Assistant Varsity Wrestling Coach

New London Spicer Schools   New London, MN   Full-time     Education
Posted on July 10, 2024
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Athletic Coach / Activities Advisor
Assistant Varsity Wrestling Coach Position


General Definition of Work:
An athletic coach /activities advisor coaches, supervises, manages, coordinates, and plans all practices pre-season, in-season, and post-season. The athletic coach/ activities advisor is also responsible for coaching/advising, supervising, and managing all athletic and activity competitions.  The total operation of the extracurricular programs, athletics, activities, transportation, and related athletic facility operations for grades 6-12. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Activities Director.

Qualification Requirements
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions

  • Learns and adheres to the coaching/advising philosophy and program of the school district as lead by the Activities Director.
  • Assists in explaining and distributing literature to all athletes concerning the athletic commitment and the protection of student eligibility.
  • Teaches athletes the fundamental skills, theory, and strategy of the sport/activity.
  • Teaches the athletes the value of good conduct, sportsmanship, and good citizenship.
  • Provides supervision of athletes at all times and applies discipline when needed.
  • Teaches and emphasizes safe procedures to the athletes.
  • Leads or assists other coaches and advisors with out-of-season training as needed depending on the level of coaching/advising assignment.
  • Attends and/or conducts awards programs.
  • Assists in the responsibility of the care of equipment and facilities being used.
  • Assists in the issuance, return, and maintenance of equipment.
  • Assists in ensuring that all equipment is cleaned, repaired, and stored properly at the ends of the season.
  • Makes recommendations to the Activities Director regarding needed equipment and repairs to facilities.
  • Other duties as assigned and appropriate.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Thorough knowledge of Minnesota State High School League website, handbooks, and calendars and scheduling system; general knowledge of Minnesota Department of Education website, Infinite Campus software; and Impact Test Online; thorough knowledge of District Website and Infinite Campus Reports; thorough knowledge of standard office equipment; ability to make arithmetic computations using whole numbers, fractions and decimals; ability to compute rates, ratios and percentages; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, students, parents, and elected officials.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Current district staff member preferred but not required.
  • Teaching and coaching license preferred but not required.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Physical Requirements
This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 50 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting, speaking or hearing and using hands to finger, handle or feel and occasionally requires standing and walking; work requires close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, depth perception, color perception, and peripheral vision; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data; work has no exposure to environmental conditions; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

Special Requirements
Valid driver's license.