Swim Job: Charles River Aquatics Dragons seeks Senior Lead Coach and National Team Assistant Swim Coach


Charles River Aquatics Dragons logoThe Charles River Aquatics Dragons are looking for part time Coaches for our Senior and National Team groups USA Swimming program. We are a competitive Swim Team for athletes ages 6 and up based in Boston, and are the competitive arm of the Charles River Aquatics Learn To Swim program. CRA is the future home of the 2012 United States Swimming Olympic Team Trials pool. Come join a great coaching staff at a program with room for growth!

In order to be considered for this position, you must be available Monday-Friday afternoons, as
well as Saturday morning and occasional weekend meets.

The ideal candidates will have: competitive and coaching experience, stroke technique knowledge, charismatic personality and a passion for working with children of all.

All of our coaches are CPR and Lifeguard Certified, or have valid Red Cross Safety Training for Swim Coaches. Coaches must also be, or become, registered with USA Swimming. ASCA certification is preferred.


-Assist in writing, delivering and supervising scheduled team practices
-Assist at meets and team functions
-Provide constructive feedback to swimmers
-Connect with and assist swimmers in outlining goals and the paths to achieving those goals
-Continue pursuing education around teaching methodology, technical development, team building and leadership development
-Communicate with parents regarding swimmers’ progress
-Communicate with head coach regarding all aspects of designated groups


Contact Chris Sheppard at [email protected] 

For more information about our program and philosophy please view our website atwww.teamunify.com/necra

If you feel you have the credentials we are looking for, please send a resume and contact information to the email address listed for consideration. Include all swim instruction and personal swimming experience. Only serious applicants with experience should apply.

Any questions can be directed to Head Coach Chris Sheppard at [email protected]


March 30th, 2015


OUR MISSION: The Charles River Aquatics Dragons are committed to developing excellence of the team and individuals through hard work, dedication, sportsmanship and leadership. All members of the Dragon Community play a vital role in assisting our athletes in achieving their highest potential. These tenets are embraced by our coaches, athletes and families as the vehicles to personal growth in and out of the pool.

OUR VISION: To become one of the premier swim clubs in New England, the East Coast, and the U.S.A.

Swimming News / Swimming Job is courtesy of Charles River Aquatics Dragons.

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