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Age Group Coach, Karishim Aquatics Swim Club (KASC), Newton, MA

with Karishim Swim Club

Team Description:

Karishim Aquatics Swim Club (KASC), a competitive swimming club in Newton, MA (greater Boston area), is currently accepting applications for the position of Age Group Coach.  We are looking for a coach who is a dynamic team player and is excited to help KASC continue its growth in both size and achievement.

KASC swimmers have experienced steady improvement over the past ten years in both the highly competitive New England USA Swimming league and the less competitive JCC league.  Our 130 athletes experience competitive success and personal, emotional growth because our coaching staff believes that prioritizing team building and growth mindset makes the happiest (and fastest) athletes.


Job Details:

  • Age Group Coach (reports to Head Coach)
  • Plan, schedule and lead group practices which incorporate the USRPT training method
  • Submit all written practices to Head Coach at beginning of each week during training phase of employment
  • Coach and assist at both USA and JCC swim meets
  • Attend all coach’s meetings (approximately 4-5 per year)
  • Assist Head Coach in drafting/dispersing information pertaining to your swimmers
  • Potentially help determine swimmers’ events for meet entries
  • Starting salary will be in the range of $20 per hour.  Potential to make $50 per hour teaching private lessons for swimmers on the team and/or other participants in our swim setting
  • Preferred start date will be August 2017

Full Time Coach


with The FISH

The FISH Swim Team, located in McLean, VA, is seeking a full-time coach to work with all levels of the program. Located just outside of Washington DC, we are in a great swimming environment and a wonderful area to start or further a career in coaching. We are a team of 350+ swimmers with levels ranging from novice 8 & Unders to Olympic Trial qualifiers. We have a young, close-knit coaching staff that is hardworking, ambitious, and proud of our accomplishments. Over the past year, we have achieved Silver Medal Club status, our women won the LC Eastern Sectionals in March, we placed second overall at the NASA Showcase Classic, and we’ve had numerous AAA and AAAA times, as well as National Top 10 rankings. We are looking for someone who is just as passionate about the sport as we are, someone who is dynamic and willing to learn, and has a proven record of developing and inspiring swimmers to succeed.

Job Tasks Include:
• Planning and conducting swim practices in accordance with the Head Coach and other coaching staff.
• Attending scheduled USA swim meets, as well as assisting with FISH-hosted meets, eventually as Meet Director.
• Recruitment of new swimmers, including conducting summer stroke clinics.
• Administrative tasks such as meet entries, newsletters, and updating The FISH website.

• Coaching Membership in good standing with USA swimming.
• 1+ years coaching experience preferred.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
• Knowledge of Hy-Tek Meet Manager and Team Manager preferred.
• Ability to motivate and inspire swimmers of all ages and create a positive learning environment.
• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.
• Strong organizational skills.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Full time benefits include 50% payment toward health and dental plan, paid vacation and sick leave, cell phone, and payment for USA certifications, background checks, etc. We also offer many opportunities for coach growth and development, including ASCA and ISCA clinics, traveling to high level meets, and training trips.

Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach/Recruiting Coordinator (Specialist 1A) University of Connecticut Division of Athletics

with University of Connecticut

The University of Connecticut is seeking applications for the full-time position of Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach/Recruiting Coordinator. Responsibilities include: assisting the Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach in planning and organizing all phases of a Division I men’s and women’s swimming program including: recruitment and development of student-athletes; home and away meet preparation and management; assisting with facility operations and other duties as assigned by the Head Coach.

Recruiting Coordinator responsibilities include: work directly with the Head Coach to develop a recruiting plan; organizing official visits; prospect evaluation; recruiting database management and general recruiting responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; previous collegiate coaching experience as a Head or Assistant Coach of a Division I swimming program (within the past two years); knowledge of and prior experience recruiting Division I student-athletes; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; strong commitment to the academic goals of the University; excellent organizational, communication and public relation skills; and USA Swimming, Lifeguard, CPR/First Aid certifications needed at time of employment.

Preferred Qualifications:  Strong recruiting and/or recruiting coordinator experience; experience leading a training group through a complete NCAA cycle; and prior experience of community outreach and/or involvement with University activities.

Salary:  commensurate with experience.

Head Coach Position–Woodmoor Waves Swim Team, Monument, CO

with Woodmoor Waves Swim Team

The Woodmoor Waves swim team located in Monument, Colorado (7336 ft.), just north
of Colorado Springs, is looking for an experienced Head Coach. The Woodmoor
Waves is a competitive, year round swim club that trains at Monument Hill Country
Club. The team consists of 70+ swimmers varying from beginning swimmers to
swimmers that compete at Junior Nationals, Sectionals, Zones and State
Championship meets.

The ideal candidate will possess:
•a minimum of 5 years of Head Coaching experience (USA Swimming, high school, or
•a passion for the sport and the ability to help our swimmers reach their desired goals
•the ability to communicate effectively with parents, the Board and other coaching staff
•a positive demeanor accompanied with a “go-getter” attitude
•a clear understanding of the importance of stroke development and correct technique
•the ability to manage the day to day tasks of a swim team and work effectively with
the Board
•a willingness to listen and collaborate
•the ability to work with a variety of ages and levels of swimmers
•experience managing assistant coaches
•Level 3 ASCA certifications or equivalent experience
•ability to coach swimmers beyond the Jr. National Level
•Team Unify experience is a plus

Age Group Coach

East Coast Aquatic Club

with East Coast Aquatic Club

East Coast Aquatic Club in beautiful Delray Beach, Florida is seeking an age group coach.  This position will include coaching two groups and some administrative responsibilities.  The groups will be competitive age group swimmers, mainly 12 & under. The coach will be responsible for approximately 15-18 hours of on-deck coaching per week in the afternoons, and will typically attend 1-2 weekend meet per month. The groups practice Monday-Friday.  The coach will be responsible for some administrative duties including seasonal, weekly and daily planning.  This coach will participate in occasional staff meetings.

3 Years coaching experience
Competitive swimming experience at the club or collegiate level.
Strong communication, organizational, and administrative skills
Desire & passion for working with and developing swimmers of all ages
Enthusiastic and highly motivated team player
Current or past USA Swimming Coach certification, passing all background checks

Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swim Coach, Illinois Wesleyan University and/or Head Senior Coach for Funky Fish Swim Club

with Illinois Wesleyan University and Funky Fish Swim Club

Illinois Wesleyan University is hiring a volunteer assistant swimming coach to assist with the coaching and some administrative responsibilities for the men’s and women’s swimming programs. The assistant coach will report directly to the head coach and will be responsible for assisting the head coach in aspects of conducting a NCAA Division III program.  This individual will assist with on deck coaching as well as recruiting and other duties conducive to normal coaching responsibilities.


Assist the head coach in duties, such as preparing and conducting practices, training and competition analysis, and other duties as necessary for the conduct of the team.

Comply with all rules and regulations of the athletic department, the CCIW Conference, and the NCAA.

Provide a safe and supportive atmosphere for all competition and practice sessions.


The Funky Fish Swim Club is hiring a Head Senior Coach.  The Senior Group consists of swimmers in the 14 – 18 year old age group with the addition of some college age swimmers in the summer season.  We are encouraging energetic and motivated coaches who can work with various abilities to apply.  This is a part time position with the possibility of additional administrative responsibilities as the applicant desires.

The Funky Fish Swim Club practices at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL.  It is an 8 lane 25 yard facility with a diving well.  FFSC is a year round program that has grown to 160 swimmers since it was started 4 years ago.  The Senior Coach will report directly to the club supervisor.


Teach technical skills to swimmers with various abilities from senior and age group qualifiers to entry level high school swimmers.

Develop a training program under the guidance of the club supervisor.

Coach practices 4-5 evenings a week and Saturday mornings.

Attend weekend meets as necessary.

Administrative duties as assigned by the club supervisor.


Applicants must have prior coaching experience, preferably senior level, and/or a high level of swimming experience.  ASCA certification is preferred.  Applicant must possess or be willing to complete the following certifications in accordance with the requirements for USA swimming coaches’ certification: Coaches Safety Training, CPR/AED training (or lifeguard training), and athlete protection training.

A background check is required by USA swimming and Illinois Wesleyan University.


This position is paid an hourly rate and the rate will be commensurate with experience.  FFSC pays for USA swimming registration and most certification costs.

Silver Group Coach

Westside Aquatics

with Westside Aquatics

Westside Aquatics, the premier competitive swimming club in West Los Angeles, is currently accepting applications for the position of Silver Group Coach.  We are looking for a dynamic and experienced team player to help our club continue its recent growth in both size and achievement.

Westside Aquatics is a Coach-Owned and Operated organization in the extremely competitive LSC of Southern California Swimming (SCS).  Our 200+ athletes experience competitive success and emotional satisfaction because we put their happiness first.  We believe in empowering our athletes with the ability to make decisions in their own best interest.  Happy swimmers are fast.  Fast swimmers are happy!

Applicant coaches must:

  1. be USA Swimming certified
  2. be ASCA certified (Level 2 or higher preferred)
  3. have a minimum of 3 years of coaching experience with the 12 & Under age group (Pre-Team/Lessons experience is a plus)
  4. be familiar with TeamUnify and HY-TEK Management Software (preferred)
  5. be familiar with Word/Excel/PowerPoint
  6. be knowledgeable of stroke/skill technique, season/workout planning and dryland training/technique
  7. be professional, enthusiastic and POSITIVE people who exhibit effective teaching/communication skills
  8. demonstrate a commitment to continuing their education, in the sport of swimming and coaching
  9. embrace and embody the Mission, Vision and Core Objectives of Westside Aquatics

Job Description: Silver Group Coach (reports to HC, HAGC)
1. Plan, schedule and lead Silver group practices, as directed by HC and/or HAGC
2. Submit all written practices to HC and/or HAGC at beginning of each week during training phase of employment
3. Coach Silver group members at all meets (unless excused by HC and/or HAGC)
4. Assist with set-up and clean-up for meets and other team events
5. Maintain daily attendance records
6. Attend all staff meetings (unless excused by HC and/or HAGC)
7. Assist HC and/or HAGC in drafting/dispersing information pertaining to Silver group
8. Oversee all SCS Red/White meet administration
9. Assist HC and/or HAGC in swimmer feedback and evaluations
10. Write and send weekly group communications (and others, as needed)
11. Determine Silver group members’ events for meet entries and submit/approve entries by team’s registration deadline
12. Answer parent emails and phone calls from Silver group families and direct other inquiries to appropriate coach (HC and/or HAGC)

To be considered for the position of Westside Aquatics Silver Group Coach, please submit a letter of application, résumé and at least 3 professional references to:

Head Age Group Coach Tim Murphy
[email protected]

Starting salary will be in the range of $28-30K + health benefits.  Preferred start date will be Thursday, August 14, 2017.

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the Westside Aquatics family!


Lead Pre-Comp Coach, and multiple asst. positions

Swim Torrance

with Swim Torrance

Lead Pre-Comp Coach, and multiple asst. positions

Part-time positions
Swim Torrance is looking for Coaches. We are currently accepting resumes for the position of Lead Pre-Comp Coach, and multiple assistant positions.

Lead Pre-Comp coach will work with swimmers ranging from 7-11. The purpose of the group is to equip swimmers with the skills necessary to join the competitive team. They will lead the group following the programming outlined by the Head Coach.

Assistant positions, we are looking for young, enthusiastic Coaches eager to learn and work. Minimum of one year of coaching, and or learn to swim/ swim lesson instructor experience. Assistant Coaches will have an opportunity to work with multiple levels and age athletes and work directly with the Head Coach and Head Age Group Coach.

Must be certified in first aid, CPR, life guarding/coaches safety training or currently working towards completion.


YMCA of the Highland Lakes at Galloway Hammond

with YMCA of the Highland Lakes at Galloway Hammond

The YMCA of the Highland Lakes in Burnet, Texas, is hiring a full-time Head Swim Coach and Aquatics Coordinator.

The Head Coach and Coordinator will be expected to serve as Head Coach of our competitive USA Swim team as well as our TAAF summer league, and other duties as assigned by the Program Coordinator or Operations Director.

Head Swim Coach and Aquatic Coordinator will also assist in safe operation of all aquatic facilities, effective supervision of staff and volunteers, member satisfaction, development and implementation of programs, community outreach, maintenance, and fiscal management. Must have working knowledge of pool operations and must complete CPO or POOL certification class.

This position will be report directly to the Operations Director.

This is a Full-Time hourly position; typical schedule will be made up of split shifts (morning and evening hours) as well as weekends as needed for meets and special events.


  • Candidate must be at least 21 years of age.
  • The successful candidate in this position will possess strong communication and program developmental skills, be outgoing, a self-starter, and be able to multi-task.
  • Bachelor degree preferred, or related experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis .
  • Must be USA coaching certified, Lifeguard/Swim Instructor Certified and be CPR/First Aid certified.
  • Certified Pool Operator would be a plus.

Employee must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License, have reliable transportation and show proof of insurance.

Reference checks, criminal history background check, Sex Offender Registry check, and pre-employment drug screen is required for all hired applicants.

Pay: $12 to $14/hour

The YMCA of Greater Williamson County offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical/dental/vision options, LTD/Life Insurance, Paid-time off for Vacation, Sick and Holiday, Tuition Reimbursement, Family membership to YMCA’s in Williamson County, program discounts and 12% company paid retirement.


  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Central Kentucky Aquatics, Inc

with Central Kentucky Aquatics, Inc









Central Kentucky Aquatic Club “The Tiger Sharks” (CKTS) is seeking an experienced Full Time Coach. Must have a passion for the sport and the ability to inspire and guide our team.

We are looking to grow the team and are looking for the right coach to lead the team into the future. We are a non-profit organization managed by a parent board and led by the Head Coach. The board is looking for a coach that will work well with the parents and swimmers to achieve a level of excellence that is expected out of the programs in Central Kentucky. We are seeking a candidate that is dedicated to the long-term success of each of the athletes through progression in skill development and education.

Roles & Responsibilities

Program Management
1. Responsible for all levels of swimming in the CKTS program.
2. Design or oversee training plans for all age-groups.
3. Oversee seasonal progression of athletes; set goals with swimmers; monitor phases of development with
individual swimmers.
4. Support and facilitate progress toward USA Swimming Club Recognition and Club Excellence Programs.

1. The Head Coach is a permanent member of the Board
2. Coordinate with the Board and lead the beginning of season registration process
3. Support Strategic Planning Process.
4. Be a contributing presence within Kentucky Swimming, Inc.
5. Assist in marketing and fundraising efforts.
1. Per USA Guidelines

Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swim Coach

with Grinnell College

Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swim Coach (Seasonal, Part-time)

Grinnell College



Responsibilities: Assist the Head Coach and Associate Head Coach in all aspects of the swimming program. Be on deck and help implement training plans for swimming practices. Assess student athletes in practice and competition and provide feedback. Follow instructions from Head Coach and Associate Head Coach for setting up meets, dryland training and mental training.


This position will pay approximately $5,500.


Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree is required. Previous competitive swimming or coaching experience required. Selected candidate will need to successfully complete a background check prior to first day of employment.




Head Coach/CEO City of Mobile Swim Association

City of Mobile Swim Association

with City of Mobile Swim Association

The City of Mobile Swim Association (CMSA) has an opening for a Head Coach/CEO who has a proven track record to lead/direct our non-profit, year-round USA Swim Program and continue our tradition of aquatic excellence! CMSA is a member of Southeastern Swimming (LSC) and is comprised of approximately 185 swimmers, which include Sectional, State, Futures, Junior National, Senior National, and Olympic Trials Qualifiers. CMSA is a Silver Medal Club with Level 3 Club Recognition. The team currently trains at two locations: the 50-meter indoor facility at Bishop State Community College, and the 25-yard indoor facility at Providence Hospital Wellness Center. In addition to a continued tradition of excellence in the water, CMSA boasts a historically strong culture of support from the coaching staff, parent board, and parent membership committed to provide an encouraging and competitive environment which allows all swimmers to reach their highest potential. The anticipated start date is August 2017.

Essential responsibilities include:
• Overall development, planning, organizing, and implementation of all CMSA swimming programs.
• Coordinates all swim team practices, programs and meet scheduling.
• Coordinates effective registration procedures, accurate fee collections, maintain rosters.
• Oversees meet entry procedures and entry preparation.  Maximizes pool usage effectively for practices and meets. 
• Works with site management to provide for pool use, maintenance and management.
• Recruits, trains, supervises, reviews, schedules swim coaching staff and volunteers.
• Cultivates a team approach and works harmoniously with staff of all levels. 
• Schedules and supervises local and team travel swim meets.
• Orders and maintains inventory of necessary program equipment, materials and supplies. Assists in maintaining timing equipment and with set up and breakdown activities.
• Communicate efficiently and effectively with all staff, parents, and community through newsletters, website, appearances, team handbook, etc.
• Develops and administers a program budget, establishes fees, assists in fund raising activities, recruits new members, develops programs and secures facility for program usage.
• Implements and evaluates programs to achieve effectiveness and profitability.
• Works with Board of Directors to craft a Team Vision and long-range planning.
• Attends all Board of Directors meetings; prepares a written Coach’s Report; and sits on the nominating committee.
• Maintains regular office hours.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Five year’s relevant experience – strongly prefer national caliber level experience with proven results such as directly coaching Junior National Qualifiers and Olympic Trials qualifiers.
• National certification of at least ASCA Level 4 or higher as a swimming coach preferred.
• Bachelor’s degree in a related field (significant relevant experience may be substituted for this requirement).
• Strong core values that include integrity, hard work, patience and respect
• A passion for swimming and team excellence, exceptional leadership and communication skills.
• Member in good standing with USA Swimming and current on all background checks and certifications
• Working knowledge of the following systems: Team Unify, Meet Manager, Colorado Timing, etc.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Age Group Coach and Site Director

Baylor Swim Club

with Baylor Swim Club

The Baylor Swim Club located in Chattanooga, TN is now accepting applications for an age group coach and site director to help facilitate its growing competitive swimming program.  The Baylor Swim Club is a school supported and coach operated USA Swimming club running on the campus of the Baylor School.

The club’s home pool is the Baylor School Natatorium. This multi-million dollar facility is state of the art, and one of the best in aquatic centers in the country.  The indoor pool features 22 short course yard lanes by ten 50 meter long course lanes, and equipped with two moveable bulkheads.

Job Responsibilities

  • This coach will be responsible for the direction of our Junior practice group, which features our top level age group athletes. The group is made up of competitive swimmers ages 11 to 14. The group practices Monday-Friday and on Saturday mornings.
  • This coach will also be responsible for the coaching and leadership at our growing Hamilton YMCA site. Our developmental program is the beginning level of our program, and it runs in eight week sessions.  This is the level in which we hope to create a lifelong love of the sport of swimming.  The swimmers in this group are exposed to the four competitive strokes and learning proper technique.  They are also introduced to USA Swim meets.
  • The Coach will be responsible for approximately 12-18 hours of on-deck coaching per week, and will typically attend one weekend meet per month.
  • He/she would be responsible for directing age group practices, developing a seasonal / weekly practice plan under the guidance of the head coach, attend weekly staff meetings, and other various administrative duties. This coach would report directly to the Head Coach.

Desired Qualifications

  • Three Years coaching and managerial experience
  • Competitive swimming experience at the club or collegiate level.
  • Strong communication, organizational, and administrative skills
  • Desire & passion for working with and developing swimmers of all ages
  • Enthusiastic and highly motivated team player
  • Current USA Swimming Coach certification requirement

This person could join our staff in July or as late as August 2017 (objective is to have the position filled no later than early July).


About the Chattanooga Area

The renaissance of Chattanooga’s downtown and riverfront has been featured in everything from The Wall Street Journal to U.S. News and World Report, Parade Magazine and National Public Radio. Among the attractions that add to Chattanooga’s charm are the theatres, laid-back coffee houses, plenty of restaurants, galleries, boutiques, and shopping. Plus, the surrounding mountains and waterways are a breathtaking backdrop for every outdoor sport from whitewater rafting to hang-gliding

Chattanooga is a convenient two-hour drive from Atlanta, Birmingham, Knoxville and Nashville. Our airport is serviced by Delta, U.S. Air, and Northwest Airlines, and an affordable shuttle to and from the international airports in Nashville and Atlanta. Both international airports are two hours away.

To learn more about the Baylor Swim Club and the Baylor School, visit our websites at http://www.baylorswimming.org and http://www.baylorschool.org . Interested applicants should email their resume, cover letter, and references to Director of Operations, Laura Pitman ([email protected])

Aquatics Manager (Mgr 2, Parks&Rec)

with Seattle Parks and Recreation

Position Description:

Seattle Parks & Recreation is looking for an Aquatics Manager that is a visionary leader who can develop relationships with staff, community agencies, and community leaders.  A strong candidate for this position must possess superior leadership skills, demonstrate sound judgment, initiative, program development and independent thinking and be a great communicator. This position will have both internal and external facing responsibilities.

Main Functions: Reporting to the Recreation Director, the Aquatics Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and supervising the 14 year round direct reports and 2 seasonal direct reports for operation of pools and small craft centers. The Aquatics Manager is also responsible for 72 year-round, staff members, up to an additional 400 summer lifeguards and temporary staff, and an annual budget of approximately $10 million. This position has oversight of 8 indoor pools, 2 outdoor pools, 25 wading pools, 11 spray parks, 2 Rowing and Sailing Centers, 7 boat ramps and 9 lifeguarded summer beaches. The Aquatics Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, supervising, and evaluating aquatics programming in order to provide diverse recreational and instructional opportunities for individuals of all ages.

Job Responsibilities:

Managing daily operations at all aquatics facilities, and ensure that all safety, health, and maintenance protocols are consistently enforced. Manages and supervises subordinate supervisor with total direct and indirect supervision of approximately 500 employees. Recruiting, hiring, training, leading and evaluating a staff of aquatics coordinators, lifeguards and others that operate year round aquatic facilities with expansion to add additional seasonal programs.  Managing a staff of approximately 200 people year round and an additional 300+ people in the summertime.  Monitors performance, evaluates and manages performance expectations. Manages expense budget of about $10M with delegated authority to exercise substantial discretion in allocating financial resources, including budget adjustments, dealing with multiple funding sources and complying with funding source requirements.  Manages all revenue streams, including collection, accounting, and routing of funds for recreation programs, facility rentals, contractual relationships, and merchandise sales; maintains accountability for all reports, reconciliations, and expenditures.   Plans, develops, creates, implements and evaluates significant programs to achieve broad objectives; defines measurements; Utilizes and applies “best practices” and national standards in risk management decision making.

Develops and implements strategy for targeted outreach in attracting and developing a diverse team; along with strategy for City’s Race & Social Justice initiative in terms of workforce

Develops policy options and recommendations on highly visible or sensitive issues integral to the Seattle Parks and Recreation priority programs, develops recommended solutions to significant policy issues; develops recommendation plans; provides authoritative recommendations of long term impact to elected officials and executive decision makers. Understands programmatic needs of swimming and boating activities. Ensures all aspects of aquatics operations are in compliance with all Washington State Health Department regulations, policies and industry best-practices; ensures all pools have adequate equipment and supplies, and that all procurement is compliant with and City policies. Serves as a key contributor involving aquatic facilities, and capital projects. Proactive identification of routine maintenance needs and capital improvement requirements.  Works as part of a team to develop preventative maintenance closure plans. Has a knowledge of pool chemistry and mechanical systems; has technical knowledge of the needs of swimming beaches, boat ramps, small craft centers, and other aquatic program areas.  Manages and promotes external relationships/partnerships with Seattle Public Schools, Seattle – King County Health Department, Seattle Police Harbor Patrol Unit, American Red Cross, Children’s Hospital and others. Represents the organization at external meetings and committees throughout the city, as needed; and performing related duties as required.


Minimum Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree* from an accredited college or university in Recreation, Business Administration, Public Administration, Leisure Services or related field.
  • Five years** of full-time recreation work with final responsibility for planning, coordinating, and implementing a variety of aquatics programs. At least three (3) years of this experience must have been supervisory and have included responsibility for budget preparation/development.

*Two additional years of full-time recreation work with final responsibility for planning, coordinating, and implementing a variety of aquatics programs may be substituted for the Bachelor’s Degree. **A Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university may be substituted for 1 year of non-supervisory experience/non-budget experience. A valid driver’s license which must be presented at the time of application. Applicants must have a good driving record. A Washington State Driver’s license will be required within one month of employment. Current American Red Cross First Aid and CPR will be required within one month of employment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of principles, methods, techniques and practices of contemporary, urban, public recreation programming and administration
  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience in motivation techniques and delegation skills
  • Knowledge of facility maintenance operations and planning
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing in a variety of settings (e.g. public meetings, Commission meetings, with the media, staff reports, major studies, etc.)
  • Ability to manage and direct a professional staff by ensuring the quality and efficiency of work, the understanding of their responsibilities and the resolution of their questions
  • Ability to effectively communicate with the public, answer questions, and resolve problems
  • Ability to quickly learn and put to use new skills and knowledge brought about by rapidly changing information and/or technology
  • Ability to work in an urban environment with people from a broad range of cultural backgrounds; experience with diversity including economic, ethnic, age, and gender.
  • Competent with computer skills including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint; operational knowledge of recreation registration software.
  • Able to effectively manage multiple projects and assignments under time constraints and changing priorities
  • Able to demonstrate excellent internal and external customer service through verbal, written and electronic communications
  • Ability to research, develop and obtain grant funding and to complete a process of tracking and reporting of results and outcomes.
  • Proficient spoken and written English

Desired Qualifications

  • Specialized training in areas of aquatic management or operation including Better Beaches, Certified Pool Operator, NRPA Aquatic Facility Technical Training, Risk Management Schools, Budget and Finance
  • Washington State Boater Safety certification.
  • Red Cross certifications related to water recreation and water safety.

Longhorn Aquatics- Head Age Group Coach

Longhorn Aquatics

with Longhorn Aquatics

Purpose of position: Responsible for developing Longhorn Aquatics age group program swimmers to compete at the sectional and national level. Work collaboratively with the Head Coach to develop and accomplish program goals.

Essential functions: Responsible for developing age group program swimmers to compete at the sectional and national level. Responsible for writing age group practices and utilizing assistant coaches to achieve team/group goals. Coach senior or age group level swimmers on a daily basis to aid in a continuous relationship with the swimmers and develop understanding of proper progressions within the program. Assist the Head Coach and Director with recruitment and retention activities for Longhorn Aquatics programs, including developing and organizing program structure to support meet operations, communications and fundraising. Maintain team practice and master calendars and work with TSC liaison for scheduling. Responsible for age group meet entries. Run monthly meetings with age group coaches. Handle disciplinary issues per team policies and in coordination with the Head Coach. Assist the Head Coach with hiring of new staff members. Assist the Head Coach and Director by attending all required meetings at the University, facility, local, state, regional and national levels as official representative of Longhorn Aquatics. Assist Head Coach with the National training groups as assigned by Head Coach including site preparations, set-up and breakdown, driving to locations off of UT campus and attending swim meet competitions. Marginal/Incidental functions Other related functions as assigned.


Required qualifications: Ten (10) years of experience with USA competitive swimming programs or equivalent. Undergraduate degree. Experience working with athletes ages 6-18. USA Swimming coach’s certifications. Appropriate First Aid, CPR and Safety Training for coaches. Experience working and communicating effectively with large diverse groups of people and high profile clientele. Demonstrated experience accepting and providing supervision. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred qualifications: Masters degree. Experience working within a university environment.


Working conditions: May work in all weather conditions. May work in extreme temperatures. May work around chemical fumes. May work around standard office conditions. May work around biohazards. May work around chemicals. Use of manual dexterity. Climbing of stairs. Lifting and moving.