SD, Watertown — Watertown Area Swim Club — Head Swim Coach — Posted January 5, 2021

Job Title: Head Swim Coach
SD, Watertown
Watertown Area Swim Club
Listed January 5, 2021

Watertown Area Swim Club is looking to hire a Head Swim Coach for our club team.  Swimmers age 5 – 19 years of age. There are currently 200 swimmers on the team with a supportive community.  The town has the Prairie Lakes Wellness Center with an 8 lane pool and 3 lane warm-up/cool-down pool.  The team hosts 5 meets each year.  SD is an age-group only state, athletes swim year-round with the team, no high school swimming. Throughout Covid-19 – the facility worked with the team and we were only out of the water until June 1st.  The team is currently practicing at pre-Covid-19 levels.

Watertown is the 5th largest town in South Dakota – with approximately 22,000 people.  Northeastern SD is known for its lakes and great outdoors.

Position requires a motivated and enthusiastic coach with knowledge of competitive swimming.  The team also employs a Team Manager who manages administration of the team – including billing, collection, fundraising, etc.  An assistant coach oversees newer swimmers until they can swim all 4 strokes.


  • Swim coaching experience and current swim coach certification with USA Swimming.

Ideal Candidate possesses:

  • Proven success coaching all levels
  • Strong core values that include respect, trust, and integrity
  • Cooperative and respectful communication style with swimmers, parents, and co-workers
  • Personality that motivates swimmers
  • Knowledge of programs including Hy-Tek, Meet Manager, Team Unify, etc.
  • Bachelor’s degree

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Coach developed swim groups in practice
  • Coach all swimmers at meets
  • Maintain and pursue continuing education related to all athletes at his/her level about proper stroke technique.
  • Ensure proper communication with parents and swimmers


Salary will be commensurate with experience.   $40,000 – $55,000

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