03/02/2018 HEAD COACH WANTED: Wissahickon Community Aquatic Club (WCAC), a parent run swim and dive program, has just moved into a new state of the art natatorium complex at the Wissahickon High School in Ambler, PA.  The club is seeking an experienced, committed and motivated individual who can identify goals and put in place plans to grow the various WCAC programs.  Currently WCACs primary focus is the community based swim and dive team, comprised of 200+ swimmers and divers.  The boys and girls teams participate in the Suburban Aquatic League during the winter.  The club is also a member of USA Swimming.  The USA Swimming program is a year round program with approximately 45 swimmers. 

The ideal candidate for WCAC is personable, a certified coach and has experience building a successful swim program.  At WCAC, this role will:
Be responsible for all levels of the aquatics program
Ensure the optimal number of coaches and set a coaching structure to support competitive SAL, USA swim and dive teams
Design and oversee training plans for all team members
Oversee the progression of team members
Set performance goals & reports for the program
Facilitate an age appropriate goal setting process for all team members
Establish an environment that fosters positive team attitudes (both staff & athletes), that encourage self-discipline, self reliance and sportsmanship
Recruit and retain staff within budget
Plan and direct staff meetings at least once/month
Provide annual staff development goals and set the training program for educating, supervising, and mentoring all coaches
Communicate regularly and appropriately with Clubs membership via monthly newsletter, team/group meetings, emails, and/or individual meetings/conferences when needed
Administer and support WCAC policies and procedures with membership and staff
Support and facilitate annual strategic planning process and review
Market and promote the programs of WCAC
Develop and implement incentive and recognition/achievement programs that are age appropriate for team members
Coordinate daily, monthly and season use of WCACs pool time

4-6 years coaching experience, ASCA level 3 or higher a plus
USA Member/Coach
4 years management experience
Understanding of pool/facilities operations
Mature disposition
Experience with the Team Unify platform, a plus 

Salary is negotiable, based upon experience. 

To apply for this position, send cover letter and resume to wcacpresident@gmail.com 


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