Head Swimming Coach

Job Description:

Date posted: May 13, 2022

Location: Midland University, North Clarkson Street, Fremont, NE, USA

Midland University, a private, faith based, liberal arts university in Fremont, Nebraska (just outside of metro Omaha), is seeking a Head Swimming Coach. The candidate will be responsible for directing all aspects of the swimming program, including coaching, recruiting, coordinating practice or performance schedules, on-deck coaching, dry-land conditioning, and other duties for effectively developing the team.

Key Job Duties & Responsibilities:

• Recruits and retains qualified student athletes for the swim program.

• Provides coaching to student athletes regarding all aspects of swim training and competition.

• Administers the Swimming program including coordination of all related activities such as: scheduling competition and practice sessions, team travel coordination and equipment purchase.

• Promotes and cultivates a cohesive team of swimmers with emphasis on excellence and community.

• Establishes and maintains relationship with regional and national athletic associations, as well as health services, student affairs and the student success center. Counsels students on general and sports-related matters, referring to appropriate sources as necessary.

• Continuously ensures personal behavior and program reputation are in alignment with Midland University’s mission and core values.

Experience Needed:

• Minimum of 1-2 years of experience coaching swimming at collegiate or equivalent level

• Experience recruiting high school and/or college student athletes

• Experience as a collegiate athlete preferred

Education, Licensure & Certification Needed:

• Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field, required

• American Swim Coaches Association Certification, preferred

• Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable through the University.

Skills & Abilities Needed:

• Current and working knowledge of swimming techniques and training methods

• A self-starter with positive attitude and strong relationship building skills

• Ability to resolve issues independently

How to Apply

Apply online: https://www.midlandu.edu/about/careers/

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