The Head Men’s Wrestling Coach serves as head coach and chief administrator of the men’s wrestling program. The Head Coach will build and manage the program to ensure the competitive performance of the team as well as the development of each student-athlete. OCU competes as a member of the NAIA and Sooner Athletic conferences.
Thorough understanding of and commitment to NAIA rules and regulations.
Ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally.
Knowledge of student-athlete recruitment principles.
Knowledge of student-athlete scholarship process.
Ability to demonstrate wrestling skill and technique and other physical conditioning.
Ability to establish a productive rapport with team members.
Familiarity with academic requirements for student-athletes.
Ability to apply budgeting and fiscal planning techniques.
Ability to maintain a cooperative working relationship with faculty, students, staff, and the public.
Ability to represent the wrestling team and athletic programs including skill in developing promotional materials and skill in public speaking/presentation.
Knowledge of fund-raising activities in support of athletic programs and teams.
Ability to obtain a CDL for team travel.
Technical fluency to effectively use computers, software, applications, and social media platforms as required.
A bachelor’s degree is required. Three (3) to five (5) years of collegiate or high school coaching experience is required. Prior successful collegiate coaching experience with NAIA coaching experience is preferred. Experience in athletic recruiting is preferred.