Head Men’s & Women’s Swimming Coach

Job Description:

Date posted: May 12, 2023

Location: Truman State University, E Normal Ave, Kirksville, MO, USA


Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach

This is a full-time, 12-month position responsible for all phases of the swimming program in a manner compatible with department and University philosophies.



The following primary responsibilities will include:

  • recruitment of prospective student-athletes in coordination with Office of Admissions
  • administering swimming grant-in-aid program
  • coaching, mentoring, and retaining student-athletes
  • in-season practice and meet planning; out of season conditioning
  • compliance with NCAA Division II, GLVC, and University rules and regulations
  • managing swimming operations budget including equipment, travel, recruiting, etc…
  • fundraising and alumni, community, and media relations


Required qualifications include: a bachelor’s degree; demonstrated effective written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills; collegiate swimming coaching and/or competing experience; knowledge of and commitment to NCAA rules; commitment to academic success and student-athlete well-being.  Also must be able to overnight travel for competition with most travel occurring during weekends.


Preferred qualifications include: a master’s degree; NCAA coaching/recruiting experience; and understanding of the Division II philosophy.


To apply submit a letter of application, resume, academic transcripts, and contact information for at least three references to https://trumansu.peopleadmin.com/postings/562 or mailed to:


Truman State University

Human Resources

100 E. Normal

Kirksville, MO  63501


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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