Graduate Assistant Wrestling Coach


The University of Mary is currently seeking a Graduate Assistant for the Wrestling program. The successful candidate is passionate about impacting and mentoring student athletes at the University of Mary. This position is responsible for assisting the Head Wrestling Coach with operating a college wrestling program. The goal of this position is to immerse one in all aspects of running a college wrestling program to prepare the Graduate Assistant Coach for a fulltime coaching position at the college or high school level.


Candidates will be invited to demonstrate a willingness to support the Christian, Catholic, Benedictine mission of the University of Mary.

Essential Roles and Responsibilities Include:

·       Recruiting

·       Develop student athletes with skill development, academic and social skills

·       Game preparation, community events, fundraising, travel, other office duties as assigned

·       Operate/oversee social media accounts for the wrestling program


Desired Minimum Qualifications, Education, and Experience include:

·       A Bachelor’s degree and acceptance/enrollment into a graduate program at UMary is required

·       Successful experience coaching/wrestling at the collegiate level or higher is preferred

·       First Aid and CPR certified (UMary will offer this certification course onsite)

·       Willing to earn a Class C Commercial Driver’s License

·       Upholds and supports the Christian, Catholic, Benedictine mission of the University of Mary

·       Supports the ongoing implementation of Ex Corde Ecclesiae, the apostolic constitution on Catholic colleges and universities

·       Builds a culture of ready and earnest hospitality in the Office of Intercollegiate Athletics and throughout the university, in accord with Saint Benedict’s admonition that all be received as Christ


Knowledge and Skills Required:

·       Ability to demonstrate and show wrestling technique and drills

·       Ability to evaluate wrestling film

·       Candidate will possess a good work ethic, attention to detail, ability to manage sensitive and confidential student information, and a familiarity with Microsoft Office programs

·       Proficiency in social media use is preferred

·       Strong communication skills


We thank you for your interest in the University of Mary. Founded in 1959 by the Sisters of Annunciation Monastery, the campus overlooks the beautiful Missouri river and is located in Bismarck, North Dakota, a community of approximately 80,000 people, with wonderful family and parish life, friendly neighborhoods, enjoyable recreational and cultural facilities, a low crime rate, clean air, and excellent schools. The University of Mary, with an enrollment of over 3,000 students, is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.


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Review of application materials will begin immediately. Position will remain open until filled.


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