Collegiate Club Employment Opportunities

University of Indianapolis Seeks Head Men’s & Women’s Club Coach (September 30, 2021)

The University of Indianapolis, located in Indianapolis, Ind., seeks a men’s and women’s club water polo coach. This is a part-time, nine month position working 19 hours or less per week. The individual selected will perform the responsibilities as directed by the Associate Vice President for Athletics and Campus Wellness. Responsibilities include but are not limited to instruction, the coordination of practices, game organization, recruiting, fundraising and other duties as assigned.


  • Run all aspects of a collegiate club water polo program with minimal supervision.
  • Instruct and coach student athletes in the sport as well as sport-related topics.
  • Recruit and retain student participants.
  • Schedule, organize, and conduct practices and competitions.
  • Support student-athletes’ academic progress.
  • Assist in administrating the program’s budget.
  • Participate in and assist with fundraising activities.


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • CPR certification
  • Previous collegiate and/or high school playing and/or coaching experience is required.
  • Additional qualifications include a commitment to the philosophy and the policies of the University of Indianapolis. The individual must have quality writing and speaking skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively with student-athletes, parents, faculty, administrators and outside constituents.


  • Free Parking

To apply, CLICK HERE.

University of California Seeks Head Men’s Club Coach (September 30, 2021)

The University of California 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 Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) Sierra Pacific Division Championships, as well as yearly CWPA Top Five National Collegiate Club Championship finishes. The team has claimed multiple first team, second team, and third team player mentions each season. A large part of the season is raising enough money to travel to nationals and buy caps/gear, which is something the team is extremely proud of. The program 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. Not eligible for UC benefits plan.

How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter, references and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Required Application Documents:

  • Cover letter/letter of interest
  • Resume with 1-2 professional references

Contract runs through December 2021.

To apply, CLICK HERE.

Wellesley College Seeks Head Women’s Club Coach (September 30, 2021)

The Wellesley College club water polo team is looking for a head coach. The Club is a Division III, Developmental tier team competing in the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA). Wellesley College is a women’s college located outside of Boston in Wellesley, Mass., seeking a coach who can not only train new players but also further existing players’ skills.

In the Fall, practices are on Monday and Wednesday, from 7:30-to 9:30 p.m., and add an extra Tuesday night session in the Spring. Also in the Spring, there are three-to-four tournaments in the New England area. The team currently has over 20 student-athletes on the roster.

This position is strictly limited to coaching; no administrative tasks will be required. Transportation, team equipment and tournament lodgings will be covered by the College and logistics managed by the Club’s executive board.

– A strong commitment to the Student-Athlete concept and a working knowledge of national affiliation rules and regulations
– Ability to plan and attend three practices a week and weekend tournaments
– Communication with executive board throughout season
– Ability to provide instruction and encouragement to players of all skill levels and positions
– Sexual misconduct training is required and will be provided by the College
– Clearance to drive College vehicles and successful completion of a college-administered driving test
– Approve student engagement and participation for Physical Education credits

Additional Application Instructions:
The position is a part-time, non-benefits-eligible appointment in the Department of Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics for the 2021-22 academic year. The Club Coach reports to Director of Recreation. The salary is $4100 for the season.

A CORI and SORI background check is required for all college hires. For more information, please contact

All employees hired after August 2, 2021 are required to upload proof of vaccination against COVID-19, subject to approved medical or religious exemptions or disability accommodations

To apply, CLICK HERE.

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