The Swimming Coach or Instructor is often employed in athletic gyms, athletic associations with periodic summer swimming clinics as well as in schools that promote swimming as part of its physical education course.  They are mostly freelance instructors who can also provide private instruction for families getting their services.  Companies like airlines and cruise ship operators whose work require their staff to be competent in swimming may also retain their services for new hires. Government agencies that sponsor athletic swimming competitions as well the US navy have Swimming Coaches as well.

Swimming Coach&Instructor Resume Template

Denis Y. Selby

Cathedral Hill, Minneapolis, MN

Phone: (612) 143-7886


To work as a full time Swimming Coach/Instructor for the national Olympics swim team

Summary of Qualification

  • Skilled swimmer with 4 years straight state champion in 100-m freestyle swimming in high school.
  • 9 years experience as a freelance swimming coach for private families and school varsity swim teams.
  • Excellent medical and physical fitness
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills to handle a class

Career Experience/Job History

2006 – Present: Swimming Coach/Instructor, freelance in Minneapolis

  • Promote freelance service with blogs and a website to offer swimming classes with negotiable rates.
  • Meet and discuss with school principal on specifics of swimming coaching requirements for students in all levels.
  • Coordinate with civic organizations and village associations in conducting summer swimming clinics for the community.
  • Reserve and schedule venue with swimming facilities
  • Conduct safety instruction, first aid and mouth-to-mouth resuscitation classes for first time swimmers
  • Communicate to students the course schedule and billing information


1997 – 2001: High School Diploma, Burbank National High School

Professional reference will be furnished upon request