YMCA of Greenwich CT

General Function:

The Senior Swim Team Coach will be expected to develop and grow the team through proper administration and coaching duties. The successful candidate will have the ability to work well with athletes, parents, and the other coaches.  This candidate must embrace the mission of the YMCA of Greenwich and the Marlins Swim Team. The Senior Head Coach will help manage the swim team in accordance with the rules and regulations set forth by USA Swimming and the YMCA of Greenwich Marlin


  • Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education or related field is required.
  • USA Swimming Foundations of Coaching as well as YMCA principles of competitive swimming experience are essential.
  • At least two years of coaching or instructing experience in an aquatic organization.
  • A broad understanding of the sport of swimming as well as the ability to coach a group of competitive athletes.  
  • Additional certifications:  CPR, First Aid, Safety Training for Swim Coach.
  • Must demonstrate flexibility in the day-to-day operations of the team.
  • Computer proficiency and experience in administrative aspects of the coaching profession are required.
  • Responsibilities

    • Follows and enforces USA Swimming Safe Sport guidelines.
    • Oversees senior swim registration, understands basic functions of Team Manager, Meet Manager and Team Unify including emails, team entries, and time reports.
    • Develops and maintains budget. Manages time and expenses effectively.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those connected to the program, including but not limited to USA Swimming, Connecticut Swimming, YMCA staff, and members.
    • Provides excellent customer service to our swimmers and families responding to parent inquiries over the phone, email, and onsite. 
    • Have the ability to coach creatively and enthusiastically, and have the initiative to learn new and innovative coaching techniques.
    • Develops a season practice and meet schedule for the team.
    • Assists Marketing providing timely team information for promotion (i.e.: photos, meet announcements, etc.)
    • Plans and organizes events for the team.
    • Assists and actively participates in the planning and operation of home meets and coaches away meets.
    • Maintains a professional and responsible attitude and demeanor ensuring that all members of the team have an enjoyable and successful experience
    • Responsible for assisting the Head Coach in all administrative aspects of the team
    • Assists the various parent committees in organizing apparel, team functions, and home swim meets  
    • Represents the YMCA in a positive manner by maintaining relationships with other organizations and community groups.
    • Maintains a high level of communication and projects a positive and enthusiastic image on the pool deck.
    • Supports the Annual Giving Campaign, and encourages staff to do the same.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Please send resume to mogrady.marlins@gmail.com and abasso@gwymca.org