Current Vacancies

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

Vacant Coach Positions

  • Metropolitan
  • 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.

    Hours: 15 hours per week plus targeted meets

    Please contact the Club President Mark Lewis at president.llsc@hotmail.com to apply or find out more.


    UWA West Coast Swimming Club: Pathway Coach

    UWA West Coast Swimming Club is one of the largest swimming clubs in Perth Metro, Western Australia. We are proud to offer a complete pathway program, from entry level to State qualifying Junior swimmers, through to Age and Open State, and National qualifying Senior athletes.

    We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Swimming Pathway Coach to join our Club Coaching team and support our Head Coach. The ideal candidate will have a passion for developing swimmers with experience coaching Junior State qualifying, Age State qualifying and experience and/or aspirations in developing Age National qualifying athletes.

    Click here for more information.


    Kwinana Swimming Club: Assistant Coach

    Kwinana Swimming Club is a well-established competitive swim club that is achieving significant success in the pool with all our swimmers. We are seeking a motivated and passionate coach to assist in the development of our junior squad members.

    The Assistant coach would be required to:

    • Plan and deliver training programmes (with guidance and support from the Head Coach) to our Junior Squads that challenge swimmers in a fun learning environment incorporating correct technique on all strokes and skills.
    • Participate in club events such as Club Meets, Interclub Meets, Premierships etc
    • Communicate in a positive and supportive manner to swimmers and parents.
    • Hold a current Working with Children Check, CPR, First Aid and National Police clearance certificates.
    • Hold a current Australian Coaching Accreditation. Development Coach preferred or in a position to attend the next Development Coaches Course. (Full training and support will be provided by the Head Coach)

    Location: Kwinana Recquatic Centre, Cnr Robbos Way and Skerne St, Kwinana
    Salary: As per the Fitness Industry Award (MA000094)
    Hours: 7.5+ hrs per week plus additional coach coverage of other squads as required.

    To apply: Please send your current resume, covering letter and current qualifications to;
    Dan Hilario (President)
    Email: president.kwinanaswimmingclub@gmail.com
    Telephone: 0493 033 434


    Newman Churchlands Swimming Club: Assistant/Development Coach

    Newman Churchlands Swimming Club (NCSC) is a community-based, SWA affiliated swimming club offering year-round squad training and seasonal swimming lessons for swimmers of all levels, from fitness through to competition level. Our members enjoy access to the 50m heated outdoor pool at Newman College, Churchlands.

    NCSC is seeking a motivated and passionate Assistant/Development Coach to join our coaching team, specifically an all-rounder who can prepare and develop Juniors, deliver fitness programs and focussed competitive training for our youth squads.

    Working with the Lead Coach, you will be responsible for creating a supportive culture of swimming excellence through implementation of a high-quality swimming program to suit a range of ages and abilities.

    The successful applicant must be available to coach morning and afternoon sessions outside of school hours Monday to Saturday, along with attendance at nominated swimming competitions as required (mainly weekends).

    The Assistant Coach would be required to:

    • Provide technical skill development across multiple ability levels.
    • Recognise and nurture the varying degrees of talent.
    • Inspire and guide our swimmers to achieve their personal bests in and out of the pool.
    • Proven ability to motivate and build strong rapport with teenagers and younger swimmers in order to enhance their competition skills, fitness and overall wellbeing.
    • A commitment to providing a high level of customer service and communication skills.
    • Welldeveloped interpersonal skills and the ability to build effective relationships.
    • Participate in club events such as Club Meets, Interclub meets, Club Premierships etc.

    The Assistant Coach accreditation:

    • Hold a current Australian Coaching Accreditation. Development Coach preferred or in a position to attend the Development Coaches Course (full training and support to be provided by the Lead Coach).
    • Hold a current Working with Children check, CPR/First Aid certificates.

    Location:  Newman College pool, Empire Avenue, Churchlands

    Salary:  as per the Fitness Industry Award (MA000094). Competitive rates can be negotiated based on qualifications and experience.

    Hours:  5+ hours per week plus additional hours during the summer season.

    All enquiries and applications should be directed to the Club President, Michelle Afflick, at president.nchswimming@gmail.com, or phone 0419 851 670.

    Applications close 27 April 2024.


    South Lake Dolphins Swimming Club: Squad Swimming Coach

    Established in 1992, SLD is a year-round swimming club located in the City of Cockburn. A club that recognises goals and ambitions of individual athletes and provides support to achieve them in a safe and welcoming environment. A club that embraces diversity, inclusion, and growth, enhancing the experience of members through innovative coaching and training methods.

    This position offers the right candidate an opportunity to join one of Western Australia’s premier division A swimming clubs, who is proud of its reputation as a family-oriented club that values inclusiveness, teamwork, respect, confidence-building and enjoyment of sport.

    Location: Cockburn Central, Perth WA

    Key responsibilities:

    • Work closely with the Head coach, committee, and other coaching staff across all squads.
    • Deliver and guide junior squads through regular training sessions.
    • Assist with the development of training programs.
    • Attending and encouraging swimmers at all targeted swimming meets. 
    • Provide supportive feedback to swimmers, including stroke, dive and turn techniques during training sessions and competitions, to help them achieve their full potential.
    • Improve confidence and skills of swimmers. 
    • Monitor and evaluate the progress of swimmers, in line with training plans and squad’s requirements.

    Required Qualifications:

    • SCTA Competitive strokes
    • Swimming Australia Development coach (or working towards)
    • Willing to undergo a National Police Clearance check
    • Working with children check

    Email:         president@sld.org.au

    Click here for more information.


    Breakers Swim Club: Development Accredited Casual Swim Coach

    Breakers WA Swim Club is a vibrant and community-focused swim club located at Craigie Leisure Centre, WA. We are committed to providing a supportive environment where swimmers of all levels can achieve their full potential. Our club boasts a strong reputation for excellence in coaching, athlete development, and fostering a love for the sport of swimming.

    We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Development Accredited Swim Coach to join our coaching team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work alongside our Gold Squad coach and play a key role in providing development opportunities across our swim pathway.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Assist the Gold Squad coach with daily training sessions.
    • Lead coaching sessions for development squads.
    • Develop and implement training programs to support athlete development.
    • Provide feedback and guidance to swimmers to help them achieve their goals.
    • Attend weekend swim competitions and club events.
    • Ensure a safe and inclusive training environment for all swimmers.
    • Collaborate with other coaches to deliver a cohesive coaching program.

    Requirements:

    • Swimming Australia Development Accredited Coach qualification - or working towards
    • Current First Aid certification.
    • Tertiary learning in health and fitness is preferred.
    • Experience in coaching swimming squads is desirable but not essential.
    • Availability for morning and afternoon training sessions, as well as Saturday morning training and weekend swim comps/club events.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

    Position Details:

    • Casual role, approximately 16 hours per week.
    • Start date: June 2024.
    • Location: Breakers WA Swim Club, Craigie Leisure Centre.

    How to Apply: If you are passionate about coaching and developing young swimmers, we want to hear from you! Please send your CV, cover letter, and all relevant qualifications to Harry Clark, Director of Swimming, at directorofswimming@breakerswaswimclub.org

    Application Deadline: Sunday 20th of May - 5pm

  • 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:


    Margaret River Aquatic Club: Coach

    Swimming WA is on the hunt for a dedicated individual to kickstart the Margaret River Aquatic Club after the renovation of the Margaret River Recreation Centre pool.

    Position: This is a paid coaching position requiring a current Working with Children Check.

    Qualifications: We value accreditation, but we're also open to supporting the right candidate in obtaining necessary qualifications. Must have Working With Children Check.

    Hours: Approx. 15 hours a week (early mornings, afternoons)

    Get in touch to discuss your availability and interest in joining our team. Feel free to share this opportunity with others who might be interested in growing swimming in Margaret River!

    To apply: email development@wa.swimming.org.au

  • Swimming WA Program Roles
  • 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 (last updated May 2024):

    Detailed Roles and Responsibilities (last updated October 2023):

    PP Tours Camps_Roles and Responsibilities_Staff_FINALV2.pdf

    Available Roles:

    Application form for both roles available here

    WA Flippers Camp

    Swimming WA supports a skill development focused training camp for athletes within the WA Flippers Squad and WA Target Flippers Squad. The performance components of the camp are delivered by the Swimming Australia/WAIS WA Performance Hub with apprentice coaches supporting the delivery of the camp and aiding squad management throughout the week.

    Camp Dates (inclusive): Monday July 8 (midday) - Friday July 12 (PM)

    Roles available:

    Apprentice Coach x2

    Closing Date: 9.00am WST Wednesday June 19. Late applications may not be accepted.

    Please note apprentice coach positions will not be remunerated as per the selection criteria and process document.

    WA Flippers Squad Tour - New Zealand Tri-Series

    Swimming WA support a team competing at the New Zealand Tri-Series competition against teams from New Zealand and Victoria. This meet is a short-course meet with key focus areas of skill development/execution and racing.

    Travel Dates (inclusive): Saturday September 30 (PM) - Sunday October 6 (night)

    Travel Location: Hamilton, NZ

    Roles available:

    Lead Coach x1

    Assistant Coach x2

    Apprentice Coach x1

    Closing Date: 9.00am WST Monday June 24. Late applications may not be accepted.

    Please note apprentice coach positions will not be remunerated as per the selection criteria and process document.

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