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Bakersfield Assistant Wrestling Coach

Posted about 2 months ago by mrivera48

The Assistant Wrestling Coach at CSU, Bakersfield serves within the Department of Athletics and is responsible for the on-mat coaching of academically-qualified student-athletes. The wrestling program at CSUB is an NCAA Division I program, and the Assistant Coach must work within the guidelines, rules, and regulations of CSUB, the NCAA, and the Conference.
Job Duties:
1. Lead training and practice sessions, ensuring that all appropriate safety guidelines and standards are maintained. Perform specific coaching responsibilities during athletic events. Attend coaches preparatory meetings and implement strategies resulting from these meetings.
2. Assigned responsibilities within the daily operations and overall administration of the sports program.
3. Develop a comprehensive and functional knowledge of the sport and maintain a thorough and continuing familiarity with all applicable University and NCAA regulations.
4. Scout and recruit quality student-athletes under the guidance and direction of the head coach and coordinate all recruiting activities with the head coach and with appropriate departmental personnel. Be responsible to identify, cultivate, and assess for a specific geographical area or position group.
5. Serve as an Academic Enhancement staff member responsible for all facets of the sport specific academic program, including the monitoring of individual student-athletes academic progress as expressed by the faculty. Demonstrate an active interest in the academic progress of student-athletes. Work closely with all appropriate departmental personnel to assure academic success of student-athletes.
6. Work with student-athletes to monitor adherence to rules and regulations regarding conduct, appearance, and behavior. Provide individual counseling to student-athletes when appropriate and direct the student-athlete to professional staff when needed.
7. Work closely with the athletic training staff to insure the safety of all student-athletes.
8. Perform other duties as assigned.
9. Represents the sports program to various institutional programs and externally to the media, funding agencies, students, parents, faculty, and the general public.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. Bachelors degree

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Collegiate wrestling experience

For more information contact mrivera48@csub.edu