Caltech Seeks a New Leader

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Updated: June 3, 2015 12:53 CDT

Two years after arriving in Pasadena to take over the brainiest varsity water polo squad in the US, Pat Beemer appears to be out as coach has left his coaching position at Caltech. The school posted an opening for head coach for men’s and women’s water polo at the Southern California school on Tuesday.

Beemer took over for Josh Moser in 2013 and produced 10 wins over two seasons for the men, including seven victories in 2014, the most in at least the last eight seasons for the team. The women continued their perennial struggles, failing to win a match during Beemer’s tenure.

The California Institute of Technology, a proud NCAA D3 member of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, is seeking a head coach for men’s and women’s water polo programs. The Institute is a unique and field leading research university in science, technology, engineering and mathematics with a rigorous core education and a selective admission requirement. Caltech is a unique, diverse and amazing educational and research institution committed to transforming the world. A small undergraduate population of 975 sponsors 17 intercollegiate teams with a 100 year history. A commitment by the Institute over the past four years to become more competitive in terms of student recruitment, investment in facilities and staff make it a tremendously positive time to join the Beaver team. Caltech is seeking a master coach, committed educator and passionate team member to join our department and take the next steps forward with an amazing class of talented incoming freshmen joining our dedicated returners.

The main responsibilities of this position include: knowledge and expertise in all aspects of teaching, training and competing in collegiate water polo, recruiting and matriculating extremely bright student athletes, excellent communication, organizational and administrative skills, willingness and ability to contribute to our department through other activities. This is a full time, 12 month, position with a salary range of $55-70,000 depending on education, experience and expertise, excellent health, retirement and professional development benefits included. Review will begin immediately and continue at least until June 15 or until a successful candidate is found; an anticipated starting date not later than August 1, however we are flexible for the right candidate. To apply please find our posting on the Caltech website through the HR portal; the successful candidate will submit a cover letter of introduction, complete professional resume, and a one page coaching philosophy, and must apply online through the HR portal but may send materials directly to the athletic director. Caltech actively seeks a diverse applicant pool.

Betsy Mitchell Director of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation Caltech 1200 E. California Ave, Pasadena, CA 91125 626-395-6148 Beavers. Develop. Collaborate. Compete. Excel. Transform.