Apr 13, 2024

Associate Coach

  • Coeur d'Alene Area Swim Team
  • Coeur d'Alene, ID, USA
Part time Assistant Coach

Job Description

The Coeur d’Alene Area Swim Team (CAST), a member of USA Swimming and Inland Empire Swimming, is seeking part-time associate coaches with both competitive swimming and coaching experience.

The Coeur d’Alene Area Swim Team’s mission is to provide athletes with a safe, healthy, and positive environment where committed coaches and swimmers may realize their potential at any level of swimming and learn skills that will enable success in swimming and life.  The vision of CAST is to promote a life-long love of swimming while empowering our youth to maximize their potential both in and out of the pool. We promote the development of swimmers of all levels, while building a program of excellence in training, team unity, character development, family support, and community involvement.

Prospective coaches should enjoy being around swimmers of all ages and levels while promoting a competitive and fun environment at CAST.  Candidates should consistently be able to provide excellent coaching instruction and feedback to swimmers of all abilities, from novice through national level competitors.

Job Description: Candidates will be coaching age-group swimmers in approx. 3-5 workouts per week. Practices will be focused on proper stroke technique development and making the swimmers more efficient as they continue to develop in the sport.  Coaches will need to demonstrate the ability to provide interactions with the swimmers that emphasize correction and feedback that is age, ability, and experience appropriate.

Coaching Duties include (but are not limited to):

  • On-deck availability for evening practices (Monday – Friday) and/or mornings on Mon/Wed/Fri
  • Coach and manage practice groups and provide daily feedback to every swimmer
  • Create daily practices that focus on improving basic stroke mechanics and technique and the endurance of swimmers
  • Establish an environment that fosters positive team attitudes, encourages self-discipline, sportsmanship, and responsibility
  • Assist in coaching and supervision of groups as assigned by the Head Coach
  • Availability to attend and coach swim meets for respective groups as assigned by the Head Coach 


  • College Degree Preferred
  • Competitive Swimming Experience
  • Coaching Experience
  • Able to meet USA-Swimming Coaching Requirements and pass all applicable background checks before starting employment.

Compensation: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume with 2-3 references specific to swimming to Alicia Thornton at headcoach@swimcast.net

Application review will be ongoing until the positions are filled. Thank you in advance for your interest in coaching for CAST.  Select qualified applicants will be contacted via email and/or phone.

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