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UW Eau Claire--Assistant Wrestling

Posted about 8 months ago by fader

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, an NCAA Division III school and member of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) is seeking applications for a 9-month internship as the Assistant Wrestling Coach

Wrestling – Internship as ASSISTANT COACH

• This is a 9-month internship with a monthly stipend and contract from September through May. There will be opportunity for a second year upon evaluation.
• Assist the head coach in directing a growing program within the guidelines of the University, the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC), and NCAA Division III.
• Assist in the planning and direction of all practices, matches and team events.
• Assist in the recruitment and retention of qualified student athletes consistent with the academic standards of UW-Eau Claire. This is one of the primary responsibilities of this internship
• Assist with the promotion of the sport with students, alumni, and members of the community.
• Direct the implementation of promotion through social media outlets
• Assist with promoting program revenue generation related to the program regarding hosting special events and Blugold Wrestling booster club
• Participate in department fundraising and public relations events.
• Assume other duties as agreed upon by the head coach and athletics director.

• Prior successful playing and/or coaching experience at the collegiate level preferred; successful club and/or high school coaching experience considered.
• Certification in CPR, First Aid and AED is required and can be attained upon start date.
• Demonstrated success & a commitment to all areas of responsibility stated above.
• Must have strong moral character, work ethic, leadership and communication skills.
• A commitment to athletic excellence within an academic environment.

• $10,000 yearly stipend, 1-year appointment with option for second year.
• Opportunity to earn additional funds through Blugold Wrestling Summer Camps & Clinics
• Position designed to give new coach an entry level college coaching opportunity to work with veteran staff in a growing program. The WIAC is a premier DIII conference in wrestling and athletics.

Application Process:
• To apply, email a cover letter and resume with contact information for three complete references to Nancy Hendricks at for priority consideration by July 23, 2018. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
• Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of background check

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO Employer