Littlehampton Swimming Club Needs You

Head Coach: Sue Cameron

Role Description:

Plan, organise and oversee the delivery of the coaching programme

Skills

  • Have an appropriate level of technical knowledge, minimum ASA Level 2 Coach,
  • preferably Level 3
  • Well organised and able to delegate
  • Enthusiastic and a good motivator
  • Approachable
  • Confident and effective communicator

Main Duties

  • Produce a cyclical Annual Plan for each squad level in line with LTAD principles
  • Coach at least 10 hours per week personally
  • Oversee the delivery of the poolside programme by assistant coaches
  • Attend meetings on behalf of the club as required
  • Complete necessary administrative tasks
  • Agree competition programme, in line with Annual plan, in conjunction with chair person and gala secretary
  • Attend Open Meets and Galas
  • Organise coach cover for all club training sessions
  • Supervise and assist with the professional development of assistant coaches
  • Allocate available water time to the squads
  • Allocate swimmers to squads and ensure that training schedules are prepared for all squads in line with LTAD principles
  • Maintain swimmer registers
  • Maintain records of swimmers to assess their progress
  • Write a report for the Club newsletter each month
  • Attend committee meetings when requested
  • Produce an Annual Powerpoint review of the Year for the AGM
  • Liaise regularly with parents through organised parents meetings
  • Maintain discipline by applying the Club’s code of conduct
  • Make team selections
  • Obtain ASA and pool rescue qualifications and keep them regularly updated
  • Keep IOS membership & Coach License up to date
  • Attend professional development courses as appropriate
  • Develop and maintain links with other local swimming clubs and schools
  • Be aware of and understand the facility Emergency Action Plan and Normal Operating Procedures for each facility used
  • Follow and promote the ASA Child Protection policy

Commitment

Approximately 30 hours per week inclusive of preparation work, coaching, gala attendance and meetings as required

Benefits to Self

Providing an excellent training programme to allow the swimmers to reach their full potential