Assistant Coach, Swimming and Diving / Aquatics Director

Job Description:

Date posted: May 28, 2020

Location: 415 South St, Waltham, MA 02453, USA

Brandeis University seeks to hire an Assistant Coach, Swimming and Diving / Aquatics Director to assist the head coach in running a successful swimming and diving program which competes as an NCAA DIII program and as a member of the University Athletic Association (UAA).  This includes practice and competition coaching, recruiting student-athletes, design and implementation of game plans and advising and mentoring our student-athletes. Manage operation of aquatics facilities, activities, swimming programs and lifeguards.

Examples of Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage operation of Linsey Pool. Coordinate and schedule pool for all aquatics programming. Hire, train, schedule, and supervise lifeguard staff. Coordinate necessary maintenance and repairs with University Facilities Services and/or outside contractors. Oversee all pool mechanical and chemical operations, and physical space of pool and locker rooms. Maintain applicable required certifications.
  • Assist with the planning of all in-season practice sessions and developing an off-season training schedule and program.  Assist with competition coaching at home and on the road.
  • Assist with the student-athlete recruitment effort for the men’s and women’s swimming and diving program.  This includes traveling to high school and club contests, evaluating prospective student-athletes, submitting materials from prospective student-athletes to the Office of Admissions for early credential reviews, assisting with on-campus visits by prospects and managing the team’s social media accounts.  Assists with recruiting a diverse incoming class of swimming and diving student-athletes that contribute to the continuing success of the team and to the University community at large.     


Bachelor’s Degree required, Masters preferred plus 1-3 years of relative work experience; collegiate coaching is highly preferred.

First Aid, Lifeguard Instructor, and Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certification. Valid driver’s license. CPR/AED instructor certification. Must be qualified to be insured by the university. Diving coach experience is welcome                   

Background check required.

How to Apply

Please submit your application using this link or copy and paste the URL below to your browser.—Waltham-Campus/Assistant-Coach–Swimming-and-Diving—Aquatics-Director_R0002582

Contact Information

Nicole Carter