(Affiliated to East Region A.S.A. and Hertfordshire ASA)
Founded 1901


Watford Swimming Club in Hertfordshire is looking for a new Junior Competitive Squad Coach to plan and deliver a high standard of coaching in line with the Head Coach’s vision. We are looking for a coach who can motivate and inspire competitive swimmers. There is an emphasis on skills, technique and delivery of progressive sessions.
The squad includes County and Regional swimmers aged between 12 and 14 and training sessions take place across three pools in Watford and Rickmansworth.
Watford Swimming Club is a growing club with over 170 members, plus a 400 strong School of Swim, and its performance continues to strengthen. In 2017 we increased our number of county, regional and national swimmers, competed in the Premier Division of Arena League and Division 1 of the County Leagues. We are a Swim 21 accredited club.
We are now looking for a coach to join our coaching team under the leadership of our Head Coach, Kelvin Jones, to ensure all of our swimmers are given a chance to reach their full potential.
This role is permanent part time and includes eight hours coaching per week, plus attendance at galas, open meets and swim camps.
You Will Be Required To:
⦁ Plan, deliver and review, sessions for swimmers in the junior competitive squad.
⦁ Assist with coaching of other squads as directed by head coach.
⦁ Attend all swimming competitions and camps when requested.
⦁ Setting targets and identifying swimmers for moving in to the next squad.
⦁ Deal with enquiries and communication from parents.
⦁ Liaise with the Head Coach on a weekly basis.
⦁ Attend coaches meetings
Experience & Skills Required:
⦁ Hold a Swim England (ASA) Level 2 Coaching, or be working towards this.
⦁ A high level of technical knowledge and understanding of LTAD.
⦁ Adaptable to work both in a team environment and also alone.
⦁ Excellent communication and organisational skills to work effectively to build strong relationships with swimmer, parents, coaches and the club committee.
⦁ You must hold a DBS certificate and be prepared to undergo a DBS check.
⦁ You must hold a current safe guarding certificate recognised by Swim England.
⦁ Rescue certificate for swimming teachers and coaches.
⦁ Be self-employed and you must have a permit to work in the UK.
How to Apply:
Please send your CV and covering letter to our Head Coach -

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