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Wrestling Coach

Posted: 09/27/2021

Department: Athletics and Recreation

Reports to: Head Wrestling Coach

Status: Non-Exempt


Responsible for instructing student-athletes in the rules and fundamentals of wrestling; and providing input and assistance to the head coach in determining fundamental philosophy, skills, and techniques.


  • Assist the head coach with all aspects of the program
  • ​On the mat assistant coach
  • Assist with planning of all practices
  • Assist the head coach with inventory and issuing of equipment
  • Assist the Head Coach in communications with the office of admission and financial aid office regarding applications
  • Assists in communications with Campus Facilities for overnight prospects
  • Supervise student workers
  • Assist the head coach with academic records and monitoring eligibility
  • Maintain current knowledge and abides by NCAA/HCAC rules, policies, procedures
  • Assists in weight room supervision
  • Supervise open mat activities as needed and as permitted by NCAA Bylaws for safety purposes.
  • Assists the head coach with marketing / public relations
  • Supports the total athletic program
  • Demonstrates integrity and upholds the values and mission of the University.
  • Committee assignments and other duties appropriate to skills and training as assigned by supervisors
  • Contributes to team effort by welcoming new and different work requirements; exploring new opportunities to enhance the services of the department vision; helping others accomplish related job results as and where needed.



Customer Service:

  • Exhibit a student/customer first" orientation in providing exceptional service in all responsibilities and interactions demonstrating versatility in handling people and situations
  • Adapt willingly and quickly to changing priorities, responsibilities, and students' needs and expectations; anticipate and identify students' (or other customers) needs
  • Demonstrate the ability to facilitate transition and counsel students towards the realization of full educational potential
  • Demonstrated ability to recognize, appreciate and serve culturally diverse populations, special needs, and others
  • Available to rotate through multiple time frames of service operations
  • Demonstrate an enthusiastic approach to duties and a commitment to liberal arts education


  • Collaborate well with others and help make the department staff a cohesive group
  • Communicate, cooperate and collaborate well with others to achieve common office, department or University goals
  • Willingly assists in various responsibilities as appropriate within the (Athletics and Recreation Department and other areas of the University as appropriate as required during high service demand times


  • Develop and nurture an effective, productive, and respectful rapport and working relationship with students, faculty and staff co-workers, and various campus and community constituencies maintaining an appropriate level of professionalism
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and organizational skills, a sense of humor, flexibility, and creativity
  • Demonstrate strong written, telephone, and electronic (email and internet) communication skills and strengths in public speaking
  • Communicate information clearly and concisely and listen well to others


  • Maintain a high level of accuracy, consistently reviewing work to detect errors, oversights, or omissions



  • Take immediate and independent action when necessary assuming initiative for creative problem solving
  • Demonstrate creativity and high energy
  • Accomplish tasks with follow through to completion
  • Must possess an aptitude for technological development and its implications for appropriate automation of office; proficient in Microsoft Office

Work Environment, Physical Demands:

Multiple service hours; computer data input; multiple concurrent tasks with service interruptions; extensive customer contact; strict confidentiality; detailed work; and drilling with wrestlers on the mats as needed.



Bachelors - Masters preferred


1-year college coaching preferred

A demonstrated ability and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Specialized Training:

Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office programs; Coaching; strength training equipment; and First Aid, CPR, and AED certification.

To apply, please upload the cover letter, resume, and contact information with three professional references via Paycom.
A review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Mount St. Joseph University is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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