Albuquerque, NM — Charger Aquatics — Seeking Assistant Coach, Posted May 25th, 2021

Contact Email:
Contact Phone Number: (505) 858-8871
Address of Job: 6400 Wyoming Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87109
Team Name: Charger Aquatics
Position Type: Assistant Coach
Organization Type: Club

Job Description:

Position Summary:

Charger Aquatics is seeking an experienced, dynamic and positive individual for the position of Head Age Group Coach. This position is responsible for oversight of the Age Group Program, Lead Coach for the Age Group 1 and Age Group 2 practice groups, as well as performing administrative duties. The Head Age Group Coach will also provide oversight of all Lifeguard needs for the Natatorium, as well as Summer Aquatics Programming.

Essential Functions:


  • Act as the Primary Coach for the Age Group 1 and Age Group 2 practice groups
  • Supervise Age Group Program coaching staff in coordination with the CAQ Head Coach
  • Establish a positive practice environment, while teaching self-discipline, dedication and responsibility
  • Develop and maintain seasonal and quadrennial training plans for the Age Group Program
  • Design and implement a framework for swimmer development through the Age Group Program
  • Attend all swim meets according to Competition Schedule set by CAQ Head Coach
  • Assist/Substitute with other practice groups as needed


  • Act as Team Registrar for CAQ, performing all necessary registration for the team
  • Field phone calls and emails regarding CAQ programming
  • Maintain and update website as necessary
  • Perform monthly billing for CAQ programming through FACTS software
  • Coordinate and schedule CAQ team tryouts and waiting list
  • Act as CAQ Team Representative to NM Swimming House of Delegates

Lifeguarding/Summer Aquatics Programming


  • Manages all aspects of Red Cross lifeguard certification
  • Trains, Hires, and maintains a population of lifeguards for facility
  • Performs scheduling of lifeguards for all facility needs
  • Performs payroll for lifeguard staff
  • Coordinates AA Varsity Lifeguard needs in addition to CAQ

Summer Aquatics Programming

  • Coordinate Summer Aquatics programming in the Natatorium (i.e. swim lessons, Pre-Team, ThinkSummer pool usage)
  • Supervise Summer Aquatics programming Staff
  • Coordinate the Registration process for Summer Aquatics programming



  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor certification preferred
  • Current Coach Membership with USA Swimming Required
  • ASCA Level 3 Preferred, ASCA Membership Required


  • Excellent human relations skills
  • Effective verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and understand new software applications
  • Strong knowledge of Google software (Sheets, Docs, Forms, etc)
  • Knowledge of database management software for CAQ data
  • Knowledge of accounts payable and accounts receivable accounting software (Senior Systems ideally)
  • Familiarity with TeamUnify website development software
  • Familiarity with online commercial banking software for credit card reconciliation


  • Minimum 3 years experience coaching 12 & Under Athletes
  • 3-5 years supervisory experience is required
  • Prior experience managing an aquatics or similar athletic program is desired
  • Prior experience in accounting, payroll, and account reconciliation is desired

Salary/Benefits: Full-time, with Full Benefits

About the Organization:

Charger Aquatics is a USA-Swimming, year-round competitive swim team offering top notch professional coaching and technique instruction for all ages and abilities. Our programs include age group swimming as well as a masters program, which ranges from highly competitive to general conditioning.

Our goal is to provide every swimmer with an opportunity to improve their swimming skills, develop a life-long love for the sport and achieve success at the highest level possible. We structure practices in a positive, well maintained environment that fosters not only great swimmers, but also great individuals. The coaching staff at Charger Aquatics has experience coaching swimmers at all levels, from Novice to High School to National Champion. Their goals are to make the Charger experience enjoyable for all swimmers they coach and to help the athletes reach their highest potential. Charger Aquatics is part of Albuquerque Academy and the Outreach Program associated with the school.

Charger Aquatics is a two-time Silver Medal Club in 2020 and 2021, and a three-time Bronze Medal Club. CAQ has won consecutive State Championships since Summer 2011.

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