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Swim Coach Application Information - 2023


CPSD Swim Team is not currently accepting applications for Junior Coach volunteer positions.

Junior Coach Applications:

  • Application: Description of swimming/coaching experience, description of why you want to Junior Coach and what you enjoy about CPSD swim team
  • Submission: caryparkswimteam@gmail.com
  • Deadline: April 15, 2023

CPSD Junior Coach Volunteer Positions

The Junior Coach reports voluntarily to the Cary Park Sea Dragons Board of Directors and takes direction from the Head and Assistant Coaches. Junior Coaches must be registered swimmers on the Cary Park Sea Dragons Swim Team.

Key Elements of Position:

  • Cooperates and takes guidance from the Head Coach and Assistant Coaches to implementing a strong instructive/goal-oriented Swimming Program for all swimmers of the Cary Park Sea Dragons Swim Team, ages 4-18
  • Instrumental in helping the Head Coach and Assistant Coaches to provide a safe and individualized swim program.
  • Provide instruction on each of the 4 basic stroke skills necessary for competitive swimming in TSA.
  • Communicate enthusiasm among all the children on the Cary Park Sea Dragons Swim Team and fully support the goals of the competitive program.
  • Show and teach good sportsmanship to all swimmers.
  • Dedication and commitment to be an active Junior Coach.
    averaging 2/5 practices in the first 4 weeks, and 4/9 practices once traditional schools break for summer
  • Attends Coaches Meetings as directed.

Required Experience and Certifications

  • Rising 8th graders and older along with at least 1 year as a Cary Park Sea Dragon swimmer

Strongly Recommended

Jr. Coach Applicants should email the following to caryparkswimteam@gmail.com by April 15, 2023:

  1. A brief description of your swimming and/or coaching background and experience.
  2. A description of why you want to be a Jr. Coach this summer and why you enjoy swimming with CPSD



  • TSA provides free Coaching Clinics.
  • The 2023 TSA Coaching Clinics will be held during the two in-person Mega Clinics.
  • Mega Clinic 1:  Saturday, June 3rd @ University Club: 4200 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27606
    • Coaches' Clinic: 10:30 am to 12:00 pm 
  • Mega Clinic 2:  Saturday, June 10th @ Cary Park: 5353 Cary Glen Boulevard, Cary, NC 27519
    • Coaches' Clinic: 10:30 am to 12:00 pm 
  • No registration is required; please attend and sign in at the clinic to receive credit for certification.
  • Complete details are on the TSA website: Click Here.  



  • Foundations of Coaching Series for those interested in becoming certified USS coaches or for those who just want more in-depth coaching training in swimming safety, running a practice, and swimming technique and training.
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