WA, POULSBO — Poulsbo Piranha Swim Team — Team Manager/Head Coach — Listed May 5, 2020

Team Manager/Head Coach
Poulsbo Piranha Swim Team
Listed May 5, 2020

Team Manager/Head Coach Job Announcement Overview Poulsbo Piranha Swim Team (PPST) is a year-round competitive club that operates at two pools serving the North and Central Kitsap communities. We have approximately 80 future Olympians ranging from age 7 to 18. We are a parent led 501(c) 3 non-profit organization that values competition, personal growth, and comradery. PPST is a Pacific Northwest Swimming and USA Swimming affiliate and has produced swimmers at high levels, including Junior and Senior National qualifiers.


The Team Manager/Head Coach is the Executive Employee/Team Manager of the club is expected to demonstrate leadership, encourage participation and the pursuit of excellence in all aspects of swimming and reports to a parent volunteer Board of Directors.  Examples of specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Acts as the Team Manager/Head Coach
    • Hires, directs, manages, and mentors the coaching staff
    • Provides coaching/staff oversight at both pool locations
    • Interfaces with the pool managers
    • Establishes and maintains practice and meet schedules on team website
    • Develop, communicate, and follows an annual plan for the team
    • Enforce team rules and policies as well as pool rules and regulations.
    • Assist and support all team-related activities, parties, fundraisers
    • Promotes a fun, competitive, team environment
    • Oversees the placement, training, and advancement of all swimmers
    • Ensures dryland training is conducted as part of team practices
    • Overseas team practices for all age groups, and primarily coaches the gold/senior group
  • Proactively communicates with the board of directors, coaching staff and membership
  • Maintains all required certifications


The successful candidate will have:

  • ASCA Level 3 or higher certification (required)
  • Ability to maintain all USA Swimming coach requirements (required)
  • Three or more years coaching experience with a competitive swim team (required)
  • Competitive swimming experience (required)
  • College Degree (preferred)
  • Experience with the Team Unify platform, Hy-Tek Software, Colorado Timing equipment, and is generally tech savvy (required)
  • Driver’s License and transportation (required)


Compensation is based on ASCA Level, degree(s) held, knowledge, and experience.  The Head Coach is a salaried position.  All PPST coaches receive reimbursement for appropriate meet expenses, professional certifications, and coaching memberships.  PPST also provides a training and education budget.

How to apply

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume with references detailing their suitability for this position to Kurt Waeschle, at swimwithppst.vp@gmail.com by June 15, 2020.  Intended start date is August 1, 2020.  For more information about our team and programs, please visit our website https://www.teamunify.com/team/pnspps/page/home



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