Head Swim Coach

Job Description:

Metro Area Life Time (MALT) Swim Team is seeking a passionate leader to grow within the Life Time organization. The Head Swim Coach would be responsible for the development and growth of our swim team at our newest location, Life Time Princeton, which will be the 7th satellite location for the Life Time Metro swim team, opening in late April.


The Life Time METRO Swim Team (MALT) is affiliated with the New Jersey LSC of USA Swimming. MALT is part of Life Time Athletic providing our members with a year round competitive swim team. Our team consists of 600+ swimmers across our six locations: Life Time Berkeley Heights, NJ, Life Time Florham Park NJ, Life Time Fort Washington, PA, Life Time King of Prussia, PA, Life Time Montvale, NJ, and Life Time Mount Laurel, NJ.


The MALT Swim Teams main focus is stroke & technique development, utilizing drills with constant oversight & correction to ensure our swimmers have the proper skills for training & competition. Each satellite location separates the swimmers by ability level, allowing the coaches to focus on smaller training groups to maximize the swimmers success. The head coach administers all USA competitive training groups: Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum and Senior; while providing direct oversight of the Jade and Sapphire developmental groups and coaches.

Daily Head Swim Team Coach Tasks:

  • Writing and leading Swim Team Group Workouts according to a season plan
  • Developing and Growing Swim Team Coaches on your team
  • Registering new participants for the Team
  • Administrative duties as needed

Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Align with MALT Swim Team goals and mission
  • Creates an educational, safe and inviting experience for all participants
  • Initiates, develops and maintains positive relationships with participants
  • Responds to member questions regarding Life Time’s programs, policies and procedures
  • Assists in enforcing club and pool policies at all times
  • Acts as the liaison between the Aquatics Department Head, USA Swimming, Swim
  • Writes the season plan and workout templates for each season
  • Ensuring that all swimmer records are up to date within TeamUnify
  • Schedules Swim Coaches to attend swim meets and represents the Life Time team positively

Education & Experience

  • Four year college degree
  • Two years swim coaching experience
  • Swim lesson instruction experience preferred
  • One year customer service preferred


Licenses / Certifications / Registrations

  • ASCA Level 3 Certification (mandatory) or higher
  • Member of ASCA and USA Swimming
  • Safety Training for Swim Coaches certification
  • Red Cross Lifeguard and First Aid preferred
  • Complete LTU Safety Training before first shift
  • Complete all LTU courses within first 60 days of hire
  • CPR/AED certification required within the first 3 months of hire
  • Successfully complete and pass Life Time Swim Instructor Certification


All Life Time Team Members receive:

  • Complimentary Life Time membership
  • Team Member discounts for Life Time products & services

Additional Full Time Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Plan
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Industry-leading Education and Training
  • Flexible Spending Account – Dependent (day) Care Account


  • Hourly Wage

How to Apply

Email Resume to [email protected]


Contact Information

Vince Paone

7 Forrestal Road South
Princeton, NJ 08540

phone: 609-608-7100

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