Part-Time Assistant Coach, Women’s Wrestling (Temporary Position)
Position Description: The Part-Time Assistant Coach will assist the Head Coach in the daily coaching, administrative, and recruiting demands of the women’s wrestling program. The Assistant Coach will primarily be working with the head coach and team in regards to recruiting, practice and match coaching.
The Assistant Coach works under the supervision of the Head Coach and Athletic Director.
Position Specifics: This role is part-time scheduled to work approximately 20 hours weekly from October-June
A bachelor’s degree is required.
At least two (1) year of prior collegiate or high school coaching experience is required. Prior coaching and administrative experience with a successful wrestling program is preferred. Three (3) years of collegiate coaching experience is preferred.
A suitable combination of education and experience may be substituted for minimum requirements.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Strong commitment to the student-athlete concept
- Ability to effectively demonstrate technique and skills to the student-athlete
- Working knowledge of applicable collegiate rules and regulations
- Recruiting skills preferred
- Ability to recruit and coach student-athletes
- Ability to adhere to all policies, rules and regulations of the university, applicable conferences, agencies, etc.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with students, faculty, staff and the public
- Ability to communicate effectively – orally, telephonically, in person and in writing
- Ability to represent the university and Athletics department in a friendly, courteous and professional manner
- Ability to use a personal computer and other office equipment as required
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Demonstrate an attitude and behavior that reflects the values and mission of the department and University.
- Coaching Responsibilities:
- Prepare for daily practice sessions and address specific equipment issues as they arise before, during, or after practice, assist in the preparation, planning, conducting and evaluation of practice sessions, work with individuals on specific tasks and skills before, during and after practice, during season and off-season, oversee all strength and conditioning sessions on or off campus, serve as mentor to athletes, helping resolve academic and non-academic issues, and be available to coaches and players before, during and after practices, matches, and events as position allows.
- Academic Support:
- Assist student-athletes with enrollment process, coordinate and monitor study hall for the student-athletes, monitor academic progress and intervene when necessary, maintain effective and open communication with OCU faculty; inform them of student-athlete absences due to athletic events.
- Constantly performs physical coaching duties.
- Constantly visually identifies, observes, and assesses.
- Frequently operates a computer and other office machinery.
- Frequently communicates with university constituents.
- Frequently moves to accomplish tasks and/or to get from one worksite to another.
- Frequently moves gym equipment.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.