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Head Swimming Coach

Newport Live

Newport Live has become the first choice for sporting, leisure and cultural activities in Newport. We have six Gyms, four Swimming Pools, a Tennis Centre with four indoor and three outdoor Tennis Courts. A fabulous, well established regional Theatre and Arts Centre.

20 Jun 2022
Full Time
Closing date
2 Jul 2022

Newport LIVE is looking to recruit an ambitious Head Swimming Coach with the vision and drive to lead the delivery of a high-quality performance coaching environment for competitive swimmers. The post is responsible for leading the Newport Live and City of Newport Swimming and Water Polo Club squad programmes, ensuring a standard of delivery, commitment and infrastructure are representative of a Swim Wales Performance programme.

The successful candidate must have the desire and ambition of achieving excellence and maximising the talent of swimmers, coaches and volunteers. The successful candidate should have experience of leading, implementing and monitoring effective training schedules aligned to individual athlete need and competition schedules for swimmers of club and national level.

The successful candidate will lead the coaching team in developing and delivering our successful squad swimming programme at Newport Live venues, in addition to working with City of Newport Swimming and Water Polo Club to ensure competitive opportunities are available for all swimmers.

Job Purpose

To lead the competitive element of Newport Live swimming squad programme, responsible for setting, maintaining and delivering a culture of high-performance swimming for junior to elite level swimmers.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and is subject to a successful Disclosing and Barring Service (DBS) check.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Newport Live enquiries on 01633 656757 and ask to speak with Richard Dale, Head of Business Development, or email [email protected]

Application Process

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Job Description

Application Form

Closing date for applications: 2nd July 2022

Interviews will be held on: week commencing 11 July 2022

Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Salary information
£ 28,311 - 31,990

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