Head Coach - Boys Wrestling

Posted: Continuous 2012-03-14
Available: Fall 2012 Closes: 03/20/12 at 3:30 pm
Elk Grove High School

Head Boys Wrestling Coach - Elk Grove High School 

The Head Coach is responsible for providing leadership and direction for all phases of the boys wrestling program including its long-term development, organization and coordination of all levels of play, scheduling and budgeting.  The head coach will assist with the selection and management of assistant coaches. The head coach is responsible for coordinating and directing, along with school administration, wrestling related public relations activities with the athletic department, school, athletic booster organization and the community.

The preferred candidate must possess the ability to:

·  Build and strengthen our existing program while heightening and fostering high expectations for future success.

·  Foster a culture of support and leadership that will help student athletes grow and develop on and off the court.

·  Demonstrate the ability and experience to increase the wrestling knowledge, skills and expertise of wrestling staff in all phases of the sport.

·  Develop and enact sound match strategy.

·  Develop a sound long term strategic plan and vision for the EGHS wrestling program.

·  Teach wrestling philosophy, skills and techniques to both assistant coaches and athletes.

·  Demonstrate the capacity and leadership necessary to design clinics, staff meetings, summer camps, and off-season programs that ensure staff awareness and commitment concerning program expectations.

·  Delegate specific duties as needed and supervise their implementation throughout the season.  At season’s end, analyze staff effectiveness and contribute to the overall evaluation of all assistants.

·  Participate in the budgeting process with the Athletic Director.

·  Maintain good public relations with news media, parents and officials.

·  Work with the school’s administration.


  • Applicable Illinois certification.
  • Previous wrestling coaching experience or high level playing experience preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills.


Application Procedure:

Apply online at http://www.d214.org/
In addition to completing an online application, all candidates are required to provide all of the following as separate items electronically:

·  Cover letter - The cover letter must highlight basketball experiences and reasons for applying.
·  Coaching Resume – Outlining the qualifications and experiences related to the coaching aspect. 
·  Three letters of Recommendation (External Candidates Only) 


Application Deadline:  Deadline date for submission is Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 3:30 pm. 

Click on the orange "APPLY" button above to begin an online application.  
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Township High School District 214

2121 S. Goebbert Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
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