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Head Coach Swim and Dive

Apply now Job no: 492946
Work type: Full-time
Location: St. Louis, MO
Categories: Athletics & Recreation

Posting Details

Job Summary/Basic Function

We are seeking a dynamic leader with a passion for Swimming and Diving and a commitment to fostering the holistic development of student-athletes. This is an exciting opportunity to lead a team of talented student-athletes and build upon a rich tradition of athletic excellence. As the Head Coach, you will not only guide our team to success on the field but also serve as a mentor and role model, helping our student-athletes develop the skills, discipline, and character necessary for success in all aspects of their lives.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Recruit and retain qualified student-athletes to compete in the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC), and be among the top programs within the conference.
• Oversee scheduling, practice planning, game day operations, and travel
• Oversee the administration of the Swim and Diving program, including making recommendations for hiring and supervising coaching staff.
• Oversee the program’s operational and recruitment budget.
• Connect with the alumni of the program, including but not limited to opportunities to meet, invitations to appropriate team activity, and other stewardship activity
• Understand and follow the rules, regulations, and protocol of the University, GLVC, and the NCAA.

Minimum Qualifications

• Extensive understanding of the game and technical aspects of the sport
• Previous coaching experience
• The ability to effectively teach team and individual skills connected with team and player development.
• Four-year college education
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Commitment to the academic and personal development of student-athletes.
• Willingness to travel and work evenings and weekends as required.

Preferred Qualifications


Physical Demands


Open Until Filled


Special Instructions to Applicants

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.

Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.

Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.

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