Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School seeks to hire a Head Girls’ Wrestling Coach for grades 9 through post-graduate student-athletes starting immediately. The head coach will be responsible for providing leadership and direction to all facets of the girls’ wrestling program and advancing the mission of Wyoming Seminary and the Athletics Department. The head coach will report directly to the Associate Director of Athletics and the Athletic Department.
Specific areas of responsibility include wrestling-specific coaching, recruitment, student-athlete development, program administration, and program advancement. All activities shall be conducted within the policies and resource framework of Wyoming Seminary, the Athletics Department, National Preps, and National Federation of High Schools (NFHS).
Responsibilities: Plan, develop, administer and oversee the girls’ wrestling program for 20-35 student athletes. Provide leadership and instruction in the development of student-athletes by counseling team members in academic, citizenship, sportsmanship, and personal matters as needed. Communicate effectively and regularly with students and families. Supervise, manage and evaluate assistant coaches. Working with the Athletic Department to schedule all practices, scrimmages and matches. Partner with Wyoming Seminary’s College Counseling Team to support the student athlete’s college recruiting process. In conjunction with the Development Office, assist in fundraising and development activities and continued positive public relations with alumni and the community. Represent the team, department and school in a positive, professional and ethical manner; responding appropriately to media, marketing, fundraising and community service requests. Travel domestically and internationally for competitions. Working with the Admission Office to successfully recruit mission appropriate applicants to join the school community. Work closely with the Athletic Department and its Athletic Training Staff for the care and prevention of athletic injuries and support the overall drug and alcohol education program for student-athletes.
Other responsibilities: Dependent on qualifications, needs, and interests Attend all faculty meetings and school events To apply for the position, send your cover letter and resume to Wyoming Seminary, Attention: Barb Bolich (Director of Athletics) firstname.lastname@example.org
Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university.
Preference will be given to applicants who can serve other roles on campus and who has experience mentoring and understands the unique needs of working with young female student-athletes.
Membership in USA Wrestling.
Well-developed interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
Experience coaching, recruiting, and fundraising at a high school, college or university.
Demonstrated athletic leadership experience, and strong administrative, managerial, and interpersonal skills.