Current Vacancies

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For more vacancies please visit the Australian Swim Teachers and Coaches Association website.

Vacant Coach Positions

  • Metropolitan
  • Arena Swimming Club: Junior Coach

    Arena Swim Club is one of the strongest and most competitive Clubs in Western Australia with 
    competitive club members from Junior squads through to Elite level.
    Arena Swim Club training program is supported by a team of highly dedicated coaches overseen by the Head Coach.

    We currently have an exciting opportunity for a junior coach to join this professional and passionate team.

    The role will require planning and implementation of coaching programs to suit a range of junior 
    ages and abilities whilst aligning with the squad pathway. Coaches are required to embrace Arena Swim Clubs mission statement and values. The squad timetable requires coaching for a combination of mornings and evenings along with attendance at nominated swimming competitions (mainly weekends). 

    Find out more:


    Belmont Oasis Swimming Club: Lead Coach

    The Lead Belmont Oasis Swimming Coach role is responsible for the delivery of the Stroke Development, Juniors and Junior Swim Fit squad programs to increase participation in swimming. Key duties: 

    • To instruct Swimming WA swimming squads to students at Belmont Oasis in accordance with Swimming WA Squads program objectives and level entry criteria;
    • Provide structured squad daily plans to all Swimming WA squad programs sessions to ensure program consistency;
    • Provide macrocycles, mesocycles and micro cycles for Stroke Development, Junior and Junior Swim Fit sessions and program objectives;
    • Deliver daily primary Stroke Development, Junior and Junior Swim Fit sessions to squad members
    • Lead assisting swimming coaches or instructors;
    • Strong water safety knowledge;
    • Able to work and communicate with swimmers and their parents effectively;
    • Attention to detail and correcting strokes;
    • Able to work collaboratively with other Lead and program coaches to achieve program objectives and swimmer goals;
    • Mentor and assist in train less experienced coaches to further their coaching knowledge and skills;
    • Ability to create a fun and safe working environment;
    • Set up and pack down of daily swimming squads, including bulkheads / lane dividers as required;
    • Maintenance and equipment checks;
    • Ongoing assessments of swimmers and their capability levels in the water.

    For more details please see: Seek 


    Breakers Swim Club: Age Swim Coach

    Providing strong support to the club Director of Swimming, leadership to the swimming squads and coaching service to achieve the best possible result for the local club community, West Australian State, Australian National and International level. Targeting to build strong pathways for all swimmers and coaches.

    Providing strong support to the club Director of Swimming, leadership to the swimming squads and coaching service to achieve the best possible result for the local club community, West Australian State, Australian National and International level. Targeting to build strong pathways for all swimmers and coaches.

    For more information on this part time role, please see: Sportspeople

    Applications close: 21st January 2023


    South Lake Dolphins: Head Coach

    The Head Coach reports directly to the Committee and is responsible for coordinating and delivering the overall swimming program of SLD.  This includes the primary coaching role for the senior competition squads, preparing SLD swimmers to compete and be competitive and successful at State and National level competitions.  The Head Coach will be responsible for the management and development of the other coaches and work collaboratively with them in the planning and delivery of the programs for the SLD athlete pathway.

    This is a permanent full time position with salary depending on qualifications and experience. The successful applicant must be available to coach morning and afternoon sessions Monday to Friday and morning sessions on Saturday with attendance at meets on the weekend as required.

    It is expected that the successful applicant will undertake ongoing professional development of their coaching skills.

    For more information see: Seek


    Superfins Swimming Club

    Superfins is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated swimming coach for its Stroke Development Squad program.

    Superfins is a long-established swimming club for children and adults living with a disability. The club operates a variety of swimming squad programs at HBF Stadium in Mount Claremont with a total squad membership of over 80 swimmers. Superfins is affiliated with Swimming WA, Masters Swimming WA and the WA Disabled Sports Association.

    The Stroke Development Squad trains three times per week; Tuesday 6.15pm - 7.30pm, Thursday 6.15pm - 7.30pm, Saturday 9.30am - 12 noon

    The position reports directly to the Head Coach and remuneration is $40 per hour, reviewed annually.

    The Stroke Development squad program at Superfins aims to develop swimmers' technique across all four competitive strokes and teach swim squad training principles and lane etiquette. Coaches will also need to develop swimmers' racing skills (starts, turns, finishes etc) and introduce some swimmer to competition.

    The duties and responsibilities of the successful applicant will include:

    • delivery of swim training programs to swimmers,
    • liaise with other coaches in developing swim training programs
    • liaise with parents/carers of squad members
    • attendance at pool and open water swim meets when required
    • attendance at overnight weekend open water swim camps (Rottnest and Busselton)
    • maintain a high level of professionalism at all times, demonstrating good communication and organisational skills.

    Experience in working with people with disabilities is desirable but not essential. The following qualifications and certifications are required:

    • accredited Development coach or at a minimum working towards this accreditation.
    • current Working with Children Check

    Applicants for the position should submit their resume to

    For more information about the position see> or contact Steve Munks, Vice-Chairperson of Superfins, on 0401 137 356.

  • Regional
  • Albany Swimming Club: Coach/Teacher

    Albany Swimming Club is seeking coaches or teachers interested in joining the current coaching team.

    Working with and alongside our existing coaching staff, the right applicant will have keen interest in swimming, seeing kids do well in the pool and achieving their best. 

    Times, days and accreditation level are flexible and can be worked around the right person. 

    Contact the Michael, the club president for more information: 


    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:

    • 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.

    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:

    • Club President: Colette Shaw: or
    • Club Vice President: Barbra Gray


    Mandurah Swimming Club: Assistant Coach/Teacher 

    The Mandurah Swimming Club is currently achieving significant growth and success in the pool with our junior swimmers. As a result we are seeking a motivated, passionate swimming individual to assist in the development of our younger squad members.

    The Assistant Coach will be employed to assist the Head Coach in the development and progression of our successful Junior Squad program, including being responsible for delivering training plans that provide progression for swimmers through to our Senior Squad. The position will include early mornings, evenings and weekend work and attendance at swimming competitions. 

    The key duties and responsibilities will include:
    •    Assisting the Head Coach
    •    Overseeing, coaching and development of the Junior Squad’s program
    •    Identify and develop individual swimmers 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
    •    First Aid Certificate, desirable or willing to attain (HLTAID011)
    •    Valid Working with Children Check

    For all enquires please contact:


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