Assistant swimming and diving coach

Applications due 06/24/21

Job Description:

Date posted: June 14, 2021

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

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.

How to Apply

The position of Assistant Men’s & Women’s Swimming and Diving Coach is now posted.

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Contact Information

Dean Brownley

phone: 8592385540