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Age Group Development Coach

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

with Highlands Ranch Aquatics

Highlands Ranch Aquatics (HRA) seeks an age group development coach passionate about teaching and motivating young athletes. HRA is a USA Swimming Bronze Medal Club (a top-200 ranked program nationally), with a history of producing State, Zone, Sectional and Junior National qualifiers, as well as developing collegiate student-athletes.

Candidates must have a background in competitive swimming; must be effective communicators with a positive attitude; must possess a thirst for new knowledge and more effective training and teaching methods; and must also be team oriented and willing to work collaboratively with coaches, board members and parents. Duties include but are not limited to assisting in the development of seasonal training plans, planning and administering daily training sessions, and providing consistent, specific feedback at practice and meets.

The position requires a commitment of 1-2 hours, 5 days per week plus meets 1-2 weekends per month. Hours and days are negotiable and typically include weekday evenings (6:30-8:30pm) during the fall, winter and spring, and weekday mornings (7-8am) during the summer. Practices are run out primarily of the Littleton YMCA, though may include intermittent sessions at Northridge Recreation Center in Highlands Ranch.

Salary is $20 per hour. HRA also covers expenses for out of area travel, professional dues, and continuing education. Candidate must pass a level 2 background check through USA Swimming, must complete CPR, First Aid, and Safety Training through a certification organization such as the American Red Cross, and must pass the USA Swimming Foundations of Coaching exam.

HRA coaches are expected to meet the following standards:
* Be prepared with daily, weekly and seasonal training plans
* Make every effort to have THREE touch points with each athlete each training session
* Provide specific, constructive feedback to the athletes and parents at practices and meets

Head Age Group Coach – Highland Park Aquatics Club (HPAC)

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Highland Park Aquatic Club (HPAC)

with Highland Park Aquatic Club (HPAC)

HPAC in Highland Park, IL is looking for an experienced coach to lead our Age Group program and develop our 12&Under swimmers.  HPAC trains 180 swimmers in a brand new 15 lane pool at Highland Park High School. We currently have 2 Central Zones qualifiers, 6 Illinois Age Group Champs finalists and several Illinois Regional qualifiers.


At HPAC we believe in focusing on the positive and building team camaraderie.  We work with our parents to create a unified team to help each athlete attain their goals in swimming.  We are looking for someone who is passionate about swimming and excited to serve as a mentor, educator and role model. This position reports directly to the HPAC Head Coach.

Position begins September 4 and is open until filled.


Duties include but are not limited to:


  • Oversee the Age Group program by planning and conducting swim practices
  • Attend scheduled meets and help run all HPAC hosted meets
  • Conduct 20-25 hours of on-deck coaching and 15-20 hours of administrative work per week
  • Administrative work will be determined by the HPAC Head Coach
  • Maintain daytime office hours. Respond to all emails and phone calls within 24 hours
  • Establish and maintain relationships and open communication with swimmers and parents
  • Participate in team projects, planning and programs while also supporting team activities


The ideal candidate has:


  • 5+ years of coaching experience preferably at the club level
  • 1-2+ years experience as the head of an age group program
  • An impeccable understanding of swim stroke mechanics
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred)  and personal experience in competitive swimming
  • Track record of swimmer retention & recruitment
  • Ability and desire to work with parents as a part of swimmer development
  • Track record of swimmer development at the State Championship level
  • Intimate working knowledge with Team Unify & Meet Manager
  • Experience organizing & hosting successful swim meets
  • Experience developing & maintaining a team’s social media presence




  • Must pass a background check from USA Swimming and have completed the USA Swimming coaching requirements (required)
  • Current CPR/Safety Training certification
  • Working knowledge of Team Unify and Hy-Tek systems as well proficiency in Microsoft Office software (preferred) .


Salary is competitive and is commensurate with experience.


  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team Other
T3i Services

with T3i Services

T3i Coaches assigned to Naval Special Warfare Preparatory School (NSWPS) at Great Lakes Naval Base, IL, provide training and development of the Navy’s future Naval Special Warfare Candidates who are organized, trained, and equipped to deliver distinctive expertise in combat and other high-risk environments.

Selected coaches are assigned to a team that is responsible for preparing NSWPS candidates for physical and mental success during their 8 week program.  Daily activities include instruction, demonstration, and application of physical training principles and techniques, with emphasis on body-weight exercises, functional movements, and performance under load.  Coaches have daily contact and interaction with Navy trainees and senior leaders, as well as other staff members, contractors, and vendors.  As such, Coaches must adhere to the highest standards of conduct throughout the course of their daily activities and apply appropriate relationships with trainees, customers, and teammates.

Required Skills, Experience & Abilities:

  • Swim Coaching experience at a competitive level (club, collegiate, or Olympic)
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of sound training skills, relevant to fitness and athletics
  • Develop, implement and teach foundational fitness skills to students with varying ability levels
  • Build rapport with students and motivate them to achieve higher levels of performance
  • Strong communication (written and oral), leadership and organizational skills
  • Effectively teach various blocks of instruction related to health, fitness and physical performance
  • PST fitness test; 500-yard swim, 50 sit-ups, 50 pushups, 10 pull-ups and a 1.5mile in =< 10:30.
  • Maintain a high degree of personal fitness and lead by example
  • Be able to demonstrate all physical exercises and events required of the students
  • Employ relevant technologies to support the training program and improve students’ performance
  • Evaluate and provide written professional assessments on emerging technologies’
  • Successfully complete the High-Risk Training Course taught by military instructors
  • Study, follow and apply designated Navy training and safety directives and guidelines
  • Effectively work with frequent changes, interruptions and varying environmental conditions

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Experience developing and conducting collegiate, Olympic or professional athletic programs
  • Experience coaching athletes at the club, collegiate, Olympic or professional level
  • Highly successful athlete at the club, collegiate, Olympic or professional level
  • Prior military service in Special Operations or other Combat Arms specialty

Required Education and Certifications:

B.S. or B.A. degree in Health and Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or related field
Certified Level 3 American Swimming Coach (ASCA)
Certified Lifeguard, CPR, AED, and First Aid

Desired Education and Certifications:

M.S. or M.A. degree in Sports, Athletics, Fitness, Nutrition or related field of study
Certified Level 4/5 American Swimming Coach (ASCA)
Certified Instructor for Lifeguard, CPR, AED, and First Aid

Desired Education and Certifications:

M.S. or M.A. degree in Sports, Athletics, Fitness, Nutrition or related field of study
Certified Level 4/5 American Swimming Coach (ASCA), Required Background Check

Type of Employment: Full Time

Work Location: Great Lakes Naval Base,  IL

Assistant Swimming Coach

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

with Nutmeg Aquatics

Nutmeg Aquatics, a coach owned competitive swimming program, is seeking qualified candidates to fill coaching vacancies with our year round USS program in East Lyme, CT. opportunities exist to work with all ages and groups in our program depending on individual experience. Applicants should have a background in competitive swimming.  Preferred candidates will have 3+ years of coaching experience with levels of achievement including USA Sectionals and beyond.

Nutmeg Aquatics utilizes the East Lyme Aquatic & Fitness Center as well as an outdoor 50m pool at Ocean Beach Park in New London seasonally for programming. The owner of Nutmeg Aquatics is also the director for the East Lyme Aquatic & Fitness Center, a community member based fitness facility. Many arrangements could allow the ideal candidate the opportunity to build a schedule ranging from part time to full time employment working for both the facility and the team.

Assistant Coach — Diving

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

with Anderson University

The Assistant Diving Coaching Position will be responsible for but not limited to:

-Helping to create the first ever diving program at Anderson University alongside the Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Team.

-Recruiting quality student athletes who match the University’s values but will also be athletically competitive within the conference.

-Creating and developing Season Plans for the Diving Program both in the water and in the weight room in coordination with the Head Coach

-Supervising practice sessions both in the water and in the weight room for divers.

-Helping to transport team members to and from athletic competitions

-Making an appearance and supporting the University at Athletics and University functions

-Setting an example in conduct for the student athletes under coach’s supervision

-Working with Head Coach and Assistant Swim Coach throughout season to create a great student-athlete experience

-Any other duty not listed as assigned by Head Coach


Qualified and interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and employment application (http://www.anderson.edu/uploads/hr/staff-application.pdf) to [email protected]

Head Coach

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

with Lyons Aquatics

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General Summary:
We are seeking a Head Coach to oversee all aspects of our aquatic programs, including direct coaching responsibilities. The overall objective of the position is to continue to guide and grow our swimming program to produce the highest attainable levels of competitive excellence in individual and team performance. It is expected that the Head Coach will foster positive relationships, mentor as appropriate, and communicate well with their coaching staff, swim team members, parents and the club’s Board of Directors. 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. The Head Coach will also be expected to work in partnership with Lyons Township High School pool management, Illinois Swimming and other valued stakeholders.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Serve as the overall Head Coach for the team’s competitive swim program
• Design and implement a training program that ensures consistent standards across team levels with emphasis on stroke technique, physical conditioning and competitive success
• Oversee Diving, Masters and Water Polo programs
• Manage day-to-day operating issues, including (but not limited to):
• Facilities procurement with Lyons Township High School
• Organize weekly staff meetings and provide feedback to coaches
• Plan team practice schedules and meet schedules, including team and coaches travel, meet entry assignments, and other meet administrative duties
• Evaluate training plans with the age group lead coaches to encourage swimmers to develop short and long-range goals
• Plan and lead parent meetings
• Organize and manage all coaching and administrative staff assignments, responsibilities and career development, including:
• Review and evaluation of staffing levels
• Assignment and delegation of duties
• Supervisory and evaluation responsibilities of coaches
• Develop training plans for coaches’ development
• Manage all hiring and personnel decisions for coaching staff
• Required to travel periodically with athletes to “away” meets.
• Attend Board meetings and provide monthly reports
• Finance responsibilities including:
• Assist in preparation of an annual operating budget with the business manager.
• Implement and manage expenditures in accordance with approved budget.
• Review and obtain Board approval for any required changes to budget.
• Communication responsibilities to team as well as Board, coaches, parents, LSC and public relations:
• Provide communication on a variety of topics including training tips, meet preparation, injury prevention, nutrition, college recruitment, etc.…
• Assist swimmers in understanding potential college swimming opportunities and provide individualized recommendations (either verbal or written) as requested.

Mental Requirements, Attitude and Approach:
• Must possess vision for Lyons Aquatics and the ability to maintain and communicate that vision through all swim levels.
• Excellent written and verbal communications as well as demonstrated ability in fostering teamwork
• Strong interpersonal and communications skills to deal effectively with all levels of employees, club members, athletes, parents, Board members and outside personnel
• Acts as a role model for swimmers with a positive, proactive manner which inspires and support the athletes
• Up-to-date on latest coaching techniques through research and/or continuing education through USA Swimming or ASCA
• Strong understanding of overall balance of training for distance and sprint, taper techniques, both in water and dry-land, for all age groups and strength/conditioning work throughout the entire program
• Ability to develop and implement a cohesive vision and coaching philosophy throughout the program, building swimmers from novice through senior levels
• Encouraging athletes to strive for their personal best

Knowledge, Skills and Other Qualifications:
• Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in swim coaching
• Competitive swimmer experience at college or nationals level a plus
• Experience in the development, implementation, and execution of a comprehensive competitive swim program
• Current USA Swimming Coaching Certification
• ASCA Level 4 or 5 Coaching Certification or equivalent experience strongly preferred
• Familiarity with ACTIVE Hy-tek Swim Management programs as well as Daktronics Timing System
• Must pass USA Swimming and Lyons background check and drug test requirements
• Required to maintain USA Swimming coach certification, including first aid and life-saving requirements

Lakeside Aquatic Club Seeks Age Group Coach – Part Time

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

with Lakeside Aquatic Club

We are seeking an enthusiastic and organized age group coach.  We are looking for someone who is dedicated to developing  quality age group swimmers through our established curriculum focused on fundamental stroke technique.  This coach will be working directly with our Head Age Group Coach to establish technically efficient swimmers.


  1. Conduct – 5-6 workouts per week for approximately 25-30 hours a week. Attends 1-2 swim meets a month.
  2. Plan, prepare, and conduct team practices in accordance with the LAC curriculum.
  3. Prepare, approve and submit swimmers’ meet entries.
  4. Recommend practice level placement and changes for all swimmers in currently in practice groups and in one group below current training group.
  5. Assist other coaches/instructors as needed within LAC, and communicate regularly with counterpart group coaches at each site.
  6. Creates smaller workout groups within the larger group for the purpose of providing more challenging workouts to all swimmers in the group



  1. College Degree (preferred)
  2. One year competitive swim coaching experience (preferred)
  3. ASCA Level 2 Certified Coach (preferred)
  4. 5 years competitive swimming experience (preferred)
  5. Energetic, patient and gives simple instructions.
  6. Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills
  7. Computer proficiency, including email, Internet navigation, and Microsoft Office software.


To find out more about the program , please visit www.swimlac.org


Inquiries reply to Head Coach Jason Walter ([email protected])

Lakeside Aquatic Club Seeks Dryland Coach – Part Time

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

with Lakeside Aquatic Club

We are seeking an enthusiastic and organized Dryland coach.  We are looking for someone to implement our Dryland exercise program for swimmers ranging from 10-18 years old.  This person would be working directly with our Dryland Coordinator to run trainings at their respective site in the afternoon/ evenings.


  1. Conduct – 15-45 minute dryland/ weight workouts 3-4 times an evening 5-6 days per week for approximately 15-20 hours a week.
  2. Plan, prepare, and conduct dryland practices in conjunction with team’s Dryland Coordinator and accordance with the LAC curriculum.
  3. Create smaller workout groups within the larger group for the purpose of providing more challenging workouts to all swimmers in the group



  1. Certified in Group Exercise, Personal Training, or working towards a degree in the area of fitness.
  2. Energetic, patient and gives simple instructions.
  3. Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills
  4. Computer proficiency, including email, Internet navigation, and Microsoft Office software.


To find out more about the program , please visit www.swimlac.org


Inquiries reply to Head Coach Jason Walter ([email protected])


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

with Colorado College

Colorado College is accepting applications for Volunteer Assistant Swimming Coaches to assist with our men’s and women’s team.  This position is an opportunity to gain valuable experience and develop coaching skills, while working with a head coach who has experienced success in all three NCAA divisions.

Primary responsibility will be on-deck coaching, mainly in the afternoons.  There is also the option to assist/learn in other areas of the program.

Volunteer Assistant Coach- Roanoke College Men’s and Women’s Swimming

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team College (Division III)
Roanoke College

with Roanoke College


Roanoke College is taking applications for Volunteer Assistant oach to assist with our men’s and women’s swimming teams. The position reports directly to the Head Swimming  Coach and is an opportunity to learn all aspects of coaching and administering a Division 3 Swimming  program while working under Old Dominion Athletic Conference and Division 3 NCAA rules and regulations. There will be many opportunities to travel with the team to dual meets, training camps, and championship competitions.



Contribute in the following areas:
• Daily operations of swimming program
• Coaching responsibilities during scheduled practice
• Video analysis of technique of student-athletes
• Strength and conditioning of student-athletes
• Recruitment of Student-Athletes to the Swimming and Diving Program
• Learn and develop knowledge in compliance with College, Old Dominion Athletic Conference, and Division 3 NCAA rules and regulations
• Meet management duties

Preferred Qualifications:

Minimum Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree
Experience in collegiate competition is preferred
Knowledge of some technical areas, as well as competition training and technique
Good communication skills, work ethic and ability to learn quickly

Coaching & Retail Position

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

with Elite Swim Club

Double Opportunity:

Scarlet Aquatics-Elite Division, a coach-owned division of the nationally ranked Scarlet Aquatics team, is looking for a full time employee whom would like both a coaching and business experience. The Scarlet Aquatics-Elite Division owns both a competitive swim team and a swim shop (Ultimate Swim Shop) both located in New Jersey under a single corporate entity and is looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and industrious individual to both coach and work in retail experience with the swim shop. Computer skills would also be helpful.

Coaching responsibilities will include overseeing pre-competitive swim program, being a training group head coach and working with Senior Level coaches.

Swim Shop responsibilities will include interacting with clients, working with and maintaining store website and attending client functions.

Salary will be commiserate with experience.

Deadline to apply: August 08, 2018

Email: Bill Deatly, Head Divisional Coach and Owner at [email protected]

Associate Head Coach – Clark Swim Club, Arlington, VA

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

with Clark Swim Club

Clark Swim Club – Associate Head Coach
Clark Swim Club of Arlington, VA is seeking an Associate Head Coach with a proven ability to recruit and retain athletes as well as manage a staff of 9 assistant coaches. Experience in a multi-site team is desirable as the Clark Swim Club seeks to grow out of our current one pool location. The Associate Head Coach will lead the development of our organization; the coaches; and our swimmers in support of our year round competitive swim program. The Associate Head Coach will have experience as a Head Coach with the ability to review our overall program and assist the Head Coach/Owner in developing a business plan to grow our team. The Clark Swim Club is entering it’s 6th year with a record of steady growth and achievement. This position is responsible for creating and executing a strategy for CSC’s continuing success for all levels of swimmers, and organizing a qualified coaching staff to assist the Associate Head Coach in running practices. The Associate Head Coach will have responsibility for coaching at all practice groups, assisted by a staff of assistant coaches and performing day to day administrative duties. The Associate Head Coach will spend approximately 25 hours on deck per week and 15 hours per week office hours.

Program Management
1. Develop, design and implement a coaching program that ensures consistent standards across the entire team, with emphasis on stroke technique, physical conditioning, and competitive success.
2. Create appropriate training programs, and periodically evaluate and ensure that progress towards goals are made.
3. Work closely with assistant coaches to develop an integrated and consistent program for age group and developmental swimmers with an emphasis on stroke technique.
4. Help each swimmer develop short and long-range goals and motivate them to reach their goals.
5. Develop strength and flexibility program for all practice groups as appropriate.
6. Assure adequate coaches are scheduled for meet session coverage.
7. Conduct monthly staff meeting with all coaches.
8. Design and implement a recruiting strategy to support continued growth.
9. Be responsible for supervising, mentoring and evaluating the coaching staff.
10. Be responsible for hiring and, if necessary, terminating coaching staff.

Administrative Responsibilities
1. Responsible for preparing the team schedule for workouts and meets for the year.
2. Organize, review and submit all meet entries in a timely manner.
3. Attend all PVS LSC meetings.
4. Retain full oversight for all administrative duties delegated to coaches.
5. Develop an action plan to meet USA-Swimming Club Development and Achievement Standards.
6. Meet with Head Coach/Owner monthly.
1. Minimum 5 years of Coaching experience, preferably at the Head Coach level.
2. ASCA Level 3 or above Certification or equivalent experience is strongly preferred
3. Experience in building an organizational model, processes and inclusive culture that supports a multi-site operation
4. Strong leader and developer of swimmers and coaches – both in and out of the water
5. Proven track record for inspiring excellence at all skill levels with strong skills in development and motivational techniques
6. Seasoned experience in designing, implementing and evolving training and conditioning programs to support multiple levels of athletes
7. Strong skills in community building and outreach
8. Solid planning and administration skills
9. Certifications in STSC, Lifesaving, first aid, CPR

This is a year-round, full-time salaried position, compensation based on qualifications and experience. The club has traditionally taken a week off of practice during local school system Spring Break, then an extended break from early August thru the start of practice in mid-September.

To Apply;
Please send cover letter defining coaching philosophy, resume, and references to Mike Clark at [email protected]

Head Men’s and Women’s Swim Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team College (Other)

with Judson University

Judson University is searching for a head coach who can direct all aspects of the Men’s and Women’s Swim program, including recruiting, scheduling, practice and meet management, fundraising, budget management and promoting the spiritual, academic and athletic development of student-athletes.  Previous experience as a college swimming coach is preferred and a Bachelor’s degree is required.

Judson’s Athletics has 20 competitive, varsity sports programs, which include men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s tennis, men’s and women’s bowling, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s track and field, men’s and women’s cross country, baseball and softball.

Judson, a 4-year, liberal arts University is a conservative, evangelical Christian University that represents the Church at work in higher education. Established in 1963, it is located 40 miles west of Chicago in Elgin, Illinois with a second location in Rockford, Illinois.  Judson also has cohorts in Adult Undergraduate, Master of Organizational Leadership, Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Master of Health Services Administration, Master of Business Administration, Master of Leadership in Ministry, Master of Education in Literacy, and Doctor of Education in Literacy, and has a traditional student body of approximately 1,300.


Competitive Aquatics Director/Head Swim Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club, Other
Phoenixville YMCA Swim Team (PAY)

with Phoenixville YMCA Swim Team (PAY)

The Phoenixville Branch of the Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA is seeking a Director of Competitive Aquatics and Head Swim Coach.  The program, which comprises more than 200 swimmers, has steadily grown in numbers and stature over the last decade.  In March 2018, the team finished second at the PA YMCA State Championships and sent 16 individual qualifiers to YMCA Nationals. Equally impressive is the strong foundation of steady improvement across the age group ranks. Therefore, this position presents a tremendous opportunity for the right candidate to reap the rewards of assisting in the development of young athletes into great people, while attaining regional and national recognition as a leader in competitive aquatics.

Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Management of the day-to-day operations of the Phoenixville YMCA Swim Team (PAY), ensuring that this year-round program complies with YMCA policies and procedures and recommended YMCA Competitive Swimming Guidelines for program quality and safety.
  • Setting overall direction and curriculum for practices and meets while providing direct service to ensure program quality and safety standards.
  • Developing, implementing and managing operating plans to promote program growth in the YMCA, USA and summer competitive leagues while maintaining and increasing a national level presence.
  • Measuring progress against goals, and ensuring continuous improvement.
  • Working with Aquatics Leadership to ensure we are meeting the overall aquatic needs of the Y community.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and minimum 3 years’ or comparable experience as a Head Coach. Level 2 ASCA certification desired.
  • Experience in team management software (meet Manager, Hy-Tek Team Manager, Team Unify), timing system operation and budgeting.
  • Exhibit strong leadership skills; possess a passion for member service that includes excellent communication skills with all age groups; build and maintain a culture of supportive relationships; set and achieve goals while providing an enjoyable environment.
  • Current coaching certifications.


  • Salary is commensurate with qualifications.
  • Free YMCA Membership
  • Access to health care benefits
  • YMCA-funded retirement
  • Employee-funded 403B
  • 50% off full day childcare, camp and nursery school
  • Tuition reimbursement program

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Head Swim Team Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Other
Stevens Point Area YMCA

with Stevens Point Area YMCA


Head Swim Team Coach


Aquatics and Swim Team






July 31st, 2018 or until a qualified candidate is identified.


Under the direction of the Aquatics Director, and in accordance with the policies of the Stevens Point Area YMCA, the Head Swim Team Coach will oversee all competitive swimming program operations, ensure the safety of program participants, and provide direct member service. This position works independently under general direction and is expected to determine how to accomplish tasks.


Skills:  Requires a highly motivated person with enthusiastic leadership ability and strong background in competitive swimming. Extensive coaching knowledge and teaching experience preferred. Ability to organize, prioritize, and manage tasks with limited supervision; proficiency in computer operations, including Outlook, Word and Excel.

Education and Training: Degree in Recreation, Physical Education or a related field. Must be willing to acquire Lifeguard, CPR and First Aid certifications along with all USA Swimming or YMCA related certifications within 90 days.

Physical Requirements: Must be able to easily move through all areas of our facility, and communicate effectively in verbal and written form. Must be able to routinely demonstrate proper competitive swimming techniques and perform functions to members and staff, including and not limited to squatting, bending, kneeling, and spotting program participants. Must be able to tolerate chlorine and temperatures up to 90 degrees with high humidity. Must be comfortable and able to work with children while swimming.

Position responsibilities and qualifications are detailed in the Position Description, available on the website.


Full-time, exempt position; 40+ hours per week; flexible schedule based on swim team practice and meet schedules.


Full benefit package, including life/medical/dental/disability insurance, retirement contribution, flexible benefits spending accounts, generous paid-time-off, YMCA family membership, and on-site, reduced-rate child care.


At the Y we work hard but have fun doing it. Words that our employees have used to describe the Y work environment: sense of belonging, camaraderie, family friendly, supportive, welcoming, team atmosphere, fast paced, meaningful, energetic. The Y is about youth development, healthy living and social responsibility with emphasis on the core values of respect, responsibility, honesty and caring. The Y offers more than just a job; it offers a cause to embrace. We are conveniently located in central Stevens Point within blocks of the University.

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