Upcoming Officials Clinics

    Annual Official's Clinic

    September 27, 2014
    JCC at Owings Mills
    3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue
    Owings Mills, MD 21117

    Registration 7:45 AM
    Rooms TBD


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    Job Openings

    USA/MD Swimming Year Round Opportunities
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    Mariners is looking for a part-time assistant coach with 3 or more years of experience to work with competitive age group swimmers from ages 11-14.  Selected candidate will work 10-12 hours be paid a competitive hourly wage based on experience.   Candidate must have up-to-date CPR & Safety training for coaches, or a valid Lifeguarding certification.  Candidate will be subject to a background check by USA Swimming and must complete courses, if needed, to obtain Coaching Credentials from USA Swimming.

    Interested parties may email submit a cover letter and resume to our Head Coach, Clarke Nyman (cnyman@boyslatinmd.com).  

    Assistant Coach Roles and Responsibilities:
    • Responsible for helping facilitate one level of swimming in the MSC program.

    o   Direct Coaching duties for swimmers marked by achievement at the local and regional levels.

    o   Design or oversee training plans for training group.

    o   Oversee seasonal progression of athletes and monitor phases of development with individual swimmers, taking into consideration cognitive, behavioral and motor skill development.

    • Have prompt attendance at all scheduled workouts and swim meets.
    • Keep current for all coaches - USA Swimming certification in good standing,  CPR/AED/First Aid and American Red Cross Life Guard certifications
    • Assist the Head Coach develop and articulate coaching strategies consistent with the Club’s mission and objectives.
    • Maintains scheduled hours and makes him/herself available to the MSC membership for individual meetings as requested.
    • Communicate regularly and appropriately with general membership via monthly/weekly newsletter, team and training group meetings, email, or individual meetings or conferences as needed.
    • Maintain healthy professional relationships with the Board of Directors and Head Coach marked by timely and appropriate written, spoken, and electronic communication.
    • Administer and enforce team policies and procedures with general membership.

    For more information regarding our team, please visit our website, www.marinerswimming.org.


    The Eagle Swim Team (www.eagleswimteam.com) has an immediate opening for a part-time assistant coach with our top age group program (Gold Group). This position entails evenings 6:00-8:30pm and Sunday morning 10:00am-12:00 noon.

    Additional opportunities exist to work with other groups including the McDonogh School teams and the potential to teach in the physical education department. We are looking for a hardworking and positive team builder who has a passion for impacting young peoples lives through competitive swimming and shares our vision and goal of excellence. This coach will work with our staff to create a team that will help us attain our ambition of climbing the ranks of the USA Virtual Club Championship and Club Excellence program. EST offers an excellent salary, covers all certification expenses, continuing education, and professional memberships.

    The start date is September 2nd but that is negotiable based on commitments with a current employer. EST will be accepting applications starting August 22nd until the position is filled. Please email resumes with a minimum of three references to estcoach@gmail.com. For more information, please contact Coach Ward at 443-544- 7161 during office hours Monday and Friday 9:00 -11:00am or you can leave a message on the office voice mail and he will return your call.

    Catonsville Y - Assistant Senior Group Coach (Swim Team Coach 1)

    POSITION SUMMARY Assist Senior Coach with Senior Practices (Sundays 6-8PM, and Mon-Fri 4-6PM), attend all meets for the senior group, and work with senior group coaches on developing seasonal plans. Excellent organizational skills and ability to communicate with swimmers and parents are needed.
    This position will have the opportunity to grow into one with more responsibilities in the Senior group. We are looking for someone who is looking to grow in coaching. 


    • Train and supervise swimmers as directed by the head swim team coach in the Y competitive philosophy.
    • Conduct safe, effective team practices and swim meet warm-up sessions.
    • Communicate as necessary with parents and other coaches regarding assignments, swimmer progress, and upcoming events.
    • Provide a positive role model for youth in all functions as a representative of the Y.
    • Communicate team needs and requests to the Swim Coach III (Head Swim Team Coach).
    Start Date is September 3rd.
    Interested candidates should contact Ken Keer at kennethkeer@ymaryland.org


    North Baltimore Aquatic Club is seeking to add two part time coaches to its Age Group Coaching Staff.  NBAC is Maryland Swimming’s #1 Team and considered to be one of the top club teams in the USA

    We are looking to add coaches who have previous experience working with 5 – 13 year old swimmers.  The candidates should be highly motivated, a “whatever it takes” attitude, sound swimming technical knowledge, excellent communication skills and willingness to expand their knowledge of age group coaching. 

    The coaches will be responsible for attending all practices, meets and any other team functions.  Coaches can expect to have coaching duties 4-6 days per week for 8 – 12 hours per week.  NBAC utilizes the Goucher College Pool in Towson and the Meadowbrook Aquatic Center Pool in Mt. Washington.  NBAC practices year round and all practices, within the candidates responsibilities, will be in the evening.  Compensation will commensurate with experience.  Start date will be no later than September 2, 2014.

    Interested candidates should send your resume to Head Age Group Coach Tom Himes at thimes@nbac.net .  Your resume should include three references.  For consideration, please submit your resume via email as soon as possible.  The jobs will be filled as soon as interested qualified candidates are identified.  

    Summer Opportunities

    Trivia Question

    Winner Gets a $15 i-Tunes Gift Card

    Any registered MD Swimming swimmer is welcome to play!!!

    New Question:
    The Pan Pacific Swimming Championships are held every 4 years and are considered one of the fastest meets in the world, behind the Olympics. This year the meet is in Australia in late August. The Head Coach for the USA Team is Bob Bowman of NBAC, and NBAC has 6 of the 60 team members. What four countries are the Charter Members of the Pan Pac Championships?

    Swimmers who have answered correctly: Rachel Hoban, Lily Bussey, Sophia Schulze, Lance Rombro, Will Pelton

    Last Month's Winner : Emily Xu, EST

    Answer: David Wilkie, Sri Lanka, Scotland or England

    Check out Previous Trivia Questions

    Please email your answers to webmaster@mdswim.org by September 12, 2014

    How to play 

    Winner will be determined by a random drawing from all of the correct answers submitted.

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