Posted: 19 June 2015

Borders Elite Swim Team - Performance Development Coach

Borders Elite Swim Team
Various Clubs in the Region (Kelso ASC, Peebles ASC, Galashiels ASC, Hawick & Teviotdale ASC)
Job Type:
Performance Development Coach
Fixed Term – 3 years
£18-25k per annum (dependent upon experience)
Closing date:
08 July 2015
Interview date:
20 July 2015

The Scottish Borders Elite Swim Team Management Committee is seeking to appoint a Swimming Coach to take the leading role in performance development swimming within the Scottish Borders region.

This exciting position is the result of co-operation between Borders Sport & Leisure Trust, Scottish Swimming and swimming clubs in the region (Kelso ASC, Peebles ASC, Galashiels ASC, and Hawick & Teviotdale ASC)

The successful applicant will be responsible for leading, coordinating and monitoring the Borders performance development training programme.  The coach will be working with enthusiastic and committed local swim clubs and Borders Sport & Leisure Trust professional staff to develop a fully integrated swimmer pathway.  Applicants should hold a recognised swimming coaching qualification equivalent to at least UKCC Level 3, or be willing to fast track to achieve this. 

The Scottish Borders area has produced a number of swimmers achieving success at District and National Age Group level over the years, and more recently selection for the Scottish Commonwealth Games Team.  This post provides the successful applicant the opportunity to take the swimming programme forward to a higher level of performance and to be involved in the progressive program of swimming in Scotland.

This post is contracted on a self-employed basis to the Borders Elite Swim Team Management Committee.  For an informal discussion on any aspects of this post, please contact Rick Kenney, BEST Chairperson on 07801 793349 or

For further information and a recruitment pack please email David Soeder, Best Secretary. Email:

Applicants should send their CV and a covering letter to: David Soeder, BEST Secretary.  Email:

Closing Date: 1700, Wednesday 8 July 2015

Interview Date: Monday 20th / Tuesday 21st July 2015 (Venue, Borders Sport & Leisure Trust, Melrose Rd. Galashiels TD1 2DU)