Assistant Wrestling Coach
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.
- 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