The Y is a leading nonprofit for strengthening community. The Cape Fear Aquatics Club (CFAC) is a year round swim team which serves 100 swimmers ranging in age from 5 to 18 years old. The team competes in both USA Swimming and YMCA meets at a regional and national level. CFAC Swim Team takes pride in providing opportunities of all ages and abilities with a focus on values, sportsmanship and character development.
Management of the day-to-day operations of the CFAC Swim Team, Master’s program and Homeschool swim team ensuring that the program complies with YMCA policies and procedures and recommended YMCA Competitive Swimming Guidelines for program quality and safety standards.
Serve as Head Coach to the CFAC Swim Team, providing direct service at practice and meets.
Recruit, supervise and evaluate a strong team of staff and volunteers. Organize people and activities for efficiencies and effectiveness, with a focus on developing assistant coaches.
Set overall direction and curriculum for practices and meets, providing direct service to ensure program quality and safety standards.
Experience using Team Unify software to manage athlete data, meet registration, team entries, and team communication and to organize volunteers for home swim meets, fund raising efforts, concessions operations and other team functions.
Oversee administrative aspects of the team including, meet selection and registration, group placement, practice scheduling and maintaining team stats.
Communicate regularly and professionally with swimmers, parents, volunteers and coaches.
Create a playful atmosphere in which participants can show their unique selves, developing future leaders in swimming and in life. Celebrate the accomplishments of swimmers of all levels in and out of the pool.
Create an environment of respect, positivity and support that inspires smiles.
Reach beyond the walls of the YMCA by engaging the swim team in the larger community. Ensure the swim team continues to be an integral program and part of the Y family.
Recruit and work collaboratively with cause driven parent volunteers.
Develops, implements, and manages operating plans to promote program growth. Measures progress against strategic goals and ensure continuous improvement.
Develops and controls department budgets related to the position so that resources are devoted to top priorities and strategic objectives.
Work with Aquatics Leadership Team to ensure we are meeting the overall aquatics needs of the community.
Instill in team’s members a sense of sportsmanship, loyalty to the group, willingness to work hard and courteous and respectful behavior at all times. Create a team in every sense of the word.
Manages Special Event swim races which supports CFAC Swim team (Race Director, Sponsorships, Marketing and manage volunteer’s) Works alongside the Leadership team to support the Scholarship program-We build People Campaign.
Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.
Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.
Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.
Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.