Artistic Swimming are advertising for a head coach

Jackie Linehan
Artistic  Swimming  Head  Coach 


City of Bristol Swimming Club (COB) is looking to appoint Head Coach to lead the Artistic Swimming section of the club. 



City of Bristol Swimming Club prides itself on of offering a performance programme for National and International level Artistic Swimming athletes as well as a providing a high-quality community club offer for all its swimmers. The club is centered around the modern 50m pool facility at Hengrove Park Leisure Centre to provide an excellent environment for artistic swim training. 


Our Core Values 


•  T o provide a productive,  structured  and enjoyable training programme  which allows  athletes  to flourish and excel to the highest levels
•  To d evelop our members as people as well as  athletes .
•  T o value and care about all our members
•  To  coach each  athlete  to progress along their own swimming journey within a team environment. 


We welcome applications from those who hold the Senior Artistic Swimming Coach qualification and those who hold the Artistic Swimming Coach qualification and have the ambition to complete the Senior Artistic Swimming Coaching qualification. 


The role is to lead the coaching team and Artistic Swimming programme. The Head Coach will be the lead professional for the coaching team. The successful candidate will work with the management group to ensure the delivery of a high quality and vibrant artistic swimming programme


Personal Qualities Required


•  Can  successfully lead a team  of paid coaches and volunteers,  work ing  collaboratively with others  to achieve agreed outcomes .
•  Has the vision to  plan ahead  and help shape the development of artistic swimming for COB over the coming years. 
•  Is  p rofessional in approach  and  personal in nature .
•  Is  an efficient administrator
•  Is a n effective communicator with swimmers,  colleagues  and parents. 
•  Is  a  reflective practitioner who seeks to improve  themselves and others  through feedback and  CP D .
•  Share our core values. 


This is a part-time role of approximately 20 hours per week. Artistic Swimming coaches work as self-employed contractors, and we would expect an artistic swimming coach for this position to bill in the region of £15,000 – depending on expertise and level of qualification. 


COB is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all stakeholders to share this commitment. All applications are subject to relevant checks including satisfactory completion of routine safeguard checks and providing two references. 


How to apply


Please contact Bryony Williams (Artistic Swimming Secretary) with your CV and a covering letter detailing your suitability for the role. If you would like to initially find out more about the role, please get in touch by email [email protected]


Please apply by the end of Wednesday 7th July. Interviews will take place week commencing 21st July2021. Start Date – September 2021.