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

Applications due 08/20/22

Job Description:

Date posted: July 27, 2022

Location: Connecticut College, Mohegan Avenue Parkway, New London, CT, USA


Coaching Assistant/Intern Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving

Pay Type:

Non Exempt (hourly)



Reports to:

Head Coach

Appointment Type:


Work Schedule:

Other (benefits ineligible)

Benefits Eligible:

No Benefits

Qualifies for relocation reimbursement:


Job Summary:

Connecticut College is conducting a search for a Coaching Assistant/Intern Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving.  The coach will assist the head coach of men’s and women’s swimming and diving with coaching/teaching during in-water practice sessions, out-of-water  chalkboard and video analysis, in-meet coaching and pre-meet preparation, student-athlete counseling sessions (academic progress, social parameters, role on team, skill/strategy development), recruitment, and operations management.  The assistant coach will adhere to all NCAA, NESCAC, and College regulations and represent the institution with the highest professionalism. While the Coaching Intern hours will vary week to week, on average this position will be scheduled to work up to 20 hours/week with some overtime hours available, but not to exceed 800 hours during the academic year.  Compensation in addition to pay includes a limited College meal plan, and the opportunity to enroll in up to three courses at Connecticut College per semester at no charge if accepted as a Special Day Student.  This position is term appointment ending in May 2023 with possibility of renewal.

General Duties &

The Coaching Intern will assist in coaching/teaching, including development of practice plans, in-water teaching of skills and team concept to practice sessions; assist head coach in executing recruitment plan including hosting; on-campus visits, development of prospect data base, frequent; communication with prospects through e-mail, phone, and text; messaging; assist in daily program operations including communication with team on practice times, away game departure times, meeting times, coordinate team operations, including  equipment distribution and inventory, coordinate travel plan-winter training trip, bus-flight departure times, team meals, hotel room assignments, coordinate home meet preparations.



Bachelor’s Degree required.  Experience in collegiate swimming and diving competition is preferred.  Knowledge of NCAA and NESCAC rules and demonstrated ability to be a leader with effective communication skills is required.  Must maintain the highest ethical standards regarding sportsmanship, integrity and professionalism.

Required Documents:

Cover Letter, Resume, References


Thorough applicant credentialing, including criminal records check will be conducted on the selected candidate.

Connecticut College requires employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and new employees must present their COVID-19 vaccination record to Human Resources prior to the first day of employment. Individuals who have a medical condition or sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from getting the vaccine may confidentially request an exemption through the office of Human Resources. Additional COVID-19 safety protocols such as participation in weekly testing will be required of faculty, staff and students who have approved vaccine exemptions.

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Contact Information

Marc Benvenuti

phone: 860-460-4839