Oct 05, 2018

Head Age Group Coach

  • Metro Aquatics
  • Tacoma, WA, USA
Full time Head Age Group Coach

Job Description

Metro Aquatics—a parks-owned, coach-run, Level 3 USA-Swimming Club at the forefront of inclusion in aquatics—is seeking an enthusiastic Head Age Group Coach. The successful candidate will lead the coaching of about 130 age group swimmers, coordinating training in multiple facilities. This coach will be directly responsible for championship-level 13 to 15-year-old swimmers. Retention is a high priority. Our 200+ swimmer pre-competitive feeder team is overseen by our Head Development Coach.

High energy individuals able to relate and inspire marginalized youth are strongly encouraged to apply, regardless of experience level. This is an excellent opportunity for career growth, with four of the last five coaches in this position leaving for head coaching positions.

Specific Job Duties Include:

  1. Coordinate 120-150 age group swimmers and 5 coaches across 3 facilities.
  2. Collaborate with Head Development and Head Senior coaches to create an enjoyable long-term development plan for young swimmers to properly progress.
  3. Respectfully and effectively communicate with all ethnicities and socioeconomic community members.
  4. Directly coach swimmers during program times.
  5. Attend regular staff meetings.
  6. Assist the club with any other needs 

Compensation is $38,000-$48,000 plus some benefits, based on experience. (Unrelated local opportunities to make $6,000-$12,000 coaching high school are commonly available for extra income.) Start date is negotiable between October 22, 2018 - March 25, 2019.  Interested candidates should send resume/cv and three references to Dane Wolfrom at dane@metroaquatics.org or 253-381-8389.

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