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BRIDGEPORT, Pa. — The University of California men’s club water polo team seeks a head men’s club coach.

The 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.

Collegiate Water Polo Association