Summer Brings Searches for Collegiate/High School/Club Coaches
BRIDGEPORT, Pa. -- The Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) to provide a service to the water polo community posts open job positions for coaches seeking employment under the Coaching link on the website. Questions regarding positions should be addressed to the contact information for each institution.
Current positions include:
University of Maryland Women's Assistant Coach
The University of Maryland seeks an assistant women's water polo coach. Duties include assisting the head coach with the organization, development and implementation of a competitive, Division I water polo program. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, scouting, recruiting, coaching, practice and game scheduling, the administration of team budgets, and fund-raising. Develop and maintain effective interaction with students, colleagues, university staff, alumni and the general public. Knowledge of and commitment to compliance with all NCAA, ACC and University rules and regulations as well as dedication to full academic development of student-athletes are essential. Other duties as assigned by the Head Coach and/or the Director of Athletics. Salary is commensurate with experience. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Must have at least 2-3 years experience as a water polo coach, preferably at the collegiate level. Must have knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
The University of Maryland is one of the more comprehensive and successful athletic programs in the United States with 27 sports and an annual expense budget of approximately $55 million in the context of a distinguished academic University. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and is located on a beautiful campus located eight miles north of the nation's capital and near Columbia, Maryland, which was recently listed as the #4 “Best Place to Live” by Money Magazine. Currently, 92 of the University's academic programs are ranked in their respective Top 25 nationally.
Harvard University Head Men's & Women's Coach
Harvard Athletics seeks the next leader of the men’s and women’s water polo program. The head coach candidate will join a department committed to creating a championship-caliber program with a focus on student-athlete success in the pool and in the classroom. In working with some of the brightest young minds in the country, the head coach must be smart, hard-working, and ultra-competitive.
The head coach will be responsible for the overall leadership of the Harvard Water Polo program, including: planning and directing the training strategy for the men’s and women’s teams, establishing practice and competition schedules, developing the overall recruiting strategy, communicating effectively with student-athletes and serving as the first line of communication and counsel so that the student-athletes develop their full potential as individuals, spearheading fundraising efforts, supervising a coaching assistant, and serving as the primary liaison for all compliance issues.
Required education and experience: Bachelor’s degree required, minimum of one to three years of coaching experience (preferably at the collegiate level), demonstrated ability to work with and related to Ivy League student-athletes, knowledge of and respect for NCAA and Ivy League principles, good organizational skills. Must be able to work effectively with student-athletes, other coaches, athletic staff members, University personnel, and alumni.
The position is a full-time 12-month position with a top-notch benefits program.
Hartwick College Women's Assistant Coach
Hartwick College, an independent, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1480 full-time undergraduates, embraces the teacher-scholar model, with teaching excellence as the first priority. Located in the scenic Susquehanna River valley in Oneonta, NY, near the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains, the College recently adopted a new Liberal Arts in Practice curriculum and aspires to "be the best at melding liberal arts education with experiential learning."
Hartwick College is accepting applications for an Assistant Coach for its nationally prominent NCAA Division I women’s water polo program. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, ten-month position running August 1 through May 31. Hartwick College competes in the CWPA. This position assists the Head Coach in all aspects of the daily operation of a successful Division I intercollegiate women’s water polo program. Responsibilities include but not limited to: recruiting, the organization and conduct of practices/competitions, overseeing the academic progress of student-athletes, organization of team travel, scouting and evaluation of opponents, the development and fostering of alumni and community relationships, promotional activities, and overall administration of the program in accordance with the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, Hartwick College, CWPA, NCAA, and other related association rules and regulations. The position will include teaching in the required physical education service program and other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
Bachelor’s degree and three years of coaching and/or playing experience at the college or equivalent level required, and must be knowledgeable of NCAA Division I rules and regulations. Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable through the College. Send cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references to: Kimberley Lindsley, Human Resources Coordinator, Hartwick College, PO Box 4020, Oneonta, NY 13820. Application materials may also be faxed to 607-431-4329 or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Inquiries about the position may be directed to Alan Huckins, Head Women’s Water Polo Coach at 518-424-0020 or email@example.com. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. An Equal Opportunity Employer.
Mercyhurst College Graduate Assistant
Mercyhurst College in Erie, Pennsylvania, a member of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference and Collegiate Water Polo Association is accepting applications for the position of Graduate Assistant Water Polo Coach.
The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with all facets of a Division II varsity program including evaluating/recruiting of potential student athletes, organizing and planning of practices/games, and monitoring of academic progress for both the Men's and Women's Water Polo teams.
This is a nine month position. Compensation includes a monthly stipend and full academic assistance. Qualifications should include collegiate water polo experience. Coaching experience at any level preferred. Looking to fill the position for this fall.
Please contact Curtis Robinette, Head Men's and Women's Water Polo Coach, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-825-1926, ext. 3377. AA/EOE
High School/Non-Collegiate Jobs
Saline High School (Mich.) Seeks Varsity Girls' Head Water Polo Coach
Saline High School seeks a head girls' water polo coach. Qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent, knowledge about the rules and fundamental techniques required of the sport, ability to obtain current CPR/First Aid certification, ability to work effectively with sport coaching staff, parents and school staff. Experience working with high school-aged students preferred. Prior coaching experience at high school or college level preferred
Position complies with MHSAA rules/off season policies and department/district policies. Maintains consistent communication with Water Polo Club Board. Conducts well-organized practices. Develops positive self-image with athletes. Maintains effective pre-season and in-season conditioning programs. Maintains active recruitment techniques for all sport programs. Demonstrates public support/loyalty for fellow coaches. Demonstrates positive team sportsmanship toward opponents and officials. Other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director and water polo club board as applicable.
Apply on line at www.salineschools.com/jobs
Deadline date for appilcations is 07/14/2010
Staples High School Seeks Coach for Water Polo Club
We have a third year boys water polo club team that has approximately 20 players of varying experience. The team has competed in inter-school matches and tournaments in our area. They have shown tremendous progress in the course of the season and strong interest for next fall. We are seeking a head coach to launch and further develop this program. Responsibilities to include running practices, fitness/dry land training, game strategy and organizing matches against other teams. We compete against prep schools, clubs and high schools in the CT area via games and tournaments. The season is 12 weeks, approximately 8-10 hours per week, and a stipend is available.
email - email@example.com
The Hotchkiss School Seeks Varsity Boys Head Water Polo Coach
The Hotchkiss School is an
independent boarding school located in Lakeville,
Connecticut. We are currently seeking a head varsity water
polo coach. Prior coaching and playing experience
Interested candidates should contact:
Co-Director of Athletics
The Hotchkiss School
PO Box 800
Lakeville, CT 06039
Malvern Preparatory School Seeks Varsity/JV Water Polo Assistant Coach
Malvern Preparatory School is seeking a Varsity/JV Water Polo Assistant Coach. Prior coaching and/or playing experience preferred. Top east coast prep school and High School game schedule. Season runs Week prior to Labor Day through first week of November. Salary commensurate with experience (range $2200 and up)
Varsity Water Polo/Swimming Coach
Malvern Preparatory School
418 S. Warren Ave
Malvern, PA 19355
email - firstname.lastname@example.org
phone - 484-595-1142 office / cell phone - 610-636-5706