Posted: 15 March 2022

Water Polo Coach (Full-Time)

Strathclyde Sport, University of Strathclyde
University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
Job Type:
35 per week
£24,661 - £27,658 (incl. 5% salary enhancement for non-standard working hours)
Closing date:
18 April 2022

Job title

Water Polo Coach


Strathclyde Sport, University of Strathclyde.


 £24,661 - £27,658 (incl. 5% salary enhancement for non-standard working hours)


University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.

Contract type

3-yr fixed term (full-time)

Closing date

18th April 2022

Provisional interview date

04 May 2022

Job description

Working in collaboration with Scottish Swimming, and three Community Water Polo Clubs, the University of Strathclyde seeks to appoint an ambitious and pro-active full-time Water Polo Coach to support the development of Water Polo at the University and establish Strathclyde Sport as a Regional and National Performance Hub for Water Polo. 

Brief outline of the job:
Working as part of the multidisciplinary Performance Sport Team, the post holder will be responsible for designing, coaching and evaluating Water Polo training sessions delivered to the University, Partner Water Polo Clubs (Western Baths, Kirkintilloch and Kilsyth, and Forth Valley), and a National Water Polo squad or National Academy (dependent on level of experience).

Furthermore, the role will support the development of a national player and coach pathways for Water Polo in Scotland.

The post holder must be willing to work evenings and weekends during selected periods of the year.


Stage 1 interviews will be held week commencing 02/05/22. Stage 2 interviews for this post will be held week commencing 16/05/2022.


For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Dave Sykes, Performance Sport Manager at


How to apply

Please apply directly via the job advert on the University job vacancy portal:    

Applications will not be accepted through any other method.