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DAVIS, Calif. — The University of California-Davis seeks an assistant men’s water polo coach.

Under the general direction of the men’s water polo head coach, assist in all aspects of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I men’s water polo program including student recruitment, scheduling, team travel, scouting opponents, practice planning, and administration of the men’s water polo program in full compliance with NCAA, conference, and university rules and regulations.

Salary Range:  $30,000/annually

No. of Positions: 1

Appointment Type:  Contract

Percentage of Time: Full-Time, 100%

Shift Hours: Variable

Union Representation:  No

Benefits Eligible:  Yes

Apply by Date:  July 8, 2022


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Additional Minimum License/Certification:

  • Complete and pass the National Collegiate Athletic Association Recruiting Examination per NCAA bylaw 12.1, 2.2.1 and be CPR & First Aid certified bi-annually.

Minimum Education/Experience:

  • Collegiate coaching and experience in the sport of water polo.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training with a college – level program.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA):

  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of the rules and strategies of water polo. This includes, but is not limited to, teaching techniques, coaching strategies and safety measures that are necessary for the UC Davis student-athlete to compete at the collegiate level.


Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA):

  • Skill to learn the complex policies and procedures regarding academic eligibility of UC Davis student-athletes. These include UC Davis, conference and the National Collegiate Athletic Association policies and procedures.


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Background Check

This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.

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Release courtesy University of California-Davis

Collegiate Water Polo Association