University of Wisconsin-Madison Head Swimming & Diving Coach

The Division of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison dedicates itself to the mission of providing athletic opportunities to a wide range of students in an environment in which all student-athletes can achieve their academic and competitive goals. The Division strives to provide equitable opportunities for all student-athletes and fosters the principles of sportsmanship, respect and fair play on the field of play. The Division sponsors teams in 23 sports competing under the regulatory guidelines established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the Big Ten Conference, the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA), and the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA).

UW-Madison is located in the heart of Madison which is the state capital and the state's second largest city. Madison has a solid and long standing national reputation as a vibrant and thriving city.

Major Responsibilities:  Under the general supervision of the Sr. Associate Athletic Director, manage a Division I Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving program in accordance with NCAA, Big Ten, and University rules and regulations as a Head Coach.  The primary responsibility of the position is the instruction of student-athletes in the fundamentals in the sport of Swimming and Diving. Additional responsibilities will include: supervision of Assistant Coaches; oversight of scouting, recruiting, conditioning, practices, budget, and public relations duties; administration of the sport, and other duties as assigned by the Sr. Associate Athletic Director.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required.  Minimum of 3-5 years of successful collegiate and/or club level coaching experience is required. Other qualifications include the ability to work cooperatively with diverse groups and administrators, faculty, staff and students.  The successful applicant must be able develop and implement innovative approaches and solutions; work well independently and in teams; and be flexible in accepting new responsibilities.

Conditions of Appointment:  This is a Limited appointment, serving at the discretion of the Athletic Director.  Salary will be assigned within the appropriate range, commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. An excellent benefits package is also included.  Anticipated start date on or after April 23, 2018. Successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment. 

To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by no later than 11:55 p.m. CDT, April 9, 2018. To apply, please complete the online application here: and attach a cover letter referencing your qualifications and experience, a comprehensive resume as well as the current contact information for three professional references.  Unless confidentiality is requested in your online application, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.

UW-Madison conducts criminal background checks and a degree verification for final candidate(s).

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.