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Asst Men's & Women's Swim Coach I
at WorkInSports
South Orange, NJ

Asst Men's & Women's Swim Coach I
at WorkInSports
South Orange, NJ

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Job Description
The assistant coach for swimming will assist the head coach in all aspects of the men's and women's program that participates in NCAA Division I competition. Duties include but are not limited to: coaching, recruiting, coordinating practices, assisting with team travel, program development, procuring equipment and other duties as assigned by the head coach. The assistant coach is responsible for the concerns and welfare of his/her student athletes. This includes monitoring the academic performance and furthering the success of the team in meeting academic and eligibility criteria set forth by the university and the NCAA. The assistant coach is responsible for the safety, behavior and appearance of the student-athletes and managers under his/her direction while representing the university.


  • Assist head coach with coaching. Provide instruction and teaching to student-athletes to improve their overall level of performance from one year to the next.

  • Evaluate student-athletes to identify strengths and deficiencies, and design instructional opportunities to teach students how to improve technical and strategic execution based on sound motor learning and bio-mechanical principles.

  • Assist in conducting conditioning programs, encompassing recognized and approved methods of improving power, speed, strength and aerobic performance, consistent with industry safety and health standards. Assist all practice sessions while incorporating basic sport strategies, as is deemed appropriate.

  • Incorporate position specific learning opportunities into daily practice design as directed by head coach including instruction on proper swimming strokes.

  • Design and maintain historical databases to be used for trend analysis. Conduct analysis and provide support on projects ranging from student athlete enrollment studies to coaching trends in an effort to design better instructional techniques and programs for student athletes.


  • As an NCAA certified recruiter, successfully research, scout, evaluate and contact prospective student-athletes while operating within the scope of the department, Big East Conference and NCAA regulations at all times.

  • As an on-campus recruiter, collaborate with other department and university staff in designing official and unofficial visits in compliance with all university, Big East Conference and NCAA regulations.

  • Establish and develop relationships with appropriate high school and junior college officials, amateur club coaches, and coaches within the sport's national governing body for public relations purposes, thus positioning the university nationally.

  • Extract, manipulate, and analyze complex data for recruiting purposes from databases such as the student data warehouse, National Student Clearinghouse, and other data sources.

  • Develop, maintain, and use master recruit databases to support decision-making, assessments, evaluations, and program review.


  • Conduct periodic review and evaluation of program goals, analyzing findings, identifying areas requiring improvement, and pursuing more efficient methods and processes.

  • Maintain, monitor and archive all required records and paperwork per regulatory requirements (e.g. state, federal and NCAA compliance) and maintain documentation of sources of information and completed projects

  • Participate in public relations activities, as approved, to include granting interviews with newspaper, radio and television media, attending press conferences and making public appearances. Consult with assigned Media Services staff regarding game preparations.

  • Must understand and comply with all NCAA and Big East rules and regulations at all times. Lack of compliance could result in severe Big East or NCAA sanctions for the program, the department and the university. Consult with Compliance office staff to evaluate each request to ensure compliance with NCAA regulations.

  • In coordination with the Equipment Manager, monitor the condition of equipment and request repairs or replacement as necessary.

  • Assist with the planning, coordination, and execution and approved fundraising activities.

  • Keep current in knowledge about issues affecting the athletic program, including internal and external events, discussions and concerns.

  • Other duties as assigned.

    Bachelor's Degree; 1-3 years experience as an intercollegiate swimmer or swim club or collegiate coach.

    Internal Number: 493737

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