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Head Men's and Women's Water Polo Coach

Wheaton College of Massachusetts
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 8, 2022

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
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Full Time
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Wheaton is a leading private, coeducational, liberal arts college of 1800 students located in Norton, MA and within easy commuting distance of Boston and Providence.

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Head Men's and Women's Water Polo Coach



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10 Months

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Job Summary/Basic Function:

Wheaton College, an NCAA Division III institution located in Norton, Massachusetts, is looking for a motivated, energetic, passionate and caring individual to serve as the inaugural Head Coach of Men’s & Women’s Water Polo. This individual will recruit, build and lead our newly created intercollegiate water polo program. The Head Coach will spend their initial year preparing for the program’s first ever season in 2023-24. Once the program is created, the Head Coach prepares the team for a full intercollegiate varsity season, including in-season and non-traditional practices, scouting of opponents and match preparation. Develop a recruiting plan and evaluate and identify qualified student-athletes. Prepare and manage operating, recruiting and fundraising budgets. Commitment to working and teaching within an environment that embraces the holistic development of the student-athlete. Serve in an administrative capacity as needed and directed by the Athletic Administration. Comply with all NCAA Division III, Conference and Wheaton College rules and regulations.

Minimum Qualifications:

2+ years of intercollegiate water polo assistant coaching experience (or equivalent experience within club coaching, national team coaching and/or interscholastic high school coaching within the sport of water polo). Bachelor’s Degree required.

Preferred Qualifications:

2+ years of head coaching experience at the intercollegiate level (or equivalent head coaching experience within the sport of water polo).

Physical Demands

Ability to stand, bend, sit, kneel regularly and the ability to maneuver between these positions regularly for multiple hours at a time. Ability to lift 20-45 pound objects regularly. Ability to travel by car, bus, plane and various modes of transportation.

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Individuals must possess these knowledges, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

Eeo Statement

Wheaton is a private coeducational liberal arts college within easy
commuting distance of Boston and Providence. We have nearly 1,700
undergraduates from 40 U.S. States and more than 70 countries. Nearly 23%
of our undergraduates are U.S. students of color and 11% are international
citizens. Wheaton College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the
basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age,
race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic
information, or disability. In a continuing effort to maintain and enrich
an intellectually diverse learning environment, the Department and the
College actively encourages applications from women and members of
underrepresented groups.

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Special Instructions to Candidates:

To prevent the infection and spread of COVID -19 and as an integral part of our public health and safety measures, Wheaton College requires that all successful applicants hired provide proof of full vaccination and one booster for COVID -19 at the time of employment, unless an exemption from this policy is requested and approved. Applicants believing that they need an accommodation of this policy because of a disability, medical condition, or sincerely-held religious belief should inform the Office of Human Resources after an offer of employment is extended.

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