Golden West Swim Club Head Coach/CEO


Golden West Swim Club (GWSC) is seeking an experienced, full-time Head Coach/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with excellent leadership, communication, and team building skills and technical expertise. The Head Coach will manage the operation of the team and will be supported by a staff of assistant coaches, as well as a volunteer board of directors and the parent support group. 

The Golden West Swim Club is located in Huntington Beach, California.  The team’s 350+ swimmers range in ability from novice to Olympic Trial qualifiers. We also offer well-established Masters and pre-competitive feeder programs. GWSC has use of two 50 meter pools, and access to a weight room for our senior/national swimmers (must coordinate pool usage with Golden West College and Ocean View High School).  Please visit our website at

Primary Responsibilities:
-Manage all aspects of the team: Pre-competitive, Age Group, Senior/National and Masters programs.
-Manage all coaching staff. 
-Manage coaching staff payroll budget within constraints. 
-Coach and mentor the Senior and National group swimmers. 
-Provide college preparation guidance for high school swimmers seeking college swimming opportunities. 
-Establish the annual training plan and swim meet schedule. 
-Develop and coordinate annual and seasonal plans inclusive of swim meets, team building activities, parent communication, and milestones for each group.
-Develop and maintain age-appropriate dry land programs.
-Attend swim meets that include the participation of swimmers that you coach.
-Attend and participate in Board meetings.
-Maintain positive relationships and communication with pool management at both locations. 
-Maintain open communication with all members and resolve conflicts as needed.
-Manage meet information, meet entries, meet results, meet publicity, and team travel.
-Embrace our unique culture that values high school swimming, college swimming and the Junior Life Guard programs.  

-Must be a US citizen or currently eligible to work in the US, and must be in good standing with all USA -Swimming safety and background check requirements.
-Demonstrated club coaching experience as Associate Head Coach or above with strong management, administration and technical expertise. 
-Strong knowledge/understanding of the college recruiting process.
-Experience coaching swimmers at the Senior and National level.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Application Requirements:
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, coaching philosophy statement, resume, and contact information for 3 professional references by email to:

Smith College Fellowship

Teaching/Administrative/Coaching Fellowships for 2017-2018

Fellowship:  Monthly Stipend and tuition waiver

Scholarship: Available for those who do not receive a fellowship

Employer: Smith College

Category: Graduate Assistant

Location: Massachusetts

Required Education: 4 year degree

Description: Fellowships/ Scholarships are available for individuals interested in pursuing a master’s degree with a specialization in coaching women at the intercollegiate level including those who want a specialization in Strength & Conditioning.  Candidates should have an undergraduate academic record of high caliber, and advanced skill and / or experience coaching/ teaching.  For those who do not receive a fellowship, scholarships is also available.  The deadline for applying to the program with consideration for financial aid is January 15, 2017.

To Apply:  Visit our website at and fill in the request for information section. 

Employer Information:  The graduate program in exercise and sport studies prepares individual to coach women’s collegiate teams or prepare athletes/teams in the Strength & Conditioning domain.  Recognized nationally for its excellence, our program received Level V accreditation from the National Association for Sport and Physical Education.  The programs connects theory with practice by linking coursework with assistant coaching experiences.  All student are in residence for two years.

La Salle University Assistant Men's and Women's Swimming Coach

Position Description

La Salle University’s Athletic Department invites applications for an immediate opening for the position of Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach.  The Assistant Coach is responsible for assisting the Head Coach in the management of the Men’s and Women’s Swimming program, including (but not limited to) recruiting, practice preparation,  student-athlete development, budget management, NCAA Compliance, scheduling, travel, and Alumni Relations. 

Previous college coaching experience, experience in recruiting and a bachelor’s degree (Masters preferred). A high level of competency, motivation, and skill instruction in the any of following areas: Sprinter/ Middle Distance/Distance Events. Must possess strong personal commitment to work within an academic setting and philosophy of the institution. Successful background in collegiate coaching, preferably at the Division I level.

To be considered for this position, candidates should email a cover letter, resume, the names and contact information for three professional references, andspecific salary requirements.

Prior to an offer of employment, the final candidate will be required to submit a criminal background check.

La Salle University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

For more details on this position or to submit your cover letter, resume and other required information, please contact:
Jamie Platt
Head Men's and Women's Swimming Coach
La Salle University
1900 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141

Caltech Assistant Coach

Job Title: Assistant Coach, Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving

Job Category: Occasional

Desired Start Date: 10/03/2016

Compensation: $12 per hour for up to 350 hours of work

Job Summary:

The Assistant Coach, Men’s and Women’s Swim and Dive is responsible for assisting in the: coaching and teaching of students, game and practice preparation and execution, compliance with NCAA, and conference rules/regulations.

Job Duties:

  • Demonstrating a high level of teaching and coaching competency in sport skill instruction, sport strategy, tactics and rules, physical training and fitness and student motivation in practice execution.
  • Demonstrating a sincere interest in the social, emotional, academic development, as well as the athletic welfare of student-athletes; collaborating on academic monitoring and guidance of students where appropriate.
  • Exhibiting the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to the NCAA, SCIAC Conference, Caltech and the Department of Athletics and Recreation’s values statement, including sportsmanship on and off the field of play, positive leadership and the desire and ability to act as a positive role model and representative of the Institute at all times.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills including: writing, speaking, and listening.
  • Contributing to the maintenance of excellent working relationships with all members of the Department and promoting the philosophy and objectives of the intercollegiate athletic program on and off campus.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate of Arts (AA) degree.
  • Must secure and maintain valid driver license during employment.
  • Must be knowledgeable and skilled in all areas of the sport.
  • Knowledge of SCIAC & NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain accurate attendance and other informational record keeping.

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Each coaching staff member may be required to perform physical tasks such as:
-lifting, carrying, loading sport specific equipment;
-set up and tear down of sports contest support equipment;
-some care and maintenance of sport specific or general athletic facilities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and two or more years of relevant experience.
  • CPR, AED, First Aid certifications preferred.
  • Collegiate playing experience preferred.
  • Organized coaching experience preferred.
  • Teaching through digital images; creating and using emerging technologies.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Caltech is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. For more information about “EEO is the Law” click here: EEO is the Law

To apply, please visit:



Roanoke College Head Swimming Coach

Head Coach of Men's and Women's Swimming


Roanoke College is accepting applications for the position of Head Coach of Men’s and Women’s Swimming.  The successful candidate will assume responsibility for the leadership of our men’s and women’s swimming program.  Duties include student-athlete development, scheduling, budget management, equipment ordering and inventory and public relations, and the recruitment and retention of students. A working knowledge of NCAA and ODAC rules and the ability to work nights and weekends, with extensive travel, is required. Secondary duties will indeed be assigned.  Qualifications include college coaching and swimming experience. Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred.  Please send a letter of application, resume, and three references by email to: .  Screening of applicants will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.  Roanoke College supports diversity and affirmative action as an equal opportunity employer.


Date Posted: September 9, 2016

Expires: October 7, 2016

Contact: Human Resources


University of Denver Assistant Men's and Women's Swimming Coach

JOB TITLE: Assistant Men and Women’s Swimming Coach
The University of Denver Division of Athletics and Recreation invites applications for the Assistant Men and Women’s Swimming Coach position. The Assistant Coach assists the Head Coach in the administration of all aspects of the sport program including but not limited to: coaching, recruiting, contest scheduling, supervising sports personnel, budget management, student-athlete mentoring, and ensuring program compliance with NCAA, Conference, and University rules and regulations. Required qualifications: Bachelor's Degree; Proven successful NCAA, Division I Men or Women’s college swimming recruiting experience; Energetic, highly motivated and outgoing personality who is passionate about recruiting, signing, and developing college swimming student-athletes within the academic and athletic standards set forth by the University of Denver; Ability to work with a diverse population of individuals within the University community as well as a diverse 18-23 year old student-athlete population; Organized, well-written, well-spoken; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations with demonstrated exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA rules and regulations. Preferred qualifications: Master's Degree; previous collegiate coaching experience.
To apply for this position, please visit our website at .  The University of Denver is an EEO/AA Employer. 

Whitworth University Assistant Director for Community Programs/Assistant Swim Coach



assistant swim coach/ assistant director for community programs


aquatics center

hiring range: $34,882 annually with bachelor’s

                          up to $39,000 annually with master’s


Reporting to the Aquatics Center Director/Head Varsity Swim Coach, will serve as assistant swim coach and assistant director for community programs throughout the year and additionally serve as Assistant Aquatic Director from May 15- August 15 annually.

 responsibilities and related duties:

Serve as assistant swim coach

Assistant Coach for Varsity Swim Programs with duties to include group instruction, teaching of stroke technique, practice planning, meet strategy & planning, recruiting, assisting with team travel and travel arrangements, team oversite, mentoring of student-athletes, team budget & equipment planning, updating team social media and other duties as assigned.

Responsible for training, teaching swimming classes and oversight of community swim lesson program.

Teach 4 Swimming for Fitness Classes for the Kinesiology Department throughout the academic calendar year.

Teach and train aquatic center staff in Red Cross approved methods of life guarding and swim lesson instruction; oversee staff in-service training program.

Oversee the community swim lesson program.

Other related duties as assigned

 Development and oversite of revenue producing community programming

Develop and teach various aquatic and fitness community classes.

Develop and manage a year round swim lesson program.

Oversee training of personnel in the community programs.

Offer various Red Cross courses to the community & Whitworth aquatic staff such as lifeguard training, Water Safety Instruction, C.P.R., and First Aid.

Teach and develop community events, instructional classes, and camps.

Lifeguard for the community & university as needed.

Other related duties as assigned.

Act as the Assistant Aquatic Director from May-August annually.

Coordinate pool scheduling and work in conjunction with conference services to accommodate user groups and set up camps, incoming contracts, and other outside groups, swim lesson program, water-aerobics, etc.

Oversee the hiring and training of summer lifeguard/swim lesson staff

Oversee and manage the summer aquatic staff in coordination with the Head Aquatic Director.

Other duties as assigned.

qualifications, skills and abilities:

Bachelor’s degree required with successful coaching experience in competitive swimming, and swim lessons, fitness classes or water aerobics.

Master’s degree required if duties require teaching for academic credit.

Swim coach certification or membership in ASCA desired.

W.S.I and L.G.I. Certification through the Red Cross or equivalent organization.

Demonstrated ability to establish positive working relationships with students, coaches, Whitworth staff and faculty, and members of the Spokane community.

A personal commitment to the Christian faith.

Demonstrated awareness and commitment to effectively establishing relationships and positive communications across multiple dimensions of diversity including, but not limited to race, gender, physical limitations, class or religious perspectives.

An active commitment to equal opportunity for all persons.

A commitment to the educational mission of Whitworth as a Christian liberal-arts university affiliated with the Presbyterian church.

Background check required.

Application Process

The following documents are required to complete the online application form at

A letter of interest that relates your education and experience to the qualifications of the position and includes a note confirming your interest in this position at our posted hiring range


The names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of three academic/professional references

A one-page document describing your personal commitment to the Christian faith

Whitworth complies with all federal, state, and local nondiscrimination laws that are applicable to religious nonprofit institutions and does not engage in unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability. With our commitment to building a diverse community, the university encourages applications from populations underrepresented at Whitworth including members of racial/ethnic communities, women, and persons with disabilities.

Head Coach Men's and Women's Swimming Virginia Wesleyan College

Head Coach Men's and Women's Swimming

Virginia Wesleyan College

Location: Norfolk, Virginia

Full-time - Experienced

Coaching - Swimming & Diving

Virginia Wesleyan College will begin both a men’s and a women’s intercollegiate NCAA Division III swimming program in the fall of 2017, employing the head coach this fall, 2016, to recruit the inaugural class of student-athletes. This position will be full-time, with the primary emphasis on recruiting qualified men and women who will become a part of a department with a longstanding tradition of excellence in both athletics and academics. 

The successful applicant will possess the ability to work closely with enrollment and develop databases of quality student athletes. Other duties will include creating the schedules, ordering equipment and gear and strategic planning for both programs. 

Additional responsibilities to begin in the second year include sport program management, fundraising, planning and scheduling practice and meets. The candidate will oversee the college aquatics programming in collaboration with the Associate Director of the Batten Center. 

A bachelor’s degree with a minimum three years of successful coaching experience in men’s and women’s swimming at the college and/or professional level is preferred. Knowledge of ODAC and NCAA rules and regulations for compliance with D3 will be necessary. The successful applicant will have a valid driver’s license; strong public relations skills; excellent interpersonal and communications skills; and outstanding organizational skills. 

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume, along with names and contact information for three professional references to Virginia Wesleyan College, Human Resources, 1584 Wesleyan Drive, Norfolk, VA 23502 or via e-mail to 

Virginia Wesleyan College is an equal opportunity employer; the college offers employment, advancement opportunities, and benefits in a harassment-free environment on the basis or merit, qualifications and competency to all individual without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, handicap, sexual orientation or covered veteran status. Please visit our website at 

About Virginia Wesleyan College

Chartered in 1961, Virginia Wesleyan is an innovative, four-year liberal arts college founded by United Methodist Church. Small by design and located on the border of Norfolk and Virginia Beach,VWC's 300-acre wooded campus is ideally positioned in a metropolitan area ripe with possibilities for exploring careers, discovering through exploration and helping you gain a firm hold on your future

Babson College Assistant Swimming Coach

Babson College, located in Wellesley, MA, is seeking a part time swimming assistant coach for the men’s and women’s teams 2016-2017.


Assist with coordinating and overseeing the recruitment of student athletes.

Assist with contacting and evaluating prospective recruits; prepare and distribute recruiting information; may assist in recruiting efforts with the Admission Office.

Plan, with Head Coach, recruiting trips based on contacts.

Maximize efficient use of e-mail, internet, phone, letters, and personal contact.

Assist with practice and meets as needed as directed by Head Coach.

Assist monitoring academic progress of student-athletes; serve as a mentor to athletes helping to resolve academic and non-academic issues; be available to coaches and players before, during, and after practices, meets, and events.

Assist in home meet set up and break down.

Assumes additional responsibilities as required.

 Qualifications and Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree      

At least one year of previous coaching experience

Strong communication skills

Computer proficiency

Ability to travel and work evenings and weekends required

Lifeguard certification preferred

Must have had a valid unrestricted U.S. Driver’s License for one year, and maintain throughout employment an insurable (as determined by the College’s insurer’s criteria) or a satisfactory driving record; must successfully complete and pass the College’s vehicle training program within the first 60 days of employment; annual or more frequent review of employee’s driving record based on the College insurer’s criteria; and safety training as required by management.

How to apply:


Email cover letter and resume to Head Coach, Kristy Martin at

DePauw University Assistant Coach, Women's Swimming


Serve as assistant coach of the women's swimming program, operating under NCAA bylaws. The part-time assistant will report to the head coach, and will assist in all areas required to run a Division III program. This individual is actively involved in the recruiting of student athletes, and day to day operations of the women's swimming program.


Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions Statement(s)

Assist head coach in various, day-to-day duties as directed by the Head Coach, such as but not limited to, organizing, preparing, conducting, and evaluating individual and team practices, training, and competition.

Provide guidance and assistance to student-athletes on a range of athletic, academic and personal issues, as required.

Assist with practice sessions and game competitions, ensuring all appropriate safety guidelines and standards are maintained.

Provide additional assistance in the coordination and administration of the program.

Comply with all rules and regulations as stated in the Coaches Handbook.

The above duties are expected of the assistant women's swimming coach. In addition, this individual is expected to support and maintain the rules applied by the Head Coach and the Athletic Director.


Competency Statement(s)

Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.

Coaching and Development - Ability to provide guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas.

Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.

Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.

Diversity Oriented - Commitment to valuing a variety of different experiences, encouraging input and collaboration from campus stakeholders, including being mindful of experiences related, but not limited to: age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, socio-economic status, LGBTQ, and/or job type.

Relationship Building - Ability to effectively build relationships.

Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee and student safety.

Team Builder - Ability to convince a group of people to work toward a goal.


Education: Bachelor's Degree required

Experience: Previous coaching experience on the high school, club, or college level in swimming.

Computer Skills: Working knowledge of computers, including word processing, excel, and google documents.

Certificates & Licenses: Valid driver's license. Red Cross certification as a lifeguard preferred. Must maintain first aid, CPR and AED certification throughout appointment.

Other Requirements

Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.

High energy level. Desire to work with young adults.

Ability to effectively promote DePauw University and athletic experience.

Ability to act as a mature role model for young adults and to recruit student-athletes.

Well-developed interpersonal skills; ability to get along well with diverse personalities; tactful, mature, and flexible.

DePauw University is an equal opportunity employer. Women, members of under-represented groups, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Applicants can apply here-

Piranhas Swim Club Head Coach


The Piranhas Swim Club is a USA Level 3 swim team has an immediate opening for a strong, energetic, and dynamic leader as Head Coach for our growing USA swim team. Located in Eastern Iowa along the beautiful Mississippi River in Bettendorf, Iowa our membership of 240 year-round athletes spans all competitive levels from novices to Junior National qualifiers. Having gone from a mainly age group team to having recently produced 8 Division 1 swimmers, 4 junior national swimmers and 1 high school girl’s championship title.We are dedicated to teaching and developing swimmers of all age, skill, and competition levels. The Piranhas were formed in 2010 through the merger of two long-standing USA swim teams, the Bettendorf Swim Club and the Pleasant Valley Stingrays.  We are the largest USA swim team in the Quad Cities area. The mission of the Piranhas is to promote swimming as a lifelong sport and competitive swimming as an aspect of that sport. We strive to empower every swimmer, regardless of age or ability, to reach his or her highest personal potential, both as an athlete and as a person

Job Requirements:

1. Oversee a growing program with 240+ swimmers that meets the needs of     novice, competitive and elite swimmers.

3. Strong organizational skills. Manage assistant coaches, attend board meetings, LSC meetings, and perform other administrative functions such as site management/site scheduling.

4. Lead, inspire and mentor coaches & athletes and seek and embrace new/state of the art coaching techniques.

5. Developing and maintaining positive relationships with parents, the board of directors, the high school swim coach and USA swimming communities.

6. Embrace the concept of a community dedicated to excellence at ALL levels; a strong balance between technique and distance, strong communicator and outstanding track record of mentoring, training and placing staff.


1. Current USA Swimming Coach Certification in good standing, with current

Certification and clear background check.

2. ASCA Certified level 3 minimum.

3. A minimum of 5 yrs. of coaching experience w/prior Head Coaching experience strongly preferred.

4. Solid competitive swimming background with focus on technical expertise and experience coaching swimmers of different ages.

5. Strong passion for swimming that allows for a strong communicator and positive motivator – both athletes and parent organization.

6. Strong organizational management and computer skills; must be

able to fulfill administrative functions required to operate a USA Swim Club.

7. Working knowledge of Hy-Tek Team Manager/Meet Manager.

8. CPR, First Aid and Coaches Safety training.

9. 4-year college degree preferred.

10. Compensation:  Salary will be based on experience and qualifications in the range of $40,000 - $50,000


Applicants that wish to be a part of a successful, growing team should forward a cover letter outlining interest in our organization, resume, including 3 references and a one-page statement on coaching philosophy and management style to Jenny Staver at  All submissions are in strict confidence until a final contract and candidate’s release from previous obligations are complete.  Must be able to start in August. 

Emmanuel College Full Time Assistant Coach

Emmanuel College, located in northeast Georgia, is seeking a full time Assistant Swim Coach to assist with the Men’s and Women’s Swimming programs for the 2016/2017 season. 

Includes but are not limited to; on deck coaching, team and practice organization, meet management, student-athlete development, recruiting, and aquatics duties. This position is ideal for the person looking to start a career as a collegiate swimming coach.

Bachelor’s degree and prior experience as a club or high school swimming coach or collegiate swimming athlete.

Please respond via email (preferred) by attaching the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

Email Application file to: Allen Gilchrest, Head Swim Coach

Review of applications will begin immediately. Goal is for a September start date.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Assistant Swimming & Diving Coach

Assistant Swimming & Diving Coach

Worcester Polytechnic Institute


Position Status: Temporary/Contract Positions

Basic Function:

Part time position from September through April responsible for the oversight in training, implementation and performance tracking to promote the Varsity Swimming and Diving program's goals. Must work within the framework of proper development, teamwork, character and knowledge under the provisions of a WPI based learning experience.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

• Working with the Head Coach to develop, promote, train and track the performance and development of assigned workout group(s).

• Implementing and maintaining a standard of performance consistent with the University and Athletic Department’s goals of academic and athletic excellence.

• Assisting with the planning and coordinating of both on and off campus student-athlete recruitment activities.

• Providing assistance in scheduling practices and meets and communicating those schedules to departmental personnel as required.

• Working with department and facilities staff to set up for and take down after all contests held in the swimming pool.

• Conducting all programs within the set guidelines of the NEWMAC and NCAA .

• Working with the Head Coach to develop, promote and pursue avenues of fundraising and alumni development.

Position Requirements

• Minimum qualifications include at least a high school diploma or equivalent (bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred); previous coaching experience including at least 5 years of life guarding experience; and a thorough knowledge and conscientious adherence to the rules and regulations of the NCAA , a familiarity with Hy-Tek’s TEAM Manager and MEET Manager programs and the ability to use spreadsheets and databases.

• Valid driver’s licence

Posting Date: 08/02/2016

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

EEO Information:

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or disability. We are looking for individuals who value creativity, diversity, inclusion, and collaboration.

Criminal Background Check Statement:

A pre-employment criminal records check is required.

To apply, visit:

WPI, the nation's third oldest private technological university, established in 1865 by New England industrialists John Boynton and Ichabod Washburn consists of 80 acres set in a safe, residential section of Worcester, Massachusetts—the second largest city in New England—home to 13 colleges, and situated 40 miles west of Boston.

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Union College Assistant Men's & Women's Swimming Coach


Union College, a highly selective liberal arts institution located in Schenectady, New York is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Men’s & Women’s Swimming Coach.  This position is full time hourly – benefits eligible. The men’s and women’s swimming program is a member of NCAA Division III and the Liberty League. Union College sponsors 26 intercollegiate sports, 24 in Division III, with Ice Hockey competing at Division I.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting with recruiting; monitoring the academic progress of swimming student-athletes; assisting with practice planning, communicating effectively with student-athletes, parents, alumni, and administration; and performing various duties within the Athletics Department. 


Bachelor’s degree required; previous collegiate coaching or swimming experience preferred. The successful candidate should possess solid organizational, interpersonal, and leadership skills, and have the ability to identify and attract outstanding student-athletes to Union College.Candidates must have an understanding of NCAA rules and regulations, along with a philosophy compatible with a multi-classified liberal arts college with highly selective academic standards. Candidate must be able to work with a diverse group of individuals.

The College is committed to excellence in academics and athletics, diversity and a well-balanced, broad based intercollegiate athletics program dedicated to the concept of the student-athlete. 

Union College offers an exceptional benefits package including: medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous retirement plan and tuition remission.  Additional information about Union can be found at

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Persons interested in applying should send their letter of application, a current personal resume and three references (with current phone numbers). Electronic applications preferred in one pdf file.

Scott Felix,

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

Union College

807 Union Street

Alumni Gym
Schenectady, N.Y. 12308

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity.

Washington and Lee University Assistant Coach/Aquatics Coordinator

 Washington and Lee University invites applications for the position of Assistant Coach of Men’s & Women’s Swimming/Aquatics Coordinator. This is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track faculty position reporting to the Head Coach of Men’s & Women’s Swimming, and the Director of Athletics. The successful candidate will also teach in our required physical education program as well as assume the role of Aquatics Coordinator of the new W&L Natatorium, opening in February 2017. Candidates must be committed to a philosophy that emphasizes academic priorities for student athletes as well as the importance of sportsmanship, competitiveness, and good citizenship in all areas of campus life.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: assisting with swimmer training and technique development; practice planning; identification and recruitment of athletically and academically qualified student-athletes; supervising and coordinating team strength and conditioning activities; scheduling all pool activities; hiring, training, scheduling and supervising of qualified lifeguards; developing and scheduling aquatic programming for the pool including classes, swim meets, swim lessons, lap swimming, camps, teams and other aquatic programs as developed and assigned; other duties as assigned.

A bachelor’s degree, collegiate swimming experience and collegiate coaching experience, or the equivalent of education and experience, is required. A master’s degree is preferred. Minorities are strongly encouraged to submit an application. A cover letter, current resume and a list of contact information for three references must be submitted and will be accepted until the position has been filled, but to be assured of consideration, credentials should be received no later than August 19, 2016.

 To view full job description and to apply online, please visit us at

 Founded in 1749, Washington and Lee is a highly selective, residential, coeducational, liberal arts university of 1850 students located in the beautiful Valley of Virginia. Washington and Lee is a member of NCAA Division III, sponsoring 24 varsity sports and a charter member of the Old Dominion Athletics Conference (ODAC).

 Washington and Lee University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to excellence through diversity.

Bucknell University Assistant Swimming Coach

Responsible for on-deck coaching of academically-qualified student athletes for a NCAA Division I men's and women's program, within the guidelines, rules, and regulations of Bucknell University, the NCAA, and the Conference.

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. 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 insure the safety of all student-athletes.
8. Perform other duties as assigned.
9. Teach in departmental wellness program as assigned.
10. Contribute to Bucknell's commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. Bachelor's degree.
2. Current CPR and First Aid certification (maintained throughout employment).

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Prior playing and/or coaching experience.
2. Strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills combined with the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and student-athletes having a range of backgrounds, interests, and perspectives.

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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King's College (PA) Swimming Intern

King’s College (PA) is seeking qualified applicants for position of Swimming Intern for Men’s & Women’s Swimming.


To provide assistance to the Head Coach in areas of the program including, but not limited to, recruiting, practice, competition, travel, and fundraising.  Other duties may be assigned by the Head Coach and/or Director of Athletics. 


Bachelor’s Degree required.  Acceptance into the Graduate Program if wishing to take graduate classes.  Previous experience competing at the college level preferred.  Applicants must also be certified in CPR, First Aid, and Lifeguarding upon hiring.   

This position will provide a Stipend, Housing, Meals, and Graduate classes if desired. 


Please send resume, cover letter, and list of references to: – Head Coach 

Florida Atlantic University Diving Coach


The Dive Coach is responsible to assist the Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving Coach with the daily operation of the diving program and the recruitment of prospective student-athletes.

The Assistant Coach recruits, retains, supervises, and coaches student-athletes, under the stated philosophy of FAU Athletics, C-USA, CCSA and NCAA guidelines.

The Assistant Coach will actively participate in practices and competitions, including, but not limited to, meet preparation (including developing strategies and meet plans), practice planning, skill and video sessions (including working individually with, advising, and critiquing student-athletes to develop and improve their skills), scheduling, weight training, fitness programs and academics; as well as community service projects, and fundraising.  


The successful candidate must possess computer skills, recruiting capabilities, leadership, role modeling, organizational, and interpersonal skills and must be knowledgeable of NCAA Division I rules and regulations.

·         Bachelor’s degree required
·         Minimum of 3 years of coaching and/or playing experience, preferably at the Division I level
·         Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of intercollegiate diving
·         Knowledge of NCAA regulations and guidelines governing the recruitment, academic eligibility requirements, and retention of student-athletes
·         Knowledge of athletics recruitment methods and techniques
·         Ability to create a database for all prospects, recruiting software database experience preferred
·         Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments
·         Strong organizational skills
·         Strong interpersonal skills that demonstrate an ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
·         Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
·         Ability to foster a cooperative work environment
·         Proficient in computer use and relevant Microsoft applications.
·         Available weekends and evenings

·         Valid driver’s license with good driving record; must be insurable
·         Background check completed as a condition of employment with FAU

A review of application material will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Please send me:

- Resume and/or CV

- Coaching Philosophy

- Recruiting Process

- Vision of the Swim Team

- Alumni & Fundraising Involvement

- How will you assist the Head Coach

- Strengths & Weaknesses

- Where you see yourself in 3-5 years

Lara Preacco, Ph.D., Head Coach Swimming & Diving– 

Sewanee: The University of the South Assistant Coach

Sewanee: The University of the South is hiring an Assistant, Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Coach for the 2016-2017 academic year. This is a full time, 9- month position.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, recruiting qualified student athletes, administering workouts both in the water and dry land, aquatic management, teaching a PE class, and aiding the head coach in all aspects of the program. An undergraduate degree and 1-3 years experience in coaching swimming or diving is required. Ideally, experience in a challenging academic environment and previous collegiate swimming or diving experience is desired.

 The University of the South comprises a well-regarded College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. It is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds. The University is located on a striking, 13,000-acre campus on Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau.

 The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.

Pay established by Human Resources and based on experience and education. To apply send a resume and cover letter by accessing the following web site:

 Questions? Call Head Coach Max Obermiller, 931-636-4091


Florida Gulf Coast University Head Women's Swimming & Diving Coach

Serves as Head Athletic Coach for the Women’s Swimming & Diving Intercollegiate Athletics program. Provides leadership and supervision in all aspects of the women’s swimming & diving program including recruitment, retention, academic support, fundraising, and community involvement.

Knowledge of NCAA, Atlantic Sun Conference, and Coastal Collegiate Sports Association rules and regulations.  Knowledge of all aspects of swimming and diving.  Excellent interpersonal, management, organizational, and decision making skills.  Ability to adhere to all policies, rules and regulations of the university, Atlantic Sun Conference, Coastal Collegiate Sporting Association, and the NCAA.  Ability to communicate with and relate to student-athletes, coaches, athletic department staff, and representative of the institution’s athletic interests.  Ability to uphold high ethical standards and core values, and maintain integrity.  Ability to represent the department and university in a friendly courteous, and professional manner.

Successful candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization. Three years of experience at the college level or above. Current CPR/AED certification or the ability to obtain within two months of employment. Valid driver’s license and the ability to travel throughout the country. Preferred Qualifications:  Master’s degree from an accredited institution. Minimum of five years of collegiate coaching experience or equivalent.  Demonstrated commitment to rules/policy compliance, as well as, demonstrated commitment to student-athlete success both academically and athletically.

For additional information about this exciting opportunity and to submit your application, please visit us at

Learn more about what FGCU has to offer you!

Florida Gulf Coast University is a young, dynamic institution of higher learning located in sunny Southwest Florida. In less than 20 years, FGCU had made an incredible impact on Southwest Florida. We are a catalyst for the area's economy and a central hub for the community. Our campus and community serve as a living laboratory from which life-improving discoveries emanate. And our sports teams energize the region. As an employee of our faculty team, support staff or administration, you will help foster this vision and continue to help positively impact the lives of our students and community.

Inspiring those who inspire others; that’s the FGCU effect.    

In addition to an exciting work environment, FGCU offers exceptional benefits packages including thirteen (13) paid holidays per year, tuition vouchers for employees and/or dependents, and generous leave accrual. For more information, click here:

FGCU is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability Employer