Head Coach

Job Description:

Date posted: October 21, 2021

Location: Ruston, LA, USA

Bulldog Aquatic Club

Ruston, La


Bulldog Aquatic Club is seeking a Head Coach. This position is responsible for operation of the swim team including organizing, completing assigned tasks, communicating with parents, working swimmers, and reporting to the Board of Directors. The head coach will guide assistant coaches in these same areas, and coach the local high school swim programs under the umbrella of BAC. Under the direction of the coach, BAC will have clear direction of competition as related to individual swimmers, as well as overall team culture and goals.


The qualified applicant MUST be certified as an official USA Swimming registered coach, and have a minimum of 5 years competitive swimming/coaching experience. A bachelor’s degree is preferred. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. 1)  Develop practice schedule and season plans for all swim groups
  2. 2)  Develop team’s meet schedule for both short and long course seasons including

    championship meets

  3. 3)  Hiring, scheduling, educating, and evaluating assistant coaches and staff members
  4. 4)  Maintain office hours set with Board of Directors
  5. 5)  Teach and implement proper stroke mechanics/techniques to swimmers, and ensure

    assistant coaches are doing likewise

  6. 6)  Handle meet organization/preparation including but not limited to:

    Team entries
    Communication of meet information
    Serve as Meet Director for all hosted meets
    Observe preparation, operation, and clean up of hosted meets

  7. 7)  Serve as primary communicator with Director of Recreation (Louisiana Tech University), assistant coaches, parents, and swimmers
  8. 8)  Direct/instruct assistant coaches on time management, practice structure/goals, record keeping for swimmers, and overall education/aptitude for coaching
  9. 9)  Assist fundraising chair with annual fundraisers and team sponsors


How to Apply

Interested coaches should send resume and cover letter to the Board of Directors at [email protected] with BAC Coach as the subject

Contact Information

Kerry Reeder


phone: 3194512640