Assistant Swim Coach

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Assistant Swim Coach

Tracking Code652-674 Job Description

Valparaiso University is currently seeking an Assistant Swim Coach. The Assistant Coach will partner and support the Head Coach to create the most comprehensive development program possible for student-athletes to reach their potential as individuals. Manage a diverse set of responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Instruct and Coach team members. Prepare training plans for team individualized by events and meets
  • Recruit members to the team. Work with Admissions on identifying and meeting with potential team members
  • Compliance oversight of all NCAA rules
  • Travel planning, academic monitoring of student-athlete
  • Community service initiative liaison
  • Organize and oversee the season training both in the pool and dry land, as well and oversee weight and conditioning training
  • Motivate student-athletes by assisting them with athletic and academic goal settings
  • Manage the program budget including developing appropriate travel plans and equipment purchases
  • Properly managing the program with a limited staff

Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to cultural diversity and the ability to work with individuals or groups from diverse backgrounds.

Employment at Valparaiso University will require a criminal background check.

To be considered for this position you must upload:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • List of 3 professional references
  • Answer all the application questions

Please address cover letter to:

Mark LaBarbera, Athletics Director
Valparaiso University
Athletics & Recreation Center
Valparaiso, IN 46383

Required Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Strong practical swimming and college experience
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Knowledge of NCAA Division I rules pertaining to recruiting, financial aid, and daily team operations
Job Location Valparaiso, Indiana, United StatesPosition TypePart-Time




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Posted: 9/18/2019
Application Due: 10/3/2019
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