Job Description:

Date posted: April 15, 2024

Location: Athletic Field House-Pool, Boca Raton, FL 33431, USA

FAU Swimming & Diving is looking to hire an assistant coach for their men and women Swim & Dive program.


The successful candidate must possess excellent communication skills and the ability to foster a cooperative work environment. He/she must also possess computer skills, recruiting capabilities, leadership, role modeling, organizational, and interpersonal skills and must be knowledgeable of NCAA Division I rules and regulations.


The Assistant Swim Coach is responsible to assist the Head Coach, for Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving, with the daily operation of the swimming program and the recruitment of prospective student-athletes.

The Assistant Coach recruits, retains, supervises, and coaches student-athletes, under the stated philosophy of the Head Coach, FAU Athletics, C-USA, CCSA and NCAA guidelines.

  • Reporting to the Head Coach, the responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
    ·         Assist in all aspects of coaching a nationally competitive Division I Swimming program, including thorough knowledge of the sport, coaching strategies and swimmer development.
    ·         Assist in overall program planning and organization.
    ·         Assist in recruitment of student-athletes on national and regional levels.
    ·         Assist with planning for alumni events including fundraising.

·         Assist with pool scheduling & equipment management, community service projects, and fundraising.
·         Work within the framework of the Department of Athletics administration and coaches.
·         Communicate effectively with Head Coach, students, faculty, administration, staff and alumni.

How to Apply

If you are interested, please email Lara Preacco, Ph.D., Head Coach Swimming & Diving  –  [email protected], the following docs:

– Resume and/or CV

– Coaching Philosophy

– Vision for the FAU Swim Team

– How you will assist the Head Coach

– Strengths & Weaknesses

– Where you see yourself in 3-5 years

Thank you.

Contact Information

Lara Preacco, Ph.D. - Head Coach Swimming & Diving