Augustana College, an NCAA Division III institution that competes in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW), is seeking a full-time Head Wrestling Coach. The Head Coach is responsible for developing all phases of the program including the recruitment of student-athletes, ordering equipment, scheduling contests, budget management, viable fund-raising, public relations and other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics. Additionally, a secondary duty within the Department of Athletics will be assigned.
Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred. The qualified candidate should have a minimum of three years of previous coaching experience, preferably at the collegiate level. Previous coaching or playing experience at the NCAA Division III level is preferred. Additionally, a thorough understanding of and accountability to NCAA and CCIW rules and regulations is necessary. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the academic and athletic success of the student-athlete. This is a full-time position working a 10-month schedule.
Please forward a resume, cover letter, one-page statement of personal coaching philosophy and contact information for a minimum of three references to: Michael Zapolski, Director of Athletics, Augustana College, 639 38th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by Friday, May 19. Anticipated start date is approximately June 1, with the opportunity to begin recruiting during the summer months.
Augustana College is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates invited to campus for an interview will be subject to a personal background check. This job description is subject to change and is not designed to be a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required by the employee.
Founded in 1860, Augustana College is a selective four-year residential college of the liberal arts and sciences. Augustana is recognized for the innovative program Augie Choice, which provides each student up to $2,000 to pursue a high-impact learning experience such as study abroad, an internship or research with a professor. Current students and alumni include 161 Academic All-Americans, a Nobe...l laureate, 13 college presidents and other distinguished leaders. The college enrolls 2,500 students and is located along one of the world's most important waterways, the Mississippi River, in a community that reflects the diversity of the United States.