Diving Coach

This position has been filled - Job#: 453377862

  University (CO)
  West Region
  College Coaching
  Posted/Updated: 04/08/19

Job Summary

Position Summary

This position is responsible for assisting with the overall coaching, administration, planning, management and direction of the Women's Swimming and Diving program in NCAA Division I sports program competing as a member of the MW Conference.

Required Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Health Physical Education and Recreation (HPER), Health and Exercise Science (HES), Sports Management, Recreation, Business, Education, Marketing, Kinesiology, Liberal Arts, Communication, Sociology or any other field related to responsibilities and duties
  • Previous coaching experience required, preferably at the NCAA Div. I level
  • Previous recruiting experience required, preferably at the NCAA Div. I level
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules/regulations required
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Proficiency in designing/implementing effective teaching/coaching techniques
  • Computer and social media technology competency
  • Ability to demonstrate/instruct/coach highly competitive student-athletes
  • Understanding of academic, admissions and eligibility requirements
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, holidays and travel
  • Must have a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain a driver's license or access to a licensed driver by the employment start date.

Preferred Job Qualifications

  • Competitive collegiate or professional playing experience preferred
  • Proficiency with JumpForward or similar compliance/recruiting software program preferred

Diversity Statement

  • Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Job Duty Category: Coaching/Skill Development/Teaching of Student-Athletes


  • Assist with coaching/skill development/teaching as assigned by the head coach
  • Assist in the establishment of a philosophy and method of coaching/teaching that will result in winning records, conference championships and opportunities for post-season competition
  • Impart knowledge in coaching and teaching the sport including pre-season, in-season and off-season. Participate in designing programs that maximize the athletic and competitive success of student-athletes.
  • Evaluation of individual strengths and weaknesses of student-athletes and develop strategies to enhance performance
  • Influence and motivate student-athletes on and off the court

Job Duty Category: Recruiting


  • Assist in the development and implementation of appropriate recruiting strategies to research and select a qualified pool of prospective student-athletes including assessing individual talent, academic strengths and character
  • Communicate effectively with prospects, their parents/families, coaches and teachers through a variety of methods
  • Be responsible for effective use of resources and methods in off-campus recruiting as well as official and unofficial visits
  • Comply fully with all NCAA recruiting regulations

Job Duty Category: Program Oversight


  • Assist in the oversight for all budget expenditures
  • Attend meetings as required by the NCAA, MW and University administration
  • Assume an active role in all practice and event management issues as necessary and appropriate for the successful conduct of practices and games
  • Provide support for the Department's overall rules education and compliance efforts
  • Report any knowledge of rules violations
  • Prepare, record and retain documentation as required
  • Contribute proactively to a culture of compliance in the program
  • Work effectively with a culturally diverse community and advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion

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