Title: Assistant Coach Men's/Women's Water Polo Applications accepted through: 09/06/2019 Pay Type: Non Exempt (hourly) Department: Athletics Reports to: Head Coach Appointment Type: Temporary Part-Time Hours Per Week: 35 Work Schedule: 40 weeks per year Benefits Eligible: Full Benefits Qualifies for relocation reimbursement: No
Job Summary: Connecticut College, a highly selective private liberal arts college in New London, CT, and a member of the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC), is conducting a national search for an Assistant Coach of Men's and Women's Water Polo. This is an academic year (40 week), part time (35 hours/week) benefits-eligible appointment beginning February 2019. This is an academic year term appointment with possibility of renewal.
General Duties and Responsibilities: The Assistant Coach will assist the head coach with all aspects of a Division III water polo program for both teams. The Assistant Coach will be responsible for coaching/teaching, including development of practice plans, in-water teaching of skills and team concepts, dryland training, and application of opponent scouting reports to practice sessions; assist with executing a recruitment plan including hosting on-campus visits, development of prospect data base, frequent communication with prospects through e-mail, phone, and text messaging; communicate with team on practice times, away game departure times, meeting times, coordinate team operations, including uniform and equipment distribution and inventory, doing daily laundry, coordinate travel plan-bus departure times, team meals, hotel room assignments, and coordinate home game preparations.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and coaching experience in water polo at the collegiate or similar level required; must have the ability to recruit student-athletes capable of succeeding at a highly selective liberal arts institution competing at the highest level of Division III. The successful candidate will also have the highest ethical standards with regard to NCAA, CWPA and NESCAC rules.
Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume
Applicant Credentialing: Thorough applicant credentialing, including criminal records check, will be conducted on the selected candidate.
As a highly selective residential liberal arts college, Connecticut College is committed to creating a vibrant community enriched by diverse perspectives, talents and experiences. We encourage applications from candidates who share this commitment and will contribute to the diversity of our college community, especially members of historically under-represented groups. AA/EOE