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Head Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming

Date posted: May 26, 2023

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada

with Vancouver Pacific Swim Club

Vancouver Pacific Swim Club (VPSC) is looking for a qualified individual to fill the role of Head Coach starting August 2023. The Vancouver Pacific Swim Club (VPSC) is a non-profit competitive swim club that serves the City of Vancouver and surrounding municipalities.

The Head Coach will need to meet the demands of a team ranging from beginners to National level athletes. The Head Coach will be responsible for coaching the Senior Elite group and for hiring, developing and supervising the coaching staff to ensure the club’s long term success. VPSC is looking for a technically skilled and dynamic coach who is: organized; able to communicate effectively with swimmers, staff, parents and Board of Directors; a strong leader; able to develop and implement long term plans; and committed to administrative and financial processes.  The successful candidate will have a proven track record with elite performance and club/program development and management.

The responsibilities of the Head Coach will include, but not limited to, the following:
• Plan and oversee the implementation of a club development plan.
• Plan and oversee athlete development training plans for a variety of groups ranging from national / provincial level to our development swimmers.
• Coach the club’s senior swimmers in the Elite group.
• Travel with Elite groups to competition and training opportunities and attend regional/provincial/national/international swim meets as required.
• Hire, develop and supervise the coaching staff.
• Establish positive relationships with athletes and parents, including setting goals and expectations to create positive training and racing environments.
• Work closely with the Board of Directors to establish and maintain the club’s goals and objectives. Attend monthly Board meetings and submit a Head Coach report.
• In concert with the Board, assist in the development of an annual budget, and oversee the operation of the club within the budget.
• Work collaboratively with the Assistant Head Coach in the execution on their job.
• Work collaboratively with the Performance Development Coach in the execution of their job.
• Work closely with the Operations Manager on all finance, HR, and administrative operations of the club.
• Develop and maintain productive relationships with the UBC Aquatic Centre, UBC Varsity, UBC High Performance Centre, St. George’s Senior School staff, City of Vancouver community pool staff as well as Swim BC staff.
• Participate in annual professional development activities.

Assistant Swim Coach/Recruiting Coordinator

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division I)
  • Sport Swimming
St. Bonaventure University

Date posted: May 24, 2023

Location: St. Bonaventure University, West State Street, Saint Bonaventure, NY, USA

with St. Bonaventure University

St. Bonaventure University, a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference, is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Men’s & Women’s Swim Coach/Recruiting Coordinator.  This is a full-time 12-month position.

The successful candidate will assist the head coach in all phases of a combined program including but not limited to: Coordinating the recruiting of qualified student-athletes; assisting with the organization of practices/competition including on-deck coaching; assist with scheduling and budget management; coordinating travel arrangements; monitoring of academic progress; social media outreach and alumni cultivation; and other duties as assigned.  The successful candidate must also demonstrate understanding, compliance and commitment to all Atlantic 10 Conference, NCAA and institutional rules.


Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. College and/or club coaching experience with one to two years preferred. Lifeguarding, CPR, First-Aid, AED and USA Coaching Certification (or willingness to obtain) is required. Strong computer, organizational and interpersonal communication skills are essential.  Employment is conditional on the successful completion of a background check.

Senior Club/Head High School Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club, High School
  • Sport Swimming
Belton ISD & Tiger Sharks of Texas

Date posted: May 24, 2023

Location: Belton, TX, USA

with Belton ISD & Tiger Sharks of Texas

Belton ISD has an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic and experienced coach to join our staff as a full-time assistant coordinator/high school head coach. The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership, organizational, and communication skills, along with a proven record of success in coaching competitive swimmers. If you are passionate about developing young athletes, building a positive team culture, and achieving excellence, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. This is a full-time, benefits eligible, position with both club and high school coaching responsibilities. There are no teaching requirements with this position.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

Club Coaching

·       In coordination with the Aquatics Director and coaching staff develop focused seasonal training plan for groups and individuals, fostering intentional development and measurable progress.

·       Serve as an on-deck coach of senior training groups and periodic assistance with age group programming.

·       Assist in manage athlete placement and individual training plans.

·       Coordinate stroke and training principles throughout all levels.

·       With the staff and at the direction of the head coach assist with the team’s meet schedule.

·       Attend and assist with all assigned home and away meets.

·       Cultivate a positive team atmosphere.

New Tech High School Coaching

·       Supervise all training sessions and competitions.

·       Coordinate training plans with club staff to ensure continuity across programming.

·       Attend coaching clinics and continuing education programs.

·       Serve as teacher of record of the swim class.

·       Assist with the instruction of district middle school swim team.

Communication and Administration 

·       Actively participate in weekly staff meetings with all aquatic personnel.

·       Communicate professionally and regularly with coaches, athletes, and parents.

·       Communicate regularly with [email protected] athletic coordinator and Aquatics Director

·       Maintain HS team web page and serve as primary contact for [email protected] Swim.

·       In cooperation with the Aquatics Director and Swim Center Staff, assist in the organization of home meets, team travel, fundraising, team apparel, and social functions.

·       Serve as liaison between the high school team and aquatics staff, school, and club teams.

·       Maintain a close relationship with the [email protected] school administration.

Qualifications & Requirements

·       2+ years of competitive coaching experience required.

·       1+ years as high school head coach, preferred.

·       All certifications current and in good standing with USA Swimming.

·       Detail oriented, organized, and able to manage multiple priorities.

·       Solid knowledge of stroke technique and training physiology.

·       Passion and enthusiasm for competitive swimming and youth mentoring.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee; other duties may be assigned as necessary.

Swimming/Housing Graduate Assistant

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team College (Division I)
  • Sport Swimming
Iowa Lakes Community College

Date posted: May 24, 2023

Location: 3200 College Drive, Emmetsburg, IA, USA

with Iowa Lakes Community College

This part-time position will assist the Head Swimming Coach and Housing Department with day-to-day operations working 27.5 hours a week. Position located on the Emmetsburg Campus. Applicant must be expected to enroll in a Masters’ Degree Program at their own expense. Will require flexible hours including weekends and evenings. The additional physical demands normally expected of a coach are required. Must have valid driver’s license, good driving record and provide proof of insurance. Required to travel utilizing personal vehicle.

Employment with Iowa Lakes Community College is dependent upon successful passage of a criminal background check. Must be legally eligible to work in the United States without employer sponsorship.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. College swimming and/or coaching experience preferred. College residential housing/dorm experience a plus.

Salary:  $7,500 Annual Stipend (August-May) plus Room and Board

Dryland Certified Coach (Remote)

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team Other
  • Sport Swimming
SURGE Strength

Date posted: May 22, 2023

Location: Remote

with SURGE Strength

Do you value both the “art” and “science” of coaching when it comes to strength & conditioning?
Do you value the assessment, programming and evaluation process for athletic performance?
Do you want to coach and impact people beyond the traditional barriers of your physical location as a strength coach or personal trainer?
Do you have a passion for the sport of swimming and working with swimmers and coaches?
Do you believe that building better athletes will generate faster swimmers?
If you answered “YES” to all of these questions you may be a great candidate to become a Dryland Certified Coach with SURGE Strength.
  • Coach assigned individual and team customers through our online dryland training applications to become empowered while pursuing and exceeding their goals
  • Create specific strength training and dryland programs tailored to each customers’ goals, history, and current situation
  • Host initial video consultations with assigned customers to cover their assessment results as well as preview their training program
  • Respond in a timely manner to all customer communication
  • Update training programs as needed following SURGE Strength Principles that are taught in the SURGE Strength Dryland Certification Curriculum
  • Previous experience in successfully coaching swimmers and swim coaches in dryland training
  • Commitment to fully engage and coach customers as assigned
  • Effectively communicate, train and assess customers in an online training environment
  • Desire to learn and grow in both the science and the art of coaching
  • Specific experience with the sport of swimming, including creating strength programs and effectively communicating with coaches and swimmers
  • Ability to commit at least 20-hours a month to this position
  • Consider yourself “tech-savy” or have an ability to quickly learn and implement various technology applications
  • SURGE Strength Dryland Certified (SSDC)
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • *Preferred, in addition to being SSDC, have additional nationally recognized Personal Training, Strength & Conditioning, or Performance Coach Certifications
  • Customer’s expressed satisfaction with program/coaching
  • Customer refers others to SURGE Strength Programs
  • Customer’s progress/achievement of stated goals and length of training tenure
  • Competitive hourly rate based on experience
    • A valid US Social Security number is required for employment
*This is a remote, part-time position and does NOT require relocation.

Asst. Coach and Recruiting Coordinator – Women’s Swimming

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division I)
  • Sport Swimming

Date posted: May 22, 2023

Location: Piscataway, NJ, USA

with Rutgers University

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Assistant Coach and Recruiting Coordinator for Women’s Swimming. Under the direct supervision of the Head Coach assisting in the coordination of a Women’s Swimming and Diving intercollegiate athletic program which provides an opportunity for student-athletes to train and compete on a competitive, Division I women’s swimming and diving program while attending school to earn a college degree. This position will be taking an administrative lead on recruiting; coordinating phone calls with prospective student-athletes, help on official visit weekends, and occasional travel for scouting.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Recruits high level academically and athletically skilled female students to attend Rutgers to earn a degree and to compete in the women’s swimming program.
  • Assists in establishing and maintaining a nationally competitive intercollegiate women’s swimming team within the Big Ten and the NCAA.
  • Assists in organizing and conducting practices and competitions at a high level of efficiency and success.
  • Assists in developing, teaching and instructing the student-athletes in the proper rules of competition, conditioning. skills and techniques in the pool/on deck and in life-skills and leadership qualities on and off deck.
  • Assists in fundraising and public relations events that support the objectives of the program and allow for program enhancements.

Assistant Swimming and Diving Coach – Temporary Part Time

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division III)
  • Sport Swimming

Date posted: May 22, 2023

Location: 1600 Grand Avenue

with Macalester

Macalester College, a highly selective liberal arts college, seeks to hire an Assistant Swimming & Diving Coach to serve as a member of the coaching staff. The Assistant Swimming Coach will assist the Head Coach and the rest of the swimming and diving coaching staff in the leadership and direction of all phases of a successful and competitive program. Macalester College aims to hire those that share our college values of excellence in education, multiculturalism and service to society. We aspire to hire a coach that will invest in the success and holistic wellbeing of our entire student athlete population and provide a highly competitive athletic experience for the students we serve.


This is a six month, 15 hours per week position that reports to the Head Coach of Swimming and Diving, evening and weekend hours are required.


  • Practice and Competition – Assists the head coach in conducting safe and strategic individual and team training sessions and competitive strategies. Executes appropriate coaching decisions during practice and competition that ensure the welfare of the student athletes representing their program.
  • Masters Swimming Coaching – Assists with supervising and running Masters Swim workouts.
  • Game Management – Assists the coaching staff with the preparation and event management needs at home competitive events. Attends student-athlete recognition, recruiting, and other special events as necessary.
  • Recruiting – Assists the head coach with recruiting efforts on an as-needed basis.
  • Represents the college and its athletics program with honesty, integrity and sportsmanship at all times, to various institutional programs and students, parents, the general public, alumni and external agencies. Develops a positive, professional relationship with officials, league personnel, and coaching colleagues.


  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Valid driver’s license required.
  • 1-3 years successful collegiate experience required
  • Knowledgeable in practice and training modes and competitive strategies. Creates a positive, organized and enriching experience for the student-athletes involved in the program.
  • Effective teaching methods and excellent leadership, organizational, interpersonal and communication skills; the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, students, parents and alumni from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • General proficiency in current office computer technology.
  • Contributes to a positive, team-oriented working relationship within the athletic department and with departmental staff.

Satisfactory completion of a criminal background check is a condition of employment.

This position is not benefits eligible.

Macalester is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from everyone who would add richness to our community, including people of color, individuals with disabilities, women and LGBTQIA+ individuals

About Macalester

Founded in 1874, Macalester College provides students with the inspiration, insight, and experience to become successful and ethical leaders. Located in flourishing St. Paul, Minnesota, Macalester enrolls over 2,000 students from across the country and around the world. Macalester is a preeminent liberal arts college recognized for its student service and celebration of internationalism.

At Macalester, we look at our employees through a whole-person, holistic lens. With comprehensive benefits and well-being programs, we provide and enable our community members to grow and care for themselves, their families, and one another. Our whole-hearted fidelity to community-building and social justice exemplify these ideals.  Macalester College continuously prioritizes a culturally diverse and pluralistic community. We value individuals of all backgrounds and lived experiences. 

Our rich blend of people holding varied identities enhances our strong commitment to multiculturalism and global citizenship. We seek candidates who reflect and strengthen our campus environment. Macalester invites and encourages everyone to apply who would add depth to our community including those from all sexual orientations, races, ethnicities, national origins, genders, religions, abilities, and ages.

Our Commitment to Safety in response to COVID-19:

For the safety of our community, Macalester requires all employees to have received a COVID-19 vaccine regimen. If you are unable to receive the vaccine due to a health condition or because it is prohibited as a result of your sincerely held religious beliefs, you will have an opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation.

Questions about this process should be directed to Employment Services, at [email protected].

Graduate Assistant, University of Jamestown

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team College (Division I)
  • Sport Swimming

Date posted: May 22, 2023

Location: CQ2P+43 Temvik, ND, USA

with University of Jamestown

Graduate Assistant Position including room, board and tuition remission. Position supports NAIA women’s swimming and diving program. If you are looking for a high caliber Masters in Leadership program and have collegiate swimming or diving experience, this may be a great fit.  Don’t let a North Dakota winter scare you away! Opportunities to earn extra income by coaching club and high school.

Head Coach/ City Lifeguard

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Other
  • Sport Swimming

Date posted: May 21, 2023

Location: 9VVX+GF Craig, AK, USA

with Craig Waverunners Swim Club/ City of Craig

Exciting employment opportunity in Craig Alaska!

The Craig Waverunner Swim Club is in search of a new Head Swim Coach. The Waverunners are a parent owned and operated USA Swimming Club. The position is hired through the City of Craig, Alaska and the job position includes being the Head Swim Coach, Lifeguard and Swim Lesson Instructor at the Craig Aquatic Center.

The City of Craig offers competitive wages and a very good benefit package, including health insurance. In addition to the City of Craig hourly wage, the Waverunners pay a $500.00 monthly stipend. The Craig High School and a small local Masters team may be looking for coaches and can be combined with this position for additional compensation. We understand that relocating is costly and the swim club will reimburse up to $1000.00 for moving costs. Half will be paid upon arrival and the additional payment will be given after six months of employment.

The Waverunners are a small club with approximately 45 swimmers. We attend 6-8 swim meets per year which offers exciting travel opportunities throughout the state. The Head Coach travels with the team via jet boat, ferry and float plane. All coach travel is paid for by the team.

Craig Alaska is located on Prince of Wales Island in southeast Alaska. Prince of Wales is an incredibly beautiful place with a multitude of outdoor recreation possibilities, including: boating, fishing, kayaking, wildlife viewing, hiking, camping and hunting. For additional information about Prince of Wales, please visit our Chamber of Commerce website http://www.princeofwalescoc.org

Head Age Group Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
Southeastern Swim Club

Date posted: May 20, 2023

Location: Fishers, IN, USA

with Southeastern Swim Club

Under the direction and guidance of the Head Coach, the Head Age Group Coach will lead and direct the Age Group Program. This is a leadership position that will support and carry out the Vision, Values, and Behaviors of the club through leadership, development, and setting the direction of the Age Group Program.
Team Culture Responsibility:
● Model and celebrate the club values and behaviors
● Work collaboratively and respectfully with coaches, staff and other club leaders to
serve the best interest of the business and members
● Be exceptional in the application of positive, consistent, and effective motivation
strategies when working with swimmers, parents, and coaching staff in relation to all
aspects of the program
● Foster team spirit by exhibiting and maintaining a positive attitude and team building
● Demonstrate a cooperative, prompt, and respectful communication style with
swimmers, parents, community members, and staff
Key Responsibilities:
● Assist the Head Coach in the design of the LTAD for the competitive swimming program
that fits within the scope of group goals and objectives
● Design the seasonal plans and group standards for the Age Group Program that fits
within the scope of group goals and objectives
● Produce the Age Group seasonal practice schedules and weekly coach schedules
● Provide Leadership and Instruction to the Age Group coaches and swimmers
● Administer and train all age group coaches on the seasonal and LTAD plans
● Recruit, Manage, Mentor, and Evaluate direct reports
● Ensure the Associate Head Age Group Coach is managing, mentoring and evaluating
their direct reports
● Conduct regular 1:1 meetings with direct reports providing guidance and an opportunity
for learning and feedback
● Conduct parent meetings as needed
● Help lead and facilitate the weekly staff meetings along with the Head Coach
● Ensure regular communications with parents at the Age Group Level
● Oversee the recruitment of swimmers by ensuring summer league meets are
attended by coaches and clinics are conducted
● Ensure administrative and coordination needs and requirements are met both internally
and externally for Age Group swimmers and coaches
● Oversee age group meet entries and attend meets as required
● Maintain compliance with USA Swimming coaching standards
● Work closely with the Board to provide feedback and input on requirements and needs
as well as reporting on delivering the vision and responsibilities
● Follow all USA Swimming policies including SafeSport as well as ensuring all
Southeastern Swim Club coaches are compliant

Assistant Coach – Men’s and Women’s Swimming

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division I)
  • Sport Swimming
University of Massacusetts Amherst

Date posted: May 19, 2023

Location: 181 Presidents Drive, Amherst, MA, USA

with University of Massacusetts Amherst

About UMass Amherst

UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth’s flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.

Job Summary

This position specifically supports the Department and University’s mission through recruiting, coaching, mentoring, and and providing administrative assistance for the men’s and women’s swimming programs.

Essential Functions

  • Duties and Responsibilities
    • Devotes their full time, attention, and energies to their duties as Assistant Coach of the men’s and women’s swimming teams.
    • Complies fully with the rules, regulations, and policies of the University, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), and any and all conferences in which the men’s and women’s swimming teams participate, and takes every reasonable precaution to ensure that all members of the men’s and women’s swimming staff and student athletes comply fully with such rules, regulations and policies.  Assistant Coach understands they are subject to all applicable disciplinary or corrective actions as set forth in the NCAA enforcement procedures as they may be amended from time to time.
    • Uses reasonable efforts to attract and enroll impact student-athletes that demonstrate significant contributions to their programs with appropriate academic, competitive, and community achievements. Assists the head coach to create a positive student-athlete experience and healthy team dynamics/culture that fosters high student-athlete retention.
    • Uses reasonable efforts to foster excellence in academic performance, team and personal conduct of the men’s and women’s swimming team’s student athletes.
    • Uses reasonable efforts to cultivate a culture that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion. Strives to recruit and retain student-athletes with multifaceted backgrounds, skillsets, and passions.
    • Uses reasonable efforts to foster success in competition of the men’s and women’s swimming teams.
    • Uses reasonable efforts to meet annual performance objectives established by the Head Coach.
    • Understands the University shall annually evaluate their performance based upon the performance of their duties and responsibilities.
  • Additional Department Expectations
    • Ensures that proper safety procedures are followed by all student-athletes (all coaches must be certified in CPR and first aid).
    • Works with athletics trainers and physicians as needed to implement team wellness and conditioning programs.
    • Supports direction head coach gives to the Sports Performance coach as to the desired training goals.
    • Responsible for working with all Athletic Department Offices in processing of administrative functions and paperwork related to overseeing the men’s and women’s swimming programs.
    • Works with the Assistant AD for Facilities in the advising, planning, and implementation of pertinent facility management and maintenance for equipment and facilities.
    • Attends conventions, conferences, and clinics consistent with Department and University policies.
    • Serves on Department and University committees as assigned.
    • As a member of a Division I program for the University of Massachusetts, assistant coaches need to represent their school and program in a manner that supports the mission of the university.  Speaking engagements, instructional clinics, development efforts, and community relation programs need to reflect a professional and positive impression to the media or general public.
    • Works with student-athletes and monitor their adherence to rules and regulations concerning conduct, appearance, and punctuality.
    • May be required to drive a motor vehicle upon request.

 Other Functions

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensure)

  • Bachelor’s degree required from an accredited institution.
  • Two to four years of swimming intercollegiate coaching and/or playing experience.
  • Ability to work weekends and nights.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of swimming methods and techniques of coaching.
  • Working knowledge of rules and regulations governing intercollegiate athletics.
  • Ability to foster and maintain working relationships with various athletic publics.

Preferred Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensure)

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited institution.
  • Two to four years of swimming intercollegiate coaching and/or playing experience at the Division I level.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions

  • Balancing, carrying, pulling, pushing, standing, repetitive movements, bending, travel to other campuses, climbing, reaching, sitting, twisting and lifting.

Additional Details

The position is typically for one year, with the possibility of reappointment.

Work Schedule

Varied schedule based on the demands of the position.  Nights, weekends and holidays are required.

Salary Information

Salary commensurate with experience.

UMass Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University.  To fulfill that policy, UMass Amherst is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans.  It is the policy of the UMass Amherst to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.

University of Chicago Assistant Men’s & Women’s Swim Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division III)
  • Sport Swimming

Date posted: May 19, 2023

Location: 5530 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA

with University of Chicago

About the Department

The University of Chicago is one of the nation’s leading institutions of higher education and research. Campus and Student Life (CSL) is comprised of 20 departments that serve the University’s 15,000 college, graduate, and professional school students, as well as the campus community more broadly. CSL is importantly charged with the dual task of supporting all students in the University, graduate and undergraduate, and managing multiple campus departments and services that serve the entire campus community. CSL’s programs and services focus on supporting student academic success, providing opportunities for personal growth and leadership development, developing community and engagement through the residential housing and dining program, and in areas such as artistic expression, community service, spiritual exploration, and athletic competition. The University of Chicago community includes approximately 5,600 undergraduates and 10,000 graduate, professional, and other students and there are over 300 recognized student organizations working together to create a vibrant and dynamic student life. The University of Chicago is a member of the University Athletic Association and the NCAA (Division III). The University sponsors 20 varsity sports. The Department of Athletics & Recreation maintains an environment that supports the student athletes’ commitment to thriving academically and athletically. A diverse, challenging athletic program supplements the rigorous academic curriculum. The lessons learned through athletic endeavors represent an invaluable part of the nonacademic aspects of a holistic education. Achieving this goal is based on a commitment to excellence.

Job Summary

Assist the Head Men’s/Women’s Swimming Coach in all aspects of coaching and teaching for an NCAA Division III sport program. Teach and coach student athletes, recruit highly selective prospective students, develop and implement season training and workout plan, lead physical training (including dryland), organize and run swimming practices, and assist in all facets of aquatics management.


  • Assists the Head Coach in the planning, creation, and implementation of a season training plan and daily workouts, including dryland and weight training.
  • Manages recruiting database and takes the lead in planning and overseeing all aspects of recruiting.
  • Assists the Head Coach in all aspects of team administration and management.
  • Aids in the set-up and running of all varsity swimming and diving competitions and any non-varsity competitions and events held in the pool.
  • Manages and oversees the Master’s Swimming program and other aquatics programs as assigned (i.e. Community Swim School and Private Swim Lessons).
  • Assists the Director of Aquatics in the day-to-day operations of an Olympic-size pool and other aquatics related duties as assigned.
  • Serves on departmental committees.
  • Experience with Colorado Timing System.
  • Extensive domestic travel required for competitions and recruiting.
  • Secondary departmental responsibilities will be assigned by the Athletic Director.
  • Has a moderate/high level of authority to participate in staff meetings, individual planning meetings, and parent-student staffing.
  • Helps staff to plan and execute events.
  • Performs other related work as needed.

Minimum Qualifications


Minimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.

Work Experience:

Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 2-5 years of work experience in a related job discipline.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Master’s degree.


  • Minimum of two years of significant and relevant teaching/coaching experience in Aquatics at the professional, collegiate, or high school level.
  • Significant collegiate swimming and or coaching experience.


  • American Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR/AED-PR, and LGI.

Technical Skills or Knowledge:

  • Computer skills in Hy-Tek and DiveMeets meet management.
  • Work effectively on a computer using Word, Excel, and Publisher.

Preferred Competencies

  • Physical ability to swim and carry out a water rescue.
  • React responsibly in an emergency situation.
  • Enforce pool regulations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Strong organizational skills and handle multiple tasks and assignments concurrently.

Working Conditions

  • Work early mornings, evenings and weekends as needed.

Application Documents

  • Resume/CV (required)
  • Cover Letter (required)

Female Grad Assistant

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division II)
  • Sport Swimming
Oklahoma Christian University

Date posted: May 19, 2023

Location: 2501 E Memorial Rd, Edmond, OK, USA

with Oklahoma Christian University

Grad Assistant – Preferably female to help coach this emerging DII team.  This GA position at Oklahoma Christian University Swim Team will have lots of opportunity to write sets, plan season, travel and help the team prepare for Conference and NCAA’s.   Entails approximately 5 hours of coaching per week day.    Also opportunity to assist head coach and Olympian Josh Davis with recruiting, travel logistics, and technique work.  Job includes free MBA, meals in cafeteria and campus apartment. Edmond, OK has been ranked one of the safest cities in US.  Options to complete MBA in 3 semesters: Fall, Spring, Summer or complete and coach over the course of 2 years.

Head Age Group Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
Crow Canyon Sharks

Date posted: May 18, 2023

Location: 711 Silver Lake Drive, Danville, CA, USA

with Crow Canyon Sharks

Position: Head Age Group Coach

Job Overview:
As the Head Age Group Coach, you will play a crucial role in leading and developing our age group swimmers, with a particular focus on skill development, technique refinement, and instilling a love for the sport. You will work closely with swimmers between the ages of 5 and 12, providing them with expert guidance, mentoring, and creating a positive and motivating training environment. Additionally, you will collaborate with the Head Coach and coaching staff to ensure a cohesive and effective coaching program.

Develop and implement age-specific training programs and workout plans for swimmers between the ages of 5 and 12.
Conduct swim practices, focusing on stroke technique, skill development, endurance, and racing strategies.
Provide individualized feedback and goal setting for swimmers, assisting them in tracking progress and achieving personal and group goals.
Attend and coach at swim meets, offering guidance and support to swimmers during competitions.
Foster a positive and inclusive team culture, promoting sportsmanship, respect, and teamwork among athletes.
Maintain regular communication with swimmers and their families to provide updates, address concerns, and offer guidance.
Stay current with the latest coaching techniques and methodologies, continuously expanding your knowledge and expertise.
Assist in recruiting and evaluating new swimmers, conducting tryouts, and providing recommendations for team placement.
Coordinate staffing schedules to ensure proper staffing for age group practices and meets.
Assist Head Coach in Recruiting and training qualified enthusiastic new staff members.
Collaborate with the Head Coach and coaching staff to establish team goals and strategies for long-term success.

Minimum of 3 years of coaching experience, preferably in age group swimming.
USA Swimming certification or equivalent, including all required safety certifications.
Deep understanding of swimming technique, training principles, and competitive strategies.
Excellent communication skills, with the ability to connect and motivate young athletes.
Strong organizational skills, with the ability to plan and execute effective training sessions and meet schedules.
Enthusiasm for working with swimmers of all abilities and dedication to their personal growth.
Ability to coordinate staffing schedules to ensure proper staffing for age group practices and meets.
Ability to collaborate and work effectively within a coaching team and with parents.
Flexibility to work evenings and weekends, as required by swim meet schedules.
Passion for swimming and a commitment to upholding the values and mission of the Crow Canyon Sharks.
Experience in coaching swimmers between the ages of 5 and 12 is highly desirable.


The compensation for the Head Age Group Coach position will be in the range of $60,000 to $75,000 to start, commensurate with experience and qualifications.  There is A LOT of opportunity for Salary growth with good performance and there is also an opportunity for additional salary for candidates with Learn to Swim lesson experience.

Liberty University Assistant Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Other)
  • Sport Swimming

Date posted: May 18, 2023

Location: 1971 University Blvd, Lynchburg, VA, USA

with Liberty University Men's Swim Team

Position Type
Graduate Assistant Position. Pay is Tuition + Stipend.

Job Description Summary
The Assistant Coach of Men’s Swimming is responsible for supporting the head coach in the management and operations of the Men’s Swimming team. Exercising good judgment and discretion, this position reports directly to the Men’s Swimming Head Coach. While effectively communicating the vision and mission of Liberty, this person is responsible for assisting in the coaching, management, administration, organization, recruitment, and retention of the Men’s Swimming team. This position will need to have achieved the necessary certification for coaching within the sport as determined by its national governing body.

Essential Functions And Responsibilities
1. Support the Men’s Swimming Head Coach.

2. Coaching.

3. Travel with the team.

4. Assist with the recruitment of new student-athletes, and with maintaining the team squad size as determined by the University.

5. Assist with fundraising methods determined necessary by the head coach.

6. Works effectively as a team member, embracing and fostering LU’s mission.

7. Remains abreast of existing and emerging technologies, processes, products, services, and leading industry performance benchmarks.

Supervisory Responsibilities
This position assists the head coach with the management/leadership of any volunteers or managers working with to the Men’s Swimming team.

Qualifications, Credentials, And Competencies
Four-year college degree: B.A. or B.S. in Business Management, Sports Management, or similar; 6 + years in an administrative function with 5+ of those years in Action Sports management and/or coaching. Strong leadership and communication experience are required. Well-developed communications skills. Current certifications are preferable.

Ability to intuitively reason, analyze information and events, and apply judgment in order to solve problems of both a routine and complex nature. Excellent computer and organizational skills. Regularly lift 30 or fewer pounds. Proof of a valid Virginia driver’s license, an acceptable DMV record, and liability insurance is required.