Arroyo Steps Down

Springfield Head Coach Daryl Arroyo has stepped down at his alma mater after 21 seasons at the helm. The search for his replacement begins immediately, and the job posting is found below. In 21 years, Arroyo posted a 303-163-6 dual meet record and led the Pride to five NCAA top ten finishes. He coached 68 NCAA qualifiers and 27 All-Americans, and 45 conference champions. His teams won ten NEWA team championships, including this past season. Please see the information below concerning the open position.

Springfield College
School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation
Department of Physical Education and Health Education
Department of Athletics

Springfield College invites applications for a full-time, nine month faculty position in the Department of Physical Education and Health Education and Head Wrestling coach. Instructional responsibilities may include teaching courses (classroom/lab and activity) in physical education and health education, practicum supervision, student advisement and other duties assigned by the Department Chair.

While adhering to NCAA, conference and institutional rules coaching responsibilities will include student-athlete recruiting, organization, leadership and management of a highly successful NCAA III wrestling program and other duties assigned by the Director of Athletics.

The successful applicant must have a Master’s Degree (Doctorate preferred) in Physical Education or a related field. Previous college teaching and coaching experience required.

Review of applications will begin immediately with appointment effective the last week in August 2011. Applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcript and the contact information of 3-5 professional references to:

Charles J. Redmond
Dean, School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation
HPER/Wellness Center
Springfield College
Springfield, MA 01109