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Technical Director

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

Date posted: April 23, 2024

Location: 4420 Chatterton Way #305, Victoria, BC, Canada

with Swim BC

Swim BC Job Posting

Position:                                    Technical Director

Application Deadline:          June 9, 2024

Position Start Date:              August 6, 2024 (negotiable)

Location:                                   Victoria, BC

Swim BC is initiating a search for a Technical Director. Responsible for the ongoing development, leadership and successes of Swim BC’s swimmer and coach development programs, this senior position will work closely with the Executive Director and staff to drive an aligned approach to the technical direction for Swim BC.

Job Overview

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Technical Director will lead Swim BC technical operations through continuous program assessment and enhancement; development and application of performance measures and analytics; planning, innovation, and inspiration.  The successful candidate will have a passion for sport systems and swimmer development supported by a coaching and academic background.  A high aptitude for communications, leadership, teaching, and mentoring are important to the role.

Primary duties and responsibilities:

  • Ongoing assessment, enhancement, refinement and leadership of the existing Swim BC technical strategy and related programming, including but not limited to:
    • Fulfillment of strategic and operational plan technical objectives.
    • Camp and competition planning and conduct.
  • Lead technical voice to the Swim BC Membership and external stakeholders.
  • CSI-Pacific / viaSport Enhanced Excellence Program lead.
  • BC Games / Canada Games direction
  • Management, review, and application of Swim BC athlete ID, tracking and reporting programs.
  • Analytics processing – working with performance rankings and results to generate organizational benchmark, annual report, and in-season performance metrics.
  • Technical report development, club, and coach technical communications
  • Technical operating committee(s) leadership
  • Technical liaison to Swimming Canada and Canadian swimming PSO’s.
  • Provincial competition strategy and provincial championship technical conduct
  • Coaching professional development and mentorship lead
  • Administration:
    • Program specific budget development,
    • grant application development,
    • reconciliation of project finances and personal expenses.
  • Other duties as may be requested by the Executive Director

Core Competencies

Leadership:  ability to speak publicly to core issues, assist others in understanding programs, plans, and decisions; an ability to influence individuals and groups towards set goals.

Program development: values assessment, evaluation, and collaboration; can successfully translate these attributes to creativity and innovation in programming.

Analytics: An affinity for statistical review, strong analytical mindset.

Personal acumen: A self-starter, critical thinker, able to develop personal objectives and work without supervision; accountable to commitments.

Innovation: maintains an overt curiosity for our sport, embraces an environment that encourages evaluation towards change, stimulating and creating more effective processes, programs and ideas.

Member services: ability to liaise and respond to multiple member inquiries and assist in policy, rule, and regulatory understanding.

Technology: easily able to source information and perform research using web-based navigation and other tools.

Sport: embraces Long Term Development principles; clearly understands the Canadian swimming landscape.

Qualifications and Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 7 years coaching experience from Age Group through National level. International coaching experience considered an asset.
  • Preference extended to candidates with a post-secondary degree in Sport Science or related discipline.
  • NCCP Senior Coach certified, or higher (Level 4) – preference to those holding a NCCP Advanced Coaching Diploma;
  • Intermediate competency or above in MS Excel; competent use of MS Word, Outlook and PowerPoint;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated team and collaboration talents;
  • Satisfactory Criminal Records Check.
  • Completion of Commit2 Kids safe sport training.

 

 

Lead Age Group Coach – Full Time with Benefits!

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

Date posted: April 22, 2024

Location: Waterloo Swimming, Ranch Road 620 North, Austin, TX, USA

with Waterloo Swimming

Waterloo Swimming is seeking a Lead Group Coach for our top 10&Under group for the  2024 Season.

Waterloo Swimming is a USA Swimming Bronze Medal swim club located in North Austin, TX. Currently operating out of one location featuring an Olympic sized, 50M pool, WLOO is home to just over 400 athletes ranging from Junior National finalists to beginning club swimmers. WLOO has finished in the top-five of the Texas Age Group State Championships (TAGS) for the last five seasons. 

We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic, and knowledgeable swim coach to direct and lead our 10&Under TAGS training group. This group ranges in age from 9-12. The swimmers in this group are aiming to achieve A through AAAA times on the USA National Age Group Motivational Time Standards in multiple strokes and be competitive at the TAGS level. 

Candidates should be prepared to demonstrate technique-driven processes in their practice writing and season plan as well speak about their experience in developing athletes, administrative work off-deck, and effectively communicating with athletes, parents, and staff. 

We believe the best coaches have had experience at all levels of our sport, and it is our goal to provide that education to our entire staff. Each WLOO coach has the opportunity to work with all groups in our program as well as take the lead on team projects such as meet management, clinic operations, parent education or new swimmer outreach to further help build their resumes.

Benefits

Not only do we provide our staff with medical benefits, PTO, Holiday Pay and a 401K (matching up to 4%!) we also have taken educational trips to ASCA World Clinic as well as having speakers come to talk to staff at least 2-3 times a year.

Duties and skills of the Lead Swim Coach include but are not limited to:

  • Abide by the American Swimming Coaches Association Code of Ethics, the USA Swimming Code of Conduct, and Waterloo Swimming policies and procedures.
  • Plan, prepare, and conduct team practices in accordance with our curriculum, practice schedules, and be supportive of the overall philosophy and direction of Waterloo Swimming.
  • Grow, coach, oversee, and manage our Waterloo Swimming program by writing and executing workouts, attending meets, entering swimmers into meets via software, running clinics, and social functions. Teach proper swim techniques and stroke mechanics
  • Is willing and motivated to work/be involved on multiple fronts within the organization- leading or assisting with fundraisers, special events and team-builders, clinics, camps, evaluation process, attend home and away meets, and participate in coaches’ education opportunities.
  • Assist other coaches/instructors as needed within Waterloo Swimming and communicate regularly with counterpart group coaches. Recommend group practice assignments for each swimmer. Substitute for other coaches as needed. Prepare and submit swimmers’ meet entries and attend assigned swim meets.
  • Interact effectively with parents
  • Keep records and reports as directed by the Head Coach. Maintaining a safe pool environment during practices (water quality checks/pool area clean up/etc)
  • Model proper dress, language, demeanor, and sportsmanship for swimmers. Exhibit daily a passion for helping swimmers maximize their potential
  • Possess USA Swimming certifications and credentials commensurate with the position.
  • Work with the Waterloo Leadership Team to make the program the preeminent swim program in Texas. Work within our Waterloo culture of being an Athlete-Centric center of excellence; getting Results through FUNdamentals; supporting Attendance+Effort=Success philosophy; and, building out our #swimfamily culture

Assistant Swimming Coach

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

Date posted: April 22, 2024

Location: West Point, NY, USA

with Army West Point Athletic Association Inc.

What to Expect
The Assistant Coach is responsible for supporting the Head Swimming & Diving Coach by coaching Cadet-athletes, recruiting, monitoring Cadet-athletes’ academic progress, scheduling, managing travel, overseeing the discipline and conduct of the Cadet-athletes. This position reports to the Head Swimming & Diving Coach. All the duties of the position must be conducted in adherence with the policies, rules, and regulations of the United States Military Academy (“USMA”), Army West Point Athletic Association Inc. (“AWPAA”), the Patriot League (“Conference”), and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (“NCAA”).
 
What You’ll Do
25% Coaching
  • Promotes the philosophy and objectives of AWPAA; to include adhering to and enforcing all applicable policies and procedures, as well as rules and regulations of USMA, the Conference, and the NCAA.
  • Assists the Head Coach the ongoing teaching and instruction of Cadet-athletes in the performance of their sport such as, but not limited to, games, practices, individual and team workouts, and conditioning sessions.
  • Coach and instruct student-athletes individually and in groups and demonstrate game techniques and skills required to be successful.
  • Plan and attend coaching and practice sessions, games, tournaments, etc. in accordance with NCAA and conference regulations for specified positions.
  • Develop, recommend, and teach game strategy.
  • Monitor and maintain the discipline and conduct of Cadet-athletes to support the image and reputation of the department and academy. Responsible for the development, safety and conduct of the cadet-athletes within the sport program.
  • Supervises assigned assistant coaches and other support staff to ensure compliance to applicable rules, policies, and procedures; provides orientation, training and guidance as needed; conducts performance evaluations.
30% Recruiting 
  • Has a large role in the identification, recruitment, and selection of prospective Cadet-athletes; ensures compliance with NCAA recruiting rules and regulations; initiates process for determining academic eligibility.
  • Recruit quality prospective Cadet-athletes and ensure timely submission of their academic records for admissions.
5% Academics 
  • Provide an overall positive educational environment for Cadet-athletes conducive to learning, athletic development, social growth, and preparing them for life beyond college.
  • Supervise, in conjunction with the athletic tutoring and advising program, the total academic progress of the team implementing corrective action plans through appropriate staff.
25% Administrative 
  • Work to integrate sports into the whole spectrum of USMA life to complement the AWPAA and USMA mission in the military community.
  • Assist the Head Coach in the administration of the entire sport program, including, but not limited to daily practices, game planning and implementation, recruiting, equipment management, facilities scheduling, and budget.
  • Ensures that team travel arrangements are in compliance with USMA, Conference, and NCAA rules and regulations, to include monitoring development of travel itineraries and coordination of travel plans.
  • Ensures safety of Cadet-athlete and coaching staff through careful monitoring of the condition of athletics equipment and facilities utilized by designated sport; submits requires for repair, maintenance, and improvement of facilities to facility manager, when appropriate.
10% Engagement/Camps & Clinics 
  • Perform both direct and indirect public relations functions including promotion, fund raising, public speaking, community events, and through camps and/or clinics. Serve on departmental committees as requested.
  • Assist with departmental needs as requested; When practical under the circumstances, staff is encouraged to voluntarily attend athletic events to promote audience participation and support for AWPAA sport programs.
  • Participates in camps, clinics, exhibitions, and campus activities as approved by AWPAA NCAA Compliance Office.
5% Other Duties as Assigned
 
What You Will Need
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Ability to collaborate with coaching staff and in support the vision of Head Coach.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with coaches, administrators, Cadet-athletes, prospective Cadet-athletes, parents, etc.
  • Takes initiative, hardworking, ability/willingness to figure out solutions to problems independently, creative.
  • Extremely organized, detail oriented, self-starter and intrinsically motivated.
  • Strong management and leadership skills; Proven ability to multi-task effectively.
  • Ability to prioritize assignments and meet deadlines.
 
What We Can Offer
$51,000-$65,000
This job posting contains a pay range, which represents the range of salaries that AWPAA believes, in good faith, at the time of this posting that it might be willing to pay for the posted position. AWPAA expects to hire for this position near the middle of the range. Only in truly rare and exceptional circumstances, where an external candidate has experience, credentials or expertise that far exceed those required or expected for the position, would AWPAA consider paying a salary or rate near the higher end of the range.
 
Who We Are
USMA is renowned as the world’s preeminent leadership development institution. Located on the banks of the Hudson River in West Point, NY, it is approximately one hour from New York City. The mission of USMA is “to educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country and prepared for a career of professional excellence and service to the Nation as an officer in the United States Army.” This position will be housed within the AWPAA, which is a non-profit corporation organized to manage and support the 30 intercollegiate athletic programs at the Academy. The AWPAA mission is to recruit, educate, train and inspire leaders of character who are committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country through an extraordinary NCAA Division I athletic experience.

Assistant Senior Group/Head Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
Shockwave Aquatics Team-Oxford

Date posted: April 22, 2024

Location: Oxford, MS, USA

with Shockwave Aquatics Team-Oxford

Seeking a coach to assist with senior group swimmers (30-40 swimmers) for a well-established team that regularly averages 80-90 active swimmers.  Candidates should possess excellent communication skills, be well-organized, and be energetic and passionate about working with swimmers, parents, and other coaches.

The assistant coach will:

  • Lead coach for groups as directed by the Head Coach
  • Be a team player
  • Work with the head coach to plan, prepare, and conduct team practices
  • Inspire swimmers by using positive coaching techniques
  • Work with a variety of swimmers/groups in both age and ability as assigned by the Head Coach
  • Attend any coaching meetings/clinics as assigned by the Head Coach
  • Attend team social functions
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Head Coach

Assistant Coach

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

Date posted: April 19, 2024

Location: Rosemead Aquatic Center, Mission Drive, Rosemead, CA, USA

with Rosemead Rapids

Rosemead Rapids is hiring part time assistant swim coach for our USA Swimming Club, Rosemead Rapids. The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic, demonstrate ability to motivate athletes in and outside of the pool, must be reliable, knowledgeable on instructing technique, and passionate about the sport of swimming. The position reports directly to the head coach and will work closely with all the coaches on the preparation of our swimmers.

We have an opportunity at the development level, but specifically for Development Group 1 and Development Group 2. The coach will be working primarily with swimmers 10 and under. The position involves practice time on deck, some administrative tasks, and sessions at meets. Candidates meeting USA Swimming Coaching requirements are preferred. However, Rosemead Rapids will work with the right candidates to ensure all certifications are completed. Pay commensurate with experience.

Rosemead Rapids is based in Rosemead, CA with our practice location at the Rosemead Aquatics Center. More information about the club can be found at www.rosemeadrapids.org.

REPORTING DIRECTLY TO THE HEAD COACH, RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Motivating swimmers to compete at their best and over the long term.
  • Help develop, implement and oversee a seasonal training plan for developmentswimmers.
  • Helping swimmers to set and achieve their goals.
  • Developing swimmers’ leadership skills and work ethic.

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  • Establishing and maintaining regular and timely communication with swimmers, parents, other coaches, and the Head Coach.
  • Collaborating with the coaching staff to help manage the day-to-day operations of the club, as well as contribute to the long-term development of the club.
  • Being flexible, and understanding that unforeseen circumstances may require unforeseen responsibilities!REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must have (or plan to obtain) all relevant USA Swimming coach certifications.
  • Passionate about swimming and teaching/development of younger/newer athletes.
  • Knowledge of proper technique as it applies to developmental swimmers.
  • Teaching and maintaining proper technique, to the best of the swimmer’s ability.
  • Must possess/be able to demonstrate: professionalism, leadership skills, decision-making ability (in the interest of athletes & organization), timely and professional communication (written & verbal) with coaches, parents, and swimmers, and be willing to follow directives from the Head Coach and Director of Operations.
  • Must have a working knowledge of Team Unify or be willing to learn quickly.
  • Demonstrated passion for learning, continuing education and improving as acoach who’s active in the community.

Assistant Coach for Diving

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

Date posted: April 19, 2024

Location: Springfield, OH, USA

with Wittenberg University

Wittenberg University is searching for a part-time Assistant Coach for Diving. The Assistant Coach will assist the head coach in leading all aspects of a NCAA Division III athletic program.

Essential functions include, but not limited to:

  • Assist the Head Coach with practice and game-day preparation and execution.
  • Evaluate, recruit, and graduate student-athletes.
  • Maintain and ensure student-athlete academic integrity.
  • Interact effectively and appropriately with student-athletes, parents, alumni, faculty, peers, community members, and administrators.
  • Provide service to the Institution as assigned by the Director of Athletics & Recreation or the Head Coach.
  • Adhere to NCAA, conference, departmental, and university policies, procedures, and expectations.

Requirements:

For this position, we require that candidates have a bachelor’s degree and 1-3 years of collegiate playing experience.  Candidates must possess excellent organizational and communication skills, and be able to effectively and appropriately interact with student-athletes, parents, alumni, faculty, peers, community members, and administrators.

Knowledge in the following areas is preferred:  Microsoft Office, athletic video and performance review software (i.e. Hudl, Synergy), social media, recruiting software (Frontrush).  A valid driver’s license is required; must meet required insurance qualifications found in Wittenberg Motor Pool policies and procedures. If license is from out of state, successful candidate will need to obtain a valid Ohio driver’s license within 30 days of hire date.

Travel is required as well as some evening, night, and weekend work.

Being authorized to work in the United States is a pre-condition of employment.

Coaching Internship – Full College Scholarship

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

Date posted: April 18, 2024

Location: 3003 North A Street, Midland, TX, USA

with COM Aquatics

COM Aquatics offers a full scholarship (room, board, books, tuition and fees) for a swim or dive coach internship.

This program is through Midland College, a 2 year college and is open to any degree plan.

Coach will work 20 hours per week with the developmental part of our competitive swim team.  12-15 hours of on deck coaching and 5-8 hours of administrative responsibilities.

Coaches will learn the foundations of coaching including stroke mechanics, group management, athlete relationships and how to work with parents.

Visit COMSwimteam.com to learn more about our team.

MULTIPLE COACH POSITIONS AT PSL IN PACIFICA, CA

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
Pacifica Sea Lions Aquatic Club

Date posted: April 17, 2024

Location: Pacifica, CA, USA

with Pacifica Sea Lions Aquatic Club

MULTIPLE COACH POSITIONS AVAILABLE AT PSL IN PACIFICA

PSL is seeking qualified, enthusiastic people to work with one or more of our many practice groups:

  • AGE GROUP COACH – Lead or assist with PSL’s young group athletes (14 & Under) whose practices are geared toward long-term development, competition preparedness, team building and fun!
  • DEVELOPMENTAL COACH – Lead or assist with PSL’s newest athletes whose practices are geared toward fundamental skill development, age group practice preparedness and fun!
  • DRYLAND COACH – Assist with or lead the development and growth of PSL’s dryland program. Emphases include, but are not limited to: body awareness, health & flexibility, core strength, strength development, speed & dexterity, explosiveness, mental training, dryland for all age groups.
  • FILM AND ADMIN STAFF – PSL seeks assistance with developing its use of video feedback for athletes and administrative tasks such as member and website management.

Individual staff members may be assigned multiple roles depending on qualification, need and availability.

QUALIFICATIONS All PSL staff must be fully USA Swimming certified. PSL staff benefit from a team-first mindset, strong in-person and written communication skills and a strong work ethic.

PRACTICE LOCATION PSL practices are held at an indoor, 10-lane facility in Pacifica, CA near Hwy 1, I-280, Skyline Blvd and is easily accessible from San Francisco, Daly City, Colma, South San Francisco, Half Moon Bay, and the rest of the North end of the peninsula.

TIME Practice times are 4:00-7:00pm from May-January and 4:30-7:30pm February-April. Some practice groups hold practices on weekends and weekday mornings. Coaches are expected to be available for weekend swim meets 1 or more sessions per meet. New staff members may be eligible for shifts as much as 6 days per week 2-3.5 hours per day or as little as twice per week 1.5 hours per day.

PSL is a 501(3)(c) non-profit organization led by its volunteer board of directors and professional coaches. In its pursuit of overall growth, PSL is committed to providing competitive hourly wages and advancement opportunities.

Graduate Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming University of La Verne

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division I)
  • Sport Swimming
University of La Verne

Date posted: April 17, 2024

Location: 1950 3rd St, La Verne, CA 91750, USA

with University of La Verne

The University of La Verne is excited to announce an open position Graduate Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving.  The position offers a masters level graduate tuition waiver.  The successful applicant must meet the requirements; including acceptance into a University of  La Verne Graduate program.

 

Responsibilities may include planning and preparation for all training and competition, on deck coaching, dryland training, recruiting, fundraising, and pool operation supervision.   The successful candidate will report directly to the Head Coach of Men’s & Women’s Swimming & Diving.

 

Preference will be given to those who have an understanding of; or willingness to learn, Hytek Swim Meet and Team Manager; recruiting software such as FrontRush and social media site maintenance.

 

Candidates must also demonstrate a commitment to; and responsibility for adhering to all rules, regulations, policies, procedures and guidelines set out by the NCAA, SCIAC Conference, and the University of La Verne and the Athletic Department.

 

Location

University of La Verne

1950 Third Street

La Verne, Ca  91750

30 miles east of Los Angeles

 

 

Competitive Coaching positions- Nation’s Capital Swim Club

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
Nation's Capital Swimming,Inc.

Date posted: April 17, 2024

Location: 8101 Wolftrap Road

with Nation's Capital Swimming,Inc.

Nation’s Capital Swim Club
Competitive Coach Positions for the 2024-2025 Season: Washington D.C. Metro

Nation’s Capital Swimming, Inc is looking to hire part-time and full-time coaches in the Washington D.C. Metro Area at multiple locations across Maryland, D.C. and Virginia. These positions would report directly to the head site coach and work closely with him/her on the preparation of our swimmers. We have opportunities with 7–9-year-old, 9–12-year-old and 13 & over age groups.

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience coaching age group swimmers in a year-round and fast-

    paced environment.

  • Foundations of Coaching, Background check, and Safety training for Swim Coaches

    certifications through USA Swimming. NCAP will work with the right candidate to have all

    certifications completed.

  • Hours range for the part-time and full-time positions, but will include on deck, meet and

    admin hours depending on the availability of the candidate. Computer skills with Team Unify and Hy Tek software is encouraged.

    More about our Team:
    • Nation’s Capital Swimming is a multi-site swim club in the metro Washington area with 11

    training sites and 1850 competitive athletes.
    • We offer competitive compensation and health insurance/retirement benefits (full-time

    positions only), along with travel and professional development opportunities.

     

Assistant Coach

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

Date posted: April 17, 2024

Location: Boise, ID, USA

with Sawtooth Aquatic Club

Sawtooth Aquatic Club is looking for three part-time Age Group coaches to work with both our Elite and Developmental track swimmers. Position can be a lead or assistant role depending on experience.
Job Duties and Responsibilities On-deck availability for evening practices (Monday – Thursday) as well as some mornings

Coach and manage practice groups and provide daily feedback to every swimmer

Create daily practices that focus on improving basic stroke mechanics and technique and the endurance of swimmers

Establish an environment that fosters positive team attitudes, encourages self-discipline, sportsmanship, and responsibility.

Assist in coaching and supervision of groups as assigned by the Head Coach

Available to attend and coach swim meets for respective groups as assigned by the Head Coach

USA Swimming Coaching certification preferred. Certification will be required prior to starting position.

Swimming Head Coach

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

Date posted: April 17, 2024

Location: Elizabethtown, KY, USA

with Elizabethtown Dolphins Swim Team

JOB DESCRIPTION:
General Summary:
The Etown Dolphins Swim Team is seeking a Head Coach to oversee our swimming
program. We are a Board operated team run by the Head Coach. The Head Coach is
responsible for the direction of the program with full support from the board. The main
goal of the position is to continue to grow and develop our swim program, developing
each swimmer to their full potential while building an excellence of team results. It is
expected that the Head Coach will foster positive relationships, mentor as appropriate,
work together with the coaching staff, and effectively communicate with swimmers,
family members, and coaches. The Head Coach must develop the skills and talents of
the team members and coaching staff while promoting teamwork, sportsmanship and
encouraging personal development and excellence. The Head Coach will also be
expected to work in partnership with Elizabethtown High School and Etown Swim and
Fitness Center, and their respective facilities directors/managers to ensure proper
training availability.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Serve as the Head Coach for the team’s competitive swim program to
include Senior Groups, Age Groups and Learn to Swim.
o Develop and implement comprehensive training programs
across all team/group levels tailored to the needs and abilities
of individual swimmers/groups focusing on skill development,
tactical knowledge, and physical fitness. Provide personalized
coaching and feedback to individual athletes to help them
achieve their maximum potential. Organize and lead regular
team practices, to enhance team cohesion and performance.
The position will require working weeknight practices and some
weekend practices/meets with participation in meets at a local,
regional, state, and national levels. Supervise and maintain a
positive practice and meet environments.
• Foster a positive and inclusive team culture, emphasizing sportsmanship,
teamwork, and respect among athletes, coaches, and support staff. Build a
positive atmosphere through team-work and fun.
• Manage day-to-day operating issues, including (but not limited to):
o Organize staff meetings, provide ongoing feedback to coaches.
o Plan team practice schedules and meet schedules, including
team and coaches travel, meet entry assignments, and other
meet administrative duties
o Evaluate training plans with the head Age Group coach to
encourage swimmers to develop short and long-range goals
o Plan and lead parent meetings
• Organize and manage all coaching and administrative staff assignments,
responsibilities, and career development, including:
o Review and evaluation of staffing levels
o Assignment and delegation of duties
• Attend Board meetings and provide monthly progress reports regarding
athlete performance, financial, communication, and staffing statuses.
• Finance responsibilities including:
o Assist in preparation of an annual operating budget with the
Board Treasurer.
o Implement and manage expenditures in accordance with
approved budget.
o Review and obtain Board approval for any required changes to
budget.
• Lead all communication to coaches, parents (one-to-one and other), Board,
and serve as the lead Etown Dolphins ambassador at meets and otherwise
(e.g. Public Relations). Also includes:
o Providing details on topics like: training tips, meet preparation,
injury prevention, nutrition, college recruitment, etc.…
o Assisting swimmers in understanding potential college
swimming opportunities and provide recommendations as
requested.
Requirements, Attitude and Approach:
• Must possess vision for Etown Dolphins Swim Team development and the
ability to maintain and communicate that vision through all swim levels.
• Excellent written and verbal communications as well as demonstrated
ability in building teamwork.
• Strong interpersonal and communications skills to deal effectively with all
coaches, athletes, parents, Board members and outside personnel
• Act as a role model for swimmers with a positive, proactive manner which
inspires and support the athletes
• Up-to-date on latest coaching techniques through research and/or
continuing education through USA Swimming or ASCA
• Strong understanding of overall balance of training for distance and sprint,
taper techniques, both in water and dry-land, for all age groups and
strength/conditioning work throughout the entire program
o Ability to develop and implement a cohesive vision and
coaching philosophy throughout the program, building
swimmers from novice through senior levels
• Encourage athletes to strive for their personal best
Knowledge, Skills, and Other Qualifications:
• Current USA Swimming coach member in good standing, including all
courses and certifications.
• Proven coaching experience of five or more years and track of proven
success with both developmental and elite swimmers in technique, race
strategy, training methodologies, and results.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with
athletes, parents, staff, and the broader community.
• Strong organizational abilities to manage multiple tasks and events
simultaneously.
• Proficient in use of Hy-Tek software, Colorado Timing Systems, and
TeamUnify platforms, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint – or
equivalent).
• Must pass USA Swimming background check.
• Required to maintain USA Swimming coach certification, including first aid
and life-saving requirements

Compensation:
$55,000-$70,000 compensation is commensurate with education and experience and
includes a structured bonus based on specific performance criteria. $600.00 monthly
stipend for benefits.

Head Coach

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

Date posted: April 16, 2024

Location: 9300 Blairwood Access Way, Louisville, KY, USA

with Triton Swimming of Louisville

Triton Swimming Head Coach Job Description

  • Triton Swim Club is seeking a highly motivated Head Swim Coach to oversee training design, technique and performance excellence that align with the mission and values of our competitive swim club. Position is a full time salaried position (approximately 40 hours per week, including both on deck coaching and administrative/managerial duties). This position reports to Genesis Health Club management.

Expected Job Duties:

  • Serve as the Head Swim Coach for the team’s competitive swim program: 
    • Supervise and maintain practice and meet environment, fostering a positive, safe, inclusive, challenging and supportive team environment that promotes sportsmanship, teamwork and the personal growth and development of both athletes and assistant coaches. 
    • Develop and implement comprehensive training programs across all team/group levels tailored to the needs and abilities of each practice group,  focusing on skill development, stroke progression, tactical knowledge, and physical fitness. 
    • Ensure the safety of all swimmers during practices and meets, following proper protocols and guidelines.
  • Assessment and assignment of swimmers to training groups and appropriate goal setting.
  • Propose the competition calendar for the short course, long course, and championship seasons.
  • Ensure all swim meets have adequate coaching coverage for all participating swimmers.
  • Collaborate with team administrator (and Triton aquatics director) on team practice schedules and meet schedules, including team and coach travel, meet entry assignments, and other meet-related administrative duties. 
  • Uphold and enforce team rules, regulations, and board policies.

In addition to coaching experience, the head coach position is responsible for the day-to-day operations, hands-on guidance, and involvement in all aspects of the swim program, including but not limited to:

  • Maintain regular and efficient communication with swimmers, parents, and Genesis to provide updates on team activities, schedules, sport-specific education, and performance. Communication with the club via email, newsletter, office hours and athlete/ parent meetings when required/requested. 
  • Management, training, mentoring, scheduling and professional development of the assistant coach staff. Not limited to execution of staff meetings, scheduling, assignment and delegation of duties, development and implementation of a cohesive vision and coaching philosophy throughout the program. 
  • Work collaboratively with Genesis to ensure adequate and effective coaching staff to include position descriptions, search processes, acquisition, orientation and hiring/firing practices.
  • Work collaboratively with Genesis resources to secure pool time and set practice times for groups in the allotted time available, resolving pool limitations creatively to accommodate training.
  • Work collaboratively with the parent volunteers and Genesis by attending meetings and providing monthly progress reports regarding athlete performance, financial, communication, and staffing statuses.
  • Assist Genesis with the development and implementation of the annual budget and conduct and manage club activities within the parameters of the budget. 
  • Plan, participate, promote and engage in team community events, awards, team building and team social events and meetings. 
  • Collaborate with volunteer help to coordinate meet set-up, management, and take down for Club-hosted meets.
  • Lead swimmer recruitment and retention efforts to maintain Club membership.  
  • Represent Triton/Genesis professionally and positively within the Louisville swim community and greater. 
  • Maintain good public relations and communication with media, potential members, sponsors, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current USA Swimming coach member in good standing, including lifeguard, first aid and all USA Swimming coach courses and certifications.
  • 5+ years coaching experience demonstrating a record of successful leadership with both developmental and elite swimmers in technique, race strategy, stroke mechanics, age-appropriate dryland training techniques and training methodologies. Strong understanding of overall balance of training for distance and sprint, taper techniques. 
  • Strong organizational ability to manage multiple tasks and events simultaneously.
  • Proficient in use of TeamUnify platforms, USA swimming, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint – or equivalent) and email.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) to effectively interact with athletes, parents, staff, Genesis and the broader community.
  • Ability to demonstrate reliability, availability, and ethical behavior including punctuality, confidentiality, professionalism, positive and constructive feedback.
  • Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines, attention to detail, accuracy and follow through.
  • Knowledge, compliance and commitment to Safe Sport and USA Swimming regulations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 years+ experience as Head Coach at the club or collegiate level
  • Experience as a competitive swimmer, preferably at a collegiate level
  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or ASCA Level 4 or 5 Certification
  • Proficient in use of Meet Manager, Timing System platforms
  • Experience with swim meet management and execution.

Work Hours: Head Coach is a full-time exempt position with irregular hours including evenings and weekends. The position will also require working weekend meets with participation in meets at a local, state, regional and national levels. 

Compensation: Compensation is commensurate with education and experience and includes a structured bonus based on specific performance criteria. This position is eligible for health insurance, paid time off, meet and team travel expenses and mileage. Genesis covers annual expenses for all coach recertification and USA Swimming registration.

Probation: It is understood that the first 90 days of employment shall be probationary and that if the Employee’s services are not satisfactory to the Employer, employment shall be terminated during or at the end of this probationary period.

Drug Screening and Background Check: The Employer reserves the right to drug test all employees, at any time, during the course of their employment. The Employer also reserves the right to run a background check on each candidate upon hire.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit a resume, three professional references and a cover letter to include a brief explanation of their coaching philosophy to Genesis Blairwood General Manager, Dave Haydu ([email protected]).

Review of applications will begin immediately but the position will remain open until it is filled by the best candidate.

Full Time Age Group Coach – Alto Swim Club

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

Date posted: April 16, 2024

Location: Palo Alto, CA, USA

with Alto Swim Club

Alto Swim Club is seeking a full-time coach.

Alto Swim Club is the premier USA swimming team in the Palo Alto and Stanford area; our mission is to be the best developmental and high performance swim team in the United States. We offer a comprehensive swim program for all athletes, from the beginner swimmer to the Olympian.

We are looking for a full-time coach to join our close-knit coaching team and community. The Coach will lead two of our 12 & Under groups, and assist with multiple other groups in our Age Group program. The coach will be involved in all aspects of team development and management. A typical week will include approximately 25 hours of on-deck coaching and 15 hours of administrative duties.

Qualifications:

  • Coaching and / or competitive swimming experience at the club or collegiate level.
  • Current USA Swimming coach certifications.
  • Loves coaching. Passion for developing swimmers of all ages.
  • Strong communication, organizational, and administrative skills.
  • Expertise with current technique development and training.
  • Enthusiastic, hard working, and highly motivated team player.

Compensation:
Alto Swim Club offers competitive compensation based on qualifications.

Quincy University – Graduate Assistant

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

Date posted: April 16, 2024

Location: 1800 College Avenue, Quincy, IL, USA

with Quincy University

We are looking for a graduate assistant to help continue to build our swim program, now entering year three! Duties include but are not limited to: managing training groups, aiding in administrative tasks, recruiting, and running our academic study hall. We offer Masters degrees in Education or Business Administration as well as a stipend.

Quincy is a University of 1200 students located on the Mississippi River in Western Illinois. We compete in the GLVC and NCAA Division II. The swim team was founded in 2022 and in three years has grown from 16 to 50 members, with one individual NCAA qualifier this past season.