Boston University Fitness and Recreation Center is seeking applicants for the position of Head Masters Swim Coach.

BU Masters Swim holds coached workouts six days per week at the Aquatics Center at Boston University’s Fitness and Recreation Center. The team averages around 70 members of all ages with a range of abilities including competitive Masters swimmers, triathletes and fitness swimmers. The team is a workout group within New England Masters swim club and participation is open to the greater Boston community including, but not limited to, Boston University students and alumni.

BU is seeking a Head Masters Swim Coach for the morning workouts (Mon/Wed/Fri 6-9am and Tues/Thurs 6-7:30am). The Head Masters Swim Coach will act as liaison between the aquatics staff, masters swimmers and other guests and programs at the pool, as well as be responsible for meet organization. In addition, the Head Masters Swim Coach will need to coach two meets a year (December meet at BU and March meet at Harvard). The Head Masters Swim Coach will also collaborate with swimmers in developing goals, market the team to attract new members, promote team events and coordinate workouts and team development with the Assistant Masters Swim Coaches. As a representative of the Boston University Aquatics Center, the Head Masters Swim Coach must at all times be professional, timely and be able to work as a member of the Aquatics Center team. Compensation is hourly and commensurate with experience.


  • 3 to 5 years swim coaching experience at a competitive swim team level
  • A Bachelor's degree, preferably in a related field
  • CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification
  • Ability to work with a wide range of swimmers in terms of ability and goals
  • Detailed orientated administrative, interpersonal, and communication skills

The deadline to apply is Monday, July 21st. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is Tuesday, September 2nd, or earlier if available. Please submit a cover letter, resume and a list of three professional references to Michelle Wong, Manager of Aquatics, via email to