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Coach Wanted
Team Sleepy Hollow Rec
Job Title Head Dive Coach
Job Description

Sleepy Hollow Recreation Association, or SHRA (Division II, probably moving to Division I), is looking for an experienced Head Coach for the 2023 summer season. SHRA is seeking a highly motivated individual who is able to teach and enhance the diving skills of our team of approximately 70-75 divers via developmental practices and competitive meets. The coaches must be adept at providing positive feedback and creating and maintaining a fun but safe environment. Our team places an emphasis on our divers developing a love for diving and gaining as much participation as possible.

 

 Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Attending practices beginning Tuesday after Memorial Day (afternoons/evenings, 4:45-7:00), switching to mornings (9-12 noon) after FCPS school year ends
  • Planning and implementing safe practice regimens for divers ranging across age groups from 5 through 18, and at varying diving skill levels
  • Enhance the ability of athletes to complete basic dives (Forward, Backward, Inward, and Reverse)
  • Effective management of coaching staff to include Junior and Assistant coaches
  • Must be able to provide timely dive sheets, attend, and provide coaching instruction at all dual meets, Cracker Jack Meet, Divisional Dive Championships, NVSL All-Star Championship Meet and any mutually agreed upon developmental (“B”) meets
  • Attendance at team building/social events throughout the season

 

Qualifications:

  • Coaching experience of at least 2 years. Head coach experience is preferred
  • Lifeguard/CPR/First Aid training and Certified Pool Operator license a plus
  • Past experience in competitive diving such as high school, summer league, competitive club, or college diving experience
  • Possess a deep passion for diving, love working with kids, and the ability to lead and instruct divers of all ages and skill levels
  • Ability to clearly and calmly communicate with athletes, coaching staff, parents, and team representatives
  • Excellent time management skills

 

Salary competitive with Division I/II coaches offered.  Interested candidates should contact Will Heim at vilheim@hotmail.com