LYONS Aquatics – Lead Coach

Applications due 06/21/19

Job Description:

Location: Western Springs, IL, USA

Title:                           Lead Coach

Status:                        Full-Time

Compensation:           $30,000 or Commensurate with Experience

Summary:  LYONS Aquatics, located in Western Spring and La Grange, Illinois is seeking an enthusiastic Lead Coach to join our staff!  This Lead Coach will be responsible for day-to-day coaching and management of their assigned group(s) and the appropriate administrative tasks that accompany.  The start date for this position is August 2019.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Regularly attend all appropriate practices and meets
  • Work with athletes of all ages and abilities to teach strong technical skills
  • Complete meet entries in a timely manner
  • Communicate effectively with parents and appropriately respond to emails
  • Ability to maintain a positive and effective working environment while collaborating with other coaches, board members, and parents
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends, and occasional travel meets


  • Previous Coaching Experience
  • Thorough knowledge of competitive swimming and stroke mechanics
  • Enthusiastic, Team-Oriented, Positive role model and effective communicator
  • Competent understanding of TeamUnify
  • Currently hold, or be willing to obtain USA-S Non Athlete Registration, USA-S Criminal Background Check, USA-S Athlete Protection Certification, ARC Safety Training for Swim Coaches including CPR/AED for Adult/Child
  • College degree is preferred

*ARC Water Safety Instructor, ARC Lifeguard, and/or LGI-T and WSI-T is desired but not required.

Lyons Aquatics reimburses for all required certification costs as well as approved professional development costs.


How to Apply

To Apply: 

Applicants should submit a resume to Head Coach Joey Waldorf at [email protected] Resumes will be accepted until June 21st.

Contact Information

Joey Waldorf