Head Coach Saarland Swimming Federation

Applications due 10/15/17

Job Description:

The Saarland Swimming Federation is seeking a motivated and skilled individual for a full-time position as the Head Coach for the Saarland Swimming squad.


Minimum Qualifications:

This position requires a Bachelor or equivalent degree in Sport Science, Coaching or a closely related discipline. An international coaching certification is also acceptable. The position requires a minimum of 3 years of successful coaching experience on a national or international level. Preference will be given to motivated candidates with strong interpersonal skills who demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate and maintain strong relationships with athletes and parents, and are willing to work flexible hours.



  • Successful candidate will plan and direct a competitive yearly training schedule, in a manner that is consistent with the policies and procedures of the Federation; including competition preparation.
  • Coach will develop and conduct all in and out-of-season sessions throughout the year.
  • Coach will supervise national and international competitions.
  • Coach will recruit and develop top age-group athletes. Recruitment shall begin locally and regionally in Saarland but the federation is willing to consider national and international candidates.
  • Coach will assist and support the philosophy, goals and development of the Saarland Swimming Federation.


We Offer:

  • Professional structure within an elite performance environment (close collaborations are established with the Saarland Federation of Sports, the Olympic Training Centre and Saarland University).
  • Highly motivated swimmers on national and international level.
  • Opportunities to learn and progress as a coach and a professional individual.
  • Compensation is competitive for Germany (contract until 2020).

How to Apply

For consideration, applicants must submit a resume (including salary expectations) no later than 15th of October 2017 to: [email protected] For further questions, please contact [email protected] or go to www.saarland-schwimmbund.de.

Contact Information

Saarland Swimming Federation - Monika Heintz

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