Head Coach with Tacoma Swim Club

Applications due 11/30/17

Job Description:

Job Requirements and Qualifications:


  • Supervise staff of 7+ part time coaches. Responsible for selection, development, education, communication & coordination of coaches to ensure consistent application of programs across all training levels
  • Develop team workouts, including dryland, while directly coaching at least one primary training group. Assist with other training groups as necessary.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends, travel is required.
  • Lead, inspire and encourage athletes to maximize their individual performance, Mentor coaches to effectively lead young athletes
  • Seek out and implement new coaching techniques for continuous improvement
  • Maintain an appropriate balance between technique work and yardage
  • Recruit, retain, and grow the team



  • Oversee all aspects of club daily operation in support of the Board of Directors goals and objectives. Strong organizational skills are a must.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with parents, athletes and board members.
  • Communicate with other teams and/or PNS regarding meet participation and entries.
  • Maintain and update website information regarding practice schedules, meet entries, news, etc.
  • Various administrative functions such as pool scheduling
  • Participate in monthly board meetings, keeping members informed of team operation and performance. Work with the board to ensure club goals and objectives are met.
  • Act as a team representative while attending LSC meetings
  • Maintain accurate records of individuals and relay performances, meet participation, practice attendance and more.
  • Follow and enforce TSC board policies and procedures. Maintain professional standard of safety, appearance and readiness



  • Must be CPR/AED certified and maintain current coaching certification
  • ASCA level 3 (or higher) certification preferred
  • Strong track record as an outstanding technical swim coach with demonstrated leadership and communication skills
  • Advanced experience coaching various ages and skill levels in a competitive environment
  • High-level swimming experience at the club and collegiate level.
  • Experienced with TeamUnify and HyTek
  • Ability to set and achieve individual and team goals and encourage others to do the same
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience.

How to Apply

This is a year round, salaried position based on qualifications and experience with potential for performance based incentives.  Interested applicants should forward a cover letter outlining experience and coaching philosophy, resume, three references with contact information, and salary requirements to [email protected]

Contact Information

Randy Keith

phone: 2532290535

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