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IFLY Assistant Coach

Posting ID 124294
Department Recreational Services/Student Life
Jobcode Temp Professional Employee
Working Title IFLY Assistant Coach

POSITION SUMMARY:The Division of Student Life; Recreational Services is seeking an IFLY Assistant Coach to provide instruction and coaching for various training groups within the Iowa Flyers Swim Club, a USA Swimming sanctioned swim club operated by University of Iowa Recreational Services.


Duties to include:

  • Write and administer swim practices for groups within the Iowa Flyers team while following the philosophy and workout structure of the Head Coach.
  • Communicate practice content, practice outcomes and goals for your group to the head coach on a consistent basis
  • Take regular attendance and communicate to Head Coach any group changes on a daily basis if appropriate.
  • Attend coaching staff meetings as requested by Head Coach.
  • Attend swim meets as needed or requested by Head Coach.
  • Event preparation and setup including pool configuration, timing system, public address systems, scoreboard and meet management computers.
  • Any additional duties as assigned by the Head Coach.



Hourly Rate/Range:$11.00



Hours:6-20 hours/week

Shift:Shift times vary between 5:45 am – 10:00 pm

Work Week:May work weekends

Additional Hours:As needed


BACKGROUND CHECK:Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.


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  • Prior swimming experience as a competitor or a swim coach or both.
  • Outstanding customer service skills; competent computer and audio-visual skills.
  • Ability to interact with diverse groups through a variety of situations.
  • Display a positive and encouraging attitude at every practice session.
  • Ability to teach swimmers various skills with both patience and enthusiasm.
  • Ability to use independent judgment when needed.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Must be able to accommodate a variable work schedule that may include early mornings, late evening and weekends.


The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Phone: 319-335-6206
Application Instructions Go to the Division of Student Life Application Portal to complete an online application:
Ad Start Date 07/27/2021
Ad End Date 09/30/2021

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