InterMat Job Board
Hunter College Head Wrestling Coach (Part Time)
Hunter College seeks a Part-Time Head Coach.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Program Leadership- Provides leadership and supervision in all aspects of the program including, recruitment, retention, budget, academic support, compliance, practice preparation, game strategy, alumni development, fundraising, and the student-athlete experience. Develop and maintain a program of excellence and integrity that is competitive and leads to success in both regional and independent competition. Implement and execute structured and organized practice sessions. Develop practice schedules, teach fundamental skills and properly train and condition student-athletes in preparation for competition Develop, organize, and coordinate fundraising initiative financial sustainability. Coordinate annual events, in-game recognition, etc. to enhance alumni engagement and stewardship. Adhere to NCAA, conference, departmental, and university policies, procedures, and expectations. Ensure university admissions policies, academic standards, and financial aid procedures are upheld. Establish and maintain a culture of excellence.
Recruitment- Develop a strategic and well thought-out recruitment and retention program. Ensure the assemblance of a full and competitive competition roster. Visit high school, professional and community organizations when requested. Utilize Hunter’s strong international presence to strategically attract and recruit top international student-athletes. Hire, develop, supervise and retain high-caliber assistant coaches. Develop strong recruiting pipelines with top high schools and junior college programs. Implement an annual evaluation and assessment of the recruiting/retention program. Student-Athlete Experience- Design, monitor and support student-athletes’ personal development programs, and progress with respect to their academic, athletic, and personal enrichment. Generate and establish student engagement. Develop and maintain a strong team culture. Implement team building activities. Ensure two student-athletes serve as the team’s liaison in SAAC. Organize a team’s competition schedule and travel plans. Attend all department meetings. Serve as liaison with designated department administrator on facility preparation and works closely with all support areas within Athletics. Responsible to know current NCAA, and University rules, regulations, and deadlines. Adhere to NCAA, conference, departmental, and university policies, procedures, and expectations. Establish and maintain a culture of excellence personally and within your respective unit(s). Implement an annual evaluation and assessment of all staff and assigned coaches. Attend annual professional development workshops, seminars and/or conferences to enhance overall professional skills.
QUALIFICATIONS: Strong organizational and managerial skills and experience with multiple units. Ability to work in a fast paced environment. Experience with program implementation. Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to demonstrate flexibility and work with various campus and community programs/partners. Experience in the field of athletics and ideally athletic academic success. Flexible schedule including occasional evenings and weekends. Possess excellent listening, written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrates ability and willingness to work as a team member and to work independently. Problem-solver with the initiative and follow-through skills; tact, diplomacy, and judgment in dealing with students, parents, faculty, and administrators. Detail oriented and demonstrated the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Sensitivity to the needs and concerns of a diverse student population. Experience as a unit director with budget oversight knowledge/experience. Demonstrated knowledge of developmental academic advising methodologies.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree.
EXPERIENCE: Four year’s high-level coaching experience giving preference to intercollegiate athletics experience in the given sport as a coach and/ or student-athlete
Program: Will return 3 regional placers and one academic all American, Head coach would like to stay on as an assistant to support the new head coach. Roster size of 25 is expected to return and an incoming class of 7 is expected.
REQUIRED: Letter of application, resume and contact information for three professional references to be sent to MarcAntoni Macias MM5562@hunter.cuny.edu and Terry Wansart firstname.lastname@example.org