Oct 20, 2021

Assistant Coach

  • Lake Erie Silver Dolphins
  • Gates Mills, OH, USA or one of our practice locations
Part time Associate Head Coach Senior Coach Age Group Coach Assistant Coach

Job Description


The Lake Erie Silver Dolphins (LESD) is seeking an assistant age group coach for the USA Swim Club. The coach will manage designated practice groups. This is a part-time position requiring 10-15 hours per week, beginning as soon as possible. The assistant age group coach reports to the LESD Head Coach and the LESD Chief Administrator.

About the Lake Erie Silver Dolphins (LESD)

LESD is the top-ranked USA Swim Team in the Lake Erie Swimming District and creates opportunities for each swimmer to develop to his/her potential not only in the pool but as a world-class citizen.  LESD has six practice locations across Ohio and Pennsylvania and is part of the Lake Erie Swimming LSC with novice to Olympic level athletes.  LESD coaches have a unique opportunity to collaborate with each other, coach other swimmers at meets, travel to high profile meets, and grow their coaching skills and careers.



LESD is seeking a dynamic and passionate coach who is committed to expanding swimmers’ abilities, and working collaboratively with the LESD coaching team.  Responsibilities include:

  • Coach and manage practice groups, and provide daily feedback to every swimmer
  • Teach stroke technique and endurance
  • Collaborate with other LESD Coaches
  • Plan workout routines
  • Interact positively with parents, swimmers, and other coaches
  • Take attendance and communicate on our team’s online software, Team Unify


  • 1+ years coaching and workout/season planning experience required
  • Strong leadership skills, and mentality to “keep swimming fun”
  • Positive, education-based approach with school age children
  • Ability and commitment to work, train, and instruct multiple practice groups in the afternoon every day. Hours will change during holiday breaks & summer schedule.
  • Ability to attend majority of swim meets where LESD swimmer(s) are participating
  • Strong stroke technique and endurance background; patience working with younger swimmers
  • Strong customer service and decision making skills
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Knowledge of Hytek Meet Manager, Team Manager, and Team Unify, team administration skills are appreciated



Please e-mail your resume, 3 references, your coaching philosophy, and a cover letter to:  Adam Katz, Head Coach at adam.katz@hawken.edu.  We are committed to diversity recruiting.

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