Current Vacancies

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

  • Metropolitan
  • St Hilda's Swim Club: Lead Development Coach

    The Lead Development Coach is responsible for the holistic development of all swimmers at St Hilda’s.  Its goal is to ensure that each swimmer within our community receives the attention, guidance, and support necessary for their growth and improvement.  They will support the development of the entire swimming community including all swimmers and coaches across the Swim School, the Swim Squads, the Masters’ Program and our IGSSA and JIGSSA swimmers.
    Reporting to the Pool Operations Manager, the Lead Development Coach provides the School with the leadership and expertise to enable development of all our swimming programs.  They will actively liaise with all stakeholders in the community and create a culture of constant evolution and excellence.
    If you are interested in joining our community, please submit your application as soon as possible.  The full position description is available to view on our website.
    The School may commence interviews with successful applicants during the advertising period.  Our St Hilda’s community is committed to providing a child-safe environment.  Accordingly, you will need to provide a current Working With Children’s Clearance and National Police Clearance.
    Applications close at 4pm Friday 25 August 2023
    Please combine your cover letter and current resume or curriculum vitae in one PDF document when applying.

    Please find below a link to our website where the position is already uploaded.

    Also uploaded on Seek

    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 contact Kirsty Read: 


    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:

    • Recognised swim coaching qualification
    • Working with Children Check

    For more information see>

    Applicants for the position should submit their resume to

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


    Special Olympics: Swim Coach

    Special Olympics Australia is always looking for coach/s to lead the delivery of our sporting programs for individuals with intellectual disabilities. The position’s objective is to facilitate fun, welcoming, and safe programs and events, that support ongoing skill development for athletes.
    Pay rate: $30 - $50 per hour

    To apply or for more details please contact Tara:

  • Regional
  • 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:

    Albany Swimming Club: Swim Coach

    Contact: Tom Wenbourne, President of ASC

    Employer: Albany Swimming Club

    Position Type: Casual

    Commencement: ASAP

    Closing Date: 30th September 2023

    Albany Swimming Club is a regional club. We have ongoing success of our athletes competing at Junior and Senior State level. Our club has been achieving significant growth and success in the pool with our junior swimmers recently and as a result, we are seeking a motivated, passionate swimming individual to assist in the development of our younger squad members.

    Coaching Program

    • Coaching of junior squads under direction of the Head Coach
    • Preparation of swimmers for the competitive environment
    • This will be undertaken in a manner that provides a fun, positive, and engaging environment for young swimmers beginning their journey into competitive swimming


    • Maintain daily attendance records, timesheet
    • Attend coach meetings as required


    • Effective communication with swimmers and parents and Head Coach


    • Engage in development opportunities as agreed with Head Coach

    Position Requirements

    • Registered member of Swimming Australia and Swim Coaches & Teachers Australia (ASCTA)
    • Swim Australia Foundation Coach (formerly Teacher of Competitive Swimming) qualification
    • Willing to become a Swimming WA member
    • Working with Children Check, CPR and First Aid qualification
    • Demonstrated technical knowledge about swimming and understanding of swimmer development - especially transition from youth to senior. •
    • To be self-motivated and work well within a team.
    • Sound organisation and time management skills, and commitment to the club.

    Please email your CV and a few paragraphs explaining why you are interested in this position to by 30th September 2023

  • Swimming WA Program Roles
  • SWA Regional Development Weekend Clinic Coaches

    Across the Long Course season Swimming WA are hosting multiple regional swim clinics. To be involved please see the details below, for any queries or questions please contact Jessica Hall (

    Applications for these roles are currently closed with further roles expected for publication in due course

    SWA 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 June 2023): 


    Detailed Roles and Responsibilities (current at June 2023):


    Applications for these roles are currently closed with further roles expected for publication in due course

  • 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.

    • 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

    Click here for more details and to apply.

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