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Assistant Coach, Wrestling

Drexel University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 20, 2023
Job Summary

The Assistant Wrestling Coach will assist in training, administering, and preparing the Wrestling Team for success on the conference and national level. Oversee all aspects of recruiting for the Program. Other duties in assisting in the direction of the Program include compliance, team travel, and event management. Successful candidate will demonstrate the Wrestling Program’s team mission of “Bringing the H.E.A.T.” (heart, effort, attitude, team).

Essential Functions
  • Assist the Head Coach in all aspects of leading an effective varsity athletic program.
    • Assist in coaching, training, and motivating the program's student-athletes to perform at the highest level through organized team and individual sessions.
    • Foster an environment within the program that supports the department's mission of personal growth and integrity, diversity, leadership, sportsmanship, respect, and a commitment to academic and athletic excellence.
    • Responsible for understanding and abiding by NCAA, EIWA and University rules and regulations.
  • Responsible for organizing and managing day-to-day recruiting operations.
    • Scout and Identify prospects.
    • Liaison for Compliance in regard to Admissions & Financial Aid.
    • Travel coordinator - organize official/unofficial visits and scouting events/visits.
  • Assist with Fundraising and Development.
    • Continue established efforts and create new initiatives regarding fundraising events.
    • Coordinate alumni events.
  • Responsible for Team Competition Travel.
    • Transportation, itineraries, meals, practices
  • Assist with social media for program.
  • Assist with the organization and publicity of camps and clinics.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head Wrestling Coach.
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent
  • Collegiate Wrestling experience as student-athlete
  • 2 years of successful coaching experience (collegiate preferred)
  • Confident leader, motivator, and self-starter
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills required
  • Valid Driver's license with MVR check required
Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of NCAA and conference rules preferred
Physical Demands
  • Typically standing, walking
  • Typically bending, crouching, stooping
  • Lifting demands ≤ 50lbs
  • University City – Philadelphia, PA
Additional Information

This position is classified as Exempt. The offered salary is dependent upon internal equity and the successful candidate’s competencies, education, and experience.

For more information regarding Drexel’s Professional Staff salary structure and Compensation Guidelines & Policies, please visit the Compensation and Salaries website .

Please review the Benefits Brochure for some information on our benefits offerings.

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.

Advertised:Sep 20 2023 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:Oct 20 2023 Eastern Daylight Time

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