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Head Swim & Dive Coach

Apply now Job no: 503297
Department: Intercollegiate Athletics
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Athletics, Recreation
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Head Swim & Dive Coach
Hours Per Week:


Job Summary:

To administer a Division I program in the sport of Men’s & Women’s Swimming & Diving consistent with the policies of Miami University, the National Collegiate Athletic Association, and other appropriate governing bodies (i.e. Mid-American Conference).

This position specifically supports the mission of the University and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by assisting in institutional compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.

Duties/Physical Demands:

The Head Coach will be responsible for facilitating the academic, athletic, and
overall growth of every swim & dive student-athlete. Additionally, this individual, will work closely
with the Sport Administrator and Athletic Director, to continually assess and elevate
the program's status in the areas of academics, recruiting, budget tracking and reporting, equipment
ordering, marketing/public relations, sports medicine, strength and conditioning, departmental
compliance, alumnae engagement, facility management.

• Plan, organize and direct all activities involved with a Division I swimming & diving program.
• Plan and work cooperatively with the Corwin Nixon Aquatic Center staff with all training and competitions.
• Establishes meet and practice times that minimize academic conflicts yet maximize practice
opportunities within NCAA rules and regulations.
• Develop and monitor the academic progress of students through graduation rates and APR scores.
• Recruit prospective student-athletes of character who can developmentally thrive at Miami University.
• Conduct the swimming & diving program in accordance with all NCAA rules, including attendance at
compliance meetings, appropriate record keeping for recruiting and playing/practice seasons, monitoring eligibility of student-athletes in the program, and assisting in the education of student-athletes about NCAA rules.
• Assembles, develops and evaluates quality assistant coaches in ways that maximize student
• Coordinates all team travel for students and staff for all away contests including plane and bus
transportation, lodging and meals.
• Develop, track, manage and be fiscally responsible for the sport budget.
• Purchase and coordinate sport equipment along with assigned Equipment Manager.
• Work with strength and conditioning staff to develop a program suitable for student-athletes.
• Work alongside the Wellness Services personnel to ensure the physical and mental health and safety of all student-athletes is of utmost importance.
• Process financial aid recommendations as appropriate for the swimming & diving program.
• Monitor the admission process for incoming student-athletes with the Office of Admissions.
• Responsible for working directly with the Camp Director to coordinate swim and dive camps
including recruiting campers and teams to participate.
• Represent the swimming & diving program to outside constituencies (media, civic groups, donor
functions, campus departments, student groups, etc…)
• Participate in departmental activities, including service on committees and attendance at all scheduled required meetings.
• Engage the Miami swimming & diving alumni across the country through a systematic stewardship
process along with the help of the Sports Administrator and University Advancement Office.
• Participate in activities as requested by Miami Athletics Development Office

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree
Successful experience coaching at a Division I or Division II level

Desired Qualifications:

Master's degree

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations

Diversity Statement:

Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.
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For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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