Iona College seeks an Assistant Men's and Women's Water Polo coach to assist in developing, promoting and supervising all facets of the College men’s and women’s water polo program. They will also assist the head Coach on overseeing the academic excellence of all student athletes that are involved with the program and to assist in recruiting quality student athletes for the future of the men’s and women’s water polo program.
Duties and Responsibilities
Ensures that all relevant institutional, conference and NCAA rules and regulations are followed including, but not limited to: player eligibility, recruiting, financial student aid, scheduling and academic progress Recruit quality athletes capable of pursuing the baccalaureate degree in accordance with the rules and regulations of the governing bodies and in such a manner that reflects the best interests of the program and the university Participate in annual continuing education pertaining to NCAA rules Relate in a positive and effective manner with officials, opponents’ coaching staff, high school coaches, parents, media and the public Demonstrate sincere interest and provide strong leadership in the personal, athletics, and academic development of student athletes Provide information relating to the accomplishments and endeavors of the team and individual team members to the Associate Athletics Director of Sports Information Assist the Head Men’s and Women’s water polo Coach in preparing eligibility documentation for submittal to the Associate Athletics Director – Compliance Assist the Head Men’s and Women’s water polo Coach in all fundraising activities for the volleyball program, keeping in mind the goal set forth by the Athletics Director for the program Perform other related duties as assigned or requested by the Head Men’s and Women’s water polo Coach
B.S. degree required from a recognized college or university. Master’s preferred Minimum of three (3) years of collegiate men’s and women’s water polo coaching experience Strong verbal and written communication skills Competence in leadership, and decision making Excellent interpersonal skills Strong initiative, detail and follow up skills with students, athletes, and staff members Demonstrates professional image on and off the field Skills in counseling and mentoring athletes Proficiency with Excel and Microsoft Word Work is performed in a coaching, athletic, competitive environment. Must be in excellent physical health to handle fast paced environment Able to work in hot, humid weather and stand for long, extended periods of time
Iona College was established in 1940 as a Catholic college in the tradition of the Christian Brothers and American Catholic higher education. Iona is located on nearly 45 acres in New Rochelle (Westchester County), New York. Two miles from Long Island Sound and 20 miles north of Midtown Manhattan.