Assistant Swim Coach


Norfolk Hammerheads Aquatic Club


NHAC is a non-profit swimming club dedicated to promoting excellence in competitive swimming through training, learning and developing a love for the sport. Our employees have the opportunity to help young swimmers reach their full potential, to foster sportsmanship and fairness and to promote team building.


Assistant Swim Coach, Simcoe, ON                

1 Part time     Position                     $ 17/hr    


In collaboration with Senior Coaching Staff, the Assistant Swim Coach will supervise junior swim coaches and assist in training junior swimmers.  Key responsibilities include:


  • Assist in the training, supervision and management of junior coaches
  • Provide feedback to junior coaches as needed
  • Assisting the Age Group Coach in planning and implementing workouts for junior swimming program(s)
  • Assess and evaluate the progress of junior swimmers
  • Provide daily feedback to swimmers during practice sessions
  • Communicate with parents, both verbally and in writing, as needed
  • Provide positive role-modeling and foster team-building while on-deck and outside of the pool
  • Attend coaches meetings as set out by the senior coach


Successful candidates will have the following qualifications: 


  • 16 years old (minimum)
  • NCCP Fundamentals certified
  • Bronze Cross/Bronze Medallion certified
  • Be a current NHAC competitive swimmer with a minimum of 85% attendance at their own swim practices
  • Previous leadership/coaching experience
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills
  • Be willing and able to follow pre-planned workouts
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn and develop as a coach




For more information, please visit http://hammerheads.ca. Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to hr.norfolkhammerheads@gmail.com .