Swim Coach-Tactical Athlete Coach

Applications due 05/15/20

Job Description:

Location: 2161 NW Military Hwy San Antonio, TX 78213

T3i Coaches are assigned to support Air Force (AF) Special Warfare (SW) training and development at Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX.  SW operators are the only AF airmen specifically trained and equipped to primarily operate as surface combatants, where they conduct: Special Operations, Personnel Recovery, Joint Fires Integration, Tactical Airlift Operations, and Special Weather Operations.

The selected candidate will be assigned to a team of swim coaches that are responsible for preparing SW recruits for physical and mental success during their training pipelines.  Daily activities include planning, teaching, and applying physical training principles and techniques to improve students’ performance and capabilities.  Due to their influential position, T3i coaches are held to the highest standards of professional conduct at all times.


  • Assist with design, modification, and advancement of the training program
  • Supervise trainees and ensure safety and accountability at all times
  • Assist with teaching and demonstrating the swim training program
  • Maintain a high degree of personal fitness and lead by example
  • Successfully complete and maintain the ability to perform the coach fitness test
  • Assist with employment of training technologies to improve students’ performance
  • Be able to demonstrate all physical exercises and events required of the students
  • Employ relevant technologies to support the training program and improve students’ performance
  • Evaluate and provide written professional assessments on emerging technologies’
  • Be familiar with, follow, and apply designated AF training and safety directives and guidelines
  • Effectively work with frequent changes, interruptions and varying environmental conditions
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of sound training skills, relevant to fitness and athletics
  • Develop, implement and teach foundational fitness skills to students with varying ability levels
  • Effectively teach various blocks of instruction related to health, fitness and physical performance
  • Build rapport with students and motivate them to achieve higher levels of performance
  • Regularly participate in staff, training, scheduling, and other meetings to support the program
  • Maintain strong communication (written and oral), leadership and organizational skills
Required Skills, Experience, and Education: 
  • B.S. or B.A. degree in Health and Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or related field, or competitive equivalent experience as an instructor or physical fitness leader in a similar field and environment
  • Certified Level 1 American Swimming Coach (ASCA); complete Level 2 within one year
  • Swim Coaching experience at a competitive level (club, collegiate, or Olympic)
  • Certified Lifeguard, CPR, AED, and First Aid
Required Background Check: National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI)
Type of Employment: Full Time

How to Apply


Contact Information


2161 NW Military Hwy
San Antonio, TX 78213

phone: 720-728-7155