To apply visit www.fresno.edu/visitors/careers and complete an FPU Staff Application. Send completed application and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org as well as to Katelyne Herrington, Head Swimming & Diving Coach at email@example.com
The Assistant Men’s & Women’s Swimming Coach reports to the Head Men’s & Women’s Swimming & Diving Coach. The Assistant Coach assists in the day-to-day operations of the program, ensuring that it functions at a high-level and remains in compliance with all NCAA Division II, Conference, and University rules and policies. The Assistant Coach may also serve as the Recruiting Coordinator. One of these positions may also serve as a Graduate Assistant and receive a full tuition waiver to a master's level program at Fresno Pacific University.
Culture •Be in agreement with the university's Confession of Faith, have a personal commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, be active in the life of the church and live a life consistent with a commitment to the Lordship of Christ. •Embrace the mission, vision and values of Fresno Pacific University. •Be Christ-centered in all areas while working with staff, faculty, students and guests.
Service •Assist in all areas of practice planning, scouting, practice activities and individual coaching •Assist in recruitment of student-athletes, under the direction of head coach •Player Wellness: Facilitate a positive team culture that manifests itself on and off the field of play, putting the student-athlete’s well-being first. •Hire and oversee team managers •Input all compliance information into ACS •Direct and supervise student managers and on occasion other assistant coaches •Assist in planning all travel-arrangements •Promote academic success through discipline and accountability •Arrange tutors and communicate with faculty regarding missed classes •Send required information to Admissions regarding all recruited prospects •Organize all schedules: practice, game, classes, player development, and weights •Facility liaison: reserve field times, and meeting rooms •Communicate with training staff regarding the team’s schedule •Facilitate equipment ordering through the direction of head coach •Conduct individual and/or small-group film sessions with players •Assist in coordinating alumni functions •Assist and organize fundraising efforts •Conduct bi-weekly academic meetings with players •Conduct weekly class attendance check •May serve as Recruiting Coordinator at the direction of head coach •Fulfill all assignments to the program as assigned by the head coach •Evening and weekend hours and overnight travel are required. •Other duties as assigned.
Demonstrated personal Christian faith and commitment to the Christian mission of the university
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
Previous successful coaching experience within the sport of swimming.
Strong organizational and administrative skills
Expressed commitment to NCAA legislation and compliance
Proven commitment to athletic and academic success.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Previous successful NCAA coaching experience.
Demonstrated success in recruiting at the collegiate level
About Fresno Pacific University
University Description:Fresno Pacific University offers undergraduate and graduate programs that stress solid academic preparation and a strong ethical foundation. Some 3,700 traditional and adult students attend classes on the main campus in southeast Fresno or centers in North Fresno, Visalia, Bakersfield and Merced as well as online. The university also reaches about 10,000 students through professional development studies. FPU has the highest four-year graduation rate of any Central Valley college or university, is a Hispanic Serving Institution, with a Hispanic student population of 35 percent, and is one of the top 10 HSIs nationally in graduating Hispanic students. The Valley’s only comprehensive Christian university granting master’s degrees, the university is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and ranked in the top tier among western universities—master’s category by U.S. News & World Report. FPU is affiliated with the Mennonite Brethren Church, and all employees express a personal Christian commitment and support the Christian mission of the university. A description of the unique quality of FPU as an academic community can be found in the Fresn...o Pacific University Idea.Department of Athletics Description:Fresno Pacific University is currently a full, championship-eligible member of the NCAA Division II, as well as the Pacific West Conference. The FPU athletics program currently sponsors 14 intercollegiate sports involving nearly 300 student-athletes and has consistently been recognized at the national level, winning 52 conference titles and 15 national titles. FPU is committed to the NCAA Division II “Life in the Balance” philosophy and the NCAA Division II Strategic Positioning Platform with intercollegiate athletics playing an integral role in the total development of the student-athlete. For more information about Sunbird Athletics, visit www.fpuathletics.com.