Vassar College Assistant Men's & Women's Diving Coach

Department: Athletics & Physical Education Department

Duration of Position: Academic year / Part time

Position Type: Administrator

Posting Removal Date Open Until Filled

Union Representation: Not Applicable

Posting Number 1001483

About Vassar College

Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Vassar College is a smoke free/tobacco free campus.

Position Summary and Responsibilities

Vassar College invites applications for the position of Assistant Men's and Women's Diving Coach. This is a part-time, non-benefits eligible, ten-month position. The individual will report to the Head Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving Coach. Weekend, holiday, early morning and/or late evening hours are required. Vassar College Athletics programs are conducted in compliance with policies and procedures of Vassar College, the NCAA and the Liberty League.

The successful candidate will assist the head coach in all aspects of a competitive NCAA Division III diving program including, but not limited to:

• On-deck and in-pool instruction for practices and meets

• Creation of practice plans

• Player and team development

• Academic monitoring

• Meet strategies and competitive coaching

• Recruitment and retention of qualified student-athletes

• Budget management

• Team travel

• Other duties as assigned

The assistant coach is also expected to adhere to all NCAA, Liberty League and Vassar rules and regulations.


Required Qualifications: 

Bachelor's degree and coaching and/or playing experience at the collegiate level is required. Knowledge and compliance with NCAA and league rules and regulations are required. Certification in CPR, AED, First Aid, and Lifeguarding is necessary but can be obtained through Vassar College as needed. A valid and unrestricted driver's license and the successful result of a background check are mandatory.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two or more years of relevant experience. Proficiency in HyTek Meet Manager, eDive, and The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, organizational, and written/oral communication skills as well as a demonstrated commitment to the Division III philosophy.

Required Applicant Documents

• Resume

• Cover Letter

• Contact Information for 3 References

Special Instructions to Applicants

To complete your on-line application, you will be required to attached your resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references (with phone numbers and email addresses). No applications by email will be accepted. The review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to those applicants received by September 12, 2018. For additional information please visit Vassar at

Anticipated Start Date: 09-17-2018

Quicklink for Posting

Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Brooklyn College (NY) Women's/Men's Swimming & Diving Head Coach

Brooklyn College (NY)


(Part-Time) – Immediate Opening


Responsibilities:         The Head Coach will be responsible for all facets of the women’s and men’s swimming and diving program, including, but not limited to, recruiting, coaching, administrative responsibilities, meet preparation, monitoring student-athlete academic progress and any additional duties assigned by the Director of Athletics.

Qualifications:           Bachelor’s degree required.  Prior collegiate swimming and diving experience and three years minimum coaching experience preferred. Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations pertaining to a Division III program is necessary. Strong organizational skills and the ability to recruit, mentor and supervise coaching staff will be vital. Valid Driver’s License required.

Salary Range:            $8,000 - $10,000        

Starting Date:            Immediate

Closing Date:             Position will remain open until filled. Resumes will be accepted by email only. 

Application Procedure:        Please email resumes to Director of Athletics Bruce Filosa

Illinois State University Assistant Swimming Coach

Illinois State University invites applications for the position of Assistant Swim Coach. The Assistant Swim Coach, under the direction of the Head Swim Coach, is responsible for assisting with various coaching, management, and administrative duties of the swim program as assigned by the Head Coach. The assistant coach is responsible for conducting any duties or activities with integrity and within the rules of the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA), the Missouri Valley Conference and/or Missouri Valley Football Conference (MVC or MVFC), the State of Illinois, Illinois State University, and the Athletics Department.   

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; valid driver’s license; proven ability to teach and coach fundamentals and advanced skills; advanced knowledge of techniques and strategies; thorough knowledge of NCAA Recruiting Rules; proven organizational and leadership ability; CPR/AED and First Aid certified (or eligible for certification upon employment); must have passed the NCAA Division I recruiting exam  - or do so upon hire (must be renewed annually).  

Desired Qualifications: Master's degree, minimum of two years’ experience coaching collegiate and/or club swimming.

The position is a 12-month position. Salary is commensurate with qualifications. To assure full consideration, interested individuals MUST apply online at by September 6, 2018. Illinois State University is an EOE/AA employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.


Illinois State University; Campus Box 7130 – Horton Fieldhouse; Normal, IL 61790


Clay Gruenwald, Human Resources; Email:

Application Procedure:

Applicants must apply online at

Posting ID: 0711066

Apply by Date: September 6, 2018

Starting Date: September 2018

California Institute of Technology Head Swimming and Diving Coach

California Institute of Technology seeks a head coach for our improving swimming and diving program, with students participating in the national championships each of the last two years, the tide is rising!   Located in Pasadena, California, Caltech is the world’s leading STEM research institute and is a truly remarkable and rigorous university.  With 975 undergraduate students, Caltech boasts 18 intercollegiate teams in the strong D3 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, arguably one of the best swimming conferences in the country.  Our athletic program is engaged in a tremendous transformation and all programs are seeing new success.        

            The head coach of swimming and diving is responsible for administering all aspects of the sport program including: coaching, recruiting, game scheduling, student development, committee participation, and budget management, compliance with NCAA D3, and conference rules/regulations and community building. The head coach will teach in the physical education curriculum. The head coach is also responsible to participate as a member of the college community and with all collaborative departmental functions as needed.

            This is a full time exempt position with excellent benefits, vacation, retirement and continuing education support; expected hiring range between $57,500and $65,000 annually. Position open August 24; interested applicants should immediately communicate with athletic director, Betsy Mitchell ( and submit a cover letter of interest, a full resume and a one page coaching philosophy.  Further, please watch the Caltech HR website and apply when the job posting goes live; review will begin immediately with the goal of hiring a coach no later September 15.  Job description as posted includes;

  • Demonstrate excellent teaching and coaching competencies with regard to:(a) sport skill instruction (b) motivation © tactical strategies (d) physical training and fitness in practices and contests.
  • Exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, Institute, and Department of Athletics rules, policies and expectations including commitment to lifelong learning, sportsmanship on and off the field of play, positive leadership and the desire and ability to act as a positive role model and representative of the Institute at all times. You will comply with all department, college, conference and NCAA regulations.
  • Design and execute a competitive schedule for intercollegiate contests (including practice planning) that maximizes individual and collective student-athlete development and performance; prioritizing conference play within an academically rigorous educational experience. Create team results that are competitive within the SCIAC regular season on a consistent basis.
  • Successful recruitment, matriculation, retention and graduation of student-athletes capable of attaining the baccalaureate degree in sufficient quantity to maintain a team roster appropriate for competitive success. Recruitment activities include but are not limited to: identification and evaluation of prospects, communication strategy, record keeping, hosting campus visits, traveling to market the Institute when needed.
  • Provide student-athletes with opportunities that allow for social, emotional, and academic development, in addition to athletic success through close interpersonal guidance, mentoring and counseling.
  • Manage a cost-effective and administratively efficient sport program working at or within operational budget on an annual basis, includes purchasing, inventory and control of sports equipment and uniforms, management of team travel and effective national recruitment program.
  • Participate in whole department and sport specific marketing, public relations, civic and community outreach and fundraising/friend raising activities
  • Supervise part time and volunteer coaches under California law and NCAA regulations.
  • Develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with all constituents including department colleagues, administration, faculty and other college personnel in the spirit of integration and community with a common mission. Includes collaboration with service/support functions such as SID, equipment and ATC.
  • Demonstrate positive and effective communication in all aspects of job; including writing, speaking, listening, and non-verbal skills.
  • Teach a variety of beginner physical education classes, up to one per term, (depending on in or out of season) in our required undergraduate physical education curriculum.
  • Assume additional responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation which may include but are not limited to: game or facility supervision duties, including facility care and maintenance.

Qualifications Include:

  • 4 year undergraduate degree required.
  • Organized coaching experience required.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, judgement and integrity.
  • Strong computing skills including database manipulation, email and calendar savvy.
  • The ability to teach through use of physical instruction as well as images and emerging technologies.
  • Passion and ability for personal growth and learning.
  • Preferred qualifications include:  master’s degree in related field, collegiate sports playing experience, assistant/head collegiate coaching experience.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT: The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical tasks include but not limited to:
-lifting, carrying, loading sport specific equipment;
-set up and tear down of sports contest support equipment;
-some care and maintenance of sport specific or general athletic facilities

To apply:

University of California, Santa Cruz Associate Head Coach - Swimming and Diving


Job #: 1808160

Full Time; Contract

$15/Hourly - Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.

Involves directing or assisting with developing the student-athlete physically, competitively and emotionally. Enhances the execution of competitive sports, manages team, recruits, fundraises and may determine competitive schedules.

This position is responsible for assisting all phases of an intercollegiate athletics sports specific program in accordance with NCAA and University rules, regulations and policies. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: coaching, hiring and managing assistant coaches, scheduling of games, and recruiting qualified student-athletes; supporting for the academic progress of student-athletes; preparing and managing the budget; fostering an environment of NCAA compliance; scheduling and conducting practice sessions; and, implementing strategies for developing and motivating student-athletes to perform at maximum levels. Allocates resources to meet schedules and achieve success. Identifies program objectives and develops and directs strategies for successful programs. Must have a philosophy compatible with highly selective academic standards that supports diversity and inclusivity. Additionally, must have a appreciation for the role of intercollegiate athletics in a highly selective academic environment, and the desire to help student-athletes strive for balance in that rigorous setting. All athletic department staff are expected to have a strong commitment to the welfare of student athletes and a reputation of integrity. Staff are expected to embrace the NCAA DIII philosophy and UCSC Principles of Community. May provide guidance to other personnel.

In addition, will be responsible for assisting in the administration of aquatics programs and policies to include: swim classes, aquatic fitness classes, private swim lessons, swim teams, open swim and lap swim scheduling, and adult safety programs. This position will play a key role in community and student relations.

The Associate Head Coach/asst. aquatics manager reports directly to the Head Coach/aquatics manager.

At UC Santa Cruz, we strive to enrich the total educational experience by promoting physical activity, encouraging health and wellness, building community, and cultivating leadership. Through our diverse offerings of athletics, classes, workshops, outdoor adventure trips, intramural sports leagues, tournaments, clubs, drop-in activities, and recreational facilities, we strive to provide opportunities for UCSC students, staff and faculty, retirees, alumni, and local community members to participate. As one of the largest student employers on campus, we also have many work-study and non-work student jobs in our facilities and programs. Our goal is to provide a wide variety of professional programs and physical activities that promote and enhance community, learning, leadership, lifelong wellness, and academic success.

Some special conditions include:

Successfully pass a pre-employment background check

Possess CPR/AED/First Aid certification or have the ability to obtain it within 60-calendar days of hire.

Candidates must have the ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends.

Possess a valid license to drive in the State of California and be able to participate in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) pull notice program.

Must take and pass the Division III Rules Test per NCAA bylaw 11.8.

Qualifications include:

Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training with a college-level program.

At least 3 years experience coaching specific sport, preferably at the NCAA level. Ideal candidate will excel in dryland/strength programming as well as sprint workouts,

Highly advanced and effective interpersonal, motivational and team leadership skills to work effectively with athletic participants, departmental and university staff and parents of student athletes

Ability to demonstrate creativity, sound judgment and decision-making, be an effective problem solver and communicates effectively verbally and in writing and for live media presentations.

Recognized expertise in team sport and coaching principles for student athletes.

Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 08-23-2018


View full job description and access on-line application:

To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site ( ) on or before the initial review date (IRD). A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center (SVC), 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The College of New Jersey Assistant Men's Swimming Coach

Position Summary:

Under general direction of the Men’s Swimming & Diving Coach, assist with the responsibilities of the Division III Men’s Swimming program as in accordance and compliance with NCAA, NJAC, and The College of New Jersey policies and regulations. The responsibilities of this position include practice preparation and implementation, recruiting, fundraising, travel, public relations, and other duties as assigned.

The College of New Jersey Athletic Department strives for excellence in providing a nationally competitive athletic and academic experience.  We support the well-rounded student-athlete by developing the student-athlete academically, athletically and socially in preparation for life after college.  We aim to recruit, advance and graduate student-athletes who are committed to personal growth, character development, serving the greater good of the campus and community, and embracing the ideals of the NCAA Division III Philosophy.  The College of New Jersey provides equitable opportunities for men and women to participate in nationally competitive athletic programs under the guidelines of the New Jersey Athletic Conference and the NCAA.


Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university

Previous playing and/or coaching experience, preferably at the collegiate level

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree from an accredited university

Essential Duties:

  • Assists in all aspects of the Men’s Swimming program in conjunction with the head coach.
  • Assists in practice preparation and implementation of workouts to assigned group.
  • Aids in the recruitment of qualified prospective student-athletes.
  • Counsels and mentors team members as needed.
  • Monitors academic, health, wellness, and safety of team members.
  • Enforces department and team expectations regarding general standard of behavior for student-athletes.
  • Transports team members to away contests as required.
  • Performs administrative tasks as assigned.
  • Contributes to a positive work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
  • Contributes to the overall success of the Athletics Division and sport program by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Please submit a letter of application, resume, and references to Head Swimming & Diving Coach Dave Dow at

A final offer of employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

College of the Holy Cross Assistant Coach - Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving

About College of the Holy Cross:

Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 2,800 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.

Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at the College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members--students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Job Description:

Assist Head Coach with all facets of the Swimming and Diving program, primarily by: instructing student-athletes on competitive swimming skills and techniques, educating on swimming and diving rules and NCAA requirements, assessing comprehension of skills, techniques and rules and providing additional instruction as appropriate, and preparing team for competition and practice.

Assistant coach must perform duties in compliance with all College, Patriot League, and NCAA rules and regulations.

Primary Responsibilities (60%):

Provide individual and team instruction to student-athletes on:

• rules & fundamentals

• skill attainment

• techniques and methods required to demonstrate satisfactory performance in a safe manner

• team concepts

Provide individualized coaching/tutoring/mentoring to student-athletes, including preparatory work that includes:

• assessing student-athlete stroke technique demonstrated during practice, competition, and in on deck video review

• determining specific daily practice activities that will be conducted by student-athletes

• developing instruction for individual student-athletes and specific team needs

• determining pre-competition activities that will be conducted during days of competition

• developing race strategies with individual swimmers

• attending workshops and training sessions for the purpose of researching methods to provide student-athletes with training and instruction on: rules, fundamentals, team concepts, physical health, safety, skill attainment, conference rules and regulations

Secondary responsibilities (40%)

• Recruiting (30%):

• identifying talented, academically qualified prospective student-athletes

• Administrative duties as assigned, including, but not limited to (10%):

• collaborating with coach to develop annual goals for the program

• maintaining records

• effectively communicating with coaches, prospects and parents

• tracking academic progress and providing counseling as appropriate

• assisting with fundraising, marketing and promotional activities

• administering sport camps as directed by head coach and/or Athletics Administration


• Bachelor's degree required

• Prior experience instructing and coaching, preferably at the Division I level

• Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations

• Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills required

• Proficiency working with TeamManager and MeetManager programs

• CPR, First Aid, AED, and Life Guarding certifications

• Knowledge of Daktronics timing system and scoreboard operation a plus

Additional Information:

This is a full time, exempt level position.

The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.

A member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (HECCMA) and the Boston Consortium.

To review our Employee Benefit Options, please go to:

Application Instructions:

In addition to a resume, please include a cover letter. Diversity is an important College value. In your cover letter please address your experience working in a diverse environment and your commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Should you be a candidate for further consideration after search committee review, you will be contacted by a human resources representative.

To apply, visit

The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 3,000 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts ( and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (

Iona College Assistant Coach - Swimming and Diving

Iona College seeks applications for Assistant Coach Swimming and Diving, a full time 12-month position.  In accordance with all NCAA, Conference and College policies and procedures, the position will report to the Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach and the duties include assisting, developing, identifying with the Head Coach with all aspects of recruiting; daily planning and training of team members; developing and assisting with dry-land and strength program and to coordinate same with staff of strength and conditioning; assist in all aspects of administrative duties (i.e. NCAA rules and compliance; travel coordination and departmental meetings, etc.); alumni relations and fund raising development; supplement and support Director of Aquatics with administrative operational support as required and other duties as assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Ensures that all relevant institutional, conference and NCAA rules and regulations are followed including, but not limited to: player eligibility, recruiting, financial student aid, scheduling and academic progress.

Recruiting coordinator: Recruit quality athletes capable of pursuing the baccalaureate degree in accordance with the rules and regulations of the governing bodies and in such a manner that reflects the best’s interests of the program and the university.

Coordinate with Head Coach for the development of recruiting weekends, including promotion, travel, speakers, student hosts, meals, class attendance and administrative meetings.

Travel Coordinator: Plan and coordinate travel in conjunction with athletic department coordinator. Create and distribute itinerary for all team travel.

On deck coaching: Assist Head Coach in all aspects of planning and implementing daily work outs.

Assist and coordinate with Head Coach and Strength and Conditioning Staff workout programs for pre-season, in-season and post season.

Work with Assistant Director of Athletic Facilities as needed to ensure coordination of events scheduling.

Assist with routine maintenance of timing and scoreboard systems.

Assist the Head Swimming and Diving coach in all fundraising activities for the swimming and diving program, keeping in mind the goal set forth by the Athletics Director for the program.

Participate in annual continuing education pertaining to NCAA rules.

Relate in a positive and effective manner with officials, opponents’ coaching staff, high school coaches, parents, media and the public.   

Demonstrate sincere interest and provide strong leadership in the personal, athletics, and academic development of student athletes.

Provide information relating to the accomplishments and endeavors of the team and individual team members and Alumni to the Associate Athletics Director of Sports Information.

Assist the Head Swimming and Diving Coach in preparing eligibility documentation for submittal to the Associate Athletics Director – Compliance.  

Perform other related duties as assigned or requested by the Head Swimming and Diving Coach.

Collaborate with Head Coach on ensuring budgetary compliance

Required Experience

Education: B.S. degree required from a recognized college or university, Master’s preferred.

Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of collegiate swimming, diving or club coaching experience.

Specialized Skills: Experience coaching at the college, high school or equivalent club level; meet management background; computer skills including Word, Excel and Hy-Tek software and competitive background. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Competence in leadership, and decision making. Excellent interpersonal skills. Strong initiative, detail and follow up skills with students athletes and staff members.  Demonstrates professional image on and off the field. Skills in counseling, and mentoring athletes.                                                                         

Physical Requirements: Work is performed in a coaching, athletic, competitive indoor environment. Must be in excellent physical health to handle fast pace environment.  Able to stand for long, extended periods of time.   

About Us

Iona College, a highly accredited liberal arts institution of academic excellence, seeks to grow our diverse community of learners, scholars and staff located at our scenic 45-acre campus in New Rochelle, just 20 minutes north of midtown Manhattan, and at our satellite program at Rockefeller Center. At Iona we are committed to educating lifelong learners in the tradition of the Christian Brothers and American Catholic higher education. We prepare our 3,300 undergraduates and 600 graduate students with career-ready skills and success in all facets of their lives by nurturing the values of justice, peace and service. Our continued success depends on attracting and retaining a highly motivated, results-oriented and talented team. Learn more about what makes us unique: review our Mission, Vision & Values, our stories in the media and our compelling benefits. Join the Iona College team and partner with us as we Move the World!

Iona College is committed to attracting and supporting a staff and faculty of women and men that fully represents the racial, ethnic and cultural diversity of the nation and our institution; as a result, we actively seek applications from individuals of all backgrounds and beliefs.

Job Location

New Rochelle, New York, United States; Position Type; Full-Time/Regular

Contact: Nick Cavataro, Head Coach,

Johns Hopkins University Assistant Swimming Coach

Salary:                        Part Time, TBD

Department:              ­­­­­­­­­­­­Athletics

Division:                     Homewood Student Affairs            

General Summary:

Under supervision of the Head Coach, this person will be responsible for many areas of the day-to-day operations involved with operating the Johns Hopkins Swimming program.  Duties vary from assisting in practice planning, game day management, equipment organization, in pool coaching, coordinating academic support, fundraising, community service, coordinating strength and conditioning routine with team’s strength coach, and all other administrative responsibilities associated with this Division III Swimming program.

Essential Job Functions:

Directly responsible for administrative functions of program including but not limited to the following: organizing team travel, creating itineraries, planning logistics and gathering receipts from travel expenditures.

Team Philosophy:

Assist in the development of the Johns Hopkins Swimming program’s philosophy and culture.

Practice Planning:

Assist in the development and organization of our team practices.


Required:         Bachelor’s Degree


Details included in Special Knowledge, Skills or Abilities section.

Special Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities:
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

  • Knowledge of applicable team or individual sports and playing rules.
  • Demonstrated competitive coaching skills in area of sporting specialty.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Knowledge of computer technology to assist head coach in recruiting, alumni relations, and fundraising

Hiram College Assistant Men's & Women's Swimming Coach

Hiram College invites applications for the position of Assistant M&W Swimming Coach.  The successful candidate will be actively involved in the recruitment, retention, and day-to-day operations of the Hiram College men’s and women’s swimming program. Hiram College is a member of the North Coast Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III.

The position includes; room, board, and living stipend of $5,000.00. The anticipated start date is September 1st 2018.  

Responsibilities: The assistant’s duties includes but is not limited to: assisting the head coach with all facets of training, recruiting, and retention for the Hiram College men’s and women’s swimming program. The assistant will also have responsibilities within the Water Dawgs Swim lesson program and other duties as assigned. 

Minimum Qualifications:  A bachelor’s degree is required. Prior experience as a collegiate swimmer or having worked in college swimming is preferred but not necessary. Exceptional attention to detail, well-developed interpersonal skills and ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with all persons regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, and physical challenges. Applicant must demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively within a team-oriented office environment and interact in a positive manner with students, faculty, staff, visitors, and the public. 

Application Procedure:  Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a letter of application, resume and names, addresses of three references by email only Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Saint Vincent College Swimming Coach Internship

Saint Vincent College is seeking applicants for the position of Swimming Coach Internship.  This position would be responsible for coaching according to the rules and policies of Saint Vincent College and the NCAA.  Education:  A baccalaureate degree is preferred.    Experience:  Prior playing experience or prior coaching experience. 

Essential Duties: 

1.        Assists in promoting the intercollegiate programs of the College.   

Is thoroughly familiar with eligibility rules and abides by them.  Promotes a high standard of athletics based upon the athletic and academic philosophy of Saint Vincent College and the NCAA.

2.         Assists in preparing budgets and controlling expenditures.  Assists in assuring maximum utilization of funds.

3.         Assists in providing supervision of Athletic Department facilities.

4.        Assists in providing supervision to secure and maintain athletic equipment.   

5.         Assists in "game-day" management, specifically "game-day" preparation and management for Fall and Winter sports.

6.         Is responsible for scouting and recruiting.

7.         Is responsible for assisting the head coach in the Administration of the Swimming program.   


1.         Serves on committees of the College, as requested.

2.         Carries out special projects and responsibilities as directed by the Athletic Director.

To Apply: Please submit a complete set including: a cover letter, resume and three references to:

Office of Human Resources Director
Saint Vincent College
300 Fraser Purchase Road
Latrobe, PA 15650

Electronic submissions are preferred and can be emailed to: 

This position requires the incumbent to be able to fully embrace the unique mission and identity of Saint Vincent as a Catholic, Benedictine liberal arts institution.  Saint Vincent Archabbey and College are committed to diversity and encourage applications from all qualified candidates. EOE

Macalester College Head Swimming & Diving Coach



Macalester College, a NCAA Division III member of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, is accepting applications for the position of Head Men’s & Women’s Swim and Dive Coach. This position will be responsible for leading and directing all phases of a successful and competitive Swim and Dive program.


  • Direct and lead all phases of a successful and competitive Swim and Dive program

  • Organize, prepare, and conduct safe and strategic training sessions and competitive strategies

  • Execute appropriate coaching decisions during practices and competitions that ensure the welfare, health, safety, and success of the student athletes representing their program

  • Develop a successful recruiting plan that shows results for recruitment, yield, and retention

  • Oversee, monitor, and balance the budget and all  financial operations of the Swim and Dive program

  • Arrange and supervise transportation, lodging, and meals in connection with off-campus competitions

  • Hire, supervise, and evaluate assistant coaches for the Swim and Dive program

  • Represent the College and its athletics program with honesty, integrity and sportsmanship at all times, to various institutional programs and students, parents, the general public, alumni and external agencies

  • Develop a positive, professional relationship with officials, league personnel, and coaching colleagues

  • Direct and/or assist with the preparation and event management needs at home competitive events in Swim and Dive

  • Assist in the coordination of special events including recruiting, alumni, Mac Hac, and student-athlete recognition functions

  • Work with other athletic departments to provide an outstanding work environment

  • Work in an effective manner with other departments to aid in the development of a positive student athlete experience


  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred

  • 3 - 5 years of coaching experience required, college coaching experience preferred, head coaching experience preferred

  • Must have valid certification in NCAA rules test, CPR/AED, First Aid and Safety, Bloodborne pathogens safety, and van driver certification

  • Knowledge and appreciation of a liberal arts education and an understanding of the role athletics and recreation play in a college committed to academic excellence and cultural diversity

  • Previous experience developing competitive, effective, sustainable, and results oriented recruiting programs

  • Effective teaching methods; excellent leadership, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills; and willingness to work on projects with faculty, administrators, and staff

  • Must be proficient in computer based technology, including recruiting data management software

  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to work within the framework of Macalester College policies, MIAC (Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) regulations, CWPA and NCAA Division III philosophy and rules

  • Ability to manage and organize information necessary to the operations of the Swim and Dive program, including organization of recruiting records

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with other departments to ensure a positive student-athlete experience

  • Ability to work creatively and collaboratively with faculty, staff, students, and parents from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds

Application Guidelines

For best consideration, please submit resume and cover letter in one PDF through the Macalester Employment Opportunities webpage no later than August 21, 2018.  

Institutional Overview

Since its founding in 1874, Macalester has provided students with the inspiration, insight, and experience to become successful and ethical leaders. Located in St. Paul, Minnesota, Macalester enrolls nearly 2,100 students who come from virtually every state and 91 countries. Macalester is committed to being a preeminent liberal arts college known for its high standards of scholarship and its special emphases on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society.

Macalester is proud of its longstanding commitment to social justice and creating a safe environment for all people regardless of sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, gender, religion, age, or ability. Macalester is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from everyone who would add richness to our community, including people of color, individuals with disabilities and women.


Macalester employees enjoy a fantastic benefits package and working environment that is second to none. Please visit for more information about benefits at Macalester College.

Catholic University Part-Time Assistant Swimming Coach

Catholic University, located in Washington, DC, is seeking a part-time Assistant Swimming Coach for our Men’s and Women’s NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving team. This is a season long appointment, running from Mid-September through Mid-February, with hours to include evenings and weekends. Pay and hours commensurate with quality of candidate, with entry-level coaches encouraged to apply.

Resume, references, and inquiries can be emailed to Paul Waas, Head Swimming Coach.

  • On-site coaching in meets and practices, including organization and implementation of daily practices
  • Plan and prepare for meets
  • Contribute to strength and conditioning program including one-on-one strength and conditioning work with student athletes
  • Recruit and retain talented athletes successfully
  • Ensure safety and well-being of student athletes
  • Serve as an effective role model for college-age students
  • Provide effective communication to head coach
  • Collaborate effectively with other Department of Athletics’ team members
  • Assist with day-to-day operations of the men’s and women’s swimming and diving program
  • Perform additional duties as assigned; duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice

Catholic University Part-Time Diving Coach

Catholic University, located in Washington, DC, is seeking a part-time Diving Coach for our Men’s and Women’s NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving team. This is a season long appointment, running from Mid-September through Mid-February, with flexible hours that may include evenings and weekends.  Pay and hours commensurate with quality of candidate, with entry-level coaches encouraged to apply.

Resume, references, and inquiries can be emailed to Paul Waas, Head Swimming Coach.

Essential Duties may include:

  • Lead the Diving program as their primary coach
  • On-site coaching in meets and practices, including organization and implementation of daily practices
  • Plan and prepare for meets
  • Contribute to strength and conditioning program including one-on-one strength and conditioning work with student athletes
  • Recruit and retain talented athletes successfully
  • Ensure safety and well-being of student athletes
  • Serve as an effective role model for college-age students
  • Provide effective communication to head coach
  • Collaborate effectively with other Department of Athletics’ team members
  • Assist with day-to-day operations of the men’s and women’s swimming and diving program
  • Perform additional duties as assigned; duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice

Virginia Wesleyan University Assistant Men's & Women's Swimming Coach

Virginia Wesleyan University has an immediate opening for a part-time Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach.  The Assistant Coach will aid in all aspects of the swimming program, while complying with all University, conference, and NCAA rules and regulations.  Duties include, but are not limited to: organizing and implementing the team’s training program, preparing the team for competitions, supervising and mentoring the student-athletes, recruiting talented student-athletes, and assisting in fundraising activities.  Some travel is involved.

Bachelor’s degree required.  Candidates should have a valid Virginia driver’s license and certification in Lifeguarding, First Aid, and CPR/AED.  Competitive collegiate swimming and coaching experience preferred.

Please submit a letter of application, resume, and names and contact information of at least three professional references to

Virginia Wesleyan University is Coastal Virginia’s premier university of the liberal arts and sciences.  Situated on a 300-acre park-like campus in Virginia Beach, the University annually enrolls approximately 1,500 students in undergraduate, graduate, and online programs.  In accordance with its United Methodist heritage, the University aspires to be a supportive community that is committed to social responsibility, ethical conduct, higher learning and religious freedom.

Virginia Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered on the basis of skills, experience, and qualifications without regard to race, religion, color, creed, gender, national and ethnic origin, age, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, the presence of non-job-related medical disability, or any other legally protected status.

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Ohio Northern University Assistant Coach - Swimming and Diving

Posting Number: S000132
Classification: 12
Position Type: Staff
Department: Athletics

Benefits Summary: Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription insurance, Life insurance, Workers’ Compensation insurance, Unemployment insurance, and Total Disability insurance. Retirement: The University contributes 4% of the regular salary with up to 3% of additional matched contributions into the TIAA Retirement Program. Other benefits include tuition remission for employee, spouse, and employee’s dependent children under the age of 25 (this does not include the last two year of the PharmD program or the JD), and twenty days of paid medical leave per year.

Job Scope: The Intercollegiate Athletic Program provides competition in 23 sports (12 for men and 11 for women) and is a member of NCAA Division III and the Ohio Athletic Conference.

Principal Responsibilities:

Assistant Swimming and Diving coaching duties will be as assigned by head coach and will include administration, coaching, and recruiting for the ONU Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving program. Some teaching of activities courses may be assigned. Other duties as assigned by Head Coach or Athletic Director.

Required Skills:

·       Coaching experience in Swimming and Diving required

·       Current certification in Lifeguard or Coaches Safety Training, CPR-RP, and First Aid are required by start date

Minimum Qualifications:

·       Bachelor’s Degree required

·       Current certification in Lifeguard or Coaches Safety Training, CPR-PR, and First Aid are required by start date

·       Previous coaching experience in Swimming & Diving

Preferred Qualifications:

·       Master’s Degree

·       Strength & conditioning experience

·       Three or more years of coaching experience in YMCA, USA, or Collegiate teams

Appointment Length: 9-months

Open Until Filled: No

Closing Date: 08/31/2018

Status: Full-Time

To view full description and apply online go to:

ONU is an equal employment opportunity employer. Accordingly, no person shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, transgender status, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, separation and other terms, condition and privileges of employment.

Neumann University Head Coach - Women's Swimming


Neumann University, an NCAA Division III institution, is accepting applications for the Head Women’s Swimming Coach position. Primary duties are to organize and direct all program aspects including recruiting of student-athletes and the planning and organizing of practices. Bachelor’s degree required, knowledge of NCAA Division III policies and regulations preferred, and good interpersonal skills are a necessity.  Must be willing and capable of abiding by all NCAA, Atlantic East Conference, and ECAC rules. (This position is not a full-time position and does not carry a 12-month salary or benefits; compensation is seasonal.) Candidates must possess an appreciation for and congruence with the Franciscan mission and values of the University. Send a cover letter, resume, three current references and a statement of coaching philosophy to:  

David W. Brownlee

Vice President for Human Resources and Risk Management

Neumann University

Human Resources Office

One Neumann Drive

Aston, PA  19014-1298

EOE    M/F/D/V

Carthage College Graduate Assistant Swimming Coach

Carthage College, a Division III member of the NCAA and a member of the CCIW conference, is accepting applications for the position of Graduate Assistant Swimming Coach.  This is a two year position (9 months each year) with a full graduate studies tuition waiver and competitive stipend.

The successful candidate will assist the head coaches in all aspects of the men’s and women’s swimming and diving program.  Primary responsibilities include training, meet-day operations, coordinating team travel, recruiting, assisting with administrative duties and performing other duties as assigned by the head coaches.

Education, Experience and Skills Required

  • Excellent communication, organization, and leadership skills required
  • Admission to the Masters of Education program at Carthage College is required
  • Swim coaching experience is preferred
  • Computer literacy is preferred
  • Valid divers license is required
  • Ability to obtain CPR and First Aid certification

How to Apply
Send resume to: Seth Weidmann

Western New England University Assistant Swim Coach (Part-Time)

Western New England University seeks an Assistant Swim Coach.  Details below, please contact Andrea Daley-Arvanites at

  • Assist in facilitating water and dryland workouts as determined by the head coach
  • Assist strength and conditioning/dryland land facilitation for in season athletes as determined by the head coach
  • Assisting with the set up and take down of home competitions
  • Knowledge of Hytek- Team Manager and Meet Manager software
  • Assist in recruiting incoming athletes
  • Assist in travel for away competitions, including but not limited to picking up pre ordered team meals
  • Be responsible for knowledge of, and adherence to, NCAA rules and regulations pertaining to recruiting, eligibility, and general operation of the Women's Swimming program.  To be eligible to recruit off-campus, the Assistant Coach must pass the NCAA Recruiting Exam on an annual basis.
  • Certifications: First Aid, CPR & AED, Lifeguarding

Oakland University Graduate Assistant

The Department of Athletics at Oakland University (NCAA Division 1) is now accepting applications for the Graduate Assistant Swimming Coach position for the 2018-19 school year. The Graduate Assistant will assist in all aspects of the program, from coaching student-athletes, season planning, team travel, recruiting, and other duties as assigned, all the while functioning in compliance with NCAA, Horizon League, and Oakland University rules and policies. They must represent themselves and Oakland University with integrity while demonstrating a commitment to the university and athletic department’s vision and values. Candidates must have excellent organizational and communication skills.

This position provides full tuition toward a graduate degree as well as a monthly living stipend. Applicants must be accepted into the Oakland University graduate school and meet minimum requirements required for graduate assistantship. Interested applicants should submit cover letter, resume and three references to Oakland University Head Swimming & Diving Coach Pete Hovland and assistant coach Stacy Busack.

How to Apply

Email Head Coach: Pete Hovland

CC Assistant Coach: Stacy Busack

Contact Information

Peter N. Hovland

Head Coach, Oakland University

(O) 248-370-4001

(C) 240-376-1931

(F) 248-370-3136

Stacy Busack

Assistant Coach, Oakland University

(O) 248-370-4046

(C) 612-619-9460

(F) 248-370-3136