Assistant Coach - Hamilton Aquatics - Dubai

Posted on May 04, 2021

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Hamilton Aquatics is the leading swimming academy in the Middle East, with several swimmers currently representing their country at international level.

We are looking for an Assistant Coach, who will be based in Dubai, UAE, to support our Performance Pathway squads and assist the Lead Coach (Director Of Swimming) of our Elite Squad on a daily basis.

 Job Requirements:

  • UKCC Level 2 Teacher of Aquatics or UKCC level 2 coaching Aquatics (or equivalent) qualified.
  • Exceptional communication skills and experience in a customer facing environment, able to respond appropriately & professionally to everyone you interact with in all manners, including face to face, over the phone & via email correspondence.
  • Experience in working in a performance programme.
  • An up to date Lifeguard qualification is preferred but not essential.
  • Must have a valid international driving license

 Job Responsibilities:

To provide support to ensure quality coaching within the Performance Pathway;

 

  • Assist the Performance Pathway coaches and school squads in delivery of pool and land-based sessions.
  • Carry out all H&S procedures prior to starting sessions.
  • Attend competitions at all competitions mapped out by the Director Of Swimming.
  • Attendance at meetings and company events as required.
  • To attend staff training and CPD sessions and keep knowledge up to date.
  • Individual projects set out to support the Elite Squad swimmers.
  • All other duties related to the role.

·         Deal with squad enquiries, bookings and payments.

·         Administration support with competition entries and communications.

  • Talent identification of swimmers into and through Hamilton Aquatics.
  • Complete all administration tasks required for the smooth running of the squads that are directed from Director of Swimming.

 A large part of the position will be administrative, with good communication skills needed, with a willingness to work hard and learn. The Assistant Coach will complete administrative tasks related to the Performance Pathway, as well as competition entries for the whole club.

 This is a fantastic opportunity for any coach to learn and develop from being mentored daily by our experienced coaching team. There will be opportunities to develop through staff training and CPD’s, as well as opportunities to work with our international and national level Elite Squad swimmers.

 The position is full time with a 2-year contract, which is renewable. The annual total package, including all allowances, will be in the region of 26k to 27k GBP per annum (exchange rate and location dependent). The job also includes local medical insurance, an air ticket allowance every year and career development opportunities.

 How to apply:

If you are ready for this exciting challenge, please email careers@hamiltonaquatics.ae, before 27th May, quoting reference AC_April2021 in the title line of the application email - please include your covering letter, your CV and any relevant qualifications. For an informal chat about the position, please contact our Director Of Swimming, Ash Morris on +971561017234

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