Sheridan Swim Team Seeks Head Swim Coach

Applications due 10/15/17

Job Description:

Sheridan Swim Team

Job Title: Head Coach

Status: Full Time Salaried Position

Location: Quincy, IL


The Sheridan Swim Team (SST) is a year-round youth competitive swim team located in Quincy, Illinois. The team currently has 78 members. SST was founded 50+ years ago.  The Team has strong community support and a great parent board.  Our outdoor facility boasts a 10 lane 50 meter championship pool as well as 3 pools for recreational swimming.  The indoor facility has a 6 lane 25 yard heated pool, quality fitness room, and sauna.  Further information on the team or the facility can be found by visiting our website at and respectively.


Primary Responsibilities: Our head coach, with the aid of the parents, will be responsible for the entire competitive swimming program including operations, administration, growth, and success.


Specific Responsibilities:

  • Pool and dry land coaching for all levels of swimmers.
  • Coordinate the efforts of assistant coaches.
  • Communicate and work with parents.
  • Attend competitions and the meet entry administration to attend those competitions.
  • Develop season plans for all swimmers.
  • Direct the developmental summer league team.
  • Direct the swim lessons program.
  • Direct the Masters program in conjunction with seniors morning practice
  • Recruitment of future swimmers.
  • Planning and executing projects and activities for team development and morale.
  • Assist in our 2 swim meet fundraisers as well as other fundraisers.
  • Assist in development and administration of the team budget.
  • Maintain the team website and social media presence.Qualifications:
  • Passion for development of young athletes.
  • Excellent communication skills with swimmers, parents, club staff, and the community.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent administrative skills. Knowledge of Team Unify and Hy-tek is a positive.
  • Certified in CPR, First Aid, and Coach’s training.
  • USA Swimming background check and coaching certified (USA Swimming or ASCA Level 1).Compensation and Benefits: Salary is commensurate with experience. There is no cap on the Head Coach’s compensation as it is open to earnings through growth of the programs. Average annual earnings of $40,000+.  Position includes incentives for team growth, dividends from the swim lessons programs, and Masters swimming program. The coach will also receive membership access to the Sheridan Swim and Fitness Club for employee and family members. We have a solid Seniors coach to help you.

How to Apply

Please email resume to: [email protected]

Contact Information

Mark Krogman

3104 Wynstone Dr Quincy, IL 62305

phone: 2174306419

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