Dexter, MI — Dexter Community Aquatic Club — Seeking Head Club Coach, Posted August 20th, 2021

Contact Email:
Address of Job: DEXTER, MI 48130
Team Name: Dexter Community Aquatic Club
Position Type: Head Coach
Organization Type: Club

Job Description:

The Dexter Community Aquatic Club (DCAC) is seeking an experienced leader that possesses the following attributes:

  • Commitment to upholding DCAC’s values as laid out in our mission statement
  • Possess all USA coach membership qualifications including completion of all required training
  • Investment in every child regardless of swim performance
  • Demonstrated ability to teach swim stroke technique and effectively coach swimmers with varying abilities ranging from beginner to advanced
  • Leadership / supervisory experience – preferably leading a staff of assistant coaches
  • Can work collaboratively with the Board of Directors on achieving strategic direction of the club including but not limited to meet hosting, stroke clinics, and learn-to-swim programs
  • Dedicated to continuing professional development of self and assistant coaches
  • Communicate positively and regularly with athletes and parents
  • Develop positive relationship with area clubs• Foster an environment of fun and team camaraderie
  • Knowledge of successful meet management and team administration including the use of current  technology to perform these functions
  • Strong commitment to community outreach, reinforced with exceptional written and verbal  communication skills
  • Have ability to attend all practices and meets and respond to flexible time demands

Other Duties

  • Recruit, train, develop, and regularly review performance of assistant coaching staff
  • Develop and oversee our Little Piranha’s learn-to-swim program
  • Plan practice and meet schedules and enter the team into swim meets and travel when needed
  • Participate in WISC (local conference) and represent DCAC on the WISC board
  • Perform and/or collaborate with the Board of Directors on administrative functions
  • Attend monthly board meetings and communicate regularly with Board of Directors
  • Assist Board of Directors in fundraising initiatives• Coordinate with Dexter Community Education and Dexter Community Schools to facilitate optimal  facilities schedules
  • Maintain proper certification as required by applicable regulations and ensure the same for staff
  • Maintain social media accountsIdeal Candidate will Possess
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 3 years of coaching competitive swimmers at all age group levels in a USA recognized club
  • USA Swim Club Head Coaching experience
  • A knack for marketing through social media and other means

How to Apply

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter – Including an explanation of your coaching philosophy
  • Two current professional references with contact information

Interested applicants should submit the following to:


Salary range: $45,000 – $50,000 (salary dependent upon qualifications and experience)

Other benefits:

  • Stipend to assist with health insurance costs
  • Opportunities for bonuses
  • Travel expense reimbursement
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Professional Development

About the Organization:

Who We Are

DCAC is a year-round USA swim club dedicated to the wellness of the whole child while enabling our swimmers  to achieve their goals at any level of competition whether it be at the local, regional, or national level. Our  membership includes swimmers from as young as 6 years old through high school and beyond. We take pride in  offering our members a fun and challenging environment while being a key contributor to a rich legacy of  swimming excellence in the Dexter Community.

Our Mission

DCAC is committed to developing emotionally and physically sound athletes. We strive to teach the value of  sportsmanship and teamwork through our practices and meets. Our coaches will work to instill self-confidence  in the children through a supportive environment and encourage self-motivation and personal achievement to  allow every swimmer to enjoy their swimming experience and achieve their own personal goals.

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