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Coach Wanted
Team Stratford
Job Title Head Dive Coach
Job Description

Summer 2020

 

The Stratford Sharks are looking for an experienced Head Coach for the 2020 summer season. Stratford is seeking a highly motivated and proactive candidate to teach and enhance the diving skills of our team of approximately 50 divers via developmental practices and competitive meets.

 

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • 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 and Inward).
  • Effective management of coaching staff to include Junior Assistant coaches.
  • Must be able to 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.
  • Personality to interact with kids of all ages and create a safe practice environment.

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years coaching in a competitive swim league (NVSL, CSL, PVS, etc.).
  • Past experience in competitive diving.
  • 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 representative.

 

Interested candidates should contact Sarah Lang at vp@stratfordrec.org