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Head Coach - Cal Womens Club Water Polo (5047U) 26465 - 1526
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Oct. 3, 2019
Title Head Coach - Cal Womens Club Water Polo (5047U) 26465 - 1526
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coach
  • Athletics and Recreation Services

Head Coach - Cal Womens Club Water Polo (5047U) 26465 - 1526

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Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: 3/6/19

Departmental Overview

The Cal Women's Club Water Polo team is seeking a head coach. We are interested in a coach that is knowledgeable about water polo, committed to our team, and who will encourage us to achieve our team goals and uphold our expectations.


Job Purpose: To lead the Cal Women's Club Water Polo's toward reaching the program's season goals through quality coaching and respect.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Organize practices that contain swimming and strength conditioning
  • Prepare team with game strategies
  • Attend all competitions and CWPA tournaments (local weekend tournaments and regional/national tournaments)
  • Work cooperatively with the student board members about team events and decisions
  • Effectively coach two sub-teams with various skill levels, one focusing more on learning the game and one focusing more on being competitive within CWPA Sierra Pacific League

Required Qualifications

  • Played water polo at either club or collegiate level
  • Coaching experience with high school, club, CWPA, or USA water polo team and can provide past coaching experience and record
  • Strong understanding of human behavior and interpersonal skills
  • Reliable & accessible via email, text, or phone call
  • Maintain a professional demeanor and presence on and off the pool deck
  • Ability to establish appropriate and effective relationships with players
  • Current American Red Cross First Aid & CPR certification or the ability to obtain within 6 weeks of employment

Salary & Benefits

$5,500 paid through duration of contract plus travel accommodations and reimbursement for away games

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Other Information

Fall Semester: 4 hours of practice during the week plus weekend tournaments
Spring Semester: 6 hours of practice during the week plus weekend tournaments

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.

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