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Waconia Youth Wrestling Coaching Opportunity; Head Coach and Assistant Coach Wanted
Topic Started: Aug 10 2018, 07:21 AM (169 Views)
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Waconia Youth Wrestling
Youth Head Coach & Assistant Coach Opening

Job Description:
Waconia Wrestling Club has an opening for both a Youth Head Coach and Assistant Coach for our PreK - 6th grade wrestling program for the 2018-2019 season and beyond. The folkstyle season starts in mid-November and runs through early April. The Youth Head coach and Assistant Coach will be expected to plan and run practices typically twice per week on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. It is expected that the head coach will be the primary leader of technique and preferred drilling techniques. Coaches are expected to also attend and lead the team during K-6 and K-4 dual team tournaments and attend and coach Waconia youth wrestlers at various open tournaments throughout the season including the NYWA season.

Both roles are paid positions.

Waconia Wrestling Club has a rich tradition of success at both youth wrestling and HS level over the past 20+years. The Waconia Youth Wrestling has averaged approximately 80-100 kids each year over the past 5 years in participation and features development in the individual and team aspects of the sport. As a community program we have a variety of kids in the program at various skill levels and we look to continue to grow in both numbers of participation and the skill level of each individual. Therefore, we have a unique opportunity to continue the rich tradition and the ideal candidates will grow the development of the program over the next 3-5 years.

Job Requirements:
-Strong passion for the sport of wrestling with a desire to help young kids build a love for the sport and create a fun atmosphere for the kids to learn and grow in the sport
-High School wrestling experience preferred
-Previous youth/MS/HS coaching experience preferred
-Experience working with building relationships with kids & parents
-Expectation to implement overall preferred techniques and training philosophies as per guidance from the HS 7-12th grade program coaching staff
-Ability to coach to all levels of skill including kids brand new to the sport
-Provide overall leadership and guidance to the volunteer coaching staff and coordination with Youth Program Administrator
-Lead recruitment of additional coaches and coaching resources to meet the growing needs and of the program
-Ability to attend all dual tournaments (4-6 tournaments) over the course of the youth season
-Ability to attend key open tournaments (1-2 per weekend per month) over the course of the youth season

Contact jdkatherman@gmail.com for details and interest. Targeting to hire by late September 2018.
Edited by wrestlingislife26, Aug 10 2018, 09:19 AM.
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