Aquatics Manager

Applications due 03/15/18

Job Description:

Location: The American Club Singapore


  • Responsible for all levels of the aquatics program
  • Design and oversee training plans for all training groups
  • Oversee seasonal progression of swimmers
  • Set performance goals and reports for the aquatics department
  • Facilitate age appropriate goal setting processes with all swimmers
  • Establish an environment that fosters positive team attitudes (staff and swimmers), encourages self-discipline, self-reliance, sportsmanship and responsibility for individual actions
  • Facilitate progress toward equivalent recognition of USA Swimming Club Recognition and Club Excellence Goals.
  • Recruit and retain staff within budget
  • Plan and direct staff meetings at least once per month
  • Provide annual staff development goals, and set the training program for educating, supervising, and mentoring all aquatics staff members
  • Communicate regularly and appropriately with the Club’s membership via monthly newsletter, team and group meetings, email, and individual meetings or conferences as needed
  • Administer and support aquatics department policies and procedures with the Club’s membership and staff
  • Support and facilitate annual strategic planning process and review
  • Market and promote the aquatics program
  • Develop and implement incentive and recognition/achievement programs that are age-appropriate
  • Coordinate daily, monthly and seasonal use of the Club’s pools
  • Responsible as the management representative to the Aquatics Subcommittee
  • Reports directly to the Fitness & Leisure Director



  • Minimum ASCTA Bronze qualification (or equivalent), lifeguard certification and a relevant tertiary qualification
  • 4 to 6 years’ experience teaching/coaching in Learn-to-Swim programs, pre-comp and competitive squads
  • More than 4 years of management experience in a similar capacity
  • Experience in teaching Masters programs will be an advantage
  • Demonstrated skills in developing budgets, reviewing P&Ls and reporting on financial performance
  • Previous experience in managing teams for high level service delivery and ongoing professional development
  • Marketing and Business Development experience to promote participation in programs and events
  • Understanding of aquatics plant operations and water quality requirements
  • Mature disposition to develop and maintain relationships with colleagues and Members
  • Competent in the use of MS Office applications

This role would suit someone looking to build upon their technical and management skills in Aquatics, and gain the experience of working overseas.

How to Apply

If you are keen to join our dynamic team, kindly email us with a detailed resume, stating current & expected salaries, contact number (s) to:

Senior Director of People Development
The American Club
10 Claymore Hill, Singapore 229573
Email: [email protected]

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Contact Information

Senior Director of People Development

10 Claymore Hill, Singapore 229573

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