Head Swim Team Coach – Glen Ellyn, IL

Applications due 03/26/16

Job Description:

The Glen Ellyn Park District’s Gators Swim Team, a well respected and revered community swim program, is seeking a highly motivated, energetic, organized leader with the ability to oversee a large group of swimmers ranging in age from 5 to 18 years old, as well as the supervision of four Assistant Coaches. The position also requires the candidate to work with parents, volunteer committee and park district staff.  The Head Coach is responsible for the overall recreational execution of daily swim practices and meets throughout the summer season.


A minimum of 21 years of age must have high school diploma or equivalent, combined with a minimum of two (2) years of coaching experience as well as competitive swimming experience. Candidate should possess exceptional organizational skills, excellent verbal communication, ability to multi-task, and outstanding customer service.

This position will plan, oversee and instruct practices and workout curriculum while maintaining a positive attitude in a professional manner. Candidate must possess good computer skills including an understanding of the Meet Manager/Team Manager software program, and Team Unify.

This position directly reports to the Aquatics Supervisor.

The hourly rate of pay is dependent upon qualifications.


The Gators Swim Team program is held outside at the Glen Ellyn Park District Sunset Pool.  The program begins the first week after the Memorial Day Weekend and continues through July. Preseason staff training and meetings will be conducted during various dates/times in May. Practices are held Monday-Friday, 7:00am-noon and two evenings from 7:30-8:30pm.  Swim meets are held two evenings per week and Saturday mornings. The head coach is expected to attend all practices and meets.

Interested Candidates should apply online at: http://gepark.org/gen_employment.htm

Closing Date: Open Until Filled


How to Apply

Interested Candidates should apply online at: http://gepark.org/gen_employment.htm

Contact Information

Anne Bennett, Aquatic Supervisor

800 St Charles Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

phone: 630-317-0137.
fax: 630-317-0137.

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