Oct 02, 2023

Head Age Group Swim Coach

  • Swimming Simply
  • Aurora Central High School, East 11th Avenue, Aurora, CO, USA
Part time Head Age Group Coach

Job Description


Have a passion for coaching and working with kids? Love to swim? Join our awesome swim family! We are looking for a highly motivated and energetic individual to support our growing competitive swim program.  The Head Age Group coach will be responsible for working with our 9-12 year old athletes as well as partnering with our Head Coach to develop a shared vision for technique, training and performance excellence that align with our mission and values.  

Colorado Blue is a growing USA Swimming Sanctioned Swim team with 100+ swimmers from ages 7-18 located in Aurora / Denver, Colorado.  Colorado Blue is part of Swimming Simply.  We aspire to become a USA Swimming Gold Club, and to send our swimmers to national and international meets within 2 years.  


This is a part-time position and hours will include (subject to change based on the season)

Evening and weekend work is required for this position. This position will also be required to lead the program at travel meets, approximately 1x a month.   Practice times are still approximate and can be discussed with the right candidates. 

School Year Schedule (subject to change during the summer)

  • Mondays: 4:45-8:00pm 

  • Tuesdays: 4:45-8:00pm

  • Wednesdays: 4:45-8:00pm 

  • Thursdays: 4:45-8:00pm

  • Fridays: 4:45-8:00pm

  • Saturdays: 6:45am - 9:45am 

  • Weekend Meets are approximately 1x a month

  • This position is (on average) between 2-3 hours a day of coaching, and likely 1-2 hours a day of admin / meeting / email  


  • Coordinate tryouts

  • Plan and manage all practices for the age group program

  • Manage outreach to and recruitment from local Summer League teams and other lessons programs

  • Mentor junior coaches

  • Serve as the lead coach for the 9-12 training groups

  • Attend meets

  • Attend staff meetings

  • Communicate important information to other coaches, athletes, and parents

  • Respond to electronic communication

  • Complete meet entries

  • Maintain all required coaching certifications

  • **There is also the unique opportunity to coach HS Girls and Boys Swimming at Adams City High School. This would add ~75 minutes of practice prior to Colorado Blue for 7 weeks of girls season (Nov-Jan) and boys season (March-May). Swimming Simply and COlorado Blue is partnering with Adams City to support their growing swim program!


  • Bachelor’s degree 

  • 3+ years of coaching experience

  • A demonstrated track record of developing high-performance athletes

  • Previous competitive swimming experience

  • The ability to obtain and maintain all required USA Swimming certifications including passing a background check

  • Lifeguarding/First Aid & CPR/AED certifications

  • Driver’s license

  • Must be able to lift, push and pull up to 50 pounds in weight

  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check.



$20-25/hour, depending on experience

Bonuses available, depending on the performance of the company

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