Available MCDL Coaching Jobs

This page lists the Pools and Clubs looking for Coaches, and those individuals who are looking for Coaching positions. Our Season runs from late-May through mid July. Dual Meets are usually on Sundays with warm ups starting at 4pm and lasting until 9 pm. Club practice times vary by pool, but usually have morning and afternoon practice hours Monday – Friday.

Pools look for Candidates with:

  • Responsible & committed individuals
  • Excellent technical skills
  • Interest in coaching young and beginning divers
  • Energetic and hands-on coaching style
  • Significant competitive diving experience
  • Previous MCDL coaching or diving experience is a plus!

2023 Assistant Coach - SL

Contact: Beth Van Gelder beth.a.vangelder@gmail.com 703-772-1164

Seeking: Assistant Coach for a super fun and enthusiastic team!

The Seven Locks Dive Team is searching for an Assistant Coach for the 2023 MCDL Summer Season.  We are located in Bethesda on Seven Locks Road between Bradley Blvd. and Democracy Blvd. 

Our dive team ranges in age from 6-18 with skill levels from beginner to all-star competing in Division I. The assistant coach would be part of a 3 person coaching staff. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Attending a MCDL Coaching Clinic offered in May and early June.

  • Helping prep for and coaching at Dual, Divisional, and All-Star meets

  • Coaching at afternoon practices 

  • Assisting with activities to create a fun and engaged dive team culture


  • Previous diving experience (national team or collegiate level preferred) 

  • Prior coaching experience, preferred

  • Experienced team leader who can work well with other dive coaches

  • Committed to creating a dive environment that balances fun, competition, and safety

  • Certified lifeguard and/or first aid training preferred

The ideal candidate would be interested in a two year commitment with the first year as an assistant coach and moving into a more senior coaching position during the 2024 MCDL season.

Practices begin the Tuesday after Memorial Day weekend and the season ends the last week in July.

Our practices are in the afternoons, Monday through Friday for 2 hours (e.g., 5-7pm); meets are held on Sundays at 4pm with warm ups at 2pm.

Competitive salary dependent on experience.

To apply or for more information, please contact beth.a.vangelder@gmail.com, 703-772-1164

We look forward to hearing from you! :-)


Contact: David Bixler swimrep@mctsa.com 3016748526

Mill Creek Towne pool (Derwood, MD) seeks a friendly, responsible, and energetic head dive coach for the 2023 MCDL summer dive season. The MCT dive team consists of 15-30 boys and girls, ages 6 to 18, of all levels. We are looking for a head coach who would prioritize developing our divers’ skills in a safe and fun environment. Our divers have skill levels ranging from beginner to intermediate, and we have some who are more advanced. The head coach would manage 1 or 2 assistant coaches. Our pool has two boards. Our season is 2+ months and begins end of May depending on coach's availability. Practices will be 4-5 days a week. Our season ends at the end of July, after All Stars. We have a closing banquet in late July. We are flexible and open to working with someone who might have another job and willing to work practices around their schedule of needed. The head coach will also have the opportunity to teach private lessons or offer clinics.