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Head Wrestling Coach-The University of Wisconsin-Parkside (NCAA II)

Posted about a month and a half ago by barkerc

https://www.uwp.edu/explore/employment/head-wrestling-coach.cfm
UW-Parkside holds the distinction of being the only NCAA Division II school in the state of Wisconsin. Parkside Wrestling became an associate member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) in 2021. Parkside Wrestling has a proud tradition of success, and one that has; 17 Individual National Champions, 135 All-Americans, and 19 national top 10 finishes, with the most recent coming in 2018 (3rd place).
Essential Job Functions

Under the general supervision of the Director of Athletics, the Head Wrestling Coach will be responsible for the operation and management of all aspects of the program, including but not limited to: scheduling, budgeting, recruiting, fundraising, practice and game planning, student-athlete development, and community engagement. Due to the nature of this work, a willingness and flexibility to work nights and weekends is required. This position is a campus security authority and mandatory reporter as defined by federal and state law. Perform other duties as assigned.

The Head Coach will need knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations and be committed to the student-athlete concept and NCAA Life in the Balance. This position will utilize organizational skills to direct the program academically, athletically, developmentally, financially and socially. The Head Wrestling Coach will have the ability to create a positive coach/student-athlete relationship, including balancing academics with athletics and creating a supportive environment to develop athletes on and off the court in areas such as leadership, teamwork, maturity, and goal setting.

This role will work in a work in a fast-paced environment and will establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships within a diverse academic environment. There will be travel frequently including nights and weekends for recruiting that will require driving a vehicle.

Qualifications

Key qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree
Experience as a wrestling student-athlete or coach