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Swim Coaches instruct swimmers on how to improve their swimming techniques and develop areas of swim advancement. Example resumes for this position showcase skills like preparing workouts for daily practices, aiding children in improving their swimming techniques and skills, giving guidance and advice for competition swim meets, and teaching the importance of teamwork and how to support one another in the sport. Swim Coaches must have at least a high school diploma and a minimum of one year of experience in swimming instruction on their resumes.

1

Head Swim Coach

Promoted to lead the premier summer league program of the Man O' War Swim Conference (MOWSC) of approximately 150 participants ranging in age 4-19

  • Operated communications; created weekly newsletters for parents, swimmers and board members
  • Analysis of competition and strategy; created workout plans, analyzed competition's event profiles in Team Manager and Meat Manager; completed with a season record of 6 wins and 1 loss
  • Guided individual swimmers to achieve personal and team goals; preseason meetings to establish goals and monitor progression of athletes through phases of development; >90% improvement rate
  • Team accomplishments: Lead team to 2nd place finish in conference championship, 10 MOWSC records
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Exercise Science
2

Head Year-round Swim Coach / Board of Directors Member

Brainstormed, created and finalized various marketing and promotional strategies, campaigns and plans.

  • Serve as an active member of the Board of Directors, as well as a leader of the YMCA swim team, directing and training 85 swimmers ranging from ages 6 to 18.
  • Created and presently oversee the swim team's annual budget, ensuring revenue generation, profitability and organizational efficiency.
  • Actively participated in and completed the YMCA Leadership Development (six month program).
  • Oversee and direct a successful and interpersonal paid and volunteer coaching staff, providing instructional leadership, leadership improvement and performance management.
  • Organize, coordinate and facilitate all relevant annual fundraisers and swim meet professionals.
  • Devised, established and organized an Inner City Outreach program, effectively facilitating free swim lessons for inner city children and their families.
  • Oversaw and presently manage the maintenance of the swim team's website.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
English
MA
Teaching
Undergraduate Studies
3

Graduate Assistant Diving Coach / Assistant Swim Coach / Recruiting Coordinator

Designed and administered all in-season diving workouts as well as all dryland workouts for entire team

  • Conducted and supervised home-meet management as well as all team-travel logistics
  • Successfully coordinated nation-wide recruiting efforts while maintaining communication with Admissions
  • Instructed athletes on proper techniques of training and motivate to push themselves beyond their expectations
  • Mediated conflicts between athletes to maintain a positive atmosphere and preserve team morale
  • Organized and executed fundraising efforts at Cedar Point to raise over $6000 for future program expenses
  • Worked extensively with Olympic Head Coach to create and manage a start-up program that lead to a winning team record, 112 School Records, 28 NCAA Cuts, 1 All-GLIAC selection, and 2 All-Americans
  • Analyzed and prioritized budget on a continual basis throughout the year
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Sports Management
4

Head Senior Swim Coach

Marketed a Water Safety Campaign to over 10,000 people in the Lafayette area.

  • Created new profitable swimming groups to meet specific needs of the team and its members.
  • Mentored, motivated, and managed over 200 swimmers ages 6 to 30.
  • Educated staff members on public relations and stroke techniques.
  • Organized programmed, and communicated schedules, deadlines, and important information for staff, swimmers, and parents to include practices and meets.
  • Maintained current standings and records for all swimmers.
  • Coached team to highest finish in 15-year team history at State Championship meet.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
History
5

Head Swim Coach/asst. Manager

  • Led the expansion of the Hackettstown Hurricanes swim team into membership with two leagues to allow for 2X the competitive opportunities for all swimmers on the team. This accommodated growth in team membership by over 80% over 5 years
  • Coordinated and supervised operational and maintenance needs and assisted in addressing inventory allocation and a budget exceeding $100k of one of the largest outdoor pool facilities in NJ
  • Maintained cooperative relationships with management staff of facility end-users
  • Supervised, trained, and scheduled a staff of approximately thirty
  • Coached, taught, and supervised a swim team of over 200 swimmers, ages 5 through 18
  • Created and supervised daily workouts and devised lineups for competition
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BA
Mathematics
MS
Master of Science
6

Head Swim Coach

Head coach of 120 swim team with responsibilities including leading practices, developing talent, managing budget, balancing checkbook

  • Team members recorded over 250 personal best times during season
  • Initiated additional strokes/turns clinics
  • Team was selected to receive Bub Mears Award for Sportsmanship, as voted by competing teams, in each of the four years as a coach
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Philosophy, Political Science And Economics
7

Swim Coach/instructor

Taught children and teenagers ages 3-15 how to swim by in-water, hands- on instruction, oral instruction, and repetition of skills.

  • Responsible for the safety of minors around a pool ranging from 3 feet deep to a depth of 14 feet.
  • Created and implemented swim practices to refine swim technique.
  • Helped set-up and breakdown of pool for a wide array of events such as swim meets, swim practices, and water polo games.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Russian
BA
Russian
8

Swim Coach for Special Olympics

Communicated effectively with parents, staff and athletes, including organizing and leading meetings.

  • Fostered a culture of good sportsmanship, cooperation and responsibility.
  • Motivated and encouraged athletes to do their best during practices and games.
  • Reacted to complex game situations quickly and effectively.
  • Demonstrated commitment and responsibility towards fellow players and coaches through genuine respect and dedication to the sport.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
9

Teacher & Head Swim Coach

Designed, created, and executed lesson plans based on stipulated objectives and parameters resulting in students passing state assessments

  • Evaluated lesson based on assessment data resulting in more effective instruction
  • Collaborated with peers to transform objectives into workable steps resulting in successful lesson planning and pacing
  • Motivated individuals to perform to the best of their abilities resulting in personal goal attainment
  • Initiated communications with administrative staff and parents resulting in providing a safe and nurturing environment for students and effective teamwork with parents
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
16
years
at this job
10

Head Swim Coach Boys/girls

Coordinated across multiple athletic departments for use of weight room and pool facilities

  • Scheduled practices and created workouts for swimmers of all skill levels
  • Supervised swimmers throughout and acted proactively to ensure a safe environment
  • Took initiative to analyze data on team size, attendance, yards swam, and performance
  • Created and directed a middle school swim program in its entirety
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Biology

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