The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is seeking a Head Wrestling Coach.
The head wrestling coach will help to forward the three prong mission statement of our department to:
-Provide a supportive and transformational student-athlete experience that lays the foundation for lifelong success -Enhance corporate and philanthropic support via strategic campus and community partnerships to provide an invaluable student experience and forward the greater university’s educational mission -Develop a culture of competitive excellence in which student-athletes partake in meaningful athletics experiences.
The head wrestling coach will lead the administration of the wrestling program by providing an overall positive educational environment for our student-athletes conducive to learning, athletic development, social growth, and preparing them for life beyond college. This individual will actively support our department wide recruiting, fundraising and alumni engagement initiatives.
Pay range for this full-time, benefited role is $51,500.
Responsibilities include: -Lead in the administration of the entire program; including assisting with daily practices, game responsibilities and alumni relations. -Be responsible for the development, safety and conduct of the team. -Have a thorough knowledge of NCAA, conference and institutional rules and conduct the unit within those regulations. -As a staff member within the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, you are responsible for knowledge of and compliance with national Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) regulations, both those general in nature and those which apply directly to your position’s responsibilities. Strict adherence to all applicable governing policies, procedures, and regulations of the NCAA is required and is a condition of your employment -Identify, scout, and visit with student-athletes throughout the Tri-State area (as well as nationally) in high schools, camps or combines, and on-campus visits. -Lead a recruitment strategy to attract top level, Division III prospects including setting up campus visits, assisting student-athletes with the application process, and implementation of campus resources. -Be responsible for the development, safety and conduct of the team. -Provide an overall positive educational environment for our Student-Athletes conducive to learning, athletic development, social growth, and preparing them for life beyond college. -Assist in the supervision, in conjunction with the athletic tutoring and advising program, the total academic progress of the team. -Assist in performing both direct and indirect public relations functions including promotion, fundraising, community instruction through camps and/or clinics. -Perform additional duties for the department of athletics as assigned. -Be an active participant in following applicable safety rules and regulations; including necessary training and drills.
What You'll Need to Succeed:
Certified in First Aid, CPR, AED by start date
About University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Since 1866, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville has been a regional leader with challenging academics; renowned faculty; and notable alumni. And, during these unprecedented times of COVID-19, our faculty, staff, and students are applying their research and skills to impact our communities in a positive way.
On all three campuses—UW-Platteville, UW-Platteville Richland, and UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County—we are leaders in science, technology, agriculture, and engineering fields, with unique initiatives in microsystems and nanotechnology, forensic investigation, and renewable energy. While the challenges facing us now may seem daunting, we are applying this expertise to be here for you, now and in the future.