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Assistant Coach, Men's Basketball
Responsible to the Head Basketball Coach for such coaching and recruiting duties as might be assigned
Assists the Head Coach in organizing and supervising practices; maintaining uniforms and equipment; enforcing team discipline and rules of conduct; and developing a recruiting program designed to attract top quality student athletes to the university. Reviews and evaluates games films and recommends appropriate strategies in preparing for upcoming opponents. Assists in monitoring the academic progress and eligibility status of student-athletes. Conducts performance evaluations and counsels with individual student athletes. Supervises graduates-student coaches. Supports the Head Coach in insuring compliance with all rules and regulations of the conferences or national athletic associations of which the university may be a member. Assists with fund-raising activities. Represents the Head Coach at public functions when the Head Coach is unable to attend. Performs such other duties as assigned by the Head Basketball Coach and/or the Athletics Director.
Preferably three to five years of college coaching experience at a four-year institution, or three to five years of experience at the junior college or high school level.
Must be able to communicate and deal effectively with a variety of constituencies, including students, alumni, boosters, the media, and the community at large. Public speaking skills extremely helpful. Must have good organizational and administrative skills.
Bachelorís required, Masters preferred. Preferably in Kinesiology and or Sports Administration.
Must be qualified and certified to teach academic subjects. Some heavy lifting is required. *This position is designated as security sensitive and requires a criminal background check.