Job Title: Assistant Wrestling Coach
Location: Omaha, NE
The Assistant Wrestling Coach instructs and coaches teams and individuals in the fundamentals of wrestling, sportsmanship, and teamwork.
- Participates in recruiting, training, and coaching wrestling.
- Assists with planning and scheduling of a regular program of seasonally appropriate wrestling activity in accordance with district and organizational policies and NSAA regulations as applicable.
- Instructs players on sport rules, strategies, and performance principles; coaches players to achieve a high level of skill and an appreciation for the values and discipline of sportsmanship.
- Participates in evaluating athlete strengths and weaknesses, designing and developing training methodologies to address strengths and weaknesses, and preparing players for competition.
- Assists in planning and conducting practice sessions and physical conditioning programs to maximize performance and minimize injuries.
- Provides training direction and motivation to prepare athletes for competitive events and games.
- Trains players on utilization of equipment and monitors to ensure safe and proper use.
- Maintains complete and accurate records as required.
- May utilize a Boys Town vehicle to transport students as needed.
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
- Previous wrestling coaching experience
- Must possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record and pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check.
- A current Nebraska Teaching Certificate OR a Nebraska Department of Education Special Services Certificate for Coaching is preferred
- Knowledge of wrestling coaching strategies and the ability to modify or adapt coaching techniques and methodologies.
- Knowledge of state policies, statutes, and procedures pertaining to education and coaching, as well as knowledge of Nebraska regulations.
About the Village of Boys Town:
A National Historic Landmark since 1985, the Village of Boys Town is now the only National Historic Landmark District in Nebraska. At any given time, about 400 boys and girls live in the Village, receiving care and guidance for a wide range of behavioral, emotional and academic issues. When Father Edward J. Flanagan purchased the Overlook Farm in 1921, it became the new, permanent site of Boys Town. Over the decades that followed, schools, churches and homes were built, and tens of thousands of young lives were transformed.
Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town’s mission, which is why we offer an array of competitive and attractive benefit options. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town Physicians, free prescriptions, tuition assistance, access to the campus Field House, parenting resources from our experts and advancement opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.
About Boys Town:
Boys Town touches the lives of more than 2 million children and families nationwide each year. As one of the country’s largest nonprofit funded child-care organizations, Boys Town is nationally recognized for its research-proven child, health and family care programs. From our start in 1917, we’re poised to make even greater strides forward as we lead the way in changing how America cares for children, families and communities for the next 100 years.
Schedule: Part Time/Seasonal
Date Posted: July 9, 2019
Job ID: 13885
This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.