Graduate Assistant - Wrestling Coach
Deadline for Applications is 04/24/2020

Code: 16389 Posted: 03/06/2020

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Graduate Assistant –Wrestling Coach.

To be eligible, prospective candidates must be accepted into one of the Master’s Degree programs at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. The Wrestling Graduate Assistant Coach will report directly to the Head Wrestling Coach, and will gain experience assisting with all aspects of a NCAA Division II wrestling program. The University of Wisconsin-Parkside sponsors 15 varsity sports and is a member of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC).

Essential Job Functions

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Coaching Duties

Assist with all aspects of the wrestling program, including:

  • Recruitment of student-athletes
  • Program operation logistics, including team travel and ordering equipment
  • Organizing, marketing, and running wrestling camps and clinics
  • Monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes
  • Develop and implement team practice plans and the individual practice plans
  • Planning and execution of fundraising events and special events, in collaboration with Athletics Advancement
  • Monitor the physical and mental health of athletes in collaboration with Sports Medicine and Strength and Conditioning staff
  • Marketing of the program, specifically with various social media platforms, in collaboration with Strategic Communications and Marketing department.
  • Consistently demonstrate a positive team player attitude, building and maintaining professional working relationships with all departmental staff, including but not limited to the athletics administration, the Sports Medicine department, support staff, and other department coaches
  • Represent the athletics department through collaboration with a variety of campus groups
  • Represent the athletics department appropriately and intentionally through community involvement, speaking engagements, media responsibilities, etc.
  • Represent UW-Parkside as appropriate with the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) and the NCAA
  • Consistent with NCAA Bylaw 11 and institutional procedures, Coach understands and agrees that if Coach is found in violations of any NCAA or Conference Legislation or fails to report a violation, he/she shall be subject to disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures, including suspension without pay or termination of employment for significant or repetitive violations
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education, Experience, Training and/or Certifications


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Candidates must possess excellent written and verbal skills
  • The ability to exhibit professionalism and maintain confidentiality
  • The ideal candidate will have experience as a student-athlete, manager, and/or coach in a college wrestling program
Salary and Benefits

Commensurate depending on qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

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Total Compensation Estimator:

Application Process

Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • CV/Resume
  • Cover Letter

Review of Applications

Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Friday April 24, 2020 are ensured full consideration.

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Laura Menarek
Available Until: 04/24/2020

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