Assistant Swim Coach

Job Description:

Date posted: May 13, 2021

Location: 1849 Southwest Salmon Street, Portland, OR, USA

Multnomah Athletic Club is seeking a confident assistant coach with strong leadership skills to motivate and enhance our competitive swim program. Individuals who are passionate about working with youth athletes primarily 12 & Under, but is comfortable coaching all levels. This coach needs to be able to have good decision making skills that are in the best interest of the athlete and the program and be able to create a safe and positive environment in order for our athletes to be able to reach their potential.

Job Summary:

The Assistant Coach is on deck coaching for multiple squads ranging in age from 5-18 years 6 days per week. Average deck time is 21 hours per week. Additional meet and travel time both locally and nationally as needed and outlined by the head coach. Administrative duties will include consistent and timely communication with all swimmers and their families, squad management, new athlete registration, event planning and utilization of software systems (MS office,Team Unify, HyTek), and Meet Director duties for 2 Home meets per year (1 Short Course, 1 Long Course). The Assistant Coach will plan their squad’s seasonal practices, meets, travel, athlete education and their own professional development with the guidance of the Head Coach. Requires Current Coach Member in good standing with USA Swimming and Lifeguard Certification. Minimum 3 years swim coaching experience and a passion for the sport along with professional drive.


Experience coaching Novice through Championship Age Group Swimmers.
Bachelor’s degree or 5 years related work experience.
Cooperative and respectful communication style.
Strong organizational, administrative skills and attention to detail.
Well-versed in Team Unify, Hy-Tek , Team Manager and Meet Manager software systems along with a working knowledge of Microsoft office.
Able to work seamlessly with all coaches to ensure that athletes 15 & under are being prepared for long-term progression through the team.

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