Applications for 2008 U S Grappling World Team coach must be received by Oct 20

By Gary Abbott | Oct. 14, 2008, 8:05 p.m. (ET)
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USA Wrestling is currently accepting applications for consideration as a 2008 U.S. World Team Coach for Grappling.

The 2008 U.S. Grappling World Team will travel to Lucerne, Switzerland for the Grappling World Championships on December 20-21.

All coaches seeking to be considered must hold a current 2008-09 USA Wrestling Coaches membership. The coach must be available from December 9-21 to participate in the World Team Training Camp, as well as accompany the team to Switzerland for competition.

Applicants will be evaluated by the ad-hoc Grappling Committee based on experience and participation in USA Wrestling's Grappling program.

To be considered, a coach must send the following:
1. 2009-2102 Grappling Coaching Pool application
2. Cover letter or personal statement explaining why the coach should be selected
3. Current USA Wrestling coach membership card number

Submit the materials to Manager of Developing Styles Jason Townsend by:
Fax: (719) 598-9440
mail: USA Wrestling, 6155 Lehman Dr. Colorado Springs, CO 80918

The deadline for applications is Monday, October 20 at 5:00 PM CST.