Listing # 9:     Head Water Polo Coach     at     Innis Arden Club
Contact Brett Palmer via phone at 2036376900 or email at bpalmer@innisardengolfclub.com
This listing expires on 4 / 1 / 2019
Additional information about this job:
Innis Arden Aquatics – Head Water Polo Coach

About the Position
Innis Arden is seeking an exceptional Water Polo player/coach to join its Summer Aquatics team.

The Water Polo Coach will Report to:
- Innis Clubhouse Manager
- Pool Director
- Water Polo Chairman (Membership Position on the Pool Committee)

The Summer Water Polo Coach will be responsible for all aspects of Innis’s Summer Water Polo program including but not limited to: setting up pool for practice, breaking down pool after practice, training and educating participants about Water Polo Fundamentals, Organizing game rosters and coaching of summer season’s Inter Club games. Finally the Innis Summer Water Polo Coach will serve as a positive role model for players and represent Innis Arden Aquatics in a first class manner.

The position is located in Old Greenwich, CT.

Duties and Responsibilities Include:
• Coaches arrive 30min prior to start of 1st practice (usually Midgets) to set up
• Organize and run “team stretch” for 15 min prior to start of practice
• Responsible for the direction and supervision of all activities relative to the training and skill development of players in preparation for competition
• Provide technical skill instruction to aid in the development of players at practices
• Develop and execute practice plans that will prepare the team physically and mentally for competition.
• Prepare team for matches by developing strategies and conducting effective and organized practices.
• Coaches will breakdown pool water polo goals and clean up pool deck after practice
• Coordinate with Club House Manager and Pool Director prior to all away games in order to set up communication to membership to ensure proper travel arrangements for all players in advance of travel.
• Coordinate with Club House Manager and Pool Director to fill all equipment needs for the program.
• Recruiting (if possible) – aid in the recruitment of other member’s children of appropriate ages for Innis’ water polo program.

Minimum Qualifications:
• 2+ years’ experience in coaching, preferably at Fairfield County Swimming League level
• Must possess excellent organizational and communication skills, interact effectively and appropriately with member’s children/players
• Knowledge of FCSL Water Polo rules and regulations
• Develop and execute practice plans that will prepare the team physically and mentally for competition.
• Prepare team for matches by developing strategies and conducting effective and organized practices.
• Prepare scouting reports on opponents in preparation for competition.
• Coordinate with Club House Manager and Pool Director prior to all away games in order to set up communication to membership to ensure proper travel arrangements for all players in advance of travel.
• Coordinate with Club House Manager and Pool Director to fill all equipment needs for the program.
• Recruiting (if applicable) – aid in the recruitment of other member’s children of appropriate ages for Innis’ water polo program.
• Strong organizational skills
• Effective communications skills (for children and parents)
• Letters of Recommendation (3)

Preferred Qualifications:
• Lifeguard certification
• CPR
• First Aid
• Proficiency with personal computer applications

Summer Position
Head Water Polo Coach:
• Summer Salary will be salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
Posted by Innis Arden 1 on Tuesday September 25, 2018 11:57am