Linn-Mar Swim Team Head Coach and Aquatic Center Assistant Manager

Applications due 08/08/22

Job Description:

Date posted: June 23, 2022

Location: 3457 10th Street, Marion, Iowa, USA

Linn-Mar Swim Team (LMST) is looking for head coach to lead the school district-owned swim team (Linn-Mar School District which is in Cedar Rapids and Marion, Iowa). LMST is a USA Swimming member swim club (Level 2 & Safe Sport recognized) and has 200+ members ages six and older.

The ideal candidate should be highly motivated, experienced, well-organized, and an enthusiastic individual who is willing to take on leadership responsibilities for LMST. The head coach reports to the Aquatic Center Manager. The team is supported by the district’s swimming lessons program which has more than 3,000 students learning to swim. The head coach is responsible for developing seasonal plans, the recruiting and training assistant coaches, and overseeing all phases of LMST. The head coach will also be required to work collaboratively with Linn-Mar High School’s Girls and Boys Swim Team coaches (not as a coach of those teams, but by supporting athletes who swim both high school and club).

LMST’s Head Coach is also the assistant building manager. With this, the individual will share the responsibility of the operational management of the pool and water chemistry (must be capable of becoming CPO certified) as well as managing the facility during high school swim meets.

During the school year, the hours of work will be weekdays from 2:00 until 9:00 PM, along with morning practice times and weekend swim meets. During the summer, the hours worked vary based on the team’s practice and meet schedule.

Compensation for this position will be between $45,000 to $55,000, based on experience and qualifications. The individual will also receive IPERS benefits, which is the state of Iowa’s retirement pension plan for public employees. Other benefits include:

  • Health, dental and eye insurance (personal or family plans available)
  • $50,000 of personal life insurance
  • 10 paid holidays each year
  • 10-15 illness days a year
  • 15 vacation days of year
  • 2 additional personal days each year (treated like vacation days)
  • ASCA Membership and training

How to Apply

Applications are being received online only at https://www.linnmar.k12.ia.us/district/departments/human-resources/

Contact Information

Bobby Kelley

Linn-Mar Aquatic Center
3457 North Tenth Street
Marion, Iowa 52302

phone: 319-892-4800