Head Developmental Coach – Sioux Falls Swim Team

Applications due 06/01/18

Job Description:

Sioux Falls Swim Team (SFST) is in Sioux Falls, SD and we have approximately 220 swimmers throughout the various age groups. The swimmers practice in a new $24 million state of the art facility. SFST is a non-profit, board supported swim program. We are searching for a full time energetic head developmental coach to work with our two head coaches and develop our swimmers, continue our success at the LSC level and increase our regional and national presence.  


About the Position/Responsibilities:

The selected applicant will be the full time coach for developmental swimmers. Duties will include:

Coaching student athletes pursuant to the club’s mission and vision.

Working with others on coaching staff to ensure continuity of training at all levels.

Attending regular staff meetings and providing reports on progress of swimmers you are primarily responsible for.

Overseeing SFST’s summer/winter seasonal swim programs and training for identified age group.

Assisting in determining appropriate workout group for each athlete and assist in updating group requirements/progression as needed.

Directly coaching the Developmental Age Group Swimmers, focusing on stroke technique.

Setting workout schedules for identified swimmers.

Being a positive role model, maintaining high ethical and moral standards, and adhering to USA Swimming’s Coach’s Code of Conduct.

Assisting in marketing SFST and act as media liaison.

Assisting and supporting all fundraising activities.

Attending assigned swim meets.

Attending South Dakota LSC meetings.

Leading periodic parent meetings to educate and inform.

Performing various administrative duties as needed.


Prospective employees must be USA-Swimming registered swim coach and able to pass USA-Swimming background check and USA-Swimming Athlete Protection Program.

Candidate must have excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

Candidate must be able to motivate swimmers of all abilities to achieve their full potential.

Candidate must have ability to work with others on the coaching staff to ensure consistent implementation of team philosophy and goals.

Competitive salary, commensurate with experience.

Start date flexible depending on applicant responsibilities.




How to Apply

Please send cover letter detailing experience and coaching philosophy, resume and three references to the below address:

e-mail: s[email protected]

Application Deadline:

June 1, 2018 or until filled

Contact Name:

Kyle Margheim

Contact Email:

[email protected]

Contact Phone Number:


Contact Mailing Address:

Attn: Kyle Margheim

Sioux Falls Swim Team

P.O. Box 758

Sioux Falls, SD 57110

Organization Name:

Sioux Falls Swim Team

Organization Location:

Sioux Falls, South Dakota


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