Head Swim Coach

Job Description:

Date posted: June 23, 2022

Location: 136 Lincoln Avenue, Steamboat Springs, CO, USA

Job Title: Head Swim Team Coach

Reports To: Aquatics Director

Position Overview: The Head Swim Team Coach, following USA Swimming Guidelines, is responsible for leading the Steamboat Springs Swim Team in its mission to provide a safe, encouraging, and positive environment for swimmers to develop as athletes and people.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Develops training curriculum for all roster groups.
  • Responsible for competition schedule, meet entries and coach travel.
  • Primary coach for travel meets, approximately 12 per year.
  • Personally coach the most advanced roster group.
  • Assists Aquatics Director in annual program budget and cost controls.
  • Creates and maintains team policies and handbooks.
  • Coordinates with Aquatics Director to schedule Lap Pool use.
  • Hire, schedule and supervise part time Swim Team Coaches.
  • Ensures compliance with all USA Swimming rules.
  • Develop positive relationships with participants and provide motivational support and guidance.
  • Model and promote sportsmanship and leadership.
  • Be the leader of Steamboat Springs Swim Team and build community ties.
  • Communicate with parents and athletes.
  • Oversee athlete behavior.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Promote a safe and enjoyable pool area.
  • Be familiar with emergency procedures and pool rules.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • Current USA Swimming Safety Training for Swim Coaches, Athlete Protection Training, Foundations of Coaching 101 and background check.
  • Competitive swim coaching experience. Head Coach experience preferred.
  • Proficient in use of Outlook, Excel, Team Unify, Constant Contact.
  • Current American Red Cross CPR, First Aid and AED certification. Lifeguard certification preferred.

Pay and Benefits:

  • $22-$25 per hour
  • Position is 26 hours per week (.66 FTE)
    • Full time available for a candidate willing to take on additional duties.
    • Benefits available for full time employment (PTO, Health, Simple, HSA).

How to Apply

Please apply on our website here: https://oldtownhotsprings.org/careers/

Contact Information

Mark vonSchondorf