Assistant Swimming & Diving Coach – Florida State

Job Description:

Location: Tallahassee, FL, USA

Assists the Head Coach with personnel (including hiring and supervision of staff, undergraduate/graduate assistants, and volunteers) and their responsibilities, budgeting, scheduling, travel, meals, recruiting, scouting, purchase and care of equipment, coaching, giving appropriate direction to student-athletes as it relates to academics, while adhering to all NCAA, Athletics Department and University rules and regulations. In keeping with the University policy for equal opportunity and pluralism, the coach will provide a climate and culture that brings together and promotes through education, all individuals without regard to their background, race, origin, gender, culture, religion, beliefs, or physical or mental abilities. Assists the Head Coach in implementing policies and guidelines for all swimming and diving personnel and student-athletes, design academic guidelines for student-athletes within the framework of NCAA, ACC, Athletics Department and University rules and regulations.

Assists the Head Coach in determining the scope and purpose of the swimming and diving program. Assists with establishing and implementing recruiting, academic, athletic, and community service policies for student-athletes. Assists with swimming and diving summer camp. Maintains current skills and techniques in coaching, recruiting, training and general management of a Division I-A intercollegiate sports program while adhering to Athletics Department, University, ACC and NCAA rules and regulations.

Assists the Head Coach in the direct supervision of all student-athletes that participate in the swimming and diving program. Provides leadership and instruction in a student-athlete’s personal and athletic development, to include counseling in academic, disciplinary, and personal matters, when appropriate. Assist the Head Coach in supervising support staff to include paid, volunteer, undergraduate and graduate assistants to ensure their compliance with applicable Athletics Department, University, ACC, NCAA rues, policies and procedures. Provides training and guidance as appropriate.

Assist the Head Coach with budget preparation.


A Bachelor’s degree and one year coaching experience at the high school level or above. Successful experience as a graduate assistant or intern in an athletic program is acceptable for up to one year of experience. Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations. Experience coaching swimming and diving.

Pay Plan

This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How to Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

1. Select the  link to access our careers site.
2. Sign In to access your account or if you are not an existing user select the New User link to create one.
3. Review the job description and select the Apply button to begin your application.

Contact Information

Want to take your swimfandom to the next level?

Subscribe to SwimSwam Magazine!