Midwestern Coaches

Coach Representative:  Katherine Anglin

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All coaches must have current certifications at all times in order to work in any coaching capacity. Presentation of current coach card will be required at all Midwestern Meets.

Requirements for Coach Member:
    Coach Requirements
   How to Access STSC Online Course
   STSC Skills Sheet - Updated 04/01/2021
   First Aid
   Coach Safety Training
   Current Background Check (Level II)
   Athlete Protection Training
   Foundations of Coaching 101 Test (for 1st year coach)

   Foundations of Coaching 201 Test (for 2nd year coach renewal)

Courses can be taken from the following organizations:
Nebraska Chapter - American Red Cross

Nebraska Safety Council

Acceptable safety certification courses for fulfillment of these requirements can be found on the USA Swimming website. Safety Training for Swim Coaches Test may be used to supplement a Lifeguard card (in lieu of a specific Coach Safety Training course). Links to Background Check  are on the USA Swimming website. Links to the Athlete Protection Training course and the Foundations of Coaching Tests are also on the USA Swimming website.


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Job Offerings




Sarpy County Swim Club, Inc.

Job Title: Assistant Coach
Location: Papillion, NE
FLSA Status: Part Time
Travel: Swim meets as scheduled
Reports to: SCSC Head Coach, Associate Head Coach, Group Lead Coach

Position Overview
Under the direction of the Head Coach, Associate Head Coach, Group Lead Coach, and in accordance with the goals and objectives of SCSC, the Assistant Coach is responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of the team’s seasonal training plans for their assigned group(s). Must be willing and available to travel to local and out of town meets and
will have reliable transportation. We’re looking for someone who is passionate, enthusiastic and loves the sport of swimming and is driven to make an impact on our community.

Responsibilities and Duties:
Provide a safe and quality competitive environment to train and motivate young athletes in the sport of swimming; instruct swimmers on swimming stroke techniques and assist with skill improvement as outlined and directed by Head Coach, Associate Head Coach or Group Lead Coach.


Assist with planning, execution and supervision of daily workouts as assigned by the Group Lead Coach.


  1. Provide corrective feedback that will enhance swimmers’ techniques.
  2. Build meaningful relationships with swimmers, parents, volunteers, and board members
  3. Promote the mission of the Sarpy County Swim Club in all job-related functions.
  4. Give swimmers knowledge to understand and master strokes and techniques allowing for movement up through the swim team groups
7.      Willing to listen and collaborate with supervisors and other coaching staff

8.      Ability to work with a variety of ages and levels of swimmers

  1. Maintain structure and discipline within a group setting, while encouraging and promoting swimmer participation in as positive manner.
  2. Supervises and takes group attendance through the OnDeck app.
  3. Conduct self in a professional, friendly, helpful, courteous and diplomatic manner.
  4. Follow and enforce SCSC policies and procedures.
  5. Help set up home swim meets as deemed necessary by the Head Coach, Associate Head Coach or Team Administrator.
  6. Attend any and all team meetings, get togethers, as deemed necessary by the Head Coach, Associate Head Coach or Team Administrator.
  7. Any additional tasks and/or duties as assigned by Head Coach, Associate Head Coach, Group Lead Coach and/or the Team Administrator.


Age Group Coach Position

  POSITION:  The Aquatic Club of Elkhorn swim team (ACE), located in Omaha, Nebraska is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Part Time Age Group Coach. The candidate will work with our developmental and/ or competitive age group swimmers.

  The Aquatic Club of Elkhorn swim team (ACE)  is a non-profit, board-run, year-round competitive swim team located in Omaha, NE with over 150 members. Our team consists of swimmers 6-18 years of age and group levels from novice to elite. We combine fun and hard work to produce long-term success for our athletes in and out of the pool.

ACE strives to develop leaders with integrity, discipline and excellence for athletes, families, and coaches in the Midwest. We are committed to athletic excellence while providing a positive, educational, and healthy environment for all members.

More information about our team can be found at:  www.aceotters.com 


  • College Degree. (preferred)
  • Current CPR, First Aid, Coaches Safety, Safe Sport certifications, and membership in good standing with USA Swimming.
  • Be able to pass a pre-employment background check.
  • Strong knowledge of stroke-mechanics, technique fundamentals, and training methods for developmental and competitive age group swimmers between the age of 6-14.
  • Strong background in competitive swimming with a minimum of two years coaching experience.
  • Candidates must possess integrity, strong communications skills; and a passion for helping swimmers maximize their potential.
  • Experience with Team Unify and OnDeck. (preferred)
  • Availability to work late afternoon and / or evening hours on weekdays, including extended weekend hours on meet weekends.
  • US Citizen or employment visa to work in the USA.

Position Requirements & Responsibilities:

  • Create, collaborate and implement appropriate seasonal plans in accordance with the Aquatic Club of Elkhorn’s training philosophy to further develop the potential of the swimmers of all levels to form a fluid progression plan.
  • Write and direct structured age-appropriate workouts focusing on stroke development and technique implementing a variety of drills. 
  • Provide constructive feedback to swimmers at practices and following races at meets.
  • Keep detailed and accurate records as needed including attendance, work-outs, and swimmer progression.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with all ages to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Arrival at practice and meets at minimum 15 min prior to arrival of athletes
  • Require approximately 5 - 10 hours regularly per week. 
  • Attend swim meets, meetings, and team functions as assigned on the schedule. 
  • Assist with set up & tear down of all ACE hosted meets
  • Must be patient, and an excellent role model for swimmers of all ages through appearance, language, demeanor and sportsmanship.
  • Must adhere to all rules, regulations and policies of USA Swimming,  Safe Sport, Midwestern Swimming and ACE.
  • Substitute for other coaches as needed.

Hourly rate, will vary depending on qualifications and experience

  To Apply:
Interested candidates should submit a resume and references to Kim Berndt, at [email protected]. The Aquatic Club of Elkhorn will be accepting applications immediately and will continue to interview candidates until the position is filled.