Swim Coach/Pool Director

Ridgewood Country Club - Danbury, CT


Pool Director

Ridgewood country club is a full service club based in Danbury, CT and is working to continue its goal of becoming the premier full service family centric club in the area. As such we are searching for a Pool Director who can hire, manage and lead our pool staff. This position is a seasonal summer position with full time hours for 16 weeks.

Brief Job Summary:

The Pool Director manages all of the facilities in the pool area as well as the pool attendants, lifeguards, and swim team coaches including while assuring a safe, fun, clean and appealing Club Pool Complex. The pool is open seven days per week from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day weekend. The Pool Director will also consult in the off season in committee meeting and program planning each season.


  • Undergraduate Degree or working towards it
  • Enjoys working with children and creating a fun but safe environment
  • Experience in team swimming and/or coaching
  • CPR, AED and First Aid Certified
  • Lifeguard Certification

Personal Traits:

  • Friendly and outgoing demeanor
  • Self-Starter
  • Able to work in a team/committee environment
  • Proven leader
  • Able to manage to Sr. management and subordinates
  • Capable of handling challenging situations and personalities
  • Resilience- willingness to try new things and bounce back/tweak if initially unsuccessful
  • Able to internalize constructive feedback

Job Type: Full-time

This job will require you to pass a background check:

  • Yes