Oct 27, 2021

Head Aquatics Coach

  • Wellbridge
  • Bel Air Athletic Club, Boulton Street, Bel Air, MD, USA
Full time Head Coach

Job Description

Bel Air Athletic Club
A Wellbridge Company

Bel Air, MD
Full Time

We are looking for a Head Swim Coach!

Who we are:
Bel Air Athletic Club is Harford County’s premier athletic club and spa with unparalleled service, state-of-the-art amenities, and a family-friendly atmosphere.  Our club supports the lifestyles of busy professionals, families, health enthusiasts and those who simply strive to be more active by providing a wide spectrum of unique fitness and wellness services.
 
BAAC is an established Level 3 (Club Recognition Program) USA-S team with over 100 registered USA Swimming athletes, 90% of whom have been with the team for 3 years or less.  The aquatic program has 30+ pre-competitive athletes; as well as, a growing swim lesson program. The Bel Air Athletic Club has two 6 lane 25 yard pools, one of which is under a dome from October to May.
 
What our Swim Coaches are all about:
Our Swim Coaches are experienced professionals with a passion for helping children ages 5-16 meet their competitive swimming goals.  They enjoy analyzing performance, providing instruction on swimming techniques and working with our aquatics department to prepare for competitive events.
 
Some responsibilities include:

  • Assisting the Aquatics Manager as needed and lead the effort in developing, managing and marketing our swim lessons program.
  • Assist with various job duties including helping with the Senior Group as needed and recruiting new swimmers.
  • Emphasizing proper stroke technique and understand the progression for each training group.
  • Conducting test sets, dry land sessions following the season plan, tracking performance and communicating this information to parents, conduct parent and athlete meetings, attending coaches’ meetings and all other functions related.
  • Creating a training plan and conducting workouts geared towards maximizing the swimmer's potential for primary training groups of highly committed 12 & Unders while overseeing the developmental 14 & Under program.
  • Working with all coaches to ensure that athletes 12 & under are being prepared for long-term progression through the team.
  • Performing administrative functions including, but not limited to, swim meet entries, parent and athletes meetings, attend weekend swim meets as scheduled, coaching at swim meets and management of team rosters.
  • Running clinics and camps and develop cohesive lesson program to feed into the developmental half of the swim team.
  • Helping to coordinate/manage corporate functions at the health club.

What you’re all about:

  • A joy and enthusiasm for working with children and helping them improve their competitive performance.
  • 3 years of previous coaching experience and/or aquatics experience and coaching membership that is in good standing with USA Swimming.
  • An ASCA Level II certification (or higher) is highly desirable but not required.
  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED); Bachelor’s degree ideal.
  • Exceptional communication and motivation skills with children with the ability to consider varied social, emotional and physical attributes.
  • An attitude of inclusion and team building.

Why we’re a great company to join!

  • You’ll enjoy a complementary membership!
  • We have state-of-the-art exercise equipment and resources.
  • We provide the opportunity to strategize, learn, lead and grow.
  • And much, much more.


Wellbridge owns and operates 6 unique brands of full-service, premiere athletic and tennis clubs in the country.  Established more than 30 years ago with one location in CO, we have grown to 18 locations spanning 6 states.  We proudly employ more than 1,500 team members and serve a growing membership community of more than 40,000 members. 
 
We offer dynamic opportunities for our employees to develop their careers in a collaborative and empowering environment.  Our culture encourages managers to be coaches, celebrates results through teamwork, and promotes innovative behaviors that contribute to a strong and dynamic environment.  This allows us to live our mission of delivering the best for and through our employees, our members, and our community.


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