Apr 23, 2024

Head Swim & Dive Coach

  • University of Evansville - Athletics
  • Evansville, IN, USA
Full time Head Coach

Job Description

This position leads and directs an intercollegiate NCAA Division I Swimming and Diving program and duties include, but are not limited to, effective programmatic vision; planning and implementation; recruitment and retention of academically and athletically qualified student-athletes; supervision of assistant coaches; development of strong relationships with student-athletes, faculty, and staff; practice planning and preparation; practice and meet coaching; camp business development and operation; community service coordination; sound business and financial management; fundraising; and other duties as assigned. The Head Coach will perform all duties in compliance within University, NCAA and Missouri Valley Conference rules and regulations. The University of Evansville Athletics Department is dedicated to fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. The University actively seeks to attract, develop, and retain a diverse workforce, and encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds. The University is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer and welcomes candidates who share a passion for promoting diversity and inclusivity in the world of athletics.

Position Responsibilities

  • Sport Administration: Provide practice and meet planning, implementation, and assessment, including, but not limited to, schedule management, athletic participation and support services, facilities, marketing, and promotion, in close collaboration with other colleagues and service providers.
  • Roster Management: Lead the recruitment of student-athletes who demonstrate the potential to be successful academically and by competing in the swimming and diving program. Manage the allocation of athletic scholarships with the other University financial aid offerings so that the swimming and diving programs can properly meet roster goals while maximizing the competitiveness of these programs. Enhance the student-athlete experience to maximize the retention of the student-athletes in the program.
  • Academic Oversight: Mentor and monitor the academic success of the student-athletes.
  • Finance: Budget Planning, Fiscal Management, and Travel Coordination: Provide sound business and financial management in areas including but not limited to expenses, operating budgets, procurement of goods, services, and equipment while also organizing and supervising all team-related travel.
  • Compliance/Certification: Ensure compliance with national, local, university, NCAA, Missouri Valley Conference, regulations, standards and codes.
  • Supervision: Recruit, supervise, train and evaluate assistant coaching staff.
  • Facilities: Manage the daily operations and support maintenance of the Roy & Mary Wyttenbach pool. Work with campus and local officials to ensure safe and certified operation of all facility components.
  • Fundraising: Spearhead fundraising efforts to support programmatic needs and enhancements. Build strong relationships with the Evansville swimming and diving community, including a close relationship with officials at the Deaconess Aquatic Center.

Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should email a letter of application, resume, and contact information for three references in one PDF file to opportunity@mammothconsulted.com. Dr. Kurt Patberg, Vice President of Mammoth Sports Consulting, will assist with this search, and any position inquiries, questions, and nominations should be forwarded to him at kurt.patberg@mammothconsulted.com.

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