Assistant Swim Coach (Head Age Group Coach) – Plantation Swim Team

Applications due 08/26/23

Job Description:

Date posted: August 21, 2023

Location: 4PGH+54 Field 6, Soccer Field, Plantation, FL 33324, USA

The Plantation Swim Team is now in the process of hiring for a Full Time, Assistant Swim Coach/Head Age Group Position. This position will program/assist in coaching our 14 & Under swimmers.

Leads the programming, planning , and development of the Plantation Swim Teams Age Group (14 and Under ) programs under the general supervision of the Swim Team Coach .

Oversees the coaching and management of the US Masters Swim Team, for all abilities.

Assists in planning swim team schedules – daily, monthly and seasonal.

Assists in coaching morning and afternoon swim team workouts, including weekend workouts.

Utilizes developmentally appropriate instruction of form and technique for diverse participant groups to foster athletic advancement among participants.

Assists in overseeing dry-land workouts for the swim team.

Assists in running swim camps, clinics and special events, such as swim meets and the swim team banquet.

Assists in maintaining participant records, meet entries, and billing, through computer software and programs specific to swimming.

Assists with swim meet set-up, including handling equipment, coordinating information, computer entries, heat sheets, swim meet operations and results.

Assists in supervising swimmers, coaches and volunteers on travel trips.

Performs related work as required and as directed.

Typical Qualifications

Extensive knowledge of competitive swimming, including instruction and coaching.

Working knowledge of United States (USA) Swimming;  USA Masters Swimming and FHSAA High School rules.

Knowledge of any Timing systems, set up and operation, and ability to train staff in same, with preference for Colorado Timing Systems (CTS).

Ability to plan swim team schedules; daily, monthly and seasonal, including practices, competitions, travel and training.

Highly skilled in the promotion of team spirit and good sportsmanship conduct.

Ability to interact with parents and athletes on all levels, as well as be responsible for the safety and welfare of team members.

Ability to assist in the facilitation of high school, college and other visiting team practices and events.

Ability to assist with swim meet setup, including timing systems, meet information, computer entries, heat sheets, meet operations and results.

Ability to work for extended periods of time in sunny, hot and humid conditions, and maintain the safety of swimmers under such conditions.

Ability to work a flexible work schedule.

Ability to maintain the swim team website.

Ability to operate a City vehicle and possess the required driver’s license.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials, other employees, the general public and outside organizations and coaches.


Must be registered USA Swim Coach, which requires current CPR, First Aid and Safety Training for Swim Coaches.

Current US Masters Swim Coach Certification or ability to obtain when required.

Certifications must be maintained during employment.

Previous coaching and /or competitive swimming experience is required.

Preferred, 5 or more years of experience in high school level competitive swimming and coaching.

Any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, abilities and skills may be considered.

How to Apply

Interested applicants can submit an application HERE.

Contact Information

Terrell Woods

[email protected]

phone: 954 636 9333