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Illinois College Assistant Swim Coach (Full Time)

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division III)
  • Sport Swimming
Illinois College

Date posted: May 5, 2022

Location: Illinois College, West College Avenue, Jacksonville, IL, USA

with Illinois College


The primary function of the Assistant Coach at Illinois College is to assist the Head Coach in all program operations, including recruiting, retaining and coaching members of the Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Teams.  The Assistant Coach is responsible for day-to-day coaching responsibilities and is expected to meet recruiting and retention goals.  This position will also assist the Head Coach on the coordination of travel, meet management, equipment management, swim lessons, and fundraising.

Essential Functions

The following list of duties is meant to be representative of the work performed in this position. The omission of a specific duty or responsibility will not preclude it from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical extension of position responsibilities.


  • Recruit, retain and graduate successful student-athletes
  • Assist in executing recruiting strategies to meet the recruitment and retention goals set by the College
  • Collaborate with Head Coach on ensuring academic performance and personal development of student-athletes is in alignment with institutional and program goals 
  • Assist the Head Coach with all operations of running a successful swimming and diving program
  • Demonstrate high level of intercultural competence and the ability to work with diverse population
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism on and off the field toward student athletes, other coaches, parents, administrators, and members of the community
  • Adhere all Illinois College, Midwest Conference and NCAA rules and regulations 
  • Attend regular athletic and admission staff meetings
  • Assume additional administrative responsibilities within Athletics Department, as assigned by the Director of Athletics



  • Bachelor’s degree, required
  • Intercultural competency; ability to work with individuals of diverse backgrounds
  • Able to develop and maintain collaborative relationships, engage in creative problem-solving, and extend enlightened hospitality when working with others.
  • Valid driver’s license and evidence of insurability, required
  • Relevant coaching experience at the NCAA level, Division III, preferred
  • Recruiting experience at the collegiate level, Division III, preferred
  • Must understand and value the liberal arts experience for students at Illinois College, especially including participation in other sports, clubs and organizations, and having an academic experience
  • First Aid and AED certification, preferred
  • Ability to work weekdays, weekends, and some evenings
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Possess an outcomes-oriented approach to coaching
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds

Head Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming

Date posted: May 4, 2022

Location: Oak Ridge, TN, USA

with ACAC

Job Title:             Full-time, year-round Head Swim Team Coach

Location:            Oak Ridge, TN (15min outside Knoxville, TN)

Date Posted:      May 2, 2022

Closing Date:     May 22, 2022


Position Summary:  Atomic City Aquatic Club (ACAC) has an immediate opening for a motivated and enthusiastic Head Swim Coach.  We are a year-round, USA Swimming competitive swim team (currently comprised of 60+ swimmers) with a Parent Board of Directors (BOD) providing swimming instruction and competition since our inception in 1951.  The Head Coach will design, implement, and be responsible for all levels of the swimming program while encouraging improvement within the various ages and ability levels, and maintaining the highest safety standard at all times. The Head Coach is expected to be fully involved in other duties and activities as part of the staff team.


Description of the Duties of the Head Coach will include but may not be limited to:

General Responsibilities and Team Administration

  • Establish program structure and practice groups.
  • Design and/or oversees all training groups: season and daily workout plans.
  • Establish practice schedule for program levels.
  • Regular standing member of the Club’s BOD and required to attend monthly meetings.
  • Prepare a monthly report to the BOD.
  • Maintain regular office hours and be available for prearranged parent/athlete conferences.
  • Conducts at least one general membership meeting annually to the ACAC membership.
  • Develop team calendar of events including meet attendance.
  • Handle, delegate and/or oversee the following: meet information, meet results, meet publicity, team travel, best times, team records, team files, newsletter, roster, and media contacts.
  • Is a positive role model for young people by demonstrating values, lifestyle choices, personal habits and a work ethic that promotes success.
  • Provides input to seasonal budget.
  • Assists the ACAC BOD with parent education efforts.
  • Abides by both the ASCA Code of Ethics and the USA Swimming Code of Conduct.

Direct Coaching Responsibilities

  • Directly coaches at least one level.
  • Plans, prepares, and conducts team practices in accordance with program strategies, objectives, guidelines, and policies.
  • Has prompt attendance at workouts and meets.
  • Prepares swimmers’ meet entries.
  • Maintains swimmers’ attendance records.
  • Maintains practice log/skill list for each team level.
  • Makes recommendations for practice level placement and changes.

Recruiting and External Relations

  • Lead recruiting and retention efforts for the organization.
  • Maintain a working relationship with the Greater Knoxville Area Interclub Swimming Association and local high school swimming programs.
  • Provides input for press releases and is the main contact for media inquiries.
  • Assist in fundraising.

Staff Development:

  • Hires, supervises, trains, motivates and evaluates the staff under approval of ACAC BOD.
  • Determine responsibilities and job description for all coaches.
  • Work with assistant coaches to develop and administer appropriate training plans.
  • Monitor each practice group at least weekly to observe training techniques being used and evaluate swimmers for movement of different training groups.
  • Conducts regular staff meetings.
  • Review time sheets to ensure proper reporting.
  • Makes coaching assignments for all swim meets.
  • Provides opportunities for staff professional development.


              Required Qualifications:

The successful candidate for this position shall:

  • Hold a current swim coach certification with USA Swimming.
  • Be a coaching member in good standing with USA Swimming.
  • Hold an ASCA level 2 or higher certification.
  • Be proficiency with Microsoft Office software and social media applications.
  • Demonstrate strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrate the ability to foster positive relations with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Have a willingness to maintain working knowledge of current swimming techniques and training.
  • Have a passion and ability to create a positive, inclusive environment where all swimmers are inspired to improve and succeed.
  • Have prior leadership of a coaching group and demonstrate the ability to direct staff.
  • Knowledge of the USA Center for Safe Sport policies and procedures and implementations by USA Swimming.
  • Have and maintain current certifications (STSC, CPR, First Aid, Concussion Protocol, Background Check, Coaches Advantage Tutorial).

Preferred Qualifications:

Successful candidates for this position may also have:

  • Experience in registration and team software such as TeamUnify
  • Experience performing the duties of Meet Director


  • A positive work environment that encourages and fosters personal growth and development of young athletes.
  • Reimbursement for USA and ASCA memberships, safety certifications (CPR, First Aid, Safety Training for Swim Coaches), as well as professional development courses such as ASCA courses.
  • Travel expenses associated with team travel.
  • Annual salary $42,000 – $47,000
  • Incentive based compensation available

Anticipated August 1, 2022 start date or ASAP


Interested applicants should submit their resume, references, and other relevant information to [email protected]


Ben Duby

phone: 865-235-1242


  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming

Date posted: May 4, 2022

Location: Tustin, CA, USA

with Socal Aquatics

Socal Aquatics is a nationally competitive swim team of 300+ athletes located in Tustin, Orange County, CA. The team focuses on creating a fun, energized, race paced training environment for all levels from beginner to Jr National, Sr National levels, and Olympic Trials.

We are seeking an experienced, energized, and passionate coach to lead two of our training groups. These groups each swim for an hour daily, one going directly after the other. As a Lead Group Coach, you will be working hand in hand with the Head Age Group Coach in developing the program for the two groups. The most important quality a candidate can have is engagement during workout time. The candidate must be motivated, enthusiastic, and energetic with the athletes. Pay is commensurate to coaching experience.

• Coach children ranging in age from 5-10.
• Manage training groups including creation of seasonal competition schedules
• Develop training templates, schedules and season plan in collaboration with other age group coaches
• 8 hours of on deck coaching per week plus participation in average of 1 swim meet per month
• Responsible for coordinating participation and submitting meet entries for competition
• Foster strong communication with parents, Board, other coaches, and athletes
• Perform various administrative tasks relating to the team

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
• 5+ years of coaching experience
• Member in good standing with USA Swimming
• Collegiate swimming experience
• Working knowledge of Team Unify
• Energetic, dynamic and positive leader
• Strong organizational, written and oral communication skills
• Enthusiasm for continuing coaching education

Delmar Dolfins Lead Age Group/ Performance Group 3 Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
Delmar Dolfins

Date posted: May 3, 2022

Location: Delmar, NY, USA

with Delmar Dolfins

Delmar Dolfins Lead Age Group/ Performance Group 3 Coach

With the support and guidance of the head coach this position will-

    • Design seasonal periodization planning for short and long course seasons
    • Plan and design daily training sessions using team metrics/nomenclature and philosophies
      • Commit Swimming will be used for all planning of training
    • Review key metrics, as specified, and agreed upon with head coach, using Triton Wear for all G3 swimmers
    • Oversee Age Group Assistant coaches in the Performance Group 3 level
    • Assist with meet entry for Age Group Programs
    • Attend competitions for Age Group Programs and other programming as needed


    • 5 Plus years of Age Group Coaching for a USA Swimming or YMCA Team
    • Competitive Swimming Experience
      • Preferably culminating at the collegiate level
    • Degree work in related fields such as Exercise Physiology, Biology, Kinesiology a plus
    • USA Swimming Certs- all in good standing
    • Strong communication ability with skill to speak and teach to different learning types and personalities
    • Ability and willingness to work nights and weekends
    • Willingness to take personal leave around the team’s season
    • Open to new ideas and willing to bring your own to help grow our knowledge 


    • Salaried position with range of $20,000-$30,000 annually based on experience of selected candidate
    • USA Certs covered by club 
    • All travel etc covered by club
    • Benefits available via USA Swimming

Two Rivers High School Seeks Assistant Girls Swim Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team High School
  • Sport Swimming
Two Rivers High School

Date posted: May 2, 2022

Location: Two Rivers High School, 1897 Delaware Avenue, Mendota Heights, MN 55118, USA

with Two Rivers High School

Two Rivers High School in Mendota Heights is seeking an assistant swim coach for their Girls Swim & Dive team for the Fall season of 8/15/22-11/19/22. Candidates should have past experience in swimming, either as a coach or athlete. The assistant coach will work with the head coach on conducting practices and competitions.

Practices are Monday-Friday from 3:30 to 6:00, in addition to Saturday practices. The facility is a newly-built eight-lane pool with an adjustable bulkhead. It is located on the campus of Two Rivers High School in Mendota Heights, Minnesota (formerly known as Henry Sibley High School prior to 2021).

The team consists of 40 swimmers in grades 7 through 12. The athletes range from those new to competitive swimming to high-performing athletes that compete at the State level.

Assistant Swim Coach/Pool Operator

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

Date posted: May 2, 2022

Location: 1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, RI, USA

with Bryant University

This position reports to the Head Swimming coach and is responsible to assist in all phases of a competitive intercollegiate swimming program in compliance with NCAA conference, America East Conference, and institutional rules and regulations.

Bryant University is a NCAA Division I program, sponsoring 25 varsity sports, and is a member of the America East and Big South Conferences.

Principal Accountabilities:

1. Effectively assist in coaching a competitive swimming program in a manner, which promotes sportsmanship among athletes, ensuring compliance with all NCAA conference, America East conference, and institutional rules and regulations.

2. Effectively assist in recruiting qualified student athletes to participate in the University’s athletic program, and effectively promote Bryant University academic and athletic programs to potential students.

3. Ensure that players associated with the swimming program are eligible under NCAA and America East regulations.

4. Assist in developing and implementing clinic(s), summer camp(s), and on-campus tryouts.

5. Effectively review and monitor student athlete academic progress; counsel where appropriate, and refer athletes to available University resources. Interact closely with faculty to monitor progress. Ensure compliance with relevant rules and regulations. Maintain an electronic follow-up system.

6. Establish and maintain good personal relationships with student athletes, parents, staff, guidance counselors, the Community and the media.

7. Responsible for Pool Operations

8. Adhere to NCAA rules compliance in and be fully informed regarding institutional compliance with the NCAA and America East rules.

9. Perform other duties as assigned.

Certain requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate persons with disabilities.


This position is filled best by an individual with an undergraduate degree and related collegiate swimming experience including successful recruiting, coaching and counseling student athletes. Knowledge and skill should also include experience in identifying at-risk students and enrolling them in appropriate services; excellent oral and written communication skills; experience motivating and supervising athletes and students, and a thorough understanding of and experience with NCAA and America East rules and regulations. The ability to manage multiple tasks is essential. Knowledge of related computer applications is important.

Must have Pool Operator certification.

A valid driver’s license is required for travel. This position has non-standard hours.

Certain requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate persons with disabilities.

Lead & Assistant coaches

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
Evolution Aquatics

Date posted: May 2, 2022

Location: 11202 Harris Rd, Huntersville, NC, USA

with Evolution Aquatics

EVOLUTION AQUATICS, a year-round swim team in Huntersville North Carolina, is seeking qualified lead/assistant coaches to join our staff. Ideal candidates are passionate about the sport of swimming and focused on athlete development. The candidate will join our coaching staff to assist with or lead 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. Additionally, there will be additional duties to possibly include coaching our in-house summer league team, working in our summer camp, after school programs, and working in our swimming lessons program. Applicants need to see themselves as a “Swiss Army Knife” type of coach!


  • Previous coaching experience or competitive swimming experience
  • An excellent TEACHER!
  • 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, energetic, positive role model
  • Team oriented, good communicator
  • Availability to work evenings and weekends
  • American Red Cross WSI Trainer desired (if not currently certified be willing to get certified)
  • CPO Desired (if not certified be willing to get certified)


  • 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.

All positions pay will be commensurate with experience, and length of commitment!

Head Swim Coach/Aquatics Center Director

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club, Recreational, Other
  • Sport Swimming

Date posted: May 1, 2022

Location: Thibodaux, LA, USA

with Thibodaux Regional Health System

Opportunity to work in a state-of-the-art swim facility, opened in 2016 as an integral part of a new hospital-integrated Wellness and Fitness Center and Outdoor Sports Complex. Be a part of developing a new and exciting swim program for our beautiful South Louisiana community and region.

This person will plan, direct, and oversee the staff, operations, and activities of the aquatic facilitiy, including the 8 lane, 25 yard pool with Olympic style starting blocks and timing system.  This  position will offer the opportunity to build a new community aquatics program, and will oversee its development, promotion, and implementation, including swim lessons, USA swim competitive team, swim meets, etc.  Ensures aquatics facilities are properly maintained.  Aquatics Coordinator will oversee all operational activities, and has overall administrative and operational responsibility for all aspects of the aquatics programs and services.




  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team Other
  • Sport Swimming
Triangle Aquatic Center

Date posted: April 30, 2022

Location: 275 Convention Drive, Cary, NC 27511

with Triangle Aquatic Center

Title: Executive Director
Department: Corporate
Reporting: Michael Curran, Founder

General Job Description
The primary responsibility of the Executive Director is to proactively execute the long-term mission of the Triangle Aquatic Center with passion, purpose, and integrity. The four (4) high-level responsibilities of the position include 1) Mission – developing and nurturing community Strategic Partnerships to build and operate public aquatic facilities including ongoing expansions and renovations, 2) development and fundraising and 3) program development and 4) day-to-day operations and customer success. The Executive Director is the face of TAC in the community and is the key contact for community relations and industry leadership.

About the Triangle Aquatic Center
The Triangle Aquatic Center (“TAC”) is a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit public aquatic facility located in Cary, North Carolina with a Mission, “To build and operate public aquatic facilities for the health, safety and competition needs of Triangle citizens and aquatic organizations.” TAC was built and funded with the support of the Michael G. Curran Family Foundation and by Triangle citizens. TAC receives no tax funding and is reliant on operational revenue (80%) and donations (20%) to meet its $5 million budget. The 80,000-sf aquatic facility is built on a 21.5-acre aquatic campus, less than a mile off a major Interstate, I-40. The facility includes two (2) 50-Meter pools (one inside and one outside), a 10-lane 25-yard pool and a warm water instruction pool. Supporting amenities include a 1,000-seat spectator stadium, a full-service cafe’, Atrium, Fitness Center, Classroom, Smart Athlete Physiotherapy and Gallery. The TAC Titans program is a year-round swim team with 865 registered swimmers and is consistently ranked #1 in the country by USA Swimming.

About the Triangle Region
The Triangle Region of North Carolina is consistently recognized as one of the best places to live, work and play in the country. The Triangle is ranked the 7th best swimming community in the country by USA Swimming. It is home to the city of Raleigh, the capital of North Carolina and three highly recognized universities, Duke University, UNC-Chapel Hill, and NC State. The Triangle is a prosperous community of nearly 2 Million people with 44% earning a college degree. The Research Triangle Park is located in the heart of the Triangle and is home to many corporate headquarters and technology companies with a strong entrepreneurial culture.

Specific Job Responsibilities
Mission Driven – Strategic Partnerships (25%). TAC’s business model is to expand by building and operating public aquatic facilities throughout the Triangle Region. This requires developing strategic partnerships with other nonprofit organizations, municipalities, and business organizations to build and / or renovate new aquatic facilities. The Executive Director will oversee the Strategic Partnership development and all building and renovation projects.

Financial Development (25%). TAC’s long-term financial health and security is dependent on sponsorships and donations from the community and building Endowments for long-term maintenance, programs and scholarships. TAC created its first endowment on August 13, 2018 and invests 5.0% of all program revenue into the Endowment monthly. The purpose of the first Endowment is to fund the long-term maintenance of the Cary aquatic facilities and campus. Additional endowments for scholarship programs, learn-to-swim programs and special bequests need to be developed. Hiring a full-time Development Director will be the next key position to fund.

Program Development (25%). TAC currently offers two (2) primary programs that make up the majority of the budget, 1) the TAC titans swim team and 2) TAC programs that consist of our learn-to-swim programs, certification classes and 3) birthday parties. There is interest in developing a robust camp program, expand fitness to the general public and continually improve and refresh the TAC program offering.

Day-To-Day Operations (25%). TAC currently has four (4) Directors who report directly to the Executive Director including an Operations Director, Finance Director, Facility Director and TAC Titans Director / Head Swimming Coach. As TAC continues to grow, there are plans for an additional two Directors including a Fitness Director and Development Director with the Development Director being the priority. The Executive Director will manage the Directors, help them grow professionally and provide resources to help meet quarterly and annual goals. The Executive Director is the face of TAC in the community and should represent TAC with integrity and professionalism. It is expected that the Executive Director will attend community events (Chamber of Commerce, Sports Alliances, nonprofit partnership meetings, etc.). In addition, it is expected that the Executive Director will participate in industry events and take a leadership role in industry organizations.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong leadership skills and experience (minimum of 5 years in a leadership position)
  • Highly organized and detailed oriented, with the ability to translate strategy into operational reality
  • Excellent communication skills, including strong presentation and networking capabilities
  • Financial management experience and knowledge
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and comfortable working in a highly collaborative and dynamic growth-oriented work environment
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.)

Start Date: August 1, 2022 (or sooner if applicable)

Education: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is required. Post-Baccalaureate degree in business, sports management or a related discipline is preferred.

Experience: Minimum of 10 years of aquatic management, sports management or related management experience in other fields is required. Experience must include a minimum of five years managing high-level employees (Managers, Directors, Coaches, etc.)

Competitive Swimming: A competitive swimming or diving background is preferred but is not required.

Compensation: Base Annual Salary $120,000
Performance Bonus: 20% of base salary based on meeting specific budget, programming and development goals
401(k) Retirement: Eligible the first day of the quarter following 6 months of full-time employment. TAC matches
50% up to 4% of employee deferral.
Insurance: Eligible on the 1st day of the month following 90 days of full-time employment: Group Medical,
Dental, Vision & Life Insurance:
– 75% TAC Contribution towards individual employee coverage (Medical, Dental & Vision)
– 25% TAC Contribution towards spouse & family coverage (Medical, Dental & Vision)
– 100% TAC Contribution (Life @ $50,000)
Internal Programs Credit: $1,000 credit per year. For use in all TAC & TITANS programs.

Assistant Coach (Men’s and Women’s Swimming)

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division III)
  • Sport Swimming
Fairleigh Dickinson University

Date posted: April 29, 2022

Location: 285 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ, USA

with Fairleigh Dickinson University

The Part-Time Assistant Coach assists the Head Coach in organizing, developing and administering an intercollegiate program for a designated sport in compliance with the rules and regulations of the department, the university,  the NCAA Division III, the Middle Atlantic Conference, and any other organization or association in which the department may hold membership.  The incumbent also participates in the recruitment of qualified student-athletes within university and NCAA Division III guidelines.

  1. Assist the Head Coach in organizing and developing a team discipline that is consistent with the philosophy and objectives of the department, the university, the NCAA Division III, the MAC Conference, and any other organization or association in which the department holds membership.


  1. Assist the Head Coach in planning, organizing and conducting all practices and games as scheduled by the Director of Athletic.


  1. Assist all players, where possible, with any academic or social problems using referral techniques when warranted.


  1. Assist the Head Coach in planning and conducting a program to recruit student-athletes for the designated sport program.


  1. Attend meetings and serve on committees as required by the Director of Athletics.

Head Age Group Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
Aces Swim Club

Date posted: April 29, 2022

Location: Centennial, CO, USA

with Aces Swim Club



  • Design seasonal plans in coordination with the Head Coach
  • Maintains a current knowledge of the seasonal and long term athlete development (LTAD)  training needs of a highly competitive youth program and conveys that information to the Age Group coaching staff to implement
  • Provide Leadership and Instruction to the Age Group Swimmers and Coaches
  • Attend and oversee Age Group Practices to ensure quality and provide support
  • Manages Lead Age Group Coaches and ensures they lead and communicate effectively with the age group coaches for whom they are responsible
  • Conduct monthly 1:1 meetings with the Lead Age Group coaches and ensure the Lead Age Group coaches meet regularly with the coaches in their charge
  • Along with the Head Coach, lead monthly team meetings that provide opportunities to learn and provide/receive feedback
  • Maintains Age Group Coach schedules in coordination with the Age Group Leads
  • Ensures regular communications with parents at the Age Group Level 
  • Work closely with Executive Director to ensure administrative and coordination needs and requirements are met both internally and externally
  • Model and celebrate the ACES values and behaviors, ensuring the culture of the organization is positive and engaging
  • Create an inclusive environment where all coaches and swimmers are inspired to improve and succeed
  • Maintain compliance with USA Swimming coaching standards as well as ensuring all age group coaches are compliant
  • Follow all USA Swimming policies including SafeSport as well as ensuring all age group coaches are compliant


  • ASCA Level 2 or similar coaching experience (minimum 4 years)
  • Coaching membership in good standing with USA Swimming
  • Strong leadership, communication, and organizational skills

Graduate Assistant Swimming Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division III)
  • Sport Swimming

Date posted: April 28, 2022

Location: 1 Saxon Drive, Alfred, NY, USA

with Alfred university

Alfred University seeks applicants for a graduate assistant for Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving. The Graduate Assistant will assist the head coach while working towards a master’s degree. Candidates must be accepted into a graduate program (including but not limited to; College Student Development, MBA, Engineering, Counseling, etc) at Alfred University (https://www.alfred.edu/admissions/graduate/index.cfm). This position covers the length of their graduate school commitment. The University provides free tuition and a stipend.

Assistant Coach – Men’s and Women’s Diving

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College ()
  • Sport Diving

Date posted: April 28, 2022

Location: Amherst, MA 01003, USA

with University of Massachusetts Amherst

Assistant Coach – Men’s and Women’s Diving
University of Massachusetts Amherst

About UMass Amherst

UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth’s flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.

Job Summary

This position specifically supports the Department and University’s mission through recruiting, coaching, mentoring, and providing administrative assistance for the men’s and women’s diving program.

Essential Functions

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Devotes their full time, attention, and energies to their duties as Assistant Coach of the men’s and women’s diving teams.
  • Complies fully with the rules, regulations, and policies of the University, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), and any and all conferences in which the men’s and women’s diving teams participate, and takes every reasonable precaution to ensure that all members of the men’s and women’s diving staff and student athletes comply fully with such rules, regulations and policies.  Assistant Coach understands they are subject to all applicable disciplinary or corrective actions as set forth in the NCAA enforcement procedures as they may be amended from time to time.
  • Uses reasonable efforts to attract and enroll impact student-athletes that demonstrate significant contributions to their programs with appropriate academic, competitive, and community achievements. Assists the head coach to create a positive student-athlete experience and healthy team dynamics/culture that fosters high student-athlete retention.
  • Uses reasonable efforts to foster excellence in academic performance, team and personal conduct of the men’s and women’s diving team’s student athletes.
  • Uses reasonable efforts to cultivate a culture that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion. Strives to recruit and retain student-athletes with multifaceted backgrounds, skillsets, and passions.
  • Uses reasonable efforts to foster success in competition of the men’s and women’s diving teams.
  • Uses reasonable efforts to meet annual performance objectives established by the Head Coach.
  • Understands the University shall annually evaluate their performance based upon the performance of their duties and responsibilities.

Additional Department Expectations:

  • Ensure that proper safety procedures are followed by all student-athletes (all coaches must be certified in CPR and first aid).
  • Work with athletics trainers and physicians as needed to implement team wellness and conditioning programs.
  • Support direction head coach gives to the Sports Performance coach as to the desired training goals.
  • Responsible for working with all Athletic Department Offices in processing of administrative functions and paperwork related to overseeing the men’s and women’s diving programs.
  • Work with the Assistant AD for Facilities in the advising, planning, and implementation of pertinent facility management and maintenance for equipment and facilities.
  • Attends conventions, conferences, and clinics consistent with Department and University policies.
  • Serves on Department and University committees as assigned.
  • As a member of a Division I program for the University of Massachusetts, assistant coaches need to represent their school and program in a manner that supports the mission of the university.  Speaking engagements, instructional clinics, development efforts, and community relation programs need to reflect a professional and positive impression to the media or general public.
  • Work with student-athletes and monitor their adherence to rules and regulations concerning conduct, appearance, and punctuality.
  • May be required to drive a motor vehicle upon request.

Other Functions

Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensure)

  • Bachelor’s degree required from an accredited institution.
  • Two to four years of men’s and women’s diving intercollegiate coaching and/or playing experience required.
  • Ability to work weekends and nights.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of men’s and women’s diving methods and techniques of coaching.
  • Working knowledge of rules and regulations governing intercollegiate athletics.
  • Ability to foster and maintain working relationships with various athletic publics.

Preferred Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensure)

  • Master’s degree required from an accredited institution.
  • Two to four years of men’s and women’s diving intercollegiate coaching and/or playing experience at the Division I level.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions

  • Extended periods of standing; bending; repetitive movement; travel to other campuses.

Work Schedule

  • Variable hours depending on the demands of the position.
  • Nights and weekends required.

Salary Information

Salary commensurate with experience.

UMass Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University.  To fulfill that policy, UMass Amherst is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans.  It is the policy of the UMass Amherst to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.

Senior Coach and Head Developmental Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
Fontana Aquatics Club

Date posted: April 27, 2022

Location: Fontana, CA, USA

with Fontana Aquatics Club

Location: Fontana, CA, USA

Job description: Senior Coach and Head developmental coach

Reports to: Head Coach/ BOD President

Pay: Hourly with potential to going to salary, commensurate with coaching experience

Hours: Under 25 hours. Depends on the needs of the team and interest of the candidate.

Job goal: To align with the policy and procedures set forth by the Fontana Aquatics Club and to assist the Head Coach in developing 18& under athletes to make an uncompromised commitment to the pursuit of excellence, through the process of striving to be the best that they can be, to acquire life enhancing attributes such as respect, discipline, integrity and commitment.



  • CPR/AED, Safety Training for Swim Coaches, APT, Background check and in good standing with USA Swimming and ASCA Level 2
  • Comprehension of Team Unify and/or Team Manager
  • Abides by applicable USA Swimming Codes of Conduct and Safe Sport Requirements

Performance Responsibilities: 

  • Embrace and advocate the Fontana Aquatics Club Culture
  • Passion for coaching and working with variable leveled athletes
  • Comprehension of stroke development and technique fundamentals
  • Basic understanding of dryland training for developmental athletes
  • Plan, prepare, and conduct group practices in accordance with the Fontana Aquatics Club mission, vision and coaching philosophy.
  • Keep records and reports as directed by the Head Coach
  • Assist with set up & tear down of all FAC hosted meets
  • Assist with FAC Staff in facilitating Events
  • Commit to continued coaching education

On Job Time Requirements: 

  • Attend and actively participate in all assigned staff meetings
  • Attend all the assigned meets for the practice group
  • Entries for the assigned practice group are complete and correct
  • Arrival at practice and meets at minimum 15 min prior to arrival of athletes
  • Will require morning, afternoon, evening and weekend hours
  • Attendance is taken every day accurately


  • Communicate all actions regularly between Primary Coach and Head Coach
  • Excellent email communication to parents with timely response (within 24 hours)
  • Continually assess goals with athletes and communicate to parents in a patient and respectable manner


  • Model proper dress, language, demeanor and sportsmanship for the athletes
  • Create an educational, safe and inviting experience for all participants



Aquatics Program Manager Camp Moody – Buda, TX – Full Time

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
YMCA of Austin

Date posted: April 27, 2022

Location: 1220 Old San Antonio Road, Buda, TX, USA

with YMCA of Austin

TL;DR USA-Swimming Club team coaching, Meet Director duties, Lifeguard/staff supervision

How you will contribute to our Purpose:

The Y is the leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community by connecting all people to their potential, purpose and each other.  Working locally, we focus on empowering young people, improving health and well-being, and inspiring action in and across communities.  By bringing together people from different backgrounds, perspectives and generations, relationships and resources necessary to learn, grow and thrive.

As the Aquatics & Swim Meet Program Manager, your contribution to our purpose will involve assistant coaching the resident USA Swimming club team; leading and organizing various levels of swim meets and aquatic events, supervising the lifeguarding staff, supporting our learn-to-swim programs and other duties as assigned.

About our facility– the Y at Camp Moody:

The Aquatics & Swim Meet Program Manager has a unique opportunity in bringing our vision of breaking barriers (geographic, financial, and physical) to nature and outdoor education for all youth at the Y at Camp Moody. Our camp sits on 85-acres along the Edwards Plateau and the edge of the Balcones Escarpment. Our unique features include limestone outcroppings, an activity field, and a waterfront area along Onion Creek.  Upon entrance to the property, our primary built facility features a fitness center, locker rooms, and a 10-lane, 25yard variable-depth (4ft to 6ft9in) competition swimming pool.  With a complete Gen 7 Colorado Time System and 10-lane scoreboard with water polo add-on, the facility hosts swim meets and water polo tournaments.  In addition, our property features  three miles of trails, an art barn, covered pavilion, campsites, and a 14-element challenge course. The Program Manager will play a critical role in ensuring the aquatic team members are successful in delivering a high-quality program experience to all members and participants.

Salary: $42,000-$47,000 per year, depending on experience

Rewards we offer you: 

  • Full benefits package including Dental, Vision & Health Insurance 
  • Up to 48 days of PTO over vacation, holidays, personal, and sick leave 
  • Free Household Membership to facilities operated by the YMCA of Austin (worth $1,000 annually)  
  • 12% Employer-Funded Retirement Plan upon meeting eligibility
  • Learning and development workshops and trainings  
  • Career advancement opportunities         

What are the details?

Program Management (50%)

Program and Administrative Support

  • Perform swim coaching, swim instructor and/or lifeguard duties as required.
  • Attend and organize USA Swimming meet participation as needed
  • Attend all league meetings and team meetings
  • Direct and manage USA Swim Team Meets  
  • Ensure meet information is complete and up to date in the member services system (Daxko) and Team Unify at all times
  • Communicate all aquatic-related programming and events via social media, online, and through all intra-branch and inter-branch methods available.
  • Organize and schedule meet program registrations
  • Assist Aquatics Director in Project SAFE and other aquatic related youth development and grant-funded programs

Fiscal Management

  • Help develop, implement, and monitor the annual aquatics budget in conjunction with the supervisor
  • Track, monitor, and adjust resources to meet financial goals
  • Help, review, and certify the accuracy of department payroll
  • Track and monitor aquatics registration fees and sessions scheduled

Facilities / Risk Management

  • Works with Aquatics Director and other Program Directors to provide risk management drills for all team members and recommend procedural changes to ensure the safety of all team members, members, guests, and participants.

Strategic Leadership & Management (25%)


  • Create a positive and motivating environment for all team members
  • Provide leadership and coaching to department team as well as all branch teams
  • Ensure program quality is of the highest regard for all aquatics programs
  • Use data-based decision making for program decisions
  • Assist with monthly swim instructor in-service meetings
  • Respond to all member and community inquiries in a timely manner 
  • Able to work in a flexible work schedule to always ensure regular exposure to members and team members throughout the week, including early mornings, evenings, and/or weekends

People Management

  • Recruit, train, develop, support, and directly supervise program team members and volunteers
  • Fulfill supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws
  • Assist in conducting annual performance appraisals at least once a year, as well as team members’ appreciation/recognition, coaching, and progressive discipline when necessary
  • Ensure team members are well informed and connected to the larger branch and the strategic plan for the Association
  • Audit team members to ensure team members readiness
  • Conduct lifeguard trainings as necessary to ensure program goals
  • Develop and run lifeguard in-services

Performance Achievement & Results (25%)

  • Holds direct reports accountable for achieving at high levels to meet programmatic goals and objectives
  • Models inclusive leadership behaviors and embraces all dimensions of diversity – building strong teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to our mission
  • Responsible for hiring, coaching, and managing all direct reports and ensuring alignment with association people practices for all positions within their organizational structure
  • Conducts Cycle Check-ins and the Annual Check-In with the supervisor to ensure progress with OKRs, provide ongoing coaching and feedback, and discuss development opportunities
  • Responsible for successful Strategic Plan metrics, and Objectives and Key Results (OKRs)
  • Implements process within their department to support the goal-based leadership approach (OKR methodology) and ensures the department is diligently working towards supporting organizational level objectives and key results

Other duties as assigned

  • Represent the YMCA of Austin locally, regionally, and nationally, both inside and outside the organization.


What you bring to the Purpose:

You have demonstrated success in significantly growing programs as well as implementing innovative strategies in aquatics programming. You possess a can-do attitude with the ability to think creatively, overcome obstacles, and perform exceptionally in a variety of environments.

  • Education & Experience:
    • You have a competitive swimming background.
    • You have youth athletics coaching experience, preferably in swimming.
    • Current USA Swimming Coaching certification.
    • You have a bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in recreation management, physical education, education, child development, or a related field preferred.
    • You have at least three (3) years of professional management and/or leadership experience in an aquatic setting.
    • You have at least two (2) years of managing swim team and/or other aquatics programs
    • Current YMCA Lifeguard certification. American Red Cross certification is acceptable with the YMCA crossover course.
    • Current First Aid, CPR/AED, and Emergency Oxygen certifications. CPO certification is a plus.
    • Completion of the YMCA Child Abuse Prevention Training once employed.
    • Completion of the YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor Course once employed.
  • You are a Cause-Driven Leader – You are effective at:
    • Advancing our mission and cause – providing visionary leadership to ensure resources are mobilized to adapt to new challenges and needs in the community
    • Building relationships – connecting people to the Y’s cause by developing inclusive relationships, partnerships, and collaborations to co-create solutions to pressing social needs
    • Leading operations – ensuring relevance, effectiveness, and sustainability of the organization so we can continue to fulfill our promise to the community
    • Developing and inspiring people – supporting the holistic development of self and others so everyone can embrace the Y’s cause, sustain our culture, and inspire others to action

About the YMCA of Austin
The YMCA of Austin is a dynamic, equitable force in the community that helps people of all backgrounds improve their total well-being and quality of life. Founded in 1953 and anchored in three Central Texas counties, the Y is a $40 million community enterprise that serves nearly 100,000 people annually through eight centers. We also provide afterschool education and care at more than 70 licensed campuses in four school districts. Unlike any other organization in the region, the Austin Y has the unique ability to welcome, educate and elevate all, and is committed to creating innovative programs, places…and people. 

We believe that bringing together people with different perspectives and experiences is fundamental to developing and implementing innovative programs and ideas. We invite and encourage anyone who wants to impact the community to apply.


The organization has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills, and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

The YMCA of Austin provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. YMCA of Austin complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which we have employees. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.