Head Coach – Rattler Swim Club

Applications due 06/30/19

Job Description:

Location: 208 Park Ave, San Fernando, CA, USA

Rattler Swim Club (RTLR) is looking for an enthusiastic Head Coach who will continue to grow the program, foster athlete development, and create a positive and productive training environment.  We are a 501c(3) program with a supportive board located in San Fernando, CA.  We operate out of the San Fernando Regional Pool, an outdoor Olympic size (25y x 50m) facility.  The Head Coach will run the Senior training group and work with a staff of four to run the other training groups.

Duties Include:

  • – Implement team philosophy on coaching, swimmer development, and team progression.
  • – Establish workout groups, practice schedule, and criteria for advancement.
  • – On deck coaching of Senior training group (currently consists of 6 – 2 hour pool training sessions and 3 – 1 hour dryland sessions – with an additional 4 morning practices and 2 yoga sessions during summer schedule)
  • Supervise and mentor coaching staff
  • Plan competition schedule; attend all Senior group meets
  • Establish and maintain regular and timely communication with swimmers, parents, coaches and board members (via TeamUnify)
  • Attend board meetings
  • Work with LA County staff to maintain pool contracts with pool locations
  • Meet entry submission and payment in accordance with meet deadlines
  • Process monthly billing (through TeamUnify) including meet fees, Family Fundraising Commitments, and other miscellaneous charges.
  • Process payroll on a bimonthly basis

Ideal Qualifications:

  • Three (3) years as a head or senior coach
  • Current USA Swimming certification
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to interact with all levels of athletes, parents, Board of Directors, and outside personnel (Spanish speaking is a huge advantage).
  • Good team management skills, highly organized
  • Up-to-date understanding of current coaching techniques through research and continuing education
  • Familiarity with TeamUnify platform
  • Bachelor’s degree and college swimming experience preferred

**Must pass USA Swimming background screening and complete coach requirements

**Minimum 3 references

Salary based on qualifications and experience.

Deadline: June 28, 2019

How to Apply

Please visit rattlerswimming.org to learn more about our club.  Please email resume to [email protected]. 


Contact Information

Forest Riek [email protected] OR Liz Dercks [email protected]

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