EXPERIENCED SWIM COACH
TO ESTABLISH A NEW SWIM CLUB IN POWELL RIVER, BC
Powell River, located at the top of the Sunshine Coastof British Columbia, where endless green mountains meet sheltered Pacific Ocean waters, provides a stimulating blend of outdoor adventure and cultural amenities. Originally founded as a resource extraction centre – once home to the world’s largest pulp and paper mill – Powell River now offers adventurers countless opportunities for kayaking, canoeing, rock climbing, golfing, boating, hiking, biking, fishing, and scuba diving. This area is host to world-class art galleries, tremendous dining opportunities, and memorable events and festivals. On the doorstep of both Vancouver and Vancouver Island, the Powell River region offers an array of experiences for travelers of all kinds, no matter the season. Experience the legendary Sunshine Coast Trail and Powell Forest Canoe Route, rock-climb the Eldred Valley, snowshoe in the Knuckleheads; this is the adventure destination you’ve long been waiting for.
The City of Powell River has a population of approximately 13,000 with an additional 9,000 residents in the surrounding Regional District of Powell River.
The Powell River Aquatic Centre located in the City’s Recreation Complex includes a 6 lane 25 metre pool, leisure pool, hot tub, sauna facility and large viewing gallery.
Reporting to a Swim Club Board, the successful candidate will be responsible for:
·Develop a new successful winter swim club for competitive age group swimmers, masters program, “Special Olympics” and Tri-Fit program.
·Supervise and train assistant coaches
·Recruitment of new swimmers and club development
·Perform administrative duties as required to develop club wide training and implement schedules, conduct practices, organize training camps and swim meets
·Attend all competitions that the club has swimmers attending
·Communicate regularly with parents on swimmers progress
·Communicate regularly with President & or Vice President
·Communicate regularly with local media (newspaper & radio)
·Experience as an Assistant Head Coach preferred, coaching level, 201 preferred
·Expert knowledge in all aspects of competitive swimming
·Complete satisfactory criminal record check
·Competencies: Expertise, Leadership, Teamwork and Cooperation, Results
All interested candidates please send cover letter with resume including qualifications, experience, coaching philosophy, salary expectations and references to Bill Reid, at email@example.com
Start date for position – ASAP
We thank all candidates for their interest in establishing a successful new swim club in Powell River, BC.