Head Coach – Mission Viejo Nadadores

Job Description:

Date posted: October 1, 2021

Location: Mission Viejo Nadadores, 27474 Casta Del Sol, Mission Viejo, CA, USA


The Mission Viejo Nadadores, a 501(c) 3 charitable organization, is seeking a Head Coach to support our mission and guide the development of our team of 600+ swimmers from novice to elite.  Our facility is outdoors in Southern California. Candidate will answer to the Executive Director and be responsible for overall team management, including training programs, pool schedules, supervising coaches, ensuring compliance with policies and procedures, and conducting staff meetings, as well as other functions.  The ultimate candidate must demonstrate the ability to foster a training and competition environment that is safe, diverse, inclusive, equitable and non-discriminatory for athletes and staff. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree from accredited university; Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of 5+ years of coaching as head coach with USA certified swim organization
  • ASCA Level 4 certificate. Level 5 preferred
  • Advanced understanding of NCAA swimming and recruiting practices and rules
  • Proficient in skills development and coaching strategies
  • Ability to foster a cooperative and collaborative work environment
  • Proficient in using Microsoft office applications (email, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Member in good standing with USA Swimming Full Coach Membership
  • First Aid and CPR certified
  • Strong knowledge of Safe Sport policies and reporting procedures
  • Thorough understanding of USA Swimming rules and regulations
  • Knowledge of National/Jr. National Team requirements and qualifying procedures for pool and open water
  • Familiarity with Team Unify, Hy-Tek, Meet Manager, Team Manager and Colorado Timing
  • Independently perform all assigned duties of coaching a nationally competitive USA Swimming program

Full time position, Benefits Eligible

Compensation commensurate with experience

Reports to MVN Foundation Executive Director with dotted line to Board of Directors and Swim Committee


Interested Candidates:

Submit a cover letter outlining your interest in our organization along with your coaching philosophy and values, a resume and at least three references.  Submit to [email protected].


For further information about the Mission Viejo Nadadores, please visit our website at www.mvnswim.org


Work Conditions, Environment & Physical Requirements:

Must have the ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; exhibit manual dexterity to dial a telephone, see and read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids; hear and understand speech at normal levels, outdoors and on the telephone; speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly; physical agility to lift up to 25 pounds to shoulder height and 50 pounds to waist height; and to bend, to stoop, to sit on the floor, to climb stairs, to walk and to reach overhead.  Duties are normally performed outdoors on the Marguerite Aquatic Center premises.  Duties may be occasionally performed outside of this environment during away competitions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee.  This position will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other related duties as assigned by the MVN Foundation Executive Director.

How to Apply

Interested Candidates:

Submit a cover letter outlining your interest in our organization along with your coaching philosophy and values, a resume and at least three references.  Submit to [email protected].

Contact Information

MVN Foundation

27474 Casta Del Sol
Mission Viejo, CA 92692