Carolina Diving Academy – 14-Older Program Manager (Posted 4/16/2021)

CDA is a nationally competitive program that regularly sends divers to Junior Nationals, Senior Nationals, World and Olympic Trials. The 14-Older Program Manager is responsible for managing all levels of the 14-Older age-group program: 14-Older team track, lessons and summer camps. The position requires 60% coaching and 40% administrative duties during the regular season including managing a part-time assistant. The 14-Older manager will also oversee the high school season program including supervising up to five assistant coaches as well as scheduling and organizing regular practices and meets for Charlotte area schools.

This position will report directly to the CDA Head Coach and Program Director.

Daily duties include:

  • Coaching all 14-Over team track practices

  • Parent communication

  • Registration/roster management

  • Lesson planning

  • Managing assistant coaches

  • Anticipating program needs

Additional duties include:

  • Coaching at USA Championship series meets

  • Meet management/hosting

  • Equipment maintenance

  • Retention efforts

  • Traditional/social media marketing

  • Records management

  • Program communications

  • Strategic planning

  • Volunteer coordination

Required qualifications

Applicant must have strong organizational and communication skills, including familiarity with MS outlook, word, excel, and graphics programs, as well as their Google counterparts. Must also effectively communicate with diverse groups of people.

  • Three years of experience

  • B.A. recipient

  • Belt spotting on all apparatuses

Preference given to those with:

  • Five years or more experience

  • Coaching and judging at USA Diving National meets

Work Environment

This job requires your presence on a pool deck with temperatures greater than 80 degrees, slippery footing, loud ambient noise. You will be expected to report to work even 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 with benefits. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

We would like to target this position to start on 6/1/21.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Aaron Hintz: 


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