Assistant Wrestling Coach
Assistant Wrestling Coach
Regular or Temporary
Hours Per Week
Weeks Per Year
Full or Part Time
Trinity College in Hartford CT, an NCAA Division III, liberal arts college in the New England Small College Athletic Conference ( NESCAC ), is seeking to fill a full-time assistant coach for our Wrestling program. Trinity College Wrestling is a member of the prestigious NEWA (New England Wrestling Association) conference and the Division III Northeast Region. The Wrestling program is on the rise again, once one of the top wrestling programs in the country in the late 90’s and 2000’s, it looks to regain its former tradition. The candidate will be expected to help the program continue to grow and compete at the highest in NCAA Division III Wrestling.
Trinity College seeks a staff that reflects the changing demographics of our student body. Our student body is diverse, representing 41 states and 70 countries, with 21 percent U.S. students of color and 50 percent who identify as women. More than 90 percent of students live on campus. Trinity is a highly selective, independent, nonsectarian liberal arts institution located in the capital city of Hartford, Conn. With more than 2,100 full-time undergraduate students and 91 graduate students, the college maintains a rigorous academic profile complemented by a vibrant and diverse co-curricular program. We consider our location in a culturally and socioeconomically diverse capital city to be among Trinity’s most distinctive assets, and we cultivate strong connections with our surrounding neighbors and with institutions and organizations throughout Hartford and the region. As a preeminent liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative lives.
Responsibilities include assisting the head coach in the development of leading and organizing all facets of a Division III Wrestling program, knowledge of and adherence to NESCAC and NCAA rules, recruiting, practice planning and execution, teaching responsibilities and mentoring student-athletes. The assistant coach will also have administrative duties within the Department. This position also requires both night and weekend availability throughout the academic year.
- Medical & Dental Insurance plan for purchase
- Tuition remission to take graduate classes at Trinity
Bachelor’s degree required. Proven successful college Wrestling coaching experience and/or college Wrestling experience. Strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and advanced social media skills. Candidate should be considering a career in college coaching.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Trinity College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants with disabilities should request, in advance, any accommodation in order to participate more fully in the application process.
All applicants must apply online by submitting their resume and cover letter as well as list 3 references. In your cover letter, please also address how you would foster and promote an environment of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Trinity College is an independent, nonsectarian liberal arts college for men and women, with approximately 2,200 undergraduate students and 200 faculty members, located in Hartford, Connecticut. Our Mission is “Engage. Connect. Transform.” As the preeminent liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative lives. Trinity is an actively engaged community of students, faculty and staff who work together to develop and sustain the intellectual and creative opportunities central to a first-class liberal arts education. Hartford, the state capital, provides many opportunities for cultural and social engagement.
The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. Trinity is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities should request, in advance, any needed accommodation in order to participate in the application process.
For all faculty positions, completion of the Ph.D. or appropriate equivalent is expected. Candidates should have a strong commitment to undergraduate and interdisciplinary teaching in a liberal arts context, and a well-articulated plan for sustained research. Trinity is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service.