Posted: 20 May 2021

North Ayrshire Swimming - Head Coach

North Ayrshire Swimming
Largs, Glengarnock, Irvine and Stevenston
Job Type:
Full time, employed
Various poolside and administrative
Circa £28,000 dependent on experience
Closing date:
07 June 2021
Permanent on completion of six-month probationary period

North Ayrshire Swimming Club are seeking an experienced, enthusiastic and motivated Head Coach to oversee, coordinate and progress the successful development of North Ayrshire Swimming.

Our mission is to equip our swimmers to achieve their full potential. We believe the best way to achieve this is to support our coaches in their own development so that our swimmers receive the best possible coaching.

North Ayrshire is a friendly, ambitious and competitive focused club and we are looking now to a period of expansion, from our development programme to our National squads as well as expanding our Masters and discipline sections.

As Head Coach, you will continue to lead the development of the swimmers and coaches in the club, providing a vision, leadership and expertise for ongoing improvement across all squads (Development to National, including masters).

North Ayrshire also has plans to recruit a full-time assistant coach with the support of the newly appointed head coach.

Responsibilities include providing technical direction for the club along, coach development, planning and delivering pool sessions, organising session cover (utilising additional coaches) and attending competitions. Attendance at appropriate competition will also be required as part of the job role and will be inclusive of the full-time status.

Further information and Application Process
For a copy of the Job Description, further information and/or an informal discussion, please contact Dominic Patten, President of North Ayrshire Swimming on

Applicants should send a CV along with a covering letter addressing how their skills and expertise fit with the Job Description and Person Specification.

Applications should be returned by email to by the closing date: 12noon, Monday 7th June, 2021

Interview Process
Initial interviews will take place virtually in the week beginning 14th June, 2021 with a practical coaching session taking place for invited candidates in the week beginning 21st June, 2021.