Age Group Coordinator- Kansas City, MO

Applications due 09/30/16

Job Description:

Empire Swim Club KC

Age Group Coordinator

Empire Swim Club KC is actively searching for an Age Group Coordinator to manage and direct our competitive Age Group Program. Empire Swim Club is a 160+ member club located in the desirable Lee’s Summit, MO suburb of Kansas City. Our Age Group team has multiple Sectional level athletes and has recently produced National Top 10 Swimmers. The team swims out of two facilities, a 10 lane 25y pool as well as a 50m facility. This is a 40+ hour/ week competitive hourly salary with incentives available including monthly bonuses and reimbursements. In addition to the strong initial compensation, this is a growth opportunity for the right person. ESC is expanding and this position’s responsibilities will expand alongside.

• Minimum of five years prior coaching experience as a USA Swimming certified coach preferred
• Bachelor’s degree in a relatated field of study preferred
• American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) Level 3 or higher preferred
• Must be current on all USA Swimming Coach Membership requirements
• In good standing with all USA Swimming required safety and background checks

Responsibilities and Tasks:
• Deck coaching hours that may include 5 week nights, Saturdays and some mornings as needed
• Weekly staff meetings where the successful candidate will often be asked to present teaching material to the staff.
• Additional administrative hours expected
• Support the head coach in the implementation of team direction and goals with the age-group swimmers and training groups
• Support the development of each swimmer within the ESC membership in order for them to achieve their highest desired potential
• Meet entries for all groups within the Age-Group program
• Strong communication skills

  • The ability to communicate and execute a contiguous teaching and training program vertically integrated throughout the entire team
    • Ability to work within a system
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Knowledge with Team Unify and Hy-Tek is a plus
    • Passion and enthusiasm for competitive swimming with desire to excel professionally and to continually learn


Specific Group Responsibilities:
• Directly coach our most competitive Age Group Squad
• Develop, in conjunction with the head coach, a seasonal plan with connection to the teams overall goals and direction
• Create a well-organized plan that integrates the team’s group goals (reaching Zones, Sectionals, Jr. Nationals, etc.)
• Coordinate goal meetings that encourage personal growth and development in and out of the pool

Compensation and Benefits:
• Competitive hourly salary commensurate with experience
• Bonuses and Reimbursement

Lee’s Summit Missouri is a booming city within the Kansas City Metro-plex. Quality of life and cost of living are very desirable. The city is a wonderful place to raise a family and also provides easy access to Kansas City which is a cultural hub in the mid-west.

To apply, send Resume’, cover letter along with any pertinent work samples (past workouts, season plans, dryland workouts, etc…) to Head Coach Bobby Mattin at [email protected]

Start Date early to mid-September

How to Apply

Email resume’, cover letter and any pertinent work samples to [email protected]

Contact Information

Head Coach Bobby Mattin

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