Head Coach, Cal Mens Club Water Polo (5047U) 27524

San Francisco
Aug 16, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Head Coach, Cal Mens Club Water Polo (5047U) 27524
About Berkeley
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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: 9/11/2019

Departmental Overview
The Men's Club Water Polo team was started less than 10 years ago, and has grown to become one of the best club programs in the country. The team boasts five straight CWPA Sierra Pacific Division Championships, as well as yearly CWPA top 5 National Tournament finishes. We have had multiple first team, second team, and third team player mentions each season. A large part of our season is raising enough money to travel to nationals and buy caps/gear, which is something we are extremely proud of. Our team intends to transition from a consistent regional champion to a national champion over the upcoming season. The successful candidate will possess a positive, inspiring attitude and will be expected to steward the program through a growth phase with improved competitive success and advancement as the core goals.

  • Organize and run structured, regular, well-attended practices.
  • Attend all competitions and tournaments.
  • Comply with University regulations.
  • Maintain a professional and positive presence on the deck and within the community.

    Required Qualifications
  • 1-3 years of coaching experience (high school or collegiate level preferred)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an understanding of human behavior/athleticism
  • Knowledge of current water polo coaching techniques/strategies
  • Ability to establish appropriate and effective mentoring relationships with player
  • Compliance with all Cal Sport Club, Department of Recreational Sports and University policies and guidelines.

    Preferred Qualifications
  • CPR/First Aid certification
  • Comfort using email/text and social media channels

    Salary & Benefits
    $4,000 over duration of the contract, as well as reimbursement for away games.
    This position is not eligible for UC Benefits plan.

    How to Apply
    Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
    Required Application Documents:
  • Cover letter/letter of interest
  • Resume with 1-2 professional references

    Other Information
    Fall Semester: 2-3 two-hour practices a week plus games
    Spring semester: 2-3 weekends for tournaments/games

    Conviction History Background
    This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

    Mandated Reporter
    This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.

    Equal Employment Opportunity
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