Job announcement: LVSC Senior Coach

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Position:              Senior Coach

Club:                      Las Vegas Swim Club (Member of Southern California Swimming LSC)

Location:             Pavilion Center Pool, Las Vegas (Summerlin Area), NV

Job Type:             Part Time

Website:              www.lasvegasswimclub.com

Las Vegas Swim Club (LVSC) is seeking an experienced Senior level coach to lead our Platinum Group.  The Platinum Group consists of experienced and committed high school aged athletes on the State to Junior Olympic (JO) Level.  Many of these athletes will look to continue to our National Group and swim collegiately.  LVSC promotes respect, hard work, and dedication, but in a family-like atmosphere.  Candidates should be excited to promote the values of our Mission Statement (bottom).

Job Responsibilities

·         Five 2hr practices per week (after school and Saturdays); additional AM training over the Summer

·         Average of one meet weekend per month

·         Travel meets once per season (short course and long course)

·         Possibility for additional dryland and/or shifts with other groups

·         Coach is responsible for season plan, workout writing, and meet entries for the group

·         Communication with athletes and group parents is essential

Job Requirements

·         USA Swimming Coach in good standing

·         Must pass background check

·         2-4+ years of experience working with High School aged athletes and/or teaching at the High School level

·         Strong technical knowledge of swimming

·         Strong knowledge of Senior level training in all strokes and distances

·         Strong communication skills

Preferred Skills

·         ASCA level 2 certification

·         Experience with Team Unify

·         Physiology and/or exercise training experience

·         Experience training JO level or higher swimmers

Compensation is competitive and will be based on experience.  Interested candidates should contact Head Coach Peter Mavro: PJMavro@hotmail.com

LVSC Mission Statement

Las Vegas Swim Club strives to create a family and team atmosphere in a sport that is sometimes incorrectly considered an individual sport.  In addition to technique, endurance, and power, our teaching focuses on personal ownership, respect, discipline, hard work, and sportsmanship.  Through these lessons, athletes are challenged to reach their maximum potential both as a swimmer and as a person.  The lessons learned at LVSC will help prepare its members for whatever challenges they take on in life.