Centre College Assistant Swimming & Diving Coach

ABOUT CENTRE COLLEGE

Centre College, founded in 1819, offers its students a world of opportunities, highlighted by one of the nation’s premier study abroad programs anda faculty ranked #5 in the nation for “Best Undergraduate Teaching” at a liberal arts college by U.S. News & World Report in 2013.  Located on 152-acres in Danville, Ky., the heart of the Bluegrass Region of Central Kentucky, Centre is a proud member of the NCAA Division III, a founding member of the Southern Athletic Association, and back-to-back winner of the SAA’s Presidents’ Cup (2013 and 2014). 

 JOB DESCRIPTION

Centre College invites qualified applicants for the full-time position of Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Coach.  Reporting to the Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Coach, this position is involved in all aspects of running a highly-competitive swimming and diving program, including but not limited to: identifying and recruiting successful student-athletes, skill development during practices and training, scouting, monitoring student-athlete academic progress, and other duties as assigned. 

 This position requires compliance with all NCAA, SAA, and Centre College rules and regulations. 

 KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED

Bachelor’s degree and previous collegiate swimming experience required.  Previous collegiate coaching preferred.  A commitment to the Division III philosophy; knowledge of NCAA and SAA rules; and a demonstrated ability to recruit, retain, and mentor student-athletes are essential.  Additional qualifications include communication skills that allow for the ability to teach, motivate, and counsel student-athletes effectively as well as being self-motivated, positive, energetic, eager to teach, and a willingness to travel.  Must have a working knowledge of Daktronics timing system and Hy-Tek software.

 BENEFITS

Ten-month, full-time position with competitive salary includes complete benefits package from the College. 

 TO APPLY

Interested applicants must apply through the Centre College Human Resources site at www.centre.jobs (with a cover letter, resume, and references).  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled.  For full consideration, application materials must be submitted by July 24, 2015.