South Carolina Swimming Sport Development Director

Applications due 07/01/20

Job Description:

Date posted: June 18, 2020

Location: 1100 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA

South Carolina Swimming, Inc. June 2020


Sport Development Director


SC Swimming, Inc is a Local Swim Committee (LSC) operating under the direction of USA Swimming. Our goal is to provide our members competitive swimming opportunities through local, state, and national meets, training and certifications for coaches and officials, and camps and educational events. We approach all our decisions with the mission to empower clubs and coaches to inspire athletes and build champions in life through competitive swimming. Our vision is to lead the nation in opportunity and performance.


As the Sport Development Director, you will direct, and coordinate SC Swimming activities related to the growth and performance of SC Swimming. Primary activities of the Sport Development Director shall relate directly to USA Swimming’s three core objectives: Build the Base; Promote the Sport; Achieve Sustained Competitive Excellence.


  • Positively represent and promote South Carolina Swimming, and its athletes, coaches, and volunteers as aprofessional “face” of the LSC
  • Assist South Carolina Swimming and its clubs with strategic planning, effective governance, operational efficiency, volunteer involvement, and growth and retention
  • Organize and promote South Carolina Swimming and USA Swimming programs, camps, and clinics to enhance visibility and assist with marketing the sport
  • Develop and implement programs that recognize top performing clubs and coaches
  • Implement, coordinate, and evaluate South Carolina Swimming related programs, services, education, and communications for coaches, parents, and volunteers
  • Routinely communicate LSC activities to the membership of South Carolina Swimming via newsletters and social media
  • Serve as Liaison to South Carolina Swimming’s Board of Directors and Committees, Southern Zone, USA Swimming, NCAA, and NFHSL, by attending and actively participating in their activities and meetings
  • Serve as a resource to inspire and empower high performance at every level of South Carolina Swimming

Qualifications and Requirements

  • USA Swimming Non-Athlete member in good standing
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s or equivalent career experience preferred)
  • Minimum ten years of experience in club coaching; minimum five years USA/YMCA head coach
  • Demonstrate knowledge and competency in swim club operations, administration, and governance; familiar with LSC Boards and Governance
  • Understanding of USA Swimming’s structure, role, goals and objectives, and resources
  • Ability to travel locally, regionally, and nationally as necessary
  • Committed to work evenings, weekends, and flexible hours as needs dictate
  • Proficient in computer skills; Power Point, Excel, Video analysis, various databases, etc.; electronic and social media
  • Possess strong organization, communication, and presentation skills
  • Disciplined, goal-oriented, self-starter who can work effectively and independently to accomplish designated tasks and roles
  • Work effectively with diverse constituencies within, and outside the LSC

How to Apply



Interested candidates please direct your resume and questions to the SCS Sports Performance Committee c/o Mike Lane, [email protected]   and  Aimee Onoszko [email protected]



This position reports to the SCLSC Board of Directors and the Sports Performance Committee under the supervision of the General Chair.

Contact Information

Mike Lane

South Carolina Swimming LSC
PO Box 460
Six Mile, SC 29682