The Assistant Synchronized Swimming Coach is responsible for providing synchronized swimming instruction to team members in various age groups. The incumbent will write and execute their training programs for their designated swimming group, pending Head Coach Paola’s approval. All coaches are responsible for the appropriate positive behavior of all swim team members during practices and competitions.
Duties and Responsibilities: Performs assigned coaching responsibilities, which may include practices, recruiting, record keeping & scheduling. Recruits prospective team members & provides information about Imagine Synchro team fee structure. Attends all staff meetings & trainings as required. Follows all Imagine Swimming and Imagine Synchro policies, rules regulations & procedures, including emergency procedures. Completes incident & accident reports as necessary. Assists with overseeing conduct of swim team members at competitions & other team functions. Attends competitions & functions as agreed upon with the Head Coach. Maintains effective communication with participants & parents. Assume all other responsibilities as deemed necessary or assigned.
Must be at least 18 years old, with high school diploma or equivalent. Current U.S. Synchronized Swimming coach certification or obtain within 30 days of employment. Two or more years Synchronized swimming team experience. Thorough knowledge of skills and stroke mechanics. Ability to lead & motivate team members. Must possess current safety certifications, or obtain within 60 days of hire. Strong communication (written and oral), organizational and leadership skills required.
Additional Salary Information: $22.50 - $30/ hour, Commensurate with experience
About Imagine Swimming Inc.
Imagine Swimming, for children ages 4-months and up, was founded in 2002 by former world-class swimmers Casey Barrett and Lars Merseburg. Originally operated out of the Hunter College pool on 69th Street and Park Avenue, the school has grown to 14 New York locations - with nine pools in Manhattan and five pools in Brooklyn. Imagine is now New York City's largest learn-to-swim school, with its very own Flagship facility in TriBeCa. Currently, the school welcomes over 4,000 students each week to its pools. Widely recognized in the swimming community as one of the world's top aquatic educations, Imagine has become a destination for international swimmers eager to pass along their skills as world-class instructors.
BEGINNING IN THE SUMMER OF 2014, IMAGINE SWIMMING WAS THRILLED TO INTRODUCE SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING TO ITS ROSTER OF AQUATIC PURSUITS. SYNCHRO HAS A PROUD OLYMPIC TRADITION DATING BACK TO 1984. NOW IMAGINE IS COMMITTED TO FOSTERING THE DEVELOPMENT OF THIS GREAT SPORT IN NEW YORK CITY.