Head Age Group Coach

Applications due 07/15/18

Job Description:

Location: Sun Prairie, WI, USA

Job Description

We are looking to hire a qualified individual for the full-time position of Head Age Group Coach. This individual will work with our head coach to develop the whole team, and will work specifically with the 12-under program. This position requires a candidate with strong administrative, communication and people skills.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work under the direction of the head coach, leading the age group program (especially the developmental program)
  • 2-3 morning practices during the school year and 5-6 evening practices
  • 2-3 morning practices during the summer and 4 evening practices
  • 2-3 meets/month
  • Perform administrative functions including, but not limited to, swim meet entries, parent and athlete meetings, tracking attendance, merchandising, meet management, newsletter/website/social media content, and managing team statistics
  • Serve as SPS representative for LSC functions and duties when needed
  • Attend team functions and team-building activities

Specific Group Responsibilities

  • Directly coach the Thunderstorm, Tropical Storm, and Cyclone groups
  • Assist with other groups and Masters team as needed

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma
  • Current coaching membership in good standing with USA Swimming
  • Ability to pass all necessary background checks
  • Current Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid/Lifeguard Certifications, Safety Training for Coaches
  • Ability to perform water rescue
  • Experience with Hy-Tek, Team Unify, and Microsoft Office
  • Minimum 2-3 years prior coaching experience
  • Experience working with swimmers of all ages and abilities
  • Experience working effectively with swim parents & assistant coaches
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college/university
  • ASCA Level 2 certification

Physical Characteristics & Work Environment


  • Indoor pool, occasional outdoor pool, and open water work environment
  • Regular exposure to fumes, odors, humidity, and heat
  • Occasional exposure to cold and rainy environments

Physical Demands

  • Ability to operate pool and instructional equipment
  • Ability to effectively communicate with coaches, parents and swimmers
  • Sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time
  • Lifting, carrying, pushing, or pulling heavy objects as assigned


We anticipate hiring by August 1st, but are open to an earlier start date.


  • This is a year-round, salaried position. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • Health insurance (majority premium paid by team)
  • Coach apparel
  • Reimbursement for education, certifications & meet expenses

How to Apply

Please send the following to Head Coach Michael White ([email protected]):

  • Letter of application detailing relevant experience, coaching philosophy and what you enjoy most about working with age group swimmers.
  • Current resume
  • List of three current references with contact information

Contact Information

Michael White

PO Box 1023
Sun Prairie, WI 53590

phone: (304) 312-7861

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