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Head Women's Diving Coach (Specialist 1A)

University of Connecticut
Storrs Campus

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Search #: 498407
Work type: Full-time
Location: Storrs Campus
Categories: Athletics (Coaches, Trainers, Specialists)


The University of Connecticut is seeking applications for the full-time position of Head Women’s Diving Coach.


This position will coach and develop student-athletes; plan and direct the overall training strategy for the diving program; establish practice, training and competition plans; work with department support staff (strength/academic/medical) to ensure the wellbeing of the student-athletes; develop and implement a recruiting strategy; collaborate on fundraising efforts and alumni engagement, assist with facility operations, team travel and other duties as assigned by the Head Swimming and Diving Coach. The Diving Coach will be responsible for ensuring that student-athletes have a positive experience, and achieve and maintain peak performance, with minimal risk of injury. Recruiting responsibilities include: develop a recruiting plan; organizing official visits; prospect contacts and evaluations; recruiting database management and general recruiting and compliance responsibilities.


Bachelor’s degree, diving coaching experience; must have outstanding technical, tactical and strategic knowledge of diving; strong leadership, interpersonal and communications skills, including the ability to work within a team and relate well to a diverse group of athletes, administrators, and University constituents; and have a strong commitment to the academic goals of the University.


Master’s degree or equivalent work experience; previous collegiate coaching experience in the northeast region of the United States (within the past two years); knowledge of and prior experience recruiting Division I student-athletes; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; excellent organizational, communication and public relation skills; Lifeguard, CPR/First Aid, USA Diving certifications needed at time of employment.


Salary will be commensurate with experience.


Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.


Please apply online at, Staff Positions, Search #498407 to upload a resume, letter of application, and contact information for three (3) professional references.

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on June 17, 2024.

All members of the University of Connecticut are expected to exhibit appreciation of, and contribute to, an inclusive, respectful, and diverse environment for the University community.

The University of Connecticut aspires to create a community built on collaboration and belonging and has actively sought to create an inclusive culture within the workforce. The success of the University is dependent on the willingness of our diverse employee and student populations to share their rich perspectives and backgrounds in a respectful manner. This makes it essential for each member of our community to feel secure and welcomed and to thoroughly understand and believe that their ideas are respected by all. We strongly respect each individual employee’s unique experiences and perspectives and encourage all members of the community to do the same. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

The University of Connecticut is an AA/EEO Employer.

Advertised: Jun 03 2024 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Jun 17 2024 Eastern Daylight Time


Working at UCONN

The University of Connecticut is a national leader among public research universities, with more than 30,000 students seeking answers to critical questions in classrooms, labs, and the community. A culture of innovation drives this pursuit of knowledge throughout the University’s network of campuses. Connecticut’s commitment to higher education helps UConn attract students who thrive in the most competitive environments, as well as globally renowned faculty members. Our school pride is fueled by a history of success that has made us a standout in Division I athletics. UConn fosters a diverse and vibrant culture that meets the needs and seizes the opportunities of a dynamic global society.

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