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Assistant Varsity and Middle School Wrestling Coach

Posted about 10 months ago by FCSWrestling

Friends' Central School is an independent, coeducational, Quaker day school founded in 1845 and serving 813 students in Nursery through grade 12. Located in the Philadelphia suburbs, the School has two campuses. The Upper and Middle Schools are located just outside of West Philadelphia in Wynnewood, and the Lower School is on our Old Gulph Road campus in the heart of Wynnewood. Friends' Central School seeks to hire employees who will help to foster the intellectual, spiritual, and emotional growth of its students. Our Quaker values drive an intense commitment to an education that is both intellectual and thoughtful. Our pedagogy is grounded in reflection, integrity, and a willingness to accept responsibility.
We teach that reason does not preclude compassion and that curiosity leads always to possibility. We are committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse community. All constituencies - faculty, staff, students, administrators, parents, trustees, and alumni/ae - are responsible for an awareness of and ongoing dialogue around equity issues of race and ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, privilege, religion, physical ability, and family structure, as well as for enhancing the Philosophy of Inclusivity and Awareness articulated in our Diversity Statement. Friends' Central offers a competitive salary and benefits package to its faculty and staff. Please explore our website to learn more about our academic program, community, and educational philosophy.

Assistant Varsity and Middle School Wrestling Coach
The Assistant Wrestling Coach is responsible for aiding in the coaching and administration of the wrestling program for both Middle and Upper School. The Assistant Wrestling Coach provides a service to the athletic department by aiding the Head Wrestling Coach in coordinating and conducting all aspects of the wrestling program, including but not limited to practices, competitions, and the monitoring of academic progress of student athletes.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Responsible for coaching and directing wrestling program. including but not limited to organizing and supervising
practices and competitions.
• Commitment to and monitoring student athlete academic progress and academic advisement.
• Provide leadership and general team management in the areas of practice, skill, and character development.
• Additional duties as assigned.
Required/Desired Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:
• Considerable knowledge of coaching wrestling including competitions, practices, strength/conditioning;
• Knowledge and ability to ensure academic success of student athletes;
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with head coach, athletic administrators,
students, parent body, and the commuity;
• Effective verbal and written communications and interpersonal skills;
• Ability to organize and prioritize work.
Required Education and/or Experience:
• Bachelor’s Degree required.
• Prior successful coaching experience, preferably at the college level.
• Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
Supervision:
The Assistant Wrestling Coach reports to the Head Wrestling Coach and Athletic Director.

To apply
Email Resume to Head Coach, Jacob Fogel, jfogel@friendscentral.org