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Assistant Swim Coach

YMCA of Reading & Berks County
United States


United States

Full job description

To provide instruction and workouts that will prepare the participants for their individual needs such as

competition, fitness, etc. The Sea Dragons Swim Team is searching for a part time coach that will assist in the

development and coaching of the swim team under the USA swimming guidelines. Some meet attendance

will be required. This will be paid hourly with the rate being determined by experience.


Learn and teach the mission of the YMCA of South Palm Beach County which is to put Christian

principles into practice through programs that build health spirit, mind and body for all.

Provide constant feedback to participants to facilitate improvement. Effectively design and plan a

workout curriculum for all levels.

Set up the facility and equipment, and store the equipment upon completion.

Exhibit a positive and professional attitude at all times.

Enforce aquatic center rules and policies by maintaining constant surveillance of participants.

Immediately notify a supervisor of any broken equipment or unsafe aspects of the pool.

Understand how to utilize all necessary equipment as related to the program.

Establish and maintain good and positive communication with supervisor, participants, and parents.

Actively participate in maintaining certifications and obtaining further/advance certifications.

Attend staff meetings and trainings.

Maintain a positive attitude and act in a professional manner when interacting with patrons, program

participants, and other staff, at all times.

Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Experience: 1 year - 3 years

Education: High School or equivalent (GED)

Current YMCA or ARC lifeguard certification (obtain YMCA within 6 months or first available

class) or YASA

Current CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification

Current First Aid certification

Current AED certification

Current Oxygen certification

Proficient in swimming and safety skills.

Specific experience required:
Must possess a cooperative spirit committed to character development by promoting and

demonstrating caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility to staff, volunteers, YMCA members,

program participants and the general public.

Ability to relate with pool patrons in a positive manner.

Must be professional, alert, courteous, and tactful.


Must complete successful criminal background check and drug screen.

All of the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to
reasonable accommodation. The YMCA promotes an equal employment opportunity

work place which includes reasonable accommodation of otherwise qualified disabled

applicants and employees. Please see your manager should you have any questions about

this policy or these job duties.

This job description may not be all-inclusive and employees are expected to perform all
other duties as assigned and directed by management. Job descriptions and duties may be

modified when deemed appropriate by management.