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Assistant Coach Vacancy - closing date 17th June 2022 by Ruth Jelley on 27/5/2022 @ 14:58

Assistant Swim Coach
Role Objectives
To plan, develop and deliver the training and competition 
programme for the Junior Elite / High Achievers squads at City 
of Coventry Swimming Club 
Person Specification
Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and 
be IT literate
Have effective organisational skills
Be able to take responsibility for tasks, prioritising and 
scheduling work to ensure deadlines are met
Be able to lead by example, motivating and encouraging 
swimmers
Work well as a member of a team and calmly cope with stressful 
situations
Have high personal standards and high expectations of swimmers
Have good knowledge and understanding of Long-Term Athlete 
Development and the Optimal Athlete Development Framework
Possess Swim England Level 2 or equivalent Coaching 
Qualification (and be willing to work towards Level 3 or 
equivalent) and current Lifeguarding, Safeguarding, Child 
Protection and Health and Safety Training
Track record of progressing County swimmers
Current Driving License
Duties and Responsibilities to include but not be limited to
Deliver pre and post pool work and land training programme
Ensure a welcoming Club culture where swimmers can develop 
confidence and achieve their full potential
Support squads at home and away meets as agreed with 
Performance Swim Coach
Undertake squad administration as directed
Support and work with other squads and their coaches as 
directed by the Performance Swim Coach
Carry out assessments of new enquiries from our LTS and 
Pathways section as well as external enquiries
Work with parents and organise regular meetings setting 
targets for the swimmers and reviewing these.
Work with the Performance Swim Coach to run Underwater filming 
sessions alongside our half term swim camps
Co-ordinate the squad movements at regular intervals alongside 
the Performance Swim Coach and the coaching team
Conform to Swim England guidelines and Club policies and Codes 
of Conduct
Support the club to maintain SwimMark accreditation
Show a commitment to Continual Professional Development (CPD)
Demonstrate a willingness to undergo training including being 
involved in creating an Individual Development Plan to ensure 
future development
Any other duties as requested by the Performance Swim Coach 
and Trustees

The successful candidate will report to the Performance Swim 
Coach and be expected to work a minimum of 37.5 hours a week. 
(However, applications for a part-time post will be 
considered).
These hours are to be flexible and will include evenings and 
weekends. The main place of work will be the Alan Higgs Centre 
Coventry but the role will entail travelling to other 
locations within the city and UK.
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, references, 
qualifications and legal entitlement to work in the UK will be 
checked. Holiday and pension packages will be provided by the 
Club. 

Applications and enquiries to Club Secretary 
ruth.jelley@coventry-swimming.org.uk
For informal discussions regarding the role, please contact 
paul.wilson@coventry-swimming.org.uk 


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