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Swim Team Coach

Job Details

Lemont Park District - Lemont, IL

Responsible for promoting a safe environment by teaching youth swimmers proper swimming technique. Lead swimmers to compete at championship-level swim meets by conducting structured and concise daily practices and facilitating at swim meets. 

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities: 

  • Assist the Swim Team Coach in the execution of meet functions, programming and operating the timing system, and preparation of swim meet entries for specified age group participants.

  • Cofacilitate swim practice with an emphasis on proper swim technique at a high level. 

  • Work a set schedule and can work the entire session.

  • Maintain a safe pool environment which will include knowledge of emergency procedures, equipment, and action plans.

  • Attend mandatory in-service trainings; district-wide part-time staff orientations and crisis training as required. 

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

  • 16 or older required. 

  • Over 18 must to complete necessary paperwork for USA Swimming. 

  • Possess the ability to teach competitive swim lessons.

  • Capacity to demonstrate proper swim techniques to participants from the water and on deck.

  • Able to travel to and from swim meets and practices; must find a substitute if absent. 

  • First Aid/CPR/AED required.

Work Environment:

The position requires standing, walking, sitting, talking, hearing, and seeing; flexibility in work schedule which includes days, nights, and weekends; is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions which may include varying weather conditions, and is subject to chlorinated water.