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USA WRESTLING JOB OPPORTUNITY Manager of the National Coaches Education Program

By USA Wrestling | March 26, 2008, 10:25 a.m. (ET)
USA Wrestling Job Opportunity

Position Title: Manager of the National Coaches Education Program

Division/Department: Department of State Services

Position: Full-time

Job Responsibility: USA Wrestling is seeking a self-motivated, highly energetic, qualified individual who seeks to make a difference in the sport of amateur wrestling, and is committed to develop, promote and implement strategies that will enhance USA Wrestling's National Coaches Education Program (NCEP). The qualified individual will be responsible for managing the day-to-day responsibilities and activities associated with the NCEP. In addition, the qualified individual will be responsible for staying current on coaching strategies, coaches education techniques, working closely with the National coaching staff, effectively communicating and working with USAW State Association Coaches Directors and developing programs to increase the opportunities and number of NCEP certified coaches. The successful candidate shall also be responsible for conducting an annual Silver Level Coaches College, producing educational materials and flyers for member coaches, maintaining USAW's Regional and Junior Olympic Training Center program and assisting with USAW developmental camps. The qualified individual shall also be required to conduct coaches education seminars, have excellent public speaking qualities and be confident in various settings in conducting NCEP clinics. The successful applicant shall also be responsible for maintaining an accurate and organized inventory of NCEP materials and supplies, accounting for all NCEP funds received for camps and clinics, and providing detailed reports on the status of USAW's NCEP program as requested. This dynamic individual must also demonstrate the ability to work with diverse groups of individuals, volunteers and business professionals, and exhibit the ability to work as a team player, communicate effectively orally and in written form, and interject new ideas and concepts.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications: Minimum five years coaching experience. A bachelor's degree in sports management, education or related fields. Ability to travel, work weekends and some evenings is required. Computer skills are required. Must have excellent customer services skill, "people" skills, and communication skills. Graphic design, desktop publishing, database development and management skills preferred. Must be able to lift a minimum of 50lbs. Must be self-motivated and be willing to develop and present creative and innovative ideas related to the education of coaches at various levels of development. Must have organizational skills and be able to maintain clear concise files and records. Competitive salary and comprehensive benefit program. USA Wrestling is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Process: Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and three references to: Mark A. Scott, Director of State Services, USA Wrestling, 6155 Lehman Drive, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80918. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

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