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Heartland Aquatics – Lincoln, NE
PT Head Age Group Coach

Heartland Aquatics (HLA) is a parent board-run, 501c3 non-profit swim club in Lincoln, Nebraska. HLA is seeking to fill a part-time (1/2 full time) position starting, with future potential for full-time, starting immediately with goal to fill position for April and start of 2017 Long Course Season. Candidates must be enthusiastic about the sport of swimming, working with children of all ages (6-18) and ability levels (novice to advanced). Candidates must be available to coach 4-5 nights per week (10+ hours/week), meet weekends (2-3 per month, depending on time of the season), other administrative duties and required staff meetings as they arise.

This position will be the lead coach for one age group level practice group and assist in all other age group practice groups and senior level practice groups. This position is responsible for working in conjunction with the Head Coach, to construct season plans for our age group program, both in water and dry-land. The coach will also be responsible for monitoring progress of age group program, communicating important information to age group families, provide content for team’s newsletter, social media accounts and monthly coach reports for Board Of Director meetings.

Required Qualifications:
3+ years of previous coaching experience, including season planning and practice writing
Previous competitive swimming background at the HS level or above
Fulfill all USA Swimming Coach Requirements prior to employment
Knowledge of current swimming techniques & swimming news

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in exercise science related field
Collegiate swimming experience or at the USA Swimming Junior National level
5+ years of previous coaching experience, including season planning and practice writing
Experience with Hy-Tek meet manager software
Experience with Team Unify website platform
Basic video editing skills

Primary Responsibilities:
Primary coach for one age group practice group
Support other lead coaches in age group program, head coach with senior program
Capture and analyze video to maximize practice experience for athletes
Attend all team hosted meets, fundraising events, team functions, and promote club brand
Other duties as assigned by head coach

Salary & Benefits:
Commensurate with experience. Heartland Aquatics covers required continuing education costs, reimburses for travel to meets outside Lincoln and required USA Swimming certifications. This position is currently a part time (1/2 full-time) salary position with potential to gain full-time employment provided team meets growth goals heading into 2020.

Application:
Interested parties must provide cover letter, coaching related resume and 3 professional references. Review of candidates will begin immediately. All supporting documents must be received via email, sent to coacherik@heartlandaquatics.org

• Location: Lincoln

• Post ID: 8164685 lincoln
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