Aug 13, 2019

Assistant Swim Coach

  • Eastern Connecticut State University
  • Willimantic, Windham, CT, USA
Part time College Assistant Coach

Job Description

Eastern Connecticut State University is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach. This position is a part-time 9 month contract.

Under the supervision of the Athletic Director and the Head Coach, assistant coaching duties will be assigned by head coach and will include administration, coaching, and recruiting for the ESCU Swimming program

  • Support head coach in ensuring that all matters related to the team’s student-athletes adhere to NCAA and Little East Conference rules and regulations
  • Provide a climate in which participating athletes can strive for individual and group improvement and excellence
  • Participate in coordinating, strategy, and planning meetings of the coaching staff
  • Instruct student-athletes about skills and execution needed to perform the sport of swimming effectively and competitively
  • When needed, maintain an active role in the recruitment of student-athletes, including: identification of prospective student-athletes and participation in the on-campus recruiting process
  • Contribute to a positive work climate and the team effort within the school, as well as demonstrate positive sportsmanship in everyday situations
  • Establish and maintain a professional demeanor with student-athletes, parents, staff, guidance counselors, the community, and the media 
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities in addition to those enumerated above which do not alter the basic level of responsibility of the position. 


  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
  • First Aid/AED/CPR Certification
  • Ability to pass background check 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience recruiting and/or coaching swimming at collegiate level

Qualified Candidates are invited to apply online at: Please submit cover letter, resume and the contact information for three professional references. The position will remain open until filled but priority will be given to application submitted by September 15th.

Eastern Connecticut State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Stacey Close, Associate Vice President for Equity and Diversity, 860-465-5791,

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