Employment Opportunities

Please contact Jayne McDonald  (BC Diving, Executive Director) for more information.  edbcdiving@gmail.com

The Abbotsford Whalers Aquatic Club is currently accepting applications to fill

the position of DIVING COACH beginning for our 2023 Summer Season.

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and energetic individual who will share their passion for competitive diving with divers of all ages and abilities.  

Start Date: May 1st, 2023. This position is on-going.

Job Description and Duties

  • coaches and conducts team workouts and technical diving skills training for all age categories
  • tracks progression and provides feedback to divers and/or parents
  • completes dive meet entries, attends Dive Meets and related meetings
  • performs various clerical duties such as maintaining attendance and reporting to the board
  • be responsible for the overall safety of athletes during training including implementing safety rules and guidelines
  • supervises the use, safety and storage of Abbotsford Whalers Aquatic Club equipment
  • assists and supports team related activities

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Experience coaching divers and working with multi-aged children
  • Leadership and mentoring skills
  • Completion of grade 12 or currently enrolled in high school or graduated
  • Additional Certifications that are not required but would be an asset for a successful candidate include: National Coach Certification Program (NCCP), National Lifeguard Service (NLS) number, Water Safety Instructor (WSI), National Lifeguard Pool Option (NLP), Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross, CPR level C and AED certification, or Current Standard First Aid or Aquatic Emergency Care (AEC).
  • Candidates undergoing dive training through BC Diving’s “Learn To Dive” and working toward their Level 1 will be considered. (Mentorship from the Abbotsford Whalers Aquatic Club may be available to the successful candidate, if necessary)

Salary is commensurate with abilities and qualifications

Please apply by submitting your resume, cover letter and references to Abbotsford Whalers VP at abbywhalersvp@gmail.com . We will accept resumes until the position is filled.

We thank all applicants for their interest.




Coquitlam Sharks are looking to add to their team!