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NEW LONDON, Conn. — Connecticut College, a highly selective residential liberal arts college in New London, Conn., seeks an assistant men’s and women’s water polo coach reporting to the head coach.  This is a temporary/part-time/non-exempt/hourly position at a rate of 35 hours per week for 40 weeks. Full benefits available, but relocation costs are not available. This is an academic year term appointment with possibility of renewal.

Applications will be accepted through September 6. To apply, CLICK HERE.

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.

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 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) and New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) rules.

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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

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