Brighton Area Schools Head Swimming Coach

Brighton Area Schools (B.A.S.) is initiating a district managed community based youth swim program beginning in the fall of 2017 at its newly built 12 lane aquatics center. B.A.S. is currently accepting resumes for the Head Coaching position for this program. The head coach in conjunction with the aquatics director will have the resources and opportunity to build a first class swim program from the entry level up through high school. The districts goals in starting this program are to provide top quality instruction at all levels of its aquatics programming in a structure that provides symmetry between youth levels and school programs in a manner that delivers students with a meaningful and positive experience throughout their tenure in swimming.

B.A.S. has an average enrollment of 6,000 + students, K-12, and is a district that is committed to excellence in all that it offers the community. The B.A.S. commitment and results are proven and continued to be enhanced academically, culturally, in co-curricular programs, in extra-curricular offerings and in its Division 1, Class A statewide recognized athletics department.  The district is located between the metropolitan areas of Detroit and Lansing. Thirty minutes to the south lies the city of Ann Arbor. Due to its location and the convenience of two major expressways, Brighton has become a “bedroom community” of all of these major metropolitan areas. The county is the fastest growing county per capita and economically in the state of Michigan.

Posting Window: July 12th – July 28th or until filled.

Term: 9/12 month position includes weekend responsibilities, exact schedule TBD by the needs of the program.

Salary: Negotiable within a range of $18.00 - $26.00 an hour based on experience.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Coaching staff of 3-6, as determined by participation numbers.

Requirements: Required; proven successful coaching experience at the club or at the high school level or above. Competitive swimming experience at the collegiate level. Experience coaching in the USA Swimming format required and either must be a currently registered and certified USA Swimming Coach. Must have current lifeguard, first aid, and CPR certifications and or the ability to secure within an agreed upon time frame. Preferred; proven head coach experience at the club or high school level or above. Documented experiences in the following program management areas: meet managing, Meet Manager, Colorado Timing, Team Unify, current relevant technical skills (word, excel, power point, team communication mechanisms). Strong public communication and interpersonal dialogue abilities required. Other relevant experiences that B.A.S. may determine that meet the positions needs.

Reports to: B.A.S. Director of Aquatics

Candidate Submission Process & Complete Job Description apply on-line at:

or by emailing Mr. Jason Black, B.A.S. Aquatics Director at: