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Full Time Assistant Wrestling Coach

Posted about 5 months ago by ptreid

Ohio Wesleyan University invites applications for the position of Assistant Coach - Wrestling. The assistant coach is responsible for supporting the Head Coach in all phases of the wrestling program. The assistant coach will provide support to the head coach focused primarily on recruiting and will have event coaching responsibilities. The assistant coach will be responsible for involvement in current and future leadership of the program administrative assistance and coaching. Additional duties will include but not limited to skill development, academic advising, mentoring, one on one and group instruction, summer camps/clinics, and daily operations of the program.

It is also expected that the Wrestling Assistant Coach will embrace the department mission of supporting the academic mission of the university, developing student-athletes as contributors to the greater community, creating opportunities for competitive success, leading student-athletes to understand what it is like to be part of something greater than oneself.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree
Previous successful coaching experience
Familiarity in recruiting collegiate student-athletes
Articulated commitment to the highest standards of professional and ethical behavior and to adhering to all rules and regulations of Ohio Wesleyan University, the North Coast Athletic Conference, and the NCAA.
Effective written communication skills
Student-centered focus
CPR, First Aid and AED Certification is required (and can be completed after hire)
Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree
Ability to articulate the role that athletics plays in a rigorous academic collegiate setting and the importance of academic endeavors of student athletes
Successful recruiting experience at the college or university level, with ability to identify and attract outstanding students and players
Experience exhibiting the highest standards of professional and ethical behavior and adhering to all rules and regulations of Ohio Wesleyan University, the North Coast Athletic Conference, and the NCAA.
Experience advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion, and supporting students from diverse backgrounds.
Ability to actively foster a respectful, positive environment that welcomes all persons.
An appreciation for and willingness to engage with the mission and aims of OWU.
Completed application packets will include:

1) Cover Letter

2) Resume or Curriculum Vitae

3) The names, titles, and contact information for three professional references

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.


Ohio Wesleyan University offers a rewarding place to work! To discover why this should be your next work home, visit our website. Learn more about our benefits at Discover our Benefits.

As an equal opportunity institution, OWU has a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism. We do not discriminate on any basis including: race, religion, color, culture, national origin, sex and/or sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, economic barriers, or any other legally protected factor.

NOTE: Employment sponsorship is not available for this position. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States. OWU requires COVID-19 vaccination of all employees. Candidates who accept offers of employment must be able to provide proof of their vaccination status before their employment can be processed.

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