Luther College Assistant Swimming Coach/Assistant Aquatics Director

Luther College, a private, liberal arts institution located in Decorah, Iowa, seeks applications for a men’s and women’s assistant swimming coach/assistant aquatics director position. The Assistant Swimming Coach/Asst. Aquatics Director will assist with all aspects of the men’s and women’s swimming program as assigned by the head coach and actively participate in the recruitment of student-athletes. The successful candidate will assist the Aquatics Director with all aspects of the aquatics center operations. Strong leadership and motivational skills are required; a record of integrity and the ability to inspire student-athletes to perform at a high level is essential; and a willingness to advance the goals and mission of Luther College while adhering to the rules, policies, and regulations established by Luther College, the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, and the NCAA is critical. Qualifications for the position include: 1) Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred; 
2) Collegiate swimming experience required, 1-3 years of successful high school or college swimming coaching experience preferred; and 3) Water Safety Instructor (WSI), Life Guard Instructor (LGI), First Aid (FA), Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) certification preferred.  Additional information about Luther College can be found at Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications from persons of diverse cultural backgrounds welcomed. This is a 10-month position with the starting date negotiable.  To see full posting and apply for this position, please go to the employment website at

Bucknell University Assistant Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Coach

The Assistant Men's & Women's Swimming and Diving Coach at Bucknell University serves within the Department of Athletics and Recreation. Bucknell is a highly selective, privately endowed comprehensive university of 3,400 students that is a member of the NCAA Division I (FCS in Football) and the Patriot League for 23 of 27 varsity sports.

Job Duties:

1. Lead training and practice sessions, ensuring that all appropriate safety guidelines and standards are maintained. Perform specific coaching responsibilities during athletic events. Attend coaches preparatory meetings and implement strategies resulting from these meetings.
2. Perform assigned responsibilities within the daily operations and overall administration of the sports program.
3. Develop a comprehensive and functional knowledge of the sport and maintain a thorough and continuing familiarity with all applicable University and NCAA regulations.
4. Scout and recruit quality student-athletes under the guidance and direction of the head coach and coordinate all recruiting activities with the head coach and with appropriate departmental personnel. Be responsible to identify, cultivate, and assess for a specific geographical area or position group.
5. Serve as an Academic Enhancement staff member responsible for all facets of the sport specific academic program, including the monitoring of individual student-athletes academic progress as expressed by the faculty. Demonstrate an active interest in the academic progress of student-athletes. Work closely with all appropriate departmental personnel to assure academic success of student-athletes.
6. Work with student-athletes to monitor adherence to rules and regulations regarding conduct, appearance, and behavior. Provide individual counseling to student-athletes when appropriate and direct the student-athlete to professional staff when needed.
7. Work closely with the athletic training staff to ensure the safety of all student-athletes.
8. Perform other duties as assigned.
9. Teach in departmental wellness program as assigned.
10. Represent the sports program to various institutional programs and externally to the media, funding agencies, students, parents, faculty and the general public.

Depending on the minimum qualifications (see below), the Assistant Coach may be hired into a Level 1 position. A Level 1 Assistant Coach will perform all of the above mentioned duties as well as the following:
1. Serve as the Recruitment Coordinator for the men's and women's team, as well as ARMS Oversight to NCAA Compliance Forms & Reporting.
2. Coordinate the out of water training program for the team. Will design and implement large portions of team "dryland" training and serve as liaison with Strength and Conditioning staff.
3. Design and implement training program for specific groups of student-athletes.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Bachelor's degree
2. Two years of coaching experience at the collegiate or senior club level
3. Maintain current CPR and First Aid certifications

To be hired as a Level 1 Assistant Coach, the minimum qualifications are as follows:
1. Bachelor's degree
2. Five years of coaching at the collegiate or senior club level
3. Maintain current CPR and First Aid certifications

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Collegiate varsity swimming and diving participant
2. Experience coaching and developing sprinters
3. Strong basis of knowledge and/or experience with strength and conditioning for swimmers

Physical Demands:

1. Work involves considerable exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
2. Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds. Requires standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.

Bucknell University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities.

Bucknell University believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell's efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education. Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an architectural gem that has been ranked as one of America's best small towns.

Bucknell is a NCAA Division I (FCS) and Patriot League member institution, that sponsors 27 varsity athletics programs.

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Miami University (OH) Assistant Swimming Coach

Assistant Swimming Coach

To assist the head coach in the administration and operation of the swimming program consistent with the policies of Miami University, the NCAA, and other appropriate governing bodies (i.e. Mid-American Conference).

This position specifically supports the mission of the University and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by assisting in institutional compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.

Duties/Physical Demands:

Assist the head coach of swimming in planning, organizing, and directing all activities involved with a Division I swimming program to include:

  • Recruiting, in accordance with University policies and procedures, swimmers who can successfully compete on the Division I level.
  • Planning and conducting on–campus recruiting events for official and unofficial visits.
  • Planning and executing off-campus evaluations of and visits with potential student athletes.
  • Assisting in organizing and administering a year-round swimming program.
  • Assisting with all home meets and coordinating with departmental operations staff in the conduct of home meets.
  • Encouraging and actively monitoring the academic progress of team members.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of seasonal, cyclical, and weekly plans for conditioning, skill development, and competitive preparedness of team members.
  • Conducting dryland and aquatic practice activities for specific training groups on a daily basis.
  • Assisting with the development and maintenance of competitive schedules that comply with NCAA rules.
  • Developing a familiarity with and operating recruiting and compliance software.
  • Operating and monitoring team website and social media.
  • Maintaining knowledge and ensure compliance with NCAA, MAC, and University rules and regulations.
  • Participating in departmental activities to include potential service on committees and attendance at all schedule meetings.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree. Experience coaching swimming at the college, high school, senior age group level and /or equivalent professional experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in recruiting and/or team management.

Competitive experience at the collegiate level.

An understanding of the rules and policies of the NCAA.


Alma College Swimming and Diving Head Coach

The head coach for swimming and diving is a full-time position.  Alma College is a member of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) and the NCAA Division III.  The position will oversee all daily aspects of the sport and will participate as an active member of the Athletics Department.  This position will also oversee lifeguarding activities.

Application Deadline: March 24, 2017


  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred)
  • Minimum 4 years coaching experience at the collegiate lever or demonstrated successful head coaching experience at the high school or club level
  • Knowledge of NCAA Divisions III and MIAA compliance and conference rules
  • Educational background and expertise to teach college level courses
  • Ability to work weekends and evenings, along with travel
  • A valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Ability to communicate effectively to various groups and individuals
  • American Red Cross or equivalent Lifeguard Certification
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to fulfil essential functions of the position

Starting Date: As soon as possible

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of application that addresses the skills required for the position, a résumé, an Alma College Employment Application and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and nature of relationship of four (4) professional references via email to: Sarah Dehring, Associate Athletic Director/SWA, Athletics Department, Alma College,   For an Alma College application please go to: employment-application.

Alma College is a selective, baccalaureate liberal arts college committed to academic excellence and development of responsible leaders.  Alma’s undergraduates thrive on challenging academic programs in a supportive, small-college environment emphasizing active, collaborative learning and close student-faculty interaction.  Alma is a private Phi Beta Kappa institution located in the center of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.

Alma College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body.  

University of Connecticut Head Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Coach

The University of Connecticut is accepting applications for a full-time position of Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Coach. This individual will be responsible for all aspects of a Division I Men’s and Women’s Swim program including coordination of recruitment and evaluation of prospective student-athletes; development of the student-athlete; meet preparation; oversight responsibility of assistant coaches; support of the academic staff to ensure academic success of team members; assistance with marketing and community involvement; budget management; and other administrative duties as assigned by the Athletic Director. 

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; five years of collegiate and/or elite club coaching experience in a full-time position (within the past eight years); demonstrated ability to operate a successful program within NCAA and conference regulations; commitment to the academic success of student-athletes; demonstrated knowledge of the correct application of NCAA regulations; ability to teach/communicate effectively; demonstrated experience in the recruiting process of qualified student-athletes; strong commitment to the academic goals of the University; and outstanding organizational, communication, and public relations skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree; Head coaching experience; five or more years of Division I collegiate coaching experience; demonstrated experience in the recruiting process of qualified student-athletes; program operations experience that includes scheduling, budget management, and travel planning.

Salary:  commensurate with experience.

To Apply: Candidates must submit letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to Screening of applicants will begin immediately.  Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #2017434)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 PM eastern on March 18, 2017.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. 

Berry College Graduate Assistant - Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving


 Applications are currently being accepted for a Graduate Assistant position at Berry College for Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving.  Located midway between Atlanta, Ga., and Chattanooga, Tenn., on a 27,000-acre campus just north of Rome, Ga., Berry College is an independent, coeducational, liberal arts college with approximately 2000 undergraduate and graduate students. Berry challenges students to embrace a firsthand educational experience that complements challenging academic programs with opportunities for meaningful student work experiences, spiritual and moral growth, and significant service to others.

The Graduate Assistant position is a two-year commitment that will assist the Head Swimming and Diving Coach with the duties associated with the Men’s and Women’s intercollegiate Swimming and Diving programs. The successful candidate will possess a passion for coaching swimming. Dry-land and weight training supervision, recruiting, office hours and organizational skills, on deck coaching & competent computer and internet skills, such as Word, Excel, Team and Meet Manager and CTS 6 operation are required.  Berry College Athletic programs are full active members of the NCAA Division III as well as a part of the Southern Athletic Association Conference (SAA). As such Berry is committed to the basic philosophy of the Division III component of the NCAA and places priority on the overall quality of the educational experience and on the successful completion of all students' academic programs.  We also seek to establish and maintain an environment in which a student-athlete's athletic activities are conducted as an integral part of the student-athlete's educational experience.  Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, assisting with day to day operations of the teams, practice and meet preparation, meet duties, NCAA compliance, public relations, student-work supervision, recruitment of academically and athletically qualified student-athletes, and a commitment to the student-athlete’s academic progress and degree completion. 

Collegiate Swimming and/or coaching experience are required. This position provides a full graduate tuition waiver in either business administration or education and an $ 8000.00 stipend each year. To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and the contact information for three professional references to: S&DGA, P.O. Box 495037, Mount Berry, GA 30149 or email This job is open until filled.  Application review begins immediately.  Berry College is an equal opportunity employer. For ADA Accommodations please contact our ADA Coordinator VTTY 706-233-4062.

Princeton University Head Coach of Women's Swimming and Diving

Requisition # 2017-7234
Department Athletics-Coaches
Category Athletics
Date Posted 3/2/2017
Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time
Application Deadline ..


The mission of Princeton University Department of Athletics is to strive for excellence in academics and athletics, while embracing equity in opportunity, good sportsmanship, and ethical conduct. In keeping with this mission, the role of the Head Coach of Women's Swimming and Diving is to provide a quality program which will challenge and develop the physical, mental and personal abilities of student-athletes of a Division I Swimming and Diving program.


Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the responsibilities of the Head Coach of Women's Swimming and Diving at Princeton University include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Coach Women's Swimming and Diving in a substantive manner that is consistent with the educational mission of the University.
  • Engage in ethical and values-based coaching in order to develop the character and the skill of the University's student-athletes.
  • Possess a thorough knowledge of swimming, a sophisticated understanding of coaching strategies, and a demonstrated ability to enhance player development.
  • Effectively operate a competitive Division I Swimming & Diving program, which includes working collaboratively with the head diving coach.
  • Recruiting skills: ability to identify and successfully recruit student athletes within the framework of the University guidelines and policies.
  • Work effectively with administrators, the support staff, and other coaches and programs within the Department of Athletics.
  • Communicate effectively with various institutional constituencies (e.g., faculty, administration, students, parents, staff, alumni and friends) in order to strengthen programmatic integration with the University.
  • Continue the development and oversight of the Friends Group.
  • Adhere to Ivy League, ECAC and NCAA rules and regulations.


  • Successful background as a coach of swimming.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to manage team dynamics.
  • Demonstrated organizational ability for practice and recruiting.
  • An understanding of the fundamental role that intercollegiate athletics, properly implemented, can play in the educational development of our student-athletes.
  • Successfully pass NCAA recruiting examination within one month of hire.
  • Functional computer skills.
  • CPR, First Aid, and AED certification subsequent to the date of hire.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree.
  • Competitive swimming experience at the collegiate level.
  • Coaching swimming at the collegiate level.

The final candidate will be required to complete a background check successfully.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

Salary Grade

ADC, 020

Standard Weekly Hours


Eligible for Overtime


Benefits Eligible


Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)


Estimated Appointment End Date


Physical Capacity Exam Required


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Henderson State University Graduate Assistant - Diving

Henderson State University is seeking a highly motivated and energetic individual to serve as a graduate assistant for the HSU Red Wave Diving teams in Arkadelphia, AR. This individual will serve both the men’s and women’s diving programs. Henderson State is a member of the New South Intercollegiate Swimming and Diving Conference (NSISC) and competes as an NCAA Division ll program.

The Henderson pool will contains a one-meter and three-meter board and has 12 foot water depth.  Each board is only a year old and in very good shape.

The graduate assistant will plan and execute the training for the divers both in and out of the pool, and assist the Head Diving & Swimming coach with administrative duties as assigned, including but not limited to monitoring of academic progress of student-athletes, recruiting, fundraising, planning of team travel, and assisting with home meets.  The time commitment will be approximately 20 hours per week.

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and acceptance into a Master’s program at Henderson State University is required.

Interviews will begin on about March 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested persons should send a letter of application, resume and at least 3 letters of recommendation to Coach Coak Matthews at HSU Box 7630, Arkadelphia, AR 71999-0001 or email to

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Graduate Assistant

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, an NCAA Division III institution of Engineering, Science, and Math is seeking to fill a graduate assistant position for our men’s and women’s swimming teams. Rose-Hulman is located in Terre Haute, Indiana.

While pursuing graduate studies, the Graduate Assistant will be assigned duties as an Assistant Coach of Men’s and Women’s Swimming. Responsibilities include planning and implementing practices, mentoring student-athletes, recruiting, adhering to NCAA rules, and other duties as assigned by the head coach.

Graduate programs are available at Indiana State University.

Bachelor’s degree. Proven success in coaching swimming and/or collegiate level swimming experience. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Strong knowledge of swimming. Preference may be given to candidates who desire a career in coaching. The GA must be admitted to the ISU Graduate School before starting this position.

The Graduate Assistant will be on a two-year academic program to complete a Masters Degree.

A stipend, on campus meals, and graduate tuition at Indiana State University are available to the successful candidate.

Please e-mail or send a letter of interest, resume, and references to:

Keith Crawford
Head Swimming Coach
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
5500 Wabash Ave.
Terre Haute, IN 47803

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities should request, in advance, any accommodation in order to participate more fully in the application process. 

Adams State University Head Women's Swimming Coach

Position Description:

Adams State University (NCAA Division II) is seeking applications for the position of Head Coach/Women’s Swimming. Responsibilities include: organizing, directing and administering a competitive swimming program in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. Further responsibilities include monitoring academic success, recruitment, skill development, scheduling, public relations/community involvement, fundraising, summer camps, budget management as well as other duties as assigned. The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with high ethical standards and will require the same of staff and student-athletes. 


·         Demonstrated successful coaching experience, with at least three years of collegiate coaching experience preferred.

·         Bachelor’s degree in physical education or related field required, a bachelor’s degree in a non-related field with extensive coaching experience will also be considered;

·         Master’s degree preferred;

·         Knowledge and willingness to learn and then exhibit a strict adherence to NCAA, RMAC and university rules and regulations.

·         Demonstrated experience in recruiting quality student-athletes is required.

·         Adams State values diversity and inclusion. Candidate must be able to demonstrate the ability to work with a diverse population of student/athletes.

·         Candidate must recruit, maintain and develop a high level of academic success, citizenship and moral character in the student-athletes.

·         The ability to fundraise, perform well in community/campus relations is also required as part of the overall ability or organize, direct and administer a competitive program.

·         The candidate must be a person of integrity with high ethical standards.

·         Ability to work effectively as a team member in the community, on campus and within the department

·         Ability to perform the requirements of the position.


Compensation will be in accordance with qualifications and experience. This position is a 12 month at-will appointment. Official transcript required prior to appointment.

Note: Official transcripts will be required prior to appointment. Adams State University is dedicated to providing a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks on persons offered positions at the college prior to employment as described in the background check policy, available at the following web site:

In compliance with the Immigration Control Act of 1986 candidate for positions must provide proof of eligibility to work before an officer of employment can be made final. 

Adams State University performs background checks as a condition of employment for prospective employees and current employees seeking certain promotional opportunities. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of an acceptable background check. Applicants will be asked to provide personal data and sign a release form before the background check is conducted. Applicants who fail to provide the data and consent form will not be considered for employment or promotion. Background checks include review of criminal records and sex offender registry background. Credit and driving record background may apply to certain positions.

Adams State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Applications are sought from all qualified persons regardless of race, color, sex, disability, and, as covered by law, veteran status. In addition, University policies prohibit discrimination on the basis of religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation including transgender status and gender expression, marital status, and parental status.

The university is dedicated to fostering Inclusive Excellence, the recognition that the university’s success depends on valuing, engaging, and including the rich diversity of students, staff, faculty, and administrators. Given the university’s mission and student body composition, the department is actively seeking qualified applicants who have experiences, skills, and/or personal attributes that reflect perspectives that can further broaden our students’ educational experience. We will give preference to qualified applicants with experience in ethnically diverse settings, who possess varied language skills, or who have a record of research that supports diverse communities, or a record of teaching a student population that includes historically underrepresented groups and other at-risk populations. Additional information about the university and the department may be found at


Complete Applications will include:

(Please submit electronically)

  1. Letter of application
  2. Resume (Official transcript required prior to appointment)
  3. Names/address/phone numbers of three references specific to this position

Send applications to:

Larry Mortensen

Athletic Director

Adams State University

(719) 587-7401

Review of complete applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. Adams State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Further Information:

Located in Alamosa, Adams State University is a state-supported institution in the San Luis Valley of south-central Colorado located two and a half hours north of Santa Fe, NM and four hours south of Denver, CO. The university is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution and as a regional education provider. 

Dickinson College Swimming Intern/Assistant Coach

Dickinson College – seeking Swimming Intern/Assistant Coach to be responsible for assisting with the Men’s and Women’s Swimming programs.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to; practice organization, meet management, student-athlete development, and recruiting, and Aquatic Administration.  Qualifications:  Bachelors degree and prior experience as a collegiate swimming athlete.  Dickinson is a member of the Centennial Conference, and NCAA Division III and is an equal opportunity employer.  Reimbursement will include a stipend and room and board.  Opportunity for summer employment as well.  Please respond via email attaching your resume to:  Paul Richards, Men’s and Women’s Swim Coach, Dickinson College.   Email address: .  Review of applications will begin immediately.

Kalamazoo College Head Men's & Women's Swimming Coach

Primary consideration will be given to applications received by March 6, 2017. Please be sure to include your cover letter, resume/vitae and references.

Immediate supervisor: Director of Athletics

Nature of duties:

Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, MI, an NCAA Division III, liberal arts institution in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association, is seeking to fill a position as head men's and women's swimming coach. This is a full-time, 12 month administrative appointment. Responsibilities include the development of, leading and organizing all facets of a Division III men's and women's swimming program knowledge of and adherence to MIAA and NCAA rules, scheduling of non-league contests, recruiting, and overseeing the program's budget. Additional responsibilities include teaching courses in the PE Department and administrative duties as assigned by the athletic director. Position start date is June 5, 2017.


This position requires a Bachelor's degree, Master's degree preferred, with proven successful swim coaching experience, the ability to work non-traditional hours including nights and weekends, a valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record in accord with the College's driver policy. Additional administrative duties may be assigned in the areas of events management, facility oversight or other administrative duties which meet the interests and abilities of the candidate.

An equal opportunity employer, Kalamazoo College is committed to equal rights, equal opportunities, and equal protection under the law. The College administers its programs without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, height, weight, marital status, physical disability as protected by law, or sexual orientation. The College’s definition of sexual orientation proscribes discrimination based on a person’s heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality, or gender identity, actual or presumed.

Kalamazoo College is a highly selective nationally known liberal arts college offering an integrated undergraduate experience that weaves a traditional liberal arts curriculum into educational experiences in both domestic and international settings. The campus is located midway between Chicago and Detroit in Kalamazoo, Michigan, a metropolitan community of 225,000 which supports four college and university campuses along with numerous civic arts and cultural associations. Thirty-five miles from Lake Michigan, the area offers many opportunities for outdoor activities. 

Northern State University Graduate Assistant


Northern State University is located in Aberdeen, SD and is a member of the NSISC conference.  Information about the program and team can be found at  Information about the university can be found at

 Job Description:

Northern State University Women’s swimming program is seeking candidates for a Graduate Assistant starting the fall 2017.  The responsibilities will be to assist the Head Swimming Coach in all areas of the swimming program.  Knowledge of competitive swimming, dryland training and injury prevention are preferred.  Please send resumes, college transcript and the names and contact information of three references to Elyce Kastigar, Head Women‘s Swimming Coach, via email:


The candidate must have their undergraduate degree.  Must meet academic admissions requirements and the appointed individual must maintain a 3.0 minimum GPA while in graduate school.

 Resumes will be accepted until the position has been filled, but applicants should have their information submitted by March 15, 2017.  Any questions, email Head Coach Elyce Kastigar at or 605-216-3223. 


University of Wyoming Head Men's & Women's Swimming and Diving Coach

Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Coach

The University of Wyoming, a Division I member of the NCAA and member of the Mountain West Conference (Women’s Swimming and Diving) and the Western Athletic Conference (Men’s Swimming and Diving), has an immediate full-time opening for the Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Coach position.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Responsible for the athletic education/instruction, development/training and evaluation of student-athletes.

Responsible for the search/recruitment, selection, education/instruction, development/training and evaluation of assistant coaches.

Directs and manages assistant coaches including the delegation and prioritization of administrative responsibilities.

Responsible for the search/recruitment of quality prospective student-athletes.

Establishes and communicates team rules and regulations regarding, but not limited to, academic, athletic and social expectations/guidelines.

Works closely with the Office of Academic Support (OAS) to ensure student-athletes progress towards graduation.

Works closely with Sports Medicine staff and team physicians to ensure the safety and health of student-athletes.

Works closely with Sports Performance staff to develop a comprehensive sports performance program.

Presents annual budget requirements to the Director of Athletics or Sport Supervisor, and is accountable for expense control compliance and administration of the sport's budget.

Works with the Office of Media and Public Relations on all related matters to ensure the appropriate information is relayed to the media and community in an accurate and efficient manner.

Assists the Cowboy Joe Club in fundraising activities/events.

Develops a comprehensive and functional knowledge of the sport, and actively seeks to develop new performance methods and strategies.

Maintains high ethical standards and practices.

Maintains a thorough knowledge of and adheres to all applicable University, conference and NCAA rules and regulations.

Valid Driver's License with a motor vehicle record that is compliant with the University Vehicle Use Policy Found at: required.

Minimum Qualifications

At a minimum, the successful applicant for this position must possess:

A Bachelor’s degree;

College and/or national/Olympic level coaching experience;

Excellent written communication skills, as demonstrated in application materials.

Desired Qualifications

Further consideration will be given to those applicants who possess:

A working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations;

Demonstrated high ethical standards;

Excellent interpersonal communication skills;

Strong organizational skills;

Coaching experience at the NCAA Division I level;

Collegiate and/or national/Olympic level participant experience.

Required Materials

Complete on-line application, resume, cover letter, and contact information for three work-related references, all uploaded as one document.  Incomplete applications will not be considered. Apply online at

This position is open until filled, however review of resumes will begin on February 15.  Priority will be given to applications received by this deadline.

Hiring Statement

The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. To review the EEO is the Law Poster and its Supplement, please see The Diversity & Fairness page.

We conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment.  Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.

Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.

Please Note

This is an at-will position.

The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities.  We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives.

Welcome to Laramie

The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. Wyoming is investing in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach.

The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and is a cultural center for the state. Located on a high plain between the Laramie and Snowy Range mountain ranges, Laramie has more than 300 days of sunshine a year and is near year-round outdoor activities that include skiing, hiking, camping, bicycling, fishing and climbing.

The community provides the advantages of a major university and a distinctive identity as an important city in a frontier state.  Laramie is near many of Colorado's major cities and university communities (Fort Collins: 1 hour; Boulder: 1.5 hours; Denver: 2 hours; Colorado Springs; 4 hours). 

National Training Center Coordinator, Developmental Aquatic Programs

Essential Functions

  • Coordinate developmental programs affiliated with the aquatics department including Swim America and Infant Survival Resource.
  • Duties may include but are not limited to marketing and outreach, registration, scheduling of lessons and staff, communication with parents, teaching lessons, tracking participant progression within program and celebratory graduation for participants.
  • Guide transition of graduate participants to NTC Aquatics swim team.
  • Promote a positive and fun experience while helping having a continued appreciation for the sport.
  • Provide personal lifetime skills and social development for swimmers in the developmental programs.
  • Provide a fun and enjoyable learning environment.
  • Improve the technical and physical skills of developmental swimmer.
  • Orient swimmers to the art of competition.
  • Communicate with membership in order to promote and provide at the highest level information to families and swimmers about the various aquatics developmental programs.
  • Assist in the development and enforcement of NTC policies and procedures where necessary.
  • Possesses excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment.
  • Respects the rights and privacy of others and holds staff member information in strict confidence.
  • Maintains regular attendance and complies with time and attendance policy and procedure.
  • Adheres to South Lake Hospital's policies and procedures; Mission, Vision and Values statements; Code of Conduct.
  • Ensures compliance with all regulatory standards including Federal, State, local and Joint Commission.
  • Prioritizes workload to manage multiple priorities.
  • Uses problem-solving skills to meet goals.
  • Enhances professional growth by participating in educational programs, current literature and/or workshops.

 Other Related Functions

  • Secondary areas of responsibility are teaching private competitive swim lessons.
  • Assist NTC Aquatics when necessary with coaching daily practices.
  • Candidate must be an enthusiastic team player with a flexible, outgoing attitude and have a passion for their sport.
  • Performs other related duties as needed.

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Illinois Wesleyan University Assistant Men's & Women's Swimming Coach/Funky Fish Swim Club Head Senior Coach

Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swim Coach, Illinois Wesleyan University and/or Head Senior Coach for Funky Fish Swim Club

Illinois Wesleyan University is hiring a volunteer assistant swimming coach to assist with the coaching and some administrative responsibilities for the men’s and women’s swimming programs. The assistant coach will report directly to the head coach and will be responsible for assisting the head coach in aspects of conducting a NCAA Division III program.  This individual will assist with on deck coaching as well as recruiting and other duties conducive to normal coaching responsibilities. 


Assist the head coach in duties, such as preparing and conducting practices, training and competition analysis, and other duties as necessary for the conduct of the team.

Comply with all rules and regulations of the athletic department, the CCIW Conference, and the NCAA.

                Provide a safe and supportive atmosphere for all competition and practice sessions.


The Funky Fish Swim Club is hiring a Head Senior Coach.  The Senior Group consists of swimmers in the 14 – 18 year old age group with the addition of some college age swimmers in the summer season.  We are encouraging energetic and motivated coaches who can work with various abilities to apply.  This is a part time position with the possibility of additional administrative responsibilities as the applicant desires. 

The Funky Fish Swim Club practices at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL.  It is an 8 lane 25 yard facility with a diving well.  FFSC is a year round program that has grown to 160 swimmers since it was started 4 years ago.  The Senior Coach will report directly to the club supervisor.


Teach technical skills to swimmers with various abilities from senior and age group qualifiers to entry level high school swimmers.

                Develop a training program under the guidance of the club supervisor.

                Coach practices 4-5 evenings a week and Saturday mornings.

                Attend weekend meets as necessary.

                Administrative duties as assigned by the club supervisor.


Applicants must have prior coaching experience, preferably senior level, and/or a high level of swimming experience.  ASCA certification is preferred.  Applicant must possess or be willing to complete the following certifications in accordance with the requirements for USA swimming coaches’ certification: Coaches Safety Training, CPR/AED training (or lifeguard training), and athlete protection training.

A background check is required by USA swimming and Illinois Wesleyan University.


This position is paid an hourly rate and the rate will be commensurate with experience.  FFSC pays for USA swimming registration and most certification costs.


A cover letter and resume should be sent to Teresa Fish at the following mailing address or email address.

Teresa Fish


3106 Yorkshire Ct

Bloomington, IL61704



Northern State University Head Women's Swimming Coach

Northern State is accepting applications for a full-time head women’s swimming coach.

 Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred. 2 years coaching experience required; competitive swim experience preferred.

 Responsibilities: Responsibilities include but not limited to, leading a competitive NCAA Division II swimming program including coaching and teaching student-athletes, recruiting prospective student-athletes, practice and training planning, season planning, team day to day management, contest scheduling, travel coordination, budget management, equipment purchasing and fundraising. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to work with the local swim club at the level that they feel comfortable with. Other duties include scheduling the NSU swimming pool.

 Setting: Northern State University is a premier regional institution characterized by outstanding instruction, extraordinary community relations, and unparalleled extracurricular opportunities.  Since 2007 NSU has been continuously named by US News and World Report as one of the best undergraduate institutions in the Midwest.  It is organized into the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Business, School of Education, and the School of Fine Arts.  NSU is fully accredited by ACBSP, CAEP, NASM, NASAD, NCATE, NIBS and HLC and is actively seeking accreditation from CACREP.  The School of Fine Arts enjoys a long tradition of excellence and has recently completed $1.75 million in art facility upgrades and a $14.5 million dollar renovation and addition to the Johnson Fine Arts Center.  A new residence hall is slated to open fall of 2017 and two more residence hall are scheduled to open in fall 2018.  Northern offers a broad-based athletics program, sponsoring 15 NCAA Division II intercollegiate varsity sports that compete in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).  For more information about NSU and its programs visit:  NSU is located in Aberdeen, South Dakota, a vibrant community in northeastern South Dakota.  The city has a population of approximately 27,000 and is a retail hub for the region.  The university enjoys a very positive and strong relationship with the city and region. 

Benefits: NSU offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including paid medical and life insurance for the employee (excellent group rates for dependent coverage), as well as dental and vision coverage for the spouse and dependents; retirement plans; paid holidays; and generous vacation and sick day allowances.

 Application: Review of applications will begin immediately.  Position is open until filled with a March, 2017 start date.  For more information regarding this position, and to apply, visit:  Click on ‘Northern State University’ in the Quick Search section.  The system will guide you through the electronic application form.  AA/EOE 

Aggie Swim Camp Assistant Coach/Camp Counselor

 The Aggie Swim Camp at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas has opportunities available for two or more weeks May 28-June 23for coaches from college, high school and club teams who are excited about the opportunity to learn and work with younger kids and an excellent staff.  The Camp is a very successful operation with over 600 campers over four multiple-day sessions.  In addition to assisting with camp as an assistant coach and camp counselor, you will also have the opportunity to spend time with successful collegiate coaches Jay Holmes, Steve Bultman, Tanica Jamison and Jason Calanog .  Free meals and housing are included, as well as a stipend each week based on experience.  Applicants must be 21 years or older, have attended at least two years of college and have experience as a competitive swimmer and/or coach.  Current First Aid, CPR, and/or Lifeguard/Safety Training for Swim Coaches are helpful.  All staff must be willing to work a minimum of two weeks in an alcohol/drug free environment.  With our emphasis on stroke, start, and turn technique, this camp can make a great coaching clinic for any coach.  To apply for this great learning opportunity, please send your resume and a list of three or more references to Shannon Clark, Camp Director, at .

Session Dates:

May 28th - June 2nd (Sunday-Friday)

June 4th- June 7th (Sunday-Wednesday) – TECHNIQUE CAMP

June 11th- June 16th(Sunday-Friday)

June 18th - June 23rd (Sunday-Friday)

Western Illinois University Graduate Assistant Diving Coach

Graduate Assistant Diving Coach - Fall 2017

Western Illinois University is located in Macomb, IL , and is a member of the Summit League Conference. Information about the team can be found at  Information about the university can be found at

Job Description:  Western Illinois University Men’s and Women’s Diving program is seeking candidates for a Graduate Assistant Diving Coach starting in the Fall 2017. The responsibilities will be to assist the Head Swimming Coach in all areas of the swimming program. Knowledge of seasonal planning and implementation of diving program, recruiting, designing different dryland activities, stretching, and prehab activities are preferred. Please send resumes, college transcript, and the names of three references to Greg Naumann, Head Men and Women's Swimming and Diving Coach, via email

Requirements: The candidate must have their undergraduate degree and must be admitted to a graduate program. Admission requirement for an assistantship is a cumulative 3.0 GPA, and the appointed individual must maintain a 3.0 minimum GPA while in graduate school.

Resumes will be accepted until the position has been filled, but applicants should have their information in by March 31, 2017. Any questions, email Head Coach Greg Naumann at or 660-216-7845.

Messiah College Head Men's & Women's Swim Coach and Aquatics Director

The Department of Athletics at Messiah College currently has an opening for the full time position of Head Men and Women's Swim Coach and Aquatics Director. The Head Coach serves as the program leader for Men/Women Swimming. As Head Coach, this individual is responsible for operating a program for student-athletes, with differing abilities and skills, and serving as a role model in meeting our complimentary goals in Athletics of “Pursuing Athletic Excellence…Developing Christian Character.” As Aquatics Director, the individual will also oversee the College's aquatics programs for students and community (including Swim Schools).

Required education: Bachelor's degree in related field, American Red Cross or YMCA certification in Life guarding; American Red Cross certifications in CPR, AED, First Aid, and WSI; Certified Pool Operator. Education preferred includes: Master's degree, ARC Lifeguard Instructor and CPR/AED/First Aid Instructor certifications- must be obtained within 1 year of hire.

Required experience: 2 years assistant coach experience; competitive swim experience required. Experience preferred includes: 1 year of head coach experience; 1-2 years of pool management experience.

Other requirements include: Ability to administer NCAA Division III intercollegiate Men/Women Swim programs, including recruiting, scheduling, budgeting, travel, and practice plans;
ability to coach, teach, and train student-athletes in skills and strategies specific to Men/Women Swimming to be competitive within the Middle Atlantic Conference; ability to establish appropriate and effective mentoring relationships with student-athletes; demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the stages of student development and the importance of holistic education; ability to be a team player within the Athletics Department and the College; solid judgment and problem solving skills; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; demonstrated commitment to continued learning/professional development (i.e., presentations, publications, serving on regional and/or national committees); and ability to administer aquatics program, including hiring, scheduling, budgeting, and planning appropriate programs.

For additional information and to apply, please see:

The College: Messiah College is a Christian college of the liberal and applied arts and sciences and has a student body of over 2,800 undergraduate students including 12.3% of under-represented and 4.0% international students from 29 countries and nearly 600 graduate students including 11.5% of students from under-represented populations.

The College is committed to an embracing evangelical spirit rooted in the Anabaptist, Pietist and Wesleyan traditions of the Christian Church. Our mission is to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society. Messiah College is a teaching institution that emphasizes instruction but values research and public service. Strong support is given to faculty development in teaching and scholarship. For additional information about Messiah College, please see:

Diversity: The College seeks to create a work environment and organizational culture that reflects and appreciates the uniqueness that the individual brings to the workplace while striving to provide an atmosphere of success. Messiah's strategic plan includes a commitment to community engagement in diverse settings and the development of cross-cultural competencies as well as a commitment to developing a comprehensive and integrated approach to global engagement. As such, Messiah College is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body. Successful candidates will evidence similar commitments.

Messiah College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, disability, or veteran's status in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, or the operation of any of its programs. Consistent with our nondiscrimination statement, the College does not tolerate abuse or harassment of employees, students or other individuals associated with the College. This includes, but is not limited to, vendors, contractors, and guests on the basis of, but not limited to, any of the above categories.

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