Assistant Water Polo Coach

Job description

Job Title: Assistant Water Polo Coach
Job ID: 13720
Full/ Part Time: Full-Time
Job Code: 2382
Department: Athletics

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Salary: $4,706 per month

Note: Coaching positions are not tenure track and do not guarantee future employment rights.

Assist head coach in individual athlete and team training, game preparation, academic schedules and performance, equipment management and distribution, camp and clinic planning and execution. Assist with effective recruitment of student-athletes that will contribute to the success of the program athletically, academically, and culturally. Must embody a growth mindset and have the capability to embrace difficult situations, conversations, and experiences with a positive attitude.

Position Summary:
Major Duties:

  • Team training and competition; work with head coach to prepare and execute training plans
  • Primary goalkeeper coach
  • Team and Culture building
  • Recruiting management (official/unofficial visits, recruitment opportunities, ARMS database)
  • Management of team travel (flight, hotel, rental car, bus, meals, etc./Create travel itineraries)
  • Communication with Sport Information Director
  • Camp and Clinic management
  • Compliance with all Institutional, Conference, and NCAA regulations and guidelines
  • Perform all usual and standard duties of a Division I Assistant Coach

    Secondary Duties:
  • Work with all aspects of the water polo program
  • Ensure student-athlete access to facility
  • Positive working relationship with support staff and athletic department
  • Cultivation of relationships with the surrounding Valley community
  • Build social media presence

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules
  • History of success as a coach/student-athlete
  • Intent to become a better coach
  • Ability to:
    o Ask questions for clarification in order to ensure the correct message/information is reaching the student-athletes
    o Develop and maintain positive and professional relationships with student-athletes, administrators, support staff, and community groups
    o Work effectively with individuals from a diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds while projecting a professional approach and attitude
    o Work well in high pressure, high stakes situations
  • Ability and willingness to support the diversity and equity commitments of the department
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse ethnic, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds and project a professional attitude
  • A history of regular attendance and positive performance evaluations

    Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Three years of collegiate water polo coaching experience preferred; High-level club or National Team coaching experience may be substituted

    Preferred Skills:
  • Master's Degree
  • Experience with travel planning
  • Camp management experience
  • Recruiting at the Division I level
  • Knowledge of Division I recruiting rules
  • Goalkeeper Coach experience/proficiency

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    Job No:
    Posted: 5/6/2019
    Application Due: 5/6/2031
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