University of Wyoming Head Men's & Women's Swimming and Diving Coach

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

The University of Wyoming, a Division I member of the NCAA and member of the Mountain West Conference (Women’s Swimming and Diving) and the Western Athletic Conference (Men’s Swimming and Diving), has an immediate full-time opening for the Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Coach position.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Responsible for the athletic education/instruction, development/training and evaluation of student-athletes.

Responsible for the search/recruitment, selection, education/instruction, development/training and evaluation of assistant coaches.

Directs and manages assistant coaches including the delegation and prioritization of administrative responsibilities.

Responsible for the search/recruitment of quality prospective student-athletes.

Establishes and communicates team rules and regulations regarding, but not limited to, academic, athletic and social expectations/guidelines.

Works closely with the Office of Academic Support (OAS) to ensure student-athletes progress towards graduation.

Works closely with Sports Medicine staff and team physicians to ensure the safety and health of student-athletes.

Works closely with Sports Performance staff to develop a comprehensive sports performance program.

Presents annual budget requirements to the Director of Athletics or Sport Supervisor, and is accountable for expense control compliance and administration of the sport's budget.

Works with the Office of Media and Public Relations on all related matters to ensure the appropriate information is relayed to the media and community in an accurate and efficient manner.

Assists the Cowboy Joe Club in fundraising activities/events.

Develops a comprehensive and functional knowledge of the sport, and actively seeks to develop new performance methods and strategies.

Maintains high ethical standards and practices.

Maintains a thorough knowledge of and adheres to all applicable University, conference and NCAA rules and regulations.

Valid Driver's License with a motor vehicle record that is compliant with the University Vehicle Use Policy Found at: required.

Minimum Qualifications

At a minimum, the successful applicant for this position must possess:

A Bachelor’s degree;

College and/or national/Olympic level coaching experience;

Excellent written communication skills, as demonstrated in application materials.

Desired Qualifications

Further consideration will be given to those applicants who possess:

A working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations;

Demonstrated high ethical standards;

Excellent interpersonal communication skills;

Strong organizational skills;

Coaching experience at the NCAA Division I level;

Collegiate and/or national/Olympic level participant experience.

Required Materials

Complete on-line application, resume, cover letter, and contact information for three work-related references, all uploaded as one document.  Incomplete applications will not be considered. Apply online at

This position is open until filled, however review of resumes will begin on February 15.  Priority will be given to applications received by this deadline.

Hiring Statement

The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. To review the EEO is the Law Poster and its Supplement, please see The Diversity & Fairness page.

We conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment.  Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.

Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.

Please Note

This is an at-will position.

The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities.  We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives.

Welcome to Laramie

The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. Wyoming is investing in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach.

The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and is a cultural center for the state. Located on a high plain between the Laramie and Snowy Range mountain ranges, Laramie has more than 300 days of sunshine a year and is near year-round outdoor activities that include skiing, hiking, camping, bicycling, fishing and climbing.

The community provides the advantages of a major university and a distinctive identity as an important city in a frontier state.  Laramie is near many of Colorado's major cities and university communities (Fort Collins: 1 hour; Boulder: 1.5 hours; Denver: 2 hours; Colorado Springs; 4 hours).