Head Swimming Coach Bilston Club

Posted on June 07, 2018

Head Swimming Coach Bilston Swimming Club ASA Level 3 (Level 2 training for Level 3)


Bilston Swimming Club (based at Bilston, WV14 0E) coach to lead our successful and dedicated coaching team and continue the success and growth we have seen we have seen in recent years.


The Club

We are friendly and motivated club of 300 plus swimmers across our very successful swim school, junior development and junior and senior performance squads.


We are extremely proud of our achievements and growing success: in 2018, we have had many medal winners at county and regional level and have had swimmers competing at national level as well as at the Para-Nationals. The club boasts a proactive and supportive committee, assisted by a strong team of willing volunteers and technical officials.


The Role

The Head Coach will be responsible for developing the Club’s competitive and training swimming programme and leading the current coaching team. Main responsibilities will include:

·   Development of an annual training and competition programme based around the principles of long term athlete development (LTAD).

·   Preparing training session plans for all squads and allocate water time to the squads accordingly.

·   Coaching training sessions of the Competitive Squads.

·   Performing a management role and organising all coaching staff.

·   Ensuring that the appropriate level of coaching is available for all training sessions including land training. Some of this responsibility may be delegated to other coaches where appropriate.

·   Providing a swimmer/parent education programme focussing on a variety of swimming related topics and lifestyles issues.

·   Attending all appropriate competitions and training camps. Delegate to appropriately qualified coaches and team managers where necessary.

·   Monitoring swimmers’ progress and co-ordinate swimmer movements between squads in conjunction with the other squad coaches

·   Maintaining qualifications and CPD.



·         Up to date with current swim coaching techniques to develop swimmers to their individual, maximum potential

·         Qualified to Swim England Level 3 (or Level 2 training for Level 3) in coaching swimming at age group and senior level.

·         You will need DBS clearance and a current Safeguarding Certificate recognised by Swim England.

·         Be able to start ASAP; able to commit to approx. 14 hours per week coaching and leading the club. Plus weekend galas and open meets.



·         The role offers a competitive salary reflecting experience and hourly commitment.

·         An allowance for open meets and galas is also available.

·         Working on a self employed basis




WEBSITE: www.bilstonsc.co.uk



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