Head Water Polo Coach

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(Posted  08/01/2019)


  1. Current American Red Cross or American Heart Standard First Aid and CPR.
  2. High School graduate or equivalent.
  3. Knowledge of competitive water polo skills, rules and strategies.
  4. Competitive water polo background.
  5. Approved Criminal Background Investigation Check if over 18 years of age.

SALARY RANGE: $16.74 - $18.31 per hour dependent upon experience. Part time non-seasonal, average of 20 hours per week in addition to games; no benefits; weekdays, Saturdays, Sundays, holidays.

POSITION PURPOSE:  Responsible for performing coaching functions including the daily planning of practice sessions to assist water polo players in progressing through skill levels and learning game strategies. Works primarily with 7th through 12th grade athletes. Monitors personal development of individuals, attends games, and evaluates competitive performance, and ensures safe water polo practices. Assists other coaches and attends professional meetings as assigned. Keeps parents well informed of team activities.


  1. Write a daily workout plan which utilizes a variety of training sets or drills.
  2. Assist athletes in progressing through skill levels, observes and corrects errors, and focuses on the development of required water polo skills, and game tactics among team members.
  3. Teaches in accordance with USA water polo and FINA rules.
  4. Attend games, supervises and motivates athletes, assists in determining game strategy, directs warm-up exercises, evaluates athletes' performances and offers suggestions for improvements.
  5. Attends to the emotional and mental well being of athletes.
  1. Maintain attendance rolls and reports daily, weekly, and monthly. Submit reports as required by Administration.
  2. Ensure the safety of water polo team members.
  3. Assist coaches in duties as needed.
  4. Keep Coaches and administration informed of team activities and any significant problems.
  5. Conducts Coaches' meetings as scheduled.
  6. Projects a positive and professional image to parents and the public.
  7. Communicate with parents regularly.
  8. Attend all meetings and games as assigned by Administration.
  9. Comply with all USA water polo rules and Utah High School Spring Water Polo League bylaws.
  10. Organize season games, tournaments and practice schedule to ensure each skill level gets   appropriate attention.  Assign JV and Varsity designations.  Ensure athletes receive appropriate playing time.
  11. Organize appropriate team apparel.
  12. Works with administration on preparing an annual water polo budget.

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Position open until filled

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National origin or veteran status