined in USA Swimming’s coaching membership checklist

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Education in the related fields of Kinesiology, Biology, Sports medicine;
  • Accredited Strength Coach with CSCS Certification or equivalent.