Swim Job: La Crosse Area Family YMCA seeks Head Swim Coach


YMCA LogoThe La Crosse Area Family YMCA located in beautiful La Crosse, Wisconsin right on the Mississippi River, is currently seeking a Head Swim Team Coach for our competitive swim team consisting of 200+ swimmers. Candidate must be energetic, professional, organized, and have the ability to develop and grow participants, staff, volunteers and a parent committee.


The Head Swim Team Coach will be responsible for all aspects of the team including recruitment, staffing, swimmer and coach development, budget management, fundraising, and website management.


Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in recreation, physical education, sports management or related field; Lifeguard Certifications, CPR First Aid and AED; strong interpersonal & communication skills; programming & supervisory experience is a plus; self-motivated, self-directed, and flexibility is a must.

This is a full time exempt position working 40+ hours per week (including nights for practices and weekends for meets) and includes a full benefits package along with a free family Y membership.


Qualified and interested candidates can submit a cover letter and resume to Jackie Ripp, Human Resources Director to [email protected]

Deadline: June 24th, 2015


At the La Crosse Area Family YMCA, more than 500 staff members serve in a wide variety of positions within our two YMCA branches, at 17 off site school age child care programs, and our community teen center. We invite you to join us in this amazing work. Experience the personal satisfaction that comes from nurturing the potential of youth and teens, improving our community’s health and well-being and providing support to our neighbors.

Swimming News / Swimming Job is courtesy of La Cross Area Family YMCA.

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MEL STEWART Jr., aka Gold Medal Mel, won three Olympic medals at the 1992 Olympic Games. Mel's best event was the 200 butterfly. He is a former World, American, and NCAA Record holder in the 200 butterfly. As a writer/producer and sports columnist, Mel has contributed to Yahoo Sports, Universal Sports, …

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