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Athlete Management/Coaching: Coach
Head Coach, Men’s Sitting National Team - USA Volleyball (Edmond, OK)

Job Description

The Head Coach, Men’s Sitting National Team is a regular full-time position reporting directly to the Director, High Performance Sitting Programs. The position oversees all aspects of the Men’s National Sitting Team Program. Extended hours may be required to include nights and weekends. This position is located in Edmond, Oklahoma.  Travel outside of Oklahoma will be required.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities include but are not necessarily limited to:

  • Direct the Men’s National Sitting Team Program.

  • Recruit, evaluate, and select athletes into the Men’s National Team Program and Pipeline.

  • Make final determinations of athletes to represent the United States in National Team Events.

  • Prepare and manage the Men’s National Team budget with the HP Sitting Program Director.

  • Participate in the strategic planning process for Sitting Programs.

  • Select, train and evaluate Team’s assistant coaches, technology personnel and support staff.

  • Coordinate all Men’s National Team competitions and camps.

  • Plan and develop, in consultation with HP Sitting Program Director, an annual competitive schedule for the Men’s National Team.

  • Coordinate elite player selection and development with Coordinator, Sitting Teams Programs and A2 coaches.

  • Consult on selections for Elite Coaches Development Program.

  • Assist with general team/program management responsibilities.

  • Train male and female athletes in the resident and distance training programs and maintain training files on each athlete.
  • Oversee an evaluation and tracking program for high performance athletes and coaches.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.



  • Bachelor degree required Sports Administration, Coaching or related field.

  • Minimum seven (7) years coaching at the elite junior, collegiate, national or international level or the equivalent in competition and sport management.  Work with Paralympic programs desirable.

  • Minimum three (3) years as a head coach leading two or more coaches, or equivalent supervisory experience.

  • Minimum of CAP I certification preferred and willingness to pursue additional levels.

  • Proven ability to promote sport performance, experience with DataVolley Software.

  • Demonstrated leadership of athletes and staff.

  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Excellent written and communication skills.

  • Must be able to successfully pass USAV background screening.


$ 52,000 - Commensurate with experience. Applications accepted on-line only.  Telephone calls will not be accepted.

Deadline for application:  open until position filled

USAV also offers a comprehensive benefits package to all full-time employees.

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Athlete Management/Coaching: Coach
Coordinator, Indoor High Performance - USA Volleyball (Colorado Springs, CO)

About USA Volleyball

Want to work in the Olympic Movement with one of the most successful organizations serving one of the fastest growing and exciting sports in the world? USA Volleyball is the national governing body for beach, indoor and sitting volleyball in the United States with over 300,000 members, responsible for selecting the Olympic and Paralympic volleyball teams. USA Volleyball also supports a network of regional associations, youth and junior programs, national championships, coaching and officials training, grassroots development, and the SafeSport initiative. Visit for more.

Job Description

The Coordinator, High Performance Indoor will share in a range of critical programs related to Girls’ Indoor High Performance.  These include athlete tryouts, positional depth charts, summer program planning and implementation (including HP National Teams) and the National High Performance Coaches’ Clinic.  The position will include event preparation and attendance, data input and processing, athlete evaluations and depth charts and full responsibility for a share of Girls’ summer HP Programs.  This position requires excellent organization, communication, planning and coordination.  It requires the ability to work in a fast-paced team environment and the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of program constituencies.  The position will report directly to the Director, High Performance Indoor National Programs of USA Volleyball.  The position is located in the Colorado Springs office and will require substantial travel, particularly February through April and the month of July and will include some weekends. 

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities include but are not necessarily limited to:

  • Assist in scheduling, staffing and implementation of assigned HP athlete tryouts.

  • Enter and process tryout evaluations and athlete statistics.

  • Organize athlete evaluations and maintain athlete depth charts.

  • Administer program selections, invitations and registrations for all programs levels.

  • Plan, coordinate and administer assigned summer programs and annual Holiday Camp.

  • Serve as lead staffer in the coordination of the annual High Performance Coaches’ Clinic.

  • Assist in coach selection and hiring for assigned summer programs and Holiday Camp.

  • Oversee and manage one female USA HP National Team.

  • Serve as primary point of communication for athlete, coach and family inquiries for assigned programs.

  • Travel to and attend assigned programs (tryouts, summer programs, Holiday Camp).

  • Assist in maintaining HP portion of the USAV website, particularly for assigned programs.

  • Process and transmit athlete evaluations for assigned summer programs.

  • Annual planning for all above activities.

  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.


  • Four-year college degree in Sport Administration or related degree (or equivalent work experience).

  • Proficient to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications with emphasis on Microsoft Excel.

  • Strong organizational and communication skills with attention to detail.

  • Experience with talent evaluation and comprehensive understanding of volleyball principles.

  • Experience with coaching or managing volleyball programs preferred.

  • Must be able to successfully pass a USAV background screening.


Starting Salary

$ 36,300 - Commensurate with experience

USAV also offers a comprehensive benefits package to all full-time employees.

Approximate start date: November 16, 2015

Applications accepted online only.  Phone calls will not be accepted.

Applications must be received no later than Friday, October 16, 2015

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Athlete Management/Coaching: Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy/Doctor
Athletic Trainer/Manager - Men - USA Water Polo, Inc. (Huntington Beach, CA)


The Athletic Trainer/Manager is responsible for the coordination, implementation, and administration of a comprehensive athletic training and sports medicine program for all USA Water Polo Men's National Teams, including: Senior, Junior, and Olympic Development Program. The Athletic Trainer will provide professional and administrative services essential for the success of the programs and athletes.



1.    Oversee sports medicine program for USA Water Polo Senior National Team, including: injury prevention programs, evaluations, management, treatment, rehabilitation, & educational programs including counseling for the athletes at all team practices and competitions.

2.    Design, implement, and supervise a comprehensive sports medicine program for USA Water Polo High Performance, including the following:

•    Athlete injury prevention, evaluations, management, treatment, and rehabilitation programs.

•    Develop and implement educational programs and counseling for the athletes at all scheduled team practices, and home and away competitions. 

•    In collaboration with the senior team head coach and strength & conditioning coach, develop and administer a dynamic warm-up for scheduled team practices and home/away competitions.

•    In collaboration with USAWP Team Physicians and USOC Sports Medicine, coordinate and schedule physical examinations and medical referrals for athletes to determine their readiness for training and competition.

•    Communicate appropriately with coaches and staff in regards to athlete health and wellness status, including injury and rehabilitation.

•    Work in collaboration with the USOC Sport Performance staff and Sports Medicine & Sport Performance Coordinator to ensure safety and efficacy in the design and implementation of fitness, nutrition and conditioning programs customized to meet individual athlete needs.

•    Build a network of medical providers for all High Performance users. Provide AT coverage for all ODP/High Performance events via this network.

•    Maintain compliance with IOC, WADA, USADA, and the Olympic Code in order to provide for maximum sports performance from each athlete.

•    Work with the medical team to schedule and coordinate athletic training staff for coverage of all team practices and competitions as necessary.

•    Assist sports medicine staff in stocking and ordering medical supplies.

•    Evaluate and recommend new techniques and equipment that will enhance and benefit the sports medicine program and the athlete. 

•    Record keeping and documentation with the medical record keeping system is required. This includes but is not limited to starting and completing insurance forms and corresponding with our primary and secondary insurances.

•    Establish programming, educational documents, and protocol for ODP athletes, coaches and staff.


•      Embody the highest ethical standards consistent with the duty to represent the USA

•      Participate as USA Water Polo representative in national and international events where necessary

•      Develop trust of athletes and staff in order to provide the highest level of care

Performance Measurements

•      Quality of record keeping

•      Effectiveness of injury prevention program

•      Overall health of the athletes (injuries, recovery, rehabilitation, etc.)

•      Positive example that reflects the standards of USA Water Polo

•      Professional appearance, conduct, impartiality and communication


•   Master’s Degree in appropriate area of specialization and 4 – 5 years of professional sport experience (preferably with team sports). Experience and/or familiarity with water polo is preferred.

•   Certified by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification (NATABOC)

•   Licensed Physical Therapist preferred (with licensure in the State of California)

•   Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) preferred

•   Current CPR/First Aid Certification

•  Familiarity with, and knowledge of, all current US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) guidelines, rules, and regulations

•     Available to travel internationally for significant periods of time

•     Familiarity with all USOC Sports Medicine procedures and guidelines

•     Detail oriented and excellent communication skills, both written & oral

•     Knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook

All candidates please respond with resume, cover letter & salary requirements through Please include proof of certifications.

                 Local candidates preferred -- no relocation assistance available at this time

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