Mar 28, 2023

Summer League Assistant Coach for 2023 season

  • Bear Creek Swim & Tennis Club
  • Lakewood, CO, USA
Seasonal Assistant Coach

Job Description

The Bear Creek Swim and Tennis Club in Lakewood, CO seeks an Assistant Summer Club Swim Coach for its 2023 summer season. Candidates must enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and be committed to helping our swim team members improve their swimming while creating a fun experience. Coaches must be available from May 15-July 31. The BCST team is approximately 100 swimmers and participates in the South Jeffco Swim League (SJSL).  Compensation is contingent upon experience as salary range for summer season is $1,500-$3,000. Practices are held in the mornings M-F and meets are mainly held on Saturdays.

Assistant Coach Responsibilities and Duties

Assistant coach  is responsible for motivating children ages 5-18 years of age to participate in swim practice and compete on the BCST Swim Team.

·       Assist the Head Swim Coach in instructing swimmers on rules, regulations, and techniques of the sport

·       Organize and direct individual and group practices as directed by the Head Swim Coach.

·       Assesses swimmer’s skills, monitors athletes during competition and practice, and keeps the head coach informed of the performance of swimmers.

·       Lead and inspire respective assigned age group during practices and swim meets.

·       Maintain regular and timely attendance.

·       Know and follow all South Jeffco Swim League (SJSL) policies and procedures.

·       Assist in ensuring all practice changes, pool closures, upcoming activities, and meets are communicated to swimmers and their guardians before each workout.

·       Foster a FUN, EXCITING & WELCOMING swim team environment 

·       Familiar with the facility Emergency Action Plans and respond appropriately to all emergencies.

·       Enforce facility and team rules.

·       Fill in for Head Swim Coach when needed.

·       Share ideas and collaborate with fellow coaches, parents, and swimmers.

·       Attend awards banquets and movie night

·       Provide first aid and CPR as required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities for all BCST Swim Staff:

·       Ability to maintain physical and mental fitness level consistent with readiness to respond to emergency situations.

·       Ability to act quickly, decisively, and calmly in an emergency.

·       Ability to perform rescue actions and administer CPR and First Aid as needed.

·       Basic computer skills.

·       Ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing.


·       The work environment is outdoors

·       The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by a person to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

·       Must be able to hear distress noises and hear and see distress signals in a noisy aquatic environment, including in the water and anywhere in the zone of responsibility.

·       Will require long periods of sitting or standing in a hot, humid and noisy environment.

·       Majority of time is on a pool deck with some administrative tasks.

·       Must be able to sit, stand, walk, grab, pull and push objects in or out of water, squat down, stoop, kneel, crouch and jump.

·       Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

·       Hours will vary depending on the pool schedule and include mornings and evenings.  


·       CPR and first aid knowledge and training.

·       Pass a background check.

·       One to three years of club, high school or college swim swimming and/or coaching experience.

·       Basic computer skills for administrative duties.

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