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Assistant Coach

Marlins Swimming is a competitive swim club located on the west side of Rochester, NY. We offer a year-round USA Swimming program for competitive age group (5-18 years old) swimmers and are seeking an Assistant Coach to work alongside the Program Director/Head Coach and other Assistant Coaches to enhance the team.  If you love working with children, have knowledge about swimming, and have a high energy level and positive attitude, we'd like to hear from you!  The Marlins practice up to 6 days a week and participate in local and regional meets throughout the short course and long course seasons.  We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals with the ability to communicate with and motivate swimmers of all ages and abilities.

This position will primarily work with our age group levels reinforcing the technical aspects of swimming. The Assistant Coach position requires a motivated, enthusiastic coach with experience and knowledge in competitive swimming. Candidates should exhibit the necessary professionalism and maturity to communicate with swimmers of all abilities, their parents, and the club's head and assistant coaches. Candidate will be contracted by Marlins Swimming and will work with the Head Coach to promote the overall success of the club. Compensation will depend on experience and qualifications.


  • USA Swimming Coach certification in good standing (or willingness to achieve)
  • Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certified preferred
  • Strong background in competitive swimming
  • Completion of high school
  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Working knowledge of basic USA Swimming rules and regulations
  • Candidates must pass a background check prior to employment
  • Age group coaching experience preferred

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and manage swim practices and attend swim meets in a coordinated effort with the Head and Assistant coaches.
  • Work with other Assistant Coaches and Head Coach to implement age-appropriate swim programs for all swimmers, including personal goal setting. Inspire and challenge each swimmer to achieve his or her goals and develop positive self-esteem.
  • Display professional behavior at all times when representing Marlins Swimming (e.g., at practices, meets, and other club events).

If you are interested in coaching for the Marlins, please email your resume to hc[email protected]



We are always looking for some awesome lifeguards to make sure our swimmers are having fun in a safe environment!  Must have all Red Cross Lifeguarding certification requirements.  

If you are interested in lifeguarding for the Marlins, please contact [email protected].