A for Athlete


  • Swim team in western Pennsylvania

Penn Trafford Aqua Club (PTAC)


POSITION posting in 2008[]

The Penn Trafford Aqua Club is a swim team with approximately 100+ year-round swimmers ranging in age from 6 to 18 from three skill-based groups. PTAC operates approximately 9 months of the year and participates in AMS Meets as well the Chestnut Ridge Dual Meet League.

PTAC is seeking an enthusiastic Assistant Head Coach. In this position, the candidate will work very closely with the Head Coach and will be responsible for day-to-day direction and hands-on guidance and involvement in all aspects of the swim program. Our ideal candidate must: be motivated, enthusiastic, and passionate about swimming; possess strong interpersonal skills; and enjoy working with kids of varying abilities. The candidate need not necessarily have college swimming experience, but he or she should have some coaching experience. The selected candidate must be capable and willing to assume the duties of the Head Coach position within the next year.

The Assistant Head Coach is expected to direct practice 4 to 5 days a week for 3 hours per day as well as attend AMS Meets (about 2 to 3 per month) and Chestnut Ridge Dual Meets (about 1 per month).

Candidates must be current in CPR, First Aid, Coaches Safety Training certifications, and USA Swimming Background Screening. This position is available immediately but start date is flexible. Please direct all questions and resumes, with at least two references, to: Chris Lonzo @ Lonzo@ptaqua.org. Please visit the team's website at www.ptaquaclub.org


Chris Lonzo, President – Penn Trafford Aqua Club, 724-744-0695, lonzo@ptaqua.org