This position will assist the Head Coach in all aspects of the program including but not limited to coaching at training sessions, scouting opponents, recruiting, meet day administration, and academic monitoring of student athletes.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist the Head Coach with directing and supervising all activities relative to the training and skill development of student-athletes in preparation for competition.
Provide technical skill instruction to aid in the development of student-athletes at practices.
Conduct individual training sessions with student-athletes geared at skill development.
At the direction of the head coach, develop and execute practice plans that will prepare the team physically and mentally for competition.
Assist in the preparation of team for meets by contributing strategies and aiding in daily preparation of organized and effective practices.
Prepare scouting reports on opponents in preparation for competition.
Monitor student-athletes academic progress ensuring student athletes meet eligibility standards and advance towards a degree.
Monitor and assist in the rehabilitation of injured student-athletes as directed by Team Physicians and Sports Medicine staff.
Coordinate with Sports Medicine and Strength & Conditioning staff to organize and monitor the physical conditioning of student-athletes.
Bachelor’s Degree required.
2-3 years coaching experience, preferably at the collegiate level.
Understanding of budget issues and funds management.
Thorough knowledge of NCAA rules, requirements, and expectations of university, program, coaching staff, and student-athletes.
Extensive knowledge of swimming.
Must possess excellent organizational and communication skills, as well as the abilities to pay close attention to details, interact effectively and appropriately with student athletes, and evaluate prospects.
Proficiency with personal computer applications.
Certifications relative to Aquatic facility management such as: American Red Cross, First aid, CPR. Certified Pool Operator preferred.