Head Coach US and MS – The Shipley School- Bryn Mawr, PA

Applications due 11/04/17

Job Description:

US and MS Swim Coach

The US and MS Swim Coach will be responsible for management of the scholastic swim program at The Shipley School working with all constituencies identifying developmental needs to enhance our program. Shipley practices daily at Bryn Mawr College’s pool and is a member of the Friends Schools League.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Coach MS and US Shipley swim teams
  • Travel with the team to all meets and confirming transportation with the Athletic Office
  • Responsible for inspiring our coaches to assist our student athletes in reaching their full potential
  • Recruit student athletes of all ages for application to Shipley
  • Oversee all Shipley Swim programs grades 6-12
    • Monitor practices
    • Develop lesson plans
    • Oversee skill development
  • Responsible for the organization of all swim trips, including Eastern’s ensuring school guidelines are adhered to
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

  • Proficient in MS Office and Cloud based POS system
  • Must be able to operate in a P/L environment
  • Must have progressive management experience in a successful swim program
  • Must be goal oriented
  • Possess the ability to develop, accelerate and maintain successful swim program for various age levels
  • Possess excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Eagerness to work in a school community and build relationships with all school constituencies to market the swim program
  • Must be able to establish and maintain a high level of customer service and lead by example for swim staff
  • Must be positive, respectful, trustworthy, supportive and believe in a student’s potential and run program reflecting Shipley’s Mission – see link:
  • https://www.shipleyschool.org/page/about/shipleys-history


  • Must have previous coaching experience
  • Track record of coaching experience at the Pro, College or High School level
  • Proven ability to manage, motivate and inspire personnel

Expectations For All Employees

  • Successful completion of state and federal clearances

How to Apply

Email resume to AD  Mark Duncan [email protected]

Contact Information

Athletic Director- Mark Duncan

The Shipley School
814 Yarrow St
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

phone: 610-715-4242

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