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Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates residential students, leading both military and civilian lifestyles, and working adults across the globe. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in baccalaureate and master's degrees, and graduate certificates. Founded in 1819 by U.S. Army Capt. Alden Partridge, Norwich is the oldest private military college in the country and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC).


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Head Men's & Women's Swimming & Diving Coach


Norwich University, a member of the NCAA Division III and Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC), is currently seeking applications for a Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Coach. The position is a full-time, ten-month appointment with a comprehensive benefits package.

Norwich University sponsors 20 NCAA Division III athletic programs, as well as a vibrant offering of club sports, intramural, fitness and outdoor recreational activities. Norwich, located in central Vermont, is a four year, private military institution with a civilian population serving 2,300 students.


The Head Coach is responsible for the administration and management of all aspects of a highly successful and competitive varsity swimming and diving program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, recruit and retain qualified student-athletes, practice and meet preparation, student-athlete development, academic monitoring, coaching, budget management, travel coordination, and other areas of sport administration. In addition, s/he will serve as the Director of Goodyear Pool with oversight of lifeguards and scheduling internal and external programs.


A Bachelor’s degree is required; however a Master’s degree is preferred. The ideal candidate will have previous college coaching experience and an understanding of the DIII philosophy and its role at a private institution. S/he must also possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills and communicate effectively (verbal and written).

To apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, three references and a Norwich application to Swim Coach Search, via email: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

March 10, 2014

Norwich University is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, group life and long term disability insurance, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependant care, a retirement annuity plan and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members.

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