Coaching Positions

Interested in Coaching for DC Wave?

The DC Wave Competitive Swimming Program is seeking experienced, enthusiastic, and motivated individuals with excellent communication skills to join our coaching staff.  

Interested candidates should apply online, and submit a copy of their resume and a cover letter detailing the following:

  • competitive swim coaching experience 
  • any competitive swimming experience 
  • reason for coaching
  • coaching philosophy

Send resumes with cover letters to

Applicants must meet the following minimum criteria in order to be considered for a coaching position:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must have at least three (3) years of competitive swimming experience
  • Must be ASCA Level 1 certified or have at least two (2) years of competitive Summer League or USA Swimming coaching experience
  • Must possess current certification for Adult and Child CPR, Safety Training for Swim Coaches, and Athlete Protection Training
  • Must be willing and able to successfully complete USA Swimming and Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) background checks
  • Must be willing and able to work evenings and weekends

Basic Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide competitive swimming instruction to members of the DC Wave Swim Team
  • Provide personal and social development for lifetime skills
  • Develop and improve the technical and physical skills of swimmers
  • Provide a fun and enjoyable environment
  • Orient young people to competition
  • Communicate and correspond with swim team parents regarding practices schedules, meets, and team events
  • Attend swim meets and team events
  • Assist in program administration
  • Assist with Junior Wave Swim Team Prep when needed

Detailed Position Descriptions