Feb 14, 2024

Buenaventura Swim Club -Assistant Coach

  • Buenaventura Swim Club
  • Ventura, CA, USA
Part time Assistant Coach

Job Description

Job Description

Club: Buenaventura Swim Club

Job Posting: Assistant Coach

Location: Ventura, California

Anticipated Start Date: as soon as available.



Buenaventura Swim Club (BSC) is seeking an hourly Assistant Coach to join our staff.  The ideal candidate will be an organized, enthusiastic, and hard-working individual who seeks to better our swimmers.  We are seeking an individual who will primarily lead one or both of our 11-14 age groups – our non-competitive Middle School Development group and/or our extremely competitive Junior group. 

Buenaventura Swim Club is a competitive swim club located in beautiful Ventura, California.  Established in 1962, we are a coach-led, Board governed swim team.  Having been named a USA Swimming Bronze and Silver Medal club multiple times, we seek to further the development of our swimmers to achieve their goals at whatever level they operate – from entry level swimmers to Olympic Trials.  BSC trains primarily at the state-of-the-art Ventura Aquatic Center with its 25y x 50m Olympic sized competition pool and 25m x 12.5m recreational pool.  

Essential Duties:

  • Create, attend, and coach swim team practices – within 3:30 – 7:00pm (note: times may vary).

  • Attend and coach swim meets (approximately 1 per month).

  • Maintains a valid USA membership at all times and be current on all certifications.

  • Adheres to policies and procedures of USA Swimming, SoCal Swimming (our LSC), and Buenaventura Swim Club (including but not limited to child abuse prevention, medical, disciplinary, and emergency situations).

  • Act at all times with integrity and maintain a positive relationship with athletes, parents, caregivers, lifeguards, and fellow staff.

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Member in good standing of USA Swimming and current on all certifications (or be able to be in good standing and have all certifications by start date).

  • Must be able to provide stroke analysis, write workouts, and create a training plan for young swimmers with various levels of experience/ abilities.

  • Able to create a positive atmosphere while still demanding excellence of competitive swimmers.

  • Able to communicate efficiently and maintain positive relationships with swimmers of different ages and experiences.

  • Able to communicate efficiently and maintain positive relationships with parents/guardians.


  • Pay: $20-23 per hour commensurate with experience.

  • BSC will pay for USA Swimming registration and reimburse any fees associated with certification.

  • BSC will reimburse any travel fees associated with approved swim meets/ team functions.

  • BSC has a rotating day off for staff after swim meets and works to maintain a strong work/life balance for its employees.


For interested applicants, please send a resume and two professional references to 

Luke Corley lcorley@buenaventuraswimclub.org

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