Feb 02, 2024

TJCC Stingrays Swim Team Assistant Coach

  • Tucson Jewish Community Center-Tucson J Stingrays Swim Team
  • Tucson, AZ
Part time Assistant Coach

Job Description

Job Title: Stingray Swim Team Assistant Coach 

PT/FT: Part Time Position 

Schedule: Varies by group assignment but falls within M-Th 4:30-7:30pm, F 4:30–6pm, Sa 8:30am-4pm; June and July (and winter break) additional hours M-F 8:30-11:30am 

Job Description: Generally, Assistant swim coaches provide support to the Head Coach and athletes on the Tucson J Stingrays Swim Team. Assistant coaches may be asked to write and lead in-water practices for groups of 10-30 athletes. Assistant coaches may coach on their own, or in conjunction with another coach on deck. 

This Swim Team Assistant Coach will also assist with additional administrative duties, including but not limited to completing meet entries, onboarding new and returning athletes, communicating with current and prospective Team families via email and phone, staffing and coordinating open tryouts and returning swimmer assessments, tracking volunteer obligations, fundraising reporting, communicating with J staff and departments, updating the Team website, acting as a transport coordinator for athletes participating in other programs on the J campus, and managing registration and checking rosters.  


  • Current USA Swimming Coaching Certifications in good standing, or the ability to complete USA Swimming Coaching Certification prior to employment 
  • Current American Red Cross (or USA Swimming recognized equivalent) CPR, First Aid, Safety Training for Swim Coaches; Concussion Protocol Training, Background Check, USADA Coaches Advantage, Athlete Protection Training, USA Swimming Coaching courses, or the ability to complete these items prior to employment 


  • Knowledgeable in swim instruction and coaching, with an eye for teaching and correcting technique in all four strokes, starts, turns, and finishes 
  • Ability to work with young swimmers of varying abilities 
  • Ability to balance enthusiasm and patience, with a focus on improving athlete technique while making the sport fun 
  • Ability to exhibit Team values of hard work, the pursuit of excellence, and mutual respect for athletes, coaching staff, and competitors, performance, sportsmanship, and athlete protection 
  • Ability and willingness to travel to local and travel swim meets (predominantly within Arizona) 
  • Ability to communicate clearly with athletes, parents, other coaching staff, and other patrons at the Tucson JCC  
  • One year competitive swim coaching experience, OR two years swim instruction experience, OR three years competitive swimming experience within the last five years 
  • Ability to motivate others toward pursuing team goals and building the team 
  • Highly collaborative and committed to working with other coaching staff to better the team and individual athletes 
  • Committed to fostering an inclusive environment that values diversity and equity 
  • Able to ensure the health and safety of all patrons on and around the pool 

Rate of Pay: Starting at $16.50/hour

Direct supervisor: Marika Hodge, Tucson J Stingrays Swim Team Head Coach

DEI Statement: At the Tucson J, we strive to be a team where everyone is involved, respected, and heard. We recognize the value of all identities, abilities, and experiences, creating a workplace environment where employees feel empowered to be their full selves. An empowerment that resonates with a positive impact on our team, and the community we serve. Be you, with us!

It is the policy of the Tucson Jewish Community Center (The J) to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, The Tucson J will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Accommodations Statement: The Tucson J is committed to the inclusion of all people of all identities. As part of this commitment, we will work with any employee who believes reasonable accommodation will benefit their ability to be a successful member of the team.

Contact: Marika Hodge, Tucson J Stingrays Swim Team Head Coach, mhodge@tucsonjcc.org 

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