Coach Vacancy Topsport Swimming Antwerp

Job Description:

Location: Zwembad Wezenberg, Desguinlei, Antwerpen, België

The Flemish Swimming Federation and Swimming Club Brabo Antwerp are to join their forces for the selection of promising youngsters and elite swimmers in a new high performance center. We are inviting two highly motivated coaches to fill in coach positions and sustain the efficacy of the organization.

Job description:

The tasks of the coach, under the supervision of the headcoach, are:

  • to conduct the daily training sessions in the swimming pool;
    • the training sessions are organized on Monday and Friday from 06.00-08.15 and 16.30-19.00 and on Saturday morning from 7.30-10.00;
    • the strenght and conditioning are on Monday ( to be agreed upon) and Wednesday and Saturday afternoon (between 15.00-18.00);
  • the make-up of training schemes (depending upon the profile and experience of the candidate);
  • conducting the training sessions at periods of training abroad;
  • the preparation and conducting of swimmers at important competitions.

Furthermore, coaches are expected to:

  • work instructed by the headcoach;
  • co operate with all specialists supporting the team;
  • stay in touch with all essential and necessary training tools;
  • assist to minimum one clinic per season, organized by the Flemish Swimming Federation;
  • adopt a loyal, positive and constructive behaviour towards the high performance policy.

Profile of the requested candidates:

  • minimum 2 years experience as a swimming coach, in which International experience is a bonus;
  • minimum possession of a degree/ diploma of trainer B issued by VTS or therewith assimilated;
  • work according to plan, purposeful, both instructed and independent;
  • able to co operate in team;
  • have an open mind for innovation and development;
  • willing to function within a flexible working scheme (periods of training and competitions).

We offer:

  • full time employment as a coach of Topsport Swimming Antwerp;
  • station: Antwerp. Olympisch Zwemcentrum de Wezenberg;
  • entrance of office as of October 2018.

How to Apply


Please send your letter of motivation and cv before the 1st of October to [email protected]

Candidates will be considered in confidence.

Contact Information

Koen Van Buggenhout

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