Stony Brook University Head Women's Swimming and Diving Coach

Required Qualifications (as evidenced by attached resume):

Bachelor's degree. Five years coaching experience at the collegiate, club or professional level in swimming or diving. Understanding of NCAA rules compliance. Experience with recruiting. Experience with skill instruction and practice and game development. Staff supervision experience. Prior administrative experience in the sport of swimming or diving (e.g. scheduling of practices and contests/meets, recruiting logs, providing rosters and other paperwork to various offices for NCAA compliance issues, team travel plans, media guide development, etc.). Must have, keep and maintain the appropriate valid NYS Driver's License, have a motor vehicle record which is free from major violations or a pattern of repeat violations (***Out-of-State Applicants, see "Special Notes”).

Preferred Qualifications:

Head coaching experience. Division I Women's swimming or diving program experience. Fiscal Management experience.

Brief Description of Duties:

The Head Coach is the person responsible for all aspects of leading a Division I program in the sport of Women’s Swimming and Diving.  This includes, but is not limited to, recruitment of prospective student-athletes, student-athlete development, game preparation and strategy, supervision of assistant coaches, scheduling, alumni and public relations, fundraising, adherence to NCAA rules and regulations, and general administrative duties.  The Head Coach and his/her program will be evaluated for competitive success (e.g. wins/losses, conference titles, etc.), the extent to which coaches are providing a positive, meaningful, educational experience for student-athletes leading to their graduation and the extent to which the Head Coach has established a sport culture in which he/she is viewed by the student-athlete(s) as a mentor, educator and role model.  The Head Coach will also be responsible for supporting the philosophy, goals and Mission of both the university and its Athletic Department as well as adherence departmental, university, America East Conference and NCAA policies and procedures.  The Head Coach is also expected to execute other program related duties as assigned by the Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance and/or Director of Athletics. The selected candidate will have excellent organization and communication skills.

The incumbent will be responsible for the following:

Team and Competition Preparation/Skill Instruction:

  • The Head Coach is responsible for training, teaching and conditioning student-athletes in preparation for all intercollegiate contests.  The Head Coach will plan and supervise practices, prepare competition strategies and coach the team at meets/contests.  The Head Coach will work closely with the Athletic Performance and Athletic Training staffs to develop a year-long program of conditioning and injury prevention.

Student-Athlete Development:

  • The Head Coach is responsible for creating an atmosphere and culture that is a reflection of the missions of both the Athletic Department and the University.  A positive student-athlete experience, both in and out of the pool is a number one priority of the coaching staff and administration.  This includes, but is not limited to, monitoring academic performance including graduation rates, study hall, class attendance, Life Skills education and the overall mental health and wellness of all student-athletes.  Incumbent is also responsible for the behavior and appearance of student-athletes and managers under his/her direction while they are representing the institution.


  • The Head Coach is responsible for the development of a comprehensive plan to identify, evaluate and recruit high quality student-athletes to Stony Brook University.  This includes, but is not limited to, phone contacts, in-person evaluations, home visits and student-athlete visits to campus.  The Head Coach is responsible, as per NCAA rules, to maintain accurate records of all recruitment activities for himself/herself and for all of his/her assistant coaches.

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • The Head Coach will be responsible for a wide variety of administrative tasks including, but not limited to, scheduling of practices and contests/meets, recruiting logs, providing rosters and other paperwork to various offices for NCAA compliance issues, team travel plans, media guide development, etc.

NCAA Rules Compliance:

  • The Head Coach will be responsible for knowledge of, and adherence to, NCAA rules and regulations pertaining to recruiting, eligibility, and general operation of the Women’s Swimming and Diving program.

Budget Management:

  • The Head Coach will be responsible for administering a budget developed in collaboration with his/her sport supervisor and the Associate AD with final approval granted by the Director of Athletics. This includes, but is not limited to, working with the Director of Equipment Operations to purchase and track inventory of equipment/uniforms, monitoring travel expenses of team and coaches and planning student-athlete scholarship awards to stay within budgeted/NCAA allocation.  The Head Coach is responsible for reconciliation of expenditures for all team travel, recruiting expenses and other Women’s Swimming and Diving related expenses.

Staff Supervision:

  • The Head Coach is responsible for the hiring, evaluation and supervision of assistant coaches.  The Head Coach provides mentoring, guidance and oversight of assistants in all aspects of administering and managing a Division I program.

Revenue Generation and Alumni Relations:

  • The Head Coach will be expected to participate in fundraising activities for both the general Athletic Department and the Women’s Swimming and Diving program.  The Head Coach will also work in concert with his/her respective Sport Supervisor to formulate an annual fundraising plan to solicit/raise funds for the Women’s Swimming and Diving program Fund for Excellence, that acts as a supplemental budget to the general program operating budget.  The Head Coach will also be expected to establish and maintain a good relationship with Women’s Swimming and Diving alumni.  The Head Coach will coordinate or assist as needed in various alumni activities and functions such as alumni meets, University Alumni events, held on-campus or in conjunction with away athletic contests.

 Community Service:

  • The Head Coach will be expected to participate in community relations activities both as an individual and with student-athletes.  This could include clinics, speaking engagements, and volunteer efforts with local organizations.  The Head Coach will also be strongly encouraged to participate in campus activities to promote the Women’s Swimming and Diving program and the Department of Athletics.
  •  Other duties as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.

 *Failure to comply with NCAA regulations can result in suspension w/out pay, termination, fines, institutional loss of scholarship and bans on post-season competition.

Special Notes:

This is a full-time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain the FLSA exemption. Night and weekend work will be required.

***Out-of-State Applicants: Please note as a condition of employment and in order for this position to be tendered, the successful incumbent will be required to provide evidence of a valid license and driving abstract from the state issuing the license within five business days of a conditional offer and must obtain a NYS driver's license within 30 days of acceptance of offer.

About Stony Brook:

Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore.  Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff.  SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members.  SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region.  SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute.  Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Jackson Pollack House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

 Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.  We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

If you need a disability related accommodation, please call the University Human Resource Services Department at (631) 632- 6161 or the University Hospital Human Resources Department at (631) 444-4700. In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request by calling (631) 632- 6350. It can also be viewed on line at the University Police website at

For a full position description, or to apply online, visit: (Req. # 1603462).

Wheaton College Men's & Women's Head Swimming & Diving Coach

Wheaton College

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

Aquatics Director


Serve as the Head Coach of the Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Teams.  This is a 12-month position that reports to the Associate Athletic Director for all duties related to coaching, recruiting, and the management of the Aquatics Facility.  Wheaton College is an evangelical Christian institution devoted to a liberal arts education and dedicated to the service of “Christ and His Kingdom”.  The successful candidate will be a follower of Christ and be committed to pursuing athletic excellence as a way of developing students for Christian life and service. 

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree; 3-5 years coaching experience; ability to recruit quality student-athletes at the college level; ability to lead, motivate, and inspire student-athletes in and out of the swimming pool; excellent communication skills; a commitment to the values of NCAA Division III athletics and Christ-centered education; strong organizational and leadership skills.

Competency in MSOffice computer programs, Hy-Tek Swim Meet computer programs, and Swim Meet Hosting Operations.  The person in this position must be able to drive/transport athletes; set up and take down swimming equipment; and the ability to lift, move, and carry up to 25lbs.

 For more information and to apply for the position please go to

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Assistant Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving Coach


Position Status: Administrative Exempt Positions

Basic Function:

Responsible for assisting the Head Coach of Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving/Aquatics Director in coaching, recruiting and supervising the swimming & diving program and the aquatics function while providing an educational environment which enhances the development of the whole student-athlete. Will assist in fundraising activities for the program and department including the hosting of swimming & diving events and rentals. Teach physical education courses and help manage a departmental administrative responsibility.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

• Assist the director and head coach in the leadership and direction of the program in the following areas: organize practice sessions; participate in the preparation of student-athletes for competition; supervision of student-athlete academic progress; provide positive guidance to students away from practice and competitions; and overall program development.

• Teach physical education courses.

• Help recruit prospective student-athletes committed to academic and athletic excellence.

• Establish and maintain a positive public relations image for the program, the department and WPI .

• Serve as a role model for student-athletes on campus and off campus.

• Develop good rapport and/or working relationship with students, department members, faculty and alumni.

• Adhere to WPI departmental, NCAA and university policies.

• Assist in all fundraising activities including hosting aquatic events.

• Other duties as assigned.


Position Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree required.

• Previous coaching and teaching experience; competitive collegiate experience is strongly preferred.

• CPR certificate, first aid certificate preferred.

• Valid driver’s license

Posting Date: 10/03/2016

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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Whittier College Graduate Fellow

Whittier College in Whittier, CA (NCAA Division III – Member of the SCIAC conference is now accepting applications for the following positions to begin in July/August 2017:

Whittier College Graduate Fellow Position for Swimming:

Responsibilities include assisting the Men’s & Women’sSwimming programs in all aspect including, but not limited to, coaching and teaching athletes in the sport of swimming, strength training, recruiting prospective student athletes, practice planning, season planning,  team management, travel coordination, equipment purchasing, and fundraising.  The ideal commitment calls for 20-25+ hours a week, not including competition on weekends. 

Acceptance into the Whittier College Graduate School is necessary for this position.  Individuals must be interested in pursuing a California Teaching Credential (primary or Secondary) and a Master’s Degree in Education.  Primary compensation for this position includes tuition remission (15,000-20,000 equivalent) for courses taken toward California Teaching Credential and Master’s degree in Education (two year program).  Compensation also includes a small monthly stipend. Graduate Fellow responsibilities also include teaching activity courses in the Kinesiology and Leisure Science Department.

The department of athletics and kinesiology department will determine individuals overall fit for the position based upon GPA, previous experience as an athlete or coach, ability to teach classes, and ability to assist the head coach of aquatics.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, plus three references, and a copy of college transcripts to:

Justin Pudwill

Whittier College Aquatics Director

Graham Athletics Center

13847 Earlham Dr. 

Hamilton Aquatics Swimming Teacher

Hamilton Aquatics are looking for enthusiastic full time swimming teachers to work in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Doha to begin work in August 2017. If you are looking to make a career in swimming training, this might be the right job for you.

Requirements for the role:

-       Experience teaching swimming, or have been a competitive swimmer to state standard, is essential

-       Good verbal and written communication skills in English

-       Experience in a customer facing environment to be able to respond appropriately & professionally to everyone you interact with in all manners, including face to face, over the phone & via email correspondence

-       Ability to interact well with children

-       A valid driving license

The teaching positions would start in late August 2017, but there would be a training period prior to this based in Dubai, UAE so that the candidates can undergo ASA Level 1 and Level 2 Teaching Aquatics qualifications.  The employment offer may be retracted should the candidate not pass the courses.

The position is full time with a 2-year contract which is renewable. The total package, including all allowances, will be in the region of $34k - $37k (exchange rate and location dependent). The job also includes local medical insurance, a paid air ticket to your home country once a year and a chance for a career.

The responsibilities of the role will include, but not limited to, planning swimming lessons using the Hamilton Aquatics scheme of work, delivering swimming lessons of all ages and abilities, recording swimming achievements, attending lesson enquiries, taking payments from customers, and other related administrative duties.

How to apply:

If you are ready for this exciting challenge, please email, quoting reference HAUSOct16 in the title line of the application email. Please include your covering letter, your CV and any relevant qualifications.

Please visit our website for more details.

Contact phone: 9714450883

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.