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Assistant Wrestling Coach

Job ID 15986 Omaha, Nebraska

Business: Boys Town

Job Summary:

In a career as an Assistant Wrestling Coach, you will support the mission by instructing and coaching youth in the fundamentals of wrestling, sportsmanship, and teamwork.

Schedule: Practice Starts at 3:15pm

Season Details: November 16 to February 20

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with planning and scheduling of a regular program of seasonally appropriate wrestling activity in accordance with district and organizational policies and NSAA regulations as applicable.
  • Instructs players on sport rules, strategies, and performance principles; coaches players to achieve a high level of skill and an appreciation for the values and discipline of sportsmanship.
  • Participates in evaluating athlete strengths and weaknesses, designing and developing training methodologies to address strengths and weaknesses, and preparing players for competition.
  • Assists in planning and conducting practice sessions and physical conditioning programs to maximize performance and minimize injuries.
  • Provides training direction and motivation to prepare athletes for competitive events and games.
  • Trains players on utilization of equipment and monitors to ensure safe and proper use.
  • Maintains complete and accurate records as required.
  • May utilize a Boys Town vehicle to transport students as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Previous wrestling coaching experience
  • Must possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record and pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check.
  • A current Nebraska Teaching Certificate OR a Nebraska Department of Education Special Services Certificate for Coaching is preferred
  • Knowledge of wrestling coaching strategies and the ability to modify or adapt coaching techniques and methodologies.
  • Knowledge of state policies, statutes, and procedures pertaining to education and coaching, as well as knowledge of Nebraska regulations.
  • Ability to deliver instruction in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of professional competence.
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to the use of a behavioral approach to motivate student learning.
  • Ability to demonstrate concern and respect for individual students.

About Boys Town Nebraska:

A National Historic Landmark since 1985, the Village of Boys Town is now the only National Historic Landmark District in Nebraska. At any given time, about 400 boys and girls live in the Village, receiving care and guidance for a wide range of behavioral, emotional and academic issues. When Father Edward J. Flanagan purchased the Overlook Farm in 1921, it became the new, permanent site of Boys Town. Over the decades that followed, schools, churches and homes were built, and tens of thousands of young lives were transformed.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we offer an array of competitive and attractive benefit options. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town Physicians, free prescriptions, tuition assistance, access to the campus Field House, parenting resources from our experts and advancement opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

Date Posted: September 10, 2020

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.  To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

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