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Assistant Wrestling Coach - Kent State

Posted about 3 weeks ago by Earl

Job Title: Assistant Wrestling Coach

Physical Location:Kent, OH


Basic Function:

Assist in coaching, recruiting, counseling, conditioning, and training the intercollegiate wrestling team. Reports to Head Wrestling Coach.

Additional Basic Function – if applicable:

Examples of Duties:

Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:

Assist in coaching the wrestling team; utilize coaching and teaching methods to develop student athletes' skills and teamwork.

Assist with the development of team strategy; analyze performance of student athletes.

Scout and recruit student athletes.

Assist in fund raising activities to subsidize athletic program; may assist in marketing and public relations activities to promote the program.

Counsel and advise student athletes with personal and academic problems.

Perform related duties as assigned.

Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and one year of experience coaching wrestling. Or a combination of education, coaching, and NCAA Division I or II playing experience equivalent to a total of five years.


Knowledge Of:

National Collegiate Athletics Association and Mid-American Conference rules and regulations *
Standard practices in student athlete scouting and recruiting

Skill In:

Training or instructing student athletes *
Written, verbal, and interpersonal communication *
Basic computer skills *

Ability To:

Analyze situations and develop solutions *
Work non-traditional hours *

Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:


Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

Typically requires balance, strength, flexibility, and endurance sufficient to demonstrate, teach, and develop skills of student athletes. Must be able to work non-traditional hours, including evenings and weekends. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building and off-campus frequently.

Working Schedule:

Additional Information:


The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.