Head Women's Swim and Dive Coach

Posted on Nov 13, 2018 by Augsburg University

Minneapolis, MN 55401
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Job Description
The head coach is responsible for planning and administration of the women's swim and dive program. The head coach provides vision, leadership and oversight for current student-athletes, prospective students-athletes, alumni, parents and supporters of the program.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Instruct student-athletes on physical health, team concepts, safety, and sport-specific skills on both an individual and team basis.

- Identify and recruit talented and qualified prospective student-athletes according to recruiting goal established by Athletic Director.

- Determine and select rostered team members; exercises full-discretion of student-athlete playing time/competitive opportunities.

- Teach, advise and mentor student-athletes on life-skills.

- Maintain acceptable place-finish in accordance with Augsburg University Athletics program standards.

- Monitor and support academic progress of student-athletes/teams to meet/exceed athletic department standards; intervenes with appropriate corrective action as needed.

- Maintain acceptable student-athlete retention rates to the team and/or institution.

- Create sport/event-specific practice and meet plans, analyze film and facilitate team meetings.

- Supervise Assistant Coach(es) and/or graduate fellow(s) (if applicable).

- Oversee all areas of budget management, fundraising, travel planning and program organization.

- Alumni/parent communication and involvement, including organizing events as appropriate.

- Organize and participate in team community-service event(s).

- Involvement with camps and clinics.

- All other duties as apparent or assigned by supervisor(s).

  • Minimum of three (3) years of coaching and recruiting experience required.
  • Knowledge and adherence to the MIAC Code of Ethics and follow MIAC and NCAA Division III guidelines and regulation, while exhibiting behavior that represents a positive image of the athletic program and the university.
  • Proven integrity and leadership skills.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to build and strengthen cross-campus relationships.
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse work environment.
  • Ability to be attentive to details, be accurate, be precise.
  • Ability to lead/teach and mentor others.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment; and work independently with little supervision.
  • Ability to reason/analyze; maintain confidentiality; and demonstrate patience, understanding.
  • Ability to show initiative; organize workflow; manage one or more projects; and handle frequent interruptions.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters degree.
  • College-level coaching/recruiting experience.


Reference: 561326663

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