Sep 19, 2021

Head Swim Coach

  • Killer Whales Swim Club
  • Longview, WA, USA
Part time Head Coach

Job Description

Job Description

Killer Whales Swim Club is looking to fill the position of Head Coach. For 40 years Killer Whales has been the swim team of choice in Cowlitz County. Our team is committed to promoting the well-being of community youth through the sport of competitive swimming.  Killer Whales train at Dick Mealy Memorial Pool (Mark Morris High School, Longview WA) and has membership with Oregon Swimming. The team attracts about 45 swimmers ranging from 6-18 years in age.

The head coach will enthusiastic and properly train age group and senior swimmers while working with an assistant coach to develop novice swimmers for competition. KWSC needs a coach with a willingness to build team camaraderie, focus swimmers on being community athletes, and who can foster a love for the sport of swimming.

Essential Job Functions

  • Unwavering positive talk.
  • Planning of yearly, seasonal, and daily training and goals for swimmers and the club. 
  • Communication with swimmers, families, assistant coaches, and board members.
  • Building teamwork, ideals, and swimmer experiences needed to create healthy club enthusiasm and a competitive spirit with other clubs in the region.
  • Provides timely meet information to swimmers in person and through Team Unify.
  • Processing meet entries, results, and attendance utilizing Team Manager.
  • Administrative duties: attendance tracking, new swimmer support, managing a safe environment, coaches and board meetings, and adherence to budgetary guidelines.
  • Adhere to all USA Swimming policies, rules and regulations. 


  • Experience in a competitive swim environment required. 
  • An ability to obtain lifeguard certification is required.
  • Previous head swim coaching experience is preferred.
  • Applicants must be able to meet the coach membership requirements of USA Swimming upon being selected for the job.

Salary: $18.00/hour, approximately 18 hours a week, and 1-2 weekend meets per month

Interested candidates may submit a cover letter, resume and reference page via email to:

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