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    USA/MD Swimming Year Round Opportunities
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    Head Coach – Rappahannock Raiders (VA)
    Position Summary:
    The Rappahannock Raiders are looking for a highly motivated, energetic person with a focus on values and excellence. The correct candidate should possess experience and knowledge in all levels of competitive swimming. communicate well with parents and swimmers of all ages. The candidate should possess an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to grow the team while displaying professionalism, maturity, leadership and integrity. They must enjoy working with children and motivate them to reach their goals. Good management, organizational, computer and administration skills are a must. Position availability is immediate.
     Required Skills:
    Current USA Swimming Coach Certification in good standing, ASCA Level 2 or 3 certification with
    Three or more years coaching experience. College degree preferred. Experience with common team administrative
    tools: Hytek Team Manager & Meet Manager A strong knowledge of stroke mechanics.
    Team Information:
    The Rappahannock Raiders is a growing USA Swimming team located in King George Virginia. 
    We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization currently averaging 60 fulltime swimmers ages 5-18. 
    More info on the team and position can be found at www.rappraiders.com
    Please send all materials e.g. cover letters / resumes to rappraiders@hotmail.com addressed to Barry Elia

    Columbia Association is currently accepting applications for part time Age group coaches within the Columbia Aquatics Association (Clippers) program.

    CAA is level 3 recognized club by USA swimming. Run by the Columbia Association we are dedicated to promoting the sport of competitive swimming for all ages through positive motivation and the teaching of proper stoke technique.  We strive to produce swimmers who are able to excel in competition at all levels from novice to National. The team currently consists of over 300 age groups swimmers from 6-18.

    CAA is looking for individuals who are energetic, knowledgeable, ethical, and able to communicate with parents, fellow coaches and swimmers of all ages. You must be able to work as part of a coaching team and with all Columbia Association team members. Candidates must have or be willing to get all required certification (first aid, CPR, safety training for swim coaches, etc.).

    Responsibilities for Age Group coaches include: coaching practices between 2 and 30 hours a week, as well as attending meets on weekends during most months, entering swimmers in desired events for swim meets based on practice agenda’s and performance.

    Interested candidates should fill out an application at columbiaassociation.com/aquatics or contact Jeff Scrivener at jeff.scrivener@columbiaassociation.org.


    Summer Opportunities

    Bolton Hill Barracudas (Baltimore, Maryland)
    is seeking Assistant Coaches for the 2014 summer swim season. The team is looking for 2-3 highly motivated assistant coaches. The Barracudas are a very spirited and fun team of approx. 120 swimmers, ages 4-18. The skill level of our swimmers ranges from beginners needing stroke development, to competitive year round swimmers.  

    Competitive swimming knowledge and experience required. Experience working with kids of all ages preferred. Interested applicants need to be hard working, outgoing, and willing to learn. Must pass a complete background check. CPR/First Aid certification required, but we can help with that if not.

    If interested, please send your resume and/or questions to pumphreykatie@gmail.com.

    Assistant Swim Coach Opportunity - Cattail Creek Country Club for Summer 2014.Located in Western Howard County, MD - just 4 miles outside of Montgomery County, MD.
    We have an opening for Summer 2014 that will run from mid-May through July 2014.  Will need to coach practices weekday mornings, some evenings and some Saturday hours.
    The position requires: two (2) years of swim instruction experience, previous competitive swimming experience, at least 18 years of age, and First Aid, CPR and/or Life Guard Certification a plus.
    If interested, please contact Lisa at 443-812-2655 for additional information.

    The Piney Orchard Piranhas Swim Team (Odenton, Maryland) is seeking an Assistant Coach for the 2014 summer swim season. The team is looking for a highly motivated, experienced individual to coach and inspire approximately 120 swimmers on a summer swim team. The skill level of our swimmers ranges from beginners needing stroke development, to competitive year round swimmers.  Evening practices on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:00-8:15pm begins May 27, Monday-Friday morning from 6:45-10:15 am after the public school year ends approximately June 25.  Swim meets are usually Saturday mornings with 1-2 occasional Invitational meets during the week. We are looking for a coach who possess a high level of organization, effectively supervise and collaborate with other coaches, have complete knowledge of CMSL rules, have complete knowledge of competitive swimming, strokes, starts, turns, race strategy, swimmer development, work effectively with aquatic staff members, parents of team members and the general public, be responsible for developing and implementing daily workouts for swimmers from preschool-18 years of age, develop the meet sheets, review meet entries, and seed the swimmers in the "TEAMUNIFY" program. (training available for the program), participate in social events throughout the season, pass full a complete background check.
    If you or someone you know is interested, please review the job advertisement in the link attached (http://annapolis.craigslist.org/edu/3594618877.html) & send your resume or questions to


    Summer swim and tennis club in Bowie, Maryland is searching for qualified candidates to fill several positions for the 2014 season. Pointer Ridge Swim and Racquet Club, 16505 Poole Lane, Bowie, Md.
    Manage daily pool operations including but not limited to: manage pool staff of 20-25 lifeguards; create weekly schedule for staff; maintain all aspects of pool maintenance; communicate with Pool Board and membership; customer service; some computer work; be responsible for money; general cleaning (bath houses, trash, grounds, etc); coordinate scheduling of special events and parties; create a fun and safe atmosphere for members and guests; be available to work from Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day. Must be Red Cross life guard certified, pool operations certified and CPR certified (with proof of certifications). WSI a plus.
    Work with pool manager and other staff to ensure a safe, fun atmosphere for members and guests. Be available to work Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day. Must be Red Cross life guard certified, pool operations certified and CPR certified (with proof of certifications). WSI a plus.
    Must be Red Cross life guard certified and CPR certified with proof of certification. Must be available to work Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day. Must be available to work varying shifts from 9am-9:30pm, 7 days a week.

    All positions are 14 week summer jobs. Minimal extended time off. No time off Opening week, 4th of July week and Labor Day week. Serious candidates only need apply. Contact Peggy Holder at peggyhldr@gmail.com or Leandra Lillie at leandralillie7@gmail.com  

    Hammond Park Pool - Manager

    The Hammond Park Pool, located in southern Howard County, is currently interviewing for a pool manager. 


    1. Manages pool staff of 20-25 lifeguards.
    2. Creates weekly lifeguard schedule.
    3. Maintains all aspects of the pool operation.
    4. Communicates with the pool board and membership.
    5. Coordinates scheduling for events and parties with board members.
    6. Creates a safe and fun atmosphere for members and guests.


    1. Pool operator’s license in Howard County, MD.
    2. CPR certification.
    3. Available to work Memorial Day through Labor Day.
    4. Red Cross lifeguard certification and previous experience as a lifeguard are both a plus. 

    Hours are flexible and can be adjusted to your needs!  Please contact Mr.Eric Devroye at ejd8016@gmail.com to apply. Visit our pool website at www.swimhammond.org

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    2 Part Answer! Chase Kalisz from NBAC and the University of Georgia, just broke American, US Open and NCAA Records at the 2014 Men's NCAA Championships - Who held the American Record and what event did Chase break those records in?

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