NCDC Head Diving Coach Job Description:


NCDC is a competitive youth diving program that provides diving instruction to all age groups and skill levels. The Head Coach is responsible for the management and oversight of all age-group levels in the program. The Head Coach will also serve as the supervisor for up to three assistant coaches. Head Coach is a Part-time position that pays a full time salary with no benefits (Starts at $40000 a year for 3 hours on pool deck coaching). This position reports to the UNC Head Coach and NCDC Program Director.

Daily duties include:

  • On-deck coaching with a focus on the most competitive groups (Gold & Silver)
  • Dryland/conditioning/tumbling instruction/coaching
  • Athlete/parent/team communication
  • Registration/roster management
  • Practice planning (control and evaluate)
  • Competition scheduling and travel administration
  • Managing assistant coaches

Additional duties include:

  • Coaching at USA & AAU Championship series meets
  • Meet management/hosting
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Retention efforts
  • Traditional/social media marketing
  • Records management
  • Program communications
  • Strategic planning and execution
  • Skills progressions plan
  • Volunteer coordination

Required qualifications:

Applicant must have strong organizational and communication skills, including familiarity with outlook, word, excel, and graphics programs. Must be able to effectively communicate with diverse stakeholders including but not limited to peer coaches, supervisors, university officials, facilities/maintenance managers, parents/families, athletes, community members, etc.

Must have at least three years of elite age-group coaching experience

Must have experience spotting/pulling belts on all apparatuses (dry-board, tramp, water)

Must have experience planning/executing dryland/conditioning activities

Physical Demands

Perform belt spotting involving lifting divers up to 170 lbs. Have some experience on hand spotting as well.


Compensation will be commensurate with experience and capability of growing the number of divers.

Starting at $40000 a year with no benefits.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Yaidel Gamboa:

Pool Address & Parking:

400 Skipper Bowles Drive

Chapel Hill, NC 27599


Park across Skipper Bowles Dr.

Please check signs and pay meter if needed.


Locate the walkway between the Dean Smith Basketball Center and the Koury Natatorium (the Vince Carter Breezeway). The first set of doors to the left are the entrance to the pool.