Feb 21, 2024

Head Age Group Coach

  • Upper Dublin Aquatic Club
  • Fort Washington, PA, USA
Full time Head Age Group Coach

Job Description

Upper Dublin Aquatic Club, located in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, is in the process of hiring a Full-Time, Head Age Group Coach. UDAC has 250+ swimmers on the roster and operates out of Upper Dublin High School.  The pool is a 40-yard stretch pool with up to 15 25-yard lanes. 

Job Description:

This position is designed to assist and support the Head Coach with the day-to-day operation of Upper Dublin Aquatic Club. Under the direction and guidance of the Head Coach, the Head Age Group Coach will lead and direct the Age Group program. This is a leadership position that will support and carry out the vision, values, and behaviors of UDAC through leadership, development, and setting the direction of the age group program. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Planning and running in-water and dryland workouts for a group of 20-30+ swimmers

  • Assisting in coaching all groups as assigned by the Head Coach

  • Assisting in planning and executing team events

  • Handling administrative details, including parent communication, meet entries for respective groups, and supervision

  • Attending and coaching at all swim meets for respective groups

  • Assisting in coaching morning and afternoon/evening practices as assigned by the Head Coach

Key UDAC Head Age Group Coach Responsibilities: 

  • Designing and executing the seasonal plan for the Age Group program

  • Providing leadership and instruction to the age group swimmers

  • Conducting parent meetings as needed

  • Ensuring regular communication with parents at the Age Group level

  • Ensuring administrative and coordination needs and requirements are met both internally and externally for Age Group swimmers

  • Overseeing Age Group meet entries and attend meets as required

  • Maintaining compliance with USA swimming coaching standards

  • Following all USA Swimming policies including SafeSport

Team Culture Responsibilities: 

  • Modeling and celebrating the team’s vision, values, and behaviors

  • Working collaboratively and respectfully with all coaches, staff, and team leaders to serve in the best interest of the team and its members

  • Being exceptional in the application of positive, consistent, and effective motivation strategies when working with swimmers, parents, and coaching staff in all aspects of the program

  • Demonstrating a cooperative, prompt, and respectful communication style with swimmers, parents, coaching staff, and community members



Preferred Education and Experience: 

  • All USA Swimming Coaching Requirements or the ability to obtain these certifications before starting the job

  • 5-6 years coaching experience at the USA Swimming club level

  • 3-4 years supervisory role


Compensation & Benefits: 

  • Base salary - commensurate with experience

Please send resume and cover letter to udacpresident@gmail.com

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