Assistant Coach – Washburn University– Full-time

School: Washburn University
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Full-Time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division II
Conference: MIAA

Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas, seeks candidates for an Assistant Basketball Coach – Men position in Athletics. This position reports to the Head Men’s Basketball Coach. Primary focus is coaching junior varsity teams. The employee is expected to conduct all assigned tasks in a manner that supports program compliance with NCAA, MIAA and Washburn University policies, rules and regulations.


  • Works in concert with and at the direction of the Men’s Head Basketball Coach to assist with coaching and building athletes’ abilities and capabilities. Provides individual and group coaching and guidance to assist the Head Coach with running practices, workouts and meets.
  • Scouts and recruits quality student athletes to the program: Sets up recruiting trips, schedules visits, establishes and maintains recruiting contacts adhering to NCAA, MIAA and University policies.
  • Monitors individual student athlete academic progress, tracking class schedules, grades, and academic performance and working with individual athletes, faculty and staff to address concerns and help athletes realize academic achievement that will allow them to maintain NCAA eligibility.
  • Assists the Head Coach with administrative duties: Schedules competitions with other teams, makes team travel arrangements and develops travel schedules, works with Athletics personnel to ensure any scholarships awarded are in place for men’s basketball student athletes.
  • Attends conferences and workshops, researches publications, etc., to remain apprised of University, MIAA and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned in support of Washburn University Men’s Basketball and the Athletics Department.
Applicant Information:

Submit a letter of interest, resume, Resume Supplement for Administrative Positions (available at, copy of official college transcript(s), and names and phone numbers of three professional references to [email protected] or to Washburn University Human Resources, 118 Morgan Hall, 1700 SW College, Topeka, Kansas 66621. Review of applications will begin June 1, 2015, and continue until interviews are scheduled. Salary is mid $30K commensurate with qualifications. Excellent fringe benefits package. Employment at Washburn University will be conditioned upon satisfactory completion of a background check.

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