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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 www.vwc.edu.
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