The Assistant Swimming & Diving Coach will report to the Head Swimming & Diving Coach and will be responsible for managing all facets of the women's and men's swimming & diving teams in accordance with NJCAA, NE District, Region XV, and FIT Athletics rules and regulations. Assistant coach duties may include assisting the head coach with any of the following responsibilities.
Primary Responsibilities & Duties
Assuming full responsibility for student-athlete welfare and team operations during all team-related proceedings in the absence of the head coach.
Upholding all applicable NJCAA, Region XV and FIT Athletics rules and regulations.
Recruiting quality student-athletes based on academic goals as well as athletic ability.
Attending all practices and meets; providing team and individual skill development.
Scheduling, planning and organizing practice sessions.
Scheduling all regular season and post-season meets.
Entering athletes for scheduled events as required by meet directors in advance of deadline.
Planning and coordinating of team travel arrangements.
Managing team budget and keeping strict records of all expenditures and receipts.
Reporting results and providing a synopsis of meets for promotion on website and social media.
Reviewing equipment / apparel inventory and preparing orders after each season.
Promoting the team by participating in various events / activities on and off campus.
Overseeing team academic success and personal growth in team members.
Attending required coaches meetings and completing trainings as assigned.
Some driving may be required.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree or higher required.
Four years of successful head coaching experience in an academic setting preferred.
Outstanding managerial, organizational, technological and verbal/written communication skills required.
History of success in the areas of recruiting, player development and fostering holistic success in team members preferred.
Must be able to obtain CPR / AED / lifeguard certification prior to the time of appointment.
Availability for weekday evening practices and weekend meets required.
Availability for occasional weekday / overnight trips, especially post-season meets required.
Valid driver's license in good standing preferred.
About Fashion Institute of Technology
The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), an internationally renowned college of art and design, business and technology, of the State University of New York, invites nominations and applications for Head Women's Volleyball Coach.
FIT Athletics & Recreation, an NJCAA DIII member institution, aims to support Fashion Institute of Technology in its mission to produce self-reliant graduates who are poised for a lifetime of success, and who will be a credit to the institution, their communities and the world. The department mission is to provide a safe and welcoming environment for student involvement, learning and school spirit opportunities enriching both body and mind as a way of promoting holistic health and wellbeing.