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Tufts University Associate Head Coach - Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 00:44:32 +0000

Job Description: This position is 35 hours per week, 48 weeks per year.   This position begins on July 1, 2018.

Tufts University is a member of the Division III National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC). Tufts students participate in 20 varsity sports, as well as a number of intramural and club sports. Tufts Athletics oversees the Physical Education Department, which offers various for-credit physical fitness courses, and the Personalized Performance Program for students, staff, and faculty. The department manages all athletics facilities including the state of the art Steve Tisch Sports and Fitness Center, which opened in 2012. The Athletics division provides our student-athletes a dynamic, transformational experience that begins on the playing field and continues throughout their lives. Jumbo athletes strive for excellence on and off the field. They experience the joy and personal growth inherent in high level competition while cultivating lifelong connections with teammates, the Tufts community and the world around us. The Associate Head Coach serves as the Senior Assistant on the Swimming & Diving Staff supporting the Head Coach in all aspects of the intercollegiate Swimming & Diving program and operation of the Swimming & Diving Facility. The Associate Head Coach serves as the Lead Coach in the absence of the Head Coach. The Associate Head Coach supports the Head Coach in all activities related to the swimming & diving program including, but not limited to recruiting, coaching a particular specialty area, monitoring performance of student athletes and ensuring adherence to conference and university rules and guidelines. The successful candidate will also be responsible for coordinating Tufts Swim School for youth, equipment ordering and maintenance, alumni outreach, community service, fundraising and other areas in the department of athletics that could include teaching a Physical Education Course or Home Game Management. The selected coach should demonstrate leadership, sportsmanship and conduct becoming of the coaching profession and adhere to all NESCAC and NCAA rules and regulations.

Qualifications Basic Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree • College level coaching experience

Preferred Qualifications: • Master’s degree • Collegiate Head Coaching experience

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer. Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity. Primary Location United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville Job Other Organization Athletics Employee Status Regular Schedule: Full-time Posting Date Jan 2, 2018. 

All interested applicants must apply online at:

http://tufts.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=17001800&lang=en#.WkvrQJM52f4.mailto

Coastal Maine Aquatics Head Coach

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 01:53:53 +0000

Coastal Maine Aquatics (CMA) is seeking passionate and enthusiastic applicants who love the sport of swimming for a full-time salaried Head Coach.  

Long-standing club.  CMA is a USA Swim Club founded in 1991, and is part of Maine Swimming LSC.  CMA is a 501c3 non-profit organization overseen by a Board of Directors.  We have a staff of 4 assistant coaches.  With more than 90 swimmers throughout the year, ages 5 thru 18, CMA offers programs at 7 different training levels.  CMA consistently places among the top teams at Maine Championships.  

Commitment to excellence. CMA has many of the top swimmers in the state, with one Junior National qualifier and five Sectional qualifiers currently.  CMA has achieved Level 2 Club status.  Our team operates year-round out of two indoor 6-lane pools one in Cape Elizabeth (SCY) and one in South Portland (SCM), which are located within 5 miles of each other.  We host three meets per year at our SCY pool.  Our swimmers are students at the area’s top high schools and many go on to swim at the collegiate level.  Only one hour away, Colby College is poised to complete a new state-of-the-art 50-meter natatorium by 2020 for use by all levels of Maine swimming competition.  CMA has a dedicated, involved and supportive membership base with great potential for future growth. 

Outstanding quality of life.  Coastal southern Maine is known for its unparalleled quality of life, pristine beaches, spectacular ocean views, lighthouses, family farms and low stress lifestyle.  The area is ranked among the most livable regions nationwide, offering an excellent quality of life, access to high quality healthcare, nationally ranked schools and outstanding outdoor recreation opportunities. Portland, Maine’s largest city and just a 10 minute drive, continues to accumulate national “best of” awards, including America’s Best Town in the East by Outside Magazine, a top ten Greenest City by Organic Magazine and America’s Foodiest Small Town by Bon Appetit.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Serve as primary, on-deck coach of national and senior level training groups, and counsel high school members interested in swimming in college;

• Supervise and develop assistant coaching staff including:

o   coordinate stroke and training principles throughout all levels;

o   oversee group placement and advancement of athletes; and

o   serve as on-deck coach of lower level training groups as needed;

• Oversee all administrative aspects of team activities, including

o   meet selection, planning and registration;

o   coordination of home/hosted meets;

o   practice scheduling for all training groups;

o   maintaining team statistics; and

o   team promotion locally and within Maine LSC;

·  Work cooperatively with the Board of Directors as an Ex-officio member to:

o   develop and administer the team budget;

o   create and execute a shared vision for CMA’s growth and success; and

o   communicate professionally and regularly with coaches, athletes and parents.

• Actively represent CMA in the Maine LSC and New England Swimming, as well as other state, regional and national organizations, as requested by the Board.

• Develop and maintain positive relationships with CMA parents, including parent education and booster activities with volunteer parents.

Qualifications:

• 5+ years experience as a Head Coach or Assistant Coach of a USA Swimming affiliated club;

• ASCA Level 3 certification or above strongly preferred;

• Experience leading and mentoring assistant coaching staff;

• All certifications current and in good standing with USA Swimming;

• Solid knowledge of stroke theory and training physiology;

• Proven success coaching, motivating and inspiring swimmers at all levels, from developmental through national level;

• Bachelor's Degree preferred.

Attributes:

• Clear, cooperative and tactful communication style;

·  Strong organizational skills and attention to detail;

• Solid personal ethics, including honesty, respect and integrity;  

• An obvious love of competitive swimming, along with a personal desire to succeed professionally and advance the team as a whole;

·  Experience with and knowledge of HyTek programs and Team Unify;

• Legally authorized to work in the United States and able to pass background checks.

CMA offers a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply candidates should e-mail a resume, three professional references (whom CMA can contact directly) and a cover letter of interest, which explains one’s coaching philosophy, to cmaheadcoach@gmail.com.  All applications will be held in confidence.  Application review will begin in January 2018.

Missouri State University Graduate Assistant - Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 01:08:12 +0000

Job Description:

Missouri State University, a Division I member of the NCAA and a member of the Missouri Valley Conference (women’s team) and Mid-American Conference (men’s team), is accepting applications for the position of Graduate Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will assist the Head Coach in all aspects of the men’s and women’s swimming and diving program including coaching, recruiting, training, coordinating team travel, assisting with administrative duties and performing other duties as assigned by the Head Coach.

Strong organizational and communication skills are expected. Experience with intercollegiate swimming and diving program is desired. The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with high ethical standards and exhibit a strict adherence to NCAA, MVC, MAC, University and departmental rules and regulations.

Essential Functions

1.     Assist with the development of practice materials and lead practice accordingly under the direction of the head coach.  

2.     Assist with travel plans, planning and coordinating program events.

3.     Provide leadership to facilitate academic and personal success for the team’s student-athletes.

4.     Assist with other duties as assigned by the head coach.

Education, Experience and Skills Required

1. Must meet all requirements outlined in the Graduate Assistantship contract.

2. Swimming and Diving coaching experience is preferred, but not required.

3. Excellent communication, organization, and leadership skills required.

4. Computer literacy with an emphasis on spreadsheets preferred.

5. Ability to obtain CPR and First Aid certification.

6. Required to work up to 20 hours per week.

7. Report to work two weeks prior to the beginning of fall semester; report one week prior to the

     beginning of spring and summer semesters.

Terms Available

1st year           Fall & Spring semesters (9 month position)

2nd year         With positive review

Application Procedures

Send Official Graduate Assistantship Application and Resume to:

 Dave Collins

 Missouri State University

 Swimming and Diving, Hammons Student Center

 901 S. National Ave.

 Springfield, MO 65897

 or davidcollins@missouristate.edu

Thomas More College (KY) Head Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Coach

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 16:14:13 +0000

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Thomas More College (KY) is seeking a qualified candidate to serve in a full or part-time position as Head Coach for Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving. The Head Coach is responsible for management of all facets for the Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving program including, but not limited to: coaching/teaching, recruiting, budget management, administration, scheduling of competitions, team travel, weekly practice sessions, hiring and supervision of assistant coaches/interns, community service, student development, and compliance with NCAA, conference and college rules and regulations.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

·      Excellent oral and written communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills to work with various college constituencies.

·      The ability to work a flexible and irregular schedule, including nights and weekends.

·      Works well as a team member of independently.

·      Excels in prioritizing multiple tasks with attention to detail, problem solving and follow-through to consistently meet expectations and deadlines.

·      Strong management skills and mentoring ability for interns and assistants.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES & ACTIVITIES:

·      Develop a program of athlete recruitment commensurate with the aims and goals of Thomas More College and appropriate for a member of the NCAA, Division III.

·      Plan and coordinate practice and game plans for intercollegiate competition.

·      Determine policies and procedures for team selection and athlete participation.

·      Make recommendations about game schedules and budget for the team.

·      Track the academic progress of the student-athletes and provide appropriate advice and assistant to help insure the successful completion of each players stated program of study.

·      Develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising program to raise funds necessary to offset expenses associated for non-budgeted expenses and spring training trips.

·      Organize community service projects for the players to complete per the mission of the NCAA and the Thomas More College Athletic Department.

·      Evaluate game officials as required.

·      A thorough understanding of the rules and regulations governing men’s and women’s swimming and diving competition at the collegiate level and adhere to the rules and standards established by Thomas More College, and the NCAA (Division III).

·      Participate in Athletic Department staff meetings, functions and other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.

EDUCATION, SPECIALIZED AND/OR TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS

·      Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s preferred.

·      Experience in coaching intercollegiate swimming and diving desired.

·      Computer literacy required.

COLLEGE WEBSITE POSTING

http://www.thomasmore.edu/hr/job_postings.cfm?id=286

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please send resume, cover letter and 3 references to Laura Custer, Director of Human Resources,  hr@thomasmore.edu as well as Rachel Brown, Athletic Administrative Assistant, brownr@thomasmore.edu

 

Smith College Swimming & Diving Graduate Assistant

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:47:25 +0000

Teaching/Administrative/Coaching Awards for 2018-2019

Awards:  Range from free tuition to $10,000 off of tuition fees

Stipends: Work awards vary from $2,500 to $12,000

Employer: Smith College

Category: Graduate Assistant Swimming & Diving

Location: Massachusetts

Required Education: 4 year degree

Description: Tuition and work awards are available for individuals interested in pursuing a master’s degree with a specialization in coaching women at the intercollegiate level including those who want a specialization in Strength & Conditioning.  Candidates should have an undergraduate academic record of high caliber, and advanced skill and / or experience coaching/ teaching.  The deadline for applying to the program with consideration for financial assistance is January 15, 2018.

To Apply:  Visit our website at https://www.smith.edu/academics/graduate-study/ess

Employer Information:  The graduate program in exercise and sport studies prepares individuals to coach women’s collegiate teams or prepare athletes/teams in the Strength & Conditioning domain.  Recognized nationally for its excellence, our program received Level V accreditation from the National Association for Sport and Physical Education.  The program connects theory with practice by linking coursework with assistant coaching experiences.  All students are in residence for two years. 

Virginia Wesleyan University Assistant Men's and Women's Swimming Coach

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 01:35:18 +0000

Reporting directly to the Men’s and Women’s Swimming Head Coach, the Assistant Coach will aid in all aspects of the swimming program, while complying with University, conference, and NCAA rules and regulations.  Duties include, but are not limited to: on-deck coaching at practices and competitions, and providing supervision and mentoring to student-athletes for the remainder of the 2017-2018 season.  Following the season, primary responsibilities will include recruiting qualified student-athletes and assisting in fundraising activities in the spring.  Other duties may be assigned.

Bachelor’s degree preferred.  Candidates should have a valid driver’s license and certification in Lifeguarding, First Aid, and CPR/AED.  Competitive collegiate swimming experience is preferred, as well as prior successful coaching experience.

This is a part-time, temporary position with duties beginning January 2nd, 2018.

Please submit a letter of application, a resume, and the name and contact information of at least three professional references to employment@vwu.edu.

Virginia Wesleyan University is Coastal Virginia’s premier university of the liberal arts and sciences.  Situated on a 300-acre park-like campus in Virginia Beach, the University annually enrolls approximately 1,500 students in undergraduate, graduate, and online programs.  Undergraduate degrees include a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Social Work with 35 majors, 30 minors, and seven pre-professional programs.  Graduate degrees include a Master of Business Administration and Master of Arts in Education (2018).  Students thrive in average class sizes of 13 and through the University's experiential learning, high-impact leadership, and career-development programs.  In accordance with its United Methodist heritage, the University aspires to be a supportive community that is committed to social responsibility, ethical conduct, higher learning and religious freedom.

VWU is an equal opportunity employer; the University offers employment, advancement opportunities, and benefits in a harassment-free environment on the basis or merit, qualifications and competency to all individual without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, handicap, sexual orientation or covered veteran status. Please visit our website at www.vwu.edu.

Black Hawk Area Swim Team Full-time Senior Coach

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 01:33:55 +0000

The Position:

The Black Hawk Area Swim Team is looking to hire a Full Time Senior Coach with the possibility of advancement.  The coach would lead, design, and foster systematic growth for our Senior swimmers while in line with the BLAST Mission Statement/Vision/Values (see website).  BLAST trained 220 swimmers last winter and our numbers continue to rise.  We currently have 1 Junior National qualifier, 4 Futures qualifiers, and 16 Sectional qualifiers at the senior level.

Requirements:

·      Plan, prepare, and conduct team practices with knowledge of stroke/skill technique in accordance with the Head Coach/Program Director and Senior Coaching staff.

·      Abide by the USA Swimming Code of Conduct, and BLAST policies and procedures.

·      5+ years swim coaching experience and current swim coaching certification.

·      Establish a local presence and reputation within ISI, the Central Region, and USA Swimming via clinics, volunteering, etc.

·      Plan and execute team-building and social functions.

·      Current certification in CPR, First Aid, Safety Training for Swim Coaches.

Ideal Candidate possesses:

·      Proven success coaching all levels.

·      Strong core values that include respect, trust, and integrity.

·      Cooperative and respectful communication style with swimmers, parents, and co-workers.

·      Capability to develop talent at all levels.

·      Desire to increase the number of athletes who swim into their high school and collegiate years and increase the number of athletes who qualify for championship opportunities.

·      Ability and desire to develop into a Head Coach/Program Director.

·      Knowledge of programs including Hy-Tek, Meet Manager, Team Unify, etc.

·      Bachelor’s degree.

·      Current ASCA Membership.

 

Duties include but are not limited to:

·      Assist the Head Coach/Program Director in all areas as/where needed, when necessary.

·      Submit all written practices to Head Coach/Program Director.

·      Coach all Senior group members (or others designated) at all meets.

·      Maintain and pursue continuing education related to all athletes at his/her level about proper stroke technique.

·      Responsible for implementing/enforcing any and all rules or guidelines as outlined in the Team Handbook.

·      Ensure proper communication pertaining to Senior groups and parents including weekly group communications.

·      Attend all staff meetings.

·      Determine Senior group members’ events for meet entries and submit/approve entries by team’s registration deadline.

·      Must be able to show unwavering support and the belief in program structure as a whole, the philosophies of the Head Coach/Program Director, and be willing to assist in all areas whenever appropriate.

Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Will not sponsor applicants for work visas.

How to apply:

Send resume with at least three references along with salary requirements to Jennifer Murra at Blastswim@gmail.com

 

Contact Information:

Jennifer Murra at Blastswim@gmail.com

4222 Veralta Drive, Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613

Phone: 319-231-895

Barton College Assistant Men's & Women's Swimming Coach

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 12:10:22 +0000

Barton College is accepting applications for Assistant Coach of Men’s and Women’s Swimming, a  part-time position with a start date of December 4, 2017. Barton College Athletics is a member of the Conference Carolinas and competes at the NCAA Division II level. 

Duties

Duties as the Assistant Swimming Coach include, but are not limited to: assist in the recruitment and retention of a team for each gender that meets departmental roster goal numbers; practice and meet coaching; conducting skill instruction sessions; providing leadership to facilitate academic and personal success by the team’s student-athletes; performance of other administrative tasks necessary in coaching both teams; involvement in the Wilson community with activities such as team community service work, camps, youth clinics, and promotion of the sport.

Some travel is required.

Qualifications

Minimum requirements include: Coaching or swimming background on the collegiate level.  Academic credit towards an undergraduate education. A valid driver’s license is required.

Preferred requirements include: Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization; college administrative experience; and knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations. 

Compensation & Benefits

Compensation is a $3000.00 stipend to assist with the men’s and women’s swim team through May 15, 2018.  Supplemental salary opportunities are available with the local USA swim club.  Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  Learn more about Barton College at www.barton.edu.

Application Process

To apply send a letter of application, resume/vita, and contact information (e-mail addresses and telephone numbers) for at least three references to: Tyler Ziegler, Head Coach Men’s and Women’s Swimming, Barton College, Wilson, NC 27893 or to tziegler@barton.edu.  Barton College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes all applicants. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Camp Skylemar Waterfront Director

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 16:33:11 +0000

Camp Skylemar, long considered to be one of the finest camps in the country, is in search of a well-qualified and experienced Waterfront Director.

Skylemar, located in southern Maine, offers top-notch instruction and enjoyment in aquatics and land sports for 170 boys, ages 7-17.  The setting is spectacular and well maintained, with 200 acres of fields and forest, and best of all, Trickey Pond.

Trickey Pond, known as one of the States cleanest and most transparent body of water, is the ideal setting for our popular and well-managed swimming and boating program.  Swim instruction and free-play, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, paddle-boarding, waterskiing, wakeboarding, wake-surfing and fishing are favorite activities on our virtually private, 3 mile long lake.

We are in search of a Waterfront Director who:

-       Has extensive experience directing an aquatics program

-       Shares our belief that nothing is more important than safety

-       Is comfortable teaching all levels, from the fearful to the competitive

-       Is WSI and/or LGI certified

-       Can train, motivate and supervise a staff of 15 collegiate swimmer/lifeguards

We seek a smart, fun, safe and dynamic leader, who will inspire kids and staff members to love the water.  He/she will execute a Red Cross swim program, and must have the ability to teach teachers how to teach in small groups, sensitively and creatively. 

As an accredited camp, the Waterfront Director will adhere to high standards established by the directors of Skylemar and the American Camping Association.  Also, as a member of our Senior Staff, he/she will be an integral part of camp management overall.

Known for our outstanding staff and attention to the individual child, Skylemar is a fantastic place to work.  Dates:  June 9-August 15.  We provide full scholarship ($13,300 tuition) for child or grandchild, $6,000-8,000 salary range, housing, meals and travel expenses. 

Interested applicants should see our website (www.skylemar.com), apply online or contact Arleen Shepherd at (410) 329-5995, Arleen@skylemar.com.

TYR Sport Product Tester/Analyst

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:09:25 +0000

 Product Tester / Analyst – Part-time Opening

TYR Sport’s Product Tester/ Analyst will represent the voice of the athlete by informing and inspiring TYR’s product creation team throughout the life cycle of product development. In addition to using, testing and reporting on product viability, the Product Tester / Analyst will build relationships with athletes to gain further product insight.

Job Description and Functions:

·       Manage the evaluation of fit, function, and durability for all TYR product categories.

·       Test TYR products by swimming with, and performing any other relevant athletic activities, while using the product.

·       As a result of testing, provide feedback for all product components.

·       Test and use competitor products and provide feedback as it relates to TYR product development.

·       Plan and execute dynamic and long term product tests tailored to meet specific criteria.

·       Share athlete insights and feedback with product teams to influence and inform the design/development direction.

·       Work directly with design and development teams to identify which product elements work well and which elements do not work well.

·       Provide reliable recommendations to design, marketing, and development teams.

·       Analyze quantitative and qualitative data throughout individual tests and program timelines.

·       Research with project teams, outside of testing, to help educate on current marketplace and athlete trends.

Requirements/ Qualifications:

  • Female professional swimmer – Collegiate level or higher - Swimsuit size 26-30.
  • Consistently maintain the aesthetics of a professional, competitive female swimmer, including body measurements and proportions, according to company standards.
  • Ability to define and track product standards for multiple product lines.
  • Ability to record and analyze data and make recommendations based on findings.
  • Ability to foster new relationships and research opportunities to find new testing resources.
  • Excellent listening, written and spoken communication skills.
  • High attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Regularly participates in swim competitions
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Part time schedule will be within company business hours (M-F, 8:30a – 5:30p)

Qualified applicants:  Please apply with your resume, a cover letter, which will exhibit your excellent communication skills, along with your desired pay rate to sgold@tyr.com.  Please reference Job ID PTref.

CULTURE

At TYR, we’re more than a community, we’re a team–and our team loves a good perk. In addition to convenient LIRR shuttle service to and from the Farmingdale train station, TYR Sport offers competitive compensation, medical and dental benefits and a matching 401k plan.

Our collaborative work atmosphere provides an innovative environment for professional growth and is teeming with the best combination of both athletic and creative talent. Companywide we promote a neat, yet relaxed dress code. Not only does every employee receive a yearly apparel voucher, but we also score discounts on all TYR products. What can we say… we love to sport our gear both in and out of the office!

As a brand we are dedicated to helping people lead healthy and active lives, and our employees are no exception. At TYR we each enjoy earned paid time off, as well as summer Fridays! In order to remain “Always in Front” we believe in the importance of proper work life balance.

VISION

Named for TYR, the Norse god of warriors, our company is committed to cultivating a culture of greatness, both in and out of the water. Through vision, pursuit and American ingenuity, we have become a brand synonymous with the athlete.

Like all athletes we work with an intense spirit of competition, but unlike the others, we refuse to stop there. From the planning stages to the production floor, everything we do revolves around synthesizing creativity, experience and sheer will power. For us, engineering the fastest, most advanced performance products is more than just a goal, it’s a requirement.

At TYR, we’re always in front.

ABOUT TYR

Founded in Huntington Beach, CA by swimwear designer Joseph DiLorenzo (current owner) and 1972 Olympic Bronze Medalist Steve Furniss, TYR Sport was established in 1985 to provide the competitive swim market with vibrant, performance-driven prints. Since its inception three decades ago, TYR has grown to exist as one of the world’s most recognizable swimming and triathlon brands.

With global distributors and an international following, TYR remains dedicated to building the industry’s most durable, uniquely designed swimsuits, cutting edge equipment and innovative caps and goggles. On a relentless path to push the limits of sportswear we not only reimagine technologies for enhanced competitive performance, but also embrace lifestyle markets to accommodate athletes and water enthusiasts at every level.

Saint Francis (PA) Assistant Women's Swimming Coach

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:56:40 +0000

Search Status: Application material received before October 23, 2017 will receive primary consideration.

Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference invites applications for Assistant Coach, Women’s Swimming.  Saint Francis has a strong competitive history in the NEC over its 22-year history.  The university has a 6-lane, 25 yard pool. 

The successful candidate will assist the head coach in all aspects of the swimming and aquatic programs.  Candidate must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University and the NCAA.  In addition, the candidate must understand and actively support the mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University

Bachelor’s degree required. Intercollegiate swimming and coaching experience preferred.  Must have current lifeguarding certification or be willing to obtain.  Excellent oral and written communication skills a plus.

Complete an online application at http://francis.edu/employment, then submit letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu

Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  AA/EOE

Trinity College (CT) Men's & Women's Swimming Assistant Coach

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 11:53:42 +0000

Trinity College in Hartford CT, an NCAA Division III, liberal arts and science college in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC), is seeking to fill a full time assistant coach for both our men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams.

DUTIES: Responsibilities include assisting the head coach in the development of leading and organizing all facets of a Division III men’s and women’s swimming program, knowledge of and adherence to NESCAC and NCAA rules, recruiting, practice planning and execution, teaching responsibilities and mentoring student-athletes. The assistant coach will also have administrative duties within the Department.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree. Proven successful men’s and/or women’s swimming coaching experience and/or college swimming experience. Strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills, advanced social media skills, and a strong knowledge of Hy-tek and Meet Manager software. Ability to teach physical education courses in aquatics preferred. Candidate should be considering a career in college coaching. 

BENEFITS:

            ·         Taxable housing benefit provided by the college

                  ·         Medical & Dental Insurance plan for purchase

                  ·         1 meal per day in the dining hall

                  ·         Tuition remission to take graduate classes here at Trinity

APPLICATION: All applicants must apply on-line at https://trincoll.peopleadmin.com/

Please submit resume and cover letter as well as list 3 references. Please address letter of interest, resume, and references to:  Carlos Vega, Head Swimming Coach.          

Trinity College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants with disabilities should request, in advance, any accommodation in order to participate more fully in the application process.

TYR Sports Promotions Representative

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:59 +0000

TYR’s Sports Promotions Representative is the perfect opportunity for you to stay at the pool.  Your swim background makes you the ideal candidate to support and promote the TYR brand at major competitions and events. At these events you will ensure brand visibility, and support our professional athletes and sponsored teams including swimming, diving and water polo.

As TYR’s Sports Promotions Representative you will work independently to form new partnerships by selling the benefits of the Company’s programs and brand to prospective teams. You will work closely with our company’s sales and promotions teams with outreach initiatives and continuous dialogue to our sponsored teams and athletes, ensuring they are properly serviced.

This position is based out of our Long Island office in Farmingdale, NY. Candidates MUST live in or be able to commute to the Long Island, NY area on a daily basis (when not traveling). However, this position will cover the Southeast territory of the US, and ideal candidates will have familiar knowledge or ties to the area.

Qualified applicants:  Please apply with your resume, a cover letter, which will exhibit your excellent communication skills, along with your desired pay rate to careers@tyr.com.  Please reference Job ID SPR-LI. Relocation expenses will not be covered.

Job Description and Functions:

·       Work independently to develop relationships, acquire new customers and assist in departmental outreach initiatives.

·       Be a visible presence of the TYR brand at major competitions, clinics and notable events, to communicate brand buzz and service team and athlete needs.

·       Interface between sponsored teams, accounts and their regional sales representatives to ensure contract fulfillment.

·       Manage and track product requests and promotional orders from athletes.

·       Ensure all National Team custom products for TYR athletes adhere to National Federation and/or FINA guidelines.

·       Maintain annual event calendar for major competitions, clinics and other events as they relate to sponsored team and athlete support; liaising with the marketing department regarding any marketing needs for events.

·       Keep track of and monitor all sales program and promotional calendar deadlines and requested information through www.salesforce.com.

Requirements/ Qualifications:

You are right fit for this position if you have an outgoing personality, are not easily discouraged and show exceptional follow up skills.

·       Experience with competitive swimming or background as a swim coach is required.

·       Proficient in PC based programs including:  Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Salesforce.com and Google Enterprise.

  • Extremely organized with the ability work independently.

·       Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to multi-task in various environments.

·       Lifting containers with product and apparel to be used for event presentations. Assisting in the set-up of a display booth for clinics or events.

·       Ability to travel, sometimes with little notice and occasionally for long periods.

Education and Experience

·       Bachelor’s degree

·       One to three years promotional/sales, administrative assistance or coaching experience required.

CULTURE

At TYR, we’re more than a community, we’re a team–and our team loves a good perk. In addition to convenient LIRR shuttle service to and from the Farmingdale train station, TYR Sport offers competitive compensation, medical and dental benefits and a matching 401k plan.

Our collaborative work atmosphere provides an innovative environment for professional growth and is teeming with the best combination of both athletic and creative talent. Companywide we promote a neat, yet relaxed dress code. Not only does every employee receive a yearly apparel voucher, but we also score discounts on all TYR products. What can we say… we love to sport our gear both in and out of the office!

As a brand we are dedicated to helping people lead healthy and active lives, and our employees are no exception. At TYR we each enjoy earned paid time off, as well as summer Fridays! In order to remain “Always in Front” we believe in the importance of proper work life balance. 

VISION

Named for TYR, the Norse god of warriors, our company is committed to cultivating a culture of greatness, both in and out of the water. Through vision, pursuit and American ingenuity, we have become a brand synonymous with the athlete.

Like all athletes we work with an intense spirit of competition, but unlike the others, we refuse to stop there. From the planning stages to the production floor, everything we do revolves around synthesizing creativity, experience and sheer will power. For us, engineering the fastest, most advanced performance products is more than just a goal, it’s a requirement.

At TYR, we’re always in front.

ABOUT TYR

Founded in Huntington Beach, CA by swimwear designer Joseph DiLorenzo (current owner) and 1972 Olympic Bronze Medalist Steve Furniss, TYR Sport was established in 1985 to provide the competitive swim market with vibrant, performance-driven prints. Since its inception three decades ago, TYR has grown to exist as one of the world’s most recognizable swimming and triathlon brands.

With global distributors and an international following, TYR remains dedicated to building the industry’s most durable, uniquely designed swimsuits, cutting edge equipment and innovative caps and goggles. On a relentless path to push the limits of sportswear we not only reimagine technologies for enhanced competitive performance, but also embrace lifestyle markets to accommodate athletes and water enthusiasts at every level

Gannon University Assistant Coach, Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:52:22 +0000

Gannon University, a Catholic university, invites applications for a full-time twelve month Assistant Coach for Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving. The successful candidate will assist the head coach in all aspects of running the swimming program, working to ensure compliance of the programs with all institutional, Pennsylvania State Athletic Association (PSAC), and NCAA rules and regulations. Must be able to support and promote the University's Mission.

Qualifications include a bachelor's degree (master's preferred); minimum of one year experience coaching swimming and/or diving and recruiting intercollegiate student-athletes; and a working knowledge of PSAC and NCAA regulations. Must be able to pass the NCAA recruiting test annually, and have excellent communication and organizational skills. A valid driver's license with a good driving history is required.

Gannon University, located along the shores of Lake Erie in Erie, Pennsylvania, offers ready access to a variety of seasonal activities and is within a two-hour drive of Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Buffalo.

For more information about what the Erie area has to offer, visit www.visiteriepa.com.

Gannon seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Online Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three professional references to www.gannon.edu/employment.

For more information about Gannon, visit www.gannon.edu.

Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/f2fhjxymcptv96s5

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T3i Swimming Coach

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:03:47 +0000

Job Title: Tactical Athlete Coaches with an emphasis on Running, Swimming or Strength & Conditioning

Location: San Antonio, TX

Selected coaches will prepare military students in: Running, Swimming, Strength & Conditioning, and other required military physical training.   This will include guidance and application of physical preparation and training techniques for the Physical Screening Test, to include but not limited to swim stroke development with and without fins, water confidence, running training, weight training, and calisthenics.

The Coaches will provide instruction and preparation to students at military facilities in San Antonio, TX.  The persons selected for these positions will have daily contact with junior Air Force personnel. As such, they must adhere to the highest standards of conduct in their interface with these airmen, and understand the student/instructor relationship, the duties of the coaches, and provide the experienced, professional, administrative and technical support required to achieve the desired degree of student preparation to accomplish program goals.

The coaches will be required to maintain a high degree of personal fitness and lead by example in this area. One of the primary duties involves administering the Physical Screening Test (PST) to all applicants. Therefore, the coaches shall maintain a level of fitness to inspire applicants. *Coaches will be required to pass a physical screening test to include: 500 yard swim, sit-ups (2 min. minimum of 48), Pushups (2 min-minimum of 40), Pull-ups (min.6) and a 1.5mile timed run (12:00 or less).  Failure to pass the physical test will result in termination from the program.

Employment Standards

• B.S. or B.A. degree with focus in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or related field. Four years of equivalent experience working in a closely related field may be substituted for the educational requirement.

• Demonstrated knowledge and skills within your discipline (Running, Swimming, S&C) and the ability to effectively teach them in a group or personal setting.

• Demonstrated knowledge and ability to coach candidates in multi-modal energy system development.

• Strong writing and verbal communication, organizational, and leadership skills.  Job requires teaching various academic classes to include: nutrition, mental performance, flexibility, and other courses with fitness in mind. 

Ability to work in a fast paced, non-traditional work environment, subject to frequent interruptions, and perform in rugged outdoor environments when necessary.

• Current CPR/AED/First Aid Certification.

Run Coaches: Collegiate level or higher competitive running experience, or high level competitive experience with a USA Running sanctioned Club/Team.

Swim Coaches: Collegiate level or higher competitive swimming experience, or high level competitive experience with a USA Swimming sanctioned Club/Team. Level 3 American Swimming Coach (ASCA) Certified

S&C Coaches: Collegiate level or higher competitive experience, with one of the following certifications: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Certified Cross-fit Level 3 trainer (CF-L3), Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach with Distinction (RSCC®*D) is desirable.

We offer very competitive salaries for the industry and have excellent benefits to include: Matching 401k Plan, Stock Options, Profit Sharing Plan, Group Health and Dental Plan, Long Term Disability, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Life Insurance, two weeks PTO plus 10 paid Holidays.

If interested, please forward resumes to dsiu@t3iservices.com

Western New England University Assistant Swimming Coach

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:01:02 +0000

Western New England University seeks an Assistant Swim Coach.  Details below, please contact Andrea Daley-Arvanites atDaleyandrea@hotmail.com.

WNE Asst Coach - Swimming - Part-Time

  • Assist in facilitating water and dryland workouts as determined by the head coach
  • Assist strength and conditioning/dryland land facilitation for in season athletes as determined by the head coach
  • Assisting with the set up and take down of home competitions
  • Knowledge of Hytek- Team Manager and Meet Manager software
  • Assist in recruiting incoming athletes
  • Assist in travel for away competitions, including but not limited to picking up pre ordered team meals
  • Be responsible for knowledge of, and adherence to, NCAA rules and regulations pertaining to recruiting, eligibility, and general operation of the Women's Swimming program.  To be eligible to recruit off-campus, the Assistant Coach must pass the NCAA Recruiting Exam on an annual basis.
  • Certifications: First Aid, CPR & AED, Lifeguarding

Media Partners Searching for Interns

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:09:04 +0000

Three of the media outlets that cover our sport are looking for interns to cover our sport.  These have been tremendous opportunities for people associated with your program to build their resumes while raising the profile of our sport.

Chowan University Assistant Swimming Coach

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 01:07:09 +0000

Chowan University, a NCAA Division II institution rich in athletic tradition, invites applications for the position of assistant swimming coach.  Chowan University is among the top growing schools in the country, having doubled in student population over the last ten years.

This is a full-time 12-month position, with competitive salary and excellent benefits package.  Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, assisting the head coach in the direction of all aspects of the swim team including recruiting, scheduling, fund-raising, conducting practice sessions and contests, as well as maintaining compliance with all NCAA Division II regulations.  A demonstrated commitment to high academic standards as well as healthy lifestyles for student-athletes is required. A bachelor’s degree (master’s degree a plus) is required along with collegiate swim team participation and/or coaching experience at the college level.

Send letter of application (including any salary requirements) and resume to the Vice President for Human Resources either by e-mail to hintoj@chowan.edu or by mail to Human Resources, Attention:  Assistant Swimming Coach Search, Chowan University, One University Place, Murfreesboro NC 27855.  Inquiries kept in strictest confidence.  Application review begins immediately and continues until filled.  Interested candidates are urged to visit our Web site, www.chowan.edu.  Chowan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.   Women and minorities are urged to apply.

Kenyon College Assistant Swimming Coach

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 00:28:36 +0000

Kenyon College invites applications for the position of Assistant Swimming Coach working with both the Men's and Women's teams. The position is a full-time 10-month appointment with flexibility to set work hours appropriate to the needs of the program. The position also includes a generous benefits package. 

The Assistant Swimming Coach will provide assistance for the Head Coach in all areas associated with creating and sustaining a championship environment and program.  Duties of primary importance will include: 1) recruiting - identifying prospective student-athletes who meet Kenyon College’s academic standards; contacting (email, phone, mail, social media) prospective recruits, families, and coaches; arranging campus visits for recruits; and developing recruiting materials, 2) on-deck coaching, and 3) student-athlete advising.  Additional duties will include: strength training and conditioning, data collection and management, arranging travel, tracking equipment, and managing budgets. Other assignments will be defined by the Head Coach and / or Director of Athletics.   

The successful candidate will exemplify leadership in the management of a successful collegiate swimming program. The candidate should show a strong desire to pursue a career in collegiate coaching at the NCAA Division I, II or III level.  

Bachelor's degree required; collegiate coaching experience preferred, as is a strong background in collegiate swimming. Candidate must possess excellent organizational skills and outstanding written and verbal communication abilities.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.

Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  It is the College’s policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, ancestry, disability, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, political belief or activity, or status as a veteran.  Kenyon welcomes diversity and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.  

Applications only accepted online: http://careers.kenyon.edu/cw/en-us/job/492466/assistant-swimming-coach

King's College (PA) Swimming Intern

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 00:16:49 +0000

King’s College (PA) is seeking qualified applicants for position of Swimming Intern for Men’s & Women’s Swimming.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

To provide assistance to the Head Coach in areas of the program including, but not limited to, recruiting, practice, competition, travel, and fundraising.  Other duties may be assigned by the Head Coach and/or Director of Athletics. 

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s Degree required.  Previous experience competing at the college level preferred.  Clean driving record.  Applicants must also be certified in CPR, First Aid, and Lifeguarding upon hiring.   

This position will provide a Stipend, Housing, Meals, and Graduate classes if desired in the future. 

TO APPLY:

Please send resume, cover letter, and list of references to:

mattheweasterday@kings.edu – Head Coach