The Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach (part-time) is responsible for organizing and directing all aspects of the men’s and women’s swimming program. This individual must demonstrate the ability to lead a program with longstanding tradition of excellence in both athletics and academics by preparing its student-athletes of assuming roles of leadership and service in their future. This is a part-time position.
•Administer all phases of an NCAA Division I men’s and women’s swimming program. •Develop and supervise the student-athletes in the men’s and women’s swimming program, by implementing strategies to motivate maximum levels of individual and team performance. •Recruit and retain academically and athletically qualified student-athletes, working directly with the Admissions Department. •Monitor student-athletes academic progress. •Promote a philosophy of educational welfare, sportsmanship and conduct in alignment with the University’s mission. •Schedule non-conference games in competitive season. •Create long term player development including technical, tactical and physical development of individual players. •Organize, prepare and supervise all training practices and game day contests. •Have direct contact with Residence Life for student-athlete housing and needs. •Responsible for placing orders for all equipment and gear needed for the season with BSN. To be finalized with the Sr. Associate AD for Business and Finance. •Coordinate all travel with the Sr. Associate AD for Business and Finance. •Maintain responsibility for budget control by adhering to operational budgets. •Hire, supervise and assign responsibilities of assistant coaches. •Undertake public relations and promotional activities appropriate to the position to promote the men’s and women’s swimming team. •Adhere to all MAAC and NCAA rules and regulations.
Bachelor’s degree required. Preferred a minimum of five years successful coaching experience in men’s and women’s swimming at the college or professional level. Knowledge of MAAC and NCAA rules and regulations for compliance. Public relations skills; excellent interpersonal and communications skills; and excellent organizational skills. Have the ability to deal with students, faculty, staff, alumni, boosters, college administrations and all media outlets.