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Greenwich Aquatics Seeks Full-Time Water Polo Coach

GREENWICH, Conn. -- Greenwich Aquatics, the #1 ranked water polo program in the Northeast, has nearly 250 athletes spanning in age from 5 – 55. The Greenwich, CT program was formed nine years ago by Bill Smith (Secretary and Board Member of USA Water Polo), Kim Tierney Wang (Senior Program Manager) and Ulmis Iordache (Head Coach) when the Greenwich YMCA built a new 50-meter Olympic size pool. The Club is looking for a highly motivated and dedicated full-time coach to work closely with the currently Greenwich Aquatics coaching staff. 

The Coach will work alongside our Head Coach and Senior Manager and be responsible for the development, recruitment, and retention of athletes. This position will also have responsibility for community outreach and aid in the expansion of the sport regionally.

Duties:
• In conjunction with the Greenwich Aquatics staff, develop the overall coaching philosophy to create consistent training and competitive methods.
• Create pipeline through development teams to ensure best possible environment for Greenwich Aquatics athlete’s success.
• Coach all age-groups (noodle, house league, travel, masters) to ensure consistent training.
• Help create calendar for all programs to ensure success of each program including training schedules, local, regional, and international opportunities.
• Develop evaluation process to ensure communication with players and parents.  
• Help run regional tournaments and clinics at our facility.
• Travel extensively with the club for tournaments around the country and Canada.

Qualifications:
• Proven on deck head coaching ability at the club, high school, collegiate, or international level.
• Has demonstrated the ability to prepare practice and season training plans.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Exceptional organizational skills.
• Works well with all age-groups and parents.

Salary and Benefits:
• Full time position
• Competitive Salary
• Full Benefits (healthcare, dental, etc)

Start Date:
• As soon as possible

To apply please send resume and cover letter to Kim Tierney Wang at ktierney@gwymca.org. In your cover letter please state why you may be interested in this position and when you can start.