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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Harvard University seeks an assistant men’s and women’s water polo coach.

Under the direction of the head coach, the purpose of this position is to use athletics as a tool to educate college students. By using intercollegiate competition and all activities related to such competition, this position serves as a teacher and mentor to help build student character, prepare students for a constructive and effective life, and teach valuable life lessons including work ethic; discipline; resilience; persistence; teamwork and selflessness; goal-setting and goal achievement; overcoming adversity; and leadership. This position typically influences student-athletes for their entire four years at Harvard and plays a key role in shaping their personal development.

This position assists in planning, directing, and coaching the men’s and women’s intercollegiate water polo program. Typically works with all student-athletes in the program.

This position typically requires experience coaching at the collegiate level or comparable experience. Comparable experience may include coaching/teaching at the professional level. Particularly for sports that are more prominent on an international level than in the United States, comparable experience may include playing in a professional or other high-performance environments, such as for a national team or at the Olympic level.

This is a one-year (Full-time, partial year (11 months)) term position renewable at the discretion of the head coach and Director of Athletics.

Athlete Team Management

Collegiate Water Polo Association