Aug 30, 2019

Head Swim Coach-Lawrence Aquahawks

  • Lawrence Aquahawks
  • Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, Overland Drive, Lawrence, KS, USA
Full time Head Coach

Job Description

Coaching Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overall team management, to include but not limited to: meet entries, coordination of team travel, fundraising, and recruitment of swimmers
  • Assist in marketing and growth of the team
  • Establish an environment that encourages self-discipline, sportsmanship, responsibility and constructive feedback
  • Develop and implement team and individual goals with the swimmers and monitor the progression of the athletes and team in reaching these goals
  • Timely and professional communications with parents and swimmers
  • Design swimming and dry land curricula for the Pre-National and National Swim groups
  • Assist in selecting the appropriate schedule of seasonal competitions
  • Connecting our senior swimmers with colleges and universities and assisting families in making their child’s goal at the post-secondary level a reality
  • Being a strong advocate for the sport of swimming


  • Demonstrate a cooperative, responsive, and respectful communication style with swimmers, parents, community members, staff and Board
  • Maintain a professional standard of safety, appearance and readiness
  • Practice continuous improvement and professional development for self and assistant coaches; work to achieve the next level of certification
  • Act as a team representative while attending LSC meetings
  • Maintain accurate records of individuals and relay performances, meet participation, practice attendance and more
  • Oversee and evaluate coaching staff

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years of coaching experience
  • Advanced experience coaching various ages and skill levels in a competitive environment
  • Current member in good standing with USA Swimming
  • Must be CPR/AED certified and maintain current coaching certification
  • Experience with Team Unify or like platform, as well as Word and Excel
  • High-level swimming experience at the club or collegiate level
  • Ability to set and achieve individual and team goals and encourage others to do the same 

How To Apply

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