Swim Job: MYST seeks Full-Time Senior Assistant Coach


MYST is currently seeking a full-time Senior Assistant Coach to oversee all programs and operations. The successful candidate will design and administer a progressive aquatics program that emphasizes good sportsmanship, team unity, family participation, and the overall development of swimmers under the guidance and mentorship of a seasoned head coach with 30+ years of swimming and coaching experience. This role is a key component in our succession plan.


1) Management of the team.

2) Direct coaching of swimmers.

3) Supervision of the assistant coaching staff, both part-time and volunteer.

4) Collaboration with the parent board to fulfill the strategic plan and mission of the Team.
Compensation: Compensation will be commensurate with experience ranging from $28,000 to $31,000 annually.

MYST pays for USA/ASCA membership, professional development, and attendance at clinics. Potential for more income with learn-to-swim lessons, clinics and bonus program related to increased membership.

Candidate Qualifications:

Two or more years of coaching experience is preferred. Head Coach experience is not required. All candidates should possess ASCA certification (levels 1 & 2), current USA Swimming coach certifications in good standing, as well as be able to pass appropriate background checks. A Bachelor’s Degree is strongly preferred. Candidates should have experience that illustrates strong management skills, communication and motivation skills, team building and community involvement.

Apply to:

Interested applicants should forward a cover letter outlining interest in our organization along with coaching philosophy and values, a resume or vitae, and at least three references to [email protected]

Candidates must be available for travel to Murray for an interview. MYST will reimburse 50% of travel expenses to all candidates and 100% to the successful candidate. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. For more information about the Murray, KY area, please use the attached link to the Murray Chamber of Commerce: http://www.mymurray.com/


Email resume and three references to [email protected]

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