Wrestling Coach Job Description

Wrestling Coach Job Description

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Wrestling coach provides leadership, organization, and supervision for all aspects of the men’s tennis program to insure a competitive and successful program, following all NCAA Division III Northwest Conference and university rules and regulations.

Wrestling Coach Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Abide by and enforce North Athletics Conference rules and regulations (NAC) and Wolverine Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC)
Know, understand and abide by all university, EWL and NCAA rules and regulations
Serves as primary recruiter for the sport of wrestling, identifying and evaluating potential students with that interest and organizing their recruitment in conjunction with the Office of Admission
Coaching assignment in the sports of Men’s Wrestling and potentially Women’s Wrestling with responsibilities set forth by the Athletics Director
This position will be required to travel and work nights and weekends
Providing opportunities for the social, emotional and academic development, the athletic welfare, of student-athletes
Utilize sound teaching techniques in the conduct of game preparation and practice sessions
Assist in making strategic decisions in contest situations
Oversee the strength and conditioning development of the athletes
Assist the Head Coach in the evaluation of the student-athlete

Wrestling Coach Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Wrestling Coach

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Education for Wrestling Coach

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Employers hiring for the wrestling coach job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Coaching, Education, Communication, Athletic, Communications, Leadership, Athletics, Computer, Graduate, The College

Skills for Wrestling Coach

Desired skills for wrestling coach include:

NCAA rules and regulations
Curriculum and instruction
Ability to comply with NCAA
Athletes’ scholastic status and work with teachers to encourage scholastic growth
Conference
Core academic subject assigned
Institute rules and regulations
Rules and regulations regarding designated sport per WIAA guidelines
Sport of wrestling
University Interscholastic League rules and regulations

Desired experience for wrestling coach includes:

Be aware and maintain a safe and healthy environment for the student-athlete
Valid New Mexico Coaching license
Other administrative duties as assigned by the head coach
Coordinate all aspects of recruiting with head coach and other department and University personnel
Assist with the development of appropriate public relations and promotional activities for the wrestling program
Assist in the strategic planning, organization, promotion, and execution of wrestling camps and clinics

Wrestling Coach Examples

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Wrestling Coach Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of wrestling coach. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for wrestling coach
  • Monitor and support the academic success of athletes
  • Undertake fundraising, public relations and promotional activities appropriate to the position
  • Plan comprehensive pre- and post-season conditioning programs
  • Hire, supervise and evaluate personnel
  • Prepare and manage budgets and records
  • Abide by the rules of confidentiality (Buckley Amendment)
  • Understand and abide by proper procedures of due process in dealing with the student-athlete and staff
  • Know, understand and ensure that the student-athletes abide by all the University, Eastern Wrestling League (EWL), and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rules and regulations
  • Carry out other relative administrative duties
  • All practices, competitions, and team meetings throughout the wrestling season
Qualifications for wrestling coach
  • Knowledge of computer applications, including that for recruiting
  • Fund raising experience and developing community support for the program
  • Ability to design and conduct in-season and off-season strength and conditioning programs for various sport teams
  • Educational background, expertise or experience to serve as strength and condition coach
  • Minimum of two years as a wrestling coach or as a team member at/or above the collegiate level
  • Knowledge of sport-specific fundamentals, techniques, and regulations
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Wrestling Coach Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of wrestling coach. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for wrestling coach
  • Budgetary planning and all budgetary paperwork, including weekly travel reconciliations
  • All staff, competition, and practice apparel ordering, maintenance and control of that inventory
  • Roster maintenance, student-athlete eligibility and retention related matters
  • Alumni relations and alumni targeted fundraising
  • The planning and execution of official visits for prospective student-athletes
  • Admissions events (Open Houses, accepted student days)
  • Planning and implementation of a social media strategy targeting various constituencies including alumni, parents, student-athletes and fans
  • Maintaining weekly CARA practice and competition logs
  • Assist the Head Coach in coaching and training the Northwestern Wrestling team
  • Teaches proper technique and skill development in wrestling
Qualifications for wrestling coach
  • Coaching experience at the high school or intercollegiate level is preferred
  • Bronze level coaching status preferred
  • Ability to work on nights, weekends and some holidays
  • Availability on weekends and nights are essential
  • Previous collegiate wrestling or coaching experience preferred
  • Ability to lead, guide and be a positive role model for student-athletes
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Wrestling Coach Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of wrestling coach. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for wrestling coach
  • Helps supervise practices and is on the bench for wrestling matches
  • Competition preparation
  • Providing leadership and instruction in terms of the personal and athletic development of cadet athletes at VMI
  • Retain clients
  • Organizes, in conjunction with the director, all aspects of the wrestling program, including facility, competition and practice schedules and team operations
  • Acts as an ambassador of the College and conducts oneself in a positive manner to heighten the awareness of the institution to all of its constituents
  • Works closely with the promotional and fundraising efforts of the athletic department
  • Makes budgetary suggestions regarding the proper operations and staffing of the areas of responsibility
  • Projects and promotes an inclusive education with the highest standards where student-athletes are empowered to lead lives of personal significance and professional success as global citizens
  • Creates an environment and plan for the academic success of the team
Qualifications for wrestling coach
  • Ability to work with wrestling program video system
  • Ability to work with recruiting database system
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse environment
  • Must be able to travel, and possess and maintain a valid driver's license
  • Must possess a strong commitment to diversity and inclusiveness
  • Candidate should have previous experience coaching wrestling on the college level
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Wrestling Coach Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a wrestling coach. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for wrestling coach
  • Attendance at all IPS and IHSAA Wrestling coaches? meetings and adherence meetings regarding rules and regulations of the sport of Wrestling
  • Ensure compliance with all regulations, rules, procedures, and policies for the program as established by the Commission on Athletics, Golden Valley Conference, and Lassen Community College District
  • Attend Athletic Department and conference meetings as required
  • Establishes study table hours for those student-athletes who are experiencing academic difficulty
  • Assists with transportation of team in vans or bus, upon approval
  • Ability to teach proper technique and skill development in wrestling
  • Familiar with various mental approaches in wrestling and ability to instruct student-athletes in this area
  • Assists the head coach and other assistant coaches in reviewing performances of wrestlers and in scouting and preparing for opponents
  • Helps supervise practices and be on the bench for wrestling matches
  • Requires the ability to help recruit potential student-athletes
Qualifications for wrestling coach
  • Minimum of two years as a wrestling coaching or wrestling team member at/or above the collegiate level
  • Ability to follow directions, be organized, and carry out assignments effectively
  • Must have the ability to successfully impart knowledge on all areas of wrestling
  • This position requires well-developed communication skills, strong time management and organizational skills
  • The ability to work weekends and evenings is required
  • Master's degree and 3-5 years of NCAA experience is preferred
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Wrestling Coach Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a wrestling coach. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for wrestling coach
  • This position could require other assignments as assigned by the Head Wrestling Coach and Director of Athletics
  • Responsible for the overall management and supervision of the Men’s Wrestling program
  • Supervise Assistant Wrestling Coaches
  • Provides leadership and supervision in all aspects of the Wrestling program including but not limited to scheduling, recruitment, retention, academic support, practice preparation, game strategy, alumnae/i development, fundraising, and community service
  • Coordinates and outlines a complete recruiting agenda within recruiting budget, to identify quality student athletes
  • Full participation in monthly staff meetings, attendance at College’s annual Open House and Accepted Students Day
  • Mandatory attendance at all monthly staff meetings, admission open houses, and scheduled orientations
  • Ensures that the Department and College regulations are understood by and complied with by student athletes and coaching staff
  • Works closely with the Department of Athletics in any fundraising activities that assist with the Wrestling Program and/or the Department
  • Monitors the academic status of student athletes
Qualifications for wrestling coach
  • Minimum of 1-3 years' experience at the Division 1 intercollegiate athletics desired
  • Former collegiate wrestling athlete or coach
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in coaching intercollegiate athletics or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to objectively evaluate physical and mental performance related to the intercollegiate athletic program
  • Ability to maintain high standard of ethics and integrity related to intercollegiate athletics
  • Maintain knowledge of state and University policies and procedures

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