Graduate Assistant Swimming Coach

Job Description:

Location: 1900 West Olney Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, USA

La Salle University (Philadelphia, PA), a Division I member of the NCAA and a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference, is accepting applications for the position of Graduate Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach.


The successful candidate will assist in conducting the men’s & women’s swimming program within the philosophy and guidelines set forth by La Salle University, the NCAA, and the Atlantic 10 Athletic Conference. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: coaching, recruiting, scheduling, budget management, academic monitoring, and other duties as assigned by the Head Swimming Coach. Bachelor’s Degree and valid driver’s license required.

Strong organizational and communication skills are expected. Experience with intercollegiate swimming and diving program is desired. The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with high ethical standards and exhibit a strict adherence to NCAA, A10, University and departmental rules and regulations.

Essential Functions

  1. Assist with the development of practice materials and lead practice accordingly under the direction of the head coach.
  2. Assist with travel plans, planning and coordinating program events.
  3. Provide leadership to facilitate academic and personal success for the team’s student-athletes.
  4. Assist with other duties as assigned by the head coach.

 Education, Experience and Skills Required

  • Must be accepted into Graduate School at La Salle University.
  • Excellent communication, organization, and leadership skills required.
  • Computer literacy with an emphasis on spreadsheets preferred.
  • Ability to obtain CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Required to work early mornings and weekends.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a successful candidate is chosen.



How to Apply

Applicants should provide a cover letter, current resume, and list of 3 professional references to Jamie Platt

Contact Information

Jamie Platt

1900 W. Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141