FM Aquatic Consultant

FM Aquatic Consultant

Job Description:

Part time (minimum of 12 hours/week) with the ability to set your own hours
Hours: Weekends and weekday evenings, year-round

As an FM Consultant, you will work poolside with competitive swimmers, increasing their technique, resulting in faster swimmers while also relaying the progress made to the parents. The successful candidate will be comfortable engaging with parents and swimmers on a 1-on-1 level, both in person and through digital communication (via text, email, and as part of recorded videos of technique analysis).

You will engage in some sales related activities, specifically to present Fluid Mechanics Private Swim Consulting Sessions in conjunction with our team of FM Swim Consultants. You should be adept at positioning yourself as the trusted advisor to the swimmer and responsible family members. This should be applied with Fluid Mechanics values and principles, including building customer loyalty.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide high quality private instruction to competitive swimmers
  • Sell Fluid Mechanics Private Swim Consulting packages to existing customers, as well as converting new customers
  • Attend advertising events (eg. swim meets) to promote the Fluid Mechanics Brand

Essential Job Qualifications/Functions:

  • Competitive swimming experience
  • Ability to work weekends
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated with a proven ability to manage time
  • Possession of, or reliable access to, an iPad
  • Hold current First Aid, CPR, and Lifeguard certifications by time of hire
  • Associates Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Reliable transportation

Job Related Skills/Competencies

  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Maintain professional and friendly attitude within and outside of the company
  • Proven track record of producing consistent, concrete results supporting the team’s objectives
  • Ability to work effectively with sales/marketing
  • Recognize and seek opportunities for continuous learning to gain new understanding of skills and quickly build expertise
  • Strong interest in competitive swimming and education

Work Environment

  • Our consultants spend the majority of their instructional time on their feet - poolside.
  • Remote job - a non office environment. Various locations in the Northeastern New Jersey area.

Pay and Benefits


  • Private Consulting: $20, $35 or $50/hr (varies based on client tier of service)
  • Commission: sales-based compensation
  • Special & Promotional events (seasonal): $20/hr
  • Travel: Flat travel rate per field day worked (calculated based on driving distance to facility)
  • Bi-Weekly pay

Training and Onboarding

  • Each candidate will go through a 8 week training program consisting of online Zoom training, written practical exams and on deck training
  • Consultants in training will participate in ‘Ride Alongs,’ where they will learn hands-on alongside other consultants with actual clients
  • Additional training will occur seasonally to bring consultants up to speed on new services, as well as to further develop their consulting abilities
  • $500 signing bonus upon initial training completion

About Fluid Mechanics

Fluid Mechanics is an aquatic consulting firm where our experts provide cutting edge stroke technique analysis, personalized clinics, and educational services to competitive swimmers. Our prestigious customer relationship management model and focus on excellence allows our consultants to deliver the highest quality service. Fluid Mechanics is a growing organization that offers a positive work environment where commitment, enthusiasm, and performance are recognized and rewarded. We are looking for "A-players" that can deliver results and grow with our company.  

About the Founder

John B. Waldman is a world respected leader in competitive swimming instruction, having learned for five years under the legendary Doc Counsilman and captaining the Indiana Swim Team. Waldman is the creator of the "VisionWorks"TM Training System, inventor of the FM Avatars; author of "The Swimming Machine" educational series, and president of Fluid Mechanics.

John's Accomplishments

  • Board Member of the “Journal Of Swimming Research Coaches Review Board
  • Live Presenter (4x) “FINA Learning Platform
  • Live Presenter Navy SEALS - Mind Works
  • Live Presenter SOCOM - Mind Works
  • Author of over 150 visual study guides on High Performance Swimming
  • Creator of the “Mind Works”, "FM Technique", "FM Strength", "FM Energy Systems" educational series
  • Creator of the "FM Animations", "FM Discovery Center", "FM College Pipeline"
  • Inventor of "FM Time Zone", "FM Race Mapping", "FM Training Planners"
  • Creator of the "FM VisionWorksTM” Training System
  • Founder Fluid Mechanics, Inc. 1987
  • USMS Breaststroke World Record Holder for over 10 years
  • Five Time US Master's American Record Holder
  • Ranked 11th in the world by the American Swim Coaches Association in 1982
  • Eight Time Senior National Finalist
  • Canadian Cup Champion
  • USS All-American
  • Seven Time Big Ten Champion
  • Eastern Collegiate Champion
  • Captain Indiana University Swim Team
  • Maine Swimming Hall of Fame Inductee
  • Captain Hebron Academy Swim Team
  • New England Prep School Champion
  • New England YMCA Champion
  • Prep School All-American
  • Maine State YMCA Champion

Meet the Team

Want to learn more about joining the FM team? Watch these videos to hear what our staff has to say about working for Fluid Mechanics!
Lisa PizzutoRegional Manager
Tori WellerRegional Office Coordinator
Nick WinogradRegional Sales Coordinator
Dan RothMarketing Manager
Allison CollinsAquatic Consultant
Bradley MaykowAquatic Consultant
Brianna VelardiAquatic Consultant

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