Assistant Swimming Coach – U of Miami

Job Description:

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

A. Recruiting

  • Recruit quality student-athletes who qualify academically and have proven swimming ability and attitude to participate and compete at the highest level.
  • Develop a recruiting strategic plan that includes contact timing and frequency, unofficial and official visit goals, and the performance level(s) of prospects to be recruited that are consistent with the programs goals.
  • Organize and assist with recruiting efforts, mailings, emails, personal notes and phone calls to both potential student athletes and club/high school coaches.
  • Scout talent in person and from videos sent. Record good recruiting notes and ratings into database.
  • Arrange details for official and unofficial visits, and disseminate the information in a detailed itinerary.
  • Be familiar with admissions and eligibility procedures, and work with all the proper parties to make sure those procedures are being followed.
  • Document all recruiting activities promptly using JumpForward.
  • Be responsible for all NCAA rules, regulations, changes and successful completion of the coach’s certification test.
  • Do all of the above within the given recruiting budget.
  • Present the University of Miami in the most positive manner.

B. Coaching

  • Assist the head coach with coaching of all student athletes.
  • Assist in planning and implementation of overall training plan and individual practices.
  • Submit practices to the head coach as specified.
  • Organize and implement land training program for student athletes in conjunction with the strength and conditioning coach(es).
  • Provide appropriate guidance for student-athletes, and be knowledgeable of the resources available for them in the athletic department and throughout campus.
  • Help administer team rules and policies.
  • Support and enforce the head coach’s philosophy.
  • Home and away competition duties as specified.
  • Coach student-athletes during off-season and summer in accordance with NCAA, ACC and University of Miamirules and regulations.
  • Maintain a current USA Swimming coach’s certification, which requires current CPR, First Aid and Coach’s Safety Training certification

C. Administration

  • Coordinate practice times for visiting teams and for us when we travel.
  • Responsible for all team travel logistics with the help of the University of Miami travel coordinators.
  • Develop detailed itineraries for our away trips.
  • Maintain student-athlete time management calendars using TeamWorks.
  • Submit all countable athletic required activities (CARA), and monitor all RARA activities using TeamWorks.
  • Promptly submit all appropriate compliance paperwork, and keep record of all compliance communication.
  • Submit accurate business reports promptly following travel.
  • Submit all purchase orders and work with the business department to follow necessary procedures for purchase of services and equipment not purchased by the equipment room staff.
  • Assist with record keeping and paperwork regarding student-athletes (class schedules, parent contacts, equipment sizes, best times, practice results, etc).
  • Assist with supervision of managers and volunteers.
  • Work with Event Operations staff to make sure all home competition logistics are solidified (Event files, officials, pool deck set-up, competition course set-up, announcers, music, etc).
  • Work with Equipment Room staff and Adidas representatives to order apparel (land and aquatic) for student-athletes and staff.
  • Organize logistics of team banquet and assist with all team functions.
  • Know inventory of administrative supplies and forward orders as needed.
  • Keep aquatic equipment organized, know inventory and forward orders as needed.
  • Keep team lounge tidy.
  • Liaison between academic advisor and student-athletes.
  • Monitor facilities and equipment to provide a safe and professional environment, and communicate with proper facilities staff members promptly to rectify any issues.
  • Maintain CSCAA membership.
  • Submit All-American and Academic All-American nominations.

D. Miscellaneous

  • Additional duties as assigned by the Head Coach.
  • Responsible for maintaining compliance with NCAA, Atlantic Coast Conference, institutional and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Keep the Head Coach informed with everything involved with all aspects of the swim team.
  • Maintain good working relationships with co-workers and other University of Miami staff.
  • Act professionally at all times and serve as a positive representative of the University of Miami, both in person and through social media.

  Education Requirements (Essential Requirements):

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • USA Swimming coaching certification

  Work Experience Requirements (Essential Requirements):

  • Two years of coaching experience is required, Division I preferred.

How to Apply

Apply online. Position #P100002701

Contact Information

Joshua Boone

5821 San Amaro Drive

phone: 3052841679

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