Posted Date:22-Jul-2021 (CST)Closing Date:27-Jul-2026 (CST)
Department:AthleticsLocation:Fremont, NE, USA
Employment Type:Full Time

Midland University, a private, Christian, liberal arts university in Fremont, Nebraska (just outside of metro Omaha), is seeking a Head Swimming Coach. The candidate will be responsible for directing all aspects of the swimming program, including coaching, recruiting, coordinating practice or performance schedules, on-deck coaching, dry-land conditioning, and other duties for effectively developing the team.

Key Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Recruits and retains qualified student athletes for the swim program.
  • Provides coaching to student athletes regarding all aspects of swim training and competition.
  • Administers the Swimming program including coordination of all related activities such as: scheduling competition and practice sessions, team travel coordination and equipment purchase.
  • Promotes and cultivates a cohesive team of swimmers with emphasis on excellence and community.
  • Establishes and maintains relationship with regional and national athletic associations, as well as health services, student affairs and the student success center. Counsels students on general and sports-related matters, referring to appropriate sources as necessary.
  • Continuously ensures personal behavior and program reputation are in alignment with Midland University's mission and core values.

Experience Needed:

  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience coaching swimming at collegiate or equivalent level
  • Experience recruiting high school and/or college student athletes
  • Experience as a collegiate athlete preferred

Education, Licensure & Certification Needed:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field, required
  • American Swim Coaches Association Certification, preferred
  • Must have a valid driver's license and be insurable through the University.

Skills & Abilities Needed:

  • Current and working knowledge of swimming techniques and training methods
  • A self-starter with positive attitude and strong relationship building skills
  • Ability to resolve issues independently
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