Job Description:

Location: San Antonio, TX, USA

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The San Antonio Wave is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Head Coach to lead and build our year-round competitive swim team.

Responsibilities/Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Day-to-day swim team operations (wet-side)
  • Hiring, management & mentoring coaching staff
  • Coaching and supervision of swim groups daily as needed
  • Development of schedule and staffing for practices & meets
  • Regular & timely communication with swimmers, parents, coaches, board members, staff & pool landlords
  • Working directly with the Board of Directors re: annual budget, hosting meets, fundraising & other projects as needed
  • Attendance and leadership at swim meets
  • Attending and reporting key metrics at monthly Board meetings
  • Serving as team representative to South Texas Swimming and attending all necessary meetings
  • Development and oversight of dryland program
  • Fostering team unity and spirit among all training locations
  • Administration – tasks such as meet postings, communications, accounting & registration are supported by two part-time personnel

Preferred Qualifications/Attributes Include:

  • Current coach member in good standing with USA Swimming (background check, CPR, First Aid, Safety Training for Swim Coaches)
  • A minimum of 3 years of head coaching experience
  • Experience supervising & mentoring staff of 3 or more coaches
  • ASCA Level 3 or higher certification
  • Ability to provide consistent, positive motivation in a technique-oriented swim program
  • Professional and effective communication skills
  • Solid personal ethics – including honesty, respect and integrity
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of Hy-Tek and Team Unify software
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Compensation is commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should email a cover letter that includes your coaching philosophy and vision, resume, references, and salary expectations to:  [email protected].  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.   All submissions are in strict confidence.

Contact Information

San Antonio Wave

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