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Assistant Swimming Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division I)
University of North Florida

Location: 1 UNF Dr., Jacksonville, FL, USA

with University of North Florida

The Assistant Swimming Coach’s primary responsibility is the coaching and instruction of the sport of Swimming. Approximately 60% of the Assistant Coach’s responsibility is dedicated to the instruction of Swimming through in pool or dry land training and classroom training through use of video and other teaching techniques. Approximately 40% of the Assistant Coach’s responsibility is recruiting and other administrative duties. 1. Assist in the coaching and instruction of the student-athletes in proper techniques and decision-making in the sport of Swimming. 2. Perform routine daily responsibilities related to the operation of the sports program. Work could include computer data-entry, routine record keeping and compliance logs required the NCAA. 3. Recruit acceptable student-athletes for the UNF athletic program. Use abilities to identify student-athletes, which are athletically and academically prepared for programs at UNF. 4. Perform other duties as prescribed by head coach. Could include clinic participation; scheduling; coordinating travel arrangement; oversee equipment needs; overseeing team manager or other related functions. 5. Adheres to all institution, conference and NCAA rules and regulations. 6. Reports all known NCAA violations in accordance with institutional, conference and NCAA policies and guidelines.

Assistant Diving Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division II)
University of Mary

Location: Bismarck, ND, USA

with University of Mary

Assistant Diving Coach


The University of Mary in Bismarck, ND is seeking a part-time women’s diving assistant coach.


The University of Mary is an NCAA Division II institution and participates in the very competitive Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). Under direct supervision, this position is responsible for assisting the Head Women’s Swimming Coach in creating and maintaining a successful swimming/diving program for the institution. A key responsibility is the enthusiastic implementation of and personal investment in the University’s ‘Greatness through Virtue’ whole-person development model.


Candidates will be invited to demonstrate a willingness to support the Christian, Catholic, Benedictine mission of the University of Mary.


Essential Roles and Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist the Head Coach with the daily administrative duties of the program including team travel, promoting the welfare and academic progress of student-athletes, and tracking equipment.
  • Coordinate recruiting, identifying and recruiting quality student-athletes, including but not limited to communication, setting up visits and follow-up meeting with potential student athletes.
  • Maintain working knowledge of scouting, recruiting and video software.
  • Assist Head Coach with scouting reports. Organize and produce video footage for evaluation by coaching staff and team
  • Assist with organizing camps if needed.
  • Must to adhere to all NCAA, NSIC and the University of Mary guidelines and annually pass the NCAA Recruiting Test
  • Attend community service and fundraising events for both the Swimming/Diving program and General Athletic Department
  • Assist with other duties as assigned.


Desired Minimum Qualifications, Education, and Experience include:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Two or more years of collegiate coaching and/or playing experience.
  • Must be knowledgeable of NCAA rules, standards, practices and procedures.
  • The successful candidate must be highly motivated to coach, possess strong interpersonal skills and provide positive leadership in all aspects of the University of Mary and swimming/diving program.
  • Candidate will be expected to show proof of CDL license or secure a CDL license after securing employment.
  • Upholds and supports the Christian, Catholic, Benedictine mission of the University of Mary
  • Supports the ongoing implementation of Ex Corde Ecclesiae, the apostolic constitution on Catholic colleges and universities
  • Builds a culture of ready and earnest hospitality in the Office of Intercollegiate Athletics and throughout the university, in accord with Saint Benedict’s admonition that all be received as Christ


Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Understanding the ‘Greatness through Virtue’ core strategies and being able to facilitate the growth of our Scholar-Athletes in the virtues of academic life
  • Ability to recruit, retain, and coach highly talented student-athletes.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment as needed.
  • Good oral, written, organizational and technical skills.
  • Knowledge of management methods and ability to provide administrative guidance within area of responsibility and provide direct training and supervision as needed.
  • Enthusiasm and the ability to thrive in an atmosphere of constant change.
  • Ability to represent the department and University in a friendly, courteous and professional manner.
  • Ability to respond to emergency situations in a timely manner.


We thank you for your interest in the University of Mary. Founded in 1959 by the Sisters of Annunciation Monastery, the campus overlooks the beautiful Missouri river and is located in Bismarck, North Dakota, a community of approximately 80,000 people, with wonderful family and parish life, friendly neighborhoods, enjoyable recreational and cultural facilities, a low crime rate, clean air, and excellent schools. The University of Mary, with an enrollment of over 3,000 students, is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.


For more information on the University of Mary, please watch a short video by clicking on this link: https://youtu.be/Go37Hy6QrVs


How to Apply:

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Review of application materials will begin immediately.  Position will remain open until filled.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Graduate Assistant – Swimming

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Other)
Midland University

Location: 900 N Clarkson St, Fremont, NE 68025, USA

with Midland University

Midland University, a private, Christian, liberal arts university in Fremont, Nebraska (just outside of metro Omaha), is seeking a Swimming Graduate Assistant. This position will be offered within our graduate assistant structure, requiring admission to the University’s Master of Education, Master of Science Adult and Organizational Learning or Master of Business Administration programs. In addition to the academic responsibilities, the candidate will be responsible for contributing to various aspects of the swimming program, including assistant coaching, program administration, practice preparation, and other duties assigned by the Head Coach. The person who holds this position will receive tuition remission from the University and potentially a campus meal plan, free campus housing and monthly stipend. The level of tuition remission, meal plan, housing and stipend are dependent on degree pursued.

Job responsibilities include:

Recruiting and retaining students for the swimming program
Conducting coaching and instruction activities during training, practice and competition
Creating and implementing swimming training programs
Coordinating conditioning, practice and competition schedules
Assisting with team travel
Continuously ensuring personal behavior and program reputation are in alignment with Midland University’s mission and core values
Other duties as assigned
Coach Fremont Area Swim team during the summer season (contingent on FAST’s approval)
Help driving to away competitions (CDL with passenger and air break endorsement)
Help the continued growth of excellence within a top-20 women’s team and a top-10 men’s team.

Need to have:

Minimum of 4 years of collegiate swimming experience (as a coach or as an athlete)
Availability to work flexible schedule including some nights and weekends, as well as travel with sport teams for away contests and recruiting
USA Swimming Non-athlete membership
Familiarity with Collegiate & USA swimming rules

Strong preference for those with:

Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field
USA Swimming Coaching Certification
National level swimming experience
Experience recruiting high school and/or college student athletes

Required skills and traits:

A positive attitude
Strong relationship building skills
A self-starter
Ability to resolve issues independently
Deep understanding of technical and training fundamentals of swimming
Ability to talk with prospective athletes and their families via email, SMS, Skype, phone and in person.


Tuition Remission in the master’s program. Level of remission is dependent on degree pursued
Free campus meal plan (15 meals per week) dependent on degree pursued
Monthly stipend dependent on degree pursued
Potential for free on-campus housing dependent on degree pursued
YMCA membership

Head Coach – Velocity Aquatics (MN)

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Velocity Aquatics

Location: Delano, MN 55328, USA

with Velocity Aquatics


Velocity Aquatics (VCTY), a year-round competitive swim club in the western suburbs of Minneapolis-St. Paul, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Head Coach. The Head Coach will be responsible for leading the overall coaching strategy and vision for the club, serve as the primary coach for the Senior (“Platinum”) swim group, and perform administrative duties related to team operations.

About Velocity Aquatics:

Velocity operates out of two primary locations (Delano – “North” and Waconia – “South”) and continues to grow in swimmer counts. The club is a non-profit overseen by an elected board of directors.

Velocity has grown significantly over the past two years, after expanding to a second location. As our numbers grow, so does our competitiveness. Velocity won the Division A State Championship for the 2019 MN 14&U Long Course State Championship meet. That same summer, twelve age group swimmers qualified for the Central Zone Championship Meet in Fargo, ND. In 2020, the Velocity success continued. Two Velocity swimmers were chosen to represent Minnesota at the Mid-States All Star Championship meet in Indianapolis, IN, six swimmers qualified to swim at the NCSA National Age Group Championship meet in Orlando, FL, and another 5 were registered for Speedo Sectionals in Pleasant Prairie, WI.

When they aren’t swimming for Velocity, our swimmers represent several area high school swim teams, including Delano, Orono, Waconia, and Buffalo. Those teams are all very successful in one of the most competitive conferences in the state.

General Responsibilities:

  • Lead the vision and strategy for growth, along with the board of directors and lead coaches
  • Maintain and increase club enrollment and participation, including participation at the highest levels of the sport. (i.e. State Championships, Age Group Zone Championships, Speedo Sectionals, Futures, Junior Nationals)
  • Provide a positive, encouraging, safe, and challenging atmosphere consistent with the mission and values of Velocity in which all swimmers, regardless of abilities, may improve their skills
  • Build relationships with local school districts and aquatic staffs (pool/lane rental schedules)
  • Participate in club activities and social events
  • Promote Velocity and, in partnership with the Board of Directors and its committees, develop programs to increase participation and membership
  • Attend Velocity Board of Directors meetings, when possible or when requested by the Board

Senior “Platinum” Group Coaching Responsibilities:

  • Senior “Platinum” group is defined as age 13&up and/or completed one season of HS swim
  • Prepare and manage all aspects of practices for the Platinum level swimmers at the North and South pools, including daily workouts, assignment of practice groups, stroke instruction, pool preparation and dryland training
  • Work collaboratively with Head Age Group Coach and other Velocity assistant coaches to provide consistent programming and experiences across all age groups and locations for Velocity swimmers and parents
  • Attend all meets, or coordinate with Head Age Group Coach and other Velocity assistant coaches, to ensure that swimmers have the necessary support
  • Work with Head Age Group Coach to coordinate scheduling and registration for meet events, including individual and relay event entries
  • Maintain all memberships and certifications as required by USA Swimming, Minnesota Swimming, and by law
  • Provide supervision and direction for assistant coaches and volunteers

Administrative/Operational Responsibilities:

  • Assume responsibilities for primary team operations for North & South Locations. These responsibilities include:
    • USA Swimming Registrations/Renewals for swimmers
    • Manage Team USA Swimming registrations/renewals
    • Manage Coach USA Swimming credentials
    • Manage Team Unify, including monthly swimming fees
    • Coordinate facility needs
    • Organize and Conduct Velocity-hosted meets swimmer registrations, effective parent communications, swimmer onboarding


  • Four-Year college degree (preferred)
  • Competitive swimming experience (required)
  • Three years swim coaching experience, with preferred experience in a lead role with an age group or club (required)
  • Experience with dryland training and nutrition guidance (preferred)
  • Knowledge and ability to use Team Unify and Hy-Tek Software programs (required)


  • This is a salaried lead position with our club.  Compensation will be competitive to market and will be reflective of experience and qualifications.

Graduate Assistant – Swimming

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Other)
University of the Cumberlands

Location: 6178 College Station Drive, Williamsburg, KY 40769

with University of the Cumberlands

RESPONSIBILITIES: Conducting practices, coaching at meets, and any other items designated by the head coach. Assist student-athletes with individual athlete development and pre-season and conditioning programs. Assist with recruitment and contact of prospective student-athletes, maintain knowledge of NAIA rules and promote and maintain positive public relations. Among the highest priorities must be the academic progress of student-athletes toward graduation.

Graduate Assistant – Diving

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Other)
University of the Cumberlands

Location: 6178 College Station Drive, Williamsburg, KY 40769

with University of the Cumberlands

RESPONSIBILITIES: Conducting practices, coaching at meets, and any other items designated by the head coach. Assist student-athletes with individual athlete development and pre-season and conditioning programs. Assist with recruitment and contact of prospective student-athletes, maintain knowledge of NAIA rules and promote and maintain positive public relations. Among the highest priorities must be the academic progress of student-athletes toward graduation.

The candidate must have their undergraduate degree and must be admitted to the Graduate Program at the University of the Cumberlands. All Candidates must have a clean driving record as well. Position includes a $1000 per month stipend and discounted tuition on graduated courses.

Indiana University Volunteer Assistant Swim Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division I)

Location: 1001 E 17th St, Bloomington, IN 47408, USA

with Indiana University

Duties include coaching all disciplines (sprint, middle distance, distance)

We will offer a comprehensive education for collegiate coaching

You will be exposed to every aspect of our program

There will also be an opportunity to work with our professional group


Assistant Coach, Swimming and Diving / Aquatics Director

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division III)
Brandeis University

Location: 415 South St, Waltham, MA 02453, USA

with Brandeis University

Brandeis University seeks to hire an Assistant Coach, Swimming and Diving / Aquatics Director to assist the head coach in running a successful swimming and diving program which competes as an NCAA DIII program and as a member of the University Athletic Association (UAA).  This includes practice and competition coaching, recruiting student-athletes, design and implementation of game plans and advising and mentoring our student-athletes. Manage operation of aquatics facilities, activities, swimming programs and lifeguards.

Examples of Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage operation of Linsey Pool. Coordinate and schedule pool for all aquatics programming. Hire, train, schedule, and supervise lifeguard staff. Coordinate necessary maintenance and repairs with University Facilities Services and/or outside contractors. Oversee all pool mechanical and chemical operations, and physical space of pool and locker rooms. Maintain applicable required certifications.
  • Assist with the planning of all in-season practice sessions and developing an off-season training schedule and program.  Assist with competition coaching at home and on the road.
  • Assist with the student-athlete recruitment effort for the men’s and women’s swimming and diving program.  This includes traveling to high school and club contests, evaluating prospective student-athletes, submitting materials from prospective student-athletes to the Office of Admissions for early credential reviews, assisting with on-campus visits by prospects and managing the team’s social media accounts.  Assists with recruiting a diverse incoming class of swimming and diving student-athletes that contribute to the continuing success of the team and to the University community at large.     


Bachelor’s Degree required, Masters preferred plus 1-3 years of relative work experience; collegiate coaching is highly preferred.

First Aid, Lifeguard Instructor, and Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certification. Valid driver’s license. CPR/AED instructor certification. Must be qualified to be insured by the university. Diving coach experience is welcome                   

Background check required.

Head Swim Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Tri West Swim Club, Ltd.

Location: 7883 IN-39, Lizton, IN 46149, USA

with Tri West Swim Club, Ltd.


Position: HEAD COACH


Tri West Swim Club is seeking qualified applicants for Head Coach. We are a recently formed club. We operate out of Tri-West High School, located in Lizton, IN. Our mission is to be an inclusive swim program that promotes youth the opportunity to enhance their physical, mental and social development in and outside the pool in a fun, structured and supportive environment.



  • Minimum of five years of coaching experience (preferred)
  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)
  • An eagerness to Learn and Grow as a Coach
  • Must be able to incorporate all learning styles and abilities of swimmers
  • Must be able to create a positive atmosphere and effectively communicate with assistant coaches and board members
  • Must be able to effectively communicate goals and progressions to swimmer and parents


  • Oversee all levels of swimming: design and plan for all groups
  • Directly coach at least one group
  • Mentor and Supervise all assistant coaches
  • Set appropriate practice schedule and groups
  • Attend all Competitions or Swim Meets
  • Oversee Individual and Team Entries
  • Supervise Athletes at meets
  • Attend Pertinent Meetings
  • Assist in Fundraising
  • Maintain office hours or indicate how/when to contact the coach

Head Senior Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Razorback Aquatic Club AquaHawgs

Location: 922 E Emma Ave, Springdale, AR 72764, USA

with Razorback Aquatic Club AquaHawgs


Head Senior Coach

Springdale, Arkansas


Razorback Aquatic Club AquaHawgs has been a USA Swimming Silver Medal Club located in Northwest Arkansas.  The AquaHawgs are consistently one of the top teams in the state.  Northwest Arkansas is also home to the University of Arkansas, Tyson Foods, Walmart, and JB Hunt as well as one of the fastest growing populations in the United States.



  • Establish an environment that encouragesself-discipline, sportsmanship, responsibility and constructive feedback.
  • Develop and implement team and individual goals with the swimmers and monitor the progression of the athletes and team in reaching these goals.
  • Connecting our senior swimmers with colleges and universities and assisting families in making their child’s goal of swimming at the post-secondary level a reality.
  • Timely & professional communication with parents and swimmers.
  • Develop and maintain seasonal plans for the progression of our senior program.
  • Design swimming and dryland curricula for the Senior Hawgs
  • Assist in selecting the appropriate schedule of seasonal competitions
  • Demonstrate willingness to communicate with parents to help swimmers achieve their goals
  • Passionate about swimming and working with athletes



  • Demonstrate a cooperative, responsive and respectful communication style with swimmers, parents, community members, staff, and Board.
  • Maintain professional standard of safety, appearance and readiness.
  • Practice continuous improvement and professional development for self and assistant coaches; work to achieve next level of certification.
  • Act as a team representative while attending LSC meetings.
  • Maintain accurate records of individuals and relay performances, meet participation, practice attendance and more.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3 years of coaching experience
  • USA Swimming Member in good standing
  • CPR/AED Certified
  • Experienced with Team Unify and HY-TEK as well as Word and Excel.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced experience coaching various ages and skill levels in a competitive environment
  • High-level swimming experience at the club and or collegiate level.

Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving Head Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division III)
Manchester University

Location: North Manchester, IN 46962, USA

with Manchester University

Position overview:  The Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving head coach is responsible for for leading a successful Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving program at Manchester University.  This will include managing all aspects of coaching, eligibility, recruitment, retention, budget, and scheduling. The Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving head coach is also responsible for fundraising for the Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving program and instructing physical ESAT up to six hours per academic year based on other duties assigned. For a full list of job functions, please visit www.manchester.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities.


  • Master’s degree preferred, bachelor’s degree required.
  • Five years of coaching experience preferred.
  • Experience in NCAA Division III athletics preferred, as a coach or student-athlete.
  • Successful completion of the NCAA Division III Rules Test.
  • CPR/AED First Aid Certification required (available on-site).
  • Willingness to enhance professional growth by attending clinics and workshops as well as belonging to national and state coaching associations.
  • Ability to represent the Athletic Department in an appropriate and professional manner at all times.
  • Ability to abide by the rules for the sport of the NCAA, HCAC, and Manchester University at all times.
  • Ability to attend athletic staff meetings, mandatory student-athlete programs, admissions events, sports banquets, and athletic fundraising activities.
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively.

Work schedule:  This is a full-time, exempt, salaried position.  This is a twelve (12) month position.  Travel is required and includes flexible work hours, especially in-season.  M-F with weekends required.

Assistant Swim Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division I)
Army West Point Athletic Association

Location: 639 Howard Rd, West Point, NY 10996, USA

with Army West Point Athletic Association

The Assistant Swim Coach is responsible for providing assistance to the Head Coach as assigned. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: identifying and recruiting qualified candidates to the United States Military Academy and the Army West Point Swim & Dive program. This includes frequent travel, organizing and implementing on-campus visits, conducting practices and individual workouts, organizing and running camp/clinics, engaging with alumni, expanding our brand and presence at the national level, and other administrative tasks assigned by the Head Coach.

Candidates must possess highly professional mannerisms, moral and ethical character, and demonstrate a high work rate. This individual must possess exemplary communication skills both written and verbal, in addition to being able to work well with a variety of people. This individual must be knowledgeable of, and adhere to NCAA rules, and fully support the mission of the United States Military Academy.

Head Age Group Coach-Waves of Wilmington

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Waves of Wilmington

Location: 4701 Wrightsville Ave # B3, Wilmington, NC 28403

with Waves of Wilmington

Waves of Wilmington (WOW) has an immediate opening for a Head Age Group Coach


WOW is located in coastal Wilmington, North Carolina, a city ranked one of the best places in America to live.  Located on the North Carolina coast, this mid sized city affords a unique lifestyle with terrific year round weather, tremendous outdoor activities, a diverse population, a growing tech scene, engaging arts, culture and a plethora of amazing restaurants.

About WOW

WOW is ranked among the top mid sized swimming clubs in the southeast.  We have been in operation for over 30 consecutive seasons and compete successfully against the top ranked swimming clubs in the Carolinas.   Our head coach is established and well respected in the community and we are proud of our history of sending graduating swimmers to top schools across the country.

We are seeking a Head Age Group Coach for our competitive swim team, who will take on meaningful responsibilities both in:

Be actively involved with orchestrating our social media efforts

Writing our monthly newsletter

Updating and adding content to our website

If you are looking for a role where you can make a huge impact coaching some of our top swimmers and also contribute to our growth outside of the pool, please reach out in confidence with a resume and your salary requirements to [email protected]




Head Swim Coach – Full Time

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Other
YMCA of Greater Brandywine (Lionville Communnity YMCA branch)

Location: 100 Devon Dr, Exton, PA 19341, USA

with YMCA of Greater Brandywine (Lionville Communnity YMCA branch)


Manages the implementation, development and delivery of the Competitive Swim program. Recruits, trains and supports assigned staff and volunteers. Additional responsibilities include hiring and training of staff; curriculum development; budget control; and adhering to all regulatory and Association standards. The Head Swim Coach Director leads the Swim Team in providing a safe environment and provides leadership in expanding Swim Team programming.



  • Develop and deliver a high quality, mission focused, YMCA age group competitive swim team program for youth ages 5-18.
  • Teach/instruct participants through use of an appropriate curriculum that addresses the skill levels of all participants and assures the program is inclusive and welcoming for all.
  • Offer a year round program that includes YMCA short course and long course options as well as a competitive summer league.
  • Develop a diverse menu of programs to include stroke, turn and specialized clinics that span all levels of participants.
  • Assist in recruitment and retention of program participants.
  • Interface and interact with swim team parents to communicate and resolve any concerns that arise.
  • Develop and oversee the practice schedule of all levels, attend all meets and support the entire competitive program.
  • Create a volunteer workforce to run meets that are consistent with YMCA standards.’Manage and organize participation, registration and logistics of swimmers at all swim meets.
  • Follow association guidelines related to budget, travel and meet participation. Refer to budget manual, personnel manual and supervisor for specific clarification as needed.
  • Coordinate vacation outside of the competitive season responsibilities.
  • Assists with annual campaign activities.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience required
  • Competitive Swimming Experience for a minimum of 4 years required
  • Current Lifeguard certifications
  • Must have at least 2 years of coaching experience with swimmers of all ages
  • USA swimming coaches credential
  • Ability to demonstrate all swim strokes
  • Ability to direct programs through supervision of volunteers and staff required
  • Preferred knowledge of, and previous experience with, diverse populations
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborations with community organizations
  • Must be fluent in spoken and written English
  • Obtain and maintain all new hire certifications and training within 90 days of hire


Typically, the worker is in an indoor environment, protected from weather conditions but subject to some temperature fluctuations. Assigned projects and events may occur outside throughout the year and will be subject to various weather conditions as needed. Demands include (but are not limited to): Visual acuity, talking, hearing, lifting (up to 40lbs. independently, more than 50lbs. with assistance), walking, stooping, rising, kneeling, crouching, sitting or standing (for sustained periods of time), reaching, pushing, pulling, balancing, climbing, feeling, grasping and other repetitive motions of the hands, fingers and wrists. Detailed definitions of each action are available upon request. Demands may be subject to possible modification upon request to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities as reviewed and approved by the human resources department.

Senior Swim Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team High School, Other

Location: 40, Woodlands Street 41


Responsibilities Overview: 

  • Coach developmental and competitive/elite swim teams.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of d competitive swim programs.
  • Help to coordinate and implement the day-to-day operations of the co-curricular aquatics program.
  • Consult as needed with the development of Preschool to Grade 12 aquatics curriculum.
  • Assist and maintain records for age groups and ensure proper pool maintenance.

Key candidate qualities:

  • Demonstrate and enthusiastically support the School’s Mission and Values of The Eagle Way: Compassion – Fairness – Honesty – Respect – Responsibility
  • Familiarity and experience with Long Term Athlete Development model.
  • Performs in a manner that reflects positively on Singapore American School.
  • Demonstrates a passion for swimming and hands-on ability and willingness to help our student-athletes reach their maximum potential.
  • Employs a positive, inclusive communication and coaching style that develops swimmers and leadership skills.
  • Establish an environment that fosters positive team attitudes, encourages self-discipline, sportsmanship, leadership, responsibility, and an appreciation for the importance of academics with student-athletes.
  • Inspire confidence and build positive relationships between athletes, coaches, and families to foster a culture of inclusion.
  • Advise and counsel swimmers who wish to pursue development opportunities and/or collegiate competition, including writing letters of recommendation, if requested.
  • Ability to train and mentor the coaching team.

Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Assist with managing and running swim meets.
  • Assist with completing all other projects and duties as assigned by the Aquatics Coordinator.
  • Maintain rosters, records, and manage meet entries.
  • Support the interest of the Associations (IASAS, ACSIS) as defined by the SAS.
  • Participate in Aquatics-related research and development for SAS.
  • Assist in the delivery of professional development for Aquatics staff.
  • Undertake training as required.
  • Coach and assist during holiday camps and clinics as required.
  • Travel within Singapore and Internationally may be required.

The above job description is only indicative of the broad set of duties and responsibilities. Distribution of tasks is assigned by the supervisor. Other tasks may be assigned on the job, as deemed necessary by the supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (or similar), from an accredited college or university, or equivalent professional experience.
  • FINA Level 2/ASCA Level 5 or equivalent.
  • Must have 5-7 years of aquatics experience with at least 5 years of supervisory/leadership experience or 5 years high level head coaching experience.
  • Prior success as a competitive swim coach at the club, high school or collegiate level desired.
  • American Red Cross First Aid & CPR or equivalent.
  • Able to read, write, and perform basic math and should have strong organizational, budgetary, computer (especially TeamUnify Swim Office, Hytek Meet Manager, video software, and Google Suite) skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills.

Required SAS Health, Safety, and Safeguarding Protocols:

  • Ensure that program areas, equipment, and supplies are maintained in an orderly and safe manner.
  • Report any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor or the person responsible for those items at your site.
  • Follow all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to managing visitors and guests at our facilities.
  • Complete all child abuse prevention training as required.