St. Michael's High School

Skip to main content
Mobile Menu
Summer Practice Info
Interim President Search
Employment Opportunities » Head Swim & Dive Coach

Head Swim & Dive Coach

Head Swim & Dive Coach
Operating as a Catholic school in the Lasallian tradition, St. Michael’s High School is the most historic school (est. 1859) in New Mexico and the largest private school in Santa Fe. We are a grade 7–12, coeducational, college preparatory school with approximately 450 students. St. Michael’s is seeking a passionate and qualified HEAD SWIM & DIVE COACH to begin immediately.

The Head Swim & Dive Coach must have knowledge and understanding of the sport and related skills, effective communication skills, and the ability to manage and develop a high school swim & dive program while encouraging and modeling good sportsmanship, hard work, and the Lasallian mission of St. Michael's High School.

The Head Swim & Dive Coach is also responsible for fundraising to help the program's needs; must assemble a dedicated, loyal coaching staff that has coaching competence and experience; and, should promote the St. Michael's core values and be a positive role model to all student athletes.
The ideal candidate will:
• Have meaningful coaching experience at the high school or college level.
• Have experience organizing and scheduling practices and meets while providing leadership and supervision to coaching staff and student-athletes.
• Be responsible for the managerial duties of a head coach including but not limited to communicating with parents, athletes, and school administration; promoting the school in the greater Santa Fe community; developing and implementing a successful summer program for athletes; taking necessary and reasonable precautions to maintain and protect students, program equipment & materials/facilities; maintain high performance expectations of student-athletes in the classroom and their community, etc.
• Schedule, coordinate, and be responsible for a program budget and all fundraising activities to support that program.
• Be comfortable integrating faith into the goals of a swim/dive program.
• Work with school administration, including the Athletic Office and the Business Office, to ensure the swim/dive program supports school goals and contributes to the overall educational experience of the student-athletes.
• Have a willingness to work with other varsity coaches with shared, dual-sport athletes and practice times.

Coaches are expected to participate in programs that support, grow, and encourage the Lasallian mission of the Christian Brothers.

The candidate will have or will attain a valid NM PED coaching license and a valid driver’s license, and will complete a background screening, a drug/alcohol screening, and the Archdiocesan sexual harassment training course.

Please email, as a PDF attachment, a cover letter about your coaching philosophy along with a current resume to Mr. Kevin Garcia, Associate Athletic Director, at with “Varsity Swim & Dive Coach” - [YOUR NAME]” in the subject line. The position will be open until filled.
Start Date
Contact Kevin Garcia
Phone: (505) 983-7353
Fax: (505) 982-8722
100 Siringo Road, Santa Fe, NM 87505