Swim Job: Greater Holyoke YMCA Vikings seeks 2 part time Age Group Coaches


ymca logoThe Greater Holyoke YMCA Vikings (HYV) are looking for two part time Age Group Coaches for our Level 2 Bronze Medal YMCA/USA Swimming program. We are a competitive Swim Team for athletes ages 6 and up based in Holyoke, MA. 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 candidate will have: competitive swimming and coaching experience, Knowledge of current stroke techniques, an energetic personality with a passion for working with children. All of our coaches are required to be CPR and Lifeguard Certified, or have valid Red Cross Safety Training for Swim Coaches. Coaches must also be, or become, registered with USA Swimming.


-Assist in writing, delivering and supervising scheduled team practices
-Attend and Assist at meets and team functions as required
-Provide constructive feedback to swimmers about stroke technique
-Continue pursuing education around teaching methodology and technical development
-Communicate with parents regarding swimmers’ progress
-Communicate with head coach regarding all aspects of the program groups that you oversee and work with
All interested applicants should send all swim instruction and personal swimming experience to the email contact information below. Only serious applicants with experience should apply.


Contact Nick Rice [email protected]  (413) 534-5631 x128


The Greater Holyoke YMCA Vikings Swim Team is a center for the development of high performance competitive swimmers in New England. The core of our training philosophy is built upon Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility. We believe that competitive swimming nurtures healthy development, and we encourage dedication to sportsmanship, academics, community involvement, and life-long fitness. We focus on the excellence of all swimmers, from the novice to national performer. Our coaches work with all swimmers to set goals and foster commitment to achieving them as part of a team.

Swimming Job / Swimming News courtesy of Greater Holyoke YMCA Vikings Swim Team.

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