Swim Team Coach

Upper Main Line YMCA, 1416 Berwyn Paoli Rd, Berwyn, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #3483
Friday, June 14, 2024

Named a 2024 Top Workplace in the Philadelphia Inquirer, we are a diverse community joined together by a shared commitment to nurture the potential of kids, promote healthy living and foster social responsibility.

With more than 60,000 members across Chester County, our programs and facilities are always based on the unique needs and interests of the communities we serve. In addition, our volunteers, staff, members and donors are all united by a deep commitment to continually strengthen Chester County.

Job Title: Swim Coach 

Branch: Upper Main Line YMCA

Pay Class: Full Time/Exempt 

Shifts/Availability: Varies
Starting Pay Rate: $45,000 - $47,500 


About the YMCA of Greater Brandywine: Named a 2024 Top Workplace by the Philadelphia Inquirer, the YMCA of Greater Brandywine (YGBW), an association of nine YMCAs serving Chester County, is a non-profit organization committed to nurturing the potential of every child, promoting healthy living and fostering social responsibility through life-changing programs for all.   


 Position Purpose:  The Upper Main Line YMCA is looking for an experienced Swim Coach to deliver a high quality, safe and competitive swim team program for all swimming levels. 




  • Provide leadership for Swim Team program, activities, practices and swim meets as assigned by the Associate Head Swim Coach 
  • Deliver and instruct practices and team activities as per the swim team goals 
  • Assist in recruitment and retention of program participants 
  • Lead specialty clinics and practices as necessary including the Summer Team (Pups)
  • Organize and manage swimmers at swim meets 
  • Actively promote YMCA Character Development and Core Values 
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisor  




  • Competitive swimming experience for a minimum of 4-6 years required 
  • College degree preferred, high school diploma required 
  • Must have at least 3 years of coaching experience with swimmers of all ages 
  • Any additional certifications that are required by the YMCA and/or USA Swimming required 
  • Ability to demonstrate all strokes 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 




  • Making a difference in a person’s life every day 
  • Fun, fast-paced work environment 
  • Working for a diverse and inclusive community-based non-profit
  • A comprehensive benefits package that includes medical and dental insurance along with a 12% employer contribution to the retirement savings plan (after 2 years of service and must be at least 21 years of age)
  • Opportunities for training and advancement
  • Flexible hours, paid time off and holidays
  • Free Family membership(all family members must live in the same household)
  • Referral bonuses
  • Tuition Reimbursement
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY - The YMCA of the Greater Brandywine considers candidates for all positions on the basis of qualifications and without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, genetic information, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran or other protected classification and in accordance with applicable federal, state & local laws.

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