Thursday, January 07, 2016

Exciting performance coaching opportunities in Aberdeen

The University of Aberdeen and Aberdeen Sports Village, in conjunction with city partners and Scottish Swimming, are about to invest in performance swimming with a goal to help swimmers compete and win on the world stage. The partners wish to implement a coherent structure for performance swimming, based at the University of Aberdeen/ASV Aquatics Centre, which will produce a continuous line of talented swimmers competing at the highest levels of competition at domestic, national and international levels. This development will also be recognised by Scottish Swimming as part of their network of Performance Centre’s around the country.

To this end, two appointments are available:

High Performance Swimming Coach - University of Aberdeen
City of Aberdeen Swim Team Head Coach - Aberdeen Sports Village

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the relevant organisations scale, with placement according to qualifications and experience. Click on links above for specific information on each available role.

Informal enquiries can be made to Donald Pirie, University of Aberdeen (, Jan Griffiths, Aberdeen Sports Village ( or Ally Whike, Scottish Swimming (

This post does not meet the minimum requirements as issued by UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) to qualify for an employer-sponsored visa.   We are therefore unable to consider applications from candidates for this post who require sponsorship to work in the UK.

For further information on the jobs visit the job opportunity section on the Scottish Swimming website:

City of Aberdeen Swim Team Head Coach

University of Aberdeen High Performance Swimming Coach

To apply online for these positions visit:

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 29 January 2016

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