Mar 19, 2024

Assistant Coach (Junior Beginner group)

  • The Claremont Club
  • The Claremont Club, Monte Vista Avenue, Claremont, CA, USA
Part time Assistant Coach

Job Description


To coach safe, fun and effective, swim practices, adhering to the guidelines set forth by the Aquatics Director.  Emphasize proper stroke technique and foster a love for the sport.  Represent the swim program in a manner that is consistent, professional, and supportive.  


Reports to:

Aquatics Director and Head Coach



  • To create and deepen relationships with members that we know and do not yet know, that will add value to their membership, enhance their sense of belonging and sense of community within the club.

  • Coach all  Swim Team practices and on a consistent and regular basis.

  • Attend swim meets. 

  • Make your students’ safety and enjoyment your number one priority.

  • Encourage students to feel successful and encourage them to participate in swim competitions

  • Arrive early to practice to prepare, and stay after to interact with participants and/or their parents. 

  • Be available to substitute coach whenever possible.

  • Convey warmth and genuine interest to the students: make eye contact, smile use students’ names.

  • Know and follow all club and aquatics department policies and guidelines.

  • Ensure all life-saving equipment is readily available and know proper use of such equipment.

  • Achieve and maintain certifications needed for Swim Coach; keep CPR certification current, and participate in continuing education in your profession.

  • Adhere to all Club Standards, Policies and Procedures.

  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the Aquatics Director.



  • Smile and greet every person you pass.

  • Express a Positive Attitude while at work.

  • Be a Team Player; help out whenever and wherever needed.

  • Be caring and helpful to others.


  • Personable, Friendly Demeanor

  • Team Player, Leadership Skills

  • Professionalism, Reliability

  • Enthusiasm, Achievement Orientation

  • Teaching and communication skills

  • Physical skills (pertaining to classes taught)



  • Arrive to work on time

  • Work the hours and schedule with minimum of requested changes.

  • Requires weekday and weekend hours.



  • Able to read, speak, hear and see

  • Able to achieve required certifications.

  • Able to properly demonstrate all strokes and technique taught.

  • Able to perform assigned lesson/class of duration of class while teaching and coaching without becoming out of breath (i.e. maintain a level of cardiovascular fitness that allows this)

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