Jul 19, 2023

Head Coach- JETS Aquatic Club

  • Jets Aquatic Club
  • Jonesboro, AR, USA
Full time Head Coach

Job Description


Jets Aquatic Club (www.jonesborojets.com), located in Jonesboro, Arkansas, is searching for a Head Coach. The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership, organizational, and communication skills, along with a proven record of success in developing competitive swimmers. If you are passionate about developing motivated athletes, continuing to build on a strong team culture and achieving excellence, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Club Information:

The Jets are a competitive year round USA swim club with a successful developmental and competitive AAU summer program. 2023 marks the 65th anniversary of the Jets program since its inception in 1958. Jets Aquatic Club is a USA-S Level 4 recognized club comprised of approximately 70+ athletes from beginning level age group swimmers to swimmers who have won multiple state championships over the years, to multi year Zone and Sectional Finalists and Junior National Level qualifiers. The team trains primarily at the Jonesboro City Pool and has community partners that provide additional pool availability in the summer and winter months. We are eagerly anticipating the construction of a new 50 meter indoor pool with a separate 25 yard warm up area. Construction is set to begin this year.
Jets Aquatic Club is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization and is supported by a parent-run volunteer board of directors.

Jets Mission:

Jets Aquatic Club is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence through swim education, training, leadership, and character development.

We are looking for an individual who will continue to develop and maintain a competitive program that fosters growth and development of all swimmers:

  • Exceptional organizational, leadership, and administrative skills.
  • Lead development, planning, organizing and implementation of our competitive swim program.
  • Desire to keep up with current swimming techniques and training methods.
  • Love for the sport and talent to help our swimmers reach their maximum
  • Strong, effective communication skills.
  • Enthusiastic and motivated team player.
  • Strong moral compass and behaviors consistent with USA Swimming and ASCA Code of Ethics.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of coaching experience (head coach experience preferred).
  • Competitive swimming experience at the club or collegiate level.
  • ASCA Level 2 (with a 4 year college degree) or ASCA Level 3 or equivalent professional achievement.
  • Current USA Swimming Coach Certification requirement.
  • Proficiency in Hy-Tek, Meet Manager, and TeamUnify.
  • Experience in supervising staff members and directing team activities, and planning club events preferred.


Candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and at least 3 personal references relating directly to previous swim coach experience. Emails should be sent to John Rowe at drrowe@suddenlink.net

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