DESCRIPTION OF ROLE
To lead the Club through a structured swimming plan aimed to develop swimmers and encourage competition.
Organise regular meetings with all Club Teachers to update them on current teaching methods/and changes to ASA Requirements or Rules. Plan and deliver coaching sessions appropriate to the ability of the club members. Make participants aware of their progress. Liaise with the Team Managers/Competitions Secretary to ensure that there are regular, appropriate, competitive opportunities for swimmers. Ensure that you are well briefed about any special needs of the swimmers involved i.e.: fitness levels, medical conditions, physical impairments or disabilities. Abide by all policies and codes as required by the club. Ensure that all coaching qualifications are renewed and updated as and when required and a commitment to continual Professional Development. Be aware and understand the facility Emergency Action Plan and Normal Operating Procedures (EAP & NOP) Carry out an appraisal on all Club Teachers (particularly newly qualified staff) on a regular basis To follow and promote the ASA Child Protection policy
ASA Club Coach certificate A first aid certificate/award. Good time management, ability to use time efficiently and effectively. Show an appropriate level of technical knowledge. Ability to motivate performers and communicate effectively.