Assistant Swimming Coach Susquehanna University About Susquehanna As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Position Summary The Assistant Coach reports to the Head Coach of swimming and diving. The primary tasks are to assist the Head Coach in all aspects of the program including: plan practices and training strategies for Swimmers; meet day responsibilities and assist with recruiting as need.
Assist the Head Coach in developing and conducting organized practices
Assist the Head Coach with game day responsibilities
Assist the Head Coach in counseling student-athletes in a positive manner and serving as a positive role model to all SU students on a daily basis
Assist the Head Coach with recruiting student-athletes in the sport of swimming /diving
Adhere to all NCAA, conference and University rules and regulations
Develop positive rapport with athletics staff, as well as the entire SU community
Represent the university to various constituents in a professional manner Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Coach
Physical Demand Must have the energy and enthusiasm and mobility to actively coach field sports.
Required Qualifications Bachelor's Degree, plus evidence of positive attitude and the ability to get along well with others required. A valid drivers license is required.
Preferred Qualifications Coaching or playing experience in the specific sport is desired.