Regional Head Swim Team Coach

Towson, MD, USA Req #1568
Thursday, October 12, 2023

Overwhelmingly, people who decide they want to be a part of the Y in Central Maryland tell us they do so because it reflects their values and a conscious decision, they’ve made about how they choose to live their lives. The happiest and most fulfilled Y associates are those who are motivated to help others and who want to be a part of something larger than themselves.   If this speaks to your heart, then we invite you to join our team. Be a part of a charitable, mission-driven organization that works for individual and community well-being for all, for a better us.

How this role contributes to the Y’s mission:

As a Y Head Swim Team Coach, you will assist with and supervise teaching, administration, and deck coaching for the competitive swimming program. You will lead Swim Team Coaches to train and supervise swimmers using a competitive philosophy. You will be responsible for ensuring that Swim Team Coaches conduct safe, effective team practices and swim meet warm-up sessions. You will be supported in your work as a part of the leading mission-driven organization for strengthening community, and the area’s largest provider of swim lessons. You will be a positive role model for youth members at the Y. As a Y Head Swim Team Coach, you’ll contribute to the Y and to the community by enhancing the well-being and safety of all.


This work is right for you if you have:

  • A love of swimming and of helping youth and adults learn
  • At least 3 years of prior experience in competitive swimming
  • The ability to clearly communicate and effectively listen to children, parents/guardians, members, and other Y associates
  • A willingness to obtain the Y Lifeguard or Coach’s Safety training, CPR for the Professional Rescuer and Basic First Aid certifications
  • Some formal education in Health, Physical Education or Recreation
  • An active coach membership through USA Swimming
The Y in Central Maryland provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment. Moreover, the Y is firmly committed to celebrating and achieving diversity and inclusion in all we do. We strive to be an anti-racist organization and expect all associates to treat others with respect, kindness and dignity, at all times. Thank you for considering working for the Y in Central Maryland. If being a part of our cause feels right for you, we hope you will join us.

Other details

  • Job Family Swim/Aquatics
  • Pay Type Hourly