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Swimming Entrepreneurs Wanted

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team Other
  • Sport Swimming
A3 Performance

Date posted: January 16, 2021

Location: 300 Chaffee Rd, Oconomowoc, WI 53066, USA

with A3 Performance

A3 Performance is the fastest-growing brand of performance swimwear in America. As an Innovator and Leader in product development, A3 Performance is now taking an innovative approach to brand growth and distribution.

This is where you come in. If you are entrepreneurial in nature and have dreamed of starting your own business, if you want to work in the sport of swimming and have the same drive as an aspiring athlete, an A3 Agent may be your calling.

An A3 Performance Agent is an independent business functioning as a marketing, sales, and service representative of A3 Performance. Enjoy the freedom of owning your own business and the support of the fastest-growing swimwear brand in America!

Senior Swim Coach

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

Date posted: January 15, 2021

Location: South Pavilion Center Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89144, USA

with Las Vegas Swim Club

Position:                Senior Coach

Club:                       Las Vegas Swim Club (Member of Southern California Swimming LSC)

Location:               Pavilion Center Pool, Las Vegas (Summerlin Area), NV

Job Type:               Part Time

Website:                www.lasvegasswimclub.com

Las Vegas Swim Club (LVSC) is seeking an experienced Senior level coach to lead our Platinum Group.  The Platinum Group consists of experienced and committed high school aged athletes on the State to Junior Olympic (JO) Level.  Many of these athletes will look to continue to our National Group and swim collegiately.  LVSC promotes respect, hard work, and dedication, but in a family-like atmosphere.  Candidates should be excited to promote the values of our Mission Statement (bottom).

Job Responsibilities

  • Five 2hr practices per week (after school and Saturdays); additional AM training over the Summer
  • Average of one meet weekend per month
  • Travel meets once per season (short course and long course)
  • Possibility for additional dryland and/or shifts with other groups
  • Coach is responsible for season plan, workout writing, and meet entries for the group
  • Communication with athletes and group parents is essential

Job Requirements

  • USA Swimming Coach in good standing
  • Must pass background check
  • 2-4+ years of experience working with High School aged athletes and/or teaching at the High School level
  • Strong technical knowledge of swimming
  • Strong knowledge of Senior level training in all strokes and distances
  • Strong communication skills

Preferred Skills

  • ASCA level 2 certification
  • Experience with Team Unify
  • Physiology and/or exercise training experience
  • Experience training JO level or higher

LVSC Mission Statement

Las Vegas Swim Club strives to create a family and team atmosphere in a sport that is sometimes incorrectly considered an individual sport.  In addition to technique, endurance, and power, our teaching focuses on personal ownership, respect, discipline, hard work, and sportsmanship.  Through these lessons athletes are challenged to reach their maximum potential, both as a swimmer and as a person. The lessons learned at LVSC will help prepare its members for whatever challenges they take on in their lives.

Head Swim Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
Peoria Area Water Wizards (PAWW)

Date posted: January 14, 2021

Location: 415 West Richmond Avenue, Peoria, IL, USA

with Peoria Area Water Wizards (PAWW)

Head Coach/C.E.O of Peoria Area Water Wizards Swim Team Job Description
The Peoria Area Water Wizards (PAWW) swim team Head Coach/ C.E.O. is responsible for the planning,
organization, delivery, and quality of the PAWW competitive swim team. The emphasis is on the quality
of the programs, collaborations, and expansion of programs within our service area, increasing
enrollment in our existing programs, and budget management. The Head Coach / C.E.O. is expected to
determine how to accomplish these tasks within the guidelines and recommendations of the Board of
Directors of PAWW, Inc.
The following are areas of responsibility and authority for the Head Coach / C.E.O, but are not limited to:
1. Directs, organizes, and supervises all competitive PAWW swim team activities to meet PAWW,
Inc. objectives. Plans seasons, conducts practices for, at minimum, senior prep and senior level
athletes, and attends both regular season and championship meets. Assures that coaching staff
plans seasons, conducts practices for age group and developmental levels, and attend meets.
2. Plans training and swim meet schedule, establishes standard operating policies and procedures
for processing team registrations, meet entries and medical forms, executes meet entries, and
facilitates running tryouts and hosted meets in conjunction with the PAWW Parent board and
volunteers. Schedules and secures practice facilities. Provides upkeep of assigned program
facilities and equipment.
3. Commit to developing good character in all participants of the program. Work with coaching
staff and run training to develop, retain, and bring out the potential in all levels of swimmers.
Annually evaluate and update program goals and objectives. Develop plans to achieve the
PAWW swim team program goals.
4. Develop, monitor, and maintain guidelines of program budget to meet fiscal goals and
objectives to be evaluated annually with a multi-year vision of the program in mind.
5. Assures recruitment, hiring, training, development, sets schedules for, and directs coaching
personnel of the PAWW swim team accordingly. Develops strategies to motivate and retain
staff to achieve program goals and objectives. Assures recruitment, training, development and
assists in direction of volunteer personnel accordingly.
6. In collaboration with the Board of Directors of PAWW, Inc., the competitive swim team staff,
and volunteers, will maintain the PAWW swim team website. Creates educational opportunities
for parents and swimmers such as clinics, presentations, and meetings. Additionally,
communicates with the Board of Directors of PAWW, Inc, swim team, coaches, parents,
volunteers, and community to inform of practices, meets, and other swimming related events.
Responds to all agency, parent, and community inquiries and complaints in a timely manner.
7. Assures compliance with rules, standards, and guidelines set forth by USA Swimming and that all
aquatic safety procedures are followed. Assure compliance with state and local regulations
from aquatic and swimming governing bodies.
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8. Meet monthly, additionally as needed, with the PAWW parent board to facilitate and discuss
team and meet operations.
9. In collaboration with the Board of Directors and their representative, markets programs to
service the communities in the area. Works to expand developmental, age group, senior, and
national level programming in the PAWW swim team service area in accordance with strategic
and operating plans. Develops and maintains relationships with school administration, parent
groups, and other organizations and agencies related to assigned programs to further the
PAWW swim team and PAWW, Inc missions.
10. Promotes and maintains club recognition and excellence opportunities within USA Swimming.
11. Maintains proper records/department files. Compiles and updates the Board of Directors of
PAWW, Inc. on program statistics. Compiles and updates parents and swimmers on
performance statistics. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation in the
program including daily attendance totals.
12. Adopt and publicize a swim team policy concerning reporting of misconduct, electronic
communication policy, and plan to address bullying.

Highly competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Lifeguard III/ Head Age Group Coach

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

Date posted: January 8, 2021

Location: City of Craig, Craig, AK, USA

with Craig Waverunner Swim Club

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


The City of Craig offers competitive wages and a very good benefit package, including health insurance. You may view the job description and application at this site:  Lifeguard III/ Swim Coach


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


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


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


For inquiries, contact: 


Jen Creighton

CWSC Assistant Coach

P.O. Box 877

Craig, AK 99921

Phone: 907-401-0685

Email: [email protected]


Smith College Swimming and Diving Graduate Assistant

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

Date posted: January 5, 2021

Location: Smith College, Northampton, MA, USA

with Smith College

Work Awards/ Scholarships are available for individuals interested in pursuing a master’s degree with a specialization in coaching women at the intercollegiate level.  Candidates should have an undergraduate academic record of high caliber, and advanced skill and / or experience coaching/ teaching.   The deadline for applying to the program with consideration for financial aid is March 15, 2021.

The graduate program in exercise and sport studies prepares individuals to coach women’s collegiate teams.  Recognized nationally for its excellence, our program received Level V accreditation from the National Association for Sport and Physical Education.  The program connects theory with practice by linking coursework with assistant coaching experiences.  All students are in residence for two years.

Head Swim Coach

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

Date posted: January 4, 2021

Location: Watertown, SD, USA

with Watertown Area Swim Club

Head Swim Coach
Watertown Area Swim Club – Watertown, SD

Watertown Area Swim Club is looking to hire a Head Swim Coach for our club team.  Swimmers age 5 – 19 years of age. There are currently 200 swimmers on the team with a supportive community.  The town has the Prairie Lakes Wellness Center with an 8 lane pool and 3 lane warm-up/cool-down pool.  The team hosts 5 meets each year.  SD is an age-group only state, athletes swim year-round with the team, no high school swimming. Throughout Covid-19 – the facility worked with the team and we were only out of the water until June 1st.  The team is currently practicing at pre-Covid-19 levels.

Watertown is the 5th largest town in South Dakota – with approximately 22,000 people.  Northeastern SD is known for its lakes and great outdoors.

Position requires a motivated and enthusiastic coach with knowledge of competitive swimming.  The team also employs a Team Manager who manages administration of the team – including billing, collection, fundraising, etc.  An assistant coach oversees newer swimmers until they can swim all 4 strokes.


  • Swim coaching experience and current swim coach certification with USA Swimming.

Ideal Candidate possesses:

  • Proven success coaching all levels
  • Strong core values that include respect, trust, and integrity
  • Cooperative and respectful communication style with swimmers, parents, and co-workers
  • Personality that motivates swimmers
  • Knowledge of programs including Hy-Tek, Meet Manager, Team Unify, etc.
  • Bachelor’s degree

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Coach developed swim groups in practice
  • Coach all swimmers at meets
  • Maintain and pursue continuing education related to all athletes at his/her level about proper stroke technique.
  • Ensure proper communication with parents and swimmers

Salary will be commensurate with experience.   $40,000 – $55,000


Email – [email protected]


Assistant Age Group Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
Bellevue Club Swim Team (BCST)

Date posted: January 4, 2021

Location: 11200 Southeast 6th Street, Bellevue, WA, USA

with Bellevue Club Swim Team (BCST)

Bellevue Club, The Premier Athletic and Social Club on Seattle’s Eastside is looking for a well qualified Assistant Age Group Coach for our aged 10 & Under Swim team group.

This part-time position will be responsible for assisting in the planning, organization, development and execution of training sessions for the Bellevue Club Swim Team (BCST).

This  position will ensure that swimmers involved in the BCST program participate regularly in team workouts, training sessions, and meetings as well as maintains detailed records of all swimmer’s workouts and attendance.

Candidates must be able to accompany swimmers to scheduled meets, supervise pre-meet warmups and motivate and evaluate swimmers during the meet as well as attend all scheduled coaches’ meetings.

Other Duties:

Ensures that all workouts and training sessions administered are safe and complete, and that the workouts accomplish the competitive goals of the BCST program.

Maintains a current knowledge of the training and administrative needs of a highly competitive youth swimming program and conveys this information to the Swim Team coaching staff to implement as appropriate.

Conducts an annual, written short course season and long course season goal setting session with each swimmer in the individual group, covering all aspects of their training and performance.

Performs similar job-related duties and special projects as assigned.


Lifeguard Training

CPRPR (CPR for the Professional Rescuer)

Safety Training for Swim Coaches

First Aid, and ASCA Level 2 certification

Current In Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certification.

STAS Head Site Coach

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

Date posted: December 28, 2020

Location: Oakley, CA, USA

with STAS

General Description

Responsible for providing innovative direction and support in all aspects of swim team operation.  Develop and maintain top quality communication between coach, swimmer, parents, all other site locations and the club that is critical to the success of the program.  To understand, accept and positively affect the philosophy of the team.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Recruit, train and supervise swim team staff. Schedule all departmental staff.
  • Support the organization, planning, budgeting, promotion and evaluation of all swim team activity.
  • Oversee the control and safety of the pool during clinics, practices and meets.
  • Assist in the scheduling of the pool for clinics, practices and meets.
  • Provide innovative practice and workout content including written practice plans, instruction in all four competitive strokes, stars, turns and touches and the use of drills and stroke correction in every opportunity.
  • Foster sportsmanship, camaraderie and a positive work ethic in every swimmer.
  • Must be present at all practices, meets and team events.
  • Help select individual’s meet events
  • Maintain attendance records.
  • Collaborate with other site coaches to ensure team unity and cohesion across locations.
  • All other duties as assigned.



  • USA Swimming coaching certification
  • Completion of Safe Sport Training
  • Customer service, member relation and team management skills.
  • Positive experience within the aquatics industry.
  • Possess the ability to project an enthusiastic and positive attitude.
  • WSI and CPR/AED certifications.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Head Coach – Santa Barbara Swim Club

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

Date posted: December 16, 2020

Location: Santa Barbara, CA, USA

with Santa Barbara Swim Club

The Santa Barbara Swim Club (SBSC) is searching for an enthusiastic Head Coach who will define, influence and lead the overall direction of the club program. We are a non-profit, board-governed, coach-led swim team in Santa Barbara, California operating out of the Los Banos and UCSB pool facilities. The Head Coach will be responsible for all aspects of operating a year-round competitive swim program.

Job Description

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Lead the development and implementation of overall team philosophy on coaching, swimmer development, and team dynamics
  • Establish workout groups, schedules, and criteria for advancement through collaboration with coaching staff
  • On deck coaching and supervision of senior elite swimmers
  • Develop and oversee training programs for all age groups
  • Supervise and mentor coaching staff
  • Plan seasonal and yearly competition schedule for all groups
  • Establish and maintain regular and timely communications with swimmers, parents, coach and board members
  • Host periodic parent meetings to educate and inform parents
  • Provide monthly written reports to BOD and attend board meetings.
  • Collaborate with Santa Barbara City College, UCSB, other local recreational aquatic directors and local high school swim coaches for facility use, contract compliance, and asset sharing.
  • Represent the team at swim meets, external meetings, and other required meetings or assign a delegate


The ideal candidate has:

  • Experience as both a head coach and age group coach of a competitive swim team with at least 100 athletes
  • Current USA Swimming Coach Certification, including first aid and life-saving certification
  • American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) Coaching Certification Level 2 or higher preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills to interface with all levels of employees, club members, athletes, parents, Board of Directors and community members
  • Team management skills and ability to provide clear verbal or written direction to employees/swimmers/parents
  • Up-to-date understanding of latest coaching techniques through research and continuing education
  • Track record of swimmer retention, recruitment and development at all levels
  • Experienced with Team Unify and Hy-Tek
  • Bachelor’s Degree and prior collegiate swimmer strongly preferred

Other Requirements

  • Must pass a Background check with USA Swimming and complete the USA Swimming head coach requirements
  • Must pass a Motor Vehicle Report check
  • Provide a minimum of 3 References
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software (preferred)

Salary based on qualifications and experience. Team provides reimbursement for travel and team related expenses, and funding for coach educational opportunities.

Please visit sbswim.net to learn more about our club. Please email resume and three references to at [email protected].





Assistant Coach, Swimming

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division I)
  • Sport Swimming
Youngstown State University Swimming & Diving

Date posted: December 14, 2020

Location: 1 University Plaza, Youngstown, OH 44555, USA

with Youngstown State University Swimming & Diving

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES: Implements coaching strategies and teaching methods to develop student athletes’ skills and teamwork; analyzes performance of team and adjust strategies as needed; evaluates opponents and develops game strategies; plans and conducts practices and other activities in preparation for competition; manages camps and clinics, if applicable.Assists with the development of the team budget; analyzes historical expenditure fixtures; compiles projections for budget expenditures for various aspects of team operations (i.e. travel, equipment, recruiting, athletic aid, marketing, etc.); authorizes the expenditures of funds for team operations; monitors expenditures to ensure that they adhere to proscribed limitations; ensures that all expenditures are properly documented and in compliance with university and NCAA regulations; prepares expenditure reports are directed.

Conducts promotional activities for fundraising, recruitment, public relations, and other marketing activities; attends promotional events, community activities, and fundraisers; prepares promotional materials for distribution (e.g. team background, participant bios, letters of interest, etc.); prepares and delivers speeches and presentations at local community groups, fundraisers, athlete events, etc.

Assists with the administration of policies and procedures with respect to academic expectations for team members; communicates with academic advising staff regarding athletic academic performance; meets with athletes to review course load issues, degree requirements, course selections, etc.; counsels athletes on performance issues, study skills, and techniques for academic success.

Identifies and develops team strategy for recruitment; analyzes team needs in order to focus recruitment efforts; creates promotional strategy for contacting and recruiting prospective student athletes; develops promotional correspondence and materials for distribution to prospective recruits; conducts recruiting trips and activities in accordance with developed recruitment strategy; formulates recommendations concerning the award of athletic aid to targeted recruits.

Oversees assigned course loads; compiles lesson plans and related course materials; receives and responds to student inquiries; provides instruction to students in applicable subject matter; reviews student performance to determine appropriate grade or credit.

Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable OSHA safety standards that pertain to essential functions.

OTHER FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES: Videotapes practices, games, and strength training sessions as directed.

Manages equipment inventory and related duties as directed.

Develops and manages strength training program as directed.

Drives passenger vans as required.

Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.

Performs any and all other related duties as assigned or directed in order to promote, further, and ensure the effective and efficient operation of YSU.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Functional supervision is exercised over support staff on temporary or intermittent basis and full supervision and management of program is exercised in absence of head coach.

REPORTS TO: Head Coach, Swimming & Diving

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR LICENSURES: CPR/AED/First Aid certifications; Annual proficiency in NCAA Certification to Recruit.



Bachelor’s degree; minimum one year of four-year collegiate swimming coach experience; demonstrated experience in planning and preparation for meets and practices, on deck coaching, and dry land training; effective communication skills; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; travel and non-traditional hours; valid driver’s license.


Additional Salary Information: $1000 Standard Allowance
Internal Number: 6419

Assistant Mens and Womens Swimming & Diving Coach/Aquatics Manager

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

Date posted: December 11, 2020

Location: Poughkeepsie, NY, USA

with Vassar College

Vassar College

Assistant Mens and Womens Swimming & Diving Coach/Aquatics Manager

Department: Athletics & Physical Education Department

Duration of Position: Academic year / Full time

Work Schedule:

Employee Type: Administrator

Posting Date: 12/10/2020

Union Representation: Not Applicable

Posting Number: AS022P

Pay Rate:

About Vassar College

Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
Vassar College is a smoke-free, tobacco-free campus.

Position Summary and Responsibilities

Vassar College invites applications for the position of Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving Coach/Aquatics Manager. This is a benefit-eligible, ten-month position. The individual will report to the Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving Coach and the Associate Athletics Director for Facilities and Events. Weekend, holiday, early morning and/or late evening hours are required.

The successful candidate will assist the head coach in all aspects of a competitive NCAA Division III swimming & diving program including, but not limited to:

• On-deck and in-pool instruction for practices and meets;

• Creation of practice plans;

• Player and team development;

• Academic monitoring;

• Meet strategies and competitive coaching;

• Recruitment and retention of qualified student-athletes;

• Budget management;

• Team travel.

Responsibilities for facilities and events:
Assisting the Associate Director of Athletics for Facilities & Events in the administration of Kresge Pool, event management, and other duties including but not limited to:

• Assists in the day to day operations of the pool to include scheduling and upkeep of the facility;

• Oversees and coordinates the recruitment, hiring, training, scheduling, certification, daily supervision of student and professional lifeguards;

• Participates in budget preparation and management of the annual operating budget for the pool;

• Ensures the pool is compliant with all local, state and national requirements and current on all necessary certifications required for operation;

• Responsible and provides oversight of pre-meet set up and clean up for all home swimming and diving competition;

• Other facilities duties as assigned.

Starting Date: February 1, 2021

Vassar College athletics programs are conducted in compliance with policies, procedures and regulations of Vassar College, the NCAA and the Liberty League.


Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree and coaching and/or swimming experience at the collegiate level is required.
• Knowledge and compliance with NCAA and league rules and regulations are required.

• Certification in CPR, AED, First Aid, and lifeguarding is necessary but can be obtained through Vassar College as needed.

• A valid driver’s license and the successful result of a background check are mandatory.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Qualified applicants are asked to submit a résumé, cover letter and three references (with phone numbers and email addresses) to: https://employment.vassar.edu. No applications by email will be accepted. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to those applications received by December 21, 2020. For additional information please visit Vassar at www.vassar.edu.

For full consideration applicants should apply by: 12/21/2020

All applicants must apply online at: https://apptrkr.com/2098109.

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Developmental/Age Group/Senior Coaches

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

Date posted: December 10, 2020

Location: Issaquah, WA, USA

with Issaquah Swim Team


Issaquah Swim Team (IST) is a non-profit, board-run, year-round competitive swim team located in Issaquah, WA with over 300 members. Our mission is developing accomplished athletes and well-rounded individuals through competitive swimming. We strive to be the model swim club for athletes, families, and coaches in the Pacific Northwest. We are committed to athletic excellence while providing a positive, educative, healthy, and safe environment for all members.

IST is searching for an energetic part-time coach to join us in developing our athletes and growing our program while teaching and modeling our core values of being swimmer centric, supporting life-long learning, having passionate coaches, following a philosophy of growth, and building community.

You can find more information about our team here: https://www.teamunify.com/team/pnsist/page/team-info/missionvision

Job Duties

The part time coach will:

· Create and conduct workouts (approximately 3-10 hours per week)

· Attend all assigned swim meets (approximately 1-2 weekends per month)

· Attend staff meetings

· Assist or substitute for other coaches as directed

· Effectively teach strokes, starts, and turns

· Help athletes to develop and achieve their highest personal and athletic potentials

· Motivate training groups with goals, rewards, fun and team spirit activities

· Perform other duties as needed or assigned by the Head Coach

Requirements & Compensation

Applicants must have a competitive swimming background, possess (or be willing and able to obtain) current certifications in Lifeguarding/1st Aid and CPR/AED, and be able to pass a preemployment background check. Additional training through USA Swimming may be necessary.

Compensation is highly competitive and will be based on experience. This position will be eligible for two bonuses per training year.


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $18.00 – $35.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
We have specific operating procedures the team will follow for coaches and athletes at each of the facilities we are using. These procedures meet or exceed the recommendations of WA State Dept of Health and the CDC.

Assistant Swim Coach

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

Date posted: December 10, 2020

Location: 2625 Patricia Drive, Santa Clara, CA, USA

with Santa Clara Swim Club

Job Title:                                  Assistant Swim Coach

Job Open Date:                     December 7, 2020

Work Location:                     Bay Area, CA

Job Type:                                 Full time employee

FLSA Exemption Status:    Non-exempt

Pay Rate/Range:                  $24 to $29/hour [$50,000 to $60,000/year]

(inclusive of Section 125 cafeteria health plan benefits)

Additionally, eligible for overtime pay, bonus plan,
paid holidays, vacation and sick-days off, etc.

Days/Hours:                           Monday – Sunday as needed.






Santa Clara Swim Club (SCSC) ranks amongst the leading competitive swimming programs in the country with a wide range of ages and swim abilities.  SCSC’s mission is to inspire athletes to pursue excellence through the sport of swimming.  SCSC is committed to being a world-class organization by providing a safe, positive, diverse, inclusive, and healthy environment for athletes, coaches, officials, and team families.




Under the direction of the Head Coach and Program Director, the Assistant Swim Coach’s responsibilities include coaching varying degree of abilities and diverse groups using best practices and methodologies in a productive and encouraging atmosphere leading the overall growth and development of SCSC and its athletes.  The Assistant Swim Coach is expected to maintain a safe and effective learning environment focusing on established goals with the swimmer(s), coaching staff, and club.  The Assistant Swim Coach must have outstanding interpersonal skills to foster positive relationships that lead improved outcomes by the swimmers, families, coaching staff and management; and the ability to support personal development of the swimmers on both the wet and dry side of training and competition as appropriate.  Must abide by the American Swimming Coaches Association Code of Ethics, the USA Swimming Code of Conduct, and SCSC policies and procedures.


This position is a full-time position with competitive salary inclusive of benefits and opportunities.




Athlete Skills, Duties, and Responsibilities – ~80%

Administrative Duties – ~20%


  • Under general direction of the head coach, performs assigned coaching duties in accordance with seasonally outlined curriculum, practice schedules, and be supportive of the overall philosophy and direction of SCSC.
  • Assists in all aspects of training and coaching with advanced knowledge of the sport of swimming in the areas of skill development, coaching strategies, technique, and mental conditioning.
  • Assists with organization and implementation of a dry-land program working with head coach and strength coach.
  • Travels to local and away meets, assisting with team coordination and organization.
  • Maintain professional conduct at all times.
  • Assists other coaches/instructors as needed, communicating with counterpart coaches regularly as part of a cohesive program; substituting for other coaches as needed.
  • Interact effectively and professionally with parents.
  • Assists in the maintenance and cleanliness of the aquatics center.
  • Model proper dress, language, demeanor, and sportsmanship for swimmers.
  • Have a passion for helping swimmers maximize their potential and exhibit it daily.
  • Possess USA Swimming certifications and credentials commensurate with the position.
  • Seek growth through continued professional education, training, and experience.
  • Assists with SCSC activities, such as fundraisers, special events, team-builders, clinics, camps, evaluations, home and away meets, and coaches’ education opportunities.
  • Assists with the coordination of team travel arrangements.
  • Works cooperatively with personnel in the administrative department, SCSC membership and the general public.


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.




  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution (or relevant experience in lieu thereof).
  • Current USA Swimming Coach Certified.
  • Prefer ASCA Level 3 (ASCA Level 2 minimum for consideration).
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and successful coaching experience.
  • Ability to effectively communicate through oral, written and electronic forms.
  • Experience in competitive swimming as a participant or a coach.
  • Experience in program planning and teaching.
  • Ability to teach sound fundamentals of the sport of swimming.
  • Thorough knowledge of USA Swimming and American Swimming Coaches Association Policies.
  • Current Lifeguard/CPR/AED/First Aid – for adult, infant, toddlers.
  • Understand the current best practices in learn-to-swim skills, competitive swim techniques and childhood/teenage development.




  • Satisfactory criminal history background check.
  • Mandated reporting requirements of Safe Sports.
  • Maintain a valid CA driver’s license, a clean DMV record and enrollment in the DMV Employee Pull-Notice Program.
  • SCSC is a Tobacco-and-Drugs-Free environment.
  • Available to work after hours, weekends, and holidays as required by team schedule.


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




  • Please send email to the following [email protected].
  • Resume (letter of application will be sent to the email address provided for completion).
  • List of three (3) current references with contact information.


Head Swim Team Coach at Bay Club Fremont

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Recreational
  • Sport Swimming
Bay Club Fremont

Date posted: December 7, 2020

Location: 46650 Landing Parkway, Fremont, CA, USA

with Bay Club Fremont

Under the direction of the Regional Aquatics Director, the Head Swim Team Coach is responsible for managing and coaching the year-round USA swim team, coaching upper-level athletes, providing oversight to all the swim teams and stroke schools; maintaining a safe and effective learning environment while focusing on the fulfillment of clients’ swimming goals; achieving personal revenue goals; and providing the best customer service and hospitality to members and guests.


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


  • Provide coaching for year-round USA swim team and oversight to all the swim teams and stroke schools
  • Present on deck during all team practices
  • Coaches upper-level athletes and provides specific and corrective feedback to each athlete at each session
  • Design and deliver effective, consistent,  and rewarding sessions and workouts
  • Integrate new swimmers into swim team and stroke school programs
  • 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
  • Conduct regular staff meeting with other coaches
  • Enforce all pool rules and aquatics center and club policies
  • Plan, organize and run swim meets, including submitting entries in a timely manner
  • Maintain a consistent work schedule; arrive punctually for sessions
  • Provide excellent communication with the parents of swimmers as well as all members and staff
  • Track attendance of client’s sessions
  • Accurately enter and maintain consistent timely records in the required systems for hours worked and sessions
  • Actively participate in events, programs meetings and 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
  • May submit billing and accounting for swimmers and program participants
  • Order and distribute uniforms and required gear for staff
  • 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/First Aid – for adult, infant, toddlers
  • Current USA Swim Coach Certified
  • 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
  • ASCA III preferred
  • Knowledge of Pool Maintenance/Certified Pool Operator preferred
  • Ability to teach Lifeguarding/First Aid/AED/CPR preferred
  • 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.
  • Demonstrated ability to support and develop diverse environment.
  • At least two (2) years’ experience in personnel supervision, training, and evaluation.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office programs such as WORD, EXCEL, and OUTLOOK are essential.

Head Swim Coach, Westbrook Seals Swim Club

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

Date posted: November 30, 2020

Location: 426 Bridge Street, Westbrook, ME, USA

with Westbrook Seals Swim Club

The Westbrook Seals Swim Club is looking for an energetic and team-driven Head Swim Coach to join our vibrant community. The Head Swim Coach is responsible for managing and coaching our year-round USA swim team; maintaining a safe and effective learning and training environment while focusing on the fulfillment of our members’ swimming goals and achieving team revenue goals. The Head Swim Coach will also be responsible for hiring, developing, and directing all coaching staff and will be expected to facilitate communication between coaching staff, swimmers, parents and others critical to the success of our program. The Head Swim Coach will be asked to develop and implement a culture and vision to instill values and skills our swimmers can use both in and out of the pool with an emphasis on excellence, goal setting, development, support, and teamwork.

Currently, the Westbrook Seals Swim Club is a non-profit, board-governed, coach led organization, but we are interested in discussing the option of a coach owned team with the right candidate.

Basic requirements include:

  • Minimum of 5 years of successful Head Coach or Assistant Coach experience
  • CPR/AED/First Aid and Lifeguard certified
  • Experience managing and developing coaching staff
  • Proficient in fostering productive relationships with other coaches and Board Members and be able to encourage creativity and contribution from others.
  • Ability to work effectively with colleagues both within swim and other community-wide areas.
  • Showcase a detailed understanding of performance needs of developing aquatics
  • Shows integrity and is fair, equitable and ethical in approach.
  • Protects confidential information and adheres to policies outlined by USA and Maine Swimming
  • Ability to develop and establish a positive, progressive, and winning team-wide culture
  • Strong leadership, communication, verbal, and written skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, Team Unify and Hy-Tek Management Software