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ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The University of Michigan seeks an assistant coach for the institution’s women’s water polo program.

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The position will be responsible for assisting with all phases of a Division I program, within University, Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA), Big Ten Conference, and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rules and regulations.  The responsibilities include, but are not limited to coaching student athletes, recruiting prospective student-athletes, assisting in scouting and preparation, assisting in practice planning and design, and performing public relations for program.

What You’ll Do:

  • Responsible for organizing team travel, team itineraries as well as meals 
  • Updating compliance information in terms of recruiting and CARA 
  • Organizing camps and clinics 
  • Responsible for all communication with our team manager about scheduling, video, team travel
  • Alumni Outreach – this includes alumni events and communicating updates to alumni
  • Video of games and practice – knowledge of HUDL, Sportscode and Spiideo 

Required Qualifications*:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Previous coaching and/or playing experience
  • Thorough knowledge of NCAA rules and intercollegiate athletics
  • Knowledge and/or experience of the recruitment process
  • Previous playing experience at a highly competitive level
  • Must work with and communicate effectively with all team members and support staff within Michigan Athletics and the UM community.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must possess excellent computer and technical skills
  • Must be able to successfully complete a background check and NCAA recruiting test.
  • Ability to train and motivate student-athletes

Desired Qualifications*:

  • Coaching and playing experience at the NCAA Division I level preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of Sportscode, Hudl and Spiideo 

Additional Information:

The University of Michigan Athletic Department is dedicated to building a department culture which demonstrates respect for all, shows compassion for others, and celebrates the differences among our staff, student-athletes, and supporters. We are committed to the hiring and development of diverse staff who contribute to an inclusive environment.

In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, The University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family and plan for a secure future. Benefits include:

  • Generous time off
  • A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions with immediate vesting
  • Many choices for comprehensive health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses

Background Screening:

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks.  Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline:

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement:

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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