Job Details

Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • Position Number: 5396094
  • Location: Worcester, MA
  • Position Type: Athletics/Coaching

Assistant Swim & Diving Coach



Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

Responsible for assisting the Head Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving Coach as they compete competitively in NCAA Division III athletics while providing an educational environment which enhances the development of the whole student-athlete. Assist the Aquatics Director in for all areas of the WPI aquatics facility. Additional responsibilities include teaching courses in physical education as well as departmental administrative responsibilities.

WPI is passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We are looking for candidates who can support our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.


  • Assist the head coach in providing leadership and direction for the Swimming & Diving programs (men's and women's); create a culture of compliance with NCAA rules and regulations as well as NEWMAC and WPI university policies and procedures.
  • Assist in Developing team and individual strategies to create an environment of success through effective teaching of technical and fundamental skills in the areas of swimming and diving. Assist in recruiting prospective student-athletes committed to academic and athletic excellence; establish ways to ensure success for all team members academically, athletically, and socially.
  • Assist in maintaining a strong connection with the swimming & diving alumni group through communication and relationship development. Assist with managing the program's operating and fundraising budgets.
  • Teach physical education courses.
  • Help recruit prospective student-athletes committed to academic and athletic excellence.
  • Establish and maintain a positive public relations image for the program, the department and WPI.
  • Serve as a role model for student-athletes on campus and off campus.
  • Develop good rapport and/or working relationship with students, department members, faculty and alumni.
  • Adhere to WPI departmental, NCAA and university policies.
  • Assist in all fundraising activities including hosting aquatic events.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Previous coaching and teaching experience; competitive collegiate experience is strongly preferred.
  • CPR certificate, first aid certificate preferred.
  • Valid driver's license.

United States of America (Exempt)

WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. It seeks individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity, collaboration, inclusion, problem solving, innovation, high performance, and change making. It is committed to maintaining a campus environment free of harassment and discrimination.

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About WPI
WPI is a vibrant, active, and diverse community of extraordinary students, world-renowned faculty, and state of the art research facilities. At WPI, we have competitive and comprehensive benefits, including health insurance, long-term care, retirement, tuition assistance, flexible spending accounts, work-life balance and much more.

Diversity & Inclusion at WPI
WPI is committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected; a place where every student, faculty and staff member can be themselves, so that they can study, live, and work comfortably, to reach their full potential, and make meaningful contributions in order to meet departmental and institutional goals. WPI thrives on innovative practice and welcomes diverse perspectives, insight, and people from diverse lived experiences, to enhance the community environment and propel the institution to the next level in a competitive, global marketplace.

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