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Nickel City Race Club
Listed August 11, 2014

Assistant  Coach:
Nickel City Race Club is a comprehensive learn to swim & competitive age group (6-22 years old) year round USA Swimming program.

Nickel City Race Club is a growing swim club in the Niagara LSC.  NCRC is located in the Buffalo, NY region and surrounding “south-town” suburbs.  The team practices out of facilities located at Lakeshore and Frontier Central School districts and South Buffalo’s CAZ  Pool. We are currently serving families in South Buffalo, Lackawanna, Hamburg, Derby, Evans, Elma, Boston, Eden, East Aurora and Orchard Park.

We are looking for an assistant coach to work with Developmental levels 9-13 years old and Performance group levels primarily 11-18 years old.  For more information about the club please  

While effectively serving all levels of swimming ability, our program is committed to competing at the highest competitive levels of USA Swimming.

Applicants should have a minimum of  4-7 years of competitive swimming experience and:

  • Complete understanding and thorough knowledge of all strokes and stroke techniques.
  • Experience in developing and implementing seasonal plan.
  • Experience with “club swimming”; 4-7years of coaching experience.
  • Candidates should have current CPR, Life Guarding, and all USA Swimming background & Safety checks.
  • Preferably possess an “ASCA” Certification level 2 (3 preferred) or the desire to pursue them within the American Swim Coaches Association & USA Swimming. 
  • Proven ability to motivate and inspire athletes to accomplish goals and tap their potential.
  • Enthusiasm, Passion & energy! We want your competitive passion!

Other desired skills & attributes:

  • Experience & ability to work with HY-TEK team manager & meet manager software; complete meet entries and team planning tasks that revolve around operating a swim club are desired but not required.
  • Collegiate swimming background.
  • A mentality of continuous learning; a constant exploration of the best ways to teach and train athletes in the sport of swimming.
  • Experience with deck pass, Hy Tek meet manager, workout manager and other swim related mobil apps (Team Unified).
  • Need to possess maturity, strong character and have the ability to seize opportunistic “character teaching moments” as they arise to develop athletes to be their best.
  • Must be dependable, reliable and have USA Swimming coaching references.

Responsibilities include 3-5 days a week (Depending on your  availability) regional meets.  More hours available, could lead to head coach position for the right candidate.

Due to recent growth we are looking to fill this position as soon as possible. Compensation depends on experience and qualifications, but we expect to pay “industry best” for a skilled coach.

 For additional information, contact Greg Herzog @716- 536 -1326 or visit web at 

Please email your coaching / work history to coach Greg at: and

Posted 7/24/2014

Alden Bullsharks Swim Club is looking for a full time Head Coach to help us grow our program.  ABSC is a small club with terrific potential.  We have the capacity for 90 plus competitive swimmers, and 200 developmental level swimmers.

We currently swim out of the Alden High School Pool in Alden, NY.  Hourly wage range of 11-14 depending on experience, up to a 15% bonus based swimming and financial performance.

Requirements:  Pass all USA Swim Certificates, prior coaching or swimming experience required.  Must love working with children, able to play games and be energetic.  Collegiate level swimming or coaching preferred. Pass standard background check.

Interested candidates should contact Robin Fix at


The Clarence Swim Club in Clarence NY is looking for an assistant swim coach.

The team practices at Clarence HS in the evening Monday - Friday as well as Saturday mornings.

Experience is preferred, but consideration will be granted to individuals with competitive swimming backgrounds who are highly motivated to learn. USA Swimming registration is not required to apply but will need to be obtained along with certifications in CPR, First Aid, Safety Training for Swim Coaches and a successful background check.

Contact Head Coach Tom Steuer or 716-597-4495

The Hilton Area Swim Team (HAST) is a year-round competitive swimming organization based in Hilton, NY. HAST is a Level 2 USA Swimming club with a 24-year history of competitive success. We are currently seeking a highly motivated, experienced, and enthusiastic assistant coach for our developmental practice group. This is a part-time position that will have primary responsibility for coaching swimmers that are 12 years old and younger with less than 2-3 years of competitive swimming experience. Candidate must have the ability to develop proper swim technique for each stroke and work with swimmers in a variety of age groups when required.

The candidate must be available to attend 3-5 daily practices M-F from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at our training pool in Hilton, NY. Availability on weekends is required to support one to two swim meets per month, primarily in the Greater Rochester area. Candidates must have prior competitive swim coaching experience and will be required to obtain certifications in CPR, First Aid, and Safety Training for Swim Coaches as well as pass a background check. Candidates with current USA Swimming registration are preferred. Interested parties should email their resume, and references with a cover letter that explains your coaching philosophy to by July 20th. The position will start on Sept. 2nd, the first day of our 2014-2015 season.

The Falcon Aquatics Swim Club is looking for an assistant coach to become a part of our club. Falcon Aquatics is a growing competitive swim program located in Niagara County in Western New York and is affiliated with USA Swimming.  We are a fun, family-run club geared towards building and supporting strong swimmers. Our membership is between 50-75 members, ranging in age from Learn to Swim members all the way to competitive/ Varsity level swimmers.

Candidates would work with Learn to Swim through advanced levels in the program. Responsibilities would include 2-5 days a week on deck Monday -Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings and attending various meets. 

A successful candidate must possess the knowledge and ability to implement a skill and technique based swimming program, along with an enthusiastic coaching style, and a love for the sport. Previous coaching experience is preferred but not required. Competitive swimming experience is required if there is no coaching background. Candidates must have a passion for swimming and the ability to communicate effectively with swimmers, coaches, and parents. Candidates must be comfortable working with children of all ages and abilities and have a positive attitude. We are looking for a coach who can bring experience, excitement, and motivational skills to our family-based club. 

Candidates must have, or will need to obtain their USA Swimming Coaching certification, as well as CPR, First Aid, and Safety training. They must also pass the USA Swimming background check as well as a club background check.  

Please send your resume to the club president at More information about our club can be found at

The Rochester Rapids Swim Team is looking for a great Assistant Coach to become part of our team.

We are a fun, family oriented club committed to building and supporting strong swimmers with strong character. Our team mission also involves promoting competitive swimming in the City of Rochester, and the team is a Rochester City sponsored team with both urban and suburban club members. We are an established team with Senior and Age Group swimmers. The team trains in a Rochester City Recreation Center and an outdoor 50 meter municipal pool in the summer.

Candidates must have a passion for the sport, the willingness to conduct practice in accordance to the RRST beliefs and values, and be committed to helping our swimmers reach their desired goals. Previous coaching experience preferred, but not required. Upon hiring, Candidates must have, or will need to obtain their USA Swimming Coaching certification. This requires the completion of the following: Water Safety for Swim Coaches, Standard First Aid, and CPR. The position is part time (6-10 hours/week, including occasional weekends for meets) and the hourly rate will be based on experience.

Please send your resume to: