COHO Swim Club

Coho Mission

The COHO Swim Club in Deerfield, IL is a competitive and comprehensive developmental program for residents in Deerfield, and surrounding communities. Founded in 1971, COHO is a sponsored program of the Deerfield Park District with a long-standing rich tradition and history of success in swimming on the local, regional, and national levels. We are open to swimmers of all ages and ability levels.

Our mission is to provide coaches, facilities, and support for increased proficiency in competitive amateur swimming; to encourage and develop sound swimming skills; and to develop good sportsmanship, individual integrity and a supportive and positive team atmosphere.


COHO Objectives

To build a base from which we can expand membership to share our sport with as many people as we can.

To encourage and develop excellence in developmental and competitive swimming.

To promote competitive swimming on a local, regional, and national level.

To provide training, development, and support for the coaching staff.

To develop and promote a club social program to encourage attendance, develop team unity, and build long term friendships between team members and club families.

To encourage and develop a supportive parent and administration layer.

To develop and administer an adequate evaluation system.

To provide equipment and facilities which promote excellence in swimming.

Aug 04, 2022  
The Head Senior Coach will have autonomy over the Senior Program and work with the Head Coach in the daily operations of running the club. This is a great opportunity to be involved with establishing the identity and direction of the program.   Our main training facility is a 15-lane 25-yard pool at Deerfield High School. We also have year-round access to the Deerfield High School weight room and the Sachs Recreation Center. In the summer, we also train at Deerspring, the park district’s 6-lane 50-meter outdoor pool.   Coaching Responsibilities: Oversee all aspects of the Senior Program Plan, prepare and conduct swimming and dryland workouts for Senior level swimmers Be an energetic, compassionate teacher and a strong motivator capable of molding successful swimmers in and out of the water Assist swimmers in developing and improving the technical and physical skills of competitive swimming, and aid them in achieving success, as it...
COHO Swim Club Deerfield, IL, USA Full time
Aug 04, 2022  
Position Summary: The Head Developmental Coach will oversee the day-to-day operations and long-term strategic direction of the COHO Developmental Program, which prepares swimmers for the COHO Age Group Program. The Head Developmental Coach should bring inspirational energy, swimming expertise, and enthusiasm to practice every day.   This is a year-round, part-time, pension eligible (IMRF) position with a flexible combination of coaching and administrative hours that will include 2 hours of coaching on M-Th evenings with the Developmental groups. Additional coaching and administrative hours are flexible and will be based on the individual’s schedule and strengths. Coaching Responsibilities: Develop seasonal and daily plans for beginner swimmers ages 5-12 Coach practices for the Minnows (ages 9&under) and Sharks (ages 10-12) groups Assess new swimmers during tryouts and help new families register for the program Acclimate...
COHO Swim Club Deerfield, IL, USA Part time