Swim Job: Hershey Aquatic Club seeks Assistant Swim Coach


Hershey Aquatic ClubThe Hershey Aquatic Club (HAC) is a highly respected and competitive 170 + member Silver Level 1 competitive swimming program, located in Hershey, PA, and is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated assistant swim coach. HAC primarily competes in USA Swimming in Middle Atlantic swim meets in addition to local league meets in Central Pennsylvania. The club also participates in USA Swimming meets at the Olympic Trials, Nationals, Junior Nationals, Sectionals, Zones and Junior Olympics levels.

The interested applicants must have prior swim coach experience, willingness to coach under the philosophy of the HAC head coach, strong motivational and communication skills, and the desire to implement new coaching techniques acquired via coaching education.

The applicant would be supervising middle school age swimmers, and must be available in the fall/winter between the hours 5:00-8:00 p.m., M-F and in the summer between the hours of 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Weekend availability (average of 1-2 monthly) to coach meets is also required. The applicant must be certified or obtain certifications in CPR, First Aid (Safety Training for Swim Coaches), and be a USA/ASCA Coaching Member (or be willing to attain this status).

Salary would commensurate with prior coaching experience.

Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume, and references to Michael Drexler; Hershey Aquatic Club Vice-President at [email protected]

Job Duties
1. Provide competitive swimming instruction to beginning members of the Hershey Aquatic Club Swim Team – Developmental training group (Ages 10-14)
2. Provide personal and social development for lifetime skills
3. Develop and improve the technical and physical skills of swimmers
4. Provide a fun and enjoyable environment
5. Orient young people to competition
6. Communicate and correspond with swim team parents regarding practices schedules, meets, and team events
7. Attend swim meets and team events
8. Assist in program administration


Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume, and references to Michael Drexler; Hershey Aquatic Club Vice-President at [email protected]


Our team is a year round competitive swim team offering high quality professional coaching and technique instruction for all ages and abilities. The goal of our team is to provide every member an opportunity to improve swimming skills and achieve success at his or her level of ability, from novice to international competitor.

All of our coaches are members of the American Swimming Coaches Association and have access to the most comprehensive training and certification programs for youth coaches of any sport in the United States. These programs provide assurances that the time children spend swimming will be quality time.

We are a nonprofit club run by an elected Board of Directors which meets each month. All members are welcome at each meeting and are encouraged to be involved in team activities and fundraisers.

Swimming News / Swimming Job is courtesy of HAC.


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Art Winters

Please contact me when your head swim coach position is open. I have had many swimmers in the Olympics from different countries and one from the USA won 2 gold medals for America. Also, I had 14 high schools swimming at one pool during one season and I was doing the work outs for all of them!

Hope to hear from you soon,

Art Winters

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