Swim Coach resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Enthusiastic Swim Coach highly effective at imparting successful strategies for sports, education, team collaboration and personal achievement. Patient individual willing to work with athletes of all skill levels. Goal-oriented Lifeguard successful at managing equipment, maintaining facilities and remaining knowledgeable in game rules. Passionate about delivering team administration. Adaptable to new operations support for efficient training and gameplay. Focused individual promoting skills in coaching top-notch student athletes and encouraging a positive swimming environment. Enthusiastic and exceptionally patient Swim Coach willing to go the extra mile to work with those in need of technique help. Hardworking Swim Coach with talent for developing creative game strategies. Flexible and hardworking approach to athletic guidance. Dedicated to developing novel tactics for team-wide success. Entry-level Swim Coach trained in exercise, skills improvement and team development techniques. Helps build performance-oriented athletes. Demonstrated strengths in solving team issues with innovative approach. Swim Coach focused on developing, training, and managing junior competitors. Offers more than 8 years coaching young athletes. Skilled at handing issues unique to young swim athletes.

  • Tournament procedures
  • Equipment management
  • Staff development
  • Physically fit
  • Individualized coaching
  • Skills assessments
  • Equipment usage
  • Behavior standards
  • Familiar with practice development
  • Emergency Response
  • Player evaluations
  • Training exercises
  • Exercise programs
  • Game plays
  • Pool operations
  • Safety training
  • Group and individual instruction
  • First and CPR instruction
  • Human anatomy knowledge
  • Stretching expertise
  • Weight training
  • Health and wellness expert
  • Strength coaching
  • Nutrition supplement familiarity
  • Facilities oversight
  • Sports medicine knowledge
  • Fitness equipment expertise
  • Weight management expert
06/2015 to 08/2019
Swim Coach City Of Rockville Rockville, MD,
  • Offered key information on benefits of healthy eating habits and adequate sleep schedules to boost performance in athletes.
  • Cultivated pleasant atmosphere using motivational tactics and enthusiasm embraced by swimmers, families and pool personnel.
  • Developed training and exercise programs to meet individual requirements and team play strategies.
  • Encouraged team members to become stronger, more agile athletes and more successful competitors through focus, effective training and proper nutrition.
  • Monitored safety of training, individual exercises and equipment usage to avoid sports injuries and damage to facility.
  • Applied evaluation techniques and personal knowledge to assess abilities to assign players to correct positions on team.
  • Built strong media and community relationships through positive interaction and communication in support of sports program.
  • Encouraged all students to perform at personal best using positive reinforcement.
  • Organized players' nights and other special events to promote sports program and cultivate positive relations with players, families and local community members.
  • Demonstrated proper form and stroke technique to athletes in water.
09/2015 to 06/2019
Teacher Cadet Atlee High School City, STATE,
  • Established and enforced rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among class of 25 students.
  • Observed children and recorded activities, maintained daily records and created safe environments during activities, meals and naps.
  • Motivated students to be more engaged in classes through applying positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Supported students outside of classroom by mentoring clubs and supervising swim events.
  • Created lesson plans in accordance with state curriculum and school-wide curriculum standards.
  • Employed wide variety of fiction and non-fiction textual materials to encourage students to read independently.
  • Promoted collaboration and problem-solving skills by facilitating group projects and class discussions.
  • Built and strengthened positive relationships with students, parents and teaching staff.
  • Developed interesting course plans with multimedia learning tools to meet academic, intellectual and social needs of students.
  • Mentored and counseled students with social adjustment and academic issues.
  • Implemented assessment tools to evaluate student progress and identify weak points.
06/2015 to 08/2018
Lifeguard Assistant Manager Swim Club Management Group City, STATE,
  • Trained new lifeguard staff and held lifeguard training sessions for existing team.
  • Answered questions about facility hours, policies and programs.
  • Oversaw equipment storage space by assigning cleaning and organizing duties.
  • Monitored daily pool activities and lifeguard performance.
  • Planned and ordered new equipment and supplies prior to peak season.
  • Taught team pool and deck safety rules and procedures.
  • Resolved member issues or complaints by listening and addressing issues directly or assigning tasks to other staff.
  • Reviewed supplies inventory regularly and reordered when stock ran low.
  • Supervised lifeguard team of 8 and assigned daily tasks.
  • Approved timesheets for payroll using the 15 year old hour approval system.
  • Collaborated with manager to coordinate scheduling around other facility events.
  • Relayed issues such as facility maintenance needs to supervisor.
  • Maintained neat and clean pool area and clean water at all times.
  • Collaborated closely with manager to identify areas of concern and most effective methods for remediation.
  • Informed patrons of unsafe or hazardous conditions, including shocking the pool and provided options for alternative activities.
  • Completed routine safety training and instructed all patrons to follow safety rules.
  • Garnered valuable advice to new swimmers on specific techniques and provided tips on building strength.
  • Cleaned, brushed and vacuumed pool daily.
  • Monitored behaviors for safety violations and took steps to prevent further violations.
  • Worked one-on-one with special needs students, delivering guidance and reassurance.
  • Led instructional classes for children to protect recreational users from dangerous situations.
  • Engaged with students to help them acclimate to and become comfortable in pool.
  • Maintained strong proficiency in CPR and First Aid rescue techniques to provide optimal support to individuals in distress.
  • Explained safety rules and procedures regarding dangerous and social activities to patrons and guests to inform and educate.
  • Kept watch over swimmers to respond quickly to distress situations.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2019
High School Diploma:
Atlee High School - Mechanicsville, VA
Expected in 05/2023
Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education
James Madison University - Harrisonburg, VA
  • Directed the Destination Imagination Improv program at Atlee High School.
  • Earned "Presidential Award" for Exemplary grades.
  • Earned the title of undefeated for 4 years for the Atlee High school swim team from 2015-2019.
  • First Aid/CPR

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School Attended

  • Atlee High School
  • James Madison University

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  • Swim Coach
  • Teacher Cadet
  • Lifeguard Assistant Manager


  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor of Science

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