Wheaton College, an NCAA Division III institution located in Norton, Massachusetts, is looking for a motivated, energetic, passionate and caring individual to serve as the inaugural Head Coach of Men’s & Women’s Fencing. This individual will recruit, build and lead our newly created intercollegiate fencing program. The Head Coach will spend their initial year preparing for the program’s first ever season in 2024-25. Once the program is created, the Head Coach prepares the team for a full intercollegiate varsity season, including in-season and non-traditional practices, scouting of opponents and match preparation. Develop a recruiting plan and evaluate and identify qualified student-athletes. Prepare and manage operating, recruiting and fundraising budgets. Commitment to working and teaching within an environment that embraces the holistic development of the student-athlete. Serve in an administrative capacity as needed and directed by the Athletic Administration. Comply with all NCAA Division III, Conference and Wheaton College rules and regulations.
2+ years of intercollegiate fencing assistant coaching experience (or equivalent experience within club coaching, national team coaching and/or interscholastic high school coaching within the sport of fencing). Bachelor’s Degree required. A valid driver’s license is required.
2+ years of head coaching experience at the intercollegiate level (or equivalent head coaching experience within the sport of fencing). CPR/AED/First Aid certified preferred.
Wheaton is a private coeducational liberal arts college within easy commuting distance of Boston and Providence. We have nearly 1,700 undergraduates from 40 U.S. States and more than 70 countries. Wheaton College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.