Lake Erie College, located in Painesville, OH, invites applications for the position of head coach, swimming & diving. The coach is responsible for recruiting and organization of the College’s swimming & diving program.
Lake Erie College is an NCAA Division II program that currently competes in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC). Recent successes within the program include individual national qualifiers, All-Americans and top 25 national team finishes. Teams train at the world-renowned SPIRE Institute, home to an Olympic and Paralympic training site.
Serves as recruiter for the sports of swimming & diving, identifying and evaluating potential students with that interest and organizing their recruitment in conjunction with the Office of Admissions.
Organizes, in conjunction with the director of athletics, all aspects of the swimming & diving program, including facility, meet, practice and operational issues.
Acts as a visible person to represent the College in a positive manner and to heighten the awareness of the institution to all of its constituents.
Works closely with the promotional and fundraising efforts of the athletic department.
Follows all institutional and NCAA regulations regarding recruiting and operations of swimming & diving in particular and athletics in general.
Makes budgetary suggestions regarding the proper operation and staffing of the areas of responsibility.
Projects and promotes the highest standards for student actions in order to best prepare them as solid citizens and alumni.
Must have demonstrated ability to recruit prospective student-athletes.
Knowledge and specialization in intercollegiate coaching of designated sport required.
Must have strong team building and management skills.
Must have ability to work across academic and administrative departments in a cooperative manner.
Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
Must have demonstrated experience in program development, management and leadership.
Ability to supervise regular and temporary staff as well as understand the student-athletes' commitment to academics.
Professional network with high schools and coaches in Ohio, Michigan and Pennsylvania preferred.
Previous head coaching experience preferred.
Qualified applicants must have the availability to work evenings and weekends, possess a valid driver’s license for transportation of team in vans or bus and the ability to travel for team practices, competition and recruiting.
Under the NCAA Bylaw 11.1.6 Sports-Safety Training, each head coach and all other coaches who are employed full time at an institution shall maintain current certification in first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automatic external defibrillator (AED) use.
Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to:
(preferred method for applications) or Head Coach, Swimming & Diving Search, Lake Erie College, 391 W. Washington St., LEC Box 358, Painesville, OH 44077. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Subject to a criminal background check prior to employment. EOE
Albright College is accepting applications for a full-time Head Swim Coach/Aquatics Director. Responsibilities include: direct all areas of the men’s and women’s swim programs; on-deck coaching, practice and competitions; work with athletes with weight and dry land training; recruiting and retaining student athletes; budget management, fundraising and equipment ordering; and travel coordination. Manage the administration of the aquatics program including: running of the Aquatic Center; site supervisor for swimming lessons; all community programming; staffing of swim instructors and life guards. Bachelor’s degree in related field, coaching experience required, and aquatics experience preferred. Certifications desired for this position include WSI, LGI, Basic Lifeguard, and CPR/FA. Send letter of interest, current resume, and names of three professional references to:
. Albright College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively committed to diversity within its community. In pursuit of that, we actively encourage diversity among applicants for this position.
Under the direct supervision of the Head Coach assisting in the coordination of an intercollegiate athletic program, must have an understanding of technical knowledge of the sport of Swimming with the ability to help develop the student-athlete to their full potential, as well as ensure each student-athlete is given the best experience possible.
Duties may include, but are not limited to: the recruitment of student-athletes. Ensure compliance with NCAA guidelines for contacting prospects. Provide leadership and instruction in the personal and athletic development of student-athletes, including counseling team members in academic, disciplinary and personal matters, when appropriate.
Work with the head coach in scheduling and conducting regular practice sessions. Develop and implement strategies for motivating student-athletes to perform at maximum levels as both individuals and a team. Assist with approved fund raising activities. Enforce policies and procedures outlined in student-athlete handbook, team rules and apply appropriate disciplinary action.
Additional duties as assigned by head coach and any senior level administrator.
Must perform above duties with the highest standard of professionalism and ethical behavior and in accordance with University, Departmental, CCC or other affiliated Conference and NCAA regulations, policies and procedures.
· Attend all morning workouts & afternoon when necessary
· Attend all Home Competitions & away when available
· Assist with Hawks Swim School organization & facilitation
· Coach Assigned Primary Group
· Attend NEISDA Championships Feb. 12 - 15
Ideal applicant will have experience as a competitive swimmer and as a competitive swimming coach at the club, high school, or college level, as well as a desire to learn and grow as a coach. This is an unpaid position but there are other opportunities for outside the athletic department that are not associated with this position.
Send cover letter, resume & references to Matt Emmert,
, for specific questions regarding the position, call 401-580-7313.
CSCAA Spring 2014 Scholar All-America
The College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) is proud to announce the 2014 CSCAA Individual Scholar All-Americans, supported by Nike Swim.
CSCAA Individual Scholar All-America Award
The Scholar All-America award is presented to college and university swimmers and divers who have achieved a cumulative, or term grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the academic term coinciding with their respective NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA/CCCAA Swimming and Diving Championships and have qualified for and competed at the Championship.
The Honorable Mention Scholar All-America award is presented to college and university swimmers and divers who have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the semester, or cumulative average, and have achieved a "B" time standard but did not qualify or compete in their respective national championship. Divers qualify by competing at their respective championship qualifying meets, zones or NCAA preliminary rounds.
Thank you to the CSCAA Scholar All-America Committee
Chair, Paul Richards, Dickinson, Dickinson
Technical Chair, Greg Earhart, Carthage
DI: Amanda Kulik, Harvard, Kathleen Milloy, Michigan State; Carol Withus, Old Dominion DII: Greg Doyle, Limestone; Kurt Kirner, Hillsdale; Paul Mangen, St. Leo DIII: Dave Allen, Mt. Holyoke; Paul Bennett, WPI; Abby Brethauer, UMW; Charlie Griffiths, CMS; Jason Weber, Chicago
CSCAA Spring 2014 Scholar All-America
The College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) is proud to announce the 2014 Spring CSCAA Scholar All-America Teams, supported by Nike Swim.
Team Scholar All-America Award- Spring
The Spring Team Scholar All-America award is presented to college and university swimming and diving teams who have achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the semester/quarter coinciding with the NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA/CCCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.
The University of Rhode Island is seeking applicants the position of coaching the Women’s Diving Team for the 2014 – 15 Season. The University is a Division 1 institution which competes in the Atlantic Ten Athletic Conference. Responsibilities include: On deck coaching, supervision of additional dry-land training (including tramp work), managing and administering diving competitions, and recruiting top talent for this growing program. This is a nine month position. Salary range $10,000 to 12,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience. How to apply: Send cover letter and resume to Mick Westkott, Head Coach of Swimming and Diving, University of Rhode Island. For inquiries call 401-787-6810 or write an e-mail to:
Kenyon College invites applications for the position of Senior Assistant Swimming Coach. This is a full-time 10-month appointment with flexibility to set work hours appropriate to the needs of the program. The position includes a generous benefits package.
Kenyon College, a highly selective liberal arts college of 1600 students, is a Division III member of the NCAA and is a founding member of the North Coast Athletic Conference. Kenyon offers twenty-two varsity sports, eleven for men and eleven for women. The college is located in the beautiful village of Gambier, 50 miles northeast of Columbus, Ohio.
The Senior Assistant Swimming Coach will provide assistance for the Head Coach in all areas — including but not limited to: men’s and women’s recruiting, on-deck coaching, student-athlete advising, strength training and conditioning, data collection and management, travel arrangement, equipment tracking, and budget management. Additionally, when the Men’s and Women’ programs compete at separate sites the Senior Assistant Coach will serve as a peer to other Head Coaches at the site of competition. Other assignments will be defined by Director of Athletics.
The successful candidate will exemplify leadership in the management of a successful collegiate swimming program. The candidate should show a strong desire to pursue a career in collegiate coaching at the NCAA Division I, II or III level.
Bachelor’s degree with a strong background in collegiate swimming is required, however a Master’s degree is preferred. Candidate must possess excellent organizational skills and outstanding written and verbal communication abilities.
Kenyon College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the College’s policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, ancestry, disability, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, political belief or activity, or status as a veteran. Kenyon welcomes diversity and encourages the applications of women and minority candidates.
Employment at Kenyon College is contingent upon a successful background check.
The successful candidate will assist the head coach in all aspects of the men’s and women’s swimming program including recruiting, coaching, and meet day operations. In addition this person will be responsible for aquatics programming and supervision of the aquatics staff and teaching a responding to emergencies course (1 day/week 3 hrs) one semester. They will be expected to adhere to all NCAA Division III, SUNYAC, and SUNY Geneseo rules, policies, regulations and procedures. This is a part-time 10-month position with benefits.
Bachelor’s degree required. One to three years coaching experience is required. Previous collegiate coaching is preferred. Aquatic management experience is preferred.
Must have or obtain prior to the start date current CPR/AED, Lifeguarding and Lifeguarding Instructor Certifications.
Interested candidates should contact head swimming coach Paul Dotterweich at 585-245-5352 or
Women’s Diving Responsibilities: Directly responsible for the development of a season long diving program, including the development of successful and challenging practices, meet preparation, and the personal development of the student athletes. Actively involved in recruiting, fundraising, player development and other duties as assigned by the Head Coach. Assistant Coaches at Wellesley College are employed on a part-time basis.
A bachelors degree is required but a masters degree is preferred. Lifeguard certification (including current CPR, AED, and First Aid) certification required upon hire. Knowledge of Hy-Tech Meet Manager, Colorado System 6, E-Dive, and Display Link is preferred. Must possess a valid US driver license. This position requires a background check including driving record.
Salary and Start Date: The Women’s Diving Coach is a part-time faculty position with a salary of $9,799 and August 1, 2014 start date.
Application Procedure: Apply online at: https://career.wellesley.edu. Materials include resume and cover letter including contact information for three references. If circumstances make it impossible to submit any materials through our application site, please email us at
. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Wellesley College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who believe they can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply.
The University of Illinois at Chicago, a member of the Horizon League who competes at the Division I level in 20 sport programs is accepting applications for the position - Full Time (12 Month) Assistant Varsity Coach – Men's and Women’s Swimming. Candidate must have demonstrated coaching success at the collegiate or professional level with two years of experience and be able to assist the Head Varsity Coach with coaching, recruiting, scheduling, traveling and running camp programs when applicable, monitoring student athlete academics, budget management and public relations.
The primary function of the position is to contribute to the design and development of a quality Division I sports program in accordance with institutional and NCAA rules, policies and procedures.
Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with practices, game management, and fundraising and other duties assigned by the Head Varsity Coach.
Bachelor’s degree in sports management, Kinesiology, Education or in a related field.
A minimum of 2 years of athletic coaching experience.
CPR and safety certification required. Strong interpersonal, management and communication skills.
Knowledge of NCAA and Horizon League rules and regulations.
For fullest considerations, apply online using the following link: https://jobs.uic.edu/default.cfm?page=job&jobID=40545 by July 14, 2014. Faxed, emailed or mailed copies of resumes will not be accepted as an application for this opening.
If you wish to apply, you must complete the online application and upload all necessary and relevant documents. The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The Assistant Dive Coach is responsible to assist the Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving Coach with the daily operation of the diving program and the recruitment of prospective student-athletes.
The Assistant Coach recruits, retains, supervises, and coaches student-athletes, under the stated philosophy of FAU Athletics, Conference USA and NCAA guidelines.
The Assistant Coach will actively participate in practices and competitions, including, but not limited to, meet preparation (including developing strategies and meet plans), practice planning, skill and video sessions (including working individually with, advising, and critiquing student-athletes to develop and improve their skills), scheduling, weight training, fitness programs and academics; as well as community service projects, and fundraising.
The successful candidate must possess computer skills, recruiting capabilities, leadership, role modeling, organizational, and interpersonal skills and must be knowledgeable of NCAA Division I rules and regulations.
· Bachelor’s degree required
· Minimum of 3 years of coaching and/or playing experience, preferably at the Division I level
· Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of intercollegiate diving
· Knowledge of NCAA regulations and guidelines governing the recruitment, academic eligibility requirements, and retention of student-athletes
· Knowledge of athletics recruitment methods and techniques
· Ability to create a database for all prospects, recruiting software database experience preferred
· Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments
· Strong organizational skills
· Strong interpersonal skills that demonstrate an ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
· Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
· Ability to foster a cooperative work environment
· Proficient in computer use and relevant Microsoft applications.
· Available weekends and evenings
· Valid driver’s license with good driving record; must be insurable
· Background check completed as a condition of employment with FAU
A review of application material will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Please send me:
- Resume and/or CV
- Coaching Philosophy
- Vision of the Swim Team
- Recruiting Process
- Alumni & Fundraising Involvement
- Strengths & Weaknesses
- Where you see yourself in 5 years
Lara Preacco, Ph.D., Head Coach Swimming & Diving – lpreacco at fau.edu