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Head Age Group Coach
Shimon and Sara Birnbaum JCC
775 Talamini Rd
Bridgewater, NJ 08807

JCC Info:

The JCC is a community center providing educational, sports, recreational, fitness and cultural programming to the entire community.The JCC is a non-profit, social service agency serving residents of Somerset, Hunterdon & Warren Counties.The JCC has a fitness facility, preschool, summer day camp and after school program.

Principal Responsibilities:

Immediate Full-Time Opening:The JCC Bridgewater Tide Swim team is seeking a Certified USA Swim Coach to assist the Head Coach in the daily operations of our top level USA Swim Program. We offer a competitive program that allows swimmers to achieve high levels of athletic success on a State and National level. We also enjoy a family culture that includes committed coaches and a supportive volunteer parent committee with a diverse and dedicated group of swimmers and families.

The Head Age Group Coach will be responsible for all aspects of coaching designated practice groups and will attend all meets that the team attends.Practices are Monday-Friday and Sundays.Morning practices will be required as needed.Meets are generally 1-2 weekends a month, with more during Championship seasons.This position will also have administrative responsibilities including but not limited to meet entries, communications with parents, meetings with athletes, and management of team rosters. The Head Age Group Coach will also oversee our Summer League program as well.

The Tide has a year round enrollment of 120 swimmers that compete on both USA Swimming Short Course and Long Course teams, a Spring Training program, and a summer league team that competes in the NJ Swimming and Diving Conference. The JCC boasts an excellent facility includes both a 5 lane 25 yard indoor heated pool and a 5 lane 25 meter outdoor heated pool that has a dome enclosure during the colder months so it is utilized all year round.

Basic Job Description:

Registration/ Roster Management:

Meet entries:

Other Administrative Duties;

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum requirements include:

  1. USA Certification
  2. Strong organizational, leadership and administrative skills.
  3. Effective Communication Skills to both communicate with swimmers and their parents.
  4. Proficient computer skills.
  5. Ability to develop and manage an Age Group/Senior swimming program.
  6. Skills necessary to recruit, retain and facilitate growth and performance of swimmers.
  7. A willingness to maintain working knowledge of current swimming techniques and training methods.
  8. Experience in Supervision of part-time assistant coaches.
  9. Professional and upstanding behaviors consistent with USA Swimming and ASCA Code of Ethics;