Job Postings

Job postings are free to Pacific clubs; $50 for one month otherwise. If you are a Pacific Club interested in posting, email jobpostings@pacswim.org with your job description. Non-Pacific clubs/organizations need to fill out a payment information form as well as send in their job description. Jobs will be posted upon receipt of payment.

If we have listed your opening, we would appreciate it if you would let us know when the position is filled or you no longer wish to have us list your advertisement by emailing jobpostings@pacswim.org.

ASSISTANT COACH with San Benito Aquatics

San Benito Aquatics is looking for a motivated, energetic coach to work with our age group (developmental and competitive) swimmers.

San Benito Aquatics trains at the NEW Baler Aquatic Center in Hollister, CA. We are looking for an individual dedicated to helping develop our growing team.

Job Responsibilities

  • On deck coaching 18-25 hours per week
  • Year-round availability                    
  • Weekday and Saturday practices
  • Weekend swim meets- 1 per month depending on number of SBA swimmers attending the meet
  • Helping lead dry land activities (in person or via Zoom)
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned


Desired Qualifications

  • Coaching and/or competitive swimming experience at the club or collegiate level
  • Current USA Swimming coach certifications
  • Desire & passion for developing swimmers of all ages
  • Enthusiastic and highly motivated team player
  • Unique ability to work with and motivate pre-teen swimmers


Compensation
San Benito Aquatics offers competitive compensation based on qualifications.

To Apply
Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to Team Manager Julie Corrigan, sanbenitoaquatics@gmail.com. View our website at www.sanbenitoaquatics.org
                     Posted 8/14/20

SWIM COACH with University Club of Palo Alto

Coaching

  • Five to six UC Masters swim practices per week plus partial weekend swim meet coverage*.
  • Five to six Age Group Matadero Creek Aquatic Club (MCAC) swim practices per week plus partial weekend swim meet coverage*.
    • Organize and develop practice regimens. 
    • Provide feedback to athletes and other coaches.
    • Uphold positive group dynamics along with challenging workload.
    • Work to build groups beyond current structure.
  • Four to five UC Sharks swim practices per week plus weeknight and weekends swim meet coverage*.
    • Work with swimmers at an introductory level.
    • Help maintain and build program to ensure UC Member satisfaction.
    • Guide Junior/Assistant Coaches in teaching proper fundamentals to younger swimmers.
  • Introduce weekly/bi-weekly Clinics for UC membership*.
    • Develop and lead various clinics for swimmers of all levels in the following areas:
      • Competition starts & Turns.
      • Stroke Technique.
      • Conditioning or Triathlete based swims.
      • Water Polo.


Lesson Instruction

  • Continue five to ten hours per week of lesson instruction.
  • Help train Assistant Instructors to teach proper methods while instructing swim lessons.


Administrative Duties

  • Provide timely email and phone communication to departmental notices and inquiries.
  • Assume individual and program billing assignments.
  • Assist with swim team entries for year-round and summer swim teams*.
  • Pool monitoring & sanitation duties.


Program Opportunities for Development

  • Introduce Learn to swim program.
  • Fitness classes and personal training.
  • Certified Pool Operator certification.


Professional Growth:

  • Aquatic Management available based on performance & membership service.


* when meets & larger group gatherings become available. 

 Compensation: $23-$25/hr depending on experience. Please email resume/inquiries to Sarah: sgutierrez@ucpaloalto.com                      Posted 7/29/20

PART-TIME TEMPORARY COACH with San Ramon Valley Aquatics

San Ramon Valley Aquatics is looking for a temporary coach to help with our gradual reopening process. We are a team of roughly 200 swimmers operating through the San Ramon municipal pools. San Ramon's COVID-19 guidelines limit the number of swimmers each coach can work with. Our intention is to hire a new assistant coach to take on a group of swimmers until these restrictions are lifted. This would be a great opportunity for a new coach looking for experience or an experienced coach wanting to lend a helping hand. A complete USA swimming deck pass is required for the position. The ideal candidate will have a complete deck pass at the time of applying. If necessary, SRVA will assist with the completion of your deck pass.

Details:

Practice hours: 2 hours per day. Practice times are TBD. We are planning for early morning or late afternoon

Group size: 12 swimmers

Age range: 8-18

Compensation: $18+ DOE

Position expires when COVID restrictions are lifted
 

Duties:

  • Create workouts that are appropriate for the age, skill level, and development of your designated group
  • Provide regular technique feedback to swimmers
  • Communicate with swimmers and parents through email and on deck
  • Participate in board/coaches meetings 
  • Arrive to practice 15 minutes early to assist with the health screening processes mandated by the city
  • Follow all COVID-19 guidelines and procedures, including wearing a mask while coaching
  • Ensure the success, well-being, and safety of the group and each individual swimmer

 

Requirements:

  • Complete USA Swimming Deck Pass
  • Commitment to attend every single practice. There are no substitutes with the current restrictions
  • Experience is preferred but not required, this could be a great learning opportunity

 

Although this is a temporary position, there is potential for a more long term position with SRVA's masters team. Please send resumes or inquiries to Eriklundeen35@gmail.com            Posted 7/16/20

ASSISTANT COACH with Douglas Dolfins Swim Team (Minden, NV)

For 55 years the Douglas Dolfins Swim Team (DDST) has provided the beautiful Carson Valley of western Nevada with quality competitive and developmental USA Swimming programs.  We serve about 100 year-round and seasonal youth each year, ranging from recreational and developmental swimmers to State Champions and Junior National qualifiers. DDST seeks a positive, enthusiastic, flexible team-player to work closely with our Head Coach in providing 14-20 hours per week year-round (including meets) of quality coaching and technique instruction to groups of various ages and abilities. The Assistant Coach will design, plan, administer, and supervise practices for assigned groups; attend assigned competitions as assistant and/or lead coach; communicate regularly and effectively with parents, swimmers, and Head Coach regarding individual and group goals and seasonal plans; attend and contribute to coaches meetings; and contribute articles and information for the team newsletter and web site. The candidate must have and maintain current USA Swimming Coach certification requirements. The ideal candidate will be ASCA certified, have flexible hours including early, late, and weekends, and demonstrate qualities such as:

  • passion for the sport and desire to positively influence swimmers
  • ability to effectively engage, manage and motivate younger athletes
  • integrity, accountability, and reliability
  • sound knowledge of technique and solid practice administration skills
  • valuing technique development as the most important aspect of training
  • willingness to learn and collaborate
  • professional and effective communication with parents, athletes, and other coaches


Compensation hourly and negotiable based on qualifications and experience.  Please email resume, cover letter, and references to Head Coach Kat Matheson (coachkat116@outlook.com).  Position open until filled.  More team and contact information available at www.ddst.org            Posted 6/8/20

HEAD COACH POSITION with San Francisco Seals Swim Team (San Francisco, CA)

SF Seals is a parent-led team of approx. 70 swimmers aged 7-17 competing in Zone 3. We’re seeking a Head Coach to lead and inspire our team and work with our current coaching team and the parent board to make every swimmer on the team the best that they can be. 

This position assumes 20 hr/week on average of on-deck coaching, lesson planning and administrative duties Monday through Friday, plus an average of one to two swim meets per month during the season for 8-10 hours per day.

The times on deck vary depending on pool schedule but are usually 3:45-6:15pm. Our practices
 are held at Hamilton Pool on Geary Blvd.

Job Duties

  • Develop comprehensive age-appropriate swim sets & workouts targeting proper swim stroke and technique
  • Set daily, weekly, monthly, seasonal, long-term plans to multi-level swimmers across all age groups from 7-17 as well as for individual swimmers
  • Writing & overseeing daily practice plans
  • Scheduling & overseeing new swimmers tryouts
  • Provide regular feedback to all swimmers as well as to parents
  • Regular communication with board
  • Regular communication with coaching staff
  • Regular communication with facility management and staff
  • Individual meet planning, meet preparation, meet entry recommendations, debriefing with individual athletes after every meet and seek areas to improve
  • Travel to competition (Attend 1-2 swim meets per month depending on the season), team events
  • Participation in Zone 3 board meetings and PacSwim meetings
  • Staff management, assignment, recruitment
  • New coach hiring, on-boarding, training
  • Support for grant search and sponsorship application
  • Development, implementation of dryland program
  • Fostering and maintenance of relationships with other clubs, high school programs
  • Establish an environment that fosters positive team attitudes, encourages self discipline, sportsmanship, and responsibility.


Requirements

  • Prior coaching experience and knowledge of aquatic/swim team programs
  • Competitive swim experience preferred
  • Expertise with current best practice swim technique and training methods
  • USA Swimming Coaching credentials
  • SF Seals will reimburse for the cost of any required courses or certifications


Salary is $40 per hour

Please submit your application to the SF Seals Board at sfsealsswim+board@gmail.com. Include some information about your experience and explain your leadership/coaching style and why you believe that you will be a good fit for our team.         Posted 4/13/20

FULL-TIME AGE GROUP COACH with Alto Swim Club

Alto Swim Club is seeking a full-time Age Group Coach.

Alto trains at multiple facilities in the Palo Alto area, including the Avery Aquatic Center on the Stanford University campus. The team’s mission is to offer the best developmental and high performance programs in the country.

Job Responsibilities
The Age Group Coach will lead coach groups between 3:30-7:30 pm. The coach will be responsible for season and daily planning, and will have additional team administrative responsibilities. This coach will attend 1- 2 weekend meets per month.

Desired Qualifications

  • Coaching and/or competitive swimming experience at the club or collegiate level.
  • Current USA Swimming coach certifications.
  • Desire & passion for developing swimmers of all ages.
  • Strong communication, organizational, and administrative skills.
  • Expertise with current technique development and training.
  • Enthusiastic and highly motivated team player.


Compensation
Alto Swim Club offers competitive compensation based on qualifications, including benefits for full-time positions.

To Apply
Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to Head Coach Laura Mitchell at info@altoswimclub.com
For additional information about Alto Swim Club, visit www.altoswimclub.com
         Posted 3/6/20

PART-TIME COMPETITIVE AND DEVELOPMENTAL GROUP COACHES with Alto Swim Club

Alto Swim Club is seeking multiple part-time assistant coaches to coach competitive groups and/or developmental groups.

Alto Swim Club trains at multiple facilities in the Palo Alto area, including the Avery Aquatic Center on the Stanford University campus. The team’s mission is to offer the best developmental and high performance programs in the country.

Job Responsibilities
Coaching positions include between 2-20 hours of on deck coaching, depending on groups and availability. Coaching hours are typically between 3 - 8 pm on weekdays. Additional coaching and administrative responsibilities may be available for candidates who are interested.

Desired Qualifications

  • Coaching and/or competitive swimming experience at the club or collegiate level.
  • Current USA Swimming coach certifications.
  • Desire & passion for developing swimmers of all ages.
  • Enthusiastic and highly motivated team player.


Compensation
Alto Swim Club offers competitive compensation based on qualifications.

To Apply
Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to Head Coach Laura Mitchell at info@altoswimclub.com
For additional information about Alto Swim Club, visit www.altoswimclub.com
         Posted 3/6/20

FULL-TIME LEAD AGE GROUP COACH with Burlingame Aquatic Club

About Burlingame Aquatic Club:

The Burlingame Aquatic Club (http://www.burlingameaquatics.com), located in Burlingame, is a non-profit, public benefit organization that provides high quality aquatic programs for people of all ages. We operate out of the Burlingame Aquatic Center on the campus of Burlingame HS, and we work in conjunction with the City of Burlingame and its Parks & Recreation Department.

Job Overview:

Under the supervision of the Head Coach (HC), the Lead Age Group Coach (LAGC) is responsible for developing, organizing, and implementing a high quality training and education program to meet the needs of the assigned groups of the BAC Age Group Swim Team. Our goal is for our team to grow in quantity and quality as a competitive swim team within the Zone 1 North of Pacific Swimming and USA Swimming. The LAGC is the primary point of contact for the swimmers and parents in his/her assigned groups, and must ensure that a professional level program is offered at all times.

This is a full-time position with benefits. The successful candidate will be expected to work a minimum of 30 hours per week.

Duties Include:

The LAGC will be the LEAD on:

  • Maintaining a season plan for all group(s) coached. This includes when to alter practice schedule to optimize training, social events, incentive programs, etc.
  • Communicating with all group(s) coached. This will include a weekly email as well as any additional support emails that must be addressed over the course of the week.
  • Managing assigned pool space (lane set-up, covers). Please allow 15 minutes on the pool deck immediately before a scheduled practice and 15 minutes immediately following to assess your pool situation and to answer parent/swimmer questions.
  • Educating swimmers and parents on team culture and competitive swimming etiquette.
  • Maintaining good standing as a coach member of USA Swimming


The HC will require support from the LAGC on the following:

  • Attend meets as assigned by HC
  • Fundraising efforts. This could be organizing a fundraiser with a local restaurant, our annual Lap-A-Thon, Silent Auction, etc.
  • Technique Clinics
  • Maintaining a proper work schedule under federal, state, and BAC employment guidelines
  • Other duties/responsibilities as assigned by the HC


The LAGC is responsible for:

  • The contents of the BAC Employee Handbook
  • Logging daily attendance for swim group(s)
  • Ensuring the safety of swimmers (staying with swimmers if we are closing)
  • Logging hours daily in ADP app
  • Attend weekly staff meetings


Hours and Location:

Hours for this position include approximately 22-25 hours of practice time per week as agreed to with the Coach, all at the Burlingame Aquatic Center or satellite pool locations, plus additional time spent preparing the facility for practices, meeting with coworkers, and responding to member inquiries. Some administrative work must be done on site at the aquatic facility, in addition to staff meetings. Practice hours include morning practice sessions, early afternoon practice sessions as well as the possibility of evening practice sessions. A typical month will also include 1-2 weekend swim meets/competitions (An additional 8-10 hours each of these meet weekends).

An additional 5-8 hours per week will be assigned by the HC to perform team-management related tasks.

Qualifications:

The LAGC must have a strong background in the sport of swimming (USA Swimming and/or collegiate swimming background preferred) and have the ability to effectively teach swimming to a wide range of athletes. He/she must be able to provide creative swim workouts that incorporate the technical needs of all swimmers, and also have a very positive on-deck demeanor. The LAGC must have professional communication skills and be able to effectively communicate with participants about any program changes or special events. The LAGC must be reliable, punctual, and approachable, and must be dedicated to sustaining a strong program that values all levels of swimmers. He/she must be able to cooperate with all BAC staff members in an effort to support the overall mission of the club.

The LAGC must hold a current nationally recognized Training Certification in CPR, First Aid, and Water Safety for Swim Coaches and is responsible for keeping those certifications current. American Red Cross Lifeguard certification is required within 3 months. Current coaching membership in USA Swimming is also required. BAC does reimburse for the cost of certification/membership upkeep.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Head Coach Ben Chung ben@burlingameaquatics.com

Applications will be reviewed as they are received.         Posted 2/21/20

SUMMER PROGRAM HEAD COACH with Ruby Hill Aquatics/Red Raiders

Ruby Hill Aquatics, in Pleasanton, CA is hiring a Head Coach for our summer program the Ruby Hill Red Raiders. We are looking for a candidate with great communication skills and at least two years of experience as a top summer league assistant or as an age group coach of a USA team. High school coaches would also be strongly considered. This position is expected to lead our summer program, manage a staff of 3-5 and write workouts. The season runs evenings in May and then mornings June/July. There are seven swim meets beginning June 6th and ending July 18th. There is also an option to stay on as a coach our Fall Swim Program that is mostly filled with our summer swimmers. The position pays $25-35/hr DOE. If you are interested please email your resume to RubyHillAquatics@gmail.com.          Posted 2/21/20

ASSISTANT COACH with Pinole Seals Swim Club

The Pinole Seals Swim Club has an open Coach position for the 2020 swim season. We are seeking experienced and positive coach assistant swim coaches who are enthusiastic about working with our recreational swim program. Our focus is on development of proper technique and skills of an appropriate level for every swimmer in a friendly and fun environment.

Previous coaching experience is required, and ideal candidates should have a strong understanding of stroke technique, be comfortable communicating with athletes and parents, and be able to work collaboratively with other coaches. The assistant coaches are expected to run clinics focusing on individual strokes, starts, and turns. Private lessons with individual swimmers are offered as well.

This position averages twenty-thirty hours per week, including approximately three hours per day coaching on deck Monday through Friday, two hours of administrative duties per week, and roughly two swim meet per week.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the head coaches in instructing and running workouts
  • Lead the Seals learn to swim program under the direction of the head coaches
  • Lead the clinics programs under the direction of the head coaches


The Pinole Seals Swim Club is a parent run non-profit organization co-sponsored by the City of San Ramon, California. We have a swim team program with 100+ swimmers, as well as the Sealpups program for development of younger swimmers not quite ready for competition. Please visit PinoleSeals.com to learn more and contact president@pinoleseals.org to submit a resume.          

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum age at time of hire is 18 years old.
  • Two (2) or more years of swim coaching experience
  • Valid California Driver’s license.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Safety Training for Swim Coaches or Lifeguard Training certification.
  • TB Clearance.
  • Fingerprint clearance (Department of Justice background check). The City of Campbell will schedule fingerprint appointment and encumber cost upon hire.
  • Professional certification(s), including American Swim Coaches’ Association or USA Swimming Coaching highly desirable.


To apply, please email Heidi Vasarhely, president@pinoleseals.org or call 510-691-3171        Posted 2/12/20

HEAD COACH POSITION with Pinole Seals Swim Club

The Pinole Seals Swim Club has an open Head Coach position for the 2020 swim season. We are seeking experienced and positive assistant swim coaches who are enthusiastic about working with our recreational swim program. Our focus is on development of proper technique and skills of an appropriate level for every swimmer in a friendly and fun environment.

Previous coaching experience is required, and ideal candidates should have a strong understanding of stroke technique, be comfortable communicating with athletes and parents, and be able to work collaboratively with other coaches. The assistant coaches are expected to run clinics focusing on individual strokes, starts, and turns. Private lessons with individual swimmers are offered as well.

This position averages twenty-thirty hours per week, including approximately three hours per day coaching on deck Monday through Friday, two hours of administrative duties per week, and roughly two swim meet per week.

Job Duties:

  • Creates, directs and delivers workouts for multi-leveled swimmers across all age groups from 4-18.
  • Sets goals for each age group as well as for individual swimmers.
  • Provides regular feedback to all swimmers as well as to parents.
  • Establishes a safe, respectful, educational environment.
  • Recruits new members.
  • Hires and supervises assistant coaches.
  • Schedules, organizes and manages  swim meets
  • Attends monthly Board of Directors meetings and presents a coaches report.
  • Creates and maintains pool schedule. Submits seasonal pool request forms and  interfaces with facilities management.
  • Creates and manages the summer lesson program.
  • Have fun!


Requirements:

  • Prior swim coaching experience
  • Competitive swim experience preferred
  • Prior managerial experience preferred
  • USA Coaching credentials
  • Expertise with current best practice swim technique and training methods


This position is available immediately. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please send resume and cover letter to Heidi Vasarhely, Board of co-president, at president@pinoleseals.org or call 510-691-3171         Posted 2/12/20

HEAD COACH with Pacifica Sea Lions

The Sea Lions are looking for a new Head Coach! 

Apply Here on Calopps.org

Note that compensation listed on this job posting is not comprehensive. Some compensation is supported by the parent association and will be further incentivized by performance metrics set by mutual agreement between the future head coach and the PSL Board of Directors. 

Please email board@pacificasealions.com to indicate interest or ask questions.          Posted 1/23/20