Jun 16, 2021

Shockwave Aquatics Head Swim Coach

  • Shockwave Aquatics
  • Tupelo, MS, USA
Full time Head Coach

Job Description


Responsibilities and Requirements

  • Education & Certification
    • Bachelor’s Degree and prior collegiate swimmer strongly preferred
    • USA swimming coach certified
  • Current USA Swimming Coach Experience
    • Minimum 5 years successful previous experience as Head Coach or relevant Assistant Coach experience
    • Effective at leading and establishing a highly successful competitive swim program of 150 swimmers



  • Create practice schedules, meet schedules, explain issues and concerns.
  • Ensure the direction of age group program is consistent with the goals of the team and mission of Shockwave Aquatics
  • Participate in travel/swim meets as required
  • Foster strong communication with parents, coaches, athletes and administrators


  • Lead, direct, and engage in value-added programming
  • Provide support for student athletes, including the college recruitment process
  • Plan Team Practice Schedule and Meet Schedule
  • Assist with meet entry assignments and other meet administrative duties
  • Evaluate Training plans and goals for Swimmer Development for all athletes at all levels, including managing the planning of training cycles in conjunction with group lead coaches
  • Enforce Facility, Team and USA Swimming/ LSC Policy and Procedures
  • Develop a working relationship with the Shockwave Aquatics families and the Tupelo Aquatic Center management to enhance competitive swimming on all levels.

How to apply:

Email resume and cover letter including:

  • An overview of coaching accomplishments
  • A statement of coaching philosophy
  • Letters of reference preferred
  • Statement of career aspirations
  • Coaching availability and start date
  • General salary expectations


Applications can be submitted to shockwavepresident@gmail.com



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