Head Club Coach & Assistant Pool Manager

Applications due 08/21/14

Job Description:

West Michigan Swimmers and Zeeland Age Group Swimming seeks Head Club Coach & Assistant Pool Manager.

Statement of Responsibilities

Head Coach – In coordination with the head Varsity coach and under the direction of the Recreation Director, this position will organize and execute training for both summer and winter seasons for both West Michigan Swimmers and Zeeland Age Group Swimming.

Pool Management – Under the direction of the Recreation Director and the supervision of the Pool Manager, the Assistant Pool Manager will coordinate and supervise all community and scholastic aquatic programming for Zeeland Aquatics.


Possess a four-year degree from a college or university in recreation or a closely related field, or possess an equivalent combination of education and experience in both USA coaching and aquatic management.
Possess the following certifications:
Coaching –
USA certification
ASCA Level 3 or higher
Possess experience in a head-coaching role in a USA recognized club
Possess the ability to effective communicate with and manage assistant coaches
Possess knowledge in the development and growth of a highly competitive club, both at the developmental and elite levels
Possess the ability to effective fundraise and manage financial issues related to club swimming

Pool Management –
(American Red Cross or equivalent)
Water Safety Instructor
Lifeguard Instructor
Water Safety Instructor Trainer and Certified Pool Operator is a plus.
Possess the ability to develop, coordinate and direct various aquatic activities.
Possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the Recreation Staff, Aquatic Staff, Interscholastic Coaches, teachers and principals, program participants, parents, volunteers and the general public.
Possess knowledge that is specific to all phases of pool management and aquatic program development, including state and local health and safety standards.
Both positions –
Possess the ability to utilize computer software and technology within the pool area.


This position is a salaried position at with benefits.

About West Michigan Swimmers & Zeeland Public Schools

West Michigan Swimmers is a highly competitive club competing in the Michigan Swimming LSC, and operating out of Zeeland, Michigan. Coming off of a state championship (2013) and runner-up (2014) performances the past two years, WMS is seeking a highly motivated coach to propel WMS from a state to a national powerhouse.

How to Apply


Contact Information

West Michigan Swimmers

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