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Kent County Amateur Swimming Association Kent County
Amateur Swimming Association

Dover Lifeguard SC are seeking a L2/3 Head Coach

10th March 2022

Dover Lifeguard Swimming Club is affiliated to the Swim England South East Region and is a Competitive Swimming Club.  We train at Dover Leisure centre in Whitfield in a newly built centre with a county level 8-lane pool.  Our swimmers have competed and succeeded at every level of competitive swimming from County, Regional, National and International Masters and provides competitive opportunities for all ages and abilities.

The club is currently advertising for a Head Swimming Coach, Swim England Level 2/3, permanent/part time, at Dover Leisure Centre, Kent.  Hours and rate are negotiable.

Key Information/requirements:

  •  be passionate about swimming and able to demonstrate knowledge of changes and advancements in swimming coaching 
  •  be able to demonstrate an appropriate level of technical and training understanding
  •  have knowledge of the long-term athlete development programme (LTAD), Optimal Athlete Development Framework (OADF)
  •  have completed Safeguarding Children training (or the ability to undertake this training prior to employment commencement)
  •  be highly motivated and passionate about developing swimmers as people as well as athletes and enabling them to reach their full potential
  •  be enthusiastic and inspiring to all levels of swimmers from Junior to late teens
  •  understand appropriate training and competition loads for different swimmers, recognising biological versus chronological maturity
  •  have experience of coaching senior, age group and/or youth swimmers
  •  be confident working and communicating with a wide range of people from the swimming community
  •  be able to demonstrate excellent organisational and time management skills, together with necessary ICT proficiencies
  •  be able to design, communicate and implement annual, periodic and weekly/daily training programmes as appropriate to the identified squad(s) and individuals, including goal setting and training and competition feedback and evaluations

Final date for applications: 10th March 2022

Contact information for applications: Lou Goldup - DLGCchairman@gmail.com

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