YMCA Westside Silver Fin Head Coach and Club President

Applications due 11/01/21

Job Description:

Date posted: September 21, 2021

Location: 2919 N Litchfield Rd, Goodyear, AZ, USA

The Westside Silver Fins, as a USA Swimming team, is a non-profit organization offering competitive swim programs for the novice through national-caliber athlete.  YMCA Westside Silver Fins has demonstrated consistent success since its inception in local, regional, national, and international competitions.

Through our vision of “Developing Champions in Life Through Excellence in Swimming”, the YMCA Westside Silver Fins subscribe to a philosophy of teaching and training that provides for maximum long-term performances for its swimmers both in and out of the pool. The center of our coaching philosophy resides with the building of a foundation of strong technique and a love for racing through a strong aerobic base. Leadership and accountability are two essential “life skills” we strive to develop in our athletes. We are divided into eight (8) different groups based on a variety of factors that include age, ability, maturity, performance and attitude. As swimmers progress through the programs they will be given more responsibility for their swims and performances. Swimmers learn self-discipline, time management, sportsmanship and goal setting – important lessons that will help prepare them for life, as well as swimming.


  • Recruits, hires, trains, develops and directs diverse staff and volunteers. Holds others accountable for equitable staff hiring, promotion, and development. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals. Guides others on how to strengthen knowledge, skills, and competencies that improve organizational performance.
  • Ensures programs and services meet community needs to include supervising existing program activities, establishing new program activities, and expanding the program within the community Plan, prepare, and conduct team practices in accordance with program objectives, guidelines, and policies.
  • Manages the program, including developing and monitoring the program budget to meet fiscal objectives; compiling program statistic to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of and participation in program; and creating and scheduling practices and meets.
  • Organize, planning, and scheduling of all team travel involving the Silver Fins swim program.


How to Apply

Email resume and cover letter to Fred Quarles at [email protected]


Contact Information

Fred Quarles

2919 North Litchfield Rd.
Goodyear, AZ 85395