St. Paul’s School, founded in 1849, is a college-preparatory day school in the suburbs of Baltimore, Maryland, with a co-ed Lower School and all-boys’ Middle and Upper Schools. The school’s mission, “Seek truth, knowledge, and excellence; live by faith, compassion, and integrity,” is the daily standard for all members of our community.
Seek Truth, Knowledge and Excellence; Live by Faith, Compassion and Integrity.
We at St. Paul’s seek to be an inclusive community where all who come through our doors feel welcomed and embraced.
In our mission, we seek:
Truth - We challenge stereotypes, create awareness, and build understanding.
Knowledge - We view our differences as strengths and as opportunities to enhance learning.
Excellence - We recognize that to become our best selves, we must nurture the full potential in each other.
And live by:
Faith - We believe that everyone is a beloved child of God and deserves to be treated as such.
Compassion - We are courageous; we demonstrate respect and empathy for all people.
Integrity - We live up to our founding principles in order to change our community, our city, and the world.
Head Wrestling Coach expectations and responsibilities:
Develop and institute a program of sequential development for all teams and individuals. Coaches should be using the same terminology and teaching the same techniques at all levels.
A coach must develop a good rapport with numerous individuals and community groups including but not limited to; team personnel, the student body, faculty, administration, maintenance, officials, media representatives, fellow coaches and parents of players.
The coach will work with coaches of other sports to encourage students to participate on other teams. St. Paul’s does not encourage specialization.
Diligence, enthusiasm, integrity, honesty and love of the game are all part of the professional pride that should be exhibited by any coach. Personal appearance and dress should be exemplary. Public demeanor and decorum should always reflect positively on the school and the athletic department.
All coaches must constantly take advantage of the opportunity for self-improvement. Regular attendance at rules clinics and training opportunities in specific fields is imperative. Keeping abreast of current literature in professional journals, magazines as well as other media forms is also expected.
The use of sound and acceptable teaching practices
Run well organized practices using sound teaching progressions
Complete pre-season planning well in advance of the starting date and communicate with coaches their responsibilities. Distribute practice days and times to all players and parents as well as Athletic office and Athletic trainers at least two weeks prior to the start of the season.
Organize, communicate and direct an off season and summer programs for all students interested in improving their wrestling skills.
Assist in the distribution and collection of equipment and uniforms.
Objective criteria to assist in determining which students earn starting positions at each level.
Motivate students to improve individually and contribute to team improvement.
Hold a pre-season meeting with parents and players to inform them of the philosophy of the program as well as the rules and regulations (schedules, practice times, attendance, expectations, etc.)
Work with the Admissions Office to attract and secure prospective student-athletes who are interested in wrestling as well as other sports to St. Paul’s.
Assist athletic personnel with pre-match preparation and post-match clean-up.
Follow all sports medicine guidelines pursuant to wrestling including being CPR, AED and first aid certified. Coach should also go through concussion recognition training and know the protocols.
Work with the Athletic Director to create a schedule for the varsity team with the understanding of School policies and all School schedules.
St. Paul’s School is an equal opportunity employer.
About St. Paul's School
St. Paul’s is an independent, Episcopal, college preparatory day school, coeducational for grades K-4 and all boys for grades 5-12, located 20 minutes north of downtown Baltimore. An International Baccalaureate World School that enrolls 758 students from across the Baltimore metropolitan area, St. Paul's emphasizes critical thinking, interdisciplinary study, independent research, and engagement with cultures around the world. Service learning is a cornerstone of the School's mission. St. Paul's strives to find balance between academics, athletics, and arts fostered by a strong sense of community on campus.