Wilton YMCA Wahoos Assistant Swim Coach

Applications due 03/01/20

Job Description:

Location: 404 Danbury Rd, Wilton, CT 06897, USA

The Wilton Wahoos Swim team (www.wywahoos.org), is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic Part time Assistant Swim Coach(s) to join its staff. The Wilton Wahoos (WYW) is USA Swimming Level 4 Recognized competitive swimming team in Fairfield County. Our team is comprised of 250 swimmers aged 6-18 that compete as a member of the Connecticut Swimming LSC at the Regional, State, and National Level, with swimmers regularly competing at the YMCA National Championships, and USA Swimming’s Junior National and National Championships and Olympic Trials. Founded in 1972, the Wahoos’ rich history includes Olympic Medalists, YMCA and NAG Record holders, and 34 men’s, women’s and combined YMCA National Team Championships.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Current USA Swimming and YMCA coach credentials or the ability to become certified within six weeks of hire.
  • Competitive swimming experience at high school or college level.
  • Must be certified in First Aid, CPR and Lifeguarding. Preferably have completed YMCA Principles of Swimming and Diving course.
  • Must be knowledgeable in proper competitive stroke techniques, to be able to teach this in an active setting and be a team player.
  • Must be knowledgeable in proper competitive stroke techniques, to be able to teach this in an active setting and be a team player.
  • Previous coaching or teaching experience is preferred.
  • Ability to travel to away meets around the State of Connecticut.

 The position offers approximately 8-20 hours as scheduled per week on weekday evenings and Saturday mornings.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working on deck and in the water with the Wahoo Age Group program under direction of Head Age Group Coach.
  • Weekend swim meets approximately once per month. (These hours could be in addition to the 8 -20 hours per week.)
  • Assist Head Age Group Coach with meet entries, squad assessments, and tryouts evaluations as needed.

The Assistant Swim Coach position is an hourly position.

Benefits include:

  • Riverbrook Regional YMCA adult membership
  • Paid meet travel expenses
  • Paid continuing coach education
  • YMCA and Wahoo program discounts for family members.


How to Apply

Candidates with the determination to elevate the Wahoo’s to be the very best we can be, may complete our application located on our Y  website.  https://www.wiltonymca.org/index_employment.php?mode=new

In addition to completing the application on our website, please send resume and cover letter to:

Maria Bonini, Director of Human Resources

[email protected]


Applications will be taken until position is filled.

Contact Information

Maria M. Bonini

404 Danbury Road
Wilton, Connecticut 06897

phone: 203 762 8384 extension 206
fax: 203 762 1611

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