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  • Posted: Nov 23, 2021
    Deadline: Dec 30, 2021
  • Lakowe Lakes Golf & Country Estate often described as 'West Africa’s best-kept secret’, is a beautiful, luxury community nestled in a peaceful neighbourhood about 35km from the hustle and bustle of Lagos.
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    Swim Coach

    The swimming coach’s responsibilities at the Sports Center includes analyzing swim techniques and determining skill levels, developing individualized swimming programs, educating swimmers on various techniques and styles, and overseeing training.

    Core Responsibilities and Key Result Areas

    • Determining ability and skill level before setting up training programs.
    • Developing and implementing training programs that focus on improving technique, stroke placement, speed, and style.
    • Teaching swimming styles or strokes.
    • Educating swimmers on water safety and providing lifesaving training sessions.
    • Using a range of activities to improve water confidence.
    • Recording training sessions in order to analyze strokes, techniques, and monitor progress.
    • Setting training goals and objectives for teams as well as individual swimmers.
    • Teaching and perfecting skills like flips, kicks, body rolls, floating, and breath control.
    • Ensuring the pool or training area is clean, well-maintained, and free of hazards.

    Key Performance Indicators

    • Swimming – Swimming coaches must be strong swimmers who can maneuver and navigate in the water even while carrying another person and teaching beginner swimmers 
    • Observation skills – the ability to observe and monitor swimmers during lessons and safety conditions is vital in this role, so swimming coaches should possess excellent observation skills
    • Attention to detail –A high level of attention to detail and concentration is required throughout the shift to ensure swimmer safety
    • Emergency response skills – if a swimmer is in danger, Swim coaches  need to calmly assess the situation and make critical decisions to provide assistance, so strong judgment and response skills are necessary
    • Communication skills – Swimming coaches need to effectively communicate with visitors and other lifeguards, so strong verbal communication skills are another requirement

    Key Performance Indicators

    • Proven experience working as a Swimming coach or Instructor.
    • Sound knowledge of various coaching techniques.
    • CPR and first aid certifications.
    • Professional Swimming certification 
    • The ability to motivate students.
    • Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
    • Exceptional communication and customer service skills.
    • A passion for swimming 

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Lakowe Lakes Golf & Country Estate on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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