USA Wrestling Position Opening Freestyle National Coach

By Gary Abbott | Oct. 31, 2000, 12 a.m. (ET)

A Member of the United States Olympic Committee. An Equal Opportunity Employer.

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, age, handicap, or veteran status. All qualified applicants will be given equal opportunity.

POSITION TITLE: Freestyle National Coach


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist in the development and implementation of a four-year plan that will allow USA Wrestling to be the dominant team in the World Championships and Olympic Games. Set the annual schedule for competition and training of the National Team. Contribute in the development of coaches in the volunteer pool, state and club levels through personal contact and mass communication. Includes support of USA Wrestling Coaches' Education Program. Communicate with the elite athletes to direct their developmental plans. Other responsibilities as determined to promote goodwill of the organization. Travel several times per year, foreign and domestic.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree and knowledge of National Governing Bodies and United States Olympic Committee is preferred. Minimum 2 years-coaching experience with elite athletes is required. Physically able to demonstrate technique.

REPORTING AND LOCATION: This position reports to the National Teams Director. Offices located in Colorado Springs.

Please submit cover letter resume and three letters of reference to:

Mitch Hull, National Teams Director, USA Wrestling, 6155 Lehman Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80918

Salary: Commensurate with experience. Starting date: January 3, 2001

Resumes must be submitted by December 1, 2000.