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7 Feb 2019

Part-Time Swim Coach

Town of Avon – Posted by townofavon Avon, Colorado, United States

Job Description

The Swim Coach I is responsible for providing leadership, direction and hands-on development and implementation with the objective to yield the highest attainable levels of excellence in instruction, as well as individual and team performance for the Recreational Swimming program. This position is responsible for assisting with developing and coaching members of the swim team under the USA swimming guidelines.


This position is required to work a flexible schedule, which includes weekends, nights, and holidays. Swim meet attendance may be required.


– Develops appropriate means necessary to offer quality swim coaching while remaining up-to-date on current trends
– Designs, organizes, and directs activities of participants in order to provide a high level of quality instruction for all participants
– Provides constant feedback to participants to facilitate improvement
– Assist with designing, planning, and implementing a workout curriculum for all levels
– Works closely with the Swim Instructor and Swim Program Supervisor to identify participants of the “Learn To Swim” program with talents necessary and/or interests in participating on the swim team
– Establishes and maintains effective and positive communication with participants, parents, and supervisor
– Teaches with encouragement and positive reinforcement and assists participants and parents/guardians in recognizing and understanding swimming developments and achievements
– Works with the Swim Program Supervisor on an on-going basis to upgrades, improve and refine individual coaching skills related to the various age groups and skill levels of the swim team
– Accurately tracks participant attendance, progress and payments and submits paperwork and records to the Swim Program Supervisor
– Enforces pool safety standards and facility operational rules for all individuals and takes proper safety precautions, anticipates unsafe circumstances, and acts accordingly to prevent accidents
– Reports damage to equipment and/or injuries to participants by completing an Incident Report form when necessary and submitting it the Swim Program Supervisor
– Educates participants on safe habits and attitudes around aquatic areas and at the Avon Recreation Center
– Recognizes and responds effectively in emergencies in accordance with ARC’s emergency action plan


Hiring range for the position is $15.00 to $16.54 per hour, depending on qualifications. The complete range for the position is $15.00 to $17.67. Individual recreation pass and retirement plan are included. The position of Swim Coach has been deemed non-exempt under FLSA overtime requirements.

Position will remain open until March 31 at 3:00 P.M. Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment drug and alcohol test. Interested candidates must submit application to The Town of Avon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Categories: Outdoor Education and Recreation. Job Types: Part-Time. Salaries: Hourly Wage.

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