Assistant Wrestling Coach

Job Summary:
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.
  • Serves as a role model in carrying out the Father Flanagan’s Boys’ Home mission.
  • Directs all activities towards the fulfillment of the Boys Town mission
  • Directs all actions to reflect the values and principles of Boys Town
  • Establishes and maintains an environment that encourages teamwork, collaboration, and ethical behavior
  • Maintains regular, reliable and predictable attendance
  • Supports other members of the management team and their work

Other Duties: This job description incorporates the essential functions and duties required for this position. However, other duties may be required and assigned at times and as determined by a supervisor in order to meet the needs of the organization


  • 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.
  • Ability to deliver instruction in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of professional competence.
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to the use of a behavioral approach to motivate student learning.
  • Ability to demonstrate concern and respect for individual students.

Required Qualifications:

  • 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
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Additional Information

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town’s mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development 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.

Contact Information

Boys Town
14100 Crawford Street
Boys Town, Nebraska 68010

Kaley Pedersen
(p) (531) 355-1913