Job Summary: The Assistant Coach Swimming is responsible for teaching athletic skills, strategies and techniques in the sport and mentor the student athletes by utilizing coaching methodologies in a competitive sport environment and fostering academic achievement of the student.
Duties and Essential Job Functions:
Assists in planning, critiquing and implementing strategies designed to achieve success in a competitive sports programs by breaking down and analyzing trends and strategies; making recommendations for new strategies.
Develops the student athlete's skills and performance during sports competition on the Division 1 level by teaching athletes new strategies and techniques, providing detailed game plans; implementing and conducting training programs; assists with the preparation and implementation of weekly practice and conditioning sessions; monitoring student's adherence to department, conference and NCAA guidelines, resolving issues and reporting infractions.
Identifies and recruits student athletes who are qualified to compete academically and athletically at the Division 1 level by analyzing and evaluating the skill level of potential recruits; analyzing and evaluating the academic potential of new recruits; assessing the needs of the program and the available options to fulfill individual personal needs.
Functions as a mentor and liaison with the Athletic Academic Office by working with assigned student athletes to assure proper academic progress is achieved according to the University Conference and NCAA guidelines; acts as the liaison with the office regarding the progress of assigned student athletes; participates and supports the student athlete's participation in the departments Life Skills programs; serves as a resource for personal issues such as nutrition, social, and family issues.
Assists with daily operations and management by preparing and maintaining proper documentation on NCAA related matters to ensure compliance on issues such as recruiting, official visits and practice schedules.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
- Bachelor's degree.
- 1 year coaching experience.
Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
- Valid Texas Driver's License.
- Must be insurable under the university motor vehicle requirements.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Knowledge of teaching and coaching skills in sport.
- Knowledge of all aspects of the sport.
- Knowledge of basic counseling techniques.
- Knowledge of NCAA guidelines.
- Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Physical Requirements (With or Without Accommodations):
- Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information.
- Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication.
- Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions.
- Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting.
- Lifting and moving objects and equipment up to 10 lbs.
- Work is indoors and sedentary and is subject to schedule changes and/or variable work hours.
- There are no harmful environmental conditions present for this job.
- The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.
NOTIFICATION OF COMPLIANCE WITH NCAA REGULATIONS:
This job description includes the expectation of compliance with NCAA regulations. An institutional staff member who is found in violation of NCAA regulations shall be subject to disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures, including suspension without pay or termination of employment for significant or repetitive violations
As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.