Head Women's Swim Coach

Western New England University
September 21, 2023
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Head Women's Swim Coach

Western New England University is seeking a Head Women's Swim Coach.


  • Recruiting and retaining exceptional student-athletes
  • Practice and competition planning and execution.
  • Coordinating technical, tactical, and fitness/conditioning training sessions
  • Supervising coaching staff
  • Engaging in the planning and coordination of student-athlete development initiatives including academic progress monitoring, study halls, leadership development program, e.g.
  • Assuring program is in compliance with all Departmental, University, and NCAA rules, regulations, and policies.
  • Participating in oversight of equipment distribution and return
  • Developing and implementing fundraising initiatives at program level and assisting with fundraising at the department and University level
  • Engaging in alumni relations activities
  • Attending all department, University, Conference, Professional Association and NCAA meetings and trainings as mandated by the University and the Athletic Director
  • Serving as a representative of the women's swimming program, Athletic Department, and University
  • Conducting all program activity in a manner consistent with University and Department mission and vision Participating fully in strategic planning and strategic initiatives development, execution, and assessment

  • Coordinating and participating in program and departmental community service activities


    Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment. Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule. Access to confidential student records and confidential donor and budget information. Ability to demonstrate professional coaching competency and knowledge of DIII intercollegiate athletics. Ability to work with college administration, faculty, staff, students, alumni, media, and various external stakeholders in a professional, courteous, and confidential manner.


    Bachelor's Degree required; Master's Degree preferred in Athletic Coaching, Physical Education, Recreation, or associated fields. A minimum of 3 years' university coaching experience is requested, preferably at the Division III level. CPR, First Aid and AED, certification, and successful completion of mandated University training (Bystander Intervention, Title IX, Active Shooter, e.g.) is also required.


  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations including Title IX
  • Excellent leadership and supervisory skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated swimming coaching ability – may include appropriate coaching licensure or certification
  • Ability to work effectively individually and as part of a team
  • The ability to articulate the vision, mission and core values of Division III Athletics and athletics at Western New England University
  • Ability to work collaboratively with athletic department and building staff members as well as with members/staff of other groups/divisions on Campus
  • Western New England University (WNE) is a private, nationally ranked, comprehensive institution with a focus on preparing work-ready and world-ready graduates. Founded in 1919 in Springfield, Massachusetts as a division of Northeastern College, WNE's 215-acre suburban campus serves more than 3,700 students, including over 2,500 full-time undergraduates. More than 47,000 alumni have earned degrees through its 90+ undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs at Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and School of Law. Students come from 39 U.S. states and territories and 23 countries. Of 45,104 living alumni, 30% remain within the region, residing in the four Western Massachusetts counties and northern Connecticut.

    WNE is classified among nationally ranked universities in US News and World Report , and among the Top 100 Undergraduate Engineering programs, and in the Doctoral/Professional Universities category in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

    Western New England University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome candidates whose background may contribute to the further diversification of our community.

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