Posted: 22 December 2014

Dumfries ASC - Junior Development Coach

Dumfries Amateur Swimming Club (Dumfries Dolphins)
Job Type:
Junior Development Coach
8 hours per week
Closing date:
11 January 2015

Dumfries ASC is a SwimMark plus accredited club based in South West Scotland.

After a successful 2013/2014 season, DASC has secured funding to advertise a vacancy for a Junior Development position working 8 hours per week.

You will be required to work with a number of squads and develop the club’s multi-sport squad. The position is self-employed and on a temporary basis for an initial period of up to 2 years with remuneration to be commensurate with experience and will be subject to PVG Scheme Membership. The position will be subject to a satisfactory probation period. We are looking for applicants to be qualified to a minimum UKCC Level 1 Coaching or Teaching (or equivalent) and hold a Full UK Driving licence. Experience: • Working with age group swimmers • Competitive swimming Skills Required: • A high level of technical knowledge • Proactive, highly motivated and enthusiastic • Ability to communicate effectively with swimmers, coaches, parents committee and third parties. • Confidence to deliver presentations and work with external third parties when required • Excellent time management skills and ability to see the bigger picture • Highly organised, to be a role model for swimmers and work closely with other coaches and the Head Coach, following agreed club training programme. • Willing to learn from other coaches, but confident enough to put forward suggestions to the Head Coach on the club training programme.