Daventry Dolphins Swimming Club is looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Head Coach to provide direction and oversee the clubs coaching programme whilst maintaining our growing county and regional swimmers and supporting those with National aspiration.
About Head Coach
Daventry Dolphins is a small and friendly competitive swimming club with big aspirations currently seeking a part time Head Coach to put in place a plan to keep up the current competitive level of our swimmers and develop a clear feed of new swimmers.
The successful candidate will be responsible for planning the seasons training programme with an organised calendar of competitions covering all levels of achievement (Open to National); with a focus on maintaining our growing number of county and regional swimmers and supporting those with National aspiration. You will be responsible for directly coaching of our performance squad (Olympic) ensuring a progression pathway as well as succession planning as older swimmers depart.
We are looking for a passionate, enthusiastic, conscientious coach with a friendly and approachable personality who has enthusiasm for the sport and is willing to invest in young people and reap the benefit. They must be able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills, time management and above all show a genuine interest in all our young swimmers.
The successful candidate must be a highly motivated individual with a track record of being able to produce swimming plans that nurture the talent of ALL swimmers within the club. With a key responsibility for coaching our top squad you will also be expected to attend competitions throughout the year, and keep accurate records and give regular constructive feedback to swimmers on their performance.
You will also oversee the coaching plans of our squad coaches, including setting and demonstrating high levels of personal conduct and integrity, and leading by example in the quality of your coaching and management of the swimmers.
You must also be an excellent communicator who is happy to deal with parents, staff and committee members as required.
DDSC is a SwimMark club and is committed to safeguarding all our members. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and must have or attend the UK Coaching Safeguarding & Protecting Children course.
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