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Employment opportunity : Lead Coach, Men's National Training Centre

Water Polo Canada is looking for a Lead Coach of the National Training Centre to support the Men’s National Team in their push to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics and beyond.

Position: Lead Coach, Men’s National Training Centre

Location: Montreal – Olympic Park, QC

Job Type: Full-time

Start Date: September 1, 2020 (ideally)


Under the direction of the High Performance Director (HPD) and the Senior Men’s National Head Coach (HCM), the MNT National Training Centre Lead Coach (LCM) is responsible for leading the delivery of prescribed training of the daily training environment (DTE) for the Senior Men’s National Training Centre, as assigned by the HCM and HPD.

The LCM will be a key member of the leadership group providing support throughout the high performance stream relative to alignment, programming, coaching and athlete development as well as other aspects as identified within WPC’s high performance plan.


Water Polo Canada (WPC) is the National Sport Organization for Water Polo in Canada. Its vision is to constantly strive to be a leader in High Performance, Growth of Water Polo and Organizational Excellence. Its mission is to create and offer a sport system that allows people to achieve their goals and dreams while respecting the following set of values: Integrity & Respect, Teamwork & Solidarity, Leadership & Accountability, and Excellence & Professionalism.


The ideal candidate has world-class water polo technical expertise, proven senior international experience and credibility in the area of high-level water polo. A university degree in coaching, sports science and/or physical education and/or a Level 4 National Coaching Certification or equivalent (combination of equivalent training and experience will be considered) is required. The successful candidate will possess excellent leadership and team-building skills combined with exceptional work ethic. The ability to work and excel in multi-disciplinary, cross-functional environments is critical to this role. He or she will behave in an open, transparent, respectful and fair manner with players, team staff, colleagues and partners. The ideal candidate is also a “student of the sport” of water polo, continually looking at ways to improve and develop and has the ability to work effectively in both English & French.


The LCM reports directly to the HPD, to the HCM and collaborates with various technical and sport science staff.

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