Posted: 13 March 2018

Warrender BC - Junior Age Group Squad Coach

Warrender Baths Club
Job Type:
10 hours per week
Dependant on experience and qualifications
Closing date:
16 March 2018
Interview date:
19 March 2018

Warrender Baths Club is Scotland’s leading competitive swimming club based in Edinburgh. We have over 300 competitive members in 12 progressive squads, encompassing those in entry level squads aged from 8 years up to the National Performance Squad. We are seeking a new Coach for the Junior Age Group Squad of 25 mixed swimmers between the ages of 11 and 13 years to deliver 6 training sessions per week, over a total of 10 hours per week with one land training session. This is an important transitional squad of talented youngsters acting as a bridge between our Development and National programmes with the emphasis being on ‘learning to train and to compete’.

The Club is coach-driven and has a committed and active Management Committee, allowing our coaches to concentrate on coaching.

Main duties:

• Develop a high-quality cyclic coaching and training plan, combining with the competition schedule, to meet the needs of the Junior Age Group swimmers in line with the strategy and direction of the Club and as agreed with the Head Coach;

• Prepare and coach the squad’s 6-session training schedule of swimming and some land training;

• Plan, attend and work with swimmers at all appropriate competitions;

• Maintain accurate attendance and training records for all swimmers;

• Work with and report to the Head Coach;

• Provide comprehensive individual feedback and advice to swimmers, including termly written reporting;

• Develop appropriate individual goals and objectives and enable them to be achieved;

• Submit meet entries and attend coaches’ meetings as required;

• You must comply with Scottish Swimming and Club policies and procedures, including Child Protection Policy and PVG Disclosure requirements; This is a self-employed, part-time position with remuneration depending on experience and qualifications. The Club provides a good mentoring and support system for its coaches.

For further information please see or contact Application is by submission of CV with two references to Jennifer MacLeod, Club Administrator -