Head Coach, Women's Swimming

May 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Chaffey College



This is a professional expert position.

Under the general supervision, the head coach will plan, organize and direct all activities, duties, and responsibilities of his/her respective sport program; prepare for all aspects of the season, including; organize practice schedules and assist in the preparation of the season schedule, budgeting, travel and meals, strength and conditioning, consulting on equipment purchases; promote leadership in all aspects of the program which include the direction of all assistant coaches and other personnel associated with his/her team; promote ethical values of honesty and fair play; participate in professional assignments including committee membership and other related activities; actively fundraise and support the athletic department functions; attend athletic department meetings; and serve as home contest administrator as necessary.

• Recruiting
- Organize and execute an aggressive recruiting program of local or regional district high school student-athletes.
- Recruit students who have a legitimate chance of succeeding academically and socially at the college level.
- Actively participate and support high school visitations; individual contacts with the athlete and her parents/guardian; home visits; follow-up correspondence and telephone contact; campus visits by athlete; articulate recruiting activities with interested four-year coaches; help find part-time and summer jobs for student-athletes; write newsletters to all prospects informing them of registration procedures, admission testing.
- The ability to recruit a quality assistant coach.

• Contact with Four-Year Schools and Professionals
- Contact four-year coaches about present student-athletes who have a desire to attend their institution.
- Respond to social media, letters and questionnaires from four-year schools and professional teams that request information about our student-athletes.
- Encourage four-year coaches to visit our campus to recruit our student-athletes.

• Public Relations
- Supply information and assistance in the preparation of a media guide; assist in the make-up of the game program; speak at high school banquets and clubs when invited; attend and speak at booster club meetings.
- Respond to emails, telephone and personal interviews with the media.
- Manage social media.

• Athlete Personnel Problems
- Counsel student-athletes concerning grades, finances, school plans, and schedules.
- Discuss and assist with personal problems of players.
- In conjunction with the academic counselor, the swimming coach will oversee academic performance of student-athletes.
- Monitor weekly, quarterly, and yearly academic progress of student-athletes.
- Provide encouragement and support to student-athletes, administer appropriate discipline, and, if necessary, dismiss players for misconduct.

• Travel
- Submit requests for transportation; assist the athletic director and department staff in arranging for meals and lodging for trips in a timely manner.
- Prepare trip itinerary for players; complete trip vouchers and forms and return from trips in a timely manner.

• Purchasing Inventories
- Assist in preparing budget for his/her sport program.
- Maintain budget and stay within budget.
- Assist equipment person with inventory.
- Check inventory.

• Professional Growth
- Attend staff meetings and conference and state coaches' meetings.
- Attend coaching clinics.
- Keep abreast of current literature in the field.
- Maintain membership and participate in meetings at the local and state coaches associations.

• Other Duties
- See that each student-athlete has a physical exam.
- Ensure that the trainer maintains accurate injury records and attend to injured athletes.
- Responsible for each student-athlete turning in eligibility forms and records by established deadlines
- Assist student-athletes with meeting eligibility requirements.
- Provide leadership in articulating the athletic program to the Governing Board, administration, community, faculty, and students.
- Take and pass annual recruiting test.
- Possess a valid California Driver's License; drive District vehicles.

• Bachelor's degree and two years of professional experience, OR
• Associate Degree and six years of professional experience, AND
• Clear evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

MEETING MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS DOES NOT ASSURE THE CANDIDATE OF AN INTERVIEW. Applications will be evaluated taking into account the breadth and depth of relevant education, experience, skills, knowledge and abilities.

• Master's degree in kinesiology, physical education, exercise science, education with an emphasis in physical education, kinesiology, physiology of exercise or adaptive physical education OR bachelors' degree in any of the above AND master's degree in any life science, dance, physiology, health education recreation administration or physical therapy.
• Experience coaching, preferably at the collegiate level.

• Working hours: May be Monday through Friday, weekends, evenings, and holidays.
• Must be available to work evenings, weekends and/or holidays as work necessitates and as assigned.
• Local travel is required on a regular basis, and in-state travel is required occasionally.
• Must possess a valid California Driver's License (with no restrictions).
• Must be able to pass a criminal investigation and reference/background check which includes receiving clearance from the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of investigation (based on resident history outside California).

Chaffey College recently implemented an online electronic application system. Our new application can be accessed at https://chaffey.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=136. The application package must include an online district employment application, filled out in detail and clearly reflect that you meet the minimum qualifications as set forth in the position announcement. In addition, the following documents must be uploaded and included with your online application submission:

Please do not include any additional documents; only the documents that are indicated below. If you upload documents that are not required, your application may be disqualified.

• Cover Letter (State briefly how you meet the qualifications)
• Resume
• Professional Reference List (Include names, current addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses)
• Copy of Transcripts (Transcripts must indicate degree earned/conferred - photocopies or computer printouts are acceptable. Transcripts of all degrees applicable to meeting the minimum qualifications for this position must be included. Copies of diplomas/degrees are NOT acceptable in lieu of transcripts. Official sealed transcripts will be required upon hire.)

This is a 5-month per year, professional expert position. Continued employment is contingent upon funding and approval of the Chaffey College Governing Board. The monthly salary starts between $3,528 - $3,889, may progress over time to $4,728, depending on experience, plus possible teaching opportunities.

Chaffey Community College District is committed to equal employment opportunity


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