Posted: 07 October 2020

Swimming Head Coach

Menzieshill Whitehall Swimming and Waterpolo Club
Job Type:
10 hours (negotiable)
Closing date:
27 October 2020

We are looking for a Head Coach to be engaged on a voluntary basis to lead and develop a small coaching team, and who will be responsible for enabling our swimmers to achieve their potential in line with their personal goals. The Club has a number of sessions across two Dundee pools. It is anticipated that you will coach for around 10 hours per week, but this is negotiable. The head coach role involves: Setting the annual training program which caters for all club members ensuring our competitive swimmers peak at key national events and providing relevant training for our Learn to Swim and Adult Improver sessions. Writing the sessions which are challenging, yet achievable which accommodate swimmers of all abilities. Work with the Squad coaches to agree the key swim meets in the clubs calendar and direction of the training program Coach an agreed number of sessions, providing feedback to swimmers and engaging with all swimmers of varying ability levels. To be able to give feedback to swimmers (as a group and one to one) sharing their technical knowledge and relevant experience on strokes and competitive swimming for swimmers to achieve their personal goals. Help support and develop a small team of coaches, ensuring that the team provides a high-quality coaching service for all members. Perform some administrative duties. Attend pre agreed swim meets to provide on deck support to swimmers. Attend a quota of committee meetings, providing updates on a regular basis.