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Head Coach Vacancy

Come and help us to develop great swimmers and contribute to the success of our club and the community of Cromwell in beautiful Central Otago.

As the Head Coach, you will be responsible for producing and delivering training programs for our club and squad swimmers. We are currently offering approximately 10 hours per week poolside and 2-3 hours program planning, goal setting and drylands(split mornings and evenings). If you’re the person we’re looking for but require more hours, please contact us anyway as we may be able to help.

Ideally you will be someone with: Proven leadership, coaching, and interpersonal relationship ability, Effective time management skills, clear verbal and written communication skills.

To be successful in this role you must be able to

Set programmes for swimmers, which will develop technique and improve the swimmers times and enable them to compete to the best of their ability.

Effectively communicate with all swimmers, their parents and the Club.

Assess swimmers ability and make independent decisions.

Maintain high standards of safety, punctuality and discipline of the swimmers during training or while participating at meets.


The Head Swim Coach will be an independent self-employed contractor, to the Cromwell Swim Club

The Preferred Applicant must be eligible to work in N.Z. and will need to be Police vetted prior to being appointed.

All inquiries will be held in strictest confidence. Please submit your expression of interest with CV or for a copy of the Position Description, e-mail