Part Time Assistant Women’s Swim Coach

Applications due 05/15/20

Job Description:

Date posted: April 18, 2020

Location: 225 E 700 S, St. George, UT 84770, USA

Dixie State University, will be a Division I member of the NCAA and member of the Western Athletic Conference as of July 2020, and has an immediate part-time opening for Women’s Assistant Swim Coach.

Essential Duties: 

  • Responsible for the development/training and evaluation of student-athletes.
  • Responsible for assisting with the administrative duties of the head coach.
  • Help enforce and communicate team rules and regulations regarding, but not limited to, academic, athletic and social expectations/guidelines as established by the head coach. 
  • Works closely with the Athletic Administration to ensure student-athletes progress towards graduation. 
  • Works closely with Sports Medicine staff and team physicians to ensure the safety and health of student-athletes. 
  • Works closely with Sports Performance staff to develop a comprehensive sports performance program within a specific training group. 
  • Works with the Communications Department on all related matters to ensure the appropriate information is relayed to the social media, media and community in an accurate and efficient manner. 
  • Assists in fundraising activities/events. 
  • Develops a comprehensive and functional knowledge of the sport, and actively seeks to develop new performance methods and strategies.
  • Maintains high ethical standards and practices. 
  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of and adheres to all applicable University, conference and NCAA rules and regulations. 
  • Assists in preparing all student athletes for competition.
  • Assist in recruiting qualified students and brand building.
  • Organize and develop summer swim camp program with assistance of Head Coach.
  • Required to attend all workouts during season (M,W,F 6-8:30am; M-F 2-4 pm and Sat 7:30-9:30pm); all other work is flexible hours.
  • Required to travel with team through during season. 

Minimum Qualifications: At a minimum, the successful applicant for this position must possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or equivalent education and experience 
  • College Swimming and/or college coaching experience 
  • Excellent written communication skills, as demonstrated in application materials. 
  • CPR, first aid and Coaches Safety Training Certification or willingness to achieve such.
  • Pass NCAA Division I compliance test.

Desired Qualifications: Further consideration will be given to those applicants who possess: 

  • A working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; 
  • Demonstrated high ethical standards; 
  • Experience recruiting high school athletes and/or college transfer athletes;
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills; 
  • Strong organizational skills; 
  • Coaching experience at the NCAA Division I level; 
  • Collegiate and/or national/Olympic level participant experience; 
  • Demonstrated ability to work closely and effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds, in a multicultural environment. 
  • Understanding of student athletes in a demanding academic environment
  • A commitment to the highest ideals of leadership, sportsmanship and academics are required. 
  • A knowledge of Hy-Tek (Meet Manager and Team Manager)

How to Apply

Email the following information to Head Coach Tamber McAllister at [email protected]:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Contact information (Email and phone number) for two work-related references

Review of resumes will begin May 15, 2020. Priority will be given to applications received by this deadline.

Contact Information

Tamber McAllister


phone: 801-360-0449