Marlins Swim Team Head Coach Summer 2023

Status Full Time
Type Temporary
Hours Flexible and rotate through weekdays, weekends, evenings, and statutory holidays
Pay Salary Package

The NSWC Marlins Swim Club is currently accepting applications for the Head Coach position for the 2023 summer swim season.

The NSWC Marlins Swim Club is a non-profit, summer swim team that is located at a private club in North Vancouver. We operate our competitive season May through August as part of the BCSSA and have a long history of consistently producing provincial medalists and recordholders.

Our training facility is an outdoor 25-meter, 6 lane pool. The team contains developing and seasoned swimmers that range in age from 5-18 years old. The Marlins are supported by many volunteers that include swimmers, as well as dedicated parents and an executive committee.

We are looking for an individual with a personal passion for the sport of swimming who will combine enthusiasm and respect for the coaches and swimmers to foster a fun and competitive team environment.


General Job Description

  • Responsible for the overall program and reports directly to the executive committee
  • Responsible for planning, organizing, and executing a summer swimming program for the team including dryland, practices and meets, swimmer attendance, team and swimmer goal setting, supervising internal meets and Hell Week activities,
  • Supervise and mentor the other coaches including scheduling, goal setting, coach development,
  • Design and execute the building of a strong team community within the swim club, while working in conjunction with the executive committee
  • Foster a fun, competitive environment for swimmers of different abilities and commitment levels
  • Confirm, oversee and enter meet entries (including relays) using the Hy-Tek/Active Network

This position requires pre-planning work in advance of the season, and a commitment to attend all practices and swim meets for the full summer season (start of May to the end of August 2023)


  • Previous experience working as a swim coach in a competitive environment and experience as a competitive swimmer
  • Attainment of Level 1 NCCP coaching certification (or are working towards it) and NLS certification
  • Strong leadership skills combined with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You will be able to openly communicate with the executive committee, other coaching staff and respond to concerns or questions from parents/swimmers.
  • A current criminal record check must be provided prior to commencing employment


We offer a competitive salary package based on qualifications and previous coaching experience. As an employee of the Marlins Swim Club, you will be entitled to certain private club perks that are unique to working in this environment (i.e. free/discounted meals, use of facility, ability to register for programs, etc.)

Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter by email to the NSWC Marlins Coaching Committee via:

Application deadline: February 10, 2023


To apply for any of these positions, please email your resume and cover letter to each department head listed on the job description.