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Position Title:Assistant Coach, Women's Water Polo
Posting Number:1336
Type of Position:Part Time
Duration of Position:12 Month
Work Schedule:Weekdays 8:00AM-6:00PM; travel on evenings and weekends may be required.
Number of Hours Per Week:29
Number of Position Openings:1
Brief Summary:

Part-time assistant coach position will participate in the preparation, coordination, practice & game plan preparation, and execution of practice plans during the academic year. The position is responsible for the identification, research of, and communication with prospective student athletes during the course of the calendar year. The assistant coach will also assist in the academic, personal, and career mentoring of student-athletes.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Recruit athletes to Marist College by: 

  • Researching the tournaments, showcases, high school games, tryouts and other relevant recruiting opportunities of prospective student athletes
  • Preparing and coordinating the recruiting calendar and accommodations in accordance with the NCAA, MAAC (for all sports but Football), Pioneer League (Football only), and institution regulations 
  • Evaluating prospective student athletes by traveling to the tournaments, showcases, high school games, tryouts, and other relevant recruiting opportunities during permissible recruiting periods
  • Conducting appropriate communication with coaches, prospective student athletes, and parents
  • Coordinating and executing official and unofficial visits to campus for prospective student athletes and their families
Provide mentoring to student athletes inside and outside of practice on their academic, personal, civic, and career aspirations for the future Assist the Head Coach in developing the game strategy and designing effective and efficient training and practices for both the team and individual student athlete by:
  • Formulating effective game plans for competition
  • Conducting individual and small group training sessions
  • Conducting comprehensive film review from practices and games
  • Preparing daily team practice plans
  • Working games and practices
Assist in other tasks as assigned by Head Coach and Athletic Director


Bachelor’s degree required.  Strong knowledge of NCAA, MAAC and Marist College rules and regulations; demonstrated ability to recruit quality student-athletes with potential for academic and athletic success; excellent oral and written communication skills.  Collegiate water polo coaching experience preferred.  Ability to manage and develop staff; Strong management and supervisory skills required. Certification in CPR, first aid and AED will be required prior to completion of probation period. Lifting requirements: Medium work: exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Required Applicant Documents:Resume, Cover Letter, References
Position Open Date:08/09/2018

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