Job Posting - Water Polo Coach - McDonogh School

Water Polo Coach

Position Details

Title Water Polo Coach


General Summary

McDonogh School is seeking an experienced head water polo coach for the 2023 fall season. This is a seasonal, stipended position.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume with two references to Scott Ward, Director of Aquatics at


Essential Functions

  • Oversee the water polo program for the duration of the season (generally August-October)
  • Design practice plans; supervise practices (4:00pm-6:00pm) and engage with participants, focusing on team development, skills growth, and character growth of student athletes within the program
  • Oversee game management for all competitions (MIAA conference and other non-conference matches)
  • Transport team to matches and competitions that occur off campus

Recommended Employment Qualifications

Basic CPR, AED, and First Aid training. Red Cross Lifeguarding certification.

Additional Experience

  • Experience coaching student athletes preferred
  • Must be knowledgeable about the sport of water polo

Additional Requirements

  • Ability to comply with background check, including fingerprints, as required by the agency and/or state regulations
  • Ability to work in a diverse environment and inclusive culture that values and respects difference across race, ethnicity, religion, and orientation or identity
  • Highly effective communication skills
  • Must have a valid drivers license
  • Must have organizational skills and attention to detail

Working Conditions

Evening and weekend hours are required. Lifting and carrying of equipment is not typical, but may be required on rare occasions. Lifting up to 25 pounds. Must be able to drive a mini-bus or transit vehicle to transport team members. Must be able to perform physical activities such as, but not limited to lifting, bending, standing, climbing, and/or walking.

Any questions you may have regarding this position can also be directed to Janet Graham, Human Resources Manager, at 443-544-7060 or

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