Assistant Coach – Alma College Swimming & Diving

Applications due 07/01/19

Job Description:

Location: 614 West Superior Street, Alma, MI, USA

Position Title
Assistant Swimming and Diving Coach

Position Summary
The assistant coach for swimming and diving is a part-time position. Alma College is a member of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) and the NCAA Division III. The position will assist with all daily aspects of the sport and will participate as an active member of the Athletics Department. This position will also oversee lifeguarding activities.

Essential Functions – may include, but not limited to the following:

• Instructing and coaching the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams
• Manages and directs the swimming and diving program, including practices, competitions and scheduling
• Retain current student athletes, monitor grades and academic progress
• Develop student athletes to be contributing members to the campus community and the community at large
• Evaluate and recruit qualified student-athletes; develops a recruiting plan
• Make all travel arrangements for the teams and recruiting
• Manages a fiscally sound budget and develop fundraisers to support program
• Provides direct supervision to assistant coach(es)
• Cooperate with athletic training staff, maintenance staff, transportation staff, and others who are involved in supporting the athletic program
• Assist administration with alumni relations
• Commits to and is responsible for adhering to all rules and regulations set forth for the team, the College, the MIAA, and the NCAA with the utmost integrity
• Work cooperatively with personnel in athletic department, attend department meetings and activities, and always represents the College positively when interacting with the community, alumni, high school and club coaches, media and general public
• Support the philosophy and mission of the College and the athletic department
• Instructor for Exercise and Health Studies
• Oversee lifeguard assignments for open swim and other activities
• Additional administrative duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree
• Knowledge of NCAA Division III and MIAA compliance and conference rules
• Educational background and expertise to teach college level courses
• Ability to work weekends and evenings, along with travel
• A valid driver’s license and good driving record
• Ability to communicate effectively to various groups and individuals
• Ability to manage multiple tasks
• Ability to fulfil essential functions of the position

How to Apply

Please email cover letter, resume and at least three references to Jason Lintjer [email protected]

Contact Information

Jason Lintjer

Alma, MI 48801

phone: 6166380250

Want to take your swimfandom to the next level?

Subscribe to SwimSwam Magazine!