Aquatics and Swim Team Director

Applications due 08/10/17

Job Description:


Under the direction of the District Aquatics Director and in accordance with Association policies, the Ft. Meigs YMCA Aquatics/Swim Team Director is responsible for the management of the entire Aquatics Lifeguard Team for the Fort Meigs YMCA branch of the YMCA of Greater Toledo and the Perrysburg City pool.  The Aquatics/Swim Team Director will also function as the head swim team coach for the Ft. Meigs YMCA. This position will lead the development and implementation of innovative curriculum and activities, supervising, guiding and developing staff to ensure that participant’s development occurs in a fun, healthy and safe environment, and ensuring program outcomes are consistently achieved.



The Aquatics Swim Team Director must be 21 years old, a high school graduate, certified Lifeguard with current CPR, First Aid, AED and O2 certificates. Demonstrate proven ability to display initiative, good judgment and ability to make decisions independently.  Able to demonstrate written and verbal communication skills; public speaking, capacity to prepare reports, and conduct in-service programs.  A minimum of two years of experience in coaching competitive swimming is a must.  Possess competent computer skills in the Windows environment.  Willing to learn the YMCA ThinSoft Program and continue the YMCA Leadership Model.



  • Lead Branch Aquatics operations by providing direction, leadership, support, and efficiencies for team members through strategic planning, administrative standardization, registration, quality standards, and risk management according to the YMCA of Greater Toledo’s Aquatics Standards.
  • Ensures that daily care of members, teens and families is a key priority by showing leadership towards staff and volunteers in accordance with the organization’s policies, mission and applicable laws at both the Ft Meigs YMCA and the Perrysburg Municipal Pool.
  • Hire, supervise, train and evaluate aquatic staff.
  • Prepare and conduct all in-services, trainings, and meetings.
  • Schedule and supervise lifeguards and swim instructors. Fill in for absent staff as needed.  Help to secure subs as necessary.
  • Perform safety checks weekly and live drills as least 1 per month and other suggested Association Aquatics Audits.
  • Will input and set up swim lesson schedules in computer system in a timely basis to ensure YMCA member’s ability to register as needed.
  • Attend all branch weekly staff meetings.
  • Assist the District Aquatics Director with payroll duties.
  • Be responsible for the complete management of the swim team program including but not limited to coaching, training, and conditioning of the swim team members, meet entries, organizing parent volunteers and ensuring that the swim team program abides by all rules set by the YMCA of Greater Toledo, the YMCA of the USA, and USA Swimming.
  • Serve as staff liaison to the Swim Team Parents Group.
  • Classify competitive swimmers and assign them to competitive events at inter squad meets, dual meets, and YMCA invitational meets.
  • Will provide leadership in coordinating the all pool schedules.
  • Assist with equipment monitoring and ordering.
  • Coordinate, communicate and conduct special pool events to YMCA members and staff.
  • Work through the Y Improvement Model all tasks and objectives.
  • Take an active leadership role in the Annual Campaign.
  • Inspect the premises daily for any hazardous conditions and report any findings to the Property Manager and the Associate Executive Director.
  • Assist in development and implementation of the Branch Aquatics program communication/marketing plan and strategies.
  • Requires flexible hours to work evenings and weekends.
  • Accountable to the District Aquatics Director for execution of policies and procedures of the Association.
  • Serve as Assistant City Pool manager of the Perrysburg city pool operations including assisting in hiring, training and supervision of all lifeguards, swim instructors, and concessions staff.
  • Assist in the Budgeting Process.
  • Any other responsibilities deemed necessary by the Associate Executive Director and District Aquatics Director

How to Apply

If interested, please send resume and cover letter electronically by August 10, 2017 to Kacy Myers at [email protected]

Contact Information

Kacy Myers

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