Prime Aquatics- Lead 10&U Coach

Job Description:

Date posted: July 1, 2022

Location: 1700 Louisville Road, Alcoa, TN, USA

Prime Aquatics, located in Alcoa, TN (just south of Knoxville) is seeking an enthusiastic Lead 10&Under Coach to join our swim family. The lead coach will primarily be responsible for providing our 10&Under (Gold) and Flex Groups with a structured and fun learning environment. They will also work closely with the Head Coach and Age Group Coach to implement a program that prepares athletes for the transition to our 11&Over training groups.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Oversee, write, and coach daily and seasonal curricula/practices for Gold & Flex Groups (1.5 hours a day, Monday-Saturday).
  • Promptly arrives on time for all practices, meets, and team events.
  • Communicates with the Head Coach and ensures that all practice groups are covered in the event of scheduled or unscheduled absences.
  • Attend Meets as needed (with compensation).
  • Complete Gold/Flex Group entries in a timely manner.
  • Communicate effectively with group parents and appropriately respond to emails.
  • Attend staff meetings via zoom.
  • Maintain a positive and effective working environment while collaborating with other coaches, board members, and parents. 


  • Knowledge of competitive swimming and stroke mechanics as well as willingness to learn.
  • Enthusiastic, team-oriented, positive role model, effective communicator, and leader.
  • Willing to learn the basics of TeamUnify.
  • Currently hold, or be willing to obtain all USA Swimming Coaching certifications prior to start (Prime Aquatics will pay/reimburse for all approved certifications).

Compensation & Start Date:

This position has an ideal start date of August 15th but is flexible for the right candidate. This is a part-time and salaried position  (11-14 hours a week of on deck and admin work) with opportunities for more. Pay is competitive and commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit a Cover Letter, Resume and 2 professional references to Head Coach, Cameron Higdon (C[email protected]) and Head Age Group Coach, Kayla Griffin ([email protected]).

Contact Information

Cameron Higdon