Assistant Coach – Newman University – Full-time

School: Newman University
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Salary: TBA
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division II
Conference: Heartland

1. Assists with the coaching and management of a competitive NCAA Division II basketball program;
2. Assists with the recruiting and retention of qualified NCAA Division II student-athletes (in accordance with NCAA bylaws).
3. Demonstrate a working knowledge of and ability to comply with all NCAA Division II, Heartland Conference, and institutional rules and regulations;
4. Assists with monitoring the eligibility status of student-athletes and mentoring student-athletes in their academic progress to assure timely progress-toward-degree completion;
5. Assists with scheduling and conducting regular practice sessions, while overseeing the conditioning and weight training of student-athletes to ensure student-athletes are physically prepared for competition
6. Assists with promoting the general health and safety of student-athletes, including the development of psychological, social, and mental skills necessary for the student athletes to be successful in the classroom, on the field, and in future endeavors;
7. Assists with submitting all NCAA Division II compliance documentation, in accordance with deadlines, as requested by the Associate AD/Compliance and the Director of Athletics
8. Works with Admissions to expedite the registration, admission, and other administrative processing of all student athletes;
9. Under the direction of the Head Men’s Basketball Coach, the Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach is assigned to work with various athletes on game day operations;
10. Assists the Head Men’s Basketball Coach in developing line-ups, game strategies, and individual work-out and practice needs for various student athletes to motivate maximum level of individual and team athletic performance and appropriate personal and social conduct within the mission of Newman University
11. Serves as a positive role model for the student athletes by exhibiting ethical and professional conduct at all times;
12. Assists with fundraising, promotional, and public relations events within the community including on-campus and off-campus events, specifically including booster club activities and community engagement/service projects
13. Assists with operational planning and business office paperwork, as assigned by the Head Men’s Basketball Coach
14. Fulfilling other related duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Head Men’s Basketball Coach and Newman University Administration;

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