Our Vision: To be the team to beat in NCAA Division III sports with the most formative athletic experience in the country.
Our Mission: To provide a competitive experience that breeds athletic excellence, academic success and Christ-like character.
Our Values: Christ-centered community, high respect for the sport, relentless pursuit of excellence, integrity in all things, self-discipline for success, total commitment to team.
As Oregon's premier Christian university, George Fox offers a wide variety of opportunities to serve in a Christian community that delivers the promise that each student will Be Known - personally, academically and spiritually. In athletics, our mission to take the student athlete and foster them in a competitive environment so that when they leave campus and head into the world, they are high achievers who expect excellence in all they do. Our hope is that through athletics, young men and women learn essential life skills that prepare them to be Christ followers and world changers.
The Assistant Coach is responsible for performing various duties and responsibilities, including (but not limited to): coaching, recruiting, counseling, monitoring student-athlete academic performance, designing training sessions, collaborating on season plans and strategies, adhering to compliance requirements, and other sport program administrative functions.
This entry-level coaching position will be responsible for assisting the Head Coach in all duties, including coaching, office management, recruiting of prospective student athletes, and coordinating team logistics. This coaching position will directly assist the Head Coach with on-deck coaching duties and will also be responsible for several 12-month projects designed by the Head Coach to positively impact team performance.
Directly assist the Head Coach in all areas of the program Assist in the launch of what will become a nationally prominent men's and women's swimming program that will contend for conference, regional, and national honors. Recruit talented, high caliber student athletes who perform in the pool and in the classroom as well as contribute to the mission of the university Adhere to the stated philosophy and established guidelines set forth by George Fox University, NCAA Division III, and the Northwest Conference Responsible for several 12-month projects designed by the Head Coach to positively impact team performance. Assist in scheduling travel arrangements for team Assist in home meet management Work closely with CPRD for facility scheduling and maintenance Collaborate with university Admissions, Sports Marketing, Student Life, Academics and Alumni & Parent relations to ensure that student athletes are fully integrated into campus culture QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:
Successful coaching and recruiting experience required, preferably at the collegiate or club level Extensive knowledge of swimming required Excellent interpersonal and communication skills A strong Evangelical Christian commitment and lifestyle as described on our website Bachelor's Degree preferred PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience working with collegiate-caliber athletes Student-athlete and coaching experience with NCAA and/or conference championship competition Athletic accolades with regard to the sport of Swimming and Diving at the intercollegiate or higher level. Administrative experience (i.e. budgeting, program planning, travel, etc.) at the intercollegiate or club level. CERTIFICATIONS PREFERRED:
Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Trainer COMPENSATION: Commensurate with experience
REPORTS TO: Head Men's & Women's Swimming Coach
For Your Personal Well-Being We Offer:
A beautiful and peaceful campus environment with areas to walk and coffee shops and restaurants close by A strong Christian vision and mission-led organization with opportunities for your growth and contributions Wonderful Christian peers and a vibrant student population Free Fitness Center membership Free parking Rich employee benefits
We invite you to Be Known at Oregon's Nationally Recognized Christian University!
George Fox has been transforming student lives for over 125 years.
Each day we look to broaden our future for generations to come.
We have alumni from 52 countries and all 50 states.
We invite you to become a steward of our dreams using your God-given gifts.
Our Purpose: To educate and inspire students to pursue God's calling.
**This position is subject to close at any time, regardless of the date on the posting.
About George Fox University
Our promise: At George Fox, each student will be known – personally, academically and spiritually.