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Head Swim Coach
Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches
5221 Hood Road
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418

Principal Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Aquatic Director, the Head Swim Coach is responsible for coaching and managing the J Swim team. Responsibilities include age-group coaching duties with an emphasis on safety, proper skill development, team member development, seasonal planning, daily workouts, goal setting, and promotion of both competitive swimming and J Swims core values and team goals.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Ensure the safety of swim team members, performing lifesaving and/or first aid procedures when necessary.
  • Enforce team rules and policies as well as pool rules and regulations.
  • Respond to swimmer accidents and emergencies, and administer first aid and CPR as necessary.
  • Conduct swim team workouts and provide instruction to swim team members; enhance the swimming skills and development of all team members; ensure team member adherence to and understanding of safe training, competitive and swimming practices.
  • Assist and support all team-related activities, meets, fund raisers etc.
  • Perform various clerical duties in support of the swim team such as responding to parents' and swimmers' questions and memos, creating workouts, taking attendance and assisting with meet entries as needed.
  • Operate a variety of pool, office, and coaching equipment including a copier, computer and assigned software.
  • Communicate with city personnel, outside agencies and members of the community to exchange information and / or resolve issues or concerns that relate to the swim team and its activities.
  • Maintain routine records related to swimming accidents, incidents and assigned activities.
  • Maintain swimming area in a safe, clean and orderly condition.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

Agency Information:

The mission of the Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches is to build community and enhance connection to Jewish life. The top priorities of the JCC are:

- Connecting families to Jewish life
- Healthy Living
- High- quality Jewish cultural arts
- Connecting people to Israel
- Reaching out to the broader community