Swim Coach

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What Calgary Barracuda Swim Club is Hiring for:

The Calgary Barracuda Swim Club is looking for a Swim Coach - an enthusiastic, dedicated and self-motivated individual who has knowledge of the four competitive strokes, swim techniques, dives and turns and experience in swim instruction. 

The Calgary Barracudas are a recreational, semi-competitive swim club for swimmers 5 to 18 years of age. Swimmers practice Monday, Wednesday, and Friday evenings, September through April, at the Brookfield YMCA pool in Calgary's deep southeast (Seton). This is an excellent part-time opportunity to develop leadership and coaching skills in a positive environment where the focus is on swimmer skill development and having fun. 


Swim instructor or coaching certifications

Past experience in coaching or instruction

Enthusiasm for working with young people

Background in competitive swimming is an asset 


Work with the Head Coach, coaching various ages and levels of swimmers

Establish respectful and effective working relationships with swimmers and parents

Maintain discipline and structure, while designing drills and activities that are fun for youth

Ensure safety of all swimmers in the pool and on deck

Attend each swim session, approximately 2 hours (7:00-9:00pm), fully prepared and organized

Attend the swim meets

Evaluate swimmers and choose candidates for year-end awards & present these

Attend team year-end party

Comply with and observe all COVID-19 related rules imposed by government, the SETON facility, and the club

All practices are held at SETON YMCA: 4995 Market Street SE, Calgary, AB 

Our season is to start in September. Winter break during the December-January holiday season. Season ends in April 2022. We plan to host one swim meet and may be invited to 1, 2 or 3 swim meets hosted by others. 

Each coach need not be able to coach all 3 days. You may also coach only 1 hour per day, instead of 2. Please advise of your availability and preference. 

Compensation will be discussed with short-listed candidates 

Please forward your resume/expression of interest to BarracudaPres@gmail.com

Location / region:

This listing from Calgary Barracuda Swim Club is available in Calgary SE.

About Calgary Barracuda Swim Club:

Calgary Barracuda Swim Club is a community, non-profit organazation registered under the Societies Act of Alberta.

We are a Recreational Competitive Club. That is: we swim for recreation and we compete with like-minded clubs in Calgary area (usually  Glenmore Seals and Calgary Keikos).

Our season runs from beginning of September to end of April.

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