Posted: 13 July 2018

InCAS - Head Coach

InCAS Swim Team
Job Type:
11 hours p/w
Closing date:
31 August 2018

InCas are seeking an enthusiastic and ambitious individual to lead our coaching team in the delivery of a high-quality coaching to approximately 65 swimmers. We have young swimmers from 5 to 17 years old, from beginners through to District and National level. Our teaching and training sessions are based between Carnegie, Cowdenbeath, Inverkeithing High School and Lochgelly High School swimming pools.

We are looking for a dynamic, forward thinking coach to lead the clubs swimming programme and enable all swimmers to reach their full potential. The Head Coach would be supported in their role by six other teaching/coaching volunteers, of which three are licensed Level 2 squad coaches.

Key responsibilities:

  • Plan and deliver, in conjunction with the other coaches, a co-ordinated training programme for all swimmers to assist them in achieving their full potential
  • Attend to administrative tasks required for the efficient running of the squads
  • Work positively with other members of the coaching team, provide mentoring and guidance
  • Develop a positive working relationship with the swimmers and their parents, feeding back on progress and ensuring effective communication
  • Attend and contribute to coaching meetings on a regular basis


  • UKCC Level 2 minimum (or equivalent), and able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge and understanding of the principles of long term athlete development
  • Ambitious, enthusiastic and highly self-motivated with experience of coaching at Age group level or above
  • Willing and able to work effectively with the coaching team/volunteer Executive Committee and to develop positive relationships
  • Complete and enhanced Disclosure Scotland check (PVG requirement)
  • Abide by and promote sound ethics, Club policies and Scottish Swimming policies, in particular with regard to child protection, fair play and equal opportunities to all members
  • Sign and adhere to the Coach’s Code of Conduct Attend appropriate training and identify CPD needs

The club would be happy to consider supporting further training opportunities for the right candidate. For further details or to apply please contact Gavin Ingram at: