Contact Swimming WA to advertise your coaching position here. All advertisements are free of charge for Swimming WA affiliated clubs.
For more vacancies please visit the Swim Teachers and Coaches Association website.
Vacant Coach Positions
- Recognised swim coaching qualification
- Working with Children Check
- Plan and deliver training programmes that challenge swimmers in a fun environment including correct technical strokes.
- Communicate in a positive and supportive manner to swimmers.
- Work effectively with the Pinjarra Club committee.
- Determine, prepare for and attend target meets during the swimming season including country pennants.
- Hold a current Working with children Check-CPR, First Aid-National Police clearance- be a registered member of ASCTA and be willing to become a Swimming WA Member, and have up to date coaching accreditation Development Level or Above.
- Club President: Colette Shaw: Colette.firstname.lastname@example.org or
- Club Vice President: Barbra Gray Barbra.email@example.com
- Assisting the Head Coach
- Overseeing, coaching and development of both the Junior and Senior Squad’s program
- Identify and develop individual swimmer's short-term and long-term goals
- Effectively communicating as necessary with swimmers, parents, and other coaches
- Promotion and growth of the club and swim team program
- Teacher of Competitive Swimming (SAT-CS) minimum
- Development Coach Accreditation is desirable
- First Aid Certificate, desirable or willing to attain (HLTAID011)
- Valid Working with Children Check
- Swimming WA Program Roles
Coordination of warm-up times/athletes each session.
Collaboration with home coaches.
Involvement in team selection and relay selections.
Athlete supervision (on pool deck and during the team excursion).
Flights and accommodation paid for.
Uniform provided by SSWA.
- Rare opportunity to join a national RTO for teaching swimming and water safety
- Part-time (25hrs) permanent position with loads of flexibility
- Hybrid work option
- Passionate staff group that cares about our industry and each other
- Strong administration and relationship focus
Superfins Swimming Club: Head Coach
Superfins Swimming Club is a is a long-established and well respected swimming club for children and adults living with a disability. Applications are invited for the position of Head Coach to oversee their squads program. Employment will be on a casual basis.
Experience in working with people with disabilities is desirable but not essential. The following qualifications and certifications are required:
For more information, click here.
Applicants for the position should submit their resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about the position contact Steve Munks, Vice-Chairperson of Superfins, on 0401 137 356.
Lesmurdie Legends Swimming Club: Head Coach
Lesmurdie Legends Swimming Club swims out of St Brigid’s College Lesmurdie and comprises a 25m indoor pool with an adjoining gym.
We currently have 4 levels of squad and run sessions 5 afternoons and 1 morning per week.
We are looking for a person who is passionate about swimming and supporting our swimmers to be the best they can be. This includes being able to identify and foster talent, supporting our swimmers through the physical and emotional journey that swimming can be. Having the demonstrated ability to take them to State level and beyond. The Head Coach must also oversee the full range of the club, ensuring our Junior Swimmers are being engaged and brought through the program with the required skills and our less competitive members still have a place and remain engaged with the club culture. We are looking for someone to join and lead the Lesmurdie Legends Family.
Our Head Coach role would be responsible for the development and the delivery of the swimming program for the squads. Leading and working collaboratively, with our other coaches in order to promote and develop the club, with the help and support of the club committee.
Delivery of a structured program to meet the goals of the swimmers and the team.
Provide individual feedback to swimmers on stroke correction and development.
Communicate effectively with swimmers, parents and other stakeholders.
Promote a positive and safe work environment.
Assist in the promotion and growth of the club and the squad program
Qualifications including Teacher of Competitive Swimming (SAT-CS) or higher and a valid Working With Children Check are required.
15 hours per week plus targeted meets
Please contact the Club President (Mark Lewis) email@example.com to apply or find out more.
Pinjarra Swimming Club: Head Coach
The Pinjarra Swim Club is seeking a Coach for the 2022-23 season and beyond.
Our swimming club is a small regional club with school aged swimmers, fitness swimmers, State Junior -Senior swimmers and we currently have two National swimmers who we would love to retain and keep them competing at this level.
We are starting a Dolphin (mini squad) program to encourage more swimmers from our centres swim school program to transition to club swimming.
PSC fosters the enjoyment of swimming and competes at meets in both short course and long course at the highest levels.
The coach would be required to:
Working hours are currently totalling 16hrs per week, these hours will increase as our numbers grow again going forward.
This is a PAID position, and remuneration will be discussed with the right candidate.
For any enquiries/applications please contact:
Mandurah Swimming Club: Swimming Coach
The Mandurah Swimming Club is a well-established competitive swim club that is currently achieving significant growth and success in the pool with our junior and senior swimmers. As a result, we are seeking a motivated and passionate individual to assist in the development of our squad members.
The Swimming Coach will assist the Head Coach in the development and progression of our successful squad program. This will include delivering training plans that provide progression for our junior members through to our Senior Squad. The position will include early mornings and may also include weekends.
Location: Mandurah Aquatic & Recreation Centre (MARC), Mandurah, WA.
Salary Range: A competitive salary will be negotiated based on qualifications and experience.
Hours: 6 per week – with the option for additional hours if required.
All enquiries and applications should be directed to the Club President, Cadell Buss.
Mobile: 0439 919 364
Swimming WA Participation and Development
Affiliated Swimming WA Regional clubs reach out from time to time to connect with a metro Coach who would be interested in travelling to host a Swim Clinic or Stroke Development Session, a great opportunity for athletes and local Teachers/Coaches to upskill. If you would like to be considered for opportunities please email Jess - firstname.lastname@example.org.
School Sport WA Team
- Lead Coach
Swimming WA, in partnership with School Sport WA (SSWA) are seeking to engage the assistance of an accredited Swimming Australia coach to lead the SSWA team during the School Sport Australia Championships hosted in Queensland.
Travel Dates: July 23 to August 4 2024
This Coach must be available for the duration of the event plus some planning meetings prior to the trip, (dates/times TBA). This is a great opportunity for a Coach to upskill and gain further experience in leading a team of up to 100 athletes interstate.
Applications close March 17th 2024 at 11pm.
Swimming WA Performance Pathway Program
A key deliverable of the program is the provision of competition opportunities, supplementing learnings from the athletes' training environment.
Coaches are a fundamental delivery partner of the Performance Pathway Program and provide assistance to touring Performance Pathway Program teams.
Selection Criteria and Process (current at October 2023):
Detailed Roles and Responsibilities (current at October 2023):
WA Performance Pathway Team (WA Relay)
- Lead Coach
Note that this role is a voluntary position (not remunerated) and Swimming WA will cover the cost of your accreditation ONLY.
Closing Date for applications is strictly 5pm March 15th 2024
AUSTSWIM: State Training Administrator
You will play a key role in one of Australia’s most respected swimming and water safety teacher training organisations. Whilst not delivering the training, you will organise the swim teacher training courses in WA – the course frequency, the schedule, the aquatic venues and the Trainers for each course. Administration is 90% of your role and you will love building relationships with your local Trainers and swim centres.