Assistant Wrestling Coach

Updated: 18 days ago

Assistant Wrestling Coach
Athletics Administration - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (24003215)
 

The Athletic Department at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified Assistant Wrestling Coach. Duties include assisting the Head Coach with all aspects of a sports program. Recruits athletes, mentors athletes, fosters athletic, emotional, and academic group of student athletes. Oversees sports equipment, practice plans and schedules, skill development, and designs coaching strategies. Oversees public and media relations. Coordinates team travel and schedule. Adheres to all rules and regulations.



Job Summary

Assists the Head Coach with all aspects of a sports program. Recruits athletes, mentors athletes, fosters athletic, emotional, and academic group of student athletes. Oversees sports equipment, practice plans and schedules, skill development, designs coaching strategies. Oversees public and media relations. Coordinates team travel and schedule. Adheres to all rules and regulations.


Essential Functions 

Coaching - carries out coaching assignments during daily workouts, practices, and scheduled events. Enforces team rules. Maintains statistics. Monitors assigned athlete's performance and employs specific coaching modalities to meet needs. 

Recruiting - recruits student athletes, assists with department recruiting efforts, and carries out scouting assignments.

Financial & General - assist with budget planning. Assist with coordination of team travel. Work with facilities department to adhere to practice and competition schedules. 

Physical conditioning - consult with trainers and team physicians in monitoring the well-being of student athletes. 

Academic monitoring - assists in monitoring the academic progress of student athletes.

Other duties as assigned. 


Physical Effort 

Instructing and demonstrating physical skills while coaching; extensive travel via car, air, and bus. Must stand for long periods of time at games and at practice. May participate in drills or practices. May have to lift or transport equipment.

 

The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow, while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all.


The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.

 
Assignment Category Full-time regular
Job Classification Staff.Coach.Assistant
Campus Pittsburgh
Minimum Education Level Required Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Years of Experience Required 5
Will this position accept substitution in lieu of education or experience?  Combination of education and relevant experience will be considered in lieu of education and/ or experience requirement.
Additional details about Required Licensure/Certification An equivalent combination of work experience and high level playing experience may be substituted at the discretion of the University.
Work Schedule Varies
Work Arrangement On-Campus: Teams that work on campus, in an office, or in a lab.
Hiring Range TBD Based Upon Qualifications
Relocation Offered Yes
Visa Sponsorship Provided No
Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents Resume, Cover Letter
Optional Documents Not Applicable

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