Download the Junior Coaching Application and turn it in to Coach [email protected]

Commitment Timeframe: May 31st - July 30th, 2022

Job Description: Kincaid Stingrays swim team is looking for Junior Coaches to help with the 2022 swim season. This volunteer position offers you the chance to become a role model to younger swimmers while also gaining valuable experience and serving your community.

Minimum Qualifications: To be considered for a Junior Coach position, you must be at least 14 years old and have summer swim experience. Club or high school swim experience is a plus.

  • On Deck: Treat all swimmers fairly. Build self-esteem in each swimmer using encouragement and praise. Maintain a high level of professionalism and sportsmanship at all times to promote team spirit. Participate actively in practices, meets, and team events. Maintain open communication with other Stingrays coaches and parents. Help to maintain a safe and positive environment.
  • Teaching Skills: Be sensitive to the needs of all swimmers. Emphasize fundamentals of proper stroke and turn techniques. Demonstrate drills and/or proper stroke techniques with in-water presentation (when appropriate). Provide constructive feedback to all swimmers. Follow the guidance of the Head and Assistant coaches to present a consistent coaching philosophy. Be familiar with and prepared to implement workouts, drills, etc. as provided by the Head and Assistant Coach.
  • Management: Arrive early and prepared to begin practice on time. Assist with setup of pool area for practice

Expectations: Jr. Coaches are required to attend each practice and help our youngest swimmers—6 & Under and 7-8 age groups—from 5:15 - 6:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. (Note: when Wednesday meets begin, you will be needed, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 5:15 - 6:30 p.m.). Jr. Coaches will be in the water with these younger swimmers helping them learn the basics of swimming and encouraging them/helping them across the pool. A limited number of volunteer Junior Coach positions exist.

Application Due Date: For consideration as a Junior Coach, please complete this application (in hard copy or electronically) and return to the Stingrays Head Coach Jenn Haymaker @ [email protected] by May 15th.