Jul 05, 2021

Head Coach / Director of Competitive Swimming

  • YBAC Hurricanes
  • Alamance County Community YMCA, South Main Street, Burlington, Alamance County, NC, USA
Full time Head Coach

Job Description

Location: Burlington, NC

The YBAC Hurricanes Swim Team has an opening for Head Swim Coach.  Qualifications for this position include prior swim coaching as well as competitive swimming experience preferred.  The successful candidate will have the ability to organize and direct swim practices for all levels and abilities.  The successful candidate must also communicate clearly and precisely both orally and in writing.

  • Performs assigned coaching responsibilities. Plans and administers all competitive meet schedules.
  • Communicates with team parents on a routine basis
  • Plans and leads team practices and meets, communicate with team staff to ensure practices and meets are organized
  • Follows through on all inquiries and communication regarding swim team
  • Supervises and instructs team members at all practices and meets
  • Ensures that all participants adhere to safety practices
  • Works with Facility Director to maintain a clean and safe pool environment. Regularly inspects equipment for safety.
  • Manages swim team operations , including monitoring the program budget to meet fiscal objectives
  • Models relationship building skills in all interactions. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations. Maintains regular, clear and concise communication within area of responsibility
  • Actively pursues training and certifications as they relate to responsibilities
  • Works on various fundraising activities with team parent committee
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  •  Communication & Influence: Listens and expresses self effectively and in a way that engages, inspires and builds commitment to the Y’s cause.
  • Developing Self & Others: Develops self and supports others (staff, volunteers, members, program participants), both formally and informally, to achieve their highest potential.
  • Engaging Community: Builds bridges with others in the community to ensure the Y’s work is community focused and welcoming to all, providing community y benefit.


  •  Certified USA Swimming Coach, must obtain Y-USA Swimming Coach Certification within 60 days of hire
  • Lifeguarding Certification preferred
  • One-two years related experience
  • Minimum age 21
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community

How to Apply

Resumes will be accepted until the successful candidate is hired.  Resumes along with references should be submitted to:

Patricia Brewer



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