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.

FULL-TIME LEAD COACH AND MULTIPLE GROUP ASSISTANT 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.

In addition to serving as the LEAD of the assigned groups, the LAGC will also perform the duties of an assistant coach to multiple groups.

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 cover letter and resume to Head Coach Ben Chung, ben@burlingameaquatics.com

Applications will be reviewed as they are received with an anticipated start date of January 6, 2020.                   Posted 12/4/19

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 $33 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 11/23/19

AQUATICS DIRECTOR with Gold River Sports Club (Rancho Cordova, CA)

Reports To

General Manager

General Description

Responsible for providing innovative direction and support in all aspects of the aquatics operation.  The Director will be the Junior Head Swim Coach, Supervise both Swim Lessons & Lifeguard operations as well oversee the Master Swim Program. 

Responsibilities and Duties

Head Coach, Gold River Stingrays

  • Recruit, train, schedule and supervise swim team staff. 
  • Support the organization in planning, budgeting, promotion and evaluation of all swim team activity.
  • Oversee the control and safety of the pool during clinics, practices and meets.
  • Assist in the scheduling of the pool for clinics, practices and meets.
  • Provide innovative practice and workout content including written practice plans, instruction in all four competitive strokes, starts, turns and touches and the use of drills and stroke correction in every opportunity.
  • Foster sportsmanship, camaraderie and a positive work ethic in every swimmer.
  • Be present at all practices, meets and team events.
  • Administer the seeding and scheduling of swimmers for meets.
  • Maintain attendance records.
  • Participate in regularly scheduled meetings with the parent advisory board monthly and weekly with the club manager and team representatives.
  • All other duties as assigned.


Lifeguard

  • Recruit, train, schedule and supervise lifeguard staff.
  • Support the organization in planning, budgeting, promotion and evaluation of all lifeguard activity.
  • Oversee the control and safety of the pool during lifeguard operations.
  • Schedule lifeguard coverage for pool (Memorial Day to Labor Day).


Swim Lessons

  • Recruit, train, schedule and supervise swim lesson staff.
  • Support the organization in planning, budgeting, promotion and evaluation of all swim lesson activity.
  • Oversee the control and safety of the swim lesson operations.
  • Schedule group and private swim lessons (Memorial Day to Labor Day). 


Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as an Assistant or 2 years as a Head Swim Coach
  • Registered USA Swimming Coach
  • Positive experience within the aquatics industry.
  • Experience in management, ability to provide clear direction to employees and highly organized
  • WSI and CPR/AED certifications.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent.


Compensation

The Aquatics Director is a full time hourly position (30 hours per week) plus private swim lessons.  Hourly rate will be based on experience. This position is eligible for benefits including health, dental, life, LTD and 401k.

About Gold River Sports Club

Gold River Sports Club is one of nine premier Spare Time Clubs, located in the Sacramento Metropolitan Area and Oakley. Gold River Sports Club serves Rancho Cordova, Fair Oaks, Gold River and the surrounding communities. The 15-acre site contains 25 tennis courts, 20 of which are lighted, a two-pool aquatics complex, and outdoor play and recreational areas.  Indoor facilities include two squash courts, a 5,000-square-foot fitness center, functional training area, a spacious group exercise room, a group cycling studio, a comfortable lounge and café, a Kids’ Recreation Room, a Children’s Play Center, and luxurious locker rooms with steam and sauna.

For more information go to https://www.sparetimeclubs.com/goldriver and www.goldriverstingrays.org

Cover letter and resume should be sent electronically to:

Michael Burchett
General Manager
Gold River Sports Club
2201 Gold Rush Drive
Gold River, CA  95670
916-638-7001
michaelb@sparetimesportsclubs.com
                                Posted 11/20/19

SENIOR ASSISTANT SWIM COACH with Sleepy Hollow Swim and Tennis Club (Orinda, CA)

Sleepy Hollow Swim and Tennis Club (Sleepy Hollow Legends Swim Team) is a highly accomplished recreational swim team in Orinda, CA and competes in the Orinda Moraga Pool Association (OMPA) League. The program has state of the art swimming facilities and a dedicated group of 260+ swimmers. We offer spring clinics (mid-March through mid-April) along with our competitive summer season (mid-April through early August).

We are seeking an experienced Senior Assistant Swim Coach to join the program for the 2020 summer swim season, ideally beginning mid-March to assist with spring training. This role will help lead the age group coaching for the team in the pool, during dry land training and at swim meets. Our team culture prides itself on sportsmanship, team spirit, and  proper technique, and we are looking for an individual who shares this passion and is knowledgeable in the 4 competitive strokes.

The candidate will work closely with the Head Coach to deliver high quality practices, dry land training, private lessons, and ensure the swimmers are prepared for the meets.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background as a swim coach and/or competitive swimmer, the ability to engage with swimmers of all levels and ages, experience in teaching stroke progression and a passion for teaching proper technique. An ideal candidate would also have experience and interest in providing private competitive and learn-to-swim lessons during the summer season.

The program offers competitive compensation commensurate with the experience of the candidate.

Requirements include:

  • Minimum of 3 years coaching experience preferred
  • Experience leading age groups workouts with a focus on stroke technique and skill development.
  • Good overall organization/management skills
  • Ability to lead workouts with a positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Understanding of stroke progression and teaching dive and turn technique
  • Experience working with swimmers ages 4-18 years old.
  • A team player with a willingness/eagerness to learn.


In addition to coaching duties:

  • Provide individual swim lessons to team members (including learn to swim lessons)
  • Understanding of Hy-tek, Team Unify or Google Docs preferred.


Availability:

  • Our season begins April 23 and runs through the beginning of August culminating with the OMPA League Championship meet July 31-August 2nd.
  • An ideal candidate is available to coach as follows:
    • Summer season (May 31 through August 2nd): Daily AM and limited PM workouts plus swim meets (Wednesday nights, Saturdays and some Sundays)
    • Optional but preferred: available to coach during the Spring season (mid-March through May 28th): Daily after school workouts (beginning with clinics mid-March through May 28th).


To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: SHSTC@comcast.net, Attn: Swim Team Directors              Posted 11/15/19

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

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

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