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Assistant Swim Coach

Position Details

Classification Details

FLSA Status Non-Exempt

Position Information

Position Title Assistant Swim Coach
Position Type Staff
Employee Group Staff
Time Status Part-Time
Time Category Limited Hour (< 1000 hours)
Annual Hours 700
# of Months 7
Hours Per Week TBD
Work Dates

September 10 – March 31

Campus Grantham

Position Description

Position Summary

The assistant coach supports the head coach for their assigned sport(s). In that support role, the assistant coach is responsible for helping to operate a program for student-athletes, who have differing abilities and skills, that pursues our complementary goals in Athletics of striving for athletic excellence and developing Christian character.

Education Required

BS/BA in appropriate field

Education Preferred

Masters degree

Experience Required

1 year coaching experience

Experience Preferred

1 year coaching experience in higher education and playing experience

Skills, Characteristics Required for Position

• Ability to coach, teach, and train student-athletes in skills and strategies specific to their sport
• Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the stages of student development and the importance of holistic education
• Ability to establish appropriate and effective mentoring relationships with student-athletes
• Ability to be a supportive team player within the department and the College
• Ability to communicate effectively
• A working knowledge of computer programs and systems.

Special Working Conditions

Expected to work weekends and evenings as needed

Driving Requirements


Essential Employee N/A
Primary Duties

1. Analyze performance and instruct athletes in skills, techniques and strategies in preparation for competition and during contests.
2. Adhere to and follow all rules and guidelines of Messiah College, Middle Atlantic Conference and the NCAA.
3. Maintain consistent and reliable attendance.

Secondary Duties

1. Other duties as assigned

Supervises: # of Administrative 0
Supervises: # of Staff 0
Supervises: # of Student 0
Posting Date 07/10/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Application Deadline

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  2. Resume
  3. Personal Statement - Faith
Optional Documents