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Assistant Coach - Swimming


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Assistant Coach - Swimming

  • 499639
  • Professional Staff
  • Full-time
  • Opening at: Jun 10 2024 at 11:00 CDT
  • Athletics

Job Summary:

The Assistant Coach Swimming is responsible for teaching athletic skills, strategies and techniques in the sport and mentor the student athletes by utilizing coaching methodologies in a competitive sport environment and fostering academic achievement of the student.

Duties & Essential Job Functions:

1. Assists in planning, critiquing and implementing strategies designed to achieve success in a competitive sports programs by breaking down and analyzing trends and strategies; making recommendations for new strategies.
2. Develops the student athlete's skills and performance during sports competition on the Division 1 level by teaching athletes new strategies and techniques, providing detailed game plans; implementing and conducting training programs; assists with the preparation and implementation of weekly practice and conditioning sessions; monitoring student's adherence to department, conference and NCAA guidelines, resolving issues and reporting infractions.
3. Identifies and recruits student athletes who are qualified to compete academically and athletically at the Division 1 level by analyzing and evaluating the skill level of potential recruits; analyzing and evaluating the academic potential of new recruits; assessing the needs of the program and the available options to fulfill individual personal needs.
4. Functions as a mentor and liaison with the Athletic Academic Office by working with assigned student athletes to assure proper academic progress is achieved according to the University Conference and NCAA guidelines; acts as the liaison with the office regarding the progress of assigned student athletes; participates and supports the student athlete's participation in the departments Life Skills programs; serves as a resource for personal issues such as nutrition, social, and family issues.
5. Assists with daily operations and management by preparing and maintaining proper documentation on NCAA related matters to ensure compliance on issues such as recruiting, official visits and practice schedules.
6. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:

• Bachelor's degree.
• 2 years' coaching experience.

Preferred Education & Experience:

• None

Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:

• Valid Texas Driver's License.
• Must be insurable under the university motor vehicle requirements.

Preferred Licensure, Certification, and/or Specialized Training:

• None

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• Knowledge of teaching and coaching skills in sport.
• Knowledge of all aspects of the sport.
• Knowledge of basic counseling techniques.
• Knowledge of NCAA guidelines.
• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

TCU Core Competencies:

University Core Competencies definitions may be found on the Human Resources website and in the staff performance management system.

Physical Requirements (With or Without Accommodations):

• Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information.
• Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication.
• Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions.
• Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting.
• Lifting and moving objects and equipment up to 10 lbs.

Work Environment:

• The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold; wet/humid and dry/arid conditions.
• This role is an on campus, in-person position.
• There are no harmful environmental conditions present for this job.
• The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.

AA/EEO Statement:

As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. 

Notification of Compliance with NCAA Regulations:

This job description includes the expectation of compliance with NCAA regulations.  An institutional staff member who is found in violation of NCAA regulations shall be subject to disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures, including suspension without pay or termination of employment for significant or repetitive violations.

TCU Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report Notice of Availability

Texas Christian University is committed to assisting all members of the campus community in providing for their own safety and security. TCU’s Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report is published in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy & Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) and the Higher Education Opportunity Act. This report includes statistics for the previous three calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by the University, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The statements of policy contained within this report address institutional policies, procedures, and programs concerning campus security, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, emergency notifications and timely warning of crimes, sexual and interpersonal violence, and personal safety at TCU. Additionally, this report outlines fire safety systems, policies and procedures for on-campus housing facilities, as well as residence hall fire statistics. 

The Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report can be found on the TCU Police Department website at, or a paper copy of the report may be obtained by contacting the TCU Police Department at 817-257-7930, or via email at

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