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Head Coach, IFLY Swim Club

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
University of Iowa

Date posted: June 14, 2021

Location: University of Iowa

with University of Iowa

Head Coach, IFLY Swim Club (21002931)

 

Recreation Services at the University of Iowa is seeking application for the Head Coach of the Iowa Flyers Swim Club Program (IFLY). This position holds primary responsibility for the operation and administration of the IFLY Swim Club, including overseeing the full time Assistant Coaches and part time coaches. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Providing and/or coordinating on-deck coaching and supervision to all Iowa Flyers Swim Club participants during practice sessions and competitions.
  • Conducting timely, organized, and well-planned workouts that utilize a variety of coordinated training principles in order to maximize athlete development.
  • Coordinate the meet entry process and results distribution for all events in which the IFLY Swim Club participates.
  • Coordinating and scheduling all swim club activity with the Associate Director for Aquatics.
  • Developing and implementing swim club participation and volunteer policies and procedures for athletes and parents.
  • Promoting the values of teamwork, self-discipline, dedication, work-ethic, sportsmanship, and time management with all club participants and coaches, and representing the IFLY Swim Club in state and national governing bodies for the sport of swimming.

 

This position will also assist in the operation of Recreational Services Aquatic facilities, programs, and special events.

 

For a detailed job description, please email Melanie Bell at [email protected].

 

About Iowa Flyers Swim Club (IFLY):

The Iowa Flyers Swim Club (IFLY) is a registered USA Swimming member swim club operated by University of Iowa Recreational Services.  The club is a competitive age-group swim club open to University of Iowa members and the general public which offers participation levels from developmental through Maters swimming.  The club is part of a comprehensive aquatics program offered by Recreational Services. The mission of the Iowa Flyers Swim Club is to provide exceptional competitive and recreational opportunities in the sport of swimming to the University of Iowa students, faculty, and staff, as well as to the general community. IFLY is determined to provide its members a fun, positive, and successful experience through quality coaching and instruction and the use of state-of-the-art facilities. The Iowa Flyers practice in the University of Iowa Campus Recreation and Wellness Center (CRWC) and the University of Iowa Field House.

About Recreational Services:

The Department of Recreational Services is an integral part of the Hawkeye tradition.  Part of the Division of Student Life, the department promotes and coordinates campus-wide competitive and recreational activities.  Recreational services works to provide a diverse recreational experience that encourages active lifestyles for the University of Iowa community.  The department’s goal is to support the academic mission of the university while contributing to the holistic development of each individual.

About the Division of Student Life:

The Division of Student Life is comprised of staff that embrace new ideas and thoughts, works together to keep our students safe, and provides them with life-changing experiences. The Division of Student Life includes 15 departments that span from Recreation Services to the Office of Leadership, Service and Civic Engagement and everything in between. We believe in working together as one team to achieve our mission: fostering student success by creating and promoting inclusive educationally purposeful services and activities within and beyond the classroom.  One of our division priorities is to advance UI’s goals to recruit and retain U.S. racial/ethnic minority (URM) staff and students.

 

Qualifications:

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Physical Education, Recreation Administration, Sports Management, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Current USA Swimming coach registration.
  • Current CPR, First Aid, and Safety Training for Swim Coaches certifications as deemed acceptable by USA Swimming for coaches safety certification required upon hire.
  • Coaching experience (typically 1 – 3 years) with competitive swimmers of multiple age groups and ability levels in a USA Swimming (or international equivalent), YMCA, high school, or collegiate environment.
  • Commitment to and alignment with the values of the Division of Student Life, including a demonstrated commitment to excellence through anti-oppression, diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge and proficiency in use of Microsoft Office software applications (i.e. Word, Excel, and Outlook).
  • Willingness and ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and travel.
  • American Red Cross CPR/AED/Lifeguarding certification required within 3 months of hire.
  • Willingness to obtain American Red Cross Lifeguarding Instructor (LGI) within 6 months of hire.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Advanced coaching experience (typically 3 years or more) with competitive swimmers of multiple age groups and ability levels in a USA Swimming setting.
  • Experience (typically 6 months or more) with swim club administration including budgeting, supervision, team travel, scheduling, policy development, and other responsibilities related to swim club management.
  • Experience (typically 6 months or more) in aquatic facility management.
  • American Swim Coaches Association (ASCA) Level 3 or higher certification.
  • Knowledge of or experience with structured dryland strength/conditioning programs.
  • Experience using Team Unify swimming team management program.
  • Experience using Hy-Tek Team Manager and Meet Manager.

Volunteer Assistant Swim Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team College (Division I)
  • Sport Swimming
Cleveland State University

Date posted: June 14, 2021

Location: Robert F. Busbey Natatorium, Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, USA

with Cleveland State University

Assist the head/assistant coaches in daily operations of swimming and diving program including but not limited to team travel, equipment, fundraising, and alumni communication.

Assist in all on deck/competition coaching as assigned by head/assistant coach

Willingness to take on special projects in coordination with the Athletic Department including managing social media accounts for official team handles, coordinating with marketing team, and assisting sport information director in content for press releases and alumni communications.  Other possible special projects include: assisting and coordinating fundraising/alumni social events, coordinating/managing swim lesson/swim clinics as fundraisers for the program.

Adhere to all NCAA/Horizon League Rules and Regulations.

Work within the framework of the CSU department of athletics and administration and coaches.

Communicate effectively with students, faculty, administration, staff, and alumni.

 

 

 

Assistant swimming and diving coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division III)
  • Sport Swimming
Centre College

Date posted: June 14, 2021

Location: 600 West Walnut Street, Danville, KY, USA

with Centre College

Title:       Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Coach

 

Work Schedule:  Travel as necessary for games and recruiting

 

Department:    Athletics & Recreation                                   Updated:         06/21

 

 

Characteristics of the Class:

 

Under supervision of the Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Coach, provide assistance in the leadership of appropriate coaching, recruiting, and administrative duties for  nationally competitive Division III swimming and diving programs.  Individual reports to the Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Coach as well as to the Deputy AD (or designee) with a secondary duty to be assigned.

 

 

Essential Job Functions:

 

  • Assist in organizing, preparing and conducting practices, trainings, and competition;
  • Recruit student-athletes in accordance with all Centre College, Southern Athletic Association, and NCAA rules and regulations;
  • Assist in directing appropriate aspects of the team;
  • Assist with the holistic development of swimming and diving student-athletes;
  • Represent the program and the College to students, parents, alumni, and the general public;
  • Assist in managing the daily operations and administration facets of the swimming and diving program;
  • Actively participate in department-wide initiatives;
  • Contribute to the overall success of the program and the department by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Head Coach, Director of Athletics, or designee;
  • Appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of many social, economic, cultural, ideological, racial, and ethnic backgrounds;

 

 

Entry Requirements:

 

Education and Experience

 

Bachelor’s degree with previous collegiate experience as a player or a coach; previous collegiate coaching experience preferred.

 

Knowledge and Skills

 

Demonstrated knowledge of the sport of swimming and diving and its rules; ability to foster a team environment; demonstrated coaching skills in sport of swimming and diving; knowledge of travel, planning, and scheduling; a commitment to the NCAA Division III philosophy of athletics, sufficient knowledge of NCAA and SAA rules and regulations, and a demonstrated ability to successfully recruit, retain, and mentor student-athletes; the ability, and desire, to work successfully within a team-oriented athletic department.

 

Physical Requirements

 

Moderate physical activity.  Required handling of average – weight                                                objects up to 25 pounds.

SwimRVA Head Age Group Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
SwimRVA

Date posted: June 14, 2021

Location: 5050 Ridgedale Parkway, Richmond, VA, USA

with SwimRVA

SwimRVA is looking for a dynamic Head Age Group Coach to lead our growing age group and developmental program.  The SwimRVA Rapids are a fast-growing competitive program with over 450 swimmers in Richmond, Virginia.  The Head Age Group coach will oversee three levels of the program consisting of over 200 swimmers and 4-8 full and part time assistant coaches.  The right coach is one of high energy, great leadership acumen and adaptability as we add a developmental site to the age group program next year.

SwimRVA understands that our coaches are at the forefront of our business.   We invest in developing each associate to their full potential and career goals with professional development opportunities and continued learning. We are looking for energetic coaches who want an opportunity to expand their knowledge and engage with a rapidly expanding team.

The mission of SwimRVA is to elevate swimming in the Richmond region making water safety and aquatic fitness more accessible to all.

Richmond, Virginia is also one of the coolest places to live!  Right here in the Richmond region, a creative culture has popped up through the cobblestones.  Here, murals cover the walls of local restaurants and shops.  We have charming neighborhoods like the Fan District, which was named one of The South’s Best Neighborhoods by Southern Living.  Major art museums draw national attention.  Artisans share their talents in shops and markets.  Food is an art here, too.  In fact, National Geographic put us on their list of the world’s – yep, the world’s- “top 10 places to travel for food.”  Running through it all: the James River.  You can whitewater raft through downtown on its class III and class IV rapids. Bike the Virginia Capital Trail alongside the James.  Or, just hang out on the river rocks with your dog.  We’re a place of stories, with 300+ historic markers to prove it.  A place of architectural eye candy.  A place of where you can drive from one great experience to another, and it’s within a day of most of the east coast.

Come and grow with us at SwimRVA and enjoy the playground we call RICHMOND!

 

Qualifications

  • 3+ years as a head coach or assistant coach
  • Current USA Swimming Coach Certification
  • ASCA Level 3 or higher
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Supervisor or management experience preferred

Ideal Candidates would also have:

  • Desire to continue growth and education in the sport
  • Ability to work with all age groups
  • Ability to train and develop assistant coaches
  • Capacity to work within the LSC in leadership roles

Job Description

  • Report to the Head Coach.
  • Lead coach for one of three levels of the age group program.  Oversee two.
  • Lead and manage an age group/developmental staff of 4-8 full and part time coaches
  • Create practice schedules, meet schedules, explain issues and concerns.
  • Ensure the direction of age group program is consistent with the goals of the team and mission of SwimRVA
  • Participate in travel/swim meets as required
  • Foster strong communication with parents, coaches, athletes and administrators
  • Plan and implement team-building and social functions

 

Salary

Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience.

 

Please submit your resume with a cover letter, references and other documentation via email to Executive Director, Adam Kennedy: [email protected].  

Associate Competitive Swimming Director

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
New Canaan YMCA Caimans

Date posted: June 12, 2021

Location: 564 South Avenue, New Canaan, CT, USA

with New Canaan YMCA Caimans

Associate Competitive Swim Director 

Full Time Exempt- With Benefits 

New Position 

YMCA, New Canaan, CT, US 

1 ATTACHMENT(S) 

Requisition 

Salary Range: $42,000.00 To $53,000.00 Annually 

GENERAL FUNCTION 

Under the direction of the Competitive Swimming Director, the Associate Director is an assistant coach who can work with all levels of the competitive swim program but will have the ability to lead specific groups as deemed appropriate by the Director of Competitive Swimming. The Associate Director is responsible to be the leader of the team when the Director of Competitive Swimming is not available. Working with the Director of Competitive Swimming the Associate Director will oversee supervising assistant coaches and volunteers. The Associate Director is also responsible for maintaining a high level of communication with fellow coaches, other competitive coaches here at the YMCA, swim team parents, USA Swimming and CT Swimming Coaches, and all YMCA directors and staff. The Associate Director will also be responsible for office work and other responsibilities including but not limited to attending monthly YMCA director meetings, planning events (competitive and social), completing swim meet entries, seasonal scheduling, planning program capacities, and budget responsibilities. The Associate Director must be able to answer questions pertaining to all levels of the swim team and other areas of the YMCA, assist with the setup, operation, and take down of all home meets, as well as assist the Director of Competitive Swimming in areas related to the swim team as needed. 

KNOW-HOW 

Previous competitive coaching experience/participation is required, as well as strong administrative, organizational, and computer skills. Knowledge of Hy-Tek swimming software as well as operation of the Colorado Timing System is preferred. Certifications in the following safety areas: CPR for the Professional Rescuer/AED, Lifeguard Training or Safety Training for the Swim Coaches, and First Aid. Must have or be able to complete a USA Swimming background check as well as complete USA Swimming Course work in athlete protection, coach advantage tutorial and concussion training. Minimum ASCA level two certification recommended. Other certifications: YMCA Principles of Competitive Swimming and Diving and USA Swimming Foundations of Coaching. 

PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES 

  • Organize, oversee and run practices for all training groups.
  • Be able to be both the lead coach as well as an assistant coach for all practice groups.
  • Attend scheduled coach’s and YMCA Staff meetings.
  • Report to the Director of Competitive Swimming on matters relating to the Competitive Swim Program (i.e.assistant coaches, practice schedules, team development, etc.)
  • Responsible for all Age Group Meet Entries

Revised 06/01/21 

  • Posting fees as it relates to Team Unify.
  • Assist in meet entry preparation and distribution of entries in a timely manner.
  • Help set up, operate, run and take down home swim meets.
  • Attend meets assigned by the Director of Competitive Swimming especially all sessions of championship meet.
  • Assist other coaches as needed.
  • Assist all practice groups including senior levels and masters, as needed.
  • Reply to phone messages and e-mails in a timely manner (next day or ASAP).
  • Develop and assist with the distribution of the monthly newsletter.
  • Develop and assist with creating individual progressions to help with placement of swimmers in respective groups.
  • Help plan and coordinate monthly parent meetings.
  • Assist in website development (photos, meet announcements, team information, etc.)
  • Keep all required certifications up to date (CPR, Coaches Safety Training, First Aid, Lifeguarding, USA Swimming Child Protection and USA Swimming Background Check)
  • Correspond daily and weekly on matters pertaining swim team.
  • Continue personal education related to the sport of swimming.
  • Attend Coaching Clinics
  • Attend online coaching clinics offered by USA Swimming and ASCA.
  • Attend the YMCA National Championships (Short and Long Course), as well as any other travel meet where two coaches are needed, and the event requires an extended overnight stay.
  • Assist Director of Competitive Swimming in developing and maintaining team vision, plan and overall budget.
  • Assist in the supervision and evaluation of part-time coaches.
  • Attend all professional staff meetings to keep informed of all activities at the YMCA.
  • Assist in all YMCA activities and special events, as needed, to ensure their success.
  • Perform other duties as designated by the supervisor.
  • Job Description may be changed at any time by supervisor.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

  • Sufficient Strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions of position, and to supervise program activities.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, stand, and talk.
  • The employee may occasionally need to exercise these physical labor demands of light work, exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally.

WORK ENVIORMENT 

  • While performing the duties of this job, this individual may occasionally be exposed to outdoor weather conditions, wet and/or humid environments, moderate/ extreme noise. The practice schedule may include early mornings and late evenings. The meet schedule may include weekends.

EFFECT ON END RESULT 

Assist in organizing, promoting, and developing an efficient and effective swim team program to encourage enjoyable youth participation and retention. 

MSA SWIM 14 and U Lead Coach – N. Charlotte Site

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
MSA SWIM

Date posted: June 11, 2021

Location: 9505 Moss Creek Drive, Harrisburg, NC, USA

with MSA SWIM

14 & U Lead Coach –
NORTH CHARLOTTE, NC
MECKLENBURG SWIM ASSOCIATION


Mecklenburg Swim Association (MSA Swim) in the Charlotte, NC area is looking for a coach to lead in our MSA Program at our Huntersville/Concord location. MSA current has 900 year-round swimmers on the team at 5 different locations. The MSA swimmers at this location consists a mix of new and developmental swimmers to Junior National qualifiers (approx. 170 swimmers). This is a great opportunity for a coach to put their “stamp” on this location and experience leading the entire 14 & U program.

Responsibilities of this position include coaching, assisting in dryland, recruiting efforts during the summer, as well as administrative duties related to the groups and overall team operations. Also a knowledge of swimming pool operations is important. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, at least 1-3 years’ experience with swimming as a coach, excellent organization and communication skills, and a desire to study and progress as a coach and a professional. Should have at least ASCA level two coaching certification, or ability to obtain quickly.

This is a great opportunity with a competitive salary based on experience with bonus opportunity (40k-$45k), paid vacations, health benefits and retirement plan. Position to start in summer 2021. Please send resume with cover letter, to [email protected].

Assistant Women’s Swimming Coach/Recruiting Coordinator

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division I)
  • Sport Swimming

Date posted: June 11, 2021

Location: 2111 Hillside Road, Storrs, CT, USA

with University of Connecticut

The University of Connecticut is seeking applications for the full-time position of Assistant Women’s Swimming Coach/Recruiting Coordinator. Responsibilities include: assisting the Head Women’s Swimming Coach in planning and organizing all phases of a Division I women’s swimming program including: recruitment and holistic development of student-athletes; home and away meet preparation and management; assisting with facility operations and other duties as assigned by the Head Coach.

Recruiting Coordinator responsibilities include: work directly with the Head Coach to develop a recruiting plan; organizing official and unofficial visits; prospect evaluations; recruiting database management and general recruiting and social media responsibilities.

Coaching responsibilities include: Assist in the development of an appropriate training plan. Plan, and lead daily workouts in various training group settings. Provide consistent feedback to athletes on technique, strategy and developmental opportunities. Provide feedback during competition.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; previous collegiate coaching experience as a Head or Assistant Coach of a Women’s NCAA swimming program; knowledge of and prior experience recruiting at the national level; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; strong commitment to the academic goals of the University; excellent organizational, communication and public relations skills; and USA Swimming, Lifeguard, CPR/First Aid certifications needed at time of employment.

Preferred Qualifications: prior Division I participation and/or coaching experience; strong recruiting and/or recruiting coordinator experience; successful experience leading a training group through an NCAA cycle; and prior experience of community outreach and/or involvement with University activities.

Salary: commensurate with experience.

Candidates must submit letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to: http://www.jobs.uconn.edu. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #495356)

This job posting is schedule to be removed at 11:59PM Eastern time on June 24, 2021.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

11-14 yr-old Developmental Age Group Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
  • Sport Swimming
South Snohomish County Dolphins - PN

Date posted: June 11, 2021

Location: 10801 Harbour Pointe Boulevard, Mukilteo, WA, USA

with South Snohomish County Dolphins - PN

SSCD Assistant Coach Position

South Snohomish County Dolphins (SSCD) is looking for an experienced age group coach, or one with an extensive competitive swimming background, who is looking to develop into a high-level coach. SSCD trains in the Mukilteo area (between Edmonds and Everett), primarily at Kamiak high school. SSCD, founded in 1966, has a strong history of success in competitive swimming, and is currently in a rebuilding phase, taking the success of the program back to a high level.

SSCD recently finished in the top 10 at PNS Champs, had many PNS Champs finalists, and several Futures and JR National qualifiers. Numerous team records have been broken over the past several seasons.

This coaching position will focus on the development of our 11-14 year-old swimmers, will require 16-24 hours of deck time/week, plus swim meets, and additional administrative time as needed. The overall job entails approximately 25-35 hours/week average. This position will report to, and will coordinate training curricula with, the head coach. The salary will be commensurate with experience.

The ideal candidate for both positions will have the following personal traits:

  1. Passion for this sport
  2. Patience
  3. Compassion
  4. Strong work ethic
  5. Desire for continuing growth as a coach
  6. Good communicator
  7. Good computer skills (experience with Hi-Tek a plus)

 

 

Assistant Swim Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Other)
  • Sport Swimming

Date posted: June 11, 2021

Location: 800 Vance Street Northeast, Wilson, NC, USA

with Barton College

Barton College has an opening for a Part-Time Assistant Swim Coach, reporting directly to the Head Swim Coach.

Essential Functions

  • Coaching responsibilities during practice
  • Operations of Swimming & Diving program
  • Social Media
  • Filming & film review
  • On-campus recruiting
  • Other administrative work as needed

Desired Education, Skills, and Experience

  • USA Swimming Certifications, CPR, First Aid (or willingness to obtain)
  • Knowledge of NCAA Division II and Conference Carolinas compliance/conference rules
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Eagerness to learn

Assistant Coach Swimming

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division I)
  • Sport Swimming
Colorado Mesa University

Date posted: June 10, 2021

Location: Grand Junction, CO, USA

with Colorado Mesa University

ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSITION VACANCY

Job Title: Assistant Coach – Swimming

Department: Athletics

Position No. AF0384

Employment Type: Administrative

Salary: $32,000.00 – 36,500.00. Commensurate with education and experience. Excellent health and retirement benefits package: https://www.coloradomesa.edu/human-resources/faculty-staff/index.html.

Application Deadline: Open until filled. To ensure consideration, complete applications must be received by 6/25/2021.

How to Apply: Applicants will be asked to complete an online application by creating a profile and then providing personal and demographic information. In addition, please be prepared to upload a:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Include the name, phone number, email address and relationship of at least three professional references who can attest to your ability to perform the job you are applying for. Professional references should include at least one current or former supervisor. Professional reference may also include current or former employers, colleagues or other professionals who have first-hand knowledge and can recommend you for employment.
  • Copy of transcripts for all degrees completed (if your transcripts include a social security number or birthdate, please redact that information before uploading the document. Official transcripts will be required upon hire)

Direct Inquiries Contact: Mickey Wender, mailto:[email protected]

SUMMARY: This position is responsible to the Director of Athletics, reporting to the Head Swimming Coach, for providing coaching expertise and leadership for the administration of the intercollegiate men’s and/or women’s swimming and diving program; assisting the head coach in the effective education, management and administration of all aspects relating to a positive and beneficial intercollegiate experience for student-athletes, and performing other related duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Include the following. Other duties may be assigned by the head coach:

Assists in coaching student-athletes, which includes evaluating their performance in both practice and competition, teaching fundamental techniques and providing leadership and instruction, as directed by the Head Coach.

Teach sportsmanship and set an example of good moral and physical behavior for the student-athletes in your charge.

Maintain standards of performance consistent with departmental academic and athletic expectations as reflected in the mission statement, goals, objectives, departmental guidelines, and performance appraisal procedures.

Coordinate and implement with the head coach and compliance officer eligibility requirements to ensure full compliance with governing rules and regulations, proper administration of financial aid for both prospective and enrolled student-athletes, facilities scheduling, and contest administration and game operations as necessary.

Assist with implementing a successful recruiting strategy to attract outstanding student-athletes to attend Colorado Mesa University while remaining in full compliance with all NCAA and RMAC rules, as well as departmental and college policies and procedures.

Responsible to plan, organize, and execute training plans for swimmers of varied levels of collegiate experience and ability. Assist the head coach in the organization and supervision of all practices, group workouts, film sessions and contests.

Responsible for monitoring of student-athletes’ academic progress through classroom checks, study hall and progress reports. Assist in the coordination, development, supervision and daily operations of summer camps and clinics.

Engage in, coordinate and help implement all fund-raising activities for the program in conjunction with the head coach, athletic advancement and its representatives.

Responsible for the development and implementation of all aspects of pre-season, in-season, post-season and off-season strength and conditioning. Responsible for supervision of graduate assistants, interns, managers, and student workers.

Communicate regularly and maintain a positive and constructive working relationship with support staff in sports information, student services, sports medicine, campus recreation, business office, facilities/operations, compliance, athletic advancement, marketing, and ticket office, to assist in implementation of an efficient and effective program and department.

Represent the college at professional meetings, alumni gatherings, campus activities and civic affairs as requested by the head coach or athletic administrators.

Attend and participate in department and staff meetings as requested/required.

Encourage an effective outreach program with student-athletes that provide benefit to the on and off-campus community.

Maintain, as appropriate, effective relationships with parents, alumni, friends of the program, and others toward the positive image and promotion of the program.

Responsible for administrative duties related to all the athletes in swim and dive program in regards to: team travel- transportation and hotel arrangements; meal planning/ordering; equipment oversight, storage, and maintenance; record-keeping/athlete oversight; planning, set-up, and oversight of special events (including but not limited to team activities, community service projects, and fundraising events); and other duties as assigned by the head coach.

Evening and weekend work is required.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This position reports to the Head Swimming and Diving Coach and must subscribe to the Colorado Mesa Principles Governing Athletics. Performs certain tasks independently and is fully responsible for them. Determines own methods of performing assigned work. Supervises graduate assistants, interns, managers and student workers.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Three years’ coaching experience
  • Demonstrated experience working with community groups to encourage and foster their participation in the athletic activities or events.

Preferred:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college and university.
  • Demonstrated swimming coaching experience at the collegiate level.
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations, demonstrated knowledge of basic principles of coaching/team supervision, the ability to effectively coordinate recruiting activities, and the ability to maintain team discipline and instill proper ethical and moral standards.

LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to effectively present information, both orally and in writing, and to respond to questions from team members, groups of recruits, athletes, students, supporters and the press. Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical instructions, manuals and periodicals.

REASONING ABILITY Strategic and analytical reasoning skills are necessary. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here 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.

The incumbent will be required to sit, walk, talk, hear, and see with both near and far acuity. Must be able to effectively demonstrate different skills relating to swimming and be able to demonstrate proper weight training techniques.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The tasks involved with this position will be performed in a variety of environments, including an office environment, a classroom environment, indoor and outdoor athletic facilities and aquatic centers. The noise level in the work environment varies from quiet to extremely noisy.

Colorado Mesa University is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and who have a demonstrated commitment to improving the levels of access and success for underrepresented students within higher education.

Colorado Mesa University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history. Applicant must be able to verify U.S. employment eligibility. Colorado Mesa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact the CMU Human Resources Office by phone or email. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed.

 

Colorado Mesa University

Attn: Human Resources Office

1100 North Avenue

Grand Junction, CO 81501

 

970.248.1820

Assistant Director of Campus Recreation for Aquatics and Assistant Men and Women’s Swimming Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division III)
  • Sport Swimming
Stevens Institute of Technology

Date posted: June 10, 2021

Location: 1 Castle Point Terrace, Hoboken, NJ, USA

with Stevens Institute of Technology

Position Summary:

The Assistant Director of Campus Recreation for Aquatics and Assistant Men and Women’s Swimming Coach reports directly to the Director of Campus Recreation and Head Men and Women’s Swimming Coach. The purpose of the position is to supervise the day-to-day operations, services, and safety of the Stevens Institute of Technology pool facilities, as well as to oversee and implement all aquatic related programs, staff, services, and events. The Aquatics Coordinator will coordinate regularly with the Director of Campus Recreation and the Director of Athletics to manage safety, risk, and operation of the aquatic facilities. The position also assists the Head Men and Women’s Swimming Coach through a variety of duties including recruiting, on deck instruction during practices and meets, and supporting the overall campus experience of our student-athletes.

Essential Responsibilities:

Staff & Student Development

  • Hire, train, develop, schedule, supervise, and evaluate part-time federal work study and non-work study student staff, which includes lifeguards, swim instructors, and lifeguard instructors.
  • Conduct monthly staff in-services training.
  • Ability to cover instructor and lifeguard shifts and find substitute when needed in on-call and emergency situations.
  • Supervise and approve payroll for all aquatics employees through Workday.
  • Evaluate and assess aquatic programs, staff, and facilities.

Program Management

  • Coordinate, implement, and supervise revenue generating aquatic programs including group and private youth and adult swimming lessons, masters swimming, and lap swimming (based on program availability).
  • Educate and research all current trends in aquatics programming, facilities, and staffing.
  • Market, promote, and evaluate all aquatics programs and events.
  • Communicate and coordinate varsity athletics swim program pool usage and regulations and collaborate/assist varsity swim team head coach.
  • Manage assigned budgetary requirements.
  • Manage the Mindbody app as it relates to aquatics reservations.
  • Complete annual comprehensive analytical and statistical reports regarding aquatic facility usage, certifications, and programs.

 Risk and Emergency Management

  • Review, evaluate, develop, and enforce policies and procedures for aquatic facilities.
  • Create, implement, and enforce a risk management plan for pool.
  • Develop, coordinate, and review campus recreation facility emergency procedures and action plans as they relate to Aquatics.
  • Ensure that all aquatics staff are trained with current certifications in American Red Cross CPR, First Aid, AED, and blood borne pathogen training.
  • Coordinate and implement all university emergency procedures.
  • Maintain and update all required certifications for aquatics employees.
  • Oversee aquatics injury reporting database and directly communicate with the Director of Campus Recreation.

 Facility Management

  • Inspect, evaluate, and troubleshoot pool areas daily and maintain water quality of the facility.
  • Write inspection reports on an ongoing basis.
  • Prepare necessary documentation to meet or exceed federal, state, and county requirements/codes.
  • Maintain both digital and hard copy log of chemical levels for the pool.
  • Coordinate the purchase, inventory, and maintenance of aquatic equipment and supplies.
  • Respond and react to on-call situations and be available to take necessary actions with aquatic facility emergencies.
  • Oversee the daily management of the pool facility.
  • Responsible for obtaining, educating, and researching information on all aquatics equipment, instruments, mechanical systems, materials, and supplies and implement effective utilization.
  • Assist in coordinating and communicating with pool vendors to ensure high quality maintenance of the pool to include chemical levels and balancing, pool cleanliness, deck cleanliness, and other issues pertaining to pool operations and patron safety.
  • Assist in coordinating and corresponding with Stevens Facility Operations and Physical Plant and contracted vendors regarding on-going aquatic facility projects, renovations, and maintenance.

 Administrative Responsibilities

  • Create an environment that promotes and facilitates student learning and development.
  • Provide superior customer service to all campus recreation patrons.
  • Participate in the student development program including new employee orientation, the annual employee training program, and ongoing training sessions and in-services.
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, in-service education sessions, and other divisional or departmental meetings.
  • Participate in other Athletic Department initiatives, programs, and committees as required.
  • Assist in the overall operation of the department by providing input and completing assigned projects, annual goals and objectives, and annual reports.

Coaching Responsibilities

  • Coaching on deck for both practices and competitions. Write and plan workouts for specific training groups.
  • Recruitment of prospective student-athletes through conducting on-campus visits, email, phone, and running on campus recruiting events.
  • Coordinate all social media as well as produce the alumni newsletter and parent outreach.
  • Assist in formulating team lineups and other planning for meets.

Assistant Swimming & Diving Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division III)
  • Sport Swimming

Date posted: June 10, 2021

Location: 300 Summit St, Hartford, CT 06106, USA

with Trinity College

Assistant Swimming & Diving Coach

Athletics

Trinity College in Hartford CT, an NCAA Division III, liberal arts college in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC), is seeking to fill a full-time assistant coach for our Swimming & Diving program. Candidate will be expected to help the program continue to grow and compete at the highest level within the NESCAC and NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving.

The Trinity College Department of Athletics is committed to creating a community of belonging, acceptance, respect, and understanding of differences for our entire athletic family. In addition to the Athletics Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Committee, which meets on a weekly basis and is comprised of administrators, coaches, student-athletes, and other campus partners, the department focuses affecting change in our community and the broader Trinity student body in order to create safe spaces for underrepresented and marginalized groups, dismantle systemic racism, and develop allyship through dedicated education, training, dialogue, and action.

Trinity College seeks a staff that reflects the changing demographics of our student body. Our student body is diverse, representing 41 states and 70 countries, with 21 percent U.S. students of color and 50 percent who identify as women. More than 90 percent of students live on campus. Trinity is a highly selective, independent, nonsectarian liberal arts institution located in the capital city of Hartford, Conn. With more than 2,100 full-time undergraduate students and 91 graduate students, the college maintains a rigorous academic profile complemented by a vibrant and diverse co-curricular program. We consider our location in a culturally and socioeconomically diverse capital city to be among Trinity’s most distinctive assets, and we cultivate strong connections with our surrounding neighbors and with institutions and organizations throughout Hartford and the region. As a preeminent liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative lives.

Responsibilities

 Responsibilities include assisting the head coach in the development of leading and organizing all facets of a Division III Swimming & Diving program, knowledge of and adherence to NESCAC and NCAA rules. Exhibit supportive and cooperative behavior pursuing team goals set by head coach. Recruitment of potential student athletes via phone, email, or personal contact. On-deck coaching, experience writing practice plans and leading training groups preferred, along with meet preparation and set up (Colorado Timing and Hy-Tek). Demonstrate sincere interest in mentoring student-athletes to enhance personal, academic, and athletic development. Assist the Director of Aquatics in all aspects of pool management and aquatic activities, teaching in the physical education program, as well as other assigned administrative duties.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required. 1-3 years coaching experience at the collegiate and/or high school/club level; collegiate coaching experience preferred. Competitive collegiate swimming experience. Strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and advanced social media skills. Candidate should be considering a career in college coaching. Must maintain certification in Lifeguarding, First aid/CPR/AED throughout entire appointment.

Benefits

  • Medical & Dental Insurance plan for purchase
  • Tuition remission to take graduate classes at Trinity

Trinity College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants with disabilities should request, in advance, any accommodation in order to participate more fully in the application process.

All applicants must apply online by submitting their resume and cover letter as well as list 3 references. In your cover letter, please also address how you would foster and promote an environment of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

All offers are contingent on the successful completion of a background check.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Diving Coach – George Washington University

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division I)
  • Sport Diving
George Washington University

Date posted: June 9, 2021

Location: 600 22nd Street Northwest, Washington, DC, USA

with George Washington University

Job Description:

The George Washington University Department of Athletics and Recreation, an NCAA Division I member of the Atlantic 10 Conference, actively engages our students, our campus community, our alumni and our fans through the spirit of healthy living and competition. Located in the heart of our nation’s capital, this world-class university aspires to have a world-class athletics and recreation program. We are committed to building and sustaining a program that mirrors the overall excellence of the university, by providing students an unparalleled opportunity for achievement and engaging the larger community as we grow and cultivate the next generation of leaders.

 

This position will support all aspects of the swimming and diving program including the recruitment of qualified athletes, the coaching and instruction of student-athletes, monitoring and supporting academic progress and progression toward degree, alumni and donor engagement, and more. This position typically identifies and recruits academically and athletically elite student-athletes, partners with the Head Coach to build a cohesive team culture, partners in scouting and producing video to prepare team for competition, and develops and maintains effective relationships and communications with students, colleagues, faculty, staff, alumni, parents, and general public. This position will also participate in budget management, financial reconciliation and team fundraising, may assist in game day management, and may coordinate summer camps and clinics, including paperwork, customer service and financial reconciliation.

Reporting to the Head Coach for Swimming, the Assistant Head Coach of Diving will support the program by performing the following:

  • Works with the Head Coach on the management of all aspects of the diving program, including practice, team travel arrangements and student-athlete development.
  • Assists in the organization and hosting of home swimming and diving meets.
  • Monitors academic, social, and personal development of diving student-athletes.
  • Maintains knowledge and remain current regarding all appropriate NCAA, Atlantic 10 Conference, Department of Athletics and Recreation, and University compliance issues, policies, and procedures.
  • Serves as on-deck coach during practices and meets, observing and evaluating student-athlete performance and demonstrating proper techniques.
  • Identify and recruit academically and athletically elite student-athletes for the diving program.
    Organizes and host official visits for prospective student-athletes.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships and communications with students, colleagues, faculty, staff, alumni, parents, and general public.

The position is based at GW’s Foggy Bottom Campus in Washington, DC but will require significant travel for games and events. The incumbent may perform other related duties as assigned by the Head Coach and/or Director of Athletics and Recreation. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

 

Minimum qualifications:

Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 1 year of relevant professional experience. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in coaching diving at an NCAA institution (preferably Division 1)
  • Experience with fiscal management and daily operations of an intercollegiate athletics department
  • Strong organizational, management and communications skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast paced environment

Assistant Coach – Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division I)
  • Sport Swimming
George Washington University

Date posted: June 9, 2021

Location: 600 22nd Street Northwest, Washington, DC, USA

with George Washington University

Job Description: The George Washington University Department of Athletics and Recreation, an NCAA Division I member of the Atlantic 10 Conference, actively engages our students, our campus community, our alumni and our fans through the spirit of healthy living and competition. Located in the heart of our nation’s capital, this world-class university aspires to have a world-class athletics and recreation program. We are committed to building and sustaining a program that mirrors the overall excellence of the university, by providing students an unparalleled opportunity for achievement and engaging the larger community as we grow and cultivate the next generation of leaders.

This position will support all aspects of the swimming and diving program including the recruitment of qualified athletes, the coaching and instruction of student-athletes, monitoring and supporting academic progress and progression toward degree, alumni and donor engagement, and more. This position typically identifies and recruits academically and athletically elite student-athletes, partners with the Head Coach to build a cohesive team culture, partners in scouting and producing video to prepare team for competition, and develops and maintains effective relationships and communications with students, colleagues, faculty, staff, alumni, parents, and general public. This position will also participate in budget management, financial reconciliation and team fundraising, may assist in game day management, and may coordinate summer camps and clinics, including paperwork, customer service and financial reconciliation.

  • Assists with organization and direction of all aspects of The George Washington University’s Division I men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs that compete in the Atlantic 10 Conference. Areas of responsibility may include student-athlete recruitment, individual and team coaching instruction, daily administrative processes, compliance oversight, and academic/social development, among others.
  • Assists in team coaching, preparing team for competition, and individual student-athlete development. Assists in monitoring academic, social, and personal development of men’s and women’s swimming student-athletes.
  • Assists in identifying and recruiting academically and athletically elite student-athletes for the men’s and women’s swimming program.
  • Assists in creating content and maintaining a strong presence on social media.
  • Assists in the coordination of team and individual travel for the purpose of team competition and student-athlete recruitment, to include traveling with the team to away competitions.
  • Assists in promoting and developing the program by creating and maintaining effective relationships with alumni, donors, and community members. Participates in events as a representative of the department and men’s and women’s swimming program.
  • Maintains knowledge and remains current regarding all appropriate NCAA, Atlantic 10 Conference, Department of Athletics and Recreation, and University compliance issues, policies, and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Head Coach and/or Director of Athletics and Recreation. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning additional responsibilities that are logically related to the position.

 

The position is based at GW’s Foggy Bottom Campus in Washington, DC but will require significant travel for games and events. The incumbent may perform other related duties as assigned by the Head Coach and/or Director of Athletics and Recreation. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

 

Minimum qualifications:

Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 1 year of relevant professional experience. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in coaching swimming at an NCAA institution (preferably Division 1)
  • Experience with fiscal management and daily operations of an intercollegiate athletics department preferred.
  • Strong organizational, management and communications skills with attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.

Lead Late Night Senior Swim Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team High School
  • Sport Swimming
The Bolles School

Date posted: June 9, 2021

Location: Jacksonville, FL, USA

with The Bolles School

The Bolles School is a private college preparatory school with an international reputation for excellence. Located in Jacksonville, Florida, the school enrolls more than 1,650 day and boarding students in pre-kindergarten through grade 12 on four campuses.   Bolles focuses on a complete education that emphasizes excellence in academics, the arts, athletics and other activities like clubs and community service.  The Bolles School mission is to prepares students for college and life by inspiring excellence, courage, integrity, and compassion in an academic community dedicated to nurturing mind, body, and soul.

 

The Bolles School Sharks is a USA Swimming club program operated by the Bolles School for the purpose of supporting the mission and vision of the Bolles School.  The swimming programs include learn to swim, entry level competitive swimming, age group competitive programs (for Bolles and non- Bolles student-athletes), senior competitive programs (for Bolles and non-Bolles student-athletes), summer swim camp, and the Bolles Varsity swimming program.  Bolles Sharks coaches are employees of the Bolles School and adhere to the policies and procedures of the Bolles School.

Purpose

To lead the Sharks’ senior program for student-athletes who do not attend Bolles (club swimmers).  This is a group of approximately 50-60 9-12th grade student-athletes in the ‘Late Night’ training group.  The coach will be responsible for developing swimmers of all abilities from developing swimmers to elite performers.    Collaboration with the other staff members and engagement with the full Sharks program is expected.

 

Job Profile

The coach will lead the late-night program of student-athletes in alignment with the Bolles Sharks program and head coach.  This is a full-time position with practice hours (roughly) of Monday-Friday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. (summer hours will be primarily mornings) and Saturday mornings.  Up to two morning practices per week, additional office hours, staff meetings, and attendance at competitions is expected.  Some competitions require interstate or local travel.  A part-time assistant may be designated to assist with the group and will be managed by the lead coach.  Additional duties are also assigned to each full-time staff member (examples: meet management, facility management, or auxiliary programming).

 

Qualifications/Requirements

All candidates must meet current USA Swimming coaching requirements to be a registered non-athlete.  Candidates must have a history of professional behaviors consistent with USA Swimming, ASCA, NFHS, FINA, and FHSAA Regulations.  Candidates must also complete a Bolles Pre-employment Background Check & Drug Screen prior to employment.

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university required.
  • Coaching and/or competitive swimming experience required.
  • Effective knowledge of digital productivity solutions (Microsoft Office) and communication tools (email, text, and social media) is required.
  • Coaching and/or competitive swimming experience at a national or collegiate level strongly preferred.
  • Coaching or education experience with 18 & under athletes is preferred.
  • American Swim Coach Association registration and accreditation is preferred.
  • Professional writing and communications skills preferred.
  • Effective knowledge of swimming specific digital tools (Team Unify, Meet Manager) is preferred.
  • Ability to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (Class B or C) preferred.

 

General Responsibilities

  • Design, implement, and improve a comprehensive competitive swimming program for the assigned group of student-athletes. To include season planning, daily practices, strength and conditioning, and competition preparation/execution.
  • Collaborate with the head coach and other senior coaches on a seasonal plan that aligns the competitive focus of all student-athletes.
  • Include the development of interpersonal relationships (team) and the student-athlete as a whole person through honest and open communication and difficult conversations when necessary.
  • Create a physical and emotionally safe environment at all team activities based on positive and professional relationships with student-athletes and families.
  • Communicate professionally and regularly with student-athletes and families on both an interpersonal and group level.
  • Maintain accurate records of attendance, practice logs, performances, and schedules.
  • Engage in continuous professional development as a coach and mentor.