In an exciting move for the sport, Greensboro College in Greensboro, North Carolina, has announced that they are starting a Division III wrestling team. The school competes in the same all-sport conference as Huntington and Ferrum, and they are currently searching for a full time head coach. See below for the announcement and Head Coach job posting.
GREENSBORO, NC – Greensboro College will add wrestling as a varsity sport beginning in the 2015-2016 academic year, Pride Director of Athletics Bryan Galuski announced on Friday.
Wrestling is among the fastest-growing intercollegiate sports at the NCAA Division III level. Currently, 100 Division III institutions offer wrestling as a varsity sport, including fellow USA South Conference members Huntingdon College and Ferrum College.
Greensboro College will launch an immediate search to hire a head wrestling coach.
Date Posted: Jan. 5, 2015
Greensboro College, an NCAA Division III institution and member of the USA South Athletic Conference, is seeking to fill the position of Head Wrestling Coach. This is a full-time, 10-month position reporting to the Director of Athletics. Individual is responsible for all phases of the wrestling program in accordance with NCAA Division III rules and philosophies. This includes, but is not limited to, recruitment of qualified student-athletes, scheduling, player development, and budget management. Collegiate playing and coaching experience is preferred but not required. The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree (masters preferred).
Greensboro College is an independent, coeducational college affiliated with the United Methodist Church and located in downtown Greensboro, N.C. The college enrolls about 1,150 students from 26 states, the District of Columbia and 10 foreign countries in its undergraduate liberal-arts program and four master’s degree programs. In addition to rigorous academics and a well-supported Honors program, the school features a 17-sport NCAA Division III athletic program and dozens of service and recreational organizations.
Greensboro College is a private, four-year, church-related, liberal-arts institution and, in keeping with the historic United Methodist ideal of nonsectarian education, is an affirmative-action, equal opportunity employer. Applications from minorities and women are especially encouraged. The college participates in e-Verify.
Send letter of interest, resume, and references electronically to:
Jena Cabe, Athletics Coordinator
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
***No phone calls, please.***