Diving Coach – Ashland University

Job Description:

Location: 401 College Avenue, Ashland, OH, USA

Ashland University is currently searching for a new part time diving coach. In this unique position, this coach will have opportunities to learn and grow their coaching style with the resources of one of the best athletic departments in DII. This is a part time stipend position.

Responsibilities:

  • The creation and implementation of a season long training program. This includes:
    • On deck coaching
      • Design and run training sessions
      • In depth technical analysis (TiVo system & Dryboard available)
    • Attendance at the Championship meet (Required)
    • Attendance at dual meets (Desired, but due to part time nature, not required)
    • Attendance at (minimum) 4 afternoon practices per week
    • Integrated weight room training with strength staff
  • The assistance of head coach and recruiting coordinator in recruiting duties. This includes:
    • Talent assessment
    • Meeting & communicating with recruits
    • Scholarship recommendations
  • Other duties as assigned by head coach. Some examples:
    • Social Media engagement
    • Academic check ups
    • Diving board and equipment sanitation (COVID precautions)
    • Assisting in fundraising efforts for AUSD program

Required Qualifications/skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2+ years of college diving experience
  • Lifeguard Certification
  • A desire to teach and learn
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to manage time and make deadlines
  • Enthusiasm and the ability to foster a positive environment in this situation of constant change

Desired Qualifications/skills:

  • College coaching experience
  • Knowledge of NCAA DII rules and regulations

How to Apply

To apply, please reach out to Ashland University head coach, Kyle Walthall. Send an email with cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 professional references.

Contact Information

Kyle Walthall