The Head M/W Swimming Coach reports to a member of the Senior Athletics Management Staff. This position is responsible for the successful management and administration of all phases of a Varsity Intercollegiate Swimming Program, within the guidelines, rules and regulations of Eastern Illinois University, the Summit League and the NCAA.
The expectations of the Head Coach:
Support the Mission and Core Values of the Department.
Recruit individuals who have exhibited high potential to perform according to .Department, Conference and NCAA standards.
Reinforce academic achievement and graduation as our top priority.
Use Departmental resources for education, interpretation and advice.
Responsible for full compliance with University, Department and NCAA regulations.
Diligent in their preparation to compete aggressively to win championships.
Collaborate on development of a responsible budget for their sport.
Responsible for the efficient use of all Department resources.
Represent their Sport, the Department, and the University with class.
Collaborate with Athletic and University support units to ensure Student-Athlete health, safety and well-being.
Committed to ongoing professional development and lifelong learning
Fully-engaged in supporting community service activities
Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics
Bachelor's degree required, Master's preferred; Possess three or more years of coaching experience or equivalent; Must have extensive knowledge of the sport of swimming; Ability to recruit and retain quality M/W swimming student-athletes; Excellent organization, interpersonal and communication skills are required; Demonstrated commitment to the academic success of the student-athlete; Ability and willingness to work effectively in an team atmosphere in the athletic department. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and experience with promoting inclusive excellence is required.
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About Eastern Illinois University
Eastern Illinois University is a Division I - FCS program that competes in Ohio Valley Conference for all sports except for Men's Soccer and Swimming that compete in the Summit League