Kansas Athletics, Inc. is seeking qualified applicants for a Volunteer Assistant Coach to assist the Head Coach of a Big 12 Swimming and Diving program, in adherence with Kansas University, Kansas Athletics, and NCAA guidelines. In addition, the Volunteer Coach will assist with the organizing, planning and coaching of the Swimming team. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting the head and assistant coaches in daily operations; on-deck duties, meet management, video analysis, on campus recruiting and administrative duties. This role includes opportunities to travel with the team to major competitions. This position offers hands-on experience for an aspiring collegiate swim coach.
Conditions of Appointment: This is a volunteer position that will not include a salary nor benefits. A successful criminal background check will be required for any selected volunteers.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university;
Swimming experience at the collegiate level;
Coaching experience with club, high school, or collegiate level;
Strong planning and organizational skills;
Excellent verbal, written, computer, and personal relations skills;
Demonstrated passion for swimming and diving and understanding of the sport;
Ability to work an irregular schedule including, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Lifeguard, CPR, First-Aid, and USA Swimming Coaching Certification (or willingness to obtain)
Experience with data analysis of racing video
Experience with Hytek and Colorado Timing Systems
Additional Salary Information: This is a volunteer position that will not include a salary nor benefits.
About Kansas Athletics Inc
Kansas Athletics, Inc. is a not for profit corporation which was organized in 1925 to foster development of intercollegiate athletics in conjunction with the educational activities of the University of Kansas. Kansas Athletics operates the varsity intercollegiate athletic programs (18 men's and women's intercollegiate teams) of the University of Kansas in facilities owned by the State of Kansas. A major comprehensive research and teaching university with an enrollment of approximately 27,000, the University provides outstanding excellence in education and research.
Kansas Athletics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.