Commonwealth Swimming Seeks PT Assistant Coach

Job Description:

Date posted: October 18, 2022

Location: Simmons University, Fenway, Boston, MA, USA

Position: Part Time Assistant Coach, 10-12 weekly hours not including competitions

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in designing and administering designated practices. 
  • Attend meets as scheduled.
  • Coordinating training methodologies, drills and practice group goals with Head Coach and/or Practice Group Lead Coaches.  A primary focus on technique, skill development and long term athlete development is a must.
  • Maintain good membership standing with USA Swimming and New England Swimming.


  • USA Swimming background check and coaching certification in good standing.
  • Availability for Early AM, Evenings and Weekends.
  • Ability to assist at all sites (All are MBTA accessible, car is easier).
  • CPR/Safety Training certifications up to date.
  • Interest in working with all levels.
  • Must be energetic and engaging.
  • Must be a self-starter who also takes direction from the Head Coach.


Ideal candidate has:

  • Prior USA Swimming coaching experience with athletes of all ages.
  • Experience with Learn-To-Swim programming.
  • Willingness to learn, grow, experiment.
  • Personal competitive experience.
  • Strong verbal and written skills.
  • Understanding of Hy-Tek and Team Unify software.


How to Apply

Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to head coach Chris Sheppard at [email protected]

Contact Information

Chris Sheppard

phone: 6179099475