The YMCA of Orange County staff are committed to teaching youth positive life skills, values and the importance of giving back. In our communities, our staff support and strengthen families by offering quality experiences that are affordable and life-enriching. Our staff encourage participation by all members of our community and create an environment where everyone aspires to be their best. Each day, we work side-by-side with others to strengthen the foundations of our communities.
GENERAL PURPOSE: The Aquatics Coach is responsible for sports league/aquatics coaching and related duties. ***The work schedule is Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 6pm to 830pm and Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.***
• Coach swim participants.
• Inform participants of rules and regulations.
• Promote programs to members and participants, distribute and collect program evaluations.
• Set-up and dismantle equipment.
• Document and/or report incidents.
• Follow and enforce safety regulations and other policies and procedures.
• Carries out all responsibilities in an honest, ethical and professional manner.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The following are the minimum qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of this position. Please note that the minimum qualifications may vary based upon the department size and/or geographic location.
Education & Certifications: Lifeguard certified preferred. Water Safety for Coaches through American Red Cross and or USA Swimming Foundations of Coaching. Must be 18 years of age.
OPTIONAL Certifications: YUSA Swim Coach membership / Certified Swim Instructor
Experience & Background: Minimum 2 years of experience as a competitive swimmer. Minimum 1 year experience teaching/lessons/coaching
◾Ability to positively motivate members/children/participants in sports/aquatics.
◾Excellent verbal communication skills.
◾Strong customer and results orientation.
◾Ability to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures.
◾Ability to be an effective member of project teams.
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