1 Mar 2023

Part Time Competitive Head Swim Coach

Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA – Posted by josh.hays@tampaymca.org Anywhere

Job Description

Under the direction of the Director of Competitive & Developmental Swimming, the Head Swim Coach will assist with all aspects of planning and preparation for the Tampa YMCA Swim Team program at their assigned sites. The Head Swim Coach will be responsible for the development and recruitment of swimmers participating with the Tampa YMCA Swim Team programs.



  • Development, planning and implementation of workouts and trainings for all assigned sites.
  • Supervise or lead practices and/or dry land trainings, provide guidance to Swim Coaches and Assistant Swim Coaches.
  • Evaluate swimmer ability/performance and plan strategies for their improvement.
  • Coordinate and execute meet registrations.
  • Attend specified competitions, training and/or special events as directed by Director of Competitive & Developmental Swimming
  • Develop and implement recruitment and retention strategies for athletes in the programs for all assigned sites.
  • Follow all safety recommendations and guidelines per Tampa YMCA policies and USA Swimming.
  • Communicate program information effectively and in a timely manner to supervisors, participants and their families.
  • Establishes and maintains a team attitude, and encourages good sportsmanship for athletes and parents.
  • Attend all required staff meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.





Education/ Experience Required:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred and/or combination of experience and training.
  • A minimum of 2+ years of experience coaching competitive swimming and 1+ year of supervision experience.
  • Knowledge of USA Swimming regulations and safety requirements.


Certifications/Trainings Required:

  • Must obtain within 30 days of employment and maintain current certifications in BLS CPR/AED, First Aid, and Oxygen Administration.
  • YMCA Principles of Competitive Swimming & Diving within 60 days for non USA Swimming programs.
  • ASCA Level 1 coaching certification within 60 days for Competitive Team.
  • United States Swimming Coaching certification for Competitive Team.
  • 180 Days to secure coaching certifications for Developmental Team.

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Job Categories: Aquatics. Job Types: Part Time. Salaries: Hourly.

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