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Assistant Coach

100 W College St, Granville, OH 43023, USA

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

Assist Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach with the daily operation of the swim program and the recruitment of student-athletes. Perform additional coaching or administrative assignment and teach for the department as requested.
Assist with administrative duties such as scheduling, making team travel arrangements, home game management, monitoring academic progress of students, supervising student workers, working with the equipment staff on the distribution and maintenance of athletic equipment, and providing the Sports Information Office with appropriate information for publications and press releases.
Coaching duties include monitor preparation of athletic facilities for practice and meets; scout opposing teams; develop and apply team rules; and assist the head coach with team selection, practices, and meet management.
Identify, assess, and contact prospective students, arrange campus visits, develop recruiting materials and assist the Admissions Office with special events.
Perform specific duties for the Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach if needed in his absence.
Abide by University, NCAC and NCAA rules and regulations.
Perform coaching, administrative, or other duties for the department as assigned.
Teach courses for the department as needed. Participate actively in the university community. Serve on appropriate university and department committees.
Minimum Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s degree. Sound knowledge of intercollegiate swimming and demonstrated ability to coach at the college, club or high school level.
Key Attributes:

Excellent problem solving.
Interpersonal and organizational skills.
Demonstrate an understanding of and/or experience in a residential, liberal arts college environment.
Ability to teach physical education courses and relate well to students, fellow department members and other colleagues.
Ability to work extended hours associated with athletic events. Ability to work in a sometimes stressful environment.


Must have a current, valid driver’s license and must be insurable under Denison’s liability insurance policy.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Successful intercollegiate swim coaching experience.

  • Successful and proven experience in recruiting student athletes.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of NCAA Division III, conference and institutional rules and regulations regarding intercollegiate swimming.

  • One year of significant and demonstrable experience working with individuals of diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Additional Information:

In our ongoing efforts to support the health of our community and continue to operate our campus safely, Denison requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 including a booster within the timeline guidance recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention unless a Denison-authorized exemption is approved prior to the first date of employment. For more information and resources regarding this policy as a condition of employment, please visit

The final candidate will undergo a background check as a conditional offer of employment.

Denison University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to attract and hire candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences and identities. Denison fosters a campus community that recognizes the value of all persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender expression and identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socio-economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity and antiracism (IDEA) at Denison Forward.

If you require a reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please contact the Human Resources Department at (740)587-6299 or by email at

Review of applications to begin immediately. Applications accepted until the position is filled.

About the Company

Required documents:

Cover Letter/Letter of Application
List of 3 Professional Reverences and Contact Information

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