Nov 18, 2022

Race Aquatics Head Coach

  • Race Aquatics
  • 303 Lovers Lane, Bowling Green, KY, USA
Full time Head Coach

Job Description

We want YOU to help us with our vision to create a premier organization where education and competition unite; Building better athletes and stronger community through the fitness and sport of swimming.

RACE Aquatics is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time salaried Head Coach for USA Swimming Club Team and High School programs.  RACE is a USA Swim Club founded in 2007 and is part of Kentucky Swimming LSC.  RACE is a 501c3 non-profit organization overseen by an elected Board of Directors. 

RACE Aquatics currently has over 80 swimmers throughout the year and offers 5 different training levels.  RACE operates a year round program out of a 8 lane 25 yard pool and has access to a 50 meter facility for summer long course season.  RACE Aquatics has swimmers compete at all levels (local, state, sectional, and national).

Job Responsibilities Include:

•Serve as primary on-deck coach of senior level training groups and high school programs.

•Develop seasonal training plans for individuals and groups.

•Hire (with board approval), manage and support assistant coaching staff including

-Manage staffing as approved through budget

-Coordinate stroke and training principles throughout all levels

-Oversee group placement and group advancement of athletes

-Serve as on-deck coach of lower level training groups as needed

-Work cooperatively with the Board of Directors as an Ex-officio member to

◦Develop and Administer the team budget

◦Create and execute a shared vision for RACE growth and success

◦Communicate professionally and regular with coaches, athletes, and parents

•Manage Swim Lesson program


  • Require 4+ years of competitive coaching experience
  • Prefer 3+ years experience as a Head Coach
  • ASCA Certified, Level 3 preferred
  • Experience leading and mentoring assistant coaching staff
  • All certifications current and in good standing with USA Swimming
  • Strong coaching acumen, including solid knowledge of stoke technique and training physiology
  • Experience in writing and implementing weight training and dryland programs
  • Proven success coaching, motivating and inspiring swimmers at all levels
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Clear, cooperative and tactful communication style
  • Strong personal values including honesty, respect and integrity
  • Passion and enthusiasm for competitive swimming and youth mentoring
  • Personal desire to succeed professionally and advance the team as a whole
  • Experience with HyTek and Team Unify
  • Legal authority to work in the United States and able to pass background checks. 
  • RACE offers a competitive compensation package.
  • RACE Aquatics is an equal opportunity employer.


  • Salary starting at $48,000.
  • Race Aquatics agrees to contribute to retirement in the form of Simple IRA to match up to 3% of the gross salary.


To apply: Please email cover letter, resume and three professional references to


Race Aquatics Board of Directors

303 Lovers Lane Bowling Green, Kentucky 42103

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