Carolina Diving Academy – Developmental Coach (Posted 5/10/2023)

Position will report to the Head Coach/CDA program director and is responsible for guiding the developmental levels of the program. The position requires 60% coaching and 40% administrative duties. CDA is a nationally competitive program that regularly sends divers to Junior Nationals, Senior Nationals, World and Olympic Trials.

Daily duties include:

  • Coaching all developmental level practices
  • Parent communication
  • Registration/roster management
  • Lesson planning

Additional duties include:

  • Coaching Invitational and Championship series meets
  • Meet management/hosting
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Retention efforts
  • Records management

Required qualifications

Applicants must have strong organizational and communication skills, including familiarity with Google office suite, and graphics programs. Must also effectively communicate with diverse groups of people.

  • NCAA or USA Diving competition experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • B.A. recipient
  • Two years or more lessons coaching experience
  • Coaching and judging at USAD meets

Work Environment

This job requires your presence on a pool deck with temperatures sometimes greater than 80 degrees, slippery footing, loud ambient noise. You will be expected to report to work in inclement weather, heat, and humidity.

Physical Demands

You must be able to constantly stand/walk for up to 8 hours per day, regularly perform belt spotting involving lifting divers up to 150 lbs with upper body strength, and speak loudly to give instructions in a loud environment.


This is a full-time/ salaried position. Compensation will be commensurate with experience. The successful applicant will be identified by July 15, 2023.


Please submit cover letter, resume and references to: 




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