Assistant Coach – Chad Le Clos

Applications due 05/30/18

Job Description:

Contract: Fixed Term (1 – 2 years)
Location: Europe, Middle East, and Africa (with travel)


Chad le Clos is one of swimming’s biggest global stars with World, Olympic and Commonwealth titles and an unbelievable journey to date, having first burst into the public eye when he beat his childhood hero, Michael Phelps at the London Olympics.

We have an exciting opportunity for a young coach to join Team CLeC as Assistant Coach to work with Chad across all aspects of his training and performance on his way to becoming the fastest in the world.

Team CLeC are hard-working and strive to go the extra mile in order to be the best they can be.  Our existing team is made up of Head Coach Andrea Di Nino, world renowned Italian coach with over 20 years’ experience which includes success at multiple Olympic, World and Commonwealth games, as well as academic research in swimming; Dryland Coach Silvio Barnabá, also current strength and conditioning coach of U20 Italian National Basketball Team; and Performance Manager Jonathan Guy, who are all dynamic and passionate individuals.

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  • Assistant Coach for Chad le Clos, working with Head Coach Andrea Di Nino
  • Oversee the day-to-day coaching programme
  • Manage all training sessions with Chad le Clos
  • Assist with schedule management; including WADA, event entries and travel itineraries
  • Travel with Chad le Clos to Energy Standard Training Camps and International competitions as required


  • It is essential that the candidate has at least 2 years’ experience with:
    • proven coaching qualifications
    • comprehensive understanding of the global elite swimming set up (former elite swimmer would be considered an advantage)
  • Degree in physiology or sports education would be considered an advantage


  • Passionate and self-motivated individual
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent verbal communication skills – English preferred first language or fluent written / spoken
  • Strong written skills, with experience of the Microsoft Office suite
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong organisation and time management skills
  • Discretion and understanding of confidentiality matters


  • Desire to learn from Head Coach Andrea Di Nino, and Dryland Coach Silvio Barnabá
  • Flexibility to travel where / when required by Chad / Head Coach

Start date:   ASAP
Salary:    Competitive
Applications: Please send your CV and a covering letter to [email protected]
Deadline: 30/05/2018

How to Apply

Please send your CV and a covering letter to [email protected]

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