Head Swim Coach


Head Swim Coach
Job Description

Arbor Heights Swim and Tennis Club, a Seattle Summer League swim team, based in West Seattle, is looking for part time coaches. We are looking for a coach who will be open to collaborating with other coaches, writing meet lineups, and focusing on youth development of skills and team spirit.

Arbor Heights is committed to heavy emphasis on team spirit, the association of swimming with fun and flexibility along with hard work and dedication. The Head Coach, will be responsible for the actions and activities of Assistant Coach(es) to 1) coach and supervise all age groups; 2) provide day-to-day and long term direction of team; 3) provide stroke correction feedback to swimmers and communicate as needed with parents; 4) garner and grow team spirit; and 5) prepare meet entries and attend all meets and social functions. (Preliminary 2018 schedule can be viewed at www.ahstc.com “Swim Team” tab.)

The hours of this job can be sporadic depending on team events or meet lineups. Coaches will work on lineups as a group. The normal, unchanging hours will be Monday – Friday from 3:30 -6:00 PM while public schools are still in session and Monday – Friday 7AM – 11:30 AM during the peak season hours after public schools are out of session (6/17/13) until the first week in August. You will also attend 3-4 Saturday morning clinics (1 per month), 2 swim meets a week on Tuesday and Thursday nights, all championship meets, team events, and parent meetings as needed.

Applicants must be current on all CPR/First Aid and Lifeguard Certifications. Safety Training for Swim Coaches is recommended. This is a salaried position. Compensation is competitive depending on experience and knowledge of competitive swim coaching.

Arbor Heights is currently accepting applications from qualified candidates with employment to start no later than May 14, 2018. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter that includes an overview of your coaching philosophy, resume, and references to Board Rep Jen Southwell at ah-swim@ahstc.com. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. All submissions will be held in strict confidence. 

Thank you for your interest!