The Citadel is a Division I athletics program competing in the Southern Conference, located in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina.
The Head Wrestling coach will be expected to; Coach and teach Wrestling skills, create and implement effective practice plans, create and implement tactical and game strategizing; support, encourage and mentor student-athletes; collaborate with academic support staff on the academic excellence of student-athletes; implement individual and team training sessions; supervise and mentor assistant coaches; collaborate with strength and conditioning coaches; communicate and collaborate with sports medicine staff to ensure the health and safety of the student-athletes; seek professional development opportunities and stay up to date on best practices and safety guidelines for collegiate wrestling.
The Head Wrestling coach must exhibit competency with all decision making and administrative reporting in accordance with running the Wrestling Program including assistant coach evaluations, budget maintenance, financial reporting, travel and scheduling.
The Citadel requires coaches to have a thorough knowledge of and compliance with all NCAA, SoCon and Institutional rules and regulations; requires timely completion of compliance paperwork and requires the head coach to ensure assistant coaches adhere to all compliance expectations. The recruitment of student-athletes that possess the athletic, academic and leadership values consistent with The Citadel is an essential skill for this position. The Head Coach is responsible for scholarship distribution, tracking, reporting and collaboration with the compliance office and sport supervisor in the recruitment of student-athletes.
The Head Wrestling coach will support the letter and intent of the military mission and regulations of this institution, contribute to the campus community in a positive manner and encourage student-athletes to succeed in balancing the academic, military and athletic aspects of their education. Coaches are expected to represent the institution and the program in accordance with institutional values of Honor, Duty and Respect.
Applications must be submitted via the application link to be considered.
A Bachelor’s Degree is required. Must be highly organized and have strong leadership and communication skills. The Citadel demands a thorough knowledge and adherence to institutional, Southern Conference and NCAA rules. Previous experience as a player and coach and a thorough knowledge of the skills required to teach Collegiate Wrestling are required. Division I playing and coaching experience preferred.
About The Citadel Military College of South Carolina
The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, is located in Charleston, South Carolina. A NCAA Division I, FCS member and member of the Southern Conference offering 16 sports. The Citadel’s mission is to educate and develop our students to become principled leaders in all walks of life by instilling the core values of The Citadel in a disciplined and intellectually challenging environment.