Potomac Valley Swimming
Level 2

   
Interested in a Coaching Career with the DC Wave Swim Team?

 

Associate Head Coach (Full Time) - Apply Here!

The DC Wave Competitive Swimming Program is seeking experienced, enthusiastic, and motivated individuals with excellent communication skills to join our diverse coaching staff.  Coaches are expected to coach on deck 4-6 days per week, and can expect to attend 1-2 weekend swim meets per month. Hours and location depend on assigned training group.

Interested candidates should apply online, and submit a copy of their resume and a cover letter detailing the following:

  • competitive swim coaching experience 
  • competitive swimming experience 
  • coaching philosophy

Send resumes with cover letters to [email protected]

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • ASCA Level 2 certified or above
  • Current CPR, First Aid, Coaches Safety, and Safe Sport certifications and membership in good standing with USA Swimming
  • Past Head Coaching experience (preferred)
  • Desire & passion for developing swimmers at a competitive level
  • Patient and gives simple instructions
  • Strong communication, organizational, and administrative skills
  • Expertise with current technique development and training methodologies
  • Enthusiastic and highly motivated team player
  • Team Unify, Hy-Tek Meet/Team Manager skills (A Plus)
  • 3-5 years competitive swimming experience (preferred)

Basic Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee our Developmental and Swim Team Prep Program curriculum and site coaches
  • Create and implement a season plan for Developmental swimmers
  • Plan, prepare, and conduct team practices in accordance with the DC Wave program curriculum
  • Provide appropriate competitive swimming instruction for youth ages 14 and younger
  • Provide personal and social development for lifetime skills to team members
  • Develop and improve the technical and physical skills of swimmers
  • Provide a fun and enjoyable practice environment
  • Orient new team members to competition
  • Communicate and correspond with swim team parents regarding practices schedules, meets, and team events
  • Attend and participate in all staff meetings as requested by the Head Coach
  • Attend all swim meets that swimmer’s under their direction are attending (usually one to two meets per month)
  • Collaborate with the entire staff to develop benchmarks for measuring our swimmers’ improvement and increasing opportunities for all swimmers on the team
  • Track swimmers’ attendance and results. This includes individual goal meetings with swimmers on a seasonal basis and any additional meetings as needed
  • Assist in program administration where needed
  • Assist with Swim Team Prep program where needed

Developmental Level Coach (Part Time) - Apply Here!

The DC Wave Competitive Swimming Program is seeking experienced, enthusiastic, and motivated individuals with excellent communication skills to join our diverse coaching staff.  Coaches are expected to coach on deck 4-6 days per week, and can expect to attend 1-2 weekend swim meets per month. Hours and location depend on assigned training group.

Interested candidates should apply online, and submit a copy of their resume and a cover letter detailing the following:

  • competitive swim coaching experience 
  • competitive swimming experience 
  • coaching philosophy

Send resumes with cover letters to [email protected]

Desired Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)
  • ASCA Level 1 certified or above
  • Current CPR, First Aid, Coaches Safety, and Safe Sport certifications and membership in good standing with USA Swimming
  • Previous coaching or teaching experience required 
  • Desire & passion for developing swimmers at a competitive level
  • Patient and gives simple instructions
  • Strong communication, organizational, and administrative skills
  • Expertise with current technique development and training methodologies
  • Enthusiastic and highly motivated team player
  • 3-5 years competitive swimming experience (preferred)

Basic Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, prepare, and conduct team practices in accordance with the DC Wave program curriculum
  • Provide appropriate competitive swimming instruction for youth ages 14 and younger
  • Provide personal and social development for lifetime skills to team members
  • Develop and improve the technical and physical skills of swimmers
  • Provide a fun and enjoyable practice environment
  • Orient new team members to competition
  • Communicate and correspond with swim team parents regarding practices schedules, meets, and team events
  • Attend and participate in all staff meetings as requested by the Head Coach
  • Attend all swim meets that swimmer’s under their direction are attending (usually one to two meets per month)
  • Collaborate with the entire staff to develop benchmarks for measuring our swimmers’ improvement and increasing opportunities for all swimmers on the team
  • Track swimmers’ attendance and results. This includes individual goal meetings with swimmers on a seasonal basis and any additional meetings as needed
  • Assist in program administration where needed
  • Assist with Swim Team Prep program where needed