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Assisiant Senior/ Age Group Coach

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

Location: Wellesley, MA, USA

with Crimson Aquatics- Wellesley

We are seeking qualified and dynamic coaches to work with our Age Group/ Senior Programs (ages 11-16). Qualified candidates will have a background in competitive swimming, previous coaching or teaching experience, and expertise in swimming technique. A positive attitude and a passion for working with young people are essential. Compensation is highly competitive.

This coaching position entails:

  • Attending and assisting in swim team practices and meets
  • Providing instruction which emphasizes the importance of proper technique, teamwork, and sportsmanship
  • Organizing productive workouts under the direction of the Head Coaches
  • Other duties, as needed

Qualified individuals must demonstrate:

  • Thorough knowledge of swimming technique and teaching skills
  • The ability to effectively manage young athletes while motivating and engaging them
  • Effective communication with parents, athletes and other coaches

Assisiant Senior/ Age Group Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Crimson Aquatics- Wellesley

Location: Wellesley, MA, USA

with Crimson Aquatics- Wellesley

We are seeking qualified and dynamic coaches to work with our Age Group/ Senior Programs (ages 11-16). Qualified candidates will have a background in competitive swimming, previous coaching or teaching experience, and expertise in swimming technique. A positive attitude and a passion for working with young people are essential. Compensation is highly competitive.

This coaching position entails:

  • Attending and assisting in swim team practices and meets
  • Providing instruction which emphasizes the importance of proper technique, teamwork, and sportsmanship
  • Organizing productive workouts under the direction of the Head Coaches
  • Other duties, as needed

Qualified individuals must demonstrate:

  • Thorough knowledge of swimming technique and teaching skills
  • The ability to effectively manage young athletes while motivating and engaging them
  • Effective communication with parents, athletes and other coaches

Director of Aquatics and Head Swim Team Coach

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

Location: 220 W McKinley Ave, Decatur, IL 62526, USA

with Decatur Family YMCA

Decatur Family YMCA

Job Title: Director of Aquatics and Head Swim Team Coach

FLSA Status:  Full Time Exempt

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer                                     Revision Date:  2/4/2020



This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.  Serves as head swim team coach and teaches the fundamentals of competitive swimming in a positive environment.  As leader of the highly competitive YDSC Gators swim team, the coach will provide every member an opportunity to improve their skills be successful at his or her level of ability, from novice to elite-level competitors.   Provides Develops, organizes and implements high quality YMCA aquatic program(s).  Develops an annual budget for programs and work within the budget and overall YMCA financial policies in implementing programs.


  1. Supervises and directs program activities to meet the needs of the community and fulfill YMCA objectives. Establishes new program activities and expands programs within the community, in accordance with strategic and operating plans. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations.
  2. Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules and directs personnel, coaches and volunteers as needed. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate and retain staff and achieve goals. Ensures records of staff certifications are current and complete.
  3. Monitors daily pool operations to adhere to all state, local and YMCA health and safety regulations.
  4. Conducts and ensures proper maintenance of pools. Secures and schedules pool facilities. Maintains accurate records of pool chemical levels and facility maintenance.
  5. Conducts lifeguarding, swim instruction, First Aid and CPR trainings.
  6. Facilitate and run swim team practices with the support of assistant coaches. Design and oversee training plans for swimmers and develop methods to track swimmers’ progress throughout the season. Set goals with swimmers and monitor phases of individual swimmer development including but not limited to stroke technique, starts and turns, and interval timing.
  7. Be approachable, visible and communicate openly and develop strong relationships with all Y members and swim team families.
  8. Creates and schedules swim classes, water fitness classes, and swim team practices
    and meets.
  9. Perform all administrative tasks of the swim team including maintaining Team Unify, Meet Mobile and planning and organizing all swim meets.
  10. Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information.
  11. Develops and monitors program budget to meet fiscal objectives.
  12. Assists in YMCA fund raising activities and special events.
  13. Monitor swim lessons to ensure instructors are teaching proper technique, swimmers are progressing, progress reports are being accurately completed and communicated with parents.
  14. Assists with Program Committee meetings
  15. Compiles program statistics. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation
    in programs.
  16. Performs other duties as assigned.



Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Ys values. Ensures a high level of service with
a commitment to changing lives.  Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition. Cultivates relationships to support fund-raising.

Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives. Builds relationships
to create small communities. Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience. Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support.

Operational Effectiveness:  Provides others with frameworks for making decisions. Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities. Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team. Effectively creates and manages budgets. Holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure progress.

Personal Growth: Shares new insights. Facilitates change; models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change. Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance.  Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent.
  2. Five years of competitive swim coaching experience preferred.
  3. Certified USA Swim Coach and ASCA level 3 certification preferred.
  4. Minimum age requirements may apply; for example, minimum age of 21.
  5. Training requirements within 90 days of hire include completion of: Child Abuse Recognition & Prevention; CPR; First Aid; AED; Bloodborne Pathogens; Harassment at the Y and Y101.
  6. Completion of Aquatics trainer certifications including lifeguarding, CPR and First Aid.
  7. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of
    the community.


Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions and to supervise program activities in a wide variety of indoor and outdoor locations (depending upon the programs).


Staff Member’s Signature_______________________________________________Date_____________

Supervisor’s Signature_________________________________________________Date_____________


This is a full-time position with full-time benefits including Medical, Dental, Retirement, and paid time off.  To apply please email a cover letter and resume to [email protected].





220 West McKinley Ave. Decatur, Il 62526

Phone 217-872-9622  Fax 217-872-4294


 Age Group Coach & Dryland Coach – Part Time

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

Location: Flower Mound, TX, USA

with Lakeside Aquatic Club

We are seeking an enthusiastic and organized Dryland coach as well as an Age Group coach (2 positions).

Age Group Coach: Dedicated to developing  quality age group swimmers through our established curriculum focused on fundamental stroke technique.  This coach will be working directly with our Head Age Group Coach to establish technically efficient swimmers.


  1. Conduct – 5-6 workouts per week for approximately 25-30 hours a week. Attends 1-2 swim meets a month.
  2. Plan, prepare, and conduct team practices in accordance with the LAC curriculum.
  3. Prepare, approve and submit swimmers’ meet entries.
  4. Recommend practice level placement and changes for all swimmers in currently in practice groups and in one group below current training group.
  5. Assist other coaches/instructors as needed within LAC, and communicate regularly with counterpart group coaches at each site.
  6. Creates smaller workout groups within the larger group for the purpose of providing more challenging workouts to all swimmers in the group


  1. College Degree (preferred)
  2. One year competitive swim coaching experience (preferred)
  3. ASCA Level 2 Certified Coach (preferred)
  4. 5 years competitive swimming experience (preferred)
  5. Energetic, patient and gives simple instructions.
  6. Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills
  7. Computer proficiency, including email, Internet navigation, and Microsoft Office software.


Dryland Coach: Implement exercise program for swimmers ranging from 10-18 years old.  This person would be working directly with our Dryland Coordinator to run trainings at their respective site in the afternoon/ evenings.


  1. Conduct dryland/ weight workouts in the evenings, 5-6 days per week for approximately 15-20 hours a week.
  2. Plan, prepare, and conduct dryland practices in conjunction with team’s Dryland Coordinator and accordance with the LAC curriculum.
  3. Create smaller workout groups within the larger group for the purpose of providing more challenging workouts to all swimmers in the group


  1. Certified in Group Exercise, Personal Training, or working towards a degree in the area of fitness.
  2. Energetic, patient and gives simple instructions.
  3. Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills
  4. Computer proficiency, including email, Internet navigation, and Microsoft Office software.

Executive Director

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team Other
Middle Atlantic Swimming, Inc.

Location: Newark, DE, USA

with Middle Atlantic Swimming, Inc.

Middle Atlantic Swimming is seeking an experienced leader to advocate for the growth and development of a diverse swimming community through education, innovation and a commitment to excellence.

Middle Atlantic Swimming in its continued success, has grown and matured in its existence as a USA Swimming Local Swimming Committee and nonprofit organization. To more efficiently and effectively serve its members and fulfill its mission to advocate the growth and development of a diverse swimming community through education, innovation and a commitment to excellence, the organization has created an Executive Director position.

The priorities for the first 12 months of the Executive Director tenure include:

  • Becoming the face of Middle Atlantic Swimming.
  • Raising visibility and increasing communication to both internal and external communities.
  • Establishing a plan for increased member engagement at all levels – athlete, coach, club, parent.
  • Improving the efficiency of the Middle Atlantic Swimming office. 

The Executive Director will report directly to the Board of Directors and will lead the Middle Atlantic staff.

Key Responsibilities
The Executive Director will provide strategic leadership for the organization based on the strategic direction established in partnership with the Board of Directors. This position requires some flexible weekend and evening work.

  • Leadership
    • Lead program efforts to increase overall involvement with clubs, athletes, non-athletes and constituents within the LSC
    • Serve as the face, voice and main contact for Middle Atlantic Swimming
    • Oversee the strategic efforts of the Middle Atlantic staff
    • Serve as an information conduit between the USA Swimming, USA Swimming Eastern Zone Directors and Middle Atlantic Swimming
    • Serve as the staff liaison for the Safe Sport Committee and Travel Fund Committee
    • Support clubs with needs in the community such as appearing before commissioners, school boards, etc.
    • Support clubs on various challenges by acting as a resource for governance, outreach, staffing, parents, etc.
    • In conjunction with the General Chair, prepare meeting agendas for the Board of Directors
  • Administration
    • Regularly review service providers and supply/vendor contracts
    • Operate under the statutes of each State’s respective laws for the Middle Atlantic region
  • Finances
    • Work with the staff, committees, and Board of Directors to establish an annual operating budget for the organization
    • Submit monthly payroll to processing company and record and distribute checks
    • Respond to requests for W-9s, employee information for unemployment, etc.
    • Prepare insurance documents, payments and compile information for audit for Liability and Workman’s comp for office and employees
    • Prepare audit information for the Delaware Unemployment office

Opportunities for Professional Development
The Executive Director will be invited to attend the annual United States Aquatic Sports Convention, select USA Swimming workshops and other professional development opportunities upon request.

Ideal candidates will share the overall vision for Middle Atlantic Swimming and its values.


  • Must have a bachelors degree
  • Must have budget management experience 
  • Must have human resources experience
  • Must have previous experience in the sport of swimming
  • Eligible for USA Swimming membership (must be able to pass a background check and Athlete Protection Training)


  • General knowledge of nonprofit structure and management
  • Sports marketing experience
  • Strong writing and public speaking skills 
  • Self-starter with the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work well with internal and external participants

Middle Atlantic Swimming offers a competitive salary and benefits.

Graduate Assistant for King University Swimming

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

Location: 1350 King College Rd, Bristol, TN 37620, USA

with King University

Assist head coach in all aspects of coaching duties including but not limited too:

On deck coaching, writing practices, Driving vans, coaching at swim meets, helping with meet line-ups, ordering food, ordering swim gear, proctoring study hall, recruiting, and office work.

The graduate assistant position at King is an important one as there is only one coach for 30 athletes.  As a GA, you will be asked to take on a large leadership position with an expectation of maturity and hard work throughout the year.

This is a great opportunity to test your coaching and management skills.

Part-Time Assistant Coach

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

Location: Kingwood, Houston, TX, USA

with Blue Tide Aquatics

We are looking for one part-time coach who is knowledgeable and passionate about the sport. Candidates must enjoy teaching and engaging with young athletes.  The ideal candidate will assist our existing coaching staff on a part-time (Monday through Friday) basis. The candidate also will be responsible for running groups and writing practices, as needed.   Compensation is hourly, commensurate with experience.   BTA swim groups practice daily at two pools, Kingwood High School and Kingwood Park High School.


  • 1-3 years coaching experience
  • USA Swimming Certifications (within 30 days)


  • Assist coaches with their specific training groups as needed
  • Some weekend hours and meet travel (within the Gulf) required


  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Glenmark Aquatic Foundation

Location: Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

with Glenmark Aquatic Foundation

We are currently looking to hire a “Chief Swim Coach” to set up a new performance centre in Bhubaneswar, India. As a high performance Chief Swim Coach following will be the roles & responsibilities:

  • Develop the overall swimming development strategy.
  • Lead technical development aspects of the overall program.
  • Creating long, medium and short term objectives with regards to developing swimming capabilities of all trainees at the centre.
  • Providing assistance in monitoring and recruiting young swimmers for the development programs.
  • Enhancement of education and continued professional development of coaches at the centre.
  • Work closely with various stakeholders to help further the swimming ecosystem in the country.
  • Ultimately, contribute in taking young Indian swimmers to the world stage via sustained long term vision.

Remuneration will be as per global market standards, which will accommodate for an expat life in India.

Aquatic Meet Technician

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Aquatics Staff
  • Level of Team Recreational
Greensboro Aquatic Center

Location: 1921 W Gate City Blvd, Greensboro, NC 27403, USA

with Greensboro Aquatic Center

The City of Greensboro Aquatic Center (GAC) is looking for an Aquatic Meet Technician. The individual in this position is responsible for setup, operation and maintenance of a variety of timing equipment, related production equipment and software necessary to conduct swimming, diving and other aquatic competitions. Employee will need considerable knowledge of  Colorado or Omega Timing Systems and swim meet entry software and hardware as well as integration, maintenance and repair of these systems. This position works closely with the aquatic event hosts in conducting competitive meets ranging from age group local swimming to national and NCAA hosted meets. The job is NON-EXEMPT under FLSA.
Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED or an equivalency of education and 3 years of “related” aquatic experience
  •  Minimum of 1-3 years directly related work experience.
  •  Swim meets set up experience (i.e. touch pads, cables, etc.).
  • Proficiency operating a  Colorado or Omega Timing System

An Ideal Candidate Would Also Possess (Preferred Qualifications):

  • ARC First Aid, CPR
  • Previous technical experience with video operations/ camera/DVD playback and sound systems including microphones and music mixing
  • Scoreboard operation/experience
  • Laser pool measurement technician experience
  • ARC Lifeguard certification
  • Administrative Official (AO) certification



Assistant USA Swim Coach

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

Location: Rockford, MI, USA

with Rockford Riptide Swim Team

Rockford Riptide (ROCK) a USA Swimming (USAS) competitive swim club and part of the Rockford Aquatics program.

The assistant coach for the Rockford Riptide Swim Team aides in the development of swimmers to learn all four competitive strokes, starts, turns and finishes. Coach works with Rockford Riptide’s head coach/general manager and Riptide USA coaching staff in the development of programs, workouts, swim meets and assessment of incoming and advancing swimmers.  The primary goal of the Assistant coach is to prepare and support the Riptide swimmer in their journey in the sport of competitive (USA) swimming with Rockford Riptide’s Age Group USA Swim Team.

Assistant USA swim coach needed for Rockford Riptide Swim Team

Responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Previous competitive swim coaching experience (2+ years) desired and love for the sport of swimming
  • Ability to meet all USA Swimming certification and coaching requirements (CPR, Safety Training for Swim Coaches, USA Background check, Athlete protection, Lifeguarding, First Aid, etc.)
  • Ability to demonstrate mature judgment, reliability, availability, and ethical behavior including punctuality, confidentiality, and ability to function in a multi-task environment
  • Can clearly define the importance the role the club plays in the scope of Rockford Aquatics.
  • Provide a solid understanding of swimming biomechanics, dryland training, including progression training, drill and clinic style teaching
  • Efficient computer skills including, but not limited to, Email, Excel, Word, Team Manager, Meet Manager, and Team Unify
  • Desire to create a positive training environment for all swimmers
  • Demonstrated ability to work well and communicate effectively with swimmers of all ages/abilities, staff and administrators
  • Take attendance and oversee the conduct of workouts geared to the ability of the swimmers at this level
  • Work directly in and out of the water instructing swimmers of all ages/abilities
  • Provide positive, constructive feedback to swimmers to enhance technique and motivation
  • Manage, observe and evaluate swimmer performance at practices and meets
  • Work with head coach/general manager, Jr Riptide coaches and USA coaches to evaluate incoming swimmers and promote swimmer advancement within the session
  • Work with head coach and assistant coaches in the development of programs
  • Provide on-going communication to Riptide membership regarding and practice updates, team events, swimmer advancement, etc.
  • Attend Coaches meetings as scheduled
  • Knows and conforms to all Club policies, rules, and regulations; Supports the ongoing clinical vision of Rockford Riptide.
  • Notifies Head Coach of any unaccounted athlete absences of more than one week and follows up with family for status
  • Communicates and notifies Head Coach/General Manager of any membership or facility issues or concerns within 24 hours.
  • Takes proactive steps to communicate/educate parents about club policies, procedures, stroke technique, meet entry and registration
  • Willingness for continued education in the profession
  • Conduct parent info meeting each session
  • Attend team events as requested

Compensation and Hours:

Commensurate with experience.  This is a non-salaried position and does include reimbursement of travel costs.

Fall/Winter/Spring Monday – Friday evening availability and some weekends.  Summer AM/PM availability and some weekends 10-20 hours/weekly depending upon season activities.


Start Date:        April 2020 or sooner


Practices are primarily held in Rockford, Michigan, at the Rockford High School or at the North Rockford Middle School.

Requirements:    USA Coaching Certification (or eligibility)

Lifeguard Certification

Background check

See www.riptide.org for more information about the club.

Experienced Swim Instructor needed at Bay Club Redwood Shores

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Aquatics Staff
  • Level of Team Club, Other
The Bay Club Company

Location: 200 Redwood Shores Pkwy, Redwood City, CA 94065, USA

with The Bay Club Company


Under the direction of the Aquatics Director, the Aquatics Instructor is responsible for providing private and group swim instruction to clients; maintaining a safe and effective learning environment while focusing on the fulfillment of clients’ swimming goals; achieving personal revenue goals; and providing the best customer service and hospitality to members and guests.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


  • Provides instruction; provide specific and corrective feedback to each client at each session
  • Design and deliver effective and rewarding sessions and workouts
  • Provide swim evaluations to help parents decide which program is best for their child and client retention
  • Maintain accurate, current records on all clients’ progress; follow progression guidelines
  • Enforce all pool rules and aquatics center and club policies
  • Maintain a consistent work schedule; arrive punctually for sessions
  • Provide excellent communication with the parents of swimmers as well as all members and staff
  • Track attendance of client’s sessions
  • Accurately enter and maintain consistent timely records in the required systems for hours worked and sessions
  • Actively participate in events, programs meetings and training including in-service training
  • Assist in the maintenance and cleanliness of the aquatics center
  • Represent the club in a professional manner through image, dress, communication, and immediate follow through and response

Corporate Goals & Objectives

  • Promote the company’s safety goals and actively work towards ensuring a safe working environment.
  • Comply with company policies and procedures.
  • Actively further corporate objectives and continuously support improvement and positive change, which includes participating on corporate designated committees to improve the company and business operations.
  • Make professional development a consistent priority.
  • Assist with special club projects, events and promotions.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary job function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Current Lifeguard/CPR/AED – for adult, infant, toddlers
  • Understand the current best practices in learn-to-swim skills, competitive swim techniques and childhood development
  • Experience teaching Swim Lessons for all ages
  • Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, and sales techniques.
  • Problem Anticipation/ Deductive Reasoning — Ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong and then apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense. Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems and considers the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Oral Comprehension and Expression —Ability to understand and communicate so others can understand ideas and information.
  • Computer – Ability to develop and maintain computer records in Word, Excel and other software required by TBCC.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work is typically performed outdoors in varying and occasionally extreme (hot) weather conditions.
  • Ability to arrive at work on time for all scheduled work shifts required. Ability to work weekends, evenings, and holidays required.
  • Must be flexible, adaptable, and readily able to adjust to changes in work environment.
  • Position requires daily public contact.
  • It is sometimes necessary to deal with unpleasant or angry people with the need to problem solve difficult situations.
  • It is necessary to adapt to a frequently changing environment.
  • Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
  • Frequently required to climb or balance and occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Must occasionally sit for extended periods and regularly walk around the facility
  • Must occasionally talk and hear
  • Must frequently move 10 pounds and in the event of an emergency lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required but this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Aquatics Director

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team Recreational

Location: 300 Elmwood St, North Attleborough, MA 02760, USA

with Hockomock Area YMCA

Responsible for planning, development, fiscal management, and administration of the complete YMCA swim program.  The position includes supervision and management of the branch’s indoor and outdoor pool, as well as managing lifeguard staff at two town beaches in North Attleboro, MA. The position also ensures safety standards are met and staff is educated relative to these standards.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensures national quality standards are met or exceeded in all program areas
  • Directly supervises the lifeguards, lifeguard training staff, and aquatics instructors
  • Oversees pool and staff schedules
  • Plans and implements aquatic emergency drills
  • Works cooperatively with Association Branch staff regarding teen and community programs
  • Develops written goals and objectives annually that align with branch results in areas of program and membership
  • Attends appropriate meeting and trainings
  • Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates all Aquatics staff in a consistent and timely manner
  • Observes swim instructors and team staff to assure program quality on a regular schedule
  • Communicates with instructors and team staff in a caring and professional manner
  • Maintains current working knowledge of programs
  • Instructs lessons or lifeguards, as needed
  • Communicates with members/parents regarding concerns, changes, credits, or transfers in a professional manner
  • Develops new programs to ensure that programs are reflecting the needs of the community
  • Responsible for regular inspection of equipment, and partnering with maintenance should repairs be needed
  • Monitors phone calls, e-mails, and return messages in a timely manner
  • Plans yearly budget and monitors monthly reports.
  • Provides supervisor with appropriate information for preparation of annual report
  • Ongoing learning and implements of YMCA’s safety policies and procedures
  • Follows and enforces all relevant Association and Branch policies
  • Exemplifies the YMCA character development principles at all times
  • Other responsibilities as directed by the Executive Director or Associate Executive Director
  • Requirements
    • Bachelor’s Degree (BA) from a four-year college or university required
    • Prior Aquatics management experience is desired, preferably in a Y environment
    • Strong relationship building skills and supervisory skills are essential
    • Must be well organized
    • Some experience with budget management required
    • Prior lifeguard and/or swim instructor experience is preferred
    • Must have the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
    • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
    • Must maintain current certification in the following:
      • YMCA Lifeguard Certification
      • YMCA Swim Instructor Certification
      • YMCA Swim Trainer Certification
      • First Aid and CPR Certificate
      • PALS – Principles of Aquatics Leadership

Assistant General Manager

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Aquatics Staff
  • Level of Team Other
Goldfish Swim School

Location: 20 Webster Pl, Brookline, MA 02445, USA

with Goldfish Swim School

Are you looking for a great gig where the work is actually fun? Do you want to work somewhere you can get real job experience and make a difference? Check out Goldfish Swim School! We’re a rapidly growing, award winning franchise that is not your typical company!

We change lives. We help children reach their goals. We wear flip flops. We work in a 90-degree pool. We love our employees and reward hard work with shout awards, gift cards and fun social events! We offer paid training and flexible shifts that are perfect for students or folks who want to grab extra hours without working late nights. Even better? Due to the rapid growth of our school, advancement opportunities exist for the right candidate.


  • Leadership roles
  • Flexible hours
  • Great pay
  • Valuable work experience
  • Increased social opportunities
  • Future references/referrals


  • Ability to work with children
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills
  • Must pass background examinations (included with training)

Job Title: Assistant General Manager

Reports to: General Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt

Summary: Oversees the quality and success of Goldfish Swim School daily operations including staffing, pool operations, cash management, customer service, retail and vending department, private party operations and workplace employee activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Directs and controls the daily operations to ensure the school is running according to GSS standard operating procedures.
  2. Assists General Manager and department managers with fulfillment the daily tasks.
  3. Manages the staff of GSS to ensure high productivity, excellent performance and positive employee satisfaction.
  4. Trains and oversees aquatics department to provide superior swim instruction to the students of GSS. Interacts with Deck Supervisors and Golden Teachers on issues related to class scheduling, student progress, customer service and employee performance and training.
  5. Provides sales and marketing training to all qualified sales staff.
  6. Provides direction in the retail and vending departments to ensure a proper mix of products and pricing is achieved.
  7. Trains and oversees private party staff to ensure that the GSS standard operating procedures are being maintained.
  8. Gains knowledge and experience in the Links software to achieve a high level of competence in bookings, class scheduling, reporting and administrative functions.
  9. Gains a high level of knowledge and experience in the GSS pool operations necessary to maintain a safe and sanitary swim environment.
  10. Initiates and oversees workplace employee activities (“Fun” Department) with the goal of achieving improved employee satisfaction.
  11. Directs and oversees the implementation of the Emergency Action Plan and all safety procedures that pertain to the GSS facility and trains all current staff on the GSS EAP.
  12. Maintains current certifications and stays up-to-date professionally on the aquatics and management field.
  13. Fulfills other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Employer.

Education/Experience: High school diploma or GED is required. Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred. Experience as a certified lifeguard, youth sports instructor/coach, camp counselor and/or childcare provider required. Two or more years management experience preferred. Two or more years as a swimming instructor preferred.

Certificates and Licenses: Lifeguard, CPR/AED and first Aid certification required. Shallow water attendant highly recommended.

Work Environment: While performing this job, the employee is regularly exposed to heat and humidity. Noise level is usually moderate.

Assistant Director of Aquatics

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club, High School
Westtown Aquatic Club/ Westtown School

Location: 440 W School Ln, West Chester, PA 19382, USA

with Westtown Aquatic Club/ Westtown School

Position is an 11 month, salaried position with medical benefits. Pay is commensurate with experience.

Position starts in the spring of 2020, or earlier, if candidates are available.

Westtown Aquatic Club (WA) is looking for an Assistant Director of Aquatics. WA is located on the grounds of Westtown School. A pre-k through 12, Quaker boarding school located in the back roads of West Chester, Pa.  Interested applicants should have prior USA-swimming coaching experience or college level swimming experience.  Hourly rate will be commensurate with experience.

Duties and responsibilities;

  • Westtown Aquatic Club: Working with the aquatic club (approximately 20-24 hours of coaching during certain times of the year) for practice and meets. Candidates will work with all ages and abilities within the aquatic program but main focus is on the 10 and under (6 days a week).
  • Upper School Head Coach: Working in conjunction with Westtown School athletics. This is a two season position (fall for condition swimming/ winter varsity swimming).
  • Westtown Swim School Coordinator: Working with the Director of Auxiliary Initiative overseeing curriculum of swim school groups
  • Additional work available through rental swim lesson groups, dorm parent (if available) and as a summer camp supervisor.


  • 2-4 years working in an age group or college setting.
  • Previous high school and college swimming experience is mandatory.
  • Ability to work afternoons, nights and 1-2 weekends a month.

Head Coach – Virginia Gators of Harrisonburg

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Virginia Gators of Harrisonburg

Location: Harrisonburg, VA, USA

with Virginia Gators of Harrisonburg

Virginia Gators in Harrisonburg, VA seeks a passionate head coach committed to motivating and developing athletes from novice to state and national levels.

Harrisonburg’s beautiful Shenandoah Valley setting provides an abundance of community resources while maintaining a reasonable cost of living, making it an ideal place to work and raise a family. The Harrisonburg-Rockingham area offers historic and contemporary neighborhoods; excellence in education, including regionally-ranked elementary, middle and high schools, plus diverse options for higher education; world-class health care; historic sites and recreation; and shopping and commerce. Harrisonburg is located just 1 hour from Charlottesville and 2 hours from Richmond and Washington, DC.  James Madison University is located in Harrisonburg and Bridgewater College is located nearby.


1. 3+ years experience as a head coach or head age-group coach at a USA Swimming certified swim club
2. Demonstrated history of successfully developing competitive, high-performance swimmers and successfully progressing them from an age group program to the national level
3. Knowledgeable in and able to communicate current and proper stroke technique and development, dryland conditioning programs and taper strategies for all swimmers from age group through senior swimmers
4. Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
5. Able to motivate swimmers of all abilities to achieve their full potential
6. Able to manage and mentor staff of assistant coaches, ensuring implementation of team philosophy and goals
7. Ability to communicate with parents and board members, and create and follow a sustainable budget
8. ASCA Level 3 certification (or equivalent) required, Level 4 preferred
9. Member in good standing with USA Swimming and current with all background checks and required certifications
10. Familiarity with Team Unify, Hy-Tek, and other swimming social media and software programs.
11. Bachelor’s degree required.
12. Significant national club or collegiate swim experience preferred.


  1. Oversee and supervise the training program for all swim groups and clinics
  2. Coordinate the practice and swim meet schedule
  3. Effectively supervise, mentor and delegate responsibilities to the staff of assistant coaches
  4. Serve as the primary deck coach for the Senior and National level swimmers
  5. Identify and effectively correct technique deficiencies for swimmers in all groups
  6. Attend monthly board meetings, provide a monthly coach’s report, conduct staff meetings, and execute staff reviews and swimmer evaluations
  7. Set team meet schedules for the SCY and LCM seasons and assist in organizing the home meet.
  8. Attend all local and travel meets and schedule sufficient coaching resources for meet coverage and practice coverage
  9. Encourage a fun, interactive, yet highly competitive atmosphere that self-motivates swimmers to attain and surpass their personal goals and expectations. Lead by example
  10. Oversee meet information, results, publicity, travel, newsletter, and website content
  11. Motivate swimmers and parents for full participation and enthusiasm
  12. Recruit, retain, and grow the team

Salary & Benefits: Personal & Vacation benefits. Competitive salary ($40-$50K range commensurate with experience)

Application Deadline: Open until filled. Priority deadline March 1.  Start date open – no later than August 2020.

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