Coaching Positions

University of New Hampshire – Assistant Diving Coach (Posted 6/25/15)

About the University of New Hampshire: Located in Durham, NH an hour north of Boston, UNH is a Division I institution competing in the America East Conference. The Swimming & Diving program has won 8 conference titles and consistently qualifies athletes for the NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships.

Job Description: The University of New Hampshire is seeking applications for an assistant swim coach for diving. This is a part-time, 9-month position that does not offer benefits. Primary duties include practice and meet preparation as well as recruiting for members of the diving team.

Additional Information: Qualifications: The applicant should have coaching experience at the college, high school and/or club level. Familiarity with the college recruitment and enrollment process is preferred along with strong communication skills, both oral and written. A Bachelor’s degree and CPR/First Aid and Lifeguard certifications are preferred. Valid driver’s license and ability to meet the requirements to drive a College vehicle is also required. Potential additional income is available through teaching lessons, club programming, lifeguarding or study halls.

Application Instructions: To apply, please contact Head Coach Women’s Swimming & Diving Joshua Willman, 145 Main St, Durham, NH 03824 – 603-862-3832 or josh.willman@unh.edu

High Dive Champions (Posted 6/25/15)

Looking to employ an Elite Diving Coach for the High Dive Champions diving team in Purchase, NY. Located in beautiful Westchester County, just 35 miles north of New York City. High Dive Champions is a highly successful USA Diving Team with over 100 divers. Most recently, High Dive Champions were Regional Champions in 2013 and 2015. In 2014, our team placed fourth at the East National Championships.

Currently the owner & head coach Michael Darland and co-head coach Sergey Mershcherskiy direct the team. Looking for another Elite Level Coach that will help take our team to the next level. Our team philosophy is that all coaches work with all levels of divers on our team.

Looking for an experienced coach who can work with all team members from novice divers to nationally ranked divers. Our team utilizes trampoline and spotting rigs as well as ropes over both 1 & 3 meter boards. Having spotting experience is a plus, but not required initially. To know more about our team, go to www.highdivechampions.com. This is a full time salaried position which requires working 5-6 days per week, from 4-8:30 p.m. on most days. Salary and total working package is dependent upon experience. Annual salary approximately 30k, but range is 25k to 40k.

Can start this summer or September 1, 2015. Please send all resumes and inquires to Michael Darland at darland@optonline.net.

Crown Valley Divers in Laguna Niguel, CA (Posted 6/24/15)

The Crown Valley Divers seek an assistant coach with experience and skills necessary to work with all age groups and skill levels, including novice and JO caliber divers. Candidate should have a strong foundation in dryland workouts and dryland belt spotting would be a huge plus.

Candidate must maintain JO and Novice team standards and some travel may be required.

Facility features: 
–  (2) one meters (2) three meters maxiflex model B
–  5 meter platform
–  Bubbler System, out door heated pool and TiVo.
–  Dryland At pool: Springboard and trampoline both with spotting rigs
–  Separate indoor dryland facility off site: (2) Springboards, trampoline and platform with —  spotting rig and 30’ spring floor

Desired Qualifications:
–  Background and experience coaching novice level through JO level divers
–  Strong organizational, teaching and communication skills.
–  Ability to act professionally at all times
–  Highly self-motivated and enthusiastic
–  Positive attitude with an ability to work as a member of a team
–  Willingness to serve in a broad variety of roles as needed

Please send resume to curtis.wilson@cox.net or contact Curt Wilson at (949) 455-7859

Moss Farms Diving Tigers – Head Coach Position (Posted 6/22/15)

The Moss Farms Diving Team seeks an experienced coach with background in high-level competition for the position of Head Coach. Candidates must possess skills necessary to work with all age groups and skill levels, including novice and JO caliber divers. Candidate will manage workouts and training plans for all levels of diving. Other duties include leading dryland workouts, dryland/wet belt spotting, evaluation of performance utilizing video analysis, and setting and maintaining individual goals and monitoring progression of each diver.

Candidate must maintain JO team standards and travel is required to regionals, zones and national meets.

Facility features: 
1, 3, 5, 7.5 and 10m platforms
, four 3m and four 1m Springboards, 
Bubbler System, out door heated pool and TiVo.  State of the art Dryland Center with diving pit.  Moss Farms Aquatic Center is one of five Regional Dryland Center named by USA Diving.

Qualifications: 
Background and experience coaching novice level through JO level divers
.  Strong organizational, teaching and communication skills.  
Ability to act professionally at all times

Licenses/Certifications:  
Current USA Diving Full Coach Membership
. CPR/First Aid; Safety Training for Coaches. 
Up to date background check.

Please send resume to rickmoss51@me.com or contact Rick Moss at (229) 891-1797

University of Missouri – Director of Operations, Graduate Assistant (Posted 6/18/15)

General Description:
The University of Missouri Swimming & Diving Team seeks a part-time (20 hr/week, 0.5 FTE) Graduate Assistant.  Successful candidates must demonstrate excellent communication, teamwork, time management, and organizational skills.  A graduate student in this position must have demonstrated abilities in administrative tasks and organization.  A professional attitude is also essential in working with members of the service industry while planning travel.  A background in the sport of diving is preferred.

Job Functions/Responsibilities:
Job functions and responsibilities will include but are not limited to coordinating team travel for upwards of 60 people at a time, including hotels, per diem disbursement, meals, ground transportation, flights, etc.; Research travel options in-depth to find best fit, variety and pricing of accommodations; Collaborate with coaches on team logistics; Available to assist coaches in miscellaneous team operations throughout the year and daily. Among them are recruiting databases, awards ceremonies, expense reports, and team activities; Film competitions and label videos; Communicate as needed with other departments within athletics; Supervise team managers and assist in spirit activities.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Extensive background in the sport of diving
  • Former NCAA Division I diver
  • Highly self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Display attention to details
  • Basic knowledge of Outlook, Excel, & Word
  • Positive attitude with an ability to work as a member of a team
  • Willingness to serve in a broad variety of roles as needed
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • The ideal candidate will be available to retain this position for 2 years

For more information, please contact: University of Missouri – Diving, James B. Sweeney
sweeneyjb@missouri.edu; Cell – 573-356-9398

SUNY Potsdam – Head Diving Coach (Posted 6/14/15)

The Athletics Department at SUNY Potsdam is accepting on-line applications for a Head Diving Coach beginning fall 2015. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assist with all aspects of running a men’s and women’s diving program at the Division III level including recruiting qualified student athletes. Bachelor’s Degree and competitive diving experience required. College diving experience and Lifeguard/CPR certification preferred. This is a part-time, temporary position with a salary of $6,500. Interested candidates may apply at employment.potsdam.edu, Job Posting No. U-00053.

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