Head Development Swim Coach – Toronto

  • Company:
    Lakeshore Swim Club
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    11 hours ago
  • Category:
    Sports and Recreation

Job Description

Looking for a new and “different” opportunity? LSC requires a HEAD DEVELOPMENT COACH starting August 2018 for our competitive and pre-competitive programs (12&Under). This is more than the average Age Group Coach role. Reporting to the Head Coach, the Head Development Coach will take responsibility for executing the technical development of the next generation of Lakeshore athletes. The Head Development Coach and Head Coach will work together closely to ensure that our future senior athletes are developed properly.

The coach will be responsible for running programming for the following LSC groups:

Fundamentals — 2x per week – pre-competitive
Comp 3 — 3x per week – introduction to competitive training
Comp 2 — 4x per week – for 12&U athletes who have taken to competitive training

A successful candidate should have:

· Minimum NCCP Level 1 certified, preferably Level 2

· Coaching experience with similar duties as described below

· Current NLS Certification or completed by September 1, 2018

· Strong communication and organizational skills

· Attention to details and a passion for working with young swimmers

· Vulnerable sector check


Pool Side Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

· Teach all fundamental technique and basic mechanics for all strokes

· Collaborate with the Head Coach to develop season training plans for the two competitive groups described above

· Assist at practices with other competitive groups as required

· Attend monthly coaches’ meetings

· Attend swim meets once every 4-6 weeks


Time commitment:

· Coach will be required to be on deck Monday – Friday evenings, along with Saturday mornings each week

· Coach will be required to attend swim meets in which the Comp 2 and Comp 3 athletes are participating, and provide coaching coverage for other groups from time to time

· August 1, 2018 until July 31, 2019

Company Description

Founded in 1930, Lakeshore Swim Club (LSC) Ontario, has over 100 swimmers ranging from developmental to national swimmers. For more information about LSC, please visit www.lakeshoreswimclub.com.