University of Colorado Club Swimming and Diving
Head Swim Coach



The University of Colorado Club Swimming and Diving team is seeking a qualified head swim coach for the 2013-2014 season. Our team is a non-varsity sport club that is run by a student-led officer board. We have roughly 100 members ranging from beginners to high school state finalists and compete in about eight Division I, II and III and club meets each season. Our season runs from the end of August through mid April. We hold non-mandatory practices from 3:30-5:30pm, Monday through Friday, at the CU Student Recreation Center in Boulder. This is a negotiable stipend position with no benefits.

Responsibilities and Expectations

- Write, attend, actively coach and supervise all scheduled practices
- Prepare for, attend and actively coach all meets, meet-related activities and winter Training Trip held in Florida the first/second week in January.
- Attend all CU Swimming and Diving fundraising activities
- Honor and promote CU Swimming and Diving traditions and spirit
- Demonstrate, teach and encourage good technique and sportsmanship
- Communicate with swimmers, officers, parents, prospective swimmers and opposing team representatives in a productive and professional manner (in person or through email, phone, etc.)
- Have an open and communicative relationship with all elected student officers, offering assistance when necessary utilizing the President as the primary point of contact
- Handle disciplinary/behavioral matters responsibly and professionally, deferring ultimate judgment to elected officers and Club Sports administration
- Assume full responsibility for the team and its actions during all travel trips

Qualifications

- Maintain current First-Aid, CPR, AED and lifeguard certification
- Background in competitive swimming
- Minimum of two years of swim coaching experience
- Previous head coaching experience is preferred

Please send a resume, cover letter and list of three references to:

Kate Booth Kris Schoech
President, CU Swimming and Diving Assistant Director, Collegiate Sport Clubs
Kate.Booth@colorado.edu Kristopher.Schoech@colorado.edu

Application due no later than Friday July 12, 2013