Swim School Manager

Job Description:

Date posted: June 14, 2022

Location: 5700 Warhill Trail, Williamsburg, VA, USA

Swim School Manager

757swim, located in Williamsburg Virginia, is looking for an experienced Swim School Manager to lead and grow our swim lessons program. 757swim owns and manages our own pool, so the opportunities for growth are endless.
The Swim School Manager oversees all aspects of 757swim lesson’s operations and programming including safety standards, curriculum, staffing, communication with parents/students, business operations and where required facility upkeep. The Swim School Manager provides strong, effective leadership and guidance to swim lesson instructors, parents, and students. A successful candidate will have a growth mindset and will be motivated by the opportunity to further grow the Swim School business.

Hire, train, schedule, supervise, evaluate, and retain instructors
Ensure that all 757swim lesson instructors follow the standardized swim school curriculum
Conduct regular monthly staff meetings and instructor training sessions
Stay abreast of new trends and methods in swimming instruction and incorporate them into the 757swim lesson curriculum to assure continuous improvement in instructional practices and swimmer progression
Ensure that 757swim lessons maintains exceptionally high safety standards
Ensure that 757swim lessons is managed to the highest quality standards while maintaining strong enrollments and exceptional customer satisfaction. Measure customer satisfaction by conducting periodic customer surveys
Partner with 757swim Associate Head Coach to ensure instruction meets 757swim competitive team standards and to ensure proper transition between lessons and competitive swimming
Identify swimmers who have the goal of joining the competitive team and know the standards they must meet to be “swim team ready”
Set policy and operating standards for all swim school functions including: safety, parent/student communication, staff accountability, programming, and registration. Ensure these standards are consistently met
Manage and oversee business operations and systems including: registration, billing, record maintenance, and staff/participant communication.
Partner with 757swim’s Facility Manager to ensure mechanical and chemical systems are safe, proactively maintained and in good working order
Provide ongoing coaching and constructive feedback to staff
Coordinate and execute an ongoing program marketing strategy
Maintain ongoing communication with CEO regarding program/facility/staff needs, challenges, and successes

Minimum of two years Aquatic Program/Swim School experience, including:
Direct responsibility for aquatics programming including safety standards, staff supervision, budgeting, business operations, financial performance/oversight and program development/management
Knowledge of and experience with managing various swim school models
In-depth knowledge of safety procedures
Strong Aquatic background including:
Current Lifeguard and Lifeguard Instructor Certification required (Lifeguard Instructor Trainer Certification a plus)
Significant experience as a swim instructor
Experience supervising an aquatic staff including lifeguards and swim instructors
BA/BS preferred, and special consideration will be given to those in relevant fields (such as Recreation, Sport Management, Business Management).
Experience developing and managing an operating budget.
Strong leadership qualities such as:
Coaching and supervisory skills and experience, focused on team building and growth
Demonstrated ability to develop and inspire a large and diverse staff team
Strong interpersonal skills
Attention to detail
Analytical skills
Personal responsibility, accountability, and motivation
Strong written and oral communication skills
Professional presence and demeanor
Focus on customer service
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage time effectively

Full time, exempt
Benefits: Health Care, 401K
Annual Salary: Commensurate with experience

How to Apply

Email resume and cover letter to: [email protected]

Contact Information


5720 Warhill Trail, Williamsburg, VA, 23188
Morgan Cordle