Golden West Swim Club Head Coach/CEO


Golden West Swim Club (GWSC) is seeking an experienced, full-time Head Coach/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with excellent leadership, communication, and team building skills and technical expertise. The Head Coach will manage the operation of the team and will be supported by a staff of assistant coaches, as well as a volunteer board of directors and the parent support group. 

The Golden West Swim Club is located in Huntington Beach, California.  The team’s 350+ swimmers range in ability from novice to Olympic Trial qualifiers. We also offer well-established Masters and pre-competitive feeder programs. GWSC has use of two 50 meter pools, and access to a weight room for our senior/national swimmers (must coordinate pool usage with Golden West College and Ocean View High School).  Please visit our website at

Primary Responsibilities:
-Manage all aspects of the team: Pre-competitive, Age Group, Senior/National and Masters programs.
-Manage all coaching staff. 
-Manage coaching staff payroll budget within constraints. 
-Coach and mentor the Senior and National group swimmers. 
-Provide college preparation guidance for high school swimmers seeking college swimming opportunities. 
-Establish the annual training plan and swim meet schedule. 
-Develop and coordinate annual and seasonal plans inclusive of swim meets, team building activities, parent communication, and milestones for each group.
-Develop and maintain age-appropriate dry land programs.
-Attend swim meets that include the participation of swimmers that you coach.
-Attend and participate in Board meetings.
-Maintain positive relationships and communication with pool management at both locations. 
-Maintain open communication with all members and resolve conflicts as needed.
-Manage meet information, meet entries, meet results, meet publicity, and team travel.
-Embrace our unique culture that values high school swimming, college swimming and the Junior Life Guard programs.  

-Must be a US citizen or currently eligible to work in the US, and must be in good standing with all USA -Swimming safety and background check requirements.
-Demonstrated club coaching experience as Associate Head Coach or above with strong management, administration and technical expertise. 
-Strong knowledge/understanding of the college recruiting process.
-Experience coaching swimmers at the Senior and National level.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Application Requirements:
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, coaching philosophy statement, resume, and contact information for 3 professional references by email to: