Upcoming Officials Clinics

         

    Stroke and Turn Clinics

    Friday, October 24, 2014
    PG Sports & Learning Complex
    8001 Sheriff Road
    Hyattsville, MD
    Hospitality Room off the Pool Deck
    6:00 - 8:00 PM
    Contact: Danielle Boucree
    Facilitator: Shana Carella


    Saturday November 8, 2014
    Callow Hill Aquatic Center
    2821 Oakley Avenue
    Baltimore, MD
    10:00 AM
    Facilitator: Linda Sue Lottes


    Saturday, November 15, 2014
    Gilman School
    5407 Roland Avenue
    Baltimore, MD
    McCarthy Room
    12:00 Noon
    Facilitator:
    Greer Verheyen

    Sunday, November 16, 2014

    The Arundel Swim Center
    2690 Riva Road
    Annapolis, MD
    Between Sessions
    Facilitator:
    John Lee


    STARTER CLINICS

    Saturday, November 15, 2014
    The Arundel Swim Center
    2690 Riva Road
    Annapolis, MD
    Between Sessions
    Facilitator:
    John Lee

    ADMIN OFFICIALS CLINICS

    Tuesday, November 4, 2014
    Columbia Association Aquatics Office
    9450 Gerwig Lane
    Columbia, MD
    7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    Facilitators: Lauren McComas & Peter LaGow


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    USA/MD Swimming Year Round Opportunities
    (Scroll down for Summer Opportunities)

    Mariners is looking for a part-time assistant coach to work with competitive age group swimmers ages 10 & Under.  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
    10/10/2014


    The Naval Academy Aquatic Club (NAAC) seeks a dynamic Head Site Coach for a new program located in Prince Frederick, Maryland.  This position includes leading the entire competitive swimming program for a growing team of 80 - 100 swimmers in a premier facility.  The ideal candidate will be an ASCA Level 3 or above coach, have a strong background in competitive swimming with at least 5 years of coaching experience.

    We are looking for an individual who is passionate about coaching and swimming. The Head Site Swim Coach will manage the swim team in accordance with the rules and regulations set forth by NAAC, USA Swimming, as well as the rules of the facility at which the swim team trains. The Head Site Coach will oversee all groups and ability levels of the program. He or she will instruct athletes in proper competitive swimming techniques, organize and conduct competitive events, and work to create a positive competitive atmosphere. The Head Site Coach will report directly to the Head Swim Coach of NAAC.

    Responsibilities:

    1. Plan, schedule, direct and oversee all practice and training activities of the team.
    2. Effectively supervise and delegate coaching responsibilities to a staff of 2 - 4 part-time assistant coaches. 
    3. Coordinate athlete swim meet entries and ensure proper coaching attendance at home and away swim meets.
    4. Adhere to NAAC, USA Swimming and ASCA Code of Ethics
    5. Design and implement long-term training/development plan for team.
    6. Must posses a strong knowledge of stroke theory and training philosophy.
    7. Maintain excellent communication with NAAC coaches, parents and swimmers.

    Competencies:

    1. Excellent leadership skills
    2. Clear, supportive and tactful communication skills.
    3. Extensive experience managing a swim program, supervising assistant staff members and directing team activities. Successful head coaching experience preferred.
    4. Profound knowledge of swimming and a deep understanding of how to lead swimmers to their maximum potential.
    5. Proven ability to demonstrate a great work ethic and extreme dedication to swimmers, regardless of age, ability, or individual goals.
    6. Solid understanding of the coach’s role as a teacher, mentor, and role model.
    7. College degree and ASCA Level 2 required.
    8. Competitive swimming experience preferred.
    9. Computer literacy a must, including experience with Team Unify /Meet Manager

    10.  Skilled in providing motivation and feedback

    Salary based on experience and qualifications includes incentive package based on performance. 

    Interested candidates should email their résumé and cover letter together with three references to Hilary Yager, Hilyager@gmail.com.

    The Naval Academy Aquatic Club complies with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in employment because of gender, age, race, color, religious creed, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, service in the armed forces of the United States, disability or any other legally protected classification. Nothing in the job posting or description should be construed as an offer or guarantee of employment

    10/5/2014



    Summer Opportunities


    Trivia Question

    Winner Gets a $15 i-Tunes Gift Card


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


    New Question:

    Olympians in our midst! Frederik Hviid, MAC coach, represented Spain in the 1996 and 2000 Olympics in the 1500 Free. Emad Elshafei, CAA Official, represented Egypt in the 1984 Olympics in the 100 Back, the 200 Back and the 200 IM. What cities were the 1984, 1996 and 2000 Olympics held in?


    Swimmers who have answered correctly: Owen Schulze, Madeline Dooley, Lance Rombro, Avery Johnson, Graham Lindner


    Last Month's Winner: Maggie Tanner, SPY

    Answer: Breatstroke (they imitated the movements of the frogs they saw)

    Check out Previous Trivia Questions


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

    How to play 

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









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