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Assistant Wrestling Coach - WVU Beckley at West Virginia University

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Type: Part-Time
Location: Beckley, West Virginia

Job Description:

West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech), part of the WVU system of campuses, is seeking a self-motivated and driven Assistant Men's Wresting coach for the WVU Beckley campus. This part-time position will report to the WVU Tech Athletic Director. 


The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the Head Coach in managing all aspects associated with a collegiate wrestling program. Work in this position will primarily focus on the development of student-athletes.  


In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:

  • Assist the head coach in managing all aspects of a NAIA Division I or NCAA Division II Wrestling program.

  • Coach in area assigned by the head coach.

  • Assist in evaluating talent in current and prospective student-athletes and recruiting quality student-athletes that meet established criteria. 

  • Assist in organizing team meetings, student halls, and workouts, strength and conditioning program, etc.

  • Assist in monitoring academic progress, retention rates and graduation rates of student-athletes.

  • Assist in monitoring and disciplining conduct of student-athletes.

  • Remain current in knowledge of and adhere to all institutional, NAIA and conference rules.

  • Assist in compiling annual inventories and prepare for equipment purchases according to state policy.

  • Assist in driving and transporting student-athletes.

  • Assist in organizing pre-game activities.

Work hours: Various – part time

Date of Appointment: Immediate

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately


WVU Tech is a regional division of the West Virginia University system and is located in Beckley, West Virginia. It boasts a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio and an average class size of 17 students, allowing personalized attention in a supportive environment. WVU Tech is ranked first in the state for return on investment, and seventh in the nation in annual ROI for students paying in-state tuition. The campus is near state and national parks and numerous recreational opportunities.

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Two (2) years of collegiate wrestling performance experience and/or one (1) year of successful wrestling coaching experience

  • Ability to work positively with administration, department staff, students, and director of athletics in developing and maintaining a good working relationship with the institution and community

  • Excellent computer skills

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills