Summer Swim Head Coach – Rivercrest Riptide, Potomac Falls, Va

Applications due 03/15/24

Job Description:

Date posted: February 21, 2024

Location: 20437 River Bank Street, Sterling, VA, USA

The Rivercrest Riptide Swim Team is located in Potomac Falls, Va and is a member of the Old Dominion Swim League. We are currently accepting applications for the 2024 summer swim season. The Riptide consists of approximately 80 swimmers, ages 5-18. Prospective applicants must have a strong desire to work with and develop swimmers of all abilities with a great attitude and enthusiasm.

We are looking for an experienced coach with strong stroke development and technical skills who has the ability to create and cultivate a fun learning environment for our swimmers. We stress the importance of building relationships with our swim families while also promoting teamwork, personal growth and development within our individual swimmers.

As Head Coach, you will be responsible for planning and running daily team practices and seeding and attending all meets. You will oversee a team of student coaches including senior coaches, junior coaches and coaches in training. You will guide and direct our student coaching staff to ensure that every swimmer receives the attention and guidance they need to have a fun and successful experience. 

Our season begins May 28th and goes through July 27th. Weekly practices will run Monday through Thursday evenings, 6-8:30pm until school is out on June 14th, then Monday through Friday mornings from 7:30-10:00am. You will attend Time Trials, three Wednesday evening and five Saturday morning meets, in addition to a Divisional and All Star Meet. There will also be preseason league meetings and team social events that will require your attendance, like our end-of season Golden Goggles Awards event. 


  • Previous Head Coach or extensive Assistant coaching experience.
  • Previous competitive swimming experience strongly preferred.
  • Experience working with children of all ages and abilities
  • Strong knowledge of USA Swimming rules.
  • Effective communication, organization, leadership and collaboration skills.
  • Positive team spirit
  • Must pass league required background check
  • Ability to become proficient with Swimtopia and Meet Maestro software

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a resume and references via email to the Riptide Team Representative, David Schedler, at [email protected]

Contact Information

David Schedler

phone: 7039304918