Assistant Age Group Coach

Applications due 10/09/23

Job Description:

Date posted: September 26, 2023

Location: Half Moon Bay, CA, USA

Assistant Age Group Swim Coach position for Mavericks Swimming Association in Half Moon Bay, CA.   Beautiful coastal town seeking an assistant age group coach to work with swimmers ages 6 ~ 12 and to assist in expanding our growing program of 80 active athletes.  Prior coaching experience and knowledge of aquatic/swim team programs is required.

Practice is held at the 6 lane/25 yard Half Moon Bay High School pool.  Coaching hours, deck time vary (depending on the high school sports schedule, Fall and Spring), but are generally 4:30 ~ 6:30pm, 10 ~ 12 hours per week. ~1-2 swim meets per month.  Hourly pay is dependent upon level of experience.

Coaching Requirements:

~ Membership in USA Swimming and successful completion of all required and approved USA Swimming certifications for swim coaches (Ex: First Aid, CPR, Lifeguarding and Safety Training).  Mavericks will reimburse coaches for costs of the USA Swimming membership and required safety courses. The cost of membership in the American Swimming Coaches association (ASCA) will also be included.

Coaching Duties:

  • On-deck coaching of age group swimmers (ages ~ 6-12).
  • Heavy focus on basic stroke mechanics & competitive swimming proficiency.
  • Introduce & teach basic training concepts to the athletes.
  • Introduction to meet competitions (~ 1x per month).
  • Facilitate individual goal setting process with all aligned swimmers
  • Establish an environment that fosters positive team attitudes, encourages self- discipline, sportsmanship, and responsibility.
  • Attendance at all scheduled USA Swimming meets.
  • An opportunity to grow & expand this role based on team membership growth & performance.
  • Someone interested in building a premier club swimming program in the San Francisco Bay Area

Administration Duties:

  • On-going communication with parents via email & in-person.
  • Track athlete attendance
  • Timely submission of approved business expenses for reimbursement

How to Apply

Interested candidates should email a copy of their professional resume & a brief statement of intention to [email protected] for consideration.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Contact Information

Sean Killion - Head Coach


phone: 415-314-7440
fax: N/A