Swim Coach
Foster City, CA

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Active Wellness
Foster City, CA
United States

Job Description
Role and Responsibilities

Provide a safe and encouraging environment for adult and youth swimmers to grow their capabilities and technique in the water. Offer a variety of training to different populations of varying abilities and swimming goals.

Specific Responsibilities:
  • Arrive prior to scheduled shift
  • Have a lesson plan/workout prepared for swimmers.
  • Coach specified age group of swimmers, in a safe, fun, and encouraging manner. Ages groups include youth 8 & under through Masters/Adults.
  • Make adjustments to workouts, as well as coaching style and technique, to accommodate a variety of abilities.
  • Run the daily operations of the masters, pre-masters and fundamentals swim programs
  • Plan lessons, select appropriate drills and evaluate the student's progress
  • Maintain a safe and positive teaching environment
  • Perform all swimming strokes and skills taught in all levels
  • Effectively communicate each student's progress
  • Provide adult swimmers the opportunity to master technique in all strokes
  • Identify and recruit strong talent to help develop a successful swim program
  • Establish training programs to assist adult swimmers to achieve his/her goals
  • Attend and support swimmers at meets (masters only)
  • Continued development and participation in all programs
  • Responsibilities for monitoring payments and registration into the program
  • Strong communication skills, customer service oriented, commitment to fitness industry/environment
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements

Qualifications and Education Requirements
  • Minimum of two years of competitive experience.
  • Able to create workouts and brainstorm creative programming ideas.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • USA Swimming Coach certification required within 6 months of hire date.
  • First Aid certification required
  • CPR/AED Certification Required within 30 days of hire.
  • Water Safety certification preferred (Lifeguard, WSI, Aquatic Safety Assistant, etc)
  • Proof of citizenship or legal status

Physical and Working Conditions
  • Able to coach from an outdoor pool deck in a year-round program.
  • Fitness club environment.
  • Must follow OSHA and Active Wellness safety standards

Req Number
Salary Range
$20 - $25

This position is currently accepting applications.
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