Kendal ASC - Coach Vacancy

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Kendal ASC is a successful competitive club based in Kendal, Cumbria in the South Lakeland area. The club has a long established history with an increasingly large and expanding membership base and our objective is to increase our profile within swimming in the North West region.

We wish to enhance our talented coaching team by appointing a Head Coach. We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is passionate and proactive and will play an instrumental part in sharing our vision and achieving our goal.

Hours – negotiable, up to 10 hours per week
Qualification - Level 2 with NPLQ (desirable)
Salary Negotiable but commensurate with the importance of the position

 Experience of working with age group swimmers
 A high level of technical knowledge with experience of effective leadership
 Ability to develop swimmers’ technique , motivate and encourage high performance
 Capability to guide and mentor less experienced members of the coaching team
 Communicate effectively with swimmers, coaches, parents and volunteer helpers
 A willingness to get involved and promote the club is essential
 Plan and deliver a well structured, innovative and progressive coaching programme
 Ensure a high quality and professional standard geared around the development of all individuals ensuring each reaches their potential and achieves their individual objectives
 Communicate annual plan and objectives to swimmers and parents
 Use goal oriented motivation to challenge and develop swimmers
 To be a positive role model at all times, creating an environment where training is fun and seen as a greater vision of pursuing excellence
 Availability for both team and open competitions
 Contribute to the attainment of swim 21 accreditation
 Contribute to the Club development plan, set agreed performance targets determined with committee
If you think you are the person to fulfil this demanding but exciting role please send your CV demonstrating a proven track record to the Chair, Julie Johnson at the email address below.

Closing date for applications 15th March 2015