InterMat Job Board
Head Wrestling Coach-Westlake High School (OH)
The Head Wrestling Coach has the responsibility for the overall operation of the wrestling program in the Westlake City School District in accordance with district, OHSAA and SWC rules and regulations. The head coach has primary coaching responsibility for the varsity team but will be committed to working with all levels of the program (Youth, Middle School, JV and Varsity). The Head Coach must have a commitment to the philosophy of providing a structured, developmentally appropriate, increasingly competitive and dignified program from youth through varsity. The applicant must understand the concept that interscholastic athletics are a desirable part of the total school program and are essential to the social, emotional and intellectual development of the student.
The Head Wrestling Coach will be expected to exemplify high moral character, behavior and leadership, adhering to strong ethical land integrity standards. The coach will respect each individual, abide by and teach wrestling in spirit and letter, set a good example for players and spectators to follow with both words and gestures, refrain from the use of profanity, obscene language or improper actions, teach and display good sportsmanship, treat opponents and officials with dignity and respect, instill good health habits and training rules, and maintain the highest level of responsibility and behavior that is expected of all Westlake City School District employees.
Required qualifications include: successful wrestling coaching experience; effective interpersonal and communication skills and a strong desire to lead a district wide wrestling program. The candidate should have possession of a valid Pupil Activity Supervision certificate or willingness to obtain it. BCI/FBI background and fingerprint check or willingness to obtain it.
Preferred qualifications include: successful head coaching experience, proven success in the sport of wrestling, fundraising and budgeting experience, prior experience of working within a school district.
Please email cover letter, resume and references to Tony Cipollone, Director of Athletics, Westlake City School District at Cipollone@wlake.org