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Assistant Coach Hiring Instructions

Getting hired as coach for the Rapids is a multi-step process that takes a few weeks to complete.  Please get started as soon as possible! Contact the head coach, headcoach@roswellrapids.org and the aquatics director, Craig Fuller, cfuller@roswellgov.com, for help and guidance.

  1. Apply online for a Rapids Coach position with the city.
  2. Fill out a seperate online application for lifeguarding if you want to do that, too.
  3. Once application comes back from the city, the Aquatics Director will schedule an interview with you.
  4. Attend the interview.
  5. If the interview goes well, you will get an email with a link to the hiring packet. There are several documents with lots of signatures, dates, and initials needed, which are completed electronically.  
  6. You will receive a separate email with information and a form to complete your physical/drug screen. Print the form in the email, visit the Milton facility Roswell facility (Peachtree Urgent Care at Mansell and Crossville) listed for physical/drug test. Results will go directly to the City. If you are under 18, your parent has to go with you.
  7. Take your identification to Room 100 at City Hall to meet I-9 requirements.
  8. The City will review and approve your hiring packet and then you are officially hired
  9. If new to coaching/lifeguarding or if you need recertification, take and pass a lifeguard class.
  10. Give head coach your availability for the summer. List which days you are not available and what times of day you are not available. If lifeguard certified, give head coach your certification expiration date (2 years from date on certificate.)
  11. Write up a biography for the website and send a photo (with your face visible) to info@roswellrapids.org
  12. You will have to register with the Booster club and pay the fees, but you will NOT have to register for youth swim through the Roswell Rec and Parks
  13. You can now coach and make lots of money!