Assistant Age Group and Developmental Coach

Job Description:

Date posted: April 16, 2024

Location: 1130 Overland Road Southwest, Roanoke, VA, USA

The Assistant Age Group Coach and Developmental will help grow the base of our program by working alongside the Head Coach developing our swimmers’ skills and athleticism while continuing to take Virginia Gators to new levels of success. The coach will lead and/or assist with approximately 10-15 age group/developmental practices a week in addition to 8-10 scheduled swim meets per year. Our swim coaches are a big part of what makes the Virginia Gators a high-level swim program and providing quality and engaging instruction is one the most important responsibilities of our coaches.


  • Provide consistent, quality and engaging swim instruction to age group swimmers (ages 7 through 14).
  • Assist groups through seasonal planning-developing/improving an athlete progression model and creating quantifiable goals for our swimmers through executing fun, age appropriate, and challenging practices
  • Attend all assigned age group practices and be available to attend scheduled swim meets per Head Coach request
  • Foster a positive, encouraging, and challenging atmosphere in which all swimmers, regardless of ability, may improve their skills
  • Maintain a positive and effective working environment while collaborating with other coaches, board members, and parents. This includes regular communications to all parties about the age group program.
  • Work with the Head Coach to recruit new swimmers and schedule open house events
  • Treat all swimmers with equal care and concern

Always represent the Virginia Gators in a positive and professional manner and in accordance with USA Swimming Code of Ethics and Conduct policies

Pay will be commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

Email resume, three references, and a cover letter to [email protected]

Contact Information

Morgan Richter