Jul 10, 2018

Head Swim Team Coach (WHAM Swim Team)

  • D214 Community Education
  • Arlington Heights, IL, USA
Part time Head Coach

Job Description

General Responsibilities:

Supervise daily aquatic activities.  Work with supervisor to achieve program goals. Communicate with supervisor day-to-day aquatic updates related to practices, parent concerns, competition and other matters.


Specific Duties:




Must be in attendance and on deck at all practices

Develop practice drills for age groups

Develop coach practice schedule

Supervise Lead Coaches

Insure the safety and security of pool area

Supervise the appropriate usage and care of equipment

Coordinate pool usage with facility aquatics director

Communicate with parents regarding program information, program updates, meet information, progress of athletes and program and student questions/concerns

Assist as needed in other age groups to insure program goals are being met

Act as Lead Coach for 13 and older age group




Must be in attendance and on deck for all competitions

Create competition schedule

Coordinate competition logistics with other teams

Create lineup and manage “Hy-Tek” database

Coordinate and distribute information, awards, etc.

Knowledge of Colorado Time Systems and Meet Manager helpful




With Programming Supervisor interview potential coaches

Research and provide staff development opportunities for coaching staff

Research and implement best practices for Age Group program development

Cooperate with Community Ed staff regarding necessary administrative tasks



  • Previous experience coaching a competitive swim team
  • Strong swimming background a plus                
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned
  • Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to address complaints and resolve concerns as needed.
  • Ability to teach required skills.
  • Demonstrate promptness and advanced preparation. 
  • Passion for working with adults and/or K-12 students
  • Ability to communicate and deal effectively with others
  • Ability to plan, organize and teach


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