Head Boys'' Wrestling Coach - Alta High

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Department:Canyons District
Location:Alta High
Job Type:Stipend

How to apply:

To apply, email a completed Head Coach Application, three letters of recommendation, resume with emphasis on coaching, and a coaching philosophy to - becky.jackman@canyonsdistrict.org in Human Resources

**Incomplete packets will not be processed until all items are received by Human Resources.

 Americans with Disability Act:  If reasonable accommodations are needed to assist you with the application or hiring process please contact the Canyons School District office of Legal Services at 801-826-5061, Fax 801-826-5098 or mailing address 9361 S. 300 E., Sandy, UT 84070.

CANYONS SCHOOL DISTRICT is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants are considered on the basis of employment qualifications without regard to race, color, political affiliation, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, medical condition or handicap.  Inquiries regarding Canyons School District’s hiring practices may be addressed to:  Director of Human Resources, Canyons School District, 9361 South 300 East, Sandy, UT 84070.

Job Description:

Alta High School will be hiring a boys' wrestling coach for immediate hire. 

This job is best suited for someone with significant experience in coaching/participating in  wrestling and in developing young athletes while building a strong, positive, and competitive team culture.  Head coaches mentor, train, and educate athletes in wrestling skills and techniques while serving as positive role models for student athletes.  Head coaches also work to train and educate athletes in safety and injury prevention.

We have a talented and committed group of boys, a great community, and an a tradition of excellence in our programs.

• Provide an atmosphere conducive to good sportsmanship.

• Assist in conducting tryouts for a team or for an individual to participate in a competition; help select the players for a team who will represent the school.

• Assist in practices by instructing and working with athletes to direct them with perfecting their abilities and providing them guidance in keeping fit for competition and teaching them how to react under the pressure of competitive play.

• Comply with the rules and regulations and comply with all Utah High School Activities Association mandates and requests.

• Communicate to all students the policies of the team, school, and school district relating to school sponsored sports activities.

• Complete reports and forms as required.

• Foster a safe, welcoming and respectful environment.

• Fulfill supervision responsibilities for all practices, locker rooms, games and team trips.

• Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.


Preferred Skills:


  • Previous wrestling coaching experience and/or participation at the high school or college level is required.
  • Candidate must complete 3 required UHSAA courses, new hire paperwork, and completion of Register my athlete/coaches account within 2 weeks of hire and before you can begin coaching duties.