Swim Coach

Applications due 10/20/17

Job Description:

Swim Coach (Full Time Position)

Team Greenville/Greenville County Aquatic Complex @ Westside Park

Greenville County, Parks, Recreation, & Tourism

Competitive Salary (final compensation determination based on individual experience/qualifications) 

Complete benefits package including retirement 



We are seeking a dynamic, passionate, and capable individual to join our award-winning team as a full-time Swim Coach. At GCPRT, we are all about building community through our people, parks, & programs – and this position provides great opportunity and meaningful work in an outstanding environment.  


Our Team Greenville is a year round program of Greenville County Rec and is regularly recognized as a Bronze level USA swim club. Team Greenville offers a diversity of competitive, instructional and fitness opportunities for all ages and abilities. The competitive program typically numbers 200 or more swimmers and we plan to grow! Team Greenville practices at the state of the art Greenville County Aquatic Complex @ Westside Park – a 52,000 square foot indoor facility boasting both a 50 meter by 25 yard deep water competition pool and a separate five lane, 25 yard, warm water; teaching, therapy, recreation, and fitness pool.


Essential responsibilities include:

  • Plans, organizes and implements a proactive program for assigned swimming groups.
  • Coordinates and schedules daily, weekly, seasonal and yearly swim training programs.
  • Plans, schedules and supervises swim practices.
  • Conducts group and individual conferences with swimmers and parents to discuss program requirements and progress.
  • Plans, organizes and supervises swim competitions and camps.
  • Cultivates a team approach and works harmoniously with staff of all levels. Communicates efficiently and effectively with all staff, membership, department, and community.
  • Assists in enforcing rules and regulations for aquatics facility use.
  • Assists in evaluating programs for effectiveness; implements changes as appropriate to improve programs and services.
  • Participates in marketing and public relations efforts to increase participation in aquatics programs and activities.
  • Recruits, trains and assists in supervising assigned part-time staff as needed.



Minimum Qualifications

  • Two years relevant experience.
  • National certification of at least ASCA Level 3 or higher as a swimming coach.
  • A passion for swimming and team excellence, exceptional leadership and communication skills, and Microsoft Office proficiency.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred though relevant experience may be substituted for this requirement.
  • Must possess (or obtain after hire): safety training for swim coaches and CPR/First Aid/AED certification.
  • Valid driver’s license.




The Greenville County Parks, Recreation & Tourism is nestled in Upstate South Carolina close to the Blue Ridge Mountains and only three hours from the beach. The area has combined traditional southern charm, stunning natural beauty and an unexpected contemporary cool which has combined to create one of America’s hottest emerging destinations and fastest growing cities. From a revitalized downtown ranked among “America’s Ten Best” by Forbes Magazine to downtown Greenville’s one-of-a-kind Liberty Bridge, quaint shops, boutiques, and fabulous restaurants to a world-class collection of museums, galleries, and theaters to some of the most beautiful lakes, rivers and mountains in the world, Greenville is everything they say it is and more. http://www.visitgreenvillesc.com/





Creating community through people, parks and programs.

We believe parks and programs offer more than venues for recreation – they create community. Parks improve our quality of life by promoting health and wellness, fostering cultural unity, supporting economic development, and protecting the environment.  Our mission is to be a leader in providing diverse, dynamic, ever-improving recreational opportunities in a sustainable manner.  We are the largest provider of public leisure opportunities in the greater Greenville, South Carolina area with over fifty five parks and recreation facilities.  Our sites provide the setting for a variety of programs for citizens of all ages.





To apply, please visit


and submit your online application

(be sure to also upload your resume within the application as well).


Questions regarding the position?

Contact Karl Kozicki at 864-679-SWIM

or email him at [email protected]

How to Apply

To apply, please visit


and submit your online application

(be sure to also upload your resume within the application as well).

Contact Information

Karl Kozicki

2700 W. Blue Ridge Drive Greenville, SC 29611

phone: 864-679-SWIM
fax: 864-679-SWIM

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