Head Coach- Life Time Swim Princeton

Applications due 03/15/19

Job Description:

Location: 7 Forrestal Road South, Plainsboro Township, NJ, USA


Metro Area Life Time (LIFE) Swim Team is seeking a passionate leader to grow within the Life Time organization. The Head Coach would be responsible for the development & growth of our swim team at our location, Life Time Princeton, which competes with our 3 other sites.


The Life Time Metro Swim Team is affiliated with New Jersey LSC of USA Swimming. LIFE is part of Life Time Athletic providing our members with a year round competitive swim team. Our team consists of 600+ swimmers across our four locations: Life Time Berkeley Heights NJ, Life Time Florham Park NJ, Life Time Montvale NJ and Life Time Princeton NJ.


Our Princeton Site currently has over 100 members and is quickly growing.  Every year our team sends many athletes to both Winter and Summer Junior Olympics.   Our team is also represented by multiple athletes at the Eastern Zone Meet.


The LIFE Swim team’s main focus is stroke & technique development, utilizing drills with constant oversight & correction to ensure our swimmers have the proper skills for training & competition. Each location separates swimmers by ability level, allowing the coaches to focus on smaller training groups to maximize the swimmers success. The Head Coach administers all USA competitive training groups: Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum & Senior, while providing direct oversight of the Jade & Sapphire developmental groups & coaches.


Daily Head Coach Tasks:

*Writing & leading swim team group workouts according to a seasonal plan

* Developing & growing swim team Coaches on your team

*Registering new participants for the team and administrative duties as needed.

Duties & Responsibilties: Align with LIFE swim team goals & mission

* Creates an educational, safe & inviting experience for all participants

* Initiates, develops & maintains positive relationships with participants

* Responds to member questions regarding LIFE Time’s programs, policies & procedures.

* Assists in enforcing club & pool policies at all times.

* Acts as the liaison between the Aquatics Department Head & USA Swimming.

* Writes the season plans & workout templates for each season.

* Ensure that all swimmer records are up to date within Team Unify.

* Represents the Life Time team positively.


Education/Experience: Four year college degree. Two years swim coaching experience, Swim lesson instruction experience preferred & one year customer service preferred.


Licenses/Certifications/Registrations:  ASCA Level 2 certification or higher (preferred).  Member of ASCA & USA Swimming.  Safety Training for Swim Coaches certification.  American Red Cross Lifeguard & First Aid certifications preferred.  Complete LTU Safety Training before first shift.  Complete all LTU courses with the first 60 days of hire.  CPR/AED certification required within the first 3 months of hire.  Successfully complete & pass Life Time Swim Instructor Certification


Benefits:  All Life Time Team Members receive:  Complimentary Life Time membership and team member discounts for Life Time products & services.

Additional Full Time Benefits:  Medical, Dental & Vision plan, 401K retirement plan, Industry-leading education & training, and flexible spending account – Dependent (day) Care account.


Anticipated Start Date: April 1, 2019


How to Apply

Please Email Resume to:

Aquatics Manager: Vince Paone: [email protected]


Area Lead Head Coach: Heather Grieb: [email protected]

Contact Information

Vince Paone

7 Forrestal Road South Princeton, NJ 08540

phone: 609-608-7123