Nampa, ID — Nampa Swim Team — Seeking Head Coach, Posted June 8th, 2021

Contact Email:
Application Process:

Qualified applicants should send an email to with the following:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. professional references
  4. Coaching availability and start date

Address of Job: 131 Constitution Way Nampa, ID 83686
Team Name: Nampa Swim Team
Position Type: Head Coach
Organization Type: Club

Job Description:

Nampa Swim Team (NST) is seeking an experienced, motivated individual for the position of Head Coach. This knowledgeable individual will be responsible for directing and overseeing all aspects of training and competition for a team of swimmers with a wide variety of backgrounds and ages. This individual must have the ability to communicate effectively and build relationships with staff, swimmers, volunteers, and program participant parents.

Nampa Swim Team has a rich 25-year history of supporting athletes in the sport of swimming in the Treasure Valley. Our team consists of swimmers from beginning level age group athletes to National Qualifiers and everything in between. Our alumni have gone on to swim and study at top ranked universities under all NCAA Divisions. Our team trains at one location in Nampa (Nampa Recreation Center). The pool has an indoor 25-yard, 8-lane pool. Nampa Idaho is located in the Treasure Valley 20 miles west of Boise Idaho, and part of the Snake River Swimming LSC, Nampa and the surrounding area is one of fastest growing areas in the country.

NST is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization under the direction of a parent volunteer board of directors elected annually by the membership.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Promote and encourage an educational, safe, and inviting experience for all participants in pursuit of growth and excellence
  • Develop and oversee training programs for all age groups
  • Plan team practice and year competition schedules, including team and coach travel, coach scheduling, meet entry assignments/administration
  • Supervise and collaborate with a dedicated coaching staff
  • Acts as the liaison between Nampa Swim Team, USA Swimming, Snake River Swimming, Swim Coaches and Parents
  • Ensure that all practices are conducted in a professional manner according to NST and USA Swimming Safe Sport requirements
  • Provide guidance and support to athletes during the college recruiting process
  • Maintain website with updated practice and meet schedule
  • Attend board meetings providing updates on staff and group progress

Essential Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Demonstrates exceptional organizational and leadership skills
  • Experience in developing swimmers from entry level age group swimmers to National Qualifiers
  • Excellent communicator (verbal and written)
  • Member in good standing with USA Swimming including being current on all background checks, certifications, and athlete protection training
  • Basic financial skill set (P&L statements, budget process)
  • Experience in mentoring/developing subordinate coaches
  • Preferred: Bachelor’s degree and ASCA Level 3 Certification
  • Demonstrated proficiency in handling conflict and collaboration up, down and across organizations
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, Team Unify and Hy-Tek software

Performance Standards:

  • Annual performance evaluation
  • Attainment of annual goals established between Board of Directors and Coach

Application Process:

Qualified applicants should send an email to with the following:

  1.  Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. professional references
  4. Coaching availability and start date

NST is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualifications/Experiences are considered without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, statues as a protected veteran or any other basis protected by applicable Federal, State or Local Law


Pay is commensurate upon experience. Bonus structure available based on team performance and annual performance review. Reimbursement for any fees needed for certification, professional growth and travel expenses for meet attendance.

About the Organization:

The mission of the Nampa Swim Team is to promote the sport of competitive swimming, and in doing so encourage the physical and mental development of young athletes and improve the health and welfare of the community. Additionally, we are committed to a safe and supportive environment for all of our athletes.

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