Job Opportunity - USA Wrestling Greco-Roman Resident Coach

by USA Wrestling

Position: USA Wrestling Greco-Roman Resident Coach

Reports to: USA Wrestling National Director, Greco-Roman Programs

Position Summary: USA Wrestling is seeking a highly motivated coach with experience in training and developing elite Greco-Roman wrestlers. The Greco-Roman Resident Coach is responsible for the recruitment, development, and training of our resident athletes in Colorado Springs as well as assisting National Team staff as needed.


• Direct and manage the OPTC Resident Program

o Recruit and develop athletes & prepare them to excel at international competitions.

o Develop and implement yearly competition and training schedules

• Work with National Director, Greco-Roman Programs and the National Development coach in developing and coordinating local, regional, national, and international training opportunities for U15, U17 and U20 athletes

• Work with the National Director, Greco-Roman Programs on learning and applying the Greco Roman curriculum as provided

• Work with USA Wrestling staff, coaches, athletes, and volunteer coaches to advance Greco-Roman development and national teams programs

• Maintain consistent communication with all Greco-Roman stakeholders, including athletes, coaches, volunteers, and officials

• Identify potential opportunities for external funding and assist in other fundraising opportunities as directed by the National Director, Greco-Roman Programs

• Work with the Greco-Roman National Team Coaches and National Coaches Education Program Manager to improve the Greco-Roman portion of USA Wrestling’s Core Curriculum Series

• Recruit, cultivate, and support the Greco-Roman volunteer coaching pool

• Support and assist with domestic grassroots promotional activities

• Work closely with the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC) Sports Performance Staff to apply sports science principles to the sport of wrestling

• Assist the National Director, Greco-Roman Programs in the development of a 4-year High-Performance Plan for each Olympic Quadrennium

• Other duties as assigned

Competencies and Skills: USA Wrestling seeks an individual who:

• Has developed elite level athletes

• Is experienced in leading teams

• Motivates and inspires athletes

• Understands long-term athlete development

• Communicates effectively

• Creates a positive and enthusiastic environment

• Works well in a team environment

• Effectively evaluates athlete talent, strengths, and weaknesses

• Follows and respects organizational policies and procedures

Travel: Domestic travel is required


• Must be able to successfully pass a USA Wrestling background screening (prior to hire date).

• Must successfully complete SafeSport Certification within two weeks of hire date and prior to interacting with athletes.

• The USA Wrestling Office is located in Colorado Springs, CO - ability to work from the office is required.

Salary: $60,000/year

USA Wrestling is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


• Paid vacation, personal and sick time

• Approximately 10 paid holidays per year

• 403 (b) retirement plan

• Medical, dental and vision insurance

• Employer paid life insurance

Application Process: Applications will be accepted until November 10, 2023.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and/or questions to:

Cody Bickley