Assistant Swim Coach – Full Time

Applications due 07/15/22

Job Description:

Date posted: June 16, 2022

Location: 220 Clark Street, Westfield, NJ, USA

The Westfield Area YMCA Devilfish swim team is a highly competitive program that has produced athletes at a high level for many years.  The Devilfish team is extremely competitive at the YMCA state and national level and most recently, having swimmers qualify for national meets and USA Olympic team trials.  The Devilfish coaching staff work hard to advance swimmers to reach their full potential no matter where they start from.  This is a very tight knit community that loves swimming and supporting each other to advance in the sport.

We are looking for an individual who is motivated, responsible, and wants to coach competitive swimming. This position is heavily weighted on the human relations side. The Assistant Swim Coach must be able to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with other staff, YMCA members, parents and the general public. The incumbent must have good communication and organizational skills; able to work with children of all ages; possess the capabilities and maturity to handle responsibilities involved in maintaining a safe pool

  • Deliver quality lesson plans at practice
  • Attend all meets
  • Know, understand, and consistently apply safety rules, policies, and guidelines for all competitive swim related programs and environments

40 hours per week includes evenings and weekends


  • 3 years coaching experience or Senior/Collegiate level swimming preferred
  • Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer certifications and Safety Training for Coaches certification required, or willing to obtain prior to employment.

Company Benefits

  • Subsidized medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 100% contribution towards life insurance and long term disability
  • Optional life insurance and dependent life insurance available at low rates
  • Paid Time Off and paid holidays
  • Complimentary YMCA Family Membership
  • Access to one of the leading retirement programs “Y Retirement Fund” with a 12% company contribution to the fund after meeting the eligibility period.
  • A rewarding career with professional growth
  • Reduced program fees and child care discounts in select programs

How to Apply

Visit our website or use the link below to apply—Full-Time

Contact Information

Meg Myers

220 Clark Street
Westfield NJ 07090

phone: 9083019622