Age Group Head Coach — Y-Spartaquatics Swim Club

Applications due 04/18/17

Job Description:

We are looking to hire a qualified individual, for the position of Head Age Group Coach, who can build upon our tradition of excellence.  The position reports directly to the Head Coach / Director of Competitive Swimming.  This person would be in charge of creating and executing a strategic plan consistent with the YSSC vision, mission and training philosophy; as well as managing the overall direction of our age group program.  He or she would also serve as the lead coach for our Age Group Blue (9-10) and Age Group Yellow (11-12) training groups.

A detailed description of our team structure can be found here:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to pass a YMCA background check.
  • Ability to obtain USA Swimming membership.
  • 1-3 years’ experience as an age group coach, swim lesson instructor or teacher.
  • Experience working effectively with swim parents and other stakeholders.
  • Prior experience as an athlete or coach for the sport of swimming.
  • Strong administrative, communication and project management skills.
  • Experience with TeamUnify, Hy-Tek Team/Meet Manager and Microsoft applications.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A passion for kids, a love for the sport and an eagerness to collaborate with other professional coaches.
  • A willingness to make a positive, impactful difference in a child’s life.
  • A successful track record with developing 12 & under athletes for future success in higher levels of the sport.
  • Experience managing or developing a comprehensive athlete progression from age group to senior swimming.
  • Experience working within a medium to large sized multi-site program.
  • Current coaching membership in good standing with USA Swimming.
  • Experience working for a YMCA Swimming & Diving Program [Preferred, but not required]
  • American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) membership [Level 3 or higher, but not required].
  • A Bachelor Degree from an accredited college/university.


This is a full-time salaried position with benefits to commensurate with experience. The approximate salary range is $40,000 to $46,000/yr.

Link to official job description:

How to Apply

Please send resume and 3 to 4 references to HR Coordinator Samantha Brock [email protected], 151 North Ribault Street, Spartanburg SC, 29302. For more information go to or call 864-433-9623.

Contact Information

Head Coach Ted Pierson

Middle Tyger YMCA
720 Shoals Road
Duncan SC, 29334

phone: (864) 433-9623

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