Diving Coach

Job Description:

Date posted: April 6, 2022

Location: Little Rock, AR, USA

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UA Little Rock) is accepting applications for the position of Diving Coach. UA Little Rock is a NCAA Division I University and an affiliate member of the Missouri Valley Conference. 


Responsibilities include assisting in developing, promoting, and supervising all facets of the university’s swimming & diving program. Recruiting will be a large component as there are currently no divers in the program. 


Duties Include:

  • Ensuring all institutional, conference and NCAA rules and regulations are followed including but not limited to; eligibility, recruiting, financial aid, scheduling and academic progress.
  • Promoting a positive environment to encourage student athletes to strive for academic and athletic excellence.
  • Provide moral support and encouragement and ensure the safety and well-being of the student athletes. 
  • Assist in preparing and planning practices, home meet operations and travel meet plans.
  • Assist in fundraising and alumni development. 
  • Assist with other duties as assigned by the head coach. 


 *Other opportunities exist for establishing community diving programs, clinics and camps as an additional duty and income.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’ degree from an accredited institution.
  • Excellent communication, organization, and leadership skills. 
  • At least two years experience coaching diving at the club, high school or collegiate level, including 3-meter coaching experience.
  • Experience teaching new dives and techniques related to competitive diving.
  • Experience in analyzing diving performances and identifying areas needed for improvement.
  • Knowledge of current training methods of all aspects of competitive diving.
  • Knowledge of and ability to safely use a trampoline and spotting rig for training and instructive purposes.
  • Computer experience with recruiting software, Google Drive, Hy-Tek, DiveMeets, and spreadsheets.

How to Apply


Contact Information

Amy Burgess