May 17, 2023

Head Men's and Women's Swimming Coach

  • Truman State University
  • Kirksville, MO, USA
Full time Head Coach

Job Description

Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach


This is a full-time, 12-month position responsible for all phases of the swimming program in a manner
compatible with department and University philosophies.

The following primary responsibilities will include:

 recruitment of prospective student-athletes in coordination with Office of Admissions
 administering swimming grant-in-aid program
 coaching, mentoring, and retaining student-athletes
 in-season practice and meet planning; out of season conditioning
 compliance with NCAA Division II, GLVC, and University rules and regulations
 managing swimming operations budget including equipment, travel, recruiting, etc…
 fundraising and alumni, community, and media relations


Required qualifications include: a bachelor’s degree; demonstrated effective written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills; collegiate swimming coaching and/or competing experience; knowledge of and commitment to NCAA rules; commitment to academic success and student-athlete well-being. Also must be able to overnight travel for competition with most travel occurring during weekends.
Preferred qualifications include: a master’s degree; NCAA coaching/recruiting experience; and understanding of the Division II philosophy.
To apply submit a letter of application, resume, academic transcripts, and contact information for at least three references to or mailed to:

Truman State University
Human Resources
100 E. Normal
Kirksville, MO 63501

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

Truman is an equal employment opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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