Jul 19, 2023

Vernon Hills Swim Team Assistant Head Coach & Assistant Coaches

  • Vernon Hills Park District Swim Team
  • Vernon Hills High School, Lakeview Parkway, Vernon Hills, IL, USA
Part time Associate Head Coach Assistant Coach

Job Description

Vernon Hills Swim Team (VHST) located in Vernon Hills, Illinois is a year-round swim club has one opening for the Assistant Head Coach and multiple openings for assistant coaches this season. All positions are hourly and pay will be based on experience and availability. If you are interested, please contact Head Coach, Rob Wood, at turtles@vhparkdistrict.org and apply at the Vernon Hills Park District Website.


Work with young swimmers of different abilities on the weekly basis to teach strong technical and training skills. Ages are primarily between the age of 8 and 17 with group sizes ranging from 15-25 dependent on position. The Assistant Head Coach will primarily work with the Senior group. Assistant coaches will be placed where they fit best. As a Turtles coach, candidates should be focused on the developmental athletes and applicants must be enthusiastic, patient, focused on technique and making the sport fun. This hourly position requires candidates to have excellent communication, teaching and people skills. Candidates will report to Head Coach and must be a team player. Candidate should be available 3-4 evenings a week from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and 5:30-9:00 pm for Assistant Head Coach (5-6 days per week)


Candidates must be a USA Swimming coach in good standing with competitive coaching experience.  Ability to work late afternoons and early evenings is a must. Club attends meets frequently which will require assistance in running of while athletes are not participating. Club averages 2 meet every month. 



  • Knowledge of competitive swimming and or previous coaching experience
  • obtain necessary certifications: coaches safety training, CPR & First Aid, background check, and athlete protection training
  • Passion for the sport of swimming
  • Team-oriented, good communicator, positive, and energetic



Pay is based upon experience at an hourly rate. Additionally, the club will reimburse any fees needed for certification and professional growth.


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