Start Date:

practices: 7:00am-11:00am and swim meets Tuesday & Thursday
Season goes until the end of July

Start Date:


Under the general supervision of the Swim Team Head Coach, the Assistant Swim Team Coach position is responsible for conducting swim practices which stress a recreational approach to competitive swimming. This position also assists and supports swimmers during competitive swim meets.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Conduct swim practices in a safe, friendly and competitive environment.
  2. Assist swimmers with stroke development and stroke mechanics.
  3. Attend swim meets, supervise and motivate swimmers, direct warm-up exercises, evaluate swimmers’ performance and offer positive suggestions for improvement.
  4. Assist head coach with the line up for all meets.
  5. Ensure the safety of swim team members. Enforce safety rules and guidelines.
  6. Model good sportsmanship.
  7. Adhere to all conference rules and regulations
  8. Demonstrate and support park district customer service standards.
  9. Follow district and departmental safety, personnel, and administrative policies, procedures and ordinances.
  10. Work closely and communicate with Swim Team Head Coach to ensure programming is running smoothly.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with line-up preparation for dual and championship meets.
  • Attend Swim Team social functions as requested.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills (i.e., professional ability to attend to customer needs).
  • Ability to address complaints and resolve concerns as needed.
  • Knowledge in proper training and swimmer development of all four competitive strokes.

Education and Experience:

  • Coaching experience preferred
  • Two years competitive swimming background preferred

Special Considerations:

  • Subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions.
  • Ability to lift light to medium weight (20-50 lbs.) objects
  • Subject to modified/flexible work schedule
  • Ability to sustain posture in a standing position for prolonged periods of time.
  • Flexible hours required