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Swimming Coach and Instructor

Swimming Coaches or Instructors coach, train and instruct participants in swimming by analysing their performances and developing their abilities.

Overview

Swimming Coaches or Instructors coach, train and instruct participants in swimming by analysing their performances and developing their abilities.

Day-to-day

  • coaches, trains and instructs swimmers by analysing performances and developing abilities
  • plans and directs strategies, develops play patterns and analyses game progress
  • motivates swimmers and supervises practice sessions
  • recruits swimmers and other coaching staff/instructors
  • arranges entries into swim competitions
  • promotes sports and skills development as well as overseeing the participation of young people in swimming
  • officiates at sporting events to enforce rules and regulations, liaising with other officials when necessary
  • co-ordinates and directs swimming activities.

Considerations

  • working outdoors.

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