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Assistant Coach, IFLY Swim Club

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
The University of Iowa

Date posted: September 17, 2021

Location: 125 N. Madison Street

with The University of Iowa

Assist with the coaching and administration of the Iowa Flyers Swim Club program, with primary responsibility for the developmental and age group swimmers in the general track. The position also provides assistance as needed by the head coach with implementing workouts for the elite track. This position includes administrative duties related to the operation of the club in addition to coaching.

Program Development & Implementation

  • Assist in coordinating on-deck coaching and supervision to all Iowa Flyers Swim Club participants during all practice sessions and competitions.
  • Coordinate with head coach on planning and the execution of daily and long term practices.
  • Coaching responsibilities include primarily the developmental and age group swimmers in the general track. Will provide help as needed by the head coach with implementing workouts for the elite track.


  • Promote the values of teamwork, self-discipline, dedication, work ethic, sportsmanship, and time management with all club participants and coaches.
  • Take on a leadership role in state and national governing swim club organizations by serving in officer positions when possible.
  • Maintain and improve personal professional skills and education by attending appropriate professional development workshops, conferences, trainings, and seminars.  Maintain memberships in applicable professional organizations and governing bodies.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

  • Maintains productive work relationships while considering multiple perspectives.
  • Demonstrates awareness of one’s own and others’ social identities (e.g. race, gender, disability status, religion, etc.) and their relevance in the workplace.

Performance Management

  • Understand performance management concepts.
  • Knows organization’s core performance factors and ratings.
  • Can explain organization’s performance management process.
  • Participates in own performance review or performance checkpoint session.

Safety, Injury Prevention and Emergency Procedures

  • Administers appropriate first aid and follows emergency procedures.
  • Treats and reports all situations and incidents endangering personal safety.
  • Conducts hazard identification and observes universal precautions for injury prevention.
  • Assesses the factors that contribute to intentional and unintentional injury.
  • Carries out accident/incident investigations in accordance with appropriate safety plans.

Team Management and Team Building          

  • Understands importance of cohesive team effort and concept of synergy.
  • Differentiates characteristics of effective and dysfunctional teams.
  • Identifies key factors and requisite activities for building an effective team.
  • Can explain traditional versus virtual teams.

Amazing Swim Coaches Needed!

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
Beach Cities Swimming

Date posted: September 17, 2021

Location: El Segundo, CA 90245, USA

with Beach Cities Swimming

Beach Cities Swimming is looking to add two to three high quality Swimming Coaches to our USA Coaching staff in beautiful Sunny Southern California. We are looking to fill the position sooner rather than later, but will not settle until we find the RIGHT people.

Beach Cities Swimming is located in the South bay (West Los Angeles County, Southern California (Our reach: from Santa Monica all the way south to Rancho Palos Verdes).

We are looking for two individuals who LOVE being on deck, possess the X factor, with that rare ability to get athletes to run through walls for them (willingly of course!), and will stop at nothing to make the program better.

Our Mission Statement “Building World Class Character Through Excellence in Swimming” speaks for itself. Established in 2012 and coming up on our 10 year anniversary. We are non profit Board run team. We are a Silver Medal Club for the 3rd year in a row.

If you ENJOY working in a fast paced positive and competitive swim environment, and are EAGER to join our hard working coaching staff to take our groups to the top, from pre-comp to Nationals, please apply now.

These are well compensated positions. Very strong salary (for those that can work full time and have the proven experience). Very strong hourly rates for those that can’t work full time/ but also have the experience.

You must possess a desire to make every athlete in front of you better in the short time you have them each day.

The energy on the pool deck is driven by the coaches, and  is what makes the Beach Cities engine run.

Send me an email explaining why you believe you are the right one to take on this wonderful challenge. Also include your competitive swimming and coaching experience with references. Looking to fill this as soon as we know it’s the right person. [email protected]

If you’re THE COACH who overachieves with what you have in front of you, this might be the opportunity you’ve been waiting a long time for.  Time to take your shot and make it happen. Go Beach Cities!

Swim Lesson Instructor Positions and Lifeguard Positions

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Aquatics Staff
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming

Date posted: September 17, 2021

Location: Redmond Pool, Northeast 104th Street, Redmond, WA, USA

with WAVE Aquatics

WAVE Aquatics is hiring for open Swim Lesson Instructor Positions and Lifeguard Positions

Wave Aquatics offers swim lessons at Redmond Pool and Juanita Aquatics Center (Juanita HS). We are looking for self-motivated and dependable team members to help us offer high quality swim lessons to members of the Eastside community.  As well as, hiring Opening Lifeguards at Redmond Pool and Juanita Aquatics Center (Juanita HS)!

Flexible training schedules – Apply today!

All training and certifications provided in house.


Swim Instructor Hours:
• Part-time

  • Weekday evenings 5:00 pm – 8:45 pm
  • Saturday & Sunday mornings 7:30 am – 12:30 pm


Lifeguard Hours:

Part time or full time hours available.

Opening shift needed! 5 am – 9:30 am Monday – Friday


• American Red Cross Lifeguard/CPR/AED certification, or willingness to obtain within first 3 months of employment (In-house training available)
• Passion for being in the water and working with kids
• Commitment to a consistent work schedule
• Attendance at mandatory staff meetings
• Pass a standard background check


Swim Lesson Instructor Pay: $16.00 – $17.50 per hour (Part Time)

Lifeguard Pay: $15 to $16.25 /hour (Part Time w/potential for Full Time for right candidate)


COVID-19 considerations:
All WAVE Aquatics employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 no later than October 18th, 2021.

Assistant Coach

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

Date posted: September 16, 2021

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

with Crow Canyon Sharks

The Crow Canyon Sharks located in Danville, CA are seeking an Age Group coach to work primarily with athletes ages 9-14. 

The Sharks have traditionally been a small but nationally competitive team, consisting mostly of high school age athletes. We have been a Silver Medal Club for the last 5 years, had athletes in the top 100 in the world in each year 2016-2021, and in 2018 won a Women’s Winter Junior National West title. All done with between 60-70 athletes total on our team.

Over the last year our team has grown to over 200 athletes, the majority of them 14 and Under. The Sharks were ranked 38th by ASCA Top 100 Age Group Team in 2021 and our goal is to increase our ranking in 2022! 

We are continuing to grow quickly and need another committed coach to help take our age group program to new heights. 


  • Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience ranging from $60,000 – $75,000.
  • Opportunity for advancement in title and significant increase in compensation based on performance.

Coaching Duties

  • Coordinate with the head coach to generate seasonal, monthly and weekly training plans
  • Run practices 6 days a week with focus and enthusiasm (typically 2 hours and 45 minutes a day)
  • Establish and maintain relationships and open communication with athletes and their parents
  • Work swim meets (typically 2 weekends a month)
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Prepare a monthly report of your training groups for parents
  • Demonstrate and promote our core team values of Teamwork, Toughness, and Trust


  • Certified USA Swim Coach in good standing 
  • Minimum 5 years experience coaching USA swimming
  • Proven track record of high performance at the Age Group and/or Senior Level

Director, Lifeguard Training & Certification (Association Office)

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Other
  • Sport Swimming
YMCA of Greater New York

Date posted: September 16, 2021

Location: 5 West 63rd Street, New York, NY, USA

with YMCA of Greater New York

The YMCA of Greater New York is here for all New Yorkers — to empower youth, improve health, and strengthen community. Founded in 1852, today the Y serves a diverse population of more than half a million New Yorkers who learn, grow, and thrive through programs and services at our 24 branches. Community is the cornerstone of the Y. Together, we connect active, engaged New Yorkers to build stronger communities.

We are seeking a Director of Lifeguard Training and Certification who will help develop and lead the Association’s first ever Lifeguard Training & Certification program, an offering of the Aquatics Center of Excellence in the newly formed Center for Access, Innovation and Advocacy. Responsibilities include recruiting, scheduling, evaluating, and training new and current lifeguard / lifeguard instructor candidates and creating a pipeline of potential candidates via strategic partnerships. The Director, Lifeguard Training and Certification will represent the Y brand both internally and externally.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Know and understand all YMCA, state and local health and safety requirements, including Pool Safety Plan, Emergency Action Plan, Emergency Evacuation Routes and staff certifications.
  • Ensure the safety of YMCA staff and members.
  • Develop a comprehensive participant recruitment plan and annual certification schedule.
  • Collaborate with Research, Evaluation and Strategy on developing program performance metrics, evaluating program performance and suggesting enhancements.
  • Conduct lifeguard certification classes and all related administrative tasks.
  • Track and report on metrics routinely, identifying opportunities to demonstrate the impact of the program and provide the Fund Development and Public Affairs department with information needed to request further support.
  • Act as a brand ambassador by connecting candidates to employment opportunities or a development course.
  • Engage graduates of the program to build a certification referral program.
  • Support development opportunities for program staff.
  • Maintain certification level of physical and mental readiness
  • Responsible for recertification before expiration.
  • Actively participate in professional development, designated meetings, and special events, as appropriate and requested.
  • Other activities and duties as needed that address the ongoing health and well-being of our staff and members.
  • Follow and maintain sanitary habits in accordance with CDC guidelines.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent desired.
  • Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of experience supervising lifeguards and swim instructors.
  • Strong lifeguarding skills and experience in assessing and correcting skills gaps in others.
  • Current YMCA Lifeguard certification or National equivalent (must attain YMCA LG certification within 90 days of hire)
  • Current YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor certification or National equivalent (must attain YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor certification within 120 days of hire)
  • Current Basic Life Support (CPRO), First Aid and Emergency Oxygen.
  • Current YMCA Lifeguard Instructor Certification or National equivalent.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays.

We offer an exciting and innovative work environment with an organizational culture committed to serving all members of our community. As a leading not-for-profit, community service organization, our Association relies heavily on fundraising to support the wide range of programs we proudly provide the communities we serve. Our expectation is that all staff promotes participation of their branch fundraising efforts in some capacity.

Part Time Swim Coaches

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

Date posted: September 15, 2021

Location: 275 Convention Dr, Cary, NC 27511, USA


POSITION: The TAC TITANS (TAC), located in Cary, North Carolina is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Part Time Swim Coach.  This position reports directly to the TAC TITAN Head Coach.

BACKGROUND:  The TAC TITANS are a USA GOLD MEDAL CLUB and finished with a #1 ranking In the USA Virtual Club Championship for the 20-21 Short course season.  The TAC TITANS qualified 14 swimmers for the 2021 USA Olympic Team trials.  The TAC TITANS are part of the Triangle Aquatic Center which operates a 8-10 Lane 50M pool, 8 Lanes 25Y pool a 6,000sqft Fitness Center and will begin construction on an outdoor 50M pool later this month.

PHILOSOPHY: TAC TITANS mission is to prepare every Swimmer for Optimal Performance and Leadership – Both in and out of the Water.  The TITANS coaching staff works to teach, train and motivate swimmers to achieve at their peak in the water, in the classroom and in life.


  • Establish and maintain a relationship and open communication with swimmers and parents.
  • Assist in the management and running of daily practices. This must be done in a direction that is supports the coaching philosophy of the Head Coach.
  • Create a positive team oriented atmosphere where swimmers learn the values of courage and perseverance.
  • All TAC coaches are energetic and supports of the Triangle Aquatic Center.


  • College Degree (preferred)
  • Competitive Swimming Experience (minimum four years required)
  • Coaching experience at the national level (preferred)
  • Candidates must possess integrity, strong communication skills, and a passion for helping swimmers maximize their potential.


TritonWear Seeks Team Sales Manager, Salary Range $40,000 to $70,000

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

Date posted: September 15, 2021

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

with TritonWear

SALARY RANGE:  $40k – $70k • 0.1% – 0.15%

Apply now

About Us

At TritonWear, we redefine athletes’ limits through our patented devices and AI-based auto-coaching tools showing athletes exactly what they need to do to improve. Using swimming as our $16B beachhead into the market, our products are being used by thousands of athletes globally in over 60 countries ranging from grassroots beginners up to Olympic Gold Medalists – including 30+ National Olympic Federations resulting in numerous podium finishes at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

TritonWear is backed by top-tier Canadian VC firms and has experienced strong growth including being recognized as one of the CIX Top 20 Companies in Canada. TritonWear recently launched its all-new Triton Score based applications to fully automate data analysis for teams of all sizes drive consistently better training for athletes around the world. Our passionate and highly experienced team of former competitive athletes and product experts is based in Toronto, ON, Canada.

About you

You have a deep background in the sport of competitive swimming as both an athlete and a coach and you are experienced in selling to Competitive Swim Teams. You love sales and thrive in a fast past growth environment to exceed your targets.

You are ambitious, driven, and organized, ensuring you always have a full pipeline to constantly keep ahead of your numbers. You enjoy finding creative ways to hunt for new customers and build your business. You love making new friends and building relationships to help broaden your network and strengthen your trust in the global swimming community.

Finally, you are passionate about start-up growth, love autonomy and thrive as a self-starter. You know you can help over-deliver on team sales, being a crucial part of exceeding TritonWear’s overall growth targets.

About the Role

As a Team Sales Manager at TritonWear, you will be responsible for helping us exceed our sales targets in our Team Sales vertical. In this role you will be selling to all levels of teams around the world including Clubs, High Schools, Colleges/Universities, ISL Teams, and National Federations. You will be fed inbound leads to support your sales pipeline, but you will ultimately be responsible for the success of your own business. Finding creative ways to build your own lead pool, ensuring you always hit or exceed your targets will also be required. This Team Sales Manager role will be a remote position and sales can be done virtually, in-field, at conferences, or any other way proven to drive the best results. Team sales are a crucial part of TritonWear’s business so this will be a key role within the organisation.


  • Serves customers by selling products and meeting customer needs
  • Achieve agreed upon personal and team sales targets and outcomes within schedule
  • Qualify in-bound leads from marketing campaigns as sales opportunities
  • Build your own pipeline through outbound activities including strategic cold calling, networking and social media
  • Run a tight sales process to maintain a healthy pipeline for accurate forecasting and planning
  • Forecast sales, and prepare and present reports on weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual progress
  • Travel to potential and existing customer training facilities to demonstrate products and services
  • Attend conferences and other events to represent TritonWear and expand your contact list to build pipeline
  • Prepare and deliver appropriate documentation and presentations on products and services
  • Identify, present, and develop “out of the box” sales strategies/models, and evaluate their effectiveness


  • 3+ Years in a Team Sales role in the Competitive Swimming Industry
  • Strong background as an athlete and coach in Competitive Swimming with a large personal network in the sport
  • Highly motivated and target-driven with a proven track record in achieving and/or exceeding sales targets
  • Strong closing, communication, and negotiation skills with experience in outbound sales and pipeline building
  • Experience in pipeline management and forecasting through a CRM like Hubspot or Salesforce with a strong understanding of sales performance metrics
  • BSc degree in Marketing, Business Administration or equivalent work experience

Assistant Coach / Dryland Supervisor

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
Loggerhead Aquatics

Date posted: September 15, 2021

Location: Julington Creek Plantation, FL, USA

with Loggerhead Aquatics

An Assistant Coach should have a competitive swimming background and a love of the sport.  Needs to be able to communicate clearly with new swimmers from the ages of 5 – 18 and be able to communicate effectively and efficiently with the Head Coach, Head Age Group Coach, other staff, and the swim team parents. A background in dryland and strength training is a plus.

Certifications current or able to acquire upon hiring:

  • First Aid, Safety Training for Swim Coaches, Concussion Training,  and membership in good standing with USA Swimming.
  • Athlete protection training,  Safe Sport training, a background check through USA Swimming
  • Foundations of Coaching 101 and 201

Lead practices of the group(s) given by the Head Coach with care and excitement. Provide corrective feedback that will enhance swimmers’ techniques. Maintain safety and structure within a group setting, while encouraging and promoting swimmer participation in a positive manner.  Give swimmers knowledge to understand and improve stokes allowing for movement up through the swim team groups. Be on deck 10-15 minutes before swimmers begin practice, to greet swimmers and set up swimmers for social distancing requirements. Communicate effectively with all coaches about daily practice procedures, emergencies, and information regarding swimmer’s and swim team’s well-being. Attend any and all team meetings, get together, as deemed necessary by the Head Coach. Conduct self in a professional, friendly, helpful, courteous manner. Any additional tasks and/or duties as assigned by the Head Coach and Head Age Group Coach of Loggerhead Aquatics.

Position Expectations:

  • Reports to the Head Coach / Head Age Group Coach
  • 5-20 hours per week includes a minimum of one meet per month.
  • Working knowledge of USA Swimming rules.
  • Working knowledge/application of stroke technique, swimmer development, and race strategy
  • Working knowledge and the ability to teach clock management and interval training for swimmers learning how to train on intervals.  Ability to coach 2-3 intervals at a time during sets.
  • Ability to create a season plan and incorporate training phases and multiple intervals into workouts.
  • Possess strong skills in public relations, and written/verbal communications, good word
  • processing skills, and experience with swimming computer software.
  • Assists with planning and organizing hosted swim meets, team meetings, socials, training trips, and team social events.
  • Ability to work in sunny, hot, and humid environments for long periods.  And train athletes safely in similar conditions.  Ability to adapt the practice to changes in weather on short notice.

The purpose of the Assistant Coach is to aid the Head Coach / Head Age Group Coach in the development of the swimmers, through mastery of swimming skills, knowledge of the sport, and goal setting. Swimmers of all ages on the team should gain an understanding of good sportsmanship, confidence, and these core values: responsibility, caring, respect, and honesty.

Part-time committed job from 3:45 – 8:45 pm various nights Monday – Friday depending on availability and group schedule.


  • Coach a group of 5-18 YO competitive swimmers daily
  • Coach group of advanced pre-competitive swimmers as needed
  • Office tasks related to meet entries, season planning, and communication with parents
  • Opportunity to increase  responsibilities/hours based on performance
  • Opportunity for additional income with private swim lessons (optional).

Assistant Swim Coach and Swim Instructor at the Bay Club Redwood Shores

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Aquatics Staff
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
The Bay Club Company

Date posted: September 14, 2021

Location: 200 Redwood Shores Parkway, Redwood City, CA, USA

with The Bay Club Company


Under the direction of the Aquatics Director, the Assistant Swim Coach and Instructor is responsible for providing coaching for swim team and stroke school; maintaining a safe and effective learning environment for all ages 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.


  • Provide coaching for swim team and stroke school; provide specific and corrective feedback to each child at each session
  • Conduct private and semi-private lessons for Bay Club members
  • Design and deliver effective, consistent, and rewarding sessions and workouts
  • Provide feedback to help parents decide which program is best for their child and client retention
  • Maintain accurate, current records on all clients’ progress
  • Follow swim school progression guidelines
  • Recruit new swimmers to join swim team and stroke school programs
  • 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 each client’s sessions and payments
  • Accurately enter and maintain consistent timely records in the required systems for hours worked and sessions
  • Actively participate in events, programs meetings and trainings
  • 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
  • Assist with special club projects, events and promotions

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.


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
  • Experience in Competitive Swimming as a participant or a coach
  • 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.
  • It is necessary for the position to travel independently to swim meet locations or Clubs on a regular basis.

Swimming and Diving Associate Head Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division I)
  • Sport Swimming
University of California Santa Cruz

Date posted: September 14, 2021

Location: Santa Cruz, CA, USA

with University of California Santa Cruz

Swimming and Diving Associate Head Coach


Location: Santa Cruz


Job ID: 23916



UC Vaccination Policy: With limited exceptions, https://news.ucsc.edu/2021/07/systemwide-vaccination-policy.html for all faculty, staff, academic appointees, and students accessing facilities at any UC campus this fall. Employees and students can https://healthcenter.ucsc.edu/services/covid-19/covid-vaccine.html#requirement or https://healthcenter.ucsc.edu/services/covid-19/covid-vaccine.html#exception.


UCSC Statement

UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the intimacy of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university.


Initial Review Date (IRD)

UC Santa Cruz staff jobs are posted until filled. Application materials submitted by 11:59 pm on the IRD will be routed to the hiring unit for consideration. NOTE: Materials submitted after the IRD will be forwarded only at the request of the hiring unit. Submit your materials before the IRD to ensure consideration by the hiring unit.


The Initial Review Date for this job is: 09-27-2021


Dept Marketing Statement

At UC Santa Cruz, we strive to enrich the total educational experience by promoting physical activity, encouraging health and wellness, building community, and cultivating leadership. Through our diverse offerings in athletics, classes, workshops, outdoor adventure trips, intramural sports leagues, tournaments, clubs, drop-in activities, and recreational facilities, we strive to provide opportunities for UCSC students, staff and faculty, retirees, alumni, and local community members to participate. As one of the largest student employers on campus, we also have many work-study and non-work student jobs in our facilities and programs. Our goal is to provide a wide variety of professional programs and physical activities that promote and enhance community, learning, leadership, lifelong wellness, and academic success.


More information about Athletics and Recreation can be found at: https://goslugs.com/


Job Summary


In partnership with the head coach, helps develop strategies for developing and maintaining large and / or highly visible intercollegiate sports programs. Responsible for overseeing specific aspects of the sports program, ideally the distance group. May provide guidance to other personnel. Assumes head coach responsibilities as needed.


Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

Salary Information: Salary By Agreement Salary should be posted as $36,017.88/year (3,001.49/month)


No. of Positions: 1


Benefits Level Eligibility: This position is not eligible for benefits


Schedule Information

Full, Fixed

40 hours per week

Days of the Week: Mon-Fri and possibly weekends

Shift Includes: Day, Evening, Weekends


Employee Classification: This is a Contract appointment


Job End Date: 06-30-2022 with the possibility of extension


Work Location: UC Santa Cruz Main Campus


Union Representation: None


Employee Relations Code: All Others, Not Confidential


Job Code Classification: 0331 ASC HEAD COACH CRD 4


Travel: Up to 25% of the time


Job Duties

40% Plans and implements the training season, in conjunction with the head coach, to maximize performance at the end of season meet.


15% Works in conjunction with head coach in athlete recruitment and fundraising activities.


15% Coaches team at meets.


10% Ensures adherence to all governing rules, university, department, conference, NCAA policies and procedures, including student-athlete benefits.


10% Plans travel/meals for away meets.


5% Represents and promotes professional conduct, university good will and high standards at all promotional and media related events including games.


5% Independently conducts practices, conditioning sessions and team meetings.


Required Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training with a college-level program.
  • Advanced interpersonal, motivational and team leadership skills to work effectively with athletic participants, staff and parents of student athletes.
  • Ability to demonstrate creativity, sound judgment and decision-making; be an effective problem solver.
  • Ability to verbally communicate in a highly effective manner with a diverse population, and for live media presentations.
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse audience, in writing, in a highly effective manner.
  • Advanced knowledge of the sport of swimming and technical coaching principles.
  • Leadership skills to mentor and develop student-athletes, assistant coaching or program instruction staff and skills in effective assistant coaching.
  • Current knowledge of applicable rules and standards of the affiliated athletic conference, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) or National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), as well as other associations and agencies to which the campus adheres, and, at all times avoid any and all violations of these rules and standards.


Preferred Qualifications


  • ASCA Level 2 or higher.
  • Experience coaching distance swimmers.
  • 2 Years+ coaching collegiate level swimmers.


Special Conditions


  • Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
  • Possess a valid license to drive in the State of California and be able to participate in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) pull notice program.
  • Possess CPR/AED/First Aid certification or have the ability to obtain it within 60-calendar days of hire.
  • Possess NCAA Certified recruiter status or have the ability to obtain it within 60-calendar days of hire, and be able to maintain.
  • Possess Lifeguard or Safety Training for Swim Coaches certification or have the ability to obtain it within 60-calendar days of hire.
  • Candidates must have the ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends.
  • Will be required to complete Title IX (Sexual Harassment) training within one month of hire.
  • Will be required to complete Title IX (Sexual Harassment) training every two years.
  • Will be required to complete the Basic Cash Handling (16 minute video & 10 question quiz) training and pass the quiz with a score of 80% or greater within one month of hire.
  • Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes, and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained here: https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes_displayText.xhtml?lawCode=PEN&division=&title=1.&part=4.&chapter=2.&article=2.5
  • Will be required to take the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) online training module.


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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.


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Westside Aquatics – Age Group Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
Westside Aquatics

Date posted: September 14, 2021

Location: 15777 Bowdoin Street, Pacific Palisades, CA, USA

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About Us

Westside Aquatics is looking to hire Age Group coaches for the Fall 2021 Season and beyond.  Westside Aquatics is a performance driven swim team entering into its 17th year with over 200 athletes.  Our mission is to Create an environment where success is inevitable, and we are looking for qualified candidates to join us in our journey.


Job Description: Age Group Coach

These positions will operate out of our Palisades site.  You will be the day-to-day coach for a group and will assist as needed for other groups.  We will train and advise you to ultimately be responsible for writing both dryland and swim components of each practice for your group.  You will be expected to attend meets as they occur for your group, which is typically once a month.  You will also be the primary liaison for parents of your swimmers to answer any questions or queries.  


Requirements: Age Group Coach

  • 1-3 years coaching experience
  • Must be able to pass a Level 2 Background Check
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Available at least three weekday afternoons (4-7pm)


Preferred Qualifications: Age Group Coach

  • Proficient with TeamUnify
  • Have experience running dryland workout components
  • Current USA Swimming Membership



Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Lead Age Group Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Recreational, Other
  • Sport Swimming
Countryside YMCA

Date posted: September 14, 2021

Location: 1699 Deerfield Road, Lebanon, OH, USA

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At the Y, our purpose is to strengthen community. We strive to live up to our purpose every day, working side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure everyone has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. No matter who you are or where you’re from, we believe that we’re stronger when we work together for the greater good.

The LEAD AGE GROUP COACH – COMPETITIVE SWIMMING  is responsible for directing the Countryside YMCA Age Group Program within the guidelines established by the Director of Competitive Swimming. The primary objective of the Age Group Program is to prepare each athlete to meet his/her potential as athletes and to promote the YMCA core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Faith.

Administrative and Coaching Responsibilities
Establish and maintain relationships and open communications with swimmers and parents
Support the coaching philosophy and direction of the team as established by the Director of Competitive Swimming
Meet with the Director of Competitive Swimming weekly to outline practice sessions, meet schedules, and to discuss problems or opportunities.  These meetings should also ensure that the management of the team remains united with one direction.
Create a positive, team oriented atmosphere where swimmers learn the values of the YMCA (Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Faith).
Recruit new swimmers through professional and community contacts as well as through the local summer clubs.
Lead discussions with parents to educate them about the Countryside YMCA Team.

Strong working knowledge of Team Unify
Working knowledge of Timing System Setup and Operation
Knowledge and understanding of swimmer equipment (ie.stretch cordz, reaction system, underwater camera etc.)

Five years working within a competitive swimming program to include managing and developing two (2) or more assistant coaches.
Performance Achievement Criteria – Proven track record of two or more of the following: YMCA National qualifiers, Age Group National Top 20, Team Record Holders, USA Zone Qualifiers, USA Sectional or Higher Qualifiers.
Must be a minimum of 21 years of age and pass a background check pre-hire
Within 30 days of start date must attend and complete new hire training modules
Completion of YMCA program-specific and trainer certifications.
YMCA Lifeguard certification; CPR; First Aid; AED; Blood-borne Pathogens.
YMCA Principles of Competitive Swimming and Diving; YMCA Swim Coach Certification
Minimum ASCA Level 3 Coach
Ability to obtain a USA Swimming membership
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.

HOURS AND DAYS:  This position requires afternoon/evening and weekend availability, which will vary seasonally.

The successful candidate must have a commitment to the YMCA mission and values; be successful in relationship building across the organization and community, be innovative and resourceful.

All full-time staff are eligible for the Countryside YMCA benefits package, which includes access to our medical, dental, vision life insurance and disability plans, as well as paid time off and a free family membership to our facility!

The YMCA is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit social services organization dedicated to Youth Development, Healthy Living, and Social Responsibility.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Assistant Age Group Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
Circle C Select Swim Team

Date posted: September 14, 2021

Location: 5919 La Crosse Ave, Suite 100, Austin, Texas, USA

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Circle C Select Swim Team (South Austin) seeks Age-Group Coach

Circle C Select Swim Team located at the Circle C Ranch community in South Austin, is searching for an age-group coach to assist with our age group programs. The position is part time, 6 days a week and approximately 3 hours per day. Meet coaching opportunities are also available. The anticipated start date is September 25, 2021.


  • Attend daily workouts and swim meets as assigned by the Head Coach
  • Work with the Head Coach to develop and implement seasonal, weekly, and daily training plans for the group
  • Teach and train the swimmers in proper stroke techniques and racing strategies as appropriate for the age and developmental level of the group
  • Develop and maintain healthy relationships with the swimmers, their parents and other coaching staff
  • Participate fully in group practices and activities
  • Maintain daily attendance records for the group using OnDeck
  • Follow all HOA Covid guidelines for being on deck
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications include:

  • Prior high school and club coaching or competitive swimming experience
  • Current in USA Swimming required certifications: CPR, Safety Training for Swim Coaches, Athlete Protection, Concussion Protocol Training, Background check, Coaches Advantage Training, Foundations of Coaching, MAAPP 2.0 and/or the ability to obtain the certifications.

We train at the Circle C HOA Swim Center, 5919 La Crosse Ave, Austin, Tx 78739. An outside Olympic size 25 yd x 50 meter pool.

MSA SWIM – Assistant Coach

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

Date posted: September 14, 2021

Location: 3016 Rockridge Pass, Matthews, NC 28104, USA


Assistant Swim Coach-

Mecklenburg Swim Association (MSA Swim) in the Charlotte, NC area is looking for a coach to assist in our Age Group and Senior Developmental Programs coaching primarily 14 and Under swimmers. More information on the team can be found at msaswim.com
MSA current has 1000+ year-round swimmers on the team ranging from 6-18 years old, with novice swimmers to Senior National/Olympic Trial qualifiers. MSA has 4 sites in the Charlotte area and is hiring a new Assistant Age Group Coach.
Responsibilities of this position include coaching, assisting in dryland, as well as administrative duties related to the group and overall team operations. This position will have coaching responsibilities at 2 different sites on different days. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, experience with swimming as a coach or athlete, excellent organization and communication skills, and a desire to study and progress as a coach and a professional. Must be great with the 14 and Under level swimmer. Ability to teach, motivate, and most importantly have fun!
Candidate should have ASCA level two coaching certification, or ability to obtain quickly. This is a great opportunity with a competitive salary ($38k-$42k) with bonus opportunity, paid vacations, healthcare assistance, and retirement plan. Position to begin immediately. Please send resume with cover letter, to [email protected]

Huntsville Swim Association seeks Full Time Assistant Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
Huntsville Swim Association

Date posted: September 13, 2021

Location: 2213 Drake Avenue Southwest, Huntsville, AL, USA

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Huntsville Swim Association, located in Huntsville, Alabama, is seeking a full-time coach. This position will be the lead coach for our Senior Development group, as well as assisting with our top age group and Senior groups.  The position would also include some administrative work as assigned by the Head Coach.  The position is a full-time, salaried position that also offers Health, Dental, Vision, Life, and Retirement benefits.

The ideal candidate will have at least a bachelor’s degree, strong administrative skills, a passion for developing swimmers of all levels, a positive approach to coaching, and a strong desire to grow and learn professionally.  Previous coaching experience is highly preferred.  A high comfort level with Windows software is a must, and knowledge of Team Unify systems and Hy-Tek systems is preferred.  Candidates must be U.S. citizen, , have or be willing to quickly obtain current certification in CPR, First Aid, and Coaches Safety Training, and pass both the USA Swimming and our club’s background check.

HSA is a coach run, parent governed, 501c3 non-profit club team.  We are consistently in the top 100 of the Virtual Club Championships, we are a bronze medal team, have over 500 members, and operate out of the state of the art, Huntsville Aquatics Center.  The Center houses two, 8 lane x 50 meter pools, and hosts local, regional, and national meets throughout the year.  The team has recently produced swimmers at every level, including Olympian.

Huntsville has been listed as one of the top 10 cities in America in which to live, and boasts a strong economy due to both the aerospace and technological industries.

Responsibilities included, but not limited to:

  • Overseeing our Senior Development group (high school age swimmers)
  • Assisting with the Blue, Junior and Senior groups (our top three groups)
  • Attending meets as assigned by the Head Coach
  • Regular office hours
  • Communicating with parents in a timely and appropriate manner
  • Participating in staff projects, planning, and coordination of all team activities