Under direct supervision of the Head Basketball Coach and Director of Athletics, to assist with coaching of the Men’s Basketball team and all facets of the Men’s Basketball program.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Assist the Head Coach with the organization, administration and implementation of the Men’s Basketball program. Assist in recruiting student-athletes and in scouting opposing teams. Assist in organizing and supervising practices and games. Assist in monitoring academic progress of student-athletes. Assist in directing the pre-season conditioning program for athletes; travel with the team as required. Assist in fund-raising and promotion activities for the program; perform other administrative duties as assigned by the Head Coach. Other duties as assigned by the Head Coach. QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. Experience in coaching at collegiate or high school level required. Thorough knowledge and understanding of institutional, NCAA and Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference rules, policies and regulations. Knowledge of recruiting in the State of Michigan and ability to judge high school players for talent to play Division II college basketball. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS Adequate health and fitness to maintain long hours, busy schedule, and travel with teams, as required. Use of gross motor skills for instruction of the basketball team; ability to see, hear and speak clearly, with or without aids, to represent the university in public appearances, promotional and recruiting activities; physical ability to perform coaching and administrative functions; ability to work with numbers to monitor budgets.