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USA Wrestling Job Opportunity: Greco-Roman Olympic Training Center Resident Coach

By USA Wrestling | Oct. 07, 2022, 5:28 p.m. (ET)

Position: USA Wrestling Greco-Roman Olympic Training Center Resident Coach

Reports to: USA Wrestling General Manager, Greco-Roman Programs

Position Summary: USA Wrestling is seeking a highly motivated, successful coach to lead Greco-Roman athletes in the United States. The Olympic Training Center Resident Coach is responsible for recruitment, development, and training of the country’s top potential Greco-Roman athletes; while carrying out the overall high-performance plan as directed by the General Manager, Greco-Roman Programs. Work with the General Manager, Greco Roman Programs on learning and applying the Greco Roman curriculum as provided.

Responsibilities:
• Work with USA Wrestling staff, coaches, athletes, and volunteer coaches to further Greco-Roman athlete development.
• Maintain consistent communication and positive collaboration with all Greco-Roman stakeholders, including athletes, coaches, volunteers, team leaders, club directors and officials.
• Work with the Greco-Roman National Team Staff and National Coaches Education Manager to further develop the Greco-Roman portion of USA Wrestling’s Core Curriculum Series.
• Represent USA Wrestling at international coaching clinics and conduct domestic grassroots promotional activities.
• Work closely with the United States Olympic Committee Sports Performance Staff to apply sports science principles to the sport of wrestling.
• Assist in execution and development of a recruiting program aimed at drawing top-level NCAA, NAIA and NJCAA athletes to Greco-Roman wrestling.
• Recruit, cultivate, and support the Greco-Roman volunteer coaching pool.
• Help raise awareness of Greco-Roman and promote participation in the sport.
• Assist General Manager, Greco-Roman Programs in the development of a 4-year High-Performance Plan for each Olympic Quadrennium.
• Assist General Manager, Greco-Roman Programs in developing and maintaining annual budgets.
• Managing resources, budgeting, and identifying potential opportunities for external funding.
• Collaborate with USA Wrestling staff and volunteers to raise funds for the Greco-Roman program.
• Other duties as assigned.

Competencies and Skills: USA Wrestling seeks and individual who:
• Has developed elite level athletes
• Is experienced in leading teams
• Is skilled in the athletes recruiting process
• Motivates and inspires athletes
• Understands long-term athlete development
• Communicates effectively
• Creates a positive and enthusiastic environment
• Works well in a team environment
• Effectively evaluates athlete talent, strengths, and weaknesses
• Follows and respects organizational policies and procedures

Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree or higher.

Travel: Domestic and International travel is required.

Other requirements:
• Must be able to successfully pass a USA Wrestling background screening (prior to hire date).
• Must successfully complete SafeSport Certification within two weeks of hire date and prior to interacting with athletes.
• The USA Wrestling Office is located in Colorado Springs, CO - ability to work from the office is required.

Salary: $80,000 - $100,000
USA Wrestling is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Benefits:
• Paid vacation, personal and sick time
• Approximately 10 paid holidays per year
• 403 (b) retirement plan
• Medical, dental and vision insurance
• Employer paid life insurance

Application Process:
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and/or questions to:

Cody Bickley
+1-719-265-3647
cbickley@usawrestling.org