Posted: 13 August 2021

Assistant Head Coach - Glasgow

Organisation:
Kingston ASC Swimming Club
Location:
Glasgow
Job Type:
Part-Time
Hours:
Currently 5 hrs per week, evening sessions, with additional attendance at Galas. Note: Pre-covid 8 hours per week.
Salary:
TBC
Closing date:
30 August 2021
Duration:
Appointment would be subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a PVG check. Successful applicants will undergo a six month probationary period and be subject to a three month review.

We are appointing an Assistant Head Coach to work in collaboration with our existing staff and lead the club into its exciting next phase. We have an extensive history and is an ambitious swimming club, committed to providing high quality coaching to children and young people. We are seeking an Assistant Head Coach who embodies our values and is also looking to develop their own coaching skills to the benefit of our talented and promising swimmers.

1. To Liaise and support Head Coach to set and achieve Performance and Cultural goals for the Club, and team management admin.

2. Provide a committed and professional approach towards coaching, supporting each swimmer to reach their full potential.

3. To construct scientifically based training cycles around club targets and based around the OADF Principles.

4. Working in collaboration with the existing coaching team; ensure the preparation of training session plans for assigned squads.

5. Attend appropriate weekend competitions and training camps, with supervised delegation to appropriately qualified coaches and team managers where necessary.

6. Monitor swimmers’ progress and co-ordinate swimmer movements between squads in conjunction with the other squad coaches and head coach.

7. Interact and consult with the Committee, attend committee meetings when head coach is unavailable.

Skills and Qualities: • Level 2 coach preferred, or Level 1 coach willing to undertake Level 2 qualification within 6 month period • Performance Coaching Skills • Self-Motivated • High levels of technical knowledge • Excellent communication skills • Ability to motivate others Please contact our head coach for an informal discussion Gary: Coach@Kingstonasc.com. Applications in the form of a CV and covering letter should be sent to chair@Kingstonasc.com.