Sep 19, 2021

Assistant Swim Coach

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

Job Description

Job Description

Killer Whales Swim Club is looking to fill the position of Assistant 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 assistant coach will be enthusiastic and properly train age group novice swimmers for competition. Assistant coaches work under the direction of the head coach. 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.
  • Development of the team’s youngest swimmer in competitive strokes and turns. 
  • Communication with the head coach, swimmers, families.
  • Build up swimmers in teamwork, ideals, and experiences that create healthy club enthusiasm and a competitive spirit with other clubs in the region.
  • Encourage competitive swimming as a lifelong healthy lifestyle.
  • 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 is preferred. 
  • An ability to obtain lifeguard certification is required.
  • Previous swim coaching experience or swimming stroke instruction is preferred.
  • Applicants must be able to meet the coach membership requirements of USA Swimming upon being selected for the job.

Salary: $15.00/hour, approximately 10 hours a week and 1 weekend meet per month

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

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