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.

DEVELOPMENTAL LEAD COACH with QuickSilver Swimming (San Jose, CA)

QuickSilver Swimming is seeking two part-time coaches to work with developmental groups at our Gunderson High School (main site) location.  QuickSilver is Club Excellence Bronze Level and Club Recognition Level IV team. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Teaching stroke technique for swimmers in our Bronze (9 & under developmental) group and turquoise level (11-12 developmental) groups. 
  • On deck hours 5:15- 7:15pm for 2-5 days a week.


Desired Qualifications

  • Coaching and/or competitive swimming experience at the club or cabana/rec level; opportunity for experienced swim lesson instructors. 
  • Current USA Swimming coach certifications or willingness to be certified.
  • Ability to coach and develop swimmers of all ages and abilities.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Outgoing and enthusiastic
  • Ability to work well in a team coaching environment  
  • Patience and compassion teaching young swimmers


Compensation

QuickSilver offers competitive compensation based on experience.

To Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to Head Age Group Coach Liv Weaver liv@swimqss.org

To find out more about our club, please see quicksilverswimming.org               Posted 9/23/19

HEAD COACH with Walnut Country Swim Team (Concord, CA)

Walnut Country Swim Team (WCST) of Concord, CA is a recreational swim team looking for an enthusiastic and energetic Head Coach for the 2020 season (April-July). WCST is a team of approximately 120 athletes ages 4-18, including a Little Ray program for those not yet ready to participate in meets. WCST participates in the Contra Costa County Meet (countymeet.com) and is part of the Diablo Community Swim League (crgswimstats.com/DCSL). WCST operates as a sub-committee of the Cowell Homeowners Association (CHOA).

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide a welcoming, positive environment with consistent and constructive coaching for swimmers of all abilities.
  • Act as a professional and spirited role model for the team
  • Coach all practices for all age groups, consisting of daily M-F afternoon practices (April-May) and daily M-F morning practices (June-July)
  • Coach all swim meets on most Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings from late May through July (including some Friday and Sunday swim meets in July).
  • Manage assistant and swimmer coaches
  • Prepare meet entries using Hy-Tek Team Manager
  • Maintain required safety certifications.

Additional income is available and highly encouraged through private lessons.

Additional opportunities for Spring Clinics (March) and Fall Clinics (September-November) may be available.

To apply, email a Resume and Statement of Coaching Philosophy to the WCST Board of Directors at wcstmeetdirector@gmail.com               Posted 9/20/19

COACHING OPPORTUNITIES with Ahi Swim Team (American Canyon, CA)

AHI Swim Team, located in American Canyon, CA, (Napa County) is a program of excellence instilling a lifelong love of swimming. We are a Spring/ Summer Recreational Swim Team, part of the Twin County Swim League, following Contra Costa County Swim Rules, serving approximately 130 swimmers ages 4-18 in our community. The team is organized and managed by a volunteer parent board, and parent volunteers run the meets. 

We swim at the American Canyon High School Pool beginning late March, continuing through early August. Practices are held weekday evenings in April and May and switch to a combination of morning and evening for the summer. Coach schedules will be considered before summer practice times are finalized. Swim meets are held Saturday mornings or Wednesday evenings in June and July with 1-2 full weekend meets plus two all-day Saturday meets also planned.

AHI seeks coaches for the 2020 season, coaches must be at least 18 years of age with a love of swimming and at least one year of competitive swimming or coaching experience. Coaches will collaborate with the coaching staff and parent board to inspire young swimmers to do their best as a valuable member of the team, encourage mentorship among swimmers, teach good sportsmanship, and to improve youth swimmer performance at all levels. Current CPR and Lifeguard Certification is required. 

Coach fees are commensurate with experience. Please submit your resume to Heidi Zipay, President, AHI Swim Team, at ahiswim@gmail.com. AHI website: ahi.swimtopia.com               Posted 9/10/19

SWIM COACH with City Surf Project (San Francisco)

City Surf Project’s mission is to connect San Francisco youth to the ocean and themselves through surfing. We use surfing as a vehicle to cultivate a respect for nature, healthy living and personal growth.

City Surf Project is looking for a qualified swim coach to teach swim classes 1 day a week as part of our Surfing 101 programs, that we offer as an alternative PE class in public schools in San Francisco. Learning to be safe in the ocean is an essential part of our program and we do this by helping our youth gain swimming proficiency. We want our youth to be comfortable in our ocean waters, so we spend time in the pool learning important techniques that will transfer to the ocean. 

We are looking for an experienced swim coach with a passion for helping youth move up the levels of swimming. The class is from Mission High School and consists of mainly Sophomores. The levels of swimming range from: “no experience” to “strong swimmers.” We are looking for a swim coach that is capable of teaching youth at all levels and can handle a large cohort of students at one time, up to 25 youth.

You will be required to assess each youth’s level of swimming and then create attainable goals for them to work toward. At the end of the semester each student will take a final assessment of their progression. You will then give each student a final grade.

The Mission High Class meets every Wednesday from 1:50-3:30 at the Mission Pool located at: 1 Linda St, San Francisco, CA, 94110. You will meet students at the pool where we have the entire pool reserved. City Surf Project provides most youth with swim gear and towel.

Qualifications:

  • At least two years experience teaching swim lessons to youth or adults.
  • Preferred but not required: Swim instruction certification.
  • Ability to manage a large group of youth at one time. 
  • Commitment to social justice and the mission of City Surf Project.
  • Must pass federal background check.


Commitment:

  • 3 hours per week
  • Every Wednesday from 1:00-4:00 pm, for the entire school year
  • School Holidays with no class.
  • Start date: August 20th, End Date:  June 2nd


Pay: $25 per hour

If interested please contact johnny@citysurfproject.com, with qualifications                Posted 9/9/19

AGE GROUP NOVICE COACH with Vallejo Aquatic Club

Vallejo Aquatic Club (VJO) is seeking an Age Group Coach for our Novice Groups starting Dec 2019. Swim Team practices are held year round from 5:30-7:30pm M-F at the Cunningham Pool in Vallejo, CA.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: coaching age group swimmers (Novice 10 & Under Group and Intermediate 10-13 year old Group), working primarily on stroke technique and aerobic conditioning, tracking daily attendance, attending scheduled meets, team functions and coaches meetings.

Qualifications: Coaching experience and/or competitive swimming experience at the club and/or collegiate level needed; USA Swimming certified coach including safety training and background check (or ability to do so right away). Wage is based on experience and qualifications.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $13 to $17/hour

Contact: Head Coach Jennifer Thiem at jenniferthiem@vallejoaquatics.org or (707) 292-6473 cell             Posted 9/4/19

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

SF Seals is a parent-led team of approx. 75 swimmers aged 7-17 competing in Zone 3. We’re seeking a Senior Coach to help grow 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 12-13 hours per week of on-deck coaching 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

  • Direct and deliver workouts for multi-level swimmers across all age groups from 7-17.
  • Set goals for each age group as well as for individual swimmers.
  • Provide regular feedback to all swimmers as well as to parents.
  • Establish an environment that fosters positive team attitudes, encourages self discipline, sportsmanship, and responsibility.
  • Work with Head Coach to supervise assistant coaches
  • Attend 1-2 swim meets per month depending on the season


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 $23 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 9/3/19

DEVELOPMENTAL GROUP COACH with Alto Swim Club (Palo Alto, CA)

Alto Swim Club is seeking a full-time coach to lead the developmental swim program.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 Lead Developmental Coach will be responsible for approximately 20 hours of on-deck coaching each week.
Coaching hours are typically between 4 - 8 pm on weekdays.

This position will include an additional 20 hours of administrative work each week.

The Developmental programs are comprised of swimmers ages 6 - 16 who range from beginner level to novices competing locally.

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.
  • 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
To find out more about Alto Swim Club, visit www.altoswimclub.com 
        Posted 9/3/19

MULTIPLE POSITIONS with Bulldogs Swim Club of San Mateo/San Mateo Athletic Club

If you are interested in any of the following positions, please email your resume, along with a brief message about which position you are interested in to recruiting@teamexos.com

HEAD SWIM COACH – 1 Opening

We're seeking a Full-time Head Swim Team Coach to join our team. As our new Head Swim Team Coach you will:

  • Be approachable and visible to all club members and all swim team families.
  • Bring an enthusiastic and energetic approach to each and every practice.
  • Develop strong, lasting relationships with all swimmers on the team and the lap swimmers.
  • Assist in recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training and supervising all assistant coaches.
  • Assist with New Employee Orientations for all assistant coaches.
  • Develop and lead weekly coaches meetings.
  • Develop methods to track swimmers progress throughout the season.
  • Develop a dryland training program and execute during daily practices.
  • Keep current with research in aquatics related areas.
  • Assist the lifeguards with the enforcement of pool rules and in helping lap swimmers find lanes available to them.
  • Assist with the development and marketing of all Aquatics programs.
  • Attend and assist running Aquatics special events and conducted at our facility as needed.
  • Assist with the promotion our swim team both within the club (flyers, bulletin boards, swim instructor bios, signage on deck during lessons, member newsletter) and outside the club (website content, posting flyers, Community Fairs).


Required Qualifications:

  • Current Red Cross Lifeguard certification (AED, CPR, First Aid) or Coaches Water Safety and AED/CPR and First Aid.
  • ASCA Level 2 certified or above.
  • Current USA Swimming certified coach.
  • Extensive experience working with children and teenagers.
  • Strong background in competitive swimming.
  • Must have at least two years of supervisory experience
  • Must have knowledge and experience using Team Unify, Colorado Timing Systems and OME.


Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Excellent verbal and communication skills.
  • Strong service orientation and attitude; the ability to provide members, guests and staff with exceptional service in a friendly and professional manner.
  • Ability to relate to diverse populations.
  • Enthusiastic, responsible and team-oriented.


Physical Requirements:

  • Exposure to variety of weather elements.
  • Requires long periods of standing.
  • Moderate use of computer terminal screen, right or left hand use, Typing.
  • Grasping and gripping movements
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. Some lifting may require additional assistance from another staff person.
  • Employee expected to use discretionary judgment and ask for assistance from another employee if an item is perceived to be too heavy to lift without assistance.
  • Use of personal safety equipment required.
  • Frequent use of pool and cleaning chemicals.
  • Continuous exposure to moderate to loud noise.
  • Occasional exposure to bodily fluids.
  • Occasional lifting, pulling, climbing, kneeling, and bending.


The compensation is dependent on the employee’s experience, scope of position and negotiable


LIFEGUARD/SWIM INSTRUCTOR – Ideally seeking 3+ new employees

We're seeking Part-time Lifeguards/Swim Instructors to join our team. As our new employee you will:

  • Maintain watch over the pool area ensuring a secure and safe environment
  • Employ accident prevention by enforcing pool rules and regulations
  • Respond to all injuries, incidents, and emergencies as directed by club policy
  • Teach private & group swim lesson to kids and adults of all abilities
  • Assist in the development, implementation and marketing of innovative swim programs
  • Assist in the maintenance and cleanliness of the aquatics center


Required Qualifications:

  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
  • Current accredited Lifeguarding Certification or the ability to obtain the certification at the time of hire


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience lifeguarding or teaching swim lessons
  • Current CPR/AED and First Aid certifications or the ability to obtain the certification at the time of hire


Physical Requirements:

  • Candidates applying for this position should be able to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted repeatedly throughout the workday 
  • Frequent walking and demonstrating and assisting with exercise movements; bending, stretching, lifting, pushing, pulling and squatting are movements performed daily
  • Ability to be in water for long periods during the day



ASSISTANT SWIM TEAM COACH – Ideally seeking 2-4 additional part-time asst. coaches

We're seeking Part-time Assistant Swim Team Coaches to join our team. As our new Assistant Swim Team Coach you will:

  • Be approachable and visible to all club members and all swim team families.
  • Bring an enthusiastic and energetic approach to each and every practice.
  • Develop strong, lasting relationships with all swimmers on the team and the lap swimmers.
  • Ensure the safety of swimmers at the practice by following proper precautions and regulations.
  • Give swimmers knowledge to understand and master stokes allowing for movement up through the swim team groups.
  • Be on deck before swimmers begin practice, to greet swimmers and parents.
  • Help set up and run swim meets as deemed necessary by the Head Coach. 9. Communicate effectively with the Head Coach about daily practice procedures, emergencies, and information regarding swimmers and swim team well-being.
  • Attend any and all team meeting, get together, as deemed necessary by the Head Coach.
  • Maintain structure and discipline within a group setting, while encouraging and promoting student participation in a positive manner.
  • Engage parents and cultivate relationships to create a collaborative swim team environment
  • Develop a dryland training program and execute during daily practices.
  • Keep current with research in aquatics related areas.
  • Assist the lifeguards with the enforcement of pool rules and in helping lap swimmers find lanes available to them.
  • Assist with the development and marketing of all Aquatics programs.
  • Other duties when needed.


Required Qualifications:

  • Current Red Cross Lifeguard certification (AED, CPR, First Aid) or Coaches Water Safety and AED/CPR and First Aid.
  • Extensive experience working with children and teenagers.
  • Strong background in competitive swimming.
  • Must have at least two years of coaching experience.


Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Excellent verbal and communication skills.
  • Strong service orientation and attitude; the ability to provide members, guests and staff with exceptional service in a friendly and professional manner.
  • Superior communication skills.
  • Ability to relate to diverse populations.
  • Enthusiastic, responsible and team-oriented.


Physical Requirements:

  • Exposure to variety of weather elements.
  • Requires long periods of standing.
  • Moderate use of computer terminal screen, right or left hand use, Typing.
  • Grasping and gripping movements.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. Some lifting may require additional assistance from another staff person.
  • Employee expected to use discretionary judgment and ask for assistance from another employee if an item is perceived to be too heavy to lift without assistance.
  • Use of personal safety equipment required.
  • Frequent use of pool and cleaning chemicals.
  • Continuous exposure to moderate to loud noise.
  • Occasional exposure to bodily fluids.
  • Occasional lifting, pulling, climbing, kneeling, and bending                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Posted 8/29/19

ASSISTANT SWIM COACH with Los Gatos Swim Club

Los Gatos Swim Club is looking for an Assistant Swim Coach .Applicants should be energetic, enthusiastic, and comfortable interacting with parents and other staff on a daily basis.

Hours and Times:

Monday-Friday, 3:15pm - 6:30pm
Plus team dinners and Swim Meets average of once a month

We Are Looking For Candidates Who Possess:

  • Previous coaching/strong swimming experience, Coaching certification or willingness to become certified.
  • Knowledge of proper swimming technique and fundamentals
  • Extraordinary organizational and communication skills
  • Positive outgoing personality and patience
  • Experience planning workouts and preparing for swim meets


Job Purpose:

  • Lead and work with the Head Swim Team Coach and members during practices and swim meets and perform other duties as assigned.
  • Essential Job Results: Responsible for assisting in all levels of the program. Conduct swim team practice in a safe, friendly and competitive environment.
  • In the Head Coaches absence, oversee all aspects of the program.
  • Assists with Administration and conducting of swimming meets
  • Assist in development and implementation of seasonal training plans for all age groups.
  • Assist in planning and running of social events.
  • Promotes swim team participation
  • Prevents accidents and eliminates or minimizes hazardous situations.
  • Responds quickly to all emergency situations and administers any first aid needed by the victim of an accident.
  • Observes and enforces all rules and regulations of the facility
  • Knowledge of Valley Aquatic League rules and USA Swimming rules and ensures that all members are swimming according to rules.
  • Performs related duties as required.
  • Arrives promptly to work

 
Physical Demands of Position:

Standing and walking 95% of shift. Lifting items 5-51 pounds during daily routine. Ladder climbing. Stairs up and down. Bending, stooping, stretching, kneeling, twisting, turning, gripping and grasping. Exposure to weather conditions. Repetitive arm and shoulder use. Wrist (right or left) for tool use. Exposure to chemicals, inhalation and skin contact. Pushing and pulling. See, hear, smell, talk. Basic math and writing skills.

Job comes with a membership to LGSRC

Pay is hourly based off of previous experience.

Please send resume to Shelbi@lgsrc.com                        Posted 8/15/19

HEAD SWIM COACH with Johnson Ranch Sports Club, a Premier Spare Time Club

Job Summary

Johnson Ranch Sports Club, a Premier Spare Time Club, is seeking a Head Coach with the primary responsibilities of directing its:

  • Recreational Competitive Spring/Summer Swim Team, the Johnson Ranch Barracudas
  • Fall/Winter Swim Team, as part of Spare Time Aquatics


Reports To

General Manager, Johnson Ranch Sports Club

Compensation

The compensation is dependent on the employee’s experience, scope of position and negotiable

Essential Job Functions

Head Coach, Johnson Ranch Barracudas

  • Employee is tasked with overseeing the day to day operations of the Johnson Ranch Barracudas which shall include organizing and directing practices to develop its youth swimmers at levels, hiring and management of coaching staff, meet preparation and management, administrative duties, building strong relationships with its swimmers and families, working with and partnering with the Board of Directors, and ensuring the execution of the team’s Mission Statement.
  • Attends and participates in all Board meetings.


Site Head Coach, Johnson Ranch Sports Club, Fall/Winter Spare Time Aquatics

  • Employee is tasked with overseeing the day to day operations of the Johnson Ranch Sports Club Fall/Winter Spare Time Aquatics program which shall include organizing and directing practices to develop its youth swimmers at levels, hiring and management of coaching staff, meet preparation and management, administrative duties, building strong relationships with its swimmers and families, and creating and building upon an organizational Mission Statement.
  • Attends and participates in all Board meetings.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as an Assistant coach or 2 years’ as a Head Coach
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • Registered USA Swimming Coach
  • Proven success at executing a plan to develop swimmers of all ages at all skill levels
  • Strong interpersonal skills and relationship builder
  • Strong public speaking and presentation skills
  • Experience in management, ability to provide clear direction to employees, and highly organized
  • CPR certified. 
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License and clean drivers record


Johnson Ranch Sports Club, a Premier Spare Time Club is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please submit your application with a cover letter, resume, and at least three references to Rich Wells, General Manager, Johnson Ranch Sports Club, email address richw@sparetimeinc.com                         Posted 8/6/19

JR. SWIM COACH FOR ENTRY LEVEL GROUPS with Osprey Aquatics

Osprey Aquatics at Willow Glen HS is looking for a swim coach for beginning swimmers. Approximately 1 hour training per day Monday-Friday plus approximately 1 swim meet per month.

Candidate should be able to work with young children. Strong technique based training is important. Would be perfect for a student swimmer, college or HS. Must be at least 16 years old.

Compensation:  This is an hourly position

Contact shannon@ospreyaquatics.com for more info.                            Posted 8/3/19

PART-TIME SWIM INSTRUCTORS with Scott Valley Swimming & Tennis Club (Mill Valley CA)

Reports to Head Coach, year-round, $20-25 per hour dependent on experience

Actively recruiting one or more instructors to help provide private, semi-private and small group teaching for swimmers in all age groups and abilities. Applicants need to have all of their certifications required by USA Swimming and be able to pass a background check.

If you are interested in this positions, please email a resume to info@svstc.com

To find out more about Scott Valley Swimming & Tennis Club, visit www.svstc.com                Posted 8/1/19

SWIM TEAM COACH with Campbell Wave Swim Team

The City of Campbell Recreation and Community Services Department is seeking an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and experienced Swim Team Coach for Campbell Wave Swim Team, ages 6-18 years old, at the Campbell Community Center.

Responsibilities:

This position reports to the Aquatics Recreation Specialist and is responsible for swim team coordination with Aquatics Recreation Specialist. This position prepares and implements work-outs; tracks and encourages team enrollment; maintains various records; organizes and attends swim meets; evaluates stroke technique; assists with budget preparation; has thorough knowledge of emergency response protocol, risk management and emergency care; complies and enforces all City of Campbell and Campbell Recreation and Community Services Department policies and procedures.

The essential functions of employment include: Assistance in developing, organizing and supervising daily operations and practices; assistance in evaluating Campbell Wave swim team program; documentation including daily participant attendance; planning, execution and evaluation of swim meet participation; professional interaction and effective communication with children, swimmers and the general public.

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.


Salary Range: $16.00 to $20.00 per hour DOQ

Part-Time, Temporary Non-Benefited position

Schedule: Actual work schedule to be determined through mutual agreement with supervisor. Employee may be required to work mornings, evenings, and weekends.

Location: Campbell Community Center, 1 West Campbell Avenue, Campbell

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Selection Process:

The most qualified applicants as determined by initial screening of applications and references will be invited to participate in an interview process and instruction practical.

How To Apply:

Submit the below materials via email through www.calopps.org, in person, or via mail to Attn: Swim Team Coach Recruitment, Campbell Community Center, 1 West Campbell Avenue, #C-31, Campbell, CA 95008.

1. City of Campbell Employment Application – Apply at www.calopps.org, at www.cityofcampbell.com/hr or
    in person at Human Resources 70 N.First Street, Campbell, CA 95008 (City Hall, Upper Level).
2. Resume
3. Copy of valid certifications

The City of Campbell is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of a person’s race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, mental or physical disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, age or sexual orientation. Candidates with a disability, which may require special assistance in any phase of the application or testing process, should advise City of Campbell upon submittal of application. Documentation of the need for accommodation must accompany the request.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.            Posted 7/19/19

FULL-TIME ASSISTANT COACH POSITIONS with Santa Clara Swim Club

The Santa Clara Swim Club, located in the Silicon Valley, is seeking highly motivated, hard-working individuals for a full time coach position. We are looking to fill two full time positions for the Fall - one 12 & Under coach position and one 13 & Over coach position. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable about stroke mechanics and have good teaching and communication skills. This individual will also be enthusiastic, patient, and team-oriented.

The assistant coach duties will consist of leading or assisting two groups and administrative responsibilities based on the candidates strengths. The assistant coach will also have set office hours. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree with at least 3 years competitive coaching experience and proven success coaching novice through championship level swimmers. The applicant must understand the importance of teamwork and will be committed to helping our program advance.  Only candidates with a strong work ethic and passion for the sport should apply.

This is a salaried position with benefits.  Preferred start date is August 19, 2019.

The Santa Clara Swim Club is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization thathas been developing champions since its founding by George Haines in 1951. His vision to develop world-class individuals through the sport of swimming remains the cornerstone of our program today.

Required Qualifications

  • Successfully pass the USA Swimming and Santa Clara Swim Club background checks
  • Be compliant with all USA Swimming coach certification requirements
  • Experience working with children and teenagers. 
  • Background in competitive swimming. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to enthusiastically coach and give feedback to all athletes
  • ASCA Level 3 preferred


To Apply

Send a resume with three references to TheSantaClaraSwimClub@gmail.com           Posted 7/15/19

AGE GROUP ASSISTANT COACH POSITION with Silver Creek Valley Country Club (So. San Jose)

Silver Creek Valley Country Club in South San Jose, California is seeking an age group assistant coach. This individual will work with the Head Age Group coach with the 9-12 year old swimmers, and will be in charge of the developmental group (ages 5-8). Those interested in this position should have a background in swim lessons, coaching young age group swimmers (summer recreation or year-round), and be a very patient, developmental oriented instructor/coach. Hours will be 3:15 – 5:30 pm Monday through Friday, and swim meets approximately every third weekend as needed. We are offering a highly competitive hourly wage, and private lessons can be arranged for more income.  

Interested individuals should submit a resume and references along with a short letter of interest to Aquatic Director Bill Henderson, email bill.henderson@scvcc.com.  For more information regarding this position call 408-239-5761 and leave a message.            Posted 7/10/19

AGE GROUP COACH with Monterey Bay Swim Club

Monterey Bay Swim Club is looking for an experienced Age Group coach. This position will be primarily in our Pacific Grove location, 20-25 hours per week with occasional weekend swim meets. Ages of swimmers range from 8-14. You will work closely with our Head Coach and assist him with the senior swimmers as well. ASCA level 2 or equivalent is preferred. Salary will commensurate with experience.  

Please email inquires to montereyswimclub@gmail.com            Posted 6/4/19

LEAD AGE GROUP COACH with Burlingame Aquatic Club

About BAC:
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.

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 (once per trimester)
  • 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 15 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 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.

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.

Salary & Benefits:
This is a part-time, hourly, non-exempt and non-benefitted position. Pay is commensurate with experience.

Contact Head Coach Ben Chung for more information or to apply: ben@burlingameaquatics.com            Posted 5/29/19

LEAD COACH with Highland Dolphins Aquatic Club (San Mateo, CA)

Position Summary: 

Under the supervision of the Aquatics Supervisor, create a positive swim team setting. The coach will teach the fundamentals of competitive swimming in a positive environment and provide instruction and guidance during training sessions. The Lead Team Coach is responsible for directing all aspects of swim team development including recruiting, administration, teaching and supervising students of all ages and abilities within the swim team program.  Must be able to exercise judgment and initiative.

Essential Functions: 

  • Plan and develop competitive swim program.
  • Plan and develop engaging and level appropriate workouts.
  • Develop and communicate team vision and goals.
  • Maintain supervision of swim team at all times.
  • Perform administrative duties for the team.
  • Maintain attendance records and logs.
  • Manage Team Unify website and database.
  • Monitor and track all payments.
  • Prevent accidents through the enforcement of policies, rules, regulations, and ordinances governing the conduct of patrons in the pool area. 
  • Maintains order, anticipate hazardous situations, and take steps to prevent them.
  • Perform rescues and administer first aid/CPR as necessary.
  • Use proper rescue equipment and techniques.
  • Assist in the overall operations of the pool; including opening and closing.
  • Maintain a clean and debris free pool, pool area, and locker room facilities.
  • Maintain positive, professional, and polite public relations.
  • Attend staff meetings and training.
  • Help provide an atmosphere for developing good morale and well-being among the HRD community.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.


Essential Knowledge and Abilities:

  • American Red Cross Lifeguard training, general lifeguard techniques.
  • Coaching and or competitive swimming experience.
  • Able to perform a rescue, give CPR and First Aid as appropriate.
  • Ability to teach all 4 competitive strokes.
  • Able to provide in water instruction.
  • Able to provide constructive feedback and instruction to swimmers in all levels.
  • Knowledge of Pool rules and practices.
  • Ability to be reliable, punctual, approachable and dedicated to the Dolphins swim team.
  • Must remain calm and efficient in stressful situations and emergencies.
  • Ability to work with patrons with special needs.


Qualifications:

Required Certificates

  • Current American Red Cross Lifeguard Training.
  • Current American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer.
  • USA Swimming Coach


Physical Demands

Visual and auditory ability to observe and respond to critical incidents and the physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency situation. Ability to lead and interact in group activities and perform related physical skills and the ability to stand, walk, sit, stoop, knell or crouch. Ability to climb, push, and pull and lift and carry objects up to 20 pounds. This position performs most duties in an outdoor aquatic environment around wet and/or slippery surfaces. There is exposure to potentially hazardous chemicals, heat, cold, sun and inclement weather conditions. 


Additional Information:

  • It may be necessary to perform other duties as assigned.
  • This position is considered to have a supervisory or disciplinary relationship over minors.
  • This job description is not intended to be all inclusive. It is understood that the employee will perform other duties if requested by the General Manager. Job descriptions are reviewed periodically and may be revised if deemed necessary. This job description is not a written or implied contract.


About Employment at the District: The lead swim coach position is perfect for an enthusiastic, entrepreneurial, team-player with a passion for competitive swimming. This part time position (.6FTE) joins our dedicated supervisory staff and reports to the Aquatics Supervisor. The individual selected for this position must have swim coach experience.   The pay range for this coaching position is $22-35/hour, depending on experience. The position can also be elevated to a fulltime, benefited position with additional income from lifeguarding and teaching swim lessons.

The District also provides:

Retirement: Simple IRA with District matching contribution of up to 3%, once eligible.

The Application Process

Applicants must apply through the Paylocity site. The employment application is available at https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/List/4414/Highlands-Recreation-District

Please feel free to contact Aquatics Supervisor, Caleb Fenner by email calebf@highlandsrec.ca.gov or by phone (650) 341-4251 with any questions. More information about the Highlands Recreation District can be found at www.highlandsrec.ca.gov

The Aquatics Facility:  Our Rec Center has a 6-lane, 25-yard pool, a diving well and a baby pool. Our pool is operated year-round, thanks to a dome that covers the pool from November through March. We have a well-established swim lesson program, lifeguard training classes and adult aquatic wellness classes.          Posted 5/15/19

AGE GROUP COACH with Quicksilver Swimming - Santa Cruz

Have fun with our team at the Beach! Competitive swimming background with a positive attitude and willingness to educate swimmers on the fundamentals of quality swimming.

USA Swimming Certification within 90 days. 

Please email Lucas@Quicksilversantacruz.org and Sara@Quicksilversantacruz.org            Posted 5/9/19