Head Swimming and Diving Coach

Henderson State University
April 8, 2021
Job Type
Coaching Level
Job Classification
Competitive Level
Compensation Type


Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the Head Swimming and Diving Coach is responsible for directing all facets of an NCAA Division II women’s and men’s program including, but not limited to: the recruitment, training and development of quality student athletes, organization and planning of all practices, meet preparation and coaching, budget and scholarship management, program fundraising activities and monitoring the academic progress of student athletes. The selected candidate must also follow all university policies and procedures in addition to rules and bylaws of the NCAA and the NSISC. The program staff includes a full time assistant coach, a part-time aquatics/operations assistant and a graduate assistant. 
Henderson State University is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer with a significant commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.  In pursuit of this commitment, a Bachelor’s degree and knowledge of NCAA regulations is required. Experience as a collegiate swimming coach and record of successful collegiate/club coaching is preferred.


Additional Salary Information: Generous benefits package including university-supplemented health insurance and TIAA.


About Henderson State University
Henderson is located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas a charming, family-centered community of 11,000 residents situated one hour south of Little Rock on Interstate 30. Nestled in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, the community is home to two universities, a strong public school system, a thriving medical community, two recreational rivers, the iconic Lake DeGray, and is approximately 30 miles from historic Hot Springs National Park, one of the great American treasures. Henderson State University has 14 intercollegiate athletic programs and is a member of the Arkansas State University System.

Application Instructions

Applicants should send cover letter, complete resume, unofficial transcripts and a minimum of three references. E-mail materials to AD Shawn Jones at jonessh@hsu.edu. No phone calls please.

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