Assistant Basketball Coach – University of Illinois at Chicago

School: University of Illinois at Chicago
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I
Conference: Horizon League

The University of Illinois at Chicago, a member of the Horizon League who competes at the Division I level in 20 sport programs is accepting applications for 1 position – Full Time (12 Month) Assistant Coach – Men’s Basketball. Candidate must have demonstrated coaching success at the collegiate or professional level with two years of experience and be able to assist the Head Varsity Coach with coaching, recruiting, scheduling, traveling and running camp programs when applicable, monitoring student athlete academics, budget management and public relations. The primary function of the position is to contribute to the design and development of a quality Division I sports program in accordance with institutional and NCAA rules, policies and procedures. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with practices, game management, and fundraising and other duties assigned by the Head Varsity Coach. Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred in field related to Physical Education, Recreation, Kinesiology, and/or Sports Management.


Assist in identifying, assessing and recruiting prospective student athletes. Interact and correspond directly with parents and prospective student-athletes
Set up visit arrangements with prospective student athletes
Attend competitions and observe and assess prospects
Give individual and team instruction and feedback. Guide and instruct athletes to improve skill development and performance. Assist in leading practices.
Assist in game planning and preparation
Set up facility and equipment
Collaborate with athletic staff and university faculty to monitor academic progress of student athletes to ensure that athletic eligibility and academic standards are maintained
Coordinate video and film activities
Assist in the development, promotion and supervision of clinics and summer camps
Participate in fund raising and alumni relations activities
Attend CPR and other safety classes arranged by Athletics and receive certification
Adhere to all University, Horizon League and NCAA rules and regulations
Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned


Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred in a field related to Physical Education, Recreation, Kinesiology and/or Sports Management
Direct knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
A minimum of two years of athletic coaching experience required
Strong interpersonal, management and communications skills

Applicant Information:
Close Date: 05/10/2017
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