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Masters Swim Coach in Palo Alto, CA at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 7/16/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

WHO OUR CLIENT IS:

Since the late nineties, our client has been pioneering human performance for elite athletes, U.S. military special operations forces, innovative global corporations, large community and recreation centers. Our client designs and delivers health and performance game plans that guide people to achieve higher levels of success. Focused around its four pillars of Mindset, Nutrition, Movement, and Recovery, our client has supported:

  • 7 #1 NFL Draft picks, 134 1st Rounders and 675 all-time draft picks
  • 2014 World Cup champion – Germany
  • 93 total medalists at the 2012 & 2016 Olympics
  • Innovative Fortune 500 companies around the world
  • Individuals of all walks of life who are looking to live a healthy and performance-driven lifestyle

WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER THIS OPPORTUNITY:

  • Known for its world-class atmosphere with cutting-edge technology and sweat-inducing workouts, our client designs and delivers individualized health and performance game plans to  achieve higher human performance
  • Culture: Puts people first and upholds fundamental values such as aiming high, working hard, and tackling any challenges 
  • Opportunity: Expose an entrepreneurial spirit in a fast-paced environment
  • Growth: Offer a variety of programs and tools to increase knowledge, skills and abilities to build a successful career

WHERE THIS POSITION IS LOCATED:

  • Palo Alto, California 

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Be approachable and visible to all club members and all swim team families
  • Bring an enthusiastic and energetic approach to each and every practice
  • Develop strong, lasting relationships with all swimmers on the team and the lap swimmers
  • Provide specific and corrective feedback to each swimmer at every practice
  • Write, attend and actively coach all workouts for your assigned group(s)
  • Recruit new swimmers from outside the club to join our team
  • Keep current with research in aquatics related areas
  • Assist the lifeguards with the enforcement of pool rules and in helping lap swimmers find lanes available to them
  • Assist with the development and marketing of all Aquatics programs
  • Attend and assist running Aquatics special events and conducted at our facility as needed
  • Assist with the promotion our swim team both within the club (flyers, bulletin boards, swim instructor bios, signage on deck during lessons, member newsletter) and outside the club (website content, posting flyers, Community Fairs)
  • Other duties as assigned

HOW YOU ARE QUALIFIED:

Required Qualifications:

  • Current Red Cross Lifeguard certification (AED, CPR, First Aid) or Coaches Water Safety and AED/CPR and First Aid
  • Strong background in competitive swimming

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Excellent verbal and communication skill
  • Strong service orientation and attitude; the ability to provide members, guests and staff with exceptional service in a friendly and professional manner
  • Superior communication skills
  • Ability to relate to diverse populations
  • Enthusiastic, responsible and team-oriented

Physical Requirements:

  • Exposure to variety of weather elements
  • Requires long periods of standing
  • Moderate use of computer terminal screen, right or left hand use, Typing
  • Grasping and gripping movements
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. Some lifting may require additional assistance from another staff person
  • Employee expected to use discretionary judgment and ask for assistance from another employee if an item is perceived to be too heavy to lift without assistance
  • Use of personal safety equipment required
  • Frequent use of pool and cleaning chemicals
  • Continuous exposure to moderate to loud noise
  • Occasional exposure to bodily fluids
  • Occasional lifting, pulling, climbing, kneeling, and bending