USA Deaf Swimming has posted the announcement for applications for the Head Coach position for the 2017 Summer Deaflympics in Samsun, Turkey.
The Head Coach shall be responsible for recruiting, training, and preparing the National Men’s/Women’s Teams for potential placement on the team. The coach shall work closely with Team Leaders and USA Deaf Swimming on the following expectations:
To prepare the team for international competition,
To recruit athletes;
To evaluate and place athletes on the team;
To maintain expressive and be receptive in sign and/or gestures communication skills throughout the term.
3-5 Years of experience in the field of coaching her/his swimming on both international and domestic levels.
Credentials in area of coach certificate, training, teaching, sports medicine, etc.
3-5 Years of experience of swimming in high levels, Speedo or higher competition.
1-2 Years of experience in associating with deaf and hard of hearing athletes in swimming.
Ability to communicate in sign language and/or swimming gestures.
Certificate Completion/Document of USOC’s SafeSport policy, USOC’s SafeSport handbook and completed USADSF’s SafeSport training (when available).
Applications are due by October 31, 2016, to Doug Matchett at email@example.com and should include:
A letter of interest,
One (1) letter of reference, and
Criminal background check with National Center for Safety Initiatives (NCSI) – http://www.ncsisafe.com.
NOTE: For information how to register for a criminal background check, see https://usdeafsports.org/wpcontent/uploads/2016/01/NCSISelfRegistrationLetter.pdf.
More information is posted at https://usdeafsports.org/sports/criteria/coaches/