At the Percy Norman Swim Club, two leadership opportunities we provide for our members are the Junior Leader Program and the Assistant Coaching Program. For any questions related to the assistant coaches program, please contact Sarah Yeo, Assistant Coach Coordinator at sarahyeo8@gmail.com

To apply to be an Assistant Coach, you must meet the following conditions:

  • You have been a junior leader with PNSC for at least one year.

  • You are currently in grade 10 or above.

  • You must be able to swim and assist once per week with PNSC.

  • You love working with our youngest swimmers (Grey and Yellow groups).

  • WSI is an asset but not required.

Note: This is a paid position.

Note: There is often greater interest than positions available. Candidates will be selected through an application and interview process.

As an assistant coach, your duties will include:

  • assisting group coaches.

  • Plan, organize and execute one swim practice per month for the group assigned.
  • Complete and submit a written reflection once a month.
  • working closely with swimmers who are having difficulty keeping up with the group.

  • working closely with swimmers who are having difficulty following instructions.

  • Participate as swimmers in all PNSC activities deemed mandatory which include time trials and mile swim.

Training

  • Training sessions will be provided by our Head Coach and our Assistant Coach Coordinator, providing you with knowledge and skills to work effectively with the swimmers.

  • Ongoing feedback, mentoring and instruction will be provided by the Head Coach, the Assistant Coach Coordinator and the Group Coaches.

  • The Executive of the Club will provide guidance and support to you.

  • Ongoing feedback and instruction will be provided by the Head Coach, the Assistant Coach Coordinator and the Group Coaches.



Attention All Coaches, Assistant Coaches, and Junior Leaders
who will coach September 2018– June 2019

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity!

The Executive of Percy Norman Swim Club realizes the vital role you play in the success of each swimmer in the club and would like to reward you by subsidizing the cost of qualifying courses (eg. AWSI, WSI, NCCP).

To qualify you must meet the following criteria:

  • Pre-apply for approval.

  • You’re a Coach, Assistant Coach, or Junior Leader at Percy Norman Swim Club September 2017 to June 2018.

  • Will be a Coach or Assistant Coach at Percy Norman Swim Club September 2018 to June 2019.

  • Courses must be taken any time between May 1st, 2018 and June 30th, 2019.

  • Pass the course.

Qualified applicants will be reimbursed up to a maximum of 50% of the course fee on June 30th, 2019 so please hold onto your receipt.   Applicants must complete a short summary of what they learned during the course.

To be sure that the course you wish to take is covered please contact Yan at nvhuynh@shaw.ca.   

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Last Updated: July 12, 2018