Apr 25, 2024

Head Coach

  • 1947
  • Friendswood, TX, USA
Full time Head Coach

Job Description


Sharks Swim Club, Inc. – Friendswood, TX seeks Head Coach

 Sharks Swim Club, located in Friendswood, TX. (SE Houston) is seeking an experienced, enthusiastic, and organized coach to help our growing team & its swimmers achieve their ultimate potential in skill development, preparation, and competition while promoting a creative, positive, and healthy team environment. Our primary facility is at Friendswood High School -13/12 lane indoor facility along with other nearby facilities including 50-meter water. This is an opportunity to lead a highly qualified /diverse coaching staff. We also have a complementary lesson and feeder program that leads into our competitive program. The club is very coach-directed with a supportive board (3 non-members, 1 parent, and the Head coach) and parent volunteers.


Essentials include:

·      Minimum of college degree

·      USA Permanent Resident

·      Demonstrates good interpersonal and communication skills

·      Possess the ability to handle stressful situations in a calm, professional manner and exhibit good judgment

·      Must abide by the USA Swimming Code of Conduct and Safe Sport


Coaching Qualifications & Expectations include:  

·      Current USA Swim coaching credentials, preferably with 10 or more years of competitive coaching experience. Preferred ASCA Level 4 or higher or equivalent.

·      Applicant should have experience that illustrates excellent communication & motivation skills with children, taking into consideration varied social, emotional & physical attributes.

·      Administrative tasks such as hiring/managing staff, experience Team Unify knowledge, and group/team communications. Aid in the recruitment of new swimmers through various means.

·      Create and implement ideas to develop as well as promote efficient team operations

·      Passion for working with swimmers of all ages & abilities.

·      The applicant must understand the importance of teamwork and will be committed to helping the overall program flourish.

·      Works well independently & in a team environment.

·      More detailed responsibilities will be discussed in the interview process


Compensation is competitive within the Gulf LSC. Salary is based on the experience and administrative skill set the person brings to the team. Includes a base salary, paid vacation, paid professional development, travel expense reimbursement for meets, and coverage of 75% of health insurance through USA Swimming. The potential for additional financial incentives may be available and will be negotiated when an employment agreement is drafted. The objective is to have the position filled no later than July 31 and start coaching no later than mid/late August. This could begin earlier.                                                                                                                                           TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter/brief description of philosophy, a resume, and a minimum 3 references to Subject: Head coach position: sharkspresident@sharks-swim-club.org

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