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30 Nov 2018

Part Time Assistant Head Swim Coach

Vernon Hills Park Disitrict – Posted by Vernon Hills Park District Vernon Hills, Lake County, Illinois, United States

Job Description


Assistant Head Swim Coaches must be at least 18 years of age. Work with swimmers of all ages and different abilities. Candidate must have previous coaching experience, positive, energetic, and passion for swimming. Candidate should be available 4-5 evenings a week between 5:30-8:30 p.m. as well as some weekends for meets. Assist the Head Coach in administrative responsibilities, proficient in teamunify and meet manager. Is available to parents and patrons for questions or concerns before and after practice. This coach will report directly to the Head Coach. Candidates must be a USA Swimming coach in good standing with competitive coaching experience. Ability to work late afternoons and early evenings is a must. Club attends meets frequently which will require assistance in running of while athletes are not participating. Club averages 2 meet every month.

Essential Job Functions

  • To coach practice in accordance with Turtles Swim Team philosophy.
  • Reports on deck ready to work fifteen minutes prior to the start of practice.
  • Creates and utilizes a season plan with direction from the Head Coach.
  • Maintains professional manner at all times.
  • Wears a bathing suit underneath uniform while coaching.
  • The ability to communicate effectively to the athletes in a manner to which is understood by all athletes under your direction.
  • Knowledge of all competitive strokes and the ability to get in the water and demonstrate strokes as needed.
  • Is available to parents and patrons for questions or concerns before and after practice. Refers any problems or issues to Head Coach.
  • Accurately assesses athletes’ progress and abilities.
  • Ensures all equipment used during practice and/or swim meets is put away and stored properly.
  • Completes all necessary paperwork completely and on time, to include: attendance, progress reports, etc.
  • Assists in monthly billing of team member’s fees.
  • Designs, tracks, and orders all team apparel as needed.
  • Ensures that swimmers under coaches’ care are respectful to all staff and members.
  • Assumes responsibility for the safety of the swim team participants.
  • Assists with swim meet related logistics including: attending all swim events, scheduling coaches, and hosting swim meets.
  • Knowledge of meet manager and teamunify
  • Complies promptly with all requests and directions given by Head Coach, and/or Recreation Supervisor. Respects the decisions and authority of supervisors.
  • Ensures that all possible safety measures are observed, including the use of equipment and proper surveillance of program participants in accordance with Red Cross safety standards.
  • Completes accident and incident report forms to be turned in to the Aquatic Program Coordinator, and/or Recreation Supervisor.
  • Attends required trainings and meetings.
  • Performs maintenance duties when assigned.
  • Performs related duties as required.

Reports to

Head Coach/Aquatics Supervisor

Job Type: Part time 

Pay: Depends on Qualifications


How to Apply


Job Categories: Swim Coach. Job Types: Part Time. Salaries: Hourly.

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