Jul 13, 2023

Part Time YMCA/USA Head Site Coach

  • YMCA
  • Platte City, MO, USA
Part time Age Group Coach Assistant Coach

Job Description


  • Contribute to the overall YMCA mission of healthy living, youth development and social responsibility.

  • Work with the Director of Competitive Swimming to develop a schedule of practices and swim meets for the season and inform swimmers and parents of any schedule changes.

  • Work with the Director of Competitive Swimming to develop a season plan for in-pool and dryland training

  • Position involves weekend or extended hours and travel to offsite events

  • Assist Director of Competitive Swimming to maintain team roster and ensure tracking, attendance and follow-up of program participants.

  • Assist Director of Competitive Swimming with any additional administrative duties for their site.

  • Maintain and develop a positive relationship with parents, volunteers, swimmers and the Parent Volunteer Committee.

  • Assist and Mentor coaches at assigned practice location

  • Responsible for staying current with the center announcements and information.

  • Must maintain safety by following YMCA and national certification guidelines.

  • Know and understand the pool area for safety reasons along with emergency procedures of the building.

  • Responsible for injury/accident reporting procedures.

  • Must notify appropriate staff of any unsafe conditions, needed repairs, complaints, accidents, or injuries immediately.

  • Assist in the recruitment of volunteers for all swim meets and other swim team programs.

  • Current knowledge of all areas of training and certifications as well as YMCA of Greater Kansas City associate handbook.

  • Attend community functions and events to promote the YMCA, its mission and programs.

  • Assist in the ideas for retention and sale initiatives for all Aquatics programs and members.

  • Assist supervisor with ideas in the marketing for the YMCA/USA Swim Team.

  • Participate in the Annual Mission campaign.

  • Responsible for updating all certifications.

  • Maintain a safe and clean, well organized pool office and area.


  • Must be 21 years of age.

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Current certifications in:

    • First Aid

    • CPRPro (includes AED)

  • YMCA /USA Coaching Certified

  • Recent experience in working with senior level swimmers and up.

  • Experience in working with athletes of all ages.

  • Able to relate and work with diverse groups of people in a friendly and consistent manner.

  • Detail oriented with good organizational skills, and be multi-task proficient.


Part time 4-20 hours per week (up to 35 with meets)

$14-$20/hr based on experience and job responsibilities


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Apply online at https://careers-kansascityymca.icims.com/jobs/7428/ymca-usa-head-site-swim-coach/job

Questions: Contact Brent Graham - brentgraham@kansascityymca.org - 816.858.0114

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