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Assistant Men’s & Women’s Swimming Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division I)

Location: Lewisburg, PA, USA

with Bucknell University

The Assistant Men’s & Women’s Swimming and Diving Coach at Bucknell University serves within the Department of Athletics and Recreation and is responsible for the coaching of academically-qualified student athletes. The swimming and diving program at Bucknell has an NCAA Division I men’s and women’s program, and the Assistant Coach must work within the guidelines, rules, and regulations of Bucknell University, the NCAA, and the Conference.

Responsibilities include:
1. Lead training and practice sessions, ensuring that all appropriate safety guidelines and standards are maintained. Perform specific coaching responsibilities during athletic events. Attend coaches preparatory meetings and implement strategies resulting from these meetings.
2. Assigned responsibilities within the daily operations and overall administration of the sports program.
3. Develop a comprehensive and functional knowledge of the sport and maintain a thorough and continuing familiarity with all applicable University and NCAA regulations.
4. Scout and recruit quality student-athletes under the guidance and direction of the head coach and coordinate all recruiting activities with the head coach and with appropriate departmental personnel. Be responsible to identify, cultivate, and assess for a specific geographical area or position group.
5. Serve as an Academic Enhancement staff member responsible for all facets of the sport specific academic program, including the monitoring of individual student-athletes academic progress as expressed by the faculty. Demonstrate an active interest in the academic progress of student-athletes. Work closely with all appropriate departmental personnel to assure academic success of student-athletes.
6. Work with student-athletes to monitor adherence to rules and regulations regarding conduct, appearance, and behavior. Provide individual counseling to student-athletes when appropriate and direct the student-athlete to professional staff when needed.
7. Work closely with the athletic training staff to insure the safety of all student-athletes.
8. Perform other duties as assigned.
9. Represent the sports program to various institutional programs, funding agencies, students, parents, faculty and the general public.
10. Contribute to Bucknell’s commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. Bachelor’s degree.
2. Two years of coaching experience at the collegiate or senior club level
3. Maintain current CPR and First Aid certifications
4. Valid US driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Proven integrity, leadership, and a thorough knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
2. Strong commitment and ability to motivate, teach, counsel, and recruit academically qualified student-athletes

Physical Demands:
1. Work involves considerable exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
2. Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds. Requires standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.

About Bucknell
Founded in 1846 and located along the banks of the Susquehanna River in historic Lewisburg, Pa., Bucknell University is an undergraduate-focused institution that stands uniquely at the intersection of top-ranked liberal arts, engineering and management programs. Our students choose from more than 50 majors and 60 minors in the arts, engineering, humanities, management, and natural and social sciences, as well as extensive global study, service-learning and research opportunities. Bucknell’s 3,600 undergraduate and 100 graduate students enjoy a low 9:1 student-faculty ratio and exceptional opportunities to collaborate with faculty mentors.
Bucknell’s beautiful 450-acre campus includes first-rate facilities and is home to more than 90 percent of its students. Residential life is vibrant with about 150 student-run organizations, 27 NCAA Division I athletic teams, a robust arts culture, and a strong student commitment to community and global service work.
Bucknell is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

The Community
Located in central Pennsylvania, Lewisburg features a variety of restaurants, beautiful Victorian homes, the restored art deco Campus Theatre (owned by the University), charming shops and boutiques, and the Barnes and Noble at Bucknell University Bookstore. About 33,000 residents live in the region.
The city of Williamsport is about a 30-minute drive from campus, and Penn State University’s main campus is about an hour away, as is Harrisburg, Pennsylvania’s state capital. Bucknell is about three hours from New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C.
The cost of living here is low compared to that of major U.S. cities and suburbs. Bucknell’s surroundings yield fresh produce, cultural activities and events, and many opportunities for outdoor activity on the Susquehanna River and in the nearby state parks and forests. The Lewisburg Area School District receives excellent reviews for its schools at all grade levels. Lewisburg Area High School is consistently ranked among the top 50 high schools in Pennsylvania for SAT scores and statewide exams.
Advertised: 20 Aug 2019 Eastern Daylight Time
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Head Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Mid Michigan Aquatics

Location: DeWitt, MI, USA

with Mid Michigan Aquatics

Job Description

The Head Coach oversees all aspects of our competitive swim program including directing coaching responsibilities. The overall objective of the position is to continue to guide and grow a USA Swimming Program that produces the highest attainable levels of competitive excellence in individual and team performance, while fostering a positive environment that fulfills MMA goals and vision.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all levels of swimming in the USA program.
  • Design and oversee training plans for all training groups
  • Oversee seasonal progression of athletes, set goals with swimmers and monitor phases of development with individual swimmers
  • Plan each season’s meet schedule consistent with the needs of the team, individual training groups, athletes and their families


  • Must have (or obtain prior to being on deck) certification in Adult and Pediatric/Child CPR and AED
  • Current USA Swimming Coach in good standing, preferred Level 1
  • Minimum 5 years Coaching Experience at Club or NCAA level
  • Experience leading large groups of athletes and families
  • Successful at progressing swimmers from state to sectional to national levels

Assistant Swim Coaches

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Other

Location: 677 West Whitehall Road, State College, PA, USA

with YMCA of Centre County

The State College branch of the YMCA of Centre County has openings for Assistant Swim Team Coaches for the fall swimming season. Coaches will be needed for evening, weekday practices and will be required to work weekend shifts as necessary.


Assist the Head Swim Team Coach in developing and organizing practices.
Plan, attend, and direct swim practices as scheduled.
Attend swim meets and assist in coordinating entry information to meet all deadlines.


Aquatic experience as a competitive swimmer or aquatic instructor.
Some competitive coaching experience preferred but not required.
Working knowledge of competitive aquatics.
Ability to obtain PA Criminal, Child Abuse History, and FBI Fingerprint clearances.

Potomac Marlins Seeks Developmental and Age Group Swim Coaches

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Potomac Marlins

Location: Alexandria, VA, USA

with Potomac Marlins

Potomac Marlins 2019-2020 season –  September 9th, 2019 thru May 21, 2020

The Potomac Marlins USA Swimming Team is looking for enthusiastic entry level developmental coaches for several part time positions throughout the Northern Virginia area.  Positions may be combined if/when possible.

Mighty Marlins Developmental Coaches:  $25-30/hr. 2+ years experience preferred

  • CUB RUN Rec. – Chantilly VA.                   Monday & Wednesday 5:30-7:00/7:45 pm  (2 or 3 – 45 min. classes)
  • CHINQUAPIN Rec. – Alexandria VA.         Tuesday & Thursday  5:00- 6:30 pm (2 – 45 min. classes)
  • LEE DISTRCIT Rec. – Alexandria VA           Monday & Wednesday  6:00- 6:45/7:30 pm (1 or 2 – 45 min. classes)

Age Group Coach  $25-30/hr. 2+ years experience required.

  • LEE DISTRICT Rec. – Alexandria VA           Monday thru Thursday  6:00- 7:30 pm
  • CUB RUN Rec. – Chantilly VA.                   Monday & Wednesday 8:00-9:00 p.m.

SUMMER Coaching positions/managerial work available in conjunction with positions.

If interested, please call 703-820-SWIM or send resume to [email protected]

USAS CLUB program.

Founded 1993.  500+- swimmers. 7 pools throughout Norther VA.  20 member staff comprised of full time and part time coaches.  Technique, mid-distance, I.M. based program.  Emphasis on Long term development

Club Address:  PO Box 150025 Alexandria VA 22315

Submittal date deadline Sept 6, 2019 (asap)

Contact Person:  Barry Marlin

Assistant Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club

Location: Warringah Aquatic Centre, Aquatic Drive, Frenchs Forest NSW, Australia

with Big Blue Swimming

Big Blue Swimming operates the squad program at the prestigious Warringah Aquatic Centre on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. We are seeking an assistant coach to cover a six month maternity leave.

The successful applicant will assist Head Coach Tim Lane in all aspects of our program. This will include working directly with State and National champions at a Junior and Senior level in Pool, Open water, and surf lifesaving.

International applicants eligible for an Australian working holiday are strongly encouraged to apply.

Minimum of 3 years experience working with Junior and Senior state level swimmers. Applicants with a national or international swimming background will be highly considered.

We require the successful applicant to have current qualifications:

NSW Working with Children Check
First Aid/CPR
Bronze Level Coaching License (or equivalent)

Workload will be ~25 hours per week

Start date early to mid November 2019

Interim Assistant Swimming Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division I)
Kenyon College

Location: 221 Duff Street, Gambier, OH, USA

with Kenyon College

Kenyon College invites applications for the position of Interim Assistant Swimming Coach – working with both the Men’s and Women’s teams. The Interim Assistant position will begin no earlier than December 1, 2019 and will conclude around February 15, 2020.

The Assistant Swimming Coach will provide assistance to the Head Coach in all areas associated with creating and sustaining a championship environment and program.  Duties of primary importance will include: 1) on deck coaching, 2) student-athlete advising, and 3) limited recruiting – focusing on logistical needs of the program. Additional duties may include: strength training and conditioning, data collection and management, arranging travel, tracking equipment, and managing budgets. Other assignments will be defined by the Head Coach.

Candidates should possess excellent organizational skills, outstanding written and verbal communication abilities, and exhibit a strong desire to pursue a career in collegiate coaching at the NCAA Division I, II or III level.

The successful candidate may also choose to pursue additional coaching opportunities in the Gambier, Ohio area.  These opportunities may include: volunteer assistant with the Kenyon teams (prior to and after interim period), head coach of the local USA swimming team, head coach of the local high school team, swim lesson instructor, and various positions within the Total Performance Swim Camps. All of these positions are paid, excluding the volunteer assistant position, and will be hired outside of Kenyon.

Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the College’s policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law.

Wilmington College – Swimming Intern

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team College (Division III)
Wilmington College

Location: 1870 Quaker Way, Wilmington, OH, USA

with Wilmington College

Wilmington College (Ohio) is seeking a swimming  intern. The position is a two-year internship.

The successful candidate will play an integral role in the recruiting of prospective student-athletes. They will also be highly motivated, demonstrate ability to work both independently and as part of a team, have strong organizational and time management skills, exhibit excellent oral and written communication, and demonstrate the ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment. The intern will work directly with the head coach(es) of their respective sport, as well as the office of admissions.

Bachelor’s degree is required. Previous coaching and recruiting experience is preferred.

Each intern will be provided with a stipend and room and board.

Wilmington College is a career-oriented liberal arts institution affiliated with the Society of Friends (Quakers). Our beautiful main campus is located in southwestern Ohio. We encourage you to review our website and learn about our history, what we are doing today and how we are preparing for tomorrow. It is an exciting time here at Wilmington College.

Volunteer Assistant Swimming Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division I)
The George Washington University

Location: 600 22nd St NW, Washington, DC, USA

with The George Washington University

The George Washington University is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Volunteer Assistant Swimming Coach. The Volunteer Coach will assist the coaching staff with:

  • Day-to-day operations
  • Coaching responsibilities during practice
  • Coaching responsibilities during competition
  • Set-up / take-down of underwater filming equipment
  • On-campus recruiting
  • Other administrative work as needed


Desired qualifications:

  • Lifeguard, CPR, First-Aid, and USA Swimming Coaching Certification
  • Knowledge of NCAA Division I recruiting rules
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • An eagerness to learn through first-hand experience with all facets of a Division I program

Swim Lessons Instructor/ PT Swim Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team Club, High School

Location: Pine Crest Boca Raton Campus Store - Pine Crest School, 2700 St Andrews Blvd, Boca Raton, Florida 33434, USA

with Pine Crest Swimming

Pine Crest Swimming is looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, and hardworking swim lesson instructor/swim coach that loves children and the sport of swimming!

VERY flexible hours!  Opportunity to be promoted within the team!  Private lesson contracting available!

Starting at $14/hr!

FT Head Age Group Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Crimson Aquatics - Boston

Location: 20 Newton Street, Brookline, MA, USA

with Crimson Aquatics - Boston

Crimson Aquatics (Boston branch) is seeking an experienced coach to be HEAD AGE GROUP COACH. The age group program is based out of Brookline MA.
1) Conduct workouts 6 days per week.
2) Assist Head Coach with administrative tasks relating to the team including swim meet arrangements,team newsletter,meet entries as well as communications with parents.
3) Work closely with the Crimson Aquatics staff and other coaches on issues that concern the club as a whole.
4) Participate in weekend swim meets as required.
Qualifications: at least 5 years of previous work experience, CPR, First Aid and Lifeguard certified.
Compensation: salary commensurate with experience plus medical insurance. Candidates must be able to work legally in the United States.

Site Coach – Full Time

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team Club
Greater Pensacola Aquatic Club

Location: Pensacola, FL, USA

with Greater Pensacola Aquatic Club

Position:  The Greater Pensacola Aquatic Club (GPAC), a member of USA and Southeastern Swimming, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Site Coach.


Duties:  The candidate must be an enthusiastic motivator with a love for the sport who is able to work well with children and be able to communicate well with the swimmers and their parents.  Candidate must also be willing to be an integral contributing member of a coaching team and possess strong organizational and communication skills.  Candidates must be able to coach within a pre-established training progression for athletes.  Other administrative responsibilities will include but are not limited to meet entries, meet operations, day to day office duties, marketing and special projects.  The primary coaching duties will be with age group swimmers (PM Practices) however a few practices per week will be as an assistant senior coach (AM practices).  Candidates will be on deck between 25 and 30 hours per week and will coach 8-10 practices per week over 6 days.


  • Ability to maintain all required USA Swimming coach requirements. (Required)
  • College Degree (preferred),
  • Competitive Swimming Experience (required),
  • Swim Coaching Experience (required), preferably with a USA Swimming or YMCA Swimming team, ASCA level 2 certification (preferred)
  • Experience with the TeamUnify platform, Hy-Tek Software, Colorado timing equipment, Microsoft Office Products and Google Drive. (required)
  • Driver’s license and automobile for travel. (required)
  • Ability to move heavy equipment for swim meet set up or as otherwise required.

Background:  GPAC is a parent run non-profit (501c3) organization of 150+ swimmers, based in Pensacola, Florida.  Pensacola is located on Northwest Florida’s panhandle and all of our pools are less than 30 minutes to the beach.  Florida does not have income tax and Escambia County has a cost of living well below the national average. Along with our competitive swim team we also run a swim school which consists of 70+ swimmers per month, a masters group, swim clinics and summer leagues.   Our facilities include one 6 lane 25 yard pool and one 8 lane 50 meter pool both of which are on college campuses.  GPAC has been in existence for over 40 years, is a very stable program and has a long history of success.    To learn more about the Greater Pensacola Aquatic Club, see our web page at www.gpacswimteam.org


  • Pay Range ($33,000 – $38,000) based on ASCA level, degree held, knowledge and experience
  • All coaches receive a cell phone stipend and may receive bonuses based on team performance.
  • Full time positions offer additional benefits such as health insurance and retirement contributions.
  • GPAC will also reimburse for appropriate meet expenses, professional certifications and coaching memberships.
  • GPAC provide $1500 for moving
  • Total compensation package is between ($41,000 – $46,000)

Head Swim Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club, Other

Location: 3169 Roundhill Rd, Alamo, CA 94507, USA

with Round Hill Country Club


Round Hill Country Club is Premier Country Club, nestled in the foothills of Alamo, California. We have a wonderful opportunity for a Head Coach for our Recreational Competitive Spring/Summer Swim Team. Team Heat continues to be one of the best teams in the Contra Costa County. The team is looking for a fun, energetic and qualified coaches to continue that tradition.


Reports To

Director of Aquatics


The compensation is dependent on the employee’s experience, scope of position and negotiable

Essential Job Functions

  • Head Coach,
  • Employee is tasked with overseeing the day to day operations of Team Heat which shall include organizing and directing practices to develop its youth swimmers at levels, hiring and management of coaching staff, meet preparation and management, administrative duties, building strong relationships with its swimmers and families, working with and partnering with the Swim Team Committee, and ensuring the execution of the team’s Mission Statement.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years experience
  • Proven success at executing a plan to develop swimmers of all ages at all skill levels
  • Solid base of teaching stroke technique to all ages and skill levels
  • Strong interpersonal skills and relationship builder
  • Strong public speaking and presentation skills
  • Experience in management, ability to provide clear direction to employees, and highly organized
  • CPR certified.


Assistant Swim Coach

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

Location: 441 Country Club Road, York, PA, USA

with York College of Pennsylvania

Part-time administrative coaching position available immediately. Qualified candidate will assist the head coach in the daily operation of the NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Swimming programs with responsibilities inclusive of recruiting, practice and competition preparation and execution, travel coordination, and oversight of student-athlete academic progress. Additional duties as assigned by the head coach.



Bachelor’s Degree Required. Collegiate coaching and/or competitive experience preferred.


Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should electronically submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references.

Review of applications will begin immediately. For full consideration, applications should be received by August 27, 2019.

Head Swim Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Other
YMCA of San Diego County

Location: 8355 Cliffridge Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA

with YMCA of San Diego County

Looking for a job outdoors?

Do you have a passion for coaching Swim Teams?

Are you 18 or older?

Join us at the Y as a Head Swim Coach!


North – Dan McKinney Family YMCA 


Y would I apply?

  • FREE Complete Gym Membership
  • FREE Workout Classes
  • FREE Pool Access
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  • Build Your Resume
  • Opportunities for Growth
  • Community Involvement
  • PART TIME Perks
    • FREE Family Membership
    • Paid Sick Leave
    • Paid Professional Development Opportunities


Sound good? (We think so, too!) Here’s what you would do:

  • Prepare swim team area for workout
  • Conduct appropriate stretching and warm-up/cool-down activities
  • Maintain safety and discipline during workouts and meets
  • Schedule and host team swim meets
  • Respond to the individual needs of participants
  • Assist in providing a variety of demonstration, explanation, and practice and skill correction during each workout
  • Assist in effective communication with athletes and parents in a friendly manner and providing appropriate encouragement
  • Attend staff and aquatics’ trainings


“OK, I’m sold!” What do I need to qualify?

  • Must be 18 or older
  • Must have 3 years of experience coaching
  • Must have 2 years of experience in competitive swimming
  • Current Certifications:
    • CPR PRO/AED for Professional Rescuer
    • First Aid
  • The Certifications above must be from one of the following certifying organizations:
    • American Red Cross
    • American Heart Association
    • American Safety & Health Institute
  • Must complete Principles of Competitive Swimming & Diving within 30 days of hire
  • YMCA or American Red Cross Lifeguard certification desirable (will be required if supervising off-site events)
  • YMCA or WSI Swim Lesson certification desirable
  • YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor (YSL) Certification desirable
  • Must obtain YMCA Swim Lessons certifications within 6 months of hire
  • Safety training for Swim Coaches desirable
  • Familiarity with Meet Manager and Team Manager software desirable
  • Must have visual and auditory ability to respond to critical incidents and physical ability to act swiftly in emergency situations
  • Must have ability to observe participant activities adequately, to enforce safety regulations and to apply appropriate policies and procedures

Head Swimming Coach-Gonzaga College High School

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team High School

Location: 19 I Street Northwest, Washington, DC, USA

with Gonzaga College High School

Head Swim Coach for an all boys high school.  About 65 boys in the program.  The season lasts from early November to late February.  Practices are Monday thru Friday 3:30-5:30 at a pool about 10 minutes from the campus.

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