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Assistant Coach, Men's

Gannon University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Dec 1, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Assistant Coach, Men's & Women's Swimming

Position Summary:
This is a temporary, part-time assistant coach position that will report to the Interim Head Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving Coach. The assistant coach will assist in coaching, managing, and directing all aspects of a competitive, NCAA Division II, intercollegiate swimming and diving program. Must be able to support and promote the University's Mission.


1. Assists in developing and maintaining all aspects of successful NCAA Division II Men's & Women's Swimming and Diving Team for the Athletic Department at Gannon University.
2. Supports the Head Coach in providing direction, coordination, and instruction to Gannon's, the men's and women's swimming and diving team.
3. Recruits prospective student-athletes; inclusive of, but not limited to, international recruiting.
4. Supports the Head Coach in assisting with ensuring compliance with all applicable University, NCAA, and Pennsylvania Athletic Conference rules, regulations, and policies.
5. Assists the Head Coach in counseling team members in academics, disciplinary and personal matters. Consults with appropriate personnel for resolution of issues as required.
6. Represent the Gannon University Athletic Department in professional, civic, charity, and alumni events.
7. Assists the Head Coach in the development and implementation of camps and clinics.
8. Assists the Head Coach in scheduling all competitive facilities in conjunction with administration.
9. Schedules all practices and practice facilities in conjunction with administration approval.
10. Assists the Head Coach in the preparation of advanced scheduling for all transportation, hotel, and meal requirements for away contests.
11. Following established procedures, purchases, issues, maintains, and collects all team uniforms and equipment.
12. Assists the Head Coach in maintaining accurate statistics for each contest and student-athlete; submits a report of all event results to the appropriate sports information contact.
13. Trains, strengthens and develops all student-athletes in compliance with all NCAA Division II and PSAC rules and regulations.
14. Performs other duties as assigned within the scope, responsibility, and requirements of the position.

Required Qualifications:
Education: A bachelor’s degree is required.

Experience: One to three years of men’s and women’s swimming coaching or competitive swimming experience. Knowledge of NCAA Division II rules and regulations is required.

Licensure: A valid driver’s license with a good driving history and in good standing is required.

Skills: Ability to effectively teach multiple techniques related to swimming and/or diving; effectively recruit prospective national and international student-athletes to a highly selective university. Must be able to pass the NCAA recruiting test annually and have excellent communication and organizational skills. Ability to exercise independent judgment, discretion, and flexibility is required.

University Mission: Must be able to support and promote the University’s Mission.

Preferred Qualifications:
A master’s degree is preferred. Coaching experience at the collegiate level is preferred.

Lifeguard/first aid/CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer; CPO license preferred.

Location: Erie, Pa
Employment Status: Part Time
Department: Athletics
Division: Athletics
Subdivision: Athletic Director's Office

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