Head Swim Coach – Premier Aquatics of Central Kentucky

Job Description:

Location: Lexington, Kentucky, USA


Under direction of the Premier Aquatics of Central Kentucky (PACK) Board, the head coach will be responsible for managing and operating all coaching aspects of the PACK swim team.

·         Teach and demonstrate the values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility in all relationships and act as a positive role model.

·         Plan, prepare for and conduct all team practices, 3 age/ability groups, 4-6 days/week in late afternoon and evening and on weekends. Includes stroke technique and development, endurance, strength, starts and turns, and dry land.

·         Supervise, recommend for hire and evaluate assistant coaches.

·         Work with assistant coaches to develop and implement appropriate training plans for all swimmers at all levels.

·         Work with assistant coaches to maintain safety and consistent growth and development of every swimmer.

·         Assist with development of schedules including practice and meet selection.

·         Plan and prepare entries for all meets.

·         Provide appropriate and constructive on-deck coaching during meets, including travel meets.

·         Participate in meetings with peers, supervisors and support staff as requested.

·         Facilitate effective communication with parents, swimmers, and other swim teams about everything related to the team’s operations.

Required Current Certifications:

·         Must currently hold or be willing to obtain all certifications required by USA Swimming.

Minimum Qualifications:

·         Satisfactory background check and referral check.

·         Some experience as a swim instructor, swim coach or competitive swimmer.

·         Basic computer knowledge.

·         Passion to invest in the growth and development of every swimmer and the team.

·         Enthusiasm for working with children ages 6-18.

The position will be open until suitable candidates are found with an anticipated start for May 2019.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should please include a resume, cover letter, and list of references (as .pdf files) to [email protected]

Contact Information

Mike Porter

phone: 269-369-1145

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