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Head Coach Aquatics Director
Gold's Gym Washington Woodinville, WA

Head Coach Aquatics Director

Gold's Gym Washington
Woodinville, WA
Expired: March 11, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
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Job Summary: We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Head Coach / Aquatics Director to oversee all aspects of our aquatic facility, including managing swim lesson programs, swim instructors, lifeguards, and ensuring the safe and efficient operation of the pool. Additionally, the Aquatics Director will have the rewarding responsibility of helping coach the Golds Aquatics Swim Team, a youth USA Swim Team. This role involves guiding and mentoring young swimmers in their pursuit of excellence and competition. The Aquatics Director will also be responsible for maintaining chemical balancing, record-keeping, and enforcing safety protocols to ensure a secure and enjoyable environment for all patrons.


Swim Lesson Program Management:

Develop and implement comprehensive swim lesson programs catering to different age groups and skill levels.

Supervise and train swim instructors to ensure they deliver high-quality instruction and follow standardized teaching methodologies.

Continuously evaluate and improve the swim lesson curriculum to meet the needs and expectations of participants.

Golds Aquatics Swim Team Coaching:

Collaborate with the Head Coach to develop training plans and strategies for the Golds Aquatics Swim Team.

Assist in coaching and mentoring youth swimmers, providing technical guidance and feedback to enhance their skills and performance.

Attend swim meets and competitions to support and motivate team members during events.

Lifeguard and Swim Instructor Supervision:

Hire, train, and schedule lifeguards and swim instructors, ensuring adequate coverage during operating hours.

Conduct regular performance evaluations and provide constructive feedback to staff to promote professional growth.

Ensure lifeguards and instructors maintain necessary certifications and participate in ongoing training.

Pool Maintenance and Safety:

Oversee daily pool maintenance and cleaning procedures to maintain a clean and safe environment for patrons.

Monitor pool equipment and ensure timely repairs or replacements when necessary.

Implement and enforce safety protocols and emergency procedures to guarantee the well-being of all swimmers.

Chemical Balancing and Water Quality:

Regularly test and balance pool chemicals to meet health department standards and maintain water quality.

Keep accurate records of chemical levels and maintain a log of pool maintenance activities.

Budgeting and Resource Management:

Collaborate with the management team to develop and manage the aquatics department's budget effectively.

Identify cost-saving opportunities without compromising safety or program quality.

Customer Service and Communication:

Interact with pool patrons and swim team members' parents, addressing any concerns or complaints promptly and professionally.

Develop and maintain effective communication channels with staff, management, swim team members, and program participants.

Compliance and Reporting:

Ensure compliance with all relevant health and safety regulations, pool guidelines, and industry best practices.

Prepare regular reports on pool usage, program participation, and swim team performance.


Bachelor's degree in Recreation Management, Sports Science, or a related field (preferred).

Proven experience in aquatics management, including supervising swim instructors and lifeguards.

Previous coaching experience with a youth USA Swim Team.

Lifeguard certification and swim instructor certification (e.g., Red Cross or equivalent).

Knowledge of pool maintenance, water chemistry, and safety protocols.

Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Strong organizational abilities with the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently.

First Aid and CPR certifications (current).

Familiarity with budgeting and resource management is advantageous.

Join our team as the Aquatics Director and Golds Aquatics Swim Team Coach, and play a pivotal role in fostering a safe, competitive, and nurturing environment for young swimmers. If you have a passion for aquatics and coaching, and are committed to water safety and helping young athletes reach their full potential, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Note: The above job description is a general overview and responsibilities may be subject to change based on the needs of Gold's Aquatics Club.


Gold's Gym Washington

Woodinville, WA
98072 USA


Sports and Recreation

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