City of Bristol Swimming Club are looking for a Swimming Coach

City of Bristol Swimming Club (CoB), based in south Bristol, is recruiting for a highly motivated swimming coach to work primarily with our County and Regional Development squads. The ideal candidate will hold an ASA Level 2 Swimming Coach qualification or Swim England Swimming Coach certificate, however, training and mentoring may be provided for the right candidate who holds a swim teaching qualification. For an exceptional candidate with a proven passion for competitive swimming, we will consider your application and work with you to provide the necessary experience and qualifications in order to fulfil this role in the future.

This role is full time but a part-time basis may be considered, based on a minimum of 12 hours each week

The Club

CoB is the Lead Performance swimming club in Bristol. Our aquatics pathway develops swimmers from advanced club link swimming lessons through to international standards. We develop and support all athletes to improve their performances through structured coaching in a competitive yet friendly environment. The club has a track record for developing swimmers to a high level regionally and nationally.

The Role

The candidate will have experience of coaching different age groups of swimmers or will have swimming teaching experience and a desire to develop into the coaching field. They will be highly motivated and enjoy working as part of a team; they will be able to follow and implement our training development plan, capable to adapt as required, and keen to promote an excellent working and training environment. They will be diplomatic and professional, and understand the importance of the relationship with colleagues, swimmers, parents, and the Club Committee. The club is constantly seeking to provide the opportunity for every athlete to reach their maximum potential and it will therefore be a requirement to work with athletes of differing standards in each squad, ensuring that each is inspired to work and achieve at their respective best.

The Ideal Candidate

They will be able to demonstrate different communication styles and behaviours to support swimmers to enjoy their sport and reach their potential. They will also show an ability to listen and take on board this information to adjust to the circumstances. For the benefit of the future of CoB, the candidate will be able to work within a team to provide the best outcomes for all swimmers and coaches and be able to act as a positive ambassador for the club.

Click here to visit the Careers in Aquatics page with details on how to apply. 

Posted by Swim England South West on July 19th 2023

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