Jun 07, 2023

Part-time Masters Head Coach

  • Indy Aquatic Masters
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
Part time Head Coach Masters Coach

Job Description

Indy Aquatic Masters is seeking a part-time Head Coach to lead our award-winning U.S. Masters Swimming program in Indianapolis, Indiana.


·        Professional swim coaching experience with Masters, high school, club, or college. (Minimum 5 years)

·        Personal competitive or fitness swimming experience.

·        ASCA/USMS Coach Certification Level I & II required (or planning to complete).

·        American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification including First Aid/CPR/AED (or planning to complete).

·        Able to write well-planned workouts that accommodate all skill levels and abilities.

·        Be able to nurture and motivate the non-competitive swimmer as well as the competitive swimmer.

·       Proficiency with computers (i.e. Google sheets/Excel, Google Docs/Word) and electronic communication.

·       Supervisory experience.

·       Public speaking skills.

Desirable Requirements:

·       Level III USMS Coach Certification.

·       Meet or event management experience and/or Hy-tek software experience.

·       Knowledge of budgets and financial statements.

·       Experience working with a Board of Directors.

·       Emergency and safety protocol awareness.

·       Experience working with non-competitive athletes.


Coaching 75%

·        Conduct yourself in a positive and professional manner while coaching on deck.

·        Coach at least 8 practices per week, rotating locations as needed.

·        Input attendance electronically after each practice.

·        Plan and organize workouts that accommodate different skills and abilities on a weekly basis.

·        Plan and attend competitions or events (i.e. social activities) in which a large group of our members would be attending to assist with hosting, coaching, and/or organizing relays.

·        Conduct periodic clinics including stroke development and open water swimming guidance.

·        Actively participate in the recruitment, mentoring, supervision, and evaluation of the assistant coaches.

·        Conduct coaching staff meetings as needed.

Administrative (25%)

·        Work with the Executive Director as needed on program planning, budgeting, event planning, marketing, and communications.

·        Coordinate the practice schedule with facilities and help negotiate/secure facility contracts.

·        Manage and coordinate the weekly coaching schedules at our various locations.

·        Provide weekly updates to the coaching staff including practice announcements.

·        Respond to member comments, questions, and requests in a timely fashion via phone or email.

·        Attend all Board of Directors quarterly meetings and provide a coaching progress report.

·        Maintain a good working relationship with the Indiana LMSC "GRIN" and attend meetings when possible.

Reports to the Board of Directors

Hours: 20-24/week

Salary: $25,000 - $30,000 (Based on experience and qualifications)

Benefits: Partial or full reimbursement for training, certifications, and travel. Monthly gas allowance. PTO.

Apply: Submit cover letter and resume to info@indyaquaticmasters.com. Open until filled.

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