Swim Team Age Group Coach


                                                                                 POSITION OPENING                                                                                   

                                                                       SWIM TEAM AGE GROUP COACH


   1.            Current American Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR, and Safety Training for Coaches or Lifeguard Training

   2.            High School graduate or equivalent.

  • Knowledge of competitive swimming skill requirements.
  • Competitive swimming background.
  • Approved Criminal Background Investigation Check if over 18 years of age

SALARY RANGE: $12.00 (no experience entry level) - $17.50 + (dependent upon experience and ASCA certifications) per hour. Part time, average 20 hours per week and swim meets; no benefits; Flexible schedule; weekdays, week nights, Saturdays, and Sundays.

POSITION PURPOSE:  Responsible for performing coaching functions including the daily planning of practice sessions to assist swimmers in progressing through skill levels. Works primarily with the age group swimmers. Monitors personal development of individuals, attends meets, and evaluates competitive performance, and ensures safe swimming practices. Assists other coaches and attends professional meetings as assigned. Keeps parents well informed of team activities.


                1.            Write a daily workout plan which utilizes a variety of training sets.

                2.            Assist swimmers in progressing through skill levels, observes and corrects errors, and focuses on the development of stroke mechanics, efficient starts and turns, and race tactics among team members.

                3.            Teaches correct stroke techniques for butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, and freestyle in accordance with USA swimming rules.

                4.            Attend meets, supervises and motivates swimmers, assists in determining race strategy, directs warm-up exercises, evaluates swimmers' performances and offers suggestions for improvements.

                                5              Attends to the emotional and mental well being of swimmers.

                6.            Maintain attendance rolls and reports daily, weekly, and monthly. Submit reports to Swim Team Clerk.

                7.            Ensure the safety of swim team members.

                8.            Assist coaches in duties as needed.

                9.            Keep Head Coach informed of team activities and any significant problems.

                10.          Attend Coaches' meeting as scheduled.

                11.          Projects a positive and professional image to parents and the public.

                12.          Communicate with parents regularly.

  • Attend all meetings and swim meets as assigned by Administration.

              RETURN APPLICATIONS TO Todd Etherington or 

                                                               Marcie Burrill      

 Cottonwood Heights Parks and Recreation Service Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, physical or mental disability,

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