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Assistant Director, Aquatic Center and Programs Miami University

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Aquatics Staff
  • Level of Team Club, College (Division I)
Miami University

with Miami University


        The Assistant Director position is designed to assist the Associate Director, Aquatic Center in the administration of the Aquatic Center so that the health and well being of patrons and staff is upheld to the highest standard.  The Assistant Director assumes functional and administrative responsibility for aquatic special events, and the event staff and also assistants with the Makos Swim Program.


Areas of responsibility:

  • Required to perform duties with limited supervision and will be responsible for making significant independent decisions
  • Direct and manage swim, dive, water polo and synchronized swimming events
  • Direct the Event Technician staff (5-7 students), including training, supervision, hiring, recruitment, discipline, and scheduling
  • Assist the Makos head coach with administrative and coaching activities including but not limited scheduled practices, swim meets, and extra activities.
  • Prepare and present all aquatic event SOP’s, all event evaluations, and all event financial summaries
  • Distribute evaluations to all meet hosts and summarize the results
  • Manage event requests, facility reservations, and daily rentals in computer scheduling software.
  • Direct and/or compile reports and proposals related to programs and special events.
  • Direct and compile internal and external public relations
  • Provide supervision of the Recreational Sports Center and equipment safety checks to ensure the safety and well-being of patrons
  • Assist Associate Director with the development, recommendation, and management of aquatic budget
  • Responsible for the management and operation of aquatic center scoreboard/video board, to include creating graphics, managing rotation of advertisers, managing slide shows, and appropriate maintenance
  • Attend regional and national conferences/meetings
  • Assist with the meet bidding process at United States Aquatic Sports, Inc.
  • Assist with HDRBS department special events as requested
  • Assists with the direct and functional supervision of 65-75 lifeguard staff, equivalent of 5-6 full time employees
  • Other duties as assigned



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in physical education, sports administration, recreation or related field or experience in a large multi-use aquatic facility supervising programs and special events
  • American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, First Aid, CPR/PR certifications/or completed within 3months of hire
  • Experience in staging special events


Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree preferred
  • American Red Cross CPR/FA/LG instructor certifications, or WSIT, LGIT certifications.
  • Computer experience to include Excel, Word, Colorado Timing Systems, and, Max Galaxy Max Solutions or similar scheduling software.
  • Experience in digital, print and social marketing; sponsorship; graphic design
  • Previous Age Group Swim coaching experience


Position Status:

  • Full-time, 12 month, unclassified position
  • The work schedule for this position will include evenings and weekends

Associate Coach 10 and Under – NOMAD Aquatics

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
NOMAD Aquatics

with NOMAD Aquatics

NOMAD AQUATICS – 10 and Under Associate Coach

NOMAD Aquatics, a 300+ member club in Huntersville North Carolina (North Charlotte), is in search of a dynamic, energetic, and enthusiastic team player who is ready to take ownership of the developmental side of our program.

The right person must have high energy, great organization skills, and very strong relationship building skills. This coach will be responsible for coaching and overseeing our NOMAD Junior team and for coaching our developmental groups. This is a key role as it lays the foundation for our athletes and their future in the sport. We want them to fall in love with swimming and be excited to be at practice!

NOMAD is located in the fastest growing area in North Charlotte NC. NOMAD has been in business for 26 years, and has a history of developing young people from novice swimmers to international competition. Our philosophy of “teach first, train second” fosters a high degree of technical proficiency in our young athletes that is the foundation for their successful training as they grow and mature into young adults. Our program structure allows for all commitment levels to learn and improve. We are privileged to have a great staff of coaches including a strength and conditioning coach and a team nutritionist who are dedicated to building a culture of excellence.

Our coach owned team and facility offers maximum flexibility and our imagination is our only limitation! Our pool is 10 lanes 25 yards’ x 10 lanes 25 meters, with a separate 20 yard 5 lane teaching pool. NOMADS learn to swim program is one of the largest in the city and continues to grow.

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 and/or Pre-Team/Lessons experience.
  4. Be familiar with Team Unify (preferred)
  5. Be familiar with Word/Excel/PowerPoint
  6. Be professional, enthusiastic and POSITIVE people who exhibit effective teaching/communication skills
  7. Demonstrate a commitment to continuing their education, in the sport of swimming and coaching
  8. Ability to embrace and embody the Vision of NOMAD Aquatics and positively add to the Culture of Excellence.
  9. Be a part of a high energy, enthusiastic, and engaged coaching staff who are ready to engage each of the athletes not just run a practice.

Job Description: Associate Coach for our Age Group Program

  • Plan, schedule and coach practices.
  • Submit all a weekly plan to the Director of Age Group Performance.
  • Work with the Director of Age Group Performance in developing goals, outlining a season plan, and casting the vision for the developmental portion of our program.
  • Assist with set-up and clean-up for meets and other team events.
  • Maintain daily attendance records.
  • Attend all staff meetings (unless excused by Head Coach or Director of Age Group Performance).
  • Attend and coach swim meets in which your swimmers are attending.
  • Determine your group members’ events for meet entries and submit/approve entries by team’s registration deadline.
  • Follow team policies regarding team administration.
  • Communicate effectively, and often with team membership, other Associate Coaches, Director of Age Group Performance, and Head Coach.
  • Implement strategies, in conjunction with the Director of Age Group Performance to recruit, retain, and grow the team.
  • Build and foster relationships with local summer league coaches to promote our program and encourage a year around path to summer swimmers.

Our Team Culture is very important to us and something that we take seriously here at NOMAD. Interested applicants should submit their resume along with three professional references and a short summary explaining your coaching philosophy and how you can add to our culture of excellence here at NOMAD Aquatics.

Assistant Swim Coaches

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
City of Plano Swimmers

with City of Plano Swimmers

COPS is looking for assistant coaches who are energetic, knowledgeable, ethical, and able to communicate with parents, fellow coaches and swimmers of all ages. Candidates must be able to work as part of a coaching team.

Responsibilities for coaches include:

  • Writing and coaching practices.
  • Conducting dryland workouts.
  • Attending meets as scheduled – approximately 1-2 per month.
  • Entering swimmers in desired events for swim meets based on practice agenda’s and performance.
  • Attend staff meetings and other events as assigned by the Head Coach.
  • Keep accurate records for groups including attendance and communications.
  • Communicate with parents and other staff members in a timely manner.

Qualifications include:

  • USA Swimming Registered Coach – or be in the process of completing
  • 2 years of coaching experience preferred

COPS is a Level 4 Program in USA Swimming’s Club Recognition Program. COPS is part of North Texas Swimming, and Texas Swimming Association. The team is a 501(c)3 not for profit with a strong parent board and a Head-Coach CEO. Coaches will be compensated for travel to meets (mileage). Certifications and continuing education costs are covered by the club.

Pay will depend on experience and responsibilities. While this is a part-time position, potential exists for other revenue sources.

Assistant Swimming Coach

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

with Montclair State University

Montclair State University is hiring an assistant coach for the upcoming 2017-18 season.  Montclair is a Division III school with 14,000 undergraduate students.  The university is located in Upper Montclair, NJ and is 14 miles west of New York City.  The teams compete in the New Jersey Athletic Conference as well as the Metropolitan Swimming Conference.   The starting date for this position is Sept. 1st.  Please contact Brian McLaughlin at [email protected]  or (973) 655-5242 for further information.

Full Time Assistant Age Group Coach/Swim School Director

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Topeka Swim Association

with Topeka Swim Association

Topeka Swim Association (TSA) is seeking an energetic, passionate full-time Assistant Age Group Coach/Swim School Director. TSA is a 110-member USA Swimming competitive swim team, with a swim school and Masters programs, located in Topeka, KS (60 miles from Kansas City) which competes in the Missouri Valley LSC. The team primarily trains out of the Capitol Federal Natatorium, which includes 2 indoor pools, a 50-meter by 25-yard competition pool, and a 4-lane 25-yard teaching pool. The club, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization is managed by a volunteer board of directors that works with the Head Coach on the business strategy, financial planning and fundraising, while the Head Coach is responsible for day-to-day operations of the team’s swim program. TSA is currently recognized as a USA Swimming Level 2 program. TSA currently has USA Swimming Junior National qualifiers, Sectional finalists, and Zone qualifiers on its roster. The ideal candidate will have a passion for swimming and the ability to communicate well with swimmers, coaches, and parents. Specific job duties include: 1) Direct and supervise the Gold and Silver squads; 2) Direct the TSA Swim School; 3) Supervise the part-time swim lessons instructors; 4) Attend all scheduled practices and meets; 5) Maintain regular office hours; 7) Assist in new swimmer recruitment and evaluations; 8) Assist with web-based communications; 9) Prepare meet entries for swimmers in the age group portion of the program. Previous coaching experience is required. This coach will report to the Topeka Swim Association Head Coach. The successful candidate must have all current USA Swimming-required certifications (Coaches Safety Training, CPR, First Aid, and will have passed the USA Swimming background check) prior to accepting position. TSA is offering a competitive compensation package. TSA will provide paid vacations, full medical and dental insurance, and retirement. Additional coaching opportunities include high school coaching, area summer league teams and private swim lessons. More information about TSA can be found online at www.swimtsa.com or by calling 203-731-1734.

Assistant Coaches Needed

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club

with Chesapeake Bay Aquatic Club

Chesapeake Bay Aquatic Club is looking for motivated coaches to lead our Silver (ages 11-14) and Bronze (ages 9-10) developmental groups. Candidates should be confident in their ability to work with swimmers at building efficiency in the water. Practices are 5 (Bronze) to 6 (Silver) days a week. Meets are typically once a month.

Assistant Swimming Coach

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

with Susquehanna University








Assistant Swimming Coach

Susquehanna University

About Susquehanna

As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating undergraduate students for productive lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse and interconnected world. Its more than 2,100 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna’s unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University’s 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit https://www.susqu.edu.

Position Summary

The Assistant Coach reports to the Head Coach of swimming and diving. The primary tasks are to assist the Head Coach in all aspects of the program including: plan practices and training strategies for Swimmers; meet day responsibilities and assist with recruiting as need.

Assist the Head Coach in developing and conducting organized practices

Assist the Head Coach with game day responsibilities

Assist the Head Coach in counseling student-athletes in a positive manner and serving as a positive role model to all SU students on a daily basis

Assist the Head Coach with recruiting student-athletes in the sport of swimming /diving

Adhere to all NCAA, conference and University rules and regulations

Develop positive rapport with athletics staff, as well as the entire SU community

Represent the university to various constituents in a professional manner

Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Coach

Physical Demand

Must have the energy and enthusiasm and mobility to actively coach field sports.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree, plus evidence of positive attitude and the ability to get along well with others required. A valid drivers license is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Coaching or playing experience in the specific sport is desired.

Head Swim Team Coach – Houston Area

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
The Briar Club

with The Briar Club

Head Coach of USA Swim Team


Position Summary:

This position is responsible for the operation and development of our USA swimming program under the direction and guidance of the Aquatics Director. They will facilitate a positive & nurturing environment for all athletes.  The Head Coach must develop the skills and talents of the team members and coaching staff while promoting teamwork, sportsmanship and encouraging personal development and excellence.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • CREATES WOW by: anticipating needs and wants, being prepared, being continuously enthusiastic, executing flawlessly and doing it now.
  • Plan and oversee practices for all 3 level USA groups Red/Silver/Gold.
  • Set and run dry land practice routines for Gold level practices.
  • Oversee assistant coaches and ensure that coaching standards are being met.
  • Provide the environment to improve team members’ stroke technique, endurance, and speed.
  • Attend all weekly practices at their scheduled time.
  • Travel to swim meets to support swimmers.
  • Maintain and promote activities pertaining to the swim team as well as The Briar Club swim program. This includes social and team building events.
  • Act as a role model for all swimmers
  • Create development plans for swimmers, helping them set goals and how they will achieve them.
  • Recruit, retain and grow the team.
  • Communicate with Head Coach from Rice Aquatics team to coordinate meet entries and relay teams, as well as long term team strategies.
  • Ensure open and timely communication with swimmers and parents.
  • Assist with coaching Summer League Swim Team and with Swim Meets April- June
  • Teach swim lessons as available and requested but not to interfere with the regular operation of the swim team.
  • Encourage and offer opportunities for children to participate in year-round and summer swimming programs.
  • Promote swimming in a positive and fun learning environment for all ages.
  • Provide assistance to Aquatics Director when needed and communicate needs and issues.
  • Responsible for overall safety of team members and assisting staff.





  • ASCA Level 3 Certification or higher
  • Member of ASCA and USA Swimming
  • Safety Training for Swim Coaches certification
  • Red Cross Lifeguard and First Aid preferred
  • Experience working with children in large groups.
  • Must be able to communicate with members, management, and staff
  • Proven team management skills



  • High School Diploma/G.E.D. Equivalency
  • USA Swim Coach’s certification level 3
  • 5+ years of coaching USA or Club level swim team
  • Current American Red Cross Lifeguard, CPR, AED, and 1st Aid Certifications, strongly preferred, or Safety Training for Swim Coaches Certification


Essential Physical Requirements:


  • Ability to Lift/Carry 20 lbs or less frequently; 34-66% of the time
  • Ability to Lift/Carry 21-100 lbs or less occasionally; 1-33% of the time
  • Ability to Push/Pull 12 lbs or less frequently; 34-66% of the time
  • Ability to Push/Pull 13-100 lbs or less occasionally; 1-33% of the time
  • Ability to bend, squat, kneel, twist, turn, climb, crawl, reach above shoulder, stand, walk, talk, sit, work at or above shoulder, occasionally; 1-66% of the time
  • Ability to work reach outward frequently; 34-66% of the time
  • Ability to handle, finger, talk, hear, taste, smell constantly; 67-100% of the time
  • Ability to work inside and outside 90%/10%
  • Noise level is: Mid to high

Team Head Coach

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

with South Central Swim Team (SCST)

Head Swim Coach
South Central Swim Team (SCST) is seeking applicants for a full-time Head Coach. SCST is a nonprofit, board run swim team based in the Janesville area. The team has 100+ families ranging in skills of novice swimmers to NCSA level qualifiers.

Job Description:
Head Coach responsibilities include, but are not limited to facilitating practices of the Senior team, coordinating the coaching staff, attending meets, participating in board meetings, and administrative responsibilities.

Multiple years of prior coaching experience required. Prior head coaching experience highly preferred.
Strong Hy-Tek Meet/Team Manager, TeamUnify and Microsoft Office skills and experience.
Excellent communication and coordination skills.
Ability to attend most practices and meets.
Strong swimming background and knowledge.
Current USA Swim Coaching Certification.

Pay commensurate with experience and accepted responsibilities.

Assistant Director of Competitive Swimming

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Recreational
YMCA of Western North Carolina

with YMCA of Western North Carolina

Under the direction and guidance of the Director of Competitive Swimming and consistent with the mission of the YMCA and the policies and guidelines of the YMCA of Western North Carolina, the Assistant Director of Competitive Swimming is responsible for assisting in leading, administering and managing the competitive swim team in pursuit of swimming achievement, asset building and character development.

The Assistant Director of Competitive Swimming must:

  • Perform quality work within given deadlines and expectations with or without direct supervision
  • Interact professionally with other employees, members, program participants, volunteers, and other individuals within the community, always being mindful of the YMCA’s four core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility
  • Serve effectively as a team contributor on all assignments
  • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other appropriate individuals
  • Champion inclusion with the participants of the Piranha Swim Team
  • Act as a model for our association, transforming its culture into one which values all people and serves everyone through the YMCA’s 4 core values

Our association values diversity in its workforce and membership. The ideal candidate will be able to help aid in identifying the true benefit from learning from our association’s collective differences

  • College degree or equivalent experience
  • At least two years of competitive swim team administration and 3 years of coaching experience and or equivalent experience.
  • Communication skills relative to swimmers, coaches and parents including but not limited to the ability to project one’s voice in a crowded aquatic environment, the ability to explain skills and instructions in an age-appropriate manner and the ability to maintain a positive but disciplined environment
  • Ability to manage and maintain organization in multiple administrative tasks
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office/ HyTek and Team Unify competitive swimming software programs
  • Safety and risk management awareness
  • ASCA Certification
  • Current safety certifications including CPR & AED, First Aid, Lifeguarding or Red Cross Safety Training for Swim Coaches and Principles of YMCA Competitive Swimming and Diving
  • Volunteer supervision and recruitment experience

    The YMCA of Western North Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to sex, race, color, age, creed, national origin, religion, disability, veteran status, uniformed service member, genetic information, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws, regulations or ordinances. No question on our application is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination. Testing of job-related skills may be required prior to employment.

Full Time Assistant Coach/Aquatics Coordinator

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

with AH-PASA

Alpine Hills Tennis & Swimming Club’s Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics (AH-PASA) site located in Portola Valley, California is searching for a Head Assistant Coach/Aquatics Coordinator. Alpine Hills currently has 150 plus completive swimmers and 150 plus summer league swimmers from beginning level age group to Junior National qualifiers. AH-PASA is a USA Swimming recognized Gold Medal Club.

Full Time Assistant Coach/Aquatics Coordinator

Actual work schedule to be determined through mutual agreement with Head Coach/Aquatics Director. Employee may be required to work mornings, evenings, and weekends.

 The Position:
AH-PASA is seeking an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and experienced Aquatics Coordinator and Assistant Coach for our year round swim club PASA, and our Summer League Team at Alpine Hills Tennis & Swimming Club.

This position reports to the Head Coach/Aquatics Director. This position prepares and implements work-outs; tracks and encourages team enrollment; maintains various records; organizes and attends swim meets; evaluates stroke technique; has thorough knowledge of emergency response protocol, risk management and emergency care; complies and enforces all Alpine Hills policies and procedures.

The Essential Functions of Employment Include:
Assistance in developing, organizing and supervising daily operations and practices; documentation including daily participant attendance; planning, execution and evaluation of swim meet participation; professional interaction and effective communication with swimmers, their parents, coaching staff and BOD.

General Requirements (include but are not limited to):

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of competitive swimming, the physics of swimming, stroke mechanics, age appropriate dryland training techniques, USA swimming rules and regulations
  • Proficiency in TeamUnify, Hy-Tek Meet Manager, and basic Microsoft Office products
  • All requirements to be a registered USA swimming coach must be current and maintained
  • Must possess the ability to build and maintain genuine relationships with swimmers, parents, and colleagues within the club
  • Must possess the ability to effectively co-manage a summer league team with 150+ swimmers.
  • Must possess the organizational skills required to effectively manage the operations of a USA swimming and summer league club.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Coordinate the operation of a seasonal plan so that each of the following are properly executed
  • Assist in developing an appropriate competition schedule for each level of the club
  • Assist in practice planning, scheduling and execution as outlined in the training cycle
  • Proper practice and meet staffing
  • Timely and efficient meet entry procedures
  • Monitoring that the skill development of the swimmers (across the entire club) are maintained on an acceptable and desirable trajectory
  • Fostering efficient communication across the staff, families, and swimmers
  • Assist in developing agendas for, and conducting, timely staff and parent meetings


Summer Swim Team:

  • Assist Head Coach with all aspects of the summer swim team.
  • Lead coach in one or more groups during spring and summer season.
  • Assist and act as co-meet director for home meets.
  • Assist with all team communication and registration.
  • Assist with managing, training, and scheduling Jr. Coaches
  • Lead Jr coaches with meet entries for all dual meets, relay meet, and champs
  • Coordinate and prepare social events, clinics, and awards banquets.
  • Assist with Summer Swim School, Mini Mantas, Spring Season, Fun Fridays, and Camp Alpine as assigned by the Aquatics Director.

PASA (Assistant Coach):

  • Assist in all team communication.
  • Coach 1-2 competitive age groups and assist other groups as needed.
  • Assist with dry-land as needed.
  • Assist Head Coach with administrative duties.
  • Act as the co- communication point person for the age group program.
  • Assist in age group meet and practice planning.
  • Assist with all social events and possible travel trips.
  • Attend meets assigned by the head coach.
  • Point person for age group meet entries.
  • Acts as the meet director for home meets.
  • Lead in planning, developing, and executing new developmental program.

Additional Duties:

  • Teach swim lessons
  • Coordinate lifeguard schedules
  • Oversee recreation programs
  • Help maintain facility quality and cleanliness

Competitive annual salary and benefits are offered for this position. AH-PASA is looking for a candidate available for the start of short course season in August, 2017.





SwimLabs El Dorado Hills – Assistant Aquatics Director

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Aquatics Staff
  • Level of Team Recreational

with El Dorado Hills


Job Title: Assistant Aquatics Director

Reports to: Aquatics Director

Date Updated: March 10, 2017

Position Purpose

Supervision of SwimLabs instructors; Maintenance and management of pools and technology; Accomplishes department objectives by teaching clients how to swim; participating in special promotional events; providing exceptional customer service.

Essential Job Duties
  • Assist Aquatics Director with facilitation of the training program for SwimLabs instructors including the curriculum and practical trainings the SwimLabs Level I and Level II programs.
  • Maintenance of all poolroom and equipment room operations including ongoing maintenance, cleaning, and chemical usage.
  • Assist with all technology involved with lessons.
  • Teaches Group swim classes and private lessons to all ages and abilities; conducts lessons according to SwimLabs training; upholds company core values and displays competence in performing expectations.
  • Provides accountability by submitting lesson plans in a timely manner; completes lesson notes for private lessons; communicates issues or questions to management.
  • Accomplishes responsibilities outside of teaching objectives by documenting completed tasks; takes initiative to find work; uses sound judgment to make decisions.
  • Maintains quality service by enforcing quality and customer service standards; provides a safe and comfortable environment for all clients; resolves issues; identifying needs; recommending system improvements.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks.
  • Complies with employment expectations; makes appropriate adjustments when requested by management, including evaluation feedback; upholds standards of all signed contracts.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.

Customer Service, Performance Management, Lesson Management, Quality Management, Effective Communication, Results Driven, Team Oriented, Teachable, Handles Pressure, Giving Feedback, SwimLabs Level I and Level II Certified, CPO Certification, CPR & First Aid Certified.

Head Age Group Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Reno Aquatic Club

with Reno Aquatic Club

Reno Aquatic ClubHead Age Group Coach

The Reno Aquatic Club (www.RenoAquaticClub.org) located in Reno, Nevada (USA) is seeking a dynamic, motivated, skilled Head Age Group Coach for its year round competitive swim program. Reno Aquatic Club carries a Bronze Medal through USA Swimming’s Club recognition program and is a competitive swim team with a 45 year history. The team has swimmers from beginning level age group athletes to World Ranked Olympic Trial Qualifiers. The Club trains at two locations in Reno Nevada, one of which includes a 50-meter pool and the second is an 8-lane indoor 25-yard pool. RAC is a nonprofit 501c3 organization and is supported by a parent run volunteer board of directors and coaches.

RAC currently has four training groups: Minis, Age Group, Pre-Seniors and Senior that train year round. Seasonal groups include and not limited to Sunday Clinics, Spring Clinics and Summer Swim Team. RAC hosts two successful meets. One meet is an Age Group Open 18 & under in October (400-500 Swimmers) and in 2017 the second meet was a SR Prelims/Finals meet with an Age Group Open between Prelims and Finals sessions (600 Swimmers).  


The individual selected for this position needs to be an experienced swim coach with an ASCA level 2 or higher but may consider the right candidate with a lower ranking, be self motivated and organized. Must meet USA Swimming Coach requirements to hire. The Head Age Group Coach is responsible for the day-to-day direction, hands-on guidance, and involvement of the age group program by providing instruction in technique and successful habits for athletic development; planning and coordinating recruitment and growth in the swim program; building positive relationships with swimmers, parents, staff and in the community; responding to inquiries for tryouts and conducting tryouts; attend staff meetings; and taking assignments as directed by the Head Coach. Actual work schedule to be determined through mutual agreement with the Head Coach. Position begins August 2017 but may be available immediately for the right candidate.

 Application: Applicants should submit résumés and cover letters to Kendra Follett at: [email protected] If additional information is needed by the applicant the preferred contact method is by email. All applications will be held in confidence. Only applicants chosen for interviews will be contacted.


The team will be offering competitive compensation based on experience and qualifications. The anticipated compensation range will be $25,000 to $30,000 depending upon the skill set and qualifications of the candidate. The final compensation, bonus incentives, and any other financial support are to be determined based on qualifications of the candidate.

  About Reno:

Located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, Reno’s cost of living is lower than most metropolitan areas of the country and Nevada has no state income tax.

Head Coach

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

with Reno Aquatic Club

Reno Aquatic ClubHead Coach

 The Reno Aquatic Club (www.RenoAquaticClub.org) located in Reno, Nevada (USA) is seeking a dynamic, motivated, skilled Head Coach for its year round competitive swim program.  We are seeking a level 4 or higher Head Coach for our competitive swim club, but may consider the right candidate with a lower ranking. Reno Aquatic Club carries a Bronze Medal through USA Swimming’s Club recognition program and is a competitive swim team with a 45 year history. The team has swimmers from beginning level age group athletes to World Ranked Olympic Trial Qualifiers. The Club trains at two locations in Reno Nevada, one of which includes a 50-meter pool and the second is an 8-lane indoor 25-yard pool. RAC is a nonprofit 501c3 organization and is supported by a parent run volunteer board of directors and coaches.

 RAC currently has four training groups: Minis, Age Group, Pre-Seniors and Senior that train year round. Seasonal groups include and not limited to Sunday Clinics, Spring Clinics and Summer Swim Team. RAC hosts two successful meets. One meet is an Age Group Open 18 & under in October (400-500 Swimmers) and in 2017 the second meet was a SR Prelims/Finals meet with an Age Group Open between Prelims and Finals sessions (600 Swimmers).  


 The individual selected for this full time position needs to be experienced in the day to day operation of a larger swim club, self motivated and organized. The Head Coach is responsible for the day-to-day direction, hands-on guidance, and involvement in all aspects of the swim program, including, but not limited to, exceptional communication skills with parents, swimmers, Board Members and coaching staff.  The Head Coach must be a member in good standing in USA swimming.  The Head Coach will be involved in setting Club policy, developing and implementing an overall vision and progression for the Club.  The Head Coach needs to be instrumental in developing policies to benefit the overall welfare and development of the Club. Must execute Club policy as it pertains to the events, administrative functions assigned, or structural make up of the Club.

 Minimum Qualifications: – Exceptional organizational and leadership skills – Experience in developing swimmers from entry level age group swimmers to Junior National/U.S. Trials – ASCA Level 4 Certification – Excellent communicator (verbal and written) – Bachelor’s degree – Member in good standing with USA Swimming and current on all background checks and certifications – Proficient computer skills (Team Unify, Team Manager, Meet Manager, Office) – Basic financial skill set (P&L statements, budget process)

 Duties include:  

 Swimmer and Team Development:

1)       Determine the assignment of swimmers to training groups, to include assessments      and approval of swimmer advancements. 

2)       Design and oversee the implementation of the seasonal training plans for all groups.

3)       Develop and/or ensure workouts are appropriate for the age group, including dryland training and           regular stroke/technique clinics.

4)       Develop long-term goals and swim programs to meet these goals including seasonal and weekly           training programs and work with swimmers to determine appropriate individual goals.

5)       Foster team spirit by exhibiting and maintaining a positive attitude and team building.

6)       Provide input to every swimmer in the Head Coach’s group on a daily basis. 

7)       The Reno Aquatic Club believes “Developing Champions in Life through Excellence in Swimming”         and it is important that our Head Coach be actively involved in the recruitment, development and        progression of swimmers at all levels of our program. 


 1)       Develop season meet schedule (SCY and LCM). 

2)       Ensure all swim meets have adequate coaching coverage for all swimmers participating. 

3)       Prepare meet entries in accordance with meet calendar and entry procedure for each meet. 

4)       In the event of a travel meet, head coach will work with the assigned group coach and team travel coordinator to create the itinerary and select transportation and lodging as needed. 

5)       Assist in planning the team travel budget, as needed. 




1)       Attend all monthly Board of Director Meetings, parent and coaches’ meetings.

2)       Complete all required paperwork in a timely manner, including but not limited to, attendance, job reviews, and monthly coach’s report.

3)       Complete and file all forms required by USA Swimming. 

4)       Manage and submit team entries when self entries are not available for a swim meet.

5)       Maintain current coach’s credentials as required by USA Swimming. 

6)       Along with the Board of Directors, work with local city and business entities to ensure consistent swim schedule and pool/facility availability.

7)       Communicate to the Board of Directors any issues concerning schedules, facilities or contracts. 

8)       Actively support team fundraising activities.

9)   Assist the Board of Directors with the development and implementation of the annual budget, propose annual items to be considered for the budget and conduct Club activities in accordance with the parameters of the budget.


Professional Development

 1)       Responsible for coordinating and scheduling the continuing education for the Head and Assistant Coaches. 

2)       Will conduct him/herself in a professional manner at all times and in accordance with team and USA Swimming Code of Conduct 

3)       Participate in the hiring or firing of assistant

4)       Develop training plan for all coaches, including the development of goals, evaluations, and monthly staff meetings. 

5)       Ensure assistant coaches are fulfilling their responsibilities as assigned.


 1)      Communicate effectively to team members with weekly emails/newsletter/website

2)     Maintain weekly working hours for outside of the pool,

3)     Be exceptional in the application of positive, consistent, and effective motivation strategies when working with swimmers, parents, and coaching staff in relation to all aspects of the program. 


The team will be offering a competitive salary based on experience and qualifications. The anticipated salary range for the head coach will be starting at $50,000 to $60,000 depending upon the skill set and qualifications of the candidate. The final salary amount, bonus incentives, and any other financial support are yet to be determined.  Reno’s cost of living is lower than most metropolitan areas of the country and Nevada has no state income tax.

Application Process:

To apply, interested candidates should send coaching philosophy, resume including job qualifications or accomplishments, and introduction letter electronically to Kendra Follett [email protected] Application materials must be submitted by July 16, 2017 at 12:00 pm.  If additional information is needed by the applicant the preferred contact method is by email.

 Anticipated Timeline*:

 June 29-July 16 : Job posted for applicants to review and submit information electronically. Screening committee may contact individual candidates for additional information and inquiries if needed.

July 16: Job closes at 12:00 pm

July 17-21: Candidates who have passed initial paper screening will be contacted and given         written questionnaire to be completed.

August 1-4: Phone or Skype interviews conducted with top candidates based upon written responses.

Early – Mid August: Personal interviews

Late August – Early September: Job filled (The date is a target date and may change based upon new coach’s commitments)

*Timeline/dates are subject to change and are to be used as a guideline for the applicant and may change based upon interest and need.

Virginia Tech Athletics: Volunteer Assistant

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

with Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech Athletics invites applications for the position of Volunteer Assistant Coach, Men’s and Women’s Swimming, in the department of Athletics. Virginia Tech is an NCAA Division I institution and member of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC).This position coordinates and administers aspects of student-athlete recruitment for the men’s and women’s swim program, operating under the appropriate NCAA bylaws. Coaches and/or assists with the coaching of one or more sub-components of the overall program, and assists in all aspects of student athlete training for athletic competition. Reports directly to the head coach. For a more detailed position description, please link to the website indicated below.

Selected candidate will exemplify Virginia Tech Athletics Department’s 5 core values; integrity, service, honor, excellence and strong together.


  • Bachelor’s degree and related experience
  • College coaching experience and/or playing experience
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
  • Working knowledge of individual skills and team systems
  • Experience and/or ability to recruit and instruct student-athletes


  • Master’s degree.
  • Division I coaching and/or playing experience
  • Division I recruiting experience

Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, and people with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify the Department of Athletics at 540-231-3142.

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