Water Polo Assistant Coach 

Job Summary

This position is responsible for assisting with the organization of the Carondelet High School Water Polo program. The position prioritizes integrity, innovation and inspiration while assisting with practices, motivating students, and instructing student athletes in game strategies and techniques. The Water Polo Assistant Coach is required to abide by the rules and regulations of Carondelet High School, the East Bay Athletic League and the North Coast Section. The Water Polo Assistant Coach models humble leadership, embraces possibility and innovation, delivers great, and inspires joy and gratitude in athletes and colleagues. 

Job Specifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Fosters a community spirit consistent with the Carondelet Mission and Core Values, among coaches, student athletes and parents. Assures respect for the uniqueness of the individual athlete and develops the whole person, by demanding good sportsmanship, promoting positive coaching practices, communicating effectively with all constituents, and establishing and fostering a good relationship with student athletes, parents, faculty members, administrators and coaches. 

  • Is an equity-focused, inclusive leader with the ability to support an environment where a growth mindset is a prominent presence in all aspects of school life.

  • Assist with the entire program, including sub-varsity teams, and promote leadership and character development among all student athletes.

  • Follow and maintain knowledge of school policies and procedures relevant to the position.

  • Instruct and demonstrate the skills and techniques necessary for individual and team achievement.

  • Assist with the development of game strategy and team practices.

  • Ensure that proper maintenance of all athletic equipment, uniforms, and facilities are adhered to.

  • Assist in the implementation of disciplinary policies and emphasize sportsmanship.

  • Maintain a safe environment, including facilities, for student athletes at all times.

  • Ensure that medical and safety procedures are followed in the event of an athlete’s injury.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Carondelet Varsity Water Polo Head Coach or Carondelet Junior Varsity Water Polo Head Coach. 

Administrative Duties

  • Adhere to all financial policies of the school, in regards to collection and disbursement of money, expenses and receipts.

  • Maintain necessary records and complete required paperwork in a specified time and manner.

  • Ensure that appropriate rules and regulations regarding the conduct and eligibility of athletic activities and athletes are explained and followed.

  • Participate in special activities to include parent’s night, banquets, award nights, etc.

Minimum Qualifications

This is a non-faculty position. High school and/or college level coaching experience is preferred. Must possess effective coaching techniques and skills. Should have knowledge of the rules, regulations, strategies and techniques of the sport. Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school administrators, parents and students. Bachelor’s degree preferred. CPR, First Aid/AED, NFHS Coaching and other certifications will be required at the start of employment.

Terms of Employment

Seasonal salary as per agreement.

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