Assist the Head Coach of a Big Ten Swimming & Diving program in accordance with NCAA, and University regulations. This position will be for a Volunteer Assistant Swimming Coach for the 2019-2020 season. Duties include on-deck coaching, possible team travel, assistance with organizing and administering day to day team operations, on campus recruiting, and additional duties as determined by the head coach.
Qualifications: Strong organizational and communicative skills required. Ideal applicant will have experience as a competitive swimmer and as a competitive swimming coach at the club, high school, or college level, as well as a desire to learn and grow as a coach. Applicant must be able to successfully pass an NCAA recruiting test. Other qualifications include the ability to work cooperatively with diverse groups and administrators, faculty, staff and students. The successful applicant must be able develop and implement innovative approaches and solutions, work well independently and in teams, and be flexible in accepting new responsibilities.
Conditions of Appointment: This is a volunteer position that will not include a salary nor benefits. The preferred start date would be prior to September 5, 2019. A successful criminal background check will be required for any selected volunteers.
To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received as soon as possible. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. To apply, send a letter of application addressing your qualifications and experiences specifically relating to the responsibilities of this position, a comprehensive resume, and the current contact information for any references listed to the Swimming & Diving program at AsstSwimCoach@athletics.wisc.edu. Complete materials should be submitted electronically as Microsoft Word or PDF attachments. Do not send application materials in the body of an email as formatting will be lost. (If you are unable to submit materials electronically in this format or have application questions, contact Kristy Brager at 608-957-5342 for special arrangements.)
Additional Salary Information: This is a non-paid volunteer position which does not include salary nor benefits.
About University of Wisconsin - Madison
The Division of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison dedicates itself to the mission of providing athletic opportunities to a wide range of students in an environment in which all student-athletes can achieve their academic and competitive goals. The Division strives to provide equitable opportunities for all student-athletes and fosters the principles of sportsmanship, respect and fair play on the field of play. The Division sponsors teams in 23 sports (12 women, 11 men) competing under the regulatory guidelines established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the Big Ten Conference, the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) and the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA).
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