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Swim Coach Wanted


We are seeking an enthusiastic, reliable and friendly person to join our swim club coaching team at the Port Chalmers pool for the 2019-20 swim season.

The coach will be required to work with our Development Squad, mostly 9-12 year olds, who have completed the Learn To Swim programme and are now ready to focus on improving technique of all four swim strokes and acquire skills needed to compete and build fitness.

The coach must have organisational skills that can create and deliver a successful development programme for the squad and provide a fun learning environment.  It is important for the coach to have good communication skills, a positive attitude and the ability to inspire. 

Start date: 15 October 2019, and also required to attend the Club Registration day on 15 September 2019.

Coaching hours required:  2x 1hour sessions a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5.30pm-6.30pm, for 8 weeks in Term 4 2019 and for 8 weeks in Term 1 2020. 

Qualifications required:

  • Recognised NZ swim teacher qualification, preferably TOCS, or be willing to work towards completing this qualification.  (TOCS course to be held in Dunedin on 22 Sept 2019). 
  • NZSCTA member.
  • Swimming NZ member and adhere to the SNZ Code of Conduct.
  • Subject to Police Vetting prior to the start date.

Remuneration negotiable and based on current qualifications.

Applications close: Friday 23 August 2019  

For more information and to apply, please phone Club President Chris, ph.021 822932.