Position Description: McKendree University is seeking a highly motivated and energetic individual to serve as a full time assistant swimming coach for the McKendree Bearcat Swimming teams in Lebanon, IL. This individual will assist the Head Swimming coach for both the men’s and women’s programs. McKendree is a member of the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) and competes as an NCAA Division ll program.
Swimming and Diving began its inaugural season in the fall of 2016-17. Now the programs are nationally ranked (men 8th at 2019 NCAA Championships) and in the top 3-4 in the powerhouse GLVC standings. The beautiful McKendree Metro Rec Plex opened in January of 2017 and houses an aquatics center for swimming and diving and water polo, and two sheets of ice for hockey. The main pool contains a 10 lane all deep water competition pool, two one-meter boards, two three-meter boards, and a five-meter platform.
This coach will work closely with the Head Swim coach in all aspects of administrative and on deck duties, including but not limited to seasonal and daily practice planning, monitoring of academic progress of student-athletes, recruiting, fundraising, NCAA compliance, planning of team travel, and assisting with home meet operations.
Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required
NCAA swimming background and/or coaching experience preferred.
How to Apply:: Interested persons should send a letter of application referencing job #SWIM57 and a resume to Shirley Baugh, Director of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your Name: Jimmy Tierney
Email Address: email@example.com
Application Deadline: 6/20/2019