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Athletics Department & Coaches

Please visit our application portal to view all open positions. If you are interested in multiple positions, please apply separately for each. Human Resources will acknowledge receipt of resumes through email and will contact qualified applicants directly.

Full background checks are required for all positions including fingerprinting, as required by MA State Law. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Head Coach Boys' Varsity Water Polo

Phillips Academy seeks a Head Coach for boys’ varsity water polo. Typical responsibilities include the following:

• Oversees all aspects of the boys’ water polo programs at Phillips Academy
• Plans and executes 100-minute team practices with assistant coach support. Coaches in all regular season scrimmages/games/tournaments.
• Adheres to policies established in Phillips Academy Coaches Handbook
• Stays current in and expands knowledge of coaching techniques.
• Working with the athletic director and others, engages prospective student-athletes and their families throughout the admissions process.
• Partners with college counseling office to assist student-athletes who aspire to collegiate athletics.
• Models and ensures diversity and cultural competency (respect, inclusiveness, reflecting, valuing, and welcoming cultural differences) in all position responsibilities regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, social class, sexual orientation, ability, nationality, age, language, or origin.

The strongest applicants will have the following qualifications:
• Ability to positively motivate, inspire and be role model to students, in and out of water.
• Be able to communicate effectively with groups and/or individuals, and engage with peers, the public, students, and parents in a positive, empathetic, and professional manner.
• At least 2 years’ experience coaching in high school or college setting, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Water polo playing experience at high school, college or higher level.
• Ability and willingness to manage a Monday-Saturday practice/game schedule which includes travel to away opponents.
Interested candidates should submit a résumé and one-page statement articulating coaching philosophy and/or vision for a varsity water polo program.
Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Phillips Academy is an intentionally diverse and inclusive residential community “committed to creating an equitable and inclusive school in which students from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences—including race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, socioeconomic class, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, and ability—learn and grow together.” The ideal candidate supports the inclusive and diverse nature of the community. Any offers of employment will be contingent upon successful CORI/SORI and fingerprinting background checks as well as authorization to work in the United States.