Mar 12, 2024

Head Coach - Swim Kauai Aquatics

  • Swim Kauai Aquatics
  • Lihue, HI, USA
Full time Head Coach

Job Description

Experienced Head Coach Wanted at Swim Kauai Aquatics! 

Swim Kauai Aquatics, located in Lihue on the island of Kauai, is seeking an experienced Head Coach to manage and elevate our year-round swim program. As Kauai's only USA Swimming certified club, we are run by a volunteer board of directors. If you possess coaching experience, hold USA Swimming certification, and are ready to actively participate in our day-to-day operations, we invite you to help shape the future of Kauai’s swimmers.

Expectations and Responsibilities:

  • Actively assist in managing the year-round SKA swim program, overseeing its day-to-day operations, and managing assistant coaches.

  • Develop and implement advanced swim training programs for swimmers of varying skill levels.

  • Coach up to 9 workouts a week and provide coverage for assistant coaches

  • Dedicate up to 10 hours per week to administrative duties and preparation, ensuring the seamless operation of the program.

  • Take charge of writing workouts, providing stroke instruction, and assisting in all coaching duties.

  • Maintain accurate records of attendance and progress.

  • Ensure a conducive and safe training environment.

  • Respond promptly to outside inquiries, perform swim evaluations, and assist new families in choosing the right program for their child.

  • Develop and carry out seasonal training plans, including "dry-land" strength training.

  • Plan the meet schedule, serve as meet director, and submit entries for all swimmers participating in competitions.

  • Create and track assistant coach schedules, and ensure all necessary coaching certifications are maintained.

  • Maintain regular communications with swimmers, parents, coaches, and board members.

  • Communicate effectively with facility staff, adhering to facility use requirements.

  • Travel to at least 4 off-island swim meets, including state age group championships.

  • Be a USA Swimming certified coach in good standing

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary ranging from $45,000 to $55,000 annually, commensurate with experience.

  • Medical insurance

  • 21 PTO days

  • Off-island Hawaii meet travel expenses covered

How to Apply:

Submit the following to

  • Resume

  • Cover letter and salary expectations 

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