Head Age Group Coach Parkway Swim Club

Applications due 08/03/18

Job Description:

Location: 13157 N Olive Spur Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63141

Parkway Swim Club Head Age Group Coach

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 (working specifically with the top tier of the age group program)
  • Coach on deck, 1 morning practice a week and 5 evening practices, during school year.
  • Coach on deck, 2-3 middle of the day practices during the summer and 4-5 evening practices
  • Coach on deck, 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
  • Attend team functions and team-building activities
  • Be open to potential of leading National Prep group

Specific Group Responsibilities

  • Directly coach the higher level age groups as well as beginning age groups.
  • Bridge communication between other age group coaches and help continue to develop a strong age group program.

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 and Excel
  • 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


Application deadline will be August 3, 2018. We anticipate hiring by August 31st, but are open to an earlier start date.


  • This is a year-round, 40 hour full-time position. Pay will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • Employee is hired through the school district, and receive full benefits and retirement.
  • Employee will receive comp time for swim meet weekends going over 40 hours per week.
  • Coach apparel
  • Reimbursement for education, certifications & meet expenses

How to Apply

  • If you are interested in this position, please submit cover letter (one page) and resume to Jon David Williford, [email protected]. Please include in cover letter a little background about yourself and philosophy on coaching.
  • Candidates selected for an interview will also need to fill out an application through school district, this will be discussed at a later date.

Contact Information

Jon David Williford

Parkway Swim Club
13157 N Olive Spur Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141

phone: 314-415-6926

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