Job Posting: Masters Swimming Coach

Position: Masters Swimming Coach
Start Date: Immediate
Standard Hours: Part Time (5-10 hours per week); may supplement additional hours with pool attending and swim instruction
Salary: Commensurate with skills and experience

Basic Function:
Lead a group of lively and fun loving adult swimmers. Team members are from all background and all levels of swimming. Coaches will develop novice swimmers as well as motivate members who are looking for a supportive and engaging group setting.

Other responsibilities include:
  • Develop workouts which are appropriate for general fitness, triathletes and competitive swimmers
  • Be available to cover class times:
    • M/W/F – 5:45-6:45 AM
    • T/TH – 12:00-1:00 PM
    • T/TH – 5:30-6:30 PM (or 7:00-8:00 PM)
    • Saturday – 6:45-8:00 AM
  • Coordinate quarterly time trials both within the LifeCenter and out in the community
  • Remain up to date on current trends within the USA swimming coaching community
  • Maintain team communication
  • Reinforce the social support network of the program
  • Maintain a goals and progress database
  • Provide quality customer service to GLC members and guests
  • Aquatics program support (may include class / program instruction)

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college. Lifeguard or Pool Attendant experience for a minimum of two years at a site affiliated with the American Red Cross, United States Swimming, YMCA/YWCA, NCAA or local facility. Previous experience as a competitive swimmer and at least 2 experiences in coaching or teaching adult swimmers.
American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification (or other comparable certification), USA Swimming Level 1 coaching certification or higher. A passion for the sport of swimming and working with swimmers.

Eligible for the following Benefits:
Free Individual Membership
As well as many other fringe benefits

About Galter LifeCenter: GLC is a non profit medical fitness center mission-driven to assist each individual participant to achieve and maintain his/her highest level of health. GLC is affiliated with Swedish Covenant Hospital (SCH) and our parent organization is Covenant Ministries of Benevolence. The facility is 69,000 square feet with 4 pools, a track, 3 exercise studios, and state of the art exercise equipment. The LifeCenter currently has over 8000 members. SCH departments: Cardiac Rehab, Out Patient Rehab and the Pain Clinic share space in the facility. Galter LifeCenter is a facility member of the Medical Fitness Association (MFA) and has been named one of the best health clubs in Chicago by Consumer Checkbook Magazine and Time Out Chicago.

If you are interested in this position please apply online at:

Galter LifeCenter

5157 North Francisco Chicago Illinois 60625 ( 773.878.9936