Graduate Assistant Swim Coach

Job Description:

Widener University M/W Swimming Graduate Assistant Coach Position


The Graduate Assistant Coach for Men’s and Women’s Swimming will report to the Director of Aquatics/Head Swim and Dive Coach and assist in all phases of the Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving season. Assist the coaching staff with the organization and direction of all aspects of the NCAA Division III Swim and Dive team. Specific duties include, but are not limited to, assisting the head coach with planning and implementation of daily practices, strength workout management, recruitment of prospective student-athletes, meet management duties, academic monitoring and fundraising events.


Preferred candidate should have competitive swimming experience at the collegiate level (previous coaching experience desirable), a Bachelor’s degree and must be accepted into one of our graduate programs. Candidate should have lifeguard, CPR, first aid certifications.
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Tuition and a $5,500 stipend will be provided.

About Widener University

Widener’s athletic teams compete at the NCAA Division III intercollegiate level and the University places the highest priority on the overall quality of the educational and athletic experiences. The Pride compete as a member of the Middle Atlantic Conference, the oldest and largest conference in the nation. The University sponsors 20 varsity sports – 10 for men and 10 for women.

Widener University is a nationally-recognized, private university where academics, leadership, and service matter. Founded in 1821, Widener is among the nation’s top universities for civic engagement. We offer liberal arts and sciences and professional programs leading to associate’s, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees. We have a long history of turning out leaders with a formula that works. At Widener, we believe that academic excellence, career preparation, and civic engagement lead to success. Our close-knit community includes top-notch teachers, nationally renowned researchers, and students from 22 states and 26 countries who are passionate about learning, leadership, and making a difference. When they are not engaged in experiential learning assignments, our students and faculty members lend a hand through community service projects in our hometown of Chester and in communities around the world. In addition, with Philadelphia only 20 minutes away, we have a living laboratory where students earn practical experience through internships and co-op opportunities. Our beautiful 110-acre main campus in Chester is a great place to live, study, and have fun, and we have satellite campuses in Exton and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and in Wilmington, Delaware, too.

How to Apply

Please email Head Coach Katy Peterson: [email protected]

Contact Information

Katy Peterson

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