Lead/Assistant Coaches

Applications due 08/31/22

Job Description:

Date posted: April 7, 2022

Location: 415 West Richmond Avenue, Peoria, IL, USA

Peoria Area Water Wizards (PAWW), a year round swim team in Peoria, Illinois, is seeking qualified lead/assistant coaches to joing our staff. Ideal candidates are passionate about the sport of swimming and focused on athlete development. The candidate will join our Head Coach along with other members of our coaching staff to assist with or lead one of 5 practice groups ranging in age from 6 to 18 years old. These positions will require working evening hours on weekdays and some morning and afternoon hours on weekends, including extended hours on meet weekends.


  • Previous coaching experience
  • USA Swimming Coach Certification or willingness to complete full coaching credentials if not currently certified
  • Maintain background checks and requirements necessary to be a USA Swim Coach member
  • Thorough knowledge of competitive swim strokes and mechanics
  • Technical knowledge required to coach novice through elite level athletes
  • Enthusiastic, enegetic, positive role model
  • Team oriented, good communicator
  • Availability to work evenings and weekends


  • Must coach a minimum of 3-6 practices per week
  • Ability to teach stroke technique to 12 and under athletes
  • Attend meets, including weekend meets, as needed
  • Work with head coaches and lead coaches; take direction as needed
  • Actively provide feedback to athletes to increase improvement
  • Attend team functions outside of the pool setting
  • Complete administrative tasks as requested – attend staff meetings and complete hours spreadsheets, etc.

This is an hourly position, and pay will be commensurate with experience.



How to Apply

Email résumé to John Noll, PAWW Board President, [email protected]

Lori Riegler, PAWW Head Coach, [email protected]

Marti Hinrichsen-Rumbold, PAWW Board Human Resources Representative, at [email protected]

Contact Information

Lori Riegler, PAWW Head Coach

Peoria Area Water Wizards
415 W. Richmond
Peoria, IL 61604

phone: 513-535-6641