Head Site and Age-Group Swim Team Coach

heBoise Y Swim Teamis a year-round competitive swimming program for young men and women six years of age and older.


West Family YMCA and Boise City Aquatic Center


Boise, ID 83713-1556

Job Description

Head Site and Age-Group Swim Team Coach

TheBoise Y Swim Teamis a year-round competitive swimming program for young men and women six years of age and older. The team consists of 300 athletes, staffs 9 coaches, and operates in three facilities across the Treasure Valley. The Boise Y completes within both YMCA and USA Swimming organizations, developing athletes that participate at all levels including practice-only swimmers, local and regional competitors, and YMCA National, USA Swimming Junior and Senior National, and Olympic Trial qualifiers.

Working at the Y:
This is a full time position. Schedule will vary based on practice and meet schedules. Weekends and evenings are expected.

The Treasure Valley Family YMCA provides a progressive work environment with great benefits, including a 10% employer-funded retirement plan after two years of service with immediate vesting, ability to make additional contributions to retirement benefits through 403(b) savings plan, high quality and affordable healthcare benefits including dental and life insurance (50-75% employer-paid for family), free use of YMCA.

At the Y, our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. It’s who we are, who we aspire to be and how we show up every day. We arecause-driven. We don’t just show up, we show up with purpose. We arewelcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We aregenuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We arehopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We arenurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We aredetermined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

Join us and help transform lives.


Three years’ competitive swim coaching experience; ASCA level 3-4 or equivalent; current USA Swim and YMCA Coaching certifications or ability to obtain within 60 days; ability to meet YMCA transportation guidelines; ability to travel up to 30% of the time, including regular overnight travel; ability to effectively communicate with participants and volunteers. Excellent human relation skills and an ability to maintain positive communication with staff and members; ability to address and make solid decisions in emergency situations; excellent verbal and written communication skills including telephone etiquette and computer use; prior experience of successful supervision of staff and volunteers preferred

Must be able to stand at walk while maintaining alertness; must be able to hear and recognize noises and distress signals;must be able toe frequently bend, lean, and kneel; must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds; must be able to work in loud, humid environments.

Essential Functions

TheHead Site and Age-Group Coachis responsible for managing the Boise Y Swim Team at an assigned site and serving as Head Age-Group Coach for the overall program. This position will oversee safety, volunteer and staff development, team member development, seasonal planning, daily workouts, and goal setting.

How to Apply

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