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.
In addition to coaching responsibilities 3-5 days per week, 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. 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
Application review will begin immediately. The deadline to apply is Monday, March 31st. The
anticipated start date is Monday, May 19th. Please submit a cover letter, resume and three
professional references to Michelle Wong, Manager of Aquatics, via email to