Assistant Coach

Applications due 07/15/18

Job Description:

Location: 1306 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables, FL, USA

3/4 Time Assistant Coach

Hurricane Aquatics (CANES) is a year round competitive swim program founded in 2014 that is growing steadily. Comprised of 90+ competitive swimmers and 200+ pre-competitive swimmers. The team ranges in age and ability from novice through post graduate/international competitors and we offer a masters/triathlon group. We are located in Coral Gables, FL and train at the University of Miami.


  • Reports to the Head Coach

  • 30-35 hours per week plus one meet per month

  • Practices are in the afternoon/evening during the week and Saturday morning (we train in the morning during the summer)

  • Previous competitive swimming and / or coaching experience is highly preferred

  • Rate of pay is a bi-weekly hourly that is based on experience and qualifications

Certifications current or able to acquire upon hiring:

  • CPR. First Aid, Safety Training for Swim Coaches, Concussion Training,  and a membership in good standing with USA Swimming.

  • Athlete protection training,  Safe Sport training, a background check through USA Swimming

  • Foundations of Coaching


  • Coach a group of 10 and under competitive swimmers daily
  • Assist with Senior group on a weekly basis as needed
  • Coach group of advanced pre-competitive swimmers daily
  • Coach Masters workouts  2-3 days per week
  • Working knowledge/application of stroke technique and swimmer development
  • Office tasks related to meet entries, season planning and communication with parents

Preferred start: Between May 15th and August, but no later than August 15, 2018

How to Apply

Please send resume and letter of interest to:

Hurricane Aquatics

Liz Kershaw

Head Coach

[email protected]

Contact Information

Liz Kershaw

5821 San Amaro Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33146

phone: 214-695-0109