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Buxton Swimming Club

Head Coach

Job Vacancy

May 2014


 Buxton Swimming Club

 Job Title      Head Coach

 Organisation   Buxton Swimming Club

 Closing Date 30th May 2014

 Region East Midlands

Location Buxton Derbyshire

Salary Negotiable (depending on experience)

Sector Swimming Club

job Type Permanent

ASA qualification   Level 2 coaching (or working/willing to work towards)

Job Introduction     Buxton Swimming Club is looking to recruit a Head Swimming Coach UKCC level 2

Job Description   Buxton Swimming Club is in the heart of the Peak District. It is a rapidly expanding club with over 200 swimmers, both in our “learn to swim” programme and performance squads. Our swimmers range from non swimmers, through to County, Regional and National Level.

We have 7 ½ hours swim time per week plus admin hours

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic Coach with a drive to succeed, who can help motivate our swimmers to achieve their full potential.

As Head Coach you will be responsible for creating an annual training and competition plan that ensures the appropriate amount of pool time is allocated to each squad and that the movement of swimmers between groups is constant and progressive.

You will be responsible for monitoring individuals progress and hold goal setting meetings with swimmers and parents, ensuring all swimmers reach their potential by evaluating their performance.

You will be expected to ensure swimmers comply with the swimmers code of conduct and ensure levels of good behaviour are exhibited by swimmers at home and away.

You must be committed and have a professional approach and also be willing to work with, and mentor, our many volunteer Coaches, Teachers and Helpers.

You will also be expected to meet with the committee as required. You will also be expected to keep up to date with developments in swimming and attend galas to support our swimmers.

We require a coach who will lead a strong and well supported club and enable us to fullfill our potential. Finally we want a coach who has a sense of pride and can make our club remain a welcoming friendly club for all levels of swimmer.


How to apply please send an email to

See section above  (Head Coach Vacancy) for Job Description