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Swimming Instructor Resume

Swimming is definitely an interesting and pleasant recreational activity and also a very good alternative to physical exercises. Swimming Instructors can work in schools, universities, recreations or health clubs and even as self employed individuals.


Swimming Instructors must be able to work with people of all ages, including young children, teenagers, students, adults and elders as well. A good Instructor should present personal qualities such as patience, flexibility, enthusiasm and a positive attitude. Besides teaching people how to swim or improve their swimming techniques, Swimming Instructors must teach their clients about the most important life saving techniques and safety methods.

Start your Swimming Instructor Resume by mentioning your professional objective, stating exactly what you want to do. Do not forget to write all personal skills and professional competences that recommend you for a position as a Swimming Instructor. When creating the resume, it is recommended to emphasize the section about previous working experience and former responsibilities. Describe all your relevant duties highlighting professional achievements and how you attracted new clients.

Swimming Instructor Resume Sample

Contact information

Name: Tom Ryan
Address: 2505 Northwest 87th Avenue, Miami
Birth date: 18.10.1980
Marital Status: Single
Children: No
Driver's License: B category, 2004


From my point of view, a Swimming Instructor is responsible for teaching people of all ages how to swim as well as inform them about life-saving techniques in the water.


I am looking for a position as a Swimming Instructor which will allow me to use my teaching skills and previous experience as an instructor in order to determine people to love swimming and teach them how to do it.


Patient, talented and experienced Swimming Instructor, with exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work with disabled people as well, I am willing to face any challenges and provide continuous education on swimming techniques.

Skills and qualifications

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Physical and mental strength;
  • Teaching competences;
  • Patience;
  • Adaptability and flexibility;
  • Knowledge of swimming safety and regulations;
  • Positive attitude;
  • Dynamic and enthusiastic;
  • Efficient in time management;
  • Problem solver;
  • People oriented;
  • Attention to details;
  • Able to work under pressure;
  • Able to coordinate and supervise a team;
  • Able to work with people of all ages;
  • Able to work with mentally disabled children.
Work experience

Swimming Instructor, Stanford College, 2005-present

Duties and responsibilities

  • Teaching students how to swim;
  • Providing help and support to students in improving their swimming techniques;
  • Identifying and teaching new swimming techniques and methods;
  • Scheduling swimming sessions;
  • Encouraging students and other people to learn how to swim;
  • Promoting swimming programs;
  • Creating, developing and implementing teaching programs and routines to improve students swimming performances;
  • Evaluating students swimming performances.
Swimming Instructor, Sunydale Club, 2002-2005

Duties and responsibilities

  • Designed coaching plans and scheduled swimming sessions;
  • Provided both, individual and team swimming lessons;
  • Ensured compliance with health and safety regulations;
  • Provided CPR and first aid when needed;
  • Informed clients about life saving techniques in the water;
  • Provided help and support to mentally disabled people, especially young children;
  • Trained professionals for swimming contests.
Education and training

Bachelor's Degree in Sports Management, Harvard University
CPR Certification, American Red Cross
Water safety training sessions

Achievements and affiliations

  • Established and maintain good relationships with clients
  • Designed a successful swimming teaching program for disabled children
  • Winner of first prize on several swimming competitions
  • Member of the American Swimming Coaches Association
Areas of interest

Swimming techniques and methods


Jerry Ford, Swimming Coach at Sunydale Club

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