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Swim Coach

  • Type:Seasonal
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$15.00 - $20.00
  • Posted Date:01/03/2019

Clayton Parks and Recreation is currently seeking a Swim Coaches for the coordination of the City of Clayton Summer Recreational Swim Team. Required time commitment is Monday – Thursday, June – mid July from 5:00pm-8:30pm. 

Job Duties

  • Oversees the development of seasonal plans for all squads of the swim team.
  • Plan and conduct daily swim practices for assigned groups.
  • Monitor the safety of swimmers during practice, swim meets, and other swim team functions.
  • Monitor assigned group entries and attendance. 
  • Coordinate and Supervise home swim meets.
  • Network with other coaches and abide by the coach’s code of ethics.
  • Attend swim meets as assigned by Aquatic Supervisor.
  • Attend clinics and other educational activities to keep credentials current.
  • Maintain open lines of communication open with parents; returning calls pertaining to swimmers within forty-eight hours; sending weekly update emails to parents.


  • High School Degree required.  Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation, Education, Coaching or a closely related field from an accredited institution is preferred.
  • Minimum of three years of experience in teaching swim lessons. Background in coaching swim team is preferred. 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.  


  • Knowledge of modern theories, principles and practices of coaching swimming to youth.
  • Knowledge of community relations and marketing techniques.
  • Ability to supervise part-time staff and youth participants.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.

Contact - Karen Herbig at 314-290-8572 or


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