Full-time Coach

 New Canaan YMCA Aquianas seek a full-time synchronized swimming coach!


The New Canaan YMCA Aquianas Synchronized Swimming Team, based in New Canaan, CT is seeking a full-time coach to complete its coaching staff.  The Aquianas currently have over 70 swimmers comprising two junior age group teams, two 13-15 age group teams, two12 & under teams, two intermediate teams and a pre-team.  We are a nationally competitive team – our Junior A team earned a bronze medal at the 2019 US National Championships.  We regularily place girls on the US National team.

We have a highly experienced coaching staff with a very collaborative style.  We support our coaches with a full range of training and education experiences offered by the team and USA Artistic Swimming, including Coaching Certification Program (CCP), SafeSport, CPR/First Aid classes, Coaches Colleges, and judges training classes.  This means that along with hiring additional experienced coaches, we can also include former synchronized swimmers who are new to coaching.  Coaching positions require commitments on nights and weekends and involve moderate travel for meets & training. 

We are seeking coaches who have:

  • At least three years of synchronized swimming experience
  • Previous coaching experience (preferred, but not required)
  • Excellent communication, organization and time-management skills
  • Passion for synchronized swimming!


Benefits include:

  • Y membership and program discounts
  • Medical/Dental
  • 9 paid holidays, 10 vacation days & 2 personal days per year
  • 8 sick days (may bank up to 90 sick days)
  • Long-term disability
  • Retirement benefits
  • Life insurance

Please send resumes to [email protected]