DePauw University Head Women's Swimming & Diving Coach, Aquatics Director

DePauw University (Greencastle, IN) Head Women’s Swimming & Diving Coach, Aquatics Director

The Head Coach for Women's Swimming & Diving is responsible for implementing and directing all phases of a competitive NCAA Division III Women's Swimming & Diving program at DePauw University. This includes recruiting quality student-athletes, organizing and planning practices and game strategies, scouting, coaching, scheduling, budgeting and planning team travel in compliance with University, conference and NCAA rules and regulations. The Head Coach provides leadership in the personal, academic and athletic development of student-athletes.

This individual will also serve as the Aquatics Director, providing training for and staffing the Erdmann Natatorium.

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)

Understand and comply with NCAA Division III, conference (NCAC) and University rules and regulations.

Demonstrate a philosophy that emphasizes academic priorities for student-athletes.

Demonstrate sensitivity to individuals of diverse cultural backgrounds and a commitment to a diverse community.

Develop and carry out a comprehensive recruiting plan for the identification and recruitment of qualified student-athletes.

Develop and implement plans and strategies for practices and competition.

Schedule meets, make transportation and lodging arrangements for team travel.

Plan and manage Women's swimming & diving operating budget.

Evaluate Women's swimming & diving program effectiveness.

Monitor student-athletes' academic progression.

Train and schedule qualified individuals to work as lifeguards.

Serve as a resource for campus entities wanting to use the pool.

Other duties as assigned.


Education: Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree in related field preferred.

Experience:  Minimum of three years recent and related coaching experience.

Certificates, Licenses & Registrations: A valid US driver's license is required.  Must hold current Lifeguard certification (which includes CPR/AED/FA).

Other Requirements:

Excellent communication skills

Commitment to and history of strong belief in mentoring students and demonstrated experience working with young adults

Desire to work in a rural, small-school environment devoted to providing liberal arts education, building community, and helping students prepare for their future careers.

Application must be submitted online at: