Head Men’s & Women’s Swimming/Diving Coach

Job Description:

Date posted: February 20, 2024

Location: 441 East Fordham Road, The Bronx, NY, USA

  • Manages and administers all aspects of the Swimming & Diving program within the University, Atlantic 10, and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Demonstrates integrity, leadership, a strong commitment, and the ability to motivate, teach, counsel, and recruit academically qualified students.
  • Assumes responsibility for the organization, coaching, and training of all practices and meets.
  • Improves student-athletes’ skill development through practice and meets.
  • Evaluates, identifies, and recruits quality student-athletes within the University, Atlantic 10 Conference, and NCAA policies.
  • Hires, supervises, and trains assistant coaches.
  • Tracks academic monitoring of student-athletes through their completion of graduation.
  • Manages the annual operating budget and respective fundraising gift account.
  • Oversees team travel, equipment, and supplies.
  • Works with the Maroon Club and the development staff to raise funds and develop other fundraising activities to support the swimming and diving program.
  • Organizes and coordinates the schedule for the Messmore Swimming Pool for M/W Swim & Dive, Water Polo, Open Swim, and more.
  • Trains, schedules, and supervises lifeguards.
  • Is responsible for the Pool Health and Safety Plan.
  • Works in conjunction with University Facilities to coordinate and manage a comprehensive program of facility and water sanitation operations, equipment repair, and preventative maintenance.
  • Monitors pool instrumentation and correct as needed the chemical feeders, filters, and the heating and cooling system.
  • Ensures pool area cleanliness, monitoring of chemicals, enforcement of safety guidelines, and adherence to all Aquatic Center Rules.
  • Maintains records of users on a daily and hourly basis and maintenance schedules.
  • Ensures compliance with all NYC Aquatic regulations and all permits and equipment are up-to-date and code compliant.
  • Works with University Campus Operations to ensure the pool deck is cleaned regularly.
  • Coordinates with Athletic Facilities for any facility needs for swimming, diving, and water polo programs.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.

How to Apply

Please apply directly on our website:  https://careers.fordham.edu/postings/6832

Contact Information

Makini Thompson