Team Manager

PURPOSE

Ensure that all swimmers are able to participate in a safe and positive environment through working alongside coaching staff to deliver a well organised, appropriate and effective programme.

MAIN FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES

  • To liaise with coaches and other Club staff attending competitions / camps
  • To arrange all team travel and travel itineraries
  • To arrange accommodation and meals (consider dietary requirements)
  • To provide a point of contact between swimmers and other swimming officials
  • To attend pre and post meet briefings
  • To inform parents and swimmers of all details regarding the meet / camp
  • To be responsible for all team members whilst travelling or living away
  • To ensure that all compliance is met for meets and travel overseas (Disclosure checks, international permits, medical consent forms, risk assessments etc)
  • To be point of contact for parents
  • To be point of contact for public relations, and pass team results onto relevant media groups when necessary

 

SKILLS / ATTRIBUTES

  • Good organisation and communication skills
  • Reliable & trustworthy
  • Approachable & friendly
  • Motivator & problem solver
  • Patient

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • PVG Scheme Membership
  • Complete a self-declaration
  • Be a member of Scottish Swimming
  • Sign and adhere to the Club’s Volunteer Code of Conduct
  • Comply with the Club’s Team Manager Policy (Policy 13)
  • Attend appropriate training

 

TRAINING AND SUPPORT

  • Safeguarding & Protecting Children Workshop (renewable every 3 years)
  • Team Manager Level 1: Local Competitions
  • Team Manager Level 2: Overnight Stays & Travel Abroad

 

TIME COMMITMENT

Time commitment can vary dependent on events attended.