Feb 23, 2024

Head Coach

  • Chantilly Highlands Dolphins
  • 3225 Kinross Cir, Oak Hill, VA 20171
Seasonal Head Coach

Job Description

Come join the Chantilly Highlands Dolphins Swim Team!  We are a competitive, fun neighborhood summer swim team of approximately 165 swimmers located in the Herndon/Chantilly area and competing in the Colonial Swim League.  Our team is made up of swimmers ages 7 to 18, and we also offer a non-competitive Juniors and Minis program to swimmers ages 4 to 8.  

The team is led by a Head Coach and assisted by an Assistant Head Coach along with junior coaches who are members of the team. While we love to win, the ideal Head Coach offers the right balance between swim stroke development and fun.  We strive for success by focusing on technique, teamwork, sportsmanship, and team spirit!  We desire leaders who will create a positive atmosphere and will dedicate themselves to the team.

We are looking for a Head Coach and would really like someone to join us for several seasons.  If interested, please send a resume to:  chdolphins@gmail.com

Head Coach Job Description - A hardworking, collegial, motivated, enthusiastic, and engaging individual who can lead swimmers of all ability levels and coordinate and manage assistant and junior coaches.  Practices begin the day after Memorial Day, Monday-Friday evenings. Once school is out, practices are held weekday mornings.  Swim meets are usually Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings.  The swim season runs from the day after Memorial Day to the first weekend in August.  Salary commensurate with experience.


  • College graduate or currently in college

  • Club/High School/College swimming experience

  • Previous coaching experience

  • Proficient in all stroke techniques

  • Previous experience managing others

  • Must have CPR, First Aid, and Lifeguard certification before the end of May.

Head Coach Responsibilities:

  • Provide feedback to all swimmers.

  • Promote team spirit.

  • Interact with parents, swimmers, and fellow coaches in a professional manner. 

  • Set up and break down the pool for practices and swim meets.

  • Prepare line ups and entries for swim meets.

  • Be present at all practices, swim meets, team lunches, and team events.

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